Are you ready to shell out around Rs 30,000 to buy a latest smartphone? Then there are good many features that you should consider before picking one.
Dual-core processor and Google's Android Operating System are among several other features that you should consider before getting your handset billed. Considering a smartphone integrated with these options would allow you to utilize almost all the applications and new iterations available in burgeoning mobile markets.
Android is the most preferred Operating System for mobiles worldwide. The search engine giant has been developing its iteration to render the best service for the Android users and tech analysts see it as a platform for the future course in the mobile technology, so buying an Android based smartphone would be a smart choice to make.
With numerous handsets running Android OS available in Indian markets, it might not be an easy task for you to select the best phone. So we have compiled a list of top smartphones under Rs 30,000 which might help you in your hunt for the best of Android phones within your budget.
Samsung Galaxy S2:
The Galaxy S2 is the successor to the much-loved Samsung Galaxy S, which runs Google's Android 2.3 nicknamed as Gingerbread Operating System. However, the user can upgrade the OS to Android's latest 4.0, codenamed as Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).
Since its launch in April, 2011, Galaxy S2 has made a record sale says South Korean electronics giant- Samsung.
Galaxy S2 is 4.3 inches of Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen with resolution 480 x 800 pixels, which is larger than its erstwhile Galaxy S. It features 8 megapixel rear camera with an autofocus lens and an LED that can record videos in full HD 1080p at 30 frames per second, which makes it one of the best camera phone in the market.
It also has 2 megapixel front camera for video conference. It has a 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex A-9 Dual core processor that facilities for its quick functionality and multi-tasking.
Galaxy S2 has 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage memory, which can be expandable up to 64 GB via Micro SD card.
Galaxy S2's another attractive aspect is, it works on verbal commands of the user. The User can reject or answer call, texting, and control music etc through voice mode. It supports 3G and has Bluetooth GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy S2 is priced at Rs 27, 900 on Flipkart, an online shopping website.
Sony Xperia Arc S:
Sony Xperia Arc S is a sequel to Sony Xperia Arc. Xperia Arc was critically acclaimed for the significant developments compared to the previous Arc. The only drawback is that Xperia Arc S does not have a dual core processor but it is priced like a one. However, Arc S renders an excellent performance despite being a single core processor, which allows uninterrupted multi-tasking.
Sony Xperia Arc based on Android supports Gingerbread. It boasts of a 4.2 inches screen with 480X854 pixels capacitive touchscreen, and 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor. It supports 3G, and has Bluetooth GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi connectivity as well. Sony Xperia Arc S is priced at Rs 24,999 on Flipkart, an online shopping website.
The handset features 8 megapixel rear camera with 3264X2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash. Has 512 MB RAM, 1 GB internal storage memory with expandable option up to 32 GB via MicroSD card.
HTC EVO 3D:
HTC EVO 3D is Dual core processor mobile, 3D display technology powered by Android OS and wrapped with other features and specifications.
HTC EVO 3D has 4.3 capacitive touchsreen, with a qHD resolution 540 x 960 pixel. What makes it more attractive is its camera specifications. The HTC EVO 3D features two 5 megapixel rear cameras that will allow the user to film and take pictures in 3D and 2D also. And it also has a 1.3 megapixel camera for video conference.
EVO 3D is powered by 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor, internal storage memory 1 GB, expandable up to 32 GB and 1 GB RAM. And supports 3G, and has Bluetooth GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi connectivity as well.
HTC EVO 3D is priced at Rs 25,999 on Flipkart, an online shopping website.
LG Optimus 3D P920:
LG Optimus 3D P920 is another entrant in thriving 3D market. It also boasts 3D display technology, with dual rear cameras the user can record video and click pictures in 3D/2D.
Optimus 3D P920 runs on 1 GHz dual core ARM Cortex-A9 processor. Features 4.3-inch 3D stereoscopic IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, based on 2.2 froyo, which can be upgraded to 2.3 Gingerbread.
The two five megapixel back-facing cameras allow user to shoot HD 1080p in 2D and 720p 3D. It also enables 3D user interface option, in which the users can access to 3D content, in Youtube or 3G gallery, which is just a touch away. It also has VGA front facing camera, which is sufficient for video calling.
Optimus 3D P920 has 512 MB RAM and 1 GB internal storage capacity which is expandable via MicroSD up to 32 GB. And has the usual connectivity options like 3G, Bluetooth,Wi-Fi. The handset comes with four preloaded 3D-enabled games.
You can buy all this at Rs 28, 430 on the Flipkart website.
HTC Sensation XE:
HTC Sensation XE is successor to HTC Sensation, which received a thumbs-up from tech critics.
Sensation XE is powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread. However, it can be now upgraded to the latest Ice Cream Sandwich.
HTC Sensation XE has 1.5 GHz dual core processor, 4.3 qHD touchsreen at 540 by 960 pixels. It lt also features a primary 8 megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and a powerful dual LED. It also has a secondary VGA front-facing camera for video conference. GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth are the connectivity options.
HTC Sensation XE is priced at Rs 29, 989 on The Mobile Store website.