The Indian smartphone market is currently home to more than 137 domestic and MNC smartphone makers which are churning out low-cost handsets almost every week. The pace at which companies are launching their products are leaving many consumers confused when it comes to choosing an ideal smartphone which boasts cool features and is still light on their pockets.
Here is list of Top 5 Mid-Range Android Jelly Bean Smartphone picks:
Galaxy Grand Quattro GT-18552 (A.K.A Galaxy Win):
Smartphone leader Samsung recently launched the Dual-SIM based Galaxy Grand Quattro in India. It sports a 4.7-inch WVGA TFT screen with 480x800 pixel display and runs on the Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core smartphone. Other specifications include 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory with options of expanding up to 32GB via microSD.
Galaxy Grand Quattro also packs an impressive 5.0-megapixel main camera with LED flash support and 0.3-megapixel VGA camera. It is priced ₹16,570. Considering the specs, the smartphone is competitively priced to give stiff competition to popular smartphone Micromax A116 Canvas HD.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD:
Micromax seems to be on a roll with the success of Canvas series smartphone. In a recent TV ad, the company claimed it sold more than one million Canvas handsets, at the same time taking a dig at Samsung's EMI plans for its Galaxy smartphones.
The Indian company certainly deserves credit for bring out the A116 Canvas HD which boasts of high-end features with such a low price-tag.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD sports a 5.0-inch LCD screen with HD 1280x720p display resolutions and runs on the Android Jelly Bean OS powered by Quad-core processor. It packs 1GB RAM and 4GB memory which can be further expanded up to 32GB.
The smartphone houses a remarkable 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support and a 2.0-megapixel front camera. Micromax Canvas HD's price was recently hiked from ₹13,499 to ₹14,999 due to increase in duty tax on smartphones as proposed in the 2013-14 union budget.
Sony Xperia L:
Sony's mid-range smartphone Xperia L hit Indian stores only a week ago. It boasts a sleek design with a sturdy body case, and comes with 4.3-inch scratch-resistant TFT screen with a par 854x480p display resolutions and Android Jelly Bean OS on board.
The new Sony phone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor with Adreno 305 graphics engine, 1GB RAM and 8GB memory with options of expanding up to 32GB.
Xperia L sports a stunning 8.0-megapixel camera with Sony's exclusive Exmor R camera lens technology with the ability to record 720p HD video at 30 fps (frames per second) and also a VGA secondary camera on the front. It is currently priced ₹18,890 at Infibeam.com.
Karbonn Titanium S5:
Bangalore based smartphone maker Karbonn Mobiles is the second most popular among domestic manufacturers compared to Micromax. It has gained traction in Indian smartphone market thanks to its flagship Titanium S5.
Titanium S5 sports a 5.0-inch qHD IPS display with 540x960p resolution and runs on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz quad-core processor.
The Karbonn smartphone boasts an 8.0-megapixel camera with LED camera and a 2.0-megapixel front camera. It is priced ₹11,990 at Flipkart.com.
LG Optimus L7-2:
LG Optimus L7-2 too made its way in to Indian market only a month ago. It sports a 4.3-inch WVGA IPS display with 480x800p resolution and runs on the Android Jelly Bean OS powered by a 1GHz Dual-core processor with 768MB RAM, 4GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB.
Optimus L7-2 houses an 8.0-megapixel main camera with LED display and a 0.3-megapixel VGA front camera. It's price is hovering around sub-₹15,000 in the market.