Smartphones have become an absolute necessity in today’s Internet age. With so many choices, it can be sometimes be overwhelming to choose what is best for us. BoomNews make the job a little easier by listing the top five under Rs 12,000 smartphones in the Indian market. Check it out.
Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2
We absolutely love the Samsung Galaxy S. This smartphone runs on Android 4.2 operating system, is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and has a 4-inch super clear LCD display. It has GPS navigation with a full touch bar phone and supports 720p videos. It is also equipped with bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Price: Rs 8,190
Nokia announced an Android phone called the X just two months before completing its merger with Microsoft. The Nokia X comes with a Windows Phone-like launcher, offers Microsoft services and is sold well under 10k in the Indian market. While it may not be a powerful smartphone, it has many unique qualities that help it stand out from the low-end crowd.
Price: Rs 7,236
Micromox Canvas 2 Colours A120
With a 5-inch display and a 1.3 GHz processor, this is the latest edition to the Canvas series. The phone has a 1280×720 pixels resolution with 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage. On the photography front, it has an 8-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and flash, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with support for HD recording through primary camera. Launched in April this year, the phone is priced just above 10K.
Price: Rs 10, 299
Nokia Lumia 525
The Lumia 525 is internally identical to the 520. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus with integrated Adreno 305 graphics. The S4 Plus is acceptable for such a low-end device but there are quad-core android models on the market in this price range now. The lone camera can take 5-megapixel stills and 720p videos, but there's no flash.
Price: Rs 8,299
LG Optimus 2X
LG Optimus 2X is the first dual-core smartphone in India. It is equipped with 1GHz dual core Tegra 2 processor, which really makes this phone run faster. It has 4-inch IPS screen and it supports full 1080p HD videos. The phone has HDMI connectivity which is not available in most of the phones. The phone supports heavy games thanks to the Tegra 2 processor.
Price: Rs 9,499