Samsung SIII (Rs 38,900): The latest offering from Samsung created quite a buzz amongst the Technorati’s. This phone has a Quad Core 1.4 GHZ processor which runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, and advanced gesture control features. The 4.8 inch screen is excellent and displays movies and games in the best possible colours. Other features include 8 MP rear camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, 2,100 mAh battery and 16 GB on-board memory.
Sony XPERIA Sola (Rs 20,100): Sony has brought its new phones in a fresh chocolate box type packaging. Sola is one of them that has a neat candybar design. It is lightweight, has an excellent display that supports Sony’s Bravia Engine technology, which in turn produces brilliant colours. There are plenty of pre-loaded apps to keep you occupied as well. Other features include 8GB memory, 5MP rear cam, GPS and voice search.
Motorola RAZR MAXX (Rs 31,590): the next addition of Android phones is here from Motorola and Google stables. The first one to reach our shores is MAXX – a smartphone that will run Android Ice Cream Sandwich (after update), has 21 hour battery life, some neat productivity tools and apps, but above all has a unique MOTO design. It is 8.99 mm thin and looks really hot.
Blackberry Curve 9320 (Rs 15,990): if you want to be a Blackberry boy but do not want to spend too much, then this phone is perfect for you. Curve 9320 is the less expensive offering from BB that gives users a taste of OS 7.1. It has a 3.15 MP rear camera, 512 MB internal memory, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Considering the price bracket the phone is placed in, Blackberry has even added an FM radio.
HTC ONE V (Rs 18,899): HTC should be proud of this creation. It is one of the best sub 20K smartphones available right now to the Indian consumers. It runs Android 4.0 on a brilliant 3.7 inch touchscreen. Underneath it hides a 1 GHz processor and 4 GB storage. Other features include 5MP rear cam, 1,500 mAh battery, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support.
Sony XPERIA P (Rs 24,400): after the runaway success of EXPERIA S, Sony launched XPERIA P to expand the range. This phone sports an 8MP camera, capable of taking exquisite shots. Has a 1GHz dual core processor as the main brain behind the workings. It even has NFC (near field communication). A newer Android OS would have been a boon. Other features include a 4 inch capacitive touch screen, 1 GB RAM and 16 GB in-built memory.
HTC One S (Rs 33,590): if you are looking for the next best phone from HTC then your search ends here. This phone has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 4.3 inch touch screen and runs Android 4.0 OS. All in a compact thin metal frame. Rear camera is driven by 8MP sensor, which can take multiple shots under burst mode with ease.
Blackberry Porsche Design P9981 (Rs 1,39,990): style does come for a price. Blackberry has partnered with Porsche Designs and has brought a luxurious phone for the ultra-rich. This phone has an edgy Blackberry design and is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor. Extra features comprise of 8 GB memory, microSD expansion slot, E-mail messaging and popular social apps.
Nokia Pureview 808 (Rs 33,899): it is officially here and yes it brings a 41MP camera with it. This mobile is the first to procure such high powered sensor, which can give any DSLR a run for its money. To top that off it has Dolby as its sound partner. However, it runs on Belle operating system, which does not give too much to the users when it comes to applications. It has 16 GB memory on-board and incorporates a 1.3 GHz processor. 1,400 mAh battery gives 11 hours of talktime.
Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos (Rs 15,090): Samsung has stretched its Ace series by adding a dual GSM mobile phone called Duos. Suitable for the young generation, looking for a mid-segment android phone, Duos provides 832 MHz processor, 3 GB internal memory and 3.5 inch TFT touch screen. It also sports a 5 MP auto focus camera along with 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.