Economical Options For Android Handsets And Tablets
We have been reading about high-end smartphones being launched by multinational companies like Samsung, LG, Sony and HTC etc. But majority of these devices are quite expensive and do not fit in the budget of majority of prospective customers, who want to jump into league of smartphone users. But entry level prospects of smartphone users should not loose heart as there are various devices working on Android operating system are available below Rs. 6000. Given below are brief details of such devices:
It has a 2.8″ inch display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, and runs Android 2.2 OS. It sports a 2 megapixel camera. Its memory can be expanded up to 16 GB using a microSD card. It is available online for Rs. 4,099.
Micromax Bling A55
The phone runs Android 2.2 Froyo OS. It has a 7.112 cm capacitive Screen and a 3 megapixel Camera. It is available online for approx. Rs 5,000.
It has an 8 cm Capacitive HVGA touchscreen with a resolution of 320×480 pixels. The phone is available online for approx. Rs 5,000. It runs Android 2.2 OS, and sports a 2 megapixel camera.
Karbonn A 1
It runs Android 2.2 OS, and has a 3.2 megapixel camera and a 2.8″ inch screen. Its memory is expandable up to 32 GB. It costs around Rs 4,500.
It runs Android 2.2 OS, and has a 3.5 display. The phone features a 5 megapixel camera, and its memory is expandable up to 32 GB. It costs around Rs 3700.
The phone is available at Flipkart for Rs 5,999. It runs Android 2.2 OS, and has a 5 megapixel rear camera. It features a 3.2″ inch capacitive touchscreen.
The phone has a 2.8-inch screen with a resolution of 240×320 pixels. It is a dual Dual SIM Android 2.2 phone. It has a 2 megapixel camera. The phone costs around Rs 3,500.
LG Optimus Pro C660
It has a 2.8″ inch display and a 3 megapixel camera. It runs Android 2.3 OS. It includes a Qwerty keypad. The price of this phone is Rs 5,599.
The phone has a 2.8″ inch screen and a 3.2 megapixel camera. It runs Android 2.2 OS. Its expandable up to 32 GB. It is available for approx. Rs 5,800.
Micromax A 50 Ninja
This is the latest from Micromax. It runs Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread OS. Priced at Rs 4,999, the phone has a 3.1-inch capacitive touch screen and a 2 megapixel camera. It features an app AISHA that translates words into action. It is claimed to be a competitor to Apple’s Siri.
Similarly, entry-level tablets working on latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating software are available below Rs. 12,000 price :
Z990 tablet by Zync Global
It is priced at Rs. 8,990. The device is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor and sports a 7″ inch display with an 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1 GB RAM along with connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth, USB dongle 3G for capability.The device has a 4 GB of built-in storage which can be expanded using a microSD card, it also features a 0.3 megapixel front facing camera, HDMI port and a 3600 mAh battery.
HCL MeTab U1
It is priced at Rs. 7,999, and variants of the MeEdu Tab are priced at Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,499. All the three tablets will run Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and will be powered by a single-core 1 GHz processor. They will also include a 7″ inch capacitive display, 0.3 megapixel front facing camera, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of built-in storage.
Funbook tablet by Micromax
It is priced at Rs. 6,499. This table is powered by a 1.2 GHz Cortex A8 single core processor. It features a 7″ inch capacitive touchscreen display of an 800×480 pixels resolution, has a 0.3 megapixel front facing camera, 512 MB of RAM, HDMI out, WiFi capabilities and a USB 2.0 port. It comes with 4 GB of built-in storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microsD card and a 2800 mAh battery.
Attitude Daksha tablet by Telecom Development Lab
It is priced at Rs. 5,400 and primarily targetted at educational institutions. It sports a 7″ inch WVGA 5-point capacitive touchscreen display and is powered by a 1.5 GHz Cortex A8 processor along with 512 MB DDR3 RAM.
Those desirous of laying their hands on entry level Android ICS tablets,can choose one of above model to start with and later on can jump to state of the art expensive tablets.