The mobile market in India is expanding at a monstrous rate and so are the types & varieties of mobile phones. While a decade ago basic phones used to be a hit among consumers, the tastes have obviously evolved and the expectations of consumers have drastically raised. Smartphones are rapidly gaining popularity and so we decided to cover 5 of the best smartphones in India in 2011:
1. Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100
Priced at a whopping Rs. 30000+, Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 sports a large 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus display and comes loaded with some brilliant features, some of which include 8 MP Camera With Full HD Recording(1080p), 3G, DLNA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and support for VoIP calling. Powered by a powerful 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor and runs on the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS.
2. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
Boasting some awesome specs & an elegant design, Xperia Arc is currently one of the best smartphones in India. Sports a large 4.2 inch display powered By Sony Bravia Engine and runs on the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. A powerful 1 GHz Snapdragon MSM8255 chipset with 512MB RAM, 8.1 MP Camera With HD Recording, Social Networking Access, Motion Gaming, Google Maps and HDMI support are some of the top features. Costs Rs. 28000+.
3. Motorola Defy
A spectacular looking 3G smartphone with 3.7-inch TFT display screen fitted with Corning Gorilla Glass, Splash & Dust Proof Chassis and Swype Texting Support. Runs on Android OS 2.1 – Eclair and is powered by TI OMAP 3610 800 MHz processor with 512 MB RAM. Probably the highest selling smartphone right now! Costs around Rs. 11k approx.
4. HTC Wildfire
Considering HTC is a leading smartphone manufacturer, one of its phones ought to be in the list. But we’ve not included it just for the sake of including it, this one really deserves its place. Priced at around Rs. 11k (which is decent for a smartphone), it comes embedded with a 5 megapixel camera, social networking integration and HTC Sense UI along with Wi-Fi, GPS & 3G connectivity.
5. Samsung Google Nexus S
Another highly popular smartphone sporting a classy design and large 4 inch Super Clear LCD display. Runs on the latest Android Gingerbread V2.3 OS and features some cool features – 5 MP Camera With Flash, Google Maps 5.0 With 3D Navigation, Social Networking Integration, 16GB internal memory and Adobe Flash V10.1 Support. Priced at Rs. 21000 approx.