Undoubtedly smartphones are a revolutionary introduction to the gadget field and with this evolution of new media, it has become so easy to go through them before actually buying them. Smartphones, as the name says, are phones which can do almost every task ranging from basic phone functions to video calling and browsing to gaming. And in India, people are showing a lot of interest in these latest smart-gadgets.
Before actually buying a phone, people search about the phone on internet to get a better idea on its features and drawbacks too. So, here is the list of most searched smartphones by Indian users.
#15. HTC Desire
The 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 480×800 pixel resolution is seen in the HTC Desire. Though the phone runs on Android 2.1 Froyo, it has an upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread officially. The device is powered by a 1GHz processor. Like every other HTC phone, this phone is also capable of taking beautiful pictures with it’s 5 MP rear camera which also has LED flash along with autofocus. The phone gives 7 hours of talk time with it’s 1,400 mAh battery.
#14. Micromax Superfone A1000 Canvas
A powerful yet stylish Android smartphone from Micromax, the Superfone A1000 Canvas. The device runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered by a 1 GHz processor and a 512 MB RAM. The phone also supports dual-SIM functionality and allows users to switch between the SIM without switching off the phone. The phone also has a stunning rear camera which can take beautiful pictures.
#13. Micromax A87
Micromax A87 is another powerful Android smartphone powered by a 1GHz processor. The device has a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 40 x 800 pixels. The phone has an internal memory of 130MB and also supports external data storage through microSD cards. This device runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and it also gives a talk time of 5 hours with it’s 1400 mAh battery.
#12. Nokia Asha 305
The smartphone, Nokia Asha 305 supports dual-SIM functionality. It has a 3-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels. The surprising part is that the phone has only 10 MB of internal storage provided and so it supports external microSD card storage.
#11. Nokia Asha 311
This budget category phone from Nokia has been a hit ever since its release. The phone has a 3-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with 240 x 400 pixels resolution. This smartphone from Nokia is powered by a 1GHz processor and the 1100 mAh battery gives about 14 hours of talktime. The phone has a 3.2 MP rear camera and this phone also support all major apps.
#10. Sony Xperia Miro
Another Sony device running on Android, the Sony Xperia Miro comes with a 3.5-inch LED backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen display and has a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The phone comes with a 3GB built-in memory and also supports expandable memory. The device is powered by 800MHz processor with a 512 MB RAM. It has both front and rear cameras with VGA and 5 MP resolution respectively.
#9. Sony Xperia Neo L
The 4-inch FWVGA touchscreen display with 854 x 480 pixels with a scratch-proof screen comes with the Sony Xperia Neo L. The phone runs on Ice Cream Sandwich backed by 512MB RAM and 1GHz processor. With 1GB internal memory and expandable memory up to 32GB, Sony Xperia Neo L is the first Sony device to run on ICS. The phone has both front and rear cameras whereas the rear camera has 5MP resolution with LED flash light.
#8. Sony Xperia Ion
This stylish device with 4.6-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen comes with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The screen embed here in this device is also a scratch-proof one. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm dual core Snapdragon processor and runs on Android ICS. The phone has 12.1MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front facing camera. The phone comes with 1GB RAM, 16GB built-in memory and expandable memory upto 32GB.
#7. Sony Xperia Tipo
The recent phone from Sony, the Xperia Tipo is a stylish smartphone without losing the Sony’s brand in design. It runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered by a 800 MHz processor. The 3.2 inch TFT touchscreen has a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The phone has a 3.15MP rear camera but no front facing camera. The device is available for less then 10, 000 in Indian market.
#6. Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite
Samsung Galaxy Y Duoes Lite is a TFT capacitive touchscreen phone with 2.8-inch display with 240×320 pixels resolution. This phone support dual SIM feature and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered by a 832 MHz processor. The phone has a built-in memory of 4GB along with its microSD support up to 32 GB. It has a 2MP camera but doesn’t have a front-facing camera.
#5. Samsung Galaxy Y Duos
The Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is a 3.1-inch touchscreen capacitive TFT touchscreen. The phone is equipped with 832 MHz processor and a 290MB RAM. The Galaxy Y Duos comes with an internal memory of 160MB along with its microSD support up to 32GB. The phone has a 3.15MP rear camera but no front camera. This phone is the most sold Android budget phone in India.
#4. Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos
Another dual SIM supported smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy Ace Duos. The users can switch between the two SIM cards without shutting down the phone. This 3.5-inch phone with a HVGA screen has a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. Another pro of this phone is that when you use SIM 1, even if you get calls to the SIM 2, they get diverted to the first one and so you won’t miss a call ever.
#3. Samsung Galaxy Chat GT B5330
This QWERTY phone also has a 3-inch TFT LCD display with 320×240 pixels resolution. The phone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and this very phone is the successor model of the Galaxy Y Pro. The phone has a beautiful design and this comes with ChatON pre-loaded. The phone is equipped with a 850MHz processor which is comparably slow, yet worth the price.
#2. Samsung Galaxy S Duos
This 4-inch smartphone powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm processor does support dual SIM feature. The LCD display with a 480 x 800 pixel resolution isn’t a backdrop yet the 768MB RAM makes it quick and capable. The phone has a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and for video chatting, it does have a front facing VGA camera. The phone comes with an internal memory of 4 GB supporting microSD cards of up to 32GB.
#1. Samsung Galaxy S3
It is definitely not surprising to see this phone top in the list. With the launch of Galaxy S2, Samsung had hit a huge success and so did the expectation rose on the next version, the Samsung Galaxy S3. This powerful yet stylish smartphone with the 1.4GHz quad core processor running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been a big hit. The 8MP camera with LED flash, capable of capturing beautiful photograph is awesome along with its 1.9MP front-facing camera meant for video calling. This 4.8′ phone does support all the other network features like 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi etc.