Weekly roundup: Android smartphones launched in India last week
April 14, 2013, 2:26 pm
From high-end to mid-range to budget, many Android smartphones hit the Indian market last week. Here is a list of those phones.
Priced at Rs 6,999, the Micromax A72 comes with a large, 5-inch, WVGA display. it runs Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread and has a 1 GHz processor.
HTC announced the launch of the much-awaited HTC One in India. The phone will be available in India by the end of April at a price of Rs 42,900. The phone runs Google's Android software, but HTC is grafting its own home screen on the phone.
After Xperia Z and ZL, Sony launched the Xperia SP in India at a price of Rs 27,490. It is powered by a 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, and has a 4.6-inch display.
Huawei launched two new Android smartphones in India - Ascend G510 and Ascend Y300. Running on Android 4.1 JellyBean platform, with dual-core processors, both Ascend G510 and Y300 come with Huawei's new Emotion UI. Huawei Ascend G510, Y300 launched in India at Rs 10,990, Rs 7,980, respectively.
LG launched two new phones - Optimus L7 II Dual and Optimus L3 II Dual. The former is available for Rs 18,650, while the latter is priced at Rs 8,800.
Two new Samsung smartphones - Galaxy Young and Galaxy Y Plus - are available on Snapdeal.com for Rs 8290 and Rs 6290, respectively.
Karbonn launched a new phone in its budget line-up %u2013 the Karbonn A12. The phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is available online for approx. Rs 8,000.
Lava launched the Iris 455 in India. The smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. Priced at Rs 8,499, it has a 4.5-inch qHD screen.