Weekly roundup: Android smartphones launched in India this week
July 14, 2013, 11:42 am
From the Micromax Canvas 4 to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, many Android phones hit the Indian shores this week. Here is a list of the Android smartphones launched in India this week.
iBerry launched its first smartphone in the Indian market - Auxus Nuclea N1 at Rs 15,990. The phone has this introductory offer over a 10-day pre-booking period beginning July 13 following which it will be priced at Rs 18,000. The phone has a 5-inch 1080p display, 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 zoom in India and at Rs 29,900. The Galaxy S4 Zoom has a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor with 10x optical zoom. It includes Xenon Flash and a zoom ring. Running on Android Jelly Bean 4.2, the Galaxy S4 zoom has a 4.3-inch qHD sAMOLED (960x540) display. The phone is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor.
Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 mini in India at Rs 27,900. The S4 mini, has a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display and weighs 107g. It is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor and has 1.5GB RAM.
Micromax launched the Canvas 4 in India at Rs 17,999. The Canvas 4 has a 5-inch HD IPS display and comes in an aluminium casing. Micromax says that touchscreen is optimised for use even while wearing gloves. The phone is powered by a Cortex A7 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It doesn't run on the latest version of Android Jelly Bean, instead comes with its predecessor Android 4.2.1.
Adding a new member to its Pinnacle series, Spice launched its new smartphone named "Spice Pinnacle FHD". The phone has a 5-inch full HD display (1920x1080) and is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. It is a 3G dual SIM phone and has 1GB of RAM. It costs Rs 16,990.
Gionee launched a new smartphone ELife E5. The phone is powered by a 1.5 quad-core core and is 6.85 mm thin. Priced at Rs 19,999, the ELife E5 has a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels (306 ppi). The phone runs Android Jelly Bean v4.2.
After launching the Karbonn Titanium S9 last week, karbonn silently launched another phablet named Karbonn Smart A27 . It is available online on the e-commence site Flipkart.com for Rs 8,999. The website lists, the phone will be "delivered in 7-8 business days".
Gionee announced the launch of the ELife E6 this week. Powered bya 1.5GHz quad-core processor, the phone has a 5-inch full HD 1080p display. The phone is just 6.18mm thick. It has a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. According to the company, it will be available in India after August 2013.
Extending its Andi series, iBall launched the Andi 3.5KKe for Rs 3,399. It has a 3.5-inch display and runs Android 2.3 OS.