Top 10 cheapest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean phone below Rs 10,000 for November 2013
Looking for a stylish Android Jelly Bean packed device under Rs 10,000? KYMI shortlists the latest and best devices for November
With more and more Android phones packing in a solid built and stunning performance, it comes as little surprise why they continue to be popular among smartphone lovers looking to get more for less. We rounded-up some exciting quad-core processor and Android Jelly Bean equipped devices last month and we are back this month with the latest and the best Android powerhouses in this category for November 2013.
1. Xolo A600
The sub Rs 10,000 smartphone market has witnessed a huge change in terms of the specs and build quality of the devices. One of the indigenous vendors who continue to offer exciting, well specced and affordable devices within this range is Xolo.
Their latest offering known as the Xolo A600 brings onboard the delicious Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS coupled with 1.3GHz dual-core MT 6572W processor with Mali-400 MP GPU. Fitted with a 4.5-inch qHD display with 960x540p (qHD) resolution the device harbors a 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage along with a Micro SD card slot for expansion. This dual-SIM device also houses a 5-megapixel rear camera with a VGA front camera for video calling and chatting and a pretty descent 1900 mAh battery.
Other goodies on board include, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, radio, Bluetooth v3.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n. Xolo A600 locks horn with Zen Ultrafone 502 qHD, Intex Aqua N2, and Panasonic T31.
Price: Rs 8,199
2. Gionee GPad G3
Gionee products have made inroads into the Indian smartphone market. The China based company has in fact been quite successful in enticing consumers with its products that takes in consideration consumer desires as well as their wallets. Their latest device Gionee GPad G3 is no different.
The Android 4.2.1 powered Dual-SIM (Dual Standby) device boasts of a massive 5.5-inch display with 854 x 480pixel resolution. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek processor the device includes 512MB of RAM with 4GB of storage and external memory support via a microSD card slot.
The camera needs are taken care of by a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. The device also houses Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM and an impressive 2250 mAh battery life. Gionee's GPad G3 rivals Micromax Canvas Doodle A111, Karbonn Titanium S2, and Spice Coolpad Mi-515 smartphone in the market.
Price: Rs 9,999
3. Intex Aqua i6
We have seen a slew of budget offerings from Intex in its Aqua-series range and with the latest addition the company expands its portfolio further.
The latest addition called the Aqua i6 is touted to be the first smartphone released with 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582 processor in South Asia. The device features a 5-inch FWVGA display, the delicious Android 4.2.2 OS along with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage. There is scope for further expansion to 32GB using a microSD card slot. Backed by a 1900mAh battery, the dual-SIM device also houses a 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera.
Aqua i6 is yet another great budget buy for those who want a powerful device which makes juggling between multiple tasks a breeze. The device faces competition from rivals like Karbonn Titanium S2 and Spice Coolpad Mi-515.
4. Lava Iris 506q
Lava, another indigenous brand has also been slowly and steadily gaining consumer attention in India. The company has rolled out a plethora of devices in the past few months and continues to bombard the market with Android devices targeted towards the budget and mid-level markets. The recent Android 4.2 Jelly Bean offering from the company, dubbed Iris 506q is another interesting device that warrants attention.
The device includes a 5-inch IPS touchscreen with QHD resolution and OGS display technology along with 1.2 GHz quad core processor.The 3G-enabled device also houses a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera with a 0.3-megapixel front camera for initiating video calling and chatting. On the storage front it includes expandable memory support upto 32GB with battery resting at a solid 2,000 mAh. Connectivity options includes Bluetooth, WiFi along with support for GPS/A-GPS.
Price: Rs 10,999