Top 20 cheapest Android Jelly Bean phone below Rs 10,000 for March 2014
KYMI cherrypicks the latest and best Android Jelly Bean device under Rs 10,000 for this month
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 Android Jelly Bean devices under the Rs 10,000 category that stand out for this month.
1. Micromax Canvas Power A96
Micromax continues to broaden its portfolio of budget smartphones in India. The Indian manufacturer recently added - Micromax Canvas Power - a powerful player to its lineup. True to its name, the stylish device brings onboard a large, 4000 mAh battery which promises 450 hours of standby and 5.5 hours of talk time keeping you . connected to your social media needs without any recharge worries.
In addition the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean powered device houses a 5-inch display with 480x854 pixel resolution, a 1.3 GHz Mediatek quad core processor, and 512 MB RAM. You will find a 4 GB of internal memory, a dual camera set-up - a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera and connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth, and a micro USB port.
Priced at Rs 9,900, the device directly competes with Gionee M2 and other players like Lenovo P780, Xolo B700, Salora PowerMaxx Z1 and Sony Xperia C on the battery front.
Price: Rs 9,900
2. Gionee M2
Giving head-on competition to the indigenous Micromax Canvas Power smartphone is the Chinese rival Gionee M2. Launched with an equally impressive 4200 mAh battery onboard with 31.5 hours of talk time over 2G network. The device is further powered by a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 chipset clocked at 1.3 GHz, Mali 400MP GPU along with a 1 GB RAM which makes it a more than a decent pick in this category.
The dual-SIM with dual standby device is fitted with a 5-inch display, 8-megapixel camera along with an LED flash ( with burst mode), 2-megapixel camera for video calls, 4 GB of on-board storage with 32 GB Micro SD card slot for further expansion. Other goodies on board include, WiFi, WiFi direct feature, FM Radio, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS support and USB OTG support.
Price: Rs 10,999
3. Xolo A500 Club music
Another interesting pick in this category is Xolo's A500 Club music which promises to brings 'an unbeatable audio experience' (atleast on paper). Fitted with dual front speakers on either side of the screen, the Xolo A500 Club features a 4-inch IPS OGS display, 1.3 GHz dual core processor, Mali 400 MP GPU, and 512 MB of RAM. The device runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and provides 4 GB of internal memory with 32 GB expandable support. The device also packs in a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a VGA front camera with Smart Selfie feature (automatic face and smile recognition with voice prompt), WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and micro USB 2.0 port.
Price: Rs 7,099
4. iBall Andi 5k Sparkle
iBall's newest introduction in the Andi series smartphone - Andi 5k Sparkle features a 5-inch qHD display with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, and a quad-core 1.3 GHz mobile processor with 512 MB RAM for taking care of your multimedia needs. The device also brings onboard an 8-megapixel autofocus camera w/LED Flash and a front facing camera to support video calls as well.
Price: Rs 9,999
5. Micromax Canvas Elanza
Another interesting Android Jelly Bean offering from the Micromax stable is the Canvas Elanza A93. Priced at Rs 9,400, the dual SIM handset lists a pretty decent spec list which includes a 5-inch QHD display, 1.3 Ghz dual core processor and 1 GB RAM. Other additional spec list includes 4 GB internal storage with 32 GB expansion via a micro SD card slot, 5 megapixel rear camera and a 0.3 megapixel front camera, 1950 mAh battery and Bluetooth, WiFi, micro USB connectivity options.
Price: Rs 9,400