Top 10 best backup Android phones below Rs 10,000 for November 2013
Looking for a budget back-up Android phone under Rs 10,000? KYMI shortlists the top 10 phones that fit the bill
With a fleet of Android phones packing in solid build quality and stunning performance it can be a tough choice selecting a phone, specially a good backup phone that can come handy when your primary device hits a snag. Our selection crtiteria includes great battery life, decsent spec list and budget price tag.
We roundup the top 10 Android devices that fit the bill:
- Xolo B700
Xolo B700 features 4.3-inch screen with a qHD display and is powered by 1GHz dual-core processor with PowerVR SGX 531 GPU. There is 512MB of RAM and 4GB of Internal storage, which can be expanded by up to 32GB via microSD card. On the photography front, there is a 5-megapixel rear shooter and a 0.3-megapixel front shooter on-board and is flavored with Android 4.04 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The smartphone is powered by a mammoth 3,450 mAh battery, which as per the company claims gives 23 hours of talk time and 380 hours of standby time on 2G and 20 hours of tallk time and 363 hours of standby time on 3G.
Price: Rs 8,999
- Samsung Galaxy S Duos
Fitted with a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800x480 pixels, the device is powered by a 1GHz Cortex A5 processor paired with 768MB of RAM. The device has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and is fueled with Android 4.0 ICS. Also, there is 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded externally up to 32GB. Connectivity is provided by Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS and NFC.
There is a 1,500 battery offering 445 hours of standby time and 13 hours of talk time on 2G and 330 hours of standby time and 7.5 hours of talk time of 3G.
Price: Rs 8,720
- Celkon A107+ Signature One
The A107+ Signature One comes packed with a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800x480 pixels and a 1GHz dual-core processor alongside 512MB of RAM. The device also includes 4GB of inbuilt memory expandable up to 32GB, 8-megapixel rear camera and 1.3-megapixel front camera for video calls. Connectivity wise, the handset packs 2G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
A 2,100 mAh battery fuels the phone delivering 7 hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time.
Price: Rs 7,299
- Karbonn A99
Karbonn A99 boasts of a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a WVGA resolution of 800x480 pixels and Android 4.0 ICS OS, the device is powered by a 1GHz single-core processor supported by 512MB of RAM. The device also features 512MB of internal storage along with expandable memory support up to 32GB via a micro SD card. Further, the handset packs in a 5-megapixel rear camera, 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.
A 1,400 mAh battery handles the power, but the backup offered remains unknown.
Price: Rs 6,590
- LG Optimus L2 2
Optimus L2 2 sports a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 240x320 pixels and is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A processor of unknown clock speed and 512MB of RAM. Further, with an internal storage capacity of 4GB, which can be expanded externally to 32GB, the smartphone runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS. On the imaging front, the handset packs a 3.15-megapixel rear camera without a front-camera for video calling and connectivity is handled by 3G, Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi.
Under its hood is a 1.540 mAh battery offering up to 12.5 hours of talk time and 700 hours standby time on 2G and 10 hours of talk time and 700 hours of standby time on 3G.
Price: Estimated to cost Rs 9,500