Top 10 best dual-SIM mobile in India for April 2012
Know Your Mobile India brings you the top 10 best dual-SIM mobile phones in India
The transition of the dual-SIM mobiles in India has been phenomenal. From the time when you had to fork out a lot to get a descent phone to now, when a budget handset brings in rich features and high performance.
We take a look at this month's top 10 best dual-SIM mobile phones in India.
The popular domestic manufacturer, Micromax always delivers the ordinary with a extraordinary twist. From Micromax M2 to Vangogh, the company surprises us once again with its latest offering,
Micromax Superfone Ninja aka Micromax A50.
Introduced with a unique speech recognition assistant, dubbed 'AISHA', 'Ninja' users can initiate a Google search, view stock market details, check out movie reviews, initiate calls, read news, horoscopes among others. The voice assistant also comes in handy while checking out missed calls, sending messages and checking weather conditions.
For example: If you need to check the weather,you just need to say ‘What is the weather in Delhi’ and AISHA will respond saying 'The weather will be sunny'.
Featuring a 7.9 cms multi touch capacitive screen, this dual-SIM Android smartphone continues the legacy of its popular budget 'smartphone' siblings like A85, A75, A73 and A78.
The budget device is powered by Android Gingerbread 2.3.6 and a 650 MHz processor, for a smooth and seamless navigation and a basic 2-megapixel camera to take pictures on the go.
Price: Available on Letsbuy for Rs 4,999
Samsung Galaxy Ace Duo
Looking for a mobile phone that comes embedded with a dual sim and dual active technology? Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos is the answer.
The Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered device features a 3.5 inch HVGA screen bringing in a clear and crisp display. Strapped to a 3.15-megapixel camera, the device is powered by a 800 MHz processor for seamless navigation. Backed by a 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery life and handy features like GPRS, EDGE WiFi, Bluetooth with support for A-GPS with Google maps, Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos makes for a perfect choice for budget conscious Samsung fans.
iBall Aaura 3
This full-touch, dual SIM and dual standby phone sports a sleek and slim built and weighs just 105g.
Featuring a 3-inch TFT LCD touchscreen display and a 1.3-megapixel camera with digital zoom, the feather touch technology of the device helps you navigate smoothly, without any lags.
The device also packs in stereo FM, MP3 and a video player for entertainment while the onboard 3.5 mm audio jack allows the device to be easily connected to external audio devices.
Connectivity is provided with the help of WAP/GPRS and default web browser while Bluetooth A2DP comes in handy while transferring files between compatible devices.
Pre-loaded with Dabang movie, video and songs, the device also brings dual language support for the mobile users.
Backed by a strong battery life of 1200 MAh, the device provides a talk time of up to 8 hours and standby time of up to 250 hours.
Price: Available on Letsbuy for Rs 2,564. Includes a 4GB memory card inside the box
Fly Vision E370
The feature-rich phone from Fly Mobiles stable is a entertainment powerhouse. Designed keeping in mind the budget audience, the Fly Vision E370 brings on board 46 pre-loaded applications and games.
Sporting a HVGA resolution display, the device is fueled up by an ARM 9 processor, which the company claims makes for a faster web browsing, smoother transitions and overall enhanced multimedia experience.
The customizable homescreen, allows users to place icons and apps according to their preferences. The device also includes a ‘Fly Store’ which provides access to over 150 applications and comes with pushmail and Sketch Note, for jotting down notes while on the call.
The device comes equipped with a 5-mega pixel camera and includes features like currency converter, e-book reader, RSS, social networking app, playstore, King Music and video streaming.
Focused on design and development, the FLY Vision E 370 brings an unbeatable combination of innovative feature rich technology and a great value for money.
Price: Available for Rs 5,099Nokia Asha 202
The ergonomically designed, Nokia Asha 202 comes equipped with a Dual SIM Easy Swap technology with dedicated SIM manager to personalize the phone and save up to five SIM cards.
Sporting a compelling combo of alphanumeric keyboard along with a touch screen, makes Nokia Asha 202 a great buy for text and type users.
From updating Facebook or twitter status to uploading photos, Nokia Asha 202's user-friendly and intuitive S40 interface makes for a amazing user experience. In addition to this, the ‘live updates’ on the homescreen is something that the social addicts will appreciate.
Eventhough the small 2.4-inch screen seems rather unimpressive, we have to give it to Nokia, for bringing the Nokia Browser which utilizes the space rather well. Aided by the compression technology, the users not only get to enjoy faster downloads but also incur 'less' data charges.
Equipped with Nokia Life Tools service, the Asha 202 users can also gather information on parenting, life skills, education and more right at their fingertips.
That's not all. As a 60-day promotion at Nokia Store, popular EA 40-game pack - which includes Tetris, Need for Speed, The Run and Bejeweled - will be provided to customers for free.
Price: Available on infibeam for Rs 4,000SICT iV 128
The latest entrant among the high-end SICT phones in the market, iV 128 packs in updated applications and technology at a budget price.
Packing in a 2-inch QCIF display, the multimedia rich phone supports Dual Sim and Dual Standby options.
Pre-loaded with mobile tracking, Blacklist and Auto call record features, the device also houses wireless FM and connectivity options via Bluetooth.
Strapped to a basic 1.3 mega pixel camera, the device brings memory storage upto 8 GB and support for two chargers.
Aimed at garnering attention from the budget conscious users looking for 'smartphone' features, the SICT iV128, also brings dual languages Hindi and English support which gives it a mass appeal.
Price: Available for Rs 1325
The newest dual SIM phone from Intex Technologies - Yuva, as the name suggests is targeted towards the Indian youth.
Featuring a 2.6-inch QVGA 65K display, this dual SIM capable phone comes strapped to a 1.3-mega pixel camera.
The device also supports FM Radio, Video player (15FPS, AVI, 3GP, MP4), audio player (MP3 and AMR) and connectivity options through Bluetooth, USB, GPRS, WAP and MMS.
Housing a powerful 2100 mAh battery that ensures talk-time of up to 8 hours and standby time of up to 500 hours, the device contains features like LED Torch, smart dial, auto call record and battery manager.
With a expandable memory up to 16GB, Intex Yuva brings the perfect blend of style and functionality to the Indian youth.
Price: Available for Rs 2,890
Delhi based Cellular handset manufacturer, Chaze extends its portfolio in India with its latest feature-rich mobile phone, C555.
A multimedia powerhouse, this Dual Sim Dual standby phone comes with a 2.6 Inch QVGA display.
This fully loaded mobile handset packs in a 1.3-megapixel camera with zoom telescopic lenses, 2535 Box speaker, FM radio and supports KMV, MPG4 and 3GP video formats.
A strong backup of 1800mAH battery and dual charging points assure you that you never run out of power while gaming, watching movies or chatting with your friends and family.
The stylish handset supports WAP/GPRS/MMS,Bluetooth and a storage memory of 8GB
Price: Available for Rs 1950
Karbonn A7 and Karbonn A9
Dubbed Karbonn A7 and Karbonn A9, the two entry level Android smartphones sport a 2.8 inch capacitive screen and are powered by a
Android 2.3.6 operating system. Packed under the hood of the smartphones is a powerful 1 GHz processor.
The main difference between the two arises in terms of their battery back-up. While the Karbonn A7 supports a 1420 mAh battery, Karbonn A9 houses a bigger 1600 mAh battery.
Both the phones will come preloaded with games and apps and voice assistant, similar to Siri on Karbonn A9.
Price: Available for Rs 5,000-Rs 6,000.
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