It’s the mid of 2011 and it’s a new era for android smartphones. The prices have gone down but their quality for sure has gone up. Even though Symbian OS is the ruler of the mobile phone market right now, but it is true that android OS is not very far behind. Here are a list of few Android phones available in India.
1. HTC sensation
The brand ‘HTC’ itself says it all. The company is known for its best quality, speed, and performance of mobile phones. HTC sensation has a 4.3″ qHD (540 x 960) high resolution widescreen with 1.2 GHz Dual core CPU. The internal memory of this phone is 1GB which can be expandable upto 32GB. The best feature of this mobile phone is that it has a 8GB micro SD card. It even has a 8MP camera with auto focus and video recording [email protected] This phone runs on Android version 2.3 and has connectivity features like Wi-Fi, GPS, 3G, Bluetooth etc. The battery is 1520 mAh Li-ion giving talk time of upto 8 hours in 2G and 6hours in 3G. This phone is a must buy for people who want a phone for business use plus want to download many applications as well. HTC Sensation is available in India for Rs.29,299.
2. HTC Incredible S
This phone runs on Android v2.2OS. The best feature of this phone is that it has 4″ WVGA super LCD display which can making it easy to watch videos etc. It even has 1.3 MP front camera that can be used for video calling and 8 MP back camera with dual LED flash. It comes with all connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G and its memory can even extend upto 32GB. It is comparatively cheaper than HTC sensation, the only drawback of this phone is its Android version, but it can be upgraded to the latest one. HTC incredible S is available in India for Rs 23100.
3. HTC desire Z
This smartphone runs on Android v2.2. It has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and runs on ‘mere’ 800 MHz processor. It has a 5MP camera with LED flash and is one of the best Android smartphone available in India. It has all the connectivity services and is a must buy. Its price in India is 23 899.
4. Samsung Galaxy Ace
It is a cheap android v2.2 smartphone, which can be easily upgraded to v2.3. It is priced at only Rs 13,190. The best feature of this phone is that it has a long lasting battery life, giving 11 hours of battery life in 2G. It also has all the other connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, etc.
5. Dell Venue
This Android v2.2 mobile has a 8MP camera with 4x zoom and auto-focus. It even comes with a Snapdragon 1GHz processor supporting all music formats. The best part about this mobile phone is that it is made up of scratch resistant Gorilla steel. It is available for Rs 21 900 in India.
6. Samsung Galaxy Pro
This smartphone has an android v2.2 with 3.5 Mp camera. It includes all connectivity options like Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, etc. It is a touch screen with a separate QWERTY keyboard for typing. The only drawback in this phone is that there is no front camera available and the best feature is its keyboard. The phone has lot of applications already like Gtalk, yahoo, etc. and further more can be downloaded from the android market. Samsung Galaxy Pro price in India 10 000.
7. Samsung galaxy S
It is one of the most popular android phones available in India with its drawback being that it is an year old phone with no LED flash support in its 5Mp auto-focus camera. It supports Android v2.1 which cannot be upgraded. It has all connectivity options available. This smartphone as people say is over priced and not worth its money. In India it is available for Rs. 19 999.
8. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro
It is the best available android phone in its category. It comes with features like 2.55′” screen, a 5MP camera, Android v2.1, a 600 MHz processor and internal memory of 128MB and a QWERTY keyboard. The only drawback of this phone is that no android updates of Sony mobile phones are available. It is available for only 11 499 in India.
9. HTC wildfire
This Android v2.2 smartphone has magnificent features like 3.2″ QVGA display with a 528 MHz processor. It has a 5MP camera with all connectivity options including Wi-Fi, 3G, and Bluetooth. It is available for Rs 10 444 in India.
10. LG Optimus One
It’s a cheap Android v2.2 budget phone available for only Rs 9 490 having features like 3.5 Mp camera, a battery life lasting the whole day, a 600 MHz processor and a 3.2′ HVGA display. It also has all connectivity features including Wi-Fi, GPS, etc. The drawback is that it doesn’t support 3G.