“Need the best of a smartphone in a confined budget? Well, here are a few deals to help you get the best at the best price”With the slew of recent price drops, smartphones that used to be priced around Rs 20,000 and above have started selling for under Rs 15,000. Today, our weekly deals focus only on these smartphones, which although available at a lower price point, offer good performance and some exciting features as well.
Deal price: Rs 13,999 (Offered exclusively on Ebay India)
Current market price: Rs 17,000Karbonn launched the Titanium X with the purpose of offering flagship device features at a more affordable price point, and the Titanium X does it brilliantly. This 5-inch display offers full HD resolution and is powered by a quad-core processor running at 1.5GHz. To add to it, Karbonn has added 1GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage as well. The device is based on a unibody design and features 3G connectivity with the use of single SIM. Sadly, expandable storage is not available but you can use USB on-the-go for additional storage. At the back there is a 13-megapixel camera featuring full HD video recording. The Titanium X is the first Android smartphone to offer a front-facing flash as well.
Deal price: Rs 13,950 (Offered exclusively on Amazon India)
Current market price: Rs 17,000The Canvas Turbo A250 from Micromax is currently one of the most popular Android smartphones in India. There are several reasons for its success, including a good design and a speedy hardware and on top of it, the trust the Micromax brand brings along. The Canvas Turbo is built around a 5-inch full HD display, using IPS technology for better contrast and color variance. Under the hood, the phone gets a 1.5Ghz quad-core processor coupled with a healthy 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The storage can be further upgraded to an additional 32GB using a microSD card. For shutterbugs, the Canvas Turbo offers a 13-megapixel camera at the back and a 5-megapixel camera in the front.
Deal price: Rs 8,787 (Offered exclusively on Flipkart)
Current market price: Rs 10,000The XOLO Q800 X is a limited edition device that comes at a budget price tag. However, do not get fooled by its low price as it is a fully loaded smartphone and offers excellent value for money. The device gets a 4.5-inch LCD display bearing qHD resolution, and to power this up Lava has opted for a 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB of RAM. Its internal storage is pegged at 4GB, which can be expanded further up to an additional 32GB using a microSD card. For imagery, the XOLO Q800 X edition gets an 8-megapixel camera at the back and 1-megapixel camera in the front.
Deal price: Rs 14,789 (Offered exclusively on Amazon India)
Current market price: Rs 19,000If you are looking at devices only from global brands, then the HTC Desire 501 Dual SIM is the perfect fit for you. It will allow you to stay connected to multiple networks that too in style. The HTC Desire 501 features a 4.5-inch display built using the LCD 2 technology that offers better visuals overall. Powering it up is a dual core processor running at 1.15GHz coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, that can be further expanded up to 32GB with the use of a microSD card. The camera department is handled by an 8-megapixel camera at the back which is supported by an LED flash. In the front it gets a 2.1-megapiel camera with a wide angle lens for better selfies.
Deal price: Rs 11,396(Offered exclusively on Flipkart)
Current market price: Rs 15,000Big screen Android devices are the current fad and if you’re planning to get yourself one, the Titanium S9 from Karbonn is a big, good looking and performance savvy smartphone. The 5.5-inch display comes with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and is built using IPS technology that offers superior visuals. To power this up, Karbonn has relied on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor supplemented by 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, that can be further expanded up to an additional 32GB. For imagery, the Titanium S9 gets a 13-megapixel camera at the back and a 5-megapixel camera in the front.