With the new year coming in and holiday season approaching there has been a huge rush amongst the world’s topmost smartphone manufacturers to provide discounts and improve their sales. We present the 5 smartphones that got cheaper in 2012. Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 Old price: Rs 37,900 New price: Rs 36,900 Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 sports a 5.5 inch capacitive touchscreen running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor and 2GB Ram. The mobile features 8 Mega Pixel camera for shutterbugs as well as a powerful configuration. It has multiple inbuilt memory options with 16/32/64GB options. On the connectivity front it supports 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, TV out. It is powered by a battery of 3100mah Sony Xperia S Old price: Rs 28,200 New price: Rs 25,990 Sony Xperia S has a 4.3 inch, 1280 x 720p touch screen running on Android 4.0. It is powered by 1.5 GHz dual core Snapdragon MSM 8206 processor and 1GB RAM. The smartphone has a 12MP powerful camera for shutterbugs. The device offers 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC capability. Sony Xperia Sola Old price: Rs 19,500 New price: Rs 17,990 Sony Xperia Sola sports a 3.7inch TFT display. It runs on Android OS Gingerbread. It is powered by 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM. The device has 5MP camera with LED Flash for shutterbugs. On the connectivity front it supports Bluetooth, 3G, WiFi, DLNA, WiFi hotspot, A-GPS. Sony Xperia Ion Old price: Rs 32,490 New price: Rs 29,990 Sony Xperia Ion has a 4.6inch touchscreen that runs on Android OS powered by 1.5GHz processor. The device has 12.1MP camera for shutterbugs as well as 1.3MP camera for video calling. It has inbuilt memory of 16GB that is expandable upto 32GB. It supports Wi FI,3G and GPRS connectivity. HTC One X Old price: Rs 35,000 New price: Rs 32,000 HTC One X sports 4.7 inch touch screen. The smartphone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is powered by 1.2 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and 1GB RAM. The device 8.0MP camera for shutter bugs and 1.3MP camera for video calling. It supports 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, WiFi and NFC3 connectivity.