Continuing with our Diwali Deals series of articles, we are back with the best deals on smartphones to celebrate this festive season. Today we have popular smartphones from Samsung, Sony and Nokia, so read on for today’s best deals.
The Galaxy Core Duos leads the Samsung offerings in the mid-range segment under Rs. 15,000. It gets its name from the dual core processor it houses that runs at the clock speed of 1.2 GHz.
The smartphone features a 4.3 inch screen with WVGA resolution of 800 x 480 pixels resulting in a decent pixel density of 217 ppi. In the memory department, it has 1 GB of RAM which along with the process Snapdragon processor ensures smooth performance. It has onboard storage of 8 GB which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. Galaxy Core gets a 5 MP camera at the back with LED flash and a 0.3 MP front-facing camera for video calling.
Overall, Samsung’s Galaxy Core is a good buy with all the features for a budget Android smartphone.
Deal Price: Rs. 14,499 (Offered exclusively by eBay.in, Seller- baseline2013)
Regular Price: Rs. 15,999
If you liked the Galaxy Core, but want a better camera in place of casual photographs, then Sony Xperia L fits your need well. It flaunts a 8 MP primary camera with Exmor RS optics, which are also found on Sony’s digital cameras.
In terms of design, it follows the design philosophy started with Xperia Z and a shining aluminum power button. The smartphone offers a 4.3 inches TFT-LCD display with 854 x 480 pixels resolution (~ 228 ppi pixel density). Under the hood, Xperia L gets a 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor accompanied by Adreno 305 GPU for graphics. It gets 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32 GB through a microSD card. The main camera of the device also gets a LED flash along with software features like image stabilization, Panorama, HDR, etc. The front-facing VGA camera is useful for video chatting purposes. The smartphone also offers NFC capabilities allowing one to share contact and files with compatible devices in a single tap.
Deal Price: Rs. 14,390 (Offered exclusively by ManiacStore)
Regular Price: Rs. 19,999
Lumia 625 is touted as the biggest Lumia ever launched in India thanks to its 4.7 inches display. At the budget pricing, the device also offers next generation 4G connectivity, which as of yet is .
The 4.7 inches IPS display offers good viewing angles and sports a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The screen is protected against minor scratches and damage by Corning Gorilla Glass. It’s powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor complemented by a 512 MB of RAM. In terms of storage capacity, the device has 8 GB of internal storage with the option of adding an external microSD card of up to 64 GB. The 5 MP primary camera of the Lumia 625 offers LED flash and capability of shooting Full HD videos at 30 fps. For video calling needs, it has a VGA camera at the front.
Deal Price: Rs. 22,969 (Offered exclusively by Tradus.com)
Coupon Code: FLAT7
Regular Price: Rs. 27,500
Although Galaxy S3 might have been overshadowed by its successor the Galaxy S4, the S3 still enjoys its share of limelight thanks to its powerful configuration. And with this deal the device comes at a even sweeter price point.
The device flaunts a 4.8 inches AMOLED display with HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, resulting in impressive pixel density of 306 ppi. Galaxy S3 boasts of a powerful quad-core processor with the clock speed of 1.4 GHz and healthy 1 GB of RAM. In the memory department, it comes with 16 GB inbuilt storage with option of adding a microSD card of up to 64 GB. At the back, there’s an 8 MP camera with LED flash capable of shooting 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution videos. For video chatting and self-portraits, the device gets a 1.9 MP front-facing camera.
The device will also be getting an update to the latest version of Android 4.3 JellyBean soon, which will bring many of the features of TouchWiz interface from Galaxy S4 as well the support for Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
Regular Price: Rs. 26,788 (Offered exclusively by Tradus.com)
Lumia 925 brings something fresh to the Lumia portfolio of devices with colorful polycarbonate bodies. The aluminum frame running along the edges give the device distinct and premium appeal.
Similar to its predecessor Lumia 920, the device comes with a 4.5 inch PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack display with the resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels, offering 334 ppi pixel density. The device is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor paired with Adreno 225 Graphics processor. It gets 1 GB of RAM and integrated storage of 16 GB, although there is no option for memory expansion. For shutterbugs, Lumia 925 is a delight with its 8.7 MP PureView camera with Carl Zeiss lens and a dual-LED flash for better imaging even under low-light conditions. It has a 1.3 MP front camera which can be useful for video conferencing needs.
Nokia has also promised a software update to the Lumia 925 which will bring features and apps from Lumia 1020.
Which deal did you liked the most? If the devices mentioned here are not on your shopping list, don’t be disappointed because we might cover the devices you are looking out in tomorrow’s article.