With the fall of yet another month, we have ourselves the next installment of the monthly roundup of the top new smartphones. Much like the past months, April was witness to several notable new smartphone and to get you up to speed, we’ll be walking you by through the most significant ones. These are the top smartphones that the past month treated us with.
The latest innovation from Apple is the core of an iPhone 6s wrapped in the body of a 5s. Dubbed as the iPhone SE, it houses a 4-inch Retina Display and is powered by the Apple A9 dual-core chip. For imagery, it has a 12MP primary shooter along with a 1.2MP front-facing unit. The phone runs iOS 9.3 out of the box and comes in 16GB / 64GB storage options. The device is available for purchase via online shopping websites and retail stores for a price tag of around Rs 38,000.
The OPPO F1 Plus is the only smartphone to incorporate a higher megapixel count in its front facing shooter compared to the primary camera unit. It flaunts a 16MP f/2.0 front facing shooter along with a 13MP f/2.2 rear-facing unit. The device houses a 5.5-inch AMOLED 1080p display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 processor. It gets 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The device is available for a price tag of Rs 27,750 via online shopping websites.
The M5 Plus is the company’s latest addition to their Marathon line of devices, known for their impressively high battery capacities. The device houses a massive 6-inch AMOLED 1080p display with a MediaTek MT6753 at the helm, aided by 3GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It features a 13MP rear camera along with a 5MP front shooter. It draws power from a 5,020mAh battery. The device also offers a fingerprint scanner and a USB Type-C port. The phone holds a price tag of Rs 26,999.
The makers of Teewe launched the CREO Mark 1, a smartphone that promises a new feature every month through software updates. The device holds a 5.5-inch QHD panel, and is powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 chipset allied with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The shooting prowess comprises a 21MP rear facing camera tied along with an 8MP shooter. The Mark 1 is available on Flipkart and CREO's own website for Rs 19,999.
The vivo V3 Max incorporates a 5.5-inch 1080p display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core SoC. It gets 4GB of RAM along with 32GB of storage. As for its capturing capabilities, the device sports a 13MP rear facing shooter tied along with an 8MP front facing camera unit. The Vivo V3 Max is fuelled by a 3,000mAh battery pack and gets a fingerprint sensor too. The vivo V3 is a more affordable variant of the Vivo V3 Max with 720p display, Snapdragon 616 chipset, 3GB of RAM and 2,550mAh capacity battery. The V3 Max is available to pick up via online shopping stores for Rs 22,291.
The latest from Micromax sport 5.5-inch 1080p displays. The Canvas 6 sports a metal design, fingerprint sensor, octa-core processor, 3GB RAM/32GB ROM and 13MP/8MP cameras. The Canvas 6 Pro on the other hand offers 4GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 13MP/5MP cameras and an octa-core Helio MT6795m processor. Both devices feature 3,000mAh batteries and run Android 5.1 Lollipop. The smartphones are both priced identically at Rs 13,999.
The Lenovo Phab sports a massive 6.98-inch 720p display, making it more of a tablet than a phablet. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core chipset aided by 2GB of RAM. It incorporates a 13MP unit as its primary shooter along with a 5MP front facing sensor. The device houses a 4,250mAh battery and can be bought off Flipkart for Rs 11,999.
The Swipe Elite Note sports a 5.5-inch 720p display with Dragontrail protection. It's powered by a MediaTek MT6735 processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. As for the camera, the device utilises a 13MP rear unit tied along with a 5MP front facing shooter. The device holds a 3,000mAh at its core. The Swipe Elite Note is available for a price tag of Rs 7,999 via online stores.