"Fancy a large-screen Android smartphone but not getting a good deal? We've got some mouth-watering deals for you here"
While a handful of users might find a 5-inch smartphone cumbersome to use, for most it’s an advantage which can be quantified in terms of better utility and entertainment. So this week, we focus on devices with screens sized 5-inch or more, and have dug up the best deals available right now. And as always, do note that these deals are limited by time or stock, so you have to be quick if you like any of them.
Deal price: Rs 31,422 (Offered exclusively on eBay India)
Current market price: Rs 40,000
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the flagship smartphone from Samsung – packing performance, loads of features and some seriously good looks. The S4 is built around a 5-inch display carrying full HD resolution, and layered with Corning Gorilla Glass for protection against scratches and knocks. The Galaxy S4 is powered by an octa-core SoC with two clusters of quad core processors running at 1.2GHz and 1.6Hz respectively offering performance on demand combined with battery savings. Complementing the processor, there is a healthy 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage that can be further expanded up to 64GB with the use of microSD cards.
For imagery, the Samsung Galaxy S4 gets a versatile 13-megapixel autofocus camera at the back, complemented by a LED flash. In the front, there is a 2-megapixel camera for video calling and conferencing.
If you are interested in a smartphone with a full HD display on a budget, then we'd recommend taking a look at the Spice Pinnacle FHD Mi-525, especially considering the massive reduction in its price. Defying its affordable price, the Pinnacle FHD still stands tall in front of rivals currently selling in the market, even those that are priced much higher.
The Pinnacle FHD gets a 5-inch display with full HD resolution, and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. 1 GB of RAM supports the processor, though the internal storage is a tad meagre at 8GB. However, you can add an additional 32GB storage with the use of a microSD card.
At the back, there's an 8-megapixel autofocus camera which comes with an LED flash for illumination, while in the front there's a 2-megapixel shooter. Both come with support for HD video recording.
If you prefer performance over looks, then the Micromax Canvas Magnus is a great Android smartphone to have, that too without breaking the bank. The Canvas Magnus offers plain-Jane looks but powerful hardware specifications, bound to impress the most serious of Android fans.
The device utilises a 5-inch display that comes with 720p resolution. The handset is powered with a 1.5GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage that's expandable up to an additional 32GB.
The Canvas Magnus gets an 12-megapixel autofocus camera at the back and a 5-megapixel in the front aiding video calling and conferencing. While the rear camera supports full HD video recording, the front camera is capable of shooting in 720p.
5-inch screen size is usually enough for most users, but if you're the one who seeks something even bigger, then the Karbonn Titanium S9 is the perfect device for you. It comes with a 5.5-inch screen and a quad core processor, and is now available at a bargain.
The Titanium S9 comes with a big 5.5-inch HD capacitive touch display. Under the hood, Karbonn has used a quad-core processor from Mediatek, clocked at 1.2GHz. Supplementing the processor, there's 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be further increased by an additional 32GB using a microSD card.
For satisfying the shutterbugs, it flaunts a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1080p video recording capability. In the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera as well.
If your requirement includes a smartphone that offers premium appeal along with great performance, then the Lenovo K900 fits the bill perfectly. The K900 gets a chiseled metallic body, a fast Intel Atom processor and a 5.5-inch display – all this for a deal price of just Rs 22,999.
The Lenovo K900 is built around a 5.5inch LCD featuring full HD resolution and Corning Gorilla glass for protection. To power this up, Lenovo has used a dual-core Intel Atom processor running at 2GHz. Along with a healthy 2GB of RAM, this variant of the Lenovo K900 also gets 32GB of non-expandable storage.
Imagery is handled by a 13-megapixel autofocus camera at the back, which is complimented with an LED flash for illumination. A 2-megapixel camera has been provided on the front for video calling and conferencing.