Here’s a list of five handset which give premium smartphones experience without putting much load on your bank and which won’t become obsolete within a year to come. If you are willing to spend Rs 20,000 then these are the smartphones worth your considerations.
LG Optimus L9 (Rs 17,400)
LG Optimus series is not as famous as the Galaxy series from Samsung, however this one is totally worth your money. Supporting a 4.7-inch IPS screen with 960×540 pixel resolution LG Optimus L9 is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor coupled with PowerVR SGX540 GPU. There’s a 1GB RAM to aid the multitasking capabilities and a 5-megapixel shooter to capture pics and record HD videos. Other basic features include Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, 4GB internal memory, microSD slot and 2150 mAh battery.
XOLO X1000 (Rs 18,500)
Xolo is one the domestic Indian brands bringing sturdy and good looking phones. X1000 has a 4.7-inch curved display and 1280×720 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 2GHz Intel Atom processor with Hyper Threading technology which is the greatest plus point of the device. Apart from this, X1000 features a 8 megapixel camera, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, microSD slot, 3G, Wi-Fi and runs on Android 4.0.
Sony Xperia Ion ( Rs 18,900)
Thanks to the recent price cut, Sony Xperia Ion is now available for Rs 18,900. Featuring a 1.5GHz processor and 1GB of RAM. It has a 4.6” LCD display with 720×1280 pixel resolution.Flaunting a 12.1 megapixel auto focus camera with Exmor R mobile sensor the Xperia Ion runs on Android 4.0. Other features include Wi-Fi,3G, HDMI-Out, A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, NFC etc.
Nokia Lumia 720 ( Rs 17,900)
Its one of the best looking and most stylish handset you can get without crossing the 20000 price mark. Featuring a 4.3” WVGA IPS screen with ClearBlack technology. It packs a 1GHz processor with Adreno 305 graphics and well build Windows 8 interface. Lumia 720 has a 6.7 megapixel auto-focus camera offering incredible low light performance. 8 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC etc are the other basic features included.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 ( Rs 19,500)
The Grand from Samsung is said to revolutionize the dual sim phones. Featuring a 5” capacitive touch screen phone running on Android 4.1 the Grand Duos has a 1.2 GHz Dual core processor. It has a 8 megapixel rear camera offering full HD recording and a 2 megapixel secondary camera good enough for video calls. Galaxy grand has a 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage that can be extended up to 64 GB using microSD slot. Other basic features include Wi-Fi, 3G, A-GPS, image stabilizer and smile detector, LED flash and a massive 2100 mAh Li-ion battery.