Choose a slim and powerful Android based smartphone that is ready to perform well to suit your needs.
Most hardware design marvels happen for top of the line flagship handsets. That is why we see the slimmest and lightest smartphones sold at hefty prices. Stubby, heavy and soap-box like phones were mostly pushed in the mid-range segment. Thankfully, now the mid-range segment is getting experimental and colourful.
This week, we bring you five handsets that measure just under 9 mm in terms of thickness and also cost less than Rs 20,000 to suit your budget. Slim phones are usually light, easy to slide into the pocket and comfortable to use. However, for the first time we are making an exception to the list and adding one 10 mm device because it is powerful and beats other models when it comes to performance. Take a look at the top five slim Android smartphones costing just under Rs 20,000.
Micromax Canvas 4 A210
Micromax has recently announced the 5 inch IPS LCD display bearing Canvas 4 A210 smartphone. This smartphone has native 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and its display has been constructed using Corning Gorilla Glass technology. Micromax has used a quad core 1.2 GHz Mediatek mobile processor with 1 GB RAM to run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update smoothly.
The processor combines with a PowerVR SGX544 mobile processor. At the rear lies a 13 megapixel camera with LED flash and autofocus. This camera is capable of recording full 1080p HD video along with face-smile detection, HDR and panorama clicking modes. It also has a 5 megapixel front facing wide-angle camera that supports 720p HD video. Other features include FM radio, WiFi, 3G network support, A-GPS support, and has a Li-ion 2000 mAh battery to offer better run time. Do read our thoughts in the Canvas 4 A210 review.
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