Dual SIM phones are a huge hit with Indians and now the category has moved with Dual SIM smartphones coming into the picture.
Dual SIM phones catapulted Indian brands into the mainstream of Indian handset market, and MNC brands were late in catching up. But in case of Dual SIM smartphone, though Indian brands were the first to launch, MNC brands soon launched products knowing fully well that there is always a demand for dual SIM handsets in India in all the categories.
While the Dual SIM feature is still mostly in the entry level domain, there are few good options even in the middle level category. Here are best Dual SIM phones that you can buy in India currently.
Priced close to Rs 22,000, this is the best Dual SIM Android smartphone you can buy currently, since it has features to match the costliest Android phones. Based on Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, it comes with a 5 megapixel camera, however there is no front camera.
The phone has a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution and a 1 GHz Cortex-A5 processor. The best part is the phone features the latest HTC Sense user interface and also the famed Beats audio enhancements.
Lenovo Vibe P1 and Lenovo Vibe P1m come with 5000mAh 4000mAh battery packs respectively.
Lenovo Vibe S1 has been priced at $299 approx Rs 19,787, but there is no clarity about its India launch.
This is not the first time that a handset brand has tried to leverage the reach of Airtel Store to reach out to the potential customers.
Xiaomi has held talks with Samsung Electronics to supply memory chips, and that initial agreement may extend to providing displays.
Huawei Mate S is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 935 chipset (quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.5 GHz), coupled with 3 GB of RAM.
The Indian handset maker has promised to launch five more devices by Diwali
Lenovo at the IFA event has also announced a cheaper Yoga Tab 3 tablet.
All the three Sony Xperia Z5 series smartphones offer 23 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera.
The Voyager Focus UC, the company claims, is the industry's first wireless Bluetooth stereo headset with active noise-cancellation (ANC) technology.
Despite such as a huge screen, Lenovo claims that the Phab Plus is "optimised for single-hand use".