It has been a strangely slow week. It seems that the oppressive heat has stifled the enthusiasm of the brands too. Even so, Samsung has launched yet another version of the Galaxy Grand, Wiio, an Indian brand launched a new phone, and Sony added two phones to their portfolio. Coolpad, yet another Chinese brand with huge fan following, making it the 6th largest smart phone manufacturer in the world.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand Plus has a 5 inch TFT display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Plus runs on Android KitKat and has a quad-core 1.2 GHz processing unit, which runs with 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 8 GB, to which you can add another 64 GB via a microSD card.
The phone’s primary camera is a 5 megapixel unit that comes with auto-focus and flash, while in its front there is a 2 megapixel selfie taker. The Galaxy Grand Plus is a dual-SIM phone and it has 3G, WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth for connectivity. Its 2100 mAh battery can provide up to 15 hours of talk time or 260 hours of standby.
The Wiio WI3 has a 5 inch TFT display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. The phone runs on Android KitKat and has a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor as well as 1 GB of RAM.
The WI3 offers internal memory of 8 GB, 32 GB microSD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel selfie taker, and dual SIM. This 3G phone has GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, and a 4000 mAh battery that can provide up to 9 hours of talk time or 400 hours of standby.
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is a water and dust proof phone. Its 5 inch IPS display comes with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The Android Lollipop based Xperia M4 Aqua is armed with a 1.5 GHz octa-core processing unit and 2 GB of RAM. The phone has internal memory stands of 8 GB, to which you can add another 32 GB via a microSD card.
Besides, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua has 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel selfie taker, 4G connectivity, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, NFC, and DLNA. It has a 2400 mAh battery that claims to offer up to 13 hours of talk time or 779 hours of standby.
The Sony Xperia C4 has a full HD IPS display. Running on Android Lollipop, the Sony Xperia C4 has an octa-core 1.7 GHz processor, which runs with 2 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 16 GB, to which you can add another 128 GB via a microSD card.
The Xperia C4 has a 13 megapixel rear camera which comes with auto-focus, geo-tagging, smile detection, panorama, HDR, flash, and video recording at 1080p. The Sony Xperia C4 is a dual-SIM 4G phone with auto-focus, GPS, Bluetooth, DLNA, and NFC. The 2600 mAh battery can provide up to 13 hours of talk time or 634 hours of standby.
Armed with a 5.2 inch full HD Super AMOLED display, the Coolpad Dazen X7 runs on Android KitKat operating system. It has an octa-core 2 GHz processor, which runs with 2 GB of RAM. The phone’s internal memory of 16 GB is complemented by an expandable storage slot that can hold up to a 32 GB micro SD card.
The primary camera of the Coolpad Dazen X7 is a 13 megapixel Sony Exmor IMX 214 lens (with flash), while in the front it has an 8 megapixel selfie taker. This dual-SIM 4G phone also has GPS, Bluetooth, and WiFi by way of connectivity. The power is provided by a 2700 mAh battery.
The Coolpad Dazen 1, priced at Rs 6,999, comes qquipped with a 5 inch HD IPS display, Android KitKat OS, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, internal memory of 8 GB, 32 GB microSD card slot, an 8 megapixel rear camera, and a 5 megapixel selfie taker. The Coolpad Dazen 1 is a dual-SIM 4G phone with GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth. The power is provided by a 2500 mAh battery.
Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 – Rs 9,499
Launched at Rs 9,499, the Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 comes with a 6 inch qHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Besides, the Doodle 4 has 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, and a micro SD card slot too. The Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 has an 8 megapixel auto focus rear camera and a 2 megapixel fixed focus front camera.
This Android Lollipop based smartphone has WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, micro USB 2.0 port and GPS with AGPS support. There is a 3000 mAh non-removable battery in the phone which looks absolutely necessary for this mammoth. There are two micro SIM slots in the phone and it offers 3G connectivity.