Festive season is always the best time to buy new stuff, especially gadgets like mobiles and tablets. That’s why, like every week, we spent our time scouting for the best deals available online. And here we present our top 5 online deals of the week on mobiles and tablets.
Sony Xperia U (Price Rs 12,999)
The Sony Xperia U features a 1 GHz processor has a 3.5 inch screen powered by Sony’s Bravia Engine technology for better display. The Xperia U device features 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC connectivity options and is DLNA certified. Sharing the same design philosophy as the Xperia S, this new smartphone also gets a transparent bar just under the screen that enhances the visuals significantly. The Xperia U comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread but is upgradable to Android ICS.
The retail price of this smartphone is around Rs 17,999 while the Sony Xperia S is available on Tradus.in for a special price of Rs 12,999 which is by far the lowest price to be offered online. Although you will have to pay Rs 150 towards shipping charges, it still is the cheapest price in the market right now.
Nokia Asha 311 (Rs 6,034)
The Nokia Asha 311 is a compact touch screen device that comes with a bright and colourful 3 inch scratch resistant capacitive display with polarisation filters for a better visual experience. With WiFi and 3.5G connectivity, users can experience blazing fast internet and downloads on this device.
The Nokia Asha 311 is powered with a powerful 1 GHz processor for smooth performance all round. And along with that it also features a 3.2 megapixel camera and pre-installed Nokia Maps for better and flawless navigation too. The phone comes with 15 levels of Angry Birds bundled and also comes with pre-loaded social client for accessing Facebook, Twitter and many other social networks.
The Asha 311 comes with the new S40 Asha user interface that offers a new, fully re-designed touch user interface for the users. Also the device makes use of the Nokia Browser 2.0, which uses Nokia’s cloud technology to reduce data consumption by up to 90 per cent, meaning that consumers can enjoy faster and cheaper internet access at all times without the need of having a third party browser.
The retail price of this smartphone is around Rs 7,499 while the Nokia Asha 311 is available on Sulekha.com for a special price of Rs 6,034.
Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 310 (Rs 17,699)
The Samsung Galaxy Tab-2 310 is a 3G connectivity based tablet that offers some good performance and for the price it comes as an absolute delight.
The Galaxy Tab-2 310 has 7-inch touchscreen display (1024×600) and has almost same features as the other Galaxy Tabs available right now in the market. The device comes in 16 GB onboard memory capable of being expanded up to 32 GB more with SDHC cards. Housing a dual-core 1 GHz ARM Cortex based mobile processor, this tablet runs Android 4.0 ICS Operating system. Samsung has added custom TouchWiz user interface to enhance the user’s experience.
Powerful internal hardware bearing Galaxy Tab weighs about 385 grams. At the rear lies a humble 3 megapixel camera that is capable of recording 720p HD videos while in the front there’s a VGA resolution camera for video chatting as well.
This tablet features USB 2.0 connectivity and offers wireless connectivity through WiFi, Bluetooth, and DLNA.
This offer is available exclusively on Zoomin.com, and users will have to make use of the coupon code SAMP3100 as well for buying this product at this price.
HTC One V (Rs 16,499)
Sporting a 3.7 inch LCD touchscreen display with WVGA 480 x 800 pixel resolution, the HTC One V is a small and pocket friendly Android smartphone to have. A large portion of HTC One V has brushed aluminum body and a small rubberised panel at its sides to cover the micro SD and SIM card slots.
Under the 9.24 mm slim chassis, this smartphone houses a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 mobile processor with Adreno 205 graphics and 512 MB memory. By default the One V offers 4 GB onboard storage which is great.
The smartphone comes with Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich build running the HTC Sense 4.0 user interface. At the back lies a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash and a BSI sensor, promising great images even in low-light conditions. The camera app has been tweaked and can now quickly click several photos in a short span of time with the least possible lag. By default the camera app comes with a number filters as well as effects built-in for the user to enjoy capturing memorable photos.
The HTC One V features Beats Audio integration that loads whenever the headphones are plugged in. Like the HTC One X, even this device comes with a non-removable 1500 mAh battery, which might not be much of an issue provided one uses relevant applications at a time.
The retail price of this smartphone is around Rs 18,999 while the HTC One V is available on Indiatimes Shopping for a special price of Rs 16,499 which is by far the lowest price to be offered online.
Micromax Funbook P300 4GB (Rs 5,900)
The Micromax Funbook will comes with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen with 800×480 pixel resolution and the capacitive touch of the display is capable of multi touch inputs and thus supports pinch-to-zoom functionality.
It has a Cortex A8 architecture based 1.2 GHz processor and dedicated dual core MALI graphics processor for visual superiority. It features 512 MB of RAM which is just the right amount of memory for apps to work on ICS and 4 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by up to 32 GB through an external SDHC cards.
For data connectivity, the Funbook has option for WiFi and 3G connection through a USB dongle. The tablet also has an HDMI port which will allow users to connect the Funbook to a TV. The Android tablet also supports a number of music and video file formats for entertainment superiority while being mobile too.
There is a VGA (0.3 megapixel) front facing camera for video chats as well but it has no rear camera. Also there a 2800 mAh battery that according to the company provides five hours of browsing. The tablet is available at Sulekha.com for the price of Rs 5,900 including free shipping as well.