With so many new Android smartphones hitting the market, prices of many existing devices are sliding. Most mid-range smartphones are now available for significantly less than their market price. On top of that new online retailers are giving special deals on these relatively older smartphones.
Here is a list of top five deals that you should check it out before they expire.
LG Optimus L7 (Rs 14,710)
Launch Price: Rs 19,900
Deal Price: Rs 14,710 (Coupon: MOBDEALS)
LG introduced Optimus L7 about six months ago and it has a 4.3-inch display supporting WVGA (480×800) pixel resolution. The Optimus L7 has a unique L-Style design styling and features comes 5-megapixel camera with LED flash at the back which is capable of shooting 720p HD videos. It has a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera too for video chats.
The Optimus L7 is also the first device to feature LG’s Optimus 3.0 user interface and also the QuickMemo note taking feature. In its 8.7 mm slim body, the Optimus L7 packs a single-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 mobile processor with 1 GB RAM and 4 GB onboard storage. However, there is a micro SD card slot to expand the storage space.
This smartphone also features WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, and GPS sensors. The LG Optimus L7 also features built-in LG Mobile TV- application where users can view 50+ live TV channels, online widget support, on demand service and free TV viewing for two months from the date of activation. LG offers Optimus L7 with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the company is yet to announce whether it will get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.
Indiatimes Shopping is offering good discount on the Optimus L7 and you can purchase it for as low as Rs 14,710 after applying the coupon code.
Lava XOLO X900 16GB (Rs. 25, 499)
Launch Price: Rs. 21,900
Deal Price: Rs. 13,990 (Coupon for pre-paid: XOLO900500)
The Lava Xolo X900 features a nice 4-inch touchscreen display and houses 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor with 400 MHz graphics card. Back in April, the Xolo X900 was launched in India with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and after that Intel has also released the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for this smartphone.
Weighing about 124 grams, the Xolo X900 supports 3G Network, WiFi, Bluetooth and also offers micro HDMI port for connecting the device to an HD display. The Xolo X900 comes with 16 GB internal storage out of which some is reserved for the system and there is a micro SD card slot to add more storage. The smartphone also features Near Field Communication chip.
Besides packing dual speakers and dual mics, the phone has an 8 megapixel camera at the back with LED Flash. This camera is capable of recording 1080p HD videos at 30 frames per second. Lava has added 1460 mAh battery which is quite low for an Android smartphone provided the heavy usage and system requirements.
ManiacStore is selling the Xolo X900 for Rs 13,990 if you are ready to pay in advance and not cash on delivery.
Sony Xperia miro (Rs 11.699)
Launch Price: Rs 15,249
Deal Price: Rs 11,699 (Coupon: MIRO252)
Sony Mobile had introduced the Xperia Miro with bunch of other Xperia devices. This mid-range Xperia smartphone features a modest 3.5-inch touchscreen display that offers 320×480 pixel resolution. Bearing a slim candy bar form factor, the Xperia Miro runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but it would not be getting the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.
It comes with a single-core 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile processor and 512 MB RAM that ensures smoother ICS experience. Though it has only 4 GB on-board storage, one can always add a higher density micro SD card to add more. For entertainment, the Sony Xperia Miro comes with Stereo FM with RDS. It is also able to play 720p HD videos.
Its 5 megapixel camera at the back can click decent quality images and record VGA quality videos. There is a secondary camera in the front for video chat and portrait shots. The Xperia Miro features 1500 mAh battery to promise continuous talk time of 6 hours on 3G. Launched for little above Rs 15,000, the Xperia Micro can be purchased for as low as Rs 11,990 from Infibeam.
Sony Xperia Neo L (Rs. 11, 990)
Launch Price: Rs. 18,499
Deal Price: Rs. 11,990
Sony Xperia Neo L is the successor of the Xperia Neo and it features a nice 4-inch LED Reality display powered by Mobile Bravia Engine and offers 480×854 pixel resolution. It comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system but there is no update on whether the company will release the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for the same. It comes with a single-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 mobile processor and 512 MB RAM but it has only 300 MB user space. There is a micro SD card slot in it though to increase the storage space.
The phone supports Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS. While the FM Radio is absent, this phone is ready for 3G networks and features a 5 megapixel camera with LED Flash. This camera is capable of recording 720p HD videos. Its front facing VGA camera enables video chat and portrait shots. Sony Mobile has packed a 1500 mAh battery and had launched this phone for 18,499 but now can be purchased for as low as Rs 11,990 from Tradus.
HTC Desire V (Rs 14,950)
Launch Price: Rs 21,999
Deal Price: Rs 14, 950
This dual SIM smartphone of HTC features a 4-inch touchscreen display. The Desire V supports 480×800 pixel resolution natively. HTC has packed a single core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7227A mobile processor with 512 MB RAM and mere 4 GB on-board storage. Thankfully a memory card is bundled with this phone and one can add up to 32 GB micro SD card to it.
The HTC Desire V supports 3G network supporting SIM card in one slot and 2G network supporting SIM card in other one. It has a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash at the back that can record low quality videos but there is no front facing camera. This mobile phone offers 25 GB free Dropbox storage for two years and supports popular video formats. There is also Beats Audio enhancement for better sound output.
By default, the HTC Desire V runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It has Stereo FM Radio and is powered by 1650 mAh battery. You can now buy the Desire V in Stealth Back or Gradient Metal for Rs 14950 from Sulekha website.