Usually, high end smartphones does not come with discounts often. But this week we bring you five such deals which are being offered on some popular smartphones.
LG Optimus Vu
Offer price Rs 22,499
Average online price Rs 26,000
Though the LG Optimus Vu has an average online price of Rs 26,000, Tradus is now offering it Rs 22,499.
The LG Optimus Vu has a 5 inch display with wider aspect ratio of 4:3 compared to 16:9 and 16:10 in other phones. The display uses In Plane Switching (IPS) technology and sports a resolution of 1024×768. The Optimus Vu features a 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage as well.
It has an 8 megapixel rear camera, a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera and an HDMI port for easy connectivity with bigger screen devices.
LG has incorporated a lot of software changes to make use of the large display, such as the Quick memo (note taking app) and the multi window operation for better multitasking.
The Optimus Vu also has a 2080 mAh battery and runs on Google’s Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system which will be upgraded to the Android Jelly Bean operating system later on. You can read the review of the phone here.
HTC Desire C
Offer price: Rs 8799
Average online price: Rs 9,490
HTC Desire C comes with a 3.5 inch display and is now available on EBay for Rs 8,799, while others are offering it for Rs 9,490.
HTC Desire C comes with Beats Audio technology (which offers better music capability). The phone is powered by the 600 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM8225A mobile processor, the Desire C houses 512 MB RAM and 4 GB on-board storage. Of course, one can add up to 32 GB micro SD card for expanding the storage. At the back lies a 5 megapixel camera with LED Flash and geo-tagging support. There is no secondary camera in the front.
It is based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense 4.0 User Interface. Flaunting a metallic frame the HTC Desire C measures 12.5 mm and weighs mere 100 grams. Other features of Desire C include GPS with A-GPS support, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, accelerometer and proximity sensor. HTC Desire C incorporates a humble 1230 mAh battery which rests in a removable back cover.
Sony Xperia ZL
Offer Price Rs 32,391
Average online price: Rs 35,000
Sony Xperia ZL, which was launched just yesterday for Rs 36,990, is now available for just Rs 32,391. The deal is available on Indiatimes for which you just have to apply a coupon code – MARCHON – before checking out. The retailer is also offering a free snap cover for the handset.
Sony Xperia ZL has the same features as the Xperia Z, which is priced at Rs 38,990. For instance like Xperia Z, the Sony Xperia ZL comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, 5 inch full HD display with Gorilla G lass 2 coating and Bravia Engine 2 display tech, 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad core processor, 2 GB RAM and 15 GB ROM. It has also a top notch 13 megapixel camera on its back like the Xperia Z.
You can read our first hand review of the smartphone here.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Offer price Rs 27,999
Average online price Rs 29,000
Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 is already on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the best part is that you will get most functionalities of Galaxy SIV through an update in a couple of months.
The phone is selling at much lower price compared to when it was launched, and Shopclues has made the deal even better by selling it for Rs 27,999 which is Rs 1000 less than what next closest offer is.
The Galaxy S III features a 4.8 inch HD (1280 x 720 pixel) Super Amoled Plus PenTile touchscreen display panel. This panel has been built using Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for more strength and protection against scratches. Under the 8.6 mm chassis, Galaxy S III packs a quad core Samsung Exynos 4 quad core mobile processor clocked at 1.4 GHz.
Samsung also has some novel features like Smart Stay that keeps the screen awake so long as the user is looking at it. Once the sensor stops detecting the open eyes, the Smart Stay feature puts the screen into sleep mode and helps save battery. At the back is an 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash that offers simultaneous image capture while the video is being recorded.
In the front lies a 1.9 megapixel camera that offers 720p HD video recording at 30 frames per second and can also be used for video chat. The Galaxy S III also packs Bluetooth 4.0, dual-network GPS support, 50 GB Dropbox storage for two years, stereo FM with RDS, and a micro SD card expansion slot. Packing a 2100 mAh battery the Galaxy S III runs longer than any major smartphone for about 12 hours. You can read the review of the phone here.
Nokia Lumia 820
Offer price Rs 24,650
Average Online price Rs 26,900
If you are looking at a Nokia smartphone or a Windows Phone OS based mid-range phone, than Nokia Lumia 820 is one of the most value for money offer. Tradus is now offering it for Rs 24,650 only compared to its usual price of Rs 26,900.
Nokia Lumia 820 features 4.3-inch Amoled ClearBlack display with 480×800 pixel resolution natively. It also houses the dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 mobile processor, Adreno 225 graphics chip and 1 GB RAM.
Lumia 820 has 8 GB onboard storage and one can expand the storage with up to 64 GB through a micro SD card. The Lumia 820 comes with Dolby headphone sound enhancement technology. This smartphone features an 8 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens and dual-LED flash. Even this phone is capable recording full HD videos. It is powered by a 1650 mAh battery. You can read the review of the phone here.