Everyone wishes to enjoy the internet on the move and in a more personalized manner. Budget smartphones offer decent hardware to enjoy the mobile web, and they also offer real estate. Thanks to the competition, we now have enough devices to choose from even with a limited budget of Rs 7,000.
This time we tried to choose some of the best possible handsets with WiFi support. One can easily notice that all of them happen to be Google Android devices with at least 4 inch displays. Why not enjoy a little more of the web on large real estate? Also, we ensured that each device bears 512 MB RAM to run Android OS comfortably. Check out our list of five WiFi supporting smartphones.
Gionee recently announced the new P2 smartphone as the successor of the Gionee P1. The Gionee P2 features dual SIM configuration and also offers dual standby mode so that one does not have to switch off the phone. Gionee has used a 4 inch display with decent 480 x 800 pixel resolution.
This smartphone is powered by a dual core 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6572 SoC with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB on board storage. Of course, there is a memory card slot to support up to a 32 GB micro SD card. At the rear is a 5 megapixel camera and there is a VGA camera in the front. Gionee has offered 3G network support in one of the SIM slots and also offers WiFi connectivity for a faster mobile web experience. The Gionee P2 packs a 1700 mAh battery and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update.
Intex’s Aqua Superb smartphone features Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update and has a 4 inch capacitive display. The only visible pitfall is the native 640 x 480 pixel resolution of the display. Other than that, the Aqua Superb is powered by a dual core 1 GHz MediaTek MT6577 mobile processor paired with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB on-board storage. There is a memory card slot to support up to a 32 GB microSD card. Aqua Superb sports a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash at the back and 1.3 megapixel camera for video calls in the front.
Even this dual SIM smartphone supports dual standby and offers a 3G SIM slot. Intex has packed a 1450 mAh battery to offer decent talk time for a dual SIM device.
Xolo recently brought a successor to the A500 smartphone-Xolo A500S. This smartphone has a 4 inch display sporting 480 x 800 pixel resolution. Xolo has powered this smartphone with a dual core 1.2 GHz MediaTek MT6572W mobile processor with 512 MB RAM. By default, the Xolo A500S runs the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update and has 4 GB storage with memory card slot.
The dual SIM slot can support a 3G SIM and one can enjoy faster mobile web over WiFi as well. At the rear is a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and a VGA quality front facing camera for video calls. Xolo has packed a 1400 mAh battery in this smartphone and promises that the phone can record HD video as well.
Karbonn had introduced the A9 Plus smartphone last year with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The A9 Plus was an immediate successor of the A9 model and has a 4 inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution. This smartphone is powered by a dual core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 SoC paired with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB on-board storage.
Of course there is a memory card slot and at the back there is a 5 megapixel camera capable of recording videos. In the front lies a 1.3 megapixel camera for video calling. Apart from supporting WiFi, this dual SIM handset supports 3G network SIM in one slot. Karbonn has added 1420 mAh battery to offer it decent run time.
Spice Mobility’s Stellar series packs value for money smartphones. The Spice Mi-425 Stellar has a 4 inch LCD display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution. This smartphone with dual-SIM slots supports 3G network SIM in one slot and 2G network SIM in another. It has got the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and is powered by a 1 GHz mobile processor.
Spice Mobility has added 512 MB RAM along with 4 GB on-board storage. At the back it has 5 megapixel camera with LED flash to click decent quality images and record 720p HD videos. In the front lies a VGA quality camera for video calling. Spice has added 2000 mAh battery for longer run times.