Chinese manufacturer Lenovo has launched the S60 smartphone in India at Rs12,999 today. The phone is available on Amazon on cash on delivery, and is priced significantly higher than its flash sale contemporaries like the A6000 Plus and A7000. The S60 sports a 5-inch 720p display, and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. The phone runs Lenovo Vibe 2.0 on top of Android v4.4 KitKat. Connectivity options include 4G LTE networks, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, A-GPS, FM radio and microUSB 2.0. The S60 has 2GB of RAM, internal memory of 8 GB, expandable via MicroSD slot that accepts 32 GB cards. It has a 13 megapixel camera on the back, and a 5 megapixel camera on the front. Weighing 128 grams, the S60 supports Nano and Micro SIM cards on dual standby mode. The S60 goes up against smartphones like the Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 and the Xiaomi Mi4i at this price range.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G
Priced at Rs.9,999, the Redmi Note 4G has a 5.5-inch display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, and a 3200 mAH battery. The Redmi Note 4G supports FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE band 40 networks, is fitted with a 13 megapixel camera that can take 1080p videos, and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The smartphone runs MIUI V5, which is a modified version of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Priced at Rs 6,999, the A6000 sports a 5-inch IPS capacitive screen, quad-core Snapdragon 410 chipset, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal memory. It has an 8-megapixel camera and a 2-megapixel secondary camera. The phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and supports two Micro-SIM cards on dual stand-by mode. The phone has a 2300 mAh battery and two speakers with Dolby Digital Plus sound.
Micromax Yu Yureka
Priced at 8,999, the Yu Yureka runs on Cyanogen OS 11 based on Android 4.4.4 Kit Kat, and is powered by a 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. The Yu Yureka is a dual SIM, with 2GB of RAM 16 GB of storage, supports 4G LTE networks, and incorporates a 5.5-inch IPS Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It has a 13 megapixel camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2500 mAh battery.
Priced at Rs. 8,299, the Lumia 638 has a 4.5-inch display, 1GB of RAM, 8 GB of storage, and supports MicroSD cards unto 128 GB. Powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400, it has a has a 5-megapixel camera and a 1830 mAh battery. The Lumia 638 supports LTE FDD networks in Band 3 (1800 MHz) and Band 7 (2600 MHz).
Samsung Galaxy J1 4G
Priced at Rs. 9,900, this is a dual sim phone with a 4.3-inch WVGA TFT display, a 5 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera, 768 MB RAM, 4 GB storage with a microSD slot for cards up to 128 GB. Rounding the specs off is a 1.2 Ghz quad core processor and a 1850 mAh battery. The J1 will hit the shelves in March 2015 and is available in blue, white and black.
The successor to the Redmi 1S, the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of flash storage, and supports 32 GB cards through an expansion slot. The phone supports 4G LTE networks on dual SIM, dual standby mode, and has an 8-megapixel f/2.2 rear camera and a 2 megapixel secondary camera.
Available on Flipkart for Rs. 8,999, the dual-SIM 4G LTE smartphone sports a 64-bit 1.5 GHz octa-core processor from Mediatek, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 8 GB of internal storage, and an MicroSD expansion slot that fits 32 GB cards. The phone features a 5.5-inch (1280×720) HD display, it’s also the first smartphone to feature Dolby Atmos technology.