10 Latest Dual-SIM Smartphones for August
There are many Indian consumers who seek for dual-SIM, affordable cellphones. A lot of dual-SIM handsets have been launched in the market and many have made their ways this August. So, if you are wondering which phone to buy this season then read the below given 10 latest dual-SIM smartphones for August. For your knowledge, let us tell you that domestic manufacturer like Micromax is trying to hold a firm grip in the dual SIM market where many other key players are entering in the competition including Samsung and HTC.
1. HTC Desire VC – Rs. 21,490/-
HTC Desire series belong to a good segment where many have appreciated the models. It is the successor to HTC Desire V which was the first dual SIM Android smartphone created by the manufacturer. And now it is time for the Desire VC to take over the position and offer improved experience to the dual SIM users.
The specs of HTC Desire VC is almost similar to Desire V where the only difference can be found with CDMA+GSM support in Desire VC whereas, its predecessor supported only GSM SIM integration.
Desire VC features 4-inch WVGA display that provides 480 by 800 pixels of resolution; 1 GHz processor; 512 MB of RAM; 5 megapixel camera with focus and LED flash; and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The phone possesses a thickness of 9.42 mm and boasts HTC Sense 4 user interface. 4 GB internal memory is provided for easy access. You can add microSD card slot to increase the limitation of memory by up to 32 GB. The phone gets its juice from a powerful 1650 mAh battery.
2. Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos – Rs. 11,500/-
Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos is another dual SIM smartphone that features Dual-Active technology, user ergonomic and easy to access features. The phone is actually an upgraded version of Galaxy Ace Duos i589 and comes with more functionality.
Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos is powered by a par 832 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, 3.5 inches of HVGA 320 by 480 pixels of LCD touch display, 5 megapixel autofocus camera, 3 GB internal memory, microSD card slot that reads up to 32 GB, 3G support, HSDPA, Bluetooth 3.0, and Wi-Fi.
The processor is said as par as all the moderate to high end smartphones come with more than 1 GHz processor to run the apps quickly. The manufacturer has loaded this device with SIM/UIM Toolkit, ThinkFree Office, and Samsung Apps, enhancing the user experience that adds access to Mobile TV app. Other than all these, the device is stocked with Android features.
3. Motorola Defy Mini – Rs. 10,499/-
Now this is one of the attention seekers in the market that has successfully made its position as a dual SIM smartphone. The best features about this device are its water resistant, dust resistant and shock resistant capabilities. The looks of this device is almost same to the original Defy where smaller display and smaller size have been focused more for those who want pocket-friendly device.
Defy Mini sports 3.2 inches of HVGA display that is protected by the Gorilla Glass Protection, 600 MHz processor, Android Gingerbread operating system, and 512 MB of RAM. 2 GB memory card is offered by Motorola along with the device and if you find it less then can expand the memory size with the help of an expandable microSD card of up to 32 GB. The phone is equipped with a 3.15 megapixel camera with flash support. There is also a front facing camera provided for video calling.
4. Micromax A44 Superfone Punk – Rs. 4,500/-
Micromax A44 Superfone Punk smartphone comes under affordable segment and is specially designed for those who want to fulfill their smartphone wish for continuous music experience. The A44 Superfone Punk is a dual SIM cellphone and supports GSM network on both the slots.
The phone is equipped with 800 MHz single-core processor, 512 MB ROM, 256 MB RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, 3.1 inches of full touchscreen display that features a screen resolution of 230 by 320 pixels, a 2.0 megapixel primary camera, 140 MB internal memory, microSD card insertion of up to 32 GB, 1,200 mAh battery that is said to give a run for 4 hours (talk time). The manufacturer promises that this device provides enhanced music experience and supports various video recording formats like mp4, 3gpp and 3gp. Also integrated are the motion sensor and mobile tracker. The device comes loaded with Wi-Fi, GPRS and Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity. Micromax A44 Superfone Punk weighs 120 grams and come in two color choices – White and Black.
5. Micromax A80 Infinity – Rs. 8,490/-
The greatest advantage of buying this cellphone is its long lasting battery life. The phone sits under its hood a super powerful 2,500 mAh battery. It comes with advanced voice assistant application called AISHA that enables the users to browse internet, make calls, update phone status or Facebook/Twitter status just by his/her voice (speaking to the phone).
You can enjoy up to 7 hours of talk time and 288 hours of standby due to extra powered battery that generally doesn’t come at this price range. The phone is powered by an 800 MHz processor and offers experience of Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread operating system. The phone features a 3.6 inch full touchscreen display, 5megapixel primary camera that comes with a flash support and various settings, 0.3 megapixel front facing camera that is useful for video calling, and microSD card slot that reads memory of up to 32 GB, and AISHA voice assistant application. Wi-Fi, GPRS, GPS, 3G, and Bluetooth are the connectivity options provided by Micromax.
6. Micromax A56 Superfone Ninja 2 – Rs. 5,999/-
This new smartphone is the successor of Superfone Ninja A50. Micromax Ninja 2 A56 comes with 3.5 inches of HVGA display, 800 MHz processor, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB, and the company’s own voice assistant software which is named as AISHA. This software helps the user to browse `internet, make calls, update phone status, update status on Twitter/Facebook and other social networking sites. All these are possible just by speaking to the phone.
The phone comes loaded with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system which can be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The phone supports dual SIM functionality and feature 3 megapixel fixed focus camera without flash. There is no front facing camera either to provide the user with video calling experience. The memory can be expanded up to 32 GB and the battery is good for this phone – 1,400 mAh. The phone also features light sensor and gravity sensor.
7. Micromax Solar Phone X259 – Rs. 2,500/-
Micromax Solar Phone X259 presents a new eco-friendly phone that comes with dual SIM capacity and gets juice up not with the help of electricity, but through solar power. The phone comes with 2.4 inches of QVGA display with a resolution of 240 by 320 pixels, 0.3 megapixel primary camera, expandable memory of up to 4 GB, and 1000 mAh battery. The phone features FM radio along with recording option, Bluetooth and GPRS.
8. Videocon V1580 – Rs. 3,000/-
Videocon V1580 comes with 1200 mAh battery and 3.2 inches of WQVGA touchscreen. The phone is equipped with a primary 2.0 megapixels camera, T-flash support where up to 16 GB memory card can be accessed, 2000 contacts can be stored in phone memory, FM radio that comes with recording option, and Movie Juke Box app.
9. Videocon V1570 – Rs. 2,800/-
Videocon V1570 smartphone is a dual-SIM smartphone that features 3 inches of 65k color touchscreen, 1,200 mAh Li-Ion battery, 8 GB expandable memory, and 1.3 megapixel camera with video recording feature. The battery lets you enjoy a 7-hour talk time backup and 300 hours of standby backup. Some of the interesting features that this device holds include Gesture control unlock feature; Movie Juke-box application; entertainment games such as Angry Birds, Tom cat and Push Box; MicroUSB port, Bluetooth, E-Book, unlimited auto call recording, 4 menu screens that displays large and clear icons, and multishot camera application.
This phone comes with pre-loaded apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Nimbuzz, K-Class amplifier, and FM radio along with recording feature.
10. Spice M6688 – Rs. 3,800/-
This dual-SIM low cost smartphone features 3.2 inches of touch screen that features 400 by 240 pixels of resolution, 3.2 megapixels of primary camera that also offers video recording feature, GPRS, Wi-Fi, USB, EDGE, and Bluetooth. Even though this cellphone comes for very less cost, but connectivity options are more that are commonly found in moderate to high range smartphones. The phone gets its power from a 1000 mAh battery that lasts for 4 hours (talk time) on single charge. It is loaded with 43.8 MB internal memory storage which can be expanded further through a microSD card of up to 8 GB.
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