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Published On: Thu, Feb 14th, 2013

Top five Android smartphones to gift your loved ones on this Valentine’s Day

February 14th is coming soon and it is a great occasion to gift a cool smartphone to your valentine to show your love for them. These days, mobile phone are extensively used as gifts on Valentine’s day as these love birds spend most of  their time on talking on phone when they are  not together.

Here we have compiled five best smartphone-gifts for your loved ones.

1.HTC Butterfly (Price Rs. 45,500)

Unique features – Attractive slim design, Beats audio enhancments, high end camera, 2GB RAM, five inches full HD screen.

HTC Butterfly has Android 4.1 OS and it comes with five inches full HD display having a resolution of 1,920×1,080 pixels or 441 ppi (pixels per inch). The manufacturer has put in 3rd generation Super LCD screen and it also has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 feature inside for a stronger yet slimmer touchscreen.

HTC Butterfly has Qualcomm Snapdragon quad coreS4 processor inside and it is clocked at 1.5GHz speed. There is also Adreno 320 GPU for optimum gaming experience. HTC has used the latest Google Android 4.1 aka JellyBean OS insdie and there is also HTC Sense 4+ UI.

This is the first smartphone to have 2GB RAM inside and it guaranttes smooth performance. For storage, there is 16GB internal memory but only 11GB is available for the users. There is also microSD card slot  which accepts maximum of 32GB memory.

HTC Butterfly comes with eight megapixels camera having features like LED flash, autofocus, image stabilization, and back side illumination sensor with HTC’s proprietary Image chip. On the back, there is eight megapixels camera having 8mm lens and f/2.0 aperture. The image quality is awesome and you get good pictures even in the low light environments.

This camera can record 1080p full HD videos and this phone also lets you capture six megapixels photos while recording videos. There is also a front facing 2.1 MP camera for taking self portraits. It can also record 1080p full HD videos at 30 fps. There is 2020mAh battery inside for powering all this high end hardware.

HTC Butterfly Smartphone

2.Nokia Lumia 920 (Price Rs. 38,999)

Unique features – Nokia maps, good camera, navigation even with gloves on.

Nokia Lumia 920 is a high end smartphone based on Windows 8 OS and it has 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 chip inside with an Adreno 225 GPU. There is also 1GB RAM inside.

Nokia Lumia 920 comes with 32GB internal storage but Nokia hasn’t given any microSD card slot for further memory expansion. This phone runs on 2,000mAh battery inside which has rated talk time of ten hours on 3G network.

Nokia Lumia 920 comes with four and half inches HD ClearBlack IPS panel screen having PureMotion HD+ which lets you work on display even with gloves on. This screen has a resolution of 1,280×768 pixels screen having 332 PPI density. Nokia has used Corning Gorilla Glass 2 screen here.

Nokia Lumia 920 comes with a high end 8.7 MP camera having dual LED flash. There is Carl Zeiss optical lens and there are several features like auto focus and image stabilization. Optical Image Stabilization lets you capture great HD videos.

Nokia Lumia 920 Smartphone

3.Samsung Galaxy Grand (Price Rs. 21,000)

Unique features – Dual SIM capabilities, Direct Call feature, GLONASS and GPS navigation, Android 4.1.2.

This is a dual SIM phone having Jelly Bean or Android 4.1.2 OS inside. There is dual core 1.2 Ghz processor inside and there is also 1GB RAM. Galaxy Grand has five inches TFT display having WVGA resolution.

There is eight megapixels rear facing camera with LED flash and two megapixels front facing camera. Both cameras start really fast and have 0 shutter lag. There is also back side illumination sensor which make sure you get clear shots in dim lit environments. There is full HD video record feature too.

Samsung Galaxy Grand also GLONASS and GPS navigation feature. Other features include Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0, and 3G. There is 2,100mAh battery inside; there is 8GB internal memory and 4GB of it available for users. There is also microSD card slot for maximum 64GB expansion. There are two color options – Metallic Blue and Elegant White.

The feature set of this phone is quite similar to Samsung Galaxy SIII. The feature of Direct Call which lets users make calls directly by just raising this phone to your ear. You can also shake this phone for triggering status updates. Both these features are available on SGSIII.

Samsung Galaxy Grand has a unique feature called ‘Smart Alert’ which shows you events like new messages and missed calls when you pick up this phone. S Voice lets you control this phone by your voice. There is also unique voice and face unlock which lets the users lock/unlock this phone with just voice or face recognition. This gives greater security.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Smartphone

4.Nokia Lumia 510 (Price Rs. 9,500)

Unique features – Four inches screen, Nokia Maps, low price

Nokia Lumia 510 phone is made for people on low budget. It runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS and there is 800 MHz processor inside with 256MB RAM. The low price and good feature set makes this phone an ideal gift for your loved ones. On the rear side, there is five megapixels camera having LED flash and f2.4 aperture. We expect decent image quality from such hardware.

Nokia Lumia 510 doesn’t have any front facing camera but right side has dedicated camera button for taking snaps. There is 4GB internal storage with Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage for more storage space. There are other features onboard like Bluetooth 2.1, FM radio, microUSB port, Wi-Fi, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and a 3.5mm headphones jack.

Nokia Lumia 510 has microSIM card slot and this phone runs on a 1,300mAh battery.

Nokia Lumia 510 Smartphone

5.Sony Xperia Tipo (Price Rs. 8,500)

Unique features – Timescape UI, 3.2 inches scratch resistant screen, low price.

This phone is a good choice for first time Android phone users. It has 3.2 inches scratch resistant screen having a resolution of 320×480 pixels. This phone is based on Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS and it runs on a fast 800MHZ Qualcomm Scorpion CPU. Sony has also put in its proprietary UI – Timescape.

Other features of this phone include 512 MB RAM, 3.2 megapixels camera, 1,500 mAh battery, 2.5GB internal memory, microSD card slot with maximum 32GB memory expansion, and other Android features like GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.

Sony Xperia Tipo Smartphone

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