Top 10 best dual-SIM mobile in India for March 2012
Know Your Mobile India brings you the top 10 best dual-SIM mobile phones in India
Dual SIM mobiles are increasingly gaining popularity among the Indian consumers. Apart from their core capability of providing users with two SIM networks in one device, the dual-SIM mobile phones available today bring a host of other exciting features, blurring the lines between feature-rich phones and smartphones. We have complied the list of hottest 10 dual-sim phones that make for an ideal buy.
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos
Samsung's full touch dual-sim phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos is powered by Android Gingerbread OS. Equipped with a 832 MHz processor for smooth multitasking, the device features a 3.14-inch screen optimized with UX for QVGA resolution and a 3.15-megapixel primary camera, to snap pictures on the go. With great social networking features like Social Hub, Samsung messenger, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Chat ON on board, the device is one of the most popular dual-sim candidates from the Samsung stable this month.
Price: Available on Infibeam at Rs. 8,990
Micromax Superfone Lite A75
The popular domestic mobile phone manufacturer, surprises its fans once again with its first dual sim budget superphone. Equipped with a 3.75-inch screen size with capacitive touch, 650MHz processor, 3-megapixel primary camera with LED flash and a VGA camera for 3G calling, the device makes for a great buy.
The Lite A75 also brings on board various connectivity options like Bluettoth 3.0, Wi-Fi and USB 2.0 and a strong battery life of 1300mAh. Preloaded with apps like what’s app, Mi apps, ibibo, YouTube, Facebook, SAAVN you can never be bored with this device by your side.
Price: Available on Letsbuy at Rs. 8,749. Branded bluetooth worth Rs.1000 free
Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos
If you are looking for the best phone embedded with a dual sim dual active technology, Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos is the one.
This Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered device boasts of descent specs like 3.5 inch HVGA display, 3.15-megapixel camera, GPRS, EDGE WiFi, Bluetooth with support for A-GPS with Google maps.
Propelled by a 800 MHz processor for smooth navigation, 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery life for uninterrupted talk time and entertainment, Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos encompasses both style and functionality in its beautifully crafted body.
Price: Available on Flipkart at Rs. 13,490
Nokia Asha 202
Ergonomically designed Nokia Asha 202 brings a alphanumeric keyboard and a touch screen onboard. Powered by series 40, the intuitive interface of the device makes updating Facebook or twitter status, photos and adding widgets and contacts a breeze. A ‘live updates’ on the homescreen, Dual SIM Easy Swap technology with dedicated SIM manager to personalize the phone and save up to five SIM cards, are some of the amazing features of this budget phone.
The device also packs in a Nokia Browser which compresses the webpage upto 90 percent, allowing faster and more affordable download of data, Nokia Life Tools service to learn various subjects like parenting, life skills, education among others. That's not all. The 60-day promotion at Nokia Store gets you a EA 40-game pack (Tetris, Need for Speed, The Run and Bejeweled) for free too.
Price: Available on Naaptol for Rs. 4,000
LG Optimus Net Dual Sim-P698
The popular device from the Optimus range, LG Optimus Net brings a vibrant collection of features and functionality to the dual-sim lovers. Fitted with a 3.2-inch touchscreen, 3-megapixel camera and an 800 MHz processor, LG Optimus Net brings up unlimited entertainment and fun thanks to its powerful 1500 mAh battery that gives up to 11.5 hours of 2G and 8 hours of 3G talk time.
Price: Available on LetsBuy for Rs 10,049. Free Norton Mobile Security for Android (Phone/Tablet)
Intex IN 4666 Noise Proof
This sturdy dual sim handset packs in a QWERTY keypad for easy texting and typing for social addicts. Sporting a 2.8-inch QVGA screen, the Intex IN 4666 Noise Proof device provides access to Facebook and Nimbuzz applications, integrated FM radio with recording and a basic 2 megapixel snapper.
The Intex Noise Proof phone also brings in a video recorder that can record and store videos with high quality. There is not much to worry on the battery and storage front as well. With a 1200mAh battery life, the Intex phone provides 4 hours of talk time and up to 400 hours of standby time. On the storage side, the noise proof phone houses an internal memory of 8.9 MB which is expandable up to 32 GB using microSD card.
Price: Available on Flipkart for Rs. 2710
Alcatel Blaze Duo
Alcatel's first Android dual SIM combo, the Alcatel Blaze Duo comes equipped with a 3.2 inch touchscreen with an HVGA (320x480) resolution. The Android Gingerbread 2.3 smartphone is powered by a 650 MHz, similar to the Micromax A78 Gossip. The device supports a descent 3-megapixel rear camera, to take pictures on the go and comes with recording capabilities. On the connectivity front, the 3G enabled smartphone provides good options via Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, A-GPS and micro USB 2.0. The device also houses 256 MB RAM, FM radio and a micro SD card slot for expansion.
Price: Rs. 4,000
The Spice Mi-270 was the first Dual SIM Android handset to be released in India. Running on Android 2.2 (Froyo) OS, the device sports a 2.8 inch resistive touch display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution. The Mi-270 packs in a 2-megapixel camera with digital zoom, multiple scene modes and variable color effects. The device comes with a multi-format music player to sort song based on artists or album name.
The device houses a 600 MHz MediaTek processor and a 1000 mAh battery that gives 3 hours of talktime and 320 hours of standby time. The budget friendly phone comes with a built-in A-GPS module which gives turn-by-turn navigation support for both walking and driving directions, one-touch access to Facebook, Twitter and MySpace and more.
Price: Available on saholic for Rs. 3,399
Karbonn KT 60
The Karbonn KT 60 comes with an array of features to be an ideal companion. Sporting a bar form factor, Karbonn KT 60, supports both an alphanumeric keypad and a resistive touchscreen. The dual-sim phone comes fitted with a 2.6 inch TFT screen that utilizes a QVGA resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, 1400 mAh Li-Ion battery that supports a talk time of up to 5 hours and a standby time of up to 350 hours. The phone can store up to 200 text messages and it comes integrated with a torch light, GPRS, Bluetooth and USB. A multimedia powerhouse, the device supports MP3, MIDI and WAV formats and features a video player that supports MP4, 3GP and AVI formats.
Price: Available on Flipkart for Rs. 2340
The trendy dual-sim device comes fitted with a 3.2-inch display with an IPS screen and a 3D UI. Strapped to a powerful 5-megapixel camera with a dual LED flash, Lava M70 also has live effects feature to enhance your photographs. A 1200 mAh battery powers this mobile phone that gives you uninterrupted talk time. The device houses inbuilt memory of 30 MB and supports Facebook, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Skype Messenger and Ngpay applications among others.
Price: Available on Flipkart for Rs. 4,625