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Want to own a Phone of Big screen with Smaller Price

Updated on March 12, 2013
samsung galaxy grand duos
samsung galaxy grand duos

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos is a comfortable one to hold and bears a premium look. Cover is built with good quality plastic ans new one to the Smartphone segment.

Talking about its performance especially multitasking, there is a difficulty in opening multiple apps and playing heavy games.

Screen Quality: The screen is a good one even though it doesn't have an HD resolution, But sometimes the image looks less saturated.

Camera and Sound: It has a good sound quality and comes with a nice pair of headphones. This phone is a good one for multimedia lovers.

Battery Life: Even though it has a 2000mAh battery, its battery life is little disappointing. For a multimedia using it only last just 13 hours.

Price: Considering and comparing with the other models in this segment it is worth of the money, but unavailability of HD resolution is a main concern..

Overall rating: Good for multimedia lovers and good after sale service, but not as worth with similar range.

Price: 21,500rs

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

This canvas HD provides a Full-HD multimedia performance. Apps and intensive games perform without any hitch or lag. Its Android transition and touch screen is very good.

Camera and Sound: Talking about the sound headphone playback is quite good and call quality is clear and poses no problems, but the camera of Canvas HD is the biggest drawback as in low-light operation the images are blurry and dull.

Screen and Build Quality: Considering the screen it is not up to the level during direct sunlight even though it posses an HD IPS display. Its body is well built and its screen is made up of hardened glass. It feels solid and look more expensive than its price.

Battery life: Its battery lasts for around 12.5 hours in normal usage , but if one turn on the WI-Fi then it last for around 11hours.

Overall rating: This phone offers great value for money with a good processor , HD screen and medium battery performance. Only thing is its camera and after sale services.

Price: 13,999

Lava Xolo A1000
Lava Xolo A1000

Lava Xolo A1000

The Lava Xolo A1000 is a good one but its performance, especially its processor not up to Micromax A116. There is a lag while using multi apps and intensive games.Also GPS performance is one weak point of it.

Screen: It comes with a decent screen which is capable of punchy and vibrant colors and also boast a 720p HD video. This is a good news for the multimedia lovers.

Sound and camera: It is lacking in bass or treble effects but posses a good sound. Its camera is not good for recording videos and taking images in low-light background.

Build quality and battery life: Is built well and feel solid to hold .The aluminium strip provide around the screen is quite good. Considering its battery it lasts around 15 hours on a single charge. Compared to other models described here , Xolo comes with a good battery.

Overall rating: it is a reliable one and provides a decent Smartphone experience with above average screen and battery.

Price: 13,999

A Comparision

Samsung Galaxy Grand
Micromax Canvas HD
Lava XOLO A1000
5-inch PLS(800x480 px)
5-inch IPS(1280x720 px)
5-inch IPS(1280x720 px)
Gorilla glass
1.2GHz dual core
1.2GHz quad-core
1GHz dual-core
up to 64Gb
up to 32Gb
up to 32Gb
Rear Cam
8MP,1080p FullHD video
8MP, 720p FullHD video
8MP, 720p FullHD video
Front Cam
3G,Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 4
3G,Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 3
8MP, 720p FullHD video
2100mAh (13hrs of avg use)
2100mAh (12.5hrs of avg use)
2100mAh (15hrs of avg use)
Android 4.1JB,TouchWiz
Android 4.1JB
Android 4.1JB

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    • viewfinders profile image

      viewfinders 5 years ago from God's own country(kerala)

      Actually its price is more that what I specified in here. I only considered phones below 22000rs.

      Next time I will consider it.

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      David 5 years ago from England

      Surprised the Nexus 4 isn't on here, you should check it out.