2011 was the year of dual core smartphones. This kind of a device consists of a single component with two processors, which increase the computing speed and reduce the time involved in executing instructions. Besides quick processing, these devices allow users a variety of applications for gaming, audio, camera, and various multimedia applications. This is an overview of some of the popular dual core smartphones in the Indian market.
LG Optimus 2X
With its supreme speed and high performance, the LG Optimus 2X is the first of its kind dual core smartphone. It is equipped with an Android operating system, which can be upgraded to version 2.3 Gingerbread. The 16M LCD capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution provides a fine viewing experience. Besides, the Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery allows for uninterrupted use for a long time. Users can also enjoy a wide variety of apps including Google Maps, YouTube, MP3 player, document editor, organizer, and several others. The phone is the cheapest Dual Core smartphone available online for a price of 25,639.
Sony Xperia S
The Gingerbread powered Sony Xperia S is the first dual-core device from the house of Sony. The 12 MP cameras is equipped with a resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. The Exmor R CMOS sensor enhances the quality of images along with 1080p primary and the 720p secondary cameras. This device is provided with one touch NFC technology, using which movies, songs, and other files can be transferred between other NFC-enabled devices with a single touch.Sony has outdone itself with the Bravia Engine and its new LED LCD backlight display which adds greater brightness to the images. Sony Xperia S is priced at Rs 29,199.
Samsung Galaxy Note
The hybrid tablet and smartphone, christened Samsung Galaxy Note, is reasonably sized at 5.3 inches for comfortable viewing. You also get a wider view through a single glance than most other smartphones in the market. This dual core Android device allows users to enjoy comprehensive HD video recording features. It also allows users to make their own designs and sketches with S-Pen (advanced smart pen) feature, and connect seamlessly with various devices including Wi-Fi, EDGE, 3G, GPRS, and others. The Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery allows for seamless operations for a long period of time. The phone comes with an S Memo Planner which helps in quick and easy planning. For Samsung Galaxy Note’s price of Rs 29,700, you get a truly wonderful experience.
Samsung Galaxy S II
The Samsung Galaxy S II offers a breath taking experience in the world of visual display, besides being one of the fastest in dual-core processing and seamless wireless connectivity. The Android Gingerbread powered handset is provided with a dual core application processor helps in smoother streaming and efficient browsing, besides allowing users to enjoy a variety of games. Multi-tasking is also made quicker and easier with this feature. Luxuriously designed with an 8.49mm thick bar, shaped form factor, this ultra slim model has gained immense popularity in the market. The 4.25 inch screen permits clear and easy viewing over a wide angle. The Samsung Kies 2.0 allows for seamless connectivity with computers and allow for the exchange of multimedia files, as well. Samsung Galaxy S2 is priced at Rs 27,399.
HTC Sensation XE
The HTC Sensation XE is equipped with a Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion processor and an Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread processor. This enables fast and smooth browsing, and uninterrupted streaming of audio and video clips. The device offers advanced connectivity via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, EDGE, GPRS, USB and various other modes. Besides, Beats audio provides high quality sound and dual LCD flash autofocus camera for an enjoyable listening experience coupled with great images. HTC Sensation is priced at Rs 30,621, making it the most expensive dual core smartphone in the market currently.
Dual core phones have definitely been popular in the market. They are slowly becoming an industry standard. Even with the advent of quad core processors, the wide range of applications, high speed, and affordability of dual core processors have ensured them a secure place in cell phone buyers’ list of preferences. If you wish to get yourself a high quality phone with blinding speed of performance, you may choose among these beauties.