While most bloggers seem to focusing on the top end of the mobile handset market, there has been a lot of significant development at the lower price range as well. Only a few years back touch screens used to be available in premium phones only. However technological progress and plummeting prices have made them a reality at the entry levels as well. Combine the demand for touch screen phones and Indians’ obsession with dual sim phones, and we have this winning combination of dual sim touch screen phones. In this post we look at some of the best dual sim touch screen phones available in India.
LG Optimus Net Dual P698
LG optimus Net Dual is the ultimate affordable dual sim smart phone. Packed with dual sim, with 3g and 2g capabilities and a 3MP camera this maybe the ultimate choice for those seeking for a move to smart-phone domain from their feature phones without giving up the comfort of dual SIMs. The phone comes with Android 2.3 (gingerbread) and is ideal for social networking and browsing online. The 3.2″ capacitive touch-screen is ideal for watching videos on youtube and from the smart-phone. Priced at just over Rs 10000, LG has offered the best of the premium smart-phones in an affordable package.
Nokia has lost quite a lot of market share in India by ignoring the demand for dual sim phones. However with the Nokia C2-03, Nokia has undone much of its mistake. The looks and feel of the phone are pretty snazzy. It has a 2.5” QVGA resistive touch-screen and a slide out qwerty keypad. The 2 megapixel camera makes it even more attractive. The Nokia C2-03 price is only Rs. 4k and that is what makes it one of the most popular Dual Sim touch-screen mobiles in India today. It is a great bargain for those wishing to get a fully functional Touch and type Dual sim phone with the assurance of the Nokia brand.
Samsung Star Duos B7722
Samsung Star Duos is a rich phone when it comes to features. Loaded with a 3.2” resistive touch-screen and dual sim capability with a 3G support and WiFi capability. The Samsung touchwiz interface is an added benefit for this phone. The user can add his own widgets to the screens and use them for his convenience. The phone comes with a 5 megapixel camera and auto LED flash that lets you take high resolution pictures with great ease. Priced at silghtly above the Rs. 10k mark, this phone is a great choice for anyone who can afford it.
Micromax A75 is probably the best bargain one can get for a Dual Sim Touch-screen mobile phone. Priced at a comfortable Rs 8500, this phone is great value for money for those looking to enter the android bandwagon. The phone comes with 3G support, 3MP camera with flash, Wifi capability with GPS support and Google Maps. Negative experience with the quality of previous micromax android phones is one of the negative factors that need to be considered before making a final choice. If you are not looking for a particular brand then you can give it a try.
Lava A10 is lava’s first fray into the touch-screen phone segment. Packed with a Dual sim along with 3.5MP camera and auto-flash, the phone is priced at Rs. 3,500 only. That makes Lava A10 one of the cheapest Dual Sim touch-screen models available in the market. With a rich glossy black cover, the phone gives the impression of being a premium phone.
The war of the smartphones may be taking up all the headlines, but we shall see increased battle in the sub-10k price range especially as Nokia heightens its efforts to regain lost ground in this segment. If prices fall any further, 2012 may be the year when dual sim touch screen phones will finally become the default. Let us know if we have missed out any good blog from the list above.