5 Cheaper Phablet Alternatives to Samsung Galaxy Note II for Indians
Indian mobile market is booming with plethora of Android smartphones being launched almost every week. Micromax and Karbonn, two Indian giants are trying their best to lure new Indian customers with attractive pricings and unbelievable features whereas Samsung on the other hand has already released a phablet called Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The release of Galaxy Note 2 marked phablet trend in Indian market and with that being said, number of companies are launching their phablets in Indian market at reasonable and discount prices.
Here is the list of 5 such alternatives to Samsung Galaxy Note II which are much cheaper and can be purchased from shops and online merchants like India Times Shopping, InFibeam, Tradus, Couponraja, Inkfruit etc. Most of these online merchants give discount coupons and their promo codes are likely to run throughout 2015.
1. Micromax A116 Canvas HD
Price – INR 15,000 approximately
Micromax A116 Canvas HD is powered by 1.2 GHz MediaTek processor and runs on Android 4.1 jelly bean. The 1 GB RAM packed inside this beast makes a lot of difference. It has 4 GB internal storage which can further be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD card.
This Phablet also has 8 megapixel rear camera which is accompanied by LED flash and VGA front camera for video calling. The phone comes up with 2100 mAH battery.
2. Lava Iris 501
Price – INR 9,999 approx
Launched in January this year, Lava Iris 501 packs 1 GHz dual core processor, Android 4.0 Ice cream sandwich, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB ROM, micro SD support up to 32 GB and a 5 inch screen with 800×400 pixels resolution. Lava Iris 501 features 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash. There is 0.3 megapixel front facing camera for video calling.
3. Karbonn A30
Price – INR 11,500 approx
Karbonn A30 features 1 GHz dual core processor, 5.9 inch TFT display which is way much bigger than Iris 501 and Note 2. It runs on Android 4.0 ice cream sandwich and packs 8 megapixel LED flash camera with 1.3 megapixel camera at the front.
The device also has 2500 mAH battery, 3G, 2G, WiFi and Bluetooth as a connectivity options.
4. Intex Aqua 5.0
Price – INR 9,690 approx
Intex Aqua 5.0 is powered by 1 Ghz single core processor and runs on Android 4.0 Ice cream sandwich. It has a 512 MB RAM and 2 GB internal storage which is further expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card. The device has 5 inch display with 800×800 pixels resolutions and 5 megapixel camera at the back. There is a tiny VGA snapper at the front for video calling.
5. Beyond Phablet P III
Price – INR 12,599 approx
Although the company Beyond is less known in Indian market, the phablet called P III is very nice. It packs 1 GHz dual core processor, Android 4.0 ICS, 6 inch display with 854×480 pixels resolution. There is an 8 megapixel camera on the back and VGA camera at the front. It has a 2500 mAH battery and supports 2G, 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.
All of these phablets are equipped with dual SIM support.
If you go through these phablets, you will learn that they are all good enough to go, each one of them reflect a certain price tag and features, now its upto you which one you would like to go with. What ever phablet you buy in future, we would like to hear about it and would also love to know if you managed to secure any coupon code for it and how much you saved.