It’s true that Indian market is filled with budget smartphones from Indian mobiles makers and others too. Micromax, Karboon Mobile and many others have created a tsunami of affordable smartphone in India. If price is not an issue, than you should certainly look for a high-end smartphone. To help you we have listed ten popular high-end smartphone which are above 30,000.
1. Nokia PureView 808
Price: Around 31,000
Nokia PureView 808 is one of the best camera smartphone in the India. The camera is the main highlight of the device. It comes with outrageous 41 mega pixel sensor camera at the back with Carl Zeiss lens, powerful Xenon flash and a new pixel oversampling technology. This technology combines many pixels to create a single (super) pixel from which the result will be less noise image.
The 41 mega pixel sensor enables to select from various megapixels options while taking pictures like 5 MP, 8 MP and up to 32 MP. It means the image will be with more pixels to work after zooming and cropping the image.
The 808 is a Symbian Belle based phone, packed with 4 inch AMOLED touchscreen featuring its own CleatBlack technology for better viewing at sunlight. It is powered by ARM single-core 1.3 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and 6 GB of internal storage which can be expandable up to 48 GB via microSD card.
Price: Around 32,700
The Samsung Galaxy Note is the first smartphone in its race which comes with tablet like features. The Galaxy Note is powered by the company’s very own Dual-Core Exynos microprocessor at clock speed of 1.4 GHz along with Mali-400MP graphic chip, 1 GB of RAM and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system (Android 4.0 ICS upgrade is available)
The device features a large 5.3 inch, HD Super AMOLED display at 1280×800 pixels resolution and also features 16 GB of built-in memory, a card slot for expandable memory up to 32 GB using micro SD card.
It comes with 8 MP camera at the back and a front facing 2 MP camera for video chat. The primary camera can capture images up to 3264 x 2448 pixels of resolution and features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilization. The camera is also capable of recording 1080p videos at 24 to 30 frames per second.
3. LG Optimus 4X HD
Price: Around 33,000
The LG Optimus 4X HD is the first Quad-Core smartphone from the company. The LG Optimus 4X HD has great looks with slim form factor. It has a powerful Quad-Core processor and offers great display, great video playback and good battery life.
It comes with a massive 4.7 inch True HD IPS display, Optimus 4X HD runs on Android 4.0 operating system and has an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor with a 1 GB RAM and an expandable memory slot of up to 32 GB. The huge screen display is coupled with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel and 16:9 ratio; this allows the user to view more at a glance. The phone boasts of an 8 megapixel camera which comes with features like autofocus, LED, touch focus and image stabilization. All these features are backed up with a powerful 2,150 mAh battery.
4. BlackBerry Bold 9900
Price: Around 33000
The Blackberry Bold 9900 is crafted with finest equipment that includes brushed stainless steel frame which gives an excellent look. The Bold 9900 is powered with high performance QC 8655 1.2GHz processor, 768 MB of RAM memory and runs on BlackBerry 7 operating system which includes number of pre-loaded applications and integrated functionality for increased productivity and collaboration. The operating system also comes with next generation Blackberry browser which is much faster and easier.
Its amazing 2.8 inch touch screen display, QWERTY keypad and Optical trackpad, which make messaging much easier and faster. It also features, 5 mega pixel camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash, the other camera features include geo-tagging, face detection and image stabilization. The internal phone memory is 8GB and can expandable upto 32GB.
It is equipped with 1230 mAh Li-Ion battery, integrated GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It also supports NFC (Near Field Communication) and high speed HSPA+ data.
5. HTC One S
Price: Around 33500
HTC One S is the second model in the HTC One series after the HTC One X. This smartphone is slim and lightweight which makes it portable.
HTC One S is powered with dual core 1.5 GHz processor, Adreno 225 graphics processing unit, 1 GB RAM and runs on Android 4.0 operating system. It sports a 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED Gorilla glass display with 540×960 pixels resolution, 8 MP auto-focus rear camera along with LED flash.
Other features include 16 GB of internal storage and supports Bluetooth, WiFi, DLNA functionality, and micro USB. With its 7.8 mm metal body and weighing only 119.5 grams this smartphone is one of the thinnest handset in the market.
HTC One S is a good android smartphone, but it let’s down on various factors like the high price it charges for a poor battery life and a previous generation less powerful processor.
6. Sony Xperia Ion
Price: Around 36000
Sony claims the Xperia Ion is the competitor for Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC One X. Like the other smartphones Xperia Ion also follows the trend of large screen, it comes with a 4.6-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels. The device is powered by a fast 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor, an Adreno 220 GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) and runs on outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The company has promised that the smartphone would soon to be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The phone comes with an internal memory of 16 GB and a slot for the microSD card with which you can expend the memory of up to 32 GB. It has 12 mega pixel camera at the back and a 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera for video calling and chats.
It also comes with a powerful 1900 mAh battery that promises to offer up to 400 hours of 2G and 350 hours of 3G standby time.
7. HTC One X
Price: Around 36,000
HTC has brilliantly crafted the best branding, industrial design and user experience in this masterpiece of theirs named One X. The phone has the best display we have seen, comes with quad-core processor, good camera and easy-to-use interface.
The HTC One X sports 4.7 inch HD display with 1280×720 pixels of resolution, it is powered by 1.5 GHz Nvidia quad-core processor and currently runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system with HTC’s Sense 4.0 user interface.
It also features 8 MP camera with LED flash, capable of recording 1080 pixels HD video recording, 32 GB of expandable memory, 1 GB of RAM and for connectivity it has HDMI ports, NFC capabilities, Bluetooth and 3G. It also has built in Beats Audio and a powerful 1800 mAh battery.
The unique feature of this phone is; it can capture continues photos with just a touch and is capable of taking four photos per second.
8. Samsung Galaxy S III
Price: 37,000 Onwards
The Galaxy line smartphone from Samsung has proved that they are the biggest iphone challenger in the market and the newly launched Galaxy S III has made it.
The Galaxy S III is the fastest and most advanced device yet, powered with its very own Exynos Quad Core processor. This sleek and innovative smartphone has the enhanced intelligence to make everyday life easier. You can view the content like never before on the 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display. An 8MP camera and a 1.9MP front camera offer users a variety of intelligent camera features and face recognition related options that ensure all moments are captured easily and instantly. Samsung Galaxy S III is powered by Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, with greatly enhanced usability and practicality to make life easier.
The new feature includes S-Voice a voice assistant app similar to iPhone’s Siri. Furthermore it has some interesting features like S-Beam, wireless charging, SmartStay, double tab scrolling, pop up play and many more. Click here to know more about its features.
9. Apple iPhone 4S
The Apple iPhone 4S sports high-end specifications which are made it one of the top selling smartphones in the mobile world. The selling factor of this phone is the Voice Assistant Software – Siri which excited customers with its interactive and intuitive features. Siri allowed users to carry out functions like setting an alarm through voice commands.
The device is powered by a Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor , has a superior graphics chip and sports an 8 mega-pixel camera. For connectivity it has WiFi, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth and USB port. The phone runs on iOS5 which is upgradable to iOS 5.1. The phone runs on Standard battery, Li-Po 1432 mAh which gives around 9 hours of talk time.
The iPhone 4S is presently the latest model of smartphone from Apple. With iPhone 5 all the rumors we can surely expect to see the next generation of iPhone hopefully by the end of 2012. iPhone4S is a pricy possession to own for every gadget freak.
10. BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981
Price: Around 139,990
RIM’s a new luxurious smartphone Blackberry Porsche, has been developed in association with Porsche Design. Blackberry Porsche P’9981 features a stainless steel frame, with a hand-wrapped back cover, crystal clear touch display with a hand sculpted QWERTY keypad. To keep up with the tag of being an exclusive luxury phone, it comes with a PIN which easily identifies the user as holder of the phone.
The device is powered with 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon processor, 768 MB of RAM and runs on BlackBerry 7.0 operating system. It sports 2.8 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with 640×480 pixels of resolution, QWERTY keypad and an optical trackpad.
It also features 5 MP autofocus camera at the back with LED flash featuring Geo-tagging, face detection and image stabilization. It has 8 GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 32 GB using microSD card and for connectivity options it has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, GPRS, 3G and a built in support for NFC.