Monday, June 25, 2012

Superphones: A look at the best phones across Operating Systems

In the fast moving world, there is no time to socialize. High specifications phones with comprehensive email and productivity features are a boon to the society. Sure you need some extra bucks in your pocket. With companies like Samsung, Nokia, Apple, HTC launching phones across different OSes, it becomes really difficult to choose from. This post takes a look at the best offerings in each of the Operating systems and what users can expect from the OS.

Nokia Lumia 900

Nokia Lumia range of windows phone was launched last year with the handset Lumia 800. Based on the similar quirky design like Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia 900 is the latest in the series. Running on Windows phone 7.5 mango OS, it is ensconced in a polycarbonate frame that's similar to the N9. Standing tall with a 4.3-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display and being the first of Nokia's offspring to boast LTE connectivity, Lumia 900 has everything which is required. The camera is 8 MP with dual-LED flash. Nokia has really given its all for its flagship handset. The processor is a single core 1.4GHz unit from Qualcomm and is supported by 512MB of RAM. For fashion conscious as well quality lovers, this phone is the Bull’s eye.


HTC ONE X, Android phone that can be considered as a high spec one on the market today that comes with the operating system Android 4 Ice cream Sandwich and is powered by 1.5GHZ Quad core 1 NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and is supported by a ULD GeForce GPU along with 1GB of RAM. The phone is housed in a polycarbonate uni-body that's matte on the back and glossy at the sides. The One X matches the Rezound's 720p resolution, but houses it in a new Super LCD 2 panel and gifts it with 4.7 inches to play with, which translates to a pixel density of 316ppi. The phone features an 8MP camera with auto focus and LED flash. There's absolutely no doubt that the One X is a masterpiece of an Android device. You can get this one at Rs. 34,099.

Samsung Galaxy S3

A sequel to a brilliant phone Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung is ready with its new launch, Galaxy S3. The phone looks like amalgam of all other Galaxy phones we have seen in the last year. It comes with the latest version of Android, Android 4 Ice cream Sandwich, and a whopping 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD screen. The 8-megapixel camera looks to be very similar to what we've seen on both the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Note. It also has a 1.9 MP secondary camera. The Galaxy S III's heart is Samsung's new 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor, aided by a fresh GPU. The S3 comes in 16, 32 or 64GB storage options but it also has a micro SD card slot so you can further expand its virtual shelves. S3 will undoubtedly be one of the year's most important gadgets. This one is available at Rs. 38,900.

IPhone 4S

The ‘i’ in the phone is enough to get all the attention. The iPhone 4S comes with a faster processor, twice the storage, a better camera as compared to its predecessor iPhone 4.  The phone also comes with a smart voice assistant, Siri. 4S is almost identical in outward design to the iPhone 4. The 4S ushers in the world of iOS 5, the latest revision of Apple's mobile operating system. The software called Siri, your own digital helper can only be found in iPhone 4S. The phone steps up to an eight megapixel, backside-illuminated sensor that sits behind a new lens array with an f/2.4 aperture. As seen in Ipad 2 he CPU is now the same dual-core A5. This is, with a doubt the best iPhone on the market. It is available in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64GB which are priced at 39599, 48290 and 54499 respectively.

Blackberry Bold 4 9900

The Blackberry Bold 9900 is the perfect upgrade for existing BlackBerry users. Bold 9900 finally offers some cutting-edge tech, and in an attractive package to boot. The main reason to buy this blackberry is the keyboard. It has the best keyboard ever. The addition of a high-resolution, 640 x 480 pixels, 2.8 inches touchscreen display to the classic BlackBerry design adds to an already mind blowing phone. 1.2GHz processor, brand new OS7 and 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, LED flash camera are all specs expected out of a Blackberry. It has always been about class for Blackberry and this one is no exception. You can bag this phone for Rs. 25990.

Nokia PureView 808

Nokia has finally launched its most awaited 41 MP (yes 41 MP) camera phone, Nokia Pureview 808. The Nokia 808 PureView sports a rubberized finish and is available in a choice of colors. The big draw here as we already stated is the camera. The Carl Zeiss lens is teamed with Nokia's pixel over-sampling technology, which has been designed to produce sharp pictures, even in low light conditions. The phone sports a 4-inch screen with 360x640 resolution. This Symbian Belle OS phone powered by single-core 1.3GHz processor has 512 MB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB expandable up to 32 GB. This phone is all about the camera and is the largest camera smartphone in the world. Get this one at Rs. 32000.

Samsung Wave 2

Bada OS is slowly making its mark in the mobile world. The new member in the wave family housing this OS is Samsung Wave 2. It is bigger than its predecessor and sports a 3.7 inches Super clear LED Capacitive touchscreen and 1GHz hummingbird chipset. It looks gorgeous and has similar family traits like diamond shaped opening for the 5MP camera on the back. It also has several important features such as Image-Edit, Face and Smile Recognition, Geo-Tagging, Auto-Focus and White Balance and also sports 0.3 MP secondary camera. The phone is powered by 1GHz Cortex A-8 CPU and PowerVR SGX540 GPU. The Samsung Wave II provides a lot of what's required for a top-notch smartphone experience. You can get this one at Rs. 14,109.


Flagship phones are the ultimate expression of the capabilities of an OS. Be it the IOS, Android or even Bada and Symbian, the flagship phones dictate how much the OS can enhance the user experience. All these phones are pretty edgy and tick all of the boxes in terms of specification, perfect to do that extra bit which is expected out the smartphones. The varieties of remarkable OSes are here to give an experience that will not soon be forgotten.


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