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Samsung is trying its best to come with more and more affordable budget Smartphone with all trendy and latest features and specifications. After launching Samsung Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7, they have come with Samsung Galaxy V Plus. The Samsung Galaxy V Plus is the successor to Galaxy V, which is with dual SIM functionality and Android’s latest OS version KitKat at just $82-USD.

Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos

The Smartphone sports 4-inch of display screen with 480 X 800 pixel resolution. It is powered with dual-core processor with 1.2GHz of clock speed. It offers 512MB of RAM and 2GB of internal memory which can be further expanded with MicroSD card. To speak about camera features, it comes with 3-Megapixel of rear camera and a front camera sufficient to capture quality of selfies. While, to speak about the connectivity options it offers 3G data speed, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GPRS and so. The battery life of 1,500mAh capacity too is bit sufficient with the price tag of the Smartphone.
The price $82 is not very much higher, but quite affordable to the common people around. Samsung seems to have taken the budget phone competition quite serious and have stepped with decent Smartphones.

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Vertu is for one with an expensive taste. The exclusive mobile makers have come out with another phone called as Constellation which like its previous makes it crafted for perfection and made for the exquisite.The phone is made out of calfskin and has grade 5 titanium which in weight is lighter than most materials used today for phones. It houses a dual-core processor running the Android Operating system.The phone is made up of sapphire crystal which makes it scratch resistant and very durable.

Vertu Constellation

There are some negative points with this phone like, it has got only 720p screen.It uses 1,800mAh battery which is dominated by the 3,000mAh battery in most of the smartphones coming in the market. There is also no 4G option available. This device is good on camera side as there is 13 megapixel camera at the rear of phone. There is 32 GB of internal storage but no microsd slot for expansion. As stated earlier it is phone for people with expensive taste and at 4000 Pounds it sure is one expensive gift for Christmas 🙂

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The Karbonn A27 retina phone is part of the budget series of phones that we are covering in the Indian Market. The phone comes with a snapdragon dual core running at 1.2GHz MSM8225 Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor with Adreno 203 GPU on Android OS v 4.1 (jelly bean) running out of the box which also signifies that a lot of default apps are installed run out of the box for the phone, one does get flip-board and chrome browser installed by default for the phone a standard for any jelly bean. A budget phone is expected to have not many heavily modified applications same can be expected here. The phone also has a 512 MB Ram and 4 GB Rom or internal memory.

Karbonn A27 Retina

The phone has a 4.3 inch retina display having an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen having a 540×960 pixel resolution at 256 ppi density one can expect to see a bit of pixilation due to the pixel density the phone has capacitive buttons on the screen itself for navigation. The capacitive touch screen supports multi-touch on testing we were able to conclude that it supports only 4 point touch or the capacity of the touchscreen is limited to 4 fingers that can be used at any given point of time been a budget phone in the sub 10,000 rupees range it is excellent.

The phone dimensions are 5.26 x 2.60 x 0.36 inches and weighs in at 126.5 gms overall a decent size phone and weight. The Indian market need for a dual sim is taken care by the company as the phone comes in with a dual mini sim slot, phone support 2g and 3g at HSPDA 2100 . The phone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot which makes it a well-rounded of phone for people on a budget. Let’s have look at the camera one of the most important aspects for many people buying a phone.

The phone comes with a 8 mega pixel shooter with autofocus and LED flash, yes it does have secondary front facing camera of 2 mega pixel an excellent feature for video conferencing something that most phone miss out on. The phone can record at 720 p but the frame rates were below 30 fps Karbonn A5 also has an inbuilt G-sensor a proximity sensor and a magnetic and light sensor. The phone was able to give out decent scores on various benchmarks software that we ran across which was a delight since we were expecting it to perform lower due to price range in mind. The phone has 1.4 GB space reserved for applications makes it difficult to get big apps especially games while the most popular games will run. The phone has 1800 mAH battery which is decent for a day use.


Overall the phone is great for people on a budget but certain aspects like limited memory for applications some stuttering while playing 720p videos may put you off .Certain RAM intensive applications like multitasking may lag a bit because of only 512 MB ram of which a large amount is already dedicated for OS and other application running on the phone. Let’s not forget it’s a phone build for people looking for a smart experience on a budget making it a decent experience. One also needs to understand that on a budget phone you cannot get a powerful user experience which is something as reviewers we do tend to be.