Features Full qwerty keypad plus touch display Operating system: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Camera: 3-megapixel Weight: 110 gm Memory: Removable memory up to 32GB, microsd expandable (2GB card inbox) Price: 8290 (at www.infibeam.com) 8900 (at www.flipkart.com)
Note: The mentioned prices may vary with location and taxes their battery drainage time from those who actually use the model. It’s better to have a good battery usage time than recharging your phone every second hour.
Camera quality. Your 3G phone will be able to click and exchange highresolution pictures on the go with highspeed data Internet. Make sure that the phone has a good-quality camera to make the best use of its 3G capabilities.
Price. It’s a myth that 3G requires expensive handsets. The traditional approach is to pack the handsets with various multimedia features, browsers and colour screens. All this functionality is not always useful for every buyer. Many manufacturers have spotted the possibility and market for low-cost strippeddown 3G handsets. So 3G handsets are now available for even below Rs 5000.
Decide whether you will be really using a certain feature or it is just a feature that you fancy, as the cost will go up with each added feature. The article features technical specifications of some phones priced below Rs 10,000.
More to 3G!
With technology inevitably evolving, 3G also has an update in the form of 4G. While it does not nullify 3G’s benefits, 4G will definitely take the Internet to the next level. However, the penetration and benefits of 4G remain unclear at this stage, especially in India.