Unique smartphones launched in the first quarter of 2017
Nowadays you could find a ton of features on a smartphone with multitude of stunning specifications and a cool finish. But I bet you rarely have come across the following unique smartphones that are finding its ground in the Indian market. Here are 6 unique smartphones to name a few:
CAT S60 comes from Caterpillar, a US-based construction machinery manufacturing company. This is a one of the unique smartphones, a rare device in the Indian market. Priced at Rs 64,999, the rugged smartphone S60 is one of the first unique smartphones in India to feature a thermal camera. The water-resistant smartphone comes with a 4.7-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera and 3,800mAh battery.
Honor launched its Honor 6X in India at Rs 12,999 in January. At the this price, it is the cheapest dual rear camera featuring smartphone available in the country right now. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD display, octa-core Kirin 655 SoC, 12MP and 2MP rear cameras, 8MP selfie-shooter and 3,340mAh battery.
Late last month, Micromax made a comeback in the Indian smartphone market with the launch of Micromax Dual 5, its most premium smartphone till date. Micromax Dual 5 is also the company’s first to feature a dual-rear camera setup. Priced at Rs 24,999, the unique smartphone features a dual 13MP camera at the back with dual-LED flash. The front camera too is 13MP with soft LED flash for selfies. Other specifications include 5.5-inch fullHD AMOLED display, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of expandable storage and 3,200 mAh battery.
Moto G5 Plus
In March, Lenovo-owned Motorola launched its Moto G5 Plus smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 14,999 onwards, it is the company’s first all-metal Moto G series smartphone. The device’s design rsembles the high-end Moto Z series. Moto G5 Plus packs a 5.2-inch Full HD screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 12MP rear camera, 5MP selfie shooter and a 3000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro launched back in February this year at Rs 39,990. The smartphone comes with 6GB RAM. For those unaware, the company’s latest flagship handsets, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ also come with 4GB RAM. Other specifications of Galaxy C9 Pro include 6-inch full-HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC, 16MP rear camera, 16MP front-facing camera and 4,000mAh battery.
Xiaomi’s Mi 5 translated into a massive upgrade over its previous flagship smartphone in India, the Mi 4. Xiaomi has given this Android phone a complete makeover, fusing an incredibly ergonomic body with a glass-and-metal chassis. It has a 5.15-inch display that offers a well-balanced color gamut and Full HD screen resolution. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, like most other flagship Android phones in India. Only the 3GB RAM-32GB storage variant has been launched in India, but this itself offers fluent performance. The 16MP primary camera has 4-axis OIS, and is very fast. Also, the 3000mAh battery should last you through the entire work day, comfortably.