Five latest smartphones with Android Kitkat as their OS
Tue May 06 2014, 11:25 hrs
Smartphones with the latest version of the Android, KitKat 4.4.2 brings on board a slay of attractive features, making it one of the highly anticipated update for the users. So, several manufacturers are rolling out the latest version of this OS on their devices. Here is a list of the 5 best smartphones available in India.
Samsung Galaxy S5: Galaxy S5 is the latest flagship Smartphone from the South Korean electronics giant Samsung which was released on 11 April 2014. It is an improved version of its siblings, placing particular emphasis on refined user experience, enhanced build quality, dust and water resistance, and updated camera and security measures like fingerprint scanner. S5 is made up of plastic excluding the spotted leatherette back. This latest Samsung variant comes with 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 1930 pixel resolution. This offers a comfortable viewing experience while reading in dark room. Galaxy S5 includes five screen modes such as Cinema, Dynamic, Professional Photo, Adapt and Standard. Galaxy S5 is made more powerful with a quad-core 2.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and a 578MHz Adreno 330 GPU. The phone is powered by new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad core processor, clocked with 2.5GHz that makes it faster than the HTC One M8. It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system and will never have slow loading in playing high-graphic games or streaming HD videos.
HTC One M8: HTC new flagship phone HTC One M8 features a 5-inch full HD Super LCD 3 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This device is powered by 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad Core Processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The 160 gm weight Smartphone runs on Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS with HTC Sense v6.0 UI. The 16 GB internal storage of this device can be further expanded upto 128GB using a MicroSD card slot.
This device has been mounted with UltraPixel Primary Camera and 5 MP secondary camera. While secondary camera offers features such as Wide Angle Lens with HDR Capability, 1080p Full HD Video Recording, Gallery with UFocus, primary camera features BSI Sensor, f/2.0, 28 mm Lens, HDR Video and more. On the connectivity front, it includes features such as GPRS, EDGE, DLNA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, and USB Connectivity. One M8 is fueled with a Li-Polymer, 2600 mAh battery that can last for several hours. If you are looking for a Smartphone with high-end components, latest One M8 from the HTC maker will be the better choice.
LG G Pro 2: A follow-up to last year’s Optimus G Pro phablet, the LG G Pro 2 was recently launched in the Indian market at 51, 500. The phone comes with a 5.9 inch full HD IPS display and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. This variant is available in White and Titanium Black colors in 16 and 32 GB internal memory options and also has external memory slot of 64 GB.
LG G Pro 2 functions on latest Android 4.4 KitKat and is powered by a 2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. It comes with 3GB DDR3 RAM and sports a 13 megapixel camera with LG's proprietary Optical Image Stabilizer Plus technology. This latest LG phablet also has 2.1 megapixels front camera. The camera features include 120fps HD video, slow motion video, the 4K Ultra HD recording that allows footage to be recorded in a resolution of 3840 pixels x 2160 lines.
Motorola Moto X: Motorola is raging in the Indian market with the new Moto X. At a price tag of 23,999, the Moto X is proving to be an unbeatable phone; notable for innovations in manufacturing. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.7GHz Dual-Core Krait CPU and a Quad-Core Adreno 320 GPU. With the support of 2GB RAM, Moto X offers a fast performance and an excellent gaming experience.
The device runs on the most advanced operating system KitKat 4.4.2 and it boasts a 4.7 inch AMOLED display with 720x1280 pixels resolution. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass and it also possesses a water-repellent coating. The device comes with either 16GB or 32GB of non-expandable memory versions; however an additional 50 GB of storage on Google Drive is made available to the users.
LG L90 Dual priced at Rs 17,499, packs more upgraded specs when compared to L70 Dual. The model supports dual SIM and is powered by Android KitKat 4.4. The device features a 4.7-inch capacitive touch screen display that throws out images at 960 x 540 pixel resolution. Under the hood lies a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB RAM.
The device comes with 8GB of internal storage space which is expandable upto 32GB with the help of an external Micro-SD card. LG L90 houses SIM switch keys to toggle between the SIMs. The rear side of the Smartphone is adorned by an 8MP camera with LED flash and the front side features a 1.3MP camera that helps in video calling. On the connectivity side the gadget supports 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The manufacturer has added a 2,540 mAh battery pack that provides a decent backup for the device.