Top 5 Smartphones with Snapdragon 400 Quad Core in India

Qualcomm came out with the snapdragon 400 quad core processor to hit at the MediaTek processors which dominated the mid range segment.  The snapdragon 400 quad core processor provides you with super multi-tasking capabilities and is less power guzzling when compared with that of its dual core counterparts. This processor is present on the popular smartphones which reiterates the fact that it packs in a lot of heat beneath that silicon wafer. Now let’s take a look at a few smartphones that sport this powerhouse under their belt.

Moto G

Motorola came out with its mid-range handset to reinstate its presence in the smartphone market. Moto g (quick review) looks pretty good when it comes to the spec sheet. The phone sports a Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad core processor under its hood. The 1.2 Ghz processor is supported by a 1 GB RAM with an internal memory of 8 GB. Of course you also have the option of 16 GB but it does not come with a micro SD support.

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The phone has a 5 MP clicker with face detection, HDR and geo tagging which are normal in this segment. The2070 mAh battery gives a good talk time considering the phone has a 4.5 inch screen. Now the impressive feature that puts Moto G on top of other phones is the OS. It comes loaded with the latest android 4.4 kitkat to satisfy one’s appetite. The 8 GB model is available for Rs.12,499 on flipkart.

Key specs

Model Motorola Moto G
Display 4.5 inch
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz
RAM 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB/16 GB  not expandable
OS Android 4.4
Cameras 5MP/1.3 MP
Battery 2070 mAh
Price Rs.12,499

 

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 (quick review) runs on a Qualcomm 1.2 Ghz quad core processor with an Adreno 305 GPU to furnish its graphics needs. The phone has a 5.25 inch TFT display with a pixel density of 280 ppi. Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 has a 1.5 GB RAM and an internal storage of 8 GB. The best part is that it is expandable to a whopping 64 GB via micro SD support.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 has an 8 MP rear camera and a 1.3 MP front camera. The pictures clicked do not look great as the TFT display does not make the mark when compared with other phones in the same segment. The phone is available on flipkart for a price of Rs. 20974

Key specs

Model Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
Display 5.25 inch TFT
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz
RAM 1.5 GB
Internal storage 8 GB expandable to 64 GB
OS Android 4.3
Cameras 8 MP/1.3 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Price Rs.20,974

 Xolo Q1100

Xolo Q1100 (quick review) is the first device from Xolo that comes packed with the Qualcomm 1.4 Ghz quad core processor. The phone boasts of a beautiful 5 inch FHD IPS LCD screen with a pixel density of 294 ppi. The images look immaculate on this 5 incher.

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Xolo Q1100 has an 8 MP rear shooter with a BSI 2 sensor that captures crystal clear images. The front is a 2 MP camera which is capable of video calling and chatting. The phone has a 200 mAh Li ion battery with a battery Guru app that optimizes the battery life without any manual inputs. You can capture this neat piece of technology for a price of Rs. 13,009 from flipkart.

Key specs

Model Xolo Q1100
Display 5 inch full HD IPS LCD
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz
RAM 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB expandable to 32 GB
OS Android 4.3
Cameras 8 MP/2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Price Rs.13,009

 Xperia T2 ultra dual

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Xperia T2 ultra dual (quick review) is powered by a 1.4 Ghz quad core horse backed with a 1 GB RAM. The phone has a huge 6 inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 720 by 1280. Xperia T2 ultra dual boasts of an impressive feature, the screen supports multi touch up to 10 fingers which is not offered by other manufacturers.

Xperia T2 ultra dual boasts of a 13 MP shutter which can shoot full HD videos and click vibrant images thanks to its Exmor Rs technology. The phone runs on Android 4.3 and has a 3000mAh battery to fuel its 6 inch display. You can buy this phone for Rs. 24,495 on Snapdeal.

Key specs

Model Xperia T2 ultra dual
Display 6inch full HD IPS LCD
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz
RAM 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB expandable to 32 GB
OS Android 4.3
Cameras 13 MP/1.1 MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Price Rs.24,495

 

LG L90

LG L90 (quick review) has the 1.2 Ghz engine from Qualcomm with an Adreno 305 GPU for support. The phone sports a 4.7 inch IPS LCD display, but it offers a low resolution of 540 by 960 which is a disappointment considering other phones with the same quad core processor. LG offers the phone with two colour options, black and white.

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LG L90 sports an 8 MP primary and a 1.3 MP front cam which does well in low light conditions. The upside to buy this phone is that it comes loaded with the latest Android 4.4 KitKat. The battery is a 2540 mAh which gives a good backup considering the 4.7 inch screen of the machine. You can avail this phone for Rs. 16,520 from Flipkart.

Key specs

Model LG L90
Display 4.7 inch IPS LCD
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz
RAM 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB expandable to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4
Cameras 8 MP/1.3 MP
Battery 2540 mAh
Price Rs.16,520

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