Dual SIM Dual Active smartphones keeps both the SIM cards active simultaneously. If you are on a call on a SIM, you can still get calls and messages from the other one. This is possible as there will be an option to hold the call on one SIM and answer the call on the other.

Dual Active phones use two transceivers for both SIM cards to make this possible, but this will result in higher power consumption. Dual SIM is preferred by many consumers these days and there are several such devices in different price ranges. If you need a dual SIM smartphone with dual Active feature, here we come up with a list of such devices in the market.

HTC Desire 600

HTC Desire 600 makes use of a quad core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor teamed up with 1 GB of RAM. It houses a 4.5 inch qHD 960×540 pixel display and packs in 8 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded by another 64 GB with the help of a micro SD card. There is an 8 MP main camera at the back of the smartphone with LED flash and a 1.6 MP front facing selfie snapper for video conferencing. A 1,860 mAh battery rated to pump in up to 11 hours of talk time and 577 hours of standby time respectively.

htc desire 600

Key Specs

Model HTC Desire 600
Display 4.5 inch, qHD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 64 GB
OS Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Camera 8 MP/1 6 MP
Battery 1,860 mAh
Price Rs 23,270

Lenovo Vibe X2

The Lenovo Vibe X2 arrives with a 5 inch FHD display with a screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and utilizes a 2 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6595m processor assisted by 2 GB of RAM. There is 32 GB of non expandable storage capacity and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat platform. The imaging hardware of the Vibe X2 includes a 13 MP main camera at its back with auto focus and LED flash and a 5 MP front facing selfie camera for video conferencing. A 2,300 mAh battery with ultra power saving mode pumps in up to 29 hours of talk time and 9 days of standby time respectively on 3G.

lenovo vibe x2

Key Specs

Model Lenovo Vibe X2
Display 5 inch, FHD
Processor 2 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592m
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB, Non-Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,300 mAh
Price Rs 19,999

Sony Xperia M2

The Sony Xperia M2 features a 4.8 inch display packing a qHD resolution of 960×540 pixels. The dual SIM handset is stuffed with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1 GB of RAM for effective multi-tasking. Fueled by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the Xperia M2 comes with an 8 MP Exmor RS primary camera at the back. Handling the storage department is 8 GB of internal storage that can be expanded externally up to 32 GB via a micro SD card. A 2,300 mAh battery operates in the device and it is claimed to deliver up to 14 hours of talk time and 693 hours of standby time.

sony xperia m2

Key Specs

Model Sony Xperia M2
Display 5 inch, FHD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 400
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Camera 8 MP/ VGA
Battery 2,300 mAh
Price Rs 13,199

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra

The Sony Xperia T2 Ultra boasts of a 6 inch TRILUMINOS display and it packs of a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It features Mobile Bravia Engine 2 on top of the IPS panel. There is a 13 MP Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, HDR, image stabilization and support to 1080p video recording. Also, there is a 1.1 MP front facing camera in the unit with 720p video capture. For storage, it has 8 GB of memory space that can be expanded up to 32 GB. It is powered by a quad core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1 GB of RAM. A 3,000 mAh battery operates under the device.

sony xperia t2 ultra

Key Specs

Model Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
Display 6 Inch HD
Processor 1.4 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Camera 13 MP/ 1.1 MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Price Rs 15,840

HTC Desire 616

HTC Desire 616 sports a 5 inch display with an HD 720p resolution. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4 GHz octa core processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. There is an 8 MP rear snapper and a 2 MP front facing shooter. The 4 GB of inbuilt storage on the HTC phone can be expanded further by another 32 GB. The smartphone is backed by a 2,000 mAh battery, which is rated to give up to 14 hours of talk time.

Key Specs

Model HTC Desire 616
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.4 GHz Octa Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2,000 mAh
Price Rs 10,999