Monday, August 17, 2015

Top 10 CDMA Smart Phones in India [2015]!

CDMA phones have been considered the poor cousins of the more popular GSM phones in India for some time. But with the introduction of 3G, CDMA has been seen to provide superior speeds and reliable data handling. Unfortunately, there are hardly any new CDMA phones launched, because majority of users use GSM services.
We had published an article few years back on best CDMA phones –  we thought we will update that list and give you current top and best favourites for CDMA users. Because these phones are very few, we have gone through every CDMA phones and come up with this.

If you are in the market for CDMA phones, you should give this list a serious look.

Let’s take a look at the best 3G CDMA phones available.

HTC One 802d (GSM+ CDMA) – Rs. 32499

htc one 802d
This is probably the best CDMA phone available in Indian market currently. It has a whopping 2GB RAM which will help your multi-task effectively and play even the most demanding games quite well. Even the 4.7 inch screen has an excellent resolution of 1920X1080 pixels packing 471 ppi.
If you want a high end CDMA phone, this is the one you should go for…
Here are the specifications
  • Processor- 1.7 GHz quad-core
  • GPU- Adreno 320
  • RAM- 2 GB
  • Camera- Primary: 4MP AF,  LED Flash, OIS; Secondary: 2.1 MP
  • Display- 4.68 inch, 1920×1080 pixels, 470.71 ppi
  • Android OS- 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Storage- 32 GB internal; upto 64 GB via micro SD card
  • Battery- 2300 mAh Li-Po
  • Sensors- accelerometer, proximity, ambient Light, e-compass & Gyroscope
  • Connectivity- Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, EDGE, EvDo, Wi-Fi with Hotspot & Wi-Fi Direct, GPS with A-GPS & GLONASS
  • Extra Features- Dual SIM (CDMA + GSM).

Micromax EG111 Duet II – Rs. 9999

Micromax EG111 Duet II
If you are looking for a budget CDMA phone the Micromax EG111 should be a good bet. At Rs. 9999, the phone comes with a quad-core CPU coupled with 1GB RAM. It should work great for most users. The best part about this phone is that it has a large 5.3inch screen and has a 2300 mAH battery that should easily last through the day and more!
Here are the specifications
  • Processor- 1.2 GHz quad-core,
  • GPU- Adreno 203
  • RAM- 1 GB
  • Camera- Primary: 8MP Auto-focus with LED Flash; Secondary: VGA
  • Display-5.3”, IPS LCD, 1280×720 pixels, 277 ppi
  • Android OS- 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Storage- 4 GB internal; upto 32GB via micro SD card
  • Battery- 2300 mAh Li-Po
  • Sensors- Accelerometer, Proximity, and Light
  • Connectivity- Bluetooth 3.0, EDGE, HSPA, EvDO Rev. A, Wi-Fi, and A-GPS.
  • Extra Features- Dual SIM (GSM + CDMA).

MTS Blaze 5.0 – Rs. 9499

mts blaze 5.0
This is yet another phone very similar to Micromax EG111 – the specifications are virtually the same, just that it has a slightly smaller screen at 5 inch. However, has a bigger battery at 2500 mAH, which should be more than suffcient and should last atleast a day and half. This one is priced lower than Micromax, so it is anothe Value for Money CDMA phone that you can look at:
Here are the specifications
  • Processor- 1.2 GHz quad-core
  • GPU-Unknown
  • RAM-1 GB
  • Camera-Primary: 8 MP AF with LED Flash; Secondary: 0.3 MP
  • Display-5 inch, 480×854 pixels, 187 ppi
  • Android OS-1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Storage-4 GB internal, up to 32GB via micro SD card
  • Battery-2500 mAh
  • Sensors-gravity, proximity, light
  • Connectivity-Bluetooth 3.0, EDGE, EVDO Rev. A, Wi-Fi, GPS.
  • Extra Features-Dual SIM (GSM + CDMA).

HTC Desire XC – Rs. 16,325

HTC Desire XC
While this phone is on the expensive side as compared to its specifications, this phone has got great reviews from its users. Also, coming from HTC brand, this is definitely  one of the phones that you should give a closer look to.
Here are the specifications of this phone:
  • Processor- 1 GHz Dual-core
  • GPU-Unknown
  • RAM- 768mb
  • Camera-Primary: 5 MP AF; Secondary: 0.3 MP
  • Display-4 inch, 480×854 pixels, 187 ppi
  • Android OS- 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Storage-4 GB internal, up to 32GB via micro SD card
  • Battery-1650 mAh
  • Sensors-gravity, proximity, light
  • Connectivity-Bluetooth 3.0, EDGE, EVDO Rev. A, Wi-Fi, GPS.
  • Extra Features-Dual SIM (GSM + CDMA).

Haier E619 – Rs. 5099

Haier E619
This is yet another cost-effective CDMA phone with decent specications launched recently. Haier E610 is a 4.0 Inch Smartphone with a Snapdragon 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor and latest Android Kitkat 4.4. The phone has a decent 1450 mAH Battery, a 2 MP Camera and is compatible with all Indian CDMA & GSM operators SIMs.

Swipe Sonic – Rs. 4829

swipe sonic
If you are on a budget and want a phone that is in the sub-5k range, then Swipe Sonic should be your choice. It is a dual SIM (GSM + CDMA) with 4 inch screen with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean loaded on it. For regular use this is a great phone to have!
  • Processor- 12 GHz dual-core
  • GPU-Adreno 203
  • RAM-512 MB
  • Camera-Primary: 2 MP with LED Flash; Secondary: 0.3 MP
  • Display-4 inch, 480×800 pixels, 233.24 ppi
  • Android OS-1 JB
  • Storage-4 GB internal, upto 32GB via microSD card
  • Battery-1500 mAh
  • Sensors-Accelerometer
  • Connectivity-Bluetooth, EDGE, EVDO Rev. A, WiFi, A-GPS.
  • Extra Features-Dual SIM (GSM + CDMA).

ZTE n799d Blade Eg – Rs. 5299

ZTE n799d Blade EG
The Swipe Sonic and ZTE phone are near replica of each other with exact same specifications. The only thing is that is slightly expensive than Swipe Sonic. It comes down to your choice.
Here are the specifications:
  • Processor- 1.2 GHz Dual-core
  • GPU-Unknown
  • RAM-512 MB
  • Camera-Primary: 3 MP; Secondary: None
  • Display-4 inch, 320×480 pixels, 144.22 ppi
  • Android OS-1 JB
  • Storage-512 MB internal, upto 32GB via micro SD card
  • Battery-1400 mAh Li-ion
  • Sensors-Accelerometer
  • Connectivity-Bluetooth 3.0, EVDO Rev. A, WiFi, A-GPS
  • Extra Features-Dual SIM (GSM + CDMA).

So, these are the Top 5 CDMA phones currently available in Indian market. We have tried to showcase phones in each of the price segement – High, Mid and Low. If you have any questions, please do drop us a comment and we will surely get back to you!


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