Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Android phones – Amazing gadgets for you

One of the recent trends in the smartphone segment is the increased adoption of open-source mobile operating system-Android- developed by Google Inc. Android phones have captured substantial market share in the smartphone segment in recent times, giving a tough competition to other popular mobile operating systems, including Symbian, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry OS.

With newer and advanced versions getting released periodically, many exciting features are made available to Android phone users.  Versions 2.0-2.1 ÉCLAIR and 2.2 FROYO have demonstrated huge success in the smartphone segment. 2.3 Gingerbread has created a buzz in the market with addition of models such as HTC Desire S  and Samsung Galaxy S II, while 3.0 HONEYCOMB is introduced recently to cater to the tablet segment. Motorola Xoom is a great Honeycomb tablet.

Android phones have several distinct advantages over its counter parts.  The main features that attract customers are :-

Homescreen customization - Android phones offer you a lot of options to customize your home screen. You can add live widgets to get easy access to all your favorite applications such as Facebook or Twitter, making them one click away.

Better browsing experience- Android browser is viewed as the best browser for smartphones. It loads Web pages much faster than other mobile browsers. Its support for flash makes the browsing better.

Network connection control – You can instantly switch on or off the connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS etc using the homescreen buttons. This allows you to manage the battery consumption in a better way.

Multiple Notifications – The notification bar on the homescreen alters you on voice and text messages, email messages, Facebook messages etc.

Video recording and playback – Most of the Android phones introduced by now have a very powerful camera. Though it is just a hardware feature, Android enables them to shoot high quality HD videos. While watching HD videos on the device is a very smooth experience, most of the Android phones offer HDMI port, allowing you to connect the device to TV and watch videos on it.

Android Market- You can enjoy great benefits of having access to Android Market to choose and download most suitable applications from a cloud of more than 2,00,000 applications. You can find apps to serve all your purposes within seconds. Downloading, installing, and uninstalling apps take lesser time and efforts, compared to iPhone, which is pulling most of the customers towards Android phones. Weather apps, Railway info apps, medical apps etc are of great help to common man.

Multi tasking- Its capability to run multiple applications simultaneously improves overall functionality of the phone. All the versions are supporting multitasking; but it is important to manage multitasking to improve battery life.

Multi-touch-Éclair and higher versions support multi-touch facility as well, improving the user experience. The dynamics of the interface is highly fluidic, taking the mobile usage experience to new heights!

SIP and VoIP support- Gingerbread and higher versions of Android support native SIP and VoIP technology – Users can take advantage of much economic phone calls using VoIP. Inclusion of video chat is a great enhancement in this version, which is capturing much consumer attention.

Google integration-The software provides native support to all the popular Google apps Gmail, Gtalk, YouTube etc. Push email function is provided for Gmail.

Several new additions to the Android family have been announced. Products such as Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, Samsung Galaxy POP S5570, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S II, LG Optimus One P500, HTC Wildfire S, and Sony Ericsson X8 XPERIA have created buzz in the Indian market.

Android is consistently finding new adopters and fans across the globe. Go and grab your Android device today! Take full advantage of the Android Festival celebrated at by "like"ing and enjoy great discounts!

Here is the list of discounted phones:

Android ModelDiscountFinal Price
Spice Mi-270Rs.600Rs.5,200
Spice Mi-310Rs.400Rs.6,599
Samsung B7510 Galaxy ProRs.400Rs.8,300
Spice Mi-410Rs.1000Rs.12,999
Samsung S5830 AceRs.1000Rs.13,599
LG P-990 Optimus 2XRs.400Rs.25,099
Sony Ericsson LT15i Xperia ArcRs.600Rs.27,390
Samsung I9100 S IIRs.1,500Rs.29,499

1 comment:

  1. Nice info about Android OS....i think multi -tasking and multiple notification are the best features of Android among many features you mentioned above.