Best 5 inch Smartphones in India: Which One should you buy in 2013

Big screen smartphones are becoming a necessity nowadays allowing users to do work related stuffs or enjoy them for entertainment purposes as well. Probably this is the reason why we’ve seen a rise in 5 inch smartphones from almost all manufacturers this year. Moreover, the devices are available right from affordable range to premium tier. But, if you’re wondering about the best 5 inch smartphones for you with top features, then we’ve prepared a list for you –

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

Galaxy S4 takes forward the legacy of Samsung’s hugely successful Galaxy S series with powerful hardware and interesting software features –

  • 5 inch AMOLED display with Full HD resolution (441 ppi)
  • 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16/ 32/ 64 GB internal memory, support for external memory via microSD card
  • 13 MP main camera, 2 MP front camera
  • 2600 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2.2 with TouchWiz interface (AirView, AirGestures, Smart Scroll, Group Play, etc.)

Alternatives: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

Sony’s Xperia Z was one of the first smartphones with 5 inch screen released this year and offers superb hardware with rugged aesthetics –

  • 5 inch LCD screen with Full HD resolution (441 ppi)
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16/ 32/ 64 GB internal memory
  • 13 MP camera with Exmor-RS optics, 2 MP front camera
  • 2320 mAh battery with STAMINA mode
  • Android 4.1.2
  • Dust and waterproof with IP 55/ 57 certification

Alternatives: Sony Xperia ZL

HTC Butterfly S

HTC Butterfly S

HTC has been getting huge applaud for its HTC One released this year, and with Butterfly S, HTC is adding its capability to the last year’s release Butterfly –

  • 5 inch S-LCD 3 screen with 1080 p resolution (441 ppi)
  • 1.9GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory, option of adding microSD card up to 64 GB
  • 4 ultra pixels camera, 2.1 MP front camera
  • 3200 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 with Sense 5 UI (BlinkFeed, Zoe, etc.)

Micromax Canvas 4

Micromax Canvas 4

Micromax Canvas 4 is the upgrade to widely successful Canvas HD A116 with similar features but a premium design –

  • 5 inch display with 720p resolution (294 ppi)
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory, support for adding up to 64 GB microSD card
  • 13 MP main camera, 5 MP front camera
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 with Micromax’s customizations (Blow to Unlock, Shake to Unlock, etc.)

Alternatives: Micromax Canvas HD A116, Xolo Q1000s

Spice Coolpad MI-515

Spice Coolpad MI-515

Coolpad is a very popular brand in China and now Spice has partnered with it brings into India. This smartphone is the cheapest quad-core processor powered device –

  • 5 inch display with qHD resolution (220 ppi)
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory, expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card
  • 5 MP main camera, VGA front camera
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.1

Alternatives: Micromax Canvas A92 Lite