Top 10 Phablets to Buy in India in 2013

It’s hard to believe that phablet would have reached such a position that it would create a separate market for itself. The trend started with Galaxy Note released two years back and now when Note is in its 3rd iteration, the phenomenon seems to be stronger than ever. Without doubt, a phablet’s biggest proposition is bigger screen, but it isn’t the only one as other hardware specs also matters for the overall performance. That’s why we bring to you this list which can help you buy the top phablets based on your budget-

1) Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Galaxy Note series have always been benchmark for other manufacturers telling what a phablet should be and Note 3 is no exception-

  • 5.7 inch Full HD display
  • 2.3 GHz quad-core processor/ 1.9 GHz octa-core processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory, expandable to 64 GB via micro SD card
  • 13 MP primary camera, 2 MP front camera
  • 3400 mAh battery

2) Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Although its successor has been launched, it doesn’t means that the Note 2 has become outdated, in fact it’s even better considering the lesser price-

  • 5.5 inch display with 720 p resolution
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory, support for external microSD cards up to 64 GB
  • 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera
  • 3200 mAh battery

3) Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Success of Note series gave Samsung the confidence to launch a whole new series for even larger sized phablets-

  • 6.3 inches screen with HD display (720 x 1280 pixels)
  • 1.7 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 8/16 GB internal storage, expandable to 64 GB via micro SD card
  • 8 MP primary camera, 1.9 MP secondary camera
  • 3200 mAh battery

4) Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Mega 5.8 is the smaller sibling of Mega 6.3 and offers decent specifications at enticing price-

  • 5.8 inch screen with qHD resolution (540 x 960 pixels)
  • 1.4 GHz dual-core processor
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage, supports expansion up to 64 GB via microSD card
  • 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera
  • 2600 mAh battery

5) Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Xperia ZU marks Sony’s entry into this growing category of phablets and Sony has left no aspect of the device to make it shine amongst them-

  • 6.44 inches screen with Full HD resolution
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 8 GB/ 16 GB internal memory, option of expanding it up to 64 GB
  • 8 MP main camera, 2 MP video calling camera
  • 3050 mAh battery

6) Huawei Ascend Mate

Huawei Ascend Mate

Huawei’s Ascend Mate is one of the best phablets with good specifications at a very economical pricing-

  • 6.1 inches display with 720 p resolution
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 4 GB in-built memory, supports expansion via microSD card up to 64 GB
  • 8 MP primary camera, 1 MP front-facing camera
  • 4050 mAh battery

7) Lenovo K900

Lenovo K900

Lenovo’s K900 is the company’s flagship device which becomes a value for money choice with its superb specifications and attractive price-

  • 5.5 inches screen sporting Full HD resolution
  • 2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal storage, expandable to 64 GB via micro SD card
  • 13 MP camera at back, 2 MP camera at front
  • 3500 mAh battery

8) LG Optimus G Pro

LG Optimus G Pro

Optimus G Pro can be considered as LG’s answer to Samsung’s Note devices and it does have powerful configuration-

  • 5.5 inches display with Full HD resolution
  • 1.7 GHz quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 13 MP primary camera, 2 MP secondary camera
  • 3140 mAh battery

9) Micromax Canvas Doodle 2

Micromax Canvas Doodle 2

Micromax Canvas Doodle 2 was recently unveiled and has decent specifications at very affordable price-

  • 5.7 inches display with resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 13 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera
  • 2600 mAh battery

10) Micromax Canvas Doodle

Micromax Canvas Doodle

Though six months old, the device is the cheapest in this list and even in the market with large screen-

  • 5.3 inch screen with 480 x 854 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory, expandable to 32 GB via micro SD card
  • 8 MP rear camera, VGA camera at front
  • 2100 mAh battery