After the burst of android smartphones with quad-core processors, the latest tech buzz follow devices that are powered by 8-core CPU. By doubling the processing capacity, an end user can expect a massive performance upgradation. The chipset vendors are now understanding the market and producing comprehensive chipsets that deliver the true octa-core experience . Another interesting fact is that some of the Indian mobile phone manufacturers such as Intex and Micromax are even competing to produce these cutting edge performance phones at very convincing prices. Here’s five top android smartphones that are powered by octa-core processors and their price in India.
1. Samsung Galaxy S4
I know you would all expect S4 here not only because its from the top brand but this one is also a good performer too. Exynos 5 Octa chipset is used in Samsung Galaxy S4 that joins two quad-core processors. The two quad-cores are assigned two different workloads – a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex A15 processor for heavy loads and a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor for smaller workloads. The phone sports a Super AMOLED full HD display, 2 GB RAM and upto 64 GB internal memory. A 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels camera is outstanding with LED flash and auto-focus.Recently s4 is upgraded to JellyBean 4.3 which is right behind the KitKat.
Price of Samsung Galaxy S4 in India : ₹. 39,630
2. Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The note 3 which is the latest in the Note series cant be termed as either a phone or tablet. This phablet has a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a 1920×1080 pixel resolution has very stunning specifications and it is its third generation Android 4.3 Jelly Bean powered device. The chipset is same as on S4 – Exynos 5 Octa that combines two quad-core processors. Like in S4, heavy workloads are assigned to a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex A15 processor and lighter loads are given to a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 chip.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 carries a 13 MP 4128 x 3096 pixels camera with autofocus and LED flash. The device has a 3GB rAM making sure there is enough space to carryout multitasking smoothly.
Price of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in India : ₹.47,900
3. Intex i17
If you’re looking for an octa-core experience below 20K price tag, then Intex i17 six inch phablet might be the one for you. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz MT6592 octa core processor on a MediaTek octa core chipset. The device looks tempting with its Mali 450 MP4 GPU clocked at 700MHz and 2GB of RAM and 13MP rear auto focus camera with full HD recording. The handset is very stylish in design and only has a 7mm thickness. However the screen resolution is not upto mark and only has 1280×720 pixels resolution.
Price in India: Under ₹.20000
4. Zopo ZP998
This handset is from a Chinese Manufacturer called Zopo. It is also powered by Mediatek chipset, MT6592T 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor with 2GB of RAM. As per the vendors, Zopo ZP998has a 5.5-inch IPS Full HD 1080p display and runs on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean OS. It also has a 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM. The device holds a 14 MP rear shooting camera and a 5MP front camera for video calling.
Price in India: ₹. Rs 24,000
5. Micromax Canvas 5
If you’re willing to wait few months, then Micromax Canvas 5 with octa-core processor may reach you in the early 2014. According to the news from tech websites and tweets from officials, Canvas 5 is going to put a MediaTek octa-core MT6592 processor and sport a Full HD 1080p display and improved camera. We haven’t any idea of pricing right now however the phone might be announced in early 2014.