Best Mobile Phones of Indian Market

Here’s a mobile phone guide that will help you choose the best of mobile phones available in the market as of today. Be your primary aim be social networking, chatting or business. We bring reviews for phones that suit you the best.

Nokia C3

 Nokia_C3_02This QWERTY phone from Nokia is well designed for SMS and IM users. The keys are slightly raised in bumps that makes it easier to type and navigate between the selection key.

  • It’s preloaded with Ovi chat clients (Yahoo!, Gtalk, MSN and Ovi) that makes it even easier to connect with IM on the go.

The phone is loaded with Ovi store, so that you download and enjoy latest apps from Nokia. On the name of connectivity, it is loaded with bluetooth and WiFi but what we missed is 3G.

  • Market Price: Rs. 5700 – 6000

 

Nokia C5

Nokia C5

Nokia C5 has a slim, compact  and modern design. It is also very light yet well built with a strong metal back. With a 2.2-inch QVGA display, large comfortable keypad, 3MP camera, it also has 3G HSPA connectivity. the major advantage is with the Symbian 60 Os with which you can multitask and download interesting apps from the Nokia Ovi store. It shall cost you around 7500 bucks.

 

 

 

LG Optimus One

LG Optimus OneOne of the most successful Android mobile phone in India with sturdy looks packed in a sleek chassis crafted out of soft touch plastic with a thin metallic rims and a chrome like bezel. LG has promised Android 2.3 upgrade for it. It has a 3.2 inches capacitive touchscreen with 256K colors. A 3 Mega Pixels Auto Focus Camera makes your pictures even more memorable. The handset is 3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps enabled and comes with a 2GB memory card and a 600 MHz processor. It costs around Rs 10000.

 

 

Spice MI 310

Spice MI  310 The cheapest Android 2.2 mobile in India, Spice MI 310 does not seem to compromise on the basic stuff although being very economically priced. The phone has a 320×480 px 3.15-inch capacitive touchscreen. The Android applications can also be stored onthe extewrnal memory card, so you never have to worry about space anymore. It comes with a 2MP camera and is enabled with 7.2Mbps HSDPA 3G. The phone’s 600MHz processor tops the list when it comes to the price matter. It comes in around Rs. 7300-7500.

 

 

 

Samsung Galaxy 551

Samsung Galaxy 551 This mobile phone by Samsung with Android 2.2 froyo comes in around  Rs 9,000. The phone has advanced feature like Integrated social networking apps, video and image sharing (like Youtube, Picasa, and Gtalk), Google search, and Gmail which make your presence felt at the netosphere. Google Maps with location tracker provides the core navigational tool for On-road presence. The phone comes with a 3.2 inch capacitive touch screen with 256K colors. The phone has an AF 3.2 Mega Pixels Camera. The internal memory is 160 MB and can be extended up to 32 GB.

NetQin – Mobile Guard

Another impressive mobile application that lets you manage your Smartphone like you do your PC.

This application will surely bring your Smartphone on it’s knees. With a single place to watch, install/uninstall, configure, optimize and review you device, this is surely gonna win the hearts.

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The interface is clean and simple with features including: neqin

  1. Task monitoring, reviews the active applications.
  2. Network Monitoring, displays the data usage by different sources.
  3. Power Monitoring, shows the battery utilization by different apps.
  4. Software Management, list of various installed applications.
  5. File Management, various files located on the phone and memory device, as well as their properties.

 

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Single button optimization lets you reviews your phone performance based on the battery utilization and number of applications running.neqin download

The Network Monitor helps you save costs by keeping an eye on the monthly budget allotted and the counting every bit that your phone is using.

The task manager allows you to get into the running apps and delete unnecessary files and documents.

The power monitor keeps and eye on the battery life. about what is using what and generate tips on improvement.

Try and download from here.

Free GPS Navigation – Waze

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Do you always curse yourself for choosing the wrong route and repent not choosing the one towards the left, now here’s something that can change your life for ever, Waze.

 

waze in India

Waze is a real time, social Smartphone GPS application that connects you with other users of the app. The application collects information from your device’s GPS and uses it to draw maps. The best part, its a social app in which alerts you of the incoming traffic jams and cautions recorded by fellow Wazers.
Waze is empowered by the drivers using Waze. Since the information is driven by people driving around with Waze on their phones, the information is accurate and timed. Errors in the map are can also be reported on the app and those errors are then uploaded online for users around to check.

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What we liked:

  • Real time traffic updates
  • Accuracy, since the alerts are released by actual drivers.
  • In case of traffic congestion, we can alert "moderate", "heavy" and "standstill" traffic condition and decide to change the route or not.
  • Live maps on laptop
  • Automated traffic analyzer by calculating speed.

Capture Your World in 3D: Microsoft Photosynth

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Available for iPhone, Microsoft’s Photosynth is powerful application that uses your phone camera and a bit of processing to generate 3D panorama of the view that you are experiencing. The application interface is simple, it requires you to click a number of photographs in well guided manner with different zoom levels thought the process.

Photosynths give an exact idea of the scene in full 360° view without you being actually there. The application has different modes where you can choose to see the 3D view, the 2D view, the Top view or the Point view. An example has been placed below for you to experience the power.

How to create a Photosynth:

  1. photosynth2 Choose the position from where you can see the entire scene you are about to capture.
  2. Take different photos, left/right/up/down/zoom in/zoom out in a guided manner as directed.
  3. The different photos now clicked are joined using the image composite editor or inside the iPhone app itself.
  4. Tada! the panorama is now ready to be viewed and shared.

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        Download Links:

        First create a Photosynth account.

     

    WhatsApp – Yet Another Instant Messaging App

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    WhatsApp Messenger is an internet based mobile device application that allows you to exchange messages among other WhatsApp users.

    WhatsApp mobile messenger currently works on  iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia s60 devices. Since the reception is based on your existing data plan that you use for browsing the web, exchanging short messages is virtually free.

    If the chatting feature doesn’t impress you, don’t worry iPhone, Android and BlackBerry WhatsApp Messenger users can exchange unlimited images, video and audio media files amongst each other, now thats cool.

    Features:

    • Group chat, available for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices lets you chat with a group of friends in real time.

    • Status feature, this alerts your friends when you are busy doing something, like sitting in a lecture, sleeping, in a movie or at a meeting, so that they can decide whether to ping you at a time or not.

    • Block, you can even block a particular user from sending you messages

    • File sending feature for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry users
    • WhatsApp messenger is automatic, it picks existing WhatsApp users from your mobile contact list and connects you with them instantaneously.

    Try this now, click here!

    Track Your Mobile Visitors Through Percent Mobile

    Last month I launched a new site, loaded with few cool mobile products and other stuffs. . I have linked it to Google Analytics to have a summary of visitors viewing my site. But I wasn’t satisfied much with it as it doesn’t provide Information about the traffic coming from Mobile Users . Lately I came across a super Cool website which offers Mobile Analytics in detail .

    It was Stan Wiechers who launched a super cool new service that provides Free Mobile Analytics – PercentMobile – A New York based Company.

    PercentMobile is a New York-based mobile analytics firm that helps global brands understand their mobile Internet audience.

    It is a fully hosted mobile analytics service that measures and analyzes the mobile traffic to your Desktop or Mobile Web Site.

    7 Reasons to Consider Mobile Analytics by PercentMobile

    · Easy to understand mobile analytics reports.

    · Built from the ground up for mobile-specific data.

    · On-demand. Fully hosted.

    · Support is just a tweet away.

    · Born out of extensive mobile experience.

    · Features for brands, agencies, and enterprise.

    · It’s free.

    Check it out if you want to see how many of your users are viewing your site on a mobile device and what kind of device they are using.

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    How does it work ?

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    Send SMS using Nokia Ovi Suite

    Nokia Ovi Suite LogoFor last few days , I was wondering a way to send SMS by my laptop using a Bluetooth connection to my phone, and finally I got the answer for my problem. You can also send SMS using Nokia Ovi Suite, follow these steps:

    • Download and Install the latest version of Nokia Ovi Suite from here.
    • Connect your phone via Bluetooth or cable from Tools => Add New Device
    • Open Messaging window inside the Ovi Suite
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    • Click on “Create message…”
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    • Type the phone number or name of contact(if you have synchronized your contacts earlier)
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    • Type the message and click send.

    You can carry out ever long conversations, without even touching your mobile. It is useful when you have to send messages which are stored as any text file in your hard disk, or can be useful when you don’t want to type on your phone, or you can try it just for fun!

    GPRS settings for Nokia 3110c – Tata Docomo

    tata-docomo I am a user of Tata Docomo with Nokia 3110c, I was unable to have its GPRS settings to browse internet. I’ve also contacted customer support at Tata Docomo, but there was no positive response. So, I gave it a try myself, and it worked! and  now I want to share with you.

    You need to create custom access point to access internet in Nokia 3110c. Steps involved are:


    • Open MenuSettingsConfigurationPersonal Configuration Settings
    • To create a new entry click Add new, or go to Options and select Add new
    • From the list, select Access point
    • Set Account name as “Tata.Docomo.Internet
    • Then, select Access point settings Bearer settings, and set Packet data access point as “tata.docomo.internet

    Now, open your mobile web browser and you’ll be able to surf internet on it. I’ve personally tested this for my connection in Haryana, India.

    Free Missed Call Alerts in BSNL

    I am a BSNL prepaid connection user, so I use to post updates about latest news regarding BSNL’s new plans. I’ve previously mentioned about some of the BSNL Offers. This time, I came across a service offered by BSNL, free of cost, for which other mobile operators charges about Rs.30 per month, the service is “Missed Call Alerts”.Divert your call to get MCA



    By activating Missed call alerts, you can get notifications, about the calls you might have missed when your mobile was switched off or out of reach. It is very easy to activate Free Missed call alerts, just divert all of your voice calls to 17010, and whenever anybody will call you, when your mobile is switched off, then you’ll get its notification, next time you’ll switch on your mobile…

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    Create Mobile Version of your Blog

    MoFuseBlog Now you can easily create free mobile version of your website or blog using a service known as MoFuse. This service easily converts your blogger blog or wordpress blog to their mobile version, along with many other features too. I’ve also created my blog’s mobile version using this service only. You can checkout the mobile version of Chill Geeks at http://m.chillgeeks.com or at http://chillgeeks.mofuse.mobi

     

     

     

     

     

     

    To create a mobile version of your blog, you need to have feeds enabled. This service fetches feeds and rephrase them in mobile version. Just follow the following steps to get your own mobile site.

    1. Open www.mofuse.com select MoFuse premium service or select MoFuse for Blog, for your blog.
    2. Just enter your blog’s URL and click Mobilize!
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    3. Enter the details for your web blog or web site, and you will be signed up for this service. You will get mobile version of your site at [your choice].mofuse.mobi
    4. You can also setup custom domain mapping to your blog by selecting your blog and then selecting custom domain option, and entering the custom domain, and save it as shown in screenshot
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    5. Now go to your DNS settings panel and add the required CNAME record.
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    And you are done with setting up your own mobile blog, for custom domains, it will take some time to come up live on web.

    Related Links:- MoFuse | ChillGeeks Mobile Version