Although CDMA network took off well in India, its last few years have been quite disappointing against a thriving and highly-flexible GSM sector. Smartphone makers, these days, are opting support for GSM instead of CDMA technology, and buyers on the other side, are having a rough time in choosing CDMA mobiles with good or at least decent specs. Things are getting pretty complicated as only few smartphones offer standalone CDMA support with decent features.
But now, no more trouble! To make things simpler for you, we’re giving a curated list of top 10 devices that not only incorporate advanced CDMA tech, but also include high-end innards for seamless work and play. Have a look to know more-:
The latest entry-level smartphone from Huawei, Honor Holly 2 Plus packs advanced CDMA tech with support all major networks. The device incorporates a decent form-factor, and flaunts a sharp 5-inch HD IPS display with a quad-core MediaTek MT6753P processor, and 2GB RAM. Holly 2 Plus is one of finest sub-10k as of now, and is performing terrifically well with top-notch internals and a big 4000 mAh battery. You can grab this beauty via Flipkart for Rs. 8,499!
The next on our list is the stunning and powerful HTC Desire 728G Dual Sim. Featuring a sharp display with an octa-core processor, this mind-boggling handset has got everything to live up to your expectations. It offers full support for major CDMA carriers, and also includes a second SIM slot with GSM connectivity. So, with the power of Desire, you can use both your SIM cards, and can explore a perfect smartphone experience with minimal lags or performance issues. The device is available online and offline at a price around 13k.
Another spectacular hit from HTC, Desire 826 Dual Sim, incorporates top-of-the line innards with advanced CDMA connectivity. The device features dual SIM slots with support for GSM and CDMA networks, and powers up by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 octa-core SoC with 2GB RAM and 16GB memory. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the box, and delivers a picture-perfect photography experience with a 13-megapixel rear and front-facing shooter. It is available at something around 20k, online as well as offline.
For buyers on a budget, Reliance ZTE Q301C is a nice option to consider. The device bears entry-level specs with a decent camera, quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, and 4GB inbuilt storage. It runs smoothly on mild usage, and ships at a tempting price tag of Rs. 4,500 via renowned online portals. It includes major connectivity options and powers up by a 1650 mAh battery.
Hitting the shelves at Rs. 9,999, HTC Desire 510 is one of the finest CDMA mobiles in the sub-10k category. The device features a 4.7-inch FWVGA display, and powers up by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. It features a 5MP rear and 1.3MP front-facing shooter, and is backed by 2100 mAh battery.
LG Tribute, one of the finest in the entry-level market, incorporates decent specs and an alluring form-factor. The device boasts full support for major CDMA carriers, and performs as well-as renowned budget phones in the sub-10k category. It sports an FWVGA panel of 5-inches and delivers lag-free performance with Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage. Its price stands around Rs. 7,000 in Indian currency.
In the mid-range segment, it is the HTC One E8 that offers top-notch specs alongside advanced support for CDMA networks. The device sports a 5-inch full-HD IPS display and powers up by a quad-core processor running at 2.5GHz, with 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory. It includes a 13MP rear and 5MP front-facing shooter for quality photography, and is well-supported by a 2,600 mAh battery offering more than enough juice for non-stop work and play. In a nutshell, if you’re looking for a powerful CDMA device, no other handset beats the One E8 from HTC!
Despite being old, Micromax Canvas Duet 2 still finds a place in our top 10 list. The device features a nice set of specs, and stands out against most CDMA mobiles with its phenomenal looks and outstanding battery life. Canvas Duet 2 sports a 5.3-inch IPS display and runs on a quad-core processor paired with 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM. It delivers super-cool images with an 8-megapixel rear facing camera, and lasts more than a day even on heavy usage.
Lava, the brand known for its inexpensive product range, masters in the CDMA category as well. The company offers Lava EG932 entry-level smartphone with decent specs and stunning design language. The device offers a value-for-money package with Android KitKat and a quad-core processor running at 2.0 GHz. It endows strong camera support camera and sufficient juice for work and play with a 4MP shooter and big 2000 mAh battery sealed inside.
One of the finest budget phones from MTS, Blaze 5.0 at a tempting price tag, and offers seamless performance with a four-core processor paired with 1GB RAM. The device runs Android Jelly Bean out-of-the box and bears a whopping 2,500 mAh battery with advanced CDMA connectivity. It outperforms other budget phones quite easily, and brings a great deal for budget focused buyers.
If you’re shopping for a value for money CDMA phone, our curated list is the way to go! We’ve got it all covered with smartphones ranging from entry-level to sub-25k category. Some of them might incorporate dated innards, but that’s not a matter of worry, as they all perform seamlessly and handle multi-tasking just as well as a newly unleashed smartphone with updated internals and software. Plus, with new phones coming in, we’ll keep this list updated!