Best Smartphones and Tablets to Buy This Diwali

Diwali is one of the major festivals of India and this is the time most of the gadget freaks are on a hunt to buy latest tech gadgets and smartphones. This year the festival falls on November 13, and even today the markets are full of people looking to buy latest laptops, computers, smartphones, cameras, portable music players such as iPod, Tablets etc. 

smartphones diwali

During these days people are very confused 'Which Gadget or Smartphone to buy'. This confusion rises because of so many Brands, Models, Features, Appearance etc. So to help them rise above the confusion, Today I'll be listing some tablets and smartphones which one should keep in mind before going shopping.


Apple iPhone 5 

iphone 5

Recently launched in India, Apple iPhone 5 is making headlines. With it's 4 inch Retina display and Amazing 8 megapixel camera, iPhone 5 will be the most looked smartphone this diwali. 

Features: 4'' Retina Display, 8 megapixel camera with 1080p Full HD video recording, LED Flash, 1.2 GHz Dual-Core processor with 1GB RAM, iOS 6, FaceTime etc.

Full Specifications 

Price: Rs.45,500/- (approx) for 16 GB models.

Nokia Lumia 900

nokia lumia 900

Nokia Lumia 900 is receiving great attention from the smartphone freaks this diwali. With its Awesome features and Amazing AMOLED Display, Nokia lumia 900 will be a good choice.

Features: 4.3 inches AMOLED Display, 8 megapixel camera, Carl Zeiss optics, Autofocus, Dual LED Flash, 720p @30fps video recording, 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor with 512 MB RAM, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango etc.

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.31,000/- (approx)

Samsung Galaxy S3

samsung galaxy siii

Right now Samsung Galaxy S3 is considered one of the best smartphones in the world. The Amazing 4.8 inches Super AMOLED Display with 1.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor and 2GB RAM, S3 will be the number one choice for Android Lovers.

Features: 4.8 inches Super AMOLED Display, 8 megapixel camera, Autofocus, LED Flash, 1080p @30fps HD video recording, 1.4 GHz Quad-Core processor with 2GB RAM, Android OS v4.1.1 Jelly Bean etc.

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.35,000/- (approx)


htc one x

After Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC One X will be second option for Android lovers. The Device comes with a giant 4.7 inches Super IPS LCD2 Display. The device pack an amazing 1.5 GHz Quad-Core processor, 1GB RAM, Nvidia Tegra 3 Chipset, 8 Megapixel camera with Full HD video recording.

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.31,500/- (approx)

Samsung Galaxy Note II

samsung galaxy note 2

Samsung's Smartphone cum Tablet, Note II will be the number one choice for people who are confused between buying a smartphone or tablet. Note II packs in super giant 5.5 inches Super AMOLED Display and Runs Android OS v4.1.1 Jelly Bean. If you want a smartphone and tablet without burning a hole in your pocket then Note II will be a great deal.

Features: 5.5 inches Super AMOLED Display, 8 megapixel camera, Autofocus, LED Flash, 1080p @30fps HD video recording, 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9 processor with 2GB RAM, Android OS v4.1.1 Jelly Bean, S-voice natural language commands, Simultaneous HD video and image recording etc.

Price: Rs.36,900/- (approx)

LG Nexus 4

LG nexus 4

Another Android Smartphone with 4.7 inch Display, 1.5 GHz Krait processor, 2GB RAM, Android v4.2 Jelly Bean, NFC, 8 Megapixel Camera with Full HD 1080p video recording. This smartphone is good for people with low budget.

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.23,500/- (approx) for 8GB and Rs.27,500 for 16GB.

Tablet PC

Apple iPad 3 (New iPad)

new ipad ipad 3 apple

Apple recently launched iPad mini but unfortunately it is not yet available in India. So people will have to wait or turn their heads to Apple's iPad 3 or The New iPad. 

Features: 9.7 inch LED-backlit IPS TFT Display, 1 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-Core Processor, 1GB RAM, Apple A5X Chipset, 5 Megapixel Camera with Autofocus, Full HD 1080p@30fps video recording, iOS 5.1 (upgradable to iOS 6) etc.

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.35,100 for 16GB Wifi, Rs.35,500 for 32GB Wifi

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

samsung galaxy tab 2

This Tablet is for Android lovers, Galaxy Tab 2 is one of the best choice if you are looking for latest features in not so big price. 

Features: 7.0 inch Display, 1 Ghz Dual core processor, 1 GB RAM, 3.2 Megapixel camera, 720p video recording HD, Front camera, Android v4.0.3 ICS upgradable to 4.1

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.31,790/- (approx) for 10.1 inch model

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung galaxy note 10.1

Another Android Tablet with Amazing features. 10.1 inches display, 1.4 Ghz Cortex- A9 Processor, 2GB RAM, 5 Megapixel camera with Full HD Video recording, Autofocus, Android v4.0.3 ICS (upgradable to v4.1) etc.

Full Specifications

Price: Rs.36,999/- (approx)

iBall Slide i6012

iball slide i6012

If you don't want to spend huge bucks on iPad or Galaxy Tab but still want to own a tablet then this is the best option available in a very reasonable price. iBall Slide comes with a 7 inch Display, 1.2 GHz Processor, 1GB RAM, Front Camera, Wifi, 8 GB Internal memory (expandable upto 32 GB), Running Android v4.0 ICS etc.

Full Specifications.

Price: Rs.7,999/- (approx)



HCL Me is another cheap Android Tablet like iBall Slide, This tablet also packs a 7 inch display, 1 GHz Processor, 512 MB RAM etc. For a full list of specifications click the below link.

Price: Rs.6,999/- (approx)

About Jimmie Luthra

Jimmie Luthra is a Mariner, Tech enthusiast, Blogger and Gadget reviewer. He is fond of technology and is usually found playing with some piece of tech. He is also a Guitarist, Music lover & fitness freak.
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