The holiday season’s here and it’s the best time of the year to consider upgrading your smartphone. What’s even better is that this year has seen some of the biggest smartphone launches, and the range to choose from is so vast that you it almost borders on being overwhelming. Here are a few choices you can consider that are also extremely pocket-friendly:
Nokia Lumia 610: If you’re a big fan of Windows Phone, but hesitant to shell out the big bucks, this smartphone is the perfect bet for you. With a 3.7-inch screen and NFC capability, it comes in a host of vibrant color options to choose from. The Lumia 610 runs on Windows Phone 7.5 and has 8 GB of internal memory and 256 MB of RAM. You can also consider the Lumia 510 with a slightly bigger 4-inch screen.
HTC Desire C: If you’re looking for a no-nonsense Android smartphone running on Android ICS, this one’s something you can surely consider. With 4 GB of internal storage, 512 MB of RAM and a microSD card slot, it’s a convenient option and its 3.5-inch display makes it compact enough to carry around in your pocket too.
Sony Xperia Tipo: Sony’s back in the mobile phone game, and this cute little Android-based Tipo has a youthful appeal. It runs on Android 4.0 and has a scratch-resistant 3.2-inch display. With 2.9 GB of internal storage, 512 MB of RAM and a microSD card slot, it can run most of the Android apps conveniently.
BlackBerry Curve 9220: If touchscreens are not your cup of tea, and you’d prefer something that looks a little more professional, the good old BlackBerry is your ideal companion. The Curve 9220 features 512 MB of ROM as well as 512 MB of RAM and runs on BlackBerry OS 7.1.