3G is the buzzing technology and almost all mobile service providers in India are 3G enabled. So if you are buying a new mobile phone it does make sense to choose a 3G enabled handset. Many in India believe that 3G handsets are costlier and are available in high end handset models only.
Well there are many mobile brands available in the Indian market that supports 3G and all this at an attractive price. Check out the list of 3G handsets with specification and price.
Low cost 3G mobiles in India (Below Rs. 5000)
Samsung Hero E3210 3G phone
Samsung hero E3210 is a 3G bar phone that gives a speed of 3.6Mbps. The screen is 2 inch in size and the handset has a VGA camera. The main features are Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE and music player (mp3 with Sound Alive enhancement).
This 3G handset also comes loaded with Google maps/search and mail and Social networking ready (Twitter and Facebook).
Price of Samsung Hero E3210 3G mobile phone Rs. 3,100
Nokia C2-01 3G phone
Nokia C2-01 is a 3G phone with more exciting features at low cost. The main highlight apart from 3G is 3.2 mega pixel camera and in phone editor. Other features are the instant messaging option and free ovi mail account.
The Nokia C2-01 comes loaded with Opera mini browser, Nokia messaging, Facebook, Flickr, Cherry 2.1 lite etc. This phone also has a FM radio with RDS.
Price of Nokia C2-01 3G phone Rs. 3,800
Onida F970 3G Phone
The F970 is a 3G phone by Onida with a 2 Mega Pixel camera (primary) and a secondary front VGA camera. You can video chat using this phone. Other features GPRS, EDGE, PC Sync and the handset can be connected to PC or desktop and act as a modem to access 3G internet connectivity on the computer.
This 3G phone comes with Bluetooth, USB 2.0 and build in radio. Memory Card expandable upto 8GB with 35MB internal memory.
Price of Onida F970 3G Phone Rs. 3,900
Nokia 2730 3G Phone
The Nokia 2730 is another low cost 3G phone with a cool professional look. It comes loaded with Adobe flash lite 2.0 support and opera mini browser. The 3G handset houses a 2 mega pixel camera with fixed focus. There is also a 3.5 mm Audio jack to connect external headphones.
The screen is 2 inch QVGA that supports resolution of 320 x 240. Other features are GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth and USB. The phone supports various audio and video formats
Price of Nokia 2730 Rs. 4,000 (with 1 GB memory card)
Spice G-6500 3G Phone
The G-6500 is a 3G phone by Spice mobile with a 2.2 inch TFT colour screen. This 3G handset comes with dual camera option that makes video calling possible. The primary camera is 1.3 mega pixel and the secondary camera for video chat is VGA.
Other features are Radio, mp3 player, video player, GPRS, USB, 32MB internal memory.
Price of Spice G-6500 Rs. 4,200
Sony Ericsson Cedar 3G Phone
Sony Ericsson Cedar another 3G phone at affordable cost. The screen size is 2.2 inch with 240 x 320 pixels QVGA resolution. The 3G cell phone houses a 2 Mega Pixel camera with 4x zoom and can also record video at 30 fps. There is no front camera.
Other features are music player, video player; build in radio, GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth 2.1 and microUSB 2.0. The Sony Ericsson Cedar comes in different colour combination.
Price of Sony Ericsson Cedar 3G Rs. 4,800
Samsung mPower TV S239 3G (CDMA)
The Samsung mPower TV S239 is a CDMA 3G phone with 1.3 MP camera. The handset comes with Mobile TV as the name suggest with access to 50 live channels. The CDMA 3G phone can be used with Reliance and TATA. This handset can deliver the same services that TATA photon does.
You can connect this as a USB or wireless modem to your PC. Other features are microUSB, Blueotth, mp3 and mp4 support.
The TV S239 from Samsung comes with 10 languages option with Indian calendar.
Price of Samsung mPower TV S239 Rs. 4,900
Lava KKT 15 Dual SIM 3G Phone
The Lava KKT 15 is a 3G phone and supports Dual SIM (GSM + GSM). The main features are FM radio, video player, 12 regional languages options and powerful led torch.
Other features are EDGE, USB and with a primary camera.
Price of Lava KKT 15 Dual SIM Rs. 1,800
Samsung Squash C5010 3G Phone
The Samsung Squash C5010 is entry level 3G phone with 1.3 mega pixel camera. Key features are Bluetooth, USB 2.0, FM radio with RDS, FM recording, Google Maps, Google weather, email and IM.
The Squash C5010 comes with a secondary camera that can be used for video calling.
Price for Samsung Squash C5010 Rs. 3,400
Videocon V1705 3G Phone
Videocon V1705 is a dual SIM phone that supports 3G. The main features are dual standby with smart divert functions. It houses a 3.2 Mega pixel camera with digital zoom and LED flash. EDGE, JAVA enabled. This handset comes loaded with Yahoo, SKYPE and MSN messenger.
Other features are FM radio with scheduled recording, Bluetooth and USB.
Price of Videocon V1705 Rs. 3,600
Samsung C5130 3G Phone
The Samsung C5130 is a sleek slider 3G phone. The screen is 2.2 inch TFT with 262K colours. The main features are Video recording, Music player, FM radio, Bluetooth and email.
Other features are GPRS, EDGE and WAP. This phone comes with both front and rear camera which makes video calling possible.
Price of Samsung C5130 Rs. 3,900
Micromax H360 3G Phone
This is a 2.4 inch QVGA touchscreen 3G phone with a 3 Mega Pixel camera. The key features are live TV, Video calling and internet connectivity up to 3.6 Mbps.
Other features are mp3, video player, radio, GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth, WAP and USB.
Price of Micromax H360 Rs. 4,200
LG GU285 3G Phone
LG Buzz GU285 slider handset comes with 1.3 MP camera and 2 camera front and back which makes video calling possible. This is a 3G phone. The main features are mp3 player, video call, e-mail and high speed internet access.
The phone supports Yahoo, Gtalk, AOL and ICQ messenger and not to forget access to Social networking sites.
Price of LG GU285 Rs. 4,500
Videocon V1675 3G Phone
Videocon V1675 is a candy bar Dual SIM 3G phone with 2.4 inch TFT screen supporting 320 x 240 pixels. There is just one primary camera of 2 MP resolutions. You cannot make video calls.
The phone has QWERTY keypad for faster typing. Other features are GPRS, EDGE, WAP, video player and music player.
Price of Videocon V1675 Rs. 4,800