A list of dual processor phones should put an end to all the confusion regarding the sort of mobile companion you’d like to select from the plethora of options. Unlike devices employing single core CPUs, dual processor ones deliver augmented multitasking properties along with ensuring quick performance. So take a look at some of the latest phones in this category to decide which dual core contender you would go with.
1 – Apple iPhone 4S:
The iPhone 4S is the latest edition to the Apple smartphone lineup that boasts of some improved features in addition to the A5 dual core chipset. One of the many highlights of this device is the Siri software that boasts of advanced properties such as understanding natural conversation among others. It accepts voice commands instructing it to carry out a number of functions like making calls, sending messages, setting reminders and a lot more.
Featuring a 3.5-inch Retina display, the gadget is equipped with dual cameras – an 8MP rear facing snapper and a front facing webcam with FaceTime video calling. The iPhone 4S price starts at $199.99 for the 16GB version of the device.
2 – Samsung Galaxy Nexus:
The next addition to our list of dual processor phones is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which marked the debut of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform. This smartphone flaunts a huge 4.65-inch Super AMOLED multi-touch display of 1280 x 720p resolutions and its processor clocks in a speed of 1.2GHz. The company has thrown in a 1.3MP front facing snapper along with a 5MP primary camera featuring LED flash and 1080p video recording capabilities.
The Android 4.0 platform tags along attributes like Android Beam, Face Unlock and improved gaming amongst others. It can be grabbed for a price of about $200 along with a two-year customer agreement through Verizon.
3 – Sony Xperia S:
After the split-up with Ericsson, Sony introduced its NXT lineup and the Xperia S was the first to be unveiled in the series. The dual core processor of this contender clocks in a speed of 1.5GHz and the Gingerbread device is upgradeable to Ice Cream Sandwich. The 4.3-inch scratch resistant TFT display is accompanied by a 12.1MP camera possessing 16x zoom.
This offering carries a price of around £470. And apart from the S variant, the company has recently announced the Xperia U and Xperia P smartphones, both of which come with dual core processors.
4 – Motorola Droid 4:
Motorola has lined up a number of Droid devices and the latest to have been included in this series of smartphones is the Droid 4, one of the sleekest QWERTY phones in the market. The 4G LTE handset available exclusively through Verizon, sports a 4-inch TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen, an 8MP camera with 8x zoom and a 1.3MP front facing webcam.
Running the Gingerbread platform, this intuitive device is complete with multimedia functions to keep you entertained on the move. It will set you back by $200 if you sign the dotted line for a two-year agreement.
5 – HTC One X:
The MWC 2012 that is currently underway has witnessed the unveiling of some advanced devices, including the HTC One X. Although this puppy’s working is managed by a quad core processor, the variant to be released in the U.S. has been bestowed with a dual core processor, which makes it apt for the roster of dual processor phones. Graced by a huge 4.7-inch screen, it comes with an 8MP camera with ImageSense that highly augments the imaging capabilities of the phone. It made its debut with two other handsets namely, the HTC One V and HTC One S.
Another Samsung contender to have been included in the list is the Galaxy S Blaze, a fairly recent device that has been picked by T-Mobile in the U.S. Meant for users looking for an entertaining companion to kill boredom while on the move, it extends support to the 4G network of the service provider. It packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor under the hood and operates with the help of the Android Gingerbread 2.3.6 platform. Some other tech specs include a 3.97-inch touchscreen, a 5MP camera and a 1.3MP webcam, amongst others. It will be up for grabs for a price of $149.99 with an agreement for two years.
7 – LG Optimus 3D Cube:
The LG Optimus 3D Cube is the next device to have been included in the lineup of dual processor phones. Also known as the Optimus 3D Max, it recently set foot in the smartphone segment to claim its fair share of limelight amongst all the devices vying for your attention during the MWC. A successor to the previously released Optimus 3D, this 3G enabled handset employs a chipset that processes at a speed of 1.2GHz. Although it currently runs the Gingerbread platform, the company has promised to release an Ice Cream Sandwich update soon. Featuring a multi-touch real estate of 4.3 inches, this phone is armed with a dual 5MP lens to capture 3D pictures.
8 – ZTE Mimosa X:
We conclude our assortment with the ZTE Mimosa X that not only adds to the multitasking properties with the Tegra 2 processor, but also serves a generous scoop of the Ice Cream Sandwich OS. The 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen teams up with the GeForce GPU to deliver a discrete visual performance. Complete with a 5MP imager, it ships with 4GB onboard memory that can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. It is set to hit markets in the second quarter of this year.
So that was our comprehensive array of the best dual processor phones introduced recently. While some of them have already gone up for sale, the remaining won’t take long to claim their space on store shelves. Do let us know what your preferences are from amongst the ones lined up above.