Need Suggestion for a buying an Android,Requirements given


My dad is in severe need of a "VERY GOOD PHONE" matching his needs
which are

1) Good Camera(He has been using Nokia 6300 which is a very
good camera that has 16.7M colours making it a very good camera even
though the pixel rate is just 2MP)

2)Decent Screen Size(>=3.5Inches) and a non touch screen/QWERTY pad phone Grin
As there is no phone without a touch screen matching these

requirements, he has settled for a QWERTY Keypad narrowing the shotlist to

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Mini Pro(but the screen is small Sad ) and Pro(looks old
fashioned and performance is also not as good as other phones in market))

3)Dual Sim

The above requirement takes precedence over this as
we couldnt find a phone which has both the point 2 and 3. We could only
find a couple of phones which satisfy only the point 1. They are HTC Desire V
and Samsung Galaxy ACE Duos. The former seems to have the better camera.


4) Last but not the least!!! An Android!!!, Reliable with very few issues and

good battery backup

The above shortlist is a result of some research from GSMArena and NDTV Gadgets
considering all the technical specifications.

Do you see anyother phones in market or coming in the near future with the above Needs??
The Budget would be about 20K and the requirements go in the same order given above.
If we dont have a phone matching all these, please suggest any trade-offs!!!
Waiting for your response.

P.S. : I use Galaxy S3 Grin and thanks for reading the big story!!!

A Gadget Freak!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Clarification Request
It sounds like you found a few models.

The market is driven by what sells in mass quantities and is no longer catering to those with specifics unless there is a few suitcases of green to be had.

But you found a few qwerty units so why not keep those on your short list?

And what about those sliders?

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Problem of plenty and none of them matching the needs :(

The QWERTY phones which I found out have the problem of smaller screen in one model and the mobile being outdated in the other...

The problem is that there are very less or even no phones matching those requirements...There was one HTC Merge which had all these but it no longer seems to be in market.

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Then you wait or compromise.

Look at those sliders (slide out keyboard) units. My son has one and it's held up very well for his first phone. I didn't expect that.

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Best Android Features Mobile

HTC Desire c is having good features:

Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
5 MP Primary Camera
3.5-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
600 MHz Scorpion Processor
Wi-Fi Enabled
Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB

and finally the cost is also down i.e Rs.12,399 in one online buying store...

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