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Samsung brought octa-core smartphones to the limelight with the launch of the Exynos variant of the Galaxy S4. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 followed suit, and the recent launch of Samsung Galaxy S5did continued the same trend.
Late last year, MediaTek unveiled what it called “the world’s first octa-core” processor, an obvious dig at the Samsung Galaxy S4, which has only four active cores at a time. This enabled budget smartphone manufacturers to launch their own octa-core smartphones. While the jury is still out on whether these phones offer a real performance advantage ( See: Octa-core processors: Real advantage or marketing myth?), here are seven octa-core smartphones you can buy today without burning a hole in your pocket.
1. Intex Aqua Octa
The Intex Aqua Octa is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device which runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It comes with a 6-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD OGS (One-Glass Solution) IPS display. The Intex Aqua Octa is powered by the MediaTek’s much-touted MT6592 octa-core chipset clocked at 1.7GHz with 2GB of RAM. Original Post at NDTV Gadget