We all know that buying a new phone which is in our budget as well is a tedious task and that is why we are here to help you. Listed below are top 10 budget smartphones that are worth looking out for:
1. BlackBerry Z3 – Rs. 8,999 (approx.)
One of the noteworthy features of this smartphone is its battery life. This phone gives you a video playback of up to 10 hours, audio playback of up to 84 hours and more than 16 hours of standby time. Other than that, this phone has a 5-inch touch display, 1080p HD video recording, 5 MP rear camera, 8 GB internal storage and a microSD card that supports up to 128 GB. It also has the latest BlackBerry 10 operating system.
2. Samsung Galaxy A3 – Rs. 9,990 (approx.)
This phone is a great buy in the budget smartphone section. With a premium metal design and stylish finish, this phone’s features are worth looking for. The highlight of this phone is clicking selfies where you don’t need to give much trouble to your arms to touch the click button for selfies. Just hold the phone and take selfies using your voice or palm and create an impression of being a professional photographer. In fact, you can make these selfies more interesting with animated GIFs.
3. Lenovo Vibe C – Rs. 6,680 (approx.)
Another great phone in the budget smartphone category is the Lenovo Vibe C with 5-inch screen display and a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. With 1GB RAM, this phone also has 8GB internal storage that can be expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. The phone has a 5 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera and powered by 2300 mAh removable battery. Apart from that, it has sensors like proximity, accelerometer, ambient light and gyroscope.
4. Meizu M3 Note – Rs. 9,999 (approx.)
The Meizu M3 Note is designed using 6000 series aluminium alloy coupled with an anodic oxidation process. It has a 2.5D front panel and a metal unibody design that provides a really smooth visual experience. It is powered by Helio P10 octa core processor that supposedly has the best Energy Efficent Ratio (EER). It has an impressive battery life of 4100 mAh and is steady as a rock, thanks to its 10 layer mainboard. Other features are mTouch 2.1 fingerprint sensor and 5.5-inch full HD display and 13 MP camera.
5. ASUS Zenfone Max – Rs. 8,888 (approx.)
If the phone’s sleek and classy design hasn’t already impressed you, then here are some specifications that will definitely make you think about it. The phone’s battery life is massive, 5000mAh and is custom crafted form lithium polymer and can even turn into a power bank to charge other devices if needed. It has 13 MP Pixel Master 2.0 camera with low light mode that allows you to capture up to 400% brighter images at night or place with low light, plus you don’t need flash. You just cannot miss this phone.
6. Coolpad Note 3 Lite – Rs. 6,999 (approx.)
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Though it’s comparatively a new player in the segment of smartphones, but it sure has some amazing smartphones on offer and Coolpad Note 3 Lite is one of them. It has 5-inch HD display, 1280×720 pixels display and a scratch resistant glass. Apart from that, it is powered by 1.3 GHz MTK MT673 processor and has 3GB RAM with 16 GB internal storage that can expanded up to 32 GB. Its battery life is decent i.e. 2500 mAh and has 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera. It runs on Android 5.1 and CoolUI 6.0.
7. Xolo Black 1X – Rs. 8,000 (approx.)
Firstly, Xolo Black is stunning in terms of design. Its sleek look and the combination of leather, metal and glass finish sets it class apart. It has features like 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 128GB. It has 5-inch HD display and 80% NTSC color gamut that gives the user a great viewing experience. It is powered by Cortex-A53 Octa Core processor and 4G LTE that makes internet usage a thrill. It has 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera (with flash) and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
8. Moto G4 Plus – Rs. 13, 500 (approx.)
Design wise, the phone is pretty decent and has some really good features. It has 16 MP rear camera with laser focus and Phase Detect Auto Focus (PDAF), 5 MP front camera with wide angle lens and has TurboPower charging. Thanks to it fingerprint reader, you can unlock your phone within almost instantly. It has 5.5-inch HD display screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Another interesting feature is that you get automatically backed up and get two years of storage at the original quality.
9. HTC Desire 728 Dual Sim – Rs. 13,800 (approx.)
This phone has 5.5-inch HD display, 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera. What’s interesting is the HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio Surround. In terms of handling, this phone is really smooth and light and is both fingerprint and stain resistant. Be it wallpaper, ringtones, or even icons, you can customize anything based on your preference. Plus, it has 28 mm wide lens that allows you to capture every detail and has built-in HTC Eye Experience software and Photo Editor that makes editing images easier.
10. Nokia Lumia 525 – Rs. 10,000 (approx.)
Nokia Lumia 525 has a 4-inch touchscreen display with a 480×800 pixels resolution. Powered by 1GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon processor, this phone has 8GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 64GB and has 1GB RAM. It has 1430mAh removable battery. The camera quality is good enough i.e. 5MP but does not have front camera. Overall this phone is a decent buy.