If your Christmas passed by just like that, while you were left wondering how Santa forgot to get you a gift (yeah we know, you are too old to believe in Santa), don’t worry, guys, we are here to help you. No, we won’t be gifting you anything, but we can guide you in welcoming the New Year by bringing home one of these marvelous smartphones. And they’re so pocket friendly that they won’t even burn your pockets. You can thank us later!
1. Gionee P7 Max – Rs. 12,900 (approx.)
The Gionee P7 Max packs a powerful MT6595 octa-core 2.2 GHz processor that makes the video-viewing and gaming experience seamless and faster than others in the same category. With the rippling effect pattern and transparent and glittering texture, Gionee has taken its design game to a whole new level. Other specifications include 5.5 inch HD display touchscreen, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB, 13MP rear camera with 5MP front shooter and runs on Amigo 3.2, a user friendly interface that beautifully complements Android 6.0 experience.
2. Asus ZenFone 3 Max (ZC520TL) – Rs. 12,999 (approx.)
Powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a massive 4100 mAh battery, this phone is another marvel in the budget smartphone segment. This phone also offers a reverse charging facility as well, which means when other digital devices run out of power you can connect them to this phone and use it as a power bank. Other features include a 5.2 inch HD display, finger sensor, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and runs on ZenUI 3.0, a brand new interface with added intelligence.
3. LG X Power K 220 – Rs. 14,500 (approx.)
This smartphone comes with 4100mAh removable battery and runs on Android 6.0. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor and 2GB RAM. Talking about storage space, the phone packs 16GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB. Other specifications include 5.3 inch touchscreen display, 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. Overall this phone is a decent buy.
4. Samsung J5 Prime – Rs. 14,600 (approx.)
With a stunning brushed metal finish and ultra slim design, this phone is another great option under the budget smartphones category. It also features a F1.9 lens that allows you to capture bright images even in low light, packs 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooter. The phone’s internal storage is 16GB and can be expanded up to 256GB. In terms of processor, it is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 and packs 2400 mAh non removable battery.
5. HTC Desire 728 (Dual SIM) – Rs. 11,700 (approx.)
Packed with HTC BoomSound, Dolby Audio Surround, backside illumination feature, HTC Eye and HTC Sense; this smartphone is surely a keeper. It is powered by 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor and comes with 2800 mAh non removable battery. Further, the lightweight frame, smooth lines and classy design makes it really hard for people to not notice the phone. Other features are – 5.5 inch HD touchscreen display, 13MP rear and 5MP front camera, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage.
6. Coolpad Max A-8 – Rs. 13,999 (approx.)
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Powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, this smartphone comes with a 5.5 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. In terms of design, it has a full metal finish, Matte and Bead-Blasted backside. The front glass uses Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and the fingerprint sensor is said to allow the user to unlock the phone in 0.1 second. In fact, the scanner even helps you make payments with touch-in-apps that support such feature. It comes with 4GB RAM and packs 64GB internal storage. The front camera is 5MP and rear is 13MP. It comes with 2800 mAh battery.