With just a few days to go before 2018 comes to a close, we take a look at some of the best budget smartphones that were launched over the past 12 months. There are people who look for the best-featured smartphones in the range of tight budget. Budget is a key factor before purchasing any smartphones. These budget-friendly smartphones stand out either due to the smart pricing, unique designs, build materials or even long battery backup.
Let’s take a quick look over the most innovative budget smartphones of under 8,500/- price segment that was launched in 2018 below.
List of smartphones available in the market under INR 8,500/- :-
Xiaomi Redmi 6
Redmi 6 is perhaps the best one to go priced at INR 8,499/-. The phone comes with an upgraded design, improved cameras and fresh MIUI 10. The Redmi 6 offers a 5.45-inch HD+ display and is powered by a new Helio P22 chipset that is coupled with up to 3GB of RAM. It is worth spending Rs 500 more ongoing for the variant that offers 64GB of internal storage. The Redmi 6 offers a fingerprint sensor and face unlock options. It houses a 3000mAh battery and dual cameras on the back that includes a 12MP + 5MP configuration.
Realme C1 uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor. With advanced 14nm process, and a basic frequency up to 1.8GHz, it can efficiently reduce power consumption and control heat. With more powerful image processing matched with 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM capacity storage. It has a 6.2-inch large screen. The phone achieves a screen-to-body ratio of 88.8% and 19:9 screen display. Realme C1 is equipped with a 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera lens. The front 5 MP camera also features AI beauty and has 296 recognition points, intelligently recognizing the gender, age, skin tone, and even skin type of characters through AI algorithms, and accurately identifying and providing individualized beauty scheme from 8 million beauty solutions.
Realme C1 supports facial unlock and SmartLock. Facial unlock captures 128 face recognition points through the front camera. SmartLock records and recognizes frequently stayed locations and mark them as trusty places, where the mobile phone shall automatically stay unlocked. This product supports dual 4G and dual VoLTE, which allows users to surf the Internet while making phone calls. Dual SIM cards, three independent cards, independent placement of Nano SIM, Nano SIM and Micro SD cards. The smartphone is available for INR 7,999/-.
ASUS ZenFone Lite (L1)
Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-core Processor, ZenFone Lite (L1) features a 5.45-inch Full View 18:9 display. ZenFone Lite (L1) is equipped with a 13MP rear camera with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) and a high-quality five-element lens, allowing users to capture amazing and memorable moments. ZenFone Lite (L1) features face-unlock capabilities for easy hands-free unlocking. It also includes two SIM slots and a microSD card slot for adding up to 256GB of extra storage. ZenFone Lite (L1) is available with Android Oreo enhanced with the brand-new ASUS ZenUI 5. The Smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery. The smartphone is available for INR 5,999/-.
Tambo Mobiles, a homegrown brand in India’s fast-growing mobile phone market, have come up with the launch of a new smartphone TA-40 categorized as “Superphone”. The phone comes with intelligent screen which allows you to create shortcuts for your browsed history. For quick and secure unlocking, the ‘Superphone’ features multi-purpose fingerprint sensor and face recognition. In terms of security options, TA-40 will be available in 3 colors – Red, Steel Grey, and Champagne. The phone comes with a price tag of INR 5,999/-. TA-40 comes with 5.45″ IPS full view display. The Smartphone is backed by a 2,400mAh battery. TA-40 runs on Android Oreo (Go edition) and is powered by 1.3GHz Quad core processor. It comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal which is expandable up to 64GB.
The Honor 7S is one of the best feature-packed smartphone at its lower price point. The smartphone is available for INR 5,999/-. It comes with a couple of user-friendly features. The key highlight of this mobile is its eye protection mode that applies a blue light filter to the display making it easier to read.Honor 7S features a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) TFT FullView display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 295ppi. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. Storage is expandable via a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 256GB). In terms of optics, it features a single 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection auto-focus and LED flash. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with a dedicated LED flash.
Mobiistar C1 Shine
This device comes with an 8 MP selfie camera with face beauty features and a 13 MP rear camera to perfectly capture your memories in 2019. The phone comes with a screen size of 5.34-inch and a full view display of 18:9. What’s more, the C1 Shine is equipped with facial unlock features and expandable storage of 128 GB with 3000 mAh battery life. The device is available in 16 GB ROM + 2 GB RAM for the discerning users. To top it all, the new age users can use two slim slots as the smartphone comes with Hybrid SIM slots. The smartphone is available for INR 6,100/-.
Micromax YU ACE
The Micromax YU ACE smartphone comes with a compelling and formidable 4000mAh battery, graceful sleek design in 3 Colours, equipped with 5.45” HD+ Screen with 18:9 Screen Ratio Full Vision Display, Fingerprint Sensor, Enhanced security with Face Unlock and runs on Android Oreo. It comes with a Dual VOLTE setting for doing VOLTE calls on both the SIM cards. On the camera front, this smartphone comes with a 13MP back camera and 5MP front camera. The smartphone is available for INR 5,999/-.
The itel S42 comes equipped with 5.65-inch display and 18:9 HD+ resolution ultra-thin bezel design. The smartphone comes equipped with dual flash 13 MP PDAF rear & 13 MP front camera, supported by f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens and clubbed with 120-degree wide selfie angle. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 with quad-core 1.4Ghz processor. Its sleek and sturdy design houses a 3GB RAM to smoothly run complicated applications and internal memory of 16GB which is expandable up to 128 GB.
The S42’s ultra-fast fingerprint sensor enables the users to do much more than unlocking the smartphone, supports activities like taking pictures, answering and recordings calls, controls the alarm, as well as enables fast access to applications. It also boasts of an innovative face unlock feature, which makes the phone secure
It is packed with dedicated dual-SIM capabilities and connectivity options like- 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The 3000mAh Li-Polymer battery allows the device to run for up to 16 days on standby. The smartphone is available for INR 8,499/-.
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