Looking to buy a new smartphone within INR 11,000? Then, here are some of the best smartphones available in India. So, let’s start with this list from the cheapest offering.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is priced at INR 5,999 which offers the best entry-level specifications for the price tag. The INR 6,000 model comes with a 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD screen powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Octa-core SoC with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot as well. One can also get 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32 GB storage variant for just INR 6,999 with the same internals.
In terms of design, the device offers polycarbonate shell. However, considering the price tag, the device offers the best in class build quality with metal look-alike design which makes the device look premium.
Coming to the camera compartment, the device offers a 13 MP rear-facing camera and a 5 MP front-facing selfie camera with 720p video recording capability. In terms of operating system, the device runs on Android Nougat 7.0 with custom MiUi version 8 on the top. So, in terms of overall user experience, build quality and in-hand feel, this is device does do the justice for the price tag. The smartphone also offers a 3120 mAh Li-ion (non-user replaceable battery) with normal 5 volts and 2 amps fast charging capability.
If you don’t like Redmi 4A due to plastic unibody design and want to get more premium features like the fingerprint scanner and metal unibody, then spend an INR 6,999 to get improved features like premium metal unibody design, bigger battery and powerful SoC.
The Redmi 4 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-core SoC with 5.0-inch 720p IPS LCD screen protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on the top. The INR 6,999 offers 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB model retails for INR 8,999 only. However, for INR 10,999 one can get 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage model. Wait for the festival season to get these devices at a much lower price tag.
In terms of build quality and aesthetics, the device offers top of the class looks with premium build quality. The device also offers a 13 MP rear-facing camera with a 5 MP front-facing selfie camera with 1080p video recording capability.
The Redmi 4 is equipped with a massive 4000 mAh Li-ion battery. Considering the low-resolution screen and the high capacity battery, the device will easily last for more than two days of usage. So, if you looking for a solid smartphone then go with the Xiaomi Redmi 4.
The Redmi Note 4 is a greater option in this series. The 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage model retails for INR 9,999 and the 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage model retails for INR 10,999 making it a great option with powerful internals and premium build quality.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 offers a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD screen, protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on the top. Under the hood, the device is powered by the mid-tier king Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core SoC, paired with either 2 GB or 3 GB or 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM with 16 GB or 32 GB or 64 GB onboard flash storage with a hybrid SIM tray, which can accommodate either 2 SIM cards or a SIM and an SD card.
However, the only disappointing part about the camera. However, at this price tag, we don’t compliant. The device offers a 13 MP rear-facing camera with dual tone dual LED flash with PDAF and 1080p video recording capability, the front-facing selfie camera also offers 1080p video recording with Beauty mode.
just like any modern smartphone, these devices give the best value for money. Do you own one of these smartphones? Are planning to buy one? Share your views in the comments below.