Flipkart 2018 Mobile Bonanza; Best smartphone deals of this year

Flipkart is celebrating the new year by offering the best smartphone deals of this year. So, here are the top 10 deals that make most out of the first smartphone purchase of 2018 with interesting offers.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, the best mid-tier smartphone of 2017 gets better with this sale. The 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage is available for ₹9,999 and the 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage is available for ₹10,999. At this price tag, this is one of the best smartphones in the market with a pretty interesting list of specifications.

Reasons to buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 are the standard 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD screen, protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on the top. This smartphone is powered by self-tested Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor, paired with 3 GB or 4 GB RAM with 32 GB or 64 GB onboard flash storage. Using the hybrid SIM slot, one can use either two SIM cards or a SIM and a micro SD card (up to 128 GB).

The 13 MP main camera with PDAF and a 5 MP selfie camera offer 1080p video recording capability with HDR mode. Do note that, Camera is not the strongest point of this phone. Lastly, the 4100 mAh Li-ion battery can last longer than any of the smartphones with this kind of specifications.

 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Mi A1, the improved version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the right smartphone for those who don’t like MiUi operating system. The Xiaomi Mi A1 will be available for ₹12,999 with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage. This smartphone is the one smartphone available for the Android One project in India. As a matter of fact, the phone runs on stock Android Oreo OS, which is the first smartphone to do so under ₹20,000 price tag.

The other highlights of this device are the dual camera setup on the back. The smartphone offers a dual 12 MP cameras with a telephoto lens and a wide-angle lens with X2 optical zoom and portrait mode. The phone does offer USB type C port with fast charging capability with support for USB OTG. The 3.5 mm headphone jack is also one of the best in the market with a dedicated DAC to improve audio output via 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Xiaom Mi A1

 

Google Pixel 2 is one of the best flagship class smartphone with an awesome set of specifications. The smartphone will be available for ₹39,999 after ₹13,001 instant discount and ₹8,000 off on the EMI transactions. Two unique reasons to get the Google Pixel 2 are the stock Android user interface with up to 3 years of software-update and stock Android user interface.

The next reason to get the Google Pixel 2 is the camera. Though the smartphone has a single 12 MP camera, the photos captured on this device is unparallel. The portrait mode produces great looking photographs in low light as the well artificial lighting condition. The front-facing 8 MP camera does offer great skills that we have seen on any smartphone.

Not only the camera, the phone packs top of the tier flagship class specifications like the 1080p OLED display powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor with 4 GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage.

Google Pixel 2

 

Samsung Galaxy S7 will be available for ₹26,990. The smartphone also packs interesting set of features and does not feel like the last generation flagship smartphone. The first point to consider is the 12 MP camera with OIS and 4K recording capability. The smartphone does offer the best looking low light photos due to F/1.7 aperture and 1.4-micron pixel size. The front-facing 5 MP selfie camera with F/1.7 aperture does capture good-looking selfies with 2K video recording capability.

The all-glass design with IP68 certification with water and dust resistance still looks good and the 2K QHD+ Super AMOLED display offers the best contrast with good viewing angles. Except for the older 16:9 display and a micro USB port, this is a well-balanced phone at this price tag and one can go for it blindly.

Samsung Galaxy S7

 

Apple iPhone 8, get the latest and greatest iPhone from Apple for as low as ₹54,999. This is one of the compact smartphones available in the market with a 4.7-inch display. Being the latest Apple smartphone, this does pack impressive hardware like Apple A11 Bionic chipset with 3 GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage.

The phone has a single 12 MP camera with 4K video recording up to 60 frames per second and a 7 MP front-facing selfie camera with 1080p video recording capability. This phone can capture some of the best looking photographs even in low light and artificial lighting condition. The Touch-ID based fingerprint scanner is one of the best in the market.

Coming to the design and build quality the smartphone offers all-glass construction with wireless charging. Apple claims that this is the toughest glass (ion exchange) found on any smartphones. So, with Apple iPhone 8 you are getting the most powerful hardware with the brand name that everyone knows.

Apple iPhone 8

 

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is available for ₹29,999. For the price tag, this is one of the unique smartphones which almost bezel-less design (except for the bottom bezel which houses many connectors). The smartphone offers a premium ceramic design with an 18-carat gold ring around the camera module.

The device is packed with top of the line specifications, which begins with the top of the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor paired with 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128 GB onboard flash storage. Do note that the smartphone does not support micro SD card what so ever. If you are looking for a premium looking smartphone with state of the art design and top of the line specifications, then this is the smartphone that one has to look for.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

Apple iPhone SE is the last smartphone that caught our attention on the Flipkart’s 2018 Mobile Bonanza. The smartphone now officially retails for ₹17,999 for the 32 GB storage model. This is the last Apple iPhone which offers 3.5 mm headphone jack. This is the smartphone for those who are looking for a smartphone with one 4.0-inch display, then this is the smartphone to go with.

The single 12 MP camera on the back can take on most of the cameras found on the Android territory with 4K video recording capability. The full metal unibody design on this device is most loved Apple iPhone design (period).

iPhone SE
Apple iPhone SE