Best Smartphones under 19,000 in India 2018


List of best mobile phones under Rs 19,000 in India (2018). We have excluded some really outdated phone or the ones that are extremely overpriced.

You can also check the lists of best mobile phones around Rs 15k and best phones around Rs 25,000 in case you decide to change your budget a little. At this price, at least Qualcomm Snapdragon on an Android mobile phone is desirable since it is the best processor series in this budget. As for gaming, these smartphones should be able to handle your gaming needs well and some of these should be running the latest games at max settings. We also expect many of this phone to get updated to Android 8.0 (Oreo). Expect camera performance to be top notch too. Lastly, we’ve covered all of the best 4G LTE smartphones in this budget in the list as well that are compatible with Airtel and other 4G networks such as those from Vodafone and Reliance Jio. Of course, you can expect good overall performance from these smartphones.

Best Smartphones under 19,000 in India 2018

1. Huawei Honor 9i

The Huawei Honor 9i is powered by Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The handset packs 64 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Honor 9i packs a Dual 16 MP + 2 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and a Dual 13 MP + 2 MP front shooter for selfies. The handset runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery.

Huawei Honor 9i

The Honor 9i is a dual SIM phone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. The device connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G, and 4G. The device includes Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.

2. GiONEE A1 Plus

Gionee A1 Plus phone was launched in February 2017. The handset comes with a 6.00-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. A1 Plus price in India starts at Rs. 18,930. The A1 Plus runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 4550 mAh battery.

Gionee A1 Plus

The A1 Plus is powered by Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The GiONEE A1 Plus phone packs a Dual 13 MP + 5 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and a 20 MP front shooter for selfies.

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3. HTC One A9

The HTC One A9 is powered by Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 2/3GB of RAM. The phone packs 16/32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The packs a 13 MP, autofocus, OIS, dual-LED dual-tone flash primary camera on the rear and a 4 MP front shooter for selfies.

HTC One A9

The HTC One A9 is a single SIM phone that accepts a Nano-SIM. The device connectivity options include Wi-Fi, dual-band, hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G, and 4G. The device runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by a 2150 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. The device includes Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass magnetometer.

4. Vivo V3 Max

The Vivo V3 Max runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The device comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. The handset packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The V3 Max smartphone packs a 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and an 8 MP front shooter for selfies.

Vivo V3 Max

The Vivo V3 Max is powered by Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The V3 Max connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, GPS (Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G, and 4G. The handset includes Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, and proximity.

5. HTC One X9

The HTC One X9 is powered by Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The handset packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The One X9 packs a 13 MP, autofocus, OIS, dual-LED dual-tone flash primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies. The phone runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

HTC One X9

The HTC One X9 is a dual SIM phone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. The handset connectivity options include Wi-Fi, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Bluetooth, 3G, and 4G. The One X9 phone includes the Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 Now Available to Buy in India: Price, Specifications


Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2, following a quiet launch by Samsung last week, is finally available to buy in India. The updated variant of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is available via offline stores in the country from today, March 28. It will go on sale via the Samsung India website soon as well. The key highlights of the Galaxy J7 Prime 2 include an Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 SoC processor and a 13 MP front camera. It also comes with a front-mounted fingerprint scanner. It is also loaded with Samsung Pay Mini, which provides a platform for Unified Payments Interface (UPI) as well as e-wallets. Notably, the smartphone is available in Black and Gold colour variants.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2

The Galaxy J7 Prime 2 runs Android 7.0 (Nougat), though the version has not been specified by the Samsung company – we have reached out for clarity. The smartphone sports a 5.50-inch full-HD (1080 pixels by 1920 pixels) display and is powered by an Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.

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In terms of optics, the Galaxy J7 Prime 2 features a 13 MP primary camera on the rear with f/1.9 aperture and a 13 MP front shooter for selfies. It is capable of playing full-HD videos at 60fps. The smartphone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded via up to 256GB microSD card.

The device connectivity options in the phone include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, headphones, 3G, and 4G. Sensors onboard the handset include accelerometer and proximity sensor. The Galaxy J7 Prime 2 is powered by a 3300mAh battery.

Motorola Moto G6 Images, Specs Spotted on TENAA Certification Site


Motorola has launched a handset in the first three months of 2018, but, if rumors are anything to go by, we might see the Motorola company is entire range of budget phones getting launched in the coming weeks. According to several reports and leaks, the Motorola Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and Motorola Moto G6 Play are expected to make an appearance. And, with the latest sighting on Chinese certification website TENAA, we have a clearer look at one of the smartphones – the Moto G6. The listing shows certain design elements and specifications of the phone.

Motorola Moto G6

The Motorola phone is shown to sport a 5.70-inch display, run Android, and bear a 3000mAh battery. The listing also reveals the Motorola Moto G6 will be a dual-SIM phone with connectivity options such as Bluetooth, GPS, 4G LTE, and Wi-Fi.

Talking about the renders, the design is reminiscent of last years Motorola Moto X4. It is seen to have a sleek metal frame with a camera bump on the back. There is also a horizontal dual camera setup on the back. Evidently, the smartphone does not have a front-facing notch nor does it have a vertical camera module, unlike other Android OEM-branded smartphones flooding the market in 2018.

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Last month, the Motorola Moto G6 was spotted on Geekbench with almost all specs outed in the listing. The Motorola Moto G6 is suggested to sport a 5.70-inch full-HD+ (1080 pixels by 2160 pixels) display, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB/ 64GB internal storage and 12+5 MP camera combo on the back. On the front are a 16 MP camera for selfies and video calling. The smartphone scored a decent 3582 points in multi-core performance and 709 points in single-core performance on Geekbench.

Oppo F7 With 25 MP Front Camera, Bezel-Less Display Launched in India


The Oppo F7 was launched in India on Monday, at an event in Mumbai. The new Oppo F7 phone is following the recent trend – popularised by the Apple iPhone X of sporting a notch on the top of the display to house components like the front camera, earpiece, and proximity sensor in a bezel-less display design. The Oppo F7 specifications include 6.23-inch Full-Screen 2.0 display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, a 25 MP front camera with real-time HDR, AI Beauty 2.0 app, Android 8.1 (Oreo), and the App-in-App multi-tasking feature, all of which can be considered the highlights of the phone. The new phone will compete against the likes of Vivo V9, Moto X4, and Honor 8 Pro in the Indian market.

Oppo F7

Oppo F7 price in India, launch offers

The Oppo F7 price in India has been set at Rs. 21,990, and it will be available to buy via online and offline stores from April 9 in Solar Red and Moonlight Silver colour variants with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The Oppo company has also launched special edition variants, called the Oppo F7 Diamond Black and Oppo F7 Sunrise Red, which feature 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, and have been priced at Rs. 26,990. The special edition variants will only be available via select Oppo stores.

Oppo F7 specifications

The dual-SIM Oppo F7 runs ColorOS 5.0, based on Android 8.1 (Oreo). The device bears a 6.23-inch full-HD+ (1080 pixels by 2280 pixels) Full Screen 2.0 display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC processor with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM depending on the variant.

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The Oppo F7 sports 16 MP front cameras with a f/1.8 aperture and AI scene recognition features, while it bears a 25 MP front camera (Sony IMX576 sensor) with a f/2.0 aperture and real-time HDR capabilities. The Oppo company is also touting the AI Beauty 2.0 app which scans 296 facial recognition points – a 20 percent improvement from the first-generation technology.

The Oppo F7 comes with 64GB or 128GB of internal storage depending on the variant, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) with its own dedicated card slot. The device connectivity options on the Oppo F7 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and GPS/ A-GPS. Sensors on board include the accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel and supports a ‘facial unlock’ feature.

Best Smartphones Under 35000 in India 2018


India is now flooding with latest and best in class smartphones which are comparable with the standards of other advanced countries in the world. Right now India possess a range of upper class smartphones which are best in every angle we can discuss upon. Whether it be camera, display, memory aur chipset. Also, the smartphone available in the market are competetive with one another and also placed in similar price bracket. Lets find out the best smartphone under sub 35000 price range.

Best Smartphones Under 35000 in India 2018

Ranking Smartphone Price
1 Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Rs.32,990
2 Cat S41 Rs.36,201
3 OnePlus 5T Rs.32,999
4 Oppo R9s Plus Rs.34,700
5 Xiaomi Mi MIX Rs.29,999

Many of smartphones in India are followed according to their brand value while many of the smartphones are carried by their features and value for money property. The public still wants all the high end features with a sub category price range in order to make choice according to the future viability as the smartphone are now close to consumer durable which may be changed in a year or two. Due to the reason, smartphones are required to offer all the features within an affordable price range i.e. under sub 35000 as it is considered to be the middle point of any smartphones approchability.

1. Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is powered by Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 4/6GB of RAM. The handset packs 32/64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Galaxy A8+ (2018) packs a 16 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and a Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP front shooter for selfies.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

The Galaxy A8+ (2018) phone runs Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery. The device connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G and 4G. The smartphone includes Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.

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2. Cat S41

The Cat S41 smartphone comes with a 5.00-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. The dual-SIM phone is powered by Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The device packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The phone packs a 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and an 8 MP front shooter for selfies.

Cat S41

The Cat S41 connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, GPS (Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS (market dependent)), Bluetooth, and FM. The phone runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by Type-C 1.0 reversible connectors Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery. The smartphone Accelerometer, proximity, compass.

 

3. OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T phone comes with a 6.01-inch Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels. The OnePlus 5T runs Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery. It measures height 156.10 x width 75.00 x thickness 7.30 and weighs 162.00 grams.

OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T phone is powered by Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with 6/8GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64/128GB of inbuilt storage that cannot be expanded. The OnePlus 5T packs a Dual: 16 MP + 20 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash primary camera on the rear and a 16 MP, gyro EIS, Auto HDR, 1080p front shooter for selfies.

 

4. Oppo R9s Plus

The latest Oppo R9s Plus smartphone was launched in October 2016. The handset comes with VOOC flash charging technology and fingerprint sensor along with a 6-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.9GHz Octa-core processor along with 6GB of RAM takes care of high-end gaming and multitasking and 64GB internal storage capacity, expandable up to 128GB using microSD card.

Oppo R9s Plus

The Oppo R9s Plus packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The dual SIM mobile runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 Operating System and sports 4,000mAh Li-polymer, which features quick charging facility. On the connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, and 4G.

5. Xiaomi Mi MIX

Xiaomi Mi MIX smartphone was launched in October 2016. The handset comes with a 6.4 inches Full HD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2040 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 2.35 GHz Quad-core processor along with 4/6 GB of RAM and 128/256 GB internal space, but with no expansion support. The smartphone offers 16-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie shutter.

Xiaomi Mi MIX

The dual SIM mobile runs Android 6.0 and is houses 4400mAh Non-removable Li-ion battery with Quick. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared, USB OTG, FM, 3G, and 4G. Extra features on the device include Ambient light sensor, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Barometer.

 

Amazon Offers Discounts on Samsung Galaxy A8+, Galaxy On7 Prime, and More


Amazon India on Wednesday kicked-off another round of Samsung Carnival sale to offer discounts on the smartphones, TVs, home appliances, and storage devices. The sale, which will run until March 24, includes various Samsung Galaxy A, Samsung Galaxy J, and Samsung Galaxy On series smartphones as well as premium offerings such as the Samsung Galaxy Note models. It also brings some exchange offers and no-cost EMI options as well as an Amazon Pay cashback worth up to Rs. 8,000. Flipkart will also host a sale on mobile phones, laptops, and other electronics soon.

Amazon Offers Discounts on Samsung

Under the Amazon sale, the Galaxy A8+ is available at Rs. 28,990 (MRP Rs. 32,990). It also comes with an additional Rs. 2,000 exchange discount. The Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 32GB, on the other hand, is priced at Rs. 9,490 (MRP Rs. 12,990), including an exchange discount of Rs. 1,500. Apart from these two Amazon-exclusive models, the Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro is available at Rs. 6,990 (MRP Rs. 9,490), and Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro at Rs. 6,490 (MRP Rs. 7,990). The Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime at Rs. 11,490 (MRP Rs. 14,990) after including an exchange discount of Rs. 1,500. Similarly, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is on sale at Rs. 59,900 (MRP Rs. 67,900), including an Amazon Pay cashback worth Rs. 8,000.

If you’re looking for some popular mid-range options, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is available at Rs. 13,900 (MRP Rs. 15,300), Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro at Rs. 18,900 (MRP Rs. 23,300), and Samsung Galaxy J7 Max at Rs. 14,900 (MRP Rs. 19,150). All these Samsung Galaxy J series models also come with no-cost EMI options. You can also get the Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt at Rs. 11,900 (MRP Rs. 14,500) and Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro at Rs. 24,900 (MRP Rs. 26,600).

In addition to mobile phones, the Amazon sale includes offers on consumer electronics goods as well. There is a 49-inch full HD Samsung LED TV at Rs. 44,900 (MRP Rs. 62,900). Likewise, the sale includes a Samsung 253L Smart Convertible Refrigerator at Rs. 23,899 (MRP Rs. 27,900). There are also Samsung Evo Plus Grade 1, Class 10 32GB MicroSDHC at Rs. 799 (MRP Rs. 1,149), 128GB MicroSDXC at Rs. 2,999 (MRP Rs. 4,499), and Samsung 950 EVO 250GB SSD at Rs. 7,499 (MRP Rs. 8,750). Besides, the Amazon sale offers up to 15 percent discount on washing machines, 25 percent discount on microwaves, and 25 percent discount on air conditioners.

HTC Desire 12, Desire 12 Plus with 18:9 Displays Launched


HTC company on Tuesday announced the launch of two new mid-range HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12 Plus phones. Both smartphones are HTC is cheapest to sport 5.99 inches (18:9 aspect ratio) displays. Pricing of the Desire 12 starts from EUR 185 (roughly Rs. 14,800) and the handset will be available in Black and Silver colour options. On the other hand, the HTC Desire 12+ starts at EUR 235 (roughly Rs. 18,900) and will be available in the same colour variants as its younger sibling. Pre-orders for the HTC Desire 12+ are on and availability is said to commence early next month.

HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12 Plus

HTC Desire 12 specifications

HTC Desire 12 phone comes with a 5.50-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels. The smartphone powered by a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 processor comes with 3GB of RAM. The device packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 400GB via a microSD card. The device packs a 13 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies.

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The HTC Desire 12 phone runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2730 mAh battery. The device connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth. The smartphone includes Accelerometer, proximity sensor.

HTC Desire 12 Plus specifications

HTC Desire 12 Plus phone comes with a 6.00-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels. The device powered by Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 450It processor and comes with 3GB of RAM. The device packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 400GB via a microSD card.

HTC Desire 12+ phone packs a Dual: 13 MP + 2 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and an 8 MP front shooter for selfies. The HTC Desire 12+ phone runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2965 mAh battery. The smartphone connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, GPS, and Bluetooth. The device includes the Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, compass sensor.