Best Budget smartphones October – 2018

Honor 8X

Identifying the best Budget category smartphone in a crowded market is difficult. Last year Chinese tech giant Xiaomi dominated the market, but 2018 has turned the game a bit. Honor, Asus, and Nokia have made a decent comeback with so many phones. This makes everyone to have more choices to select.

Everyone cannot afford a flagship smartphone, the technology that was once impossible to imagine on budget phones is now available at cheapest possible prices, thanks to the competitive market and Chinese manufacturers, that hold a massive market share in India.

Below is the list of some of the budget smartphones that can be considered for purchase. If you are interested in checking Flagship smartphones you can check it here.

  1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Redmi Note 5 Pro

The phone offers solid performance for the price and combines all the necessary features like a good battery, big display, software features and more. The device features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display, powered by a Snapdragon 636 processor. It packs 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and sports 12MP + 5 MP dual rear camera, 20MP selfie camera.

Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM (Gold, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM (Black, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM (Blue, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM (Rose Gold, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 6GB RAM (Black, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 6GB RAM (Blue, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 6GB RAM (Rose Gold, 64 GB)
Redmi Note 5 Pro 6GB RAM (Gold, 64 GB)

  1. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 offers better performance and provides stock Android experience. The device features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display, powered by a Snapdragon 636 processor. It packs 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and sports 12MP + 5 MP dual rear camera, 8MP selfie camera. The device offers better battery usage than Redmi Note 5 Pro and camera could have been better.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 3GB RAM (Black, 32 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 4GB RAM (Black, 64 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM (Black, 64 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 3GB RAM (Grey, 32 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 4GB RAM (Grey, 64 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM (Grey, 64 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 3GB RAM (Blue, 32 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 4GB RAM (Blue, 64 GB)
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM (Blue, 64 GB)

  1. Xiaomi Mi A2

The phone comes with a 5.99-inch display and powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. The device packs 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage. The device sports 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.25-micron) + 20 MP (f/1.8, 1.0-micron) primary camera on the rear and a 20MP selfie camera. The device runs on Stock Android and the device is part of the Android One Programs. Xiaomi Mi A2 fueled by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. The device does not feature 3.5mm Audio jack and battery life could have been better.

Mi A2 (Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) – Amazon     Flipkart
Mi A2 (Gold, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) – Amazon     Flipkart
Mi A2 (Red, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) – Flipkart

  1. Realme 2 Pro

Realme 2 pro

The device features 6.3 inches display, powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. The device packs 4GB / 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. Realme 2 Pro sports 16MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 16 MP selfie camera. It runs on ColosOS 5.2 based on Android Oreo 8.1 and fueled by 3500mAh battery. The Device is made of plastic and not glass, NO FM radio.

Realme 2 Pro – Ice Lake 4GB/64 GB, 6GB/64GB
Realme 2 Pro – Black Sea 4GB/64 GB, 6GB/64GB, 8GB/128GB
Realme 2 Pro – Blue Ocean 4GB/64 GB, 6GB/64GB, 8GB/128GB

  1. Honor 9 lite

Honor 9 Lite

The phone comes with a 5.65-inch display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels at a PPI of 428 pixels per inch. The Honor 9 Lite is powered by octa-core (4×2.36GHz + 4×1.7GHz) processor and it comes with 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage. The Honor 9 Lite packs a 13 MP + 2 MP primary camera on the rear and a 13 MP selfie camera.

Honor 9 Lite Sapphire Blue – 3GB / 32GB – Amazon     Flipkart
Honor 9 Lite Sapphire Blue – 4GB / 64GB – Amazon     Flipkart
Honor 9 Lite Midnight Black – 3GB / 32GB –  Flipkart
Honor 9 Lite Midnight Black – 4GB / 64GB – Amazon     Flipkart
Honor 9 Lite Glacier Grey – 3GB / 32GB – Flipkart
Honor 9 Lite Glacier Grey – 4GB / 64GB – Amazon     Flipkart

  1. Nokia 6.1 plus

Nokia 6.1 plus

Nokia 6.1 plus sports a 5.8-inch Full HD+ display, powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset and is bundled with 4GB of RAM. The device comes with dual 16+5MP rear shooters and a 16MP front-facing camera. It has 64GB of expandable internal storage space and also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smartphone has dual SIM slots along with fast charging support and backed by a non-removable 3,060mAh battery. The low light camera could have been better.

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Black, 64GB)
Nokia 6.1 Plus (White, 64GB)
Nokia 6.1 Plus (Blue, 64GB) 

  1. Nokia 5.1 Plus

Nokia 5.1 Plus

Nokia 5.1 Plus features 5.8-inch HD+ display, powered by MediaTek Helio P60 Processor. The device packs 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage. It sports 13MP + 5MP dual rear camera and 8MP selfie camera. The device packs a non-removable 3060 mAh Battery with USB Type-C Charging. Camera performance needs to be improved.

Nokia 5.1 Plus (Blue, 32 GB)
Nokia 5.1 Plus (Black, 32 GB)

  1. Motorola One Power

Motorola one power Motorola One Power comes with a 6.20-inch display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2246 pixels. It packs 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. It sports 16MP + 5MP rear camera and 12MP selfie camera. The Motorola One Power is fueled by a 5000mAh. The device lacks Dual 4G and Low-light camera performance could be better.

Motorola One Power (Black, 64 GB)

  1. Honor 8X

Honor 8X

Honor 8X is the latest smartphone from Honor which features a 6.5-inch display powered by Hisilicon Kirin 710 Octa-core processor. It packs 4GB RAM with 64 GB storage and 6GB RAM with 64GB / 128 GB storage. It sports 20MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 16MP selfie camera. The device is fueled by 3750mAh battery.

 

 

 

 

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