To survive in this fast highway of life that we have created for ourselves, one needs to be as swift as humanly possible in carrying out routine tasks and this very instinct for survival bought out the desire for pocket sized multitasking computers which are now more popularly known as smartphones. As our desire to be more efficient and productive grew, so did the RAM in our daily drivers. However, it’s a well-known fact that power has never came without a cost. Well, until now, since we have already entered an era where smartphones are not only affordable but powerful too. We’ll be shining the spotlight on phones boasting 3GB of RAM that won’t be too hard on your wallet.
The latest in Xiaomi’s Redmi line up houses a 5.5-inch IPS LCD FHD panel with a pixel density of 403ppi, and Qualcomm’s mighty Snapdragon 650 hexa-core chipset mated with an Adreno 510 which is further aided by 3GB of RAM coupled with 32GB storage. Coming to the shooting capabilities of the device, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 utilises a 16MP f/2.0 primary shooter and a 5MP f/2.0 front facing unit assuring plausible results. All these hefty features are powered by a 4,000mAh battery which is ultimately wrapped in a gorgeous fully metallic framework which also adorns a biometric scanner. The device is available for a price tag of Rs 11,999.
LeEco recently unveiled the Le 2, which flaunts a 5.5-inch FHD canvas, just like its predecessor. It utilises Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 652 octa-core SoC married to an Adreno 510 GPU. The Le 2 offers 3GB of RAM along with 32GB storage. For cameras, it sports a 16MP f/2.0 rear-facing shooter plus an 8MP f/2.2 secondary snapper. It a 3,000mAh battery pack which is bound by a full metal unibody design. The device boasts CDLA technology which trades the 3.5mm headphone jack for the USB Type-C port for improved audio experience. The LeEco Le 2 is available for purchase through flash sales on Flipkart and will sport a price tag of Rs 11,999.
Lenovo is on a launching spree, especially in its popular 'K' series. The latest in the range, the K5 Note features a 5.5-inch 1080p display encased in a gorgeous metallic frame. It's powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor from MediaTek, which is coupled by 3GB of RAM. The camera department comprise a 13-megapixel snapper at the back, and an 8MP front camera. Fuelling the K5 Note is a 3,500mAh battery.
The Lenovo K5 Note carries a price tag of Rs 11,999. If you can increase your budget slightly, then you can also go for the 4GB RAM variant of the K5 Note, which is priced at Rs 13,499.
The next entry on our list is the Coolpad Note 3 Plus which features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD FHD display, powered by a MediaTek MT6753 SoC blended with a Mali-T720MP3, 3GB of RAM and 16GB storage. As for the device’s capturing prowess, the Coolpad Note 3 Plus is equipped with a 13MP rear facing shooter tied along with a 5MP front facing unit. The phone draws power from a 3,000mAh Li-Ion battery, and also offers a fingerprint scanner. The Coolpad Note 3 Plus is available for purchase on Amazon for a price tag of Rs 8,999.
The Micromax Canvas Evok features a 2.5D curved 5.5-inch IPS LCD HD panel layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It's powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 415 octa-core aided by a 3GB of RAM and offers 16GB of storage. For your shooting needs, the device features a 13MP rear facing shooter plus a 5MP front facing sensor. The device’s power source is a 3,000mAh battery pack. The Micromax Canvas Evok is available for purchase through online retail stores for a price tag of Rs 8,499.
Lenovo’s ZUK Z1 features a 5.5-inch FHD display, and is powered by the Snapdragon 801 chipset which is aided by a 3GB of RAM and 64GB ROM. The phone features a fingerprint scanner and a hefty 4,100mAh battery.
The latest edition of the ASUS Zenfone Max flaunts a 5.5-inch IPS HD panel. It's powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core chipset supported by 3GB of RAM along with 32GB ROM. The phone's highlight is its massive 5,000mAh battery.