It’s Christmas time and that means more goodies and deals worth checking out with the brand new Fab Phones Fest sale on Amazon. And if you are in the market for a budget smartphone, it’s time to make that wish come true before the year ends. Brands like Vivo, Samsung, Oppo, and Nokia have some attractive deals and discounts for you, and in addition to that you can avail no cost EMI using credit cards from banks like ICICI, SBI, HDFC and more. You also have the chance to get instant discount of 10% using HDFC credit cards for up Rs 1,500. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get shopping for the best deals in the market.
1. Oppo A11k
First up on the list is the Oppo A11K. This phone features a modern design with the waterdrop notch. It packs dual rear cameras and sports an HD+ display. The phone’s octa-core processor will deliver the performance you need for daily usage, plus you get 32GB storage that is further expandable. This dual SIM device lets you make 4G VoLTE calls through both the SIM slots. It gets a sleek design that makes it easy to use in one hand, but even then, with its built-in 4,230mAh battery, you get adequate backup. You also have advanced features like face unlock equipped on the device.
2. Nokia 5.3: Rs 1,500 instant discount on HDFC credit cards, Rs 500 discount on HDFC debit cards
This Nokia phone runs on stock Android 10 version out of box. Besides that, this device scores high on looks and a sturdy build quality. It also has a dedicated button to activate Google Assistant. If you get this phone using HDFC credit cards, you get instant discount of Rs 1,500, which brings down the price to just Rs 10,499. And by paying using HDFC debit cards you get Rs 500 instant discount which gives you final price of Rs 11,499. You will notice the Nokia branding at the bottom and the back cameras sit inside a circular module, below which you have the physical fingerprint sensor for added security. It features a big screen that offers bright colours, ideal for watching videos on the go. And the built-in 4,000mAh battery should easily satisfy your power needs on a single charge.
3. Honor 9A
Next up, we have the Honor 9A. This phone is a mix of classic modern design and is feature-packed to the brim. The 9A features a triple rear camera setup that lets you shoot photos in different scenarios. The MediaTek octa-core processor, paired with 3GB RAM, gives you adequate performance level. And even though you cannot use Google apps on this phone, the AppGallery from Huawei is more than capable of replacing those apps for your daily use. It has access to over a million apps that you can download and use. The dual SIM phone allows for storage expansion, and with the 5,000mAh battery, you don’t have to carry the charger along.
4. Samsung Galaxy M11
It’s hard to talk about budget phones without mentioning Samsung. And the Galaxy M11 fits nicely into this discussion. Samsung is a brand trusted by one and all, so with the M11 you know you are getting value for the money spent. The phone features a modern design with punch hole layout that houses the selfie camera. This allows the 6.4-inch HD quality screen to become bigger than it is, which is perfect for watching your favourite sitcoms or series. With the octa-core processor on board, you get performance that is best suited for multi-tasking. And with the expandable storage support 512GB, you can store photos, videos, and download numerous apps without running out of space. The latest Android 10 version gives you privacy and features that enhance the experience of using the phone.
5. Oppo A15
Oppo shows up for the second time on this list, and this time you have the A15. This budget device has triple rear cameras with AI capability. It runs on the latest ColorOS version built over Android 10 operating system. The 3D curved design is a welcome addition to the device, making it stand out from the other budget phones in the market. The notch at the top allows the screen space to be used for viewing content. And yes, the phone comes with advanced security features like fingerprint sensor and face unlock to keep your device secure.
6. LG W30 Pro: Rs 1,500 instant discount on HDFC credit cards, Rs 500 discount on HDFC debit cards
With the W30 Pro, LG promises to give you the full package. By that we mean, a large display to watch videos, multiple cameras to satiate your shutterbug needs, and powerful built-in speakers. The phone’s battery support quick charge technology that ensures you don’t have to keep the device plugged in overnight. If you buy the phone using HDFC credit card you get additional 10% discount which brings the price down to Rs 11,490. And if you pay using HDFC debit cards, you get Rs 500 off on the device, which brings the final price for you to Rs 12,490. All these features are built into a device that has got the looks to catch your attention as well. And if that is not enough, LG is giving you apps like Amazon Prime Video and Prime Music pre-loaded on the device.
7. Vivo Y91i
And finally, you have the Y91i from Vivo. This phone will not dazzle you with its feature set. But if you are in the market for a regular phone that lets you take calls and watch videos, the Y91i is worth looking at for its versatility. It has a front camera that will let you take video calls, and the storage is further expandable using the memory card slot. It features a sleek design that allows for easy handling of the phone, no matter your preferences. But more importantly, you have a long lasting 4,030mAh battery that will keep you away from the charger for a long time.