Best deals on smartphones right now on Croma

The sale season is upon us and in this post, we have compiled a list of smartphones to watch out for on Croma.

The sale season has arrived, and all of the big e-commerce platforms are providing unbelievable discounts. One such platform is the online Croma store, which offers a large assortment of products in a variety of categories and price ranges. The phones on each of the tabs on Croma’s deals page are all being sold at discounted or regular pricing as a result of the sales, making them much more alluring than they previously were. The phones in this list are from well-known brands like Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, and others. Let us just look at them without spending any more time.

Redmi 9A Sport

Best Budget

The Redmi 9A Sport is the best option available at around Rs 10,000. It has a 6.53-inch HD+ IPS LCD panel with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display gets the TÜV Rheinland certification and is good on the eyes. The handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 chipset, along with up to 4GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of internal storage depending on the model.

On the optics front, the phone gets a 13MP sensor on the rear and a 5MP selfie snapper on the front. Connectivity wise it includes 3G, 4G support, Bluetooth 5.0, WIFI, GPS, FM radio, Android 11 with MIUI 12 on top, and a sufficiently large 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging.

Vivo T1X

Value for money

Vivo has been focusing on the budget end of the market as well and has launched the T1X, the company’s latest sub-15k smartphone. The handset sports a 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor, and comes with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. On the optics front, the Vivo T1X packs an 8MP sensor up front for selfies and a 50MP main sensor on the back along with a 2MP macro lens.

The phone can do some gaming and carries a 4-layer heat-dissipating cooling system, Android 12 out of the box with FunTouch OS, VEG (Vivo Energy Guardian) technology, and a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy M53 5G

The Samsung Galaxy M53 5G packs a 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-0 display with a 120Hz refresh rate, punch-hole cutout, and gets Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is among a handful of phones in the market that are powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset coupled with Mali-G68 MP4 GPU.

The phone hits big on the imaging front with a quad-camera setup on the back featuring a 108MP primary camera along with three auxiliary lenses and does well in selfies as well with a 32MP snapper. Connectivity options on the handset include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging. It runs on Android 12 based on OneUI 4.1 custom skin and is powered by a large 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast-charging support.

OnePlus Nord 2T

One of the bestsellers for OnePlus, the Nord 2 has a mid-refresh with the OnePlus Nord 2T. The phone gets you a 6.43-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass protection. It is run by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC and comes with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage options. The Nord 2T has a triple camera arrangement on the back, which consists of a primary 50MP sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor, and a 2MP monochrome sensor.

Selfies and video calls on the handset are handled by a 32MP camera. Nord 2T has a long list of features like an in-display fingerprint sensor, dual stereo speakers, an Alert slider, the latest Android 12 OS, and a sizable 4,500mAh battery with support for 80W SuperVOOC fast charging.

Redmi K50i

Performance Heavy

The Redmi K50i happens to be the most affordable Dimensity 8100 SoC-powered device on market. The phone gets you a bright 6.6-inch Full-HD+ LCD panel with a 144Hz variable refresh rate, Dolby Vision, HDR10+ certification, and a 270Hz touch sampling rate. As mentioned above, it is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC and comes with up to 256GB of UFS3.1 storage and up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. Cameras don’t happen to be the strongest suit on the phone and it gets a triple camera setup on the rear with a main 64MP sensor, which is assisted by an ultra-wide angle lens and a macro sensor.

On the front, we get to see a 16MP snapper taking care of selfies. The K50i gets a long list of features including a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, a high impedance 3.5mm audio jack, dual-stereo speaker with Dolby Atmos, Liquid cooling 2.0 technology, an IR blaster, and much more. It is juiced by a sizable 5,080mAh battery and supports 67W fast charging.

OPPO Reno 8 Pro

The Reno 8 Pro is the most premium offering from OPPO right now in the market. The handset packs a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ certification. It is powered by the Dimensity 8100 SoC and is available with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. It gets a triple camera setup with a main 50MP sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, and a 2MP macro sensor.

The phone is known for its top-of-the-line selfie performance all thanks to the 32MP sensor up front. Other features on the handset include a glass sandwich design, 4G & 5G connectivity, dual-band WiFi, OPPO’s in-house imaging chip, MariSiliconX, and a 4,500mAh battery that supports 80W SuperVOOC fast charging.

Vivo V25 Pro

Popular Choice

Vivo launched the Vivo V25 Pro in India, a successor of the Vivo V23 Pro, with a 6.56-inch Full-HD+ 120Hz AMOLED panel with HDR10+ support. The handset is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 processor with a sizeable 4,830mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging. The phone is aimed at the new-age buyer and ships with up to 12GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB storage. The handset gets a 32MP selfie camera on the front and a triple rear camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, and a 2MP macro sensor.

OnePlus 10T

The OnePlus 10T is the company’s latest flagship product in the market. It flaunts a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ 10-bit AMOLED panel that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip with up to 16GB RAM and 256GB internal storage powers the phone. The photography chops on the 10T match their previous offerings and the handset sports a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP macro.

The selfies on the phone are handled by a 16MP snapper. The feature list on the 10T includes 4G, 5G connectivity, Gorilla Glass protection, WiFi 6, an in-display fingerprint scanner, the latest Android 12 OS out of the box, and a 4,800mAh battery that supports 150W SUPERVOOC fast charging.

iPhone 13 Pro Max

Flagship

The list cannot be complete with the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The handset features a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display, which is Apple’s flagship display tech right now and comes with a 120Hz variable refresh rate. The phone is powered by Apple’s own A15 Bionic chip with 6GB RAM and up to 1TB of internal storage. On the optics front, the iPhone 13 Pro Max gets a triple camera setup on the rear with a main 12MP shooter, a 12MP ultra-wide angle lens, and a 12MP 3x optics telephoto snapper.

The phone also gets a LiDAR Scanner for AR applications. On the front, we get to see a 12MP snapper for crisp selfies and video calls. The feature list on the iPhone 13 Pro Max includes 5G, 4G LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, stereo speakers, iOS 15, and a 4,350mAh battery with support for 20W wired fast charging, 15W MagSafe wireless fast charging, and 7.5W Qi wireless charging.