Smartphones these days are as powerful as PCs, but their portability makes them an appealing alternative to PCs, for most of us. And it really helps that you can now get a device with multi-tasking capabilities without burning a hole in your pocket. Phones in the mid-range price bracket now give you everything – performance, quality cameras, and decent battery backup. Here are some of the best options worth looking at for yourself right now.
1. OnePlus Nord 5G
OnePlus Nord is one of the most affordable 5G phones you can buy in the market right now. This phone packs in a 90Hz AMOLED display that offers bright and punchy colours. It runs on OxygenOS built over Android 10 and is powered by the latest Snapdragon 765G chipset. The phone also gets 8GB RAM that lets you master multi-tasking performance on a budget. And yes, the four cameras at the back are no muck either; they let you shoot 4k videos and use the 128GB onboard storage that is further expandable with a card slot. OnePlus Nord is priced on Amazon India at Rs 27,999.
2. Samsung Galaxy M51
Samsung Galaxy M51 gives you the best of everything. Power-packed performance that meets your multi-tasking demands, ample storage and memory, and quad rear cameras that deliver versatility without compromising on quality. And most importantly, the mammoth 7,000mAh battery that will let users get through a day or two’s usage without breaking sweat. The deal sweetens up with the superfast 25W bundled charger for a quick charge. It has added security in the form of face unlock and side fingerprint sensor. You can use multiple networks, making sure you are connected all the time. The Galaxy M51 from Samsung gets a price tag of Rs 24,999.
3. OPPO Reno2 Z
The Reno2 Z is an interesting choice that gives you features at a premium. If you want a smartphone with pop-up camera, the 2 Z should be at the top of your list. Besides that, the phone has quad rear cameras with versatile capabilities for shooting in different conditions. The AMOLED screen in tow offers bright colours and a crisp viewing experience. With octa-core processor and 8GB RAM under the hood, this is a multi-tasking beast in the truest sense. And with all that power, you need reliable backup, for which you have a built-in 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging. It has 256GB onboard storage and 4G network works on both the SIM slots.
4. Vivo V20 SE
The V20 SE is another variant of the series from Vivo. And if you want something priced reasonably, this is the phone worth going. It features a modern display with a notch that houses the selfie camera. It has a decent 32MP front camera and the 7.8mm thin body makes it easy to hold in one hand. The AMOLED screen brings excitement into anything you watch on it. It’s full-on colour and contrast. The display also has the fingerprint sensor, which makes sure the back panel is clean and seamlessly matches with the design language from Vivo. The built-in battery gets 33W fast charging which is ideal for daily usage.
5. Samsung Galaxy A51
There is another Samsung phone on our list, and the Galaxy A51 scores high for its form factor and impressive set of cameras. This device gets an AMOLED screen with punch hole design that houses the front camera. It supports advanced features like Samsung Pay and Game Booster for users. The octa-core chipset gets paired with 8GB RAM for guaranteed performance, no matter whatever you throw at it. The quad rear cameras are high on megapixels but quality as well. And all this gets backed up by a 4,000mAh battery.
Other options to consider
Realme 6 Pro
OPPO F17 Pro