With the festive season right around the corner, it’s time to make your shopping list and start creating wishlists for everything you want to buy this Diwali! Of course, if you want to buy a smartphone, then there’s no better than this as Flipkart has announced the Big Billion Days sale! This sale will offer the largest selection of smartphones you can buy this festive season across price segments and irrespective of whether you love gaming on your phone or are more into taking selfies! So check out this list of the best smartphones to buy this festive season from the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale and get your hands on the smartphone of your dreams.
Best budget smartphones under Rs 10,000
The budget segment, with smartphones below the price of Rs 10,000, has a ton of great smartphones nowadays. The best smartphones in this segment offer top-end specifications and features, with something for everyone, at a value proposition. This makes it difficult to make the right choice, especially when the market is flooded with alternatives. Here’s a look at some of the best budget smartphones to buy under Rs 10,000 this season.
Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A is one of the most capable performers in the entry-level segment of the Indian smartphone market. This smartphone has everything you would probably want from an affordable smartphone, from a large 6.5-inch HD display to triple rear cameras to a large 5,000mAh battery with reverse charging support. And with the segment-leading Snapdragon 665 chipset as well as up to 4GB RAM at your disposal, you can be assured of great daily user experience!
Realme C15 is a great choice when it comes to buying a smartphone with a massive battery under the Rs 10,000 price point. With a 6,000mAh battery, the Realme C15 can give you all-day battery backup. It also features an AI quad-camera setup on the back to give you the best photos on a budget.
Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has always been known for delivering great quality smartphones in the budget segment. The latest model from the brand, Redmi 9i is a solid performer and packs in features such as a MediaTek Helio G25 processor, a huge 5,000mAh battery, and a 13MP + 5MP camera combination to offer a versatile package.
Another Realme smartphone on this list, the Realme C11 packs in superb value for its price. It features a large 6.5-inch display, an octa-core Helio G35 processor, and 2GB RAM for your gaming and multitasking needs. Furthermore, the 5,000mAh battery makes sure the smartphone keeps running smoothly all day long!
Infinix Smart 4 Plus
With 3GB of RAM at its disposal, Infinix Smart 4 Plus offers great value in the sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone segment. A massive 6.82-inch HD+ display and the huge 6,000mAh battery, along with the 1.8GHz octa-core processor, make it perfect for gaming. All these features, as well as the dedicated portrait lens on the back, make this smartphone a package worth the spectacular price tag.
Best smartphones between Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000
The smartphone segment between Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000 is packed with the most action. Manufacturers are rushing to unveil powerful handsets with affordable price tags and most of them fit right into this category. These smartphones feature fast processors, making them great for gaming and they also have multiple cameras on their backs offering something for photography buffs. Large full-screen front surfaces that make content consumption a treat are also part of these offerings. Let’s take a look at the picks.
The Realme 7 is all about its camera experience. Despite its low price, it offers a quad-camera setup with the main camera being a 64MP Sony sensor. Another fascinating feature is its 6.5-inch FHD+ display that offers a 90Hz refresh rate, which is quite unheard of in this price segment. This phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 chipset and it gets its fuel from a 5,000mAh battery. This model has been equipped with the 30W Dart Charge feature that can charge it from 0 to 50 percent in just 26 minutes.
POCO M2 Pro
The POCO range has always been about delivering top-shelf specifications at very affordable prices and the M2 Pro is no different. It utilises the 8nm Snapdragon 720G processor and offers a 48MP AI quad-camera setup that includes an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. The POCO M2 Pro also prides itself on its large 6.67-inch FHD+ display that leaves little room for bezels on the front. Its battery is a 5,000mAh unit with 33W fast charging support.
Realme Narzo 20 Pro
It’s incredible how much value the Realme Narzo 20 Pro offers at such a low price. It’s powered by the gaming-focused MediaTek Helio G95 chipset and sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. As if that wasn’t enough, it also comes with a 48MP quad-camera setup for pleasing photography enthusiasts. The Narzo 20 Pro’s battery is a solid 4,500mAh unit that’s supported by the 65W SuperDart Charge technology, which can deliver 14 percent battery in just 3 minutes.
POCO M2 is the most affordable smartphone with 6GB RAM that you can buy in India. Apart from that, this value-for-money smartphone from POCO comes with a vibrant full-HD+ display, a large 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging, and the fast MediaTek Helio G80 chipset optimised for gaming. Can’t go wrong with this one!
The OPPO A52 is great for those who watch a lot of movies and TV shows on their phones. Equipped with a 6.5-inch FHD+ panel, it immerses you deeply in its visuals and also offers a splendid aural experience thanks to its incorporation of dual stereo speakers. It makes use of the Snapdragon 665 chipset that delivers smooth performance even for heavy tasks and gaming. A quad-camera setup, 5,000mAh battery with fast charging support, and a 16MP selfie camera are some of its other key highlights.
Best smartphones between Rs 15,000 and Rs 20,000
The mid-range smartphone segment has become highly competitive these days, with brands like Vivo, Xiaomi, POCO, and Samsung vying for your attention. Not only do mid-range phones available today pack more features than ever before, they give you excellent value for money. And if you are confused about which one to buy, then this list will give you the right answer.
POCO X3 is the most affordable phone to come with a 120Hz refresh rate display in the market. But that’s not all! This value-for-money phone sports an impressive 64MP quad-camera, the new Snapdragon 732G gaming processor, and a massive 6,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. You will find it hard to resist this one!
Realme 7 Pro
With the Realme 7 Pro, you get the fastest charging experience yet, thanks to the 65W super-fast charging support. That’s complemented by a vibrant Super AMOLED screen with an in-display fingerprint sensor, 64MP quad cameras, Snapdragon 720G gaming processor, and an impressive 32MP selfie camera! All in all, the Realme 7 Pro is the perfect device with the beauty and the brains to not only turn a lot of heads but also power you through the day.
Motorola One Fusion+
Motorola One Fusion+ comes with a big and bright 6.5-inch display, fast performance with Snapdragon 730G processor, and a huge 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging! The phone has a lot going in its favour without putting a dent in your pockets. What’s more, the budget Motorola phone provides an ad-free software experience!
POCO X2 is one of the best-looking phones and flaunts a premium glass finish with Corning Gorilla protection. The phone features a solid spec sheet that includes a 120Hz display, the capable Snapdragon 730G chipset, 64MP quad rear cameras, 20MP dual selfie cameras, and a capable 4,500mAh battery with 33W charging. No wonder it is one of the best-sellers in the market right now!
OPPO Reno 2F
OPPO Reno 2F is a smartphone that’s more than capable of challenging the top contenders in today’s mid-range market. From offering a vibrant AMOLED screen with in-display fingerprint sensor to unlimited space for all your memories thanks to 256GB storage and from a 4,000mAh battery with 20W charging to a great 48MP quad-camera setup on the back, the OPPO Reno 2F ticks all the right boxes. You really can’t go wrong with this one!
Best smartphones above Rs 20,000
If you’re in the market for a new phone and are looking for a loaded mid-range option, you’ve come to the right place. This list includes a diverse range of smartphones that are equipped with attractive features and are priced above Rs 20,000. You can expect all of them to deliver fast performance, great battery life, and top-notch cameras, but they also have plenty of other striking features that make them well worth their prices. Let’s take a look.
This one’s a premium phone from Realme that ticks all the right boxes. It’s got a 6.6-inch FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. This panel is spread across the entirety of the front surface and has a hole-punch for its dual front camera setup. On its rear surface is a 64MP quad-camera assembly that comes with plenty of attractive features. The Realme X3 is powered by the Snapdragon 855+ processor, which makes it capable of handling intensive tasks smoothly.
Samsung Galaxy A50s
This Samsung offering ships with a 48MP triple camera setup that’s headlined by its Night Mode and Super Steady Video mode. The Galaxy A50s also sports a stylish body thanks to its premium 3D prism design that gives it a glossy pattern. A 4,000mAh battery goes inside this device. The smartphone also boasts of support for Samsung Pay, which is secured by the company’s strong Knox security standard.
In the form of the iPhone SE, Apple provides an excellent iPhone option for those looking for value. The best part is that the iPhone SE comes with many features that are included in the brand’s premium devices. Take the A13 Bionic chip for instance, which is the best in the market right now and is also found inside the top-end iPhone 11 range. The iPhone SE offers a single rear camera with Apple’s Smart HDR feature that captures gorgeous images in all lighting conditions. It’s also meant for people who prefer compact smartphones, as it sports a 4.7-inch True Tone Retina HD panel.
Samsung Galaxy S20+
The current flagship line from Samsung includes the excellent Galaxy S20+, which gives you a large 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display bearing a 120Hz refresh rate. This striking panel hides underneath it an ultrasonic fingerprint reader. A big highlight of this smartphone is its quad-camera setup that’s capable of delivering a whopping 30X zoom. The ultra-fast Exynos 990 chipset goes inside it, while a 4500mAh battery supporting 25W fast charging, 15W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging can also be found inside the phone.
LG G8X ThinQ
LG G8X ThinQ is all about its Dual Screen experience. This entails a detachable secondary display that can be attached to its body using its 360-degree hinge. Thanks to this strong hinge, the phone can be used a various angles, helping it emulate a gaming controller or a mini laptop. The phone offers the prowess of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor that enables buttery smooth operations. It’s got a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP wide and 13MP ultra-wide camera.