Which mid-budget smartphone should you buy?
There's always a buzz around mid-budget smartphone segment where companies like Xiaomi, ASUS, Nokia and more are offering mind-boggling features. Hardcore processors, great storage and best-in-class camera sensors are just a few noteworthy features. A customer is indeed spoilt for choices. Owing to the sheer number of options out there, we've short-listed 5 best mid-range phones to help you choose.
Xiaomi's POCO F1, the new flagship killer
Cornerstoned around "speed" with a Snapdragon 845 processor and 6GB RAM+64 GB storage, Xiaomi's POCO F1 is just amazing. It features IR Face Unlock, and comes with a 12MP+5MP AI rear dual camera and a 20MP front shooter. The phone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and Liquid Cool Technology. At just Rs. 20,999, it's definitely a potential flagship killer.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1, the unmatched smartphone
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 claims to have unmatched performance with its Snapdragon 636 Kyro Octa-Core processor and Adreno 509 graphics. Further, it offers a massive battery of 5,000mAh along with fast charging. The 16+5MP PDAF camera is capable of capturing stunning photographs and also supports 4K video. Additionally, its MaxBox speakers provide stellar audio output. To top it all, it starts at just Rs. 14,999.
Xiaomi Mi A2, Android experience at its best
The successor of Xiaomi's A series brings a pristine Android experience with strengthened specifications. The smartphone boasts a Sony IMX 376 20MP+12MP rear camera, and a 20MP front camera with beautiful color reproduction. Xiaomi Mi A2 is powered by Android One and Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 with upto 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The 6GB + 64GB variant is priced at Rs. 16,999.
Honor Play AI, for ultimate players
Honor Play AI comes packed with 6.3 inch FullView Display and Honor's own Kirin 970 AI chipset, in addition to 6GB RAM+64GB storage, expandable up to 256GB. With Smart Shock, gaming enthusiasts can get an enhanced 4D experience with intelligent vibration feedback. It offers a great 16MP+2MP dual AI camera, and is priced at Rs. 19,999. Further, it packs a decent 3,750mAh battery.
Nokia 6.1 Plus, performance at its best
The revamped version of Nokia's 6 series comes with 5.8-inch FHD+ screen with 19:9 screen ratio and has cutting-edge features. The 2.5D curved glass on the back is ravishing. Nokia 6.1 Plus outshines with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 and 6GB RAM+64GB storage. It has a best-in-class 16+5MP dual rear camera, and 16MP front shooter. The Android One-based device is priced at Rs. 15,999.