07 Feb 2018
Massive price-cuts on top smartphones from Samsung, Nokia, HTC, OPPO
Written byRamya Patelkhana ·
There have been a number of smartphone launches in every price-range in the first month of 2018. With the entry of a slew of new devices, several 2017 smartphones from major companies like Samsung, Nokia, HTC, Vivo, OPPO among others witnessed massive price-cuts.
Though these devices are available for lesser prices, they still offer some of the best specs and features.
Take a look!
Nokia's most premium device sees a massive Rs. 8000 price-cut
HMD Global has reduced the price of its flagship Nokia 8 by Rs. 8,000; it was launched for Rs. 36,999 but it's now available for Rs. 28,999.
Another best-seller Nokia 5 has also received a price cut of Rs. 1,000; it's now available for Rs. 12,499.
Meanwhile, Blackberry KeyONE saw a drop of Rs. 4,000 in its price. It's now selling for Rs. 35,999.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime now available for Rs. 14,900
The price of Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime launched last year has been slashed by Rs. 3,890; it is now available for only Rs. 13,900. The 4G device sports a 5.5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 13MP front and 8MP rear cameras.
Meanwhile, Galaxy J7 Nxt is available at Rs. 10,490 after Rs. 1,000 price-cut. It comes with a 5.5-inch screen, 2GB RAM, and 13MP primary camera.
HTC U11 now available for Rs. 45,999 only
Taiwanese smartphone company HTC also reduced the price of its 2017 flagship HTC U11 by Rs. 5,991 that was launched at Rs. 51,990.
The handset features a 5.5-inch display and has octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor and is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage.
It houses a 12MP UltraPixel rear camera and a 16MP front-shooter. It supports HTC's trademark "Edge Sense" squeeze gesture.
Three Vivo smartphones receive up to Rs. 2,000 price cut
Chinese device-maker Vivo, known for selfie smartphones, reduced the prices of three devices.
The bezel-less Vivo V7 with 24MP selfie-shooter has received a price-cut of Rs. 2,000, it is now available for Rs. 16,990.
Vivo Y69 with 16MP front-camera is available for Rs. 13,900 after a Rs. 1,000 price-cut.
Vivo Y55s saw a Rs. 1,500 price drop and is now selling at Rs. 10,490.
Honor 8 Pro
Huawei Honor 8 Pro becomes cheaper by Rs. 4,000
Chinese electronics giant Huawei's smartphone-brand Honor launched the premium Honor 8 Pro in mid-2017 for Rs. 29,999. It received a Rs. 4,000 price-cut and is now available for Rs. 25,999.
It features a 5.7-inch display and is powered by Huawei's Kirin 960 SoC paired with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, and 4,000mAh battery.
It packs a 12MP+12MP dual rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
Budget OPPO A71 smartphone now available for Rs. 9,990
Chinese smartphone company OPPO launched the OPPO A71 for Rs. 12,990 in Sep'17. It became cheaper by Rs. 3,000 and is selling at Rs. 9,990.
The budget smartphone has a 5.2-inch Full-HD display and is powered by octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC with 3GB RAM and a 3,000mAh battery.
It has 5MP selfie shooter and 13MP sensor on the back. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat.
Seven Asus phones received permanent price cuts
Asus slashed the prices of seven smartphones. Zenfone 3 received a Rs. 2,000 price-cut; the 5.2-inch model is available for Rs. 11,999 and the 5.5-inch variant, for Rs. 14,999.
Zenfone 3 Max (ZC520TL) is now selling for Rs 8,499, Zenfone 3 Max (ZC553KL) for Rs. 9,999, Zenfone Max for Rs. 7,499, Zenfone Go 5.0 for Rs 6,499, and Zenfone Go 5.5 for Rs. 6,999.
Coolpad Cool 1 Dual now cheaper by Rs. 6,000
Chinese device-maker Coolpad reduced the prices of three of its handsets.
Coolpad Cool 1 Dual saw a drop of Rs. 6,000. Its 3GB-RAM+32GB-storage variant is selling at Rs. 7,999 while the 4GB-RAM+32GB-storage model is available for Rs. 8,999.
Coolpad Note 5 got cheaper by Rs. 4,000 and is available for Rs. 7,999. Meanwhile, Coolpad Note 5 Lite received is available for Rs. 5,999.