Price could decide the fate of a product in developing and price-sensitive markets like India. This is why almost all smartphone manufacturing companies are trying to woo consumers in these countries by offering feature-rich devices at reasonable prices.
You may ask why so much focus in developing economies and not in developed economies; well the fact is that smartphone market in the former has good scope for growth while it is saturated in the former. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise to see dozens of budget and mid-budget smartphones from the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Lenovo K8 Note, to Micromax Canvas Infinity currently available for purchase in Indian market.
Well, Indian consumers have the luxury of choosing the handset of their choice from a long line of smartphones but it can confuse some. So, here we bring you a select few that you can buy in September 2017. It may be mentioned that Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is a few months old but it has made it to the list as it has done incredibly well in India, selling more than five million units in the first half of the year, and the best selling smartphone in the second quarter.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 specifications & price
Price: Rs 9,999 for 2GB RAM + 32GB storage model
Rs 10,999 for 3GB RAM+32GB storage model
Rs 12,999 for 4GB RAM+64GB storage model
Display: 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen screen with 1,080×1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Operating system: Android Marshmallow (upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat)
Storage: 32GB/64GB (expandable up to128GB via microSD card)
Camera: 13MP main camera with BSI CMOS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), dual-tone LED flash and 1.12µm pixel size
5MP front snapper with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide angle view of field
Micromax Canvas Infinity specifications & price
Price: Rs 9,999
Display: 5.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720×1,440 pixels (279 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Operating system: Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Storage: 32GB (expandable up to128GB via microSD card)
Camera: 13MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, LED flash, 1/3″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size
16MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, LED flash