Smartphones are usually associated with a heavy price. But many mobile companies are coming up with budget options of these phones to expand their reach.

In today’s time, owning a smartphone is no longer a luxury, rather it has become a  necessity. But, owing to their humongous price tag, not everyone can afford them. However, this is not true anymore. With the smartphone market expanding, many companies are coming up with budget-friendly smartphones to cater to all sects of society.

Some of the best budget phones are:


Asus Zenfone Max M2 features a 6.3-inch HD+ display with 720×1520 pixel resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor and is backed by Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. The dual sim phone packs 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage with microSD card support. The device has a 13 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera setup and a front 8 MP camera. The smartphone is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery.

Its starting point is Rs. 9999.


Xiaomi Redmi 6A comes with a 5.45-inch display with full HD+ resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system topped with company’s own MIUI layer of customization. It sports 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and electronic image stabilization and a 5MP front camera with AI-based face unlock technology support. With 2GB RAM, the smartphone comes in two variants- 16GB and 32GB. The handset is backed by a 3000mAh built-in rechargeable battery.

It’s starting price is Rs. 6599.


Honor 7C comes with a 5.99-inch Full View display with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is powered by 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor and runs on Android EMUI v8.0 on top of Oreo operating system. The dual-SIM smartphone comes with 3GB RAM paired with 32GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB. It has an 8MP front camera and a rear dual camera setup of 13MP+2MP sensors with LED flash. The device is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. 

It’s starting price is Rs. 9999.


Nokia 2.1 features a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. It is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android v8.1 Oreo operating system. The handset packs 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The smartphone features an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The smartphone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery.

Its starting price is Rs. 7099.


Realme 1 has a 6-inch FHD capacitive touchscreen with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution and 403 PPI pixel density. It is powered by 2GHz MTK Helio P60 AI octa-core processor with 8-cores CPU. The handset runs Android v8.1 Oreo operating system. Realme 1 comes in three RAM variants — 3GB,4GB and 6GB RAM paired with 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage. It has a 13 MP rear camera and 8MP front camera. It is backed by 3,410mAH lithium-ion battery. 

Its starting price is Rs. 13990.


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