If one is looking for a cheap smartphone in the Indian market, there is a huge catalog to choose from. There are many cheap smartphones that can give good competition to the other high-priced phones in the market. Besides, mobiles are temporary assets. They are bound to go into repair shops after a few years. So, to make life hassle-free, it is best if one buys a cheap phone, uses it, and then discards it when it stops working. It is better because it costs less and also does all the work a high-priced phone would do. Here are the top 5 budget phones for November 2021.
Redmi 10 Prime phones
The Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2400×1080 pixels) resolution display. The screen has a punch-hole notch cut out for the selfie camera and is also topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. It measures 9.5 mm in thickness and weighs 192 grams. This phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G88 processor. It also has an octa-core CPU clocked at up to 2.0GHz and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.
This is paired with up to 6GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB storage variants to choose from. It runs on MIUI 12.5 which is based on Android 11. The Redmi 10 Prime has quad cameras on the back headlined by a 50MP camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. There is an 8MP selfie camera on the front. The rear cameras can record in 1080p at 30FPS. This is a phone under Rs. 15000.
Samsung Galaxy M32
Samsung Galaxy M32 features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2400×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display. There is a waterdrop notch cut out for the selfie camera and the phone has minimal bezels on three sides. The Galaxy M32 has a plastic build that measures 9 millimeters in thickness and weighs 196 grams. The Galaxy M32 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G80 processor.
It also features an octa-core CPU and Mali-G52 GPU. This is paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variants. There is an option to expand the storage further by adding a microSD card. It runs on Android 11 based One UI 3.1. There is a quad-camera array on the back that consists of a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. There is a 20MP selfie camera on the front as well. This is a phone under Rs 15000.
RealMe Nazro 30 phones
The Realme Narzo 30 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 processor. It has an octa-core CPU and Mali-G76 GPU. This is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage options to choose from. The storage is further expandable via a microSD card slot. The phone offers a basic set of sensors and connectivity features such as WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0. It also features a Type-C port for charging.
The Narzo 30 is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging out-of-the-box. It can fully recharge the battery of Narzo 30 in 65 minutes. The Realme Narzo 30 has a plastic build with a gradient finish on the back. It measures 9.4 millimeters in thickness and weighs 192 grams. This phone is present in silver and blue colors to choose from. It has a punch-hole cut out for the selfie camera upfront and the screen has minimal bezels on three sides.
Redmi Note 10
The Redmi Note 10 brings a 6.43-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 1,080 x 2,400 pixels resolution. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio, 100 percent DCI-P3 wide color gamut, and up to 1100 nits of peak brightness. The phone comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. This is for protection against accidental scratches and drops. The device has 8.3mm of thickness and weighs 178.8 grams.
Under the hood, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 octa-core SoC powers the phone, up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM along with Adreno 612 GPU. The phone runs on Android 11. It also has the company’s proprietary MIUI 12 on top. This ensures that the phone can match up to the competition offered by similarly priced phones. It falls under the category of budget phones one can buy.
Moto G30 64GB phones
The newly-launched Motorola Moto G30 is the company’s latest entrant to its G series in India, alongside the Motorola Moto G10 Power. The G30 is the more expensive of the two. The phone features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It houses a 6.5-inch display with HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone ships with Android 11 out of the box. It comes with Motorola’s ThinkShield technology which is an end-to-end security layer for the smartphone.
The phone is also has a quad-camera setup consisting of a 64MP main lens, an 8MP ultrawide shooter, and two 2MP macro and depth sensors. The selfie camera is 13MP. A dewdrop notch is there to place it. The Moto G30 doesn’t exactly impress in any one particular area but does a bit of everything considerably well. This is because the price is quite low for such features to be present. The phone has decent cameras, bloatware-free software, a high refresh rate display, and good battery life. This is also a budget phone to buy.