In this COVID-19 pandemic situation, most smartphone buyers are looking to buy a lower mid-range (budget) smartphone. Due to this high demand for mid-range smartphones, a lot of affordable pocket-friendly handsets have been launched in recent days. So, here we are providing you with a list of the most affordable smartphones under Rs. 18,000. Do make a note of all the specs and see which smartphone suits you the most.
Let’s go through the list and have an in-depth view.
|PRODUCTS (Ranking 10 to 1)||PRICE (₹ / INR)|
|10.Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime(128GB)||16,499|
|9.Poco M2 Pro(128GB)||15,499|
|8.Realme Narzo 20 Pro(128GB)||16,495|
|7.Samsung Galaxy F41(128GB)||16,499|
|6.Redmi note 9 pro max(128GB)||17,499|
|5.Motorola One Fusion plus(128 GB)||17,499|
|4.Realme X2(64 GB)||17,999|
10. Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime
It sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display powered by the Exynos 9611 SoC. Its quad-camera setup includes a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 123-degree field of view, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 5MP macro lens. Talking about the front cam, it consists of a 32MP selfie snapper. It is packed with a 6,000mAh cell with 15W fast-charging support. The price of this smartphone is Rs 16,499.
9. POCO M2 Pro
This device showcases a 6.67-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with a refresh rate of 120Hz. It has a Quad-camera setup with a 48MP main shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth camera. Apart from this, it also houses a 16MP in-display lens in front. The smartphone is run by Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G mobile processor. It is powered by a robust 5,000 mAh non-replaceable battery and is paired with a 33W Fast Charger. It is priced at Rs 15,999.
8. Realme Narzo 20 Pro
It showcases an IPS LCD type 6.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek Helio G95 chipset. Talking about the camera specs, it offers a 48MP Main Lens, an 8MP Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens teamed with a 2MP Macro Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera along with 16MP selfie camera. Realme Narzo 20 Pro houses a standard 4500mAh battery cell with lavishing 65W Fast Charging compatibility. It is priced at Rs 16,495.
7. Samsung Galaxy F41
This Samsung device comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display and is powered by the Exynos 9611 mobile processor. Its triple camera setup includes a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP live-focus sensor. We can also see a 32MP front camera for selfies. It packs a massive 6,000mAH battery with 15W charging support.
6. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
This smartphone showcases a 6.67-inch FHD+ punch-hole display and is run by Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G. Just like the previous smartphones, it comes with a quad-camera setup. This includes a 64MP main sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens, 5MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor. It also comprises a 32MP camera for selfies. Packed with a robust 5,020mAh battery and 33W fast charging, this device comes for Rs 17,499.
5. Motorola One Fusion+
Launched in June of last year, the smartphone features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Display. The device backed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC. It has quad-camera setup which includes 64MP f/1.8 primary sensor, an 8MP f/2.2 118ÃÂ° Ultra-Wide Angle lens, a 5MP f/2.4 macro sensor, and a 2MP f/2.4 depth camera. You can spot a 16MP sensor in front. It hosts a powerful 5000-mAh battery, paired with an 18W Turbo Power Charging technology.
4. Realme X2
Realme X2 attributes a 6.4-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. It is run by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset. It consists of a quad rear camera setup that comprises 64 MP primary camera along with 8 MP secondary camera. For selfies, it offers you a 32MP front camera. It houses a 4,000mAh Li-ion battery with VOOC fast charging technology. The price of this device is Rs 17,999.
3. POCO X2
This device was launched in February of last year. It showcases a 6.67-inch Full HD+ Display with 120Hz refresh rate. It is run by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. Talking about optics, Poco X2 includes a quad-cam setup which includes the primary camera of 64 MP and an 8 MP secondary camera. Poco X3 packs an amazing 6000 battery. The price of the device is Rs 14,999.
2. Realme 7
Realme 7 takes the second spot on our list. It hosts an IPS LCD of 6.5 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G chipset. In terms of optics, it features a quad rear camera setup. This setup includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.8), an 8-megapixel sensor (f/2.3), a 2-megapixel sensor (f/2.4), and a 2-megapixel sensor (f/2.4). For selfies, you will have the facility to use a 16 MP front camera. The device comes with a 5000mAh battery capacity paired with a 30W of fast wired charging.
1. POCO X3
Poco X3 supports a 6.67-inch display screen with a resolution on 1080×2340 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 732G. It is backed with 5,160mAH of battery capacity along with 33W fast charging. In terms of optics, the device features a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor and two 2-megapixel macro sensors. The price of the device is Rs 16,999.