Top 5 value for money smartphones of 2016
Here is a list of top 5 value for money smartphones 2016.There is certainly no dearth of highly capable and feature-rich smartphones in the current market. The smartphones have really become smart nowadays and they offer innumerable great features and functionalities which were not expected even a few years back.
What is even better is that the present mobile market is offering superb new handsets which pack in many features that could only be expected from flagship models at very affordable prices.
Thus, if you have a tight budget and can’t go for a feature-rich mid-ranger let alone premium model, then worry not, as you can really get something highly exciting and capable within your budget.
The budget smartphone segment in the Indian mobile market is always over flooded with innumerable latest offerings, as the budget models are actually the highest selling mass market products and is also the most competitive compared to the more expensive mobile categories.
Thus, if you are looking to buy a high quality smartphone with decent specs and good features without spending much money, you can also expect to be spoilt for great choices.
In fact, recently the Indian mobile market has been witnessing the launch of so many budget offerings loaded with premium design and features that these handsets are being called the premium budget phones.
If you are wondering about the price tag that these premium quality budget phones, then be assured that they all cost within the Rs. 15,000 mark, and thus offer high value for money proposition. So, you don’t actually need to spend a lot and if you have budget of Rs 15,000 or even lesser then you can happily take home a great new smartphone model and flaunt it too.
So, here is our very compact and precise list of top 5 budget smartphone models in India that come with great qualities along with high value for money.
LeEco Le 2
The first in our list is from LeEco Mobiles, the highly capable and actually drool worthy LeEco Le 2 smartphone. Apart from its confusing name, there’s just nothing about this phone that you won’t love.
The new Le 2 is the recently launched updated model of the highly popular LeEco Le 1 which also launched this year as the company’s debut model in India. The LeEco is currently the bestselling budget phone in the Indian market and it really deserves the top position in its segment.
The smartphone gets powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset which offers smooth performance that beats all its market rivals. The Le 2 offers everything identical to its predecessor, but offers more when it comes to media experience.
The phone comes with one-year free subscription to the LeEco Supertainment package that consists of video streaming apps including YuppTV and Eros Now. So, it is great for all those who love to watch TV and movies on their smartphones on the go.
However, what we still love the best about this affordable smartphone is its great design and all-metal premium unibody construction, which is one of best in terms of styling and build quality in this segment.
The LeEco Le 2 is priced at Rs. 11,997.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 became an instant hit and topped the charts after its arrival, but lost its top place to the LeEco Le 2. The Redmi Note 3 is another superb budget phone which looks and performs like a premium mid-ranged phone but costs much lesser.
This stunning looking smartphone model also comes in an all metal premium built quality along with a great display. It offers 16 MP rear camera, which delivers good performance as well.
However, this handset’s primary attraction is its massive 4000 mAh battery pack that offers superb battery life which can sail you through more than a day’s usage on just a single charge. Overall, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is one of the best buys in the budget smartphone segment. It is tagged at Rs. 11,999.
Lenovo Zuk Z1
The Lenovo Zuk Z1 is another great choice that is really value for money. It is an all-round Android smartphone model and one the best that you can get even for more money.
Zuk Z1 is a great combination of great built quality, charming looks, smooth performance, good camera specs and good battery backup, making it a complete package that has been very affordably priced.
Apart from great looks and capabilities, the Zuk Z1 also offers the added plus points of a large 64 GB onboard storage space and the highly flexible Cyanogen OS (Android based) which offers a whole bunch of customization options. The Lenovo Zuk Z1 is tagged at Rs. 13499.
Moto G4 Plus
The Motorola Moto G4 Plus is one among the two latest fourth generation Moto G models. The highly popular Moto G has become way better in its latest generation model.
The Moto G4 Plus’ primary highlight is its brilliant 16 MP primary camera which offers great photo shooting experience. The Moto G4 Plus offers everything new and updated that people love about the Moto G, including latest Android OS version and larger battery.
It gets packed with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset that can handle multitasking with ease for the light to moderate users. It also gets a larger 5.5 Full HD display and comes in two storage options of 32 GB and 16 GB. Moto G4 Plus is priced at Rs. 14,999.
The new Honor 5C is another great budget smartphone that offers premium look and feel. The primary highlight of this new handset is its new SoC which has been developed by Huawei. The Honor 5C gets equipped with an octa-core Kirin 650 SoC that gets the support of 2 GB of RAM to offer a smooth, hassle free consistent performance to the moderate users. The smartphone also boasts of a good 13 MP primary camera and an 8 MP secondary front snapper, both of which offer good performance. The Honor 5C is tagged at Rs. 10,999.