A smartphone’s work process depends upon the processor that runs the machine. So, one of the main features to pay attention to when buying a new smartphone is the chip or processor used in it. You wouldn’t be entirely wrong to assume that high-grade chipsets are reserved for the flagship smartphones that can go a bit over the price range that an average user would want to pay. However, with so many affordable smartphones now available in the market, this is no longer the case. Here are a few affordable smartphones with flagship-grade chips that you can buy on Amazon. Note that these products have been curated based on their listed features.
The Redmi K20 Pro runs on the Android v9 Pie operating system (Upgradable to Android Q) with a 2.84GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core processor and Adreno 640 GPU with Game Turbo 2.0. The Game Turbo mode reduces network delay and optimises touch latency to deliver the most immersive gaming experience, according to the brand. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is built on 7nm process technology which makes it a fast processor with excellent power efficiency. Additionally, the smartphone comes packed with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It has triple camera setup on the rear with 48MP + 13MP + 8MP lenses and a 20MP front-facing pop-up camera. The device features a 6.39-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and 403ppi pixel density. It features a double-sided heat dissipation system that delivers improved thermals, higher frame rates and a sustained peak performance, according to the brand. Finally, the high-capacity 4000mAh battery, along with fast charging, should allow users to use the phone for work and play games uninterrupted.
The OnePlus 7T has the Oxygen OS based on Android v10 along with a 2.96GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus AI Engine Octa-Core, 7nm processor and Adreno 640. The display has a 6.55-inch 90Hz fluid AMOLED touchscreen with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and 402ppi pixel density. The OnePlus 7T comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal memory. It has a 48MP + 12MP + 16MP triple rear camera with telephoto lens + ultra-wide-angle lens and a 16MP front camera with 4K video capture at 30/60 FPS, and modes like ultra-shot, nightscape, portrait, pro mode, panorama, HDR, AI scene detection, and RAW image. The brand claims that it delivers faster unlock speeds with the latest in-display fingerprint reader and upgraded security algorithm.
The Realme X2 Pro features a super AMOLED display with the latest in-display fingerprint from Goodix that unlocks the phone quickly (at speeds as low as up to 0.23 seconds, according to the brand). It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Processor, 90 Hz Ultra-Smooth Display and has 12GB of RAM to ensure a seamless performance. It also features a 256GB ROM. It features a 64MP + 13MP + 8MP + 2MP quad-camera setup at the back and a 16MP front camera with 20X Hybrid Zoom and a built-in screen flash. It features the Super VOOC 50 W Flash Charge feature with the Type-C port. The phone also has a 4000mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite comes with the Android v10.0 operating system and runs on a 2.7GHz + 1.8GHz Exynos 9810 Octa-Core processor. It has 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage (expandable up to 1TB). It has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O display, FHD+ capacitive multi-touch touchscreen with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and 16M colour support. The device features a triple camera setup at the back including 12MP (Ultra-Wide) + 12MP (Wide-Angle) + 12MP (Telephoto) lenses and a 32MP selfie camera at the front panel. It also has a 4500mAh lithium-ion battery with 25W super-fast charging. The device comes with a stylus pen. The smartphone also comes with defence grade Samsung Knox that should protect your private data from malware and malicious attacks, according to the brand.