Smartphones have become a necessity and play a huge part in our day-to-day lives. Be it connecting with our loved ones, capturing memories through pictures, attending to work calls and emails, or enjoying games; phones let you do it all on the go. With so many brands in the market, you might have a difficult time figuring out which one’s the best option for you. So, we’ve listed out some of the best feature-packed smartphones which aren’t heavy on the pocket. Note that these have been curated based on their availability on Amazon as well as their listed features.
OnePlus Nord 5G
OnePlus is known for its flagship phones, but have now ventured into the mid-range smartphone category with the OnePlus Nord. It has a promising rear quad camera setup (48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP), and the primary 48MP lens has a Sony IMX586 sensor which reduces the chances of capturing blurry pictures. The 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens should allow you to get everyone in the frame during group shots. This 5G smartphone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, Adreno 620 GPU, 8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory so you can enjoy faster processing speeds and lag-free gaming. The 6.44-inch AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and 90Hz refresh rate should offer a visual treat while gaming or watching videos. Its 4115mAH lithium-ion battery should ensure it can last through the day. The in-display fingerprint sensor and the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protect the phone as well as your data.
Samsung Galaxy M51
If the display of the phone is what gets you ticking, then Samsung Galaxy M51’s 6.7-inch Super AMOLED symmetric Infinity-O display might be perfect for you. The display should be able to provide you with an uninterrupted visual experience while watching your favourite shows, gaming, multi-tasking, browsing and much more. It is equipped with a versatile quad-camera setup (64MP, 12MP, 5MP and 5MP) and 32MP front camera. Its ultra-wide camera can capture scenes with a 123˚ angle of view whilst the depth camera should help you capture beautiful portraits with Live Focus Effect. In terms of processor and memory, it comes with a Qualcomm SD730G octa-core processor, 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 512GB using the dedicated memory card slot. It is powered by a 7000mAH lithium-ion battery which can be charged using the 25W USB Type-C fast charger that comes bundled with it. The fast face-unlock and side fingerprint sensor provide an additional layer of security to your phone.
Apple iPhone 11
Apple is known for its premium phones, and the iPhone 11 is no different. It sports a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina HD LCD, and a dual-camera setup with 12MP ultra-wide and wide cameras with a night mode, portrait mode and several others so you can take creative pictures. The 12MP TrueDepth front camera, when coupled with the portrait mode, should help you click some great selfies. It has an IP68 rating under IEC standards (which means it can work at a depth of 2 meters for up to 30 minutes). The Face ID adds an extra layer of security. It has the A13 Bionic chip with third-generation Neural Engine under its hood. The iOS 14 offers redesigned widgets on the home screen and an all-new library app, app clips and much more to make things easier for you.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Be it capturing good pictures or multitasking through the day, this phone ticks all the boxes. It has a 64MP quad-rear camera setup with ultra-wide, portrait, night mode and several other modes and a 32MP front camera, so you don’t have to deal with blurry selfies. You can view these pictures and videos on the 6.67-inch FullHD+ LCD dot notch display which has a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. There’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core processor under its hood which is based on 8nm technology, which should increase the battery life. Pair it up with the 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, and you’ll be sailing through all your tasks in no time. This dual SIM phone’s internal memory can be expanded up to 512GB. It comes with a 5020mAh Li-ion battery which is claimed to provide up to 29 hours of talk time and can be charged in a short duration, thanks to the 33W fast charger.