2020 was a rollercoaster ride with ups and downs in both human and technological aspects. While we saw the fall of many mortals, we also witnessed the rise of technology in general. The year forced humans to step out of their comfort zone and embrace technology, as more and more businesses, educational institutes, work, and so on and so forth started taking place digitally. This year saw a major change in the technology game as well.
With numerous people facing a financial crunch this year due to its ever falling economy, there emerged budget-friendly smartphones packed with amazing features. These the choices that will keep you and your wallet, both happy. If you’re planning to get your hands on some of the affordable alternatives to high-end, specs packed smartphones from 2020, here’s a list of the same under Rs. 15000 that’s sure to keep you happy.
Micromax IN Note 1
The phone flaunts a decent LCD screen size of 6.67 inches, 1080p. This one does not have a notch and has a punch-hole set up instead – much like the latest One Plus and other smartphones. An octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 processor powers the phone which also has a 4GB RAM and internal storage of 128 GB. The memory is, however, expandable; thanks to the microSD card support. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the back, with the 4GB+64GB costing Rs. 10,999 and the 4GB+128GB costing Rs. 12,999. When it comes to camera and it specifications, the phone has a primary back camera of 48MP while the secondary camera has a 16MP resolution. Battery life is great as it has a 5,000 mAH battery that supports 18W fast charging. At such a mean price but massive specifications, this one is probably the best pick this 2020.
Realme Narzo 20 Pro
The Realme Narzo 20 Pro has an LCD screen display of 6.5 inches, 1080p. With a battery capacity of 4500 mAH and fast charging support of up to 65W, this one is a decent buy as it is priced at Rs. 14,999. The primary camera is a quadruple-camera setup; a combination of 48 megapixels, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, a 2 megapixel black and white sensor and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. Powered by an octa-core 2.05GHz MediaTek Helio G95 processor, it is quite similar to the Realme 7 and has Mali-G76 engine for graphics. Android 10 is the OS it runs on, guaranteed to give you a smooth and slick user experience.
The Realme 7 is also priced at Rs. 14,999 and flaunts a Full-HD 6.5 inches display. The phone has a quad-camera set up, the resolutions being 4MP primary sensor, an 8MP 119-degree ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. It has a high refresh rate of 90 Hz, which is similar to what iPhones use in their phones, however, it’s a bit of a drawback as most smartphones now come with a 120 Hz refresh rate. However, it is still quite a great buy as it has a 120 Hz touch-sampling rate. On top of it all, it has a 5000 mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging. The best part about it is that it can charge up to 50 per cent in nearly 26 minutes!
These three can prove to be a major holiday hauls this 2020. You might want to grab them before the onset of 2021 and give them a try!