Buying a cheap smartphone doesn’t mean you need to compromise out on all of the best features and performance. Flagship phones in 2019 are more expensive than ever, but still, it is possible to buy a smartphone on a budget of under $200,which is capable of handling your daily routine tasks.As the manufacturers keep introducing better features, the budget smartphone hasnow become a trend as users think them more attractive in the long-term for the price given. If you’re also in search of a smartphone that cost PKR 20,000-30,000 range, then you have many options. In this article, we have reviewed the seven economical smartphones you can buy right now.
Best budget phones
1.Huawei Honor 7X
Price Rs. 24,999
Released in 2017 but is still in demand this year. The Honor 7X features 5.93-inch screen with 7.6mm thin metal unibody casing––it means the hefty 3240mAh battery is non-removable. The phone gives users a premium feel in a marketplace where you can enjoy a full day of battery life, 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM with the additional option of adding SD card. The screen resolution is 2160*1080 means
that the games and movies will look sharp as on its IPS LCD. Amongst a wide range of plastic phones in the mid-range price bracket, Honor 7X a full metallic phone is very appealing.Dual cameras everywhere! Same as Honor predecessor (Honor 6X) pioneeringphones, the 7X is also equipped with two 12 MegaPixel cameras. The front ishome to 8MP camera, so you can capture the best selfie out there. What else can we ask for? Huawei is bringing the dual-camera trend, in mid-range phones, to
become mainstream. Now you don’t have to spend 50,000 PKR for those awesome portrait pictures.
*The overall look of Honor 7X is very reminiscent of the iPhone 6.
2 . Huawei Y6 Prime 2019
Price Rs. 20,399
All of the best features at an Amazing Price! Huawei phones are already in demand and have no issues. Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 price starts at Rs. 20,399 which is for the base variant ––with 2GB of RAM and 32GB ROM. This mid-range gadget 1.4 GHz, Quad Core Cortex-A53 processor, is super fast and smooth in executing data.The enormous 6.09-inch display of Y6 is wide and vibrant that gives users sharp immersive picture while watching their favourite movies and videos. The IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen is good to play games and managing other things. Pixels quality is also good, and resolution is 720 x 1440, which is commonly seen in many other devices.Equipped with 3000 mAh battery––same used for Y6 Prime which cost around 60K in Pakistan, Y6 gives users the premium experience of using such a powerful,long-lasting battery. Furthermore, its 13 MP camera is best for landscape photography and 8MP for selfies. Also, it has the option of Face Unlock and a fingerprint sensor.
Price Rs. 22,999
Released in 2019, March, Realme 3 runs on the OS Android 9.0 pie and shares the same front design like Samsung Galaxy A10. It has curved edges and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and comes with 6.2 inches screen with HD Plus display that gives user fantastic experience while watching movies or playing games.Powered by Octa-core processor, Realme 3 carries 3 GB RAM in the mix which provides you fast downloading speed anytime and host many other amazing features.On the back of the smartphone, there is a13 MP dual rear cameras, 2 MP front camera, a classic fingerprint scanner which could easily unlock the phone just by placing the finger on it. It has a giant 4230 mAh long-lasting battery which means now you can enjoy games for hours and hours. Realme 3 has cool gradient back that no other phone matches its beauty and the value for money. So, are you ready to get your hands on 3?
Price Rs. 23,899
Released in April 2019, Oppo A5s ties with the Realme 3. It has the same 6.2inches screen size, 720 x 1520 resolutions, and 4230mAh battery. The most distinguishing feature is it runs on the operating system Android 8.1 (Oreo),
powered by octa-core processor and has 2 GB RAM size. Also, it has a13 MP dual camera––as good as Realme 3––and 2 MP depth sensor.OPPO is famous for selfie, and yes, the brand delivers what they offer. Like most smartphones, the OPPO A5s allows you to run multiple apps at the same time. You can buy this budget smartphone for as low as 23,899 PKR. However, at the end of the day, many users prefer Realme over Oppo. As it comes down to better performance, the Realme 3 is clearly a better phone boasting amazing features.
5.Samsung Galaxy A10
Price Rs. 21,299
Samsung is famous for cheaper yet powerful phones and is continually escalating its new model smartphones in the same context. It’s A series is too strong to resist,packed with all the goodness one can expect to get in high-end phones. However,the A10 may not feature a fingerprint sensor, but has top of line features like face unlock. It has a mediocre 3400 mAh battery capacity, coupled with a 2 GB RAM,built-in 32 GB internal memory that is enough for an average user and 13MP rearcamera with night mode feature. Moreover, there is an extra space for micro SD card so memory expansion can go up to 512 GB if you want.It is a budgeted phone comes with a 6.2 inches HD screen that gives users amazing visibility and interfaces for videos, movies, etc. Furthermore, Samsung Galaxy A10 is powered with the latest Android version Pie 9.0 and an octa-core processor.Trust us, Galaxy A10is a decent phone one can get at this price.
*Checkout the latest Samsung price in Pakistan
6.Infinix Hot S3
Looking for an S3 anyone? Here we aren’t talking about the Samsung Galaxy S3 but Infinix S3 hot selling smartphone packed with loads of goodies at an affordable price of 19,500 PKR. With 5.7 inches IPL LCD, the S3 follows 2018 norms in many aspects; the first is that it features a bezel-less front display panel that almost stretches from the top front panel to its very bottom. Its dimensions include 8.5mm
width, equating to a 720p resolution, and a 150g weight. The back panel features the primary 13 MP primary sensor that effectively makes Hot S3 a picture perfect-phone.Moreover, 32GB of internal storage is suitable for an average user while a 4000mAh battery promises long hours of good usage. Also, it is equipped with an external card-slot, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, face ID unlock and other notable mentions. If you are in search for something trendy, while staying in a
budget, Infinix S3 is for you.
7.Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Price Rs. 26,000
The Redmi Note 7 comes with a large 6.3-inch display (waterdrop notch), a dual rear camera setup, a Snapdragon 660 SoC and a 4,000mAh battery. This smartphone is definitely going to appeal to anyone limited at the budget, thanks to its low, low price. But it ticks a lot of boxes. The design is fine, as designs go.However, the bottom bezel is slightly thicker and feels a little bit chunky while carrying in hand, but it’s by no means––not worth purchasing. The 6.3-inch screen size gives you plenty of room to work; the resolution is 1080 pixels that provide users an amazing interface for videos and playing games.Like a lot of budget phones, Redmi Note 7 doesn’t strip back too much on features,so you’re getting enough for your money.
With intense competition among mobile brands, it’s an exciting time to purchase low price smartphones, packed with amazing features, all under Rs. 30,000.However, note that the prices listed above may slightly vary from what is available in the market.