Smartphones market is flooded with so many brands with hundreds of models having different price range. The manufacturers try to attract more and more customers through rigorous media advertisement highlighting the main specs only. At times, it becomes difficult to choose the best one with good specs according to one’s wallet.
As the price is the factor that is more considered in the markets like Pakistan than the specs sheet, we’ve gathered a list of top five budget friendly smartphones in Pakistan priced under Rs. 20,000. To do that, we’ve gone through the latest generation phones taking into account of their performance, specs, design, and above all the value of the hard cash of each handset.
The following list of top five budget friendly smartphones have good storage, large screens sporting Dual-SIM functionality. Moreover, all of these devices run on the Android OS with a skinned version of their own operating system running on top. Let’s have a look:
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (Rs. 13,999)
Samsung, the South Korean brand, is considered to be the most reliable and the most popular brand in Pakistan. Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro is the budget phone with an embedded fingerprint scanner on its home button. Its primary camera takes good photos in daylight. With its 2GB RAM, it performs well enough in everyday tasks.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A (Rs. 14,499)
Xiaomi, the Chinese brand, has become another popular one due to its competitive specs and affordable price range. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A like all its siblings bears an affordable price along with a 5.5 HD display and 2 GB of RAM for multitasking. It has built-in 16 GB storage. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 for graphics.
Infinix Note 3 (Rs. 18,750)
Infinix is another Chinese name that brings pocket friendly devices with larger screens and more powerful batteries. The Infinix Note 3 comes up with a gigantic 4,500 mAh battery with fast charging capabilities. This phone comes up with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB storage. It has 13 MP back camera and 5 MP front camera which optimize excellent and impressive image quality.
OPPO A57 (Rs. 19,999)
People like smartphones with big displays and HD picture quality. OPPO is the Chinese brand that is well-known as the Camera Phone. OPPO A57 is a camera-centric smartphone with 5.5 inch HD screen. It comes with 13 MP primary camera and 16 MP secondary camera which gives marvellous beauty result in images. OPPO A57 has a finger scanner which is front mounted. It has Snapdragon 616 chipset with 1.7 GHz processor.
Huawei Honor 8 Lite (Rs. 19,999)
Huawei, the Chinese brand is considered to be the second most popular name in smartphone market of Pakistan because of its super-strong and powerful products. The one we are mentioning here – Huawei Honor 8 Lite is a beautiful phone with great specifications on paper. On the rear side, this phone has a fingerprint sensor (rear mounted). It runs Andriod Os v7.0 and has a 4000mAh battery which can last you almost 2 days, if the phone is used efficiently.
|Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro||Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A||Infinix Note 3||OPPO A57||Huawei Honor 8 Lite|
|OS||Android 5.1 (Lollipop)||Android 7.0 (Nougat)||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android OS v5.1 (lollipop)||Android 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 410 – J3119||Snapdragon 425||Helio X10 MT6795M||Mediatek MT6755 or MTK7650||HiSilicon Kirin 6555|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53||Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53||1.3 GHZ Octa-Core, Media Tek MT6753||Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53||Octa-core 2.1 GHz & Octa-core 1.7 Ghz (Cortex-A533)|
|Display||5.0 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen – 16M colors||5.5 inches capacitive touchscreen – 16M colors||6.0 inches – 16M colors||5.2 inches capacitive touchscreen – 16M colors||5.2 inches capacitive touchscreen – 16M colors|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels||720 x 1280 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels||720 x 1280 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Primary Camera||8 MP, f/2.2– LED Flash||13 MP, f/2.2– LED Flash||13 MP, f/2.0– LED Flash||13 MP, f/2.2– LED Flash||12 MP, f/2.2– LED Flash|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP, f/2.2||5 MP, f/2.0||5 MP, f/2.0||16 MP, f/2.0||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Battery||2600 mAh||3080 mAh||4500 mAh||3075 mAh||3000 mAh|
|Price||Rs. 13,999||Rs. 14,499||Rs. 18,750||Rs. 19,999||Rs. 19,999|