Smartphones to gift your loved ones this Diwali  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock
Smartphones have become one of the most essential parts of our life and from watching movies to capturing picture-perfect moments, we have been using smartphones in ways that no one would have imagined a decade ago. This Diwali season, if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for your loved ones, a smartphone can be your perfect option as these days, one can buy a new smartphone ranging from Rs. 5,000 to even lakhs.
Here we take a look at some of the smartphones across segments which come with a hist of segment-leading features such as dual cameras, powerful processors, great built quality, long-lasting batteries, immersive displays and more.
Smartphones under Rs. 10,000 to gift this Diwali
Xiaomi Redmi 6A: This has been one of the top-selling entry-level smartphones in India and comes with a price tag of Rs. 5,999. The Xiaomi Redmi 6A comes with 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ display, Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor, 3000mAh battery and more.
Realme 1: Despite being the first smartphone from Realme, it still is one of the best handsets with prices starting from Rs. 8,990. The device comes with 6-inch Full HD+ IPS display, MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm processor, up to 6GB of RAM and more.
Smartphones under Rs. 15,000 to gift this Diwali
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with a dual rear camera setup, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, up to 6GB of RAM, 5000mAh battery and more. It is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the base version and Rs. 14,999 for the higher-end version.
Nokia 3.1 Plus: After being recently launched in India, Nokia 3.1 Plus has become one of the most recommended smartphones in this segment. It comes with stock Android, 6-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor, dual rear cameras and more.
Smartphones under Rs. 20,000 to gift this Diwali
Motorola One Power: The Motorola One Power comes with a 6.2-inch Full HD+ display, dual rear cameras, 5000mAh battery, P2i water-repellent nanocoating, Snapdragon 636 14nm SoC and more. It is priced at Rs. 15,999 in India.
Nokia 6.1 Plus: The Nokia 6.1 Plus has been one of the top-selling budget smartphones in India and while it is priced at Rs. 15,999, it comes with a 5.8-inch Full HD+ display, Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm processor, 4GB of RAM, dual rear cameras and more.
Honor Play: The Honor Play is one of the most performance-oriented smartphones in this segment which comes with a price tag of Rs. 23,999 and features Huawei’s flagship Kirin 970 10nm processor, 6.3-inch Full HD+ display, 6GB of RAM, dual rear cameras, 3750mAh battery and more.
Smartphones under Rs. 30,000 to gift this Diwali
Vivo V11 Pro: The Vivo V11 Pro comes with a 6.41-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 660 14nm processor, dual rear cameras, 6GB RAM, In-display fingerprint sensor and a 3,400mAh battery with fast charging with fast charging support. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 25,990 in India.
Poco F1: The Poco F1 was launched as the first smartphone from Xiaomi’s new sub-brand and is known for being the cheapest smartphone to be powered by the Qualcomm 845 SoC under-the-hood. It is priced at Rs. 20,999 for the base variant while it features a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display, dual rear cameras, up to 8GB of RAM, 4000mAh battery with fast charging and more.
Premium smartphones to gift this Diwali
OnePlus 6T: The OnePlus 6T was recently launched in India and its price in India starts at Rs. 37,999. The smartphone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8GB of RAM, dual rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner, 3700mAh battery with Dash charging and more.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Starting from Rs. 67,900, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8GB of RAM, dual rear cameras with variable aperture, Water and dust resistant (IP68) rating, S Pen support and more.
iPhone XR: Despite being the most affordable iPhone launched by Apple this year, the iPhone XR is still a premium smartphone which is priced at Rs. 76,900 for the base variant and comes with the A12 Bionic 7nm chip, 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display, 12-megapixel wide-angle (f/1.8) camera with optical image stabilization and True Tone flash, dual SIM, IP67 rating and more.
Pixel 3: The Google Pixel 3 is the first smartphone from the company to feature a dual camera setup and comes with benchmark specs such as Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB of RAM, stock Android 9.0 Pie, 5.5-inch (1080 x 2160 pixels) FHD+ OLED with HDR support, Active Edge support, Water and Dust Resistant (IP68) rating and more.
iPhone XS Max: This is the most expensive and biggest ever iPhone ever produced by Apple as it comes with a 6.5-inch OLED Super Retina HDR display and a price tag starting from Rs. 109,900 in India. Other features of the iPhone XS Max include A12 Bionic 7nm chip, dual 12-megapixel cameras with a wide-angle (f/1.8) lens and a telephoto (f/2.4) lens, dual SIM, IP68 rating and more.