Come September 12 and you noticed a new wave of iPhones from Apple. And just like every year, the prices the new iPhones has reached a new high. While the Apple fanboys will surely defend the price tag, citing that Apple is one of the best company in the world. However, with a steep increase in the price tag, common Indian consumers can do a lot of thing with this kind of budget.
For starters, one can buy smartphones for his whole family. Don’t believe us? Apple has priced its cheapest smartphone, the iPhone XR at a starting price of Rs 76,990. No, doubt the phone looks promising with the kind of features it offers. However, if you have a nuclear family, then you straight buy four Android smartphones for your family, which comes loaded with a host of interesting features. So, without further ado, here is the list of phones you can buy for your family instead of opting for Apple iPhone XR.
OnePlus 6: Perfect Phone meant For You
Price: Rs 34,999
The mid-premium smartphone from OnePlus comes loaded with flagship-level specifications coupled with some interesting design language, all at a price tag of Rs 34,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage option. The phone is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, which might not be as powerful as Apple’s A12 Bionic chipset, but it will fulfil all your needs without breaking a sweat. This coupled with some interesting offers, makes it a pretty sweet deal.
To start with, users will get extra Rs 2,000 off on exchange along with a free OnePlus 6 Sandstone protective case. Then there is no cost EMI options available and free 12 months accidental damage insurance. This coupled with Rs 2000 cashback for Idea users, discount up to Rs 500 on Kindle eBook and more, adds some brownie points to the device.
The phone has a dual-camera setup with a combination of 16-megapixel primary lens and a 20-megapixel secondary lens. OnePlus has evolved the camera on its smartphone for a while now. The results are pretty interesting and you will not feel cheated by the camera performance. Further, considering that it cost you less than half of the price of iPhone XR, the phone gives you better battery output and the Dash Charge technology will be your saviour when you need to quickly charge your phone in case of an emergency.
Xiaomi Poco F1: A Gamer’s delight
Price: Rs 20,999
Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco introduced the cheapest Android smartphone that comes loaded with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. You get a polycarbonate body, which is ideal for your younger members as the chances are high of surviving a drop as compared to a glass body. Further, the phone comes loaded with a 4000mAh battery, which easily lasted a full day during our review period.
There are some interesting offers on the latest smartphones as well. To start with, one can avail No Cost EMI and Jio instant benefits up to Rs 8,000 coupled with up to 6TB of Jio 4G data. Then there is 5 per cent off with Axis Bank Buzz credit card. So, if you child wants to play some games and wants a good battery, then Xiaomi Poco F1 is the choice for you. The phone comes with a price tag of Rs 20,999 and it still manages to deliver some really good performance, not to forget the fast unlock feature, which is supported by an infrared sensor.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: An overall performer
Price: Rs 10,999
The latest budget-centric smartphone from Asus is an overall performer for its price tag. The phone features some really impressive specifications, which is generally found in the price band of Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000. The phone features the latest display and the major highlight of this phone is the massive 5000mAh battery, which can easily last for two days under normal usage. The device comes loaded with interesting camera performance and the close to stock experience is quite lightweight and easy to use.
As for offers, with Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, you get no cost EMI on SBI and Bajaj Finserv cards. One can also exchange their old smartphone and get up to Rs 9500 off on this one. Apart from this, you get 5 per cent off on Axis Bank card and complete Mobile Protection from Flipkart at just Rs 299. For Rs 10,999, the Zenfone Max Pro M1 is yet another all-rounder that deserves a place in your home.
Realme 2: A gorgeous smartphone
Price: Rs 8,990
The latest smartphone from Realme is probably one of the most stylish smartphones in this price range. The phone comes with a price tag of Rs 8,990 and it comes with Jio instant benefits of worth Rs 4200 coupled with additional 120GB of 4G data. The phone comes with a 5 per cent discount with Axis Bank credit card.
Talking about the phone, It comes with a top-notch long with a diamond-like finish at the back panel, that gives a pretty classy and premium look. The internals is moderate as well and can easily get through the day-to-day tasks. The phone features decent camera performance and the face unlock feature is promising as well. So, the Realme 2 is a stunner for the gorgeous people in the house.
So, if you add up the cost of each and every above-mentioned smartphones, then results might shock you. Rs 34999 (OnePlus 6) + Rs 20,999 (Xiaomi Poco F1) + Rs 10,999 (Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1) + Rs 8990 (Realme 2) = Rs 75,987. The Apple iPhone XR comes with a price tag of Rs 76,900. You are able to buy four smartphones that have proved their mettle in the smartphone industry and still saving Rs 913. So, the answers seem pretty obvious, why it does not make any sense of buying one iPhone when you can buy smartphones for your whole family. Choice is your you want to be happy or you want t whole family happy.