Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched recently in India in two versions – one with 2 GB RAM at Rs 9,999 and another at Rs 11,999 with 3 GB RAM. It has a full metal body and comes with a 5.5 inch full HD display. Besides, it has 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa core processor, Android Lollipop OS, 16/32 GB of internal memory, 16 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 also offers dual SIM, 4G connectivity, Bluetooth 4.1, dual band WiFi, WiFi Direct, and GPS with AGPS, GLONASS and Beidou. The Note 3 has IR blaster which will allow it to be used as a remote controller. Besides it has electronic compass, gyroscope, gravity sensor, proximity, hall, and light sensors.
The Redmi Note 3 though is available only via flash sales and not everyone is that lucky. So if you are one of the unlucky persons or you just want other non-Xiaomi phones then don’t worry; there are plenty of handsets priced around Rs 10,000 with similar and even better figures.
So here are our five alternatives of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
The Le 1s, which is priced at Rs 10,999, runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system with the EUI 5.5 custom user interface on top of it. The smartphone comes with a reversible USB Type-C with fast-charging SpeedVolt technology and gets the power from 3000 mAh battery. The smartphone offers a 13-megapixel rear auto-focus camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. The dual-SIM handset measures 151.1 x 74.2 x 7.5 mm and weighs 169 grams.
The Le 1s also has a metal body like the Redmi Note 3. Besides, it offers mirror finished fingerprint sensor, 5.5-inch full-HD IPS display, Mediatek Helio X10 Turbo 2.2GHz octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
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The Xolo Black features a 5.5 inch IPS display with full HD (1080p) resolution. This phone has Corning Gorilla Glass covering on both its front and rear panels. Also the glass panels come with Oleophobic coating that would give it resistance to smudges.
This 7.3 mm sleek smartphone has a set up of 13 megapixel and 2 megapixel camera in the rear panel. The secondary 2 megapixel camera actually helps creating depth, improving focus for improving post-capture image processing.
It comes with something called UbiFocus that allows users to focus and refocus on objects even after the image has been captured. As per Xolo, the camera of Xolo Black can focus in just 0.15 seconds. Its ChromaFlash enables the phone to retain natural colours and skin tones even in low light condition, claimed the company.
The Android Lollipop based Xolo Black has a 3200 mAh battery and comes with 2 Amp charger. Besides, Xolo said that due to the inclusion of Quick Charge 1.0 technology, the phone can be charged in quick time – 50 per cent in under an hour and 100 per cent in 2.5 hours.
Besides, the Xolo Black offers a 5 megapixel front camera, 2nd Gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core processor that comes in 64 bit architecture. The device has 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, 32 GB expandable storage slot and has USB OTG functionality as well.
Lenovo K4 Note
The dual SIM Lenovo K4 Note comes with two 4G enabled SIM slots. It has a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. The smartphone has a 5.5 inch full HD display, thus offering 401 ppi pixel density. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Besides, it has 3 GB RAM, 64 bit Mediatek MT6753 octa core processor and expandable memory of up to 144 GB. The phone comes with USB OTG functionality as well as fingerprint scanner.
Lenovo K4 Note weighs 158 grams with a huge 3300 mAh battery. It has a curved back panel and comes with replaceable back panels and not metal body as speculated earlier. There are five wood back panels for the K4 Note. The Lenovo K4 Note has dual front speakers and as per the company it is the first phone to have ‘Dolby Atmos over speakers’ technology. Besides, it has Lenovo TheaterMax technology and is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
To check out camera samples of Lenovo K4 Note, click here.
Motorola’s Moto G Turbo Edition is currently selling for Rs 12,499. It is water resistant and offers Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon octa core processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory slot, 2470 mAh battery, 5 inch HD display, dual SIM with 4G, 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.
You can read its review here.
Honor 5X is a dual-SIM phone. It has a hybrid tray that can hold two SIM cards or one SIM and a micro SD card of up to 128 GB capacity. The phone comes in a metal body and has a 5.5 inch full HD screen. As per the company, the phone comes with a premium aircraft grade metal that offers 5 layer heat sinks with copper shielding cover. It is powered by the 64 bit Snapdragon 616 octa core processor and 2 GB RAM.
The Honor 5X is equipped with a 13 megapixel rear camera and 5MP Front camera. It can record slow motion videos. The phone has a 3000 mAh battery which claims to last for approximately 10 hours. The Android 5.1 based Honor 5X has HUAWEI EMUI 3.1 Lite user interface. Besides, the 5X has 16GB of internal storage, Bluetooth 4.0, light sensor, proximity sensor, FM radio and WiFi Direct and a fingerprint sensor. It is compatible with Indian 4G networks.
To read the Honor 5X’s review, click here.