As the Indian government works towards bringing 5G to the country, smartphone manufacturers have long been ready. However, 5G phones were a bit expensive if we talk about situations pertaining even a year ago. But now, things have changed and the market is filled with 5G phones ranging from cheapest to the priciest. We’ll be taking a look at the top 5 cheapest 5G phones today that you can buy right now.
Samsung Galaxy M13 5G
The Galaxy M13 5G costs Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and Rs 15,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage version. The device sports a 6.5-inch HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate with 400 nits brightness and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM. The RAM can be extended to up to 12GB with Samsung RAM Plus feature. It gets 128GB of storage with up to 1TB of microSD card expansion.
For photos and videos, the Galaxy M13 5G comes with a dual rear camera setup including a 50-megapixel main sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. There is a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls.
Connectivity options on the phone include Wi-Fi, 5G (11 5G bands), Bluetooth, dual-band Wi-Fi, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone packs a 5,000mAh battery with support for 15W charging. It comes with the Samsung Knox security suite as well.
Poco M4 5G
Poco M4 5G is priced at Rs 12,999 for the 4GB + 64GB and Rs 14,999 for the 6GB + 128GB. The Poco M4 5G features a 6.58-inch full-HD+ display. There is a 90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, a peak brightness of 600 nits and a hole-punch at the front.
The phone packs a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC under the hood. It is coupled with up to 4GB / 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage. Besides, the storage can be expanded through a microSD card (up to 1TB).
In addition, the device comes with a dual rear camera setup. This includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel portrait shooter with f/2.4 aperture. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.45 aperture. The device runs on Android 12 with the MIUI 13 skin on top. Besides, it is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
The connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE,Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Further, there is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone has a dust- and water-resistant design with an IP52 rating.
iQOO Z6 Lite 5G
The iQOO Z6 Lite 5G is available in two variants – 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB priced at Rs 13,999 and Rs 15,499, respectively.
The iQOO Z6 Lite 5G sports a 6.58-inch FHD+ display with a 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate, allowing faster screen response time. It comes with a waterdrop-notch, 120Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 2408×1080 pixels.
The iQOO Z6 Lite 5 G’s main highlight is the processor. It is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 Mobile Platform processor. iQOO Z6 Lite 5G sports a dual rear camera setup. There is a 50MP Eye Autofocus main camera, 2MP macro camera and 8MP front camera. It runs Android 12 with FunTouch OS on top. It comes with a promise of two years of major updates and three years of security updates.
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The device has a 5000mAh battery with 18W Fast Charge technology. This is further combined with reverse charging capabilities that allows the smartphone to act as a power bank for other smartphones that supports reverse charging. The phone comes with connectivity features like 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/QZSS/Galileo and USB Type-C.
Redmi Note 12 5G
Starting at Rs 16,499, the Redmi Note 12 5G features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ OLED display with 1080×2400 pixels resolution. Further, there is a 120Hz refresh rate, a peak brightness of 1,200 nits, SGS Eye Care support, and a hole-punch at the front.
The phone packs a Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 SoC under the hood. It is coupled with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB UFS 2.2 internal storage. In addition, the device comes with a dual rear camera setup. This includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor, along with a 2-megapixel depth shooter. For the front, there is a 8-megapixel selfie camera.
The device runs on Android 12 with the MIUI 13 skin on top. It is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, infrared (IR) blaster, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Further, there is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The device has a mono speaker.
Infinix Hot 20 5G
The Infinix Hot 20 5G is priced at Rs 11,999 and comes in Space Blue, Blaster Green, and Racing Black colours. It sports a 6.6-inch IPS LCD panel that offers a Full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. The device is powered by the Dimensity 810 5G SoC, paired with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB storage.
At the rear, the Infinix device has a 50-megapixel Samsung JN1 f/1.6 main camera and a depth sensor. It has an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter. The device boots to Android 12 OS with the XOS 10.6 UI on top.
It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security and stereo speakers. The device features a 5,000mAh battery with 18W charging support and 5W reverse charging. Connectivity options include dual SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC (for contactless payments), a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB-C port.