Random Access Memory or RAM is a key component of any phone; more so if you are a gamer or multi-tasker. More RAM allows your phone to run more high end games and several apps at a time and to do so faster. But what if you are restricted to a budget for a budget-premium device? Don’t worry, we have got you covered.
Here we have listed the best five devices that come with 3 GB RAM or more and are available for less than Rs 20,000.
The OnePlus One got rave reviews from most reviewers especially for its performance and that is because of its 2.5 Ghz Snapdragon 801 processor and 3 GB RAM.
In other departments also, the OnePlus One is quite attractive. For instance, it has a big 5.5 inch LTPS display with resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels or full high definition (FHD) and this display has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating as well. Though the phone originally comes with the Android KitKat Cyanogen operating system but OnePlus has recently released the Android Lollipop update for the phone which isn’t the Cyanogen mod as the company is not authorised to use the Cyanogen Mod for its devices in India.
The primary camera of the OnePlus One is a 13 megapixel auto-focus unit which has Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and six lens array. The rear camera can capture slow motion videos and has the backing of two LED flash lights. The handset also offers a 5 megapixel front camera. The OnePlus One offers only only SIM slot along with 4G, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, DLNA, and NFC connectivity features. It has also a huge 3100 mAh battery.
However, the OnePlus One has internal storage of 16 GB which is non-expandable. There is a 64 GB version of the phone as well but that costs Rs 21,998. Xiaomi Mi4 â€“ Rs 14,999
There are two version of Xiaomi Mi 4 â€“ one with 16 GB of internal memory with a price tag of Rs 14,999 and the other with 64 GB of inbuilt storage and costs Rs 17,999. Note that neither of them offers expandable storage so choose wisely.
The Xiaomi Mi 4 too has 3 GB RAM as well as he 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor. It has a 5 inch IPS FHD display, 13 megapixel primary auto-focus camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. The single SIM Xiaomi Mi4 has 4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, MHL, DLNA, and NFC as connectivity choices. The handset also offers a big 3080 mAh battery that claims to offer up to 12 hours of talk time or 280 hours of standby.
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser (ZE550KL) â€“ Rs 13,999
The Zenfone 2 Laser (available in red, white, and black) comes with a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 and Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It runs on Android Lollipop and has the Snapdragon 615 1.5 GHz octa-core processor which runs with 3 GB of RAM. The internal storage stands at 16 GB, which can be expanded by another 128 GB through a micro SD card. The primary camera of the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser is a 13 megapixel unit, while in its front lies a 5 megapixel selfie shooter. The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser is a 4G phone with GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth for connectivity. The power is provided by a 3000 mAh battery.
The Huawei Honor 6 has a full HD 5 inch IPS display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Huawei Honor 6 has an octa-core 1.7 GHz processor, with 3 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 16 GB, to which another 64 GB can be added. The primary camera of the Huawei Honor 6 is of 13 megapixels. It has auto-focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, flash, and video recording at 1080p at 30 fps. The single SIM 4G device has GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and DLNA. The 3100 mAh battery provides up to 20 hours of talk time or 72 hours of standby.
We had even reviewed this device which you can read here.
Asus Zenfone Selfie â€“ Rs 17,999
The Zenfone 2 Selfie (available in pink, blue, and white) comes with a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display with full high definition resolution and the advanced Corning Gorilla Glass 4. This Android Lollipop based smartphone has the Snapdragon 615 1.7 GHz octa-core processor which runs with 3 GB of RAM. Its internal storage stands at 32 GB, besides which it offers a 64 GB micro SD card slot. The primary camera of the Asus Zenfone 2 Selfie is a 13 megapixel unit, while the front too has a 13 megapixel selfie shooter. The Asus Zenfone 2 Selfie is a 4G phone with GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth for connectivity. The Asus Zenfone Selfie also offers a 3000 mAh battery.
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