Affordable smartphones are no longer about compromises. While the wheels have been in motion for a while now, but the ever improving hardware that powers the more affordable phones as well as software has truly improved the experience of using a smartphone priced less than Rs15,000. No longer do affordable phones have to be a compromise to useCredit must go to the phone makers, app developers as well as Google for optimising Android for lower power devices. All in all, its great news for consumers. The torchbearers for this category include the Nokia 6.1 Plus, the Realme 2 Pro, Honor 8X, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Moto G6, among others.
The nominees for Best Budget Smartphone of The Year Award are:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Nokia 6.1 Plus
Realme 2 Pro
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