Find Value In Every Rupee You Spend On These 2016 Smartphone Launches

December 14, 2016 Best Value for Money Smartphones of 2016 @TheRoyaleIndia 7006 0 0

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The last month of the year is here, and chances are, you are looking back at some of the best and worst decisions you’ve made in 2016. Just like you, the Smartphone market too is looking back at the year gone by for the best Smartphones that came its way and made millions of users wishing for a budget-friendly, true value-for-money options, happy.

Listed here are six smartphones launched in 2016 that came with specs & features that were very well worthy of their accompanying price tag, and sometimes, even better.

Moto G4 Plus

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With a brand name trusted by millions since over a decade, it is no surprise that Motorola makes a phone for every category of user. It’s May launch, the G4 Plus, sports a 5.5-inch screen with a display resolution of 1080x1920p. It’s a famous multitasker, courtesy of its 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor and 2GB of RAM. Running on Android Marshmallow, the Moto G4 Plus supports a lot of apps, some of which work very well to enhance the photos you take with the phone’s 16MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera. The 4G enabled, dual SIM phone has a powerful 3000mAh battery.

Price: Rs.13,499 (16GB), Rs.14,999 (32GB)

What makes it true value for money?

The Motorola name which translates to excellent build quality, more than average specifications, and connectivity features.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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A February release, Redmi Note 3 took the market by storm with its specs. A 5.5-inch screen with 1080x 1920p display resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 64-bit Processor with Adreno 510 graphics processor, 3GB RAM, 16MP primary and 5MP secondary camera capable of recording 1080p videos- all incorporated into the phone, it was a great multimedia device. Robust 4050mAh batteries, 4G connectivity, 256GB of expandable memory, dual SIM are some of the other features that make the Redmi Note 3 such a delightful not-so-little phone!

Price: Rs. 11,999

What makes it true value for money?

With comprehensive multimedia capabilities, it is a steal at its given price tag.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

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The one thing that makes this handset different from the other handsets mentioned here is its support for a virtual reality headset. Enable the TheaterMax mode, attach the headset and experience reality like never before! The UI is uniquely convenient too; the user can install two different WhatsApp, Facebook, and Gmail, etc. profiles to help them separate their personal and professional lives. Watch movies, browse the web comfortably on the 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920p display screen. The phone uses a 1.8GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor along with 3GB of RAM to help keep the multitasking experience smooth. The 128GB of expandable memory ensures that you can store all your VR worthy games as well as pictures & videos taken with the 13MP primary and 8MP secondary camera without any hassle. The phone runs on Android Marshmallow with its interface.

Price: Rs. 11,999

What makes it true value for money?

Try finding a Smartphone in this range with VR compatibility along with such tech specs.

Xiaomi Mi5

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Xiaomi showed the Indian smartphone market that a phone doesn’t need to be expensive to have superlative hardware and software. The Mi5 was the successor of the highly popular Mi4. The 2016 handset sports a 5.15-inch screen with 1080p resolution. It comes with the highly powerful 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 3GB of RAM. It finds its interface and operation in Android Marshmallow, and its camera capabilities are captured in the 16MP rear and 4MP front camera. The dual SIM phone supports 4G and dual SIM.

Price: Rs.22,999 (32GB)

What makes it true value for money?

The powerful Snapdragon processor which is hard to find in such a price range without compromising on the other specs.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

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Another Lenovo, another great phone. A 5-inch screen with HD resolution, a 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor, 3GB of RAM, dual-SIM support, 4G connectivity, decent 2750mAh battery, 13MP back and 5MP front camera, 128GB of expandable memory, and elegant looks…all come together to make this Lenovo product a budget masterpiece.

Price: Rs. 8,499.

What makes it true value for money?

The very low price tag that comes with the more than average specifications.

Moto Z Play

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Launched in August, the Moto Z Play created quite a buzz with its release. The usual 5.5-inch screen with 1080p resolution, 16MP back and 5MP front camera, 32GB of internal storage, 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB of RAM didn’t make it different from other phones in its price range. However, what did make it different is its support for mods. Essentially add-ons that make you perform better. In one way or another, Moto Z Play made playing around with your phone affordable. The JBL speaker mods boosted sound quality; the Insta-share projector enabled the user to project a movie on any flat surface; the Incipio offGRID power pack helped to boost the life of the phone, etc.

Price: Rs. 24,999

What makes it true value for money?

Having a well-established branded smartphone with modular capabilities at such a competitive price. Great option for professionals looking to present on-the-go; media-savvy users; power-hungry multitaskers.

If you are looking to end your year with a great Smartphone purchase, get your hands on any of these handsets as mentioned above right away!

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