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Smartphones with color and style that you can buy in India

These are some good looking smartphones that you can buy in India right now.

  • Published: November 27, 2018 3:22 PM IST

With increasing choice of colors, finish and material used in smartphones, consumers have all the more options to choose from. It is true that some prefer cases, and then there are those who want their smartphone to be outright good looking. Also Read - Huawei Enjoy 10 Plus update rolls out with July 2020 security patch

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It’s not just the Chinese manufacturers who have opted for brighter or gradient colors in their smartphones, even big companies such as Apple and Samsung also followed the trend with latest devices. Here’s a list of colorful devices that you can purchase in India right now. Also Read - Realme 30W Dart Charge 10,000mAh power bank launched in India for Rs 1,999

Honor 8X Red Edition

Huawei’s sub-brand recently unveiled the Honor 8X smartphone in India with prices starting at Rs 14,999. Offered in Blue, Black and Navy Blue color options, Honor has unveiled one more color variant (Red) for the smartphone. It will just be available in 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, and priced at Rs 14,999. You will be able to buy it from Amazon India starting November 28.

The Honor 8X comes with a glass back with two-tone finish, offering a premium look and feel. The other variants – 6GB RAM with 64GB storage is priced at Rs 16,999, and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage priced at Rs 18,999.

The Honor 8X comes with a 6.5-inch full-HD+ screen, with a nearly edge-to-edge display. There is a notch on the top for earpiece, sensors and front camera. Honor claims that the 8X has a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent. Running on Android 8.1 Oreo, with EMUI 8.2 on top, the smartphone comes with a 3,750mAh battery. It is a dual-SIM smartphone with a dedicated microSD card for expandable storage.

Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR compared to the iPhone XS and XS Max comes in variety of color options. The device is available in six different color finishes of White, Black, Blue, Yellow, Coral and (Product)RED. It is the first time after the iPhone 5c when Apple has offered a wide variety of color options.

Apple iPhone XR is basically a toned down version of iPhone XS with LCD display. The smartphone comes with single rear camera and lower storage option. It comes in three storage variants with the base model offering 64GB for Rs 76,900. The iPhone XR with 128GB storage and 256GB storage are priced at Rs 81,900 and Rs 91,900 respectively. The smartphone is available online from Flipkart and via other Apple authorized retailers.

OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple

OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple is company’s latest addition to the existing lineup. OnePlus has not changed the pricing of the Thunder Purple variant and it will be available for Rs 41,999. Other color variants including the Midnight Black and Mirror Black will continue to be available at the same price in the market.

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Talking about the specifications of the device, the device will only be available in 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage option. Other hardware specifications for the Thunder Purple variant will be similar to the regular variants of OnePlus 6T.

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Burgundy Red

Samsung’s current flagship Galaxy S9 looks quite stylish already, and recently Samsung India brought vibrant ‘Burgundy Red’ color option to India as well. The variant was first unveiled back in May, for both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models.

After the new addition, Samsung Galaxy S9+ is now available in five color options in India. Other color variants include Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Midnight Black and Sunrise Gold. The Burgundy Red is now available via select offline stores, online portals, and the Samsung Shop only.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Lavender Purple

Along with Galaxy S9 Burgundy Red, Samsung India also launched Lavender Purple color Galaxy Note 9 last month in the country. The variant was first announced at its global launch in August itself. It also comes in Metallic Copper, Midnight Black, and Ocean Blue colour variants in India.

Similar to S9, this new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Lavender Purple color will only be available via select offline stores, online portals, and the Samsung Shop.

Huawei P20 Pro

To recall, Huawei’s flagship P20 Pro was launched as Amazon exclusive in India at Rs 64,999 price. Apart from being a triple-rear camera phone, the P20 Pro probably the first to come with gradient color finish.

The Huawei P20 Pro ‘Twilight’ is the one gradient color smartphone that grabbed everyone’s attention during its launch in March. The smartphone made its way to India in April and can be purchased online at a lower price point at present. It also comes in Graphite Black and Midnight Blue.

In terms of specifications, the Huawei P20 Pro boats of triple camera setup including an 8-megapixel sensor, 40-megapixel RGB sensor and third 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. It comes powered by HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC, coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage.

Vivo V11 Pro Starry Night

Priced at Rs 25,990, Vivo’s in-display fingerprint sensor smartphone also comes in gradient color option called ‘Starry Night Black’. The smartphone is not exclusive to any online platform. It can be purchased from Vivo’s e-store and e-commerce platforms like Flipkart, Amazon India, Paytm Mall and Snapdeal. It will also be available across all Vivo offline stores in the country.

The Vivo V11 Pro sports a 6.41-inch display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. 19.5:9 aspect ratio and waterdrop-style notch, which is smaller than the notch design on other smartphones. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU, 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal storage. There is a 25-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and support for 1080p video recording.

Huawei Nova 3, Nova 3i Iris Purple

Huawei launched these two smartphones – Nova 3 and Nova 3i – in July in India. Both phones offer exact same design but have been positioned in different price range of premium flagship and as an affordable upper-mid range device.

Both come in stylish Iris Purple color option with glass back and it looks much similar to Huawei P20 Pro’s Twilight color. Priced at Rs 20,999, Huawei Nova 3i Black variant and Iris Purple are available in ope sale on Amazon India. The phone is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, and comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Similarly Nova 3 Iris Purple can also be purchased anytime from Amazon India. The phone is priced at Rs 34,999 in India, and sports the HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Realme 2 Diamond Blue and Diamond Red

Both Realme 2 smartphones in Diamond Black and the Diamond Red can also be considered as color successor of Realme 1 Diamond Black, which looked quite distinctive as well. These smartphones are exclusive to Flipkart for the online sale, but Realme is selling the same through offline Reliance Digital and MyJio stores as well.

Realme has priced the device starting from Rs 8,990 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage while the one with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs 10,990. It comes with 6.2-inch IPS display panel with HD+ (1520 720 pixels) resolution, 19:9 tall aspect ratio and a notch. The handset packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC and includes a fingerprint sensor, dedicated microSD card slot storage expansion option.


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  • Published Date: November 27, 2018 3:22 PM IST

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