E-commerce portals such as Flipkart, Amazon India and Paytm are gearing up for the festive season, where they will be offering interesting discounts on smartphones. We have already talked about smartphones in different ranges, right from the ones that you can buy under Rs 10,000, all the way up to Rs 40,000. Today, we are taking a look at the best smartphones between Rs 40,000 and Rs 50,000 price point.
Google Pixel 2 XL
With the Pixel 3 launch just around the corner, the Pixel 2 XL is still one of the best options out there. If you are looking for a smartphone with stock Android OS, the best camera and the one that gets software updates before others, the Pixel series is the hands down recommendation. The base variant with 64GB storage is available on Flipkart for just Rs 45,499. There are exchange offers where you can get up to Rs 16,000 bonus when you replace your old phone for a new Pixel 2 XL. Besides these, you can also opt for no cost EMI and other options.
Samsung Galaxy S9
Launched earlier this year at a starting price of Rs 57,900, the Galaxy S9 is available at Rs 44,990 (for 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant). No cost EMI options and exchange offers are also available. The smartphone comes with a 5.8-inch QHD display, Exynos 9810 SoC, a dual aperture camera, and features like water resistance, wireless charging, and more.
Apple iPhone 7
Next in the list is the Apple iPhone 7. Yes, the device was launched two years ago, but for someone who wants an iPhone on a budget under Rs 50,000, the iPhone 7 is not a bad option. The 32GB variant is available for Rs 46,999 on Flipkart. There is an exchange offer where you can get up to Rs 16,000 off, and EMI options are also available. The smartphone comes with a 4.7-inch HD retina display, 12-megapixel rear camera and a 7-megapixel front snapper.
Watch: Vivo NEX First Look
Smartphone manufacturers are trying all types of full-screen displays, the ones with notch, and the ones without one. Vivo, with the NEX, offered a glimpse into the future, where the smartphones comes with an edge-to-edge display, and the front camera is hidden into the chassis with a slide out mechanism. The smartphone also comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The smartphone is available to purchase for Rs 44,990, comes with a 6-5-inch screen, 4,000mAh battery, 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.
OnePlus 6 (8GB/256GB)
OnePlus 6 price starts at Rs 34,999, and the top end variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage is available for Rs 43,999. It is a very good pricing for a smartphone that comes with a glass back design, Snapdragon 845 SoC, dual cameras at the back, and more. And if you buy it during the Great Indian Sale, you can get another Rs 5,000 flat off on the smartphone, which will bring the price down under Rs 40,000. It is available to purchase via Amazon India.
BlackBerry launched the KEY2 in India in August this year for Rs 42,990. The smartphone is available to purchase from Amazon India, and there are a bunch of offers such as exchange discount up to Rs 15,900, No Cost EMI, and more to take advantage of. The BlackBerry KEY2 is powered by a Snapdragon 660 SoC, comes with 6GB of RAM, 64GB storage, and dual 12-megapixel cameras at the back. The highlight of the smartphone is its hardware keyboard and a tall touch display.
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Nokia made its comeback to the smartphone market, but the company had been releasing affordable and mid-range devices. The Nokia 8 Sirocco, on the other hand, is a flagship smartphone that loyal Nokia fans had been waiting for. It comes with a curved edge-to-edge display like the Samsung flagship smartphones, there is glass back design, and dual rear cameras too.
The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. You can buy the Nokia 8 Sirocco is available to purchase from Amazon India for Rs 47,990. There are also other exchange offers and no cost EMI options you can choose from.