While smartphones differ in terms of specification, most of them are offered with the similar color variants. The list generally includes Black, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold. However, every now and then, manufacturers launch a limited edition red variant for their smartphones, allowing users to stand out from the rest of the lot. The trend was started by Apple with the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus Product RED editions, but manufacturers have also joined the bandwagon and designed fancy red variants for their flagship smartphones. Here are five 2018 smartphones that we think look stunning in the red color.
OnePlus 6 Red Edition
After launching its Silk White variant in India, OnePlus recently unveiled its OnePlus 6 Red Edition smartphone. The smartphone carries a charming red finish, which OnePlus claims to have designed by using a blend of optical coating, and evaporative film along with six panels of glass. It gives a depth to the color and makes it look premium from all angles. Beside the stylish exterior, the device comes with the same internals as the standard OnePlus 6 variant, featuring a Snapdragon 845 SoC and 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is also expected to be priced similarly at Rs 39,990.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Product Red
Like last year, Apple also launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Product Red variants. Besides giving the iPhones the ability to stand out, the red variants also comes with a higher cause. The Product Red variants come as a part of Apple’s support to raises funds to fight HIV/ AIDS. Besides the Red color at the back, the phones also feature a black front panel with a blend of glass and aluminum design.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red
After launching the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung launched the limited-edition Burgundy Red color variant of the Galaxy S8. It’s a darker shade of red and looks more sophisticated, while still being subtle. It was in a way to celebrate Samsung’s bestselling smartphone in the country. The limited edition of the smartphone is priced at Rs 49,990.
Honor 7X Red
Honor introduced a red variant of the Honor 7X to celebrate Valentine’s day back in February. However, the phone is still available in on Amazon India for Rs 11,999. Along with the red color, the phone also features dual camera setup at the back and comes powered with Kirin 659 octa-core SoC.
Oppo Realme 1 Solar Red
Oppo launched its Realme brand in India to target young customers. As a part of that strategy, the company launched the Realme 1 budget smartphone, which features a sleek design and comes in a fancy red color, which Oppo likes to Solar Red. The smartphone does not feature the Diamond-back finish, but looks equally fancy. It comes powered with MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, 4GB of RAM and is available for Rs 10,990. There is also a 6GB RAM variant which is priced at Rs 13,990.
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Oppo F7 Red
Oppo also launched the Oppo F7 in the Red variant. The red color adds to its fancy design that also features a 6.23-inch notch display at the front. The key highlight of the smartphone, however, is the 25-megapixel camera at the front, which also comes with AI beauty technology. The phone is priced at Rs 21,799.
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