Move over 4G, voice over LTE or VoLTE is set to be the norm in the coming days, thanks to the debut of Reliance Jio. Whether the Mukesh Ambani-led company is to be held accountable or thanked for, VoLTE enabled network technology will set the pace for your future smart IoT-enabled lifestyle. Many feel technology comes at a price, but here are the top ten smartphones you could purchase and hop on the VoLTE bandwagon without burning a hole in your pocket. Also Read - Indian consumers willing to pay 15 percent premium for 5G services and five trends to watch
Xiaomi Redmi 4A – Rs 5,999Also Read - BSNL 4G VoLTE service may roll out on a larger scale; testing for 30 devices underway
No list of feature-rich and affordable smartphones is complete without the mention of a Xiaomi device. The Redmi 4A is the company s latest offering in the budget segment. Other than 4G VoLTE support, the smartphone features 16GB of internal storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 3,120mAh battery. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi 4A Review: The new king of affordable smartphones
LYF Flame 6 – Rs 2,999
Reliance Digital s LYF phones are popular for being 4G VoLTE enabled and affordable. The LYF Flame 6 is one of the most affordable smartphones in the market to boast the newest network capability. Other than supporting 4G VoLTE, the smartphone features 4GB of internal storage and a battery capacity of 1,750mAh.
Micromax Bharat 2- Rs 3,499
Indian manufacturer Micromax recently introduced its Bharat 2 smartphone. The Micromax Bharat 2 is from the company s Bharat series of affordable smartphones which are focused on delivering newer network support at a budget. Key features of the Micromax Bharat 2 include dual-SIM support, expandable storage of up to 32GB and Android Marshmallow on the software front.
Oppo A37 – Rs 9,990
Sitting right in budget segment, the Oppo A37 offers 4G VoLTE support, along with a selfie-focused front camera. So not only you are able to capture enhanced selfies, but also post them seamlessly on social media. Other key features include a 5-inch HD display with 2.5D curved glass and expandable storage up to 128GB. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Coolpad Note 3 Lite: Top 5 smartphones priced under Rs 7,000
Lenovo K6 Power – Rs 9,999
One of the few smartphones to feature a massive battery capacity, the Lenovo K6 Power is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery. In addition to 4G VoLTE support, key features include a fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM support, and a full HD display. ALSO READ: Lenovo K6 Power Review
Xiaomi Redmi 4 – Rs 6,999
Another budget smartphone to come with VoLTE support, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 features a full HD display and also houses a large 4,100mAh battery. Furthermore, it is powered by a Snapdragon 435 SoC with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi 4 Review: Big on everything, small in size
Vivo Y55L – Rs 9,999
Coming from a brand focused on building selfie-focused smartphones, the Vivo Y55L features a 5.2-inch HD display and includes 16GB of internal storage. What you also get at this price is dual SIM support and screen flash for the front camera.
Panasonic Eluga Ray X – Rs 8,999
Not only does the Panasonic Eluga Ray X offer 4G VoLTE support but also gets a check in all the boxes when it comes to a truly feature rich affordable smartphone. There s 5.5-inch HD display, 4,000mAh battery, 3GB of RAM, and a fingerprint sensor as well, all within the under-Rs 10,000 mark.
Micromax Evok Power – Rs 6,999
From Micromax s online-only segment, the Evok Power is another smartphone with 4G VoLTE support and larger battery as an added perk. It is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery and among the key features, offers fingerprint security and dual SIM support. ALSO READ: Micromax Evok Power Review: An ambitious take in the online-only segment
Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro – Rs 7,490
Coming from Samsung s portfolio of affordable smartphones, the On5 Pro features an 8-megapixel rear camera and 16GB of internal storage. In addition to that, the smartphone houses a 2,600mAh battery to keep it ticking.