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List of Phones that received a price hike in last month

By Staff | Updated: July 27, 2020 10:20 AM IST

Here is the list of smartphones whose prices increased last month due to various reasons. The price of many mobile phones has been increased by companies. This list includes smartphones ranging from Xiaomi to Realme and Samsung. Not only GST, but Lockdown in India has also impacted the cost of phones. If you were planning to buy a phone for a long time but did not buy it yet, you may have had to pay more than before. We have compiled a list of smartphones that witness a price hike from last month.

Motorola One Fusion Plus 17499

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Snapdragon 730G SoC

CHIPSET

6GB + 128GB built-in and Up to 1TB microSD card expandable

ram/storage

64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP

camera

5000mAh

battery

The company has given a 6.5-inch Full HD Plus display in the Motorola One Fusion Plus smartphone, which has a resolution of 1,080x2,340 pixels. This newly launched smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 730G processor  Apart from this, the internal storage of this smartphone can be increased to one TB with the help of SD card. This smartphone works on the stock Android 10 operating system. Talking about the camera, Motorola One Fusion has 64 megapixel primary with aperture f / 1.8, 8 megapixel ultra-wide angle with aperture f / 2.2, 5 megapixel macro with aperture f / 2.4 and 2 megapixel cameras with aperture f / 2.4. A 16-megapixel pop-up camera module with aperture F / 2.2 for selfie has been given. Motorola has provided features like Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth version 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack and USB port Type-C in terms of connectivity in this smartphone. Apart from this, users have got a 5,000 mAh battery with 15 watt fast charging in this smartphone. At the same time, this smartphone weighs 210 grams.

Xiaomi Redmi 8 9799

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC

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4GB RAM with 64GB storage

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12MP + 2MP

camera

5,000mAh

battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 packs with a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 320ppi of pixel density. The new Redmi phone features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC under the hood. It will ship with Android Pie with MIUI 10.0.1.3 on top. For rear camera setup, Xiaomi s using a 12-megapixel main shooter with Sony IMX363 sensor paired with a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It is also splash-proof. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a 5,000mAh battery with up to 18W fast charging support.

Realme 6 14999

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Octa-core, Up to 2.05GHz MediaTek Helio G90T Processor

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4GB +64GB RAM

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64MP Ultra high-resolution wide-angle camera + 8MP Ultra wide-angle lens + B&W Portrait lens + 2MP Macro lens

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4300mAh

battery

Realme 6 packs 6.5-inch full-HD+ display and MediaTek Helio G90T processor. The phone will come in Comet White and Comet Blue colours. Realme 6 smartphone launches on 5th March 2020. This latest smartphone has a 6.50-inch display and 1080x2400 pixels resolution and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Realme 6 runs on the Android 10 and is powers through a 4300mAh non-removable battery which supports proprietary fast charging. The phone packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card. On camera front, the phone offers a 64 Megapixels + 8 Megapixels + 2 Megapixels + 2 Megapixels of Rear camera and 16 Megapixels of front camera that can click stunning selfies. The rear camera setup has autofocus. The Realme 6 runs Realme UI based on Android 10 and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card.

Realme 5i 10999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE, Octa-core CPU

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4GB RAM + 64GB storage

ram/storage

12MP main camera + 8MP wide-angle camera + 2MP portrait camera + 2MP macro camera

camera

5,000mAh

battery

Realme 5i has been launched with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD HD+ display with 20:9 aspect ratio. It is one of many phones to pack a waterdrop-style notched display. It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset. The handset is available with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB internal storage. You also get an option to expand the internal storage of the phone.

As for the photography sessions, the Realme 5i sports an 8-megapixel selfie camera. At the back of the phone, there are four cameras, just like the Realme 5s and Realme 5. The rear camera setup consists of a 12-megapixel main lens, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera and a 2 Megapixel portrait camera. There is also a 2 Megapixel macro camera. The selfie camera has 8 Megapixels. The Realme 5i ships with Android 9 Pie OS along with ColorOS 6.1 UI. The device is fueled by a 5,000mAh battery, which you will also find on the Realme 5s. It offers support for 10W charging. There is also a fingerprint scanner for security purposes.

Poco X2 17499

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Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 470) processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Chipset

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6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.

ram/storage

48 primary lens, a secondary 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor

camera

Li-Po 4500 mAh battery

battery

POCO X2 is a newly launched smartphone by POCO on 4 February 2020. The phone is launched  with a 6.67-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels. POCO X2 packs 64+8+2+2 MP Rear camera and 20 MP + 2 MP Dual Front Cameras. The phone is powered by Octa core processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Chipset. It has 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. It has launched in Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red colours. POCO X2 is launched with Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, and Gyroscope. It has other features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. The smartphone supports 4500 mAh battery capacity. The smartphone comes in 2 other storage and RAM variants - Poco X2 128GB, Poco X2 256GB.

Samsung Galaxy M21 14499

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Exynos 9611 processor

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4GB +64GB

ram/storage

triple rear cameras with 48MP primary camera and 20MP selfie camera are present in its rear.

camera

6,000mAh

battery

Samsung Galaxy M21 is the newest budget offering from the Korean company in the Galaxy M-series. It features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display, Samsung’s own Exynos 9611 SoC, 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB storage. The smartphone is available online via Amazon India. It runs One UI 2.0 based on Android 10 and packs a 6,000mAh battery. This is for the road warriors who want a beefy battery pack. For imaging, the Galaxy M21 relies on a 48-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultrawide and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. There is a 20-megapixel selfie camera as well.

Samsung Galaxy M31 17499

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Exynos 9611

CHIPSET

6GB +64GB

ram/storage

64MP+5MP+8MP

camera

6000mAh

battery

Samsung has given a 6.4-inch Full HD Plus display in this phone, which has a resolution of 1080x2340 pixels. Also, for better performance, this phone has been given the Octa Core Exynos 9611 chipset. At the same time, this phone works on UI 2.0 based on Android 10. Talking about the camera, the company has given a quad camera setup in this phone, which has a 64-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, 5-megapixel macro shooter and 5-megapixel depth sensor. Apart from this, users have got a 32-megapixel camera in the front. In terms of connectivity, the company has given ports like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type C in this phone. Along with this, a 6,000 mAh battery has been given in this phone, which is equipped with 15-watt fast charging feature. The company has launched the Galaxy M31 with 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max 16999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)

CHIPSET

6GB and 64GB

ram/storage

64 MP Primary Camera 8 MP, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera 5 MP Camera 2 MP, Depth Camera

camera

5020 mAh

battery

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a 6.67 inch Full HD Plus display. Apart from this, the phone has four rear cameras including one camera is 64 megapixels, the other is 8 megapixels ultra wide, third is 5 megapixel macro lens and fourth is 2 megapixel depth sensor. The phone will have a 32-megapixel front camera. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720G processor will be available in this phone. The phone also has Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There will also be a 5020 mAh battery with a 33 Watt fast charger. This phone is available in 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variants. 

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual 8495

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1.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor

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2GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage

ram/storage

13 megapixel + 2 megapixel

camera

5000mAh

battery

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual launched with a 6.22-inch touchscreen display and a resolution of 720x1520 pixels. The newly launch smartphone powers a 1.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, and four cores clocked at 1.45GHz. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Xiaomi Redmi 8A dual offers 13 Megapixel + 2 Megapixel of Rear Camera and 8 megapixels of selfie shooter along with 5000mAh battery that supports fast charging. AI scene detection and AI Portrait Mode features are the addition on the phone.

Summary List of List of Phones that received a price hike in last month

Top Mobile Phones and Prices Prices
Motorola One Fusion Plus 17499
Xiaomi Redmi 8 9799
Realme 6 14999
Realme 5i 10999
Poco X2 17499
Samsung Galaxy M21 14499
Samsung Galaxy M31 17499
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max 16999
Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual 8495

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