Top 5 non-Chinese smartphones from Lava, Micromax, Samsung and Nokia that you can buy under ₹12,000
Recently there have been a whole lot of buzz among the Indian citizens of buying non-Chinese products including smartphones. This is largely due to the India-China border dispute and the government’s recent decision to ban Chinese apps. For now, Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Realme, Vivo, Oppo and others are leading the smartphone markets, but this new sentiment will likely boost other brands like Samsung, Nokia, Lava, Micromax and more. So, what are the smartphone options that you have if you are planning to buy a non-Chinese phone under ₹15,000? Here’s a list to make things easy for you.
Lava Z71 – ₹6,998
The Z71 is one of the latest phones that features 5.7-inch HD+ screen with a MTK 6761 2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB storage that can be expanded up to 256GB, 13-megapixel+2megapixel rear cameras, 5-megapixel front cameras and 3200mAh battery.
Micromax Infinity N12 – ₹6,699
The Infinity N12 by Micromax features a 6.19-inch HD+ display with 18.9:9 aspect ratio and is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 processor. The SoC is clubbed with 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage. There’s also 13-megapixel+5megapixel dual rear cameras along side a 16-megapixel front facing camera and 4000mAh battery.
Xolo ZX – ₹10,499
Zolo ZX is another Indian smartphone that boasts of a 6.22-inch HD+ screen with Gorilla Glass 3 and is backed by a 2GHz MediaTek Helio P22 processor. This comes in addition to 4GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. There’s a 13-megapixel+5-megapixel rear cameras with 16-megapixel front camera and 3260mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy M01 – ₹8,999
In Samsung Galaxy M01 you get a 5.7-inch HD+ resolution TFT LCD screen. Powering it is an octa-core processor with 2GHz clock speed, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage that is expandable up to 512GB and 4000mAh battery. It also has a 13-megapixel+2megapixel rear camera setup with a 5-megapixel front camera.
Nokia 2.3 – ₹8,999
The key specifications of the Nokia 2.3 are 6.2-inch HD+ resolution with water drop notch and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by MediaTek Helio A22 processor that is couple with 2GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 512GB using a microSD card. On the camera front you get a 13-megapixel+2megapixel sensor at the back along with a 5-megapixel sensor at the front with f/2.4 aperture. There is also a 4000mAh battery backing the handset.