Indian market witnesses launch of a plethora of smartphones almost every quarter. But very few of them manage to capture fancy of the customers as well as register impressive sales.
So if you’re looking at getting yourself a new mid-range smartphone without burning a hole in your pocket then read on! We provide you the list of options that offer a perfect balance between design, performance, build and a great camera.

SAMSUNG GALAXY A7

This device boasts of the unique triple-lens camera set up at the back. This includes a 24MP primary sensor with 8MP wide-angle sensor and a 5MP depth sensor. The new Samsung Galaxy A7 also offers a 24MP front camera for selfies with f/2.2 aperture. The smartphone features a 6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and is powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 7885 octa-core processor. The phone comes in two RAM variants – 4GB and 6GB coupled with 64GB and 128GB internal storage. Plus, the phone is dual-sim and is backed by a 3300mAh battery for longer playtime. At a starting price of Rs 23,990, the device definitely packs a punch!

NOKIA 7.1

This device (Nokia 7.1) is love at first sight! A beautiful shell, a flat glass sandwich design and a hint of elegance- this phone’s design can easily surpass that of a premium flagship smartphone. With its Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor and 4GB RAM, alongside 64GB expandable storage, this phone combines speed with performance. Coming to its camera- the phone has a 12MP rear primary camera with f/1.8 aperture + 5MP secondary depth sensor, and an 8MP f/2.0 front camera. The phone also sports 3060 mAh battery which supports fast-charging, a feat that very few phones in this category have been able to achieve. At a starting price ofRs. 19,999 this phone may be Nokia’s best bet to catch up on millennial audience where it hasn’t found much traction of late.

OPPO F11 PRO

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OPPO F11 Pro is the latest offering from the global smartphone manufacturer. Known for its innovations, the device has lived up to the two core strengths of the manufacturer – Breathtaking photography experience and remarkably fast charging time. The device boasts of a 48MP+5MP dual rear camera which makes pictures come alive! OPPO has also introduced the Hyper Boost feature with this phone which optimizes the phone for a gaming session, along with its upgraded VOOC 3.0 that promises to save 20 minutes of charging time. Housing a powerful 4,000 mAh battery and a 6.5-inch FHD+ multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, the phone combines the best of all smartphone features in a powerful package. It is powered by 2.1GHz MediaTekHelio P70 octa-core processor and packs 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. OPPO F11 Pro is priced at Rs 24,990.

XIAOMI POCO F1


The XiaomiPoco F1 is possibly one of the more superior performing phones in its category. The smartphone brings together 6GB RAM, a 6.18-inch screen of FHD+ resolution, a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor offering Dual Pixel Autofocus feature and real-time AI photography. The phone is powered by a 2.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU. What’s more, is that it is also one of the few phones in the mid-range segment to have a 4,000mAh battery. What the Poco phone lacks in design and build, it covers up in other impressive specifications. The device is priced at Rs 20,999.

OUR VERDICT

All the phones offer great value for money, but the OPPO F11 Pro is probably the only smartphone that can rival premium-range smartphones in terms of the tech capabilities it possesses. Right from its upgraded charging technology, to an unmatched camera quality offering low-light photography, and an exquisite design and sturdy built quality– the OPPO F11 Pro has the potential to sway more and more users of the premium flagship market towards itself.

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