Deepali had just received her first salary as an intern with an MNC. She had been wanting to upgrade her smartphone for a while now. While she was excited by the prospect of buying a new smartphone, she was left confused by the many choices available. She wished someone could help her make the right choice.
India is the fastest growing smartphone market worldwide today with close to 450 million smartphone users. The number has increased from 350 million in late 2018 and 300 million in late 2017. The second quarter of 2019, with 36.9 million shipments, registered a 9.9 percent growth as compared to the same time last year, making it the highest volume of handsets ever shipped in India for Q2 (1). Millions of people purchase their first handset every quarter, and so it helps to have some knowledge about various mobile brands.
Chinese branded Oppo phones are rightly termed as ‘selfie-experts’ that feature brilliant cameras, stylish aesthetics and great all-round performance. Oppo phones range from the earliest to the latest versions of the Android operating system and come in different models such as Oppo F series, Oppo A series, Oppo R series, Oppo Find Series etc.
Go for the Oppo A83 on the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store if you are looking for a basic model perfect for day to day requirements under Rs15,000. The slightly expensive A7 Oppo smartphone comes with a dual primary camera of 13 MP + 2 MP with an LED Flash, and an enviable 16 MP front camera.
Or flaunt the stylish F9 Pro Oppo smartphone which has 16 MP + 2 MP dual rear cameras with LED Flash, and a 25 MP front camera with a screen flash for flawless selfies. The Oppo smartphone A3 series might be the cheapest but boasts of a great camera setup, good configuration and comes with a strong hardware.
The Chinese brand Vivo is known for its latest models which are equipped with a high-quality selfie camera, pop up camera, slim bezel display, in-display fingerprint sensor, and colourful exteriors. From the Y91 which is priced below Rs 10,000 to V15 Pro which comes for Rs 30,000, Vivo phones offer a wide range of smartphones for everyone. The pop-up camera of the V15 Pro sets it apart with AI–based beautification, lighting effect in portrait mode and face unlocking options.
Another stark feature is the connectivity options that all Vivo phones offer even at affordable price points. For instance, Vivo Y12 comes with 3G, 4G VOLTE, 4G, 2G, GSM, WCDMA, 4G VoLTE, 4G LTE, 4G, 3G and Wi-Fi. It is priced close to Rs 13,000 at the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store. Most Vivo phones are equipped with a fingerprint sensor and come with a strong built-in battery with fast charging capacity, making them a reliable choice at an affordable price.
Honor mobile phones from Huawei have a wide range of budget and high-end phones from below Rs 10,000 to Rs 50,000. Honor mobiles are known for their attractive design, aesthetics and software, and above all affordable rates and are available in various models such as 8X, 7A, 7C and 9N. Honor 9 Lite is the world’s first smartphone with 4 cameras and full-view screen. Honor mobiles also come with 4G models such as Honor 9i, 8 Lite, Bee 2 among others.
Honor 10 Lite comes with Android 9, and a 24MP front camera combined with 4-in-1 light fusion and exposure compensation technology so that you can flaunt those selfies. If you are looking to up your gaming style, Honor Mobileswon’t disappoint. Honor Play is a model that comes with an AI dual camera, Kirin 970 processor and GPU turbo, to take your gaming experience to the next level.
You are spoilt for choice by all the brands above. However, decide on a smartphone keeping your requirements in mind. When you shop with your Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card at the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store, you no longer need to worry about how expensive your favourite smartphone is. All you need to do is select your product and the EMIs you are comfortable and place the order. Your smartphone will be delivered to your address. Simple!
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