In this time of technological excellence, smartphone technology is upgrading constantly. The latest smartphone that we buy today, may fall behind a new and improved device just within a couple of months. However, when it comes to buying, we always want to get the most up-to-date smartphone on the market. As tech-lovers, people want to use the best phone on the market, while they can’t ignore the budget either. So, to do the math, both the quality of the phone and the budget in mind needs to be measured. Today’s discussion is about this season’s top of the talk or top selling Android smartphones in the market, which you can afford to buy.
In September 2017, Xiaomi A1 was released in the market by one of the biggest mobile phone manufacturers in China,‘Xiaomi Corporation’. This mid-budget phone is selling highly in Bangladesh, keeping up with the large Indian smartphone market. Adreno 506 GPU has been used on this phone along with 2GHz powerful octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset. Besides the amazing gaming performance, the best attraction of this phone is its camera.
Xiaomi A1 has two OmniVision PureCel cameras as rear camera. One of them is a regular wide-angle camera which has a 12MP sensor with 26mm f/2.2 lens and 1.25µm pixels. The other 12MP telephoto sensor has 1µm pixels and 50mm f/2.6 lens – close to what Apple used for their iPhone 7 Plus telephoto camera. Because the cameras are rich in micron pixels, good quality pictures can be taken in both daylights and during the night. This device has a 5.5-inch screen and can shoot up to 1080p videos. With a battery of 3080mAh, this phone is available in our country in both 32GB and 64GB memory versions. You get this amazing smartphone with official warranty with price starting from 22k to 24k BDT.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 pro
This year Xiaomi has released Redmi note 5 pro. This mid-range phone is not just competing with its ‘mi series’ siblings but has also challenged different flagship devices of different companies. With an astounding 18:9 ratio and 5.99-inch screen, this beast is loaded with powerful 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset and uses Adreno 509 as GPU. Like its sibling A1, the main attraction of this device is its camera section.
As the rear camera, they have used a 12MP and a 5MP sensor-rich with micron pixels. Because of having Sony IMAX sensor and micron pixels on both sides, this camera can take amazing images in low light. You can shoot up to 1080p of good quality videos with this phone. It has a large battery of 4000mAh, gorilla glass protection and many more attractive features to be crazy about.
After having a successful sale rate in Indian market, Xiaomi has officially started selling this phone. This flagship phone is priced between 20-22k BDT.
Huawei Nova 2i
In November 2017, the world-famous mobile phone manufacturer company of China, Huawei launched Nova 2i in the market. It is globally popular as ‘Huawei Mate 10 Lite’ but in Bangladeshi Market it is widely known as Nova 2i. This 5.5-inch display phone has Huawei special octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 656 series processor and Mali-T830 mp2 series as GPU. The bright IPS screen has 18:9 ratio.
As rear camera this phone has used 2 CMOS BSI lenses of 16 and 2 megapixels. Also as a selfie camera is has a 13 and a 2-megapixel sensor. It is said that the ‘special portrait mode’ is a unique feature of this device. With an amazing 3340mAh battery, this phone can quality videos in 1080p.
The operating system used in this model is Android 7 Nougat. With 64GB ROM and 4GB RAM, this device is available in Bangladeshi market for near 25k BDT.
One plus 5T
‘One plus’ is famous worldwide for their flagship phones in more reasonable price range than other popular companies. In November 2017, One plus released their latest flagship phone 5T. Just like their old flagship models, 5T became popular worldwide in a very short time. People of Bangladesh are also loving this amazing piece of technology.
One plus 5T has a powerful octa-core Snapdragon 835 flagship chipset and Adreno 540 as GPU. beautiful optic AMOLED technology has been used on its 6.01-inch screen. The camera section of this device is very attractive. In the rear section there are 2 SONY IMX lenses of 16MP and 2MP. Also in the selfie camera there is an astounding 16MP SONY sensor. All three sensors are rich in micron pixels; so light or low light, you get amazing picture quality every time. Also with this 3300mAh battery smartphone can allow you to capture up to 4K resolution high-quality videos.
The phone is available in two amazing storage capacity options- 64GB ROM+6GB RAM and 128GB ROM+8GB RAM. The price varies from 42K to 50K BDT depending on the capacity options.
Samsung Galaxy J7 series
Galaxy J7 series smartphones are one of the most popular and most selling smartphones. Many people who want to buy mid-range smartphones can easily rely on these J7 series smartphones. The most significant handsets among them in this season are the new J7 prime, J7 Max and J7 pro models.
These devices may have some differences in their size and specs, but the camera section is almost the same for all 3 of them. Both the primary and the selfie cameras have 13-megapixel sensor cameras of different apertures. This multi-featured handset can capture up to 1080p videos. They have their signature octa-core EXYNOS processors and latest versions of Mali series GPU. The price range of the price range of these smartphones are quite reasonable. J7 prime costs near 23K BDT, where J7 max and J7 pro costs about 26K and 30K respectively.
Huawei Y9 (2018)
This year in April Huawei declared to bring their latest smartphone, Y9(2018). This mid-budget phone has already created a lot of buzz in the Bangladeshi smartphone market. Huwaei has used their personal octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 series processor and Mali-T830 mp2 series as GPU. The camera section of this device is its main attraction.
Huawei Y9 has 2 different CMOS BSI lenses of 16 and 2 megapixels. Also there are two 13MP and 2MP BSI sensors as the selfie camera. With this device, you can capture up to 1080p quality videos. The phone has an 18:9 ratio and is of 5.93 inches, having a powerful 4000mAh battery.
This phone has the latest Android 8(Oreo) as it’s OS. The device has brought two sets of storage capacity options in the market- 128/64 GB ROM and 4GB RAM or 32GB ROM and 3GB RAM. The 32GB plus 3GB memory version is priced approximately 20K BDT.
Xiaomi Redmi 5/5 plus
One of the most selling Xiaomi phones in our country this season are the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 plus smartphones. There are some difference in the size and specs of these 2 models, but their camera section is almost of the same features.
Micron pixel-rich 12mp OmniVision camera is used in their rear camera section. Also they have 5MP selfie camera. You can get amazing quality pictures in any kind of light condition because of the micron pixels in the Redmi 5 series smartphones.
Redmi 5 smartphones have snapdragon 450 and Adreno 506 GPU, where redmi 5 plus phones have snapdragon 625 and Adreno 506 GPU. Both smartphone models have 18:9 ratio and amazing battery backup. Also there are many attractive features given along with the phones such as ‘fast charging’. With varieties of storage capacity options these two smartphone models can cost from 13K to 18K BDT.