With both Airtel And Reliance Jio With plans to roll out 5G networks in the country in the second half of 2021, the official launch of 5G services in India should not be too long before it becomes a mainstream in India. Like brands Realme, Xiaomi, OPPO, And others have already started making 5G phones in India at very affordable prices. So far, 5G models have been found exclusively in high-end smartphones. Thanks to the efforts of chipmakers like MediaTek and smartphone companies like Xiaomi and RealMe, 5G phones are now available for between Rs 16,000 and Rs 25,000. Let’s take a look at the most affordable 5G smartphones you can buy in the Indian market.
Xiaomi Mi10i: Rs.21,999
Xiaomi Mi10i Priced at Rs 21,999 in India, it is much cheaper than Mi10T. Xiaomi Mi10i is an Indian variant of the Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G, especially launched in China last year. It comes with an impressive specs sheet like Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It is one of the first sub-Rs 25,000 phones to have a 108MP rear camera 8MP, ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP, macro lens and another 2MP depth sensor. Its 6.67-inch IPS LCD screen has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery that can be charged at 33W.
Moto G5G: Rs.20,999
Motorola surprised us all by launching Moto G5G 20,999 in India. Although its specs are not as impressive as the Mi10i, it is one of the few sub-Rs 25,000 5G smartphones in India. Features include a 6.7-inch FHD + IPS LCD panel, a 5,000mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging, and more. It comes with three rear cameras; 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and 2MP macro lens. The 8MP module handles selfies and video calls. Finally, it works with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset, along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Realme X7: Rs.19,999
The Realme X7 Sub checks most boxes when it comes to a Rs 20,000 smartphone. In addition to providing 5G connectivity through its MediaTek Dimension 800U SoC, it also has a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen; Both are rare in this category. Its quad-camera range looks great with a 64MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor. Its 32MP selfie camera is also very efficient. Memory and storage options are at maximum at 8GB and 128GB. Unfortunately there is no expandable storage. Finally, its 4,300 mAh battery can be charged at 65W.
Realme Norjo 30 Pro: Rs.16,999
RealMe Norjo30 Pro is currently the 5G smartphone that can be purchased in India. It is priced at just Rs 16,999 and comes with a Dimension 800U chipset, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. On the back, there are three rear cameras with a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens. There is also a 16MP front facing camera. The smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch FHD + IPS LCD panel, which is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery that can be charged at 30W.
OPPO F19 Pro + 5G: Rs.25,990
Despite a slightly higher price of Rs 25,990, the OPPO F19 Pro + 5G Comes with some impressive specifications. For starters, it is powered by the MediaTek Dimension 800U chipset, found on the Realme X7 and Realme Norzo 30 Pro, which is less expensive. At the very least, you get a 6.4-inch FHD + Super AMOLED panel, which can be interrupted by a hole-punch for the phone’s 16MP selfie camera. On the back, you get four camera modules; 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens and 2MP mono sensor. Its 4,300 mAh battery supports fast charging at 50W.