After disrupting the Sub-Rs. 10,000 price segment, the Chinese smartphone manufacturers are now more focusing at a slightly higher price bracket. A few of the below-mentioned devices are available through both offline and online stores. Also, check out the best upcoming smartphones of October 2017.
All the below-mentioned devices support 4G VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and can be used with the Jio 4G SIM.
Vivo V7 Plus (Price in India – Rs. 21,990)
Vivo V7 Plus, the successor to V5 Plus is the Vivo’s latest smartphone in the Indian market. Unlike the dual selfie cameras on its predecessor, the V7 Plus comes with a single 24MP selfie camera. It is launched at Rs. 21,990 and is available through Vivo retail stores along with Flipkart and Amazon. It sports a unibody metal design and is available in Gold, Matte Black, and Rose Gold color variants. The Vivo V7 Plus sports a 5.99-inch HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) FullView display with 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood is the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat based Funtouch OS 3.2 out of the box. On the rear is a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. Since there is no physical home button on the front, the fingerprint is now placed on the rear of the device.
Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro (Price in India – Rs. 23,999)
Asus has launched a total of three Zenfone 4 Selfie smartphones in India. One of the devices is the Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro, it is available exclusively on Flipkart.com for Rs. 23,999. The Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro sports a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display and is powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor. There is 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. Coming to the camera department, there is a 16MP camera on the rear with dual pixel PDAF, EIS, and f/2.2 aperture. On the front is the 24MP + 5MP dual selfie cameras offering a 120-degree wide-angle view. Both the front and rear cameras can record videos in 4K resolution. The power button and volume rocker are placed on the right edge of the device. It is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery and comes with 10W (5V/2A) fast charging support. The fingerprint sensor is embedded into the physical home button placed beneath the display.
OPPO F3 Diwali Limited Edition (Price in India – Rs. 18,990)
OPPO has launched the F3 and F3 Plus smartphone in the first half of 2017. In the last few months, the company has brought a few limited edition devices to the Indian market. During the holiday season, OPPO launched the F3 Diwali Limited Edition smartphone in Red color. Earlier to this, we have seen the Deepika Padukone Limited Edition and Limited Edition Black devices of OPPO F3. Talking to the OPPO F3 Diwali Limited Edition device, it is priced at Rs. 18,990 and comes with a cricket bat signed by Indian Cricket Team within the package. The USP of the device is the dual selfie cameras featuring 16MP and 8MP sensors. However, the device still runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based ColorOS 3.0 out of the box. It comes with 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display and packs MediaTek MT6750 SoC, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. On the rear of the device is the 13MP sensor with PDAF and LED flash.
Nubia Z17 Mini (Price in India – Rs. 21,499)
Nubia has launched a new Limited Edition variant of Nubia Z17 Mini in India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 21,499 and comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It will be available on Amazon India and comes in Aurora Blue color. Apart from the bump in RAM and storage, rest of the specifications remain same as on the original Nubia Z17. It comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Under the hood, the Nubia Z17 Mini is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor. The dual camera setup on this device features 13MP Monochrome and 13MP RGB sensors with Sapphire Glass lens. For selfies, it packs a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 80-degree wide angle lens. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the customized Nubia UI 4.0 on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and USB Type-C port.
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