China has mastered the art of penetrating different market segments in the world and ultimately leading the race. Such has been its case in the realm of the smartphone industry; especially in India. With brands like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, and Realme, the Indian market has become the money-making syndicate for the Chinese brands. Nevertheless, this has brought competitiveness in the market which has benefited the consumers in getting maximum for every penny they spend.
But again, that doesn’t mean the rest of the world doesn’t have mobile manufacturers to oust the Chinese giants. Manufacturers like Samsung, Apple, LG, Nokia, Asus have given the Chinese brands a run for their money.
Today, we will look at the top 10 Non-Chinese Smartphones from every budget segment that has the potential to wipe-out Chinese brands from India.
SAMSUNG GALAXY M31
One of the best for your money is the Samsung Galaxy M31. This mid-range mobile features 6.4 inch AMOLED with FHD+ resolution screen and Gorilla Glass Protection. It emphasises Samsung’s own 10nm Exynos 9611 chipset which is coupled with 6GB RAM and provides storage capacity up to 128GB ROM. It also provides you with the facility to expand storage capacity with a memory card. This phone has a quad-camera set-up. Headed by a 64MP primary camera, the M31 also dons an 8MP Ultra wide shooter which provides a 123° field view, a 5MP depth sensor that helps you in capturing beautiful bokeh pictures, a 5MP Macro lens that helps in taking extreme close shots. The front camera houses a 32MP camera lens that brings you selfies into life. Your Instagram reels are sure to grab some eyeballs. It is also powered by a 6000 mAh battery and supports 15W fast charging with USB type C. And for gamers who think this smartphone is not smart enough to play games then you are wrong. It also features an AI Game Booster that helps the processor to maximize the clock speed and performs to give you a smooth gameplay experience.
We all know who is Nokia, right? Nokia with its iconic welcome screen animation and sound makes us feel nostalgic.
Currently, it is manufactured by HMD global that is registered in Finland and has the potential to dethrone the Chinese counterparts. Nokia 8.1 features a 6.18-inch LCD with FullHD+ resolution. Unlike Samsung, this phone sports a Snapdragon 710 SoC along with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage capacity. As always, Nokia brings in a 12 MP Zeiss-certified primary camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and a 13MP telephoto lens. Selfies can be shot on a 20MP shooter that is sure to take your social media status to a new level.
So, why not have the same feel and buy Nokia 8.1 that boasts some of the best specs in the market.
SAMSUNG GALAXY M20
Another device from the Korean giants, Samsung. The Galaxy M20 is a beast and when it comes to the budget mobile. It is a good option if you have been looking at an affordable range like the Redmi 8A dual or the Realme Narzo 10A. In comparison to the Chinese device, this is a better choice as it is powered by a 6.3-inch TFT display. However, the PPI count is more which helps in sharper screen viewing. We all know that Samsung is known for its display quality. Powered by an Exynos 7904 with 14nm and a 5000 mAh battery, this device can help you go through a day’s work effortlessly. The camera department is held by a 13MP primary shooter bundled with a 5MP ultrawide lens. The front camera houses an 8MP lens which will give you a good quality image experience.
ASUS ROG II
When it comes to the laptop market, Asus has been a market giant. But, the Taiwanese manufacturer has also come up with some of the best mobiles that offer the best value for the money. Asus ROG Phone II is one such mobile that has been featured as one of the best mobiles when it comes to the gaming experience. This mobile has the blood of the all-time famous Republic of Gamers (ROG) laptops. This device is specially manufactured to give you a gaming experience that no other mobile device can provide at the moment. It boasts some of the first-timers in the segment. Asus ROG Phone II is the world’s first smartphone to house a Snapdragon 855+ chipset that is bundled with ROG Gamecool II technology. It also provides the world’s fastest refresh rate of the 120Hz/1ms AMOLED screen. A 6000 mAh battery is the lifeline of the device. This device also provides a console-like gaming experience with ultrasonic AirTriggers II, and the list goes on. The device does not disappoint you with its picture-taking capabilities. It houses a dual-camera set-up at the back that comprises 48MP primary camera with pro and super-night mode, it also sports a 24MP selfie camera. If you are a gamer then this is the phone that you should be looking for.
SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 1O LITE
The Korean manufacturer has one of the best productivity mobiles in their arsenal. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is the younger sibling of the Note 10 as it provides all the functionalities that you find in the expensive Note 10. The S-pen has been a blessing in disguise for this genre of mobiles. The Galaxy Note 10 Lite houses a triple-camera set-up with a 12MP Ultrawide camera, 12MP wide-angle camera and lastly a 12MP telephoto lens. The front camera boasts of a 32MP shooter. Nevertheless, this device brings you a lively looking 6.7 inch AMOLED screen. Let’s get ready to swing the S-Pen and be productive at work.
APPLE IPHONE SE 2020
An American engineered manufacturer that has been dominating the smartphone industry has come up with a budget iPhone for its customer worldwide. This Apple iPhone SE 2020 brings back the vintage iPhone feeling with a 4.7inch screen that is very practical to use. People who love slightly short display devices will enjoy using this device. Don’t get fooled with the form factor, Apple has powered it with their latest chipset the A13 Bionic that delivers flagship-level performance in this baby beast. It has all the required features to be your daily runner.
SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 LITE
A brilliant piece of work by Samsung. They crafted this device by giving it a touch of the powerful and mighty S10. Powered by a massive 4500mAh, this 6.7 inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen is sure to mesmerize when it comes to the viewing experience. Under the hood, there’s 8GB RAM which comes with game boosting technology. So, gamers can also consider this heavy-duty device. It comes with 128GB and 512GB of storage capacity. Instead of the regular Exynos chipset, the Korean manufacturer has surprised us by powering it up with a Snapdragon 855 SoC. The 32MP front shooter helps in taking clear and crisp selfies. As always, Samsung doesn’t disappoint us with its picture-taking abilities. The primary camera boasts of a 48MP camera and is well supported by a 12MP ultra-wide camera and a 5MP Macro lens. It is also able to give you gimbal-like stability. It has all the features that a modern smartphone should have in it.
APPLE IPHONE 11
A device that does not need an introduction. One of the highest selling devices worldwide. Apple iPhone 11 is a gem if it is inside your pocket. This device gives you a smooth operating system that is free of lags and RAM management is at its peak. The A13 Bionic processor with a neural engine is by the most powerful processor in the world right now. Even the Snapdragon processors look underperforming when compared with this chipset. The device sports a dual-camera setup, with a 12 MP primary camera and ably supported by a 12 MP ultrawide lens. To be honest, these are the best in the segment and are priced on the higher side. But, it is worth every penny.
SAMSUNG GALAXY A31
Another galaxy from the world’s highest-selling mobile device company, Samsung. Samsung Galaxy A31 fits the pocket and is built with the power to satisfy the hunger of young guns in India. It comes with a 6.4-inch Infinity-U super AMOLED display that will give you an awesome viewing experience. Backed by a 5000 mAh battery, this device is sure to give you enough power to run through a day. Also, it supports 15W fast charge. Under the hood, there’s 6GB RAM with a storage capacity of 128GB. The lifeline of the mobile is a MediaTek Helio P65 processor that is well versed to perform day to day functions. At the back, there’s a quad-camera setup comprising of 48MP primary camera, 5MP depth camera, 8MP ultrawide lens and 5MP macro shooter. The selfie department is handled by a 20MP lens. The Samsung Galaxy A31 also supports Samsung Pay, which helps in contactless payment.
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SAMSUNG GALAXY A51
The best selling android phone award goes to the Samsung Galaxy A51. The company has managed to sell around 6 million devices which form around 2% of the whole android market. This mid-ranger boasts some of the best specs and features in the mid-range category. It is powered by a 4000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging. A quad-camera setup that is headed by a 48MP shooter, 12MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP depth camera and a 5MP Macro lens. It also features an ultra night mode camera mode that helps in bright and clear photos at night and a scene optimizer that offers 30 different scene modes. The display of the device is 6.5 inches, and like other Samsung devices, this also has an FHD+ sAMOLED screen which produces vivid and lively video viewing experience.
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