Apple iPhone 12, Asus ROG Phone 5s to OnePlus 9 Pro- Technology News, Firstpost
Ameya DalvicMarch 22, 2022 13:37:05 IST
Some handsets from our list of phones under Rs 60,000 from last quarter have also kept their place in this list. However, in most cases you now get a higher capacity variant or a more lucrative deal, which is great if you dream of owning those phones. Power users, gamers, photography enthusiasts, they all have a lot to look forward to in this list. To look at.
Best phones to buy under Rs 60,000 in India
Apple iPhone 12
The iPhone 12 was also available last quarter for a Rupee under Rs 60,000 but now you get the 128GB storage variant for the same price as opposed to 64GB. The iPhone 12 is just the perfect size for one-handed operation. Compatible with HDR10 and Dolby Vision, the 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display is protected against scratches and smudges with a ceramic glass and an oleophobic coating, respectively.
It is powered by Apple’s previous flagship A14 Bionic chip which is still quite a powerful processor for whatever task you want to do on this phone. You get the two familiar 12MP cameras on the back with the primary lens offering OIS and the secondary capable of ultra-wide shots. You already know that its performance is top notch in different exposures, and it can shoot excellent videos too. The Apple iPhone 12 launched with iOS 14 and can be easily upgraded to iOS 15.
Price Apple iPhone 12 in India: Rs 59,999 for 128GB storage
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
We love compact flagship phones, so we’ve added another one to this list from an equally premium brand. Like the iPhone 12, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G also has IP68 ingress protection. It has a 6.2-inch Full HD+ Dynamic AMOLED display with a peak brightness of 1300 nits, HDR10+ compliance and 120 Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 2100 chip which has been found in most of their high-end phones lately. You get 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage here. The phone runs Android 11 with Samsung’s One UI 3.x.
The photography department on the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G has a combination of three cameras on the back, starting with a 12MP primary camera with OIS, 12MP ultra-wide angle camera and a 64MP telephoto camera with OIS that offers up to 3x hybrid zoom. The camera performance is impressive with excellent details, almost natural colors and a wide dynamic range. Low-light performance is also commendable. This phone can also record videos up to 8K resolution. A 4000 mAh battery keeps the phone running for more than a day with moderate use and also supports wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G price in India: Rs 51,900 for 8GB RAM/128GB storage
OnePlus 9 Pro
The OnePlus 9 Pro is another great option under 60K, and you can save as much as Rs 10,000 on Amazon India if you have the right credit card. It’s a pretty good buy even without the offer. A metal frame and a glass body protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back make the phone elegant and sturdy. It has a 6.7-inch LTPO Fluid AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a higher-than-usual resolution of 3216 x 1440 pixels. The HDR10+ compatible display can display a billion colors and get up to 1300 nits of brightness.
The photography department is very versatile with a combination of a 48MP primary camera with OIS, a 50MP ultrawide camera with autofocus, 8MP telephoto camera with OIS for 3.3x optical zoom and a 2MP mono camera. Hasselblad’s color matching gives the colors a natural tone compared to its predecessors. The cameras manage to capture impressive shots in different exposures and modes. The 16MP front camera, housed in a small hole at the top of the screen, is more than decent for selfies and video calls.
The 5G-ready OnePlus 9 Pro is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC, and you get the 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage variant in this budget. The 4500 mAh battery lasts more than a day with moderate use, and the included 65 W Warp charger drains it in about half an hour. The phone also supports fast wireless charging and has an IP68 rating protection. It runs OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. Android 12 update with lots of bug fixes is already available for this phone.
OnePlus 9 Pro price in India: Rs 59,999 for 8 GB RAM / 128 GB storage
Asus ROG Phone 5s
While the top variant of the Asus ROG Phone 5 was hard to find, there are no such issues with the 5s, at least for now. You can get the 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant comfortably in this budget. Needless to say, it’s a great option for gamers in this segment. You can also consider the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant. Except for the memory numbers, the rest remains the same, and you can save a good Rs 8,000 too. The phone offers various optimizations and improvements to give the gamers a superior gaming experience.
The Asus ROG Phone 5s is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888+ SoC and features a 6.78-inch Full HD+, HDR10+ compatible, 10-bit AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The rear camera department consists of a 64MP primary camera, 13MP ultra-wide snapper, and a 5MP macro camera. It has a large 6000 mAh battery that allows for longer gaming sessions, and the included 65W fast charger can fully charge it in less than an hour. This phone runs Android 11 with ROG UI.
Asus ROG Phone 5s price in India: Rs 57,999 for 12 GB RAM / 256 GB storage; Rs 49,999 for 8GB RAM/128GB storage
Motorola Edge 30 Pro
The new Motorola Edge 30 Pro actually sells in the sub-50K bracket, but the phone is good enough to give the phones in this budget a run for their money, thanks to its processing power and some premium features. This phone is powered by Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip and it comes with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. It has a 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ compliance and the ability to display over a billion shades of color. There is Corning Gorilla Glass protection against scratches on the front and back.
The photography department consists of a 50MP primary camera with OIS. You get another 50MP camera for ultra-wide photography and a 2MP depth sensor. The selfie enthusiasts are also in for a treat thanks to the 60MP front camera. The 4800 mAh battery lasts more than a day with average use and supports 68W fast charging and 15W fast wireless charging. It runs Android 12 out of the box, and like most Motorola phones, the Motorola Edge has 30 Pro. a clean and near-stock user interface; another big plus.
Motorola Edge 30 Pro price in India: Rs 49,999 for 8 GB RAM / 128 GB storage