After you’ve passed the SEE/SLC, then comes the time to get that long list of things which you have always wanted and, fortunately, which your parents agree to get you. So what most of the students want after SEE/SLC? Smartphones, of course! If they don’t have one, they’ll get a new one and for those who already have one, they’ll get a better one. But choosing a smartphone is not an easy job and you might get in a dilemma which smartphone suits you better. Well, that’s the burden we’ve taken on your behalf, and here we present you the list of smartphones that you might consider buying.
In this list, we’ve excluded phones around 7,000-8,000. That’s because none of the phones in that price range are worth buying. Get any of the phones mentioned below and you won’t regret your buying decision. Bear in mind, we’ve numbered the devices based on their pricing in Nepal in an ascending order.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A: Rs.9,999
If you are on a tight budget and looking for a decent smartphone that has a good core performance, you can, without a second thought go for the Redmi 4A. For the price of Rs.9,999 you get a 5-inch HD display, 3,140 mAh battery capacity and decent set of 13MP and 5MP cameras on the back and at the front. Further, you get 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. Also, the performance of the device with the Snapdragon 425 chipset is acceptable for this price. So, if your budget hangs under Rs. 10,000, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A is a good buy for you.
OPPO A71 2018: Rs.15,900
Well, if you are looking for a slightly bigger display and have a couple of thousands to spare, you get your hands on the OPPO A71 that comes for a price of Rs. 15,000. With the inflated price, you are also getting a better processor, the Snapdragon 450 on this device, so you can expect a way better gaming performance than the Redmi 4A. OPPO has always bragged about its cameras, and with the A71, you get a good performing 13 MP camera at the back and a 5 MP shooter at the front. Following that, it gives you a storage of 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal memory.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt: Rs. 19,900
Now, if you are a Samsung fan and want nothing but an in-budget Samsung smartphone, you can think about getting yourself the Samsung Galaxy j7 Nxt. The device has impressed us thoroughly with a good performance backed by Samsung’s own Exynos 7870 chipset. With this device, you get an HD SAMOLED display in a 5.5- inch form factor. Likewise, there is an acceptable 3+32GB storage available and a 3,000 mAh battery that can put you through about a day’s usage. As we already know, cameras are a plus point on Samsung phones and this device with the 13MP back and 5 MP selfie camera, is no exception.
Xiaomi Mi A1: Rs.24,499
If you are looking for good looks and upright performance, Xiaomi’s MI A1 is the device for you. The phone greets you with a 5.5-inch Full HD display so for the gamers and the YouTube lovers out there, MIA1 has got you covered for your needs. The Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU gives you smooth gaming and overall performance. The device runs on the latest software and because it runs on stock Android, you will receive regular and timely updates. On the storage front, you get an ample 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage that can be extended up to 128 GB, so storage is not going to be a problem anytime soon. You also get worthy dual cameras at the back that takes excellent portraits.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI: Rs.29,999
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI would be the perfect pick for the gamers out there. The device features the Snapdragon 636 chipset which is one of the best performing processors in town as it provides you more power efficient and sustained performance. Likewise, the 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio is surely going to please your eyes and user experience.
The camera, as Xiaomi calls them, is AI enabled. As there are 12+5 MP dual cameras at the back, you can get fancy portrait images as per your liking. Also, it runs on the latest Android version and the MIUI 9.0 is well optimized so you will get a good user experience. The huge 4,000 mAh battery is sure to give you a good backup. So, if you have a budget of around 30,000, this can be the best choice in terms of specs and performance.
In this article, we picked the best phones in different price ranges that are suitable for SEE passed student with a limited budget (from 10k to 30k). But, if you have a budget over 30,000 then you may check our updated listing of Best Smartphones under 30K and 40K. You may Click on the links below to check those listings: