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Christmas Gifting Guide – The Best Mid range Smartphones you can gift this Xmas!

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It’s Christmas time and it’s also the gifting season, not just for Santa! This is our Christmas Gifting Guide for the best mid range smartphones, we have put together a list of best mid-range smartphones in India, you can buy right now.

Huawei Honor 6

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Honor 6 is a critically acclaimed device, it has received rave reviews from all over the tech industry. Considering the price, the performance it offers it great. It has great built quality and has got the processing power to take on what ever tasks you throw at it, and it’s the only phone under 20k which comes with 3 GB of RAM, and it is one of the mid range smartphones with best battery life, it comes with a 3000 mAh battery. Did I mention that this one looks absolutely fantastic too?

Update : Flipkart has updated the price for Honor 6 and made the deal even sweeter. You can now get Honor 6 from Flipkart for Rs.17999, which is a flat 2k OFF on the ordinary price. With this, Honor 6 jumps to the top of our list.

ModelHuawei Honor 6
Processor1.7 GHz Octacore Kirin 920
RAM3 GB
Display5-inch full HD (1920x1080) 441ppi IPS display
Camera13MP Primary/5 MP Secondary
OSAndroid kitkat 4.4.4 with Emotion UI on top
Storage32 GB Internal/Expandable Upto 64 GB
Battery3000mAh

 

Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG

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The Zenfone series made it clear That Asus, which was a PC components and laptop maker is also very much capable of making beautiful and astonishing smartphones also. It comes with amazing built quality and also has a great camera. And it’s also pretty fast considering it comes with the Intel Atom processor and 2 GB of RAM and is one of the best mid range smartphones with good camera! Zenfone 5 is a perfect choice for gifting, and it won’t disappoint your dear ones.

UPDATE 1: We have moved Asus Zenfone 5 to position 2, just because it’s price is now slashed to Rs.8999 from Rs.9999, for this Christmas!

UPDATE 2: Asus have launched a new variant of Zenfone 5 at Rs.7999, check out my hands-on review of that phone.

ModelAsus Zenfone 5 A501CG
Processor1.6 GHz Dual Core Intel Atom Z2560 Processor
RAM2 GB
Display5 inch 720p TFT display
Camera8MP Primary/2 MP Secondary
OSAndroid Jelly Bean 4.3 with ZenUI (Upgrade to 4.4)
Storage8 GB Internal/expandable upto 64GB
Battery2110 mAh

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Lenovo Vibe X2

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We have already talked a little bit about this device. It is one of a kind device, with it’s unique layered design. Don’t think that Vibe X2 is all about looks, it’s got great processing powers too. It runs on MediaTek’s Octa core processor, which delivers flagship level performance at the mid range price. Put this device at the top spot if you’re in hunt for gifting a smartphone this season.

ModelLenovo Vibe X2
Processor2 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6595
RAM2 GB
Display5-inch full HD (1920x1080) 441ppi IPS display
Camera13MP Primary/5 MP Secondary
OSAndroid kitkat 4.4.4 with Vibe UI 2.0 on top
Storage32 GB Internal/No expandable memory
Battery2300mAh

Also read : LENOVO VIBE X2, THE LAYERED PHONE : QUICK REVIEW

 

Nokia Lumia 730

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Nokia Lumia 730 is one of the last devices that are going to carry the Nokia branding, with Windows phone. It is built very well and with it’s rectangular boxy design, it won’t fail to be noticed. It also shares the same design language of the legendary Nokia N9. As it’s a Nokia, you should just not doubt it’s durability and after-sales support. And there’s a 5 MP front camera, in case you want to gift it to a selfie freak!

ModelNokia Lumia 730
Processor1.2 Ghz Snapdragon 400
RAM1 GB
Display4.7 inch 720p AMOLED display
Camera6.7 MP Primary/5 MP Secondary
OSWindows Phone 8.1 OS
Storage8 GB Internal/Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery2220 mAh

 

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

samsung galaxy grand 2

This entry is strictly for those who are brand conscious and is looking for an Android phone. Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is a little bit old device considering others in the list. But the device is a great mid range smartphone. It has the Samsung’s branding and comes with good specs at the asking price,and don’t forget their awesome after sales support that most of the others just can’t offer.

ModelSamsung Galaxy Grand 2
Processor1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core Processor
RAM1.5 GB
Display5.25 inch 720p TFT display
Camera8MP Primary/1.9 MP Secondary
OSAndroid Jelly Bean 4.3
Storage8 GB Internal/expandable upto 64GB
Battery2600mAh

 

Final Words

This is the Christmas gifting guide for mid-range smartphones. Comment your opinion on the comment box below, and if there is any other good Smartphone that has to be added in this list.

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