Asus Zenfone 5Z
The ASUS flagship handset is the most affordable smartphone in the market that ships with top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 SoC. Apart from the capable processor, the handset packs 6GB of RAM and 64GB built-in storage, which is further expandable via microSD card up to 2TB. The ZenFone 5Z features a notched display design, which is currently a rage in the market. The handset offers a dual camera setup at the rear. Overall, the Zenfone 5Z delivers an all-around package at a very compelling price point.
Xiaomi Poco F1 Armoured Edition
Xiaomi’s Poco F1, also called Pocophone F1, is the best value-for-money smartphone available in the market. The handset comes with flagship-grade Snapdragon 845 processor at an extremely affordable price point. Xiaomi’s new sub-brand’s first smartphone does not only offer great performance but also packs some capable cameras and a massive 4,000mAh battery. If you like gaming on your handset and have certain budget constraints, this might be the best smartphone available for you. The Armoured edition comes with a brilliant finish and top-notch specifications, to make the deal even sweeter.
Apart from the usual benefits of stock Android and regular software updates, the Nokia 8.1 comes with the brand new Snapdragon 710 SoC. The powerful chipset, coupled with 4GB of RAM, ensures a smooth performance across the platform. The notch-toting display delivers good quality and a 3,500mAh battery ensures you won’t run out of juice early while watching movies or videos on the phone. The Android One phone comes with the expected benefits that come with the branding as well.
Vivo V11 Pro
Vivo’s new mid-range handset comes with some features that are yet not there in the flagships from Samsung and Apple. The V11 Pro comes with an under-display fingerprint sensor and a waterdrop-notch display design that offers more than 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. Apart from the premium look, the high-quality display and good cameras make the V11 Pro a great choice in this price category. The handset also offers an all-day battery life, which makes V11 Pro a compelling buy.
Honor Play 6GB RAM
From Huawei’s portfolio, Honor Play manages to make the cut. The phone rocks company’s own Kirin 970 chipset with GPU Turbo. It has dual 16MP+2MP rear cameras and a 16MP selfie camera, and the camera performance is perfectly reasonable for the price. Other benefits include a beautiful 19.5:9 display, compact form factor, good battery backup (3300mAh) and awesome audio output.