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Cheapest 4G phones in India for November 2019

There was a time when the availability of 4G support in a phone was worth mentioning, however, these days, almost every smartphone that is launched in the country comes with not only 4G support, but also 4G VoLTE, thanks to Reliance Jio.

While 4G support has become one of the basic features in a smartphone, you also need to look at other features while selecting a device for yourself. Today, we will list some of the best 4G phones available in the entry level.

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Samsung Galaxy M10s

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Samsung Galaxy M10s

Specifications
Display: 6.4-inch HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels) Super AMOLED
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
Processor: Exynos 7884B
RAM: 3GB
Storage: 32GB
Rear camera: 13MP + 5MP
Front camera: 8MP
Battery: 4000mAh
Reasons to buy
+Vivid display+Impressive daylight camera+Face Unlock technology+Long-lasting battery+Ample and fast storage
Reasons to avoid
-Unimpressive low light camera

Combing a minimalist design with the traditional high-quality build that is expected from Samsung smartphones, the Galaxy M10s is an impressive and affordable smartphone launched recently in India. The waterdrop notch on the front further accentuates the design of the Galaxy M10s while allowing Samsung to squeeze in more screen real estate.

While the camera performance is average and the Galaxy M10s may not be the most powerful smartphone in this segment, it should attract users who want a decent smartphone from a reliable brand.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A

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Xiaomi Redmi 8A

Big battery with a small price tag

Specifications
Weight: 188g
Dimensions: 156.48 x 75.41 x 9.4 mm
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
Screen size: 6.2-inch
Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels
CPU: Snapdragon 439
RAM: 2GB/3GB
Storage: 32GB
Battery: 5000mAh
Rear camera: 12MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
Front camera: 13MP
Reasons to buy
+Good build and design+Steady performance+IR sensor
Reasons to avoid
- No fingerprint sensor 

Xiaomi, popularly known for its budget devices in India, recently launched the Redmi 8A, the company's latest budget offering. Like most of its other devices, the Redmi 8A is also packed with a huge battery. It is an entry level device and as such, does not feature fancy hardware.

The Redmi 8A is powered by a huge 5,000mAh battery and comes with 18W fast charging support, which is extremely rare for this price level. In addition to this, the device is equipped with a USB Type-C port.

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A is powered by a Snapdragon 439 chipset coupled with up to 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It is equipped with a single 12MP primary camera and an 8MP selfie camera.

The Xiaomi Redmi 8A is priced starting at Rs 6,499 in India and is available from Flipkart and Mi.com.

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Xiaomi Redmi 8

Reasons to buy
+Huge Display+Value for money+Battery
Reasons to avoid
-Average camera

Xiaomi has a slew of options for users across several price ranges. The standard Redmi series slots in the sub-Rs 10,000 range, sometimes conflicting with the base Redmi Note phones and the entry-level Redmi A series.

Nevertheless, the Redmi 8 offers another option for buyers looking for a budget smartphone. The Redmi 8 sports a gradient design and a waterdrop notch, which can be an enticing set of features at a price of Rs 7,999.

The smart design, coupled with a massive 5,000mAh battery and a price tag of Rs 7,999 make the Redmi 8 an unmissable option in this range.

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Realme C2

Specifications
Weight: 166g
Dimensions: 154.3 x 73.7 x 8.5 mm
OS: Android 9.0
Screen size: 6.1-inch
Resolution: 1560 x 720
CPU: MediaTek Helio P22
RAM: 2GB / 3GB
Storage: 16GB / 32GB
Battery: 4000mAh
Rear camera: 13MP+2MP
Front camera: 5MP
Reasons to buy
+Looks premium+Big display+Good battery
Reasons to avoid
-No fingerprint sensor

If you are looking for an affordable 4G smartphone, the Realme C2 is another good option in the budget segment. After its success with the Realme C1, the Chinese smartphone maker has introduced the Realme C2. It is a well-designed device that features a premium design.

 

The Realme C2 features a 6.1-inch HD+ display, a dual camera setup at the back and a 5MP selfie camera. It is powered by a 4,000mAh battery that is enough for a full day’s use on 4G.

Realme 3i

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Realme 3i

Tons of juice in a compact form

Specifications
Weight: 175g
Dimensions: 156.1 x 75.6 x 8.3 mm
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
Screen size: 6.2-inch
Resolution: 1520 x 720
CPU: MediaTek 6771
RAM: 3GB/4GB
Storage: 32GB/64GB
Battery: 4230mAh
Rear camera: 13MP + 2MP
Front camera: 13MP
Reasons to buy
+Good battery life+Handy design
Reasons to avoid
-Front camera

Realme has gone from strength to strength on the back of its value for money offerings. A prime example of this is the Realme 3i that offers a modern design, big battery, dual cameras and decent performance at a starting price of Rs 6,999.

There is ample amount of storage as well if you're getting started, so you don't have to worry about running out of space - a concern that is often visible with entry-level smartphones in the market.

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