8 Best & affordable Phones of 2021

Being money conscious doesn’t have to mean compromising on things right? This fact holds true where affordable smartphones are concerned. We have reached a certain stage, where phones are offering features, once reserved for the premium category. And that too at a minimal difference of the price. 

Needless to say, this is music to the ears of the countless price-conscious buyers in our country. Here’s a round up of the 8 best and affordable phones of 2021 that offer the best mix of features at a pocket-friendly price.


We are providing you with a list of the best affordable mobile phones for 2021 across various brands.

Phones 2021
  1. REALME NARZO 30 PRO

From playing arcade games to multiplayer online battle arena gaming, this phone can handle almost any large scale mobile gaming with ease. 

The phone supports 5g dual sim, boasting upto 120Hz refresh rate and up to 180 Hz touch sampling rate, the phone is capable of offering a responsive scrolling and gaming experience. Overall a nice phone if you are into gaming.

Pros:

  • 120Hz refresh rate display. 
  • Satisfactory performance

Cons:

  • Lacklustre camera performance. 
  • Display not colour accurate.
  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.5″ (1080 x 2400)

Camera: 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 

MPRAM: 6 GB

Battery: 5000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G

Processor: Octa-core 

Available in flipkart ₹15999 

  1. REDMI NOTE 10 PRO

120Hz high refresh rate, it has 64MP quad camera setup and facilitates users to capture high resolution photographs with greater deal in almost all lighting conditions as well as scenarios. 

The device scored lower than the Realme Narzo 30 Pro in synthetic benchmarks but its general performance is pretty satisfactory and it is good at handling intensive games such as Call of Duty Mobile

  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.67″ (1080 x 2400)

Camera: 108 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 16 

MPRAM: 6 GB

Battery: 5050 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: Qualcomm SM7150 Snapdragon 732G

Processor: Octa-core

Available in flipkart ₹15999 

  1. REALME 8 5G

Realme 8 features a super AMOLED display that ensures a high contrast ratio and high brightness so that you can enjoy delightful visuals. With the 180Hz touch sampling rate you can enjoy smooth mobile usage that will make it difficult for you to put down the phone.

Phone has a powerful gaming processor so that you can enjoy lag-free usage while playing graphic heavy games and multitasking.

Pros 

  • Reliable performance .
  • 90Hz refresh rate display. 
  • Good battery life

Cons 

  • Disappointing camera experience.
  • Bloatware-riddled UI.
  • Slow charging 
  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.5″ (1080 x 2400)

Camera: 48 + 8 + 2 | 16 

MPRAM: 8 GB

Battery: 5000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G

Processor: Octa-core

Available in flipkart ₹ 14999 

  1. POCO X3

Poco X3 is a medium ranged phone that is the latest entrant in the Poco X series. The display 240Hz sampling rate offers responsiveness that can take your gaming as well as overall smartphone experience up a notch.

You can personalize your gaming experience to the fullest by taking advantage of its Game Turbo 3.0 feature.

  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.67″ (1080 x 2340)

Camera: 64 + 13 + 2 + 2 | 20 

MPRAM: 6 GB

Battery: 6000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G

Processor: Octa-core

Available in Flipkart ₹ 15999 

  1. SAMSUNG GALAXY M31

Samsung Galaxy M31 is an upgrade to the popular Galaxy M30s in addition to upgrading RAM. Samsung reintroduces the powerful 6000mAh battery along with 64MP rear camera in Quad camera setup.

This is a great value for money device with decent specs and features, and the phone is highly suitable for those who value battery life over everything else. 

  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.4″ (1080 x 2340)

Camera: 68 + 8 + 5 +5 | 32 

MPRAM: 6 GB

Battery: 6000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: Exynos 9611

Processor: Octa

Available in Amazon ₹13999

6. OPPO A53S 5G

The smartphone is available in two storage variants. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. 

As for the optics, the Oppo A53s 5G has a triple camera setup with a 13MP primary lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. The phone comes with ColorOS 11 out of the box.

  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.52″ (720 x 1600)

Camera: 13 + 2 + 2 | 8 

MPRAM: 6 GB

Battery: 5000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G

Processor: Octa-core

Available in flipkart ₹ 15990

Phones 2021

7. MOTOROLA MOTO G60

The newly-launched Motorola Moto G30 phone ships with Android 11 out of the box and comes with Motorola’s ThinkShield technology, an end-to-end security layer for the smartphone. The selfie camera is 13MP and is housed in a dewdrop notch. 

Moto G30 doesn’t exactly impress in any one particular area but does a bit of everything considerably well for the price. The phone has decent cameras, bloatware-free software, high refresh rate display, and good battery life.

  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.80″ (1080 x 2460)

Camera: 108 + 16 + 2 | 32 

MPRAM: 6 GB

Battery: 6000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G

Processor: Octa

Available in flipkart ₹ 16999

  1. POCO M3 PRO

The Poco M3 Pro offers quite a few things to like, with its highlights being a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz DynamicSwitch DotDisplay and a fast Dimensity 700 chipset under the hood. For cameras, we have a triple-lens set-up at the back.

Apart from this, the Poco M3 Pro comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and AI Face Unlock. Lights on the Poco M3 Pro 5G are kept on by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

  • SPECIFICATIONS-

Screen Size: 6.5″ (1080 x 2400)

Camera: 48 + 2 + 2 | 8 

MPRAM: 4 GB

Battery: 5000 mAh

Operating system: Android

Soc: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G

Processor: Octa

Available in flipkart ₹ 13999

Pace of development is evolving faster and eventually bettering human life at every step. Earlier, the uses of mobile phones in daily life were just a medium for a call or message, Smartphone now has become the ultimate need of people. 

Don’t have a Smartphone yet? It’s time that you need to think about getting one at an affordable price.

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