Come January, Indian e-commerce giants throw an extravagant sale every year. And, 2018 is no different. Thanks to the sale season, Flipkart is all set to give us some major retail therapy. Among other things, our favourite phones have also gone up on sale at whopping discounts and there’s no way that you can choose one without being tempted to buy the other.
In such a dilemma, we are here to assist you with some curated deals. We have cherry-picked the ten best Android phones on amazing discounts in this sale which begins from January 21 and goes on until January 23. Gear up and choose your pick from Mr. Phone’s list of the top ten deals on phones in the Flipkart Republic Day sale (in no particular order).
Pixel 2 XL
Made by Google, the Pixel 2 XL is one of the best Android phones. The phone clicks the best pictures and the stock Android experience is another jewel on its crown. The phone was launched in 2017 with a price tag of Rs 73,000 but during this Flipkart sale, the phone can be yours at a cost of Rs 48,999.
The phone has a big 6-inch display with a resolution of 1440x2880p. The Pixel 2 XL is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with 4GB of RAM. It has a 3520mAh battery capacity, which keeps the device powered on for long hours. The Pixel 2 XL has 12MP rear and 8MP front camera sensors for clicking some ethereal shots as well. Don’t believe us? Read this long-time iOS user’s account of using the Pixel 2 (the smaller sibling) and being completely blown away.
Flipkart is also giving a buyback guarantee of Rs 28,500, if you choose to exchange the device later. The Pixel 2 XL is an ideal device for someone who believes in doing things distinctly and perfectly.
The Honor 9i is available in the sale at a price of Rs 17,999. The phone was launched in 2017 with an original price tag of Rs 19,999, and the Rs 2,000 discount makes it a superb deal. The phone is known for its immaculate features at such affordable a price. It has already proven to be one of the best mid-range phones by Huawei.
The phone comes with a 5.9-inches full HD+ display with a resolution of 1080x2160p. The phone is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 659 processor and offers 4GB of RAM. The device comes with 64GB of internal memory and it can be expanded by up to 128GB using a memory card. The phone has four cameras and this is most probably the best feature of this device.
The phone is one of the unique options as it has dual front and rear cameras at such a price. The rear camera combination of the phone is 16MP+2MP sensors and the front has 13MP+2MP sensors. The phone also has a battery capacity of 3340mAh. Honor 9i comes as an ideal device for anyone who wants all the features of a high-end smartphone an affordable price.
The Lenovo P2 is available at a price of Rs 14,999. The phone was originally priced at Rs 17,999. The Lenovo P2 comes with a 5.5-inches display with a resolution of 1080x1920p. The phone also has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 powering it with 4GB of RAM. The internal storage of the device is 32GB and the device performs exceptionally well even though, it is an affordable one.
On the optics front, the phone has a rear camera sensor of 13MP with a selfie shooter of 5MP. The phone’s USP is its massive 5000mAh battery, which is a monster.
The Lenovo P2 is an ideal device for people who care about battery life more than anything else.
Mi Mix 2
The Mi Mix 2 is one of the most gorgeous smartphones by Xiaomi thus far. The phone stunned the market completely, thanks to its bezel-less design. The phone is available at a price of Rs 32,999 against the original cost of Rs 37,999. Yes, you heard it right: the smartphone is currently at a discount of Rs 5,000. In fact, the price drop actually corresponds with the recent news that stated offline retailers are actually selling the phone for Rs 32,000.
The phone has a 5.99-inches display with a resolution of 1080x2160p. It comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio display and as we said, the looks of this device are unparalleled. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with a whopping 8GB of RAM.
The battery capacity of the phone is 3400mAh and is quite suitable for long hours of usage. On the optics front, the Mi Mix 2 has a 12MP rear and a 5MP front camera. The phone doesn’t disappoint on any front and remains one of the best devices by Xiaomi so far.
This phone is ideal for any Xiaomi fan looking for innovation and seamless experience combined in a beautiful manner.
The iPhone SE is available at an unbelievable price of Rs 18,999. No, we aren’t making this up and yes, the phone has come down to this price from its earlier cost of Rs 26,999. This phone by Apple was the first to come in such an affordable range and now that it is even lighter on your pockets.
The iPhone SE has a 4-inche display with a resolution of 640x1136p. The phone is powered by the Apple A9 chipset and offers 2GB of RAM. The phone has a 12MP back and 1.2MP front-facing camera, and comes equipped with a 1642mAh battery.
The iPhone SE was immensely popular at the time of its launch. The device is suitable for any Apple fans looking for a compact phone because powerful 4-onch phones are hard to come by today.
Samsung Galaxy S7
The Samsung Galaxy S7 is available at a price of Rs 26,990, which is a massive drop from its original price of Rs 46,000.
Launched in 2016, the Galaxy S7 is a two-year phone with a 5.1-inch display and a resolution of 1440x2560p. The flagship phone by Samsung runs on Exonys 8 Octa 8890 processor with 4GB of RAM. The phone has a battery capacity of 3000mAh. Along with these, the phone comes with a rear 12MP camera, and a 5MP selfie shooter.
It is not every day that such a feature-rich phone gets a discount like this. This phone is ideal for someone who is an ardent believer in the flagships by Samsung.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 needs no introduction. Christened ‘India’s favourite phone’ by Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 4 is the best budget phone by far even after a year of its launch. The phone became a major hit and if you ask us, it outshines all the other Redmi devices. The phone is available at a price of Rs 10,999 against the original price of Rs 12,999.
The phone is at a flat discount of Rs 2,000 and we believe that the introduction is proof enough of its awesomeness. The phone has a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080x1920p. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB of RAM. The phone also boasts of a 13MP back camera and a 5MP selfie snapper.
To support the long unplugged hours, the phone has a 4000mAh battery and rules the budget segment even now, a year after its release. The phone is ideal for someone who wants the best of the budget section. Are you one of them?
Honor 8 Pro
While the Honor view 10 is already here and is priced very attractively too, the Honor 8 Pro is still a great bet for folks looking at a slightly cheaper option. At Rs 24,990, the Honor 8 Pro makes a great case for itself with its metal body, 6GB of RAM, QHD+ display, and the great 12MP dual cameras on the rear. Also, the Kirin 960 SoC is no slouch even today and can easily go toe-to-toe with the Snapdragon 835 SoC. With a confirmed update to Emui 8.0 running on top of Android 8.0 Oreo, the Honor 8 pro just seals its case tight.
The device is ideal for anyone who loves quality cameras and of course, the brand of innovation – Honor.
HTC U Ultra
The HTC U Ultra is priced at Rs 27,999 and currently it is only a fraction of its original price (Rs 62,990). The phone is a major flagship by HTC and comes with many interesting features. It has a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1440x2560p. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with 4GB of RAM. The phone has a main camera with a 12MP sensor and a 16MP front snapper.
The phone has a battery with a capacity of 3000mAh, and is ideal for anyone who loves good selfies and seamless performance.
The Vivo V7 is the phone endorsed by the Bollywood star Ranvir Singh. It has a 5.7-inch screen with a resolution of 740x1440p. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor and comes with 4GB of RAM.
The USP of the phone is its 24MP selfie shooter, which is graced with multiple beautification options. The rear camera has a 16MP shooter and is capable of clicking some good pictures too.
It also has a 3000mAh battery and you can definitely rely on it to last at least a day. The phone is available at a discounted price of Rs 16,990, against the original cost of Rs 18,990.
The device is ideal for all selfie lovers.
So, what is your personal favourite in this Republic Day sale by Flipkart? Let us know in the comments section below.