All the brands are releasing their flagship smartphones with best features and innovative designs. Recently it is been observed that 2018 is the year of innovation in the smartphone features as well as the designs. We have seen Huawei P20 Pro with the triple rear camera, HTC U12 Plus with 4 cameras. Whereas, the designs innovation is being observed recently by two big Chinese brands that are Oppo Find X and Vivo NEX, both of the smartphones have unique camera setups which makes it interesting and appealing. These all are the premium smartphones with high-end features. But what about the budget smartphones, all those customers who are within the limited budget to buy a good smartphone with efficient features, here is the answer. The big brands also do consider those customers and have released some amazing smartphones in 2018 to cater to that market.
The budget smartphones not only provide the features which are compatible and also gives smart hold and grip. These are the top 5 smartphones released or about to release in 2018 which are under 999 AED but also provides efficiency and smart features.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
The Chinese brand has taken over the market with the storm. Xiaomi has almost 11 smartphones lined up for the only year 2018. All the smartphone cater different market but provides some amazing features. Recently it has released its flagship Xiaomi Mi 8 with 3 variants. The other budget smartphones are also released but the best smartphone in 999 AED is Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. This smartphone has best of all the features among the top 5 in this list. The smartphone announced in February 2018 and is available in the market. The smartphone display is 5.99 inches which is the bigger display among the top 5 in this list. It has the resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. The type of the display is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. The protection of the screen is Corning Gorilla glass. The body dimensions are 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm and weight 181 g. The body build is of aluminum and the front is glass. For those who keep dual connections, it has dual SIM slots.
The smartphone runs at Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), which is old but not old enough. It has the chipset which is Qualcomm SDM636 with Snapdragon 636. It has the CPU which is Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. The RAM options are two, 4GB and 6GB, whereas the storage is 64GB. This is also an extraordinary range of storage as other smartphones in this range only offers 32GB of storage. To increase the internal memory SIM 2 slot can be used to high it up to 256GB with an external memory card. It has the dual rear camera set up in the vertical form Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25µm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm). The front camera has the highest pixels among all in the list as most of the budget smartphones offer a just 8MP front camera, but Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro offers 20 MP (f/2.2, 1/2.8", 1µm) front camera which is one of the top features in this price range. It has also rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The battery is of Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery which is also one of the premium smartphone features offered into it. The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro in Dubai, UAE is around 990 AED which is the best range to have these outstanding features in the budget smartphone.
2. Huawei Honor 9i
Huawei is another Chinese brand which also giving the competition to the big brands. The second best budget smartphone in this list is Huawei Honor 9i. This smartphone is announced recently in June 2018 and is available in the market. It has 5.84 inches screen which is the second largest in this top 5 list. It has the resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The body dimensions are 149.2 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm with the weight 152g which is the lightest among the top 5 in this list. The smartphone runs at the latest Android 8.0 (Oreo). It has the chipset of HiSilicon Kirin 659. The CPU is Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53). It has 4GB and RAM and two options for storage 64/128 GB. Huawei Honor 9i has also a dual rear camera set up of Dual: 13 + 2 MP. The front camera is of 16 MP (2.0µm) which is also second highest in this list. It has also rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The battery of the smartphone is Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh. The price of Huawei Honor 9i in Dubai, UAE is around 950 AED which delivers a good package in this amount.
Motorola Moto G6 Play
Motorola is also one of the brands which bring powerful features in the compact devices. This brand is reliable as the smartphones produced by it have a strong body. In this list of top 5 smartphones of 2018 under 999 AED, Motorola Moto G6 Play has the 3rd number. The smartphone was announced in April 2018 and it is available in the market since May. The smartphone has the screen of 5.7 inches with the screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The body dimensions are 154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm with the weight 175 g. It has two variants, single SIM or dual SIM. The smartphone is also splashing resistant. The specifications of this smartphone are it runs on the latest Android 8.0 (Oreo), with the chipset Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430. The CPU is Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53. The options of RAM are 2GB and 3GB for the internal storage of 16GB and 32GB respectively. It has the single rear camera of 13 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm). The front camera is of 8 MP. It also has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor and the battery of Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh which one of the premium smartphone feature in this device. Motorola Moto G6 Play price in Dubai, UAE is around 900 AED which is smart deal with this powerful backup battery and amazing specifications.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2
Samsung is one of the top market leaders and some of the customers are more keen to buy a smartphone which of this brand. Samsung is a Korean brand and has made itself one of the market leaders through its latest technological innovation and amazing features. The flagship smartphones of Samsung are two of its famous and anticipating series and that is Galaxy S and Galaxy Note. Recently Samsung has released Samsung Galaxy S9 and now all eyes on upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9. For the customers who yet want to experience the Galaxy phenomena, Samsung has other series like Galaxy A and Galaxy J which brings the best features in the mid-range cost devices. Number 4 in this list is Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 because of its smart features and budget pricing. The smartphone was announced in March 2018 and since April it is available in the market. The display screen is of 5.5 inches with the resolution range of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The body dimensions are 151.7 x 75 x 8 mm. the front body is made of glass with an aluminum back and sides are of plastics. It has two versions single SIM and dual SIM. The smartphone runs at an operating system of Android 7.0 (Nougat), with the chipset of Exynos 7870 Octa which one of the latest chipset types, whereas, the CPU is of Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53. The RAM support is 3GB with single internal memory storage of 32GB. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has a single rear camera of 13 MP (f/1.9, 28mm) and the front-facing camera is also 13 MP. It has also a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The battery of the smartphone is Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh. The price of Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime in Dubai, UAE is around 850 AED. This smartphone is a great deal with reliable Samsung brand and affordable prices with these specifications and features.
Nokia is forever loving brand by its customers as it is one of the initial brand associated with the mobile world. The customers still believe in this company and wait for its products. It is a Finnish company and now in the market by bringing back great smartphones. Nokia has announced Nokia 5.1 in May 2018 and it is expected to release in July 2018. The dimensions of the smartphone are 151.1 x 70.7 x 8.2 mm, and its weight is still not revealed. The smartphone has a front glass with an aluminum body with the dual SIM support. The screen display size is 5.5 inches, with the resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. The smartphone runs on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) which is the latest and the chipset is of MediaTek Helio P18. The CPU is Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53). The Nokia 5.1 has two RAM options 2GB and 3GB with the internal storage of 16GB and 32 respectively. The smartphone has a single rear camera of 16MP and has the front facing camera 8MP. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner with the battery of Non-removable Li-Ion 2970 mAh. The price of Nokia 5.1 in Dubai, UAE is around 850 AED.
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