- The iPhone SE 2020 has been launched with a starting price of Rs 42,500.
- The iPhone SE competes with the likes of the OnePlus 7T and Samsung Galaxy 10 Lite.
- f you are looking to buy a Rs 40,000 phone here are some more options.
Apple launched the much-awaited iPhone SE 2020 on Wednesday. The phone, which looks starkly similar to the iPhone 8, is Apple's second "budget" smartphone. Although there is nothing so inexpensive about the pricing, by Apple standards it is still on the cheaper side. The smartphone that has insides of the iPhone 11 series starts Rs 42,500 in India for the 64GB variant. It is smaller in size and brings back the Touch ID which was last seen in the iPhones released in 2017.
While a lot of people aren't pleased with the specifications, the iPhone SE 2020 seems like the perfect option for the first time Apple iPhone buyers, although it is a much better option if you can get from outside India where the prices are considerably lower due to the phone's global price of $399. The phone is as good as it can be and you can trust Apple to make phones that are reliable.
However, if you haven't made up your mind already, there are also a few Android phones under Rs 40,000 that are as good as the iPhone SE 2020 if not better.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Samsung has a plethora of phones to choose from under Rs 40,000 but the phone that you should go for is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. The mellowed version of the Note 10, the Galaxy Note 10 Lite is priced at Rs 38,999. The phone features a 6.7-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The Note 10 Lite is powered by an octa-core Exynos 9 series 9810 SoC paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM along with 128GB storage. The phone has a triple camera setup at the rear and a 32MP selfie camera.
Galaxy Note 10 Lite houses a 4500mAh battery along with S-Pen with Bluetooth integration. The phone runs on Android 10.
One of the most popular devices by OnePlus, the OnePlus 7T now costs Rs 34, 980. It's a superb phone at this price, and an even better deal than the upcoming OnePlus 8, which is bound to be more expensive. The phone features a 6.55-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90Hz. OnePlus 7T is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core processor paired with 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage capacity. It has a 48MP+16 MP+12 MP triple camera setup on the rear and a 32MP camera on the front. The phone houses 3800 mAh battery
Realme X50 Pro 5G
The Realme X50 Pro is priced at 39,999. The phone features a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. Realme X50 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity. The phone houses a 4200 mAh battery and runs on Android 10. It has a quad-camera setup on the rear and dual-front cameras. All in all, a good choice with a good set of cameras and an extremely fast processor.
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom
The Oppo Reno 10x Zoom features a 6.6 inches display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with 6GB RAM. In terms of camera, it has a triple camera setup on the rear and a 16-megapixel on the front. The phone is priced at Rs 38,990.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy is quite a people-pleaser under Rs 40,000. And for people, who love doodling, this phone is the perfect fit with S-Pen support. It doesn't cost a fortune but boasts of flagship-level features. The phone has a 6.7-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The Galaxy S10 Lite is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity. It houses a 4500 mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging.