Mobile & Apps

Top 5 budget smartphones that ruled the Indian market in 2019

To 5 most sold budget smartphones in India 2019

The Year 2019 was a huge year for the smartphone market. We saw brands launching phones filled to the brim with powerful hardware at a very budget-friendly price. The budget segment of smartphones is getting intense day by day. Small companies like Redmi and realme hit the bullseye in the year 2018 but realme had the biggest gain.

A research firm recently found out that Xiaomi dominated  the Indian market with 27.1 percent of the local smartphone market while Samsung had 18.9, Vivo had 15.2 and 20-months-old realme had 14.3, followed by oppo at 11.8 percent. The growth of realme was staggering 401.3 percent. No wonder this list will be dominated by Redmi and realme.

Here are the top 5 budget smartphones that ruled the Indian market in 2019.

  1. Redmi Note 7 Pro

redmi note 7 pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro is currently the most-sold smartphone of 2019. The first phone to come with 48-megapixel camera unit, it was the perfect fit for those seeking a phone around 15,000. Redmi Note 7 Pro has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ dot notched display. It runs on Snapdragon 675 processor with on MIUI top based on Android 9 Pie backed by a 4,000 mAh battery supporting 18W fast-charging.

  1.   realme C2

realme c2

This budget Realme C2 has been super successful this year. The entry-level budget realme smartphone, priced very aggressively, has everything you want in an ultra-affordable phone. The phone looks premium with a diamond-cut pattern design on the out made out of plastic. It is powered by P22 chip and backs a 4,000mAh battery, latest ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie.

Read more: Are you a Mobile Photographer? 5 best mobile Photography tips for you

Read more: 5 mobile apps that will treat the reader in you

  1. Redmi Note 7s

Redmi Note 7s

The cheapest 48MP smartphone takes the next spot on the list. It was launched a week later after Redmi Note 7 Pro and it continues to be a top choice for buyers who want a decent phone in the Rs 10,000 segment. It has a 6.3 inch Full HD+ notched display and is equipped with Snapdragon 660 processor. It comes with a dual-camera setup featuring a 48MP main sensor and a 5 MP secondary camera.

  1. Realme 3

Realme 3

Realme 3 flagship comes with loads of specifications at a very low cost. Realme 3 comes with a flagship processor, notched wide display, a powerful battery and a good dual-camera system. Currently, it is priced at just Rs 8,000 rupees. It has the latest Android Pie OS with Color OS 6 skin on top and has a 13MP primary sensor and a secondary 2MP camera.

  1. Redmi  7A

 Redmi 7A

Xiaomi has always been a king since its inception amongst the budget smartphones. Redmi 7A came with the same success. It might not be a popular choice now, but it has ruled it when it was launched. It is backed by a big-sized 4000 mAh battery and has splash resistant body with good budget features.  It has a 12MP rear camera and runs on Android 9.0 with MIUI OS on top. The phone sports a 4,000mAh battery.

Have a news story, an interesting write-up or simply a suggestion? Write to us at

Show More
Back to top button