Nowadays, a smartphone is not just an accessory but a necessity. In the market, one can get high-quality smartphones that might cost more than Rs 200,000. However, if your budget is low but you want to get a smartphone with the most premium features—processor, camera, display and storage—there are several brands that give you smartphones at affordable rates between Rs 18,000 and Rs 25,000.
Here, we recommend you six best budget smartphones you can get in Nepal as of January 2023.
|1||Redmi 10||Rs 18,999(4GB/64GB)|
|2||Infinix Hot 12 Pro||Rs 19,899(6GB/64GB)|
|3||POCO M5||Rs 20,499(4GB/64GB)|
|4||Samsung F22||Rs 20,999(4GB/64GB)|
|5||Realme Narzo 50||Rs 23,999(4GB/64GB)|
|6||Redmi Note 11||Rs 23,999(4GB/64GB)|
1. Redmi 10
The cheapest among the rest in the list and one of the best budget smartphones is Redmi 10. Redmi has been providing some of the absolute best and most affordable phones in Nepal for quite some time.
Redmi 10 offers a base model of a 6.7-inch display with an IPS LCD 60Hz HD+ resolution, with 4GB and 6GB RAM options and 64GB and 128 GB storage options respectively. It is 9.13mm thick and weighs 203g. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It runs Android R MIUI 13 and is powered by a 6nm Snapdragon 680 processor.
The back camera has a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro, and a depth sensor. The front camera has an 8MP camera sensor. It includes a massive 6000mAh battery with a 10W charger. It also consists of a 3.5mm headphone jack and dual speakers.
The price of the 4/64 GB variant is Rs 18,999 and that of the 6/128GB is Rs 21,999.
2. Infinix Hot 12 Pro
Recently, Infinix has brought some very affordable yet amazing phones. One of them is the Infinix Hot 12 Pro. With a 6.6-inch IPS, TFT HD+ gaming-focused display and 8.42mm thickness, it weighs 191g. The phone at an affordable price offers 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage. It runs on an Octa-core Unisoc T616 Tiger chipset, based on Android 12.
The rear camera consists of a 50MP and an AI lens whereas the front consists of an 8MP camera. A massive 5000mAh li-po battery, with 18W fast charging, has been given for the best gaming experience.
The price of Infinix Hot 12 Pro is Rs 19,899.
3. POCO M5
Offering the finest smartphones, POCO has established a grip in both the international and Nepali markets. POCO M5 is one to keep an eye on based on the specifications and cost. POCO M5 has a 6.6-inch IPS LCD FHD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and is powered by an octa-core processor and MediaTek Helio G99 chipset and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The base model has 4GB and 6GB RAM with 64GB and 128GB of storage, respectively. The M5 runs on MIUI 13, an Android 12-based operating system.
A 50MP wide main camera, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor are all on the back camera. A wide range of features is also available with the given 8MP front camera. The phone comes with a 5000mAh li-po battery and an 18W fast charger.
The price of the 4/64GB variant costs Rs 20,499 whereas that of the 6/128GB variant is 23,999.
4. Samsung Galaxy F22
Undoubtedly, delivering one of the best android smartphones, Samsung has one of the biggest markets in Nepal. Among some of the best, Samsung Galaxy F22 was released in July 2021. However, it is still one of the best budget smartphones you can get. The F22 has a 6.4-inch HD+ Super AMOLED, 90Hz display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It weighs 203g and is 9.4mm thick. The F22 runs on a MediaTek Helio g80 4G chipset with an octa-core processor. It is available in two variants consisting of 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
The rear camera consists of a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide, and 2MP portrait and macro lenses respectively. The front camera has a notched 13MP sensor. The F22 is running on Android 11 with One UI Core 3.1 software and UI. The phone consists of a large 6000mAh battery with a 25W fast charger.
The 4/64 GB variant costs Rs 20,999 and the 6/128 GB variant costs Rs 24,499.
5. Realme Narzo 50
The competitor of Xiaomi’s and Samsung’s budget smartphones, Relame has delivered quite the smartphones in the Nepali market. Realme Narzo 50 is one of them. The 6.6-inch full HD+ IPS LCD screen on the Narzo 50 supports a 120Hz refresh rate and weighs 194g. An octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 Chipset, based on Android 11 powers it. It has variants having 64 and 128GB of internal storage and 4 and 6GB of RAM respectively. The Realme “Dynamic RAM” feature is also supported, which is basically getting up to 11GB of virtual RAM.
It also has a triple camera arrangement on the back. It has a 50MP primary sensor and two 2MP macro and depth sensors as well. It has a 16MP in-display selfie camera on the front. It has a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
The 4/64GB variant costs Rs 23,999 and the 6/128GB variant costs Rs 27,999.
6. Redmi Note 11
Redmi Note 11 is the successor of the Redmi Note 10 smartphone. Note 11 has quickly captured the attention of many people with the specs it has been given. The 6.43-inch AMOLED display has FULL HD+ resolution with a 90Hz refresh rate. It weighs 179g and has a thickness of 8.09mm. An octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor runs on MIUI 13 based on Android 11. It is available in three variants of RAM and storage: 4/64GB, 4/128GB and 6/128GB.
The back camera features a 50MP wide, 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP macro and depth camera, and the front has a 13MP camera. It comes with a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
The 4/64GB variant costs Rs 23,999, the 4/128GB variant costs Rs 24,999 and the 6/128GB variant costs Rs 27,999.