HMD Global has just launched yet another smartphone in India, the Nokia 7.1. It comes with a notched display and a few segment first features. The smartphone brings the company's PureDisplay screen technology and ZEISS optics for better imaging. Priced at Rs. 19,999, the Nokia 7.1 might seem overpriced for some people. So, here are a few alternatives to that can get a better value for your money.
If pure performance is what you require in your next smartphone and you are ready to compromise a bit on quality, the Poco F1 deserves a look. It offers flagship grade experience at a relatively lower price point. The handset is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The smartphone is available at a starting price of Rs. 20,990.
Just like the Poco F1, the Honor Play also offers a better value for your money. It also features a better build quality and a notched display. It is powered by the company's own flagship Kirin 970 chipset and comes with up to 6GB of RAM. The Honor Play is available at a starting price of Rs. 19,999.
Xiaomi Mi A2
In case you are looking to save some money and still want decent performance, the Mi A2 is a good option for under Rs. 20,000. It packs in Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chip which is way better than the 636 found on Nokia 7.1. Backed by Google's Android One program, the dual-sim handset is available with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The price tag of the base variant is set to Rs. 15,999.
Nokia 6.1 Plus
While the Nokia 7.1 offers Snapdragon 636 at Rs. 19,999, the Nokia 6.1 Plus brings the same chipset for Rs. 15,999. Sure, there are differences between both phones. But if what you really want is performance, the Nokia 6.1 Plus can be a better value for money.
RealMe 2 Pro
RealMe 2 Pro offers the most value for your money. The dual-sim handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. It also comes with a water drop style notch and up to 8GB of RAM. The smartphone is available at a starting price of Rs. 13,999.