Top 5 alternatives to the BlackBerry Evolve

BlackBerry has announced the availability of the Evolve smartphone. Here are the alternatives you should consider before making the purchase.

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BlackBerry Evolve has an Industrial Design

BlackBerry has announced that their recently launched BlackBerry Evolve smartphone is set to go on sale starting October 10 via Amazon India. While the smartphone offers a high amount of security, if you are concerned more about the device's performance then you should check out these alternatives first.

Xiaomi Poco F1

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Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with a dual-camera setup at the back

If you do not want to spend a lot on your next smartphone and still want a flagship experience, the Poco F1 offers the most value for your money. The Poco F1 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. The dual-SIM handset comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. All of this comes in at a starting price of just Rs. 20,999.

Honor Play

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Honor Play sports a notch up front

Just like the Poco F1, even the Honor Play offers the best value for your money. It comes with flagship grade hardware for a relatively cheaper price point. The Honor Play is powered by the Kirin 970 chipset. It comes with up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The Honor Play is available at a starting price of Rs. 19,999.

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Vivo V11 Pro

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Vivo V11 Pro comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner

In case you want a smartphone that can make you stand out of the crowd, the Vivo V11 Pro should have your attention. It comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and a 6.41-inch FullHD+ Super AMOLED display. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. The Vivo V11 Pro is priced at Rs. 24,999.

Nokia 7 Plus

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Nokia 7 Plus runs on a clean stock version of Android

If you chose the BlackBerry Evolve to get stock Android like experience or have a smartphone from a trusted brand, the Nokia 7 Plus can offer a better value here. At a price of Rs. 25,999, the Nokia 7 Plus brings in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor which is way more powerful than the Snapdragon 450 on the Evolve. The dual-SIM handset packs in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage which is further expandable using a microSD card.

Asus ZenFone 5Z

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The ZenFone 5Z sports a glass sandwich design

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If you are willing to spend a little more, you should check out the Asus ZenFone 5Z. At just Rs. 5,000 more than the price of the BlackBerry Evolve, it offers Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with up to 8GB of RAM. The device comes with up to 256GB of onboard storage and it is available at a starting price of Rs. 29,999.


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