The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Vivo has just launched a new budget-oriented smartphone in its home country. The Vivo Z3x comes with a dual-camera setup at the back and a notched display up front. It is available at a price of CNY 1,198 (roughly Rs. 12,500) and here are some of the alternatives available in India.
Redmi Note 7
In India, currently one of the most popular budget smartphones is the Redmi Note 7. The smartphone sports a 6.3-inch FullHD+ display with a waterdrop style notch up front. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. The device is available at a starting price of Rs. 9,999.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2
While the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 is now quite old, it can still give a tough competition to the Vivo Z3x. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with up to 6GB of RAM. It comes with a glass sandwich design and a notched display. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 is currently available at a starting price of Rs. 9,999.
Realme recently launched their new budget-oriented smartphone, the Realme 3. It is powered by the mediocre MediaTek Helio P60 processor coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. It comes with a 6.22-inch display with a waterdrop style notch and a resolution of 1520x720 pixels. The phone is available in India at a starting price of 8,999.
Samsung Galaxy M20
Samsung's new M-series smartphones also have a lot to offer for the price. Priced at Rs. 10,990, the Samsung Galaxy M20 brings in a 6.3-inch fullHD+ Infinity-V Display. It is powered by the octa-core Exynos 7904 processor paired with up to 4GB of RAM. The device runs on Samsung Experience v9.5 built on top of Google's Android 8.1 Oreo.
If you can shred a little more cash, we would highly recommend considering the Honor Play. Unlike the Vivo Z3x, the Honor Play comes with flagship grade specifications. While the phone was launched at a price of Rs. 19,999, it is currently available for just Rs. 14,999.