India China LAC issue sparked boycotting Chinese products and services and many of the existing Chinese smartphone users are looking for alternatives in India.
A survey conducted in June by LocalCircle where 87% of Indian users agreed to boycott Chinese products, sampled 32,000 people across 235 districts of India.
Recetly, the Indian government instructed all the ecommerce companies to mention the “country of origin” in all the product listed on their website.
We have collected some alternatives to the Chinese Smart Phone made by the non-Chinese companies listed below.
1. Apple’s iPhone SE at Rs. 42,500/-
Apple launched iPhone SE(1st generation) model first time in the year 2016 and later on 2nd generation in 2020. Apple changed the display size, upgraded chipset, improved camera(aperture), removed the jack, and more 4G band option included in the 2020 model.
The new iPhone SE(2020) comes with 4.7″ LCD display, touch ID, wireless charging, and A13 Bionic (7 nm+) chipset. It support 12MP rear and 1.2MP selfie camera, powered with Non-removable Li-Ion 1821 mAh battery.
The iPhone SE(2016) model was very successful especially in India due to its reasonable price and Apple gave a shot again. It is priced at Rs.42,500/- in India and you can purchase from Amazon India, Flipkart.
2. Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite at Rs 39,999/-
Samsung’s new flagship phone Galaxy S10 launched in January 2020 powered with Snapdragon 855 instead of Exynos chipset in India.
You can choose this phone for the alternatives of OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7T, Oppo Reno, and even for iPhone SE which is available at Rs.39,999/- in India.
It comes with 6.7-inch full HD+ AMOLED display, standard 8GB RAM+128GB storage (expandable to 512GB), 48MP rear camera, and a 32MP selfie camera. It is also equipped with a 4,500 mAh battery, and runs on latest Android 10 with customised UI.
3. Samsung Galaxy M21 at Rs 13,999
In the month of March 2020, Samsung launched Galaxy M21 in India priced at Rs.13,999/- which is a mid range mobile.
It comes with 6.4-inch screen, Exynos 9611 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM or 64GB/128GB storage, 48MP camera, and 6,000mAh battery. At this price, you can’t better than this and it is loaded with Android 10 with Samsung’s OneUI.
4. Nokia 5310(2020) Express Music at Rs.3,399/-
When Nokia launched 1st Nokia 5310 Express Music in 2007, most of the youth users run after this mobile as it specifically recommended for the music and also, Nokia made this phone to target the youth.
Nokia’s phones are always in demands when it comes to featured phone and it launched a brand new Nokia 5310(2020) and it’s a dual sim featuring 2.4-inch QVGA (240×320 pixels) display, microSD card (up to 32GB), and has a claimed battery life of 20 days on a full charge.
It is best fitted for the person who doesn’t want to be lost in the smartphone world. It has great sound quality and other basic features under Rs.5000/- category.
5. Jio Phone At Rs.2,000/-
Jio debated with 4G in 2016 and disrupted the market with it’s data plan and it expanded to the phone market as well. You can get this phone under Rs.2,000/- with unlimited voice calling and data. With this phone, you will get premium Jio apps as complement.
It comes with 2MP rear and 0.3MP front camera, and an expandable memory of upto 128GB, internal storage of 4GB, and a 2,000mAh battery.