This Diwali, if you have plans to gift smartphone to an elder, say your parents, in the family, we are here to assist you. Choosing a smartphone for them can be very complicated, especially when you know that they haven’t been at the center of this technological development.
What we are trying to say here is that they need a smartphone that they can use easily, operate without any difficulty, and take advantage of their features in their daily life, without any assistant.
Also, what your parents value in a phone is most probably different than what you do. Having used feature phones for a considerable time, things like brand value, compact form factor, and long-lasting battery must be on top of their priority list. Of course, there might be parents that are tech-savvy, but we aren’t talking about them in this article.
Here’s a list of some smartphones that you can gift to your parent this Diwali:
What’s better than gifting your parents a smartphone that comes from a reputable brand like the Nokia. The Finnland brand is here to ‘connect India’ again with its new series of Android-powered smartphones. So if you are looking for a mid-range affordable smartphone, Nokia 6 can be the pick for you.
Nokia 6 comes clad in a sturdy Aluminium design and packs some moderate specs that can deliver hassle-free performance. The phone can be a perfect companion for your parents’ smartphone needs.
Here comes another smartphone from another reputable brand, LG Q6. The smartphone is LG’s mid-range offering that comes in a compact plastic and metal body design and falls nothing short of style.
The phone sports a great quality 5.5-inch FHD+ display with 18:9 screen aspect ratio and holds a battery that can last for more than a day. Under the shaft, the LG Q6 is powered by Snapdragon 430 processor, which is backed by 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. The phone also clicks quality images from its 13MP and 5MP cameras.
Xiaomi Mi A1
The Chinese conglomerate, Xiaomi, has been manufacturing quality smartphones that are an instant hit in the Indian market. Their Mi A1 is one such device. The smartphone was recently launched by the company and is the first of Xiaomi’s kind to run on Android One.
The simple and minimal Android One software perfect choice for those making a shift from the feature phone to a smartphone. Apart from this, the phone also holds some hefty features like dual cameras, good battery back up, and ample storage.
Xiaomi Redmi 4
Xiaomi’s Redmi 4 is also one of the rare few compact smartphones out there and qualifies as a good choice for your parents. The phone is a budget smartphone and is being offered in different storage and RAM options. Also, the battery support on the phone is good enough to last for more than a day on nominal usage.
Talking about its specs, the Redmi 4 is powered by Snapdragon 435 processor and runs on MIUI 8-based Android 6.0 Marshmallow. In optics, the phone holds a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Moto G5 Plus
One device that has been consistently doing well for Moto is its Moto G-series. The series is now in its fifth-generation and is getting a good response from its critics. The Moto G5 Plus has got a compact design and elegant looks. The phone is also loaded with gestures that make the device easy to use.
The Moto G5 Plus is powered Snapdragon 625 processor and includes a13MP back and a 5MP front camera that can deliver quality images.
The phone also has a successor Moto G5S Plus, which has even better cameras and larger display support but, for that, you have to loosen your purse string a little. The Moto G5s Plus, however, isn’t as compact as the G5 Plus.
Lenovo K8 Plus
The last addition to this list will be the Lenovo K8 Plus. The 5.2-inch Full HD smartphone was recently launched by the company and has been priced in India India at Rs. 10,999/ Rs. 11,999, depending on the variant.
The Lenovo K8 Plus is a very handy smartphone that offers a lot under its budget price tag. The 5.3-inch full HD display smartphone is equipped with octa-core MediaTek P25 processor and sports a dual-camera setup, at the back.