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The Big Billion Days 2017: The complete smartphone buying guide!

This Big Billion Days sale is not just about sweet deals, but also the most comprehensive selection of phones ever available to online shoppers in India! Use this buying guide to pick the ideal smartphone for your budget and the range of features you desire.

The Big Billion Days 2017: The complete smartphone buying guide!
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The Big Billion Days sale is around the corner. And it’s time for your smartphone to get an upgrade. Whether you’re looking for the selfie smartphone with all the right features, a phone with a battery that works as hard as you do, or a premium mobile with both style and substance, Flipkart offers you a whole range of phones at great discounts. With over 100 different brands to choose from, selecting the right smartphone can be both fun and a challenge. To help you decide, we’ve sorted out the best smartphones according to budget and features. Get started with this nifty smartphone buying guide to help you navigate the range of specs and prices on offer during The Big Billion Days sale.

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Best budget smartphones below ₹5K

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These smartphones are more than capable of fulfilling all your basic requirements, but their primary attraction is, without argument, the great price tag!

Check out the most in-demand smartphones under ₹5,000:


Xolo ERA 1X at BBD special price 3999 (FSP: ₹5149)

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With an 8MP front camera equipped with a Beauty Mode, the Era 1X allows you to adjust the brightness to click great photos. The phone’s 5 MP front camera also has dual LED flash that captures bright and clear selfies in low-light conditions. With an 8 GB ROM expandable to 32GB, you can store all your data without a hitch. This is the best budget phone you can find at a price tag of under ₹4,000.

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Swipe Elite 4G at 3499 (FSP – ₹3999

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The Elite 4G comes with a crystal clear 5” display and a good grip paired with an elegant design. With 8GB RAM expandable to 64GB, the phone promises smooth and fast performance. It has a 4G VoLTE and Dual SIM Support along with a 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. The Face Beauty mode of the rear camera and Fixed Focus mode of the secondary camera ensure that your photos are beautiful and clear. The 2,500mAh battery ensures the phone is ready for each day packed with multitasking functions without a hint of lag.

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Sansui Horizon 1 at 3,499

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The Sansui Horizon 1 allows you to be connected no matter where you are with high-speed 4G connectivity. With a 5MP primary camera equipped with Auto Focus, video recording and modes like Face Detection, Panorama, Night Mode and GIF Camera, your photography experience become even more enjoyable. Its 3.2MP front camera offers flash and recording, taking care of selfie duties with aplomb. Its 8GB storage is expandable upto 64 GB.

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Xolo ERA 1X Pro at 4,999 (FSP: ₹5,799)

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With a 5” HD display sporting 720 x 1280 Pixels, the ERA 1X Pro gives you beautiful and hi-res display. The phone has 2GB internal storage and 16GB RAM. Its 8MP rear camera has Auto Focus with a 3P Largan lens and its 5MP front camera has Screen Flash to ensure that each click is beautiful and steady.

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Panasonic P85 at ₹4,999 (FSP: ₹6,499)

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With a high-powered 4000mAh Li-ion polymer battery, this phone is the one for you if your smartphone use is heavy through the day and night. The phone is fast and supports multitasking without a hitch. Its 8MP front camera has Face Beauty, Panorama, Gesture Shot and HDR modes, and 2MP front camera comes with Beauty Mode and Gesture Shot for both ease of use and good quality images. It has a 2GB internal RAM and 16GB external memory expandable up to 32GB.

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Top smartphones up to ₹8K

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Built for the specific needs of the budget buyer, these smartphones are outfitted with a strong battery, a good camera, and a respectable performance overall. 

Check out the notable smartphones with a price tag below ₹8,000:


Yu Yunique 2 at ₹5,499 (FSP: ₹5,999)

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This all-round performer has a 5” Full HD display that offers clarity and brightness no matter what you’re viewing. It also features a 2-point multi-touch and 4 Pinch Zoom with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Its 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera takes clear and custom photos with various modes.. It comes with a 2GB RAM, a 16GB ROM, that’s expandable up to 64GB.

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Samsung On5 at ₹6,990

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Promising an immersive 5” HD screen with 1280 x 720 pixels, the Samsung On5 has a 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. Both have a wide 120-degree angle and launch at a double tap of the home button. Want to take selfies? Just show your palm! Store all your movies, videos and files on its 8GB RAM, which may be expanded to 128GB using a microSD card.

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Samsung On 7 at FSP: ₹7,990; BBD price to be revealed on September 21, midnight

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With a large 5.5” inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels, the phone offers brightness and clarity. It has a 13MP rear camera with flash support and modes like Auto, Continuous Shot, Interval Shot and One Touch Shoot. Its 5MP front camera has Pro, Wide Selfie and Palm Gesture selfies. It has an 8GB ROM, expandable up to 128 GB and comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Processor.

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Samsung J3 Pro at ₹7,990

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The phone’s 5” Super AMOLED screen gives you vivid display and its slim 7.9 mm body is easy to hold in your hands. Its 2GB RAM offers lag-free performance, giving you the option of expanding its 16GB internal memory to 128GB with a microSD card. The phone features an 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera for all your photography and video needs. This one comes with a 5 inch HD display.  

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Moto C Plus at BBD Special price ₹5,999 (FSP: ₹6,999)

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If you’re looking for a battery that wins the race no matter what, this phone’s for you with its 4,000mAh battery. With 2GB RAM, this smartphone has an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. It has an LED flash to take great photos in dim lighting. It has a 5” HD display that shows great detail and has a sleek design, too.

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Infinix Hot 4 Pro at ₹6,499 (FSP: ₹7,499)

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Another great choice if you’re looking for a long-lasting battery, the Hot 4 Pro has a 4,000mAh battery that has 5V 2A fast charging so that your phone can last for at least 2 days. Its 13MP rear camera has 5 internal lens elements and a 5MP front camera. It comes with a 3 GB RAM and 5.5” HD Display.

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The top smartphones up to ₹15K

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These mid-range phones offer the perfect balance between affordability and performance. There are a lot of them to choose from, so try to make sure you find one that fits the bill perfectly.

Here are the top picks in this price category:


Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 64GB at ₹14900 (watch out for offers)

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A full metal unibody design and a 5.5” full-HD display with Gorilla Glass are not the only things that help this device stand a class apart. The rear camera is 13MP and the front camera is 8MP promising you great photos.

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Motorola G5 Plus at ₹14,999

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The G5 Plus has a metal body, an aluminum finish, and a big screen that makes it stand out spectacularly from all predecessors. This phone has has a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC processor. It also contains a 12MP rear camera with Dual Autofocus and a 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 4GB RAM, and 32GB storage. A 5.2” full-HD LCD display, Gorilla Glass 3, and water repellant Nano-coating make the G5 an excellent choice for Moto lovers. 

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Lenovo K6 Power at ₹9999

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The K6 power has a 5” full-HD display Its defining attribute is a 4000mAh battery, which provides significant running time. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor that clocks at 1.4GHz accompanied by 3GB of RAM. The rear camera is 13MP with a Sony IMX258 sensor, and the front camera is 8MP with a Sony IMX219 sensor.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 at ₹12,999 (watch out for exciting deals on this)

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A superb 4100mAh battery and up to 4GB RAM that can support as much as 64GB of storage make the Redmi Note 4 one of the top smartphones in this class. It has a 5.5” (1920 x 1080 pixels) full-HD 2.5D curved glass display, 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625. The rear camera is 13MP while the front camera is 5MP. This one’s known as India’s No. 1 selling smartphone and has sold 5 million plus units in the first six months its launch, making it a blockbuster phone of 2017.

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Panasonic P55 Max at ₹7,499 (₹8,499)

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With a best-in-class 5000mAh battery, the P55 Max is definitely a great option for those who are constantly on-the-go. It features a 5.5” (13.97 cm) HD display and functions on the Android v7.0 (Nougat) operating system. 3GB of RAM. The rear camera is 13MP, and the front camera is 5MP. It has 16GB ROM, and can be expanded up to 128GB.

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Infinix Note 4 at BBD Special Price ₹7,999

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This device delivers all-round value with the help of a 5.7” (14.47 cm) full HD display, 4300mAh of battery, a 13MP rear camera, and an 8MP front camera.It’s 32GB internal storage can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card.

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Moto E4 Plus at ₹9,999

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Another excellent smartphone with a high battery power provision of 5000mAh, the Moto E4 Plus features a 5.5” touchscreen display a3GB RAM. The device has a 13MP back camera and a 5MP front camera. It runs on Android 7.1.1, and weighs 181 grams. 

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Xiaomi Mi A1 at ₹14,999

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The Mi A1 features a remarkable set of 12MP + 12MP dual rear cameras with 2x optical zoom for superb clarity. It also has a 5MP front camera that provides satisfactory selfies. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and 4GB of RAM, which facilitates heavy gaming requirements. The Xiaomi Mi A1 has a stylish metal body and beautiful overall finish, making it a very good purchase for all types of smartphone enthusiasts.

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Lenovo K8 Plus at ₹10,999 (watch out for awesome deals)

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The K8 Plus features dual 13MP + 5MP rear cameras and an 8MP front camera to address all of your picture-taking skills with ease and style. It has a solid 4000mAh non-removable battery, and weighs only 165 grams. It has a 5.2” display  and comes in Fine Gold and Venom Black.

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The top phones at over ₹15K

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The phones under this category offer tons of attractive features that make them worth the higher price tag. Whichever one you choose, you are bound to find a great smartphone.

The bestsellers in this section are:


Mi Max 2 for ₹16,999

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The Mi Max 2 is exceptional with regard to two very important characteristics: a massive 6.44” full-HD display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels, and an impressive 5300mAh battery. It is also powered by a Qualcomm octa-core Snapdragon 625 and 4GB of RAM and has 64GB of internal storage to fulfill all your needs. The phone features a 12MP rear camera with a Sony IMX386 sensor that has an f/2.2 aperture and a two-tone flash. The front camera is 5MP with an f/2.0 aperture.

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Oppo F3 for ₹18,999

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The lovely metal body of the F3 is set off by its dual selfie camera. Featuring two front cameras of 16MP and 8MP, the phone ensures that you can not only shoot in Ultra HD, but also in wide angle to get the whole group in one shot! Its 13MP rear camera is also a crackerjack offering sharp and stable clicks. The phone’s 64GB internal storage ensures you can save all the photos and videos you take and the other data you love without a hitch. and its 4 GB RAM supports all functions seamlessly.

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Samsung On Max for ₹16,999

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Another great camera phone, the On Max is a pro when it comes to low-light photography. Capturing the smallest detail, its 13MP front camera has a larger f/1.9 aperture to take in available light and give you the best selfies. Its 13MP rear camera is also as good as any, and gives you clarity and brightness. The 5.7” Full HD TFT LCD display makes seeing your all photos and video a pleasure. This smartphone is equipped with 4GB RAM.

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The top premium smartphones

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The best of the best, these phones come with the smoothest finish, cutting-edge technologies, and unbelievable features. And best of all, Flipkart is offering unbelievable deals on the top high-end smartphones this Big Billion Days sale.

Check out these unbeatable offers on the most sought-after premium smartphones:


Samsung S7 at FSP: ₹46,000 – Crazy deal price only for this BBD: ₹29,990 smartphone buying guide

The price drop on the Samsung Galzxy S7 is just incredible. Here are the specs – the phone has a 5.5” quad HD super AMOLED screen with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution and 16M color support. Its 12MP rear camera offers low motion, pro-mode, live broadcast, video collage, virtual shot and food mode for customised photos. Its 5MP front camera comes with selfie flash delivering bright and clear selfies that don’t disappoint no matter where you take them. With 4GB RAM and 32GB internal memory expandable up to 200GB and a 2.3GHz + 1.6GHz Exynos 8890 octa core processor, it promises a great experience that is quick, responsive and lag-free. It has a durable 3600mAH lithium-ion battery and is water and dust resistant. This phone has a particularly massive discount this Big Billion Days — you can get a ₹3,000 of on exchange!

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Huawei P9 at FSP: ₹39,999, BBD Special Price: ₹14,999

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Its 12MP rear camera can shoot and click professional photo even in the dark supported by its 1.25 micrometre pixel size and camera algorithms manufactured by camera experts Leica. Its modes like professional, monochrome, film, etc., promise vivid captures. Its 8MP front camera also has excellent image quality for all those selfies.

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Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus starting at ₹64,000

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You’ve waited long for the iPhones and now here they come at an attractive price unmatched in the market. A thin frame and elegant looks aside, the latest iPhones are winners for a host of reasons. The new glass design looks absolutely stunning and promises durability too along with water and dust resistance. The glass back also support wireless charging making the phones seem even more premium. The 4.7” and 5.5” retina HD displays of the two phone respectively are as good as you’d imagine with True Tone and 3D Touch for a viewing experience that surpasses others. While the 8 Plus features both front and rear 12MP cameras, the 8 features a 12MP rear and 8MP front camera. All the cameras come with wide-angle and telephoto lenses for optical and digital zoom for photos and videos. A larger and quicker sensor, more depth of color, image stabilization and a beautiful portrait mode gives these cameras an edge. The phones also run on a A11 Bionic CPU that performs 25% faster than its predecessors to give you a smartphone that is sure to be the envy of your peers. At a never-before offer price on Flipkart, both iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pack a sweet deal.

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Samsung C9 Pro at ₹31,900

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If you’re looking for a power-packed performance, this one is for you. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor, a Qualcomm Adreno 510 GPU and 6GB RAM to ensure that you get the speed you want without any lags. With its 64GB memory, you can store all your need on your phone without a worry, and can even add 256GB of memory with a microSD card. With a 6” Full HD display, it makes viewing a pleasure. Paired with 16MP front and rear camera, get ready for photography that’s a level ahead of everything else. The phone’s 4,000mAh battery supports all your adventures and its slim yet tough design will make every day a celebration. Our customers love this phone – it has a high rating of 4.3 stars out of 5 on Flipkart.

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Vivo V7+ at ₹21,990

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Curvy in the right places, the V7+ is well-known for its 24MP front cameras that redefine selfies. Its 16MP rear camera has PDAF technology and promises clear, vivid and sharp photos. With a 5.99” screen and 4GB RAM it runs flawlessly. It has 64GB on-board storage with, expandable upto 256 GB and comes loaded with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core 1.8 GHz processor and runs Android Nougat 7.1.

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Oppo F3 Plus at ₹27,990 (Watch out for this offer!)

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Another phone that revolutionizes your selfie experience the F3 Plus featuring two selfie cameras, a 16MP and a 8MP with 120-degree wide angle lens for individual selfies and group selfies. Its 16MP rear camera features Sony’s IMX398 image sensor that allows you to take fantastic shots that are steady and clear. The phone’s 1.95 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8976 Pro processor and 4GB RAM is supported by its 4000 mAh battery and a 6 inch full HD display, giving you powerhouse performance every step of the way.

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Now that you’re up to speed with all the exciting smartphones, go ahead and make your selection. During this year’s edition of The Big Billion Days 2017, India’s biggest sale led by Flipkart, shop smart and savvy.  

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