List of Smartphones that became cheaper amid lockdown

List of Smartphones that became cheaper amid lockdown

In April, smartphone companies netted zero revenue due to a nationwide lockdown issued by India’s government to curb COVID-19 spread.

Here is a list of smartphones that became cheaper amid lockdown.


Vivo S1 got a price cut of Rs 1,000 across all models. The base model now begins at Rs 16,990.

The device can be purchased through online retailers and from select offline stores, which are opening up in Green and Orange zones with the new price tag.

Vivo S1 specifications:

The Vivo S1 dual-SIM (Nano) runs Android Pie with Funtouch OS 9 and sports a full-HD+ 6.38-inch (1080×2340 pixels) Super AMOLED touchscreen with a waterdrop-style notch.
The handset has the MediaTek Helio P65 (MT6768) SoC under the hood, combined with options for 4 GB and 6 GB RAMs.
The phone has the triple rear camera setup which includes a primary 16-megapixel sensor with a /f1.78 lens, a secondary 8-megapixel sensor with a wide-angle f/2.2 lens, and a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 lens.
The Vivo S1 has a 32-megapixel camera sensor for selfies and comes with an f/2.0 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy M21/Galaxy A50s

Samsung has also decided to bring price cuts in India for its Galaxy M21 smartphones and the Galaxy A50s.

The Galaxy M21 is now available for the 4 GB RAM variant at Rs 12,699 and the 6 GB RAM variant at Rs 14,999 – down from Rs 14,222 and Rs 16,499, respectively.

The Galaxy A50s are now available for the 4 GB RAM variant at Rs 18,599, and for the 6 GB RAM variant at Rs 20,561 – down from Rs 21,070 and Rs 26,900, respectively.

Samsung Galaxy M21 specifications:

Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on top.
A 6.4-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display.
An octa-core Exynos 9611 SoC with up to 6 GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
A triple rear camera configuration (48-megapixel + 8-megapixel sensor + 5-megapixel depth sensor).
A 20-megapixel front camera.
Up to 128 GB of microSD card (up to 512 GB).
A rear fingerprint sensor.
And xpandable on-board storage.

OnePlus 7T Pro

OnePlus has introduced a price reduction of Rs 6000 on its storage variant OnePlus 7 T Pro 8 GB RAM/256 GB.

It is now available at Amazon’s Rs 47,999, and the company’s own official website.

One Plus 7T Pro Specifications:

Display: 6.67-inch (1440×3120)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+
Front Camera:16MP
Rear Camera:48MP + 16MP + 8MP
RAM:8GB, Storage: 256GB,
Battery Capacity:4085mAh, OS:Android 10

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