After the clash between Indian and Chinese army at Galwan valley on June 15. There is a rage within our country to boycott Chinese products, goods,and appliances and switch too non chinese smartphones. Our Union minister has even gone as far as to say that he would have Chinese restaurants banned as well. Many prominent personalities such as actors, directors, journalists,minsters, and social media influencers have also spoken out in support of the #boycottchina movement.
Inflation of our Indian market by Non chinese Apps:
Current trends show us that India is one of the major consumers of Chinese products and appliances. In fact, India still imports 10.6% of our total trade from China which is only second to USA. Thus, in a bid to boycott Chinese products our first step should be to look for alternatives of our favourite Chinese smartphones. It is undeniable that Chinese smartphones are packed with features and specs while also being lighter on our pockets. However, a simple google search would reveal an array of non-Chinese smartphones with similar specs and a similar price tag.
Let us now take a look at some of the alternatives for a few popular Chinese smartphones
1: The OnePlus (1+ ) Series
The One-Plus series is well loved by Indian consumers for budget friendliness and incredible camera quality. The latest in this series is One-Plus 8 which offers a 16MP front camera and a Rear Camera of 48MP + 16MP + 2MP, it retails for about 41,000 –49,000.
An excellent alternative is the Samsung Galaxy A71 which not only comes with a 32 MP front camera and Rear Camera of 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP but also falls in a price range of 31,000 to 34,000. You can also check out these Smartphones in the similar price range and good camera quality
1: iPhone 8plus (Apple)
2: iPhone XR(Apple)
3: Samsung Galaxy S10(Android)
4: Asus ROG Phone two (Android) (coming soon)
5: Asus 6z(Android)
6: Google Pixel 3a(Android)
2: Mi (Xiaomi)
Mi is considered as the best budget friendly smartphone in India. As an average middle-class Indian, it gives you value for your money. You can get a phone in ranges of 10,000 to 20,000 easily with good specs.
Here is a list of smartphones with excellent reviews which are amazing alternatives to the Mi series.
1: Samsung Galaxy M30(Android)
3: Nokia 6.1 plus (Android)
6: Samsung Galaxy M31(Android)
8: Nokia 7.2(Android)
9: Nokia 5(Android)
10: LG W30 Pro(Android)
3: Realme (Oppo, Vivo)
Realme is known in the Indian market as the best budget Smartphone with long lasting battery with good specifications. Since youth is into mobile games, they want a phone with good battery backup so that can play for longer hours without any fuss.
An excellent alternative for these Realme Smartphones are the in the list given below with. These phones not only have great customer reviews but also excellent tech reviews.
1: Samsung Galaxy M20(Android)
2: HTC wildfire X(Android)
3: Nokia 7.2(Android)
4: Black Shark 2(Android)
5: Samsung Galaxy M31(Android)
6: Samsung Galaxy M21(Android)
The above list will not only help you boycott Chinese products but will also expand your options when you buy your next smartphone. So don’t forget to check out these non Chinese smartphones before you buy your next smartphone.