It wouldn’t be too much to say that, what Diwali is for North Indians, Durga Puja is for Bengalis all over the world. If you had ever visited Bengal during the Pujas you would know how the entire state lights up post sun down and there are food, frolic, laughter and celebrations all around. People are in their best of attires, pandal hopping, feasting and merry making. Now, from taking a tour of Bengal’s virtual puja pandals, to getting Durga Puja Bhog delivered at your doorstep or to avail guide for your pandal hopping or those bon appetite ventures, it’s all on your smartphone. Add to cart some of the best smartphones under Rs 20,000.
First comes OPPO. The leading smart devices brand had recently launched the new Special Edition OPPO F19s for the festive season. The F19s is the latest addition to the existing OPPO F-series line-up that includes the F19, F19 Pro, and F19 Pro+ 5G. The special edition smartphone boasts of a unique AG design that looks lavish, easily complementing your style quotient this Durga Puja. OPPO F19s is touted by the company to be the sleekest smartphone sporting a 5000 mAh battery and OPPO’s proprietary 33W flash-charging technology that guarantees you over 5 hours 45 minutes of calling or around 2 hours of YouTube use with just a 5-minute recharge. The smartphone also features a 6.43-inch AMOLED display with 2400×1080 pixels resolution. It offers 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and 600 nits peak brightness. The display also houses a fingerprint scanner. The OPPO F19s comes in two stunning colour variants —Glowing Gold and Glowing Black, adding the much needed glam to your Saptami and Ashtami nights when you go pandal hopping and relish the delectable cuisine all around. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage handset is priced at Rs 19,990 on Flipkart. OPPO F19s can be purchased via e-commerce platform Flipkart, OPPO’s official website and offline retail stores across the country.
Wondering how to capture the best moments from your morning ‘prabhat pheri’ and ‘Anjali’ or the evening ‘Dhunuchi naach’, look no further, you can safely put your bet on the Vivo V20 SE. This affordably priced smartphone has a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with a dewdrop notch at the top. The display has great viewing angles and also houses an in-display fingerprint scanner. It is a tall and slender phone, which packs in a 4100mAh battery and comes with 33W fast charger in the box. The UI is customisable and you get a few good preinstalled apps on the device. Vivo has incorporated the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC and combined it with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This chipset isn’t the most powerful in this price segment though. Talking about the camera, the V20 SE sports a triple camera setup comprising of a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera that is also capable of macro photography and a 2-megapixel bokeh camera. The smartphone is priced at Rs 19,990 on Amazon.
Next in line is the POCO X3 Pro. The smartphone packs in 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage. The body is rated IP53 water resistance and the brand refers to this as “splash-proof”. The device is sturdy and boasts of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and features a 6.67-inch front display with a camera hole at the top-centre. Poco X3 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC under the hood, which is quite powerful. With a screen size of 6.67-inch full-HD+ LCD display, enjoying your Durga Puja videos and photos at a later date will be absolutely delightful. There’s also a fairly generous 5,160mAh battery with 33W fast charging feature. The device is armed with UFS 128GB of 3.1 storage and 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Poco X3 Pro sports a 48-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide one. The smartphone is priced at Rs 18,887 on Amazon.
Another great Durga Puja buy can be the Realme Narzo 20 Pro, a perfect phone for avid gamers, thanks to its robust processor. It is equipped with a cutting-edge cooling system which delivers an 8.6% increase in cooling performance to keep you performing smoothly in full speed, at all times. It boasts of a 256GB expandable memory and is also loaded with a futuristic display, with a refresh rate of 90Hz. Its powerful 48MP AI quad-camera combination, offers you four different perspectives and can produce up to 6000*8000 high resolution photos. It features a 16MP In-display selfie camera that can capture stunning selfies of you and your friends. The smartphone is priced at Rs 14,499 on Amazon.
Last but not the least is the Infinix Note 10 Pro. The Infinix Note 10 Pro is a great smartphone with 6.95-inch display with a 20.5:9 aspect ratio which makes the smartphone tall and narrow. The body of the smartphone has been made out of plastic and has curves on the sides. The smartphone has two Nano-SIM slots and a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion. It also features dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5, and dual 4G with VoLTE and VoWiFi. The brand provides a 33W charger in the box, which charged the smartphone to 47 percent in 30 minutes and to 83 percent in an hour. The Infinix Note 10 Pro sports a 64MP AI Quad camera with ultra-wide angle and super macro lens along with a B&W lens and Portrait lens which enables in capturing brighter and sharper images even in low light conditions. It also has a 16MP in-display selfie camera with AI Dual LED flash which enables face unlock in 0.3 secs. The smartphone is priced at Rs 11,999 on Flipkart.
So, chose your pick and relish the Puja nights!