Technology

LAHORE – In today’s social-media-driven age, tech-savvy folks are in a mumbo-jumbo every time they look for smartphones keeping in view the tradeoff between specifications and the economic perspective, however, there are still some communication gadgets that are around a mid-range price of Rs45,000 in Pakistan and that too with dual snippers, fast chipset, long-lasting battery and notched display.

Here are 5 such phones curated to suit your tech needs in the era of burgeoning social media interactions.

Huawei Y9 – 2019 (Rs38,000)

Chinese smartphone Huawei has launched 2019 lineup for its famous Y-series for which the company has released Y9 (2019) with a fast chipset, quad AI-camera setup and trendy design.

Key Features

  • Body: Uni-body design
  • Screen: 6.5-inch IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2340 resolution, 396ppi, and notch on top
  • OS: Android Oreo 8.1 with EMUI 8.2
  • Chipset: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB of built-in storage; expandable with microSD up to 400GB
  • Camera: Dual 13MP f/1.8 + 2MP f/2.4  depth sensor camera, live bokeh effects, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, 1080p@30/60fps video
  • Front Facing Camera: Dual 16MP f/2.0 + 2MP f/2.4front-facing  camera with 1080p@30fps video
  • SIM: Dual-SIM
  • Connectivity: LTE; Dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Bluetooth v4.2, USB 2.0 port, IR blaster
  • Battery: 4000 mAh non-removable battery
  • Misc: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)


Honor 8X (Rs43,000)

Chinese smartphone Huawei’s sister company Honor has revived in Pakistan with the launch of launch of Honor 8X smartphone. The smartphone features a notched display, dual camera setup, and 128GB built-in storage.

Key Features

  • Body: Aluminum frame with glass on front and back
  • Screen: 6.5-inch IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2340 resolution, 397ppi, and notch on top, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • OS: Android Oreo 8.1 with EMUI 8.2
  • Chipset: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor; Mali- G51 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB of built-in storage; expandable with microSD up to 400GB
  • Camera: Dual 20MP f/1.8 + 2MP depth sensor camera, live bokeh effects, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, 1080p@30/60fps video
  • Front Facing Camera: 16MP, f/2.0 front-facing  camera with 1080p@30fps video
    SIM: Dual-SIM
  • Connectivity: LTE; Dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Bluetooth v4.2, USB 2.0 port, IR blaster
  • Battery: 3750 mAh non-removable battery
  • Misc: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • OPPO A7 (Rs39,999)

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has recently launched its A7 smartphone in Pakistan with a huge battery, 3D-artistic design, HyperBoost for smooth gaming, making the Oppo A7 the first midrange of the company with the in-house technology.

    OPPO A7 Unboxing and First Impressions

    OPPO unveils its new A7 smartphone in Pakistan with a huge battery of 4230 mAh, water-drop notch display, and 3D artist design for the only Rs39,999-/Read More: https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/technology/oppo-a7-unboxing-and-first-impressions-video/

    Posted by Daily Pakistan Global on Thursday, November 15, 2018

    Key Feature

    • Body: Uni-body design
    • Screen: 6.2-inch 19.5:9 IPS water drop LCD with HD+ (720 x 1520) resolution
    • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with Color OS 5.2
    • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (14 nm) Octa-core Processor and Adreno 506 GPU
    • RAM: 4GB
    • Storage: 64GB of built-in storage; expandable with microSD up to 256GB
    • Camera: Dual 13 MP, f/2.2, AF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor, live bokeh effects, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, 1080p@30/60fps video
    • Front Facing Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0
    • SIM: Dual-SIM
    • Connectivity: LTE; Dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Bluetooth v4.2, USB 2.0 port, IR blaster
    • Battery: 4230 mAh non-removable battery
    • Misc: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)

    Nokia 6.1 Plus (Rs35,800)

    Nokia 6.1 Plus is an ideal smartphone to consider in Pakistan if you are looking for a device that delivers the smooth stock-Android experience without proprietary apps or software-based sluggishness, but a bright camera and a premium feel – within a reasonable price.

    Nokia 6.1 Plus Unboxing and Review

    #NokiaPakistan has launched its brand new 6.1 Plus with 16MP+5MP Dual Back Camera, 16MP Ai Selfie Camera available in just Rs35,800.Read More: https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/technology/review-nokia-6-1-plus-simpler-the-better/

    Posted by Daily Pakistan Global on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    Key Features

    • Body: Front/Back Glass (Gorilla Glass 3), Aluminum Frame
    • Screen: 5.8 inches IPS LCD display, 1080p resolution, 432ppi
    • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
    • Chipset: Snapdragon 636 chipset:Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260; Adreno 509 GPU
    • RAM: 4GB
    • Camera: Dual 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, PDAF  + 5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor; video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
    • Front Facing Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1″, 1.0µm with 1080p@30fps video
    • Storage: 64GB of built-in storage expandable with MicroSD card up to 400GB
    • SIM: Hybrid Dual-SIM (nano-SIM)
    • Connectivity: LTE; Dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Bluetooth v4.2, USB-C port, IR blaster
    • Battery: 3,060mAh non-removable battery
    • Misc: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)

    Samsung Galaxy J6+ (Rs36,799)

    South-Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung has recently launched its midrange Galaxy J6+ in Pakistan with dual camera setup, unique colours and much more.

    Key Features

    • Body: Uni-body design
    • Screen: 6.0 inches IPS LCD display, 720×1480 resolution, 274ppi
    • OS: Andriod Oreo 8.1
    • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425; Quad-core 1.4 GHz; Adreno 308 GPU
    • RAM: 3GB
    • Camera: Dual 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF + 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor; video 1080p@30fps
    • Front Facing Camera: 8MP f/1.9 with 1080p@30fps video
    • Storage: 32GB of built-in storage expandable with MicroSD card up to 512GB
    • SIM: Hybrid Dual-SIM (nano-SIM)
    • Connectivity: LTE; Dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Bluetooth v4.2, USB-C port, IR blaster
    • Battery: 3300 mAh non-removable battery
    • Misc: Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)

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