The Best Budget Phone You Can Buy Today: Realme U1 vs. Xiaomi Note 6 Pro vs. Honor 8X vs. Samsung Galaxy M30.

In this fast-paced world, where technology is reaching new heights every day, there are a lot of amazing smartphones on the grid to own. At this present time, there is an ocean of smartphones, choosing the best suitable smartphone for you which also suits your budget is one hectic job to do.

So to your ease, we present you the smartphones in a humble budget to choose from.

Realme U1

Realme U1:

The u1 from Realme has proven to be a Pandora’s Box with its loaded features, amazing display, a powerful processor, all of this packed in a device at a reasonable price. With a huge battery in its support, this phone is just hard to miss at this price.

The Realme u1 comes with a 6.3-inch IPS LCD with a water drop notch bearing a screen resolution of 1,080 X 2,340 with a pixel density of 409 PPI, which is set to provide an unmatched viewing experience.

The camera setup on this device will definitely impress you with its bright and colorful picture, the rear camera has a dual camera setup 13MP+2MP, and the selfie camera is the show stealer here the 25MP intelligent camera which captures your moments accurately with a high pixel density.


On the computing power side of this smartphone, it has two quad-core processors cortex A73 + cortex  A53 clocking at a speed of 2GHZ and 2.1GHZ. Mated to a MediaTek Helio P70 chipset adds to the efficiency of the processor. The graphics of this device is managed by a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. Multi-tasking and gaming are butter smooth on this device because of the handsome 3GB RAM.

On the storage department of this device, it has a generous 32GB internal storage capacity which can be expandable up to 256GB by an external SD card slot.

This device is powered up and run throughout the day by a mammoth 3,500 Li-ion battery, which is ample to get you going for the day.

This smartphone feature 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS along A-GPS and micro USB.

Variants Price
1 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM Rs 8,999
2 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM Rs 10,999
Pros Cons
The stunning front camera and quick face unlock Not up to the mark rear camera
Subtle display Not so good low light pictures
Smooth performance ColorOS Software needs improvisation
Good battery backup No notification LED

Redmi Note 6 Pro:

Redmi Note 6 Pro

When talking about mid-range smartphones one can never miss the latest Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 pro, this smartphone is an all-rounder with its beasty performance which can handle multi-tasking and high-end gaming easily, glorious display, its top-notch design never fails to impress us, one of the things I personally look into is the battery well talking about its battery it is a win-win.

The Note 6 pro comes with a large 6.2-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display bearing a screen resolution of 1,080 X 2,280 pixels and having a pixel density of 403 PPI. This setup will deliver you the best viewing experience to if you are one among those who like watching movies on their smartphone. To the aid, this fabulous screen is protected by Corning Gorilla glass making it scratch proof.

The Note 6 pro has followed the suite of bearing a dual camera set up in the rear camera section, the rear cameras are 12MP + 5MP camera setup which looks quite enough to capture a good picture of good quality, on the front 20MP + 2MP…..voila! There you go a dual camera set up on the front too which looks quite promising to capture some amazing pictures and an enhanced video calling experience.

The Redmi note 6 Pro drives its computing from an Octa-core 1.8 GHz Quad core + 1.6 GHz Quad core and Kryo260 processors running on a Snapdragon 636 chipset, which can deliver an absolutely beast-like performance. An Adreno 509 GPU graphics card handles the graphics of this smartphone. Multi-tasking is a cakewalk on this device with the help of the 4GB RAM.

For your memorable pictures and videos and the users file the internal storage offered on this device is an ample 64GB which can be expandable up to 256GB via an SDcard.

The Redmi note 6 Pro can be going on for throughout the day and more with the help of a humongous 4,000 mAh Li-Polymer battery, I’m sure you can start your car with this battery if your car’s battery runs out (just kidding!). And the Qualcomm quick charge 3.0 is the icing on the cake.

The note 6 pro features 4G VoLTE compatible to any network in India, WiFi 802.11, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth, A-GPS.

This Redmi note 6 pro comes in two variants, 4GB RAM + 64 ROM and 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM.

The 4GB+64GB Redmi note 6 pro is priced at Rs.11,999/-

The 6GB+64GB Redmi note 6 pro is priced at Rs. 15,999/-

Pros Cons
Cameras are great Outdated snapdragon 636 processor
Amazing battery life Needs better software
Good display Bland design
Best performance
Great build quality

Honor 8X:


I wonder why Huawei mobiles call it the Honor 8X whereas looking at its size it should be called Honor XL. The Honor 8X is comparatively bigger than the smartphones in its class and makes its presence evident. The configuration is good and delivers a smooth user experience even when using apps and high-end gaming, the camera is great at taking pictures, and all hail the amazing display of this device.

This smartphone has a large screen when I mean large, I mean 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a screen resolution of 1,080 X 2,160 pixels adding to the screen the pixel rate offered by this display is 396 PPI, which can make any user go bonkers over the display.

If you love taking pictures then you are definitely going to like this phone because on the primary camera side, it flashes a 20MP + 2MP dual cameras with PDAF and dual flash too, the front camera is a 16MP camera which clicks pretty vibrant and lively pictures.

With two Quad-core Cortex A53 processors seating on an in-home designed HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset which races at a speed of 2.2GHz. The graphics card with this configuration is Mali-T830 MP2 GPU in a combination with 4GB RAM. A fluidic performance is guaranteed when you have such a configuration at work.

Storage department is also quite providing decent internal storage of 64GB which can be expandable by SDcard till 400GB.

This device is powered by a huge 3,750mAh Li-polymer battery which will take you throughout the day without you needing to charge it again during the day.

This smartphone is 4G VoLTE compatible and any Indian network will work just fine. Some additional features include WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS with Glonass assist.

Variants Price
1 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM Rs 15,485
2 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM Rs 17,990
3 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM Rs 19,299
Pros Cons
Large display vivid color reproduction With such a huge display, the battery falls small
Powerful processor No fast charging
Super cool design Micro-USB
Expandable memory up to 400GB Very bad lowlight pictures

Samsung Galaxy M30:

The smartphone with hardly any drawbacks Samsung Galaxy M30, with an eloquently large screen and an amazing screen resolution makes it anybody’s favorite. Given that, its trendy design and super fast computing power make it stand out of the crowd. Good battery, nice processor, decent cameras, and the good looking phone is all you need in a smartphone, well it has it

The Samsung Galaxy M30 boasts on a super big 6.4-inch super AMOLED display bearing a screen resolution of 1,080 X 2,280 pixels and a sharp pixel density of 394 PPI. Watching HD content on this display is a total delight.

You will be amazed looking at the pictures clicked by this device’s triple camera setup which is 13MP+5MP+5MP, and the selfie camera sports a 16MP camera which every selfie addict would love.

The processor under the hood is an Octa-core(1.8GHz dual-core Cortex A73 and a 1.6GHz hexa-core Cortex A53) running on a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 chipset, combined with a Mali-G71 MP2 graphics card. The RAM offered is a generous 4GB.

On the storage section, the Samsung Galaxy M30 has an internal storage of sufficient 64GB, which is enough for storing your media files and data. But it can also be expandable till a whopping 512GB via an SDcard.

This Samsung smartphone has a behemoth 5,000 mAH Li-ion battery which keeps the smartphone running throughout and gives a healthy battery backup.

The Samsung Galaxy M30 comes with 4G-VoLTE connectivity, additional features involve Wifi, Bluetooth, Mobile hotspot, GPS with Glonass assist.

Samsung Galaxy M30 comes in two variants:

Variants Price
1 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM Rs 14,990
2 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM Rs 17,990
Pros Cons
Best display Not up to the mark performance
Good triple camera setup Older android version
Great battery life with fast charging
Eye catchy design

Specification Comparison: Realme U1 Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Vs Hono 8x Vs Samsung Galaxy M30

Realme U1 Redmi note 6 pro Honor 8X Samsung galaxy m30
performance Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core Octa-core
Chipset MediaTek Helio P70 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 HiSilicon Kirin 710 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904
Graphics Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 509 Mali-G51 MP4 Mali-G71 MP2
Processor Octa-core (2.1 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa-core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) Octa-core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa-core (1.8 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)
Display 6.3″ (16 cm) 6.26″ (15.9 cm) 6.5″ (16.51 cm) 6.4″ (16.26 cm)
Camera 13 MP + 2 MP(rear) 12 MP + 5 MP(rear) 20 MP + 2 MP(rear) 13MP + 5MP + 5MP(rear)
25MP(front) 20MP + 2MP(front) 16MP (front) 16MP(front)
Battery 3500 mAh 4000 mAh 3750 mAh 5000 mAh
Ram 3 GB/ 4GB 4 GB/6GB 4 GB/6GB 4 GB/6GB
Operating System Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo) Android v8.1 (Oreo)
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Audio Jack 3.5 mm 3.5 mm 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
Storage 32 GB/64GB 64 GB 64 GB/128GB 64 GB/128GB
Colors Brave Blue, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black Black, Blue, Red, Rose Gold Black, Blue, Red Gradation Black, Gradation Blue

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