You should not buy these smartphones in 2018; Check out why?

Nowadays, almost everyone prefers to buy a smartphone from an online e-commerce website like Flipkart and Amazon. At the same time, smartphone brands are also started to make their smartphones exclusive to these online stores. If you are also looking for a smartphone to buy from one of the online stores, then you should know which smartphone deals to dodge.

Redmi Y2 (Rs 11,999)

The Redmi Y2 sports a 5.99-inch HD+ curved glass display with a resolution of (1440 x 720) pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone runs on MIUI 9.5 which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The device comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.

What’s not good?

  • Outdated hardware
  • The camera is not good

What are other options?

  • Asus Zenfoen Max Pro M1 (Rs.10,999 onwards)
  • RealMe 1 (Rs 12,990)

Vivo Y83 Pro (Rs. 14,990)

Vivo Y83

Vivo Y83 Pro comes with a 6.22-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1520 and 270 PPi pixel density. The phone is powered by a 2GHz octa-core processor and paired with 4GB of RAM. It packs a 13-megapixel and a 2-megapixel camera setup on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

What’s not good?

  • Entry level processor
  • Camera is mediocre

What are other options?

  • Xiaomi Mi A2 (Rs. 15,999)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Rs. 15,488)

The Redmi Note 5 Pro packs a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Snapdragon 636 processor which is paired with Adreno 509 GPU and up to 6GB RAM. The smartphone comes with a dual camera setup with a 12MP primary sensor and a 5MP sensor. It has a 20MP shooter with a LED flash for brighter selfies.

What’s not good?

  • The upgraded Redmi Note 6 Pro is on its way

What are other options?

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (Expected price Rs 15,999)

Moto G6 Plus (Rs 22,499)

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus comes with a 5.93-inch display with FHD+ (1080×2160) resolution. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor with Adreno 508 GPU and 4GB RAM. It comes with a dual camera setup including a 12MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture, and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor having a f/2.2 aperture. The selfie camera is an 8 MP sensor with LED flash on the front for selfies.

What’s not good?

  • The hardware is not worth the money
  • Not value for money

What are other options?

  • Honor 8X (Rs. 14,999)
  • RealMe 2 Pro (Rs. 13,990)

Nokia 6.1 (Rs 12,815)


Nokia 6.1 comes with a 5.5 inches FHD display with 16:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor which is paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. The phone is powered by a 3000 mAh battery which hold the charge for a whole day.

What’s not good?

  • Outdated processor
  • The camera is not worth the money

What are other options?

  • Nokia 6.1 Plus (Rs 15,999)
  • Nokia 7.1 Plus (price not revealed)

Wrapping up

These smartphones are not worth your hard earned money so be careful with these deals. The smartphones are not worth one way or other, and it is listed there. If you want to read more lists like this then follow us on social media and subscribe to GadgetsToUse on YouTube.

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