6 local smartphones under BDT 25K
The dilemma of buying a phone is everlasting. Sometimes, the harsh reality is that we cannot always afford flagships. But don't let that dishearten you. There are plenty of local smartphones available that are available even within an affordable budget. Check out our top picks for 6 local smartphones under Tk. 25K that will cover all your needs quite adequately. Please note that prices can vary across different stores.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11
Xiaomi, the locally renowned brand produces some of the most regularly used smartphones. The 6.4-inch Redmi Note 11 comes with Active Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diodes and AMOLED display. With either Android 11 or Mi User Interface, MIUI 13, it harbours 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, it can also be extended with its dedicated memory card slot. With triple front cameras of 50 MP, 8 MP ultra-wide and 2 MP Macro, it can shoot stunning 1080p cinematic videos at 30 FPS. The single selfie camera upfront features a 13 MP camera that can also video shoot 1080p at 30 FPS.
Price: Tk. 18,500/-
Available at: Xiaomi Official Stores, Cell Tech BD, RIO International, Phonomania
Samsung Galaxy M32
Ranging from uber-expensive flagship phones to budget-friendly ones, Samsung is a popular brand in the local market. The M32 features a 6.4 inch super AMOLED display and a dual sim card capacity. It operates on Android 11 or One UI Core 3.1 OS. The internal memory on this is 64GB internal with 4GB RAM, 128GB internal with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal with 6GB RAM. But the best part is, it still has a dedicated memory card slot for expanding the memory externally. The M32 is armed with 4 main cameras ranging from 64 MP, 8 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP, with a 20 MP selfie camera. That's not all, as it also comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Price: From Tk. 23,999/-
Available at: Samsung Official Retail Shops, RIO International, Al-Islam Gadget Zone
Realme 8 5G
The Realme 8 5G has In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display, IPS LCD screen and a 6.4-inch display. It runs on Android 11 and Realme UI 2.0. This phone has a triple camera set-up with 48 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP. With a video shooting capacity of 1080p at 30 FPS, it also features a 16 MP selfie camera. The 5G technology makes the internet browsing experience future-ready too.
Price: From Tk. 22,000/-
Available at: Cell Tech BD, RIO International, Sumash Tech
Infinix Note 11 Pro
Amidst the Vivos, the Oppos and the Xiaomis, one brand that got the limelight would be Infinix. The Note 11 Pro comes with a huge 6.9-inch IPS LCD screen. Operating on Android 11 and XOS 10, this phone has an internal storage of 128GB and 8GB of RAM. The storage space can be extended with a memory card as it has a dedicated memory card slot. The triple camera set-up of 64 MP, 13 MP and 2 MP also allows a video recording of 1440p at 30 FPS. The selfie camera is basic with 16MP and can record 1080p videos at 30 FPS.
Price: Tk. 22,000/-
Available at: Cell Tech BD, Gadget and Gadget
The Oppo A76 is an up-to-the-mark budget-friendly smartphone. It has a 6.56 inch screen with an IPS LCD display. It operates on Android 11 and ColorOS 11 having internal memory of 128 GB and a RAM of 4 or 8 GB. The storage space can be extended with a memory card as it has a dedicated memory card slot. Now, in this day of phones having 3 or 4 cameras with the incrementing number, the Oppo A76 has a dual camera, one 13 MP and the other 2 MP. The selfie camera is 8MP. This phone also comes with a 3.5mm audio jack.
Price: Tk. 19,990/-
Available at: Oppo Official Stores, Gadget & Gear Bangladesh
Last but not the least, Vivo Y33s. Featuring a 16.5-inch Liquid Crystal Diode, LCD screen, it comes with dual SIM card slots. The OS in this is Android 11 or Funtouch 11.1. The triple cameras on the Y33s are of 50 MP, 2 MP and 2 MP. The selfie camera on this is 16 MP. It comes with 64 GB internal memory with 4 GB RAM, 128GB with 4GB RAM or 128 GB with 8 GB RAM. This is expandable as the phone has a dedicated slot for memory cards.
Price: From Tk. 19,200/-
Available at: Vivo Official Brand Shops, RIO International