Lephone Dazen 6A
Dazen 6A was recently introduced in India by the Chinese company Lephone. At a price of Rs. 7,999, the phone comes with some of the current industry trends, such as dual camera setup, Face Unlock, and strikingly a USB Type-C port.
While some smartphone makers have been going the USB Type-C way, we’ve haven’t seen companies adopting the newer port in their economy phones. Additionally, the Dazen 6A retains the audio jack.
For starters, it comes with 5.7-inch HD+ (720 x 1440 pixels) LTPS screen with a modern 18:9 aspect ratio along with the 2.5D curved glass.
Besides, the phone has 32 GB of internal storage and 3 GB of RAM.
The device boots Android Nougat 7.0 OS and gets a MediaTek MT6737H processor on-board, and packs a 3000 mAh battery.
Regarding photography, the phone features a 13-megapixel primary camera that comes with a 0.3-megapixel (VGA) secondary camera along with a dual-tone LED flash. Whereas, the selfies can be clicked using a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
- 5.7-inch HD+ display, 18:9
- Dual cameras
- 3000 mAh battery
- USB Type-C
Xiaomi Mi A1
Xiaomi Mi A1 is one of the first phones from Xiaomi to feature a dual rear camera setup. Also, it comes with the USB Type-C port, making it a good choice for the buyers looking for a phone with the newer communication standard.
The mobile has a sturdy build quality because it has an aluminum chassis. Moreover, the Mi A1 feels premium to hold in hand.
The phone was released in India in September 2017. It features a 5.5-inch FHD (1080 x 1920 pixels) LTPS IPS LCD screen and has a pixel density of 403. The company even has incorporated the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for its display’s protection.
As for camera department, the Mi A1 comes with a dual 12-megapixel (f/2.2) + 12 MP (f/2.6) rear camera setup with added features like 2x optical zoom, PDAF, and dual-LED dual-tone flash.
The company has also thrown in HDR and face detection, both of which work well for their respective means.
A Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz is on-board, along with 4 GB of RAM to ensure the uninterrupted performance of the device.
Additionally, there is an Adreno 506 GPU for handling graphics and playing games.
Lastly, it has 64 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB. The Mi A1 packs a 3080 mAh battery capable of supporting fast charging through a 5V/2A power adapter.
- Dual camera setup
- Metal build
- Snapdragon 625 processor
- 3080 mAh battery, fast charging supported
- USB Type-C
Motorola Moto M
Motorola Moto M might seem dated, but it still offers acceptable specs and is equipped with a splash-proof design, Dolby Atmos audio along with a USB Type-C connector.
Moto M was launched in November 2016. The phone features an aluminum body and comes to a fingerprint scanner sitting below the primary camera along with the typical Moto logo on the rear bottom.
The device has a 5.5-inch FHD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 401 PPI. It might seem outdated given the newer phones are coming with bigger and better display, but it still does the work.
Powering the Moto M is a MediaTek Helio P15 Octa-core chipset clocked at 2.2 GHz along with a Mali-T860 MP2 GPU for handling graphics. Also, the phone comes in 3 GB RAM + 32 GB internal storage, and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage variants.
The phone costs Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 13,590 for 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB variants respectively.
For imaging, the handset comes with a 16-megapixel (f/2.0) rear camera along with PDAF and LED flash, whereas there is an 8-megapixel camera for taking selfies.
Moto M boots the older Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and gets power from a 3050 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery and comes with support for fast charging.
- Splash-proof design
- Dolby Atmos audio
- 3050 mAh battery
- USB Type-C port
Another phone that comes with the USB Type-C port is Coolpad Cool1. The Coolpad Cool1 comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD full HD display, along with a Snapdragon 652 processor, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and 13 MP dual cameras.
Written By Prateek Sharma