In an age dominated by smartphones, feature phones still retain their place as the go-to choice as they come with great battery life.
Feature phones still dominate the Indian handset market due to the inbuilt easy to use features that make these dumb phones a preferred choice. As per the Counterpoint Report, the feature phone market doubled in Q1 2018 while the overall smartphone market remained flat.
Amongst features like multi-language support, time talker, durability, etc., one feature that still makes feature phones a preferred choice in this era of smartphones is the long battery backup.
Battery life on a phone is one of the biggest concerns while purchasing a phone as you don’t want your handset to die out in the most inopportune moment.
To ease your headache while choosing a mobile we have created a list of features phones available in the market which offers more than 1900mAh battery and are value for money being priced under Rs 1,500.
Reliance JioPhone – After the launch of Reliance’s feature phone, the market has been disrupted and it has, in turn, created demand for feature phones again in India. Reliance has added a 2.4-inch display here that features a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and a density of 167ppi. The dual-core 1GHz handset feature 4GB storage and sports good camera quality with a 2MP main camera. The phone is powered by a 2000mAh battery which enables 12 hour talk time.
Micromax Bharat 1 – Micromax’s Bharat 1 runs on KaiOS as well and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 processor. It has 512MB RAM and 4GB built-in storage (32GB expandable). The handset comes with a 2.4-inch TFT display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and a pixel density of 167ppi. The feature phone is powered by a 2000mAh battery. It is a smart feature phone which is available online for as low as Rs 1,999.
Tambo S2430 – This feature phone comes with a 1900mAh battery which comes with a talk time of 20 hours. This phone too has a 2.4-inch TFT display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The build id durable and comes with a premium metallic finish look. It comes with time talker and an expandable memory of up to 64 GB. It has dual SIM capabilities and has an FM radio. It comes at an affordable price of Rs 1,410.
Itel it5231 – The phone comes with the screen dimension of 2.4 inches with expandable memory up to 32GB and a decent camera quality with 0.3 MP main camera. This handset comes with the same sized screen as the others on the list at 2.4-inches. The feature phone is powered with a 1900mAh battery with 17 hours of talk time and is available at an effective price of Rs 1,172.