POCO has recently unveiled its latest 5G-enabled smartphone- POCO F4 5G in the Indian market. The smartphone is an expansion of its famous F-series portfolio in the mid-range budget segment. The phone comes with good and subtle looks, packing a fine display screen. However, it has some limits. The smartphone comes with an average 4500mAh battery power that can be very limiting to the heavy-users. Also, the back cover is one good fingerprint magnet that smudges easily. Also, with no expandable storage option, you might wish to look for something in the same range. So how about some alternatives for the POCO F4 5G?
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Top-5 alternatives for POCO F4 5G
- IQOO Neo 6
- Samsung Galaxy M53 5G
- OnePlus Nord 2
- Motorola Edge 30
- Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge
IQOO Neo 6
The all-new POCO F4 5G rivals straight with the iQOO Neo 6 in the Indian market. Both the smartphones carry the same Snapdragon 870 SoC and feature a 120Hz display. However, the F4 5G has some advantages over iQOO.
The F4 5G comes with an improved Dolby Vision certified screen paired with a Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Also, it has an IP53 rating, which is missing in the iQOO Neo 6. Coming to the price of the smartphone, iQOO Neo 6 starts at Rs 27,999, which is cheaper than the pricing of the iQOO Neo 6.
Samsung Galaxy M53 5G
Samsung also offers great options in this mid-range budget segment. Samsung Galaxy M53 5G is one such option. The smartphone comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor which is perfect for your regular scrolling.
Additionally, the smartphone offers better optics with a 108MP main lens and other three support lenses. The camera also offers a great night experience with its enhanced night mode, so if the camera is what concerns you the most, you can go for the Samsung Galaxy M53 5G. The smartphone retails for Rs 28,499.
OnePlus Nord 2
The OnePlus Nord 2 5G could also be on your list if you are looking to buy a phone between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 30,000. However, it has a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC over the Snapdragon 870 on the Poco F4 5G.
Also, it has a smaller 6.43-inch 90Hz refresh rate screen over the bigger 120Hz display on the F4 5G. That said, overall, the F4 could be a good choice if you are looking for a better a specced phone.
Motorola Edge 30
Motorola has gained momentum this year with back-to-back launches and Edge 30 is one of them. The smartphone retails for Rs 27,999 almost similar to the range of POCO F4 5G. The Edge 30 comes with a 144Hz refresh rate panel featuring a Snapdragon 778G+ mid-range SoC.
While, on the other hand, the POCO F4 5G also comes with a Snapdragon processor and better 67W fast-charging support. Whereas, the Motorola Edge 30 comes with a 4020mAh battery power with 33W charging support. You might feel that the POCO F4 5G is a better choice here, but Motorola Edge 30 wins with the stock-Android-like UI experience. That said, depending on your preference, you can choose the best one for you.
Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge
Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge is another phone you can consider at this price range. It comes for Rs. 26,999 and has a 6.67-inch 120Hz AMOLED display, MediaTek Dimensity 920 5G SoC, and a better 5,150mAh battery with 67W fast charging speed. If you are considering an overall good device and won’t be gaming that much then you can consider the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge. However, if you are a gamer then the Poco F4 5G is your best bet for the price. Also, with card offers and instant discounts, the F4 5G can be purchased for as low as Rs. 23,999 (for a limited time).