If you’re hunting for a new smartphone, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great opportunities to pick up a brand-spanking new device that’ll appease your needs for some time to come. In terms of what smartphones you should have on your radar, though, we’ve rounded up 5 of the most value-worthy devices that’ll give you serious bang for your buck this year.
Nokia 2720 Flip
For those who want something a little different, the Nokia 2720 Flip is a throwback to the era of compact flip-phones, with all the modern conveniences you’d expect (like 4G Connectivity) from a new Nokia device. One of the best features, in addition to its collapsing nature, is that the Nokia 2720 Flip has two separate screens. The 1.3-inch external screen lets you see messages or check who is calling, before flipping it open to the big 2.8-inch main screen. When you’re finished, simply flip it closed to hang up. The Nokia 2720 Flip is pre-loaded with Facebook and WhatsApp to keep you connected, as well as WiFi hotspot functionality.
The Nokia 2720 Flip is priced from R1,299.
Whether it’s sending emails or catching up on video calls with friends, the Nokia C30 ensures that you’re there for every moment thanks to its 6000 mAh battery, which lasts up to three days on a single charge. Boasting the biggest screen yet on a Nokia device (6.82” HD+ display), the Nokia C30 helps you get more done and gives you peace of mind knowing that it is protected by a tough polycarbonate shell. Take quality images and videos with the device’s 13MP camera and added depth sensor, for life-like pictures. The Nokia C30 comes with regular quarterly security updates for at least two years as well as face and fingerprint unlock keeping all your information protected. The Nokia C30 is dual sim, comes in Green & White with a 2/32GB configuration.
It is available at selected retail stores priced from R2,299.
Exuding a redefined Nordic design, the Nokia G20 is presented in a lightweight, slimline, durable casing that is perfect for users who are on the go this festive season. This smart device ensures that users are kept connected, thanks to its long-lasting battery which can go up to three days between charges. Enjoy the festive fun and capture them with the Nokia G20’s 48 MP wide-screen, in detailed macro, or with the device’s amazing video capabilities and spatial surround sound. If a bit of urgent work needs to be completed while away on holiday, the Nokia G20’s large screen with brightness boost makes getting the job done, quick and easy. The Nokia G20 is equipped with face and fingerprint unlock, three years of monthly security updates, two years of software updates on the latest Android software.
The Nokia G20 comes in Blue & Glacier in dual Sim, 4/64GB configuration starting at R2,999.
The Nokia X10 is the perfect combination of unique capabilities and practicality, with its 6.7-inch display, and 48 MP quad camera with Zeiss Optics. With 6GBs of RAM, 128GB of internal storage and Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G chipset you’ve got a pretty robust package. The Nokia X10 delivers crisp high-end shots, and has the capability to shoot in RAW format, with an 8 MP front-facing and 48 MP rear-facing camera. Video capabilities include Nokia’s ‘cinematic’ mode, which adds colour-grading to videos. The Nokia X10 is a photo-centric device that works perfectly for work and lifestyle functions and for that at its price-point, it’s a great option.
The Nokia X10 is available for R5,999.