Oneplus 6, Oppo F7, Apple iPhone 8 Plus, Honor 7X, Realme 1: 5 Red Smartphones You Can Buy Right Away


Smartphone makers usually launch the handsets in different colors, sometimes priced the same or higher if it’s anything different from the standard shades. Red is one such trending color. The red color variants are seemingly the most popular smartphone models. Here are the top 5 red smartphones you can buy right away.

OnePlus 6: Price, Specifications

OnePlus 6 Red edition

The OnePlus 6 packs the latest Android hardware. The flagship device is equally popular with all the other color variants. But, the red color seems to have gathered more attention quickly, partly because of the killer video marketing of the device. Anyway, the specifications are no different than a standard OnePlus 6 model save the onboard storage. The device features 8GB RAM along with 128GB onboard storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB. The device features large 6.28-inch AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. For imaging, there is a dual-camera setup with a primary 16MP sensor and 20MP sensor. The front camera is a 16MP sensor. Powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor, the OnePlus 6 Red variant is available with a price ticket of Rs. 39,999.

Apple iPhone 8 plus: Price, Specifications

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition specs features pricing

The 64GB Red variant of the Apple iPhone 8 Plus is up for grabs at Rs. 68,999 under an offer on Amazon, while the 256GB variant is available at Rs. 74,999 on Amazon. the iPhone 8 Plus comes with a 5.5-inch retina display with dual rear 12MP+12MP cameras along with a 7MP sensor at the front. The device comes with a 64-bit A11 Bionic chip with a Neural engine and an Embedded M11 motion coprocessor.

Honor 7X: Price, Specifications

If you want the fancy Red on a budget smartphone, go for Honor 7X. The Red variant of the device sells for Rs. 12,999. The device sports a large, 5.93-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution (1080×2160 pixels), and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Underneath, there is a  Kirin 659 SoC with octa-core CPU that powers the device. For imaging, the Honor 7X features a dual 16MP+2MP camera set up at the back and the front houses an 8MP selfie snapper.

Oppo F7: Price, Specifications

If you tune into the TataCliq website, you can get your hands on the red variant of Oppo F7 at Rs. 18,080, which is the lowest price for the device online. Powered by a quad-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC with a Mali G72 MP3 GPU, the Oppo F7 flaunts a large 6.23-inch Full HD+ IPS display. For imaging, there is a single 16MP camera with a f/1.8 aperture on the back. On the front, there is a powerful 25MP snapper for selfies and video calling.

Realme 1: Price, Specifications

Oppo realme 1 4GB RAM solar red

Another budget offering in Red is the Realme 1 which sells for Rs. 10,990 (64GB). The smartphone features a 6-inch IPS LCD screen with a full-HD+ 1080×2160 pixels resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by an octa-core 2GHz MediaTek Helio P60 chipset. In the imaging department, the Realme 1 comes with a single 13MP camera with a f/2.2 aperture at the rear. The camera is accompanied by an LED flash and comes with AI scene recognition feature. On the front, there is an 8MP camera for selfies and video calling.

So, that’s a wrap for the top 5 RED smartphones.

RED: Color for a Cause?

The red color undoubtedly gives a fancy touch to the smartphone, however, it’s not all for the show. Well, not for every smartphone. Tech giant Apple opted Red color for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to contribute towards a cause. This is to celebrate Apple’s partnership with RED that is aimed to support HIV/AIDS programs that provide counseling, consulting, and medicine to prevent the transmission of the diseases. So, that’s the case with Apple. The others have followed the suit for the bling-bling. Nonetheless, they are here and you can buy them right away.

Gargi’s inclination towards gadgets developed over the four years that she invested on her Electronics and Communication degree. She last worked at HeyMojo Inc., where she lead the product marketing team and designed chatbots for the top QSRs around the world. Currently, she is a regular contributor at MySmartPrice and plans on enlightening readers with interesting news on smartphones and telecom industry. Oh, and did we forget to mention that she is also a growth hacker.