Back in the 2000s, it was all the rage to own a lightweight phone or even a slim one just for the sake of convenience. In today’s day and age, however, it is pretty difficult for the manufacturers to fit in all the hardware in a leaner built given the features they support.
But, we are here to shoulder your burden by curating a list of some of the best lightweight phones available out there.
Follow along with this article and find out your favourite deal amongst the range of smartphones on our list.
iPhone 13 Mini
Price: ₹79,900 | Weight: 141 g
The iPhone 13 Mini probably does not need any introduction for being the sleekest and most lightweight iPhone available out there. You can purchase the product in three different internal storage options — 128GB, 256GB and 512GB.
The iPhone sports a 12MP dual camera with an ultra-wide lens for clicking images with utmost clarity. The A15 Bionic chip facilitates super-fast charging that makes up for the 2500 mAh battery capacity.
You can check out the following table for the specs of the iPhone 13 Mini.
|Specs||iPhone 13 Mini|
|Processor||A15 Bionic processor|
|Camera||12MP + 12MP primary camera, 12MP front camera|
|Battery and OS||2500 mAh, iOS|
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iPhone 12 Pro
Price: ₹1,39,900 | Weight: 187 g
The iPhone 12 Pro is another lightweight smartphone to feature on this list. It is designed with a ceramic shield and gets an IP68 water-resistant certification.
The iPhone 12 Pro is powered by a A14 Bionic Chip and features in-built LiDAR scanners to provide a great AR experience and night portrait mode.
You can check out the following table for the specifications for iPhone 12 Pro:
|Specs||iPhone 12 Pro|
|Camera||12MP + 12MP + 12MP primary camera, 12MP front camera|
|Battery and OS||2815 mAh, iOS|
Price: ₹24,990 | Weight: 165 g
Sporting a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and an AMOLED display, the Vivo V21e is currently the cheapest option available on our list, with some excellent specs. The smartphone runs Android 11-based Funtouch OS out-of-the-box and features an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Check out the following table for the specifications for Vivo V21e:
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 700|
|Camera||64MP + 8MP primary camera, 32MP primary camera|
|Battery and OS||4000 mAh, Android v11|
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Xiaomi 11 lite NE 5G
Price: ₹26,999 | Weight: 158 g
The Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G is offered in two variants based on its internal storage and RAM. You can choose the 128 GB/6 GB RAM or the 256 GB/8 GB RAM variant, depending on your usage.
The smartphone features an FHD+ OLED display and is equipped with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The triple-lens rear camera setup with a 64MP primary shooter has been one of its selling points.
Check out the following table for the specifications for Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G:
|Specs||Xiaomi 11 lite NE 5G|
|Camera||64MP + 8MP+ 5MP primary camera, 20MP front camera|
|Battery and OS||4250 mAh, Android 11|
OnePlus Nord 2
Price: ₹29,999 | Weight: 190 g
Featuring AI triple camera and the Octa-core processor, the OnePlus Nord 2 is one of the lightest and the fastest smartphone available out there. The phone has dual sim slots and an AMOLED screen display for producing clear cut images.
The OnePlus Nord 2 is currently running on Android 11, and it is offered in three exciting and dazzling colour variants such as- Blue Haze (pictured above), Gray Sierra and PAC-Man.
You can check out the features for OnePlus Nord 2 from the following table:
|Specs||OnePlus Nord 2|
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI|
|Camera||50MP + 8MP + 2MP primary camera, 32MP front camera|
|Battery and OS||4500 mAh, Android v12|
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Oppo Find X3 Pro
Price: ₹119,999 | Weight: 193 g
One of the first features you will notice once you lay hands on the Oppo Find X3 Pro is its futuristic design. The smartphone is power-packed with lots of exciting specs, making it value for money.
The phone is a complete jam for all Android lovers with an excellent quad-camera set up as its rear camera and a 32MP front camera. The Oppo Find X3 Pro features Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Chipset, and it is currently running on Android 11.
Check out the following table for the specifications for Oppo Find X3 Pro:
|Specs||Oppo Find X3 Pro|
|Camera||50MP + 13 MP + 50MP + 3MP primary camera, 32MP front camera|
|Battery and OS||4500 mAh, Android 11, ColorOS 11.2|
Vivo iQOO 9SE
Price: ₹33,990 | Weight: 196 g
If you look at the specs chart of the smartphone, you will find that Vivo is offering over 128 GB of internal storage with 8 GB RAM at its given price point.
You can also opt for a larger internal storage variant at a higher price. The Vivo iQOO 9SE is currently running on the latest version of Android, which earns it a massive thumbs up. The smartphone supports 5G connectivity, and it sports the Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 chipset.
Check out the following table for the specifications for Vivo iQOO 9SE:
|Specs||Vivo iQOO 9SE|
|Processor||Snapdragon 888 5G|
|Storage||128GB / 256GB|
|Memory||8GB / 12GB|
|Camera||50MP + 50MP + 50MP primary camera, 16MP front camera|
|Battery and OS||4500 mAh, Android 12, Funtouch 12|
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