For the 2021 winter sales, 4G and 5G smartphones are in the spotlight. It is therefore the right time to equip them. There are entry-level, mid-range and high-end models. We take stock of the best 4G and 5G smartphone offers from the winter sales.
Poco M3 at € 149.90
Let’s go for the winter sales 2021 after two weeks behind the initial schedule. It is still a great opportunity for those who are looking for an opportunity to buy a new smartphone. It’s hard to find a more impactful offer than Cdiscount’s on the Xiaomi Poco M3, an entry-level smartphone whose performance holds up for its price.
Despite its positioning, the Xiaomi Poco M3 does not have much to envy a mid-range smartphone. In any case, this is the observation we made during our test of the mobile. Its configuration allows it to ensure comfortable daily use. The smartphone indeed embeds a Snapdragon 662 SoC with 8 Kryo 260 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. The Adreno 610 GPU provides graphics processing.
The whole is supported by 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. And for the more space-hungry, a microSD port separated from the two nano-SIM slots allows you to add additional storage up to 512 GB. With its triple photo sensor, Xiaomi’s Poco M3 provides great shots in good conditions on the back as for selfies.
We end up with the smartphone’s best asset, which is its autonomy. The battery has a capacity of 6000 mAh, a threshold rare enough to be underlined. If you’ve fallen for this model, there is a good reason to open your heart a little more to it. As part of the 2021 winter sales, Cdiscount offers a nice reduction of 25%, reducing its price from € 199 to € 149.90.
Oppo Reno 4Z 128 GB at 329 €
Looking for a smartphone not exceeding 350 €? You can turn to the excellent Oppo Reno 4Z which offers unbeatable value for money. It is sold at 329 €. Rather not bad since the latter is usually sold for 379 €. So you save 50 € if you buy it now.
It benefits from an ultra immersive screen with a refresh rate of 120Hz for exceptional fluidity and great reading comfort. Compatible with 5G, it allows you to download files from several Gigas in just a few seconds and enjoy seamless HD video calls.
On the photography side, the OPPO Reno4 Z 5G offers top-of-the-range services with high-definition, wide-angle, macro and low-light photographs. Its frontal night mode allows you, moreover, to take quality selfies even in the evening.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite at 379 €
If you want to acquire the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, know that it goes for the first time under the bar of 400 € on the occasion of the 2021 winter sales on Cdiscount. Samsung’s smartphone is priced there at € 379. An excellent opportunity for people looking for a powerful smartphone without breaking the bank.
The Galaxy Note 10 Lite, Samsung’s phone was unveiled to the general public at the end of 2019. The smartphone that comes with an S-Pen is equipped with a Super AMOLED Infinity-O Full HD + 6 display. , 7 inches (with a definition of 2400 x 1080 pixels), an Exynos 9810 processor, a RAM of 6 GB of RAM, a storage space of 128 GB (expandable up to 512 GB via a microSD card not included), a 4500 mAh battery and the Android mobile operating system.
The photo part is provided by a triple main sensor of 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP and by a front sensor of 32 MP. Finally, on the connectivity side, we will essentially find a USB-C port, NFC, LTE network (dual SIM), dual band WiFi ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS (Glonass, Beidou, Galileo).
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom at 399 €
Superb offer for the Oppo Reno 10X Zoom which goes to € 399 instead of € 699 on average. This smartphone released in 2019 embeds the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octo-Core processor clocked at 2.8 GHz, 8 GB of RAM as well as 256 GB of internal storage, expandable via micro SD.
The terminal sports a 6.65 ″ Full HD + definition AMOLED display of 1080 x 2340 pixels and 387 ppi. Its 4065 mAh battery compatible with VOOC 3.0 fast charging ensures excellent autonomy. The photo part is provided by a main 48 + 8 + 13 MP photo sensor and the smartphone also has a 10x hybrid zoom for crisp and clear photos even from a distance.
For connectivity there is a USB-C port, as well as a 3.5mm jack port. The technologies Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac,, NFC, facial recognition, fingerprint reader under the screen are also in the game. Finally, the device has dimensions of 162 x 77.2 x 9.3 mm for 215 grams and runs Android 9.0 with ColorOS 6.0.
Huawei P40 128 GB 5G + Huawei Watch Fit connected watch at 499 €
The high-end Huawei P40 smartphone is the subject of an interesting promotion during the 2021 winter sales promotions. It is possible to acquire it with the Huawei Watch Fit connected watch for 499 € instead of 549 €. A reduction of 50 euros that cannot be refused.
Regarding the technical characteristics of the smartphone, there are high-end components and guaranteed compatibility with the 5G network. However, Google services must be put aside. Here is its detailed technical sheet:
- Processor : Kirin 990 Octo-Core (clocked at 2 x 2.86 GHz + 2 x 2.36 GHz + 4 x 1.95 GHz)
- System : Android 10 with EMUI 10.1
- Screen : 6.1 ″ OLED, Full HD + resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 422 ppi
- RAM : 8 GB
- APN : Triple camera 50MP f / 1.9 + 16MP f / 2.2 + 8MP f / 2.4, front camera 32 MP f / 2.0
- Storage : 128 GB (expandable to 256 GB via NanoMemory card)
- Connectivity : BT 5.1, GPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi ac / ax / b / g / n 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz, USB Type C, fingerprint reader, NFC, gesture sensor
- Drums : 3800 mAh with fast charge
- Dimensions : 148.9 x 71.06 x 8.50 mm for 175 g
Huawei P30 Pro 256 GB smartphone at 599 €
The Huawei P30 Pro remains in 2021 one of the best smartphones designed to date by the Chinese manufacturer. During the Fnac Darty winter 2021 sales, it is possible to equip yourself with the version with 256 GB of internal storage and 8 GB of RAM at € 599 instead of € 699, i.e. a reduction of € 100.
The P30 Pro is a cador of the photo and was for a long time the best camera phone according to DxOMark with an overall rating of 112 (119 in photo and 97 in video). The terminal offers a 4200 mAh battery which gives it an autonomy of more than two days. Under the hood, we find the Soc Kirin 980, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB for internal memory.
On the display side, the Huawei P30 Pro sports a magnificent 6.47-inch OLED screen with a definition of 2440 x 1080 pixels. It runs on Android 9 Pie and the EMUI 9.1 house overlay. Its fingerprint reader is placed under the screen, and it is water and dust resistant thanks to its IP68 certification. Finally, we also appreciate the presence of a USB-C port as well as Bluetooth 5.0 compatibility.
iPhone Xs Max 64 GB Silver at 649 €
Good price on the iPhone XS Max in its 64 GB silver variant. If it is normally necessary to pay 749 euros to get it, it goes to 649 euros as part of the Cdiscount winter 2021 sales. The 256 GB variant is also at a good price: 749 € instead of 849 €. Even though it was released in 2018, the iPhone XS Max is a great smartphone.
There is a 6.5-inch OLED screen. For a lower price than the iPhone 11 Pro, you will get a powerful, elegant, luxurious smartphone with an efficient dual photo sensor. There is also Face ID, wireless induction charging and IP68 certification. On the other hand, they do not compete against the iPhone 11 Pro in the field of autonomy.
OnePlus 8 Pro at 749 €
For the 2021 winter sales, Amazon is breaking the price of the different versions. The OnePlus 8 Pro benefits from a price reduction of 150 €. The version 128 GB goes to 749 € instead of 899 €. The one with 256 GB of storage is 849 € instead of 999 €.
As a reminder, the smartphone is equipped with a SoC Snapdragon 865 compatible 5G thanks to the X55 modem. The chip is supported by 8 GB of RAM. The OnePlus 8 Pro differs from the standard version by its 120 Hz screen, against 90 Hz for the other. The difference is not really noticeable in use.
The OnePlus 8 Pro is equipped with a quadruple photo sensor including a 48 MP main lens, a 48MP ultra-wide angle, an 8MP telephoto lens and a 5MP IR lens. At the front, there is a 16MP selfie sensor.