As all of us already know that WaridTel and Zong have already acquired 4G LTE licenses and also have started LTE Trials in some of the major cities in Pakistan. 4G LTE is a mobile network technology which is capable of internet speeds upto 150mbps, Theoretically. The actual speeds you can expect from a 4G LTE network vary from a couple of mega-bits/s to 30 mega-bits/s depending on different factors.
One thing every smartphone user should know about is, Not Every LTE Capable Device is Compatible with LTE bands in Pakistan. Yes, You heard it right. LTE, like all the other wireless communication mediums, depends on bands and Frequencies. There are many In-Compatible LTE phones being sold in the Mobile market which are said to support LTE in Pakistan which is not a truth at all.
The LTE Frequency which is being used by WaridTel and Zong is 1800MHz. Almost more then 80% of “LTE-Capable” Phones being sold in the Country are Not-LTE-Compatible in real manner. So now you all can look for a LTE-Compatible phone which is Actually capable of supporting LTE in Pakistan.
Below is some of the Budget Friendly 4G LTE Capable Phones in Pakistan.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G
The list starts with Redmi Note 4G from the Xiaomi Note Family. Xiaomi is a Pure-Chinese brand which is one of the best selling smartphone brands in the world. Whether you believe it or not, Xiaomi has made a big mark in the market of Smartphone in the World.
The version of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, that is available in Pakistan is LTE capable and supports 1800MHz frequency. This smartphone should not face any difficulties in providing LTE Speeds. Other specs of Redmi Note 4 include a 5.5 inch 720P HD Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC which has a QuadCore CPU running at 1.6ghz, and Adreno 305GPU. 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal Storage with MicroSD expansion slot to expand storage upto 64GB.
Price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G is PKR 22,990/- available at AllMyTech.
Huawei Honor 4 Play
Honor 4 Play is a New Offering from Huawei. The Phone is very budget oriented and specially for those who want to enjoy the Speeds of LTE on a budget. Honor 4 Play is announced at $130 which translates into roughly 13000/- PKR. The actual prices in Pakistan for this phone is about 20,000/- PKR.
Other specs of this phone are 5 inch 720p LCD Panel, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM with a card Slot. has 1.2GHz Quadcore 64 bit processor and adreno 306 GPU.
Huawei Honor 3C LTE
Next in the line is the Huawei Honor 3C LTE, This phone is currently being offered by Zong for around 29000/- with some other network offerings. In market you can grab this phone for about 27000 rupees. The phone has 1800MHz LTE Radio, Quadcore 1.3GHz Processor, 2GB of RAM, 5 inch LTPS LCD with resolution of 720p HD. 8GB of ROM with card slot to expand the storage upto 64GB. Dual SIM, Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
8 Mega Pixels back Camera and 5 Mega Pixels Front Camera and All the other goodies of Non-LTE version of Honor 3C.
Google Nexus 5
If you are looking for a used 4G LTE handset for better Resale Value, Look no further, The LG made Google’s Nexus 5 can full-fill all your needs without any issue what so ever. The Nexus 5 is rocking a Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 Processor which is clocked at 2.3GHz on each of its Krait 400 Core. Adreno 330 GPU to back the 5 inch Full HD 1080p IPS Display up. 16/32GB of in built Storage.
The Google’s Nexus 5 is available in the market for roughly about 25000-28000/- depending on Condition and Accessories. We Strongly Recommend you to grab a Nexus 5 if you want a Used LTE Capable Phone.
LG’s Last year flagship also doesn’t fall bahind the Nexus 5 in any angle. The G2 is also rocking almost same specs as the Google’s Nexus 5 but LG G2 offers a better Camera, slightly Bigger Display and the unique button design. One thing that you should note here is that The International Version of LG G2 is the only variant of the Device which is supporting LTE at 1800MHz. All the other variants do support LTE but doesn’t support 1800MHz frequency. You should only buy LG G2 International Version, D802 to be more specific.
LG G2 is available for 23000-26000 in Market depending on Condition and Accessories. We DONOT recommend you to buy any Non-International Variant of LG G2.
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