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Mother’s Day gift ideas: 5 phones that will make your mom more tech savvy

SNS | New Delhi |

International Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Have you made up your mind yet on how do you plan to make her day, or what will you gift her? If you are planning to get her that generic candle like always, chuck the idea, says Sanjeev Bhatia, co-founder of

He has handpicked a few of the most durable and pocket-friendly mobile phones for mothers of any age, which he says will make them a little more tech savvy.

Nokia 3310


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It’s a basic model with utmost functions. If your mother is above 50, this would be the best choice for her. Easy to use and accommodates most basic functions of the phone. The Nokia 3310 boasts a 2.4″ polarised and curved screen window, which is a joy to watch and provides good readability even in sunlight. A 2.0 Megapixel camera with flash makes it a joy to take photos.

Important features:


FM radio

Good quality speaker phone

Supports 18 Indian languages

Long lasting battery

Honor 6x

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This is another option for all mothers falling in the age bracket of 40-50s. It is a powerful technology beast allowing you to seamlessly game, browse, listen to music or run multiple apps at the same time. The camera app offers plenty of shooting modes and filters to choose from, and is relatively easy to use.

Important features:

Durable body

Dual rear camera

Fingerprint sensor

Vivo Y71

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The Vivo Y71 is a decent option, which is equipped with a lot of strong features. The configuration is good to provide smooth performance while running multiple tasks at the same time. The primary camera is excellent to offer mesmerising photos. A fingerprint scanner or a better battery backup would have made it a perfect option around this price range. The Vivo Y71 flaunts a 5.99-inch IPS LCD HD display, which has a pixel density of 269 PPI.

Important features:

6-inch bigger screen phone

Bigger battery of 3360 mAh capacity

Extra ordinary finish

Face Unlock

13MP rear camera

Samsung S9

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Gift your working mothers a world of endless possibilities with the Samsung Galaxy S8.The Samsung S8 is a stunner, with revolutionary design that features the very latest in technology — both hardware and software. So, it’s fast, powerful and intuitive. With a collection of security features, such as the Iris Scanner, Face Recognition and a fingerprint sensor, the Galaxy S8 keeps all your data secured from unauthorised access.

Important features:

8 MP front camera

12 MP rear camera


Special button to launch Bixby at a touch

Apple iPhone 7

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Well, it’s an iPhone.