1. Budget? 20-25k can stretch to 30k if required 2. Display type and size? Large screen preferred 3. Dual sim? Yes preferred 4. Preferred choice of brand? Any 5. What camera option you want (flash, front facing camera)? All 6. Preferred operating system? (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, etc). Android 7. Preferred connectivity options (3G, 4G ready). 4G ready 8. Primary use of handset (multimedia, camera, internet, gaming etc)? multimedia, internet, news 9. Any specific mobile phones in consideration? Xiaomi redmi note is his preferred choice but he cant get one since the sale finishes in seconds. 10. Any other info that you want to share Phone should have large battery to last a day or two.