Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives. As numerous companies are vying for the biggest pie of the smartphone industry, it gets difficult to pick a device that best suits your needs. If you are looking for a new phone that reflects your personality, settling for anything but the best is not an option. Here is a list of the best smartphones in India that every gadget enthusiast should consider:

1. Google Pixel 2XL

Google has managed to launch one of the best performing smartphones – Pixel 2XL. The device is priced at Rs 73,000 (64GB) and Rs 82,000 (128GB). It comes with a 6-inch 18:9 p-OLED screen (2880 x 1440 pixels; 538 ppi) with Gorilla Glass 5 and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. It is one of the few smartphones to have the latest Android P beta update. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit Octa-Core Processor, and comes with 4GB of RAM (two storage options). For an amazing camera experience, it sports a 12.2MP f1.8 primary camera with OIS and 8MP f2.4 front camera. The unibody smartphone comes with a 3,520mAh battery.

2. OnePlus 6

At the lower end of the spectrum, the newly-launched OnePlus 6 rule the hearts of most Indians. Priced at Rs 34,999 (6GB + 64 GB) and Rs 39,999 (8GB + 128 GB), the smartphone comes with a 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED notch display (2280px x 1080px),and runs on OxygenOS (Android 8.1). It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and 3,300 mAh non-removable battery.. OnePlus has shown improvement on the camera quality with the new device which sports a 16MP + 20MP rear camera with OIS and a 16MP selfie camera.

3. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is priced at Rs 73,000 (64GB) & Rs 86,000 (256GB) and comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD Retina display sporting a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, 401 ppi. The smartphone comes with 3GB of RAM. For the photography enthusiast, iPhone 8 Plus sports a dual 12MP rear camera (f1.8 with OIS + f2.8), 7MP (f2.2) front shooter. The device is powered by a 2691mAh non-removable battery, and runs on an Apple A 11 Bionic Hexacore processor.

4. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9+ has been crowned the fastest performing and most-durable smartphones. The 64GB variant of the device is available at Rs 65,900 and 256GB at Rs 72,900. It comes with 6.2 inch Super AMOLED Display HDR10 with a resolution of 2960×1440 px and a pixel density of 531 ppi. Galaxy S9+ is powered by an Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 processor and comes with an expandable memory of up to 400GB. The device sports 12MP (f1.5 – f2.4) rear camera with dual OIS and an 8MP (f1.7) front camera. It is powered by a 3500mAh non-removable battery and supports fast charging.

5. Honor V10


Honor’s latest offering V10 is available at Rs 29,999/-. It sports a 5.99inch FHD + IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels translating into 403 ppi. The smartphone is powered by an Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor (2.36GHz Quad core + 1.8GHz Quad Core). V10 comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 256GB. The device comes with (20MP + 16MP) dual rear cameras and 13MP front camera. The 3750mAh battery provides great battery life to the device which supports fast charging through USB-C type port.

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