If you live in a bustling city in India, you must be well aware of the many mobile users around you. So many users and so many mobiles! The country is flooded with smartphones, with frequent launches from tech brands galore. If the phone is good enough, it survives the test of time and if it doesn’t make the cut, then it goes back to the factory, where it is remodelled and re-launched as an all-new product. But have you ever wondered which are the phones which fly off the racks like hot cakes? Ever tried to find out about the bests selling smartphones in India? Well, if that is what you are here for, then we are all set to serve you the tea, so let’s get started.
Best Smartphones in India 2017
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4: We feel that every fourth person who owns a mobile is carrying this device. Despite no or little marketing, the Xiaomi, Redmi Note 4 created quite the stir in the tech world. Priced perfectly around the Rs 9000-13,000 mark, this is the ideal device when you consider the price to performance ratio. Not only does it look premium, it also performs like a beast. The 4GB RAM variant can multi-task like a pro with multiple tabs open. You will forget what glitches and stutters are all about when you use this one. Xiaomi has sold millions of units of that device and is soon going to launch a successor to this phone, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. All we can do is wait and watch to know if the new addition will be as good and as popular as its predecessor. As per the news, the Note 4 has been the second highest selling mobile phone in the country.
Samsung J7: Samsung is the king company when it comes to mobile launches. We can pretty much vouch, that the brand launches a new mobile device every two months. Amongst the plethora of handsets offered by the brand, the Samsung J7, is one of the highest selling phones from the brand. Priced in the affordable category. It has a 5.5-inch screen, a full head display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It has 3GB of RAM and is powered by an a16 GHz octa-core processor. The 16GB of internal memory and the presence of Android 6 makes this device a hit, especially with the younger generation. We forgot to mention that the 13MP rear camera and the 8MP front camera along with the 3.300mAh battery, makes the device a steal for the price it is being offered at.
The iPhone 7: Despite the launch of iPhone, 8, the iPhone 7 is in absolutely no mood, to move down from its best-seller position. Many tech gurus are of the opinion that iPhone 7 is the jack of all trades. One of the flagship devices of the brand, the handset created quite a stir, all thanks to the exorbitant price tag put forth by the brand during its release. However, with the inclusion of new flagships from Apple, the price of iPhone 7 has lowered considerably, leading to a further rise in its sales. It has a 4.7-inch screen with 3D touch retina HD display and is powered by the quad-core Apple A10 fusion processor. Overall, this phone is a good mix of style and functionality, which has been one of the major reasons behind its popularity.
Moto G5 Plus: the Moto G5 Plus is yet another popular mobile device in the country. Motorola is one brand who knows how to hit the nail right on the head when it comes to pricing. This smartphone not only looks like a premium device and also performs like one, but at the quarter of the price. The G series from Motorola, which is their mid-budget range, has gained massive popularity. Available in 2 models, this one has a full metal body, which looks amazing. The best part is that is offering an Android Nougat experience right out of the box. It packs a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. In India two Moto G5 Plus variants have been introduced: one with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, and the other with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The phone is powered by a 3000mAh battery and supports TurboPower fast charging. The device does not disappoint when it comes to performance and can multi-task with ease. It sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with a feature called Dual Autofocus Pixels which lets you lock focus in a blink. The Moto G5 Plus camera has a f/1.7 aperture and dual LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with a f/2.2 aperture and display flash and the pictures come our surprisingly good. Priced around the Rs 15,000 mark, the Moto G5 Plus is a winner in every department.
Lenovo K8 Note: Launched in August 2017, the Lenovo K8 Note hit the sweet spot with the Indian consumers. Priced around Rs 12,000 during its launch, it is a handsome looking device with some really cool features for the price it is being offered at. The Lenovo K8 Note runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable battery. Under the hood, there is 1.4GHz MediaTek Helio X23 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels is excellent for those who love watching movies on their mobile phone. The Lenovo K8 plus is yet another popular device from the brand if you are looking for something which is priced lower, and it is a very close second to this one.
So those were some of the most loved handsets in the country for the year 2017. The aforementioned phones have gained massive popularity owing to their performance and right pricing, along with strong word of mouth. The year 2018 is also packed with some very exciting launches, from all brands so there is a lot to look forward to.
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