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Pick a phone, check specification and price, compare the phone with other phones on our list, click on e-commerce link and make a purchase. It is this simple! You do not have to think about opening multiple websites (few for specifications, few for pricing, few for recommended phones). You get all of them from us. We have now added a new section that showcases upcoming smartphones that ‘may’ make it to the main list. This is the ‘Smartphone Recommendation List’. If you like this page, please spread the word.

There are dozens of brands and hundreds of smartphones available in Indian market these days. Picking an ideal smartphone from the vast number of models is more difficult than searching for a needle in a haystack. To make the task easier, We have compiled a list of smartphones that will make it easy for new smartphone buyers select the ideal smartphone. With this list, your search is narrowed down from hundreds of smartphones to less than 40. Take a look and spread the word. Do not go by which site has the least price. Do check out if there is any additional discount on credit/debit cards, usually 10% and that makes a difference. Also, some sites offer better and lower EMI rates. Head to this page for recommended Android applications list.
We put a lot of time and effort to compile this list so that every smartphone buyer benefits. Do note that the price details are taken from the second week of July 2017 and may not match the actual price listed on the site as of now. Also, specification pages are new on our site and some products may not show up. All you need to do is to give us a poke on Twitter or Facebook or comment on this page and we will add the page for you. Your feedback is important to us. Please share the link to as many as you can and provide feedback in comments section.

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Above Rs.40,000/-

Samsung Galaxy S8 plus

Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8

Galaxy S8

iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7 plus

iPhone 7

iPhone 7

iPhone 6s Plus

iPhone 6s plus

Rs.30,000/- to Rs.39,999/-

LG G6

LG G6

OnePlus 5

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Motorola Moto Z

Rs.20,000/- to Rs.29,999/-

Honor 8 Pro

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5

Sony Xperia X

Apple iPhone SE

Rs.10,000/- to Rs.19,999/-

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ASUS ZenFone 3 ZE552KL

asus-zenfone-3

ASUS ZenFone 3 ZE520KL

Honor 8

Honor 8

Honor 8 Lite

Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2

Moto G5 Plus

Moto G5 Plus

Honor 6X

Under Rs.10,000/-

Samsung Galaxy On8

Huawei Honor 5C

Lenovo K6 Power

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Moto G4 Play

Redmi Note 4

Redmi Note 4

Redmi 4A

Samsung Galaxy S8

Full Specification List
Samsung Store (57,900); Flipkart (57,900);

Samsung Galaxy S8

The GoodThe Bad
  1. You cannot get a phone that looks better than this one right now!
  2. 5.8″ 2960 x 1440 pixel dual curved QHD+ display is the absolute best
  3. Smaller than other phones with 5.5″ displays
  4. Bluetooth v5 lets you connect two bluetooth devices at once
  5. Exynos 8895 Octa is screaming fast
  6. Dual SIM card slots
  7. 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage options
  8. 12mp rear camera takes stunning photos and videos
  9. 8mp front camera can do 1440p videos
  10. Dust and water resistance
  11. microSD card slot
  12. 3000mAh battery, supports fast charging
  13. Wireless Charging
  14. Better and lighter TouchWiz
  15. Amazing audio quality
  16. Fingerprint sensor, heart-rate sensor, barometer, SpO2
  17. Iris Scanner is super fast
  1. The rear glass panel is brittle, do not use the phone without back case
  2. Dual Edge display is no everyone’s cup of tea
  3. Bad positioning of fingerprint Sensor
  4. Hybrid SIM/microSD slot

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Full Specification List
Samsung Store (64,900); Flipkart (64,900);

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

The GoodThe Bad
  1. You cannot get a phone that looks better than this one right now!
  2. 6.2″ 2960 x 1440 pixel dual curved QHD+ display is the absolute best
  3. Is nearly as small as other phones with 5.5″ display
  4. Bluetooth v5 lets you connect two bluetooth devices at once
  5. Exynos 8895 Octa is screaming fast
  6. Dual SIM card slots
  7. 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage options
  8. 12mp rear camera takes stunning photos and videos
  9. 8mp front camera can do 1440p videos
  10. Dust and water resistance
  11. microSD card slot
  12. 3000mAh battery, supports fast charging
  13. Fast Wireless Charging
  14. Better and lighter TouchWiz
  15. Amazing audio quality
  16. Fingerprint sensor, heart-rate sensor, barometer, SpO2
  17. Iris Scanner is super fast
  1. The rear glass panel is brittle, do not use the phone without back case
  2. Dual Edge display is no everyone’s cup of tea
  3. Bad positioning of fingerprint Sensor
  4. Hybrid SIM/microSD slot

 

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Full Specification list

Flipkart (58,999); Amazon (57,000);

iPhone 6s Plus

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” 1080p IPS panel display
  2. Screaming fast Apple A10 Fusion chip
  3. Water and dust resistant
  4. Starts with 32GB storage, up to 256GB
  5. New home key with force touch (no depression)
  6. New dual camera lens system can perform 2x optical zoom, takes superb pictures
  7. New jet black color for those who love glossy finish
  8. Live pictures, 4K video recording
  9. Fingerprint sensor, NFC (Apple pay only)
  10. iOS 10 bring lot of new features
  11. Great battery life
  12. Improved Siri
  13. Top class after sales support
  14. Bundled lightning to 3.5mm adapter
  1. Phone feels too big
  2. No memory upgrade, cannot replace battery
  3. Siri still cannot work without internet connection
  4. No 3.5mm headphone jack
  5. Cannot charge phone while headphones are connected
  6. Looks almost like two year old iPhone 6

 

Apple iPhone 7

Full Specification List

Flipkart(48,999); Amazon(42,949);

iPhone 7

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 4.7” 720p IPS panel display
  2. Water and dust resistant
  3. Starts with 32GB storage, up to 256GB
  4. New home key with force touch (no depression)
  5. Screaming fast A10 Fusion chip
  6. Live pictures, 4K video recording
  7. Fingerprint sensor, NFC (Apple pay only)
  8. iOS 10 bring lot of new features, powerful updates to iMessages
  9. Superb camera quality, now has a 7mp front facing camera
  10. Great battery life
  11. Improved Siri
  12. Top class after sales support
  13. New jet black color for those who love glossy finish
  14. Bundled lightning to 3.5mm adapter
  1. Display should’ve had 1080p resolution
  2. Phone feels too big, even for a 4.7” display size
  3. No memory upgrade, cannot replace battery
  4. Siri still cannot work without internet connection
  5. No 3.5mm headphone jack
  6. Cannot charge phone while headphones are connected
  7. Looks almost like two year old iPhone 6

 

Apple iPhone 6S Plus

Flipkart (42,499) ; Amazon (45,500) ;

Full Specification list

iPhone 6s Plus

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” 1080p IPS panel display
  2. Screaming fast Apple A9 chip
  3. Force Touch is interesting, iOS 10 adds lot of Force Touch gestures
  4. Live pictures, 4K video recording
  5. Fingerprint sensor, NFC (Apple pay only)
  6. iOS 9 is light on battery
  7. Superb camera quality, optical image stabilization built in
  8. Great battery life
  9. Improved Siri
  10. Top class after sales support
  1. Absolutely over priced.
  2. 16GB model is not for 2015/2016
  3. Phone feels too big
  4. No memory upgrade, cannot replace battery
  5. Siri still cannot work without internet connection

 

LG G6

Full Specification List
Amazon (39,300); Flipkart (41,990);

LG G6

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.7″ 2880 x 1440 pixel dual curved QHD+ display
  2. Is smaller than phones with 5.5″ display
  3. Dual SIM card slots
  4. 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage options
  5. Dual 13mp rear cameras takes stunning photos, gives 2x Optical zoom
  6. 5mp front camera can be used for high quality video calls/selfies
  7. Dust and water resistance
  8. microSD card slot
  9. Bigger 3300mAh battery, supports fast charging
  10. Fast charging and Wireless Charging
  11. Better and lighter TouchWiz
  12. Amazing audio quality
  13. Fingerprint sensor, heart-rate sensor, barometer, SpO2
  14. Iris Scanner is super fast
  1. Snapdragon 821 is not as fast as 835 and Exynos 8895 chipsets
  2. Hybrid SIM/microSD slot
  3. Not as good looking and perfect as Galaxy S8

 

Apple iPhone 6S

Flipkart (35,999) ; Amazon (36,022) ;

Full Specification List

iPhone 6s

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 4.7” 720p IPS panel display
  2. Screaming fast Apple A9 chip
  3. Force Touch is interesting, iOS 10 adds lot of Force Touch gestures
  4. Live pictures, 4K video recording
  5. Fingerprint sensor, NFC (Apple pay only)
  6. iOS 9 + OS X Yosemite is a must have combination
  7. Superb camera quality, now has a 12mp rear sensor
  8. 5mp front facing camera
  9. Great battery life
  10. Improved Siri
  11. Top class after sales support
  1. Price
  2. Display should’ve had 1080p resolution
  3. Build quality is questionable (search bend-gate)
  4. Phone feels too big, even for a 4.7” display size
  5. No memory upgrade, cannot replace battery
  6. Siri still cannot work without internet connection
  7. 16GB model is not worth the price

 

OnePlus 5

Amazon (32,999 onwards);
Full Specification List

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” 1080p AMOLED display
  2. screaming fast Snapdragon 835 chip and LPDDR4X RAM
  3. 6GB | 8GB RAM onboard, you will never run out of RAM
  4. 64GB onboard storage
  5. 20mp + 16mp rear camera setup
  6. 16mp front facing camera
  7. Dual Nano-SIM card slots
  8. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1
  9. 3300mAh battery
  10. Very good battery life
  11. Oxygen OS based has vastly improved
  12. Type-C reversible USB port and cable
  13. Price
  1. No memory expansion
  2. average look and feel
  3. Few bugs/issues (display jelly effect, inverted audio etc)
  4. no wireless charging and no water resistance
  5. No FM radio

 

Motorola Moto Z

Full Specification List
Flipkart (39,999); Amazon (34,999)
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The GoodThe Bad
  1. Modular smartphone that makes sense
  2. Amazing looks, classic Moto durability
  3. 5.5” Quad-HD AMOLED panel display
  4. Screaming fast Snapdragon 820 chip
  5. 4GB of RAM, 64GB or 32GB onboard storage
  6. Dual SIM card slots
  7. 4G LTE support
  8. Very fast fingerprint reader, front facing.
  9. Clean Android build, better OS update rate then other brands
  10. microSD card slot for storage expansion
  11. 13mp rear camera and 5mp front facing camera
  12. Very good audio quality
  13. Water resistant nano coating
  1. No water/dust submerse resistance
  2. Price
  3. not the best of cameras

 

Honor 8 Pro

Amazon (coming on 6h July)

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.7” 2K IPS LCD display is brilliant
  2. Looks amazing and feels premium
  3. HiSilicon Kirin 960 is very good and efficient
  4. 64GB storage, 4GB/6GB RAM
  5. 12mp dual rear camera is real, no fake second camera
  6. 8mp front selfie camera
  7. Android 7.0 Nougat pre-loaded
  8. Phone can be used as Wi-Fi bridge
  9. microSD card slot for memory expansion
  10. Huge 4000 mAh battery, very good life
  11. Just 7mm thin, even with 4000 mAh battery
  1. Support can be a ?
  2. Fast charging not that fast
  3. Not as strong (build) as competing phones.

 

OnePlus 3T

64GB : amazon (29,999);
Full Specification List

oneplus 3t

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” 1080p AMOLED display
  2. Metal unibody design looks premium
  3. screaming fast Snapdragon 821 chip
  4. 6Gb RAM onboard, you will never run out of RAM
  5. 64GB onboard storage
  6. 8mp front facing camera
  7. 16mp rear camera has phase detect auto focus
  8. 16mp front facing camera
  9. rear camera : optical and electronic image stabilization
  10. No flash sales, no invite circus.
  11. Dual nanoo-SIM card slots
  12. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1
  13. 3400mAh battery
  14. Oxygen OS based has vastly improved
  15. Type-C reversible USB port and cable
  16. Price
  1. No memory expansion
  2. no wireless charging
  3. No FM radio
  4. Battery should have been bigger

 

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

Amazon (28,800); Flipkart (28,900);

Full Specification List

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.2” FullHD Super AMOLED display
  2. Feels really premium, thanks to metal and glass materials
  3. Exynos 7880 has powerful GPU and efficient CPU
  4. 3GB of RAM, 32GB storage options
  5. dust and water resistant
  6. The new GraceUX looks elegant and does not lag
  7. 16mp rear camera and 16mp front camera
  8. 3000mAh batery
  1. Price should be lower
  2. Need to use a back case to protect glass surface
  3. Only up to 1080p video recording

 

Sony Xperia X

Flipkart (22,990);
Full Specification List

The GoodThe Bad
  1. Great build quality, looks gorgeous
  2. Loop Surface Design with Unified Color and ALKALEIDO gives premium look
  3. 5” FullHD display is handy
  4. Side power button also acts as fingerprint sensor
  5. Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chip is efficient
  6. 3GB RAM, 64GB onboard storage, microSD card slot
  7. 23mp camera with 5axis OIS, triple sensors takes amazing photos
  8. 13mp front camera is very good in low light conditions
  9. Superb audio quality, stereo front speakers
  10. Sony has been better than most Android OEMs at battery management
  11. QuickCharge 2.0 fast charging enabled
  12. Dual SIM card slots
  1. Fat top and bottom bezels, phone could be much smaller
  2. SD650 is not as fast as SD820/821 found in competing phones

 

Apple iPhone SE

Full Specification List

Flipkart(21,499 onwards); Amazon(21,999);

The GoodThe Bad
  1. Industrial build quality, timeless design
  2. Small form factor, fits really well in hand
  3. Starts with 32GB storage, up to 256GB
  4. Screaming fast A10 Fusion chip
  5. Live pictures, 4K video recording
  6. iOS 10 bring lot of new features, powerful updates to iMessages
  7. Superb camera quality, now has a 7mp front facing camera
  8. Great battery life
  9. Improved Siri
  10. Top class after sales support
  1. Display should’ve had 1080p resolution
  2. purely for those who need a phone with small form factor
  3. No memory upgrade, cannot replace battery

 

Honor 8

Amazon(16,250); Flipkart (15,947);

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.2” 1080p display is very good
  2. Price
  3. Hisilicon Kirin 950 is powerful and efficient
  4. 32GB storage, 4GB RAM
  5. Dual 12mp rear camera, 8mp front camera
  6. Looks amazing and feels premium
  7. Phone can be used as Wi-Fi bridge
  8. microSD card slot for memory expansion
  9. Very good battery life
  1. Support can be a ?
  2. No fast charging
  3. Not as strong (build) as competing phones.

 

ASUS ZenFone 3 ZE552KL

Flipkart (16,999); Amazon (16,599);

Full Specification List

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The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” FullHD display quality is among the best, is perfect to hold
  2. Glass front and back, metal frame gives the phone a premium look and feel
  3. Snapdragon 625 is fast yet low on power consumption
  4. 3GB of RAM, 32GB storage options
  5. 16mp rear camera and 8mp front camera with excellent image quality
  6. Excellent camera performance
  7. 3000mAh batery
  8. Fast Charging
  9. Fingerprint sensor
  10. Dual SIM card slots
  1. Price
  2. Android updates are very slow
  3. Need to use a back case to protect glass surface

 

ASUS ZenFone 3 ZE520KL

Flipkart (15,999); Amazon (15,932);

Full Specification List

asus-zenfone-3

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.2” FullHD display quality is among the best, is perfect to hold
  2. Glass front and back, metal frame gives the phone a premium look and feel
  3. Snapdragon 625 is fast yet low on power consumption
  4. 3GB of RAM, 32GB storage options
  5. 16mp rear camera and 8mp front camera with excellent image quality
  6. Excellent camera performance
  7. 2650mAh batery
  8. Fast Charging
  9. Fingerprint sensor
  10. Dual SIM card slots
  1. Price
  2. Android updates are very slow
  3. Need to use a back case to protect glass surface

 

Honor 8 Lite

Amazon(16,250); Flipkart (15,947);

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.2” 1080p IPS LCD display is very good
  2. Price
  3. Hisilicon Kirin 655 is very good and efficient
  4. 64GB storage, 4GB RAM
  5. 12mp rear camera, 8mp front camera
  6. Android 7.0 Nougat pre-loaded
  7. Looks amazing and feels premium
  8. Phone can be used as Wi-Fi bridge
  9. microSD card slot for memory expansion
  10. Very good battery life
  1. Support can be a ?
  2. No fast charging
  3. Have to go through flash sale gimmick
  4. Not as strong (build) as competing phones.

 

Lenovo P2

Full Specification List
Flipkart (13,999/-) onwards;

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” 1080p AMOLED display
  2. Price
  3. Massive 5100 mAh battery
  4. 4G VoLTE support
  5. Strong build quality
  6. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 625 chip
  7. 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB storage
  8. 13mp rear camera and 5mp front camera
  9. Fingerprint scanner
  10. 15 minute charge gives 10 hour battery life
  1. Very slow android updates
  2. Basic camera features
  3. No USB Type-C port
  4. Generic design

 

Moto G5 Plus

Amazon (15,000 onwards);

Full Specification List

The GoodThe Bad
  1. Price
  2. Readily available, no flash sale and invite circus
  3. Dual SIM card slots
  4. Dedicated microSD card slot
  5. Solid build quality, metal body
  6. Very fast fingerprint reader, can be used as back and task switcher too
  7. Clean Android build, better OS update rate then other brands
  8. 5.2” 1080p display is good
  9. Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chip is powerful and efficient
  10. 3GB or 4GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB onboard storage
  11. 12mp f/1.7 rear camera is the best among Moto G series
  12. 5mp front facing camera
  13. Fast charging, 15 minute charge gives 6 hour battery life
  1. Available only on Flipkart
  2. No water/dust resistance
  3. Bigger than other phones with 5.2″ display
  4. No stereo speakers

 

Samsung Galaxy On8

Amazon (13,490); Flipkart (13,490);

Full Specification List

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” FullHD Super AMOLED display
  2. Exynos 7580 chipset is pretty good for midrange phone
  3. 3GB of RAM, 16GB storage
  4. 13mp rear camera and 5mp front camera
  5. 3300mAh batery
  6. DUal SIM card slots
  1. Looks like old Galaxy phones from early 2010s
  2. Only up to 1080p video recording
  3. average camera quality
  4. Poor gaming performance
  5. Android 6.0.1

 

Honor 6X

Amazon(11,999);

Full Specification

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5” 1080p IPS LCD display with good color accuracy
  2. Price
  3. Hisilicon Kirin 655 is very good for regular use
  4. Good camera performance, thanks to dual lens setup.
  5. microSD card slot for memory expansion
  6. Very good battery life
  1. Support can be a ?
  2. No fast charging
  3. Not as strong (build) as competing phones.

 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Flipkart (10,999);

Full Specification

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5.5″ FullHD display
  2. Huge 4100mAh battery
  3. Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 is a great performer
  4. Price
  5. 3GB RAM + 32GB storage
  6. microSD card slot
  7. Dual SIM card slots
  8. Fingerprint sensor
  9. 13mp rear facing camera ; 5mp front facing camera
  10. MIUI 8 onboard
  1. very bad customer service
  2. Glass protective cover on display is brittle, handle with care
  3. Average front facing camera

 

Lenovo K6 Power

Full Specification List
Flipkart (9,999/-) onwards; Amazon ( 10,275/-) onwards;

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5” 1080p LCD display is perfect in size
  2. Price
  3. 4G VoLTE support
  4. Strong build quality, good ergonomics
  5. Snapdragon 820 is top notch performer
  6. 3GB RAM and 32GB storage
  7. 13mp rear camera and 8mp front camera
  8. 4000mAh battery gives great battery life
  9. Fingerprint scanner
  1. Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  2. Very slow android updates
  3. Available only via flash sale

 

Moto G4 Play

Amazon (7,999 onwards);

Full Specification List

moto-g4-plus

The GoodThe Bad
  1. Price
  2. Readily available, no flash sale and invite circus
  3. Dual SIM card slots
  4. 4G LTE support
  5. water repellent nano coating
  6. Solid build quality
  7. Very fast fingerprint reader, front facing.
  8. Clean Android build, better OS update rate then other brands
  9. 5” 720p display
  10. 2GB of RAM, 16GB onboard storage
  11. microSD card slot for storage expansion
  12. 8mp rear camera
  13. 5mp front facing camera
  1. Available only on Amazon
  2. no fingerprint reader

 

Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Amazon (5,999);

The GoodThe Bad
  1. 5″ 720p display
  2. Price
  3. Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 is a great performer
  4. 2GB RAM + 16GB storage
  5. microSD card slot
  6. Dual SIM card slots
  7. 13mp rear facing camera ; 5mp front facing camera
  1. Customer service
  2. Glass protective cover on display is brittle, handle with care
  3. Android 6 Marshmallow