We are back with the May 2015 edition of “Best Android Smartphones in India” Guide. In this guide, we will be talking about the top Android smartphones currently available in the country that you should consider while choosing your next smartphone.
We have divided this into three guides, one for each budget segment. So, this specific guide will talk about best Android phones from high-end segment that you should take into account before heading to a brick and mortar store or an e-retailer to buy a smartphone.
Best High-end Android Smartphones:
Top Choice: Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S6 is one of the best Android smartphones ever built by Samsung. Sporting a metal frame, the smartphone comes with some impressive specifications and it has gotten rave reviews from all over.
The only area of slight concern with the S6 is its battery life, which compared to other components of the phone is not great.
Samsung Galaxy S6 key specs: 2.1GHz Exynos octa-core processor, 5.1-inch Super AMOLED QHD display, 16MP rear camera with OIS, Android 5.0, and 2550 mAh battery
Current Price: INR 43,900 | Buy Now
Second Choice: Moto Turbo
Don’t like the battery in Galaxy S6, Motorola’s Moto Turbo might help you. The phone packs mammoth 3900 mAh battery, which can easily two days worth of back-up on medium usage. Other specifications of the phone aren’t shabby either. The phone includes quad-HD screen, Snapdragon 805 and 3GB of RAM.
Moto Turbo key specs: 5.2-inch Quad-HD AMOLED display, 64GB of storage, Android 5.0, 21MP f2.0 rear camera, and 2MP front shooter
Current Price: INR 41,999 | Buy Now
Third Choice: Moto X (2nd Gen)
Motorola has been consistently churning out great smartphones for the past several quarters and the latest generation of Moto X is no different. It offers stock Android with right amount of software enhancements and has already received the Lollipop update.
Moto X Key specs: 5.2-inch FHD display, Snapdragon 801, 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear camera, Android 4.4 (5.0 update available), and 2300 mAh battery.
Current Price: Starting INR 29,999 | Buy Now
For large display lovers – First Choice: Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Samsung continues to reign in the high-end phablet market with its Galaxy Note-series. The latest smartphone in the line-up – Galaxy Note 4 is a clear champion of the phablet lovers. It packs an impressive display, snappy processor, great camera, S-Pen and plenty of RAM. (Also read: Galaxy Note 4 review)
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 key specs: Android 4.4.2, Snapdragon 805, 3GB of RAM, 5.7-inch QHD display, 16MP rear camera, and 3220 mAh battery
Current Price: INR 54,500 | Buy Now
Second Choice: Google Nexus 6
Google finally jumped in the phablet market with its latest Nexus smartphone. Although Nexus 6 has been a disappointment to the consumers, who wanted a regular-sized Nexus with aggressive pricing, but for the high-end large-screen lovers, it has been a boon. Like all Nexus smartphones, the Motorola-made Nexus 6 runs on latest version of Android – Lollipop and comes with some really impressive specifications.
Google Nexus 6 key specs: 6-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 805 processor, Android 5.0, 3GB RAM, 13MP rear camera, and 3200 mAh battery.
Current Price: INR 43,999 | Buy Now
Other choices in high-end
Sony Xperia Z3: 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 5.2-inch FHD display, 20.7MP rear camera, 3GB of RAM, 3200 mAh battery and Android 4.4
Current Price: INR 44,990 | Buy Now
LG G3: 5.5-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 801, 13MP rear camera, Android 4.4, 32GB storage and 3GB of RAM
Current Price: INR 34,999 | Buy Now
Best value for money Android phones in India
Best Android smartphones in India: Mid-range
Best Android smartphones in India: Entry-level