Best 5 Inch Smartphone

Updated 24 - Jul - 2017

Today almost all smartphones have a larger display with 5.5-inches being the new norm. In these times, it is hard to find a small phone, which is good and reliable. However, there are still 5-inch smartphones which fall into the category. During our intensive tests we have found that a smartphone is not just about the power packed performance but design and ergonomics as well. So, in order to help you find the best 5-inch smartphone, here is our list for the same. These 5-inch mobile phones offer the right combination of performance and functionality.




Apple iPhone 7
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Apple iPhone 7

As far small sizes go, the best smartphone to buy by far is the Apple iPhone 7. This 4.7-inch device is quite simply the fastest device at the moment, has a brilliant camera, an amazing display and an entire day’s worth of battery life.

Apple iPhone 7 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
2 GB | 32 & 128 & 256 GB
Display :
4.7 (750 x 1334)
Processor :
Quad
Operating system :
iOS
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
7 MP
Battery :
1960 mAH
Soc :
A10
Available at :
Google Pixel
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Google Pixel

Running at a close second to the iPhone, is Google’s Pixel. Available in a 5-inch form factor, the phone packs in quite a long list of hardware. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 powers the device and while the performance is among the best in Android mobiles, the main attribute of the smartphone is it's rear camera. The phone takes absolutely amazing pictures in all lighting conditions and sometimes even nudges ahead of the iPhone.

Google Pixel - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 & 128 GB
Display :
5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.15 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
2770 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Available at :
Samsung Galaxy S7
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Samsung Galaxy S7

While Samsung S8 is just round the corner, the Galaxy S7 makes its spot into this list and finds itself at third place. The phone looks and feels extremely premium and the performance is also at par with most flagships out there. The S7 also has a brilliant camera, which performs extremely well under low light.

Samsung Galaxy S7 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.1 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8890
Lenovo Z2 Plus
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Lenovo Z2 Plus

The Lenovo Z2 Plus is the perfect 5-inch smartphone for people who crave performance and don’t want to shell out a lot of money. The Snapdragon 820 powered device is the fastest phone in the sub-20K price bracket and offers everything you might need from a powerful device except a good camera.

Lenovo Z2 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.15 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3500 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Available at :
Xiaomi Mi5
5

Xiaomi Mi5

Xiaomi’s Mi5 might not a be a huge success, but if all you want a small device with good performance and stellar looks, the Xiaomi Mi5 won’t disappoint. The small device offers a beautiful display, which is complimented by good looking glass and metal design. It has a day long battery life but unfortunately does not have the best camera among its peers and it is only available in 32GB storage option.

Xiaomi Mi5 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.15 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
4 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini
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ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini

After the Nubia Z9 Mini, the Z11 Mini is yet another stellar camera phone from Nubia. Packed in a relatively small 5-inch body, the Z11 Mini offers one of the best cameras you can have on a budget smartphone today. The performance is just good enough for day to day tasks, but the phone struggles to go beyond that.

ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.5 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
2800 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
Lenovo K6 Power
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Lenovo K6 Power

The K6 is the second best smartphone after the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 in the sub-10K segment. It performs like the Redmi 3S, but has a better display and camera on offer. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, which gives it enough power to perform without any issues in lighter workloads. Also, the 4000mAh battery gives the phone enough juice to last through the day.

Lenovo K6 Power - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 & 4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
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Here's is the summary list of Best 5 Inch Smartphone for July 2017

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Apple iPhone 748500Tatacliq80/100
Google Pixel56000Tatacliq78/100
Samsung Galaxy S741750flipkart86/100
Lenovo Z2 Plus12999amazonN/A
Xiaomi Mi524999N/A84/100
ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini12999N/A67/100
Lenovo K6 Power8999N/A73/100