Best smartphones that support VoLTE

Updated 24 - Jun - 2017

Reliance Jio’s entry into the telecom sector has sent others into a frenzy. VoLTE is the word of the day and consumers are interested, as are OEMs. There’s been a flurry of VoLTE enabled smartphones in India recently, with companies taking advantage of the newest SoCs in the market. Qualcomm has enabled VoLTE calling on almost all of its SoCs, while companies are going out of their way to provide the feature on even the cheapest possible smartphone. However, that doesn’t mean you buy the cheapest products only. These are the best VoLTE smartphones to buy right now.




Samsung Galaxy S8
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Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new 10nm Exynos 8895 SoC supports all the newest standards in terms of LTE and VoLTE capabilities. In fact, if you can afford a flagship smartphone, then this is one of the fastest you can get. It supports downlink speeds of 1Gbps, while uplink speeds are marked at 150 Mbps. For enthusiasts, these numbers would make a lot of sense.

Apple iPhone 7
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Apple iPhone 7

The Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are the fastest and best smartphones on the market right now. Given that it is also a VoLTE enabled smartphone, that makes it the best VoLTE enabled smartphone for those who can afford it. Specs: Display: 4.7 inches, 750 x 1334 p SoC: Apple A10 Fusion RAM: 2GB Storage: 32/128/256 GB Camera: 12MP, 7MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 1960 mAh battery OS: iOS 10.0.1

Google Pixel
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Google Pixel

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL have pretty much the same story. Together, they’re the best Android smartphones in the market today. So, they’re also the best VoLTE enabled Android smartphones in the market. In fact, many would even say that these are the best VoLTE enabled smartphones for camera enthusiasts. Specs: Display: 5.5 inches , 1440 x 2560 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 RAM: 4 GB Storage: 32/128 GB Camera: 12.3 MP, 8MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mAh OS: Android OS, v7.1

LG G6
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LG G6

Between the LG G6 and LG V20, the G6 makes the cut simply because it’s newer. However, the two phones are the same as far as 4G and VoLTE connectivity is concerned. The G6 is LG’s first 2017 flagship, and it’s a really well made device too.

LG V20
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LG V20

The first non-Pixel Android phone to have Android Nougat out-of-the-box, the LG V20 is a really good device. It is fast, has a decent camera, and the newest version of Android. It is also VoLTE enabled, meaning your Reliance Jio SIM will definitely work with it. Specs: Display: 5.7 inches SoC: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 RAM: 4 GB Storage: 32/64 GB Camera: 16 MP, 5MP Battery: Removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery OS: Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was amongst the first flagship smartphones to support VoLTE connectivity. It is behind the times right now, but with the drop in prices, it’s a good smartphone for those who want to focus on VoLTE connectivity. Specs: Display: 5.5 inches, 1440 x 2560 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 RAM: 4 GB RAM Storage: 32/64 GB Camera: 12MP,5MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh OS: Android OS, v6.0

OnePlus 3T
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OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3T is the most value for money smartphone in the market, based on our tests. OnePlus has allowed VoLTE calling on the device too, which means you simply need to add a Reliance Jio SIM card to get true VoLTE calling. Remember, the person you’re calling will have to be on a VoLTE network too. Specs: Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 RAM: 6GB Storage: 64GB Camera: 16MP, 8MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery OS: Android 6.0.1

Moto G5 Plus
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Moto G5 Plus

The Snapdragon 625 is the perfect balance of power and efficiency, and it combines all the right features for that. It comes with Qualcomm’s X9 LTE modem and supports peak download speeds of 300 Mbps, while ideal upload speeds are 150 Mbps (peak). It supports SRVCC to 2G and 3G networks for VoLTE calling, which is important till all networks enable such calls.

Coolpad Cool 1
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Coolpad Cool 1

The Coolpad Cool 1 is basically a LeEco Le 2 with dual-camera support. But that only means you get a better camera, along with support for VoLTE calling. Seems like a good deal, doesn’t it? We concur. Specs: Display: 5.5-inch,1080 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 RAM: 4GB Storage: 32 GB Camera: dual13MP, 8MP Battery: 4000 mAh OS: Android 6.0

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the latest budget beast from the Chinese OEM. It runs on the Snapdragon 625 SoC, with VoLTE support. It’s got great battery life, an improved camera and smooth performance. It’s also available for as low as Rs. 9999, for the really budget conscious buyers. Specs: Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 p SoC: Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 RAM: 2GB Storage: 16 GB Camera: 13MP, 5MP Battery: 4100 mAh OS:Android OS, v6.0

Here's is the summary list of Best VoLTE Smartphones in India For June 2017

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Samsung Galaxy S857900N/A83/100
Apple iPhone 742499Amazon80/100
Google Pixel56000Tatacliq78/100
LG G639990Amazon76/100
LG V2032419Amazon74/100
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge48949Amazon87/100
OnePlus 3T29999Amazon83/100
Moto G5 Plus16999flipkart78/100
Coolpad Cool 19999Amazon77/100
Xiaomi Redmi Note 412999N/A77/100