Best Mobile Phones in India (May 2022)

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By Sushant Talwar | Price Updated 12-May-2022

Smartphones have become so central to our daily lives that the difference between a good smartphone that just works and a bad one with lots of bugs, can make or break the whole experience for you. While most smartphones have something good to offer, the best phones offer the right balance between the hardware and software, offering lots of computing power and effortless usability. There are a number of good phones in the market, but our list of best mobile phones talks about the top 10 mobiles that can do just about anything. From playing a graphics-heavy game to watching a movie in HDR quality to editing a spreadsheet or making a video, this list is compiled of the best phone in India. The best smartphones are all-rounders in every sense. In the list are top 10 phone, that are devices powered by Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system, with most flagships running on the latest Android 10. These smartphones take sharp, detailed photos, heavy multi-tasking and a host of features that define cutting edge in mobile technology. Check out our list of the top 10 mobiles to buy in India in 2021.

1. SAMSUNG GALAXY S22 ULTRA

  • Screen Size6.8" (3200 x 1440)
  • Camera12 + 108 + 10 + 10 | 40 MP
  • RAM12 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra offers a lot of impressive specs, and a rich feature set to make it one of the best phones in the country right now. The phone comes with a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage. For cameras, the Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a quad camera setup on the back that includes a 108-megapixel primary shooter, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera, and two 10-megapixel telephoto shooters.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.8" (3200 x 1440)
Camera:12 + 108 + 10 + 10 | 40 MP
RAM:12 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Processor:Octa

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2. IPHONE 13 PRO MAX

  • Screen Size6.7" (2778 x 1284)
  • Camera12 + 12 + 12 | 12 MP
  • RAM6 GB
  • Battery4373 mAh

The new iPhone 13 Pro Max models are built around Apple's new in-house A15 Bionic SoC, which has a 6 core CPU with two high-performance and four efficient cores, plus a 16-core Neural Engine. The device also gets improved brightness, and also gets Apple's ProMotion 120Hz refresh rate feature. Among other feature, the iPhone 13 Pro Max also has a new 77mm telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom, an ultra-wide camera that can now take macro shots at up to 2cm from a subject, and a primary wide camera with an f/1.5 aperture and 1.9um sensor pixels.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.7" (2778 x 1284)
Camera:12 + 12 + 12 | 12 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4373 mAh
Operating system:NA
Soc:A15 Bionic Chip
Processor:Hexa Core

3. IQOO 9 PRO

  • Screen Size6.78" (1440 x 3200)
  • Camera50 + 50 + 16 | 16 MP
  • RAM8 GB
  • Battery4700 mAh

The iQOO 9 Pro is amongst the most powerful, if not the most powerful phone in the business right now. And this is because it packs the absolute best hardware money can buy in pretty much all the departments. So for the display, we see the company use a 6.78-inch 120Hz LTPO AMOLED panel with a normal maximum brightness of 500 nits, 1000nits in the High Brightness Mode and peak, localised brightness of 1500nits while watching HDR 10+ or HDR high dynamic range video. Underneath the hood, we have the biggest hardware upgrade to the device in the form of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The phone is also backed by a big 4700mAh battery pack which is can be charged really fast using the phone's 120W fast charger.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.78" (1440 x 3200)
Camera:50 + 50 + 16 | 16 MP
RAM:8 GB
Battery:4700 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Snapdragon️ 8 Gen 1
Processor:Octa
Price:₹64,990
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4. ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE

  • Screen Size6.78" (1080 x 2448)
  • Camera64 + 13 + 5 | 24 MP
  • RAM12 GB
  • Battery6000 mAh

The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has minimal bezels on the top and bottom and is slightly longer than the previous generation. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has a metal-glass construction measuring 10.29 millimetres in thickness and weighs 238 grams. Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate features 6.78-inch Full HD+ (2448 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses an AMOLED panel sourced from Samsung. The screen supports up to 144Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate and offers upto 1200nits brightness. The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor with an octa-core CPU running at upto 2.84GHz with Adreno 660 GPU. This is paired with a massive 18GB of RAM. It runs on Android 11 based ROG UI out-of-the-box. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate has triple cameras on the back headlined by a 64MP primary camera based on an IMX686 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 125-degree field-of-view and a 5MP macro camera.

Pros
  • Plenty of gamer-centric features.
  • High-quality display.
  • Heavily customisable.
Cons
  • No IP rating.
  • Average camera performance.
  • Easy to break.
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.78" (1080 x 2448)
Camera:64 + 13 + 5 | 24 MP
RAM:12 GB
Battery:6000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888
Processor:Octa-core

5. VIVO X70 PRO+

  • Screen Size6.78" (3200 x 1440)
  • Camera50 + 48 + 12 + 8 | 32 MP
  • RAM12 GB
  • Battery4500 mAh

The Vivo X70 series brings with itself the Snapdragon 888+ chipset. Offering premium design aesthetics, X70 Pro+ flaunts a ceramic body on glass, Fluorite AG finish, along with an immersive 3D curved screen. The X70 Pro+ also comes with a cutting-edge design in Enigma Black. It comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 48-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/1.6 ultra-wide lens with Gimbal support, a 12-megapixel portrait sensor, and an 8-megapixel sensor with a periscope-shaped lens and OIS. The phone also comes with a 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor with an f/2.45 lens that is available on the Vivo X70 Pro.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.78" (3200 x 1440)
Camera:50 + 48 + 12 + 8 | 32 MP
RAM:12 GB
Battery:4500 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G
Processor:Octa

6. SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD 3

  • Screen Size7.6" (1768 x 2208)
  • Camera12 + 12 + 12 | 16 + 10 MP
  • RAM12 GB
  • Battery4400 mAh

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 features a 6.2-inch AMOLED display on the outside that supports a resolution in 2262x832 pixels. Inside, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 comes with a a 7.6-inch foldable AMOLED panel which supports a resolution of 2208x1768 pixels. The display also hides a 4MP in-display camera. Compared to the Z Fold 2, the phone gets faster refresh rates on both the screens as they support 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 888 SoC. This is paired to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. The foldable smartphone packs a 4,400mAh battery that supports 25W charging.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:7.6" (1768 x 2208)
Camera:12 + 12 + 12 | 16 + 10 MP
RAM:12 GB
Battery:4400 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G
Processor:octa
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7. ONEPLUS 10 PRO

  • Screen Size6.7" (3216 X 1440)
  • Camera50 + 48 + 8 | 32 MP
  • RAM8 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset which is aided by up to 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage, and a 5-layer 3D Passive Cooling System system. It comes with the second-gen Hasselblad tuning consisting of 10-bit Natural Color Calibration for its triple rear cameras, support for DCI-P3 color gamut, a dedicated fish-eye mode from its 150 ultrawide camera, 30x digital zoom from its 50MP telephoto sensor, OIS on both this and the main 48MP sensor, 12-bit RAW+ output mode, Movie Mode (videos in LOG format), Long Exposure shooting mode, 3 color styles (Serenity, Radiance, and Emerald), and Hasselblad Pro Mode allowing you to fine-tune things like ISO and white balance. The power source is 5000mAh with 80W SuperVOOC charging (in the box) and 50W AIRVOOC wireless charging.

Pros
  • Gorgeous display
  • Robust and unique design
  • Excellent main & telephoto lenses
  • Balanced performance
  • Great battery life
Cons
  • Not the OxygenOS we have come to love
  • Ultra-wide camera is a downgrade
  • No official IP rating
  • No macro mode
  • No PD support with fast charging adapter
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.7" (3216 X 1440)
Camera:50 + 48 + 8 | 32 MP
RAM:8 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Processor:Octa-core

8. SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA

  • Screen Size6.8" (1440 x 3220)
  • Camera108 + 12 + 10 + 10 | 40 MP
  • RAM12 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is as premium as premium gets. It also a very good phone to use. This is because it brings with itself a 6.8-inch QHD+ AMOLED panel which features a 3200x1440 resolution and a pixel density of 551ppi. The panel also gets support for 120Hz refresh rate for improving the experience while playing games. The device comes with a single front camera and is HDR10+ certified. The screen also has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor. The hardware on-board the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the Exynos 2100 chipset which has been paired with 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage. For cameras, the Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with a 108MP primary camera sensor with Phase Detection Auto Focus and optical image stabilisation (OIS). This is paired by a 12MP (F/2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor with dual-pixel autofocus, and a 120-degree field of view. The phone is powered by a big 5,000mAh battery with support for 25W wired fast charging, 15W wireless charging and 4.5W reverse charging.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.8" (1440 x 3220)
Camera:108 + 12 + 10 + 10 | 40 MP
RAM:12 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Samsung Exynos 2100
Processor:Octa-core

9. MI 11 ULTRA

  • Screen Size6.80" (1440 x 3200)
  • Camera50 + 48 + 48 | 20 MP
  • RAM12 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra measures 8.4 millimetres in thickness and weighs 234 grams. It is also IP68 certified which makes it resistant to dust and water ingress for 1.5 metres for upto 30 minutes. It has a slightly raised island camera module on the back that houses the triple cameras along with a bunch of sensors and a secondary mini display. The Mi 11 Ultra features a 6.81-inch QHD+ (3200x1440 pixels) resolution AMOLED 3D curved display. The display supports upto a 120Hz refresh rate and has a punch-hole notch cutout for the selfie camera. It is capable of producing upto 1 Billion colours and is HDR10+ certified along with Dolby Vision support. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor that is built on a 5nm manufacturing process with an octa-core CPU that has a prime core running at upto 2.84GHz, three performance cores running at upto 2.42GHz and four power-efficient cores clocked at upto 1.80GHz. This is paired with Adreno 660 GPU that is responsible for handling the graphics duties on the phone along with 12GB RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 67W fast wired and wireless charging.

Pros
  • Very impressive output from all three cameras.
  • Supports 67W wired and wireless charging.
  • A well-balanced design.
Cons
  • Excessive heating issues.
  • Very poor display calibration.
  • Ships with only a 55W charger in the box.
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.80" (1440 x 3200)
Camera:50 + 48 + 48 | 20 MP
RAM:12 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G
Processor:Octa-core
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10. XIAOMI 12 PRO

  • Screen Size6.73" (1440 x 3200)
  • Camera108 + 8 + 5 | 32 MP
  • RAM8 GB
  • Battery4600 mAh

Xiaomi 12 Pro comes with a 6.73-inch 2K 120Hz LTPO AMOLED display. The display also gets support for Dolby Vision and is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. The front camera is a 32MP shooter. The back cameras comprise of 50MP (OIS) + 50MP (2x zoom)+ 50MP (ultrawide) triplet. Under the hood, the Xiaomi phone comes with Android 12-based MIUI 13, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, and a 4600mAh battery with 120W wired charging support, and 50W wireless charging feature.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size:6.73" (1440 x 3200)
Camera:108 + 8 + 5 | 32 MP
RAM:8 GB
Battery:4600 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Processor:Octa

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