Best Selfie Phones in India

The selfie craze is nothing new, but while most phones claim to offer good selfie cameras, there are only a handful of devices, which can be counted in our list of best selfie smartphones. These phones are not only among the best selfie phones, but offer decent performance and build as well. A few of these selfie phones are good looking and will even up your style quotient. Although the prices of the products mentioned in the list given below have been updated as of 8th May 2021, the list itself may have changed since it was last published due to the launch of new products in the market since then.
1.

OPPO F3 PLUS

If you are a sucker for selfies, the Oppo F3 Plus is still the most well-rounded selfie phone available today. It has a dual camera setup at the front featuring a 16MP + 8MP camera. The 16MP camera is the main selfie camera and the 8MP camera with its wide field of view is meant for group selfies or groupfies. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC and the performance is quite satisfactory. The rear camera is even better than the front-facing camera and the large 4000mAh battery easily lasts for the day.

Pros

  • Best Selfie camera
  • Good rear camera
  • Dependable battery life
  • Reliable performance

Cons

  • Still running on Android 6.0
  • Pricing is a bit steep
Specifications
Screen Size:6" (1080 x 1920)
Camera:16 | 16 & 8 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:4000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 653
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 18940
Out of Stock ₹ 31999
2.

VIVO V7 PLUS

Unlike the Vivo V5 Plus which had dual cameras at the front, the Vivo V7 Plus takes decent selfies with just one 24MP camera. The camera offers a wide-screen selfie mode and the beauty mode is quite feature rich. The phone itself is an average performer, but you do get the 18:9 display along with a good build quality.

Pros

  • Good selfie camera
  • Well built
  • 18:9 aspect ratio display

Cons

  • Average performer
  • call reception issues
Specifications
Screen Size:5.99" (720 x 1440)
Camera:16 | 24 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:3225 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Snapdragon 450
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 21300
Available ₹ 22221
3.

OPPO F5

The Oppo F5 is another Oppo phone which takes good selfies. The device employs a 20MP camera for the job and you do get a slight difference in skin tones as the camera tends to make it lighter. However, apart from that you still get a ton of beauty options and other modes. The build quality and display of the phone is quite nice and so is the rear camera.

Specifications
Screen Size:6" (1080 x 2160)
Camera:16 | 20 MP
RAM:4 & 6 GB
Battery:3200 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Mediatek MT6763T
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 14990
Out of Stock ₹ 16099
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4.

VIVO V7

The Vivo V7 is the smaller cousin of the Vivo V7 Plus featuring a similar 24MP front-facing camera. The phone does a good job taking selfies in varied light conditions and brings all the required beauty modes you may need from a selfie-centric device like this. The rear camera isn't that bad either and the smaller form factor is more ergonomic to use in one hand.

Pros

  • Relatively compact design
  • Decent selfie cam
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Rear camera struggles in low light
  • 720p+ display only
  • Average performer
Specifications
Screen Size:5.7" (720 X 1440)
Camera:16 | 24 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:3000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 15990
Out of Stock ₹ 19670
5.

HONOR 9I

With dual cameras at the front, the Honor 9i presents itself as one of the best dual camera selfie phones you can buy today. It offers all the required beauty and bokeh modes you would expect from a phone of this caliber and the image quality doesn't disappoint either. The performance is also at par with all the different phones available today at the same price.

Pros

  • Well built
  • Nice Design
  • Respectable battery life
  • Best in class selfie camera

Cons

  • No fast charging
  • UI needs polishing
Specifications
Screen Size:5.9" (1080 x 2160)
Camera:16 + 2 MP | 13 + 2 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:3340 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Kirin 659
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 12999
Out of Stock ₹ 13869
6.

SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 PRO

Another phone which makes its way into the list is the Galaxy J7 Pro, which not only has a good rear camera but an equally good selfie shooter. The device is not the fastest among its peers but then it offers one of the best battery life you can get around the 20K price tag.

Pros

  • Attractive, sturdy design
  • Excellent battery life
  • Decent camera
  • Good display
  • Seperate slots for SIMs and SD card

Cons

  • Only 3GB RAM
  • Performance is slow
  • Camera isn't dependable
Specifications
Screen Size:5.5" (1080 x 1920)
Camera:13 | 13 MP
RAM:3 GB
Battery:3600 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Exynos 7870
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 14999
Out of Stock ₹ 16490
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7.

XIAOMI REDMI Y1

Under 10K, the phone we would recommend for taking selfies is the Xiaomi Redmi Y1. The small and affordable device offers a 16MP shooter at the front, allowing you take good selfies even without spending a whole lot. We don't have any complaints about the performance per se, but we do feel that build quality could have been better. It’s not particularly bad, but we’re used to better-designed phones from Xiaomi.

Pros

  • Best in class selfie camera
  • Good display
  • Decent performance

Cons

  • Plastic build
  • Smaller battery
Specifications
Screen Size:5.5" (720 x 1280)
Camera:13 | 16 MP
RAM:3 GB
Battery:3080 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 7999
Out of Stock ₹ 8999
Out of Stock ₹ 9999
8.

GIONEE A1

The Gionee A1 is a less expensive selfie option available today. This 20K smartphones offers a 16MP front facing camera, which takes good selfie in normal lighting conditions, but struggles a little in low light. The rear camera is good as well and is among the best in the sub-20K smartphone category. The phone offers a really good display, which we reckon is among the best in the category. The performance is decent as well.

Pros

  • Very competent camera
  • Good display
  • Decent Performance

Cons

  • Battery life could have been better
  • Uninspiring design
Specifications
Screen Size:5.5" (1080 x 1920)
Camera:13 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:4010 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 8190
Out of Stock ₹ 8990
9.

ONEPLUS 3T

When it comes to offering the best overall smartphone performance without creating a huge hole in your pocket, the OnePlus 3T has no match. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 powered device is not only fast, but offers one of the best selfie cameras in its category. The rear camera is also quite good and the battery life as well as the build quality is quite commendable.

Pros

  • Class leading performance
  • Premium build quality and design
  • Super fast to charge
  • Good display

Cons

  • One day battery life only
Specifications
Screen Size:5.5" (1080 x 1920)
Camera:16 | 16 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:3400 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Processor:Quad
Out of Stock ₹ 24999
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10.

HTC 10

Yesteryear’s HTC 10 is one of the only smartphones in this list to offer a OIS (optical image stabilization) aided front facing camera. While it is still a 5MP cameras, it is a good one at that. Like all 2016 smartphones, the HTC 10 is also powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, making it fast and reliable. It is also the best phone to buy if you are an audio enthusiast.

Pros

  • Great camera
  • Fast
  • Best audio quality amongst smartphones
  • Adoptable storage

Cons

  • Camera isn't always dependable
  • Battery life isn't very good
Specifications
Screen Size:5.2" (1440 x 2560)
Camera:12 | 5 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:3000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Processor:Quad
Out of Stock ₹ 38800
Out of Stock ₹ 51000
Available ₹ 56690

List of Best Selfie Phones in India

Best Selfie Phones Seller Price
Oppo F3 Plus Amazon ₹18940
Vivo V7 Plus Amazon ₹21300
Oppo F5 Flipkart ₹14990
Vivo V7 Amazon ₹15990
Honor 9i Tatacliq ₹12999
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Amazon ₹14999
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Tatacliq ₹7999
Gionee A1 Amazon ₹8190
OnePlus 3T Amazon ₹24999
HTC 10 Amazon ₹38800
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