Best Premium Mobiles in India (Jun 2022)

By Sushant Talwar | Price Updated 21-Jun-2022

If you are looking for the best premium mobile phones to buy in India right now, chances are you are probably searching in the premium segment serviced by the likes of Apple, Samsung and more recently even OnePlus. The premium smartphones also take care of the small things that others ignore. Things like water resistance, a stunning display, pro-level cameras and an attractive design. These smartphones are just as much a status symbol as they are stellar pieces of hardware, and while there are a handful of options in the market, these are the best premium smartphones you can buy in India right now. Although the prices of the products mentioned in the list of latest premium mobiles in India given below have been updated as of Feb 2022, the list of best premium phone in India itself may have changed since it was last published due to the launch of new products in the market since then.

1. IPHONE 13 PRO MAX

  • 6.7" (2778 x 1284) Screen Size
  • 12 + 12 + 12 | 12 MP Camera
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 4373 mAh Battery

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
Processor:A15 Bionic Chip Hexa Core core (2x3.22 GHz, 4xX.X GHz)
Memory:6 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage
Display:6.7″ (2778 x 1284) screen, 458 PPI
Camera:12 + 12 + 12 MPTriple Rear camera, 12 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4373 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB USB port
SIM:Single SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash

Available

₹ 127,490
Offer
  • Rs.4000 cashback & 6 months No Cost EMI on HDFC Bank credit card EMI. Cashback will be posted in Customer account within 120 days from the last date of the transaction month on a best effort basis to all open and active card members accounts. Select offer under “view all offers” segment on payment page to avail the benefit. T&C Apply. Applicable on www.croma.com coming soon on Tata Neu App
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₹ 127,900

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₹ 21,248/month

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2. ONEPLUS 10 PRO

  • 6.7" (3216 X 1440) Screen Size
  • 50 + 48 + 8 | 32 MP Camera
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 5000 mAh Battery

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
Processor:Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Octa-core core (1x3.00, 3x2.50, 4x1.80)
Memory:8 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage
Display:6.7″ (3216 X 1440) screen, 525 PPI, 120 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera:50 + 48 + 8 MPTriple Rear camera, 32 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:5000 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash

Available

₹ 66,999

Available

₹ 66,999
Offer
  • Rs.5000 Cashback on ICICI Bank credit cards EMI. No cost EMI on 3 and 6 and 9 month tenure only. Select offer under view all offer segment on payment page to avail the benefit. T&C Apply. Applicable on www.croma.com coming soon on Tata Neu App.

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₹ 11,166/month

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3. XIAOMI 12 PRO

  • 6.73" (1440 x 3200) Screen Size
  • 108 + 8 + 5 | 32 MP Camera
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 4600 mAh Battery

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
Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Octa core (1x3.00, 3x2.50, 4x1.80)
Memory:8 GB RAM, 256 GB Storage
Display:6.73″ (1440 x 3200) screen, 521 PPI, 120 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera:108 + 8 + 5 MPTriple Rear camera, 32 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4600 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash

Available

₹ 62,999

Available

₹ 62,999
Offer
  • Rs.6000 cashback on ICICI Bank credit card EMI. Select offer under view all offer segment on payment page to avail the benefit. T&C Apply. Applicable on www.croma.com coming soon on Tata Neu App.
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₹ 10,499/month

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4. SAMSUNG GALAXY S22 ULTRA

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.

5. VIVO X80 PRO

  • 6.78" (3200 x 1440) Screen Size
  • 50 + 48 + 12 + 8 | 32 MP Camera
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 4700 mAh Battery

The Vivo X80 Pro features a 6.7-inch WQHD+ resolution 10-bit AMOLED display with LTPO3 that supports refresh rates between 1Hz to 120Hz and supports HDR10+ playback. The screen is curved along the edges and has a punch-hole notch cutout in the centre for the 32MP selfie camera. It measures 9.1mm in thickness and weighs 219 grams with a metal-glass build. The Vivo X80 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and is paired with upto 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. It runs on Funtouch OS 12 which is based on Android 12.

Pros
  • Versatile cameras with impressive performance
  • Unparalleled camera stabilisation system
  • Powerful and balanced performance
  • Bright and vivid display for daily use
  • Decent battery life
  • Slim and strong build
  • Value for money
Cons
  • Funtouch OS is loaded with bloatware
  • UI needs refinements
SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform Octa core (1x3.05, 3x2.85, 4x1.8)
Memory:12 GB RAM, 256 GB Storage
Display:6.78″ (3200 x 1440) screen, 517 PPI, 120 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera:50 + 48 + 12 + 8 MPQuad Rear camera, 32 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4700 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash
Price:₹79,999
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6. ASUS ROG PHONE 5 ULTIMATE

  • 6.78" (1080 x 2448) Screen Size
  • 64 + 13 + 5 | 24 MP Camera
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 6000 mAh Battery

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
Processor:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 Octa-core core (1x2.84 GHz, 3x2.42 GHz, 4x1.80 GHz)
Memory:12 GB RAM, 512 GB Storage
Display:6.78″ (1080 x 2448) screen, 395 PPI
Camera:64 + 13 + 5 MPTriple Rear camera, 24 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:6000 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash
Price:₹49,999
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7. SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD 3

  • 7.6" (1768 x 2208) Screen Size
  • 12 + 12 + 12 | 16 + 10 MP Camera
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 4400 mAh Battery

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
Processor:Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G octa core (1x2.84 GHz, 3x2.42 GHz, 4x1.80 GHz)
Memory:12 GB RAM, 256 GB Storage
Display:7.6″ (1768 x 2208) screen, 374 PPI, 120Hz Refresh Rate
Camera:12 + 12 + 12 MPTriple Rear camera, 16 + 10 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4400 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM: SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash

Available

₹ 149,999

Available

₹ 149,999
Offer
  • Rs.7000 Cashback on HDFC Bank credit card EMI. No cost EMI upto 12 month tenure. Cashback will be credited after 90 days from offer end date to customer account. Select offer under view all offer segment on payment page to avail the benefit. T&C Apply.Applicable on www.croma.com coming soon on Tata Neu App
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₹ 24,999/month

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List of Best Premium Mobiles in India (Jun 2022)

Best Premium Mobiles in India Seller Price
iPhone 13 Pro Max Croma ₹ 127,490
OnePlus 10 Pro Amazon ₹ 66,999
Xiaomi 12 Pro Amazon ₹ 62,999
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra N/A ₹ 0
Vivo X80 Pro N/A ₹ 79,999
Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate N/A ₹ 49,999
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Amazon ₹ 149,999
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