Best phones under 40000

By Digit | Updated on 21-Nov-2019

The best mobile phones to buy under 40000 in India just happen to be some of the best phones on the market too. At around Rs. 40,000, you can today get flagship class smartphones, which can go head to head with even more expensive smartphones. Most of these phones offer the best hardware available today along with great cameras and a premium design. That means you’ll be buying premium smartphones, with little by way of compromise. Here are our picks for the best smartphones under 40000 in India.

OnePlus 5T
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.01" (1080 x 2160)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 + 20 MP | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3300 mAh

The OnePlus 5T remains the king of the hill as offers a superb all-around performance and go head to head with the likes of the Google Pixel in terms of performance. It also has one of the best camera setups at its price and a dependable battery life. All this makes it the best phone under 40000.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.01" (1080 x 2160)
Camera : 16 + 20 MP | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 3300 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Snapdragon 835
Processor : Octa
amazon Available 32999
Motorola Moto Z2 Force
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.5" (1440 x 2560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 12 MP | 5 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    2730 mAh

If you are looking for the best phones under 40K and may want to skip over the OnePlus 5T for some reason, you also take a look at the Z2 Force from Motorola. This phone is an equally good performer as the OnePlus 5T, but its USP is its durability. The phone feature a shattershield display which makes it quite durable and can sustain drops very easily.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.5" (1440 x 2560)
Camera : 12 + 12 MP | 5 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 2730 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Processor : Octa
flipkart Out of Stock 22499
Honor V10
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.9" (2160 x 1080)
  • Camera
    Camera
    20 & 16 MP | 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 & 6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3750 mAh

If the OnePlus 5T is a little over your budget, the Honor V10 is another good phone one can consider. Powered by the new Kirin 970 SoC, the Honor V10 may not just be as fast as the OnePlus 5T, but come really close. At the same time, it packs a better camera both at the front and rear.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.9" (2160 x 1080)
Camera : 20 & 16 MP | 13 MP
RAM : 4 & 6 GB
Battery : 3750 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : HiSilicon Kirin 970
Processor : Octa
Price : ₹34990
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Mi Mix 2
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.99" (1080 x 2160)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 | 5 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3400 mAh

The Mi Mix 2 is the best looking phone in the sub-40K segment. The phone feature a beautiful bezel-less display, which goes almost edge to edge and only has a small chin. The performance is quite good as it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and features 6GB RAM. The phone also has one of the best battery life we have seen on a sub-40K phone in recent times.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.99" (1080 x 2160)
Camera : 12 | 5 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 3400 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Processor : Octa
flipkart Available 29999
amazon Available 32504
LG G6
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.7" (1440 x 2880)
  • Camera
    Camera
    13 & 13 MP | 5 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3 & 4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3300 mAh

The LG G6 lost out to the flagships from last year since it did not have the newest SoC at that time, but with the drop in prices this last year phone has made to this sub-40K list. Available for around 30K now, the LG G6 one of the best value for money devices you can buy today. It has a really good display and the camera at the back is commendable.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.7" (1440 x 2880)
Camera : 13 & 13 MP | 5 MP
RAM : 3 & 4 GB
Battery : 3300 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Processor : Quad
flipkart Out of Stock 30000
amazon Available 33031
Samsung Galaxy A8+
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6" (1080 x 2220)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 | 16 + 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3500 mAh

Another phone which has seen a drop in price is this, the Samsung Galaxy A8+. Featuring a Galaxy Note 8 like design and a good battery life, the Galaxy A8+ is a good option for a Samsung lover. The phone does not offer the same level performance as some other phones in this list, but it does feature an IP68 certification.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6" (1080 x 2220)
Camera : 16 | 16 + 8 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 3500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Exynos 7885
Processor : Octa
Tatacliq Available 16990
amazon Available 19900
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Google Pixel 128 GB
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5" (1080 x 1920)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    2770 mAh

The Pixel might be a little old now, but the 128GB variant of the phone is still a good deal if you are pure Android lover. It is one of the most compact devices in this list and still has one of the finest cameras we have tested. The is expected to get the next version of Android as well, which flagship phones from 2016 may skip out on. It is available in a 32GB variant as well, which is even more affordable.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5" (1080 x 1920)
Camera : 12 | 8 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 2770 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Processor : Quad
flipkart Out of Stock 45399

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Here’s the Summary list of Best phones under 40000

Product Name Seller Price
OnePlus 5T amazon ₹32999
Motorola Moto Z2 Force flipkart ₹22499
Honor V10 N/A ₹34990
Mi Mix 2 flipkart ₹29999
LG G6 flipkart ₹30000
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Tatacliq ₹16990
Google Pixel 128 GB flipkart ₹45399
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