Best Premium Mobiles in India

By Sushant Talwar | Price Updated on 10-May-2021

If you are looking for the best premium mobile phones to buy in India right now, chances are you 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 26th Feb 2021, 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.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.7" (1242 x 2688)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 12 + 12 + TOF 3D | 12 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    NA

Apple's iPhone 12 Pro Max is arguably Apple's most premium phone to date. It has a massive display and add to that the fastest processor and best camera, and you have a beast of a phone. In terms of specifications, the iPhone 12 Pro Max features a big 6.7-inch OLED display. Under the hood, it is powered by the company's new A14 Bionic chipset which promises improved overall performance and faster machine learning with its next-generation Neural Engine. The A14 Bionic adds impressive gains to the iPhone 12 Pro Max when compared to the performance of iPhone 11 series. The chipset helps ensure that the new iPhone offers better performance per core for single as well as multi-threaded applications. The iPhone 12 Pro Max gets a better triple camera set-up with 12-megapixel F1.6 primary camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera along with a LiDAR sensor. The iPhone 12 Pr

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.7" (1242 x 2688)
Camera : 12 + 12 + 12 + TOF 3D | 12 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : NA
Operating system : IOS
Soc : Apple A14 Bionic
Processor : Hexa-core
Price : ₹119900
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.9" (1440 x 3200)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 13 + 12 | 40 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    12 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4500 mAh

The Note 20 Ultra brings with itself a 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 3088x1440 pixels. This display is not only big, but also looks great because of its high pixel density and good dynamic contrast. Note 20 Ultra will feature a 108-megapixel main camera sat next to a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera that supports 5x true optical zoom. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra also comes with a 4,500 mAh pack for long lasting battery life. The Note 20 Ultra also gets the S Pen support with five new gestures. The S-Pen on the phone also supports reduced latency which is down to 9ms -- from 42ms on the previous version of the S Pen. This makes the S Pen feel more responsive, and when paired to the fast 120Hz, the display helps make it flow like a breeze on the Note 20 Ultra's display.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.9" (1440 x 3200)
Camera : 108 + 13 + 12 | 40 MP
RAM : 12 GB
Battery : 4500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865
Processor : Octa-core
Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.8" (1440 x 3220)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 12 + 10 + 10 | 40 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    12 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features one of the biggest displays available on a phone right now. This is a 6.8-inch QHD+ AMOLED panel which features a 3200 x 1440 resolution and a pixel density of 551ppi. The display also offers an Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate for improving the experience while playing games. It is an Infinity-O display that also features a punch-hole cut-out for the single front camera and is HDR10+ certified. The screen also has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features the Exynos 2100 chipset. 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
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OnePlus 9 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.7" (1440 x 3216)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 50 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    8 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4500 mAh

The OnePlus 9 Pro brings with it an aluminium-glass build that measures 8.7 millimetres in thickness and weighs 197 grams. It is also IP68 rated making it resistant to dust and water ingress. OnePlus 9 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ (3216x1440 pixels) resolution AMOLED curved display with LTPO backplane technology and supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The LTPO technology allows the OnePlus 9 Pro to consume lesser power and gives dynamic refresh rate control ranging from as low as 1Hz to 120Hz. Like the OnePlus 9, the 9 Pro is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor and is paired with upto 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.1 storage options to choose from. The OnePlus 9 Pro has quad cameras on the back headlined by a primary 48MP camera with a Sony IMX789 sensor that has an f/1.8 aperture and supports EIS. The 50MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP monochrome camera is the same as the standard OnePlus 9. The OnePlus 9 Pro has the same 4,500mAh battery as the OnePlus 9 with Warp Charge 65T support but it also offers Warp Charge 50 fast wireless charging support.

pros Pros

  • Industry-leadig display accuracy for sRGB and DCI-P3.
  • Excellent performance.
  • Reliable battery life thanks to 65W charging.

cons Cons

  • Camera app and tuning need more work.
  • Morning Mist finish attracts fingerprints.
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.7" (1440 x 3216)
Camera : 48 + 8 + 50 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 8 GB
Battery : 4500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888
Processor : Octa-core
Vivo X60 Pro+
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.56" (1080 x 2376)
  • Camera
    Camera
    50 + 8 + 32 + 48 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    8 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4400 mAh

The Vivo X60 Pro features a 6.56-inch Full HD+ (2376x1080 pixels) resolution AMOLED display with a punch-hole notch cutout. The X60 Pro has a slightly curved display. The display on the device is a 120Hz refresh rate panel and is certified for HDR10+ playback. Additionally, it is topped with Schott Xensation Up cover glass and has an in-display fingerprint reader. The Vivo X60 Pro brings a 48MP primary camera with an f/1.5 aperture, 13MP telephoto camera with 2X optical zoom and 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 120-degree field-of-view. The X60 Pro has a second-generation gimbal stabilization system. The rear cameras can record in 4K UHD at upto 60FPS and there’s a 32MP selfie camera on the front. The X60 Pro has a 4,200mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging out-of-the-box.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.56" (1080 x 2376)
Camera : 50 + 8 + 32 + 48 | 32 MP
RAM : 8 GB
Battery : 4400 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888
Processor : Octa-core
Price : ₹69990
Asus ROG Phone 5
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.78" (1080 x 2448)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 13 + 5 | 24 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    12 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    6000 mAh

The ROG Phone 5 series has minimal bezels on the top and bottom and is slightly longer than the previous generation. The ROG Phone 5 has a metal-glass construction measuring 10.29 millimetres in thickness and weighs 238 grams. Asus ROG Phone 5 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 series is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor with an octa-core CPU running at upto 2.84GHz with Adreno 660 GPU. It runs on Android 11 based ROG UI out-of-the-box. The ROG Phone 5 series 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 Pros

  • Plenty of gamer-centric features.
  • High-quality display.
  • Heavily customisable.

cons 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
Price : ₹49999
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Xiaomi Mi 10
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.67" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 13 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    8 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4780 mAh

Xiaomi Mi 10 comes with a premium finish that is complemented by an aluminium chassis. The phone measures 9 millimetres at it’s thickest point and weighs 208 grams. It features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses a Super AMOLED panel topped with Gorilla Glass 5. The screen supports 90Hz high refresh rate that ensures a smooth experience and is certified for HDR10+ playback. It has a punch-hole cutout in the top-left corner for the selfie camera that gives the display a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display is also home to an optical fingerprint reader. The Mi 10 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with 5G support and an octa-core CPU that is paired with Adreno 650 GPU, 8GB RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.0 storage options to choose from. It runs on the latest version of MIUI 11 which is based on Android 10. The Mi 10 is fitted with a 4,780mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging, both wired and wireless. It also supports 5W reverse wireless charging out-of-the-box.

pros Pros

  • Sharp and detailed photos
  • Stellar gaming performance
  • Bright, vibrant display
  • Day-long battery life

cons Cons

  • Bloatware and spam notifications
  • Boosted colours in binned images
  • 108MP photos have a smaller plane of focus
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.67" (1080 x 2340)
Camera : 108 + 13 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
RAM : 8 GB
Battery : 4780 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865
Processor : Octa-core
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    7.5" (1536 x 2152)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 12 + 16 | 10 + 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    12 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is as premium as premium gets. The phone comes with two displays, with the inner screen housing a punch-hole selfie camera. The outer display is big, and now covers almost the entire area of the front of the phone, instead of just a part of it as we saw on the original Galaxy Fold. The panel here is 6.23-inches in size capable of HD+ resolution. This panel sports a 25:9 aspect ratio. The panel also uses a punch-hole instead of a notch on the Galaxy Z Fold. In terms of cameras, the phone brings three lenses with the primary being a 12-megapixel lens paired to another 12-megapixel Super Dual Pixel lens. The third lens in the set-up is a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. The front camera on the phone is a 10-megapixel lens for clicking pictures. For hardware, Samsung's latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset. This has been paired to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS storage. As for the battery, Samsung is has equipped the phone with a 4500mAh battery. The phone also supports wireless charging, reverse wireless charging, and 25W wired charging.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 7.5" (1536 x 2152)
Camera : 64 + 12 + 16 | 10 + 8 MP
RAM : 12 GB
Battery : 5000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+
Processor : Octa-core

List Of Best Premium Mobiles In India

Best Premium Mobiles in India Seller Price
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max N/A ₹119900
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Tatacliq ₹95000
Galaxy S21 Ultra flipkart ₹105999
OnePlus 9 Pro amazon ₹64999
Vivo X60 Pro+ N/A ₹69990
Asus ROG Phone 5 N/A ₹49999
Xiaomi Mi 10 amazon ₹44999
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 N/A N/A
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