Best smartphones that support VoLTE

Updated 20 - Oct - 2017

Reliance Jio’s entry into the telecom sector has sent others into a frenzy. VoLTE is the word of the day and consumers are interested, as are OEMs. There’s been a flurry of VoLTE enabled smartphones in India recently, with companies taking advantage of the newest SoCs in the market. Qualcomm has enabled VoLTE calling on almost all of its SoCs, while companies are going out of their way to provide the feature on even the cheapest possible smartphone. However, that doesn’t mean you buy the cheapest products only. These are the best VoLTE smartphones to buy right now




Samsung Galaxy S8
1

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new 10nm Exynos 8895 SoC supports all the newest standards in terms of LTE and VoLTE capabilities. In fact, if you can afford a flagship smartphone, then this is one of the fastest you can get. It supports downlink speeds of 1Gbps, while uplink speeds are marked at 150 Mbps. For enthusiasts, these numbers would make a lot of sense.

Samsung Galaxy S8 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.8 (1440 x 2960)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8895
Available at :
Apple iPhone 7
2

Apple iPhone 7

The Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are the fastest and best smartphones on the market right now. Given that it is also a VoLTE enabled smartphone, that makes it the best VoLTE enabled smartphone for those who can afford it.

Apple iPhone 7 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
2 GB | 32 & 128 & 256 GB
Display :
4.7 (750 x 1334)
Processor :
2.34 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
iOS
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
7 MP
Battery :
1960 mAH
Soc :
A10
Available at :
OnePlus 5
3

OnePlus 5

Combining the power of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and 8GB of RAM, the OnePlus 5 is currently the second best Android phone if VoLTE is is your main priority. The phones offers Gigabit modem offering better surfing and streaming speeds as well. The camera is not bad either. In fact, with the OnePlus 5 the company is finally trying to match the camera quality of Galaxy S8, Pixel XL and iPhone 7.

OnePlus 5 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 & 8 GB | 64 & 128 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 2080)
Processor :
2.45 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
20 & 16 MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3300 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Available at :
Google Pixel
4

Google Pixel

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL have pretty much the same story. Together, they’re the best Android smartphones in the market today. So, they’re also the best VoLTE enabled Android smartphones in the market. In fact, many would even say that these are the best VoLTE enabled smartphones for camera enthusiasts.

Google Pixel - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 & 128 GB
Display :
5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.15 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
2770 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Available at :
LG G6
5

LG G6

Between the LG G6 and LG V20, the G6 makes the cut simply because it’s newer. However, the two phones are the same as far as 4G and VoLTE connectivity is concerned. The G6 is LG’s first 2017 flagship, and it’s a really well made device too.

LG G6 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 & 64 & 128 GB
Display :
5.7 (1440 x 2880)
Processor :
2.35 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 & 13 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3300 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Available at :
Honor 8 Pro
6

Honor 8 Pro

Huawei’s Honor 8 Pro support all of India’s LTE bands and has VoLTE capabilities. That is combined with good performance and a great camera. It’s priced at Rs. 29,999, making it a very good mid-ranged flagship to buy.

Honor 8 Pro - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.7 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
2.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 & 12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Kirin 960
Available at :
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
7

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was amongst the first flagship smartphones to support VoLTE connectivity. It is behind the times right now, but with the drop in prices, it’s a good smartphone for those who want to focus on VoLTE connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.5 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3600 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 8890
OnePlus 3T
8

OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3T is the most value for money smartphone in the market, based on our tests. OnePlus has allowed VoLTE calling on the device too, which means you simply need to add a Reliance Jio SIM card to get true VoLTE calling. Remember, the person you’re calling will have to be on a VoLTE network too.

OnePlus 3T - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 & 128 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.35 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3400 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Available at :
Moto G5 Plus
9

Moto G5 Plus

The Snapdragon 625 is the perfect balance of power and efficiency, and it combines all the right features for that. It comes with Qualcomm’s X9 LTE modem and supports peak download speeds of 300 Mbps, while ideal upload speeds are 150 Mbps (peak). It supports SRVCC to 2G and 3G networks for VoLTE calling, which is important till all networks enable such calls.

Moto G5 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 & 4 GB | 16 & 32 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the latest budget beast from the Chinese OEM. It runs on the Snapdragon 625 SoC, with VoLTE support. It’s got great battery life, an improved camera and smooth performance. It’s also available for as low as Rs. 9999, for the really budget conscious buyers.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
4100 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :

Here's is the summary list of Best VoLTE Smartphones in India For October 2017

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Samsung Galaxy S857900flipkart83/100
Apple iPhone 746999flipkart80/100
OnePlus 532999amazon83/100
Google Pixel56000Tatacliq78/100
LG G633800amazon76/100
Honor 8 Pro29999amazon78/100
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge42900flipkart87/100
OnePlus 3T25999amazon83/100
Moto G5 Plus12999amazon78/100
Xiaomi Redmi Note 412999flipkart77/100