Best smartphones that support VoLTE

By Digit | Updated on 21-Nov-2019

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 Note 8
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1440 x 2960)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 12 MP | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3300 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is excellent when it comes to network performance. In fact, some tests say it’s better than the iPhone 8 Plus, which is a feat in itself. The device is the best Android has to offer right now, and gives you seamless VoLTE support.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.3" (1440 x 2960)
Camera : 12 + 12 MP | 8 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 3300 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Exynos 8895
Processor : Octa
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Apple iPhone 8 Plus
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.5" (1080 x 1920)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 12 MP | 7 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    2691 mAh

Apple’s latest and greatest is not a big upgrade over its predecessor, but it’s a better phone still. And that means it takes the second spot on the best smartphones for VoLTE support list. The iPhone 8 Plus is a great phone in other respects as well, so as long as price is not a concern, this is the right choice.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.5" (1080 x 1920)
Camera : 12 + 12 MP | 7 MP
RAM : 3 GB
Battery : 2691 mAh
Operating system : iOS
Soc : Apple A11 Bionic
Processor : Hexa
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Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.8" (1440 x 2960)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3000 mAh

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.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.8" (1440 x 2960)
Camera : 12 | 8 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 3000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Exynos 8895
Processor : Octa
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Apple iPhone 7
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    4.7" (750 x 1334)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 | 7 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    2 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    1960 mAh

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.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 4.7" (750 x 1334)
Camera : 12 | 7 MP
RAM : 2 GB
Battery : 1960 mAh
Operating system : iOS
Soc : A10
Processor : Quad
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OnePlus 5
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.5" (1080 x 1920)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 + 20 MP | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3300 mAh

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.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.5" (1080 x 1920)
Camera : 16 + 20 MP | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 3300 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Processor : Octa
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Google Pixel
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5" (1080 x 1920)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    2770 mAh

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.

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
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amazon Available 34000
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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

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 2018 flagship, and it’s a really well made device too.

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
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amazon Available 33031
Honor 8 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.7" (1440 x 2560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 12 MP | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

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.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.7" (1440 x 2560)
Camera : 12 + 12 MP | 8 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Kirin 960
Processor : Octa
amazon Available 24990
flipkart Out of Stock 29999
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.5" (1440 x 2560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 | 5 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3600 mAh

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.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.5" (1440 x 2560)
Camera : 12 | 5 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 3600 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Exynos 8890
Processor : Octa
amazon Available 36500
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OnePlus 3T
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.5" (1080 x 1920)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3400 mAh

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
amazon Available 24999

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Here’s the Summary list of Best smartphones that support VoLTE

Product Name Seller Price
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 amazon ₹49999
Apple iPhone 8 Plus amazon ₹44999
Samsung Galaxy S8 flipkart ₹30990
Apple iPhone 7 amazon ₹27999
OnePlus 5 amazon ₹28999
Google Pixel flipkart ₹30499
LG G6 flipkart ₹30000
Honor 8 Pro amazon ₹24990
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge amazon ₹36500
OnePlus 3T amazon ₹24999
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