Best Android Flagship Smartphones to Buy in India – June 2019
The flagship Android smartphones are now diversified into different segments – gaming, affordable flagships, and ultra-premium flagships. In the last few weeks, we have seen a few new flagship smartphone launches which cost as low as Rs 32,999. There are also smartphones which cost slightly higher and comes with no compromises. Scroll down to find your new Android smartphone with latest and greatest hardware.
OPPO Reno 10x Zoom
The OPPO Reno 10x Zoom is now officially launched in India and the company priced it very aggressively. The 6GB + 128GB variant priced at Rs 39,999 is available on Flipkart and 8GB + 256GB variant can be purchased for Rs 49,999 on Amazon India. It sports a 6.6-inch display with no notch or bezels and offers 93.1% screen-to-body ratio. It uses an AMOLED panel and comes with Full HD+ resolution. The device comes powered by the flagship 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based ColorOS 6 out of the box.
The triple camera setup on the rear features a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor, a 13MP periscope-style telephoto sensor, and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor. On the top, there is a 16MP shark-fin rising camera for capturing selfies and it can also be used for face unlock. It is backed by a 4,065mAh battery and supports 20W (5V/4A) VOOC 3.0 flash charge technology. The Reno 10x Zoom smartphone also comes with stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support and 3 microphones for 3D audio effect.
OnePlus 7 Pro
This year, OnePlus launched not one but two flagship smartphones – OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. With the OnePlus 7 Pro, the company now entered the ultra-premium segment. On the front, the device sports 6.67-inch full Fluid AMOLED display with Quad HD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. Both the front and rear of the device comes with curved edges. It comes packed with 2.84GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.0 flash storage.
On the rear, the device features a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.6 aperture, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and an 8MP telephoto lens with f/2.2 aperture. It offers 3x lossless zoom and 117-degree field of view. With screen occupying the front of the device, it comes with a 16MP pop-up selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The OnePlus 7 Pro is backed by a 4,000 battery and supports 30W (6V/5A) Warp Charge technology. It comes in Mirror Gray, Nebula Blue, and Almond color options.
Talking about OnePlus 7, it’s the company’s take on the affordable Android flagship. Just like OnePlus 7 Pro, the OnePlus 7 also comes powered by the flagship Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform coupled with Kryo 485 CPU and Adreno 640 GPU. It can be purchased for as low as Rs 32,999 and the pricing can go even lower by taking advantage of the bank offers. As seen on the OnePlus 6T, the new OnePlus 7 also comes with the same 6.41″ Optic AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution.
The device comes with 48MP Sony IMX586 primary camera sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture on the rear. The 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with f/2.0 aperture is placed on the front for selfies. It is backed by a 3,700mAh non-removable battery and supports 5V/4A (20W) fast charging. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie with OxygenOS 9.0 skin laid on top. It comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and also supports face unlock using the front-facing camera.
Black Shark 2
After launching in China and Europe, Xiaomi’s Black Shark has made its debut in India by launching the Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone. It comes in 6GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB storage variants priced at Rs 39,999 and Rs 49,999 respectively. The device will be sold exclusively via Flipkart in India. The device comes with glass and metal combination body and sports RGB backlit LED logo on the rear and dual RGB strips on the side edges. It is also equipped with six-layer body-wide liquid cooling 3.0 system.
It sports a 6.39-inch True View AMOLED display and is controlled by an independent chip. The device also includes Pixelwork’s multi-adaptive display modes for automatically adjusting the display brightness and ambient lighting environment. Just like the other flagship smartphones, the Black Shark 2 also comes powered by 7nm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform. In the camera department, the device offers 48MP + 13MP dual camera setup on the rea and a single 20MP selfie camera on the front.
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