10 Best ANDROID Phones in India 2019 (with Review & Ratings)

Updated on 2019-04-20 by Geetansh Arora

In this article we take a look at the 10 best Android phones in India 2019. We have covered a wide range of smartphones on this list. You will smartphones under 10000, 15000, 20000, 30000 and 50000 as well. All these smartphones were launched in late 2018 or early 2019. You will see bezel-less notch displays on most of the phones with dual or triple rear cameras. All these phones perform well and provide great value for money. You can use them for gaming, multitasking and taking beautiful pictures and selfies as well.

1. Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei P30 Pro is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 8 GB RAM | 256 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.47 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP Triple rear camera
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • 4200mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Aurora, Breathing Crystal Colors

Huawei P30 Pro is a complete flagship smartphone with great looks, performance, camera and battery life. It truly bring great value to the table and is one of the best flagship phone of 2019 in India. If you are fine without a headphone jack and EMUI software, you will love what this excellent device offers.

Beautiful Looks and Design, Powerful Kirin 980 Processor, Excellent Camera Quality, Fast Indisplay Fingerprint Sensor make it one of our favorites of this list.

Pros: What's great?

  • P30 has attractive gradient design and great looks.
  • Camera quality is excellent in both day and low light shots. Truly redefines the experience.
  • 4200 mAh battery gives a backup of more than a day.
  • Face unlocking and In Display fingerprint unlocking are fast and accurate.
  • IP68 certification keeps the phone safe from water and dust

Cons: What's bad?

  • EMUI software does not offer the best experience because of bloatware.
  • There is no headphone jack. Also the face unlocking does not use 3D mapping for enhanced security.

Huawei P30 Pro Ratings

Performance Rating of P30 Pro is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of P30 Pro is 10/10

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Battery Rating of P30 Pro is 10/10

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Camera Rating of P30 Pro is 10/10

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Software Rating of P30 Pro is 8/10

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Value for money rating of P30 Pro is 8/10

Value For Money

2. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.3 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 48MP + 5MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Space Black, Neptune Blue, Nebula Red Colors

Redmi Note 7 Pro is an excellent value for money device for a budget segment of 15000. It comes with immersive looks clubbed with a powerful processor and an excellent camera that clicks great images in all the scenarios. Fast charging and a massive battery addition to an already great phone makes it the best phone in this price range.

Positives like Beautiful Design, Excellent Camera Quality, Supports Fast Charging, Huge Battery Backup make it a good value for money phone.

Pros: What's great?

  • Note 7 Pro comes with beautiful gradient color looks
  • Powered by Snapdragon 675 which is a very powerful processor for a budget range device.
  • Type C port and support for Quick charge 4.0 for fast charging.
  • Camera performance is excellent. The images are crisp, well saturated colors and a new night mode.
  • 4000 mAh battery easily provides a backup of more than 1.5 days.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Fast charger not available in the box.
  • Hybrid sim slot so you can either use it as a dual sim device or expand the storage

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro Ratings

Performance Rating of Redmi Note 7 Pro is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of Redmi Note 7 Pro is 9/10

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Battery Rating of Redmi Note 7 Pro is 10/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Redmi Note 7 Pro is 10/10

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Software Rating of Redmi Note 7 Pro is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of Redmi Note 7 Pro is 10/10

Value For Money

3. Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S10 is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 8 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 512 GB
  • 6.1 inch Quad HD+ Display 1440p
  • Back Camera: 16MP + 12MP + 12MP Triple Camera
  • Front Camera: 10MP
  • 3400mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Blue, White Colors

Samsung S10 is a gorgeous looking device with a beautiful display, powerful internals, great cameras and plenty of extra features like wireless charging, IP rating, Dolby sound. If you have a budget of around Rs. 70000 then Samsung S10 is the phone you should buy. It has everything a flagship should have.

Things like Stunning Design, Beautiful Display, Great Cameras, Powerful Hardware make it one of the best smartphones in India.

Pros: What's great?

  • The Infinity-O Display is a just gorgeous. It is the best display we have seen on a smartphone till now.
  • The internal hardware is top-notch and delivers excellent gaming and multitasking performance.
  • The in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor is fast and accurate.
  • The triple rear camera and single front camera work really well in both outdoor and indoor conditions.
  • S10 supports wireless charging and power sharing as well. Plus, it is IP68 rated.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The new user interface is better than before but still not great.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Ratings

Performance Rating of Galaxy S10 is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of Galaxy S10 is 10/10

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Battery Rating of Galaxy S10 is 8/10

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Camera Rating of Galaxy S10 is 10/10

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Software Rating of Galaxy S10 is 8/10

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Value for money rating of Galaxy S10 is 8/10

Value For Money

4. Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50 is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 512 GB
  • 6.4 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 25MP + 5MP + 5MP Triple rear camera
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Blue Colors

Samsung Galaxy A50 is a great value for money product and is a complete practical smartphone. The Super AMOLED display in top notch clubbed with a powerful processor, great camera, fast charging support makes it one of the top phones under 20k.

Super AMOLED Display, Great Camera Shots, Powerful Exynos Processor, Good Battery Backup with Fast Charging make it a great android device.

Pros: What's great?

  • Super AMOLED display with Full HD Plus resolution.
  • Exynos 9610 is a powerful chipset capable of supporting multitasking and high end gaming
  • Great camera image quality with crisp shots full of details.
  • Battery offers a backup of more than a day. A50 support fast charging via USB Type C port
  • Dedicated SD card slot to expand the memory and proper dual sim usage.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Build quality could have been better.

Samsung Galaxy A50 Ratings

Performance Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

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Design Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

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Battery Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

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Camera Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

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Software Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

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Value for money rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Value For Money

5. Vivo V15 Pro

Vivo V15 Pro is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.4 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • 3700mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Topaz Blue, Ruby Red Colors

Vivo V15 Pro is an interesting smartphone which looks beautiful, comes with a gorgeous AMOLED display, has funky features like pop-up camera and triple rear camera. The performance of the phone is great and you won't face any issues in gaming or multitasking. If you have a budget of 30000 and need a balanced phone with latest features, V15 Pro is for you.

No Notch Bezel-less Display, Great Camera Performance, Powerful and Efficient Processor, Good Battery make it one of the best android phones in India 2019.

Pros: What's great?

  • Camera performance is great and Pop-up selfie camera works flawlessly.
  • Snapdragon 675 is a powerful processor and handles games and multitasking really well.
  • This is a real bezel-less display with no notch and very thin bezels.
  • In-display fingerprint sensor is very fast and accurate.
  • The 3700 mAh battery gives good backup.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The phone comes with a Micro USB port which is disappointing considering that even budget phones are now coming with USB Type C ports.
  • The 29K price is a big high considering that you can get proper flagships like LG G7 at that price.

Vivo V15 Pro Ratings

Performance Rating of V15 Pro is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of V15 Pro is 9/10

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Battery Rating of V15 Pro is 9/10

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Camera Rating of V15 Pro is 9/10

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Software Rating of V15 Pro is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of V15 Pro is 8/10

Value For Money

6. Oppo K1

Oppo K1 is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.4 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 16MP + 2MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 3500mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Blue Colors

Oppo K1 is a feature packed phone and provides excellent value for money. There's nothing wrong with this phone except the UI and some bloatware. The AMOLED display panel is beautiful, in-display fingerprint works well, cameras take excellent pictures and battery backup is decent as well. This is the best phone under 15000 to 20000 as of Feb 2019.

Pros like Gorgeous AMOLED Display, Indisplay Fingerprint Sensor, Good Camera Performance, Smooth Multitasking make it one of our favorites of this list.

Pros: What's great?

  • The AMOLED display panel looks beautiful and the bezels are very thin all around.
  • Snapdragon 600 handles multiple apps and games without any lag.
  • Both rear and front camera take really good pictures indoors and outdoors.
  • Triple sim slot means you can increase storage while using 2 sim cards.
  • In-display fingerprint sensor works well.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The UI is clunky and Color OS is bloated with a lot of customization and preloaded apps.

Oppo K1 Ratings

Performance Rating of K1 is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of K1 is 8/10

Design

Battery Rating of K1 is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of K1 is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of K1 is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of K1 is 10/10

Value For Money

7. Honor View 20

Honor View 20 is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM
  • 6.39 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 48MP + 3D Sensor
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Blue Colors

At around 38000, Honor View 20 is a great option if you need a phone which looks great, takes excellent pictures and lasts long. If you need IP rating, Wireless Charging, and MicroSD slot then this is not for you. LG G7 is an excellent option which doesn't look as good but comes with plenty of features and is a proper flagship. If you are a OnePlus fan, then the 6T is a good option at a similar price.

Stunning Back Design, Powerful Kirin 980 Chip, Excellent Camera Performance, Smooth Multi-tasking make it a good value for money phone.

Pros: What's great?

  • The reflective back design looks stunning.
  • The Kirin 980 chipset is very powerful and handles every task with ease.
  • Both front and rear camera perform really well in day light and low light conditions.
  • Battery backup is excellent and it charges very fast as well with the charger provided.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The phone doesnot have a IP rating and there is no wireless charging as well.
  • The display of the phone is average at best.

Honor View 20 Ratings

Performance Rating of View 20 is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of View 20 is 10/10

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Battery Rating of View 20 is 10/10

Battery

Camera Rating of View 20 is 10/10

Camera

Software Rating of View 20 is 8/10

Software

Value for money rating of View 20 is 8/10

Value For Money

8. OnePlus 6T

OnePlus 6T is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM
  • 6.41 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 16MP + 20MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • 3700mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Midnight Black, Mirror Black Colors

OnePlus 6T is an amazing flagship smartphone that comes with a small upgrade from the OnePlus 6. There is a slightly bigger screen, waterdrop notch design, bigger battery and an in display fingerprint sensor to unlock. If you have a budget of 30000 to 40000, we would suggest you to pick this OnePlus 6T blindly for the great camera, fast charging and smooth operating system.

Positives like Snapdragon 845, Superior Looks, Great Camera Performance, Good Battery Backup make it one of the best smartphones in India.

Pros: What's great?

  • Big AMOLED display with Waterdrop notch display.
  • Snapdragon 845 is a powerful processor that offers good multitasking and speed.
  • Camera has been a great attraction with new features given the pricing of 40k
  • OnePlus 6T comes with bigger battery. Dash charging is something outstanding.
  • InDisplay fingerprint sensor works accurately but a little slower than the rear sensors.

Cons: What's bad?

  • There is no 3.5 mm jack and the box has a converter bundled.
  • There is no support for wireless charging yet.

OnePlus 6T Ratings

Performance Rating of 6T is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of 6T is 10/10

Design

Battery Rating of 6T is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of 6T is 10/10

Camera

Software Rating of 6T is 9/10

Software

Value for money rating of 6T is 9/10

Value For Money

9. Google Pixel 3 64 GB

Google Pixel 3 64 GB is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM
  • 5.5 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 12.2MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP + 8MP Dual Camera
  • 2915mAh Battery
  • Single Sim Device
  • Available in Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink Colors

Google Pixel 3 has a new synonym for the word amazing and astounding given what the smartphone delivers. If you are not a notch display fan, you would surely love the beautiful camera shots, power packed performance, support for fast and wireless charging, IP 68 and what not. The feature list on the camera and otherwise are countless and you would love the phone if you are looking for a flagship in 2018 costing around 70k.

Things like Solid Build Quality, Extremely Powerful Camera, Killer Snapdragon 845, Fast Charging. Wireless Charging make it a great android device.

Pros: What's great?

  • Pixel 3 has the bezel less display and a perfectly appealing glass back design.
  • The camera performance is the best from both the rear and front camera and Google leaves no stone unturned to give you the best experience and tons of features.
  • Snapdragon 845 provides the smartphone with the best possible processing power.No lags, no heating issues whatsoever you do.
  • Runs on latest Android 9.0 Pie with the cleanest UI. Supports fast charging with 18W bundled charger and Wireless charging.
  • IP68 certification to provide maximum protection to the phone from water and dust.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Pixel 3 only supports single sim usage. No MicroSd card slot to expand the storage.

Google Pixel 3 64 GB Ratings

Performance Rating of Pixel 3 64 GB is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of Pixel 3 64 GB is 8/10

Design

Battery Rating of Pixel 3 64 GB is 7/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Pixel 3 64 GB is 10/10

Camera

Software Rating of Pixel 3 64 GB is 10/10

Software

Value for money rating of Pixel 3 64 GB is 5/10

Value For Money

10. Xiaomi Poco F1

Xiaomi Poco F1 is one of the one of the best android phones in India 2019

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.18 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 12MP + 5MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 20MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Graphite Black, Steel Blue Colors

Poco F1 from Xiaomi has a perfect recipe for success. It bundles the best processor, features best camera in the pricing on 20k which is close enough to the OnePlus 6, best battery life and a small compromise with the looks and the polycarbonate body. At the budget of 20k, you cannot get anything better the Poco F1.

Powerful Snapdragon 845, Outstanding Camera Performance, Liquid Cooling, Huge Battery Life make it one of the best android phones in India 2019.

Pros: What's great?

  • Poco F1 is a true powerhouse and offers super smooth performance and multitasking with Snapdragon 845
  • The camera performance is amazing and outstanding from both rear and front camera. Best Camera under 25000.
  • Supports Liquid cooling that allows the processor to work at full efficiency by maintaining the temperature.
  • IR based face unlock to unlock the phone even in dark. Gesture recognition support in the software
  • Huge battery life of at least 1.5 days with medium usage. Supports Quick Charge 3.0 and bundles fast charger.

Cons: What's bad?

  • There is bezel above the notch and a huge chin as well.
  • No Optical Image Stabilization in the camera.

Xiaomi Poco F1 Ratings

Performance Rating of Poco F1 is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of Poco F1 is 7/10

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Battery Rating of Poco F1 is 10/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Poco F1 is 10/10

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Software Rating of Poco F1 is 8/10

Software

Value for money rating of Poco F1 is 10/10

Value For Money

Here is the summary list of 10 Best ANDROID Phones in India 2019 (with Review & Ratings)

Huawei P30 Pro: 8GB RAM, 256GB Storage, 40MP Camera, 4200mAh Battery
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 48MP Camera, 4000mAh Battery
Samsung Galaxy S10: 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3400 Battery
Samsung Galaxy A50: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 13MP Camera, 4000mAh Battery
Vivo V15 Pro: 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 48MP Camera, 3700mAh Battery
Oppo K1: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3500mAh Battery
Honor View 20: 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 48MP Camera, 4000 mAh Battery
OnePlus 6T: 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3700mAh Battery
Google Pixel 3 64 GB: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 12.2MP Camera, 2915mAh Battery
Xiaomi Poco F1: 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 12MP Camera, 4000mAh Battery