Top 10 Smartphones Under Rs. 35,000- October 2017

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This was one of the most happening years of all times. Smartphone manufacturers like Apple, Samsung and Google announcing their best technologies across the globe along with the revival of Nokia into premium series devices. Facebook entering the VR arena and Xiaomi launching its bezel-less Mi Mix 2 smartphone in India. With all this taking place around the smartphone industry, the mid-range price category also became crammed with products announcements from various Chinese smartphone manufacturers and the falling prices of Apple iPhone. Taking a note of all the Diwali offers and discounts, here is a list of Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000.

  1. LG G6

LG G6 Smartphones

The LG G6 is a premium series smartphone showcased by LG at the MWC conference 2017. The smartphone was later on announced in India at an exceptionally high price tag of Rs.51,990 which soon after crashed to Rs.33,990. The LG G6 features the best features available under this price tag. The G6 boasts a 5.7-inch display that offers an unmatchable pixel resolution of 2880 x 1440Pixels, an 18:9 screen ratio and ~564 ppi density. Both the front and rear panels of the smartphone are protected by Conning Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is powered by last year’s flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. The G6 packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable via a dedicated micro SD card slot.

The LG G6 is running on Android 7 OS and packs dual rear camera setup. The smartphone packs two 13-megapixel shooters offering an aperture of f/1.8 and f/2.4. Selfie camera on the device is a 5-megapixel camera that can record Full HD videos, while the rear camera can record upto 4K videos.

Connectivity options on the LG G6 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, AGPS, NFC and USB 3.1 Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone packs a 3300mAh Li-Po battery which comes with fast charging feature.

Buy Here- LG G6 via Flipkart

LG G6 via Amazon at nearly Rs. 33,990

  1. OnePlus 5

Oneplus 5

There we so many smartphones that compete for the second slot on our Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000 list, however the OnePlus takes the charm due to its latest chipset. The latest OnePlus 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with Adreno 540 GPU. It is powered by 6GB/8GB of RAM mated with either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.

Display on the OnePlus 5 is a 5.5-inch Full HD screen which is protected by a Gorilla Glass 5 panel. The smartphone is running on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and could also receive the Android Oreo update soon.

Optics on the OnePlus 5 include dual 16megapixel+20megapixel sensor at the back that offer an f/1.7 and f/2.6 aperture, respectively. The smartphone can record 4K videos at 30fps and also features a 16-megapixel selfie shooter that can record Full HD videos.

Connectivity option on the smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The OnePlus 5 is backed by a 3300mAh battery comes with Dashcharge feature for fast charging.

Buy Here- OnePlus 5 via Amazon starting at Rs. 32,999

  1. Honor 8 Pro

Honor 8 Pro

Huawei’s e-brand Honor has been working hard in the mid-range price segment for a long time now. While the company is very active in China in the past, it has been announcing products actively in India recently. The Honor 8 Pro is a part of one such great product, and that is the reason why the smartphone is rated third on our Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000 list.

The biggest highlights of the Honor 8 Pro are its 5.7-inch 2K display, dual rear camera setup, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a massive 4000mAh battery.

Talking about the features in details. The Honor 8 Pro is powered by an Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 960 SoC mated with 4/6GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 64GB/128GB of internal storage which is further expandable to 256GB via a microSD card slot. The screen of the smartphone is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and offer a brilliant ~515 ppi pixel density.

Optics on the Honor 8 Pro includes dual 12-megapixel sensor at the back and an 8-megapixel shooter at the front. It can also record upto 4K videos from the rear camera.

Connectivity options on Honor 8 Pro includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The Honor 8 Pro is backed by a 4000mAh battery that can be charged via the Fast charging feature available on the smartphone.

Buy here- Honor 8 Pro via Amazon starting at Rs. 26,999

                     Honor 8 Pro via Flipkart starting at Rs.26,999

  1. LG V20

LG V20

Another great offering from LG, the LG V20.  The smartphone was launched last year at nearly Rs. 45,000 and since then the prices saw a major downfall. It’s now priced at a much reasonable price tag and is also amongst the Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000.

The highlights of the LG V20 was its dual rear camera setup and Quad-DAC to record exceptional audios. Recently, the company also announced the next generation V-series smartphone LGV30 at the IFA 2017 alongside the LG V30+.

Talking about the features of the smartphones. The LG V20 boasts a 5.7-inch display offering 1440x2560pixels resolution and ~513ppi pixel density. The screen is panel is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top.

The V20 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC mated with 4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage which is also expandable upto 256GB.

As for camera, the LG V20 sports a dual 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel sensor at the back, and a 5-megapixel shooter at the front. The smartphone can record upto 4K videos at 30fps and is available both online and offline.

Connectivity options on the LG V20 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone boasts a 3200mAh battery that comes with Qualcomm’s Fast charging 3.0 technology.

Buy here- LG V20 via Amazon starting at Rs. 30,795

                    LG V20 via Flipkart starting at Rs. 32,199

  1. Google Pixel

Google Pixel

The Google Pixel has continued to be one of the best premium segment smartphones of all time. It offers an intuitive stock Android user experience along with a fantastic camera. The company has also announced the second generation Pixel (Full specifications and prices) smartphone recently due to which the price of original pixel saw a major fall.

Also Read: Google Pixel 2 VS Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Most of you may already be available with the features of the Google Pixel smartphone due to its incredible hype. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32/128GB of internal storage which is non-expandable. Graphics performance of the smartphone is taken care by the Adreno 530 GPU and the smartphone is running on Android 7.1 Nougat OS with Oreo updates coming soon.

Camera of both the previous generation Pixel and the recently launched Google Pixel 2 are one with the highest DxOMark ratings. The original Google Pixel packs a 12.3-megapixel rear shooter that can record 4K videos at 30fps. Selfie camera on the smartphone is an 8-megapixel sensor offers f/2.4 aperture and records Full HD 1080p videos.

Connectivity options on the Google Pixel includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone packs a smaller 2770mAh battery that comes with Fast Charging Technology.

Buy here- Google Pixel via Amazon starting at Rs. 34,999

                   Google Pixel via Flipkart starting at Rs. 34,999

  1. Apple iPhone 6S

Apple iPhone 6

The 6th generation Apple iPhone is here for you. The Apple iPhone 6S was a major advancement in terms of overall design from the original iPhone. The bar shaped form factor now got transformed into a curvier finished unibody look with slimmer bezels. Apple also announced the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus recently (Launch date and price in India) along with the 10th Anniversary edition, Apple iPhone X (how Apple iPhone X is not all about looks). However, these are the reasons why Apple iPhone 6S made it to our list of Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000.

The Apple iPhone 6S offers an unblemished user to the consumers. Just like any other iPhone, the iPhone 6S also comes with a brilliant display and a great camera. As far as specifications are concerned. The Apple iPhone 6S features a 4.7-inch Retina HD display offering 750 x 1334 Pixels resolution.

Powering the Apple iPhone 6S is a 1.84 GHz Apple A9 64-bit processor embedded M9 Motion Co-processor. The smartphone has 2GB of RAM and is available in various storage options starting from 16GB upto 128GB. Its running on iOS 9 which is further upgradeable to iOS 11.0.2.

Optics on the Apple iPhone 6S includes a 12-megapixel rear shooter that can record upto 4K videos and a 5-megapixel sensor at front for selfies.

Connectivity options on the Apple iPhone 6S includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone packs a smaller 1715mAh battery.

Buy here-  Apple iPhone 6s via Flipkart starting at Rs. 31,999

  1. OnePlus 3T

Oneplus 3T

Last year’s OnePlus 3T is still amongst the most favourable smartphones of the year. While the OnePlus 5 managed to achieve the second slot on our Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000 list, OnePlus 3T is here occupying the 7th position on our list. Although the OnePlus 3T wasn’t a major upgrade over the OnePlus 3 in terms of form factor, the smartphone still offered much higher specs compared to its direct competitors at that time from Honor and Samsung.

The specifications on the OnePlus 3T includes a 5.5-inch OPTIC AMOLED Full HD display panel which a protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection on top. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC mated with 6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of in-built storage. The storage however is non-expandable. Its running on the Android version 6.0 Marshmallow which is further upgradeable to Android Nougat OS.

Optics on the OnePLus 3T includes a 16-megapixel sensor at the rear as well as a 16-megapixel sensor at the front. The smartphone can record upto 4K videos at 30fps.

Connectivity options on the OnePlus 3T includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone packs a smaller 3400mAh Li-Ion battery that comes with Dashcharge technology for fast charging.

Buy here- OnePlus 3T via Amazon starting at Rs. 24,999

  1. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi Mi Mix2

Xiaomi’s latest offering Mi Mix 2 is a hot selling pie for the company due to its bezel-less design. The smartphone was recently announced in India because of which it’s not available with any e-tailers till date. However, the phone will be coming to the shelves soon and yes the bezel-less display looks amazing. But the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is not all about display, it offers much more than that.

The newly launched Mi Mix 2 is an upgraded variant of the last year launched Mi Mix smartphone Xiaomi. Although both the smartphones have a similar looking design from the front, the Mix 2 offers a comparatively handy form factor.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 features a 5.99-inch display offering a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. The screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 panel and the smartphone offers nearly ~80.8% screen to body ratio.

The phone is running on a home brewed MIUI 9 skin on top of Android 7.1 Nougat operating system. The Mi Mix 2 is powered by the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. The smartphone will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage variants.

For optics, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 boasts a 12-megapixel sensor along with a 5-megapixel shooter at the front. The smartphone can record upto 4K videos at 30 frames per second.

Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone packs a smaller 3400mAh Li-Ion battery that comes with fast charging feature.

The smartphone will be available at a shelf price of Rs. 35,999.

  1. Nokia 8

Nokia 8

Now we know that we’re crossing the 35K priced budget here, but the Nokia 8 is a worth considering choice as soon as we enter the mid-range price category. The Smartphone was launched this year with one of the latest features available today. The Nokia 8 also made debut to India recently however will take time to arrive at the shelves.

As far as specifications are concerned. The Nokia 8 is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. The smartphone is available with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM with 64GB/128GB storage options. The storage is further expandable upto 256GB via hybrid SIM card slot.

The Nokia 8 has a comparatively smaller 5.3-inch display that offers a resolution of 1440 x 2560pixels. The screen has a fantastic ~554 ppi pixel density and the screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 panel.

Optics are one of the best on the smartphone. The Nokia 8 comes equipped with dual 13-megapixel Carl Zeiss Optics and the selfie camera is also a 13-megapixel shooter. Both the front and rear cameras can record 4K videos at 30fps.

Connectivity options on the Nokia 8 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port. The smartphone packs a 3090mAh Li-Ion battery that comes with Quick Charge 3.0 feature.

The Nokia 8 will start shipping soon via Amazon at a price tag of Rs. 36,999.

 10. Moto Z

Moto Z

The final spot was one the trickiest ones. The Motorola lastly made it to the Top 10 Smartphones under Rs. 35,000 list. The Moto Z is a fantastic smartphone and also offers much more than a regular smartphone experience.

The highlighting feature of the Moto Z is that a consumer can also use various Mods for enjoying additional features available on the smartphone.

In terms of specifications, the Moto Z is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage, which is further expandable upto 256GB via a micro SD card slot.

As far as optics are concerned, the Moto Z comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear sensor that can record 4K videos and a 5-megapixel selfie camera that can record Full HD videos.

Connectivity options on the Moto Z includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS, A-GPS, NFC and USB Type C 1.0 port along with Magnetic connector. The smartphone packs a smaller 2600mAh Li-Ion battery that comes with Quick Charge technology.

Buy here- Moto Z via Amazon starting at Rs. 19,999

Moto Z via Flipkart starting at Rs.19,999

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Bikram Singh Negi

Bikram Singh Negi

Holding camera at extreme destinations or playing games in metro train his love for tech never ends. Phones, Apps, Updates, Cameras and Tech gossip all in one roof, he’s a complete tech-package. Travelling or sampling new cuisine nothing would distort him from his passion.