The best smartphone to buy under Rs 50000 in India just happens to be some of the best mobile phones on the market too. At Rs. 50,000, you can today get phones that are almost flagship class. These smartphones offer the best hardware available today along with great cameras and a premium design. That means you’ll be buying premium mobile phones, with little by way of compromise. Here are our picks for the best mobile phones under Rs. 50,000 in India.

Top 5 Smartphone under Rs. 50,000 in India

Ranking Smartphone Price
1 LG V30+ Rs.44,990
2 Sony Xperia XZs Rs.49,990
3 Google Pixel 2 Rs.47,900
4 HTC U Ultra Rs.31,980
5 Apple iPhone 6s Rs.34,999
6 Samsung Galaxy S8 Rs.44,990
7 Samsung Galaxy S7 Rs.26,990
8 Apple iPhone 7 Rs.42,999
9 HTC U11 Rs.51,990
10 Google Pixel XL Rs.35,980

1. LG V30+

LG V30+ smartphone comes with a 6.00-inch QHD+ OLED capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2880 pixels. LG V30+ phone price in India starts at Rs. 44,990. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) and is powered by a 3300 mAh, Non-removable Li-ion battery.

LG V30+

The LG V30+ is powered by Octa-core (2.45 GHz x 4 + 1.9 GHz x 4) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The handset packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The phone packs a 16 + 13 MP, LED flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, Pan primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies.

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2. Sony Xperia XZs

The Sony Xperia XZs runs Android 7.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery. The smartphone is powered by Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The handset packs 32/64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Xperia XZs packs a 19 MP, gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash primary camera on the rear and a 13 MP front shooter for selfies.

Sony Xperia XZs

The Sony Xperia XZs is a dual SIM phone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. The handset connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, GPS (Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G. The Xperia XZs phone includes Fingerprint (side-mounted, region dependent), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum.

3. Google Pixel 2

The Google Pixel 2 is powered by Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone runs Android 8.0 and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery. The handset packs 64/128GB of inbuilt storage that cannot be expanded. The phone packs a 12.2 MP, OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash primary camera on the rear and an 8 MP front shooter for selfies.

Google Pixel 2

The Google Pixel 2 is a single SIM phone that accepts a Nano-SIM. The Pixel 2 phone connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, GPS (Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO), Bluetooth (5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD), NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. The smartphone includes Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.

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4. HTC U Ultra

The HTC U Ultra is powered by Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64/128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The U Ultra packs a 12 MP, OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash primary camera on the rear and a 16 MP front shooter for selfies.

HTC U Ultra

The HTC U Ultra runs Android 7.0 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The HTC U Ultra is a dual SIM phone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. The smartphone connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, GPS (Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G.

5. Apple iPhone 6s

The Apple iPhone 6s phone was launched in September 2015. The smartphone comes with a 4.70-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display with a resolution of 750 pixels by 1334 pixels. Apple iPhone 6s price in India starts at Rs. 36,999.

Apple iPhone 6s

The Apple iPhone 6s runs iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 11.2 and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 1715 mAh battery. The smartphone powered by a Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister and comes with 2GB of RAM. The handset packs 16/32/64/128GB of inbuilt storage that cannot be expanded. The iPhone 6s packs a 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies.

6. Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.80-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. The handset runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy S8 mobile

The Galaxy S8 is powered by Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Galaxy S8 packs a 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash primary camera on the rear and an 8 MP, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR front shooter for selfies.

7. Samsung Galaxy S7

The Samsung Galaxy S7 runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The device is powered by Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The handset packs 32/64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Galaxy S7 packs a 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP, dual video call, Auto HDR front shooter for selfies.

Samsung Galaxy S7

The dual SIM smartphone connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS (Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G. The Galaxy S7 phone includes the compass, fingerprint (front-mounted), gyro, accelerometer, proximity.

8. Apple iPhone 7

The Apple iPhone 7 phone was launched in September 2016. The smartphone has the fingerprint sensor and comes with the price tag of starts from Rs. 42,999. The handset a 4.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 750 pixels by 1334 pixels. The iPhone 7 is powered by a 2.34 GHz Quad-core processor along with 2GB of RAM and 32/128/256GB internal space capacity but with no expansion support. It packs a 12-megapixel rear camera along with 7-megapixel selfie shutter.

Apple iPhone 7

The single SIM mobile runs iOS 10 and is powered by a 1960mAh nonremovable battery. On the connectivity front, it offers 4G, 3G, Bluetooth v4.2, micro USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac options. Sensors on the Apple iPhone 7 include Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor, Barometer, Three-axis Gyro Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Backside Illumination Sensor, Digital Compass.

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9. HTC U11

The HTC U11 is another powerful mobile front the house of HTC, the smartphone comes with Edge Sense and fingerprint sensor. The smartphone has a 5.5-inch QHD, Super LCD5 capacitive (1440 x 2560 pixels). The handset is by 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM.

HTC U11 Smartphone

The U11 offers 128GB of internal space that can be expanded up to 2000GB via a microSD card. It packs a 12MP primary camera on the rear and a 16MP front shooter for selfies. The dual-SIM device runs Android 7.1 (Nougat) and is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. On the connectivity front, it offers 4G LTE, 3G, NFC, Bluetooth v4.2, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac options.

10. Google Pixel XL

After the success of the Nexus series, Google is back with a bang with Pixel XL, which is a powerful smartphone with a great pair of cameras. The smartphone comes with the fingerprint sensor and offers 5.5-inch AMOLED display with the resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixel. The phone is powered by a Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor along with 4 GB of RAM.

Google Pixel XL

The Google Pixel XL packs offer 32/128 GB internal storage capacity but with no expansion support. It packs a 12.3-megapixel dual rear camera along with 8-megapixel selfie shutter. The single SIM mobile runs Android 7.1 and is powered by a 3450mAh nonremovable battery. On the connectivity front it offers 4G, 3G, Bluetooth v4.2, micro USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac options.