27th Jun 2016
Smartphones above Rs 30,000 price tag come with premium features, and let us face it; only a fraction of the mobile users in India actually use a costlier premium phone. If you are planing to buy one, you should either be a diehard fan of the premium-ness or you should be having plenty of money. Whatever the reason may be, we at TechTree are listing out what we feel to be the best ones available currently in this segment.
1. Apple iPhone 6s Plus
When it comes to premium features, the first company that comes to our minds is Apple. No matter how costly their smartphones are, there are people standing in queue on the launch date to purchase the latest smartphone by Apple. With 3D Touch display incorporated into the smartphone, the 5.5 inch device comes with a exceptional camera that is capable of capturing 4K video and Live Photos, along with great detailed photographs. The price range starts from Rs 55,789 (16 GB variant) and goes upto Rs 73,150 (64 GB) and Rs 84,249 (128 GB). However, there may be slight variations in the price depending on different retailer.
2. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is definitely one of those best devices available out in the market today. With a 5.5 inch Quad HD display screen, 4 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage, the smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. You can also find a fingerprint scanner on the home button of the Galaxy S7 Edge. The battery is of 3,600 mAh capacity. While we can definitely get these features in almost most of the budget phones nowadays, the exclusive feature that comes with the S7 Edge is the saturated AMOLED display, with a curve which allows you to utilize your device on a better level. Apart from all, it's the Samsung flagship device for the year 2016 and wouldn't you want to have it? Price range starts from somewhere around Rs Rs 48,900 for the 32 GB variant.
3. Huawei Nexus 6P
This flagship device from Google is a premium device that was launched alongside the affordable rival, LG Nexus 5X. This is the first Huawei smartphone being manufactured under the Google's Nexus programme, making this a special phone for every Huawei and Nexus fan! Sporting a metal body, the 5.5 inch device comes with USB Type-C for fast connectivity. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the camera is capable of capturing some mind boggling shots. The price range of the device varies according to the internal memory that comes out-of-the-box. For a 32 GB variant, you will have to pay somewhere around Rs 34,499 and for a 64 GB variant the price goes up to approximately Rs 40,999.
4. BlackBerry Priv
Now, this is something that is more close to the heart of those people who are typical BlackBerry fans, and have been using a BlackBerry phone even in the era of Android smartphones. This 5.4 inch device runs on Android and what else would you want? It comes with all the goodness of an Android device, yet being as secured as the original BlackBerry device. Along with this, the smartphone also comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard that actually allows you to type in like the original BlackBerry device. The smartphone comes with a 18 MP primary camera, and is backed by a 3,410 mAh battery. The internal storage capacity is of 32 GB while the device is powered by a 3 GB RAM. The Priv comes with a price tag of around Rs 55,550.
5. Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
This smartphone marks the return of Microsoft into the smartphone business, and if you are a Windows phone fan, then you are going to definitely love this device. With a 5.7 inch display, 3 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage, the smartphone comes with a 20 MP primary camera and 5 MP front facing sensor for selfies. To keep the smartphone cool, the company has incorporated the liquid cooling technology right into the phone itself, making it a perfect choice as your personal computer. Adding on to this fact, the smartphone can be used as a portable computer using the Continuum. The smartphone runs on Windows 10 Mobile operating system.
While we have made our best to come up with a list of five best premium smartphones, there might be a device which has been left out. If you have been using one and would want to recommend other readers in this price segment, please share your views in the comments section below.
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