The 10 Best Smartphone Companies in India 2017- 2018

Frankly, there are a lot of smartphone brands in the country! And deciding which one is the best based on product and service quality, is simply impossible. Not really, at least with our list. Here are some of the best smartphone brands in India that you must go with while making your next purchase.

The 10 Best Smartphone Brands in India 2017-2018

Best Smartphone Brands in India


1. Lenovo

Lenovo makes smartphones under different sub-brands. Their Vibe series smartphones have been very popular in the market as they offer great value for money proposition for the buyers with a tight pocket. You must also know that Lenovo is the company that now owns Motorola, which has helped Lenovo book the top spot in this list of best smartphone brands.

Motorola was the first one to make a mobile phone, and the reason is enough for it topping our list of best smartphone brands in India. The company has seen various ups and downs in the recent past, but have managed to maintain, and in most cases, increase their charm among the customers. Which else company gives you pure Android experience and quick OS updates in budget devices? None!

2. Xiaomi

If you haven’t ever heard this company’s name, then where have you been? Mars? Xiaomi is doing wonders, not only in China, but also in India. Their budget offerings are loved by the Indian audience and they sell millions of devices each year in India itself. There are a lot of reasons that favour the company.

3. Samsung

Samsung is the largest seller of smartphones in India. And the reason for this massive success? Their extensive product line-up; which ranges from the budget devices in Galaxy J series to high end premium smartphones in Galaxy S and Note series. The company has a lot of devices!

4. OnePlus

A Chinese startup, but is already ruling the markets all over the world. OnePlus launched just three smartphones since it was founded, and is now competing with some of the largest brands in the world. The OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X have been very popular in India for their flagship features and mid-range pricing.

5. Apple

The company needs no introduction; in fact, most of us wish to own an iPhone someday. In India, the company holds 2% market share, and is the market leader in above Rs. 30,000 price segment. The Apple smartphones are priced a bit on the higher side, but are still worth the price for its seamless and unparalleled user experience.

6. Micromax

The home-grown Indian smartphone manufacturer has been making news form some time now, and is the second largest smartphone maker in the country. Unlike most of the Chinese brands, Micromax manufactures the phones in India itself, and hence keeps the pricing low, which we Indians always love. No doubt Micromax is one of the best smartphone brands in India.

7. Sony

Pick up any Sony product, and you will find it perfect from every aspect, so are their smartphones. Sony has always been focusing on mid-range and high end segment of the market, and that’s the reason they aren’t as popular as other Chinese/Indian brands. Still, Sony Xperia smartphones offer the best user experience in their respective price segment.

8. Lava

Lava is one of the most popular smartphone maker in the country. Lava smartphones not only look amazing, but offer a great value for money too. The budget buyers take a great interest in the country, and that’s the reason Lava is one of the top 5 smartphone vendors in the country.

9. Asus

Asus is a big name in the PC arena, and is slowly becoming a bigger name in smartphones segment too. You will find a range of smartphones from Asus in every price segment, and all of them come with unique features. Being a trustworthy name, Asus sells more smartphones than many of the Chinese players in the market.

10. LYF

LYF is fairly a new brand, but has already made its presence felt in the market. The smartphone brand under Reliance, the Indian conglomerate, is targeted at the people that are yet to experience 4G LTE connectivity in the country. With the launch Reliance Jio, LYF will play an important role in proper implementation of all the Jio services in the country.

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More Brands That Are Picking Up Quite Quickly

Apart from the best smartphone brands mentioned above, there are several other companies that make really good smartphones and are gradually gaining popularity in the segment. Some of them are HTC, LG, Intex, Gionee, Huawei, Coolpad, YU, Vivo, Oppo, and the list is endless.

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