The year 2018 had been an exciting year for smartphone manufacturers in the Indian market. The year marks the launches of a series of premium smartphones from the house of Chinese Mobile giants. The market was mainly flooded by some high-quality devices from brands like Xiaomi, Nokia, OnePlus, Samsung, Huawei, Realme, Oppo, Vivo and several others. For the past few years, India has become a breeding ground for the aggressive rivalries amongst the foreign players and this year is not an exception as well. Keeping in mind the market trends and changing customer preferences, phone makers took the step of producing advanced devices that perfectly cater to people from all the spheres of the society. Keeping in mind the factor of price sensitivity, here is a compiled list of top smartphones that were mainly launched to service the premium customers
1.Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung, The South Korean giant, unveiled a premium flagship smartphone – Galaxy Note 9 in India by the second half of this year. The phone comes at a hefty price tag of Rs 67,900 for 6GB RAM variant. The flagship device is embedded with Exynos 9810 processor and flaunts a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display. Apart from possessing 12MP+12MP dual sensors in the rear part, it has an 8MP Front camera. The phone is powered by a powerful 4000 mAh battery.
2.Apple iPhone XS Max
The year 2018 marks the launch of a series of Apple iPhones, which includes iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS and iPhone XR. Apple iPhone XS Max was launched at Rs 1.09 lakh for the 64GB variant and flaunts a 12MP+12MP rear sensors with a 7MP front shooter. The phone contains A12 Bionic chipset, and the display screen has a size of 6.5-inch. The OLED display screen of the phone adds charm to the look.
3.Google Pixel 3
The search engined giant get their hands dirty with the launch of next-generation Pixel devices in the Indian market this year. The prices for Google Pixel 3 starts from Rs 71,000 for the entry level variant – 64GB ROM. The top-notch model of Pixel 3 XL comes at a price tag of Rs 92,000. The phone is flaunted with 12.2MP rear camera and an impressive 5.5-inch OLED display. The phone is powered by 2915 mAh battery which works quite decently even during high-intensive work in the device.
OnePlus launched a couple of smartphones in the Indian market during the calendar year of 2018. The Chinese giant launched OnePlus 6 in the first half whereas OnePlus 6T was introduced in the second half towards the end of the year. Both phones are value for money devices, but OnePlus 6T is slightly advanced in terms of features, although specs of both the phones are pretty much the same. OnePlus 6T is an ultimate smartphone that is priced in the range between Rs.35,000-Rs.40,000. The phone is equipped with Snapdragon 845 chipset, in-display fingerprint sensor, bigger screen, improved battery life and so on.
5.Huawei Mate 20 Pro
This is the latest flagship product from the Chinese smartphone giant. Mate 20 Pro in India is priced at Rs 69,990. The phone is packed with lavish features such as 3D Face Unlock, an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone is equipped with a Kirin 980 chipset and a powerful 4,200 mAh battery. The phone has a triple rear camera (40MP+20MP+8MP) and sports a 6.39-inch AMOLED screen and others the list.