FYI: Updated this list with the latest best smartphones under 70000 rupees in India.
As new smartphones are released each year, new brands such as iQOO and Oneplus have been added to the premium smartphone list, which now includes the already existing Samsung and Apple iPhones. Which one do you choose? If that is your question, our experts have the perfect answer for you. After hours of research and numerous questions, we have compiled a list of the best smartphones available in India for under 70000 rupees.
Best Smartphones under 70000 rupees in India
Oneplus 10 Pro
Oneplus announced its new Oneplus 10 Pro smartphone in India. This time Oneplus is priced at around 66,000 making it the most expensive Oneplus phone ever competing with the likes of Samsung and other Android flagship smartphones. The biggest reason why you should pick Oneplus 10 Pro over other android smartphones at this price is that one plus offers a better software experience which was recently messed up during color OS integration.
Oneplus released it very soon and promised Oneplus devices to remain on Oxygen OS. And also there are a couple of important points you should know before buying this, The camera performance on the Oneplus 10 Pro is still not flag ship level and still, it doesn’t come with an official IP rating. If you want good cameras and an overall good android experience you can add extra and get S22 plus or you can stick with one plus 10 Pro.
If you can able to grab this device for under 60000k with offers, the Oneplus 10 Pro is the best deal.
- Great build quality
- Really Good display
- Very fast charging
- Best performance
- Solid battery life
- Very good cameras
- No Official IP rating
- The camera is still not in the flagship range.
Also read: Oneplus 10 Pro vs IQOO 9 pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus
- Dimensions: 163x 73.9 x 8.55mm
- Weight: 200.5g
- Display: 6.7-inch (3216 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ 3D flexible curved AMOLED, LTPO 2.0, 1Hz-120Hz refresh rate, up to 1300 nits brightness
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 4nm Mobile Platform
- Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
- OS: Android 12 with OxygenOS 12.1
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with 1/1.43″ Sony IMX789 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 50MP 150° ultra-wide with 1/2.76″ Samsung JN1 sensor, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, OIS 3.3x optical zoom
- Front camera: 32MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX615 sensor, f/2.4 aperture
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- USB Type-C Port, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Dual Microphone, Noise Cancelling Microphone
- Network support: 5G SA/NSA (n1, n3, n5, n8, n28A n40, n41, n78, n79), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band) + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
- Battery: 5000mAh battery with 80W SUPERVOOC fast charging, 50W wireless charging, reverse wireless charging
Apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini
If you are looking for an iPhone apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are the best options to consider. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 have the same specifications but vary in size. The iPhone mini as the name suggests is the best compact iPhone you can buy right now. And the iPhone 12 is also the best all-rounder you can get for under 60000 rupees in India.
- iPhone 12 mini dimensions: 131.5×64.2×7.4mm; Weight: 133grams
- iPhone 12 dimensions: 146.7×71.5×7.4mm; Weight: 162grams
- Display: iPhone 12 mini -5.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) OLED 476ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, Ceramic Shield protection
- Display: iPhone 12 – 6.1-inch (2532×1170 pixels) OLED 460ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, HDR, Dolby Vision, Ceramic Shield protection
- Six-Core A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics
- Storage: 64GB, 128GB,256GB storage options
- OS: iOS 14
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Sim: Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
- Rear camera: 12MP wide-angle (f/1.6) camera, 7P lens, optical image stabilization, True Tone flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 240fps, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide (f/2.4) secondary camera, 5P lens
- Front camera: 12MP TrueDepth front camera with f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 120fps
- Sound: Stereo speakers
- Security: TrueDepth camera for FaceID facial recognition
- Network Support: 5G (sub‑6 GHz), Gigabit-class LTE, 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS
- Battery: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with MagSafe wireless charging, fast charging, up to 15 hours (iPhone 12 mini) / 17 hours (iPhone 12) of video playback
iQOO 9 Pro
iQOO announced its new IQOO 9 series smartphone in India. The one we are talking about now is the iQOO 9 pro which is the flagship model of the three. The smartphone is priced at 64,990/- but you can get Rs. 6000 off with ICICI credit cards and EMI.
Now talking about the smartphone it comes with a 6.78-inch 2k display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, Powered by Qualcomm snapdragon 8 Gen Processor, 8GB ram, an impressive rear camera that comes with a gimbal stabilization, runs on Android 12, and a 4700 Mah battery with 120 W ultra-fast charging.
Overall, Do you need to spend 60k on iQOO smartphone, Yes if you only want an iQOO smartphone and really impressed by the design and specifications? If not you can add extra and buy the S22 series or buy iPhone.
- Design: Comes with two designs, The standard design, and the legend Edition. It comes with a curved screen, center punch hole camera, and leatherback. In-display fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 164.81×75.2x 8.83mm (Legend Edition) / 9.21mm (standard Edition)
- Weight: 209.98g (Legend Edition) / 203.92g(Standard Edition)
- Display: 6.78-inch (3200 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ curved E5 LTPO AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 1-120Hz variable refresh rate, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1500 nits brightness
- Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
- Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
- OS: Android 12 with OriginOS Ocean
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- Rear camera: 50MP camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1/1.57″ Samsung GN5 sensor, gimbal stabilization, LED flash, 50MP 150° ultra-wide Samsung GN5 sensor with f/2.27 aperture, 16MP 60mm equivalent portrait camera with f/2.23 aperture, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom
- Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.45 aperture
- Sound: USB Type-C audio, 0.87cc Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audio
- Network Support: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2,GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
- Battery: 4700mAh battery with 120W ultra-fast flash charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging
ASUS ROG Phone 6 (Gaming smartphone)
Aus announced its, new Gaming smartphone ROG 6 phone in India. The specifications alone make it one of the best gaming smartphones in India. To give you context. It comes with a 6.78 OLED display with a whopping 165Hz refresh rate. It comes with the latest snapdragon 8 Gen + processor, 8GB of ram in the base variant, a 50MP rear camera, and finally a 6000 mah battery with 65W fast charging.
ASUS ROG Phone 6 specifications
- Dimensions: 173 x 77 x 10.3mm
- Weight: 239g
- Display: 6.78-inch (2448 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 165Hz OLED 10-bit HDR 20.4:9 aspect ratio display, 720Hz touch sampling rate, 111.23% DCI-P3, sRGB : 150.89%, Delta E average <1%; Contrast ratio: 1,000,000:1, 10-bit HDR, 5 nits to 800nits @ APL100 + HBM or 1200nits @ APL1, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
- Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen+ 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
- Ram and Storage: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 16GB / 18GB (ROG Phone 6 Pro) LPDDR5 RAM with 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
- OS: Android 12 with ROG UI & Zen UI
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- Rear camera: 50MP rear camera with 1/1.56″ Sony IMX766 sensor, 1μm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture, 13MP 125˚ ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP macro sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 8k video at 30 fps, 4k at 60fps, slow-motion 4K at 120 fps, 1080p at 240fps
- Front camera: 12MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX663 sensor
- Sound: 3.5mm audio jack, Qualcomm WCD9385 for Hi-Res output, Symmetrical dual front-facing speakers with Dirac HD Sound, 5-magnet stereo speaker with Cirrus Logic amplifier for louder, deeper, and less distorted sound effect
- In-display fingerprint sensor, Ultrasonic sensors for AirTrigger 6, and grip press detection
- Network Support: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, Galileo(E1+E5a), QZSS(L1+L5), NavIC(L5), USB Type-C, NFC
- Battery: 6000mAh battery with 65W fast charging, Quick Charge 5.0, and PD 3.0 Charging
ASUS ROG Phone 6 costs Rs. 71,999 and is available in Phantom Black and Storm White.
Samsung Galaxy Z flip 3 (People Fav)
Along with the Samsung Galaxy Fold 3, Samsung also announced the Galaxy Z flip 3 which is the successor to last year’s Samsung Galaxy Z flip smartphone that flips in half. Samsung has reduced the price of this smartphone very significantly.
Along with the price reduction, Samsung also improved a few things on these Smartphones that you should keep note of.
First thing, Samsung has increased the size of the display on the back from 1 inch to 1.9 inches which now you can use to set alarms, control songs, and manage notifications more comfortably.
The new Galaxy Z flip 3 is now water-resistant, the new Gorilla glass Victus on the back, and the stereo speakers now support Dolby Atmos.
Overall if you are attracted by the design aesthetics and the flip mechanism, go and pick this smartphone you will like it for sure.
- Design: New 1.9-inch Display on Back, New better factor, Water resistant (IPX8)
- Display: 6.7-inch FULL HD+ (2640 x 1080 pixels) 22:9 Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 425ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection, external/ cover 1.9-inch (260 x 512 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 302ppi
- Dimensions: Folded: 72.2×86.4×15.9~17.1mm
- Weight: 183 grams
- Processor:: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform
- RAM and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- Software: Android 11 with One UI 3.1
- Rear camera: 12MP (primary wide-angle) Super Speed dual pixel f/1.8 1.4μm Pixel Size + 12MP (ultra-wide) f/2.2 1.22μm Pixel Size; LED flash, HDR10+, OIS, Up to 8x digital zoom; Video: Up to 4K 60fps
- Front camera: 10MP with f/2.4 aperture
- Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA sub6 / mmWave, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 LE , ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS
- Audio: USB Type-C Audio, Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos
- Battery: 3300mAh (Typical) battery with 15w fast charging, 10W Qi wireless charging, 4.5W reverse wireless charging
Pricing in India
- Galaxy Z Flip3 5G (8+128GB): Rs. 84999
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G (8+256GB): Rs. 88999
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