10 Best smartphones with stock Android in India (Updated!)

List of best stock android smartphones in India.

FYI: This post was last updated on October 10, 2022. Added new Google Pixel 7 series launched in India


People seeking stock Android smartphones are increasing exponentially due to the lack of bloatware and the fact that they deliver the core Android experience.

Previously, many smartphone brands in India included the stock Android experience on one of their devices, but they have since left the race. However, only a few companies, including Motorola and Google, continue to offer the core Android experience.

In this article, we will examine various smartphones that offer the stock Android experience at various price points. Without further delay, let’s start.

Best smartphones with stock Android experience

Google Pixel 7 Pro

Google announced its new Google Pixel 7 series in India. Unlike previous iterations, Google Pixel 7 series are officially available in India through Flipkart. Google announced two versions of Pixel 7 series smartphones in India, The one we are talking about now is the Google Pixel 7 Pro, The higher-end variant.

Talking about the smartphone it comes with a 6.7 inch Quad HD display with a 120HZ refresh rate, powered by its own Googles tensor G2 processor coupled with 12 GB of ram and 128 GB of storage, and comes with Android 13 out of the box which gives premium stock android experience.

Talking about the cameras, It comes with a 50 MP main rear camera, comes with 12 Mp wide-angle camera, a 48MP telephoto camera, and a 10 Mp front camera. The camera on this smartphone is flagship level. The Google Pixel series is known for its best cameras.

Finally talking about the battery life, It comes with a 5000mAh battery with 30W wired fast charging, and wireless charging.

  • Dimensions: 162.9 x 76.55 x 8.9mm; Weight: 212g
  • Display: 6.7-inch (3120 x 1440 pixels) curved 10-120Hz LTPO AMOLED display with up to 1500 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • Processor: Google Tensor G2 processor with Google Titan M2 security chip
  • Ram and Storage: 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS: Android 13
  • Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
  • Rear camera: 50MP rear camera with 1/1.3″ sensor, f/1.85 aperture, OIS, 12MP 125° Ultra-wide autofocus camera with f/2.2 aperture, 48MP telephoto camera with f/3.5 aperture, OIS, 4.8x optical zoom, high resolution 30x zoom, 10-bit HDR recording, Cinematic Blur, Macro focus, 4K 60 fps video recording
  • Front camera: 10.8MP 93° front camera with f/2.2 aperture, face unlock
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Dust and Water-resistant (IP68)
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax  (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, ultra-wideband (UWB), GPS, USB Type C 3.1 (1st Gen), NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 30W wired fast charging, wireless charging
  • Really Good Quality display
  • Good performance
  • Great cameras
  • Best Android experience
  • Faster Software updates
  • Little Pricer in India

Google Pixel 7

Google announced its new Google Pixel 7 smartphone in India. Unlike the previous generation, Google Pixel 7 series are now officially available in India from Flipkart.

Google announced two new versions of the Google Pixel series, The one we are talking about now is Google pixel 7 which comes with a 6.32-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90hz refresh rate, Powered by Google’s own Tensor processor that is equipped with 8GB ram and 128 GB of storage. It runs on Android 13 out of the box which brings a pure stock android experience to the table.

Talking about the cameras, It comes with a 50 MP rear camera and a 12 MP ultra-wide angle. It comes with a 10.8 MP front camera. The cameras on Google Pixel smartphones are one of the best.

Finally talking about the battery it comes with a 4355mAh battery with 30W wired fast charging wireless charging. Overall if you are looking to buy the best Pixel smartphone, Google Pixel 7 is also the best option to consider.

  • Dimensions: 155.64 x 73.16 x 8.7mm; Weight: 195.5g
  • Display: 6.32-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) FHD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, up to 1400 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • Processor: Google Tensor G2 processor with Titan M2 security chip
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS: Android 13
  • Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
  • Rear camera: 50MP rear camera with 1/1.3″ sensor, f/1.85 aperture, OIS, LDAF, 12MP 106° Ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 10-bit HDR recording, Cinematic Blur, high resolution 8x zoom, 4K 60 fps video recording
  • Front camera: 10.8MP 97° front camera with f/2.2 aperture, face unlock
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers
  • Dust and Water-resistant (IP68)
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax  (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS, USB Type C 3.1 (1st Gen), NFC
  • Battery: 4355mAh battery with 30W wired fast charging wireless charging
Buying Options
Rs. 59,999
in stock
Flipkart

Google Pixel 6a 

Google announced its new Google Pixel 6a in India. Yes, it’s expensive in India. But What makes it unique is the Google experience. If you want to experience the Google experience, the Google Pixel 6a is only the choice you should consider. There is also a google pixel 4a if you are looking for a low-end version which was priced under 35000 rupees.

  • Dimensions: 152.2x 71.8x 8.9mm
  • Weight: 178g
  • Display: 6.1-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED HDR display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Processor: Google Tensor processor (2x 2.80GHz Cortex-X1 + 2 x 2.25GHz Cortex-A76 + 4 x 1.80GHz Cortex-A55) with 848MHz Mali-G78 MP20 GPU, Titan M2 security chip
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • OS: Android 12
  • Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
  • Rear camera: 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, IMX363 sensor, LED flash, OIS, 12MP 107° Ultra-wide camera with IMX386 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
  • Front camera: 8MP front camera with 84° ultra-wide lens, IMX355 sensor, f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, 2 microphones
  • Network Support: 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS, USB Type C 3.1 (1st Gen), NFC
  • Battery: 4410mAh battery with 18W wired fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 32,999
Rs. 43,999
in stock
Flipkart
Rs. 39,710
Rs. 72,990
in stock
6 new from Rs. 39,500
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Motorola edge 30 Ultra (Flagship Pick)

Motorola announced its new Moto Edge 30 Ultra smartphone in India. If you are looking for the best Android flagship smartphone with a stock android experience, flagship-level performance, and good cameras, Moto Edge 30 Ultra is the best option for you.

Talking about the smartphone it comes with a 6.67-inch full HD+ display with a 144 Hz refresh rate, powered by Qualcomm 8 G Processor, 200 MP camera, 60 Mp front camera, 4610 Mah battery with 125 Watt fast charging.

Overall if you are looking to buy the best smartphone under 60000 rupees with the best stock Android, an alternative to the Oneplus smartphone, the Moto Edge 30 Ultra is the best option for you.

  • Dimensions: 161.76 x 73.5 x 8.39mm
  • Weight: 198.5g
  • Display: 6.67-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 144Hz OLED 53° curved Endless Edge display, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR10+, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1250 nits brightness, DC Dimming, 1500Hz instant touch sampling rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Plus 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 730 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • OS: Android 12 with MyUI 4.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 200MP rear camera with 1/1.22″ Samsung ISOCELL HP1 sensor, f/1.95 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 50MP ultra-wide 117º ultra-wide camera, 2.5cm macro, f/2.2 aperture, 12MP 2x telephoto camera with Sony IMX663 sensor, f/1.6 aperture, 8K 30fps, 4K HDR+ video
  • Front camera: 60MP front camera with Ov60a sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, triple microphone array
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dust and Splash resistant (IP52)
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NSA (n1/n2/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n38/n40/n41/n66/n77/n78, bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6E, MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, QZSS(L1+L5), 2 x USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 4610mAh battery with 125W wired fast charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging
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Along with Moto Edge 30, Ultra Moto also announced its new Moto EWdge 20 Fusion which comes with Snapdragon 888 Processor with some changes in camera and battery.

Rs. 39,999
Rs. 49,999
in stock
Flipkart
Rs. 54,999
Rs. 69,999
in stock
Flipkart


Nothing Phone (1) (Also Great)

Nothing announces its new Nothing Phone 1 in India. If you don’t know about Nothing here is the short story behind this new brand. Nothing was started by Oneplus Co-founder Carl Pie who left One plus. Initially, the company announced Nothing Ear Phones which received positive reviews.

Talking about the smartphone, The biggest highlight of the smartphone is the design which follows the same transparent design as Nothing Ear 1. Talking more about the design, The smartphone got inspired by the design of the Apple iPhone with square corners, a Metal frame, and a very small chin at the bottom.

It also comes with a proper LED light setup on the back which acts as a flash while using the camera and also as a notification light, and indicator while charging. It comes in two primary colors, The first is clear white which looks really good and the other one is black.

Talking about the specifications of the device it comes with a 6.55 inch 120 HZ AMOLED display, powered by Qualcomm snapdragon 778+ processor which can handle day-to-day tasks fine. Coming to the camera on the rear it comes with a 50 MP and 50 MP wide-angle camera, On the front, it comes with a 16MP camera.

Talking about the camera, It takes good shots in the lighting, More about camera details will be shared soon.

It runs on Nothing OS which is almost close to the stock android experience. It supports 5G and with support for 4500 Mah battery with 33 wats fast charging support.

  • Unique design
  • Clean Software
  • Good display
  • Good performance
  • Good battery life
  • Wireless charging
  • Cameras can be better
  • No charger in the box
  • Only 33 watts charging for 30k
  • Dimensions: 159.2 x 75.8 x 8.3mm
  • Weight: 193.5g
  • Display: 6.55-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 120Hz display, 240Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, 10-bit color, 500 nits brightness; 1,200 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778G+ 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS: Android 12 with Nothing OS
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 50MP main camera with f/1.88 aperture, Sony IMX766 sensor, OIS, 50MP 114° ultra-wide camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 4cm macro option, 4K at up to 30 fps
  • Front camera: 16MP front camera with Sony IMX471 sensor f/2.25 aperture
  • In-display optical fingerprint scanner
  • USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Splash resistant (IP53)
  • 5G SA/NSA (s n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77,
  • Network Support: n78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 4500mAh battery with support for 33W PD3.0 wired charging, 15W Qi wireless charging with dual charging support, 5W reverse charging
Buying Options
Rs. 32,999
Rs. 39,999
in stock
Flipkart

moto edge X30 (Powerful)

Moto announced its new Moto Edge 30 smartphone in India. This is currently the cheapest snapdragon 8 Gen smartphone in India. The biggest highlights of this smartphone are the display, camera, and UI. Starting with the display it comes with 6.7 inches Full HD+ 144hz refresh rate which looks really good and buttery smooth, on the rear, it has two 50MP cameras that take really good shots, powered by clean stock android. It comes with Android 12 out of the box.

  • Design: Excellent Build Quality, Side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
  • Dimensions: 163.56×75.95×8.49mm
  • Weight: 194g
  • Display: 6.7-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 144Hz display, HDR10+, 10-bit color, DCI-P3 color space, up to 700 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OS: Android 12 with MYUX 3.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 50MP main camera with f/1.88 aperture, OV50A40 sensor, OIS, 50MP 114° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, S5KJN1SQ03 sensor, 2.5cm macro option, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, OV02B1B sensor
  • Front camera: 60MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, OV60A40 sensor, 4K video recording
  • USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Splash resistant (IP52)
  • Network support: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery, 68W TurboPower fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 34,999
Rs. 55,999
in stock
Flipkart

Motorola edge 30  (Budget)

  • Best Display
  • Good Performance
  • Pure Stock Android Experience
  • Slim and Sleek
  • Good cameras
  • Battery life

Moto announced its new Moto Edge 30 smartphone in India. It is the slimmest 5G smartphone available in the Indian market right now. Talking about the other specifications it comes with a 144Hz OLED display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778+ Processor which is almost similar to SD 778 providing the same old smooth experience.

It comes with a 50Mp rear camera which takes really good shots in Good lights and decent photos in low light. It runs on Android 12 out of the box which gives you the same pixel experience. Motorola promises Android 13 and 14 updates. It also comes with stereo speakers, unfortunately, no headphone jack this time. It comes with a 4020 Mah battery with 33-watt fast charging. The battery life is average as expected.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 159.38 x 74.236 x 6.79mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Display: 6.5-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 144Hz display, HDR10+, 10-bit color, DCI-P3 color space
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778G+ 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage
  • OS: Android 12 with MyUX
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 50MP main camera with f/1.88 aperture, OIS, 50MP 118° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2.5cm macro option, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, 4K up to 60 fps
  • Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.25 aperture, 4K recording at 30fps
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Audio: USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Splash resistant (IP52)
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 4020mAh battery with 33W TurboPower fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 24,999
Rs. 34,999
in stock
Flipkart

Moto G20 fusion (Budget)

Motorola edge 20 fusion
Motorola edge 20 fusion

Motorola has announced its new Motorola G20 series in India. The G20 is listed on your best Smartphones under 30000 rupees and the new Moto G20 which we are going to talk about it now. The G20 is the best option for people looking to buy a smartphone with an OLED display, clean stock android, 5G.

Talking more about the design, the Moto G20 fusion comes with a polycarbonate body with a Mattie finish that looks good and doesn’t attract fingerprints. Unlike Moto G20 it comes with a headphone and also with SD card support.

The display here is a 90hz Super AMOLED display that is really good while used. It also supports 10 but HDR which makes it even better for this price.

The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek 800U processor that is fast and smooth and can handle games like BGMi at high graphic settings without breaking a sweat. For comparison here is the differences between Snapdragon 778G processor and Dimensity 800U

Talking about the camera, the Moto G20 fusion comes with a 108 MP rear camera with 8 MP wide-angle and with 2 MP depth.

The software is the biggest plus point for this Smartphone at this price segment. It comes with clean stock android with no bloatware and annoying advertisements or Permissions.

It also supports 30-watt fast charging which takes 30 -40 min to fully charge your smartphone.

Overall as I said before, the Motorola G20 fusion is the best option for people looking to buy a clean UI smartphone that also has better performance and better battery life.

  • Design: PolyCarbonate body with a matte glass finish, Phone is light, has a headphone jack, Micro SD card support Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD). The comes in 166 x 76 x 8.25 mm and weighs 185Grams and is Splash resistant (IP52). The phone comes with a Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 6.67-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display, HDR10+, 10-bit color, DCI-P3 color space
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 800U (MT6873V) 7nm processor
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • OS: Android 11
  • Rear camera: 108MP 1/1.52″ main camera with f/1.9 aperture, Ultra Pixel Technology for 2.1 µm, 8MP 118° ultra-wide camera with macro mode, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.25 aperture, Quad Pixel Technology for 1.4 µm
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NSA (n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/
    • n20/n28/n38/n40/
    • n41/n77/n78/n66 bands)
    • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac,
    • Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 30W TurboPower fast charging
  • Stock Android
  • Good Performance
  • 90Hz OLED display
  • IP52 rating
  • Good Battery life
  • Low Light camera can be slightly better
Buying Options
Rs. 18,999
Rs. 24,999
in stock
Flipkart

So, those are the list of best smartphones in India with stock android experience. Hope you find this tutorial helpful, If you have any suggestions you can suggest us at vinron.in/suggestions. For more helpful smartphone recommendations you can view the links below.

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