10 Best Premium Smartphones Under 50000 to 80000 in India 2018

Last Updated on 2018-04-14 by Shivam Setia

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This article is for our users who want the very best smartphones available in India. We have covered a total of 10 smartphones on this list of best smartphones under 50000 to 80000. You will find smartphones under 60000 and 70000 as well if that's your budget.

All these phones are flagship smartphones of Apple, Samsung and Google. They have very powerful chipsets inside with 4 to 6GB of RAM and 64 to 128GB of storage to store all your music, videos, documents and pictures. 4 GB of RAM can handle a ton of apps with ease. 

The cameras on these mobile phones are incredible. They can take excellent shots in daylight as well as low light. For video recording, they have OIS which stabilizes the video. Most of these phones support 4K video recording.

You will see that most of the phones on this list are IP67 or IP68 rated which means they are water and dust proof. You can throw them into water or mud and they will work fine. On charging side, you get wireless charging on some of these devices where you have to just keep the phone on charging pod instead of plugging in the cable.

Let's take a look at the best phones under 50000 to 80000 in India.

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Here's the list of 10 Best Premium Smartphones Under 50000 to 80000 in India 2018

1. Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL is the best android phone you can get. It offers excellent build quality, the device looks great and feels comfortable in hand. The hardware inside is the latest and greatest as of 2017. You will notice no lag what so ever. The USP of the device is the camera, it is safe to say that Pixel 2 XL has the best smartphone camera. The only negative is that the phone is very expensive. OnePlus 5T is a great device and will cost you half the price of Pixel 2 XL.

Google Pixel 2 XL is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display6 inch pOLED
ResolutionQHD+ 2880 x 1440 Pixels
Back Camera12.2MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3520 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8.0.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit Octa Core
Weight165 g
Pros
Excellent Build Quality
Beautiful Design
Top Notch Hardware
Excellent Camera
Lag Free Performance
Cons
Expensive
No Headphone Jack

Price and Available Offers

The price of Google Pixel 2 XL is around Rs. 73000. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Apple iPhone X 64GB

Apple iPhone X is the most beautiful smartphone right now. The design is just amazing. The bezel-less display on the front is sharp and bright. The back is covered with glass as well. The camera performance is top notch with a very powerful hardware inside. There is nothing wrong with the device except the absence of a headphone jack.

Apple iPhone X 64GB is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-
Display5.8 inch All-screen OLED Multi-touch Display
ResolutionSuper Retina HD Display 2436 x 1125 Pixels
Back Camera12MP + 12MP
Front Camera7MP
Battery CapacityArray
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareiOS iOS 11
ProcessorA11 Bionic Chip with 64-bit Architecture, Neural Engine, Embedded M11 Motion Coprocessor
Weight172 g
Pros
Gorgeous Design
Beautiful Display
Excellent Camera
Lag free performance
Cons
No headphone Jack
Expensive

Price and Available Offers

The price of Apple iPhone X 64GB is around Rs. 89000. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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3. Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with a 5.1 inch Quad HD display, the display is of SUPER AMOLED type that makes the screen appear beautiful with vibrant colours. The phone has a metal unibody design and holds perfect in hand. It is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 8890 processor and scores around 130000 on the Antutu Benchmark which indicates a powerful performance. The phone has 4 GB of RAM which ensures smooth and a lag-free usage and 32 GB of internal memory which you can expand up to 200 GB via a hybrid slot, so either you can expand the storage or use it as dual sim phone.

The camera of the rear is a 12 MP sensor that can click great low light photos and comes with dual pixel technology that results in less blur. The front camera has a 5 MP sensor which has  f/1.7 aperture and comes with a selfie flash. Samsung Galaxy S7 is IP 68 certified so you are protected from damages caused by dust and water. On the battery pack, it has 3000 mAh battery which can easily keep the phone alive for a day.

Samsung Galaxy S7 is a complete practical phone which offers solid build and comes at an attractive pricing of under 40000 and is some offers you might also get it for under 25000.

Samsung Galaxy S7 is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM32 GB-4 GB
Display5.1 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionQuad HD 2560 X 1440 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Marshmallow 6
ProcessorExynos 8890 Octa Core 2.3GHz
Weight152 g
Pros
Metal Unibody Design
Easy Multitasking
Perfect Camera Clicks
IP68 Certified
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung Galaxy S7 is around Rs. 46000. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautiful piece of innovation from Samsung. It has a 5.8 inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD+ resolution, the screen looks stunning with 18:9 aspect ration(bezel-less or infinity display) and natural colours and perfect contrast.This phone is powered by Octa-Core Exynos 8895 that scores around 175000 on the Antutu, around 10% higher than the Snapdragon 835 so you imagine the kind of performance beast this phone is. This phone has 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of inbuilt memory that you can expand up to 256 GB with a hybrid sim slot.

On the camera department, Samsung will not ever disappoint you in the flagship where it has a 12MP rear sensor and 8 MP front sensor, the camera sensor allows you to click perfectly amazing photos. The camera app has various modes and filters for you to play with the photos. It has a selective focus mode that lets you blur the background via software processing. The multitasking and gaming performance is super smooth and easy flowing and you can throw anything at it to be responded back in a moment without any delay. 

This phone has an IP68 certification which can keep it safe from damage caused by dirt or water. The good news is that the phone has a USB type C port and supports fast charging and fast data transfer. The phone has Samsung proprietary Bixby voice assistant that allows to you talk to your phone and get the tasks done on your commands.

Galaxy S8 pack three sensors which can be used for unlocking, it has a fingerprint scanner, face recognition and even an iris scanner.

Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.8 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionQuad HD+ 2960 x 1440 pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorExynos 8895 Octa Core 2.3GHz
Weight
Pros
Stunning Display
Performance Beast
Great Camera Images and Features
Smooth Multitasking
IP68 Certification
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung Galaxy S8 is around Rs. 49990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is another power beast that has a 6.2 inches Super AMOLED display having Quad HD+ resolution. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and offers a stunning visual experience with perfectly aligned colours and contrast. This phone uses a very powerful Samsung owned Exynos 8895 that beats the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 by a margin of around 10 percent. It has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory and has a hybrid slot to expand the storage by up to 256 GB. 

This phone features an exceptional camera with a 12MP rear sensor and an 8 MP front sensor which offers clear pictures with a natural colour tint and various modes and filters for your customizations. The gaming and multitasking are smooth and you will never be disappointed ever by the performance of the phone and comes with strong durability. It has a fingerprint sensor, iris scanner and face detection methods which can be used to unlock the phone. The phone has IP68 certification to keep it safe from dust and water.

S8 has USB Type C port and has a battery rated at 3500 mAH which is able to power the phone for just more than a day given it has a power efficient processor and design, it also supports fast charging and can charge the phone in around 1.5 hours.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is quite similar to the Samsung S8 but packs a larger display and higher battery backup compared to the Galaxy S8. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display6.2 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionQuad HD+ 2960 x 1440 pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3500 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorExynos 8895 Octa Core 2.3GHz
Weight173 gm
Pros
Beautiful Large Display
Performance Beast
Picture Perfect Camera Images
IP68 Certified
Fast Charging
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is around Rs. 53990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2 is another amazing piece of design and engineering from Google. It has a 5.0 inch AMOLED display with FULL HD resolution which is bright and would have easiness all the time either while watching videos or playing games. Pixel 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory with no option to expand the memory via SD card but comes with unlimited storage in Google Photos.

The rear camera is a 12.2 MP sensor and 8 MP front camera sensor, the camera on Pixel 2 combine both hardware and software to produce images that have vibrant colours and look original to eyes when you are at that place. Even in low light, the camera works with brilliant optimizations to amaze you with the quality of photos.

It comes with an Active Edge feature which allows you to squeeze the phone to get any of the predefined tasks done. This phone runs on Android Oreo 8.0.1 and will provide you the best software experience with no bloatware and smooth experience. The battery on this phone is 2700 mAh which can keep the phone charged for the whole day.

There is no doubt over the performance of this phone in any department. Since it is a flagship phone and comes with an efficient hardware and software that delivers as promised, it comes at a pricing which is under 50000 as of now.

Google Pixel 2 is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.0 inch AMOLED
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera12.2MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity2700 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8.0.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit Octa Core
Weight
Pros
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Google Pixel 2 is around Rs. 52999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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7. Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8 was launched along with iPhone X in September 2017. There are a lot of new things that have been added to this series of iPhone. Starting with the glass body design at both front and back, the looks are mesmerizing. This iPhone 8 comes with the most powerful processor A11 Bionic Chipset that crosses the 225000 mark on the Antutu indicating the fastest and smoothest multitasking you would experience. A11 also supports augmented reality games and hence is a future-ready smartphone as more and more Augmented reality apps are expected to be launched.

iPhone 8 has a 4.7-inch Retina HD Display that has perfect brightness and clarity. It has 2 GB of RAM and internal memory variant of 64 GB and 128 GB. In the camera domain, the iPhone 8 stands tall with clear and crisp images, it has 12 MP rear sensor that has optical image stabilization, various colour filters and allows 5x digital zoom. The front camera is a 7 MP sensor that clicks beautiful selfies. This camera on iPhone 8 does not need any special reviews of what it delivers as it is top notch ever seen on any other smartphone and gets 9.9 on 10 rating.

iPhone 8 is IP67 certified water and dust resistant so you are safe from any damage caused.  It runs on iOS 11 operating system and has a battery backup of 1821 mAh which might sound less in the number but with the power efficient processor and design, this phone can remain charged for around a day.

Apple iPhone 8 is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-2 GB
Display4.7 inch Widescreen LCD Multi-touch Display with IPS Technology
ResolutionRetina HD Display 1334 x 750 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera7MP
Battery Capacity1821 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareiOS 11
ProcessorA11 Bionic Chip with 64-bit Architecture, Neural Engine, Embedded M11 Motion Coprocessor
Weight
Pros
New Glass Body Design
Most Powerful Chipset A11
Unmatched Camera Images
IP67 Certified
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Apple iPhone 8 is around Rs. 62999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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8. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a large 6.3 inch Super AMOLED display. It has QHD+ resolution with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio (infinity display) that gives a great look and finish to this phone. Despite being on big screen size, it fits easily in hand. Note 8 is powered by an Exynos 8895 processor which scores around 175000 on the Antutu, an improvement of around 10% over the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It has 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage which you can expand via hybrid sim slot up to 256 GB.

It has a dual camera at the back with both sensors of 12MP which is a wide-angle camera and clicks great low light photos along with support for 2x optical zoom and autofocus. On the front camera, there is 8 MP sensor to click beautiful selfies. Both the front and rear camera support Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), so you would never have to experience any blur in the photos. Note 8 has a 3300 mAH battery rating which can power the phone for 1 complete day depending on your usage. It runs on Android 7.1.1 (Naugat) and offers a clean software user experience.

Note 8 is a perfect phone you would love for performance, it has a big display that gives a great user experience of watching entertainment content and playing games. A perfect Samsung lover choice for a budget of under 70000.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-6 GB
Display6.3 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionQHD+ 1440 x 2960
Back Camera12+12 MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3300 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim (Hybrid)
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.1
ProcessorExynos 8895 Octa Core 2.3GHz
Weight195 gm
Pros
Quad HD+ AMOLED Display
Powerful Chipset
Brilliant Camera Performance
Smooth Multitasking
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is around Rs. 67900. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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9. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8 Plus has a 5.7 inches Retina HD display and an all-glass body that shines and looks beautiful with a colour-matched, aerospace-grade aluminium band. The display has Dual-domain pixels that allow for wider viewing angles. This phone is powered by A11 Bionic Chipset that is very powerful and makes the phone to work smoothly. A11 also supports augmented reality games and apps. iPhone 8 Plus has 3 GB of RAM and comes in 2 variants with 64 GB and 256 GB internal memory. The design, build quality and looks are top grade.

iPhone 8 Plus has a dual rear camera with both sensors of 12MP and brings out gorgeous portrait mode shots and a 7 MP front camera that click beautiful selfies. The dual camera at the back that enables optical zoom, it also supports digital zoom up to 10x for photos and 6x for video recording. This camera also has features like colour filters, optical image stabilisation etc. that add to the beauty and details of the image captures

It has battery rated at 2691 mAh and can provide a  backup of one day. With the glass body, 8 Plus allows support for wireless charging.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch Widescreen LCD Multi-touch Display with IPS Technology
ResolutionRetina HD Display 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera12MP + 12MP
Front Camera7MP
Battery Capacity2691 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareiOS 11
ProcessorA11 Bionic Chip with 64-bit Architecture, Neural Engine, Embedded M11 Motion Coprocessor
Weight202 g
Pros
Wireless Charging
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Apple iPhone 8 Plus is around Rs. 72999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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10. Samsung S9

After the great success of Samsung flagships like S7, S8 and Note 8. Samsung has launched its 2018 flagship in S9 with complete improvisation in performance, camera and the design. 

Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 5.8 inch Super AMOLED display which has a Quad HD+ resolution. The screen has perfect looks and brightness and a near bezel-less design which your eyes cannot look off. It is powered by Exynos 9810 processor which scores above 240000 on the Antutu beating the likes of iPhone X, so you can yourself image how powerful and smooth usage this flagship can offer.

The camera has been completely redefined with a 12 MP sensor on the back and 8 MP on the front which takes gorgeous pictures and blue free photos, thanks to the OIS in the smartphone. The camera has been innovated in a way that the rear camera has a dual aperture that adapts and function as a human eye so it clicks perfectly in bright light, low light and even in super low lighting conditions. The camera has a super slow motion for you to capture moments perfectly. The Selective focus mode allows you to blur the background even after clicking the photos. It has AR Emoji stickers that convert your photos into Emoji for the fun you want to have. 

Galaxy S9 is IP68 certified making it water and dust resistant. It also supports face recognition and iris scanning for you to unlock the phone. The battery is rated at 3000 mAh that can keep the phone power up for the one complete day, thanks to the phone efficient display and processor.

If you are looking for a Samsung flagship, it is one of the best phones with latest specifications, design and feature. With a pricing of under 60000, Samsung has made it tough for other flagship competitors of 2018.

Samsung S9 is one of the best phones under 80000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.8 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionQuad HD+ 2960 x 1440 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8
ProcessorExynos 9810
Weight
Pros
Powerful Chipset.
Perfect Display and looks
Clean, crisp and bright images
Face and iris unlocking
Wireless Charging
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung S9 is around Rs. 57900. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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That's the end of our list of best premium smartphones under 50000 to 80000 in India. We hope it was useful and you were able to find your next smartphones.