TOP 10 Best Smartphones Under 40000 to 50000 in India

Last Updated on 2018-04-14 by Shivam Setia

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This article is for those who don't settle for mediocre smartphones and need the best. Here we have covered the top 10 best smartphones under 40000 to 50000 in India. These smartphones have a ton of raw power to handle any task you throw at them. Whether you multitask a lot or you use a lot of heavy games, these phones won't disappoint you. All latest smartphones launched in 2018 or before that are covered in this list. The price of phones on this list varies from around Rs. 30000 to Rs. 50000.

You will see that these phones are running on chipsets like Snapdragon 835 or Apple A10. RAM inside the smartphones is 4GB to 6GB and internal storage is from 64GB to 128GB which is more than enough to store all kinds of data in your smartphone.

The display size varies from 4.7 inches on the iPhone to 6.3 inches on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. So if you like small phones for one hand usage or if you like large phones to get immersive experience while watching movies or playing games, you will get both here.

The cameras on these mobile phones are the best cameras available in smartphones. The camera resolution numbers will look normal like 12MP or 16MP, but clarity wise these cameras are way better than what you see in mid-range smartphones. Plus, most of them have support for 4K video recording as well. Most of the cameras have OIS(Optical Image stabilization) so even if you are walking or moving, your videos won't be shaky.

Let's take a look at the best smartphones under 40000 to 50000 in India. 

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Here's the list of TOP 10 Best Smartphones Under 40000 to 50000 in India

1. LG G6

LG G6 is a great device overall with no major negative point. The performance is great, the device looks beautiful. The display on the front is full vision display with almost no bezels. The dual camera on the back can take some excellent pictures. Overall it is on of the phones made by LG ever.

LG G6 is one of the best phones under 40000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.7 inch IPS LCD
Resolution2880 x 1440 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera13MP
Battery Capacity3300 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorSnapdragon 821 Quad Core 2.35GHz
Weight163gm
Pros
Elegant Design
Beautiful Display
Good Camera Performance
Water Resistant
Smooth Multitasking
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of LG G6 is around Rs. 29990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Samsung S7 Edge

Samsung S7 Edge is one of the best flagships from Samsung which is now available at an attractive price of under 35000. S7 Edge has a 5.5 inch Quad HD display having a resolution of 2560 X 1440 Pixels, the Super AMOLED display makes the phone look stunning.

This phone has Exynos 8890 processor which has an Antutu Benchmark of 122000 and has 4GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage which you can expand up to 200 GB using a hybrid sim slot.  It has a 12 MP rear camera with dual pixel technology that clicks photos with no blur and perfect clarity. The front camera is a 5MP sensor which clicks beautiful selfie even in the low light. The camera department is something in which other phones cannot beat the Samsung flagships.

This phone support wireless charging and is IP 68 certified and hence protected against the damage of water and dust. The battery pack on this phone is 3600 mAh that can power the phone for more than a day depending on your usage. The performance, multitasking, camera and user experience are truly amazing and of flagship grade. You would be more attractive towards that One Plus 5T if you are a Samsung fan.

Samsung S7 Edge is one of the best phones under 40000
Storage-RAM32 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionQuad HD 2560 X 1440 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3600 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Marshmallow 6
ProcessorExynos 8890
Weight157 g
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Perfect Camera Performance
IP 68 Certified
Wireless Charging
Value For Money
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung S7 Edge is around Rs. 35900. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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3. Google Pixel XL

It's a Google flagship and you can obviously expect it to be a powerful beast along with some great features. Google Pixel XL has a 5.5 inch Quad HD Display which is AMOLED type and makes the screen looks perfectly bright with great colour reproduction. This Google beast is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Processor that has around 150000 Antutu Score and packs a 4GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal storage. It is a single sim phone and the memory cannot be expanded(which the user may not require as the internal memory is itself 128 GB).

Google Pixel range delivers the best on the camera and has a 12.3MP on the rear and an 8 MP sensor on the front, the camera images are perfect in clarity, sharpness and colour reproduction. This phone comes with an offer on unlimited cloud storage to backup your photos. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system and packs a 2700 mAh battery pack which can give a backup for around one day, this phone has Type C port and supports fast charging.

This flagship focusses on performance and features than the high bloated specifications. The flagship might offer low on specifications but they feast on the quality and efficiency they bring to the table.

Google Pixel XL is one of the best phones under 40000
Storage-RAM128 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch AMOLED
ResolutionQuad HD 2560 x 1440
Back Camera12.3MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3450 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 821 64-bit
Weight168 g
Pros
Quad HD AMOLED Display
Great Camera Performance
Fast Charger
Snapdragon 821 Processor
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Google Pixel XL is around Rs. 40000. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Apple iPhone 6s Plus

Apple latest products have got great new features and powerful chipset, but the older ones like iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus look attractive given the price cut they have got. iPhone 6s Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina HD display and has seek design build out of 700-grade Aluminium that gives a strong build feel. It uses Apple A9 processor that is very powerful and scores around 123000 on the Antutu. It has 2GB of RAM and comes in different models having internal storage of 32GB, 64GB and 128 GB. iPhone does not have an SD card slot and is single sim device.

The rear camera on this iPhone is a 12MP sensor with Auto Focus and Flash and has support for 4K video recording. The front camera has a 5MP sensor which clicks beautiful selfies. It is given that the camera performance is brilliant and needs no words for appreciation for the quality of images iPhones offers. It has a battery rated at 2750 mAh that keeps the phone powered up for one day. The fingerprint sensor on the front is very accurate and fast.

Needless to say, the phone is great on performance in all the departments but has a single sim so if you are looking for an Apple phone but with a budget of under 40000, iPhone 6s Plus or iPhone 7 can be your choice.

Apple iPhone 6s Plus is one of the best phones under 40000
Storage-RAM32 GB-2
Display5.5 inch LED Backlit IPS LCD
ResolutionRetina HD Display 1080 x 1920 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity2750 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareiOS 9
ProcessorApple A9 64-bit processor and Embedded M9 Motion Co-processor
Weight192 g
Pros
Sleek Design
Very Solid Build Quality
Camera Performance
Cons
Single Sim

Price and Available Offers

The price of Apple iPhone 6s Plus is around Rs. 38999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Apple iPhone 7

iPhone 7 is a 4.7-inch smartphone with Retina HD Display. It is a small sized phone that fits comfortably in the hand. iPhone 7 is powered by A10 processor which has an Antutu Score of 150000 much better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes in variants of 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB internal storage variant. It is a single sim phone with no SD card slot to expand the storage.

The camera of the rear is a 12 MP sensor with quad-LED true tone flash. The rear camera features Optical Image Stabilization(OIS), Panorama mode, 4K video recording and slow-motion recording. The front camera has a 7 MP sensor and clicks beautiful selfies. The images from both the camera have natural colour tone and click clear pictures even in low lighting conditions.

This phone runs on iOS 10 operating system and is water resistant and dust and splash proof. It supports advanced stereo speakers having audio output twice as that of the iPhone 6. The battery is rated at 1950 mAh which can keep it alive for just about a day given the phone has smaller screen size and efficient chipset, but in the longer run, the battery might not last for a complete day.

Apple iPhone 7 is one of the best phones under 40000
Storage-RAM32 GB-2 GB
Display4.7 inch LED-backlit IPS
ResolutionRetina HD Display 1334 x 750 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera7MP
Battery Capacity1960 mAh
ConnectivitySingle Sim
SoftwareiOS 10
ProcessorApple A10 Fusion 64-bit processor and Embedded M10 Motion Co-processor
Weight138 g
Pros
Powerful A10 processor
Great Camera Features
Smooth Multitasking
Speaker Output
Cons
Battery Life

Price and Available Offers

The price of Apple iPhone 7 is around Rs. 43999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. 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 40000
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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7. 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 40000
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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8. 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 40000
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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9. 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 40000
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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So that was our list of best smartphones under 40000 to 50000 in India. We hope it was helpful and you were able to find a new flagship phone according to your requirements and budget.