The smartphone industry has been witnessing a bullish demand since the last half a decade or so and in the same time frame, the Make In India initiative has also filled the market with a handful of Made In India Smartphones as well. Well, it is also a fact that Indian smartphone manufacturers such as Micromax, Lava, Reliance (JioPhone), Xolo, Karbonn, iBall etc are not ‘completely’ manufacturing these mobile phones.
On the contrary, these Made In India Smartphones are, in some cases, assembled units under their brandings in which a majority of part are imported from outside India.
However, the Indian smartphone industry is still at a tender age with a lot of advancement ahead of it and manufacturers such as Samsung, Realme and even Xiaomi, along with a handful other companies which are headquartered outside of India, have also started selling Made In India Smartphones that compete in the entry-level as well as budgeted smartphone segment.
On that note, we are now going to look at the Top 5 Made In India Smartphones 2020 which you can buy right now. Moreover, there will also be a list of some of the best featured phones offered by Indian smartphone manufacturers.
Top 5 Made In India Smartphones 2020: Price and Features
1. Realme and Xiaomi Smartphones
If we had listed the top Made in India smartphones from these two companies, the list would have been a lengthy one. Realme and Xiaomi’s budgeted smartphones, such as Redmi K20, Realme X2 Pro and Poco F1, are some of the most selling products in the segment.
|Features||Redmi K20||Realme X2 Pro||Poco F1|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Rear Camera||48MP + 8MP + 13MP||64 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP||12 MP + 5 MP|
|OS||Android Pie||Android v9.0 (Pie)||Android v8.1 (Oreo)|
2. Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+
If you are looking for a premium Made in India smartphone, the Samsung Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ duo might fulfill all your needs. The latest Samsung Galaxy Note series is offered with features such as Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9825 SoCs, Ultra HDDynamic AMOLED display coupled with a uni-body Bluetooth-enabled S Pen featuring Air actions customizable gesture controls, Low Energy operations, handwriting-to-text conversion and more.
On the other hand, there is also an in-display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner with anti-spoofing compatibility. Prices for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ made in India smartphones start at Rs. 69,999.
|Features||Note 10||Note 10 Plus|
|Price||₹ 73,600||₹ 84,200|
|Display||6.3 inch (16 cm)||6.8 inches|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9825||Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9825|
|Front Camera||10 MP||10 MP|
|Rear Camera||12MP + 16MP + 12MP||12MP + 16MP + 12MP + 0.3MP|
|RAM||8 GB||12 GB|
|Storage||256 GB||256 GB|
|Battery Capacity||3500 mAh||4300 mAh|
|OS||Android v9.0 (Pie)||Android v9.0 (Pie)|
3. iPhone XR
Apple has started selling ‘Made In India’ iPhone XR, which gets assembled by Foxconn’s facility in Chennai, in October 2019. For iPhone lovers, the iPhone XR is one of the best value products in list with price in India staring at Rs. 49,900.
|Display||6.1 inch (15.49 cm)|
|Processor||Apple A12 Bionic|
|Front Camera||7 MP|
|Battery Capacity||2942 mAh|
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4. Micromax iOne Note
The Micromax iOne Note is the last made in India smartphone launched by the domestic maker since October 2019 which is still listed online at a price tag of Rs. 8,199. However, since the backlash against backlash on Chinese product in the country amid the Indo-China border, Micromax has confirmed that it will launching three smartphones under the ‘Make In India’ initiative to compete with their Chinese counterparts.
|Features||Micromax iOne Note|
|Front Camera||5 MP|
|Rear Camera||5 MP|
|Battery Capacity||2200 mAh|
|OS||Android v9.0 (Pie)|
5. Reliance Jio’s JioPhone 2
Last year in August, the Mukesh Ambani-led telecom service provider launched its 4G-enabled JioPhone 2 feature phone which became an instant hit with features such as a QWERTY keypad, compatibility for apps such WhatsApp, Facebook and Youtube. For some, JioPhone might be one the best Made In India phone in the country which is priced at Rs. 2,999.
|Display||2.4″ (6.1 cm)|
|Processor||Dual core, 1 GHz|
|Front Camera||0.3 MP|
|Rear Camera||2 MP|
|Battery Capacity||2000 mAh|
|OS||KAI OS v|
Now, as mentioned above, we will now talk about some of the best made in India feature phones and smartphones that you can get with prices ranging between Rs. 2,000 and Rs. 5,000 apart from JioPhone 2. These include Nokia 2.3, Nokia 3310, Karbonn K9 Smart Eco and Micromax X930.
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