Best mobile to purchase in this festive season

As India gears up to celebrate Diwali, various kind of festive offers also started to grab eyeballs of the customers. Diwali is the time when every individual buys several kinds of gifts for their family and friends. Smartphones - the best ever gifting idea - is an ideal choice for any kind of generation. The festival of lights is the best time to buy something new and worthy this Diwali season.
If you are planning to buy or gift a new smartphone check out these top mobile phones for this Great Indian Festive season.

So, the list is here -

Nokia 6.1 Plus

Nokia 6.1 Plus at Rs 14,999. Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with Android One affiliation, along with Snapdragon 636, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The device exudes premium build quality with a glass body despite being placed in the mid-range segment.

Nokia 7 Plus

If you are looking for a smartphone that offers brilliant imaging sensors and cleans Android experience for a price under Rs 25,000 then Nokia 7 Plus can be the best pick in this price. The phone carries Carl Zeiss branded 12MP+13MP camera sensors at the back that render output with crisp details, wide dynamic range and accurate colors. With six layers of ceramic coating, curved edges and copper accents surrounding the frame, the design on the Nokia 7 Plus looks neat. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. The Android One powered phone guarantees regular software updates for three years and security patches for two years. Nokia 7 Plus features a 6-inch LCD panel that has a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The phone carries a decent 3,800mAh battery. Nokia 7 Plus is currently available online for a price of Rs 24,699 online.

Xiaomi Poco F1

Xiaomi Poco F1 is another mid-range smartphone that packs premium features and comes for a price well under Rs 30,000. The phone is the most affordable in the mid-range price bracket to offer the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. Another highlight of the phone is its big 4,000mAh battery and LiquidCool technology that is meant to prevent CPU from heating while throttling graphic-intensive games for long hours. Besides a big battery and powerful chipset, Xiaomi Poco F1 features a tall 6.18-inch FHD+ notch display. It sports 12MP+5MP dual cameras at the back and a 20MP camera up front. The high-end model of the Poco F1 that packs a massive 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage comes for a price of Rs 29,999.

Nokia 5.1 Plus

If you are slightly tight on budget, but looking for a smartphone that comes with elegant design and decent specifications, Nokia 5.1 Plus can be a good pick in the budget segment. The phone flaunts glass design with smoothly curved corners. It has a tall 5.86-inch notch-style display put in a compact form factor. Underneath of the glass surface sits MediaTek Helio P60 processor that renders decent overall performance. Nokia 5.1 Plus is an Android One powered smartphone which means the user will get regular software updates for three years. It comes with dual 13MP+5MP camera sensors at the back that deliver good shots in bright light. It has an 8MP selfie camera that comes with bokeh mode. Nokia 5.1 Plus is backed by a 3,060mAh battery that delivers a day’s worth of usage on a single charge. The phone tags a price of Rs 10,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB storage model.

Samsung Galaxy S9

The 64GB variant of the Galaxy S9 is available for Rs 42,990, whereas the 128GB variant is available for Rs 44,990. The top end 256GB variant of Galaxy S9 is being sold at Rs 48,990. The device comes with Exynos 9810 octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 5.8-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD+ Infinity Display screen, 12 MP rear camera with dual aperture lens and 8MP front camera.

Google Pixel 2 series

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones launched on October 4. It is expected the price of the Pixel 2 in India to be around Rs 45,000. The Pixel 2 XL is expected to come with a price tag of between Rs 55,000 to Rs 60,000.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

If you prefer a phablet-size screen, powerful performance, and a multifunctional stylus, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be the best option in this list. The phone features an elongated 6.4-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display that provides balanced contrast and sharp text. Samsung introduced an enhanced S Pen stylus that now supports Bluetooth LE wireless connectivity. Additionally, the stylus can launch the camera app and take photos. Samsung introduced an enhanced S Pen stylus that now supports Bluetooth LE wireless connectivity. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is powered by the in-house Exynos 9810 processor which is paired with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. Galaxy Note 9 sports dual set rear cameras having a SuperSpeed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor with OIS, f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture and a 12MP telephoto lens with 2x zoom. Up front, it has an 8MP camera with f/1.7 aperture. It packs a huge 4,000mAh battery and runs Android Oreo OS. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is available online for a price of Rs 67,900 for the 128GB storage model.

OnePlus 6

OnePlus flagship model, OnePlus 6 is another smartphone in this list that is worth considering for its price. OnePlus 6 is powered by top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. Encased in glass design, the phone has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection both on the front and back panel. It sports a 6.28-inch Optic AMOLED display that produces vivid colors. OnePlus 6 houses dual rear cameras combining 16MP+20MP sensors that produce good images in bright lighting condition. At the front, it has a 16MP camera sensor that supports Portrait mode. OnePlus 6T is expected to feature a water drop notch 6.4-inch AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and slightly big 3,700mAh battery. The phone is said to similar RAM/storage configuration as the OnePlus 6 that comes with 6GB/8GB RAM paired with 128GB/256GB onboard storage. OnePlus 6 retails at a starting price of Rs 34,999 for the 6GB RAM model.

LG G7+ ThinQ

LG G7+ ThinQ is an ideal pick for those who prefer a phone with modern design, bright and vivid display, good imaging sensors. Encased in Corning Gorilla Glass 5, LG G7+ ThinQ features a 6.1-inch QHD Dolby Vision certified display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The display renders sharp text and 100 percent DCI-P3 coverage. Underneath the hood sits Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor paired with 6GB of RAM that easily manages to run heavy duty tasks and graphically demanding games. It packs a 3,000mAh battery and supports wireless charging. LG G7+ ThinQ comes for a price of Rs 40,000 online.

Asus Zenfone 5Z

In case OnePlus 6 seems slightly expensive, you can consider Asus Zenfone 5Z that comes with near similar specifications. The flagship model from Asus runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor paired with Adreno 630 GPU for graphics rendition. The phone comes with a 6.2-inch Super IPS+ display that offers rich colors. Asus Zenfone 5Z boasts a glass back with curved corners and chamfered edges. The dual rear cameras at the back panel that comprises 12MP+8MP sensors capture good images with details in bright lighting conditions. The phone comes with high-quality DAC as well to boost audio performance. Asus Zenfone 5Z is available for a price of Rs 29,999 for the 6GB RAM model.

Realme 2 Pro

Realme latest phone, the Realme 2 Pro is one of the best phones you can get in the mid-price range. The phone flaunts premium design, powerful processor and capable cameras that manage to capture striking shots in well-lit condition. Realme 2 Pro features an all-screen 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a small dewdrop notch on top. It sports 16MP+2MP dual rear cameras having f/1.7 and f/2.4 aperture respectively. On the front, it has a 16MP camera sensor that comes with f/2.0 aperture. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with either 4GB/6GB or 8GB of RAM. Realme 2 Pro has a battery backup of 3,500mAh. As for the pricing, Realme 2 Pro comes for a price of Rs 17,999 for the high-end model having 8GB RAM/128GB storage.

Apple iPhone XR

Apple announced this budget option along with the premium Apple iPhone XS and XS Max last month. Now, the iPhone XR is all set for its launch on 26 October. Featuring a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD display with a notch, it will be available in six color options. It is powered by Apple A12 processor and will come with the storage option of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. It has a single 12MP rear camera with an f1.8 aperture and a 7MP front camera. It also features dual SIM (eSim + nano-SIM), stereo speakers, dual-band WiFi ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and wireless charging support.

Honor 8X

Honor has received a good response to its Rs 15,000-price segment devices: Honor 6X and Honor 7X. Now, the company is all set to launch the Honor 8X in the same price segment. Honor 8X has a large 6.5-inch notch style display in a slim 7.8mm body that weighs 175 grams. It features Kirin 710 processor, 4/6GB RAM, 64/128GB storage and a 3,750mAh battery. For camera lovers, the 8X has a 20MP (f1.8) + 2MP (depth) dual rear camera setup and a 16MP front-facing camera with HDR support. You also get dual SIM slot, rear fingerprint scanner, and a micro USB port.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Last week Huawei announced the Mate 20 Pro and it brings together all of the greatness of Huawei into a single device that is going to be tough to beat. The Mate 20 Pro includes the first Android 7nm process chipset with the Kirin 980, two Neural Processing Units, a fourth-generation image signal processor, and an LTE Cat.21 modem. The three rear cameras have 40MP, 20MP, and 8MP resolution with a 24MP front-facing shooter and artificial intelligence to help you capture great shots. The monochrome lens has been replaced with a wide-angle lens so that you now get telephoto, wide-angle, and standard camera functionality. A large 6.39 inch OLED is on the front with cool Midnight Blue, Emerald Green, Black, Pink Gold, and Twilight color options for the device. Android 9.0 Pie powers things while EMUI has been updated to version 9.0. 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage. Huawei is known for very long battery life and massive batteries so the 4,200 mAh battery is no real surprise but much appreciated.

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL

If you want an Android phone that will always have the latest firmware and security updates, while also offering a fairly stock experience, then nothing beats the new Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL. These two phones are the exact same except for the overall size and battery capacity. The Google Pixel 3 XL has a large 6.3-inch 18:9 display, Snapdragon 845 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB and 128GB integrated storage, single rear 12.2-megapixel camera, dual front-facing cameras, IP68 dust and water resistance, a 3430 mAh battery, and dual front stereo speakers. The smaller Pixel 3 has a 5.5-inch display and smaller 2,915 mAh battery while the rest of the specs are the same as the XL model. Thankfully, wireless charging is included this year, along with a set of wired Pixel Buds in the retail package. The larger Pixel 3 XL has a display with a notch.

Moto Power-One

Motorola One Power smartphone was launched in August 2018. The phone comes with a 6.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2246 pixels. Motorola One Power comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Motorola One Power packs a 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 12-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Motorola One Power is powered by a 5000mAh. The Motorola One Power is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India. Sensors on the phone include the Fingerprint sensor and Accelerometer. Motorola One Power price in India starts from Rs. 15,999.

Xiaomi Mi A2

The Mi A2 is another deal breaker from Xiaomi that continues the legacy of the A1. Running on Google's Android One initiative, the phone is sure to get the latest software updates as soon as possible. It has a 6-inch LCD display and is powered by a Snapdragon 660 SoC. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage in the base variant and is backed by a 3000mAh battery that charges via USB-C. The vertical dual camera setup on the back has a 12+20-megapixel lens while the front has a 20-megapixel selfie shooter. The only drawback for many would be the missing 3.5mm headphone jack. Xiaomi Mi A2 comes for a price of Rs 14,999 only.

Moto G6

Moto phones are known for their quality but lately have been exceptionally high priced. With the sale going on, the G6 is for sure a device worth considering. It sports a 5.7-inch display and is powered by a Snapdragon 450 SoC. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that is expandable via a microSD card. The rear has a 12+5-megapixel dual camera setup while the front has an 8-megapixel sensor. Backing the phone is a 3000mAh battery that supports Turbo Charge technology. Moto G6 comes for a price of Rs 13,999 only.

You can also find some best smartphone deals on Amazon and Flipkart during their flagship sales this festive season.