Buying Guide: Top 20 Best Smartphones To Buy in India This May 2016

Smartphones are important to us, hence we choose our phone after a good research. We want to make sure that we have the best smartphone in our budget. But the smartphone market is flooded with thousands of options, which make it difficult for a buyer to go for the right option.

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Every month we come up with the best smartphone options for our readers to make it buy for them to buy from the best available smartphones. These smartphones are loaded with impressive specs and have the best features to offer in their own segment and kinds. We have smartphones ranging from low-end to premium segment, in order to cater to all of you readers.

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Today we bring to you a list of top 20 smartphones that will make for the best buy in May, 2016. Take a look:

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Apple iPhone 6s

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Key Features

  • 4.7 Inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch
  • iOS 9, upgradable to iOS 9.1
  • A9 Chip With 64-Bit Architecture Embedded M9 Motion Coprocessor
  • Force Touch Technology
  • 12MP ISight Camera
  • 5MP Front Facing Camera
  • Touch ID
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • LTE Support
  • 1715 MAh Battery

Motorola Moto X Force

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Key Features

  • 5.4-inch (1440×2560 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED 540 ppi display with Moto Shattershield
  • 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 3GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32/64GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Hybrid dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC
  • 3760mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy A8

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Key Features

  • 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Exynos 5430 Octa-Core (1.8GHz Quad A15 + 1.3 GHz Quad A7 ) with Mali T628 MP6 GPU
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core (1.5GHz Quad A53 + 1.0 GHz Quad A53 ) with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS
  • 3050mAh battery

HTC Desire 826

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display
  • Octa-Core (1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM (optional)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 4G LTE Cat.4 / 3G
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2600 mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display, 178-degree viewing angle
  • MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795) processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n ( 2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4000mAh battery with fast charging

Apple iPhone SE

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Key Features

  • 4 Inch Retina HD Display With 3D Touch
  • runs on the latest iOS 9.3
  • A9 Chip With 64-Bit Architecture Embedded M9 Motion Coprocessor
  • 12MP ISight Camera
  • 1.2MP Front Facing Camera
  • Touch ID
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • 4K Recording And Slow Motion At 240fps
  • Li-Ion Battery

Samsung Galaxy J7

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Octa-Core (1.4GHz + 1GHz) Exynos processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, 120-degree wide-angle lens
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

Lenovo K4 Note

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS 178 degree wide-view display, with 450 Nits Brightness, 1000:1 contrast, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Vibe UI
  • 1.3 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor with up to 450MHz Mali T720-MP3 GPU
  • 3GB DDR3 RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • ual (micro) SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, ISOCELL sensor
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dual front-facing speakers, Dolby ATMOS, 3 microphones, Wolfson WM8281 audio codec
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, USB OTG
  • 3300mAh (Rated) built-in battery / 3400mAh (Typical)

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

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Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels) HD Super AMOLED display
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • 8MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 2600mAh battery

LeTV (LeEco) Le 1s

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) in-cell display with 500nits brightness
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Mediatek Helio X10 (MT6795T) processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB eMMC5.0 internal memory
  • Android Lollipop based EUI 5.5
  • Dual SIM (nano + micro)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, 4K video at 30 fps, 720p at 120 fps
  • 5MP front-facing camera, Samsung S5K5E2 sensor, 85-degree wide-angle lens
  • Dolby audio, Dirac HD audio technology
  • Infrared sensor
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS, USB 2.0 Type C, MHL 2.0
  • 3000mAh battery

Oppo F1 Plus

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Color OS 2.1
  • Octa-Core 64-bit processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Li - Ion 2850mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge

 

Samsung Galaxy S7

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Key Features

  • 5.1-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) 577 PPI Super AMOLED always-on, pressure sensitive display
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32/64GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 200GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Hybrid SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2 LE
  • GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC
  • 3000mAh battery, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging

Xiaomi Mi 5

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Key Features

  • 5.15-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD display with curved glass, 95% of the NTSC color gamut, 600 nits brightness
  • Snapdragon 820 64-bit Quad-Core processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR4 RAM / 32GB / 64GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 128GB (UFS 2.0) internal storage
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 4-axis OIS, 4K video recording
  • 4MP front-facing camera wiht 2um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint scanner, Infrared sensor
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (MIMO)
  • Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3,000mAh (typical) / 2910mAh (minimum) built-in battery

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) 534 PPI Super AMOLED always-on curved edge display
  • Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor
  • Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32/64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 200GB with microSD
  • Hybrid SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB 2.0, NFC
  • 3600mAh battery, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

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Key Features

  • 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display, 450 nits brightness
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, 64-bit processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM (micro + micro)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 2750mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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Key Features

  • 5.2-inchFHD (1920×1080) Super AMOLED display
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 1.6GHz Octa Core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • expandable (up to 128GB) via micro SD slot
  • Dual SIM ( nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear camera, OIS
  • 5MP front camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE)
  • 2,900mAh battery, Fast Charging

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch FHD (1920×1080) Super AMOLED display
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 1.6GHz Octa Core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • expandable upto 128GB via micro SD card
  • Dual SIM ( nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear camera, OIS (F1.9)
  • 5MP front camera (F1.9)
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE)
  • 3,300mAh battery, Fast Charging

Lenovo Vibe P1

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) OS with Vibe UI
  • Dual nano SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS
  • 5000mAh battery

HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM

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Key Features

  • 5 Inch HD IPS Touch Display
  • Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 1.7 GHz MediaTek MT6752 Octa Core Processor
  • 2GB RAM With 16GB ROM
  • 13MP Rear Camera With LED Flash
  • 5MP Front Facing Camera With BSI Sensor
  • Dual Front-Facing Speakers
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi
  • 2000 MAh Battery

Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition

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Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.5GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • IP67 rating for dust and water resistance
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2,470 mAh battery with Turbo Charging

OnePlus 2

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS In-Cell display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) based Oxygen OS
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor with Adreno 430 GPU
  • 3GB LPPDR4 RAM with 16GB internal storage
  • 4GB DDR4 RAM with 64GB internal memory
  • Dual (nano) SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), WiFi Direct
  • Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS, USB Type-C
  • 3300mAh battery

Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

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Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 1GB RAM with 8GB internal memory
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • IPX7 rating for water resistance
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2,470 mAh battery

Micromax Canvas 6 Pro

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Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Fully Laminated display with Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Around UI13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Mediatek Helio X10 (MT6795m) processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable with microSD
  • Dual SIM (micro + nano)
  • 5MP front-facing camera, 85.7-degree wide-angle lens
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

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