Best smartphones to buy in August 2017: Buying Guide

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We have seen several smartphones unveil one after the other in past few months of which few stand out with exceptional quality and value for money. No doubt past few months have witnessed launch of some of the premium smartphones from OnePlus, Sony Xperia and Samsung. However, several other brands such as Xiaomi and Motorola have also presented some quality products in the market.

Best smartphones to buy in August 2017: Buying Guide

Since there is such an elaborate market of smartphones these days it is really difficult to choose the best of the lot. Moreover, increasing number of manufacturers along with their smartphones, make it hard for users to decide whether the gadget they are spending their money on will be future proof for a few years or not.

SEE ALSO: Top smartphones launched in July 2017

To help you decide what your next mobile phone should be, we have created a list of the best smartphones available in the market today. We have included handsets from every price segment. These are not just great smartphones but are also unmatched for the price they are offered for.

These smartphones are also future proof to a considerable extent and you wouldn't see any substantial competition for them launching any time soon.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max

Buy At Price of Rs 17,900
Key Features

  • 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD PLS TFT LCD 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.6GHz MediaTek Helio P20 Octa-Core (MT6757V) 64-bit processor with ARM Mali T880 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Samsung Pay Mini
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 13MP front camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3300mAh battery

Nokia 3

Buy At Price of Rs 9,499
Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display, 450 nits brightness
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit Processor with Mali T720 MP1 GPU
  • 2GBGB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash
  • 8MP autofocus front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2650mAh battery

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 62,500
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS 401ppi display, 1300:1 contrast ratio, 3D Touch
  • Quad-core A10 Fusion 64-bit processor with six-core GPU, M10 motion co-processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB,128GB and 256GB storage options
  • iOS 10
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • 12MP wide-angle (f/1.8) and telephoto cameras
  • 7MP front camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2,900 mAh battery built-in battery

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro

Buy At Price of Rs 22,300
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 64GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Samsung Pay
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 13MP front camera with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3600mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S8

Buy At Price of Rs 57,900
Key Features

  • 5.8 Inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Display
  • Octa Core Exynos 9/Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • 4/6GB RAM With 64/128GB ROM
  • Dual Pixel 12MP Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • Iris Scanner
  • Fingerprint
  • 3000 MAh Battery

OnePlus 5 128GB

Buy At Price of Rs 32,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Optic AMOLED 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display
  • 2.45GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB storage
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with Oxygen OS
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 16MP rear camera with dual LED Flash
  • secondary 20MP camera with f/2.6 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3300mAh battery with Dash Charge (5V 4A)

Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Buy At Price of Rs 16,999
Key Features

  • 6.44-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage
  • expandable memory with microSD
  • MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 5300mAh (typical) / 5200mAh (minimum) battery with Quick Charge 3.0

Gionee A1

Buy At Price of Rs 16,298
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920× 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS in-cell 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with micro SD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Amigo OS
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4010mAh battery with fast charging

Motorola Moto C Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 6,999
Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HDdisplay
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 32 GB with microSD
  • Dual (nano) SIMs
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh (typical) | 3780 mAh (minimum) battery with 10W rapid charge

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 32GB

Buy At Price of Rs 12,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 2GB / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with PDAF
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh (minimum) / 4100mAh (typical) battery

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 14,999
Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 16GB storage / 4GB RAM with 32GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128 GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery with Turbo charging

Samsung Galaxy On Max

Buy At Price of Rs 16,900
Key Features

  • 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD TFT IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • MediaTek Helio P25 Lite Octa-Core (2.39GHz + 1.69GHz) 64-bit 16nm processor with ARM Mali T880 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Samsung Pay Mini
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 13MP front camera with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3300mAh battery

Motorola Moto E4 Plus 32GB

Buy At Price of Rs 9,999
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor with 650MHz Mali T720 MP1 GPU
  • 2GB / 3GBRAM
  • 16GB /32GB internal memory
  • expandable memory with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • 13MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP fixed focus front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 5000mAh built-in battery with 10W rapid charging

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 64,900
Key Features

  • 6.2 Inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Display
  • Octa Core Exynos 9/Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • 4/6GB RAM With 64/128GB ROM
  • Dual Pixel 12MP Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • Iris Scanner
  • Fingerprint
  • IP68
  • 3500 MAh Battery

Honor 8 Lite

Buy At Price of Rs 15,499
Key Features

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

Honor 8 Pro

Buy At Price of Rs 29,999
Key Features

  • 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display, 515 PPI, 94.5% NTSC Color Gamut
  • Octa-Core 4 x CortexA53 (1.8GHz) + 4 x ARTEMIS (2.4GHz) Kirin 960 processor with Mali G71 Octa-core GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Emotion UI 5.1
  • Hybird Dual SIM (nano SIM + nano SIM / microSD)
  • 12MP (Monochrome) + 12MP (RGB) Dual rear cameras
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging

Gionee A1 Plus

Buy At Price of Rs 26,500
Key Features

  • 6-inch (1920× 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor with Mali-T880 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with micro SD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Amigo OS
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • sencondary 5MP camera
  • 20MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 4550mAh battery with fast charging

Sony Xperia XA1

Buy At Price of Rs 19,389
Key Features

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD edge-to-edge borderless display with Image Enhance Technology
  • 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P20 Octa-Core 64-bit 16nm processor with ARM Mali T880 MP2 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 23MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 8MP auto focus Sony IMX219 front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2300mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging

Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt

Buy At Price of Rs 11,490
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 5MP front camera with LED flash
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

LG G6

Buy At Price of Rs 36,799
Key Features

  • 5.7-inch (1440 × 2880 pixels) QHD+ LCD display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, 564 PPI
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB (UFS 2.0) internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with LG UX 6.0, Google Assistant
  • 13MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED Flash
  • 5MP front camera with 100-degree wide-angle lens
  • 4G LTE
  • 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro

Buy At Price of Rs 22,300
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali T830 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 64GB internal memory
  • expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • Samsung Pay
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 13MP front camera with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3600mAh battery

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

Buy At Price of Rs 29,290
Key Features

  • 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with Image Enhance Technology
  • 2.3GHz GHz MediaTek Helio P20 Octa-Core 64-bit 16nm processor with ARM Mali T880 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual (nano) SIMs
  • 23MP rear camera
  • 16MP front-facing autofocus camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 2700mAh battery with fast charging

HTC U11

Buy At Price of Rs 59,500
Key Features

  • 5.5-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB storage (UFS 2.1)
  • expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with HTC Sense UI, HTC Edge Sense,HTC Sense Companion
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP HTC UltraPixel 3 rear camera with 1.4μm pixel
  • 16MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0

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