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Best Phone to support 5G in India in 2020

By Staff | Updated: November 9, 2020 10:38 AM IST

5G network was first introduced commercially in 2019. The 5th generation of wireless technology is a successor to 4G. Reports suggest that this new service will turn up 100 times faster than its predecessor. The telecom operators, including Vodafone, Airtel, and Reliance Jio, have few days to submit their bids for the upcoming 5th generation technology in India. Undoubtedly, if 5G comes into action in India, then the speed of the data would reach up to 10 gigabits per second. That means the users will be able to download a full-length HD movie just in seconds. South Korea, the US, and China have already switched on to 5G technology, India is yet to test its connectivity. There is still uncertainty about how 5G networks and 5G phones will work in India. So, in order to make things easier for you, we have compiled a list of best phone which supports 5G connectivity in India in 2020.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 104999

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Samsung Exynos 990

CHIPSET

12GB

ram/storage

108.0 MP + 12.0 MP + 12.0 MP

camera

4500mah

battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch WQHD display which is a dynamic AMOLED display and has a refresh rate of 120Hz. The phone will get Exynos 990 and Snapdragon 865+ processors which will vary according to different market. It will get up to 12 GB of cam and 512 GB of storage. This phone will also get a triple rear camera, one of which is 108 megapixels, the other is 12 megapixels and the third will be 12 megapixels. A 10-megapixel lens will be available for the selfie. The phone will have 8K video recording and 50X space zoom. This phone will also get 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC and USB Type-C port. There will also be an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 4500mAh battery.

Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2020 introduced Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. Apart from this, the company has also introduced Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7 Plus. Samsung has also launched Galaxy Buds Live at this event. The Galaxy Note 20 series supports S Pen stylus. Also, a punchhole display has been given in both phones. While the Galaxy Note 20 will get up to 8 GB in RAM, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra can be purchased in the RAM variant up to 12 GB.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 77999

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Samsung Exynos 990

CHIPSET

8GB

ram/storage

12MP + 64MP + 12MP

camera

4300 mah

battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 has a 6.7-inch Full HD Plus display with a refresh rate of 60Hz and the display is super AMOLED. The phone is powered by Exynos 990 and Snapdragon 865+ processors which will vary according to different market. The phone will get 8 GB RAM and up to 256 GB of storage. The phone has a triple rear camera with a lens with a 12-megapixel f / 1.8 aperture which is dual pixel autofocus, while the second lens is 64 megapixels and the third lens is 12 megapixels. There is a 30x space zoom with the phone. A 10-megapixel camera has been provided for the selfie. The phone has 4G, 5G, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, wireless charging and indisplay fingerprint sensor. It has a 4300mAh battery that supports fast charging.

OnePlus Nord 24999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP

camera

4115 mAh

battery

OnePlus has launched its new smartphone in India named OnePlus Nord. This phone has a 6.44 inch Full HD Plus Fluid Amoled display with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The phone will get up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of storage. Qualcomm's Octacore Snapdragon 765G processor has been given in the phone. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint sensor. The price of 128 GB storage variant with 8 GB RAM is Rs 27,999 and 256 GB storage variant with 12 GB RAM is priced at Rs 29,999. The sale of 8 GB and 12 GB RAM variants will be from the site of Amazon India and OnePlus from August 4, while the 6 GB RAM variant will be available in September.

OnePlus Nord has a quad camera setup with the main camera being 48 megapixels, the second lens is 8 megapixel wide angle, 2 megapixel macro lens and 5 megapixel depth sensor. For selfie, you will get 32 megapixels and 8 megapixel dual front camera in this phone. An 8 megapixel wide angle lens has also been given for selfie. This phone has a 4115mAh battery that supports Rap Fast Charging 30T. The company claims that the phone battery will be charged 70 percent in just 30 minutes. Apart from 4G, 5G and NFC will also be supported in the phone, although 5G support is not available at the moment.

Xiaomi MI 10 5G 49999

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CHIPSET

8GB + 128GB

ram/storage

108MP ultra-clear primary sensor + 13MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro lens

camera

4780mAh

battery

Xiaomi Mi 10 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 along with Octa-core processor, up to 2.84 GHz. The phone has Adreno 650 GPU up to 587MHz and the 5th generation AIE processor. Mi 10 comes in 8GB + 256GB variant with LPDDR5 memory and UFS3.0 flash storage. On camera front, Mi 10 brings the Rear camera of 108MP ultra-clear primary sensor + 13MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro lens. The Rear camera features include Portrait mode background blurring, Panorama mode, Pro mode, Photo timer, Leveling, Burst mode, Face recognition, HDR, AI Beautify, AI smart slimming, Ultra wide-angle edge distortion correction, and many more. The Rear camera video recording features include Movie frame, Macro slow-motion video, 4K recording, 960 fps slow motion video, 960 fps Smart soundtrack pairing, 15 Seconds Short video recording, Rear Short video smart slimming, Rear video beautify, and ShootSteady video. On front, the phone has 20MP Ultra-clear Front Camera along with Panorama selfie, Full screen camera frame, Palm shutter, Front camera HDR, and many more. 

Realme X50 Pro 5G 47999

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CHIPSET

128 GB

ram/storage

64MP AI Quad Camera + 8MP Ultra wide-angle & macro camera + 12MP Tele camera + 2MP B&W Portrait Camera

camera

4200mAh

battery

Like other flagship smartphones, Realme X50 Pro 5G has glass in the back. The phone has a 6.44-inch Full HD + Super AMOLED screen. A dual punch-hole cutout is given on the left side in the top of the screen. The display has a refresh rate of 90Hz and its screen-to-body ratio is 92 percent. The screen of the smartphone is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone has Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and up to 12GB of RAM. The phone has an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Quad camera setup has been given in the rear camera of Realme X50 Pro 5G smartphone. A 64-megapixel primary camera is provided on the back of the phone. In addition, the back of the phone has an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle shooter, 12-megapixel telephoto lens, 2-megapixel portrait camera. Two selfie cameras are provided in the front of the phone. The front has a 32-megapixel Sony IMX 616 primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor.

OnePlus 8 Pro 54999

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CHIPSET

8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage

ram/storage

48 Megapixels with Sony IMX689 Sensor with f/1.78 along with 8 Megapixels of f/2.44 Telephoto lens, 48 Megapixels of f/2.2 Ultra Wide Angle Lens, and 5 Megapixels of f/2.4 Color Filter Lens

camera

4510 mAh (non-removable)

battery

One Plus 8 Pro launched with 6.78 inches Fluid AMOLED display along with Resolution of 3168 x 1440 pixels 513ppi and aspect Ratio of 19.8:9. This latest phone supports sRGB, Display P3 and has screen protection of 3D Corning Gorilla Glass. Other features include Adaptive Display, Vibrant Color Effect Pro, Motion Graphics Smoothing, Reading Mode, and Night Mode. OnePlus 8 Pro powers by OxygenOS based on Android 10 and runs by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. It brings Adreno 650 GPU with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone is powered by 4510 mAh (non-removable) battery with X55 5G Chipset. The battery of OnePlus 8 Pro supports 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A) and 30W Wireless Charging.

Vivo IQOO 3 36990

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CHIPSET

8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

ram/storage

48+13+13+2 MP

camera

4440 mAh

battery

IQOO 3 launched in India on 25 February 2020 with 5G connectivity after Realme X50 pro. The latest phone comes in Quantum silver, Volcano orange, and Tornado black colors. The phone powers 4440 mAh battery with 55W fast charging support. It can charge the phone up to 50% in 30 minutes. IQOO 3 sports 6.44-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with HDR10+ enabled. On the camera front, the latest phone offers 48-megapixel primary shooter. Depth sensor, 13 megapixels telephoto shooter, 13 megapixels wide-angle camera are the main features of the camera. IQOO 3 powers by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC and will support 12GB of RAM. The additional in-built Fingerprint sensor is an essential feature. The company packs Ultra Game Mode for gaming enthusiasts along with the onboard touch-sensitive buttons, which are known as Monster Touch buttons. Other than these essential features, this latest phone comes with Carbon Fiber VC Liquid Cooling technology that can cool down the temperature by 12 degrees Celsius. IQOO 3 runs on Android 10. The phone will go on sale from 4 March 2020 via Flipkart and iqoo.com. The price range varies depending upon the variant. The 8GB + 256GB version will price at Rs 39,990. Whereas, for the 8GB + 128GB variant, the price will start at Rs. 36,990. The top-end model with 12 GB RAM and 256 GB of storage will cost Rs 44,990.

OnePlus 8 44999

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CHIPSET

8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage

ram/storage

Rear camera has 48 Megapixels with Sony IMX689 Sony IMX586 Sensor with f/1.75 along with 2 Megapixels of f/2.4 Macro Lens, 16 Megapixels of f/2.2 Ultra Wide Angle Lens.

camera

4300 mAh (non-removable)

battery

One Plus 8 launched with 6.55 inches Fluid AMOLED display along with Resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels 402 ppi and aspect Ratio of 20:9. This latest phone supports sRGB, Display P3 and has screen protection of 3D Corning Gorilla Glass. Other features include Reading Mode, Night Mode, Vibrant Color Effect. OnePlus 8 powers by OxygenOS based on Android 10 and runs by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. It brings Adreno 650 GPU with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone is powered by 4300 mAh (non-removable) battery with X55 5G Chipset. The battery of OnePlus 8  supports 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A).

OnePlus 8 price starts with 44,999 on its official website. The 12 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage variant is available in ₹49,999. On camera front, OnePlus 8 Rear camera has 48 Megapixels with Sony IMX689 Sony IMX586 Sensor with f/1.75 along with 2 Megapixels of f/2.4 Macro Lens, 16 Megapixels of f/2.2 Ultra Wide Angle Lens. The front or selfie camera has 16 Megapixels with f/2.45 and Sony IMX471 Sensor. OnePlus 8  has Dual LED Flash and Multi Autofocus ( All pixel omni-directional (PDAF+CAF). It doesn’t have any Optical Zoom. Other video features include CINE aspect ratio video recording, UltraShot HDR, Nightscape, Micro , Portrait, Pro Mode, Panorama, Cat&dog face detection&focus, AI Scene Detection, RAW Image.

Summary List of Best Phone to support 5G in India in 2020

Top Mobile Phones and Prices Prices
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 104999
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 77999
OnePlus Nord 24999
Xiaomi MI 10 5G 49999
Realme X50 Pro 5G 47999
OnePlus 8 Pro 54999
Vivo IQOO 3 36990
OnePlus 8 44999

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new arrivals in india

Realme 8i
Realme 8i

13,999

Realme 8s 5G
Realme 8s 5G

17,999

Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime

12,499

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G

35,999

Samsung Galaxy M32 5G
Samsung Galaxy M32 5G

20,999

Vivo Y33s
Vivo Y33s

17,990

Realme C21Y
Realme C21Y

8,999

Vivo Y21
Vivo Y21

15,490

Realme GT Master Edition
Realme GT Master Edition

25,999

Realme GT 5G
Realme GT 5G

37,999

Itel A48
Itel A48

6,399

Motorola Edge 20
Motorola Edge 20

29,999

Motorola Edge 20 Fusion
Motorola Edge 20 Fusion

21,499

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

84,999

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3

1,49,999

Samsung Galaxy A12 (Exynos)
Samsung Galaxy A12 (Exynos)

13,999

Nokia C20 Plus
Nokia C20 Plus

8,999

Vivo Y53s
Vivo Y53s

19,490

Tecno Pova 2
Tecno Pova 2

10,999

Infinix Smart 5A
Infinix Smart 5A

6,499

Micromax In 2b
Micromax In 2b

8,999

Vivo Y72 5G
Vivo Y72 5G

20,990

Tecno Camon 17
Tecno Camon 17

12,999

Tecno Camon 17 Pro
Tecno Camon 17 Pro

16,999

Realme C11 2021
Realme C11 2021

6,999

Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G
Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G

39,990

Oppo Reno6 5G
Oppo Reno6 5G

29,990

Samsung Galaxy M21 2021
Samsung Galaxy M21 2021

12,499

OnePlus Nord 2
OnePlus Nord 2

27,999

Poco F3 GT
Poco F3 GT

27,999

Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G

19,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G

13,999

Samsung Galaxy F22
Samsung Galaxy F22

12,499

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite

21,999

Infinix Note 10 Pro
Infinix Note 10 Pro

16,999

Infinix Note 10
Infinix Note 10

10,999

Vivo Y73
Vivo Y73

20,990

OnePlus Nord CE 5G
OnePlus Nord CE 5G

22,999

iQOO Z3
iQOO Z3

19,990

Realme C25s
Realme C25s

9,999

Poco M3 Pro 5G
Poco M3 Pro 5G

13,999

Realme X7 Max 5G
Realme X7 Max 5G

26,999

Oppo F19
Oppo F19

18,990

Motorola Moto G40 Fusion
Motorola Moto G40 Fusion

13,999

POCO M2 Reloaded
POCO M2 Reloaded

9,499

OPPO A74 5G
OPPO A74 5G

17,990

Oppo A53s 5G
Oppo A53s 5G

14,990

Vivo V21 5G
Vivo V21 5G

29,990

Realme C25
Realme C25

9,499

Realme C21
Realme C21

7,999

Realme C20
Realme C20

6,799

Motorola Moto G60
Motorola Moto G60

17,999

iQOO 7
iQOO 7

31,990

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

21,999

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

69,999

Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro 5G
Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro 5G

39,999

Xiaomi Mi 11X
Xiaomi Mi 11X

29,999

Realme 8 5G
Realme 8 5G

13,999

Samsung Galaxy F02s
Samsung Galaxy F02s

8,999

Samsung Galaxy F12
Samsung Galaxy F12

10,999

POCO X3 Pro
POCO X3 Pro

18,999

Realme 8 Pro
Realme 8 Pro

17,999

Realme 8
Realme 8

14,999

Vivo X60 Pro Plus
Vivo X60 Pro Plus

69,990

Vivo X60 Pro
Vivo X60 Pro

49,990

Vivo X60
Vivo X60

37,990

OnePlus 9 Pro 5G
OnePlus 9 Pro 5G

64,999

OnePlus 9R 5G
OnePlus 9R 5G

39,999

OnePlus 9 5G
OnePlus 9 5G

49,999

Samsung Galaxy A72
Samsung Galaxy A72

34,999

Samsung Galaxy A52
Samsung Galaxy A52

26,499

Micromax In 1
Micromax In 1

10,499

Asus ROG Phone 5
Asus ROG Phone 5

49,999

Samsung Galaxy M12
Samsung Galaxy M12

10,999

Motorola Moto G30
Motorola Moto G30

10,999

Motorola Moto G10 Power
Motorola Moto G10 Power

9,999

Oppo F19 Pro Plus 5G
Oppo F19 Pro Plus 5G

25,990

Oppo F19 Pro
Oppo F19 Pro

21,490

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max

18,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro

15,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10

11,999

Realme Narzo 30A
Realme Narzo 30A

8,999

Realme Narzo 30 Pro
Realme Narzo 30 Pro

16,999

Infinix Smart 5
Infinix Smart 5

7,199

Samsung Galaxy F62
Samsung Galaxy F62

23,999

Samsung Galaxy A12
Samsung Galaxy A12

12,999

Nokia 5.4
Nokia 5.4

13,999

Nokia 3.4
Nokia 3.4

11,999

Realme X7 Pro 5G
Realme X7 Pro 5G

29,999

Realme X7
Realme X7

19,999

Vivo Y31
Vivo Y31

16,490

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G

35,990

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

1,05,999

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G

81,999

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

69,999

Vivo Y12s
Vivo Y12s

9,990

Vivo Y51A
Vivo Y51A

17,990

Samsung Galaxy M02s
Samsung Galaxy M02s

8,999

Xiaomi Mi 10i
Xiaomi Mi 10i

21,999

Oppo A15s
Oppo A15s

11,490