With Reliance Jio introducing the 4G services at a really affordable pricing, it is imminent that you would want to switch to a 4G enabled smartphone. Moreover, even the other top telecom operators like idea cellular have been contemplating the launch of VoLTE services by the year-end. From that point of view, we present our top picks for the best 4G VoLTE phones available in India.
Best 4G VoLTE supported phones in India
The 4G VoLTE market in India has gone quite affordable. There are some good phones you can lay your hands on just under Rs. 10000. Here are our top choices for the affordable 4G VoLTE phones.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
This is indeed one of the top selling 4G VoLTE smartphones in India. You can buy it in two variants – either in a 16 GB internal memory and 2 GB RAM or in a 32 GB internal storage and 3 GB RAM.
The dual SIM smartphone is available in full metal unibody design. It is powered by a Snapdragon 650 Octacore processor clocking at 1.8 GHz. You have access to 5.5 inch full HD IPS display. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with a whopping battery capacity of 4050 mAh.
For the photographer in you, it has a 16 MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, while there is a 5 MP front snapper for the selfie lovers. The smartphone runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 customized with MiUI 7.0. The device does offer you an expandable storage capacity of 128 GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 offers you a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, InfrRed port and Bluetooth 4.0. You can buy this device at Rs. 9999.
Samsung Galaxy ON7 Pro
Samsung Galaxy On 7 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor. The clock speed of the processor reads 1.2 GHz. Other specifications read a 16 GB of internal storage and a 2 GB RAM. You can expand the memory further by another 128 GB.
The Galaxy On 7 has a 5.5-inch display with HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The pixel density is not much impressive at 268 ppi. The smartphone comes with a 16 MP rear camera with autofocus. For the selfie lovers, there is a 5 MP camera as well.
This runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with customization by TouchWiz UI. The 3000 mAh battery capacity should offer a decent backup. You can buy the Galaxy On 7 Pro at Rs. 9999.
Coolpad Note 3 Plus
Coolpad Note 3 Plus is the upgraded version of Coolpad Note 3. The smartphone is one of its kind with features that are too good to be true at the price at which it is available.
Coolpad Note 3 Plus is powered by MediaTek 6753 Octa-Core processor that runs at 1.3 GHz clock speed. The 5.5 inch LCD display offers you a full HD resolution as compared to the HD resolution on Coolpad Note 3. The 16 GB internal storage coupled with 3 GB of RAM should make it a decent performer.
The phone offers you a 16 GB rear camera with autofocus and a 5 MP front snapper. The device also comes with an expandable memory capacity of 32 GB. The Coolpad Note 3 Plus runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. The customization is provided by Cool UI. The smartphone also comes with a fingerprint scanner mounted on the rear.
The battery capacity on the Coolpad Note 3 Plus reads 3000 mAh. That should make it one of the great options in terms of battery backup. The Coolpad Note 3 Plus is available at Rs. 8999.
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Samsung Galaxy J2
It should be one of the best entry-level smartphones in the 4G VoLTE smartphones. It should also be the cheapest device with AMOLED display.
The Samsung Galaxy J2 is powered by Exynos 3475 quad-core processor that runs at 1.3 GHz. Being an entry-level device, the Galaxy J2 has only 8 GB internal storage. You can expand it further by another 128 GB. The RAM too is quite low at 1 GB. If you are someone who likes to multitask, or a power user, this may not be a good choice for you.
The device comes with a 4.7-inch qHD display at 540 x 960 resolution. However, the super AMOLED display can be one of the features you may not expect at this price bracket. The Samsung Galaxy J2 has a 5 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash. The phone also has a 2 MP fixed focus camera for your selfie requirements.
The 2000 mAh battery may not last one full day if you are one of those who loves being online for the most part of the day. The device can be bought at Rs. 7590.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime
It is one of the best options when it comes to an under 10K smartphones with 4G VoLTE functionality. It also offers you a fingerprint scanner on the rear.
The Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa core processor. The clock speed of the processor reads 1.4 GHz. The Redmi 3S Prime has an internal memory capacity of 32 GB that can be expanded further by another 256 GB. The phone comes with a 3 GB of RAM. That should be enough for your multitasking needs.
Even the camera functionality of the device is quite impressive. You get 13 MP rear camera with LED flash. The front camera resolution on the smartphone reads 5 MP.
The phone does come with 5.0 inch LCD screen with HD resolution. Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0. What we like the most on the device is its whopping battery capacity. You get 4100 mAh battery backup that should give you more than a day’s backup. The smartphone comes with a fingerprint scanner as well.
You may buy Redmi 3S Prime at Rs. 8999.
Well, that list features some of the affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones you can opt for in India. We have made it a point to list out the entry level devices among the smartphones featured above. The VoLTE technology is still nascent in India. Only Reliance Jio has come up with the VoLTE services as of now.
Idea cellular has announced that it will launch the VoLTE services by the end of the year 2017. We may see some more devices launching with 4G VoLTE feature. What is your opinion on the smartphones featured in this article? Do share your views on your favorite 4G VoLTE smartphones.