2021 has been a fantastic year for smartphones, with a plethora of excellent handsets featuring cutting-edge technology. There have been so many devices that come with so many features, ranging from graphics-intensive games to HDR video quality and camera focused in every way. So, here are the top 5 smartphones to buy in India in 2021.
Here is our list of Top 5 smartphones of 2021 in India
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has a 7.6-inch foldable QXGA AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex main display with a resolution of 2,208,1768 pixels, a 22.5:18 aspect ratio, and a pixel density of 374ppi. On the outside, there’s a 6.2-inch HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 832,268 pixels, a 24.5:9 aspect ratio, and a pixel density of 387ppi. Both screens have a 120Hz refresh rate, support for HDR10+, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection on top.
A 5nm octa-core SoC with up to 12 GB RAM and 512GB storage options powers the phone. On top of One UI, it runs Android 11. There’s a fingerprint sensor on the side of the phone. A 12-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel secondary telephoto lens, and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens are included in the triple rear camera setup. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 has a 4-megapixel sensor and an f/1.8 aperture under the display, as well as a 10-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture on the front.
A 4,400mAh battery is also included, as well as 25W wireless and reverse charging capabilities. It also works with the S Pen Fold Edition and the S Pen Pro, two new S Pen models.
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iPhone 13 Pro Max features 6.68 inches Super Retina XDR display with ProMotion featuring an adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz, making the touch experience faster and more responsive. The devices are powered by an A15 Bionic chipset with 5-nanometer technology with a new 6-core CPU with two new high-performance cores and four new high-efficiency cores. It features a new 5-core GPU to offer the fastest graphics performance ideal for video apps, high-performance gaming, and a slate of new camera features. In terms of cameras, the device is highlighted with a triple rear camera set up. It includes a 12-megapixel ultra-wide shooter, a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, 12-megapixel telephoto shooter and a LiDAR scanner.
Also Read: Apple iPhone 13 Pro review: Is it still the Apple of your eye?
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display with 1,440×3,200 pixels of resolution. There is HDR10+ support and a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. Like other siblings, this phone also runs One UI on top of Android 11. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Exynos 2100 SoC paired with up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB storage options.
On the camera front, there is a 108-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel sensor, a 10-megapixel telephoto lens, another 10-megapixel sensor with a telephoto lens and OIS support. The smartphone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with USB PD 3.0 and Wireless Charging 2.0 support.
Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Review: A good start to the year for Samsung
iPhone 13 comes with a 6.06 inches Super Retina XDR display with max outdoor brightness at 800 nits, with higher peak brightness for HDR content like photos and videos at 1200 nits. Under the hood, there is an A15 Bionic chipset with a six-core CPU with 2 high-performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. It has been paired with a new 4-core GPU specially designed with visuals and lighting effects in graphics-intensive games. iPhone 13 features a 12MP dual rear camera set up.
Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro
Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ E4 AMOLED display with 1,080×2,400 pixels of resolution. It also offers a 120Hz refresh rate panel, 1,300 nits of peak brightness, 360Hz touch sampling rate and 20:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC with the Adreno 660 GPU paired with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
Also Read: Mi 11X Pro Review: The best value for money device out there
In terms of cameras, there is a triple rear camera set up that includes 108-megapixel Samsung HM2 sensor with an f/1.75 aperture. In addition to this, there is an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5-megapixel macro lens. Upfront there is a 20-megapixel selfie camera. The phone packs a 4,520mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.
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