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  • Nov 15, 2021

Samsung is one of the dominant smartphone makers in India and the world and its Galaxy phones have always been highly valued Android options. It’s probably the only smartphone brand in India to offer phones as affordable as Rs 8,000 and as costly as Galaxy Fold at Rs 164,999.

Samsung’s S-series, Note-series, and Foldables together address different needs in premium flagship and luxury categories. The brand is also a dominant force in the mid-range and budget categories where its efforts are segmented under Galaxy A-series and M-series.

For this list, we have scrutinized Samsung phones in different price segments based on their specs, features, pros, and cons. We have also linked the detailed reviews of curated phones to help build a 360-degree perspective and to help buyers make an informed choice.

List of top 10 Samsung phones in India in 2021

  • Best flagship phone – Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Best phone for productivity – Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
  • Best compact phone – Samsung Galaxy s10e
  • Best all-rounder phone under Rs 40,000 – Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Best phone around Rs 25,000: Samsung Galaxy A51
  • Best phone cheap phone (under Rs 15,000): Samsung Galaxy M21

1. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

The trio from S21 series – the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra (review) have been the ultimate Samsung phones in 2021 so far. These triplets not only share the same moniker, but they also look identical if you discount the sizes of each one individually.

Samsung has blessed them with 120Hz QHD+ Adaptive AMOLED screens which are surely the best ones available in the market right now. Everything looks mesmerizing on these screens. With Exynos 2100 SoC paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage type, the S21 series is a powerhouse. The Galaxy S21 devices also present the best cameras on Samsung phones to date. One can also consider the Galaxy S21 or Galaxy S21+ is he or she finds the Galaxy S21 Ultra too big too handle. R

Samsung Galaxy S21 Specs: Display: 6.2-inch; FHD+ (1080 x 2400); 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB / 256GB | Battery: 4,000mAh | Rear camera: 12MP + 64MP + 12MP | Front camera: 10MP | OS: Android 10 | Weight: 169g

Samsung Galaxy S21+ Specs: Display: 6.7-inch ; FHD+ (1080 x 2400) sAMOLED; 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 865 / Exynos 990 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB/256GB | Battery: 5000mAh | Rear camera: 12MP + 64MP + 12MP | Front camera: 10MP | OS: Android 11 | Weight: 200g

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Specs: Display: 6.8-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1440) sAMOLED; 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 888/ Exynos 2100 | RAM: 12/16GB | Storage: 128/512GB | Battery: 5,000mAh | Rear camera: 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP | Front camera: 40MP |OS: Android 11 |
Weight: 227g

2. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is another phenomenal offering from Samsung. It comes with a magic wand called S Pen that can be used to write memos, create live messages, control media, and a lot more. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has impressive innards and excellent optics.

The breathtaking HDR 10 certified super AMOLED screen is another convincing reason. If you have used any Galaxy Note in the past, you will certainly feel at home with the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Specs: Display: 6.3-inch QHD+ (3088 x 1440) Super AMOLED; 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 865+ / Exynos 990 | RAM: 12GB | Storage: 128GB/512GB/1TB | Battery: 3,500mAh | Rear camera: 108MP + 12MP + 12MP | Front camera: 10MP | OS: Android 11 | Weight: 208g

3. Samsung S20+

I know a year’s time seems quite a lot in the Android world where almost every other day we see a smartphone launch. So, you must be wondering why the Galaxy S20 Plus is on this list. Well, in our opinion, the Galaxy S20 Plus is still relevant in 2021, more so after the price drop.

From curved-edge screen to reverse wireless charging, the Galaxy S20 Plus has all features that you will get to witness in 2021 flagships. What about performance you may ask? Well, if you are not gunning for the fastest Android phone, the Galaxy S20+ with Exynos 990 SoC has enough muscle to offer a smooth and reliable smartphone experience even by the current standards.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ Specs: Display: 6.7-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED; 120Hz | CPU: Exynos 990 / Snapdragon 865 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 4,500mAh | Rear camera: 12MP + 64MP + 12MP | Front camera: 10MP | OS: Upgradable to Android 11 | Weight: 186g

4. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (review) is a phone Samsung claims to have developed for its fans. The S20 Fan Edition includes almost all the features of the pricier S20+. It includes Samsung’s 120Hz Super AMOLED screen, Exynos 990 chipset, and triple rear cameras.

Samsung has Galaxy S20 FE already runs Android 11 based OneUI 3.0 and also promises UP TO 3 years of security updates.

Samsung Galaxy S20FE Specs: Display: 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED | CPU: Snapdragon 855 / Exynos 990 | RAM: 6/8GB | Storage: 128/256GB | Battery: 4,500mAh | Rear camera: 12MP + 8MP + 12MP | Front camera: 32MP | OS: upgradable to Android 11 | Weight: 190g

5. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is another excellent phone for content consumption on the go. Even by 2021 standards, the Galaxy S10 Plus has a very premium curved edge design, super sharp Super AMOLED screen and excellent cameras.

With the absence of other meaningful Samsung phones in its price bracket, the Galaxy S10 Plus looks like a worthy buy.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Specs: Display: 6.4-inch QHD+ SAMOLED | Processor: Snapdragon 855/ Exynos 9820 SoC | RAM: 8GB / 12GB | Storage: 128GB / 512GB | Software: Android 9.0; upgradable to Android 11 | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP + 16MP | Front camera: 10MP | Battery: 4100mAh | Weight: 187g | Dimensions: 164.3 × 76.7× 7.9 mm

6. Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (review) is another interesting offering from the South Korean giant. The S10 Lite is the first-ever Samsung phone in India to include Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. With S10 Lite, Samsung has tried to plug the void in its portfolio under Rs 35,000.

The Galaxy S10 Lite includes a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen with a punch hole for the 32MP selfie camera. The rear optics includes a triple-camera setup featuring a 48MP primary sensor, 12MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5MP macro camera.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Specs: Display: 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED | CPU: Snapdragon 855 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 4,500mAh | Rear camera: 48MP + 12MP + 5MP| Front camera: 32MP | OS: Android 10 | Weight: 186g

7. Samsung Galaxy M51

The Samsung Galaxy M51 (review) has been one of the best selling phones for Samsung. With a retail price of just over Rs 20,000, the Galaxy M51 offers a decent package that includes one of the best screens in the segment attached to a glasstic design.

The Snapdragon 730 chipset isn’t the best in the class but gets the work done without feeling lethargic when compared to most rivals. Optics wise, the Galaxy A51 is well equipped with a 64MP LED primary sensor coupled with 12MP ultrawide sensor and 5MP depth and macro sensors respectively.

Samsung Galaxy M51 Specs: Display: 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED | CPU: Snapdragon 730 SoC | RAM: 6GB/8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 7,000mAh | Rear camera: 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP| Front camera: 32MP | OS: Android 10 | Weight: 213g

8. Samsung Galaxy A80

The Galaxy A80 is another unique phone from Samsung considering its rotating cameras on a slide-out mechanism. That’s right, the A80 has a camera module that rotates 180 degrees to allow you to use the same optics for both selfies as well as capturing the world around you.

Samsung’s decision to price it at Rs 47,990 killed all excitement, though. With recent price drops the A80 now makes some sense. Having said that, the Galaxy A80 is currently priced under Rs 35,000 which is still substantially higher in comparison to similarly specced phones from other manufacturers.

Samsung Galaxy A80 Specs: Display: 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED | CPU: Snapdragon 730G | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 3,700mAh | Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + TOF 3D | OS: Android 10 | Weight: 220g

9. Samsung Galaxy M31

The Samsung Galaxy M31 is targeted towards budget buyers under Rs 15,000. It’s headline features include a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ panel, 6000mAh monstrous 6000mAh battery. Both these features are rare in today’s time under Rs 15,000 budget.

The Galaxy M31 (review) is powered by octa-core Exynos 9611 chip. The Samsung M-series phone flaunts a 64MP triple camera system at the back and 32MP selfie snapper on the front. The phone is offered with up to 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage along with an expandable option.

Samsung Galaxy M31 Specs: Display: 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED | Processor: Exynos 9611 SoC | RAM: up to 6GB | Storage: up to 128GB | Software: Android 10; upgradable to Android 11 | Rear camera: 64MP + 8MP + 5MP | Front camera: 32MP | Battery: 6000mAh | Weight: 191g

10. Samsung Galaxy M11

For those who wish to own a Samsung phone under Rs 10,000, the Galaxy M11 seems the only viable option. It is meant for basic usage. The M11 comes with a 6.4-inch Screen and Snapdragon 450 chipset, 3GB RAM, and 32GB storage. The phone packs a 4000mAh battery and triple rear camera setup lead by a 13MP sensor.

Samsung Galaxy M11 Specs: Display: 6.4-inch HD+ AMOLED | Processor: Exynos 7884B SoC | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32GB | Software: Android 9 | Rear camera: 13MP + 5MP + 2MP | Front camera: 8MP | Battery: 5000mAh | Weight: 197g

Best Samsung Phones in India in 2021

These are the best Samsung phones one can consider buying in 2021 thus far. It’s just the start of 2021, so we Samsung to take an aggressive stance and launch several 5G phones in its A, F M, and S series. We also expect Samsung to introduce new foldable phones in 2021. Until the introduction of upcoming phones, these are the 10 best Samsung phones in India:

Best Samsung Phones Starting price in India (in rupees)
Samsung Galaxy S21/ S21 Plus /S21 Ultra₹69,999/ ₹81,987/ ₹101,990
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra₹104,999
Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus₹49,999
Samsung Galaxy S20FE₹39,900
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus ₹36,900
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite₹33,999
Samsung Galaxy M51₹22,999
Samsung Galaxy A80₹34,990
Samsung Galaxy M31₹15,990
Samsung Galaxy M11₹8,999
What is the best Samsung phone in February 2021?

The Galaxy S21 Ultra is the best Samsung phone as of February 2021.

Which is the best Samsung phone from Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000?

Samsung Galaxy A51 is the phone one should consider from the South Korean giant’s portfolio.

Which is the best budget Samsung smartphone?

The Samsung Galaxy M31s is the best budget Samsung phone under Rs 20,000. Other cheap Samsung phones worth recommending are Samsung Galaxy M31, Samsung Galaxy F41, and Samsung Galaxy M11.

Should you buy the Galaxy S20 FE in 2021?

The Galaxy S20 FE even in 2021 makes a lot of sense. The phone offers reliable hardware and software, a gorgeous screen, and good speakers.

Which is the best Samsung phone under Rs 40,000?

The Galaxy S20 FE is the best Samsung phone under Rs 40,000 that one can buy.


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