10 best Smartphones that are not made in China

Smartphones were once considered a luxury, but today they are a major need. Although you can predict the course of additional features that are included with subsequent updates, this industry still leaves you waiting and wanting the best it has to offer. China has a stronghold over the smartphone industry as it not only produces phones but also provides parts and components to other smartphone manufacturing companies, thus keeping itself in the circle. Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Realme, OnePlus and others have high numbers in the Indian smartphones share market. If you are on a lookout for the best smartphones that are not made in China, here are the top 10 phones.

1. Micromax Infinity N12

This phone is the cheapest on the list with a cost of Rs. 6,699. It runs on Android version 8, has 3 GB RAM and an amazing battery of 4000mAh. This Indian model is best known for its battery, design and the value for money. The 6.19-inch display with a screen resolution of 700 × 1500 has good viewing angles. The 13-megapixel camera does not provide the best of photography features. But considering the price, this phone is a good catch. 

2. Realme Narzo 10A

If you are looking for low-end smartphones that work super well, this model of Realme with a 5000mAh battery and 3GB RAM is popular for its performance. It runs on MediaTek Helio G70 processor and is supported by android version 10. Given its price point, this phone works well apart from its poor low-light camera features. 

3. Redmi Note 9 Pro

If you want a high battery capacity, good camera, and excellently performing phone within 20k, consider buying this model of Redmi. Similar to Realme, Redmi has manufacturing units established in India. This phone has a 48 MP camera, 6GB RAM, 5020mAh battery and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor. 

4. Samsung Galaxy M31

A phone with a battery of 6000mAh, 6.40-inch display, 6GB RAM and Samsung Exynos 9611 processor is the best combination for a gaming phone. That apart it has excellent camera features make this phone a really good catch. The only factor that could bother you is its 191g weight. 

5. Nokia 7.2

If you are smitten by the Nokia brand of phones, this mid-end phone is a good option to consider. Powered by an energy-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, and 3500mAh battery, this phone is protected by a 2.5D corning Gorilla glass. It’s 48+5+8 MP triple camera enables detailed depth capture. The Zeiss Optics and low-light camera features help you click clear pictures. 

6. Realme X3 Super Zoom 

Although Realme is a Chinese company, most of its phones are manufactured in India. This model gained fame for being an excellent camera phone within a budget of 30k. A 64-megapixel primary sensor captures clear pictures and is works particularly better during day time. Its smooth performance and adequate refresh rate make this phone a good pick. 

7. Google Pixel 3a

Belonging to the category of mid range smartphones, Google Pixel 3A comes at a price of Rs.30,999. The 12.2 MP rear camera is accompanied by advanced features in Night Sight, Super Res Zoom, and portrait mode. It charges super fast and has a battery of 3000mAh. it has good storage provisions with unlimited google photos storage.

8. Xiaomi Mi10

A phone costing Rs 49,999, this Mi model is one of the first flagship phones of this brand. Its got all the specs high on numbers. A 108-megapixel camera, a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor, a 6.67-inch display and lot more. This phone has excellent features compared to other phones within the same price limit. 

9. Apple iPhone 11

The Apple iPhone 11 launched in September of 2019 is probably a decent model to buy from the latest releases of iPhones. With a starting price of 68k, this phone equipped with Hexa-core processor, 64GB RAM, has seen improvement in camera features compared to prior models. The wide and ultra-wide images captured with the 12 MP camera are of excellent image quality. According to sources, the manufacture of this model has officially commenced in India, making it a made in India iPhone. 

10. Samsung Galaxy S20

A flagship model, Samsung Galaxy S20 is a rich man’s catch for a well-working gaming phone. It has a Quad HD AMOLED display, a battery of 4000mAh and refresh rate of 120 Hz. These features make the gaming experience indulging. Moreover, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and a 12 GB RAM make this phone the best fit for a workaholic game-aholic person. This phone falls in the upper price category with starting price of Rs.70,499.

These smartphones are not made in China. While many companies have their manufacturing units set up in India under the Make in India scheme, there is still a long way to go for the Indian smartphone market to flourish in non-Chinese phone trade. To know more about Chinese smartphones click here.

Smartphones/ SpecificationsMicromax Infinity N12Realme Narzo 10ARedmi Note 9 ProSamsung Galaxy M31Nokia 7.2Realme X3 SuperZoomGoogle Pixel 3aXiaomi Mi 10Apple iPhone 11Samsung Galazy S20
CostRs. 6,699Rs.8,999Rs. 13,999Rs. 17,499Rs. 18,099Rs. 27,999Rs. 30,999Rs. 49,999Rs. 68,300Rs. 70,499
Battery4000mAh5000mAh5020mAh6000mAh3500mAh4200mAh3000mAh4780mAh17 hours video playback4000mAh
ProcessorMediatek Helio P22Helio G70 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720GExynos 9611Qualcomm Snapdragon 660Qualcomm Snapdragon 885+Qualcomm Snapdragon 670Qualcomm Snapdragon 865A13 Bionic ChipExynos 990
Software versionAndroid Oreo 8.1Android 10Android 10Android 10Android Pie 9 Android 10Android Pie 9Android 10iOS 13Android 10
Rear Camera13+5 MP12+2+2 MP48 MP64+8+5+5 MP48+5+8 MP64+8+8+2 MP12.2 MP108 MP12 MP64+12+12 MP
Resolution720 x 15001600 x 7202400 x 10802340 x 10801080 x 23402400 x 10802220 x 10802340 x 10801792 x 8283200 x 1440


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