Last month (November) some new smartphones were launched in India. Here is the list of best smartphones as on November 2016. Depending on the price and your usage pattern you can select the best one. Listed below are the newest smartphones launched in November followed by best smartphones in India that you can consider buying.

Smartphones Launched in India (November 2016)

There were quite a good number. To start with (in no particular order) OnePlus launched their premium handset called the OnePlus 3T for Rs. 29,999. Now this is perfectly priced when compared with the older OnePlus 3 that is currently selling for Rs. 27,999. There are few difference between the OP 3T and the OP 3 and if you haven’t bought the OnePlus 3 or planning to get a OnePlus handset it makes sense to go for the OnePlus 3T for that extra cost.

Coming to Coolpad they launched the Coolpad Note 3S and the Coolpad Mega 3. The Mega 3 is unique cause it comes with triple SIM slots with 4G LTE + VoLTE support, MediaTek powered, also decently priced at Rs. 6,999. The Coolpad Note 3S is Snapdragon 415 powered and price wise competing with the Redmi Note 3.


Lenovo K6 Power was recently launched (few days back), this handset is snapdragon 430 powered and comes with 4000 mAh battery. K6 Power is priced at Rs. 9,999.


Vivo launched their Vivo V5 selfie camera in November. Key highlight about the V5 is the 20MP front camera made for selfie. It does take really good selfie but you cannot use it for long shots check the review to know more. This is a good handset but price is way too high at Rs. 17,980.

Vivo V5 best smartphone

Asus launched Zenfone 3 Max (two variants). This handset like the other Max handsets comes packed with better battery mAh – 4100 mAh. The handset is also following the premium design patterns similar to as seen on all Zenfone 3 model. Unfortunately the handset is also quite pricey.

MediaTek powered Panasonic Eluga Mark 2 was also launched in November, this handset comes with decent specifications and priced at Rs. 10,499.

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus Phablet with 6.4 inch screen is MediaTek Powered, comes with 4050 mAh battery and priced at Rs. 14,999.

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus best smartphone

Intex Aqua E4 low budget smartphone with VoLTE support was launched for just Rs. 3,333.

Best Low to Mid Range smartphones that you can buy in India (as on November 2016)

  1. Redmi Note 3 (from Rs. 9,999)
  2. Redmi 3S/3S Prime (from Rs. 6,999)
  3. Moto G4 Plus (Rs. 13,499)
  4. Le Eco Le 2 (Rs. 11,999)
  5. Coolpad Note 5 (Rs. 10,999)
  6. Lenovo K6 Power (Rs. 9,999)
  7. Coolpad Note 3S (Rs. 9,999)
  8. Lenovo Vibe K5 (Rs. 8,499)
  9. Meizu m3s
  10. Infocus Epic 1 (Rs. 12,999)

Best Budget friendly VoLTE smartphones (special cases)

  1. Coolpad Mega 3 (Rs. 6,999).
  2. Intex Aqua E4

Best Phablets that you can buy in India

  1. Xiaomi Mi Max (Rs. 14,999)
  2. Lenovo Phab 2 Plus (Rs. 14,999)

Best Premium Smartphones in India that you can consider buying for under Rs. 30,000

  1. OnePlus 3T (Rs. 29,999)
  2. OnePlus 3 (Rs. 27,999)
  3. Xiaomi Mi 5 (Rs. 22,999)
  4. Honor 8 (Rs. 29,999)
  5. LeEco Le Max2 (Rs. 17,999)
  6. Asus Zenfone 3 (from Rs. 21,999)

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -