Top 10 Best Selling Mobile Phones of the Year 2018

The year 2018 has been a remarkable one for smartphones lovers with quite a few interesting choices. Here we take a look at some of the best-selling mobile phones of 2018.

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The budget mobile section has seen contenders from all leading brands leaving customers with choices galore. The year saw a new player in the budget smartphone segment that was able to catch a lot of attention, Realme. The online brand making waves in the sub Rs. 20,000 market. When it comes to powerful devices on a budget Poco F1 Stole the show with its top-notch specifications. Poco F1 comes with Snapdragon 845 under the hood. Mobile phone offers help you save on best-selling devices of top brands in India.

1. Poco F1 - Rs. 19,999

The new sub-brand of Xiaomi, Poco Launched its first smartphone in August. The Poco F1 comes in two storage variants of 6GB RAM & 8GB RAM. The Poco F1 has a 6.18 full-HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:7:9. The phone has a vertically positioned dual rear camera setup with a dual LED flash. The Poco F1 has a USB Type-C port at the bottom and 3.5mm headphone jack on the top. There is a hybrid SIM tray which means you to choose between two SIM cards and a micro SD card. The face unlock feature uses infrared camera and emitter to scan your face.

  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 256 GB

  • 15.7 cm (6.18 inch) FHD+ Display

  • 12MP + 5MP | 20MP Front Camera

  • 4000 Li-polymer Battery

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor

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2. Realme 2 - Rs. 9,499

The Realme 2 features a 6.2" display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. Realme 2 is one the cheapest mobiles to come with a display notch. Realme 2 has got a diamond cut design built in a matte finish metal body. The dual nano Sim card slot on the left also has a dedicated micro SD card slot. The volume buttons and the power button is placed on the right side. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor and Adreno506 GPU. You get two storage variants of 3GB/32GB & 4GB/64GB. The internal memory is expandable up to 256GB.

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM | Expandable Up to 256 GB

  • 15.75 cm (6.2 inch) HD+ Display

  • 13MP + 2MP | 8MP Front Camera

  • 4230 Li-ion Battery

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core 1.8 GHz Processor

  • Finger Print and Face Unlock

  • Triple Slot ( Dual Active 4G Sims + Dedicated Memory)

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3. Redmi Note 5 Pro - Rs. 12,990

The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with Snapdragon 636 processor, dual rear cameras, and a 20MP front camera. You get 5.99 Inch FHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The fingerprint scanner is at the back similar to its predecessor Redmi Note 4. The front camera comes with selfie flash and portrait mode. The phone is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable battery. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, OTG, & Micro USB. The dual camera setup on the rear side includes a 12 MP primary camera and a 5 MP depth sensor. Xiaomi has already launched the successor to its best-selling mobile with Redmi Note 6 Pro.

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB

  • 15.21 cm (5.99 inch) Full HD+ Display

  • 12MP + 5MP | 20MP Front Camera

  • 4000 Li-Polymer Battery

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Processor

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4. Asus Zenfone Max M1 Pro - Rs. 8,999

The mid-range phone feels solid in your hands with its aluminum structure. The phone uses a Snapdragon 636 processor. The 5000mAh battery is a big highlight of the Zenfone Max Pro M1. In addition to two nan-SIM Slots, you also get a dedicated slot for microSD. The memory is expandable up to 2TB. Zenfone Max Pro M1 gives you stock Android experience and comes with 8.1 Oreo out of the box. On the back is a 13 MP primary sensor and a 5 MP depth sensor with a soft light LED flash. There is an 8 MP selfie camera.

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 2 TB

  • 15.21 cm (5.99 inch) Full HD+ Display

  • 13MP + 5MP | 8MP Front Camera

  • 5000 Battery

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa Core Processor

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5. Nokia 5.1 Plus - 10,999

The Nokia 5.1 Plus has a 5.86-inch display with HD+ resolution. You get a USB Type-C port which is rare in the budget segment. The dual-SIM tray houses two Nano SIMs with Dual 4G VoLTE. The Nokia 5.1 Plus draws power from Helio P60 octa-core SoC. The headset comes in a single variant of 3GB RAM & 32GB of storage. The dual camera set up on the rear includes a 13 MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor with LED flash. The 8 MP selfie camera comes with AI-powered features.

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 400 GB

  • 14.73 cm (5.8 inch) HD+ Display

  • 13MP + 5MP | 8MP Front Camera

  • 3060 Battery

  • MediaTek Helio P60 Processor

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6. Redmi 6A - Rs. 5,999

The Redmi 6A comes with a 5.45-inch screen and a resolution of 720x1440 pixels. The handset is powered by a 3000mAh battery. As far as cameras are concerned you get a 13MP rear and 5 MP front camera. It comes in two storage variants of 2GB + 16GB & 3GB + 32GB. The device has an aspect ratio of 18:9. There is a separate slot for microSD card. Redmi 6A is powered by MediaTek Helio A22 processor. You get MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

  • 13 MP Rear camera | 5 MP front camera

  • 13.84 cm (5.45-inch) HD+ display

  • 2GB RAM | 16GB storage expandable up to 256GB with a dedicated slot

  • Dual nano SIM with dual-standby (4G+4G)

  • Android v8.1 operating system

  • MediaTek Helio A22, 2.0Ghz Quad-core processor with 12nm technology

  • Battery: 3000 mAH Lithium Polymer battery

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7. OnePlus 6T - Rs. 37,999

The OnePlus 6T has a 6.4-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a density of 402 pixels per inch. The 16MP + 20MP primary camera setup comes with enhancements like Exmor-RS CMOS sensor, Phase Detection autofocus, & Optical Image Stabilisation. The 16MP front camera comes with a screen flash. The connectivity options include dual 4G SIM slots, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and a USB type-C slot. There is 3,700mAh Li-Polymer battery that supports dash charging for lightning fast speed. OnePlus 6T has an on-screen fingerprint sensor.

  • 20+16 MP Dual rear camera | 16 MP front camera

  • 16.2 centimeters (6.41-inch) Full HD+ Optic AMOLED display

  • 6GB RAM | 128GB storage

  • Dual nano SIM with dual standby (4G+4G)

  • Android v9.0 OS with 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor

  • 3700mAH lithium-polymer battery with Fast Charge technology

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8. Vivo NEX - Rs. 44,490

Vivo NEX has a 6.59-inch Ultra FullView display with a resolution of 2316 x 1080 pixels. As far as cameras are concerned you get 12MP + 5MP rear camera and 8MP pop-up front camera. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and under display fingerprint scanner. On the Vivo NEX, you get Snapdragon 845, along with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The handset is powered by 4000mAh Li-Po battery with support for quick charge.

  • 12+5 MP Dual rear camera | 8 MP Elevating front camera

  • 16.74 centimeters (6.59-inch) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display

  • 8GB RAM | 128GB storage

  • Dual SIM (micro+nano) dual standby (4G+4G)

  • 8.1 Oreo-based on Funtouch 4.0 operating system

  • 2.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor

  • 4000 mAH lithium-ion battery

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9. Honor Mate 20 PRO - Rs. 54,999

Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a 6.39-inch OLED display with a resolution of 3120 x 1440 pixels. The triple camera set-up on the rear side includes 40MP + 8MP + 20MP. The front camera is 24MP with F.20. Mate 20 Pro is fuelled by a 4200mAh battery with support for wireless charging. You also get in-display fingerprint scanner and 3D face unlock. You get a single storage variant of 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

  • 40+20+8 MP Triple Rear camera | 24 MP front camera

  • 15.49 centimeters (6.1 inches) Full HD+ OLED display

  • 6GB RAM | 128GB storage

  • Dual nano SIM with dual standby (4G+4G)

  • Android v8.1 OS with 2.36GHz Cortex A73 + 1.8GHz Cortex A53

  • Kirin 970 octa-core processor

  • Battery: 4000 mAh Lithium Polymer battery

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10. Samsung Galaxy On6 - Rs. 9,990

The Samsung Galaxy On 6 comes with a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED infinity display and an aspect ratio of 18:5:9. It is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7870 SoC combined with Mali T830 GPU. As far as the optics are concerned, you get a 13MP primary and 8MP front camera with LED flash. The Galaxy On6 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery. The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, & GPS. The fingerprint sensor is placed below the primary camera. Apart from biometric authentication you also get face unlock feature.

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | Expandable Up to 256 GB

  • 14.22 cm (5.6 inch) HD+ Display

  • 13MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera

  • 3000 mAh Battery

  • 1.6 GHz Exynos Octa Core Processor

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You can grab the best selling smartphones with exciting offers online. The display notch has been a talking point while many smartphone makers trying different ways to get rid of display notch. The coming year also promises interesting launches with Samsung M Series, Google Pixel 3 Lite, and Redmi Go among others gearing up for launch very soon.

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