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Top premium smartphones to look at for an enhanced 5G experience in India

The pandemic has redefined the needs of the Indian consumer and introduced us to new ideas and innovative thinking. 5G is one of the major trends that has emerged recently. As per a consumer study by CMR, 5G is being considered as one of the top three premium smartphone purchasing factors for consumers in India. It offers enhanced video quality by enabling high quality video calls and is significantly faster than 4G.  It is expected that the experience offered by 5G will fuel more video content creation and consumption, especially amongst millennials as they will be able to upload and share content even faster, real-time thereby encouraging usage.

With India being one of the largest markets for smartphones, it can be quite difficult to decide which smartphone suits our needs. So, here are our top picks of the exemplary smartphones which will enhance the 5G experience.

  1. OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G

OPPO is launching its videography expert Reno5 Pro 5G in India next week on 18th January’21. Aimed at delivering clear and bright videos in all lighting conditions, the industry-first AI Highlight Video feature automatically detects the light levels in a scene and intelligently enhances video quality through Ultra Night Video and Live HDR algorithm.

 In order to achieve the industry leading videography experience, OPPO developed the Dimension Fusion Portrait Video System (FDF). It works on algorithms that aim to enhance the overall video quality. The revolutionary FDF technology comes with a powerful integration of hardware, flexible software, and smart algorithms, which significantly enhances the video quality and portrait effects.

Built on the Quality Enhancement Engine and the Portrait Perception Engine, the FDF System integrates powerful hardware with intelligent algorithms and processing technology.  OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G is not only a videography marvel but will also impress in terms of speed and exceptional performance. It is also the first smartphone backed by the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset.

Video creation and consumption is expected to be the next big consumer trend in the 5G era and as always OPPO remains at the forefront by delivering on these ever-evolving consumer trends.

  1. iPhone12

iPhone 12, the newest in the iPhone series was launched in October 2020. This smartphone features an immersive 6.10-inch touchscreen display. It also features an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.  The iphone 12 is available in dual-sim in which the consumer can use both Nano-SIM and eSIM cards. Apple has released 4 different models in iphone12 differing in specifications and size. The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max  feature 5G connectivity, a magnetic backing branded as MagSafe that can attach to a number of accessories and a new ceramic display that promises to be more durable.

  1. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is launching this week with two others in the Samsung Galaxy S21 series. The Galaxy S21 is expected to be available in 8 different colour options. They have a wide range of specifications with better protection of the phone by providing an IP68 dust/water resistance.

  1. Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro

It is expected that the phone will feature a 6.76 inches AMOLED display that will have a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. With a 120Hz refresh rate, the consumer will experience stunning visuals while watching movies or playing games. The launch date hasn’t been announced officially but consumers can expect it soon in the market.

  1. Realme X7 Pro

Realme X7 Pro features a 6.55-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by the octa-core Dimensity 1000+ SoC and the 9-core Mali-G77 graphics processor.

This smartphone has already launched in other countries and was recently added to the official Indian Realme page hinting at an imminent launch in the country in the coming weeks. Realme will be launching the X7 and X7 Pro together in the Indian market.