The pandemic has redefined the needs of the Indian consumer and introduced us to new ideas and innovative thinking. While we were all sitting at home, our screen-time went up, and hence came the need for smartphones with longer-lasting battery lives that could be powered up instantly with fast-charging.
In order to accommodate our ever-growing needs, smartphones have had to undergo major transformations over the years in various aspects especially when it comes to evolved batteries. There are a variety of smartphones with fast charging, wireless charging, and long-lasting battery life. With India being one of the largest markets for smartphones, it can be quite difficult to decide which smartphone best suits our needs.
So, here are our top picks of the exceptional fast charging smartphones you can buy under INR 40,000-
- OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G
OPPO had launched its videography expert Reno5 Pro 5G in India on 18th January 2021.
The smartphone comes with a 4,350mAh battery and supports 65W SuperVOOC 2.0, the fastest charging technology, which lets you charge Reno 5 Pro 5G to its full capacity in just 30 minutes. Impressively, just 5 minutes of charging gives you 4 hours of video playback. With the help of Super-Power Saving Mode, OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G can also support WhatsApp text chatting for more than 1.5 hours with only 5% battery– meaning you’ll never run out of battery in critical situations. Along with blazing fast charging technology, it is powered by industry-leading AI Highlight Video feature, this smartphone promises to enable exceptional video quality on your device to cater to a plethora of video needs of users. This is the world’s first feature that uses AI algorithms to detect light conditions. Additionally, OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G is the first smartphone to be launched in India with MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor, which is deemed to be perfect for multimedia, videography, 5G, and image innovation. Reno5 Pro 5G is available in two striking colors – Astral Blue and Starry Black.
INR 35,990; available in 8+128 GB memory variant
2. Vivo V19
Vivo V19 features a 16.36cm (6.44”) LIV Super AMOLED FHD+. The display is made of the latest E3 OLED and features an aspect ratio of 20:9. Additionally, the display supports 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and HDR 10 standard with a claimed max brightness of 800 nits, which can further go up to 1200 nits. Vivo V19 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor which is paired with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB expandable storage. The dual SIM phone runs Android 10-based Funtouch OS 10 software. It is further backed by a 4,500mAh battery with 33W Vivo FlashCharge 2.0 fast charging support via USB Type-C (0-70% in 40 minutes). The phone is available in two color options, Piano Black and Mystic Silver
INR 27,990 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant
3. OnePlus 7T
The OnePlus 7T flaunts a waterdrop display that stands 6.55-inch tall. It bears a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels along with a pixel density of 402 PPI. The Fluid AMOLED display is protected with the help of a Corning Gorilla Glass that keeps away scratches and marks. To draw its power, the device is provided with a 3,800mAh Li-ion battery that can last for a day even with heavy usage. Further, the smartphone has been provided with Warp charging technology that fills the battery in a very short time. Color options available are- Frosted Silver, Glacier Blue
INR 37,999 for 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
4. Realme X50 Pro
Realme X50 Pro has a 90Hz refresh rate display the same as it was in Realme X2 Pro, the first premium flagship smartphone of Realme. It has a 6.4-inch dual punch-hole display, which offers a sampling rate of up to 180Hz. Like the previous smartphones of the Realme X series, the company has also used a 64MP quad rear camera setup in it. In addition to the 64MP main camera, the phone has a 12MP telephoto sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP B&W sensor. The Realme X50 Pro packs a 4,200 mAh battery. It is the first phone to support the new 65W SuperDart charge and the 65W charger is part of the retail bundle. Realme promises it will fully recharge the battery in 35 mins. Available in two color options- Moss Green and Rust Red
INR 39,999 for 6GB +128GB.