Top 10 Phones Popular with Teens 2014



India has the second highest number of mobile phones in the world. It is estimated that there are more than 771.8 million mobile subscribers in India. According to a Consumer Lab Study by Ericsson, India has more than 30 million mobile subscribers who are between the age of 9 and 18 years. Mobile phones have become a must have gadget for not only urban teens, but also teens living in rural areas. When it comes to buying a mobile phone, price is obviously the main consideration. However, the phone’s features and brand image are also taken into consideration. Here is a list of top ten mobile phones that are quite popular with teens.

10. Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5 is the most searched phone on the net, but its price tag of 42,500 rupees means that only the super-rich teens can afford this phone. And this is why it is on the tenth position on our list. The phone has an impressive 4 inches capacitive multi touchscreen with proximity and light sensors. The phone offers 8 hours of 3G talk time and 16 GB of built in storage. Its 8 megapixels camera features auto focus, back-illuminated sensor, high dynamic range mode, touch to focus, panorama, face detection, and geo-tagging. If you inspire to own this phone, no one can blame you.


9. Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Even though Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is loaded with cool features, it is the ninth most popular phone with teens. The high price tag of 35,000 rupees means that most teens do not own this phone and thus it is at number 9 on our list. If you have been thinking about buying a smartphone for some time now, you must buy this one. It features a huge 5.5 inches capacitive multi touchscreen with proximity and light sensors. Some of the other incredible features include, 35 hours of talk time, 8 megapixels camera with auto focus, smile detection, burst mode, scenes, panorama, and back-illuminated sensor.


8. Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note is the top eighth popular phone with teens simply because not many teens own this phone. Its price tag of 30,500 rupees makes it out of reach for many parents and teens. Furthermore, most parents do not wish to give their teenagers such an expensive phone, especially if it is their first mobile phone. It is not just its 5.3 inches capacitive multi touchscreen that you will find impressive, but you are going to be even more impressed by some of its other features like, 26 hours of talk time, 8 megapixels camera, video calling, WiFi, radio, and Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, and You Tube apps. Its 8 megapixels camera with autofocus, burst mode, smile detection, scenes and panorama features will bring out the photographer in you.


7. Samsung Galaxy-SL-I9003

Samsung Galaxy-SL-I9003 is at the seventh position in terms of popularity. Priced around 17,000 rupees, it is a phone that most teens cannot afford and thus it is at number seven position on our list. However, once you get your hands on this phone you will not be able to take your eyes off its 4 inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and you are definitely going to be regularly using its 5 megapixels camera with autofocus and blink, smile, and face detection. You do not have to worry about recharging its battery every now and then, because it offers 15 hours of talk time (wow!). With storage expansion up to 32GB, WiFi, video and audio player and much more, this phone will become your favorite gadget and will remain so for a long time.


6. Nokia Lumia 510

Nokia is known for providing phones that are durable, compact, affordable, and loaded with features. Nokia Lumia 510 is one such phone and is the sixth most popular phone with teens. Its 4 inch capacitive multi touchscreen with proximity sensors will make gaming so much fun for you. 6.20 hours of talk time will ensure that you can talk for hours and hours without worrying about the battery going dead. The phone also features, 4GB built in storage, 5 megapixels camera with geo-tagging, radio, Facebook and Twitter apps, Bluetooth, WiFi, and voice dialing, you will definitely want to buy one right now. The great part- you will only have to shell out around 9,000 rupees only to become a proud owner of this phone.


5. Samsung Galaxy-Y-Duos

Listed fifth on the Mobile Indian site, Samsung Galaxy-Y-Duos has all the features that young generation is looking for in a smartphone. Samsung Galaxy-Y-Duos is ranked fifth, because it offers good value for money. For 8500 rupees you can buy a phone that has a 3.14 inch multi touchscreen with capacitive, 17.50 hours of talk time, radio, music player, You Tube player, Android browser, and proximity sensors for gaming. And now staying in constant touch with your friends and family is so much easy, because this phone has Facebook, SocialHub, and Twitter apps. Its 3 megapixels camera gives you clear pictures, which you can geo-tag.


4. Samsung Galaxy-Y-S5360

amsung Galaxy-Y-S5360 is the fourth most popular phone with teens for the obvious reasons- the brand (Samsung) sells the second highest number of mobile handset in India and is ranked fourth on the Mobile Indian site. If you are interested in knowing why this is such a popular phone, here is the answer. It costs only around 7,000 rupees, has a 3 inch VGA display, 2 megapixels camera, WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth, GPS, and 3.5mm headset jack. It is a durable phone and very easy to use and you are surely going to love this Android phone.


3. Samsung-Wave-Y-S5380

According to CyberMedia Research, Samsung brand is ranked second in terms of total awareness (98%) amongst customers. Moreover, Samsung-Wave-Y-S5380 is the third most enquired about handset on The Mobile Indian site and this makes it the third most popular mobile handset with teens. If this is going to be your first mobile phone, Samsung-Wave-Y-S5380 is the perfect choice. Tell your parents that it only costs around 6,788 rupees. If you really need to convince them, you can brag about its cool features like, 3.2 inch multi touchscreen with TFT technology, 6.70 hours of talk time, 2 megapixels camera, radio, GPS, and proximity sensors for perfect gaming experience. We are sure they will readily buy this phone for you after hearing all this.


2. Nokia C6

According to the Mobile Indian site, Nokia C6 is the second most searched phone in March 2012 (the ranking was given after considering the views of 1 million visitors). Moreover, Nokia is the number one mobile brand in India with 31% market share (CyberMedia Research). If you are thinking about buying this phone, you will only need to shell out around 10,000 rupees, which is not a big deal for most teens today. When you buy a Nokia C6 handset, you can expect most of the features that a good smartphone should have- WiFi, 5 megapixels camera, Bluetooth, 3.2 inches touchscreen display, 7 hours of talk time, 1.90 hours of video call time, radio, built in online Facebook and MySpace apps, and GPS.


1. Nokia C5-03

Nokia C5-03 is the most popular mobile phone with teens not only because it is very competitively priced (around Rs. 9000 or less), but also because it was the most enquired about phone on The Mobile Indian site. As soon as you set your eyes on a Nokia C5-03 handset you will fall in love with it. You will be glued to its 3.2 inches touchscreen, and forever browse the net with its WiFi connection, and constantly take pictures of your friends, family, and strangers with its cool 5 megapixels camera. Want to know another great feature about this phone- it offers 11.50 hours of talk time. Since the phone is associated with the most popular brand in India, you will love showing it off to your friends.



According to CyberMedia Research, there are more than 200 mobile brands in India. This high competitiveness between various brands ensures that majority of the consumers can find a mobile phone within the price range that they can afford. In other words, in the near future we will see more and more teens buying a mobile phone.


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