Top 10 Smart Phones of 2014



The Indian smartphone market is flooded with latest smartphone from international makers to native one. The market is filled with wide variety of smartphone ranging from low-end to high-end segment. Here are the top 10 smartphones worth buying starting from 10th rank.

10. BlackBerry Q10

The Canadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry has come back with its latest BB10 operating system with BlackBerry Q10 smartphone featuring QWERTY keyboard along with a beautiful design that perfectly fits for one-hand usage. The smartphone comes with 3.1 inch Super AMOLED Display with 330 pixel per inch, powered by 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor, paired with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. The device is loaded with 8MP primary camera with full HD video recording and 2MP secondary camera. The device camera comes with Time Shift Mode that create the perfect shot for moving objects. Furthermore the smartphones comes BlackBerry Hub that allows to simply peek into the BlackBerry Hub from any App with just a swipe and flow effortlessly in and out of messages and conversations. The smartphone also comes with features like Voice Control BBM, BlackBerry Balance, BBM Video with Screen Share, Active Frames and NFC Support. The device is available for Rs.30,989 (as on


9. Motorola Moto G

Motorola after a long break entered the Indian smartphone market with a mid-range smartphone – Moto G. The smartphone made its presence in the top 10 list for featuring high specification with lower price tag. The device comes with 4.5 inch HD edge-to-edge display with a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels at 329 ppi density and also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor at a speed of 1.2 GHz, Adreno 305 GPU, paired with 1GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.3 (Android 4.4.2 update available). Moto G sports a 5 MP rear camera along with an LED flash, a 1.3 MP front-facing camera and also features water-resistant nano-coating on the inside and outside. The device packs a 2070 mAh batter, which the company claims to deliver up to 30 percent more talktime than the Apple iPhone 5S. The smartphone is available in two internal storage options: 8GB and 16GB. The device is available for Rs.12,499 for 8GB and Rs.13,999 for 16GB model (exclusively available on


8. Gionee Elife E7

Gionee is competing with the industry leading smartphone makers with its Elife E7 smartphone which features a 16MP camera with sapphire lens. Gionee Elife E7, a smartphone that set itself apart from the low-cost Indian smartphone companies who are busy struggling for sub-15K price tag. The Gionee Elife E7 come with 5.5 inch Full HD display. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, running at up to 2.2GHz speed paired with 2GB of RAM and come with 16GB internal storage. The Gionee is also touted with 16 MP camera with sapphire lens, which gives the perfect photo quality and video performance. The camera performance is outstanding in variety of lighting conditions and provides a very rich detailed image. Furthermore the smartphone comes with Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS and powered by 2500mAh battery. The device is available for Rs.29,999 for 32GB and Rs.26,999 for 16GB model (as in


7. Nokia Lumia 925

Lumia 925, the only Windows Phone 8 powered smartphone that made its place in the list. The smartphone holds the position for its ClearBlack display and stunning PureView camera technology including app. The Nokia Lumia 925 is a premium smartphone that sports a metal frame with a polycarbonate back. The smartphone comes with a 4.5 inch AMOLED ClearBlack display with a resolution of 1280 X 768 pixels and features a Gorilla 2 Glass. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon dual-core processor a clock speed of 1.5 GHz paired with 1GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB internal storage and runs on Windows Phone 8. The Lumia 925 sports an 8.7 MP PureView primary camera and a 1.2 MP wide-angle front-facing camera. The smartphone comes with a 2000 mAh Battery is available in Yellow, Red, White and Black colours. The price available for Rs.27,349 (as in


6. LG G Pro2

LG, the innovative product manufacture, has once again showed the gadget world its best product – the G Pro 2. The smartphone made its place in the list for its innovative Knock Code feature. LG unveiled G Pro 2, the successor of its flagship smartphone G Pro, which house a 5.9 inch full HD display, powered by a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor paired with 3 GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. The smartphone sports a 13 MP primary camera with Optical Image Stabiliser Plus (OIS+) and a 2.1 MP secondary front-facing camera. The phone comes with a new feature called Knock Code that allows unlock the phone with a Knock pattern on screen. The company claims that the phone can recognize over 86000 different knock patterns. Price not available.


5. Sony Xperia Z1

Sony’s stylish smartphone line the Xperia Z, made its presence in the top 10 list, with its stunning design and the cutting-edge camera technology that has the facility to attach external lenses, the smartphone is also touted as the iPhone killer. The Sony Xperia Z1 is touted as the iPhone killer. The smartphone houses a 20.7 MP primary camera with the facility to attach external lenses. The device gets IP58 certificate, which makes the smartphone completely dust-proof and water resistant. The Xperia Z1 is powered by quad-core Snapdragon processor at a clock speed of 2.2 GHz, paired with 2 GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The Z1 sports a 5 inch display at a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels, 16GB of internal storage and can be expandable up to 64 GB. The device is powered by a 3000 mAh built-in battery that provides 14 hours of talktime. The device is available for Rs.38,280 (as on


4. Google Nexus 5

Google’s product, the Nexus 5 grabs the fourth position for its originality of Android operating system. All other smartphone comes with manufactures’ designed user interface, but the Google Nexus devises are built to enjoy the original Android experience. Google Nexus 5 comes with a 4.95 inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels at 445 ppi pixel density. The display of the smartphone sports a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device is powered by a 2.26 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. The smartphone also sports an 8.0 MP back-facing camera with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and a 1.3 MP front facing camera. It device comes in two storage options: 16GB and 32GB with Black and White colour to choose. Furthermore, for connectivity it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and 3G. The smartphone is available for Rs.29,000 (as on


3. Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung’s mammoth design along with the technology behind the S-Pen holds the top third position in the list for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Samsung’s phablet Galaxy Note 3 comes with 5.7 inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, and comes in two variants: LTE and 3G. The LTE variant is powered by 2.3 GHz quad-core processor and 3G version is powered by a 1.9 GHz octa-core processor. Both variants comes with 3GB of RAM and a 13 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera. The phablet is powered by 3200 mAh battery and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system and is available in 32GB and 64GB internal storage option and can be expanded up to 64GB using microSD card. Furthermore, for connectivity it comes with Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, IR, MHL 2.0 along with various sensors like Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, Proximity, Barometer, Temperature and Humidity and Hall Sensor. The Galaxy Note 3 is available for Rs.41,095 at



2. Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5, the most admirable smartphone, hold the second place in the top 10 list because of its outstanding features, specifications and also for begin rugged. Samsung launched its flagship smartphone at MWC this year with extraordinary features and specs. The dust and water resistant Smartphone also has fingerprint reader which is built into the home button. The device comes with 5.1 inch high resolution Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080p display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Galaxy S5 comes with the newer Android 4.4 KitKat and a new version of Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. It house 2.5GHz quad-core processor and 3GB RAM. The device comes with 16 GB and 32 GB internal storage versions that can be expanded up to 64GB through a MicroSD card. It also includes a microUSB 3.0 port for quick transfer speed. In terms of connectivity, it has 4G LTE and fifth generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 2X2 MiMo, and also includes a feature called Download Booster which can use both Wi-Fi and 4G at once for faster downloading. 2800mAh battery of this device can promise a long lasting talk time. Samsung’s flagship device is available for Rs.49,800 at


1. Apple iPhone 5S

Undoubtedly, the Apple’s iPhone 5S is the king of all smartphones. It is also referred as the company’s ‘most forward-thinking iPhone yet’ and features a new A7 chipset which is built with 64-bit architecture. The iPhone 5S runs on latest iOS 7, powered by 1.3GHz dual core including M7 motion co-processor to measure motion data using various sensors such as accelerometer, compass and gyroscope. The beautiful device sports a 4-inch display with a resolution of 1136 X 640 pixels that boosts pixel density of 326ppi. It comes with 8MP iSignt camera with dual LED flash, which the company called as True Tone flash and a 1.2MP front-facing camera. The device comes with three built-in storage variants: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB and available in three colour models: Space Grey, Gold and Silver.



The iPhone 5S is the company’s first device that features a fingerprint scanner, which they calls Touch ID. The fingerprint scanner or the Touch ID can be used to unlock the iPhone 5S and also make authorise payments online as wells as on iTunes for purchasing apps. The smartphone is available for Rs.62,500 (as on


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