The first quarter of 2017 saw quite a few exciting smartphone launches in India, most of which were unique in their USPs. With loads of smartphones coming up in the next few months, let’s look back at what all have been the best launches through January to March in 2017.
- Honor 6X
One of the cheapest smartphones with a dual-rear camera setup, the Honor 6X competes with the OnePlus 3T, in terms of price, but offers a better camera setup and a unique design.
- Micromax Dual 5
This quarter also saw Micromax launching its most expensive and premium smartphone yet, the Dual 5. Despite the fact that it was a rebranded Qiku Q5, Micromax openly waged war in the premium smartphone segment.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Another one of Xiaomi’s awesome mid-range smartphones, the Redmi Note 4 offers bang for the buck and is undoubtedly one of the top-selling smartphones of this year with flash sales running out of stock in no time.
- Moto G5 Plus
Motorola surprised everyone by launching an all-metal smartphone with a premium design and price. Moto G range is usually known for its affordability but the experiment seems to have paid off as the phone got positive reviews.
- Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
Even Samsung had a shocker this quarter with the Galaxy C9 Pro being the first smartphone from the company to have 6GB of RAM. Priced at Rs. 39,990, this premium smartphone is here to take on the OnePlus 3T and Huawei P9.
- CAT S60
One of the most unusual smartphones in recent times is the CAT S60. Priced at Rs. 64,999, the CAT S60 is the first smartphone in India with a thermal camera. It also has a military-grade rugged design.