Top 10 Mobiles Phones under Rs. 40000 in India (Between 35k to 40k)

The category of phones under Rs. 40000 has always been a dicey one as it falls between the budget and the high end phones.

But lately, this bracket has seen immense growth and now boasts of phones that can tackle even the most expensive of models effortlessly.

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Here is a list of the best phones available under 40000 in india for year 2016 and each comes with a set of features and design that is sure to blow your mind away.

Apple iPhone 5s (16GB) (Rs.37,500)

iphone 5sApple’s flagship phone from last year is still a bestseller and its new price is perhaps the best thing that could happen to this segment. Being an Apple phone, it comes with no compromises and has the best of everything. A great camera, fantastic looks as well as the Apple brand makes it a steal at the price that it is being sold at.

Full HD recording, a 4-inch retina display, an 8MP iSight Camera and the signature iOS 8 make this a great buy and this is the first step in creating a personal Apple ecosystem at home.



htc one m8HTC has always been a leader in terms of elegance as well as looks and this is why most of their phones are not only high end, but great to have purely as an accessory as well. The HTC One M8 too is no different.

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With a 4MP Ultra Pixel camera as well as a 5-inch Super LCD3 HD display, this is one great phone for recording media as well as for playback. The processor too is a fantastic quad-core Snapdragon 801 that comes with 2GB of RAM making it tick all the right boxes in terms of performance.

Expected to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update very soon, this is a great phone for those looking for a phone that looks great and offers many features at the same time.


Moto X (2nd Gen) (Rs.31,999)

Moto X 2nd GenPunching well above its weight in this category and still standing out is the 2nd Gen Moto X. The phone is beautifully crafted and comes with a Snapdragon 801 Processor and 2GB RAM, which makes performance extremely smooth.

The phone is upgradable to the Android Lollipop 5.0 which is a huge boost in terms of software and comes with a 13MP primary as well as a 2MP secondary camera, making pictures great. All in all, this is another winner of a phone from Moto and is capable of doing things even much higher priced phones struggle to do.  Read complete review >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 3  (Rs.36,038)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3Speaking of big brands and flagships, Samsung is not far behind apple and the Galaxy Note 3 is among the best phablet models that Samsung has to offer before note 4. It comes with a leather finish which makes it look complete and classy and also has excellent battery backup ensuring that the phone does not run out of charge when needed most.

With a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display, this phone is a treat to look at and its 13MP camera as well as 3GB RAM make it a monster in terms of performance. Most notably, it comes with the guarantee of fantastic after sales service from Samsung, which is definitely a concern for anyone purchasing a phone in this price bracket.


Nokia Lumia 1520 (Rs.39,177)

Nokia Lumia 1520Close on the heels of the Apple and Samsung still is the Nokia Lumia. A first of its kind device from the manufacturer, the phone comes packed with features that make it a great buy.

It has full 6-inch HD display as well as a 20MP PureView camera that make it a delight to play with and record media files on. Also, the processor, unlike before, is a superfast quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset making sure that the phone does not suffer from lag issues. The software presently is Windows 8, but this can be upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1 and the 3400 mAh battery guarantees that the phone can perform for a really long time even with heavy use.

This is the phone for all Nokia fans who are looking for something that combines the simplicity of Nokia while at the same time keeping the features of most modern smartphones in mind.


Google Nexus 5 (32 GB) (Rs.30,940)

Google Nexus 5The Nexus 5 from Google is the most popular phone in terms of getting a pure Android experience and at the current price, the 32GB version is quite a bargain.

The Nexus line has always looked to produce great phones at a very affordable cost and with an 8MP camera, 5-inch full HD display as well as 2GB of RAM, It is a great phone to have. It is powered by the Snapdragon 800 processor and will soon get the Android Lollipop update making this among the most sought after phones today.


LG G3 (32 GB) (Rs.34,999)

lg G3While LG isn’t among the most well regarded of brands globally in terms of mobile development at the moment, the LG G3, the flagship device from the brand, shows exactly how far they have come in terms of smartphone technology.

The phone comes with an extremely sharp 2K display and its 5.5-inch screen will blow your mind away when watching videos or even recording them on your phone. The LG G3 also runs on a quad-core Snapdragon 805 chipset and its 3GB RAM ensures that its performance is unparalleled. There is also a 13 MP camera capable of recording videos at 4K and also has optical image stabilisation.

All this is supplemented by a 3000 mAh battery ensuring that you can go on playing with this amazing phone for ages before having to charge again.


Samsung Galaxy S5 (Rs.33,400)

Samsung Galaxy S5Among the most advertised phones released in 2014, the Samsung Galaxy S5 did remarkably well to live up to the hype.

The phone comes with a 16MP ISOCELL camera, which takes beautiful images and also has a finger print scanner included at the back. It also has a 5.1-inch full HD AMOLED display and comes powered by a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor as well as 2 GB of RAM, making multi-tasking on this phone a breeze.

The phone also has an ultra power saving mode that can help the phone go as many as 2 days on moderate charge.


Sony Xperia Z2 (Rs.34,211)

Sony Xperia Z2

This is easily among the best looking phones available in the market today and to add to it, it is water resistant and dust proof as well.

With a mind boggling 20.7MP camera, a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon chip and 3GB RAM, this phone delivers unparalleled speed and performance in order to ensure that a user can get the best out of their phone.

Soon to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade and with 3200 mAh of battery power, this is definitely a phone that is both appealing in terms of features as well as design and one to go for.


HTC One E8 (Rs.32,490)

The One E8 from HTC is yet another great phone from the manufacturer and comes packed with many great features.

It has a 13MP primary as well as 5MP secondary camera ensuring great picture quality and the display is a gorgeous 5-inch Super LCD3 Full HD display. The phone also has a Snapdragon 801 processor which comes with a 2GB RAM ensuring that performance wise this is smooth to use. Featuring dual SIM capabilities as well, the HTC One is great for those who are looking to mix work with great design.



Most of the phones in this list are among the best that money can buy. With great features, amazing design and the latest technology, these phones offer you the best at a fairly reasonable cost.

With these, you can almost forget that you need a computer or desktop for your needs as they complement all that you need from technology – be it at work or at home.

So don’t spend too much time thinking about it, and get one of these NOW.


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