Samsung is one of the dominant smartphone makers in India and the world and its Galaxy phones have always been highly valued Android options. It’s probably the only smartphone brand in India to offer phones as affordable as Rs 8,000 and as costly as Galaxy Fold at Rs 164,999.
Samsung’s S-series, Note-series, and Foldables together address different needs in premium flagship and luxury categories. The brand is also a dominant force in the mid-range and budget categories where its efforts are segmented under Galaxy A-series and M-series.
For this list, we have scrutinized Samsung phones in different price segments based on their specs, features, pros, and cons. We have also linked the detailed reviews of curated phones to help build a 360-degree perspective and to help buyers make an informed choice.
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List of best Samsung phones in India in 2022
1. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is the top-of-the-line model in the recently launched Galaxy S22 Series. It comes with a tagline of ‘Break the Rules’ and claims to give better than the best performance in every department.
S22 Ultra brings together the camera capabilities of the Galaxy S Series and the S-Pen that was popularized by the Note Series. It is capable of running any app and game on the Play Store with ease but does get a little warm under load. The phone clicks amazing photos irrespective of the lighting conditions. It comes in Phantom Black, Phantom White, Green, and Burgandy colors.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Specs: Display: 6.8-inch Color Dynamic AMOLED 2x; 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1/ Exynos 2200 | RAM: 12GB | Storage: up to 512GB | Battery: 5,000mAh with 45W fast charging | Rear camera: 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP | Front camera: 40MP |OS: Android 12 | Weight: 229g
2. Samsung Galaxy S22+
The Samsung Galaxy S22+ has almost the same features as the lower end S22 but it is bigger in size. It features a large Dynamic AMOLED display great for gaming as well as streaming videos.
It is IP68 rated and the processor gives an impressive performance. It does not come with a charger inside the box and heats up easily with extensive camera use. It is available in Phantom Black, Phantom White, Green, and Pink Gold colors.
Samsung Galaxy S22+ Specs: Display: 6.6-inch Color Dynamic AMOLED 2x; 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1| RAM: 8GB | Storage: up to 256GB | Battery: 4,500mAh with 45W fast charging | Rear camera: 50MP + 12MP + 10MP | Front camera: 10MP | OS: Android 12 | Weight: 196g
3. Samsung S21 FE
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes with the good build quality and is lightweight to hold. It has a vibrant 120Hz display with a polished software experience. It comes with IP68 Rating and wireless charging support. S21 FE is claimed to give a speedy all-around performance.
FE stands for Fan Edition and is designed to offer enthusiast users flagship-grade smartphone features at mid-range prices. Galaxy S21 FE continued this trend after the success of the S20 FE. The only drawbacks are that it doesn’t come with a charger, has a lukewarm upgrade over S20 FE, and does not have a microSD card slot. It is available in Graphite, Lavender, and Olive White colors.
Samsung Galaxy S21FE Specs: Display: 6.4-inch Color AMOLED 2X; 120Hz | CPU: Exynos 2100 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: up to 256GB | Battery: 4,500mAh with 25W| Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP + 8MP | Front camera: 32MP | OS: Android 11 | Weight: 177g
4. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is the company’s most ambitious, productivity-centric smartphone to date. This 3rd gen model is more refined than the previous one with improvements like S pen support and IPX8 rating.
Galaxy Z Fold 3 has all the qualities of a flagship phone and weighs around 271 grams. It is chunky in a folded state and has average battery life. The device is expensive and the cameras are not really up to the mark. It is available in Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver colors.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Specs: Display: 7.6-inch Color Dyanamic AMOLED | CPU: Snapdragon 888| RAM: 12GB | Storage: 512GB | Battery: 4,400mAh with 25W fast charging | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP + 12MP | Front camera: 10MP+4MP | OS: Android 11 | Weight: 271g
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5. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
Galaxy Z Flip 3 is Fold 3’s style-oriented cousin and shares a lot of its features with the Fold variant. It is a lifestyle product targeted toward those who want something unique in their phone’s design. It is durable with IPX8 Rating which makes it suitable for everyday use as well.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 is priced lower than the Galaxy Z Fold 3 but is still being placed in the flagship category. The design change is obviously huge as it has a flip display. The main screen and cover screen both could be more functional and battery life should have been more, but if you overlook these, then it is a smart device. It is available in Cream Green, Lavender, and Phantom Black colors.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Specs: Display: 6.7-inch Color AMOLED 2X | Processor: Snapdragon 888 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 256GB | Software: Android 11 | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP | Front camera: 10MP | Battery: 3300mAh with 15W | Weight: 183g | Dimensions: 166 × 72.2× 6.9 mm
6. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is one of the best devices that Samsung launched. It offers best-in-class performance with top-of-the-line specs like a 108MP camera, S-Pen Stylus, enormous screen, and good hardware.
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra also has 5x optical zoom, a wide-angle lens, and excellent Night photography. It comes with a 120Hz refresh rate but is very expensive and has an awkward camera bulge. It is available in Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, and Mystic white colors.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Specs: Display: 6.9-inch Color Dynamic AMOLED | CPU: Exynos 990 | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 256GB | Battery: 4,500mAh with 25W fast charging | Rear camera: 108MP + 12MP + 12MP| Front camera: 10MP | OS: Android 10 | Weight: 208g
7. Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is one of the recently launched smartphones by the company. It comes with a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and Gorilla Glass protection. It packs a quad rear camera setup with autofocus and a single front camera for selfies.
It is 8.10mm thick and has an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance. It is available in Awesome Black, Awesome Blue, Awesome Peach, and Awesome White colors.
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Samsung Galaxy A53 Specs: Display: 6.5-inch Color Super AMOLED | CPU: Exynos 1280 | RAM: 6GB/8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 5,000mAh with 25W fast charging | Rear camera: 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP| Front camera: 32MP | OS: Android 12 | Weight: 189g
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8. Samsung Galaxy A73 5G
Samsung launched Galaxy A73 5G smartphone in March 2022. It is an all-rounder which gives a fast performance, great photos from the main camera, a high refresh rate, stereo speakers, and all-day battery life. It comes with 4 years of OS upgrades and 25W fast charging.
The smartphone is IP67 rated and comes in Awesome Grey, Awesome Mint, and Awesome White colors. There are a host of connectivity options like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 5G, 4G LTE, and more. Its price starts at Rs. 41,999 in India at the moment.
Samsung Galaxy A73 Specs: Display: 6.7-inch AMOLED Plus 120Hz | CPU: Snapdragon 778G | RAM: 8GB | Storage: 128GB | Battery: 5000mAh with 25W fast charging | Rear camera: 108MP + 12MP + 5MP+5MP |Front Camera: 32MP OS: Android 12 | Weight: 181g
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9. Samsung Galaxy A13
Samsung launched this next in their budget series on March 25, 2022. The smartphone gives a 1080×2408 pixel resolution and is powered by an octa-core processor. It has a quad camera setup on the rear end and runs One UI 4.1 based on Android 12.
Galaxy A13 is a dual SIM mobile that is 8.80mm thick. The smartphone is powered by a 5000mAh battery and supports fast charging as well. It comes in black, blue, peach, and white colorways, and the starting price is Rs. 14,290 in the Indian market.
Samsung Galaxy A13 Specs: Display: 6.6-inch Color PLS LCD | Processor: Exynos 850 | RAM: up to 6GB | Storage: up to 128GB | Software: One UI 4.1 with Android 12 | Rear camera: 50MP + 5MP + 2MP+2MP | Front camera: 8MP | Battery: 5000mAh with 15W fast charging | Weight: 195g
10. Samsung Galaxy M33 5G
Samsung has been on a roll this year in terms of launching new smartphones every week. The company launched Galaxy M33 5G last month which comes with a signature big battery trademark of the M-Series phone. It is powered by an Exynos chipset and has a fingerprint scanner that is fast and accurate.
It features a headphone jack and is 5G ready with support for 12 5G bands. There is 128GB of storage on both RAM variants and it also has a microSD card for expanding storage space. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 16,999 and comes in Deep Ocean Blue and Mystique Green colors.
Samsung Galaxy M33 5G Specs: Display: 6.6-inch TFT LCD 120Hz| Processor: Exynos 1280 | RAM: up to 8GB | Storage: up to 128GB | Software: One UI 4.1 with Android 12 | Rear camera: 50MP + 5MP + 2MP+2MP | Front camera: 8MP | Battery: 6000mAh with 25W fast charging | Weight: 198g
11. Samsung Galaxy M53 5G
Samsung has launched the mid-range phone in its M Series with M53 5G. Some highlights of this newly launched device include a 108MP main camera, MediaTek Dimensity chipset, big display, and good battery life. It comes in 2 storage variants.
The major drawback of the device is that it comes with loads of bloatware. It has several Samsung and Google apps preinstalled which you will have to uninstall if you want to reduce clutter. Its price starts at Rs. 23,999 in the country and it comes in blue and green colors.
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Specs: Display: 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus 120Hz | Processor: MediaTek MT6877 Dimensity 900 | RAM: up to 8GB | Storage: up to 256GB | Software: One UI 4.1 with Android 12 | Rear camera: 108MP + 8MP + 2MP+2MP | Front camera: 32MP | Battery: 5000mAh with 25W fast charging | Weight: 176g
12. Samsung Galaxy A33 5G
The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is a great little smartphone. It has a good set of specs, looks, and feels solid, particularly considering its price. It has a 6.4-inch AMOLED display and the back panel has a matte finish that catches smudges. It is powered by a 5nm chipset and comes with a 5000mAh battery.
It comes in various storage variants and colorways that are available are- black, white, blue, and peach. It weighs 186ngrams and is 8.10mm thick. It is IP67 rated for protection against dust and water. The price starts at Rs. 25,499 in India.
Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Specs: Display: 6.4-inch Super AMOLED | Processor: Exynos 1280 | RAM: up to 8GB | Storage: up to 256GB | Software: One UI 4.1 with Android 12 | Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP+2MP | Front camera: 13MP | Battery: 5000mAh with 25W fast charging | Weight: 186g
13. Samsung Galaxy F23 5G
Samsung Galaxy F23 5G aims at consumers who want to buy mid-range and budget phones with a specific focus on cameras. Its design has got a minimalistic update and it features a triple camera setup at the back. the build quality is good and it weighs 198 grams with semi-flat edges.
Galaxy F23 is an everyday phone for people who don’t like to experiment much. It brings all the necessary features at a reasonable price point. It comes with 2 years of promised OS updates and is 5G enabled. It is priced at Rs. 14,999 and comes in green and blue colors.
Samsung Galaxy F23 5G Specs: Display: 6.6-inch TFT LCD 120Hz | Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G | RAM: up to 6GB | Storage: up to 128GB | Software: One UI 4.1 with Android 12 | Rear camera: 50MP + 8MP + 2MP | Front camera: 8MP | Battery: 5000mAh with 25W fast charging | Weight: 198g
Best Samsung Phones in India in 2022
These are the best Samsung phones one can consider buying in 2022 thus far. It’s just the start of 2022, so Samsung to take an aggressive stance and launch several 5G phones in its A, F M, and S series. We also expect Samsung to introduce new foldable phones in 2022. Until the introduction of upcoming phones, these are the 9 best Samsung phones in India:
|Best Samsung Phones||Starting price in India (in rupees)|
|Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra||Rs. 1,09,999|
|Samsung Galaxy S22+||Rs. 84,999|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3||Rs. 1,49,999|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3||Rs. 84,999|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra||Rs. 1,04,999|
|Samsung Galaxy S21 FE||Rs. 54,999|
|Samsung Galaxy A53||Rs. 34,499|
|Samsung Galaxy A73||Rs. 41,000|
|Samsung Galaxy A13||Rs. 14,290|
|Samsung Galaxy M33||Rs. 16,999|
|Samsung Galaxy M53||Rs. 23,999|
|Samsung Galaxy A33||Rs. 25,999|
|Samsung Galaxy F23||Rs. 14,999|
The Galaxy S22 Ultra is the best Samsung phone as of May 2022.
Samsung Galaxy A53 is the phone one should consider from the South Korean giant’s portfolio.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 is the best budget Samsung phone under Rs 20,000. Other cheap Samsung phones worth recommending are Samsung Galaxy M32, Samsung Galaxy F42, and Samsung Galaxy M13.
The Galaxy S21 FE even in 2022 makes a lot of sense. The phone offers reliable hardware and software, a gorgeous screen, and good speakers.
The Galaxy S21 FE is the best Samsung phone under Rs 60,000 that one can buy.
Article updated by Shivangi Agarwal on 05/05/22.