5G smartphones contribute about 43% of the total smartphone shipments in India as per Counterpoint Research. The same source reveals Samsung leads with the highest-ever smartphone shipments and is also the leading 5G phone brand in the country. This may not come as a surprise to you as Samsung is a heavyweight in the Android world. So, if you are shopping for a 5G smartphone and want it to be from Samsung, then look no further. Here is a list of the best Samsung 5G phones in India in 2023.
1. Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is the crown jewel of the company’s Galaxy smartphone roster. It ships with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC that has an integrated X70 5G modem. The supported download speeds are up to 10,000Mbps and uploads can go up to 3,500Mbps. There is support for both sub-6GHz and mmWave frequencies as well as dual active 5G SIMs at a time.
Also read: Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra review
Rest, the Galaxy S23 Ultra features a 2K 1-120Hz adaptive refresh rate display, Android 13-based One UI software, a 200MP main camera, and a 5000mAh battery with 45W fast charging support.
2. Samsung Galaxy S23
Also part of the flagship Galaxy S-series, the Galaxy S23 still packs a punch even if it’s a notch lower than its Ultra sibling. That means you get a flagship-grade smartphone experience with a comfortable screen size of 6.1 inches. This sports FHD+ resolution and a 48-120Hz refresh rate.
It has got support for both mmWave and Sub-6GHz 5G support. This is driven by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. Other than that, the phone comes with a 3900mAh battery with 25W charging, and a 50MP camera, among other features.
Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S23 review
3. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is one of the most expensive Galaxy smartphones out there and a flashy top-tier product. So, it goes without saying that it better give you the best of specs. Well, being a gen-old device (the successor is around the block), the Z Fold 4 comes equipped with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The modem inside is the Snapdragon X65 which offers 10,000 Mbps down speeds and a slower 3000 Mbps upload speed (compared to the X70 modem). The X65 also has lesser carrier aggregation capability at 3CA as opposed to 4CA on X70.
Besides the 5G capability, the folding phone also brings a 2K res 120Hz main display, a 50 MP primary camera, and a 4400mAh battery with 25W charging speed.
Also Read: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 review
4. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with the same Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, X65 modem with support for both mmWave 5G and sub-6GHz 5G, an FHD+ 120Hz main screen, a 12MP duo, cover screen preview feature, a Bora Purple colour option, and a 3700mAh battery with 25W fast charging support. The flipping foldable boots Android 12 but can be upgraded to Android 13 with OneUI 5.1 support.
Because of its design, you can fold it and carry it around easily. In its folded state, it becomes one of the smallest smartphones out there.
Also Read: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 review
5. Samsung Galaxy A54
If you don’t want to burn your pocket spending on a Samsung phone, the Galaxy A54 could be one of the first picks from us that balance both price and performance. It shares the design language of the S-series. The handset is powered by an Exynos 1380 chip with an integrated 5G modem, capable of delivering download speeds of up to 3.79 Gbps and upload speeds of up to 1.28 Gbps.
The rest of the repertoire consists of a 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED display, Android 13 with One UI 5.1 software, a 50MP main shooter, and a 5000mAh battery with 25W wired charging support.