Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India

By: HotDeals360 Staff, Updated: June 18, 2019
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India

Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India

Smartphone designers all over the world are working teary-eyed to cut out the minutest of space from the screen which brings us to the latest trend of the teary/water-drop notch smartphones. (We couldn't resist cracking the terrible pun.) Charting specifications and reading multiple expert reviews from all around the place, we bring to you the latest and the Best Drop-notch smartphones in India.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Lowest Price ₹10,999
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Redmi Note 7 Pro (Astro Moonlight White, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Front Camera 13-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Redmi Note 7 Pro (Astro Moonlight White, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 10,999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 64 GB (Space Black) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 11,198
Redmi Note 7 Pro (Neptune Blue, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
₹ 11,400

Maintaining the best specifications with the others in its class, The Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with its unique selling proposition of a beastly 48 + 5 MP (f1.79) rear camera (Not a typo) with availability of 4k 30 fps recording . It comes with a decent 13 MP front camera and a processing power of 2 Ghz octa core 675 snapdragon processor all run by a great 4000 mAh battery.

Pros
  • Superior Rear camera performance (Low Light and 4K Recording)
  • Design and built
Cons
  • Heats up quickly
  • Ad filled Software

Realme 3 Pro

Lowest Price ₹9,999
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Realme 3 Pro (Lightning Purple, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Front Camera 25-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 4045mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Realme 3 Pro (Lightning Purple, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
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₹ 9,999
Realme 3 Pro (Lightning Purple, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
₹ 10,699
RealMe 3 Pro 64 GB (Nitro Blue) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 10,799

Realme seems to have balanced everything right for the all-round use in this model. Priced at 14000/16000, it comes with 4GB-64GB/6GB-128 GB variants. Packed with an octa core 2.2 Ghz Snapdragon 710, it houses a 16+5 MP(f1.7 and f2.4) rear camera which supports 4k recording and a 25 MP front camera.  All this, powered by a strong battery back-up of 4045 mAh. Realme 3 Pro is expected to be slightly better for gaming as opposed to Note 7 pro due to it's GPU. However, in terms of CPU, Design, Built and overall camera performance, the Note 7 Pro takes away the trophy by a margin.

Pros
  • Better gaming experience
  • 20 W Super-fast charger
  • Introduction of 960 fps super slow-mo recording
Cons
  • Build is not glass coated (thereby a negative in feel and built)

OnePlus 6T

Lowest Price ₹27,499
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - (Renewed) OnePlus 6T (Thunder Purple, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
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Display 6.41-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 20-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3700mAh
OS Android 9.0
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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(Renewed) OnePlus 6T (Thunder Purple, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Sold Out
₹ 27,499
OnePlus 6T (Midnight Black, 128 GB) (8 GB RAM) - Sold Out
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₹ 30,499
OnePlus 6T 256 GB (McLaren Orange) 10 GB RAM Dual SIM 4G - Sold Out
₹ 41,999

The OnePlus 6T comes with overall great performance and champions every sector. It comes with a standard 20+16 MP rear and 16 MP front camera. What is really pleasing is that you can own a pair in a tight budget as it comes with four RAM/Storage variants (the limited edition McLaren coming with a 10 GB RAM) , the pricing ranging all the way from Rs.30000 to Rs.47000. It dons a beastly 2.8 Ghz octa-core SnapDragon 845 processor fuelled by a good 3700 mAh battery that comes with fast charge technology.

Pros
  • Great Processor
Cons
  • Not a major camera upgrade from OnePlus 6

Realme U1

Lowest Price ₹8,498
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Realme U1 (Ambitious Black, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor MediaTek Helio P70
Front Camera 25-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Realme U1 (Ambitious Black, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage)
₹ 8,498
Realme U1 (Brave Blue, 32 GB) (3 GB RAM)
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₹ 8,979
Realme U1 32 GB (Ambitious Black) 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 9,549

Priced at around 10000, depending on different RAM-Storage options, Realme U1 would be one of our top picks for smartphone with a tear drop notch. It is armed with a 2.1 Ghz octa-core Helio P-70 processor. The rear camera is a modest 13+2 megapixels, however the highlight of this product is its 25 MP front camera with sony sensors which is boastful under the concerned price range .It has compromised slightly on its battery with a 3500 mAh.

Pros
  • Best-in-class Front Camera
  • Great processor at this price range
Cons
  • Slightly underperforming battery backup

Realme 3

Lowest Price ₹7,999
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Realme 3 (Diamond Red, 32 GB) (3 GB RAM)
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Display 6.20-inch
Processor MediaTek Helio P70
Front Camera 13-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 4230mAh
OS Android Pie
Resolution 720x1520 pixels
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Realme 3 (Diamond Red, 32 GB) (3 GB RAM)
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₹ 7,999
RealMe 3 32 GB (Dyanmic Black) 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 7,999
Realme 3 (Dynamic Black, 32 GB) (3 GB RAM)
₹ 8,199

Realme 3 carries the same specifications and price as that of the Realme U1. However, it distinguishes itself from the U1 by the virtue of its battery that has been extended to 4230 mAh by cutting down on its front camera by bringing it to a 13 megapixel.

Pros
  • Powerful Battery
  • Powerful Processor
Cons
  • Full HD Resolution not available

Redmi Note 7

Lowest Price ₹9,599
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 32 GB (Ruby Red) 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor Snapdragon 660 AIE
Front Camera 13-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 9.0
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 32 GB (Ruby Red) 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 9,599
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (3GB 32GB , Sapphire Blue)
₹ 9,799
Redmi Note 7 (Onyx Black, 32 GB)(3 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 10,490

Priced at 10000/12000, it carries 3 GB/ 32 GB and 4GB/ 64GB. Packed with 2.2 ghz octa-core snapdragon 660. It features a 12 + 2 MP rear camera and a 13 MP camera in the front. Once again, Xiaomi brings us its strong 4000 mAh battery.

Pros
  • Mighty Processing Power in its class
  • All rounder at this range
Cons
  • Rear Camera slightly disappointing (although equivalent to all products in this category)

Xiaomi Redmi Y3

Lowest Price ₹7,999
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Redmi Y3 (Elegant Blue, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage)
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Display 6.26-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
Front Camera 32-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 720x1520 pixels
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Redmi Y3 (Elegant Blue, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage)
₹ 7,999
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 32 GB (Elegant Blue) 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 8,295
Redmi Y3 (Bold Red, 32 GB) (3 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with Axis Bank Cards
₹ 8,399

The house of Xiaomi brings us yet another great drop notch smartphone, the Redmi Y3. The Pricing is equal to that of the Redmi Note 7, the speciality of the Y3 being is its 32 MP front camera. It has however compromised on its processor that is a 1.8 GHZ octa-core Snapdragon 632. It comes with 12 + 2 MP rear camera and a good battery back up of 4000 mAh.

Pros
  • Best-in-Class Front Camera
Cons
  • Full HD Resolution not available
  • Minute compromise with the processor

Samsung Galaxy M30

Lowest Price ₹9,999
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Samsung Galaxy M30 (Metallic Blue, 5000mAh Battery, Super AMOLED Display, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage)
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Display 6.40-inch
Processor Samsung Exynos 7904
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 5000mAh
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Samsung Galaxy M30 (Metallic Blue, 5000mAh Battery, Super AMOLED Display, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage)
₹ 9,999
Samsung Galaxy M30 (Blue, 32 GB) (3 GB RAM)
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₹ 10,999

Priced at 15000/18000, This is samsung's best performance in this range providing a 13 + 5 + 5 Mp (f1.9 +f2.2 + f2.2 ) triple rear camera with the unique option of shooting ultra wide videos. Worth mentioning here that Gadgets360's analysis shows Note 7 Pro's camera has an overall edge over the M30, the latter not supporting 4K recording .The front camera is a 16 MP (f2.0). It runs on a 1.8GHz Exynos 7904 octa core processor fuelled by a best in class 5000 mAh battery.

Pros
  • Best-in-class 5000 mAh battery
  • Ultra wide camera
  • Introduction of 960 fps super slow-mo recording
Cons
  • Outdated Software (Android 8.1 oreo)
  • 4K recording not available

Oppo F9 Pro

Lowest Price ₹17,990
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - OPPO F9 Pro (Twilight Blue, 64 GB) (6 GB RAM)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor MediaTek Helio P60
Front Camera 25-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
OS Android Oreo
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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OPPO F9 Pro (Twilight Blue, 64 GB) (6 GB RAM)
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₹ 17,990
Oppo F9 Pro 64 GB (Starry Purple) 6 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 17,990
OPPO F9 Pro (Sunrise Red, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
₹ 18,499

We believe that Oppo's F9 Pro is its best entry in the budget range featuring a drop notch. Priced at 18000, The F9 Pro comes to offer a massive 6 GB RAM with a slightly mild processor 2 GHz octa core Helio P 60 processor. The rear camera is a decent 16 + 2 MP, however the presence of a 25 MP front camera compensates for the same. A decent battery of 3500 mAh is adorned by Oppo's patented VOOC flash charging which claims to provide 2 hours of talktime in just 5 mins of charging.

Pros
  • VOOC-flash charging
  • A powerful 6GB RAM
Cons
  • Average processor

Huawei P30 Lite

Lowest Price ₹15,490
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Huawei P30 Lite (Midnight Black, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
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Display 6.15-inch
Front Camera 32-megapixel
Rear Camera 24-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3340mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2312 pixels
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Huawei P30 Lite (Midnight Black, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
₹ 15,490

A little towards the extreme end of the mid-range category , comes the Huawei P30 Lite. Priced at Rs. 20000/22000, RAM variants of 4 & 6 GB are coupled with a best in class 128 GB storage.It offers a 24+8+2 MP (f1.8, f2.4, f2.4) rear camera with ultra wide recording and an impressive 32 MP front camera. The processor is a 2.2GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710. The battery backup is an upset at 3340 mAh as compared to others on this list.

Pros
  • 128 GB Storage
  • 32 MP Front Camera
Cons
  • Below-average 3340 mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy A50

Lowest Price ₹16,990
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Samsung Galaxy A50 (Blue, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) Without Offer
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Display 6.40-inch
Front Camera 25-megapixel
Rear Camera 25-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 8-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
BUY AT
Samsung Galaxy A50 (Blue, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) Without Offer
₹ 16,990
Samsung Galaxy A50 64 GB (Blue) 6 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 16,990
Samsung Galaxy A50 (Blue, 64 GB)(4 GB RAM)
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₹ 16,999

Priced at 20000/23000, Samsung provides a 25+5+8MP(f1.7, f2.2 and f2.2) rear camera and a great 25 MP front camera(f2.0). A 4GB/64GB & 6GB/64 GB variants are available with a 2.29 Ghz Exynos 9610 Octa Core Processor. Battery is a great 4000 mAh.

Pros
  • Overall great performer
Cons
  • Average gaming experience
  • Internal Storage options limited to 64 GB

Samsung Galaxy A70

Lowest Price ₹24,990
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Samsung Galaxy A70 (Blue, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers
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Display 6.70-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Front Camera 32-megapixel
Rear Camera 32-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 4500mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2400 pixels
BUY AT
Samsung Galaxy A70 (Blue, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers
₹ 24,990
Samsung Galaxy A70 (White, 128 GB) (6 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 24,990
Samsung Galaxy A70 128 GB (Blue) 6 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 24,990

Samsung and its love story with triple cameras brings us to The Galaxy A70 chapter. The galaxy A70 comes with a 32+8+5MP rear camera needless to mention the ultra wide angle (f1.7, f2.2, f2.2) and a front 32 MP (f2.0) camera. A massive 6.7 inches FHD+ screen is sure to enhance your viewing experience. A 6-GB powerful RAM with a best-in-class storage of 128 GB. The battery is also powerful at 4500 mAh with 25 W super fast charging . The Octa core 675 Snapdragon processor.

Pros
  • Unmatched display quality
Cons
  • Little bulky due to large screen size

Samsung Galaxy S10

Lowest Price ₹61,738
Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India - Samsung Galaxy S10 (Blue) without offers
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Display 6.10-inch
Processor Samsung Exynos 9820 SoC
Front Camera 10-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 16-megapixel
RAM 8GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3400mAh
OS Android 9.0
BUY AT
Samsung Galaxy S10 (Blue) without offers
₹ 61,738
Samsung Galaxy S10 (Blue, 128 GB)(8 GB RAM)
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₹ 61,900
Samsung Galaxy S10 128 GB (Black) 8 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 61,900

Samsung Galaxy S10 family comprises of the S10e, S10 and the S10+. 10/10 design points for the S10 as it features an innovative dot notch on the right side as opposed to the typical placement at the top.Do note that we have only spoken about the S10+ here as S10e and S10 are easily overtaken by OnePlus 6T which is far lesser in cost. Moreover, the S10e and S10 did not seem to meet our criteria.
The Samsung galaxy S10+ comes in three RAM and Storage variants ( 8GB/128GB, 8GB/512GB and 12GB/1TB). It houses a 12+12+16 MP rear camera and a 10+8 MP dual front camera. Complete camera range from telephoto , wide and ultra wide lenses. Impressive video recording modes : 720p super slow mo 960 fps, Even its front camera can take 4k UHD videos. The samsung's best ever octa-core Exynos 9820 processor. A powerful battery of 4100 mAh.

Pros
  • Great Camera Quality
  • Massive Battery
  • 3 RAM storage variants
Cons
  • None

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List of Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India (December 2019)

Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones Price in India
Redmi Note 7 Pro ₹ 10,999
Realme 3 Pro ₹ 9,999
OnePlus 6T ₹ 27,499
Realme U1 ₹ 8,498
Realme 3 ₹ 7,999
Redmi Note 7 ₹ 9,599
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 ₹ 7,999
Samsung Galaxy M30 ₹ 9,999
Oppo F9 Pro ₹ 17,990
Huawei P30 Lite ₹ 15,490
Price List of Best Water Drop Notch Display Phones in India, Last Updated on 06 December 2019
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