Best premium smartphones in January 2022: OnePlus 9 Pro, Vivo X70 Pro+, and iPhone 13 among top choices

Who does not like to upgrade their smartphones to the best premium smartphone? However, with so many premium and flagship offerings from top brands like OnePlus, Apple, Vivo, Xiaomi, and others it can be difficult to pick the right smartphone.

These smartphones offer flagship-level performance, great camera picture quality and battery life, and support for fast charging. Moreover, the good news is, all of these smartphones offer 5G support.

Let’s take a look at the list of the best premium smartphones you can buy in January 2022.

OnePlus 9 Pro

The OnePlus 9 Pro is available for Rs. 69,999. It packs a 6.7-inch AMOLED display. The OnePlus 9 Pro sports a 48-megapixel camera with a Sony IMX789 sensor alongside a 50-megapixel camera with a Sony IMX766 sensor with an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

It runs on OxygenOS 11 UI. The Warp Charge 65T is a great addition. The phone can fully charge from 0 to 100 per cent in less than 30 minutes.

Our Verdict: At a starting price of Rs 64,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model, the OnePlus 9 Pro is a great deal. It offers one of the best display panels you can find in the market, excellent performance, stunning cameras, and a battery backup that should be enough for your everyday use.

Vivo X70 Pro+

The Vivo X70 Pro+ price in India is set at Rs 79,990. It comes in a single 12GB RAM and 256GB storage model. It has a 6.78-inch AMOLED LTPO display with WQHD+ 1440 x 3200 pixels resolution. It has a thickness of 8.89mm, the Vivo X70 Pro+ feels sleek for the size and weighs just 213 grams. The handset gets the IP68 rating for dust and waterproof. The display offers 517 PPI pixel density. The X70 Pro+ packs a 4500mAh battery and supports up to 55W FlashCharge

It packs a quad-camera setup with a 50-megapixel wide camera with OIS, a 48-megapixel ultra-wide camera with a gimbal mechanism, a 12-megapixel portrait camera, and lastly, an 8-megapixel periscope camera with 5x optical zoom support. At the front, there’s a 32-megapixel selfie shooter.

Our Verdict: It is a premium-looking phone with the best processor under the hood and a camera system that is not easy to match with other Android handset manufacturers.