List of 4G smartphones supporting Indian 4G bands(850/1800/2300)

Indian smartphone market is now flooded with 4G LTE smartphones from all manufactures. With RCOM migrating its CDMA subscribers to 4G, many have already started hunting for a new 4G smartphone. While almost all 4G smartphones in India supports LTE on band 3(1800Mhz) and band 40(2300Mhz), not many devices support band 5(850Mhz). We have put together the list of all smartphones supporting all three LTE bands currently used in India.
 

The list is prepared based on information pulled from GSM Arena. If any variant of the smartphone support all three bands(5/3/40) it will be in this list. However, manufactures could launch different variant in India which may not support all LTE bands. Please check and confirm with manufacturer/retailer before buying.

Smartphones supporting 4G bands (3/5/40)

Manufacture Model
Apple  iPhone 5c
 iPhone 5s
 iPhone 6
 iPhone 6 Plus
 iPhone 6s
 iPhone 6s
 iPhone SE
HTC HTC 10
 Desire 728 dual sim
 One A9
 One M9
 One S9
Huawei Mate 8
Nexus 6P
P8
P9
P9 Plus
Lenovo  Vibe K4 Note
 Vibe P1m
 Vibe S1
 Vibe X3
 ZUK Z2 Pro
LG  G4
 G5
 Nexus 5X
Microsoft Lumia 950
Motorola  Moto X Force
 Moto X Play
 Moto X Style
OnePlus OnePlus 2
OnePlus X
Oppo  F1
 F1 Plus
 Neo 7
 R9 Plus
Samsung  Galaxy A3
 Galaxy A5
 Galaxy A7
 Galaxy Grand
 Galaxy J1
 Galaxy J2
 Galaxy J5
 Galaxy J7
 Galaxy Note 4
 Galaxy Note5
 Galaxy On5
 Galaxy On7
 Galaxy S6 edge+
 Galaxy S7
 Galaxy S7 edge
Sony  Xperia C5 Ultra
 Xperia M4 Aqua
 Xperia M5
 Xperia X
 Xperia X Performance
 Xperia Z3
 Xperia Z3
 Xperia Z3 Compact
 Xperia Z5
 Xperia Z5 Compact
 Xperia Z5 Premium
Vivo  V3
 V3Max
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Samsung tops the list with 15 smartphones that support all three LTE bands followed by Sony with 11 devices. Apple’s iPhones was one of the first 4G device that was available in India and all iPhone starting from iPhone 5 support all three bands. While only one devices from chinese manufacturer Xiaomi could find its place the list.

LTE on band 5(850) is currently being deployed across many countries in Europe, however the adoption has been slow in other parts of the world. In India, both RCOM and Jio will use this band as their primary carrier due to its robust indoor coverage compared to other LTE bands available in India.
The latest generation Snapdragon processors from Qualcomm has support for almost every LTE band. However, manufactures choose to enable only certain bands that is available the country they are selling the device. Manufacture could also enable new LTE bands through software updates.

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