The curtain is falling on 2021 and here is a look at the most popular phones of the year according to you, our readers. Our team at Gadgets 360 went through some data and have come up with a list of the top 20 smartphones that you loved the most in 2021. Similar to last year, Chinese brands such as Oppo, Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Realme occupy the majority of the list. Smartphones by Motorola and Samsung also feature in the top 20 handsets. Indian buyers have shown an evident interest in budget-friendly offerings from these companies.
We have already published our editorial picks of the best smartphones of 2021. The iPhone 13 series topped the list while smartphones from brands such as Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo, OnePlus, and Realme also featured on the list.
We have also compiled a list of some of the most promising smartphones which didn’t launch in India in 2021, contrary to popular expectation. The list included premium flagship phones from brands such as Google, Microsoft, Xiaomi, and Asus, among others.
Most popular smartphones of 2021 for Gadgets 360 readers
OnePlus Nord CE 5G topped the list of the most popular phones in 2021. The phone hit the Indian markets June and proved to be a popular, budget-friendly choice among its competitors. Without further ado, here’s the list of 20 most popular smartphones of 2020, in reverse order (from least popular to most popular).