What Are The Non Chinese Mobile Brands In India?

China is one of the few countries including Hong Kong and USA that is standing in the front line with regard to the highest producers of electronics. What has made China unique is that their production levels are higher; they are also producing at cheap rates. This has resulted in China contributing heavily to the electronic sector of the world. Some of the major Chinese brand mobile phones that are currently in India are  Redmi, Oppo, Vivo, RealMe and OnePlus. Since the occurrence of the Indo China border dispute in 2020 there have been a number of disputes, chaos and confusions with regard to the relations between India and China. But finally the Indian government had decided to ban apps that had a base in China. This resulted in many of the apps that were highly popular and widely used to be banned in India. Some of the apps that were banned in India post the Indo China border dispute are listed below

  • PUBG Mobile

  • UC Browser

  • ShareIT

  • Cam Scanner

  • Tik Tok

Non Chinese Smartphones In India

Once the ban happened people started becoming wary of Chinese products in general and this prompted many to search for non Chinese mobile phones in India and non Chinese mobile brands in India 2020 since the dispute happened in 2020. There are a number of non Chinese smartphone brands that are popular and widely used across the world and in India. Listed below are some of the best non Chinese mobile company that are widely used in India.

  • iPhone

  • Samsung

  • Nokia

  • LG

  • Asus

  • Sony

  • Micromax

  • HTC

Non Chinese Smartphone Brands


Country: United States of America

The product of Apple. Inc, the iPhone is a line of smartphones developed and sold by Apple. The first ever iPhone was announced by Steve Jobs, the former CEO of Apple. In India Apple iPhone is generally considered a premium brand that not all can afford. In fact to get the latest Apple iPhones a person will need to shed at least a minimum of 30 to 40 thousand Rupees. This non Chinese smartphone brand is based in the USA. This brand of mobile phone has great features that are coveted by the customers. In fact Apple iPhone has a separate fan base amongst phone users. The most recently released Apple iPhone is the iPhone 12 Pro. Some of the major features of iPhone that make it special are 

  • Great levels of performance

  • Considerable Lifespan

  • Best privacy and Security provisions

  • Substantial software support


Country: South Korea

Samsung is one of the most desired and used brands in non Chinese mobile brands in India. The company that produces these mobile phones is situated in South Korea headquartered in Seoul. This multinational Conglomerate began as a small trading company which soon diversified into electronics and other areas. Today Samsung mobile phones are one of the most used and coveted phones in the world. The Samsung M12  is the next mobile by the brand that is to be released. Given below are some of the major features of Samsung

  • Assist in Multi tasking

  • Take a screenshot with a palm swipe

  • Face, voice and signature unlock

  • Use two apps at a time 


Country: Finland

An age old mobile company that was known for its Nokia 1100, one of the first mobile phones that became extremely popular. A multinational telecommunication company that has its base in Finland. The company was established in the 1800’s , though initially they produced radios and transmitters for the military, it was only in the late 1900s that they began venturing into mobile phones and it was in the 2000s that they produced the infamous Nokia 1100. Toda they are one of the major producers of smartphones that people covet to have. Their most recent release in the Nokia 8.1.  


Country: Korean

LG a Korean multinational company is known for its electronics more than the mobile phones it manufactures though they are also a major contributor to the non Chinese mobile phones. Formerly known as the Goldstar the company was established in 1958 and changed its name to LG in 2002. There are a number of electronics that can be found under the brand LG including especially Tv’s. They are also a worthy producer of mobile phones and have released a number of mobile phones. Their most recent  is the W31+ that came out at the end of 2020.


Country: Taiwan

Asus is the smartphone produced by AsusTek Computer. Inc, a company based in Taiwan. Asus mobiles are one of the ruling non Chinese smartphones in India. This is because of the features that they offer in their mobile phones as well as the reduced prices. They have not just restricted their production with mobile phones they are also leading producers of desktops and laptops. Asus ROG Phone 3 is their most recent release.


Country: Japan

Sony mobiles are a product of Sony Corporations, a Japanese based company that is not just known for its mobiles but also for their gaming consoles. In fact the most famous gaming console that even non gamers are very much aware of – Play Station is their product. Sony Corporations is actually a multinational conglomerate that is headquartered in Tokyo. They are one of the largest producers of electronic goods all over the world. They are famous for their smartphone series released under the name Xperia. 


Country: India

Micromax is an Indian multinational electronic company headquartered in Haryana. They are known not just for their mobile phones but also for other electronic products like the laptops and electronic appliances. The company is fairly a young one having been established only in 2000. This newness could also be the reason why the mobile phones of this company have not yet had a great reach. Though famous for their smartphones not many had preferred this company earlier. But now with the ban and all people becoming vary about Chinese products Indians are turning towards Indian made products and Micromax is one among many non Chinese mobile phones that they have started preferring over Chinese products.


Country: Taiwan

HTC is yet another Taiwan based electronic company. This is also one of the younger companies being established in 1997. The company began by developing original designs based on Microsoft Windows.  Initially the mobiles they developed were of great demand because of the quality of the product, uniqueness in feature and economical prices. In fact they were on par with Apple iPhones and Samsung but they lost their market and by 2017 and 2018 they slowly began withdrawing from Indian market. Finally when the person in charge of Indian business resigned they completely withdrew from the market. But there have been talks that HTC is planning to reenter the Indian Market with great new products that could bring it back on par with Apple iPhone and Samsung. 

Non Chinese Mobile Phones In India

Now that we know all the major non Chinese mobile brands and their performance in India let us look at the non Chinese mobile phones that these brands have recently released. This would help all those who are aiming to buy a new mobile phone that is by a non Chinese brand understand and comprehend the latest releases in the mobile world. Further since we have given details of smartphones from different non Chinese brands it would help people compare and make a study of which would be better suited for them .

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

Released  November 2020
Dimension 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass)
SIM Single SIM or Dual SIM
Screen Size 6.7 inches
Resolution  1284 x 2778 pixels
Charging Type Fast charging
Colors Availabel Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
Models A2411, A2342, A2410, A2412

Samsung Galaxy M51

Announced   August 2020 
Released  September 2020
Dimension 163.9 x 76.3 x 9.5 mm
Build  Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Screen Size 6.7 inches
Resolution  1080 x 2400 pixels
Charging Type Fast charging
Colors Availabel Celestial Black, Electric Blue
Models SM-M515F, SM-M515F/DSN

Nokia 5.4

Released  December 2020
Dimension 161 x 76 x 8.7 mm
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM
Screen Size 6.39 inches
Resolution  720 x 1560 pixels
Charging Type Charging 10W
Colors Availabel Polar Night, Dusk
Models TA-1333, TA-1340

 Asus ROG Phone 3

Released  July 2020
Dimension 171 x 78 x 9.9 mm
Screen Size 6.59 inches
Resolution  1080 x 2340 pixels
Charging Type Fast charging
Colors Availabel Black Glare
Models ASUS_I003D, ZS661KS, I003DD, I003D

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