FM Radio, once a staple feature for Indian smartphone market, is now gradually fading away. However, there still are consumers who value offline Radio connectivity and if you are one such consumer looking for a premium phone that has FM tuner, here are a few options you can consider.

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LG G6 is perhaps the only 2017 flagship phone that includes an FM radio. The LG G6 offers a beautiful HDR 10 and Dolby Vision compatible display, employs Snapdragon 821 SoC, and has a wonderful set of dual rear cameras.

It’s quite compact in spite of a 5.7-inch screen, thanks to the 18:9 display aspect ratio. The speakers and audio output via headphones are high-quality stuff too. This is the flagship experience you can buy without parting with a truckload of money.

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Moto Z2 Play

Motorola’s new modular mid-ranger is an all-round performer that does most things right. It’s a super slim phone that comes with an AMOLED screen, is powered by Snapdragon 626 chipset with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage, and has a decent 12MP primary camera.

The 3000mAh battery housed inside supports fast charging. And you can clip modular accessories to the phone as an added bonus.

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Samsung Galaxy A5/ A7

Samsung Galaxy A5( 2017) and A7 (2017) are Samsung’s mid-range phones primarily meant for offline market.

Apart from tier-1 branding, the duo offers premium Glass-metal design, decent camera, mature software, a dedicated MicroSD card slot, and of course, FM radio.

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro

The Galaxy C7 Pro is an online alternative from Samsung that exclusively retails on Amazon India. The slim, metallic handset looks elegant and is running well optimized TouchWiz software.

The camera falls behind other contemporaries in low light but holds its ground well in daylight. If you are looking for a premium and branded smartphone experience with FM radio, the Galaxy C7 Pro is worth considering.

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LG V20

LG V20 is a phone designed for audiophiles and it has FM radio too. This one includes a 5.7-inch 2K display and is powered by 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 chipset, paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

The LG V20 comes with dual 16MP rear cameras, has a 3200mAh removable battery and is running the latest Android Nougat based software.

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Budget Phones With FM Radio

Let’s also name a few popular affordable phones that include FM radio.

Nokia Phones – All Nokia phones including Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 include FM radio

Moto G series – Most current and last generation Moto G series phones including Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5, Moto G4 Plus, Moto G5s, Moto G5s Plus etc. have FM radio.

Xiaomi Phones – Most affordable Xiaomi phones including Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4 have built-in FM radio as well.

Samsung J-series phones – Samsung J-series phones including Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro include FM Radio.

Micromax Canvas Infinity – Micromax Canvas Infinity, the swanky under 10K phone with an 18:9 display also comes with FM radio.

Last Updated On: September 5, 2017


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