Best Smartphones to buy under Rs. 30,000 in India

The India is a most prominent market hub for smartphones manufacturer around the globe. The mid-range market segment is quite huge in India, and the majority of smartphone brands obtain their maximum revenue from this segment. So, here is the list of best smartphones under 30k price bracket.

OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3T offers the plethora of features that you can’t imagine at this price point. This device offers consumers bang for their bucks and its worth every penny if they like to spend on it. The smartphone is packed with 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED Full HD panel which comes with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 401 PPI pixel density.

The OnePlus 3T is powered by 2.35 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor coupled with Adreno 530 GPU and 6GB LPDDR4 RAM. This dual nano SIM smartphone comes with a 64GB of internal storage (UFS 2.0 Flash Storage). The smartphone is backed by 3,400 mAh lithium-polymer battery supported by state-of-the-art Dash Charge (5V 4A) technology.

Regarding optics, the OnePlus 3T is packed with a 16MP primary camera which comes with f/2.0 Aperture, OIS, EIS, and PDAF. While up front, there is a 16MP which comes with f/2.0 Aperture and 1.0 µm Pixel size.

OnePlus 3T comes with a price tag of Rs.25,999, and it is currently available on Amazon.in. Moreover, the smartphone also offers 1-year manufacturer warranty for device and six months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase.

Honor 8 Pro

This latest offering from Huawei is nothing less than state of the art. The overall aesthetic of the smartphone is submerged in a metal slab. It offers smooth metal rear panel which adheres top of the line Leica dual-camera optics and honor branding on the bottom.

Moreover, the Honor 8 Pro comes with a 5.7-inch 2K display with 2560×1440 pixels resolution and 515 Screen PPI. This dual Nano SIM smartphone is powered by a Kirin 960 octa-core processor coupled with a 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM.

On the camera front, there is a dual 12MP optics (RGB+Monochrome) which comes with a f/2.2 aperture, phase detection and laser autofocus, and two-tone dual-LED flash. While on the front, there is an 8MP optics which comes with a f/2.0 aperture  The smartphone is priced at Rs. 29,999, and it is currently available on Amazon.in.

Moto Z2 Play 

The Moto Z2 Play offers super-slim 5.99 mm, all-metal unibody design which comes with water-repellent nanocoating to adhere durability and style. The smartphone packs with 5.5 inches Full HD Super AMOLED display which offers stunning images with rich detail. The smartphone of different of modularity with Moto Mods which offers users access to a new world of possibilities.

Through Moto Mods users can add a projector, shoot with a 10x optical zoom or instantly enhanced battery life by snapping the compatible Moto Mods to this smartphone. Moreover, the smartphone is powered by Octo core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 which coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM.

The Moto Z2 Play runs on stock Android Nougat 7.1.1 operating system and its packs with a 12MP rear camera which comes with f1.7 aperture and PDAF Laser Focus. While on the front, the smartphone adheres a 5MP optics which comes with an 85Degree of FOV and F/2.2 aperture.

The Smartphone is currently available on Flipkart.com, and it comes in four color variants i:e Fine Gold, Lunar Grey, White, and Black with a price tag of Rs. 27,999.

Honor 8

Another great offering from Huawei is the Honor 8 which offers great value for money proposition for its excellent attributes. The Honor 8 sports a 5.2-inches LTPS Full HD display comes with, 423 ppi pixel density and 16M color support. The smartphone runs on Android v6.0 Marshmallow operating system with EMUI on the top.

The Honor 8 Pro is backed by Hi-Silicon Kirin 950 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM. The device also comes dual 12MP rear Leica optics and 8MP front camera. Huawei is also offering two years manufacturer warranty for the device with three months screen breakage.

Moreover, the company is offering a six months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase. The smartphone is currently available on Amazon.in at a price of Rs. 20,399.

Oppo F3 Plus

The Chinese brand Oppo is quite popular in the mid-range Indian market, and it offers oriented smartphones mostly. The Oppo F3 Plus is the great device which comes in two color variants i:e Black and Gold.

Oppo F3 Plus

The smartphone packs 6 inches Full HD display, and it comes with Ultra-fine “Six-String” Antenna Lines. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-core processor, 4GB RAM and upgraded ColorOS 3.0. It comes with 64GB of onboard storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.

In term of the camera, the Oppo F3 Plus is equipped with Sony IMX398 16MP sensor which comes with F/1.7 aperture. While on the front, the smartphone offers 16MP 120-degree Wide-Angle Front optics which comes with F2.0 aperture.

The smartphone is fuelled by 4000mAh Li-ion battery, and it comes with VOOC Flash Charge support. The phone is currently available on Flipkart and Amazon and its priced at Rs.27,990.

Moto G5s Plus

The Moto G5s Plus is a perfect mid-range smartphone which offers premium metal unibody design and 5.5-inch Full HD display which comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This Dual Nano SIM smartphone comes with a 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

The smartphone rocks a fingerprint sensor on the front embedded in the home button, and it runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out of the box. The Moto G5s Plus fuelled by a 3000mAH Lithium-ion battery which comes with 15W Turbo Charging technology.

The company is also offering one-year manufacturer warranty for device and six months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including battery from the date of purchase. The smartphone is currently available on Amazon.in with a price tag of Rs. 15,999.

Xiaomi Mi A1 

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is a beautiful piece of machinery which comes with stunning unibody metal design. It sports a 5.5 inches Full HD Display and powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, and 3080 mAh Li-polymer Battery.

Mi A1

However, the major highlight of the smartphone is it rear dual camera setup which consists of 12 MP Wide-angle and 12 MP Telephoto Lenses. While up front, there is a 5MP optics. The device will run on Android A1 OS which is promised to upgrade to Android Oreo in future. The device is currently listed on Flipkart but will be available from 12th September via Flipkart and Mi.com.

Nokia 6

Nokia 6 roars in the Indian market a few days back and set a benchmark in the mid-range market segment. The smartphone is packed with 5.5-inches Full HD IPS LCD display with 2.5D glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Nokia 6 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset paired with Adreno 505 GPU and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM.

The Nokia 6 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system which comes with customized software tweaking which includes different icon sets and system-wide theme. The smartphone encloses a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery, and its connectivity option includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS.

On the camera front, Nokia 6 is packed with 16-megapixel rear-facing optics accompanied by an LED flash and a phase-detection autofocus system. While on the front, there is an 8-megapixel unit which comes with a wide-angle lens. The smartphone is listed on Amazon India site, but it is currently unavailable. But still, if you want to grab the device, navigate through eBay India website where it is currently available with a price tag of Rs, 18,499.

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro

The Galaxy C7 Pro is the another great offering from Samsung which comes with a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display which comes with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 386 ppi and 16M colors. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor coupled Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB RAM.

Moreover, the Galaxy C7 Pro is packed with a 64GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android v6.0 Marshmallow OS, and it’s fuelled by a 3300mAh lithium-ion battery. The C7 Pro comes in a sleek metal unibody design which comes great finish and form factor.

The smartphone is equipped with a 16MP primary camera and 16MP selfie shooter which come with f/1.9 aperture. The smartphone is currently available on Amazon and Flipkart with a price tag of Rs. 24,900 and Rs. 25,750 respectively.

Conclusion 

All the smartphones in the list are perfect mid-range contender, and they offer the best features justifying their pricing. But still, if you guys confused from the list, We suggest you go for OnePlus 3T because it offers the best value for proposition across all its functional aspects. However, for the low-budget audience, Xiaomi Mi A1 is the worthy contender. Whereas for camera-centric consumers, Honor 8 Pro would be a great deal.

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