Best Smartphones Under Rs. 30,000 In India

Indian mid-ranged smartphone market is essentially a crowded one which has witnessed a large number of releases in 2016 from existing manufacturers as well as some of the new entrants. If you are looking for a mid-ranged smartphone with your budget capped at Rs. 30,000, and are confused among sundry options available then we are here to help you pick the right one!  There are a plenty of options which are excellent in looks as well as performance. We have listed new launches of 2016, loaded with great features and specs which you can buy within Rs. 30,000. In this post, we have listed 7 best smartphones in this price range with their detailed specifications to help you choose the best one!

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 30,000

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 30,000 In India

Here are some impressive smartphones under Rs 30,000 which are worth considering:

1. Xiaomi Mi 5

Xiaomi’s Mi 5 smartphone offers splendid features like premium design, powerful configuration, good display and fingerprint sensor. The phone looks stunning on design front and does not fail to impress us on spec-sheet. It draws power from 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor aided by equally powerful Adreno 530 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The 5.15-inch full HD display has great visuals and vibrant colours.

It incorporates a 16 mega pixel rear camera with dual LED flash, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, 4-axis OIS and sapphire glass protection lens and 4K video recording. There is also 4 mega pixel front shooter with 2 micron pixels. Both cameras are capable of taking stunning shots. It is indeed an excellent smartphone for those who value perfection. Read more about Xiaomi Mi 5 here.

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Specifications & Features Of Xiaomi Mi 5

  • Processor: 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 7
  • Display: 5.15-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels)
  • RAM: 3GB
  • ROM: 32GB UFS 2.0
  • Rear Camera: 16 mega pixel with dual LED flash, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, 4-axis OIS and sapphire glass protection lens, 4K video recording
  • Front Camera: 4 mega pixel with 2 micron pixels
  • Battery: 3000mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 support
  • Connectivity: 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
  • Dimensions: 144.5×69.2×7.25mm
  • Weight: 129 grams
  • USB Type C
  • Colors: Black, White, Gold
  • Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor

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2. OnePlus 3

No wonder, OnePlus 3 is one of the hottest smartphones in this price segment. It is a great combination of sturdy and stylish looks. The device is a beast when it comes to performance. Onboard is a powerful 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor aided by massive 6GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. The 5.5-inch full HD Optic AMOLED display is vivid and bright. The 16 mega pixel comes with plethora of features like LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor and 4K video recording. The secondary 8 mega pixel camera is equally impressive. The phone is fueled by a mammoth 3000mAh battery. The OnePlus 3 is priced at Rs. 27,999 and can be grabbed exclusively from Amazon India. You can read more about the OnePlus 3 here.

OnePlus 3

Specifications & Features Of OnePlus 3

  • Processor: 64-bit 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Operating System: Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with Oxygen OS 3.1
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD Optic AMOLED (1920×1080 pixels resolution and 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Read Camera: 16 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, PDAF, Sony IMX298 sensor, 4K video recording
  • Front Camera: 8 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX179 sensor
  • Battery: 3000mAh with Dash Charge technology
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GOS, NFC and USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 152.7×74.7×7.35 mm
  • Weight: 158 grams
  • Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor

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3. OnePlus 3T

As the name suggests, OnePlus 3T is an upgraded variant  of the OnePlus 3 smartphone. The 3T comes with a faster chipset, improved front camera, bigger battery and more storage compared to the OnePlus 3. Rest of the specifications of both smartphones are identical. It comes in Gunmetal and Soft Gold color variants. The 64GB variant carries a price tag of Rs. 29,999 while the 128GB model costs Rs. 34,999.

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Specifications & Features

  • Processor: 64-bit 2.35GHz quad-core Snapdragon 821
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Oxygen OS
  • Display: 5.5-inch full HD Optic AMOLED (1920×1080 pixels resolution, 2.5D Curved Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64GB / 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 16 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, EIS 2.0, PDAF, OIS, Sony IMX298 sensor, 1.12 micron pixel size and 4K video recording
  • Front Camera: 16 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, Samsung 3P8SP sensor, 1.0 micron pixel size
  • Battery: 3400mAh with Dash Charge technology
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 152.7×74.7×7.35 mm
  • Weight: 158 grams
  • Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor

4. Asus Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL)

The Zenfone 3 grabs all the eyeballs with its unique concentric circle pattern at the back which looks splendid. The handset draws power from octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI 3.0 and features a vibrant 5.5-inch full HD display accompanied by Gorilla Glass protection. The 64GB internal memory takes care of all storage stuff. There is a 16 mega pixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash and an 8 mega pixel front facing camera. What keeps the device fueled is a 3000mAh battery. It can be grabbed for Rs. 27,999. Read more about Asus Zenfone 3 here.

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Specifications & Features Of Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL)

  • Processor: 64-bit ota-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Zen UI 3.0
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution)
  • RAM+storage: 4GB RAM+64GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 16 mega pixel with OIS, dual tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 152.59 x 77.38 x 7.69
  • Weight: 155 grams

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5. LeEco Le Max 2

The LeEco Le Max 2 packs great cameras, stunning unibody metal design, powerful configuration and USB Type-C audio port instead of 3.5mm audio jack. The phone also feature Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) technology for high quality and lossless audio.

It sports a 5.7-inch 2K Super Retina (2560×1440 pixels resolution) display. It comes in two variants based on RAM and storage- one with 4GB RAM+32GB storage while other variant packs 6GB of RAM+64GB of storage. There is a 21 mega pixel camera on the rear and an 8 mega pixel front facing camera. The smartphone is backed up by a 3100mAh battery. It is  priced at Rs. 22,999 for 4GB RAM variant and 29,999 for 6GB RAM variant. Read more about LeEco Le Max 2 here.

Le Max 2

Specifications & Features Of LeEco Le Max 2

  • Processor: 64-bit 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EUI 5.8
  • Display: 5.7-inch 2K Super Retina (2560×1440 pixels resolution)
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Rear Camera: 21 mega pixel with dual tone LED flash, PDAF, OIS, 6P lens, f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8 mega pixel
  • Battery: 3100mAh with Quick Charge
  • Connectivity: 4G with VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth , GPS
  • USB Type C
  • Dual SIM
  • Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor

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6. Lenovo Z2 Plus

It is the latest device from Lenovo that has been launched in India. The 5-inch smartphone sports a 13 mega pixel camera with LED flash on the rear and an 8 mega pixel secondary camera on the front.

At the heart of the phone, there is a quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.15GHz paired with Adreno 530 GPU. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system wrapped under ZUI 2 and packs a 3500mAh battery with Dual Fast Charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The Lenovo Z2 Plus carries a price tag of Rs. 17,999 for 3GB RAM+ 32GB storage variant and Rs. 19,999 for 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage variant. Read more about Lenovo Z2 Plus here.

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Specifications & Features Of Lenovo Z2 Plus

  • Processor: 2.15GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 820
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZUI 2.
  • Display: 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass)
  • RAM+Storage: 3GB RAM+ 32GB storage / 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens, EIS, 4K video recording
  • Front Camera: 8 mega pixel with f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3500mAh with Dual Fast Charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
  • Connectivity: 4G with with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 141.65×68.88×8.45 mm
  • Weight: 149 grams
  • Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint Scanner

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7. Honor 8

Honor 8 is another smartphone which has become a hot favorite among buyers. The main highlight of the phone is its dual camera set up on the back. Honor 8 sports 12 mega pixel dual rear cameras on the rear with dual tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1.76-micron pixel size, 6P lens and Laser Auto Focus. There is also an 8 mega pixel front facing camera. Both cameras take excellent shots even in complex lighting conditions. Honor 8 also flaunts its gorgeous glass and metal design. Read more about Honor 8 here.

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Specifications & Features Of Honor 8

  • Processor: Octa-Core Kirin 950 (16nm processor)
  • GPU: T880-MP4
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass)
  • RAM+Storage: 4GB RAM+32GB storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 12 mega pixel dual rear cameras with dual tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 6P lens and Laser Auto Focus
  • Front Camera: 8 mega pixel
  • Battery: 3000mAh with fast charging
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 145.5×71.0×7.45 mm
  • Weight: 153 grams
  • Hybrid Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor

Which smartphone from the best smartphones under Rs. 30,000 listed above would you prefer to buy and why? Share your views with us in the comments section below!

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