All boasting of a premium design with top-notch specifications, there are indeed many contenders for the coveted title of “Top 5 Best Phones under Rs 30,000”. While the popular flagship phones of the current generation are poised at the higher end of the price spectrum, there are also plenty of options available that offer premium features at a considerably lower price. Our picks for the Top 5 Best Phones under Rs 30,000 include:
1. Xiaomi POCO F1 & POCO F1 Armoured Edition
With a 15.7cm display and screen resolution of 1080 X 2246 pixels, the recently launched Armoured Edition of Xiaomi POCO F1 is indeed a treat to behold. Running on Android v8.1 (Oreo) platform, Xiaomi POCO F1 Armoured Edition has an 8GB RAM with an Octa Core Processor. The phone has a 4000MAh battery. While the rear camera is 12MP + 5MP Exmor-RS CMOS with a resolution of 4000 X 3000, the front camera is 20MP, powered by Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor. Storage on the phone is 256GB, expandable to another 256GB. While all other specifications are the same, the only difference between Xiaomi POCO F1 and Xiaomi PocoF1 Armoured Edition is in terms of the design and pricing, with the Armoured Edition costing about Rs 1,000 more than the regular phone. In addition to the Armoured Edition, Xiaomi POCO F1 is available in the following variations – Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red. You may also want to check out some Flipkart coupons before you choose to purchase the phone.
2. Honor Play
With flagship specs at a mid-range price, Honor Play offers true value for money. A quintessential gaming phone, Honor Play effectively handles high-end games with rich graphics, ensuring a smooth and lag-free gaming experience. Running on Android v8.1 (Oreo), Honor Play is upgradable to Android v9.0 (Pie). With a 3300 mAh battery, Honor Play has the high-performing Kirin 970 processor that is well-equipped to handle demanding apps and games. GPU Turbo technology increases processing speed and efficiency, significantly reducing power consumption when games are played on the phone. Honor Play has dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera, with a 16MP selfie camera.
3. Oppo F9 Pro
Another strong contender for best phones under Rs 30,000 category, the most outstanding feature of OppoF9 Pro is VOOC fast charging that enables one to get around 2 hours of talk time by charging for a mere 5 minutes alone. With a large 6.3 inches display, Oppo F9 Pro has a screen-to-body ratio of above 90%. Powered by MediaTek Helios P60 processor, Oppo F9 Pro has 6GB Ram, 64GB storage, 34000 mAh battery and a 25MP selfie camera. Opp0 F9 Pro is distinguishable for being the first phone with a waterdrop notch screen.
4. Samsung Galaxy A7
Offering true value for money, Samsung Galaxy A7 runs on Samsung Exynos 7885 2.2GHz Octa Core Processor, on Android 8.0 (Oreo). With an ergonomically designed unique side fingerprint sensor, Samsung Galaxy A7 has other sensors that include – Compass, Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor. Battery provided is 3300 mAh. With a 15.36cm True FHD+ SuperAMOLED Infinity Display, the handset comes with the guarantee and assurance of Samsung for a true value-for-money phone in the mid-segment.
5. Nokia 8.1
Nokia 8.1 is one of the first phones in the premium mid-range smartphones segment to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor. With 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of in-built storage, Nokia 8.1 offers a pure Android experience. Aesthetically pleasing, the phone looks more expensive on face value, thereby belying its mid-segment price tag. The importance that Nokia places on its cameras is evident here as well, with the phone sporting a 12MP primary sensor with a 13MP depth sensor, in addition to a 20MP adaptive selfie camera. The pixel binning technology ensure better shots despite comparatively dimmer surroundings.
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