Best Phones Under 30000 Rs in India April 2017

Updated 30 - Apr - 2017

The best mobile phones to buy under Rs 30000 in India just happen to be some of the best phones in the market too. At Rs. 30,000, you can today get smartphones that are almost flagship class. These phones offer the best hardware available today along with great cameras and a premium design. That means you’ll be buying premium smartphones, with little by way of compromise. Here are our picks for the best smartphones under Rs. 30,000 in India.




OnePlus 3T
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OnePlus 3T

It came, it saw, it conquered. The OnePlus 3T is without a doubt the best value for money smartphone in the market right now, and it's got no match in the sub-30k smartphone segment. Specs: Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 RAM: 6GB Storage: 64GB Camera: 16MP, 8MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery OS: Android 6.0.1

Oppo F3 Plus
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Oppo F3 Plus

It’s a selfie-centric smartphone, but with the Snapdragon 653 inside, the Oppo F3 Plus is a pretty powerful phone as well. It has 4GB of RAM and a great 6 inch FHD display. We wish it ran on Android Nougat, but it still makes for a good package. It has dual-cameras on the front and a really nice camera on the back as well. It’s worth checking out for sure.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Premium is the word to describe the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). The device is noticeably underpowered compared to the OnePlus 3T, but it has a decent camera, excellent design and is perfect for compact phone lovers. It’s a viable alternative to the OnePlus 3T and one of the best smartphones under Rs. 30,000.

Lenovo Z2 Plus
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Lenovo Z2 Plus

Lenovo Z2 Plus is another Snapdragon 820 powered device for the budget buyer, but unlike the Mi5 and the Le Max 2, it features 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage under just 20K. Specs: Display: 5 inch,1080x1920 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 RAM: 3GB Storage:32 GB Camera: 13MP, 8MP Battery: 3500 mAh OS: Android 6.0.1

Xiaomi Mi 5
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Xiaomi Mi 5

The first Snapdragon 820-powered smartphone to enter India, is also amongst the top 10 phones under 30k. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is fast, looks good, and has satisfactory battery life. It's camera is its main weakness. Specs: Display: 5.15 inches,1080 x 1920 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 RAM: 4GB Storage:128GB Camera: 16 MP, 4MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery OS: Android v6.

Huawei Honor 8
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Huawei Honor 8

A beautiful design, octa-core SoC and superb dual camera setup have enabled Huawei’s Honor 8 to make its spot on this list. It may not have the best performance but it makes up for it in the camera department. Specs: Display: 5.2 inches,1080 x 1920 p SoC: HiSilicon Kirin 950 RAM: 4GB Storage:32/64 GB Camera: 12MP, 8MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery OS: Android v6.

Moto Z Play
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Moto Z Play

The Moto Z Play is one of the first modular smartphone in India. It excels in terms of battery life and has a pretty respectable camera to go with it. The modular design allows for quite a bit of customisation as well. Specs: Display: 5.5 inches,1080 x 1920 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 RAM: 3GB Storage:32 GB Camera: 16MP, 5MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3510 mAh battery OS: Android , v6.0.1

Asus Zenfone 3
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Asus Zenfone 3

The Asus Zenfone 3 has one of the best cameras under Rs. 30,000. That, combined with great battery life makes for a smartphone worth considering. It’s not the fastest phone out there, but does the job for simpler users. Specs: Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 RAM: 4GB Storage: 64GB Camera: 16MP, 8MP Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery OS: Android 6.0.1

Coolpad Cool 1
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Coolpad Cool 1

The Snapdragon 652 powered phone, which also happens to be the best phone under 15K is a really good option for budget buyers. It is also the most affordable phones to buy if you are looking a dual camera phone, offering Bokeh images. Specs: Display: 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 RAM: 4GB Storage: 32GB Camera: 13MP + 13MP, 8MP Battery: 3000 mAh OS: Android, v6.0

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the weakest performer of this lot, but it still manages to be one of the better devices in the budget category. The main USP of the phone is the battery though. The 4100mAh battery of this phone can easily last two days and even more if you are not a heavy user. Xiaomi has also improved the camera on this fourth iteration of the Redmi Note.. Specs: Display: 5.5 inches,1080p SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 RAM: 4GB Storage:64GB Camera: 13MP, 5MP Battery: 4100mAh OS: Android 6.0

Here's is the summary list of Best Phone Under 30,000 Rs in India April 2017

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
OnePlus 3T29999Amazon83/100
Oppo F3 Plus28499Amazon74/100
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)28990flipkart67/100
Lenovo Z2 Plus14999AmazonN/A
Xiaomi Mi 524999N/A84/100
Huawei Honor 829999OnlyMobiles72/100
Moto Z Play24999Amazon73/100
Asus Zenfone 326999Amazon70/100
Coolpad Cool 110999Amazon77/100
Xiaomi Redmi Note 49999flipkartN/A