Best Phones Under 30000 Rs in India August 2017

Updated 17 - Aug - 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 still 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.

OnePlus 3T - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 & 128 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.35 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3400 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Available at :
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.

Oppo F3 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
6 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.95 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
16 & 8 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653
Available at :
Moto Z2 Play
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Moto Z2 Play

Not a lot has changed in terms of performance and other aspects, but the newest modular smartphone from Motorola has a better camera than its predecessor. It has the dual-pixel camera from the Moto G5 Plus, and regular user experience is as smooth as it was in older Motorola devices. The Moto Z2 Play is a phone worth buying for sure.

Moto Z2 Play - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 & 4 GB | 32 & 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
Available at :
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.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.9 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 7880
Available at :
Moto G5 Plus
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Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 Plus has a better camera than almost every phone on this list. It’s also cheaper than a handful of them and will get Android updates longer than them. Considering all that, and the fact that it’s smooth and fast, it earns its place on this list. The Moto G5 Plus is amongst the best Android smartphones in the market, and amongst the best smartphones for those with budgets under Rs. 30,000.

Moto G5 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 & 4 GB | 16 & 32 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :
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.

Xiaomi Mi 5 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.15 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,Quad
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
4 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
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.

Huawei Honor 8 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 & 12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
HiSilicon Kirin 950
Available at :
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.

Moto Z Play - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3510 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :
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.

Asus Zenfone 3 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :
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.

Coolpad Cool 1 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 & 4 GB | 32
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 & 13 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
4060 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
Available at :

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

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
OnePlus 3T27999amazon83/100
Oppo F3 Plus26000amazon74/100
Moto Z2 Play27999flipkart76/100
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)26900flipkart67/100
Moto G5 Plus14999flipkart78/100
Xiaomi Mi 524999N/A84/100
Huawei Honor 824999flipkart72/100
Moto Z Play24499amazon73/100
Asus Zenfone 316990amazon70/100
Coolpad Cool 110999amazon77/100