Best Smartphones Under 25000 in India

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The best mobile phones under 25000 fall under the upper-mid-range smartphone category. There are a wide range of options available in this particular budget segment with buyers spoilt for choices. The best smartphones under Rs 25,000 in India can go toe-to-toe against some of the high-end smartphones not just in terms of sheer performance but also in the camera, software and the design department. The best smartphone under Rs 25000 brings a powerful mid-range processor to the table that excels in gaming, multi-tasking and offers an ad-free software experience along with multiple cameras and attractive design. The best phones under Rs 25000 in India are also some of the best value for money phones that users can get right now in the market. So, here is a list of the best mobiles under 25000 that you can buy right now in India.
1.

ONEPLUS NORD

OnePlus Nord features a 6.44-inch display with FHD+ resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. It is protected using a sheet of Gorilla Glass 5 to protect it against scratches and regular wear and tear. One of the core reasons behind the impressive performance of the OnePlus Nord is its powerful chipset, the Snapdragon 765G. The OnePlus Nord also offers a number of software optimisations, including the ones for the display which combined with the panel's support for fast 90Hz refresh rate help the OnePlus Nord offer smooth scrolling between menus and improved responsiveness within all scenarios, including games. The OnePlus Nord comes with four cameras at the back. This set-up includes a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP wide-angle camera, a 2MP macro camera and a 5MP depth sensor. The dual setup on the front includes a 32MP main and an 8MP wide-angle camera.

Pros

  • Compact form factor
  • OxygenOS UI offers smooth usability
  • HDR-supported display

Cons

  • Small screen not cut out for gaming
  • Snapdragon 765G only offers 10-12% improvement
  • Half-day battery
Specifications
Screen Size:6.44" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:48 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM:8 GB
Battery:4115 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G
Processor:Octa-core
Out of Stock ₹ 27978
Available ₹ 27999
2.

MI 10I

Mi 10i is a solid offering from Xiaomi that offers flagship-like features at an affordable price. The Mi 10i by Xiaomi also flaunts a big 6.67-inch display on the front with support for 1080p resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Like the more expensive Mi 10T flagships before it, this display supports Adaptive-Sync which allows it to switch between 6 refresh rate steps dynamically. Under the hood, the MI 10i hides a lot of impressive hardware as it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 619 GPU. This is paired with up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB UFS2.2 storage. The most interesting feature of the Mi 10i is definitely its camera set-up which is built around a 108-megapixel ISOCELL HM2 sensor. This lens is paired to three other lenses, including an 8-megapixel ultrawide camera, a 2-camera macro shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, the phone gets a 16-megapixel sensor. Xiaomi's Mi 10i also promises long-lasting battery life with its 4820mAh battery pack which comes with support for 33W fast charging. The battery is rated to charge up 68 per cent in just 30 minutes and 0-100 in slightly less than an hour.

Pros

  • 108MP camera has impressive output.
  • 120Hz refresh rate display.
  • Nice design with side-mounted fingerprint sensor and IP53 rating.

Cons

  • Display is very reflective under strong lighting.
  • MicroSD Card slot takes up secondary SIM Slot.
Specifications
Screen Size:6.67" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:108 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4820 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 21999
3.

REALME X7 5G

The Realme X7 5G is one of the first phones in India to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor. The Realme X7 has a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses an AMOLED panel with a punch-hole cut out for the selfie camera. The screen is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass for additional protection and there is a fingerprint reader underneath. It measures 8.1 millimetres in thickness and weighs 176 grams. The X7 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G57 GPU. This is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage options to choose from. The Realme X7 has a quad-camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 64MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 119-degree field-of-view and a 2MP macro camera. There’s a 16MP selfie camera on the front and the rear cameras can record in 4K at 30FPS. The Realme X7 has a 4,310mAh battery that supports 50W fast charging and comes with a 65W fast charging adapter out-of-the-box. It can fully charge from 0-100% in 47 minutes.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.40" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4300 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:MediaTek MT6873 Dimensity 800U 5G
Processor:Octa-core
Price:₹19999
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4.

SAMSUNG GALAXY F62

The Samsung Galaxy F62 promises flagship-like performance with its 6.7-inch Full HD+ resolution AMOLED display. This 9.5mm thick phone weighs 218 grams and houses a punch-hole cutout in the top-center for the selfie camera. One of its main features is the presence of the Exynos 9825 processor with a configuration that offers an octa-core CPU running at up to 2.7GHz sat next to a Mali-G76 GPU. The phone offers a high amount of RAM and storage, with the latter expandable using a MicroSD card. It runs on Android 11 based OneUI 3.1 out-of-the-box. Samsung Galaxy F62 comes with a 64MP primary camera set-up that also houses a 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 5MP depth sensor and a 5MP macro camera. On the front, there is a 32MP selfie camera for selfies. However, the biggest highlight of the F62, and possibly the biggest reason why it should be considered for purchase is its large 7,000mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging.

Pros

  • Good, reliable performance.
  • Excellent battery life.
  • Fast and accurate fingerprint sensor.

Cons

  • No HDR support.
  • Average cameras.
  • No rubber seal around SIM tray.
Specifications
Screen Size:6.70" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:64 + 12 + 5 + 5 | 32 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:7000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Exynos 9825
Processor:Octa-core
Price:₹23999
5.

MOTO G 5G

Moto G 5G offers excellent value for its price. It is an affordable offering which comes with features like Full HD+ screen, triple cameras, Snapdragon processor with 5G support and a high-capacity battery. The display on the Moto G 5G is a 6.7-inch Full HD+ panel with a punch-hole cutout in the middle for the selfie camera. This gives the screen a 20:9 aspect ratio with the screen being certified for HDR10 playback. The Moto G 5G measures 9.9 millimetres in thickness and weighs 212 grams. Moto G 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor with an octa-core CPU running at up to 2.2 GHz speeds and Adreno 619 GPU. This is paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage with support for microSD cards. The Snapdragon 750G processor is not just a 5G chip, but also a very fast and capable processor to ensure smooth operation and zippy performance across all the popular mobile games. The Moto G 5G also offers a triple camera setup with a primary 48MP camera with an f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 118-degree-field of-view and a 2MP macro camera. The rear camera promises to record in 4K UHD at 30FPS and is backed by an electronic image stabilization (EIS) system.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.7" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:48 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 22999
6.

REDMI NOTE 10 PRO MAX

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max features the same 6.67-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 120Hz high refresh rate support. The screen offers upto 1200 nits brightness, is HDR10+ certified and is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. The phone uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 618 GPU. This is paired with upto 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and upto 128GB UFS 2.2 storage options to choose from. The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max also has a quad-camera array on the back headlined by a 108MP camera that uses ISOCELL HM2 sensor. This is sat next to an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 118-degree field of view, a 5MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The phone also has a 3.5mm audio jack, IR sensor, stereo speakers, 360-degree ambient light sensor and more. Further, it is also equipped with a 5,020mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging out-of-the-box.

Pros

  • Good SuperMacro camera and primary camera.
  • Impressive display.
  • Big battery

Cons

  • Ultra-wide camera not great.
  • No support for 5G.
Specifications
Screen Size:6.67" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:108 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:5020 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
Processor:Octa-core
Price:₹18999
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7.

REALME 7 PRO

Realme 7 Pro features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses a Super AMOLED panel with a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera up front. There’s an in-screen fingerprint reader as well. The phone measures 8.7 millimetres in thickness and weighs 182 grams. The 7 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 618 GPU. This is paired with upto 6GB/8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 2.1 storage options to choose from. There’s an option to further expand the storage by using a micro SD card. The phone runs on Realme UI out-of-the-box that is based on Android 10. Coming to the cameras, the Realme 7 Pro offers a quad-camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 64MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 119-degree field-of-view, a 2MP portrait camera and a 2MP macro camera with a minimum 4 centimetres focusing distance. On the front, there is a 32MP selfie camera with an 85-degree field of view. The rear cameras can record in 4K UHD at 30FPS and Full HD at 120FPS, with support for EIS.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.4" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4500 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 20999
Out of Stock ₹ 21999
8.

SAMSUNG GALAXY M51

The Galaxy M51 is one of the best smartphones when it comes to battery life. It comes with a 7,000mAh battery. This simply means you will have a hard time draining the battery of this smartphone in one, two, even three days if used moderately. The M51 also relies on the Snapdragon 730G SoC and rocks a 64MP quad camera stack, making it quite a wholesome offering. There are a number of interesting things to note about the Galaxy M51, however, the biggest highlight of the device is definitely its 7000mAh battery pack which can be charged using a 25W charger that Samsung ships with the device in the box. Apart from this, the Galaxy M51 also goes big on cameras with the device coming with a quad-camera set-up with a primary 64-megapixel lens that can capture some really impressive photos. The Galaxy M51 gets a rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. Sat next to it is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens that brings with itself the 123-degree field-of-view, a 5-megapixel depth sensor, and a 5-megapixel macro camera. Apart from this, there's also a serious focus on the front camera of the phone with the device bringing a 32-megapixel lens. Samsung Galaxy M51 brings a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display. Under the hood, we have an octa-core processor for fast performance and playing all your favourite games or watching movies.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.7" (1080 x 2340)
Camera:64 + 12 + 5 + 5 | 32 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:7000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 22999

List of Best Smartphones Under 25000 in India

Best Smartphones Under 25000 Seller Price
OnePlus Nord Tatacliq ₹27978
Mi 10i Amazon ₹21999
Realme X7 5G N/A ₹19999
Samsung Galaxy F62 N/A ₹23999
Moto G 5G Amazon ₹22999
Redmi Note 10 Pro Max N/A ₹18999
Realme 7 Pro Amazon ₹20999
Samsung Galaxy M51 Amazon ₹22999
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