Best Phones Under 30000 Rs in India October 2017

Updated 18 - Oct - 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.




Huawei Honor 8 Pro
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Huawei Honor 8 Pro

If Rs. 30,000 is your maximum budget, the Honor 8 Pro is the best you can get. Huawei’s Kirin chipset is powerful and the phone also has a dual-camera module to boot. The Honor 8 Pro is actually quite close to the OnePlus 5 in most respects, but it will cost you less. It’s certainly the phone to buy in the sub-30k segment.

Huawei Honor 8 Pro - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.7 (1440 x 2560)
Processor :
2.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 & 12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Kirin 960
Available at :
OnePlus 3T
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OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 5 is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you forget the OnePlus 3T. The Snapdragon 821 is an able chipset and it runs a full stock Android UI to boot. The phone has a great camera and is dependable. At the reduced price, it’s worth a shot.

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 :
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 :
Huawei Honor 8 Lite
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Huawei Honor 8 Lite

The “Lite” version of the Honor 8 is now available at a reduced price. And at this price point, it’s certainly worth considering. It has a commendable camera, and offers dependable performance, along with a work day’s battery life. Seems legit.

Huawei Honor 8 Lite - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 & 4 GB | 32 & 64 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.1 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Kirin 655
Available at :
Xiaomi Mi A1
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Xiaomi Mi A1

The first Android One phone from Xiaomi, and the first since the Lava Pixel V1. This is also the only stock Android phone you will find from the Chinese manufacturer. It comes with the promise of Android Oreo and Android P updates, and sports a dual-camera, all at the low price of Rs. 14,999.

Xiaomi Mi A1 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12+12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
Available at :
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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
2 , 3 & 4 GB | 32 & 64
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
4100 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :

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

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Huawei Honor 8 Pro29999amazon78/100
OnePlus 3T25999amazon83/100
Oppo F3 Plus19799amazon74/100
Moto Z2 Play27999flipkart76/100
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)22880amazon67/100
Moto G5 Plus12999amazon78/100
Huawei Honor 817990amazon72/100
Huawei Honor 8 Lite14899TatacliqN/A
Xiaomi Mi A114999flipkart77/100
Xiaomi Redmi Note 49999N/AN/A