Best Phone Under 30000

Best Phone Under 30000

What is the best phone under 30000?

With hundreds of phone brands & models available in the market today, finding the best phone under 30000 is not easy. Our team of mobile experts picks the best phones in the under Rs. 30000 price range every month.

All picks have the best possible features available in this price range including a good battery backup, best camera and have great reviews from people who already own these phones. Want something cheaper too? Don’t forget to check out our best phones under 10000 page.

Best Phones under Rs 30,000 in India for March 2017 are:

  • Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Edition (16 GB)
  • One Plus 3T (64 GB, Gunmetal)
  • One Plus 3 (64 GB, Graphite)

 


Best Smartphones Under 30000 in India – March 2017


 

1. Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Edition (16 GB)

Top Pick

SAMSUNG Galaxy A7 2016 Edition (16 GB)
SAMSUNG Galaxy A7 2016 Edition (16 GB)

Buy from Flipkart Rs. 25700

CameraPrimary Camera: 13 Megapixels with auto-focus, LED flash. Secondary Camera: 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity3300 mAh
ProcessorExynos 7580 Octacore Cortex-A53 Processor
RAM3 GB RAM
Storage Capacity16 GB Internal (Expandable up to 256 GB with micro SD)
Connectivity2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, micro USB
FeaturesDual SIM, Accelerometer, FM Radio, Gyro sensor, Fingerprint scanner, Ambient Light Sensor, eCompass, Proximity Sensor.
Screen Size5.5 inches (Corning Gorilla Glass 4, IPS Full HD, Resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight172 grams
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow





The positives for the phone begin right from the moment your lay eyes on this beautiful device. The looks of Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Edition and its stylish design are one of the best in its segment. The phone has an excellent FHD display with gorilla protection in both front and back.

The RAM and the speedy processor make it a phone tailor-made for heavy apps, games and multi-tasking. Most processes on the phone run very smoothly without any lags or heating issues. The phone has an outstanding battery life and comes with a turbo charger that works very well. Both the front and rear cameras are of great quality.

With glass all around the body, it is one phone you should take good care of and that happens to be the only minor glitch about this device. But, the gorilla glass protection does help in this regard. The Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 edition is a must-buy phone if you are looking for a sleek and stylish phone with standout looks and awesome features.

Pros: A very stylish display & responsive touch, good camera, super fast charging, great battery life & no lags.

Cons: No LED notifications.

Overall: One of the best medium-high end smartphones from Samsung which is packed with features. One of the best mobiles below 30000 from Samsung.

 


 

2. OnePlus 3T (64 GB, Gunmetal)

Top Pick

One Plus 3T Gunmetal
One Plus 3T Gunmetal

Buy from Amazon INR 29,999.00

CameraPrimary Camera: 16 Megapixels with auto-focus, LED flash. Secondary Camera: 16 Megapixels
Battery Capacity3400 mAh
Processor2.35 GHz Quad-core 821 Snapdragon Processor
RAM6 GB RAM
Storage Capacity64 GB Internal (No Card Slot)
Connectivity2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, USB type C
FeaturesDual SIM, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass.
Screen Size5.5 inches (Corning Gorilla Glass 4, IPS Full HD, Resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight159 grams
Operating SystemAndroid Marshmallow 6.0.1 (OxygenOS)

The OnePlus 3T does the hardest thing for a phone to do – live up to its pre-launch hype and expectations. The look and feel of the device is premium and its solid build quality is beyond words. The phone offers you excellent battery backup even with the usage of dual SIMs and 4G. The dash charger and dash charging works great as the phone gets fully charged in about an hour.  It has a brilliant sharp display with amazing screen clarity, color saturation and a responsive touch sensor.

The breezy processor it has and its incredible 6GB RAM ensures that the performance is fast and flawless. This king of multi-tasking offers great call quality and really high-performing speakers. Both the front and back cameras are awesome and the rear cameras can get you images of DSLR quality.

The incredible specs and features it has make this high priced phone value for money. A true flagship killer, it is worth every penny you pay.

Pros: Premium looking phone with solid build quality on offer. Amazing battery backup and a useful dash charging feature. Breezy performance even during heavy usage and multi-tasking. Both the cameras are of awesome quality.

Cons: No memory card slot but the 64 GB internal would be more than enough.

Overall: Superb mobile phone with the best in class features makes it bang for the buck. One of the best mobiles below 30000.


 

3. OnePlus 3 (64 GB, Soft Gold)

Top Pick

OnePlus 3 64 GB Graphite
OnePlus 3 (64 GB, Soft Gold)

Buy from Amazon INR 27,999.00

CameraPrimary Camera: 16 Megapixels with auto-focus, LED flash. Secondary Camera: 8 Megapixels
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ProcessorQuad-core 820 Snapdragon Processor
RAM6 GB RAM
Storage Capacity64 GB Internal (No Card Slot)
Connectivity2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, USB type C
FeaturesDual SIM, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass.
Screen Size5.5 inches (Corning Gorilla Glass 4, IPS Full HD, Resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight159 grams
Operating SystemAndroid Marshmallow 6.0.1 (OxygenOS)

The simplistic design it has gives it a classy look and the build quality is quite awesome. The battery life is excellent and the dash charging feature is really as quick as it is hyped it be. The display and screen clarity is both sharp and crystal clear. Both the front and back cameras are best in class and works well even under low-light conditions.

The snappy processor and its 6GB RAM makes the phone lightning quick and it runs heavy apps and games smoothly. The Oxygen OS gives the users a near stock android experience. The precise and dependable fingerprint sensor it has is one of the fastest in its segment. The call quality is excellent and the speaker sound is loud and clear. The 64 GB internal memory it offers is one of the best in its price segment.

The only noticeable flaw with the phone is that it is a bit slippery and you would need to get some added grip. Getting a back cover should take care of that and this phone turns out to be a definite top pick in its price segment.

Pros: Phone with solid battery life and a lightning quick processor. Excellent cameras well supported by a feature-rich camera app. 6 GB RAM is great for multitasking and playing games. Perfect display and superb call clarity. Flawless performance and a flawless phone.

Cons: No slot for memory cards.

Overall: Great value for money mobile phone and one of the best choices in this price segment.

 


 

4. Samsung Galaxy A8 (32 GB)

 

Samsung Galaxy A8
Samsung Galaxy A8

Buy from Amazon INR 24,990.00

CameraPrimary Camera: 16 Megapixels with auto-focus, LED flash. Secondary Camera: 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity3050 mAh
ProcessorQuad-core x 2 (1.8 GHz + 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
RAM2 GB RAM
Storage Capacity32 GB Internal (Expandable up to 128 GB with micro SD)
Connectivity2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, micro USB
FeaturesDual SIM, Fingerprint Sensor,  FM Radio, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Compass.
Screen Size5.7 inches (Corning Gorilla Glass 4, IPS Full HD, Resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight150 grams
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1 (Lollipop)

Pros: Nice-looking sleek design and good build quality. Perfect AMOLED screen and display, good screen resolution and decent battery backup. Awesome cameras and speedy performance with no lags or heating issues.

Cons: No fast charger.

Overall: Best smartphone from Samsung in this price range.

 


 

5. LG G4 (32 GB)

LG G4 (32 GB)
LG G4 (32 GB)

Buy from Amazon

CameraPrimary Camera: 16 Megapixels with auto-focus, LED flash. Secondary Camera: 8 Megapixels dual  rear camera
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ProcessorSnapdragon 808 Hexa Core Processor
RAM3 GB RAM
Storage Capacity32 GB Internal (Expandable up to 256 GB with micro SD)
Connectivity2G, 3G, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, micro USB
FeaturesSingle SIM, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, eCompass, Proximity Sensor, FM Radio, Gyro sensor.
Screen Size5.5 inches (Corning Gorilla Glass 3, IPS Quad HD, Resolution is 1440 x 2560 pixels)
Weight155 grams
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow

Pros: Unbelievable QUAD HD display, camera is great for selfies, no lags or heating at all.

Cons: Battery life could be better.

Overall: An all round great mobile phone from LG which is superb value for money.

 


 

6. Microsoft Lumia 950 (Black)

Microsoft Lumia 950
Microsoft Lumia 950

Amazon Price : Sold Out

CameraPrimary Camera: 20 Megapixels with auto-focus, triple-LED flash. Secondary Camera: 5 Megapixels
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Processor1.8GHz hexa core processor
RAM3 GB RAM
Storage Capacity32 GB Internal (Expandable up to 256 GB with micro SD)
Connectivity2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, micro USB
FeaturesDual SIM, Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, eCompass, Proximity Sensor, Ambient light sensor, FM Radio.
Screen Size5.2 inches (IPS Quad HD, Resolution is 2560 x 1440 pixels)
Weight150 grams
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10





Pros: Super slim phone with a premium feel. Incredible Carl Zeiss camera with 4K video recording is its USP. Solid battery backup and a standout AMOLED display. Gives you a PC experience on your phone and the processor is fast.

Cons: Some apps are not released on the Windows store.

Overall: Microsoft’s very well-designed flag-bearer in this price range.

 


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About The Author

Author of this page is Amit Goenka who is a Cisco Certified Network Associate & a Microsoft Certified Professional.