Best smartphones to buy under Rs 30,000; From Xiaomi Poco F1, Galaxy A7 to OPPO F7, check out the variants

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Oct 22, 2018, 03:21 PM IST

Best smartphones to buy under Rs 30,000; As mobile phone market is flooded with variety of smartphones, it is really difficult for a buyer to choose a phone that may suit his or her needs. However, if you have decided your budget and are willing to ahead, here are a few options between Rs 20,000 and Rs 30,000 that may help to zero-in on your favourite smartphone. So, from Xiaomi Poco F1, Galaxy A7 to OPPO F7, check out the top variants:


1. Xiaomi Poco F1: Chinese tech major Xiaomi under its new brand Poco, launched this device Snapdragon 845 SoC with liquid cooling technology. Xiaomi Poco F1's base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 20,999, mid-variant with 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage comes at a price tag of Rs 23,999, while the top variant with 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage costs Rs 28,999. This phone sports a dual-channel audio channel, supported with two speaker grilles placed at the bottom of the device, while the Liquid Cooling technology makes use of water vapour, dedicated cooling hardware, and simple thermodynamics to dissipate heat from the upper body of the phone to the lower side thus maintaining a healthy temperature for the smartphone. The smartphone is capable of unlocking itself using Face Unlock even in darkness due to its IR setup on the front. The device also boats of a polycarbonate body. Image source: official website 


2. Samsung Galaxy A7 2018: Priced at Rs 23,990, Samsung Galaxy A7 comes with AR Emoji function in the selfie camera. The phone features a 6-inch full-HD+ Infinity Display along with 3,300mAh battery, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Exynos 7885 SoC, and runs Android 8.0 Oreo. With Samsung Experience UX on top, this device comes with dual-SIM (Nano), and is also powered by an octa-core SoC clocked at 2GHz along with 4GB and 6GB RAM options. The triple rear camera features a 24-megapixel auto-focus sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with a fixed focus and f/2.2 aperture. Besides, there is a single 24-megapixel fixed-focus selfie camera with a f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash, in the front. Image source: official website 


3. OPPO F7 128GB: This smartphone is the company`s first device to boast of features like FHD+ "Full Screen" display with AI beauty technology and 25MP front camera. Priced at Rs 23,990, Oppo F7 boasts of features including a 25MP front camera with real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR) sensor, 6.23-inch FHD+ screen that gives colourful, vivid and immersive visual experience. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based on ColorOS 5.0 UI, and has a 16MP rear camera with LED Flash. Image source: official website 


4. Nokia 8: This Nokia phone was launched by HMD Global, the Finnish start-up to reinvigorate the Nokia phone brand, in Sept 2017. Priced at Rs 28,500, the Nokia Android device sports a dual-sight video feature which enables simultaneous live-streaming on social media networks from both front and rear cameras on a split screen. Having a unibody design built using a single block of aluminium, the smartphone boasts of surround-sound audio technology. The device is quite slim with an average thickness of 7.3mm, and 4.6mm at the edges. The camera setup includes a pair of 13-megapixel sensors – one clicking photos in RGB, and the other in monochrome. The primary sensor comes with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and PDAF support, f/2.0 aperture, and IR range finder. Up front, there is a 13-megapixel snapper with PDAF support, f/2.0 aperture, and display flash. Image source: official website 


5. Vivo V11 Pro: Chinese smartphone maker Vivo launched this phone in India in Sept 2018, at Rs 25,999. The device packs Halo Full viewTM Display coming with 16.29 cm (6.41) screen size with 19.5:9 super AMOLED. With 91.27% screen to body ratio, this Vivo smartphone is powered with 1.76 mm sleek bezels, and is available in 6GB RAM having 64GB internal storage which can be expandable up to 256GB via microSD. Vivo V11 Pro has dual pixel sensor having 12MP + 5MP, beside having a front camera, which gives clear beautiful natural pictures with its 25MP HD sensors packed with AI Face Beauty, A1 Face shaping and AI selfie lighting. Vivo V11 Pro has 512 GPU for gaming and quick charging feature with a battery life of 3,315 mAh. Image source: Twitter


6. Asus Zenfone 5Z: Designed to be stylish, this Asus smartphone is truly a work of art ar Rs starting price of Rs 29,999. Powered by a 2.8-GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 (Kryo 385) processor and 8 GB of RAM, this smartphone boasts of Artifical Intelligence Engine (AIE). Sporting 12 MP camera which features a Sony IMX363 flagship sensor, f/1.8 aperture, and a pixel size of 1.4 micrometres, Zenfone 5Z has other features including Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), 4K/UHD Video Recording, Night HDR, and can capture images with resolution up to 48 MP. The phone also has a good battery life of 3,300 mAh. Image source: official website