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Planning to Buy a Budget Smartphone? Here are the Best Five Mobiles Under Rs. 30,000


When there is festival season nearby, most of us will think about buying new things to bring home. Now, e-commerce platforms have made it easier. We get discounts for the products and even special gift vouchers as well. For instance, if you want to purchase a budget phone, the abundance of options can alone leave you confused, let alone the specifications and features of each phone model available in the market. To help with this dilemma, let's look at some of the best smartphones under Rs. 30,000.

Google Pixel 6a
The 6.1-inch FHD OLED display on the Google Pixel 6a has a 60Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone's Google Tensor processor combines 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The Google Pixel 6a was initially released with stock Android 12 but has subsequently received an update to Android 13. It has a dual back camera arrangement with a primary 12MP sensor and a secondary 12MP ultra-wide lens. The phone has an 8MP front-facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls. Google Pixel 6a feature list includes Magic Eraser, Real Tone, Face Unblur, Top Shot, and Dual Exposure Controls, among others. The phone also includes a 4,410mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.

The price of the Google Pixel 6a has dropped, making it available on Flipkart for the lowest amount ever. The phone's retail price is merely Rs 29,999, down from its initial launch price of Rs 43,999. Also, customers who use their HDFC Bank debit or credit cards may get a Rs 1,000 discount. Also, with a maximum exchange value of Rs 20,000, Flipkart offers a five percent incentive on transactions made with a credit card issued by Flipkart and Axis Bank.

OnePlus Nord 2T
The Chinese tech juggernaut OnePlus offers a strong, mid-range Nord 2T. The OnePlus North 2T is ideal for individuals looking for a robust handset at a more reasonable price because of its impressive features and incredible technical characteristics. It boasts a streamlined, contemporary shape that fits well in any hand. It features a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with a 1080 x 2400 (FHD+) resolution and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. Moreover, HDR10+ is supported for immersive viewing. The smartphone is made of glass and polycarbonate, and the display is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone has an 85.3 percent usable area, which results in a high screen-to-body ratio. It also comes with stereo speakers and a noise-cancellation microphone, which makes it great for gaming and listening to music.

A MediaTek Dimensity 1300 (6nm) processor and up to 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM power the OnePlus North 2T. 128GB and 256GB of UFS Storage 3.1 are available as storage options. On Antutu v9, this device receives a stellar score of 699576. For further security, it also has a fingerprint display. With a 4500mAh battery, the OnePlus North 2T offers more than enough capacity for a day's use. You won't have to wait too long for your smartphone to charge because it also supports 80.0W rapid charging. A regular Sony IMX766 50.0MP f/1.8 CMOS lens, an 8.0MP wide-angle lens, and a 2.0MP B&W lens make up the triple camera system in the OnePlus One 2T. The device also features optical stabilization (OIS), 4K video recording, an ultra-wide angle 120°, 10x digital zoom, and a 6P lens. On the front, there is a Sony IMX615 32.0Mpx f/2.4 selfie camera.

Vivo V25 5G
The Vivo V25 5G smartphone was introduced on September 15, 2022. The phone has a 6.44-inch touchscreen display with a 90 Hz refresh rate and a 1080x2404 (FHD+) resolution. An octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor powers the Vivo V25 5G. It has 8GB and 12GB of RAM. A 4,500mAh non-removable battery powers the Android 12 operating system of the Vivo V25 5G. The Vivo V25 5G offers its own brand of quick charging. The Vivo V25 5G's triple camera configuration on the back has a 64-megapixel (f/1.79) primary camera, an 8-megapixel (f/2.2), and a 2-megapixel (f/2.4) camera. For selfies, it includes a single front camera arrangement with a 50-megapixel sensor and an f/2.0 aperture.

Although it has three rear cameras, only the primary 64MP sensor is sufficient for this price range. The device offers a long battery life, along with 65W quick charging

The Vivo V25 5G has 128GB or 256GB of internal storage and runs Funtouch OS 12, which is based on Android 12. (up to 1024GB). The dual-SIM Vivo V25 5G is a smartphone. 159.20 x 74.20 x 7.79mm (height x width x thickness) are the dimensions of the Vivo V25 5G. Elegant Black and Surfing Blue were the colors used for the launch. The Vivo V25 5G has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.20, USB Type-C, 3G, 4G, and 5G connectivity options. The phone has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, compass/magnetometer, and in-display fingerprint sensor, among other sensors. The phone's starting pricing in India is Rs. 27,999.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone was introduced on March 31, 2021. The phone has a 6.5-inch touchscreen display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels. Powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G. It has 6GB and 8GB of Memory. A 4500mAh battery powers the Android 10 operating system of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G supports exclusive fast charging. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G has three cameras: a 12-megapixel primary camera, a 12-megapixel camera, and an 8-megapixel camera on the back. The arrangement for the back camera has autofocus. It has a 32-megapixel front-facing camera for taking selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G has 128GB or 256GB of internal storage that can be increased via a microSD card (up to 1000GB) with a dedicated slot. It runs One UI 2.0 and is based on Android 10. A dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that takes Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards is the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G weighs 190.00 grams and has 159.80 x 74.50 x 8.40mm dimensions. It was introduced in the hues of Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, and Cloud Navy. It has an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. The Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, 3G, 4G (with compatibility for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India), and 5G connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G are available. The phone has a proximity sensor, in-display fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/magnetometer, and gyroscope. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G has face unlock functionality. The starting pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G in India is Rs. 29,999.

Oppo Reno 6
Oppo Reno 6 is the newest product from the brand in India. With its extensive feature set, it is appealing. With an AMOLED 90Hz display and the new MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset for reliable performance, the phone costs Rs 35,000. Although it has three rear cameras, only the primary 64MP sensor is sufficient for this price range. The device offers a long battery life, along with 65W quick charging. Sadly, it only offers 90Hz at this price and lacks a headphone jack or a memory expansion slot. It would be wise to also consider other products in this price range from Xiaomi, iQOO, and other manufacturers.

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