5 best smartphones available under Rs. 30,000
Just a couple of months into 2019 and we are already flooded with new smartphones - from flagships to foldable phones and budget offerings to 5G-ready handsets. However, the most notable options are the latest mid-rangers which feature newer designs, improved cameras, bigger batteries, faster processors but still remain fairly affordable. So, here are the 5 best and latest smartphones available under Rs. 30,000.
Vivo V15 Pro: Priced at Rs. 28,990
The Vivo V15 Pro is an attractive mid-range smartphone with a new design and top-of-the-line cameras. It features a notch-less all-screen design with a 6.39-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, the phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset, 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. Lastly, it packs a 3,700mAh battery and runs Android Pie-based Funtouch OS 9.
Vivo V15 Pro offers impressive cameras
On the rear, the Vivo V15 Pro sports a triple camera setup comprising a 48MP (f/2.0) quad pixel sensor (effective 12MP), paired with 8MP (f/2.2) and 5MP (f/2.4) secondary sensors. Up front, the motorized pop-up module houses a 32MP (f/2.0) selfie camera.
OPPO F11 Pro: Priced at Rs. 24,990
Rivaling Vivo V15 Pro, the OPPO F11 Pro also comes with an all-screen design and a solid 48MP rear camera. The phone sports a 6.5-inch LCD display with a full-HD+ resolution, gradient design, and rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It is backed by a MediaTek Helio P70 chipset, 6GB RAM, and 64GB of storage. Under the hood, it packs a 4,000mAh battery and runs ColorOS 6.0.
What's the camera like on OPPO F11 Pro?
The dual rear-camera setup on OPPO F11 Pro comprises a 48MP (f/1.79) main sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor. Up front, the pop-up module houses a 16MP selfie snapper. The phone also supports several AI-based features such as 'Ultra Night Mode' for low-light photography.
Samsung Galaxy A50: Priced starts from Rs. 19,990
Samsung Galaxy A50 is a solid blend of new design, good cameras, and impressive performance. The phone offers a 6.4-inch full-HD+ sAMOLED Infinity U display and 3D Glasstic design on the rear. It is backed by an Exynos 9610 chipset, coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable upto 512GB). Further, the A50 also houses a 4,000mAh battery and runs Pie-based One UI.
Samsung Galaxy A50: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Galaxy A50 comes with a triple rear camera setup featuring a 25MP (f/1.7) main sensor, paired with a 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor, and another 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide angle sensor. Up front, the phone sports a 25MP (f/2.0) selfie camera with fixed focus.
LG G7 ThinQ: Priced at Rs. 27,990
If you're looking for flagship phone under Rs. 30,000, the LG G7 ThinQ should be right up your alley. The premium phone sports a 6.1-inch QHD+ notched display with IP68-rating and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by last year's flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage (expandable upto 2TB), and a 3,000mAh battery.
LG G7 ThinQ offers solid camera performance as well
The dual rear-camera setup on LG G7 ThinQ features a 16 MP( f/1.6) main sensor with PDAF, OIS, laser autofocus and another 16MP (f/1.9) ultra-wide sensor. Up front, the phone gets an 8MP (f/1.9) selfie snapper.
Xiaomi Poco F1: Price starts from Rs. 19,999
Xiaomi Poco F1 is a budget flagship phone that checks all boxes - high-end performance, good cameras, and an affordable price tag. The phone sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ notched display, a dedicated LiquidCool technology, an IR-based Face Unlock feature, as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It comes with a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB/8GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB of expandable storage, and a 4,000mAh battery.
Poco F1 is no slouch in the camera department
Poco F1 features a rear dual-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.9) main sensor and a 5MP (f/2.0) depth sensor. The main camera can shoot 4K videos at 30fps and slow-mo in 720p/1080p at 240fps. Further, there's a 20MP front camera which supports AI-based Portrait mode.