Best Smartphones under 25000 rupees in India (May 2022)

Here is the list of Best Smartphones under 25000 rupees in India. List of best hand-picked deals from experts.
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Buying the best smartphones under 25000 rupees in India is not easy as it sounds. We have a number of options when it comes to buying smartphones under 25000 rupees. I have listed out the best Smartphones based on research and also picks from experts.

Best Smartphones under 25000 rupees in India

Moto G20 fusion

Motorola edge 20 fusion
Motorola edge 20 fusion

Motorola has announced its new Motorola G20 series in India. The G20 which is listed on your best Smartphones under 30000 rupees and the new Moto G20 which we are going to talk about it now. The G20 is the best option for people looking to buy a smartphone with an OLED display, clean stock android, 5G.

Talking more about the design, the Moto G20 fusion comes with a polycarbonate body with a Mattie finish that looks good and doesn’t attract fingerprints. Unlike Moto G20 it comes with a headphone and also with SD card support.

The display here is a 90hz Super AMOLED display that is really good while using. It also supports 10 but HDR which makes it even better for this price.

The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek 800U processor that is fast and smooth and can handle games like BGMi at high graphic settings without breaking a sweat. For comparison here is the differences between Snapdragon 778G processor and Dimensity 800U

Talking about the camera, Moto G20 fusion comes with a 108 MP rear camera with 8 MP wide-angle and with 2 MP depth.

The software is the biggest plus point for this Smartphone at this price segment. It comes clean stock android with no bloatware and annoying advertisements or Permissions.

It also supports 30-watt fast charging that takes 30 -40 min to fully charge your smartphone.

Overall as I said before, Motorola G20 fusion is the best option for people looking to buy a clean UI smartphone that also has better performance and better battery life.

  • Design: Poly Carbonate body with a matte glass finish, Phone is light, has a headphone jack, Micro SD card support Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD). The comes in 166 x 76 x 8.25 mm and weighs 185Grams and is Splash resistant (IP52). The phone comes with a Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 6.67-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ AMOLED 90Hz display, HDR10+, 10-bit color, DCI-P3 color space
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 800U (MT6873V) 7nm processor
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • OS: Android 11
  • Rear camera: 108MP 1/1.52″ main camera with f/1.9 aperture, Ultra Pixel Technology for 2.1 µm, 8MP 118° ultra-wide camera with macro mode, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.25 aperture, Quad Pixel Technology for 1.4 µm
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NSA (n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/
    • n20/n28/n38/n40/
    • n41/n77/n78/n66 bands)
    • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac,
    • Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 30W TurboPower fast charging
  • Stock Android
  • Good Performance
  • 90Hz OLED display
  • IP52 rating
  • Good Battery life
  • Low Light camera can be slightly better

Buying Options

Rs. 18,999
Rs. 24,999
in stock
Flipkart

iQOO Z6 Pro 5G

Image showing iQOO Z5 5G smartphone
Image showing iQOO Z5 5G smartphone

iQOO announced its new IQOO Z6 Pro smartphone in India. The smartphone is the successor to one of the best-selling smartphones under 25k iQOO Z5 Pro. IQOO has addressed the complaints of the iQOO Z5 Pro and made changes to the current iQOO Z6 Pro smartphone.

The first and most welcome change is adding an Amoled display. The new iQOO Z6 Pro now comes with an AMOLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Snapdragon 778 5G processor that can also handle games really well, comes with a 64Mp rear camera, 16MP front camera, comes with Android 12 Out of the box, and finally 4700 mah battery with 66watt fast charging.

Review

  • Improved Amoled 90 Hz display
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • High Refresh rate, best for Gaming
  • Good cameras
  • Average low-light camera performance

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 159.7 × 73.6 × 8.49mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • Display: 6.44-inch (2404 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1300 nits brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB storage / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB storage
  • OS: Android 12 with Funtouch OS 12
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 64MP rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Netowrk Support: 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4Hz + 5Hz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1+L5 Dual Band) + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4700mAh battery with 66W fast charging

Buying Options

The iQOO Z6 Pro is available in Phantom Dusk and Legion Sky colors and costs Rs. 23,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model, Rs. 24,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model, and Rs. 28,999 for the top-end 12GB + 256GB model. During Amazon’s Summer sale, it will be available at an introductory price of Rs. 22,999.

Xiaomi 11i

Review

  • Good Display
  • Fast charging and Good battery life
  • New Boxy design
  • Good cameras
  • Smooth performance
  • MIUI (For some People)

Xiaomi has announced its new Xiaomi 11i smartphone in India successor to last year Mi 10i that was launched for the price of around 20000 rupees in India. And the newly launched Xiaomi 11i comes with a slightly higher price and also brings a couple of major improvements to the phone.

The first major improvement is for the display not it comes with an AMOLED display and the next is now comes with 67-watt fast charging, Xiaomi also announced the Xioami 11i that comes with 120-watt fast charging which can fully charge your smartphone (with 4500mAh) in just 15min. The smartphone is listed in our best smartphones under the 30000 rupees list.

Talking about the improvements, Now it comes with a Dimensity 920 processor that performs well and handles most of the games fine, Now has support for 8 5G bands which makes it true 5G, and has the same 108 rear which takes really good photos.

Overall if you are looking for a Xiaomi smartphone under 25000 rupees with fast charging, Boxy look, comfortable with MIUI, Xiaomi 11i is the best option for you.

Specifications of the smartphone

  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, DCI-P3 color gamut, 1200nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 920 6nm processor with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • OS: Android 11 with MIUI 12.5
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Rear camera: 108MP rear primary camera with f/1.89 aperture, Samsung HM2 sensor, Dual Native ISO, 8MP 120° ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
  • Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, Dual Super-linear speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio
  • Water resistant (IP53)
  • Network Support: 5G SA / NSA (N1, N3, N5, N8, N28, N40, N77, N78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 5160mAh (typical) with 67W fast charging

Buying Options

Rs. 24,999
Rs. 29,999
in stock
Flipkart

Launch Offers

  • Rs. 1500 discount as a part of New year offer
  • Up to Rs. 2000 discount on Xiaomi 11i and up to Rs. 2500 discount on Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge with SBI credit cards
  • Buy the phone only at 70% of the original price with Flipkart Smart upgrade program
  • Rs. 4000 additional discount on exchange of old Redmi phones

Also see Realme 9 Pro plus vs Xiaomi 11i

Realme 9 Pro Plus

Realme 9 PRO plus smartphone

Realme announced its new Realme 9 pro plus smartphone in India. This is the first time ever Realme introduced the Plus variant in the series. Before talking about the smartphone let me tell you the price, The base variant that comes with 6GB+128GB storage is priced at 24,999/-.

Talking about the smartphone, It comes with 6.43 inch 90hz AMOLED display, powered by MediaTek 920 processor, 50MP rear camera that takes really good shots, 16MP rear camera, In-Display fingerprint sensor that can also be used as a heart rate measuring sensor, 4500 Mah battery with 67watt fast charging.

  • Dimensions: 160.2×73.3×7.99mm
  • Weight: 182g
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Display: 6.43-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate, up to 1000 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 920 6nm processor with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB LPDDR4x  RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.2) storage
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • OS: Android 12 with realme UI 3.0
  • Rear camera: 50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, Sony IMX766 sensor, OIS, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Additional: Heart rate monitoring
  • Sound: 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Network support: 5G SA/NSA (n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78/n66 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4500mAh battery with 60W fast charging

Buying Options

Rs. 25,049
Rs. 27,999
in stock
Flipkart

Mi 11 Lite

Mi 11 Lite smartphone
Mi 11 Lite smartphone

Update: Mi 11 lite discontinued in India, New smartphone is coming soon. Listed here for a reference.

Xiaomi India announced its new smartphone called Mi 11 lite for the price of 21,999 in India. Before Talking anything about this smartphone, Mi 11 lite is not for all people. The smartphone is specially designed for people looking to buy beautiful and slimmest smartphones at this price. Every other thing about this smartphone is overpriced in my opinion.

Talking about the smartphone it comes with the most beautiful design with beautiful looking colors. The smartphone is just 6.81mm and weighs just 157 grams making it one of the slimmest and most beautiful-looking smartphones in this price range.

While it comes to other specifications of the smartphone, Mi 11 Lite comes with a 6.55-inch Full HD+ 20:9 AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate, powered by Snapdragon 732G processor, 64MP rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, 16 MP front camera, No 5G support, comes with 4250mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

Specifications of Mi 11 Lite smartphone

  • Design: Slimmest and beautiful looking smartphone in this price range with 160.53 x 75.72 x 6.81mm dimensions, 157g weight, no headphone jack, Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) support, Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
  • Display: 6.55-inch (1080 × 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate, up to 800 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 732G 8nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 618 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 11 with MIUI 12
  • Rear camera: 64MP rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, LED Flash
    • 8MP 119° ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture
    • 5MP telemacro macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture
  • Sound: USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio
  • Water resistant (IP53)
  • Network Support: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4250mAh battery with 33W fast charging

Buying Options

Rs. 24,999
Rs. 31,999
in stock
as of May 21, 2022 6:27 pm
Amazon.in

Oneplus Nord CE 2

Oneplus announced its new Oneplus Nord CE 2 in India. It is the successor to last year’s Oneplus Nord CE smartphone. It comes with a 6.43 inch AMOLED 90hz display, powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor, 64 Main rear cameras, 16MP front camera, and 4500 Mah battery.

If you are looking for a one-plus smartphone under 25000, Oneplus Nord CE 2 is the best option for you. For comparison, here are the differences between Oneplus Nord CE and Oneplus Nord CE 2, and here is how it compares against MI 11i, Realme 9 pro-Plus.

  • 6.43-inch Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate
  • Octa Core (2 x 2.4GHz Cortex-A78 + 6 x 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) MediaTek Dimensity 900 6nm processor with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • Android with OxygenOS
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 64MP rear camera, 8MP 119° ultra-wide camera, 2MP macro camera
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Sound: 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers
  • Network support: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/NavIC, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4500mAh battery with 65W SuperVOOC Fast Charging

Buying Options

Rs. 23,999
in stock
as of May 21, 2022 6:27 pm
Amazon.in

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So, those are the list of best smartphones under 25000 rupees in India. Hope you find this tutorial helpful. As you see each smartphone listed above has its own unique advantage over others. If you have any suggestions you can suggest me at vinron.in/suggestion.

Frequently Asked Questions

Best overall smartphone under 25000

Every smartphone has its own pros and cons. Based on your preferences you can pick either of them.

Best Gaming smartphone under 25000

Vivo iQOO Z3 is the best gaming smartphone, however, if you are looking for an overall Good gaming smartphone Moto G20 Fusion is a better choice

Oneplus Nord CE vs Oneplus Nord

Oneplus Nord is a better choice when compared to the Oneplus Nord CE smartphone. For More Comparision check Oneplus Nord vs Oneplus Nord CE

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