Best smartphones Under 30000 Rupees in India (October 2022)

Here is the list of Best Smartphones under 30000 rupees in India. We have listed out the best smartphones based on research and picks from experts.
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FYI: We have updated this list and recently added new smartphones. Last updated on 29 September 2022


Buying a smartphone is an exciting experience, but it’s also a huge investment. As such, you really want to make sure that you do your research and find the absolute best device for your needs. That’s where this guide comes in. In it, we’ll cover everything you need to know when it comes to buying a new smartphone — from what to look for when shopping to how to pick the right features and specs.

Best Smartphones under 30000 rupees in India

iQOO Neo 6 (Best Pick)

iQOO announced its new iqoo new 6 smartphones in India replacing the popular iQOO 7. It is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model and the 12GB + 256GB model costs Rs. 33,999. For a limited period of time, the smartphone will be available for 25,999/-.

Talking about the smartphone it comes with 6.62 inches full HD AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, powered by a Snapdragon 870 processor that is coupled with 8Gb of ram and 128 GB of base storage. It has a 64 MP rear camera and a 16 MP front camera. It takes excellent pictures in daylight and good pictures in low light.

Talking about the sound it has no headphone jack and has a stereo speaker setup. It has a 4700 Mah battery with 80 Watt fast charging. Overall for the price iQOO 6 Neo is also the best option for people looking to buy an all-around smartphone and also a smartphone for gaming.

  • Dimensions:163×76.16×8.54mm
  • Weight:190g
  • Display: 6.62-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 105% NTSC color gamut, up to 1,300 nits brightness
  • Processor: Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • OS: Android 12 with Funtouch OS 12
  • Sim: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 64MP camera with Samsung GW1P sensor, f/1.89 aperture, LED flash, OIS, 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP B&W portrait camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor, IR blaster
  • Sound: USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Hi-Fi audio
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NSA (n1/n41/n77/n78), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4700mAh battery with 80W superfast flash charging
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Rs. 27,999
Rs. 34,999
in stock
as of October 2, 2022 10:26 pm
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Motorola edge 30  (Also Great)

  • Best Display
  • Good Performance
  • Pure Stock Android Experience
  • Slim and Sleek
  • Good cameras
  • Battery life

Moto announced its new Moto Edge 30 smartphone in India. It is the slimmest 5G smartphone available in the Indian market right now. Talking about the other specifications it comes with a 144Hz OLED display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778+ Processor which is almost similar to SD 778 providing the same old smooth experience.

It comes with a 50Mp rear camera which takes really good shots while in Good lights and decent photos in low light. It runs on Android 12 out of the box which gives you the same pixel experience. Motorola promises Android 13 and 14 updates. It also comes with stereo speakers, unfortunately, no headphone jack this time. It comes with a 4020 Mah battery with 33-watt fast charging. The battery life is average as expected.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 159.38 x 74.236 x 6.79mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Display: 6.5-inch (2400×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 144Hz display, HDR10+, 10-bit color, DCI-P3 color space
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778G+ 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage
  • OS: Android 12 with MyUX
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 50MP main camera with f/1.88 aperture, OIS, 50MP 118° ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2.5cm macro option, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, 4K up to 60 fps
  • Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.25 aperture, 4K recording at 30fps
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Audio: USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Splash resistant (IP52)
  • Network Support: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 4020mAh battery with 33W TurboPower fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 27,999
Rs. 30,999
in stock
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Realme GT Neo 3T  (Best Realme Pick)

image showing Realme GT Neo 3 smartphone
  • Bright, 120Hz OLED panel.
  • Solid main camera performance.
  • Excellent battery life.
  • Blazing-fast charging.
  • Impressive performance and low outer temperatures.
  • Realme UI 3.0 is nice and runs on Android 12.
  • The average front camera and wide-angle camera performance

Realme announced its new Realme GT NEO 3 smartphone in India. The new Realme GT Neo 3 is the successor to Realme GT Neo 2 which comes with an AMOLED display, powered by Snapdragon 870 Processor, 64 rear cameras, and a 5000 Mah battery with 80-watt fast charging support. The specifications are very close to the Realme GT neo smartphone.

Realme GT Neo 3T comes in Dash Yellow, Drifting White and Shade Black colours, is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model, Rs. 31,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model and the 8GB + 256GB model costs Rs. 33,999. During the first sale Realme GT Neo 3 will be available for 23,999/-.

Specifications of Realme GT 2 smartphone

  • Dimensions: 162.9×75.8×8.65mm
  • Weight: 194.5g
  • Display: 6.62-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 120Hz E4 AMOLED display, HDR10+, 360Hz touch sampling rate, up to 1300 nits brightness, 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut, 106% NTSC color gamut, 16000-level dimming, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage, 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • OS: Android 12 with realme UI 3.0
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 64MP rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, 8MP 119° Ultra Wide Lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Sound: USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio
  • Network Support: 5G SA(n41/n78/n1/n3/n5/n8/n28A) / NSA (n41/n77/n78) bands, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (L1 + L5)/ GLONASS / Navic/ QZSS/ Galileo, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 80W fast charging
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Rs. 34,999
in stock
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Mi 11x (Premium Pick)

Mi 11x

Xiaomi finally announced the new mi 11x in India for the price starting around 30k. The new Mi 11x comes with a 6.67-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 120 Hz refresh rate display with HDR 10+ support. It is powered by Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU that matches Snapdragon 865+ marks.

Talking about the camera, it has a 48MP rear camera with a 1/ 1.2″ Sony IMX582 sensor rear and a 20MP front-facing camera. It comes with 4520mAh battery with with 33W wired QC3 + / PD3.0 fast charging.

Mi 11x specifications

  • Display: 6.67-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display with MEMC, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with 1/ 1.2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP telemacro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 20MP front-facing camera
  • Network support: 5G SA/NSA,Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (Wi-Fi 6E in pro), Bluetooth 5.1 (Bluetooth 5.2 in Pro), GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4520mAh battery with 33W wired QC3 + / PD3.0 fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 27,999
Rs. 33,999
in stock
as of October 2, 2022 10:26 pm
Amazon.in

POCO F4 5G (For Gaming)

Poco announced its new Poco F4 from the popular F series in India. Unlike previous this time, poco phone looks a lot like any other smartphone without any fancy design. It follows the same design process as other redmi and Mi smartphones. Talking about the internal Poco F series is meant to be powerful from the inside. It comes with a snapdragon 870 processor that can play high-end games and also can give a smooth day-to-day performance.

Talking about the other things, It comes with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display, runs on MIUI 13 on top of Android 12, 64 MP main rear camera, and 4500 mah battery life with 67-watt fast charging.

  • Smooth and beautiful Display
  • Good Build Quality
  • Great performance
  • Good battery life
  • Good cameras
  • Fast charging
  • MIUI is not a good option for everyone

Poco F4 5G specifications

  • Dimensions: 163.2x 75.95 x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 195g
  • Display: 6.67-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 display with, 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sampling rate, 1300nit (HBM) / 900nit (Typ) brightness, 5,000,000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, HDR10 +, Dolby Vision, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) / 12GB  LPPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • OS: MIUI 13 based on Android 12
  • Rear camera: 64MP rear camera with OmniVision OV64B sensor, f/1.79 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera:20MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX 596 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Splash resistant (IP53)
  • Network support: 5G SA/NSA (N1/N3/N5/N8/N28A/N38/N40/N41/N77/N78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 4500mAh battery with 67W fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 32,999
in stock
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Samsung Galaxy M53 5G (For Parents and low-end users)

  • If you are looking for a decent Samsung phone
  • Excellent display
  • One UI is getting better
  • Good cameras
  • Good battery life
  • no 3.5mm audio jack
  • No charger in the box
  • Not so good performance compared to the rest at this price range

Samsung has announced its new M53 5G smartphone a decent midrange from Samsung after a long period of time. It comes with 6.7 inches super AMOLED display with Infinity O display, powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor, 6GB ram, and 108 MP rear camera,32 MP front camera, and 5000 Mah battery with 25 watts fast charging support. Overall if you are looking for a decent Samsung smartphone, Samsung Galaxy M53 5G is the best choice for you.

Specifications of Samsung M53 5G smartphone

  • Dimensions: 164.7×77.0×7.4mm
  • Weight: 176g
  • Display: 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Plus Infinity-O Display, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 900 6nm processor with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB internal storage, expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card
  • OS: Android 12 with Samsung One UI 4.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Rear camera: 108MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth, and 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Dolby Atmos
  • Network Support: 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging
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Rs. 21,999
Rs. 32,999
in stock
2 new from Rs. 21,999
as of October 2, 2022 10:26 pm
Amazon.in

OnePlus Nord 2T  (Best Oneplus smartphone)

Oneplus announced its new OnePlus Nord 2T  smartphone in India, Succesot of Nord 2smartphone launched in India back in 2021. The new smartphones come with significant improvements over Nord and also with a higher price tag. Oneplus Nord 2 starts in India at 28,999/- for the base 6GB and 128GB storage.

Talking about the device, The design of the OnePlus Nord 2T  is inspired by the Oneplus 9 series with a big camera bump on the back, a flat display with a punch-hole camera on the top left, rounded edges, and more. The sides are made from Plastic and come with a matte back with fingerprint-resistant. On the front, it comes with a 6.43-inch (1080 x 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 408 PPI 20:9 Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The display is bright and crispy when using it in direct sunlight.

The OnePlus Nord 2T  is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1300-AI 6nm processor with ARM G77 MC9 GPU. In comparison to the snapdragon series, This might end up falling behind Snapdragon 865. The day-to-day performance is fast and smooth. It heats up when you perform high intensive tasks most of the time.

The camera performance is also good. It comes with a 50MP rear camera with Sony IMX766 sensor, 1μm pixel size, f/1.88 aperture, OIS, dual-LED flash, 8MP 119.7° ultra-wide camera with f/2.25 aperture, EIS, 2MP mono camera with f/2.5 aperture, 4K video at 30fps, 1080p slow motion at 120fps, 720p at 240 fps. On the front, it comes with 32MP front-facing camera with a Sony IMX615 sensor, f/2.45 aperture, and EIS.

In the daylight, The camera performance is good, Defeinty a lot better than Oneplus Nord. The camera struggles in low light. The case with the front camera is also the same. It performs really well in daylight and struggles in low light. The video capturing quality is limited to 4K video at 30fps.

On the software side, It comes with Oxygen OS, The major selling point of the Oneplus smartphones. Similar to other Oneplus devices, Oneplus Nord also has a fast, smooth, and also clean software experience. Oneplus has made some tweaks in the camera app as they recently announced the integration of Oneplus Oxygen OS with Oppo’s Color OS.

The battery life is also really good on this smartphone. It also comes with an 80-watt wrap charge that can charge OnePlus Nord 2T  fully in just 30 min.

Overall Oneplus Nord 2t is the best smartphone for people looking to buy a Oneplus smartphone. There are so many people who are particularly interested in this smartphone. And the Question obviously is its value for money. Yes, for 29,999/- The onePlus Nord 2T  is a really good Oneplus smartphone. In comparison with other smartphones in this price range, OnePlus Nord 2T  has a better user experience.

  • Good Display
  • Good cameras
  • Good battery life
  • Good performance
  • The camera design is not that great
  • only 90hz
  • Dimensions: 159.1×73.2×8.2mm
  • Weight: 190g
  • Display: 6.43-inch Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 1300 6nm processor with ARM G77 MC9 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • OS: Android 12 with OxygenOS 12.1
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Rear camera: 50MP rear camera with Sony IMX766 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, OIS, 8MP ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX355 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP mono camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 32MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX615 sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers
  • Netowrk support: 5G SA /NSA (1/3/5/8/28/40/41/78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2X2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4500mAh battery with 80W SuperVOOC Fast Charging
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Oneplus Nord 2t will be available from July 5th. The smartphone listed below is Oneplus Nord 2.

out of stock
as of October 2, 2022 10:26 pm
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Realme GT master edition (Special edition)

realme GT Master Edition
realme GT Master Edition 

Realme announced its new Realme GT master edition in India which costs 25,999 rupees for the base variant. It comes with a super AMOLED 120 Hz refresh rate display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor, and with super fast 65-watt charging. Overall Realme GT master edition is also a good choice for under 30000 rupees in India.

In comparison with MediaTek Dimensity 1200, the Density 1200 has slightly better performance and better benchmark scores. However, you will not notice any difference in actual usage.

Overall Realme GT master edition is also the best option to consider if you are looking to buy a smartphone under 30000 rupees in India.

  • Design : Comes with a leather back, the build qulaity is good with Dimensions: 159.2×73.5×8mm and weighs 178g, In-display fingerprint sensor, Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Display: 6.43-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 120Hz OLED display, up to 1000 nits brightness
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 storage, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 2.2 storage
  • OS: Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
  • Rear camera: 64MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 8MP 119° Ultra Wide Lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 32MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX615 sensor, f/2.45 aperture
  • Network support: 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/Beidou/ Glonass/QZSS/Galileo, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4300mAh (typical) / 4200mAh (minimum) battery with 65W ultra-fast flash charging
Buying Options
Rs. 28,299
Rs. 29,999
out of stock
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Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G (Best Fast charging)

Reasons to choose Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G
  • If you like the boxy design
  • If you want the best AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate
  • If you want smooth performance and gameplay
  • If you want a 5G smartphone
  • If you want super-fast charging the smartphone
  • If you want a good camera
  • If you want stereo speakers
Reasons to Avoid Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G
  • If you don’t like MIUI
  • If you want a small compact phone

Xiaomi has announced its new Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G in India. It is the first smartphone to come with a 120 Watt charging speed in India which is also the biggest highlight of the smart is the 120 Watt fast charging which can charge your phone completely in just 15 min.

Before talking more about the smartphone. It comes in two variants, The one with 67-watt charging that was priced under 25000 rupees which is also one of the best picks under 25000, and the one we are talking about now is the second variant which comes with 120-watt fast charging and is priced 2000 rupees more than the standard variant.

Now talking about the other features it comes with an AMOLED display, new Boxy design, density 920 processor, 8 5G bands, and more.

Specifications of Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G

  • 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
  • Sound: 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: 4500mAh (typical) battery with 120W fast charging
Buying Options
Rs. 27,149
Rs. 31,999
in stock
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