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Best Phones Under 30,000 In India (2019): Mid-To-High Range Smartphones For You

Isn’t it amazing how the current smartphone options tend to cater to our varying needs as of today that it makes us thank the ever-growing technology? At least my answer is a yes and those who follow the mobile world closely will agree with me. 

As we have an abundance of smartphone options hitting the shelves on a daily basis, my price bracket for today is Rs 30,000 and under and I will present you with a list of the best phones under 30,000 in India.

As a reminder, if this is not your budget, you can go check out my other listicles: best phones under 10,000, best phones under 15,000, and best phones under 20,000, and get to know which smartphone and price bracket is for you.

Best Phones Under 30,000 In India: Fossbytes’ Picks For 2019

1. Xiaomi K20/K20 Pro

We all know Xiaomi has been doing quite well in India with both its budget and mid-range smartphones. The most recent killer options are in the form of the Redmi K20 Pro and K20, making their way into my top phones under 30000 list.


K20 & K20 Pro: best phones under 30000

The smartphones come with various USPs, making them options worth considering: a pop-up selfie camera, an edge-to-edge display, three rear cameras, and an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Xiaomi Redmi K20 and K20 Pro Specs

SpecificationsRedmi K20 Pro Redmi K20
Display6.39-inch6.39-inch
ResolutionFull HD+ AMOLEDFull HD+ AMOLED
Battery4,000mAh4,000mAh
RAMup to 8GBUp to 6GB
OSAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0
Storage128GB/256GB64GB/128GB
Rear Camera48MP, 13MP, 8MP48MP, 13MP, 8MP
Front Camera20MP pop-up camera20MP pop-up camera
ProcessorSnapdragon 855Snapdragon 730
Phone Featurespop-up camera, in-display fingerprint sensorpop-up camera, in-display fingerprint sensor

 

Both the Redmi K20 and the K20 Pro come in Carbon Black, Flame Red, and Glacier Blue design, offering fresh colors and a different design ethos to us.

Price and Availability: K20 (Starts at Rs 21,999) via Flipkart, K20 Pro (Starts at Rs 27,999) via Flipkart

2. Samsung Galaxy A70

Taking its mid-range Galaxy A series forward, Samsung recently unveiled the Galaxy A70, which falls into the best phones under 30000 price bracket for a couple of reasons.


galaxy A70: best phones under 30000

The reasons include the presence of three back cameras; one being the primary one, one Live Focus one, and an ultra-wide one. The Infinity-U display is another highlight of the smartphone for near bezel-less display experience.

Additionally, the smartphone comes with support for an in-display fingerprint sensor, 25W fast charging and USB Type-C port.

Samsung Galaxy A70 Specs

Specifications Samsung Galaxy A70
Display6.7-inch
ResolutionFull HD+ Super AMOLED
Battery4,500mAh
RAM6GB
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Storage128GB
Rear Camera32MP, 5MP, 8MP
Front Camera32MP
ProcessorSnapdragon 675
Phone FeaturesIn-display fingerprint scanner

 

The Samsung Galaxy A70 comes in Black, Blue, and White color options.

Price and Availability: Rs 28,990, via Flipkart

3. OPPO F11 Pro

OPPO’s mid-range smartphone — the OPPO F11 Pro — is the latest OPPO device to hit the shelves with features good enough to enter the best smartphones under 30,000 list.


OPPO F11 Pro: smartphone under 30000

The OPPO F11 Pro has a front pop-up snapper and dual rear cameras as its highlights. The pop-up camera paves the way for an edge-edge to display. In addition to this, the smartphone has VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge fast charging tech.

OPPO F11 Pro Specs

Specifications OPPO F11 Pro
Display6.5-inch
ResolutionFull HD+
Battery4,000mAh
RAM6GB
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Storage64GB
Rear Camera48MP, 5MP
Front Camera16MP pop-up camera
ProcessorMediaTek P70
Phone FeaturesVOOC Flash Charge 3.0 tech

The OPPO F11 Pro comes in Thunder Black and Aurora Green color options.

Price and Availability: Rs 24,990, via Flipkart

4. Vivo V15 Pro

The Vivo V15 Pro is the direct competition to the OPPO F11 Pro and has various features that make it a part of the best phones under 30,000 list, just like the OPPO F11 Pro.


Vivo V15 Pro: top phones under 30000

The smartphone also has a pop-up camera as one of its main highlights, along with the three cameras present at the back. Another reason due to which it has an edge over the OPPO F11 Pro is the in-display fingerprint scanner, double the storage, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

Vivo V15 Pro Specs

SpecificationsVivo V15 Pro
Display6.39-inch
ResolutionFull HD+
Battery3,700mAh
RAM6GB
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Storage128GB
Rear Camera48MP, 5MP, 8MP
Front Camera32MP pop-up camera
ProcessorSnapdragon 675
Phone FeaturesUnder-the-display fingerprint scanner

 

Furthermore, it supports the Jovi AI assistant with added features and comes in Topaz Blue and Ruby Red color options.

Price and Availability: Rs 28,990, via Flipkart

5. Honor View 20

The Honor View 20 is a recent member of the Honor View series and possesses various features for us to adore. The smartphone has its camera department as its highlight, with dual cameras at the back and AI-enabled camera features. However, what gives it place in the list of top phones under 30,000 is the desktop mode which many might not know about.


honor view 20: best phones under 30000

The smartphone has a punch-hole display for really thin bezels, sports a fingerprint scanner at the back, and supports the Face Unlock feature.

Honor View 20 Specs

Specifications Honor View 20
Display6.4-inch
ResolutionFull HD+
Battery4,000mAh
RAM6GB/8GB
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Storage128GB/256GB
Rear Camera48MP, 3D sensor
Front Camera25MP 
ProcessorKirin 980
Phone Features3D ToF camera

 

The Honor View 20 has features such as Nine Liquid Cooling System for easy heat dispersion during heavy gaming sessions, AI dual-frequency GPS for accurate locations, Triple-antenna Wi-Fi, and PC mode.

Additionally, the smartphone comes in Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black, and Phantom Blue colors.

Price and Availability: Starts at Rs 27,999, via Amazon India

As a quick reminder, the aforementioned smartphones are the recent ones that I have included in the list of the best phones under 30,000 in India 2019. The list will be further updated when more smartphones are launched in the same price bracket.

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