Mid-range smartphones are becoming very popular these days simply because of the flagship-level specifications they offer at such a cheap price. In this article, we take a look at some of the best mid-range smartphones under Rs 30,000.
OnePlus Nord 2
The OnePlus Nord 2 is by far, the best mid-range smartphone in 2021. At a base price of Rs 29,999 (8 + 128GB), this phone is OnePlus’ latest offering. It features a 6.43-inch 90Hz display, dual stereo speakers, MediaTek Dimesity 1200AI SoC, and a 4500 mAh dual-cell battery with support for 65W fast charging. It also features a 50MP main camera and an 8MP ultrawide camera on the rear along with a 32MP selfie camera. The phone comes with OxygenOS 11, based on Android 11. The Nord 2 gives you a really high value for money and is a great device under Rs 30,000.
Poco F3 GT
The Poco F3 GT is the closest competitor to the Nord 2 in the market. This phone was made entirely for gamers who don’t have a heavy budget. It features dual Maglev triggers, a gamey body, and a built-for-gamers software experience. This phone also features the best build quality on this list. Specifications-wise, it comes with a massive 5065mAh battery with 67W charging, MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor, 64MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera array, and also a 16MP hole-punch selfie camera. This phone is the perfect phone for gamers.
Realme X7 Max 5G
The Realme X7 Max is a great device from Realme. Its main highlight is the 120Hz Super AMOLED display. What sets it apart from the OnePlus Nord 2 is that you can get the base 8 + 128GB model for just Rs 24,999 and the higher, 12+256GB variant at Rs 27,999. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC and features a 64MP triple camera, a 16 MP Wide-angle selfie camera, 50W SuperDart Charge, Dual Stereo Speakers, and a 4500 mAh battery. It gives tough competition to the OnePlus Nord but loses out on slightly slower charging, an inferior processor, and cheaper build quality.
Xiaomi Mi 11X 5G
The Xiaomi Mi 11X is the first device on this list to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. Featuring the flagship Snapdragon 870 SoC, the Mi 11X is a very good offering for the base price of ₹29,999. This device comes with a 120Hz 6.67-inch display with support for HDR 10+. It also offers a massive 4520mAh but is capped at 33W charging speed. It does make up for it in the camera sector though. Its 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide, and 5MP super macro camera performs really well. On the front, it features a 20MP hole-punch camera. This device is lower on the list since for Rs 29,999 you only get 6GB RAM and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Oppo Reno 6
The Oppo Reno 6 can be yours for Rs. 29,990. For that price, you get yourself a 90Hz AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 5. It comes with 65W fast charging, 4300 mAh Battery. 64 MP, 8 MP, 2 MP rear cameras, 32MP Punch Hole Selfie Camera, ColorOS 7.2, Based on Android 11, and a MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G Processor. The less demanding processor on this phone does make it more battery efficient and it is a phone for casual everyday usage. If you do any heavy tasks on your phone, this is not the right choice. However, it does offer a premium experience both outside and inside though.
That wraps up our list of the best smartphones for 2021 under Rs 30,000! Thank you for sticking with us all the way to the end of this article! Hopefully, it was helpful. Stay tuned to our page by subscribing to our newsletter down below, and don’t forget to join our telegram channel for regular news and updates.