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5 Best Phones under 30000 Rs in India (September 2015)

5 Best Phones under 30000 Rs in India (September 2015)

by Rahul DubeySeptember 1, 2015

Are you looking for a great phone around 30000 Rs? If yes, then congratulations, you are going to buy one of the greatest smartphones in the world. So, it is for sure you want to be 100% confident to buy the best one in this range, but this task is not so easy as all the phones around 30,000 Rs are equally good. Don’t worry though, I am here to help you out. I have written the latest list of 5 Best Phones under 30000 Rs. for the month of September. Read it and compare the phones and choose the best one for you. You can checkout best phones in other price ranges and many more gadgets in our Buyer’s Guide.

Every month hundreds of readers of this blog comment and ask me which phone they should choose among the crowded market. Which has made me even better understand the requirements and view-point of the buyers. So I am trying to make this list even easier for you by giving you appropriate information. You are always welcome to ask your queries.

So, let’s take a look at the Best Phone Under 30000 Rs:

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1. HTC One E9 Plus:

The HTC One E9 Plus is a great new entry from HTC. It is offering unbeatable specs at this price. Starting with the design, the phone looks very good, it has chromium linings on the borders and the rear camera circle. The back panel comes with matte finish which feels good in hands and the power button comes with a textured finish. It sports a 5.5 inches Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display with 534 ppi pixel density which is just amazing. The phone is powered by a new 2 GHz Octa-core Mediatek MT6795M Processor coupled with 3 GB RAM which offers excellent performance. When it comes to camera, the phone offers big numbers, it has a 20 MP rear and 13 MP front cameras. Both the camera work really well, they can capture great images in low light conditions also, the selfie camera has many features also which produces good-looking selfies. The phone comes with 32 GB internal storage which is expandable upto 128 GB with the help of a microSD card thus, it offers great storage options. The phone comes with Android v5.0 (Lollipop) with HTC’s sense UI running on top of it, it looks beautiful and offers many customisation options. It supports 4G and dual sim. It offers a Non-removable 2800 mAh battery which delivers good battery backup. The phone also comes with HTC BoomSound speakers with Dolby Audio which gives great music quality. Overall, the phone offers a complete package and is the best buy. It is currently priced a little above 30,000 but it is worth to spend the additional money. At this price the HTC One M8 EyeHTC Desire EyeHTC One E8 can also be good choices.

HTC One e9 Plus - Best Tech Guru - Best Phones under 30000 Rs

PRICERs   @  Rs @  Rs 36,354  @ 
OSAndroid OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
CPU2 GHz Octa-core Mediatek MT6795M Processor
SCREEN5.5 inches, Capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
DISPLAYQuad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels), 534 ppi pixel density
SIMDual Sim (GSM + LTE)
CAMERAPrimary Camera: 20 MP, Secondary Camera: 13 MP, Flash: Yes
MEMORYInternal Storage 32 GB, microSD expandable upto 128 GB
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 2800 mAh battery
BODYWeight: 150 grams, Thickness: 7.5 mm
OTHERS3G, 4G, NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

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2. Samsung Galaxy A8:

At 5.9 mm, it’s the slimmest phone from Samsung! It’s not only slim but it’s a full metal body stunningly beautiful smartphone. The Galaxy A8 has got a great build quality, a feat with which Samsung’s phone are not quite familiar! Although, it has got a plastic back panel, it’s good in quality and gives a good feel with the matte finish. The phone has got very slim bezels on the sides of a large 5.7 inches Full HD Super AMOLED display which has excellent quality. It is powered by 1.8 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor, well at this price, you would for-sure except a better processor than this but coupled with 2 GB RAM, it still delivers decent performance. Though for gaming and heavy multitasking, there are much better options at this price. Cameras have been the strength of Samsung for years and the 16 & 5 MP cameras of the Galaxy A8 belong to the same league. Both the cameras come with a f/1.9 aperture and capture excellent images. The front camera comes with Wide Selfie function which gives you a 120° view so, you can capture good group selfies. Samsung has also added Quick Camera Launch function to the Galaxy A8 which allows you to open the camera app in just 0.9 seconds by double pressing the home button. Another advantage with the phone is its Fingerprint sensor mounted into the home button. So, you just have to place your finger on the home key and your phone unlocks. It runs on the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based Samsung’s TouchWiz skin. It supports dual sim, 4G and comes with 32 GB of internal storage which is expandable upto 128 GB with the help of a microSD card but, it will use a sim slot. It houses a Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery which gives a good battery backup to the phone. Overall, it’s not the best performer but if you look at the premium slim design, good display and excellent cameras, the Galaxy A8 is a great package with the best after sales support so, if you are not after heavy usage it can be a great buy.

Galaxy-A8 - Best Phones under 30000 Rs

PRICERs   @  Rs @  Rs 25,940  @ 
OSAndroid v5.1.1 (Lollipop) | UI - TouchWiz
CPU1.8 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor
SCREEN5.7 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
DISPLAYFull HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), 386 ppi pixel density
SIMDual Sim, GSM + LTE
CAMERARear Camera: 16 MP, Flash: Yes | Front Camera: 5 MP, Flash: No
MEMORYInternal Storage 32 GB, microSD expandable upto 128 GB (uses a Sim slot)
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery
BODYWeight: 151 grams, Thickness: 5.9 mm
OTHERSFingerprint Scanner, 4G, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS,

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3. LG G3:

With the launch of the new flagship LG G4, the popular LG G3 gets a price cut and now it’s priced around 30,000 Rs. The LG G3 catches eye with its unique design elements and brushed metallic finish on its body. The power button and the volume rockers are placed below the camera at a vertical strip on the back of the phone. The LG G3 offers a brilliant 5.5 inches 1440 x 2560 pixels Quad HD IPS LCD display which is great. It offers a 538 ppi pixel density which is awesome! It is powered by a 2.5 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Processor coupled with 3 GB RAM which makes it a great performer. It also features an amazing 13 MP rear camera, which has a laser auto-focus system which can click really amazing high quality photos. The phone has got a 2.1 MP front facing camera. It currently runs on Android v5.0 Lollipop. Well, the software is latest but the design language and the icons of LG’s own skin doesn’t impress much. The LG G3 is a single sim device, it supports 4G and has very good connectivity features like NFC and Infrared port. The phone has 32 GB internal storage which is expandable upto 128 GB. LG G3 is powered by 3000 mAh battery which ensures long-term usage of the smartphone. Overall, the LG G3 offers a great package at this price and is a complete value for money phone.

Lg G3 Best tech guru - Best Phones under 30000 Rs

PRICERs.   @  Rs. 33,999  @  Rs.    28,780  @ 
OSAndroid OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop)
CPUQuad-core 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
SCREEN5.5 inches, True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
DISPLAYQuad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels), 538 ppi pixel density
SIMSingle Sim
CAMERARear Camera: 13 MP, Front Camera: 2.1 MP, LED Flash: Yes
MEMORYInternal Storage 16/32 GB, microsd expandable upto 128 GB
BATTERYLi-Ion 3000 mAh battery
OTHERS3G, 4G, NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Infrared Port

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4. Sony Xperia Z2:

The Sony Xperia Z2 is a great combination of powerful specs, amazing design and great user experience. It sports a 5.2 inches screen with Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass, Sony has used the Triluminos display and X-Reality Engine in the Xperia Z2, these are the display technologies which Sony uses in its Bravia LED TV’s. So the display of the phone is very good and it scores full marks in it. It runs on the Quad-core 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 801 Processor which is very powerful, moreover it has got 3 GB RAM so the performance of the phone is great! Whether its gaming or multimedia, it can handle everything smoothly. Xperia Z2 has got the 20.7 MP camera which has just awesome image quality, it has also got the 2.2 MP front camera. It has got the Android 5.0 Lollipop update which runs smoothly on the phone and enhances the user experience. The internal storage is 16 GB which can be expanded upto 128 GB. The phone has got a great battery life with the Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery. The Xperia Z2 is a premium Sony phone so it is Dust and Water proof! Overall, with its stunning design, amazing build quality and great features, the Sony Xperia Z2 is still one of the best choices in the world. For selfie lovers, Sony has launched the new Xperia C5 Ultra with 13 MP front camera at Rs 27,900.

Sony Xperia Z2 - Best Phones under 30000 Rs

PRICERs.   @  Rs.  @  Rs. 38,000  @ 
OSAndroid OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
CPUQuad-core 2.3 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 Processor
SCREEN5.2 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
DISPLAY1080 x 1920 pixels, 424 ppi pixel density
SIMSIngle-Sim (Micro-SIM)
CAMERA20.7 Primary Camera, Secondary Camera: 2.2 MP, LED Flash: Yes
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microsd expandable upto 128 GB
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery
OTHERS4G, 3G, NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Dust and Water Proof

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5. Google Nexus 6:

It’s the nexus phone, the purest form of Android! The Google Nexus 6 is built by Motorola, which is quite evident from its design language. Well the phone is very well-built but it’s a massive phone with 6 inches screen! It is powered by some very powerful specs. It has got a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) AMOLED display which turns out a 493 ppi pixel density which is great. The phone runs on the extremely powerful 2.7 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM, the performance is no-doubt, amazing. Being a Nexus device, it will always run on the latest version of Android, not only the updates will be first rolled out for the Nexus devices but, you can also install the developer previews of the upcoming Android versions. And yes, there are no custom skins, no bloatware or anything, it’s just the stock Android and you. It has got a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, optical image stabilization and dual-LED ring flash, although the camera is good, there are many better camera phones at this price. It has also got a 2 MP front camera. It comes in two storage variants 32 GB and 64 GB but misses out on microSD card slot. It is backed by large 3220 mAh battery which also comes with Quick Charging. Overall, if 6 inches screen suits you, it’s a great device to have in your pockets.

Nexus-6 - Best Phones under 30000 Rs

PRICE32 GB - Rs. 19,999 @
OSAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow| UI - Stock Android
CPUQuad-core 2.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Processor
SCREEN5.96 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
DISPLAYQuad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels), 493 ppi pixel density
SIMSingle Sim
CAMERARear Camera: 13 MP, Flash: Yes (dual-LED ring flash) | Front Camera: 2 MP, Flash: No
MEMORYInternal Storage: 32 / 64 GB, Expandable: No microSD slot
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 3220 mAh battery | Quick Charging: Yes
BODYWeight: 184 grams, Thickness: 10.1 mm
OTHERS4G, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS,

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Rahul Dubey
Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru' which is now a leading Tech Blog in India. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog.

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