Top Smartphones Under Rs 30,000 (July, 2016)

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LG Nexus 5X
Price: Rs 26,000 (
One of the most loved Android phones, the Nexus 5 returned with an ‘X’ factor. The refreshed Nexus from LG flaunts a 5.2-inch Full HD screen. The handset is powered by an Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 chipset. Other features include a 12 megapixel camera, 2 GB RAM, USB Type C port, 4G LTE, 2700 mAh batter, and a fingerprint sensor (not that we asked for it). On the software front, you get Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). All this, at a bargain price of Rs 26,000.

Nexus 5x
Price: Rs 24,500 (Amazon)
Although not the latest, the LG G3 is still one of the greatest handset you can currently buy under Rs 30,000. The phone features one of the best 5.5-inch IPS panel with Quad HD resolution. It is powered by a Snapdragon 801 SoC (System on Chip). In the photography department, it offers a 13 megapixel camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation). The LG G3 has 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage. You can add another 128 GB storage via a microSD card slot. The 3000 mAh battery is enough to last for over a a day on a single charge. In 2014, the G3 was launched with a Rs Rs 24,500 price tag.


Chandrakant 'CK' Isi

Technology editor, movie buff, and wannabe space explorer.