Best triple camera phones

The goalpost defining affordable, mid-range, and premium smartphone segments keeps shifting. In 2020, phones across the board have gotten more expensive and perhaps it would be fair to say that the mid-range segment now starts beyond INR 30,000. 

If that’s the budget you have for your next phone, you still have some very competitive phones to choose from. The sub- 30K segment includes some exceptional phones with capable cameras, excellent battery life, and modern design. In this article, we have cherry-picked the best available options. (हिंदी में पढ़िए).

Best mobile phones under Rs 30,000 in India in 2020

Flagship killers with the latest Snapdragon 865 or Snapdragon 865+ are no longer available under 30K. You can still get the very capable Snapdragon 765G or Snapdragon 855/855+ from last year. The camera performance in the segment has also drastically improved.  

1. OnePlus Nord 

OnePlus Nord is one of the most disruptive phones this year. That’s because it drags down the now-expensive OnePlus experience to a relatively affordable price point.

OnePlus Nord | Image credit: MKBHD/Youtube

The Nord is 5G ready and is powered by Snapdragon 765 octa-core chipset and runs Android 10 based Oxygen OS. There are four cameras on the rear with a 48MP sensor in the lead. The 4115mAh battery supports 30W fast charging.

Also Read: Reasons to buy and Reasons to not buy OnePlus Nord

Display: 6.44-inch 1080 x 2400 , 90Hz| Processor: 2.96 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 855+ | RAM: up to 12GB | Storage: up to 256GB | Software:  OxygenOS -Android 10| Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP | Front camera: 32MP + 8MP | Weight: 184g| Dimensions: 158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm mm | Battery: 4115mAh

2. Realme X3 SuperZoom

Realme X3 SuperZoom (review) is powered by Snapdragon 855+ and, as the name suggests, has a zoom camera. Unlike the Realme X2 Pro that has an AMOLED screen, this one employs a 120Hz IPS LCD panel with a broad punch-hole cutout. 

The powerful chipset driving the X3 Zoom is duly assisted by ample LPDDR4x RAM and fast UFS 3.0 storage, thus making this a great choice for gaming. The handset has a 4200mAh battery with 30W fast charging. 

Display: 6.6-inch 1080 x 2400, 120Hz | Processor: 2.96 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 855+ | RAM: up to 12GB | Storage: up to 256GB, expandable up to 512GB | Software:  Realme UI -Android 10| Rear camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP | Front camera: 32MP + 8MP | Weight: 202g| Dimensions: 163.8 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm | Battery: 4200mAh

3. Realme X2 Pro

Months after its launch, the Realme X2 Pro (review) is still a very relevant option. For starters, it brings Snapdragon 855+ under 30k. The barrage of features doesn’t end there. The X2 Pro also includes its 90Hz display, 64MP Quad Rear Camera, 50W fast charging, up to 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and UFS 3.0 storage.

Realme X2 Pro

Realme has kept the headphone jack as well as the USB-C port. Other things in the bag are Dual Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio certification, and 4D game vibration.

Display: 6.55-inch 2400 x 1080 pixels, 90Hz | Processor: 2.96 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 855+ | RAM: up to 12GB | Storage: upto 256GB | Software: Android 10 | Rear camera: 64MP+8MP+13MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 199g| Dimensions: 161 x 75.7 x 8.7 mm | Battery: 4000mAh

4. Redmi K20 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro (review) is currently the most affordable Snapdragon 855 phone around. The feature set includes AMOLED display, pop-up selfie camera, 4000mAh battery with fast charging, and triple rear cameras.

Best triple camera phones

The handset flaunts a glass body with an attractive gradient finish and is also one of the most ambitious Redmi phones launched in India so far. This is certainly a great choice for power users and gamers restricted by a budget.

Display: 6.39-inch (19.5:9) Full HD+ AMOLED| Processor: Snapdragon 855 SoC | RAM: up to 8GB | Storage: 256GB | Software: Android 10 | Rear camera: 48MP+13MP+5MP | Front camera: 20MP | Battery: 4000mAh

5. Samsung Galaxy A71

Samsung Galaxy A71 (review) brings in all the A-series awesomeness without compromising on performance. It’s powered by an octa-core Qualcomm  Snapdragon 730 chipset, runs the pleasant One UI software, has triple rear cameras, and a gorgeous 6.7-inch Infinity-O AMOLED display.

Samsung Galaxy A71 Review

The 4500mAh battery is aided by 25W fast charging (currently the fastest on any Samsung phone). So, overall, the Galaxy A71 currently represents the best of mid-range Samsung experience.

Display: 6.7-inch Full HD+ AMOLED | Processor: Snapdragon 730 SoC | RAM: 6GB | Storage: 128GB | Software: Android 10 | Rear camera: 64MP + 8MP + 5MP | Front camera: 32MP | Battery: 4500mAh | Weight: 179g | Dimensions: 163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm

6. Asus 6Z

The Asus 6Z, that comes with a swanky flip camera, is another great option that’s now available for under Rs. 30,000. The 6Z is powered by Snapdragon 855 octa-core processor has a gorgeous full-view IPS LCD screen, and runs a very refined Zen UI software (almost stock).

The Asus 6Z has two cameras – 48MP primary and 13MP wide-angle sensor – that serve as both front and rear cameras. Within its premium glass-metal body, 6Z houses a massive 5000mAh battery with fast charging support.

Display: 6.4-inch 1080 x 2340 | Processor: 2.5 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 | RAM: up to 8GB | Storage: 128GB, expandable up to 512GB | Software: Android 10 | Rear camera: 48MP +13MP | Front camera: same| Weight: 190 g| Dimensions: 159.1 x 75.4 x 9.2 mm | Battery: 5000mAh

7. OPPO Reno 3 Pro

Oppo Reno 3 Pro recently debuted in international markets including India which slightly altered specifications from the Chinese version. Still, the MediaTek Helio P95 octa-core processor based Reno 3 Pro is a worthy option under Rs 30,000 budget.

Oppo Reno 3, Reno 3 Pro go official

The Oppo Reno 3 Pro highlights include a 44MP+2MP dual punch-hole front camera. The phone has a 6.4-inches Super AMOLED screen and houses a 4025mAh battery. Proprietory VOOC 4.0 based 30W flash charger refills 50-percent battery in 20 mins.

Display: 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED| Processor: MediaTek Helio P95 SoC | RAM: up to 8GB | Storage: 128GB/256GB | Software: Android Pie-based MIUI10 | Rear camera: 64MP+13MP+8MP+2MP | Front camera: 44MP+2MP | Battery: 4025mAh | Weight: 175g | Dimensions: 158.8 × 73.4 × 8.1mm 

8. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is currently retailing at under Rs 30,000 which makes it a killer buy. The Galaxy S9 Plus has a very premium glass-finish design and flagship-grade cameras, and it makes sense at the new discounted price, especially if you prefer compact phones.

Display: 6.2-inch QHD+ AMOLED, HDR 10 | Processor: Exynos 9810 SoC | RAM: 6GB | Storage: 64GB | Software: Android 10 | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP| Front camera: 8MP | Weight: 189g | Battery: 3500mAh | Dimensions: 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm

9. Google Pixel 3a

The Google Pixel 3a (review) is a very simple and compact mid-range phone, but its amazing camera makes it a worthy buy.

The Pixel 3a has a great quality AMOLED display, is powered by Snapdragon 670 octa-core chipset, and can be upgraded to Android 10. The new software update also brings dual SIM support (eSIM + regular SIM) to the Pixel 3a phones.

Display: 5.6-inch (18:9) Full HD+ AMOLED| Processor: Snapdragon 670 SoC | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64GB | Software: Android 10 | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 8MP | Battery: 3000mAh | Weight: 147g | Dimensions: 151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm

10. Apple iPhone 7

Those of you who love the iOS ecosystem and the premium experience you get out of the Apple devices, iPhone 7 is the option you can score under Rs. 30,000. This may be outdated when compared to the latest iterations. However, you can’t go wrong with the performance out of the Quad-core A10 Fusion chipset. You could enjoy iOS 12.1.3 software too.

Notably, this is the phone that kickstarted the whole no headphone jack trend. But this is compensated with a dual speaker audio output. It is also P67 dust and water-resistant certified. The home button is pressure-sensitive and vibrates to return haptic feedback.

The Best Smartphones Under Rs. 30,000 You Can Buy In India in 2020

These are some of the best options available under 30,000 INR. If you are willing to spend a bit more, you may also consider options like iQOO 3 (review) and Realme X50 5G (review). And if you are curious what another Rs. 10,000 would get you, check out our article on the best phones under Rs. 40,000.

Best Mobile Phones Under 30,000

Price

OnePlus Nord

₹24,999

Realme X3 SuperZoom

₹27,999

Realme X2 Pro

₹28,483

Redmi K20 Pro

₹22,964

Samsung Galaxy A71

₹29,999

Asus 6Z

₹23,999

OPPO Reno 3 Pro

₹29,999

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

₹29,999

Google Pixel 3a

₹26,999

iPhone 7

₹29,990

19 COMMENTS

  1. i must say these tips about mobile phones are quite good and i appreciate you for sharing it with us..thank you ..keep sharing.

  2. Actually i want to the buy new mobile so this post is very helpful for me. after reading this post i decided to buy poco f1 mobile.

  3. Why U people wish to purchase that 3rd class Chinese mobiles those got publicity by paisa wasooli websites.
    Even 48 MP camera of Chinese phone can never compare to 8 MP of Google & 12 MP of Samsung. Chinese 5000 Mah batteries never beat 3000 MAH batteries of Samsung, Sony etc.

    Aakir Brand tho Brand hi hotha hai bhai.

    I feel itz a great insults to keep that third class Chinese mobile in my Hand eben for few minutes.

  4. I’m using Nokia 8.1 for one month. The best display and build quality I’ve ever seen. Its build quality is even better than OnePlus 6t( that I’ve seen). It’s camera quality is even better than OnePlus and Poco. Google camera is working much more better than other devices. The brand told that battery life will be for 2 days. It’s a real matter what I did not think. Overall performance is really good with Snapdragon 710 a 2.2 GHz chipset. HDR 10 display and Android one deserves special mention in this respect. I thought that it was overpriced. But I had full confidence on NOKIA. Now I am realising that It’s really value for money💰. So, I think it’s the best phone in the price range.

  5. Really?? Vivo V11 pro is better than Poco F1?? in dream world? Check out the benchmark scores and compare them.Poco F1 is far better than V11 Pro in almost every aspects.

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