Top Smartphones Under 30000 In May: Realme X2 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro, Asus 6Z, Poco X2, Realme X2, Redmi K20
Best smartphone under 30000? Top mobiles under 30000? Here’s a list of all the top smartphones you can buy under 30000 in May in India. We picked the best devices evaluating the best features based on performance, display, gaming, camera, battery and more.
The recent GST hike on mobiles has led to a shuffle in the list, and all the prices in the list are updated.
The May 2020 edition of the best smartphones under 30000 has changed slightly with the new price hikes. The best smartphones under 10000 include the likes of Realme X2 Pro, Redmi K20 Pro, Asus 6Z, Poco X2, Realme X2, Note 9 Pro Max and more.
Here are the best smartphones under 30000 listed based on usability, camera performance, gaming, multitasking, display quality and battery performance.
Realme X2 Pro
The top-end Realme flagship, the Realme X2 Pro tops the under 30000 smartphones list. Now available starting at Rs 29,999, Realme X2 Pro has been increased by Rs 2,000 from the earlier starting price of Rs 27,999 after the GST hike on mobiles. Realme X2 Pro runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus platform with a 90Hz fluid AMOLED display on top, 50W VOOC Super Fast Charging support, 64MP quad camera with 20X zoom and more.
Realme X2 Pro under 30,000 rupees is the best smartphone in the price segment. It’s been doing well in the entry premium flagship space, and with the flagship features backing it, Realme X2 Pro is a winner under 30000 with all the premium features on-board.
Redmi K20 Pro
Redmi K20 Pro for long has been considered as a value-for-money premium smartphone in the entry flagship segment. Redmi K20 Pro features a triple camera system at the back housing a 48MP Sony IMX586 camera as primary lens, an 8MP telephoto secondary sensor and a tertiary 13MP wide-angle sensor.
Redmi K20 Pro comes with a 20MP sensor supporting wide-angle shots inside the pop-up sensor. Redmi K20 Pro comes with the Qualcomm flagship processor Snapdragon 855 with a notch-less display and an in-display fingerprint sensor
The smartphone runs on the latest Android 10 backed by a 4,000mAh battery supporting 27W fast charging and special gaming features to offer the best of smartphone gaming experience. Redmi K20 Pro new price starts at Rs 26,999 post GST hike on mobiles.
The Asus flagship from last year is now available starting at Rs 27,999. Asus 6Z with the unique flipping camera have some decent flagship features on-board. The flippable dual camera module using the 48MP lens doubles as a front and rear camera. Asus 6Z offers a full-screen display and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor with a glass sandwich body on the out. It comes with a 48MP camera dual camera system inside the flipping camera module.
Asus Zenfone 6Z runs on Snapdragon 855 with almost stock ZenUI 6 skin based on Android 9 Pie. The whole system is backed by a massive 5,000mAh battery supporting 27W fast charging support. In India, Asus 6Z is currently available in three storage models starting at Rs 27,999 via Flipkart.
The recent GST price hike takes Redmi K20 price to Rs 21,999. But still it’s a good phone. With a perfect combination of premium features, it’s one of the best under 30000 rupees. Redmi K20 packs in a triple rear camera featuring 48MP Sony IMX582 sensor along with 8MP and 13MP sensors. The Sony IMX582 and IMX586 aren’t very different.
The Redmi smartphone is powered ny Snapdragon 730 processor featuring an 6.39-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.
Redmi K20 runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10 with a 4,000mAh battery backing it supporting 18W fast charging. Redmi K20 new price starts at Rs 21,999 for the base model. Redmi K20 is available via Flipkart and Mi.com.
Up next we have Poco X2. The Poco has everything you would want on a good mid-range phone on a budget. It features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display offering 120Hz refresh rate in an 20:9 aspect ratio. Both the sides, front and back are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 featuring a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Poco X2 is powered by Snapdragon 730G, the mid-range gaming-centric chip by Qualcomm.
Coming to optics, Poco X2 features a rear quad camera setup with a Sony 64MP IMX686 sensor, a 2-megapixel camera, a 5-megapixel sensor, and an 8-megapixel wide angle camera.
Upfront, Poco X2 flaunts a dual selfie camera setup sporting a 20MP and 2MP depth sensor. Poco X2 runs on the latest Android 10 with MIUI 11 out-of-the-box. Poco X2 houses a sizable 4,500mAh battery and supports 27W fast charging. Poco X2 new price starts at Rs 16,999 post GST hike.
Realme X2 is a slightly upgraded version of Realme XT. Realme X2 new price starts at Rs 17,999. Realme X2 comes with Snapdragon 730G with the same features as the XT model. Realme X2 features an AMOLED screen, quad camera system, 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor, in-display fingerprint sensor and a big 4,000mAh battery.
Snapdragon 730G couples with an improved Adreno 618 GPU to offer an enhanced flagship-level gaming experience.
The rear cameras on Realme X2 are the same as the standard Realme XT. Though, Realme X2 supports faster fast charging at 30W. Realme X2 730G comes with 30W VOOC 4.0 FlashCharge support and an improved 32MP camera upfront inside the notch running on the Realme UI.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is a maxed out version of the Redmi Note 9 Pro. The device features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor with a 3.5mm headphone jack. The device features a similar 6.67-inch IPS LCD display as Note 9 Pro with 60Hz refresh rate offering 120Hz touch sampling rate.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is also powered by the same Qualcomm mid-range gaming-centric chip, the Snapdragon 720G.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a 64-megapixel main camera paired with an 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle shooter, a 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The phone packs a 5,020mAh battery with a better fast charger, a 33W fast charger will come with the box. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max new price starts at Rs 16,499.
Realme 6 Pro
Realme 6 Pro features a 6.6-inch Full HD+ screen with a brand new dual hole-punch design. It includes a 16-megapixel main shooter and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle selfie shooter. Realme 6 Pro features Qualcomm gaming-centric processor, the Snapdragon 720G SoC. It has a four camera system featuring a 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 primary f/1.8 sensor.
The other sensors include an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle f/2.3 sensor, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens and a 2-megapixel macro f/2.4 sensor. Realme 6 Pro is backed by a 4,300mAh battery with support for the 30W fast charging.
Realme 6 Pro new price starts at Rs 17,999 onwards, increased by Rs 1,000 from the earlier Rs 16,999 post GST hike on mobiles. Smartphones in India are now taxed at 18 percent compared to the previous 12 percent GST slab.
Realme XT new price starts at Rs 16,999, increased by Rs 1,000, up from the earlier starting price of Rs 15,999. Realme XT comes with a 6.4-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display offering a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels in a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The rear four camera setup features a 64MP GW1 sensor, an 8-megapixel 119-degree ultra wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel macro lens and 2-megapixel depth 4cm sensor.
Up front, Realme XT has the same 16-megapixel selfie camera as Realme X with HDR and AI beautification.
It’s a top mid-range device with an AMOLED display, in-display fingerprint sensor, Snapdragon 712, quad camera and fast charging with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The whole system is backed by a sizable 4,000mAh battery with VOOC Charging v3.0 20W fast charging support (ships with the 20W adapter).