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When you are looking for a phone that is priced at Rs 30,000 you expect to get top of the shelf stuff that has the most advanced features and comes with the latest software. Hands down, Nexus 5 is the best the money can buy in this budget. Though some of the other phones aren’t the flagship phones, they offer some solid performance too. Here’s a quick look at what these companies have to offer you and if it’s worth the money. You can also compare the CPUs found on these phones here. Please note that the list goes in the order of most expensive to the cheapest.

 

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body:156 x 81.3 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 179g
  • Display: 1440 x 2560 pixels, 6.0 inch
  • Memory: 32GB non expandable, 3GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 16MP, 5MP secondary
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh

Pros

  • Everything. Phone with such specs at this price is a steal

Cons

  • Non expandable memory

Price: Rs 32,000

 

 

 

HTC One E8

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body: 146.4 x 70.7 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 145g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5 inches
  • Memory: 32GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 13MP, 5MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,600 mAh

Pros

  • Display
  • Processor
  • Internal memory

Cons

Price: Rs 32,000

 

 

Moto X (2014)

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body: 140.8 x 72.4 x 10 mm
  • Weight: 144g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.2 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5 GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 13MP, 2MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,300mAh

 

Pros

  • Display
  • Processor

Cons

  • Internal memory
  • Battery

Price: Rs 32,000

 

 

HTC One M7

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  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body: 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 143g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 4.7 inches
  • Memory: 32GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7 GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 320
  • Camera: 4MP Ultrapixel, 2.1MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,300 mAh
  • AnTuTu score: 26,556

 

Pros

  • Design, build
  • Display
  • Processor
  • Internal memory
  • Dual SIM

Cons

  • Camera
  • HTC One 2014 out

PriceRs 33,700

 

 

Sony Xperia Z1

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  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body: 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 20.7MP, 2MP secondary
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • AnTuTu score: 34,366

 

Pros

  • Expandable memory
  • Camera
  • Battery

Cons

Price: Rs 30,200

 

 

LG G2

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  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body: 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 143g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.2 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.26GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 13MP with OIS, 2.1MP secondary
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • AnTuTu score: 35,376

 

Pros

  • Camera with optical image stabilization
  • Battery

Cons

  • Non expandable memory
  • LG’s track record of not updating its phones to newer versions
  • Similar to the much cheaper Nexus 5

Price: Rs 28,990 for the 16GB version

            Rs 32,900 for the 32GB version

 

 

LG G Pro 2

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4.2
  • Body: 157.9 x 81.9 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 172g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.9 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 3GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.26GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 13MP with OIS, 2.1MP secondary
  • Battery: 3,200mAh

 

Pros

  • Camera with optical image stabilization
  • Battery

Cons

Price: Rs 31,390

 

 

Apple iPhone 5c

iphone 5c Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: iOS 7.1
  • Body: 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm
  • Weight: 132g
  • Display: 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches
  • Memory: 8 GB non expandable, 1GB RAM
  • Processor: 1.3GHz Dual core A6
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX 543MP3
  • Camera: 8MP, 1.2MP secondary
  • Battery: 1,510 mAh

 

Pros

  • Rich ecosystem
  • Brand value

Cons

  • Non expandable memory
  • Other phones in this price bracket offering better/more powerful hardware (though iOS runs perfectly well on these specifications)
  • No NFC
  • 8GB inbuilt memory only
  • Screen resolution and size
  • Overpriced

Price: Rs 27,500

 

 

Nokia Lumia 830

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Windows Phone 8.1
  • Body: 139.4 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 150g
  • Display: 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inch
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 1GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • Camera: 10MP with OIS, 0.9MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,200mAh

 

Pros

  • Camera with optical image stabilization

Cons

  • Battery
  • Price is outrageously high, should be close to Rs 23,000
  • Processor
  • Display

PriceRs 26,590

 

 

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4.4
  • Body: 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 137g
  • Display: 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inch
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.26GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 20.7MP with OIS, 2MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,300mAh

 

Pros

  • Camera with optical image stabilization
  • Battery
  • Only phone of its size with such specs

Cons

PriceRs 29,199

 

 

Blackberry Z30

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  • OS: Blackberry 10.2
  • Body: 140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • Display: 768 x 1280 pixels, 5 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: 1.7GHz Dual core Snapdragon S4 Pro
  • GPU: Adreno 320
  • Camera: 8MP, 2MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,880 mAh

Pros
Cons

  • Display resolution
  • Limited apps

Price: Rs 28,490

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S4

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Body: 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Exynos 5 Octa 1.6GHz quad core Cortex A15 + 1.2GHz quad core Cortex A7
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX 544MP3
  • Camera: 13MP, 2MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,600 mAh
  • AnTuTu score: 26,147

 

Pros

  • Display
  • Expandable memory
  • Camera
  • Android 4.4

Cons

  • Pebble design, that can be seen on almost every other Samsung phone
  • Galaxy S5 announced
  • Processor

Price: Rs 26,000

 

 

Nexus 5

nexus 5 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Body: 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2 GHz Quad Core
  • GPU: Adreno 330
  • Camera: 8MP with OIS, 1.3MP secondary
  • Battery: 2,300mAh

 

Pros

  • Best processor on smartphones right now
  • 1080p display
  • Android KitKat

Cons

  • Non expandable memory

Price: Rs23,900 for 16GB

             Rs 27,800 for 32 GB

 

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo

 Best phones under Rs 30,000 for November 2014

  • OS: Android 4.3
  • Body: 148.4 x 77.4 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 163g
  • Display: 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.5 inches
  • Memory: 16GB expandable, 2GB RAM
  • Processor: Exynos 5260 Hexa Core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 & dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex A15
  • GPU: Mali-T624
  • Camera: 8MP, 2MP secondary
  • Battery: 3,100 mAh

Pros

  • Expandable memory
  • Battery
  • Stylus

Cons

  • Display resolution

PriceRs 24,600

 

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