Best 5G Smartphones Under Rs 30,000 in India (October 2021): OnePlus Nord 2, POCO F3 GT, and More

In this article, we have listed a series of best 5G smartphones under the Rs 30,000 mark which will help you in picking the best phone for yourself. 

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We have already stepped into the era of 5G networks and most smartphone manufacturers are trying to include 5G connectivity in smartphones across price segments. Initially, 5G support was only available in flagship smartphones, but later we saw brands like OnePlus, Realme, Xiaomi, Vivo, Moto, and more introducing 5G  support to mid-range smartphones as well.

If you’re planning to purchase a 5G smartphone under a budget of Rs 30,000 then you have come to the right place. In this article, we have listed a series of the best 5G smartphones under the Rs 30,000 mark which will help you in picking the best phone for yourself. 

Best 5G Smartphones to Buy Under Rs 30,000 in India

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OnePlus Nord 2

The OnePlus Nord 2 is one of the strongest contenders in this price range. The smartphone comes loaded with a host of interesting features including a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone comes loaded with the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 AI processor along with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

It comes with a triple-camera setup with a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary camera sensor with Optical Image Stabilisation support. The camera module also houses an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP monochrome sensor. For selfies, there is a 32MP front camera. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner and comes with AI face unlock support. The phone packs a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast-charging support and runs on Android 11 based on OxygenOS 11.3.

Price in India

The OnePlus Nord 2 India price starts at Rs 27,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The 8GB RAM + 128GB model comes with a price tag of Rs 29,999. Lastly, the 12GB RAM + 256GB model is priced at Rs 34,999. The phone is available in three colour options including Blue Haze, Gray Sierra, and Green Wood colour options. It is available for purchase from Amazon, Vijay Sales, OnePlus online stores, and major retail outlets across the country.

Realme GT Master Edition

The Realme GT Master Edition comes loaded with a 6.43-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. The phone packs the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor along with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.

In terms of cameras, the phone is loaded with a triple-camera setup with a combination of 64MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor, and 2MP macro shooter. For selfies, you have a 32MP shooter. The phone runs on Android 11 and support 4,300mAh battery with 65W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Realme GT Master Edition price in India starts at Rs 25,999 for the base 6GB + 128GB option. There is also an 8GB + 128GB and an 8GB +256GB variant priced at Rs 27,999 and Rs 29,999. The phone comes in Voyager Grey, Luna White and Cosmos Black colours. The phone is available for purchase from Realme.com and Flipkart.

POCO F3 GT

POCO F3 GT back

The latest smartphone from POCO comes loaded with some interesting features. The phone packs MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It comes loaded with a triple-camera setup with a 64MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and 2MP depth sensor. On the front, you get a 16MP shooter. The handset comes with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification. It runs Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 out of the box. The phone is juiced up by a 5,065mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.

Price in India

The POCO F3 GT price in India starts at Rs 26,999 for 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. It also comes in an 8GB + 128GB storage variant priced at Rs 28,999. Poco has also launched an 8GB + 256GB variant, which is priced at Rs 30,999. The device is available for purchase in two colours – Predator Black and Gunmetal Silver. The handset is available for purchase from Flipkart.

Motorola Edge 20

Motorola Edge 20 Fusion

The Motorola Edge 20 features a 6.7-inch Full HD+ OLED display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G processor and comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

In terms of optics, you get a triple-camera setup with a 108MP primary lens, 16MP ultra-wide sensor, and 2MP macro shooter. On the front, there is a 32MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The devices run Android 11-based My UX out of the box and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.

Price in India

Motorola Edge 20 India price is Rs 29,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage. The phone is available for purchase from Flipkart.

Realme X7 Max

The Realme X7 Max is yet another interesting 5G smartphone from the Chinese company. The phone packs a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. It has a 120Hz refresh rate support with a 360Hz touch-sampling rate. Under the hood, the phone draws power from a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor. It is paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage.

The Realme X7 Max 5G comes with a triple-camera setup with a combination of 64MP Sony IMX682 sensor along with an 8MP ultra-wide shooter, and 2MP macro lens. On the front, you get a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The device packs a 4,500 mAh battery with 50W fast charging support. It boots Realme UI 2.0, based on Android 11.

Price in India

The Realme X7 Max India price starts at Rs 26,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The 12GB RAM and 256GB storage option is priced at Rs 29,999. The phone is available for purchase in Mercury Silver, Asteroid Black, and Milky Way colour options.

OPPO Reno 6

The Reno6 features a 6.43-inch AMOLED flat display. It also features a 90Hz refresh rate screen. The device packs a 4,300 mAh battery with 65W fast charging support. At the back, the device has a triple-camera setup. It has a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide and a 2MP depth sensor. The phone also features a 32MP front camera. The phone gets its power from the Dimensity 900 SoC. The phone runs Android 11-based ColorOS 11.3 out of the box.

Price in India

OPPO Reno 6 comes with a price tag of Rs 29,990. The phone is available for purchase from Flipkart, OPPO online store, Reliance Digital, Vijay Sales, Croma, and other major retailers.

OnePlus Nord 

OnePlus Nord black

OnePlus launched its first smartphone in an affordable range after a long time, called the OnePlus Nord, back in August 2020. The handset comes with a 6.4-inch AMOLED full HD+ display with 1080×2400 pixels resolution. It supports a 90Hz refresh rate and offers a dual punch hole cut out for the selfie cameras. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 765G processor with 5G support. The handset is backed by 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It features Adreno 620 GPU for graphics processing. 

On the optical front, the OnePlus Nord features a quad camera setup with the combination of a 48MP wide sensor primary camera accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide sensor, 5MP depth sensor and 2MP macro sensor. On the front, you have 32MP wide and 8MP ultrawide cameras for selfies and videos. The smartphone packs a 4,115mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging and runs on an Android 10 based Oxygen 10 operating system.

Price in India 

The OnePlus Nord in India price starts at Rs 27,999 and the smartphone is up for grabs in Blue Marble, Gray Onyx colour options. The smartphone is available for sale via Amazon India and other online stores. 

Realme X7 Pro 

Realme has recently expanded its X-series in India with the launch of the Realme X7 Pro in the mid-range segment with 5G support. The Realme X7 Pro went official in the Indian market on February 4th, 2021. The newly launched smartphone flaunts a 6.55-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate along with a 240Hz touch sampling rate.

The handset is powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ 5G chipset that supports a dual 5G standby option. Under the hood, the smartphone features a vapour cooling system and uses VC plates, multi-dimensional graphite, copper foil heat dissipation, and more. 

On the optical front, the smartphone houses a quad-camera setup with the combination of a 64MP Sony IMX 686 primary sensor accompanied with an 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119-degree FoV, 2MP macro shooter, and 2MP portrait lens. Up front, it features a 32MP in-display camera sensor for selfies and video calls. The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,500mAh battery with 65W SuperDart Charge technology.

Price in India

The Realme X7 Pro was launched in India with a price tag of Rs 29,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The smartphone is available for purchase via Flipkart, Realme.com and offline stories. The handset comes in Fantasy and Mystic Black colour options.

Xiaomi Mi 10T

Xiaomi launched its Mi 10T back in October last year and the handset has become very popular thanks to its high-end configuration and 5G connectivity support in the mid-range segment. The smartphone was launched with a 6.67-inch full HD+ display with resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 144Hz refresh rate and a pixel density of 395 ppi. The hand comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, the smartphone draws power from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 processor, with Adreno 650 GPU. The device is backed by 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage and packs a massive 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

As far as cameras are concerned, the Mi 10T features a triple camera setup at the back including a 64MP primary camera accompanied by a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens and 5MP macro sensor along with an LED flash. At the front, the handset offers a 20MP camera sensor for selfies and video calls. 

Price In India

Xiaomi Mi 10T launched in India with a starting price of Rs 29,999 and the smartphone is up for grabs via Amazon, Flipkart and other online and offline stores. Xiaomi Mi 10T is available in Cosmic Black, Lunar Silver colour options.

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Vivo V20 Pro

Vivo expanded its mid-range portfolio back in December 2020 with the launch of the Vivo V20 Pro in the mid-range segment. The smartphone flaunts a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 3000000: 1 contrast ratio. The handset accumulates power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 5G chipset along with Adreno 620 GPU. The smartphone is backed up by 8GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage. The Vivo V20 Pro 5G is fuelled by a massive 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The phone runs on Android 10 with FunTouchOS on top of it. 

At the back, the handset sports a triple camera setup placed in the top-left corner of the phone. The camera module consists of a 64MP primary lens + 8MP wide-angle lens that doubles as a macro shooter with 120-degree FoV, 2.5cm macro shooting. It also offers a 2MP mono lens along with an LED flash. On the selfie front, the smartphone features a dual-camera sensor with a 44MP primary lens and an 8MP super wide-angle lens. 

Price in India 

Vivo V20 Pro 5G in India is priced at Rs 29,990 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The handset is available for purchase in Midnight Jazz and Sunset Melody colour options. The phone is up for grabs via Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, Tata Cliq, Vivo official store, and leading retail stores. 

Moto G 5G

The Moto G 5G is one of the affordable 5G phones currently in the Indian market. The smartphone offers a triple camera setup at the back with a combination of a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro sensor along with an LED flash. Underneath the punch hole cutout design, the smartphone houses a 16MP camera sensor for selfies and video calls. 

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The smartphone flaunts a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ display that carries a punch hole cut out, placed at the centre-top of the display. The handset also gets splash-proof resistance thanks to an IP52 rating. Under the hood, the smartphone packs the latest octa-core Snapdragon 850 chipset with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. Users can also expand the storage up to 1TB via a microSD card. The Moto G 5G is backed up with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging via a USB Type C port.

Price in India

Moto G 5G was launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 20,999 and available for sale via Flipkart and Amazon India. The handset is available in Volcanic Grey, Frosted Silver, Volcanics Gray colours options.

OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G

OPPO recently introduced its second 5G smartphone in India with OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G. The latest smartphone from the company comes loaded with a host of interesting features, including a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset, which is also present in Realme X7 Pro 5G and Reno 5 Pro.

The handset packs a quad-camera setup with a combination of 48MP primary lens with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, the handset comes loaded with a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling. Moving on, the handset packs 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G runs on Android 11 with Color OS 11 on top of it. It features a 4,310mAh battery with 50W fast charging support.

Price in India

The OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G India price is Rs 25,990. The smartphone is available in two colour options, including Fluid Black and Space Silver. The handset is available for purchase from Amazon.

Xiaomi Mi 11x

The latest flagship smartphone from Xiaomi is probably one of the best 5G smartphones you can get on the market right now. The handset offers the flagship Snapdragon 870 processor at an affordable price of Rs 29,999. The handset offers a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate.

As we said, it is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor along with Adreno 650 GPU. You can get up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In terms of camera, it features a triple-camera setup with a combination of a 48MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 5MP tele-macro shooter. For selfies, the phone packs a 20MP shooter. The Mi 11x is juiced up by a 4,520mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

Price in India

Xiaomi Mi 11x India price starts at Rs 29,999 for 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage option. The phone also comes with an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model that is priced at Rs 31,999. It is available in Celestial Silver, Cosmic Black, and Lunar White colour options.

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G

The Galaxy M52 is the latest addition to the Galaxy M series. The phone is known for its sleek and unique design; it is only 7.4mm thick and weighs 173g. The Galaxy M52 5G features a 6.7-inch AMOLED display which comes with 120Hz refresh rate. For performance, it has Snapdragon 778G coupled with 6GB or 8GB RAM. If you are interested in photography, the phone features a triple-cam module on the back that includes a 64MP primary camera, a 12MP ultrawide and a 5MP macro camera. The Galaxy M52 5G carries a 5000 mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging.

Price in India

Samsung Galaxy M52 price in India starts at Rs 25,999 for 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage option. The phone also comes with an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model that is priced at Rs 27,999. It is available in Icy Blue, Blazing Black, White colour options.

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