We have already stepped into the era of the 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 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
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 the 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 with 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 which 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 Indian 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 becomes 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 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
In India, the Xiaomi Mi 10T launched 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 colours options.
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 by 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage. 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 at 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 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 the combination of a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and 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.
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. Besides, 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 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 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 Indian. 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, 2MP macro sensor, and 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 ColorOS 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 in the market right now. The handset is probably the one that 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 get up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In terms of cameras, it features a triple-camera setup with a combination of 48MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and 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
The Xiaomi Mi 11x India price starts at Rs 29,999 for the 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage option. The phone also comes with an 8GB of 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.
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