For a generation that prefers being glued to a screen, smartphones are probably now part of lifestyle. We know smartphones in different shapes and sizes. We also understand, you can't go crazy over a single purchase and buy a high-end phone that'll drain all your greens. So, here's a compilation of the best phones under 30K:
OnePlus has been quite the sensation for tech-enthusiasts since the very first day. Their first mid-range smartphone is a hit among those with slightly smaller pockets. A stunning 5” Corning Gorilla Glass at 1080p with 440ppi feels like a breath of fresh air. The cameras are decent for your regular day to day shots with 8MP up front and 13MP at the back. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 powers the phone backed by a 2,525 mAh LiPo battery to get you through the day.
Samsung Galaxy J7 2016
The J7 and the J5 are wonderful options to consider when looking for a smartphone at this range. It's decent and a quick grab if you don't have particular preferences and are looking for a product that won't let you down. Coming with a 5.5” screen and a 1.5GHz Octa-core processor it has 1.5GB of RAM and a 16GB ROM. There's a 5MP front camera and a 13MP one at the back. 16GB of internal memory should be enough for your songs and photos but if you do need more, you can extend it upto 128GB via microSD.
Price: Tk. 24,900/-
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro
Xiaomi's strong fan base is there for a solid reason and with every new phone it just keeps getting larger. The Redmi Note 3 Pro is for you if you're a customization freak who likes a simplistic approach to tech. The 5.5” screen has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with a pixel density of 403 ppi. Inside there's a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The 16MP back and 5MP front cameras won't disappoint you for your Snapchat and Instagram needs.
Price: Tk. 22,700/-
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE601KL
Zenfones look cool, act cool and is a solid choice for power users. Packed with a Snapdragon 615 processor, 3GB of RAM and a 3000mAh battery, this is a phone that'll keep on running without bumps all throughout a busy day. One of the best things about Asus phones is their ZenUI--beautiful, neat and unique, it's designed with a user-first approach in mind.
Price: Tk. 24,300/-
LG Nexus 5X:
Nexus phones are a list-topper for any category, performance or design-wise. With a 5.2” FHD screen above a Snapdragon Qualcomm 808 processor, 2GB RAM and a 2,700mAh battery, this is a premium device that meets all your needs and more. The 5MP front camera is great for selfies and the 12.3MP camera at the back has laser-assisted autofocus and lets you capture video in 4K.
Price: Tk. 26,000/-
Motorola Moto G4 Plus:
One of the best things about Motorola are the personalization options they offer for their smartphones. From front and back colors to the greeting message on your phone, you can change it all according to your preferences. The Moto G4 Plus is no rookie on the inside either. Running Android Marshmallow on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 and 2/4GB RAM, it's a top competitor. The 16MP back camera (5MP front) lets you take brilliant photos. The 5.5” display has a resolution of 1920x1080 at 440ppi.
Price: Tk. 25,500/-
Huawei G7 Plus:
Huawei has rolled out a few decent phones over the past couple of years and the G7 Plus is no different. Run by a Qualcomm 8-core processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM, it has all the top notch bells and whistles at this range. The 3000mAh battery is a treat for those of us who spend time on their phone a lot. When it comes to taking photos, there's a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary one.
Price: Tk. 27,990/-