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Top mid-range smartphones under INR 30000 in 2018

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Mid-Range smartphone segment in the year 2018 was very competitive and offered pure value for money. This year companies bought in the majority of the flagship smartphone features to Mid-Range with very little compromise. Here in this list, we will take a look at the Top Mid-Range smartphone of 2018 which are priced under INR 30,000.

Asus Zenfone 5Z

Asus had a very successful year, they announced the Zenfone Max Pro M1 and M2 budget smartphones which were one of the top sellers and in the Mid-Range, they announced the Asus Zenfone 5Z, their flagship smartphone. The base variant costs INR 29,999 and offers a 6.2-inch Full HD+ display, 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 SoC, and dual rear cameras. During the festive offers, the phone was available for under INR 25,000.

Asus Zenfone 5Z Specification

  • 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass IPS display, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, notch
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage with microSD support up to 2TB
  • 12MP+8MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, OIS/EIS, the secondary 8MP camera comes with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 120-degree wide-angle lens.
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, OV8856 sensor, 83-degree wide-angle, portrait and Selfie panorama
  • 3300mAh battery with ASUS BoostMaster fast charging and AI charging
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Dual speakers, Hi-Res Audi, dual microphones
  • Thickness: 7.85mm and Weight: 155g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, USB Type-C

Poco F1

Xiaomi announced a new sub-brand, Poco and announced it was one of the hottest and trending smartphones of the year. The Poco F1 came with Snapdragon 845 Soc, dual rear cameras, 4000mAH battery with fast charging, 6/8GB RAM for under INR 28,000. PocoPoco F1 Specification

  • 6.18-inch Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass IPS display, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, notch
  • 2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6/8GB RAM
  • 64/128/256GB internal storage with microSD support up to 256GB
  • 12MP+5MP rear camera with Camera with Primary 6P Lens and Secondary 4P Lens, f/1.9 Primary Aperture and f/2.0 Secondary Aperture, Dual Rear Camera with 6-element Primary Lens and 4-element Secondary Lens, AI Dual Camera
  • 20MP front-facing camera with  f/2.0 Aperture, IR Camera
  • 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
  • Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI 10
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • LiquidCool Technology
  • Thickness: 8.8mm and Weight: 180g
  • Hybrid Slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, USB Type-C
  • Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue

Vivo V11 Pro

This phone comes with a beautiful 6.41-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner, which works flawlessly. The phone is packed with Snapdragon 660 SoC, 6GB RAM, and 64GB storage. It is powered by 3400mAH battery with fast charging capabilities. In the camera department, it comes with a dual rear camera and a 25MP selfie camera.Vivo V11 ProVivo V11 Pro Specification

  • 6.41-inch Full HD+(2340*1080 pixel) Halo FullView display 3.0, water drop notch
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 processor, Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, up to 256GB with microSD support
  • 12MP+5MP dual rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, f/1.8 aperture shot refocus, AI HDR
  • 25MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Funtouch OS 4.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3400mAh battery with fast charging
  • In-display fingerprint sensor, IR face unlock
  • Thickness: 7.9mm and Weight: 156g
  • Dual SIM Slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB 2.0

Oppo F9 Pro

Oppo F9 Pro’s USP is its VOOC charging technology, the company promises a quick 5-minute charge is enough to give you 2 hours of talk time. VOOC also boasts an intelligent five-layer protection system from the adaptor to the port and interior of the phone. It comes with a 6.3-inch waterdrop notch display and is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 processor. The Oppo F9 Pro comes in gradient color combinations – Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue, and Starry Purple.Oppo F9 Pro ColoursOppo F9 Pro Specification

  • 6.3-inch Full HD+(2280*1080 pixel) Halo FullView display 3.0, water drop notch
  • 2GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, up to 256GB with microSD support
  • 16MP+2MP dual rear camera with LED flash, f/1.85 aperture
  • 25MP front-facing camera, AI Beauty
  • ColorOS 5.2, Android 8.1 Oreo.
  • 3500mAh battery, VOOC fast charge
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Thickness: 7.99mm and Weight: 169g
  • Dual SIM Slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS

Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8.1

Nokia announced the Nokia 7 Plus at the MWC 2018 in Q1 and later on the smartphone was made available in India. Later in the year, the company announced the successor to the Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8.1 with a better Snapdragon 710 processor, 6.18-inch Full HD+ Puredisplay(HDR10 display), 20MP front-facing camera, and a 3500mAH battery with fast charging via USB Type-C port.

Nokia 7 Plus Specs

  • 6-inch FullHD+, 18:9 aspect ratio 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory, with microSD card support  up to 128GB with microSD
  • 12MP+13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF,  f/1.75 aperture, ZEISS optics
  • 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics
  • Android 8.0 Nougat
  • 3800mAh built-in battery, fast charging
  • Rear Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia OZO Audio, Dolby Atmos
  • Thickness: 9.55mm
  • Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C

Nokia 8.1

Nokia 8.1 Specification

  • 6.18-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Puredisplay(HDR10 display)
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with Adreno 616 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory, with microSD card, support  up to 400GB with microSD
  • 12MP(f/1.8 aperture)+13MP(f/2.2 aperture) dual rear camera setup with dual LED flash, ZEISS optics, OIS, EIS
  • 20MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3500mAh built-in battery, fast charging
  • Rear Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C, Nokia OZO audio, NFC

So, these were our picks for the Top Mid-Range smartphones of 2018. Let us know which is your favourite in the comment section or tweet to us @theunbiasedblog.

 

Fell in love with Android OS from the day I bought my first Smartphone in 2013. A budding Android Developer. Love to write about Android, Tech, and Smartphones. Technology enthusiast addicted to my smartphone, I love clicking photos with my smartphone, traveling and listening to music. Currently using a OnePlus 6T and Ticwatch S.