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Best Smartphones in Nepal Under Rs. 25,000

Best Smartphones in Nepal Under Rs. 25,000 in 2019

The Nepali smartphone market is dominated by the mid-range phones that cost between Rs.20,000 to Rs. 35,000 and the very sweet spot in this price range is the Rs. 25,000 price point. Hence, we’ve made a list of best smartphones under 25000 in Nepal that provides good value for your money.

5Vivo V9 Youth

The Vivo V9 Youth is last year’s mid-range smartphone that currently comes with an MRP of Rs. 29,340. However, the Chinese company is currently running a sales campaign till 1st January and the Vivo V9 Youth is currently available for Rs. 22,672.

For that price, the device sports a tall 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It has dual lenses on the rear that measure 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel. Up front lies a 16-megapixel selfie shooter. While some of the smartphones on this list feature 64 GB of onboard memory, the V9 Youth only comes with 32 GB. But this is expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card slot.

In terms of the internals, the Vivo V9 Youth is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 3,260 mAh battery inside.

Vivo V9 Youth Specifications

  • Display: 6.3-inch IPS display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Resolution: Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels), 19:9 aspect ratio
  • OS: Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • CPU: 1.8GHz Octa-Core
  • GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB; Expandable up to 256GB via SD card
  • Rear Camera: Dual (16MP + 2MP)with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Proximity, Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass
  • Battery: 3260mAh
  • Price: Rs. 22,672

4Lenovo S5

The Lenovo S5 is the Chinese company’s take on the mid-range smartphone of Nepal. This device a portion of bezels on the top and bottom albeit featuring a compact form factor. The S5 has a 5.7-inch full HD+ display with a metallic jacket cloaking it. There are dual cameras on the back with the secondary rear camera used as a monochrome sensor.

The Lenovo S5 is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor that is aided by 4 GB of RAM. It currently runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and has 64 GB of internal memory that is expandable up to 128 GB. The Lenovo S5 recently had a price drop. It is currently priced at Rs. 23,999.

Also Read: Lenovo S5 Full Review

Lenovo S5 Specifications

  • Display: 5.7-inch IPS LCD, 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Resolution: Full HD+ Max Vision Display (1080 x 2160)
  • OS: ZUI 3.7 based on Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Octa-Core
  • GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64 GB; Expandable up to 128 GB via SD card
  • Rear Camera: Dual 13 MP primary + 13 MP Monochrome with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP, f/2.2
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh
  • Price: Rs. 23,999

3Xiaomi MI A2 Lite

With great overall specs, Xiaomi MI A2 lite stands on the top of the list. Xiaomi MI A2 Lite is an Android One device and inherits the all hailed Stock Android OS on its system. In addition, the smartphone is gifted with the powerful yet power efficient Snapdragon 625 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The phone also includes an impressive dual camera setup on the back. The camera takes some nifty portrait shots with a great amount of details.

Xiaomi MI A2 Lite Specifications:

  • Display: 5.84-inch IPS display
  • Resolution: Full-HD+ (2280×1080 pixels), 19:9 aspect ratio, 432PPI
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android One
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB/4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB; Expandable up to 256GB via SD card (dedicated slot)
  • Rear Camera: Dual camera – (12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25 μm, PDAF) + (5 MP, f/2.2, 1.12 μm, depth sensor), LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • Price: Rs. 24,499 for 4/64GB

2Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo

At this price, Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo is obviously one of the best in the list. It comes with remarkable Exynos 7885 chipset, whose performance is comparable to the Snapdragon 636 chipset. So the performance of the phone is really great. Samsung phones come with impressive cameras and the J7 Duo is no exception. It features dual camera at the back. The camera pair at the back is capable of taking amazing portrait shots, whose blur intensity and focus area can be adjusted even after taking the shots.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo specifications:

  • Display: 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display
  • Screen resolution: 720×1280 pixels with 16:9 aspect ratio (267 ppi density)
  • Chipset: Exynos 7885
  • CPU: Octa-core (4 X 1.56Ghz Cortex A53 + 4 X 1.6Ghz Cortex A73)
  • GPU: Mali-G71
  • OS: Android Oreo 8.0 with experience UI on the top
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • ROM: 32 GB extendable up to 256 GB (dedicated microSD card slot)
  • Selfie camera: 8 MP f/1.9, LED flash
  • Rear camera: 13+5 MP dual f/1.9 with autofocus, LED flash, live focus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, etc.
  • Battery: 3000 mAh removable Li-on battery
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity
  • Price: Rs. 22,000

1Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro arrived in the Nepali market about a month ago. While the phone has led to Xiaomi’s criticism for bringing about only a couple of updates over the Redmi Note 5 AI, it is still a great choice for anyone looking for a mid-range smartphone.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has had an improvement on the camera front as it comes with dual selfie shooter. There are dual 12- and 5-megapixel rear cameras. The display on this device measures 6.26-inch and it surrounds a notch on the top.

The Redmi Note 6 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset along with 3 GB of RAM. In terms of storage, you only get 32 GB but it is expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card. The battery is one of the selling points of this phone as it comes with a large 4,000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.26-inch IPS LCD display
  • Resolution: Full-HD+ (2280×1080 pixels), 19:9 aspect ratio, 403PPI
  • OS: MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
  • GPU: Adreno 509 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 32GB; Expandable up to 256GB via SD card
  • Rear Camera: Dual camera – (12 MP, f/1.9, 1.4 μm, PDAF) + (5 MP, f/2.2, 1.12 μm, depth sensor), dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera: Dual camera – (20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9 μm) + (2 MP, f/2.2, 1.75 μm, depth sensor)
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • Price: Rs. 24,999