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Best Smartphones in Nepal Under Rs. 25,000

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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.

1Xiaomi MI A1

MI A1 has been a huge hit in the Nepali market and the smartphone is still being sold like a hot cake. The smartphone 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 32GB of onboard storage. Xiaomi MI A1 also includes an impressive dual camera setup on the back. The camera takes some nifty portrait shots and is also capable of capturing the images with 2x lossless zooming.


  • 5.5-inch FULL HD IPS LCD display (401ppi)
  • Snapdragon 625 CPU with 2.0GHz 14nm Cortex A53 Octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM & 32GB storage (expandable up to 256GB via microSD card)
  • Stock Android Nougat (v7.1.1); Upgradable to Oreo (v8.0)
  • Rear Camera: Dual-12MP (26mm, f/2.2 + 50mm, f/2.6), PDAF, 2x zoom, Dual-LED flash
  • 5 MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, proximity, compass
  • 3080 mAh non-removable battery
  • Price: Rs. 26,999 (Available for Rs. 25,000)

Also Read: Xiaomi Mi A1 Review: When Two Worlds Collide

2Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

This device is also known as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. Known as Redmi 5 Plus, only the Indian variant is hailed as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. Keeping this naming issue aside, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a great buy if you are looking for good looks, excellent battery life, and decent performance. With 4000mAh battery, the phone lasts for 2 days. With energy efficient Snapdragon 625 processor and optimized MIUI, the phone performs very smooth. Apart from that, it has a good 5.99-inch FullView FullHD+ IPS display with near bezel-less design. In addition, the smartphone inherits a 12MP rear camera and 5MP selfie shooter.


  • 5.99-inch FullView FULL-HD+ IPS LCD display (403ppi)
  • Snapdragon 625 CPU with 2.0GHz 14nm Cortex A53 Octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage; expandable up to 128GB via microSD card (uses SIM2 slot)
  • MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat (v7.1.2) OS
  • 12 MP Rear Camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 5 MP Front Camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 23,499 (Available for Rs. 22,999) 

3Sony Xperia XA1

The Xperia XA1 is a pretty decent smartphone in this price range. With an impressive 23MP camera at the back, the smartphone targets the photography enthusiasts. On the front, however, has an 8MP selfie shooter. The smartphone comes with a 5-inch display, which is shielded with scratch-resistant glass on the top.


  • 5-inch HD IPS display with Scratch-resistant glass
  • MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 chipset
  • Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • Mali T880-MP2 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card
  • Android Nougat (7.0), planned upgrade to Android Oreo (8.0)
  • Dual SIM (nano+nano)
  • 23MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, Predictive Hybrid AF, 1080p video recording
  • 8MP front-facing camera with 1/4” sensor size, f/2.0 lens, 1080p video recording
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC
  • 2300mAh Battery
  • Price: Rs.28,000 (Available for Rs. 25,200 on Daraz)

4Oppo A83

With the trend of the smartphones with minimum bezels peaking in the smartphone market, Oppo A83 is another device to follow the bandwagon. The smartphone has incorporated AI-powered selfie camera, which captures the selfies at the maximum resolution of 8MP. Oppo has provided a 13MP shooter on the rear end. This camera-centric smartphone is powered by MediaTek MT6763T Helio P23 chipset coupled with 3GB of RAM.


  • 5.7 inches IPS LCD HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Android v7.1 Nougat with ColorOS 3.2 on top
  • MediaTek MT6763T Helio P23 chipset
  • Octa-core 2.5 GHz Cortex- A53 CPU
  • Mali G71 MP2 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB onboard storage; extendable up to 256 GB (dedicated microSD card slot)
  • Front camera: 8MP, f/2.2 aperture
  • Rear camera: 13MP, f/2.2 aperture with LED flash
  • 3,180 mAh Non- removable Li-ion battery
  • Price: Rs. 24,990 (Available for Rs. 23,999)

5Gionee A1

The Gionee A1 is one of the best offerings from the Chinese manufacturer here in Nepal. The phone also carries the tag of Super Selfie and Super Battery like all the new Gionee Smartphones in the market. It comes with a massive 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture which results in natural looking selfies – incorporating great details. The A1 also provides robust backup with its 4010mAh battery that can last you for a day or two. It also comes with fast charging capability.

Apart from its feature focus, it has a good choice in hardware specification. The Gionee A1 comes with 5.5inch Full HD AMOLED display. Powering the device is Helio P10 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz, coupled with 4GB of RAM. It is issued with 64GB of internal storage, expandable up to 256GB using the micro SD card. The back shooter holds a 13MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus.


  • 5.5-inch (1920× 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • Gorilla Glass 3 on the front with Oleophobic coating; Full Metal body on the back
  • 1.8 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with micro SD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with Amigo OS 3.5
  • Dual Hybrid SIM (4G + 4G)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1/3.0+” sensor, 5P lens
  • 16MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1/3.06″ sensor, 5P lens, selfie flash
  • Fingerprint sensor (embedded on the home button)
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Waves MaxxAudio
  • Dimensions: 154.5 x 76.5 x 8.5mm; Weight: 182g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 /a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Gyro Sensor
  • 4010mAh battery with fast charging
  • Color Option: Black, Gold, and White
  • Price: Rs. 26,990 (Available for Rs. 24,999)

Also Read: Gionee A1 Review: A Mixed Blessing

6Nokia 6

Nokia 6 is a good choice if you are looking for the sturdier build, a good display, and an excellent set of cameras. It comes with a durable aluminum body with premium looks. The 5.5-inch FullHD display has good brightness, contrast level, and sunlight legibility. The star of the show is the 16MP rear camera and the 8MP front camera.


  • 5.5-inch FULL HD IPS LCD display (401ppi) with Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Snapdragon 430 CPU with 1.4Ghz 28nm Cortex A53 Octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM & 32GB Storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • 16MP Rear Camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, and dual LED flash
  • 8MP Front Facing Camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs.25,600 (Available for Rs. 24,999)

7UMIDIGI Crystal

The UMIDIGI Crystal looks alluring in terms of design. It has brutally obliterated the bezels on the three sides and has kept just the chin to adjust the selfie camera. The smartphone also comes with a dual camera at the back, which possesses Samsung Sensors. And there is a 5MP selfie shooter up front. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek MT6750T chipset backed by 4GB of RAM.


  • 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels full HD Bezel-less SHARP 2.5D curved display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750T processor
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable with microSD up to 256GB
  • Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • 13 MP + 5 MP dual rear cameras with Samsung sensor
  • 5 MP front camera
  • Dual Hybrid SIM (Nano+Nano/TF Card) with 4G LTE
  • USB Type-C
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • 3000 mAh non-removable battery
  • Glass Body (2.5D curved glass on the front & rear)
  • Price: Rs.25,900 (Available for Rs. 24,500)

Also Read: UMIDIGI Crystal Review: The bezel-less beauty with a few hiccups!

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