Top 5 smartphones between Rs 25000 to Rs 30000

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    In this article, we are going to reveal our top 5 smartphones priced between Rs.25000 to Rs.30000. We have already reviewed our top 5 smartphones under Rs. 15000 segment, Under Rs.20000 & Under 25000, you can read them here:

    Under the price segment of Rs.25000 to 30000, we wish to have at lease a Full HD screen, Quad-core processor (Snapdragon is preferred) or a Mediatek Octacore, 2/3 GB of RAM, a decent camera, and a durable battery. Let’s check my top 5 mid-range smartphones priced less than Rs. 30000 that’s now available in Nepalese market. (UPDATED-MARCH,2016)

    1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

    The Redmi Note 3 smartphone is equipped with a 5.5-inch Full HD touchscreen display, is powered by an Octacore Helio X10 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. It features a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash and full HD (1080p) video recording, as well as 5-megapixel front camera for video calls and selfies. For connectivity, it includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS with GLONASS. 

    The Redmi Note 3 boasts 4000mAh Li-Ion battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system out of the box. You can get the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 in Nepal at around Rs. 25,000. 

    Full Specs of Redmi Note 3:

    • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display
    • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC with PowerVR G6200 GPU
    • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage
    • MIUI 7 based on Android Lollipop
    • Dual SIM
    • 13MP rear camera with PDAF, dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording, 120fps slow-motion
    • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
    • Fingerprint sensor
    • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n ( 2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS
    • 4000mAh battery with fast charging

    2. Lenovo K4 Note

    Lenovo K4 Note is now available in the Nepalese market. It is a mid-range handsets that won’t unseat any flagships but offer serious bang for the buck. It is powered by an octacore 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU processor coupled with 3 GB RAM. The device has 16 GB of internal storage  that can be further expanded via microSD card up to 128 GB. 

    The Lenovo K4 note features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a full HD resolution. It has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. The phone supports Wifi ac, NFC, GPS, 3G and 4G LTE. It packs in a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery and runs on Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop).

    If you’re on a budget and seeking a decent smartphone that doesn’t require more of a commitment beyond the asking price, then K4 Note is worth a look.

    Full Specs of K4 Note:

    • 5.5” IPS LCD Display (1920 x 1080 pixels)
    • 1.3GHz Octacore  MediaTek MT6753 SoC
    • 3GB of RAM || 32GB internal storage
    • MicroSD card slot upto 200GB
    • Android Lollipop 5.1
    • 13 MP Rear Camera with LED flash
    • 5MP Front Camera
    • Fingerprint sensor
    • Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

    3. Asus Zenfone 2 

    Asus Zenfone 2 was one of the best midrange phones of 2015, but arriving in 2016, it still punches well above its weight. The Zenfone 2 boasts a good full high definition screen, plenty storage and handles day-to-day tasks in a timely fashion thanks to intel powered processor. The phone feels strong and well-built too. It comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the front with a strong plastic casing covering the sides and back.

    The Zenfone 2 comes with a 5.5-inch FHD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Under the hood is a quad-core Intel 64bit processor with powerful power VR GPU for graphics. The Zenfone 2 also comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage with expandable microSD slot so you can boost the storage by a further 128GB should you want to.

    Zenfone 2

    It has two pretty good cameras – primary is a 13MP camera with an LED flash, the secondary is a front facing 5MP selfie shooter. With the 3000 mAh non-removable battery and fast charging technology, it should be enough for the daily usage. For connectivity, there is 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, Wifi ac, GPS, and NFC.

    Full Specs of ZenFone 2: 

    • 5.5” IPS LCD Display (1280 x 1920 pixels)
    • Intel AtomZ3560 Chipset
    • 2GB of RAM ||16GB internal storage
    • MicroSD card slot
    • Android Lollipop 5.0.2
    • 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Rear Camera with LED flash
    • 5MP Front Camera
    • Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

    4. Samsung Galaxy J7 

    The Samsung Galaxy J7 is available for purchase now for a price of Rs.22000. This midrange smartphone from Samsung offers 5.5-inch AMOLED screen, Octa-core processor, 13MP shooter and a 5MP front camera with LED flash. You can buy the phone from different Samsung outlets located all across the nation. Samsung Galaxy J5

    Full Specs of Samsung Galaxy J7: 

    • 5.5” AMOLED Display (1280 x 720 pixels)
    • 1.5Ghz Octacore Snapdragon 615 SoC
    • 1.5GB of RAM ||16GB internal storage
    • MicroSD card slot
    • Android Lollipop 5.1 with TouchWiz UI
    • 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Rear Camera with LED flash
    • 5MP Front Camera with LED flash
    • Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

    5. Xiaomi Mi4

    The Xiaomi Mi4, although a 2-year-old smartphone, comes with superior hardware specs. Priced at Rs. 24,500, the phone offers 5-inch Full HD IPS panel and is powered by Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz. With 3GB of RAM and Adreno 330 GPU, the device is capable of running high-end games. On the rear side, we have a 13MP Sony IMX214 shooter and on the back, we have an 8MP camera.

    xiaomi mi4

    Full Specs of Xiaomi Mi4:

    • 5-inch IPS LCD screen (1080 x 1920 pixels)
    • 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 Chipset
    • 3GB RAM ||16GB internal storage (No Card Slot)
    • Android 5.0.2 on top of MIUI v6.0
    • 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Rear Camera
    • 8MP Front Camera
    • Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery