Updated On: November 02, 2016
Literally, we don’t want to waste our money when we are looking to buy a smartphone with a budget of Rs 25,000. And why not? If we are spending that much amount, we all deserve to get the best in class. Well, its not always that what we want is what we get. But, if you surely want a best in class smartphone for a budget of 25k, here is our list of the top 5 smartphones that you can buy in India in November 2016. And as always, our numbers are categorized on the basis of build quality, performance, camera quality, durability, and the current price of the smartphone.
Easily, one of the best smartphone to buy under Rs 25,000, Xiaomi Mi 5 features a 5.15-inch full-HD (1080p) display with curved 3D Ceramic glass. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that comes with 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage and Adreno 530 GPU. The Mi 5 runs on Android Lollipop OS. The device features a 16 mega-pixel rear camera with Sony IMX298 sensor, PDAF (phase detection auto-focus), OIS (optical image stabilization), sapphire glass protection, 4K video support, and LED flash. It also features a 4 mega-pixel selfie camera, with f/2.0 aperture. The Mi 5 is backed with a 3,000 mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. Click “here” for full review. The device also features Fingerprint Scanner and Type-C USB Port.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone is priced at Rs 22,999.
LeEco Le Max 2 features a 5.7-inch quad-HD bezel-less Super-Retina display, powered by 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor clocked at 2.15 GHz. The GPU in Le Max 2 is expected to be Adreno 530. The device will come with 4/6 GB RAM with 32/64 GB in-built memory. Le Max 2 also features Sense ID 3D fingerprint technology, which recognizes fingerprints despite moisture or grease on the finger. The camera specifications of LeEco Le Max 2 features a 21 mega-pixel rear camera and an 8 mega-pixel front camera. The device will be backed with 3,100 mAh non-removable battery that feature Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology that provides 3.5 hours of battery life for 5 minutes of charging. Click “here” for full review.
LeEco Le Max 2 smartphone is priced at Rs 22,999.
Moto Z Play
The Moto Z Play comes in glass body that features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080p) Super AMOLED display and is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor that comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage that can be expanded further via micro-SD card. The device will be backed with a 3,510 mAh battery that can give you up to 50 hours of back-up as claimed by the company. As for the camera setup, the smartphone features a 16 mega-pixel rear camera and 5 mega-pixel front facing camera. The rear camera also features hybrid auto-focus and support for up to 4K resolution video recording. Also, both the cameras have their own flash. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. Finger print sensor is located on the home button.
Moto Z Play smartphone is priced at Rs 24,999.
OnePlus 2 smartphone features a 5.50-inch Full-HD (1080p) touchscreen display and is powered by 1.8 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor that comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage (cannot be expanded). OnePlus 2 features a 13 mega-pixel primary camera and a 5 mega-pixel front shooter for selfies. The smartphone runs on OxygenOS 2.0 and is backed by a 3,300 mAh non removable battery. The OnePlus 2 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope. The device also features a Fingerprint Scanner and Type-C USB Port.
One Plus 2 smartphone is priced at Rs 22,999.
Asus Recently launched its Zenfone 3 Series in the country. The company has launched the Asus Zenfone 3 in two variants out of which, we have placed the Asus Zenfone 3 (ZE520KL) variant in this list. It features a 5.2-inch Full-HD (1080p) IPS display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2.5D glass and gives you 178 degree wide-viewing angle. The device runs on Android Marshmallow OS and is powered by 2 GHz Qualcomm 625 octa core processor that comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory expandable up to 256 GB and dual SIM (micro+nano) slot. The device features 16 mega-pixel primary camera that features laser/phase detection auto-focus (PDAF), OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash and an 8 mega-pixel front shooter for selfies. There is also a Fingerprint scanner on the device. The device is backed with a 2,650 mAh battery and features Type-C USB Port. Other sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope. Click “here” for full review.
The Asus Zenfone 3 smartphone is priced at Rs 21,999.