11 Best Smartphones under Rs. 30,000 in Pakistan (Sep 2021)

If you are looking for the Best Smartphones under Rs 30,000 in Pakistan, then you are at the right place. Thinking of buying a new phone and worried about the price range? We’ve got the best smartphones of the moment listed here which are economical but have extraordinary features. At Rs. 30,000 PKR, you can easily get smartphones that are almost flagship class. All the phones we listed below offer the best hardware available today along with good cameras and decent designs. It means at such a low price, you will be able to buy phones with minor compromised features.

Buying a new phone is always a good idea, however, buying the perfect one is a difficult decision and needs proper research. To make it easier, we have listed the eleven best smartphones around 30000 in one place for our readers.

Here are the Best Smartphones under Rs 30,000

Buying a mobile device is not that easy as one thinks it is. It is a heck of a task as people seldom find which device is the best buy when it comes to consideration of both money and features. Everyone wants the device to be equipped with a marvelous feature but at the same time, money is also one of the most important things that need to be considered. It’s not that one cannot buy a device that has great features at a cost-effective price instead it only needs some research and one can easily land to a conclusion.

However, the finding process is not that difficult now as we have done all the research for you. You only need to read this blog and decide which device suits you the best.

We’ve spent hours whittling the contenders down to a top 11, and we take into account the power, specs, design, and, most importantly, value for money of each handset as discussed.

Let’s get straight into it the list, have a browse through it to see which suits you best.

1) Redmi Note 10:

Best Smartphones under Rs 30,000

The new note 10 series from Redmi has amazed the masses with its launch. The Redmi Note 10 is the basic version which you can purchase under the PKR 30,000 price range. The Redmi Note series is famous for providing a good display, and efficient performance at a budget range. Redmi Note 10 followed the same trajectory. The phone comes with a Super AMOLED display with a screen size of 6.43 inches. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is provided for safety purposes. In terms of memory space, the phone has two variants. The first variant comes with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage (under 30k variant) and the other variant comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. Furthermore, the smartphone is equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 (11 nm) chipset which is really impressive in this price range. Now coming towards the camera, the Redmi Note 10 is equipped with a quad rear camera with a resolution of  48 MP+8 MP+2 MP+2 MP. The 13 MP selfie camera is also decent. You have beautification turned on by default, however, you can turn it off if you want good quality pictures. The 5000 mAh powerful battery provides users with a long-lasting experience.

Though the Super AMOLED display is not up to the mark if we compare it with the flagship AMOLED screen. Still, it can compete with the other phones on this list. But the main reason for putting Redmi Note 10 at the first spot is its prolific and exclusive design along with the performance of the chipset which is better than the second contender on our list.

2) Redmi 10:

redmi 10

Xiaomi is leading the budget smartphone segment with the launch of some brilliant phones like this one and the one mentioned above. The new Redmi 10 has some impressive specifications under the 30K price tag. The phone comes with a 6.5 inches IPS LCD with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The resolution which the display. provides is 1080 x 2460 pixels. Moreover, there is corning gorilla glass 3 for protection purposes. Furthermore, the smartphone operates on the latest Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 as the User interface.

In terms of memory, the phone comes in three different variants (64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM). So, there is enough storage space for an average user. Furthermore, the Redmi 10 is equipped with MediaTek Helio G88 (12nm) processor which is good for gaming and processing under a 30K price tag. The presence of this chipset makes it one of the toughest competitors in the 30K price bracket. Moving towards the camera, the Redmi 10 comes with a Quad 50 MP camera. You can purchase this smartphone for PKR 29,999.

We have put the Redmi 10 in second place because it has an impressive display with a 90 Hz refresh rate. Along with that, there is Helio G88 and Quad 50 MP camera which increases its value in this price tag. Though, the phone couldn’t beat the Note 10 as it has an AMOLED display, efficient performance, and a better camera.

If you want to more about specs, visit our price category by clicking here.

3) Tecno POVA 2 (Gaming Beast):

POVA 2

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Tecno has recently launched a beast in the budget category. The Tecno POVA 2 is the latest addition to the POVA lineup. Under this price category, you won’t be able to see such specifications that are offered in this smartphone. The POVA 2 is equipped with a 6.9 inches IPS LCD with a peak brightness of 480 nits. The resolution which the screen provides is 1080 x 2460 pixels which you won’t normally see in the phones of this price tag. Furthermore, the POVA 2 operates on the latest Android 11 with HiOS 7.6 as the user interface.

In terms of performance, the Tecno POVA 2 is equipped with MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) processor which is excellent for gaming purposes. In this price tag, the presence of the Helio G85 processor is admirable and a great choice for gaming enthusiasts. Furthermore, the POVA 2 comes with 6GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which is quite sufficient for a normal user. Now if we talk about the camera, the POVA 2 comes with a Quad 48 MP camera. You can purchase the phone for PKR 28,999.

Tecno POVA has managed to attain the third position on our list because it has got a great gaming processor under this price tag. Moreover, you get a large memory space along with a Quad camera. Though the phone couldn’t beat the Redmi Note 10 and Redmi 10 because of the absence of an AMOLED screen. Also, the Redmi 10 has got a slightly better chipset and build quality than the POVA 2.

If you want to more about specs, visit our price category by clicking here.

 

4) Infinix Note 10:

Infinix Note 10

Infinix has recently launched another brilliant phone in the Note lineup. The Infinix Note 10 is currently one of the best smartphones that you can buy under 30k. The phone comes with an IPS panel with a resolution of 1080p. It’s a huge phone with a screen size of 6.95 inches. The Corning Gorilla glass protection is provided for safety purposes. In addition to that, the phone has a huge memory space with three different variants ( 4 GB + 64 GB, 4 GB + 128 GB, 6 GB + 128 GB). In terms of performance, the phone is equipped with Media Tek Helio G85 (12 nm) chipset. There is a rear triple-camera in the phone with a resolution of 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP along with a selfie camera of 16 MP. For security purposes, there is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Also, you get the 5000 mAh battery which gives you decent battery life.

Overall, it’s a good phone both performance and specs-wise. You might all be wondering that why it didn’t manage to grasp the top spot on our list. Well, the G85 processor is good for gaming but couldn’t beat the Redmi Note 10, Redmi 10 and POVA 2 in performance. Furthermore, the Redmi Note 10 and Redmi 10 have a better camera result and above all a beautiful build which gives a wonderful feeling while holding it in hand. Furthermore, the Infinix Note 10 has an IPS panel with a basic refresh rate so it couldn’t beat the top 3.

5) Infinix Note 8:

Note 8
source: techweez

Infinix Note series has been amusing the users for a long time now. It is their legacy to provide extravagant specifications in an affordable price range. Similarly, they didn’t disappoint this time as well. Recently, the company has launched the Infinix Note 8. The phone comes with a 6.95 inches large screen with a resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels. Also, it is protected by the Corning Gorilla glass. Furthermore, the phone is equipped with a powerful Helio G80 processor which is good for gaming as well. In the case of memory space, it has 64 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal memory. There is a quad rear camera with a 48 MP main camera and quad-LED flash. For selfie lovers, there is a dual selfie camera with a resolution of 16 MP + 2 MP.  In addition to that, there is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 5200 mAh powerful battery.

The reasons for placing Infinix Note 8 at the fifth spot are obvious. Comparatively, it has a powerful chipset than the below-mentioned smartphone on this list. In addition to that, it has a larger screen, and memory size, dual selfie camera, and powerful battery. So all these attributes have assisted it to take the fifth spot.

6) Xiaomi Redmi 9T:

9t

The Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has been releasing some high-tech smartphones at an affordable price in the recent era. One such smartphone is the Redmi 9T. The size of the screen is 6.53 inches with a resolution of 1080p. The chipset installed in the phone is snapdragon 662 which is a powerful chipset. Furthermore, there is a rear quad-camera setup with a 48 MP main camera. There is 4 GB of RAM along with 64 GB of internal memory. There is a single selfie camera with a resolution of 8 MP. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a massive battery of 6000 mAh. The phone is available in Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, and Ocean Green colors.

You must be wondering that Redmi 9T has a few better specs than Note 8 so why it isn’t placed at the 3rd position. The reason is the camera, memory size, and to some extent chipset.  As the Note 8 has a larger screen, dual selfie camera, more space, and better gaming chipset. Apart from that, Redmi 9T has some brilliant specs under this price tag due to which it has managed to grasp the sixth position on the list of best smartphones under 30K.

7) Tecno Camon 17:

camon 17

 

Tecno has gained immense popularity because it renders quality at an affordable price. Likewise, they didn’t disappoint this time as well. Recently, the company has released the Camon 17. The phone comes with a 6.6 inches display with a resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels. A refresh rate of 90 Hz is provided for the display.  Furthermore, the phone is equipped with a powerful Helio G85 processor which is excellent in this price category. In the case of memory space, it has 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal memory. There is a Triple rear camera with a 48 MP main camera and Quad-LED flash. For selfie lovers, there is a selfie camera with a resolution of 16 MP along with a dual-LED flash.  In addition to that, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 5000 mAh powerful battery.

Tecno Camon 17 has managed to grasp the seventh position on our list. Though, it has a higher memory space than the above two mentioned. However, due to the comparatively cheaper display, build quality and battery, it couldn’t find a place in the top 6.

8) Oppo A31

Best Smartphones under Rs 30,000

Oppo A31comes with a 6.50-inch drop notch display with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 20:9. Oppo A31 is powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The Oppo A31’s operating system is Android 9 and is powered by a 4230mAh non-removable battery. In addition to that,  the phone has a triple rear camera with the main lens as 12-megapixel. There is a corning gorilla glass 3 for protection. The Oppo A31 is available in PKR 29,999/-.

It is pretty much apparent that why this phone is placed at the bottom of our list. The operating system is not the latest, there are a less powerful chipset, battery, and camera, and also not an impressive display. But, surprisingly the price of this phone exceeds many other on our list.

Worthy Mention (For Brand Lovers)

9) Realme C25s:

C25s

Realme has recently launched the successor of the C25 with some decent specifications. The new C25s is equipped with a 6.5 inches IPS LCD with a peak brightness of 570 nits. The resolution which the screen provides is 720 x 1600 pixels under the 30k price tag. Furthermore, the C25s operates on the latest Android 11 with Realme 2.0 as the user interface. Yet the best thing about this phone is its 6000 mAh humungous battery which comes along with an 18W fast charger. Also, the option of reverse charging is also available.

In terms of performance, the Realme C25s is equipped with MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) processor which is a good chipset for gaming purposes. The helio G85 allows phone to work in a smoother way in this price range. Furthermore, the Realme C25s comes with 4GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which is quite sufficient for an average user. Coming towards the camera, the Realme C25s comes with a Triple 48 MP camera. The phone is available for PKR 22,999.

The Realme C25s have been put in worthy mentions because it can’t compete with the top 8 contenders. The phone doesn’t have an HD display and comes with an IPS LCD. Moreover, it has less RAM space and comparatively low build quality. Still, because of the good processor, we have placed it in ninth place. 

10) Samsung Galaxy A21s:

 

Samsung A21s

The Galaxy A21s is the only Samsung brand phone on our list. This is one of the first phones in which Samsung has used some higher specs at a budget price. Like, there is a Quad camera setup with 48 MP as the main camera. In addition to that, there is very powerful chipset installed, the Exynos 850 (8nm). There is a 6.5 inches display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.  However, the display panel used is TFT which is pretty much disappointing. The A21s is available in PKR 29,999/-.

I would recommend this phone to all the brand conscious people. The reason for it is that the A21s is a branded, stylish, powerful and an affordable phone from Samsung.

11) Samsung A12:

Best Smartphones under Rs 30,000

Samsung has a brand name on the top of which it has made its hierarchy in terms of pricing. Recently, the company has released the new A12 under the 30,000 price tag, However, if we compare its specs with other smartphones, it’s pretty disappointing. The phone comes with a 6.5 inches IPS panel with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.  Furthermore, the phone is equipped with a weak Helio P35 processor which is not up to the mark. In the case of memory space, the under 30 K variant has 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. There is a quad rear camera with a 48 MP main camera along with an LED flash. For selfie lovers, there is a selfie camera with a resolution of 8 MP along with an LED flash.  In addition to that, there is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 5000 mAh powerful battery. The smartphone is available in Black, White, Blue, and Red colors.

You must all have realized why I placed it down the list. It has a comparatively very weak chipset and lower memory space and these two attributes influence the performance of the phone significantly. But i presume that brand lovers would still give it a try.

Our Conclusion:

All the devices mentioned above are up to the mark packed with splendid features and are the Best Smartphones under Rs 30,000. Our personal favorites from all of the above devices are Redmi Note 10 and Infinix Note 10. These are the best mid-range phones which all the flagship features at a very affordable price. I love these devices very much because they are fulfilling all the requirements of a regular user at a very economical price. 

However, if you are among those people who are brand conscious and want a device from a renowned brand then Galaxy a21s or A12  are best smartphones under Rs 30,000.

Let us know in the comments section below if you have some better latest devices to share under the price tag of RS 30,000 Pkr. Also, let us know what you think is the best device in our list that should be bought.

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Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
  • O have right now Poco M3 but I am not satisfied as mic and speaker of my handsfree are not working. Also it is not supporting work profile. And it’s been only 3 weeks I bought this set. Otherwise I pretty much like this phone, camera is really cool.

    • Kindly lodge the complaint with the company or the seller, they might change the handsfree.

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