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If you are shelling out Rs 30000 for a phone, it is clear that you expect to own a top shelf, high quality Android smartphone. I have researched and listed the best Android phones within the price point of around 30,000 INR.

These phones have up-to-date software and the latest Android features to justify the money spent on getting one.

The list is broad for best of Android phones between 25k-30k. But I still managed to present the best Android phones for you to check out in this post.

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So grab a coffee and checkout the latest smartphones in market under 30k for year 2016.

Google Nexus 5

This smartphone holds the top position for speed with a stunning 5 inch HD display screen and power.

  • Runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • Powered Snapdragon 800 Quadcore
  • 26 GHz processor
  • 16GB/32 GB internal storage
  • 2GB RAM

Google Nexus has 8MP camera with Optical Image Stabilisation, LED flash along with 1.3MP front facing snapper. This phone has some interesting features like HDR camera shooting mode, improved NFC support, native printing functionality and screen recording utility.

As for connectivity you will get a dual band wifi, 4G LTE and wireless charging features.

Motorola Moto X

The best features of this Android phone are contextual awareness processor core, voice recognition and custom designed Natural Language Processor core.

  • Runs on Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16GB storage with 50 GB Google storage for two year

On the connectivity front you get dual band wifi and 4G LTE band. Moto X has polycarbonate based body. It has 10MP clear pixcel rear camera and 2MP HD video front camera.

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra

This six inch phablet of Sony has Snapdragon 400 processsor, 720 p screen, 13 MP rear camera, secondory camera of 1.1 MP and a large battery. This is an extra ordinarily sleek camera with 7.65 mm width.

  • Runs on 4.3 Android Jelly Bean
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 HZ quad core processor
  • 8GB internal memory

The rear camera has rich feature support like superior auto feature, HDR mode and recording facility. It has got wifi, bluetooth, screen mirroring, DLNA, Throw Smart application and micro USB port.

Motorola Moto G

It is an exceptional camera coming at an exceptional price considering the features. It has the advantage of dual SIM. It has 4.5 inch display screen with HD resolution.

  • Runs on 4.4 Android KitKat
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4Hz quad core processor
  • 8GB/16GB internal memory

Other notable feature includes 5MP main camera, multiple connectivity, HD recording facility and micro USB port.

Sony Experia Z1 Compact

This is an extra ordinary phone with a 4.3 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen.

  • Runs on 4.3 Android Jelly Bean
  • 800 Snapdragon processor
  • 16GB storage

It has got superior 20.7 MP primary camera with HD recording. To support video chat it has 2MP front camera. Experia Z1 is water and dust resistant. It has important connectivity options like GPRS, EDGE, Wifi, bluetooth, 3G, DLNA etc.

Nokia Lumia 1320

This smartphone has carved a niche for itself in the Android list. This is a phone based on a Windows processor. The high rating is due to its speed and customer friendly interface.

  • Runs on Windows phone 8
  • 7GHz dual core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory with micro SD slot the memory is expandable to 64 GB.

It has a 6 inch LCD display screen with HD resolution of 720p. It has the facility of dual camera where the primary camera has 5MP sensor. Connectivity options include wifi hotspot, pre installed Internet Explorer, bluetooth, A- GPS, v2 micro USB connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

The attractive characteristics of this phone is its super slim body and easy portability. Its main forte lies in its power packed performance. Its 5.5 inch display screen has 16:9 aspect ratio and HD resolution. Users have the benefit of multi tasking smoothly with Galaxy Grand 2.

  • Runs on 4.3 Android Jelly Bean
  • 5 GB RAM
  • 2 Hz quad core processor

Primary camera has 8 MP sensor with a secondary camera of 1.9MP sensor. It has dual SIM feature and multi connection option too, for eg. Wifi connect, bluetooth, 3G and USB connectivity.

Gionee Elfie S 5.5

This is the phone that helped the company establish its brand name in the market. It comes with Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen, with 5.5 inch display screen with 1080p screen resolution.

  • Runs on 4.2 Android Jelly Bean
  • 7 GHz Mediatek octa core processor
  • Internal storage 16GBIt has the facility of dual camera with 13MP primary camera and 5 MP secondary camera and offers popular multi connectivity options including micro USB.

Gionee Elfie E7

This is another incredible production from Gionee. The top camera is the unique feature of this option. The rear camera has 16MP sensor and the front faced camera has 8MP sensor. It adjusts color and saturation which makes the setting more interesting.

  • Runs on Android 4.2 jelly bean
  • Powered by 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • Internal memory 16GB/ 32 GB
  • 3GB RAM

The high value RAM makes multi tasking smooth and clutter free. The 5.5 inch display screen has 1080p resolution with the protection of Gorilla 3.

OnePlus 2

OnePlus 2 is on top of many phones in the price bracket. The phone has no heating issues and it does a decent job in other major areas. If you are planning to buy a new phone, this would be a great choice.  The OnePlus 2 has increased update from its previous version, OnePlus One.

It still maintains the sandstone back but it’s on a thin plastic plate.  The build and design of the OnePlus 2 is an embodiment of an incremental update. The sandstone back looks the same as in OnePlus One but feels somehow different.  This 5.5 inch FHD display is not that sharp but it’s not dime. The OnePlus 2 fingerprint sensor is useful and delivers to expectation.  OnePlus 2 does well with the ‘laser assisted auto-focus camera’. The 13MP camera on the back is also much improved as compared to the OnePlus One.

Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe

Asus has a popular range of smartphones with various configurations and it’s challenging to keep track of everything that comes from this Taiwanese manufacturer. Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe was announced last year around August and its has remained one of the best phones beween 25k-30k. This device is actually a ZenFone 2 with cosmetic changes and it’s only available in the two configurations in India.

It features 4GB RAM with either 64GB or 128GB of storage. Actually, ZenFone 2 Deluxe is priced the same as the ZenFone 2 for those same two variants as well.  The ZenFone 2 Deluxe is exactly the same as its siblings from the front and sides, but is a completely different story at the back. The removable back panel has a delightful crystalline pattern with a dull matte finish and plenty of angular variation.

It also has a non-removable battery, and separate slots for both Micro-SIM cards and a microSD card (up to 128GB is supported). The ZenFone 2 Deluxe has a decent full-HD IPS-LCD screen and a 3000mAh battery. Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe runs Android 5.0 with the company’s ZenUI layered on top.

These are all on my list of personal favorites for Android phones within the range of 30k. I hope you find my post useful.

Drop in your favorites and do write the features you enjoy the most in the comments below.  Let me know if any other smartphone should replace one above or be added in the list.

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