The smartphone market is already feeling the consequences of inflation and the general economic downturn. The majority of devices now cost far more than they used to, and this season’s latest models are being introduced at a premium. It might be difficult to choose a high-quality smartphone with all the options now available. You’ve come to the correct place if you’re looking for the greatest smartphone for less than Rs 25,000. We have listed down some offerings under this price bracket. So, without further ado, let’s get started.
Redmi Note 12 Pro
The much-needed upgrade to the Note range is the Redmi Note 12 Pro. The smartphone comes with a large 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel with a variable refresh rate that can adjust between 30/60/90/120Hz. It has a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 5G SoC, up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. With a 200MP primary sensor on the back and help from an 8MP ultrawide angle sensor and a 2MP macro sensor, the phone does admirably in the optics department, while for selfies, a 16MP camera is hidden inside the punch-hole. A 5,000mAh battery that supports 67W rapid charging powers the Note 12 Pro. Additionally, it gets support for Dolby Vision, Hi-Res audio, a 3.5mm audio jack, an IP rating, runs Android 12 with MIUI 13 on top, and comes with a promise of 2 major Android upgrades and 4 years of security upgrade.
Realme 10 Pro
The Realme 10 and 10 Pro models, as well as the flagship Realme 10 Pro+, make up the 2023 number series for Realme. The Realme 10 Pro sports a 6.72-inch FHD+ LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC that is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Realme 10 Pro has a dual camera setup with a 108MP main sensor and a 2MP portrait camera on the back and a 16MP sensor for selfies up front. The handset is juiced by a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.
Motorola Edge 30
The company’s ultra-thin and light smartphone is brought to life with the Motorola Edge 30. It weighs about 155g and is only 6.79mm thick. The device still has a 6.5-inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel with a 144Hz refresh rate and thin bezels. Like the other phones on our list, it is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC and runs a vanilla Android operating system that is becoming more and more well-liked by consumers. The Edge 30 is also strong in the camera department and packs a triple camera setup on the rear with a 50MP primary sensor, a 50MP ultrawide angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. There is a dedicated 32MP front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. The phone comes with a not-so-large 4,020mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging.
Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge
The Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G‘s fastest charging speed, which made news in 2022, is its main selling point. A 120W fast charger takes much longer than 20 minutes to completely charge a smartphone battery, especially one with a sizable capacity. With that out of the way, the 11i HyperCharge is a mid-range Xiaomi phone with a gorgeous 6.67-inch 10-bit AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, runs the most latest MIUI software, is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 920 processor, and gets a tried-and-true 108MP triple camera setup on the rear that the company has been using in their other devices.
iQOO Z6 Pro
The iQOO Z6 Pro is another top-notch device made by iQOO. It is designed for a consumer on a tight budget who wants a well-rounded smartphone. The Z6 Pro packs a 6.44-inch Full HD+ resolution AMOLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate and a dew-drop notch. It has up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage and is driven by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC. On the optics front, the handset gets a triple camera setup on the rear with a 64MP main sensor, which is assisted by an 8MP ultrawide angle lens and a macro camera. A 16MP camera on the phone takes care of the selfies. A 4,700mAh battery powers the phone and supports 66W fast charging.