The sub-Rs 30,000 smartphone segment has seen several launches in 2022. Some of these smartphones offer best-in-class fast charging, while others focus on delivering a flagship experience at an affordable price. There are also smartphones under Rs 30,000 in India that target extreme performance while covering other grounds. With the rise of mobile gaming, these smartphones offer great value for those who want the best performance from their device under Rs 30,000. If you are looking for the best smartphone under Rs 30,000 for playing games, here are some options.
iQOO Neo 6
The iQOO Neo 6 is the brand’s first smartphone in the Neo series. The Neo 6 5G features a Snapdragon 870 SoC and a 4700mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. The phone also sports a 6.62-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. There is a 64MP triple camera setup on the back and a 16MP front camera sensor.
The iQOO Neo 6 price in India starts at Rs 29,999.
Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge
Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge is one of the fastest charging smartphones in India. The phone has 120W fast charging support for the 4500mAh battery. It comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC with up to 8 GB of RAM.
The phone has a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. It also has a punch-hole cutout at the top center for the front camera. The phone has a triple camera setup on the back with a 108 MP main camera sensor, an 8 MP ultra wide camera and a 2 MP macro camera.
Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge price in India starts at Rs 26,999.
Poco F3 GT
The Poco F3 GT sports a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC under the hood. It also comes with dedicated shoulder triggers that can be customized for different games. There is a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support. The phone also packs a 5060mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.
The F3 GT has a 64MP triple camera setup on the back. It has a 16MP front camera sensor. Pricing of Poco F3 GT in India starts at Rs 28,999.
Oppo Reno 7 5G
Oppo Reno 7 5G features a Mediatek Dimensity 900 SoC and a 4500 mAh battery. The phone has a 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate support. It also comes with 65W fast charging support out of the box.
The phone has a triple camera setup on the back. There’s a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, and a 2MP macro sensor.
Xiaomi Mi 11X / Mi 11X Pro
The Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro has been available for Rs 29,999 on Amazon India during numerous online sales. The device comes with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ 120Hz AMOLED display. It features a Snapdragon 888 SoC and a 108MP triple camera setup. The Mi 11X Pro also packs a 4,520mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
While the Mi 11X Pro is priced below Rs 30,000 only during sales, the standard Mi 11X is also a very good option for gamers. The phone has a Snapdragon 870 SoC under the hood and a 48 MP main camera. The rest of the specs are the same.
Bonus: Poco F4 5G
The Poco F4 5G will launch in India on June 23. The phone is rumored to cost less than Rs 30,000 in India. It is also confirmed to feature a Snapdragon 870 SoC and a 64MP triple camera setup. It is rumored to be launched as a rebadged Redmi K40S which means the phone has a 6.67-inch Full HD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, 4500mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging, etc.