Ayush Das

Moving onto the bracket of 30K, here is where everyone gets a bit conscious about spending. It is hard to find an all-rounder here. One may have good performance while another may have good camera.

Here's a list of five 5G smartphones you should definitely consider buying:

(a) Samsung Galaxy M53: Starting off with a Samsung smartphone, this device is touted to be the best M series phone launched this year. It has 6.7” super AMOLED display with 120hz refresh rate. It is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor. It has a quad camera setup in the rear with main sensor being 108MP. The front facing camera is 32 MP. It is available on Amazon and the base variant costs Rs 26,499.

(b) Nothing Phone 1: A new player in the market this year known for its creative design. The Nothing Phone 1 has a 6.55” FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Snapdragon 778G+ SoC. There is a dual rear camera setup with the primary camera being 50 MP having Sony IMX766 sensor with optical stabilization. The ultra-wide camera also has a 50-megapixel resolution. The front camera has a resolution of 16 MP. The phone has a semi-transparent back side with a specific array of attention grabbing lights which the company calls ‘glyph interface’. The phone 1 doesn’t come with charger or protective case in the box. The base variant is available on Flipkart for Rs 29,999.

(c) ONE PLUS NORD 2T: The list is incomplete without a OnePlus smartphone. The OnePlus Nord 2T 5G uses a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC. The 6.43-inch AMOLED panel on the OnePlus Nord 2T 5G features a 90Hz refresh rate and OnePlus claims that it is HDR10+ certified. The OnePlus Nord 2T has three rear cameras. There's a 50-megapixel primary camera with OIS, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2-megapixel monochrome camera, which is mainly used for gathering depth data when using Portrait mode. It has a 32-megapixel front-facing camera. It is available on Amazon for Rs 28,999.

(d) IQOO NEO 6: Launched into the highly competitive sub-30k range, this device offers great performance at a great price. It sports a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with a hole-punch at the top for the selfie camera. iQoo Neo 6 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC which is one of the most powerful SoCs in this price range. It packs a 4,700mAh battery and has support for up to 80W fast charging. It has a triple camera setup consisting of a 64-megapixel primary with OIS, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide, and a 2-megapixel macro. And in the front, it has a 16MP selfie camera. It is available on Amazon for Rs 29,999.

(e) MOTO EDGE 30: Coming to the final device on the list, Moto Edge 30 has a 6.5-inch OLED display with a 90 hz refresh rate. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ SoC. It has a triple camera setup in the rear with a 50-megapixel primary camera with OIS, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera which is also capable of macro photography, and a 2-megapixel depth camera. The selfie camera on this device is 32MP. It is available on Flipkart for Rs 27,999.

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