No new changes to our sub-Rs.25,000 smartphone list from the last time we updated it. There are various ‘Best smartphones’ in India. The Motorola Edge 20 Fusion joins the ranks of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G and Samsung Galaxy F62. Further, we have let a few older models slip off our list since they aren’t as good value any more.
Samsung, Xiaomi, and Realme are the main players in the segment for now. The select few models that have made it to our list are definitely worth your time and money. You can also consider buying higher-specced variants of phones that made it to our sub-Rs. 20, 000 lists. Here are all the best phones you can buy for under Rs. 25,000 in India to help you make the right choice.
Motorola Edge 20 Fusion – the Best smartphones
The Motorola Edge 20 Fusion sports a 6.7 inch OLED display. It further has a 90HZ refresh rate and a center from the camera hole. It has priced in India is Rs. 21,4999. Moreover, it has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a dedicated Google Assistance button. This phone packs in powerful hardware plus a clean near-stock Android UI which will appeal to pursuits.
Further, there is a very little complaint about here, other than a slightly average low-level camera performance. It has also very promised software updates. Motorola has also managed to undercut the OnePlus Mord CE 5G by Rs. 2,000. It makes the Edge 20 Fusion an easy smartphone to recommend for this price.
Moreover, in the bad version, it has low-light camera performance.
OnePlusNord CE 5G- the Best smartphones
One of the most anticipated phone launches of 2021, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G brings the OnePlus experience. It has priced in India is Rs. 24,999. Further, It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a dedicated Google assistance. Moreover, it packs in powerful hardware plus a clear near-stock Andriod UI which will appeal to pursuits.
Further, there is a very little complaint about here, other than a slightly average low-level camera performance. Moreover, it has an IP52 rating with 5G-ready, powerful SoC.
Moreover, in the bad version, it has low-light camera performance. and also has no alert slider.
Samsung Galaxy F62- the Best smartphones
The new Samsung Galaxy F62 offers pretty much the same features as the Samsung Galaxy M51. But it has a more powerful, flagship-class SoC and also the latest version of Andriod for only a bit more money. The phone has also a 7,000mAh battery which makes it chunky and heavy. You do get a very good Super AMOLED display also.
Further, it has a 25W fast charger. Also, has marathon battery life. Moreover, it has good daylight camera performance.
Moreover, in the bad version, in the phone, the camera could be better in low light. Also, it has slow charging relative to the battery size.
Xiaomi kickstarted 2021 with the launch of the Mi 10i. It has priced in India is Rs.20,999. You get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. It has also a fast-charging capacity. The 108-megapixel camera is definitely the main selling point here. But in our experience, it doesn’t quite hit the mark all the time. Moreover, it is a great phone for showing off. If you aren’t too fussy about photo quality, then it is a good choice under Rs. 25,000.
The Vivo V20 continues to stay on our list and has also received a neat little price cut. Further, it looks striking in its new colour options and is thin at 7.38mm. It has a crisp 6.44-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Moreover, it packs in a triple camera set up at the back. It consists of a 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera. It is also capable of macro shots and a 2-megapixel mono camera. Further, it has a slim body.
BUt in the bad version, it has mediocre low-light video performance. It has also an average processor for the price.