Best Phones (Top 5 Smartphones) under 25000 in India for September 2018

After posting about 5 best smartphones under 15K category. Today we’ll tell you about 5 best smartphones under Rs 25000 present in Indian Market as of September 2018.

1. Xiaomi Poco F1

There has never been a phone with Snapdragon 845 chipset under 22K in Indian Market and trendsetter xiaomi has broken yet another barrier in pricing it’s smartphone at lowest possible price. It’s undoubtedly the best phone under 25K price segment.
Apart from Snapdragon 845 Chipset, Poco F1 is packed with Adreno 630 GPU. It features a 6.18 inch full HD (2246×1080 pixels) display and is empowered by 4000 mAh battery. It’s available in three colors i.e. Black, Blue and Kevlar. Xiaomi may also launch Red color later. It has 3 variants: 6GB/64GB priced at Rs 20999, 6GB/128GB priced at Rs 23999 and 8GB/256GB priced at Rs 29999.

Xiaomi Poco F1

THUMB’S UP:
Value for money
Best Processor in market
Good battery life
Infrared face unlock
All new POCO launcher
THUMB’S DOWN:
Camera Quality could have been better
Hybrid sim slot

 


2. Honor Play

Huawei is giving a tough competition to Redmi in Indian Market. Talking about Under 25K segment, Honor Play should be Huawei’s nomination.
It is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 970 coupled with Mali-G72 MP12. Honor Play features a 6.3 inch full HD (2340×1080 pixels) display and is empowered by 3750 mAh battery. It’s available in two colors i.e. Midnight Black and Navy Blue. It has 2 variants: 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 19999 and 6GB/64GB priced at Rs 23999.

Honor Play

THUMB’S UP:
DDR 4x RAM
Good battery life
Great Display
THUMB’S DOWN:
Poor Camera Quality
Hybrid sim slot

 


3. Mi A2

After huge success of Mi A1, MI has recently launched its successor Mi A2 under its famous Android One Program.
Mi A2 comes with Snapdragon 660 coupled with Adreno 512. Mi A2 features a 5.99 inch full HD (2160×1080 pixels) display and is empowered by 3010 mAh battery. It’s available in three colors i.e. Gold, Blue and Black and expected to get Rose Gold and Red color too. Currently, only one variant is being sold on Amazon i.e. 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 16999. But soon 6GB/128GB variant will be launched too.

Mi A2

THUMB’S UP:
Android One
Great Display
Premium look and feel
Good Camera
THUMB’S DOWN:
Only one variant available
Low battery life

 


4. Nokia 6.1 Plus

Nokia released a Nokia 6.1 Plus a week ago after releasing Nokia 6.1 few months back. It has a notch design like IPhone X.
Nokia 6.1 Plus is powered with Snapdragon 636 coupled with Adreno 509. It features a 5.8 inch full HD (2280×1080 pixels) screen and packs a 3060 mAh battery. It’s available in three colors i.e. White, Blue and Black. Currently only one version is available in India i.e. 4GB/64GB which is priced at Rs 15999.

Nokia 6.1 Plus

THUMB’S UP:
Premium Build Quality
19:9 Screen ratio with Notch design
Stock Android (Android One program)
Light weight
THUMB’S DOWN:
No dedicated memory card slot
Only one variant

 


5. Moto X4

Moto X4 is powered with Snapdragon 630 coupled with Adreno 508. It features a 5.2 inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) screen and has a 3000 mAh battery. It’s available in two colors i.e. Sterling Blue and Super Black. Moto has launched 3 variants of this phone which are being sold on Amazon as well as flipkart. 3GB/32GB variant is priced at Rs 15999, 4GB/64GB is priced at Rs 17999 and 6GB/64GB is priced at Rs 24999.

Moto X4

THUMB’S UP:
Light Weight
Good Camera
Stock Android
THUMB’S DOWN:
Low battery life
No dedicated memory card slot

 

Feature comparison

Xiaomi Poco F1 Honor Play Mi A2 Nokia 6.1 Plus Moto X4
Color Variants Black, Red, Blue, Kevlar Midnight Black, Navy Blue Gold, Blue, Black White, Blue, Black Sterling Blue, Super Black
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Kirin 970 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Processor Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385) Octa core (2.36 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.84 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) Octa core, 2.2 GHz, Cortex A53
RAM/Storage 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB 4GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB (Coming soon) 4GB/64GB 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB
Display 6.18 inch (2246×1080 pixels) 6.3 inch (2340×1080 pixels) 5.99 inch (2160×1080 pixels) 5.8 inch (2280×1080 pixels) 5.2 inch (1920×1080 pixels)
GPU Adreno 630 Mali-G72 MP12 Adreno 512 Adreno 509 Adreno 508
Operating System MIUI 9 (Based on Android Oreo 8.1)  EMUI 8.2 (Based on Android Oreo 8.1) Stock Android Oreo 8.1 – Android One Stock Android Oreo 8.1 – Android One Stock Android Nougat 7.1
Primary Camera 12MP(f/1.9, 6p lens) + 5MP(f/2.0, 4p lens) 16MP + 2MP 20MP + 12MP 16MP + 5MP 12MP(f/2.0) + 8MP(f/2.2)
Secondary Camera 20MP 16MP 20MP 16MP 16MP (f/2.0)
Flash Rear and Front Flash Rear Flash Rear and Front Flash Rear and Front Flash Rear and Front Flash
SIM Slot Hybrid Dual Sim Hybrid Dual Sim Dual Sim Hybrid Dual Sim Hybrid Dual Sim
Expandable Upto 256 GB Upto 256 GB No Upto 400 GB Upto 2 TB
Battery 4000 mAh 3750 mAh 3010 mAh 3060 mAh 3000 mAh
USB Type C Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fast Charging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensors Fingerprint Scanner, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Fingerprint Scanner, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Fingerprint Scanner, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope Fingerprint Reader Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope Fingerprint Reader, Gravity, Proximity, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Sensor Hub
Face Unlock Yes Yes Yes No(Will come in next updates) No
Weight 185g 176g 168g 151g 163g

 

Final Verdict

Xiaomi Poco F1 Honor Play Mi A2 Nokia 6.1 Plus Moto X4
Performance 1 2 4 3 5
Camera 5 2 1 3 4
Battery  2 3 4 1 5
Software (OS) 3 5 1 2 4
Value for Money 1 4 3 2 5
Overall 1 2 3 4 5

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