Best camera smartphones under 30000: Nothing Phone 1, Oppo F21 Pro, Google Pixel 6a, more

    A budget of Rs. 30000 can give you a choice of several excellent camera smartphones. Google Pixel 6a, Nothing Phone 1, Oppo F21 Pro, and more.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Feb 05 2023, 17:50 IST
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    Samsung Galaxy S23
    1/8 On February 1, the flagship Samsung Galaxy S23 lineup will be launched. The series will bring three new phones - standard Galaxy S23, beefed-up Galaxy S23 Plus, and top-end Galaxy S23 Ultra.  (Evan Blass)
    Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
    2/8 All of these models of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series are said to pack the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. One of the most highlighted upgrades of these will be on the S23 Ultra that will use a new 200MP camera sensor.  (
    Xiaomi 13 Pro
    3/8 Launched last month in China, the Xioami 13 series may launch global variants in February during the MWC 2023 event in Barcelona. The series will include two models named - Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro.  (Xiaomi China )
    Xiaomi 13
    4/8 Reports suggest that the Xiaomi 13 will feature a 120Hz AMOLED display and may pack the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset with a support of 67W fast charging. On the other hand, the Pro model may arrive with a bigger display, 120W fast charging, and three 50MP rear camera setup. (OnLeaks)
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    5/8 iQoo Neo 7 5G is confirmed to launch in India on February 17 with some impressive specs such as a 120Hz AMOLED display, OIS-enabled triple camera setup, 120W fast charging, and Dimensity 8200 chipset. Leaks suggest that it will come with a price tag under Rs. 30000. (iQOO)
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    6/8 Realme GT Neo 5: The company may launch its Realme GT Neo 5 smartphone in China which is tipped to get a massive 240W fast charging solution. It is claimed to charge the smartphone in just 9 minutes. (Representative Image) (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
    Realme 10
    7/8 Realme 10 5G: The company is expected to launch another member to the Realme 10 series with a 5G variant. Realme already launched the Realme 10 Pro 5G, Realme 10 Pro+ 5G and the Realme 10 4G. The 5G variant may boast similar specs like the 4G model with some minor upgrades such as 50MP rear camera. (Representative Image) (Realme)
    Oppo Reno 8T
    8/8 Oppo Reno 8T: The upcoming Oppo Reno 8T is tipped to launch on February 8, which is expected to be priced around Rs. 27000-29000 in India, tipster Mukul Sharma suggested. It may pack a 120Hz OLED display, 67W fast charging solution, and a Snapdragon 695 chipset.  (Oppo)
    Smartphones under Rs. 30000.
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    Here are the best camera smartphones under Rs. 30000. (HT Tech)

    In the era of social networking platforms where almost every event is posted online, people often look for a good camera phone to get pictures worth uploading. Considering the requirements, smartphone companies are now providing good camera smartphones even under Rs. 30000. Yes, you don't have to spend a huge amount of money to get the best photography experience with a smartphone.

    There are a bunch of options in the mid-range segment which will offer you social media-ready pictures. Here are the top camera smartphones under Rs. 30000 worth considering. From Google Pixel 6a, Nothing Phone 1, to Oppo F21 Pro, and more- Check the list below.

    1. Google Pixel 6a: The phone gets a 12MP Sony sensor for the main camera and a 12MP ultra wide camera. Though the sensor is old, the clicks captured are superb. The dynamic range in both main and ultra wide cameras is impressive. Even at night, the camera of the phone does wonders. The phone is currently priced at Rs. 30670 on Amazon.

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    2. Nothing Phone 1: There are just two cameras on the rear and both of these form an overall good camera system. The 50MP main camera has a Sony IMX766 sensor at the helm. The 50MP ultra wide camera has the Samsung JN1 sensor and its benefits are seen in terms of details. The 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the phone is currently priced at Rs. 26999 on Flipkart.


    3. OPPO F21 Pro: The Oppo F21 Pro offers great camera performance with its triple rear camera setup. The phone gets a 64MP Main camera along with a 2MP microlens and 2MP depth camera. While at front there is a 32MP selfie camera. The phone is priced at just Rs. 22999.

    4. Vivo V25: The phone priced at Rs. 27999 comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor, 8MP wide angle and a 2MP macro sensor. The phone also sports a 50MP eye autofocus selfie camera. The images clicked looked amazing however, pictures did get beautified and seemed a bit overexposed and enhanced.

    5. Realme 10 Pro Plus: The phone supports a triple rear camera setup featuring a 108MP main camera along with 8MP and 2MP camera lenses. While, at front there is a 16MP selfie camera. The phone offers great camera performance and is priced at Rs. 24999.

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    First Published Date: 05 Feb, 17:49 IST
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