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We have tried our best to highlight the best smartphones under specific price range. we have taken specs into consideration while deciding this list but specs are not everything, but still the matter. User experience does matter as well, so that’s why we have pros and cons also mentioned for each phone we have tested, so that you can finally make the right decision.

[stbpro id=”grey”]Please Note: List of smartphones mentioned below are subject to change every month, we will also mention upcoming phones in this list.[/stbpro]

If you are looking to purchase a new smartphone under INR 25,000 then it is clear you will be willing to buy the best smartphone out there. There are many good phones in this price bracket and to choose the best among them is one tough job. To make things easier for you we have come up with a list of best phones that you can get this festive season.

OnePlus 2

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Without the shadow of a doubt OnePlus has acquired millions of fans across the globe with people lining up outside OnePlus stores to get a glimpse of the phone. Although, the nightmarish invite system is still there but it is worth the wait considering the device. OnePlus 2 like its predecessor,OnePlus One, comes with the title “Flaghip Killer“. OnePlus 2 is crafted out of an alloy of aluminium and magnesium lending it the beautiful design. OnePlus 2 boasts of a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. OnPlus 2 is extremely powerful on hardware front as it packs an Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor clocking 1.8 GHz coupled with 4 GB RAM. This handset comes with a 13 MP rear camera with Laser Autofocus and Dual LED flash along with a 5 MP front shooter. The USP of the smartphone is the FingerPrint Scanner and the Type-C reversible USB port for charging and data transfer purposes. A huge 3300 mAh battery is providing juice to the smartphone.

Pros

  • Great Premium Build
  • Improved Camera, Better Low Light Performance

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Heats Up
Key SpecsOneplus 2
ModelOnePlus 2
Display5.5 Inch, Full HD
Processor 1.8 GHz Octa Core
RAM4GB
Internal Storage 64 GB
Camera13MP/ 5MP
Battery 3300 mAh
Price 19,999 INR
Best Price Buy LinkAmazon

Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML

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Asus has canged the face of smartphone industry by launching Intel powered smartphones. Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML features a unique polygon design with volume buttons placed at the back. This handset boasts of a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Zenfone 2 Deluxe is powered by a 2.3 GHz Quad core Intel Atom Z3580 processor coupled with 4 GB RAM to deliver amazing performance. Android 5.0 Lollpop based smartphone runs on Zen UI which is an added retreat.This dual sim smartphone features 13 MP rear snapper and a 5 MP front snapper. Zenfone 2 Deluxe comes with 64 GB of internal storage and is powered by a 3000 mAh battery. Overall this is one of a kind smartphone and is one of the best out there that you can get.  \

Pros

  • 4GB RAM is Great for Gaming and Multitasking
  • Good Low Light Camera Performance

Cons

  • Heavy Custom User Interface
  • One Day Battery Backup Max
Key Specs 
ModelAsus Zenfone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML
Display5.5 Inch, Full HD
Processor 2.3 GHz Quad Core
RAM4GB
Internal Storage 64 GB
Camera13MP/ 5MP
Battery 3000 mAh (removable)
Price 22,999 INR
Best Price Buy Link Zenfone 2

HTC Desire 826

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HTC Desire 826 is the Taiwanese tech giant offering in the Indian smartphone industry in the ever expanding Desire series of smartphones. HTC Desire 826 features a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display. This dual sim smartphone runs Sense UI on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop out of the box and is powered by an Octa core 615 Qualcomm Snapdragon processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. The internal storage is 16 GB which can be expanded up to 128 GB with microSD card. Desire 826 comes with dual 13 MP cameras and is one of the best selfie smartphone in the market right now. This smartphone slightly lacks in the battery area and packs a 2600 mAh battery.

Pros

  • Vibrants Looks
  • Dual 13 MP Cameras

Cons

  • Camera Performance Not So Great
  • Average Battery Backup
Key Specs 
ModelHTC Desire 826
Display5.5 Inch, Full HD
Processor 1 GHz Octa Core
RAM2GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 128 GB
Camera13MP/ 13MP
Battery 2600 mAh (removable)
Price 23,999 INR
Best Price Buy Link Snapdeal

Lenovo Vibe Shot

 

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Lenovo’s much awaited smartphone Vibe Shot has recently been launched in the Indian smartphone market. Lenovo Vibe Shot boasts of a 5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This handset runs Vibe UI on top on Android 5.1 Lollipop and is powered by a 1.7 GHz Octa core 615 Qualcomm Snapdragon processor coupled with 3 GB RAM. The internal storage capacity is 32 GB and can be expanded to 128 GB with microSD card. Vibe Shot is camera centric smartphone and comes with 16 MP rear camera and 8 MP front camera. Vibe Shot runs on 3000 mAh battery.

Pros

  • Great Camera
  • Premium Built Quality

Cons

  • Heats up
  • Custom Heavy UI
Key Specs 
ModelLenovo Vibe Shot
Display5.0 Inch, Full HD
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core
RAM3GB
Internal Storage 32 GB, Expandable up to 128 GB
Camera13MP/ 8MP
Battery 3000 mAh (removable)
Price 25,499 INR
Best Price Buy LinkAmazon

Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) 32 GB

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Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) has garnered some great reviews recently. This beautifully designed smartphone comes with a 5.2 inch AMOLED display sporting Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 2.5 GHz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. This single sim smartphone features a 13 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front shooter which is certainly a downside at this price point. This smartphone runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat out of the box and is up-gradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop. A mere 2300 mAh battery is providing juice to the smartphone and which again is a downside compared to other smartphones in the same price bracket.

Pros

  • Great Built Quality
  • Awesome Software Features

Cons

  • Basic Camera UI
  • Limited Single Handed Usage
Key Specs 
ModelMotorola Moto X (2nd Gen) 32 GB
Display5.2 Inch, Full HD
Processor 2.5 GHz Quad Core
RAM2GB
Internal Storage 32 GB
Camera13MP/ 2MP
Battery 2300 mAh (removable)
Price 22,999 INR
Best Price Buy Link Flipkart

Conclusion

Almost every day new smartphones are being launched in the sub 25k price bracket and it really gets difficult to choose the best among so many worthy contenders. But some are better than other and deserve to be on top. If you think that other smartphones deserve a place on this list then please let us know via your comments.