Best mobiles for gaming under 30000

Best gaming mobile phones under 30000

Gaming is a serious part of our lives. It might sound ironical to some of you, but hey, aren’t you addicted to PUBG or Candy Crush? Smartphone gaming is probably the best and the fastest respite that one can get from his/her daily grind. While video gaming enthusiasts vouch for the authentic gaming experience on PCs, ordinary people like us prefer our mobile phones for gaming. Nowadays, we have a plethora of options to choose from when it comes to the best mobile phones for gaming. Along with premium flagships, budget-friendly devices are also paying special attention to their processors and gaming experience to attract young buyers. Are you looking to buy the best mobile phone for gaming under 30000? 

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by a million choices out there when it comes to good phones under 30000 which can make your gaming experience memorable. Well, we’ve handpicked phones that offer premium features in this price range and come as an ideal package for gaming. Check these beauties out: 

1. Asus ZenFone 5Z

The Asus ZenFone 5Z is undoubtedly one of the best mobiles for gaming under 30000. A powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 sits at the core of this gaming phone along with 4, 6, 8 GB of RAM. You also get an amazing Adreno 560 GPU on this device and it helps in making the graphics even more interesting. The ZenFone 5Z is known for its immaculate pictures, good battery backup and crisp display. Thankfully, all these qualities contribute to its gaming prowess and there’s hardly any lag ever in your experience. The rear panel of the phone is also ergonomic, which helps immensely while gaming.

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 , RAM : 4, 6, 8 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128, 256 GB , Screen size : 6.2 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2246 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 8MP , Front camera : 8 MP , Capacity : 3300 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 29,999.00

Spec Score
74.8

 
User Rating 4.5
Brand Asus
Operating system Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal storage capacity 64, 128, 256 GB
Resolution 1080 x 2246 pixels
Capacity 3300 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Performance 8 Cores 2.8 GHz 64-bit
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
8 GB RAM
Display 6.2 inches
402 ppi
IPS
Camera 12 + 8 MP Rear Camera
8 MP Front Camera
Dual LED
Battery 3300 mAh
Fast Charging Available
USB Type-C v2.0
Available: ₹ 29,999.00 @FlipkartBuy

Asus has quite a few offerings in the lower-budget section and they are really good at gaming. Check these out:

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Oppo F7

2. Oppo F7

The Oppo F7 is an ideal mobile phone for gaming with solid build and performance chops. And therefore, it becomes an easy pick as one of the best mobiles for gaming under 30000. The Oppo F7 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 processor which ensures that it keeps chugging along with ease. Moreover, the battery life on the phone should easily last a day on casual usage and hence, you won’t have to compromise with your long gaming breaks. The device can easily take heavy gaming applications and play them with ease. The ARM Mali-G72 GPU is a commendable addition to this selfie expert smartphone with impressive gaming abilities.

 

Specs: Chipset : MediaTek Helio P60 MT6771 , RAM : 4, 6 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128 GB , Screen size : 6.23 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2280 pixels , Rear Camera : 16 MP , Front camera : 25 MP , Capacity : 3400 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 19,990.00 Tatacliq – ₹ 17,799.00 Paytm – ₹ 18,428.00

Spec Score
61.4

 
User Rating 4.0
Brand Oppo
Operating system ColorOS 5.0 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Chipset MediaTek Helio P60 MT6771
Internal storage capacity 64, 128 GB
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels
Capacity 3400 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Performance 8 Cores 2.0 GHz 64-bit
MediaTek Helio P60 MT6771
6 GB RAM
Display 6.23 inches
405 ppi
IPS
Camera 16 MP Rear Camera
25 MP Front Camera
LED
Battery 3400 mAh
VOOC
Micro USB v2.0
Available: ₹ 19,990.00@FlipkartBuy ₹ 17,799.00@TatacliqBuy ₹ 18,428.00 @PaytmBuy

Have you looked at the gaming capability of the other Oppo phones?

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Huawei Honor Play

3. Huawei Honor Play

It’d be criminal if we dropped this latest Huawei Honor Play from this list of the top gaming mobile phones under 30000. It has a competent Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 under the hood. And couple that with 4, 6 GB of RAM, you can expect an awesome gaming performance from the phone. The GPU on this latest Honor offering is the ARM Mali G72 and it won’t let your gaming experience down, as far as the graphics are concerned. The phone has a 3750 mAh, with good battery life, which contributes to long hours of unstoppable gaming fun. The Honor Play is also known for its unique Turbo GPU function which enhances the graphics, speed and the whole gaming experience for the users.

 

Specs: Chipset : Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 , RAM : 4, 6 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64 GB , Screen size : 6.3 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2340 pixels , Rear Camera : 16MP + 2MP , Front camera : 16 MP , Capacity : 3750 mAh

 

 

Spec Score
69.1

 
Brand Huawei
Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Capacity 3750 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Performance 8 Cores 2.36 GHz 64-bit
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970
6 GB RAM
Display 6.3 inches
409 ppi
IPS
Camera 16 + 2 MP Rear Camera
16 MP Front Camera
LED
Battery 3750 mAh
Huawei Super Charge 3.0
USB Type-C v2.0
Available:  

Does any other budget offering from Huawei impresses you with its gaming calibre?

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Huawei Honor 10

4. Huawei Honor 10

The Huawei Honor 10 is a flagship gaming mobile under 30000 list. It impresses with its good design and in-hand feels. As far as the gaming performance is concerned, the Huawei Honor 10 is no slouch because it is kitted with a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 coupled with 4, 6 GB of RAM. This phone carries the ARM Mali-G72 GPU, which will boost your gaming experience exceptionally. The Honor 10 is also known for a long battery life which will never let you pause your gaming time for charging your device. The phone has decent camera abilities, coupled with a crisp display. 

 

Specs: Chipset : Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 , RAM : 4, 6 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128 GB , Screen size : 5.84 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2280 pixels , Rear Camera : 16MP + 24MP , Front camera : 24 MP , Capacity : 3400 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 32,999.00

Spec Score
70.3

 
Brand Huawei
Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970
Internal storage capacity 64, 128 GB
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels
Capacity 3400 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Performance 8 Cores 2.36 GHz 64-bit
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970
6 GB RAM
Display 5.84 inches
432 ppi
IPS
Camera 16 + 24 MP Rear Camera
24 MP Front Camera
Dual LED
Battery 3400 mAh
Huawei Super Charge 3.0
USB Type-C v2.0
Available: ₹ 32,999.00 @FlipkartBuy

Huawei pays special detail to the display and battery of all its phones. Aren’t these qualities most important for a fabulous gaming experience?

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Xiaomi Mi A2

5. Xiaomi Mi A2

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is an Android One device and is pretty attractive in this list of the best mobiles for gaming under 30000. The phone has a solid performance at its disposal, thanks to the Snapdragon 660 processor and Adreno 512 GPU. The latter is partially responsible for the amazing graphics during gaming and the other half of the credits go to the phone’s bezel-less display. The battery life on this gaming giant is 3010mAh and is definitely at par with all the best flagship gaming mobiles under 30000. Of course, the phone has amazing camera abilities as well.

 

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus , RAM : 4, 6 GB , Internal storage capacity : 32, 64, 128 GB , Screen size : 5.99 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 20MP, Front camera : 20 MP , Capacity : 3010 mAh

 

 

Spec Score
71.4

 
User Rating 4.3
Brand Xiaomi
Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Internal storage capacity 32, 64, 128 GB
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Capacity 3010 mAh
External storage available No
Fingerprint Yes
Performance 8 Cores 2.2 GHz 64-bit
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
6 GB RAM
Display 5.99 inches
403 ppi
IPS
Camera 12 + 20 MP Rear Camera
20 MP Front Camera
Dual LED
Battery 3010 mAh
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Type-C v2.0
Available:  
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Best mobiles for gaming under 30000

Is the gamer in you satisfied with this list of gaming phones? Check out their prices and find the most efficient flagship gaming mobile phone for yourself:
Phone Name Price
Asus ZenFone 5Z ₹ 29,999.00
Oppo F7 ₹ 17,799.00
Huawei Honor Play N/A
Huawei Honor 10 ₹ 32,999.00
Xiaomi Mi A2 N/A

So, which one of these amazing and beautiful gaming phones is your choice? Are you more into the stock Android feel of the Mi A2 or the Honor Play with a special Turbo GPU is the best for gaming according to you? Let us know in the comments section below. Follow Mr. Phone for more about gaming and smartphone technology.

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