The smartphone market has always been hot among tech geeks. This year many mobile phones stole the limelight and changed the way people look at them. 2016 has been a great year in terms of new launches and technology upgradations.

The mobile companies have changed the definition of premium. In times past, premium phones used to cost a fortune. But with this technology advancement, updates start to fade after every 6 months.

Here are top 5 premium smartphones under Rs 30,000 which made a huge difference in 2016.

OnePlus 3


The OnePlus’ latest flagship smartphone has everything you need in an android device from style and design to performance and hardware. The company ditched the sandstone finish back and introduced a full metal design which gives OnePlus 3 the true premium look.

OnePlus 3


  • Dash Charging
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Alert Slider
  • Record Breaking Performance
  • Non-expandable

Launch Price: Rs 28,000

Amazon: Rs 27,999

Huawei Honor 8


The Honor 8 fancies 2.5D curved glass on both front and rear and has a metallic frame in-between which makes it ultra-premium. It runs on the latest instalment of android v6.0 Marshmallow. The company’s own UI 4.1 gives room to added features and customization.

honor 8


  • 2.5D Glass body
  • Smart Power 4.0
  • Dual Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Single SIM
  • Expandable upto 128 GB

Launch Price: Rs 30,000

Amazon: Rs 29,999

Asus Zenfone 3


Unlike Zenfone 2, Asus launched its latest instalment of Zenfone series with a metallic body complemented with 2.5D curved glass on both sides. It comes packed with ZenUI 3.0 with added intelligence. Zenfone houses 32 GB internal memory which is expandable upto whopping 2 TB.

Asus Zenfone 3


  • ZenUI 3.0
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • TriTech AF Technology

Launch Price: 27,999

Flipkart: Rs 21,999

Amazon: Rs 21,449

Snapdeal: Rs 21,399

Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Edition


Samsung also joined the budget-premium smartphones race with Galaxy A7 2016 edition. The phone is a great blend of configuration, hardware, and design. It has 5.5-inch FH Super AMOLED display which can deliver crisp visuals. For advanced security protection, galaxy A7 (2016) has a fingerprint sensor.

Samsung Galaxy A7


  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Expandable Upto 128 GB

Launch Price: 25,900

Amazon: Rs 25,900

Flipkart: Rs 25,799

Xiaomi Mi5

Xiaomi Mi5

You’d be delighted the moment you get your hands on Xiaomi Mi5. The device is notably beautiful, packed with rocking hardware components, and impressive camera features. The quick charge 3.0 feature makes it possible to fully charge the mobile phone in approx. an hour.

Xiaomi Mi5


  • MIUI interface
  • Quick Charge 3.0
  • Non-Expandable Memory

Launch Price: Rs 22,999

Amazon: Rs 24,995

Flipkart: Rs 22,999

let’s keep our fingers crossed for 2017?

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