When you have a budget to spend around 35,000, you will either focus on getting a Flagship Killer smartphone of this year or a Flagship Smartphone of last year.
This segment is not congested, and you will not find a lot of options to choose from. Compiling the list of all the best smartphones available, we have prepared this list, so you make the perfect buying decision.
Previously we have made a list of smartphones focusing on the mid-range under 30,000 and the budget range which is under 25,000. Now continuing the series, this list focuses on the best phones under 35000 in India.
Based on our personal opinion, we made this list and listed down the best smartphones based on price, quality, durability, and more. We have focused more on the phone you can buy in India, and some of these might be available around the globe.
List of Best Smartphones Under ₹35000 in India
Note: If you are not living in India, don’t worry; many phones listed here are available worldwide, and you can easily order them online. These smartphones are neither in ascending or descending order. All of them are the best in this price range, depending on your taste.
We will be updating the article frequently as new phones are released and are worth including in this list, so make sure to check back again before making a choice.
1. iQOO 7 5G
iQOO is a sub-brand of Vivo and mainly focused on high-end smartphones focused on gaming. The latest smartphone in the series is the iQOO 7, and it packs some of the amazing features you can’t expect in this price range. Starting with the design, the iQOO 7 has a shiny gradient back design in two color variants Solid Ice and Storm Black.
On the front, it has a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with a center punch hole notch for the front camera. It is a full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1080×2400 pixels. The display has some amazing features, such as the 120Hz high refresh rate with 300Hz touch sampling rate and HDR10+ support.
The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of Internal Storage. The performance of this device is great, especially for gaming; the chipset also supports 5G, which makes this device even more future-proof. On the software side, it runs on Android 11 with Funtouch OS 11.1 Skin.
The iQOO 7 has a triple camera setup on the back. The main camera is 48MP which supports OIS and is paired with a 13MP ultrawide lens and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 16MP camera for taking selfies. The device has some extra features like the Liquid Cooling System and 4D Game Vibration with Linear Motor makes it even more perfect for gaming.
The battery backup is also great. You don’t need to worry about running out of battery if you get this device. It has a 4400mAh battery capacity and a 66W superfast charger called Flashcharge. The charging technology can quickly recharge the phone from 0 to 100% in less than 35 mins. Lastly, it has an under-display fingerprint sensor for security.
|SoC||Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7nm)|
|RAM and Storage||8GB + 128GB | 8GB + 256GB | 12GB + 256GB|
|Display and Resolution||6.62-inches (1080×2400 pixels)|
|Camera||Triple Rear 48MP + 13MP + 2MP | Front 16MP|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | Bluetooth 5.1 | USB Type-C 2.0|
2. Samsung Galaxy A72
Not everyone can grab a high-end Samsung smartphone from the Galaxy S or Note Series, and that’s where the Galaxy A lineup comes in help. The Samsung Galaxy A72 is the new addition to the Galaxy A lineup. The device has a great design and builds quality, and a lower price tag. It has a plain back design with pastel colors Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, and Awesome Blue.
It has a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080×2400 pixels on the front. The display quality is one of the best in this price range. It can go very bright, so using the device under the sun won’t be an issue. It also has a center punch hole notch for the front-facing camera and has an under-display fingerprint scanner.
The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of Internal Storage. Keep in mind that this is not a high-end processor. Rather, it is a mid-range processor. The device is still great for all day-to-day usage, and if you are not into high-end gaming, there won’t be an issue.
The cameras on this device are some of the best on the list. On the back, it has a Quad camera setup with a 64MP main sensor, 8MP telephoto lens, 12MP ultrawide lens, and a 5MP macro lens. It also supports OIS and 3x optical zoom. On the front, it has a 32MP selfie camera.
The battery backup is also great. It has a 5000mAh battery capacity which can easily last you a full day on a single charge. It also supports 25W fast charging technology. The software is also very improved in the last couple of years. The device runs on Android 11 out of the box with One UI 3.1 skin.
|SoC||Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8nm)|
|RAM and Storage||6GB + 128GB | 8GB + 128GB | 8GB + 256GB|
|Display and Resolution||6.7-inches (1080×2400 pixels)|
|Camera||Quad Rear 64MP + 8MP + 12MP + 5MP | Front 32MP|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac | Bluetooth 5.0 | USB Type-C 2.0|
3. OnePlus 7T
OnePlus has been consistent in keeping their phone updated with the latest technology and trend. The 7T was launched in September 2019 as an upgrade to the OnePlus 7 and offers some slight improvement in the design and specifications. The design on the front is exactly the same however we have a new camera setup on the back.
On the front, you have a large 6.55 inch Fluid AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels. The display has a notch for the front camera and the speaker grille and it also supports HDR10+ and 90Hz refresh rate. The front and back glass is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection.
The OnePlus 7T is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855+ processor paired with Adreno 640 GPU. It is a flagship processor so you can expect excellent performance out of it. The device runs on Android 10.0 out of the box with OxygenOS 10.0.7 Skin on top. When it comes to memory configurations you have 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB.
The new module on the back includes a triple camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor, 12MP telephoto lens, and a third 16MP ultrawide sensor. Some other features of the camera include OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), 2x optical zoom, and HDR support. On the front, you have a 16MP selfie camera also with HDR support and gyro-EIS.
The phone includes several connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, aptX HD, GPS, NFC, USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. In terms of battery, you have a 3800 mAh battery inside along with 30W Wrap charging support.
|Soc||Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)|
|Ram and Storage||128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM|
|Display and Resolution||6.55 inches (1080 x 2400 pixels)|
|Camera||Triple Rear 48 MP + 12 MP + 5MP | Front 16 MP|
4. OnePlus 7
Every year OnePlus upgrades it’s phone to the latest hardware and launch a new flagship killer. This year OnePlus launched two smartphones the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The Pro variant features a great design overhaul the normal OnePlus 7 packs the same old design as the OnePlus 6T from last year. We have a Front and Back Glass with an aluminum frame which looks really great.
The Phone features a 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. You have a 19.5:9 aspect ratio here with 402 PPI density. You also have a Teardrop-shaped notch for the front camera and the speaker grille. The notch helped the device achieve a screen to body ratio of 85.5%. You also have Corning Gorilla Glass protection. In terms of security, the phone has an under-display fingerprint sensor.
The OnePlus features the latest hardware, you get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Chipset Paired with Adreno 640 GPU. You get the top of the line performance and the phone is available to buy in two variants. 6GB RAM + 128 GB Storage and 8GB RAM + 256 GB Storage. Internal Storage is also not expandable. The phone is available in two different color variants; Mirror Gray and Red.
The cameras on this phone are really great. You have a dual-camera setup on the back with a 48MP primary sensor with (f/1.7) Aperture, Wide-angle with PDAF and OIS and a 5 MP secondary sensor depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera also features Dual LED Flash, HDR, and Panorama. On the front is where you have the single 16 MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, Gyro EIS and Auto HDR feature.
Connectivity options in this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. The Phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Oxygen OS 9.5.5 Skin on Top. In terms of battery the OnePlus 7 packs a 3700 mAh battery with 20W dash charge support.
|Soc||Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)|
|Ram and Storage||256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Display and Resolution||6.41 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)|
|Camera||Dual Rear 48 MP + 5 MP | Front 16 MP|
5. OPPO Reno 10x Zoom
The OPPO Reno is the latest flagship device from OPPO and packs a lot of interesting hardware. The main highlight of this phone is the pop-up selfie camera which has its own distinct design. The phone was launched in April 2019 and features a front and back glass and an eye-catching gradient finish on the back which shifts colors when you look at it at different angles.
On the front, it has a tall 6.6 inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. There is no notch on the screen instead you get an almost bezel-less display and a screen to body ratio of 86.8%. The display has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a PPI density of 387. The display is also well protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
Powering up the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Chipset paired with Adreno 640 GPU. You can buy this phone in multiple configurations such as 6GB RAM + 128 GB Storage and 6/8 GB RAM + 256 GB Storage. You can also further expand the storage up to 256 GB via a Hybrid Sim Card Slot. The device sells in three different color options: Ocean Green (Fog Sea Green), Jet Black (Extreme Night Black), and Mist Pink.
The main attraction of this phone is the cameras. On the back, you have a Triple camera setup with a 48MP primary wide-angle sensor with f/1.2 aperture, Laser/PDAF, and OIS. An 8MP secondary ultrawide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a third 13 MP Periscope telephoto lens with 5x Optical Zoom, Laser/PDAF, and OIS. On the front, you have a Motorized 16 MP pop-up selfie camera.
Connectivity options in this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. When it comes to security the device has an under-display fingerprint scanner. The phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Color OS 6 Skin on top. The battery on this phone is also amazing, you get a large 4065 mAh battery with 20 W VOOC Flash Charge.
|Soc||Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)|
|Ram and Storage||256 GB, 6/8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Display and Resolution||6.6 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)|
|Camera||Triple Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + Periscope 13 MP| Front 16 MP|
It is always tough to Device when you have a lot of options and most of them have similar specifications. Though this is a narrowed down list but still if you face difficulty picking up your right smartphone then there are few things you should consider Display, Camera, Software, Design, and processor.
Things always look good on paper but the best way to find out is to try out yourself. I recommend you to visit any nearby store and check out all the features yourself and decide whether it’s a perfect buying decision.
So there you go guys, Our list for the best smartphone you can get under ₹35,000. Now if you have a suggestion or we missed something then don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below.
Summary List of Best Mobile Phones Under 35000 in India
|Best Mobile Phones Under 35000 in India||Price|
|iQOO 7 5G||₹ 31,990|
|Samsung Galaxy A72||₹ 34,999|
|OnePlus 7T||₹ 34,999|
|OnePlus 7||₹ 29,999|
|OPPO Reno 10x Zoom||₹ 32,990|
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