Which is the best smartphone under NPR 25000 in Nepal?
The smartphone market is seeing disruptive shifts in the budget to mid-range segments. Every year, brands are pushing their limits to provide a phone that suits everyone. No worries, whether you are a gaming enthusiast or just want your phone to last more than a day on a single charge, there is something for everyone. We have been frequently updating our buyers’ guides to help our audience choose the best phone for them. But today, we’re conducting a poll to know which smartphone you think is the best under 25000 in Nepal.
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Poll: Best smartphone under 25000 in Nepal
Before getting to voting your pick, let us take a brief look at the contenders. The 25K price bracket in Nepal is usually dominated by phones from Xiaomi and Samsung. Unsurprisingly, all the entries in this poll to figure out your pick for the best phones under 25000 in Nepal are populated by these two companies’ smartphones.
5. Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power (Redmi 9T)
Xiaomi’s Redmi 9 Power is a budget-oriented device. It features a 6.53-inch IPS panel with an FHD resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. You’ll find its front camera on the teardrop notch upfront. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 662 chipset, which is built on an 11nm process, powers the handset. The smartphone can be secured with a fingerprint sensor (side-mounted) and face unlock.
Redmi 9 Power has a quad-camera configuration that includes a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens (120-degree FOV), and two 2MP camera sensors for macro and portrait images. For selfies, there’s an 8MP lens with AI beautifications. The device is available with either 4 or 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and 64GB of UFS 2.1 or 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. Plus, it packs a 6,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
The price of Redmi 9 Power in Nepal Rs. 21,999 for the 6/128GB variant.
4. Samsung Galaxy M12
Here, Samsung’s Galaxy M12 is the successor to the Galaxy M11 from last year. It features a 6.5-inch Infinity-V PLS LCD display with a smoother 90Hz panel and HD resolution. An 8MP selfie camera is housed in the notch in the middle. The phone has a quad-camera array with a 48MP lens serving as the main sensor. It is complemented by a 5MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP depth, and a 2MP macro lens.
Exynos 850 processor is at the heart of the system. It is based on an 8nm energy-efficient architecture. Moreover, the device packs a big battery of 6000mAh that supports 15W fast charging. The memory configurations available are 4/64GB and 6GB/128GB. It also includes a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and face unlock option.
The 6/128GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy M12 costs Rs. 22,499 in Nepal.
3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi recently released the Redmi Note 10 in Nepal, but its predecessor still claims a spot in our pick among the best phones under 25K in Nepal. It has a 6.53-inch FHD+ IPS touchscreen with a punch-hole cutout in the top left corner. Under the hood, the device runs on MediaTek’s Helio G85 chipset. The quad-camera configuration at the back consists of a 48MP primary, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, it has a 13-megapixel camera on the front.
Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protects both the front and back of the unit. Similarly, like its predecessor, the unit has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor too. Not to mention, the handset comes with an IR blaster. Powering the device is a big 5,020mAh battery and you get a 22.5W fast charger in the box too. Furthermore, the device is available on 3 or 4GB of RAM which is coupled with 64 or 128GB of storage.
The 6/128GB variant of the Redmi Note 9 is available at a price of Rs. 24,999.
2. Samsung Galaxy M21
In the second spot of our pick for the best phones under 25K in Nepal is the Samsung Galaxy M21. It comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This display has a screen-to-body ratio of 91% with a max brightness of 420 nits. The Exynos 9611 chipset powers the phone. Galaxy M21 is available in two memory configurations: 4/64GB and 6/128GB.
The device houses a 48MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with a 123-degree Field of View, and a 5MP depth sensor on the back. For selfies, it has a 20MP lens on a centrally aligned U-shaped notch. In terms of security, it has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a face unlock option. The unit packs a 6000mAh battery and supports 15W rapid charging.
The price of the Samsung Galaxy M21 (6/128GB) in Nepal is Rs. 25,999.
1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
The announcement of the Xiaomi Redmi Note series selling over 200 million units demonstrates the company’s domination in the mid-range smartphone industry. Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 10 is a new product in the said market and an excellent one at that. The device introduces the new “Evol.” design vocabulary with a slimmer body and a smooth gradient finish at the rear panel. The phone is also IP53 certified for dust/splash resistance.
It has a 6.43-inch sAMOLED display with Full HD resolution. Plus, the peak brightness can go up to 1100 nits and supports various color profiles such as normal, sunlight, and night mode. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 10 houses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 678 chipset. It has a 48MP Sony IMX582 main camera, an 8MP IMX355 ultra-wide sensor, and two 2MP sensors for macro and portrait images. A 5000mAh battery powers the unit and supports 33W fast charging. For security, it uses a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
In Nepal, the Redmi Note 10 costs Rs. 24,999 for the 6/128GB variant.
Time to vote
So, out of all the smartphones listed here, vote in the following poll to select your pick for the best smartphone under 25000 in Nepal: