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Top 7 Gaming Smartphones under ₹25000 in 2021

With the trend of mobile gaming flowing in, the necessity of gaming Smartphones is more than ever. You can argue that every phone can be a gaming smartphone to some extent but true gamers never compromise with the devices. They want the smoothest experience with maximum frame rates.

Gaming smartphones usually carry a hefty price tag. But with the trend of playing high-end games on small mobile screens, the competition for budget-friendly gaming smartphones is also increasing. These budget phones offer good gaming processors, high refresh rate screens, high battery life, stereo speakers, and pretty much everything to help create a good gaming experience.

Now that we have established the basics, the following are the top 7 gaming smartphones under Rs. 25,000 in 2021. We have looked into every possible option available and chosen only the best.

07. Motorola One Fusion+

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Price: 21,999
Release Date: January 5, 2021


Specs:

Display6.67 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 10
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 750GFront Camera16MP
Battery4820 mAhBack Camera108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
RAM6GBStorage128GB

One of the few smartphones with a 108MP rear camera, Motorola One Fusion+ is powered by Octa-core Snapdragon 750G which is one of the better chipsets out there. The phone also has enabled 5G and a 4820mAh battery. The 6.67 inches display comes with a whooping 75Hz refresh rate. However, a major negative point for the mobile is it does not have an AMOLED display which is pretty much standard for smartphones at this price range. If you are looking for a budget gaming smartphone with overall value for money, the specifications are more than make up for that.

06. Mi 10i 5G

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Price: 21,999
Release Date: January 5, 2021


Specs:

Display6.67 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 10
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 750GFront Camera16MP
Battery4820mAhBack Camera108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
RAM6GBStorage128GB

The 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with HDR 10+ compliant on Mi 10i 5G has a 120Hz refresh rate. Backed by a 4820mAh battery with 33W fast charging, the phone is ready for long gaming sessions. Apart from gaming, the smooth display makes it a great device for content creation.

05. iQOO Z3 5G

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Price: 19,990
Release Date: June 8, 2021


Specs:

Display6.58 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 11
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 768GFront Camera16MP
Battery4440mAhBack Camera64MP + 8MP + 2MP
RAM6GBStorage128GB

At a decently low price of Rs. 19,900, iQOO Z3 5G is an excellent choice for budget gamers. The 6.58 inch full HD+ IPS LCD offers a ‘Smart Switch’ mode. It allows the screen to have a changeable refresh rate depending on the on-screen content. When playing games, the ‘Ultra Game Mode’ optimizes CPU/GPU, RAM, and other factors. All these are great plus points for a great gaming experience. However, the Funtouch OS 11.1 skin, which is based on Android 11, isn’t the best.

04. iQOO 3

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Price: 24,990
Release Date: February 25, 2020


Specs:

Display6.44 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 10
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865Front Camera16MP
Battery4440mAhBack Camera48MP + 13MP + 13MP + 2MP
RAM8GBStorage128GB

Vivo’s iQOO 3’s best selling point is its powerful processor. With one core clocked at 2.8GHz, three cores clocked at 2.4GHz, and the remaining four cores clocked at 1.8GHz, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is the greatest mobile gaming CPU available in India. Assisted with its 6.44 inch AMOLED display, gaming shoulder buttons and, enabled 5G, it is already one of the best budget choices available for gamers.
However, the camera quality of the phone is not the best.

03. Realme X3

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Price: 24,999
Release Date: June 25, 2020


Specs:

Display6.60 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 10
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855+Front Camera16MP + 8MP
Battery4200mAhBack Camera64MP + 8MP + 12MP + 2MP
RAM6GBStorage128GB

Realme X3 offers a better overall value of money than our last competitor. Equipped with the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, the phone ensures you a good gaming experience. It also has a copper liquid cooling system which helps to keep the temperature in check and the 4200mAh battery enables long gaming sessions. The 6.60 inch AMOLED display also provides an FHD+ display which makes the display smoother than most smartphones in this price range.

02. Samsung Galaxy M51

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Price: 21,999
Release Date: August 31, 2020


Specs:

Display6.70 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 10
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 750GFront Camera32MP
Battery7000mAhBack Camera64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP
RAM8GBStorage128GB

Samsung fans rejoice! The biggest selling point of the phone is the huge 7000mAh. The 6.70 inch AMOLED display has crisp detail quality, really the best budget display in the game right now. The Octacore Snapdragon 750G processor is paired with Adreno 618 GPU. The hardware allows multitasking even when gaming with no lag issues. Additional specifications including decent rear and front cameras, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a sleek design make Samsung Galaxy M51 one of the best budget-friendly gaming smartphones.

01. OnePlus Nord CE 5G

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Price: 24,999
Release Date: June 11, 2020


Specs:

Display6.43 inch (1080×2400)Operating SoftwareAndroid 11
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 750GFront Camera32MP
Battery4500mAhBack Camera64MP + 8MP + 2MP
RAM8GBStorage128GB

OnePlus Nord Core Edition’s main selling point is its gaming performance and overall value of money. It is one of the few smartphones at this price range that offers Android 11 operating software. It runs the custom OxygenOS based on that. Apart from that, the 6.43 inch AMOLED display offers full HD+ resolution with a 90Hz refresh rate which is another plus point. The mid-range Snapdragon 750G chipset is integrated with X52 5G modem. The 4500mAh battery is just icing on the cake.

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That was our take on the top 7 gaming smartphones under Rs. 25000. Let us know in the comments below how your budget gaming smartphones look like. Keep following redjacket.gg for more updates. Keep gaming.

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Written by Diptoman Saha

Hi, I am Diptoman Saha, pursuing my content writing career on the side with higher studies. I have been a tech worm and a die-hard gamer for as long as I could remember and helping many with modern electronic queries.

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