Price list: Best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in Nepal

Best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in Nepal
Best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in Nepal.

In recent years, mid-range options have gained immense popularity in Nepal as smartphone brands have shifted their focus towards design and features. The market now has a packed array of mid-range choices from various brands. Typically, the lower mid-range category starts at prices above Rs 30,000, while the premium mid-range segment extends up to just below Rs 100,000 (1 lakh) in Nepal. Among these price ranges, the ones below Rs 50,000 got quite the attention.

So just before the end of 2023, we have listed down 7 best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in Nepal.

Smartphones under Rs 50,000 in Nepal

1.POCO X5 Pro 5GRs 37,999 (6/128GB)
Rs 40,999 (8/256GB)
2.Redmi Note 12 Pro 5GRs 38,999 (6/128GB)
Rs 41,999 (8/256GB)
3.Honor X9aRs 39,990 (8/256GB)
4.OnePlus Nord CE 3 LiteRs 41,999 (8/128GB) 
Rs 45,999 (8/256GB)
5.Vivo V29e 5GRs 42,999 (8/256GB)
6.Samsung Galaxy A34 5GRs 45,999 (8/128GB)
7.Realme 11 Pro 5GRs 47,999 (8/256GB)

1. POCO X5 Pro 5G

First on the list is the popular subsidiary brand from Xiaomi, the POCO X5 Pro 5G. The smartphone quickly gained attention and made this list of the best smartphones under Rs 50,000.

DimensionsHeight: 162.91 mm
Width: 76.03 mm
Thickness: 7.99 mm
Weight: 181g
Display size6.67 inches
Display type FHD+ Xfinity AMOLED display
SimDual sims
Resolution2,400 x 1,080
ChipsetSnapdragon® 778G Mobile Platform
GPUQualcomm® Adreno™ 642L
Selfie camera16MP, f/2.4
Rear cameraMain wide camera: 108MP, f/1.8
Ultra-wide camera: 8MP, f/2.2
Macro-camera: 2MP, f/2.4
Battery and Charging5,000mAh (typ)
67W turbocharging
SensorsAmbient light sensor
Electronic compass
IR blaster
Side fingerprint sensor
Proximity Sensor
ColoursPOCO Yellow, Horizon Blue, Astral black
PriceRs 37,999 (6/128GB)
Rs 40,999 (8/256GB)

The POCO X5 Pro 5G resembles a bit like the Redmi Note 12 Pro, featuring a plastic finish. It is a 6.67-inch FHD+ Xfinity AMOLED display with a stellar 120Hz refresh rate, 2,400 × 1,800 pixel resolution, and peak brightness of 900 nits. Its triple rear camera setup includes a 108MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, a 16MP camera handles the selfies and videos.

POCO X5 Pro 5G. Photo: POCO
POCO X5 Pro 5G. Photo: POCO

The smartphone runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G chipset with an octa-core CPU up to 2.4GHz and Adreno 642l GPU. Running on MIUI 14 for POCO based on Android 12, it ensures two years of OS updates and three years of security updates. It has a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging. The 12-layer graphite cooling cools the smartphone. It is available in POCO yellow, horizon blue, and astral black colour options.

As for the price it costs Rs 37,999 for the 6/128GB option and Rs 40,999 for the 8/256GB option.

2. Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G

One of the most popular ones in the list from this year is the Redmi Note 12 series. The Note 12 series consists of the base Note 12, Note 12 Pro and the Note 12 Pro+. The Note 12 Pro falls under the Rs 50,000 category and is also a great smartphone for the price.

DimensionsHeight: 162.9mm
Width: 76mm
Thickness: 7.9mm
Weight: 187 grams
Display6.67-inch FHD+ Flow AMOLED display
SimDual sims
Resolution2,400 x 1,080
OSMIUI 14 based on Android 12
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 1080 6nm
Selfie camera16 MP
Rear camera50MP main camera
8MP ultra-wide camera
2MP macro camera
SensorsProximity sensor | Ambient light sensor | Accelerometer | Electronic compass | IR blaster |Gyroscope | Side fingerprint sensor
ColoursPolar White
Midnight Black
Sky Blue
PricesRs 38,999 (6/128GB)
Rs 41,999 (8/256GB)

The Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G has a sleek design. It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ Flow AMOLED display, with a resolution of 2,400 x 1,080. Supporting dual SIM functionality, it operates on MIUI 14 built on Android 12, providing a familiar yet updated user experience. Under the hood, this smartphone has a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 6nm chipset paired with a Mali-G68 GPU for reliable performance.

Redmi 12 Pro 5G. Photo: Mi Nepal
Redmi 12 Pro 5G. Photo: Mi Nepal

It is available in 128 GB or 256 GB storage options coupled with 6 GB or 8 GB of RAM. Its triple rear camera setup features a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro camera. On the front, a 16MP camera ensures quality selfies and video calls. Powering the smartphone is a 5,000mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging. A range of sensors including proximity, ambient light, accelerometer, electronic compass, and gyroscope, along with a side fingerprint sensor and IR blaster are in the smartphone. It is available in Polar White, Midnight Black, and Sky Blue colour options.

As for price, the Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G is available for Rs 38,999 for the 6/128GB option and Rs 41,999 for the 8/256GB in Nepal.

3. Honor X9a 5G

Honor is making its comeback this year with new and interesting smartphones. The Honor X9a 5G is one of the best smartphones not only in Nepal but in other countries too.

DimensionsHeight: 161.6mm
Width: 73.9mm
Depth: 7.9mm
Weight: 175g
Display6.67-inch AMOLED
SimDual sims
Resolution1,080 x 2,400 pixels
OSMagicUI 6.1, based on Android 12
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 695
GPUAdreno 619
Front Camera16MP (F2.45)
Rear Camera64MP Main camera (F1.8)
5MP Ultra wide and depth camera (F2.2)
2MP Macro camera(F2.4)
ColoursTitanium silver, emerald green, and midnight black
PriceRs 39,990 (8/256GB)

The HONOR X9a 5G has a 6.67-inch curved AMOLED display featuring a 3D curved glass screen with a unique 45° curvature, a 120Hz refresh rate and a vivid 30-bit colour depth at 395 PPI. It is protected by 0.65mm deeply reinforced glass. Its camera setup includes a 64MP main camera, along with a 5MP ultrawide, 2MP macro camera, and a 16MP front camera, which has various modes and features for both photography and videography.


The HONOR X9a 5G runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset with Adreno 619 GPU, supported by 8+5(13)GB RAM and 256 GB of storage. MagicUI 6.1 based on Android 12 runs the smartphone. The 5,100mAh lithium-polymer battery powers the smartphone while the 40W wired charger powers it up. As for colour options, it is available in Titanium silver, emerald green, and midnight black options.

The Honor X9a costs Rs 39,990 for the available 8/256GB option in Nepal.

4. OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite

OnePlus’s smartphones ruled the mid-range category for the flagship killing specs and price it offered. Lately, it has been a bit behind. But this year is quite promising with the introduction of new smartphones, like the one on the list the OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite.

DimensionsHeight: 165.5mm
Width: 76.0mm
Thickness: 8.3mm
Weight: 195 grams
Display size6.72 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Refresh rate120Hz
Resolution2400 X 1080
OSOxygenOS based on Android™ 13
ChipsetQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 695 5G
GPUAdreno 619
SimHybrid dual sims
Storage128GB, 256GB
Selfie camera16MP
Rear camera108MP main camera
2MP macro camera
2MP depth camera
Charging67W wired
SensorsSide-mounted fingerprint scanner
Electronic compass
Ambient light sensor
Proximity sensor
Sensor core
ColoursPastel lime and chromatic grey
Prices (Official)Rs 41,999 (8/128GB) 
Rs 45,999 (8/256GB)

The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite has a boxy curved design with a glossy plastic back with a triple camera setup. The 6.72-inch IPS LCD display offers a resolution of 2400X1080 pixels, featuring a 120Hz refresh rate and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by Snapdragon 695 5G chipset and Adreno 619 GPU. It is supported by Android 13 with Oxygen OS 13.1 operating system. It is available with 8GB RAM and expandable virtual RAM for up to 16GB, and storage options of 128GB or 256GB.

OnePlus Nord CE Lite 3. Photo: OnePlus
OnePlus Nord CE Lite 3. Photo: OnePlus

The camera setup is a 108MP Samsung S5KHM6SX03 sensor for the main camera, with 2MP depth and macro lenses. For selfies, a 16MP front camera handles the selfies. It has a 5000mAh battery with a 67W SUPERVOOC charger, claiming 0-80% charge in approximately 30 minutes. As for colour options, it comes in Pastel lime and Chromatic grey options.

The OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite costs Rs 41,999 for the 8/128GB option and Rs 45,999 for the 8/256GB option in Nepal.

5. Vivo V29e 5G

The Vivo V29e 5G is one of the most attractive-looking smartphones on this list. It is also the latest addition in Nepal by Vivo. The recent V series from Vivo is getting quite the attention for its attractive looks.

Dimensions162.35 x 74.85 x 7.69 mm
Display size6.77-inch
Display typeAMOLED
Resolution2,400 × 1,080 (FHD+)
Refresh rate120Hz
Weight190 grams
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
GPUAdreno 619
OSAndroid 13, Funtouch 13
Rear camera64MP main camera
8MP ultrawide
Selfie camera50 MP
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
No 3.5mm headphone jack
Ambient light sensor
Proximity Sensor
In-display fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope sensor
Battery4,800 mAh
Charging44W wired
ColoursForest Black
Rose Gold
PriceRs 42,999 (8/256GB)

The Vivo V29e 5G has a glass back with a dual camera setup and the signature Vivo Aura ring light. It has a 6.77-inch AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution of 2,400 × 1,080 with a 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G chipset, supported by an octa-core CPU configuration (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 660 Silver) and Adreno 619 GPU. Operating on Android 13 with Funtouch 13, it offers 8 GB of RAM with a storage option of 256 GB.

Vivo V29e 5G. Photo: Vivo Nepal
Vivo V29e 5G. Photo: Vivo Nepal

It features a 64MP main rear camera and an 8MP ultrawide lens, while the 50MP front camera handles selfies. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, and dual SIM support. The smartphone has sensors like accelerometer, ambient light, proximity, e-compass, in-display fingerprint, and gyroscope sensors. It has a 4,800mAh battery and supports 44W wired charging.

The Vivo V29e 5G comes in Forest Black and Rose Gold variants and costs Rs 42,999 (8/256GB) in Nepal.

6. Samsung Galaxy A34 5G

With an overall round performance, the Samsung Galaxy A34 5G might be the best smartphone in this list. The A series is one of the most sold smartphones in the world and the same goes in Nepal. With the start of 2024, we will surely see the new and upcoming Samsung A series with new features.

Dimensions161.3 x 78.1 x 8.2 mm
Display size6.6-inch
Display typeSuper AMOLED Display
Weight199 grams
Refresh rate120Hz
Resolution(Full HD+) 1,080 X 2,340 pixels
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 1080 (6nm)
OSOneUI 5.1 based on Android 13
Rear cameraPrimary camera: 48MP
Ultra-wide camera: 8MP
Macro camera: 5MP
Selfie camera13MP
Charging25W wired
Fingerprint sensor
Gyro sensor
Geomagnetic sensor
Hall sensor
Light sensor
Virtual Proximity sensing
ColoursViolet, silver, lime, and graphite
PriceRs 45,999 (8/128GB)

The Samsung Galaxy A34 5G has a 6.6-inch display and drop-notch front camera within a design similar to the A54 5G. The smartphone has a SUPER AMOLED 120Hz FHD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and IP67 dust/water resistance. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset and Mali-G68 GPU, alongside 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage expandable to 1 TB. It runs on OneUI 5.1 with Android 13 operating system.

Samsung Galaxy A34 5G. Photo: Samsung
Samsung Galaxy A34 5G. Photo: Samsung

In the camera department, a triple rear setup featuring a 48MP primary, 8MP ultra-wide, and 5MP macro camera, equipped with OIS for stabilization and 4K video recording steals the show. The 13MP front camera also captures 4K videos. The smartphone houses a 5,000mAh battery with 25W wired charging.

Available in lime, silver, graphite, and violet colours, the Samsung Galaxy A34 5G is priced at Rs 46,000 for the 8/128GB variant in Nepal.

7. Realme 11 Pro 5G

The last smartphone on the list is the Realme 11 Pro. The 11 Pro is a member of the number series by Realme which also includes the Realme 11 Pro+ 5G, Realme 11 5G and Realme 11x 5G. The number series by Realme are budget and mid-range smartphones which deliver good performance. The design of the 11 Pro and 11 Pro+ is its key selling feature.

DimensionsSunrise Beige & Oasis Green
Length: 161.6mm
Width: 73.9mm

Astral Black
Length: 161.6mm
Width: 73.9mm
Display typeAMOLED curved vision display
Display size6.7-inch
Resolution2,412 X 1,080 (FHD+)
Refresh rate120Hz
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 7050 (6nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
OSRealme UI 4.0 based on Android 13
Selfie camera16MP
Rear camera100MP main camera
2MP macro camera
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
Battery5,000mAh (typ)
Charging67W SUPERVOOC Charge
Buttons and Ports2 Nano SIM Card Slots
Type-C Port
Power Button
Volume Buttons
SensorsMagnetic Induction Sensor / Light Sensor / Proximity Sensor / Gyro-meter / Acceleration Sensor/ In-display Fingerprint Sensor
ColoursSunrise Beige | Oasis Green | Astrak Black
PriceRs 47,999 (8/256GB)

The Realme 11 Pro 5G has a beautiful back with a premium vegan leather finish in the back which takes Milan’s urban fashion aesthetic. It has a 6.7-inch AMOLED curved vision display with a resolution of 2,412 x 1,080 (FHD+) and a 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone has a MediaTek Dimensity 7050 chipset, built on a 6nm architecture and Mali-G68 GPU which handles the processing. It runs on Realme UI 4.0 based on Android 13 operating system.

Realme 11 Pro 5G. Photo: Realme
Realme 11 Pro 5G. Photo: Realme

The smartphone has a 100MP main camera, a 2MP macro lens and a 16MP selfie camera to capture photos and videos. It is powered by a 5,000mAh battery and 67W SUPERVOOC Charger. As for buttons and ports, the 11 Pro has one Nano Sim card slot, type-c port, power button and volume buttons. For connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.

It is available in Sunrise Beige, Oasis Green, and Astral Black colour options and costs Rs 47,999 for the available 8/256GB option in Nepal.

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