Not long ago, we made a price list of the best mid-range smartphones ranging from Rs 20,000-50,000. But, a lot has changed since then. Lots of new smartphones have been released by the companies like Samsung, Xiaomi, Realme, Vivo and Oppo in the market. Though the new ones only have a slight update from their predecessors, it can be a big deal for most people during purchase.
As we are just completing the third quarter of the year, the market has witnessed plenty of good smartphones. Today, we will bring you our updated recommendation list of the best mid-range smartphones that you can purchase between Rs 20,000 and Rs 50,000 in Nepal.
Nepal best mid-range smartphones price list: August 2021
|Samsung Galaxy F22||Rs 20,499 (4+64GB)|
Rs 23,999 (6+128GB)
|Redmi Note 10 Pro||Rs 33,999 (6+128GB)|
|Mi 11 Lite||Rs 34,999 (6+128GB)|
|Realme 8||Rs 35,999 (8+128GB)|
|Samsung Galaxy M62||Rs 39,999 (6+128GB)|
Rs 42,999 (8+128GB)
|Oppo F19 Pro||Rs 44,990 (8+128GB)|
|OnePlus Nord CE||Rs 44,999 (8+128GB)|
|Poco F3||Rs 46,999 (6+128GB)|
Rs 51,999 (8+256GB)
|Vivo V21||Rs 49,999 (8+128GB)|
9. Samsung Galaxy F22
Samsung Galaxy F22 is the latest release of the Samsung smartphone in the Nepali market. The phone provides adequate features, given the price range. The phone has a massive 6.4-inch super AMOLED display that has a refresh rate of 90Hz. It is built with glass in front, a plastic back, and a plastic frame. Similarly, it runs on the latest Android 11 with One UI Core 3.1 on top while it is powered by an Octa-core Mediatek Helio G80 chipset.
The phone has a quad-camera setup. The primary is a 48MP accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 13MP selfie camera. The phone gets its power from a 6000mAh non-removable battery that supports 15W fast charging.
The price of the Samsung Galaxy F22 in Nepal is Rs 20,499 for 4/64GB and Rs 23,999 for the 6/128GB variant. But, if you want some more features in the similar category from Samsung and can spend more, you can go for Galaxy M32 and A22
8. Redmi Note 10 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro comes with a dazzling 120Hz 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and weighs around 193 grams. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and also has dual stereo speakers, Hi-Res certified, for an immersive audio experience.
The phone is powered by Qualcomm SM 7150 Snapdragon 732G and runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12. It has a 5020mAh non-removable battery with 33W fast charging. The company has claimed that the phone charges 0-59% in 30 minutes and supports 26 days’ standby time, 143 hours’ music, 36 hours’ VoLTE calling, and 11.5 hours of gaming in a single charge.
The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max features a magnificent 108MP Quad camera setup with a 3rd generation HM2 108MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide, 5MP tele-macro, and 2MP depth sensor. The camera has different modes like night mode 2.0, dual video mode, super macro, vlog mode, and photo and video clones mode. The front-facing is a 16MP in-display selfie camera that records video only in [email protected] while the rear camera records video in [email protected], 1080p up to 120 fps.
The price of the Redmi Note 10 Pro in Nepal is Rs 33,999 and only has a 6/128GB version at the moment.
7. Mi 11 Lite
Mi 11 Lite is a mini version of its flagship Mi 11. This is the latest release of the Mi phone in Nepal. Mi 11 Lite features a 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED display that has a refresh rate of 90Hz while a touch sampling rate of whooping 240Hz. The display of this phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The camera module on the back looks similar to the flagship Mi 11, flaunting a triple camera setup at the back. The 64MP primary camera uses a 6P lens with an f/1.79 aperture. Accompanying it is an 8MP sensor with a 119º field of view. And, a 5MP sensor that has a telemacro lens. It can focus on objects between 3 and 7cm distances. The camera can record videos in 4K, but only up to 30fps. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture that can record videos only up to 1080p.
Mi 11 Lite runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12 on top and is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G. The phone gets its power from a moderate 4,250mAh non-removable battery, which supports 33W fast charging. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Connectivity options include WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, and 4G connection.
Mi 11 Lite costs Rs 34,999 for the 6/128GB version, the only version available in Nepal.
6. Realme 8
Realme 8 is the latest launch of Realme smartphones in Nepal. This device has a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen, which is the most significant upgrade from its predecessor. The phone weighs lightly on just 177 grams. It also has an ultra-fast in-display fingerprint scanner. Although the panel does not have a higher refresh rate, it does have a touch sampling rate of 180Hz.
It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 SoC, and the top-tier version has 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Furthermore, the rear panel houses a quad-camera setup with a 64MP main, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, a 2MP B&W, and a 2MP macro lens. Besides that, the phone is backed up by a 5000mAh battery that supports a 30W Dart Charge.
The price of Realme 8 in Nepal is Rs 35,999 for the 8/128GB variant.
5. Samsung Galaxy M62
Samsung Galaxy M62 is the ultimate mid-range smartphone. In a similar price range, it can compete and outperform almost every smartphone available in the market. It has massiveness in its feature. With a massive 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, one can easily enjoy the movies or attend online classes on this phone. There is a quad-camera setup on its back. The 64Mp primary camera is accompanied by a 12MP ultrawide, a 5MP macro, and a 5MP depth sensor while the front-facing is a 32MP selfie camera. The phone runs on Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top.
The phone is powered by Octa-core Exynos 9825 chipset and has a battery backup of 7000mAh which supports 25W fast charging. This feature is very handy for gamers as they can enjoy decent gaming for a long period. You can also check Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 on the mid-range category as they have a similar feature to M62.
The price of the Samsung Galaxy M62 in Nepal is Rs Rs 39,999 for 6/128GB and Rs 42,999 for the 8/128GB versions.
4. Oppo F19 Pro
Oppo F19 Pro is the latest addition of Oppo smartphones in Nepal targeted for the mid-range segment. The phone comes with a 6.43-inch (90.80% screen to body ratio) Super AMOLED punch-hole display with a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is just 7.8mm thick and weighs lightly at around 172 grams. The phone only supports a 60Hz refresh rate but has a 135Hz touch sampling rate, which can be increased to 180Hz in the gaming mode.
The phone boasts a quad-camera setup on the back. The primary one is a 48 MP f/1.7 PDAF camera accompanied by other 8 MP ultrawide, 2 MP macro, and 2 MP depth sensors. There is also an LED flash on the side of the camera panel. There is also an AI colour portrait video mode that lets the subject of your video stand out in vivid colour by changing the background to black and white. An interesting addition to Oppo F19 Pro is it can capture videos with the front and back cameras simultaneously in the split-screen mode.
Oppo F19 Pro runs on Android 11 with ColorOS 11.1 and is powered by the Octa-Core Mediatek Helio P95 chipset. The phone is backed up with a 4310mAh non-removable battery which supports a 30W VOOC flash charge. It also has a super nighttime standby mode that keeps the phone running if you are low on power and need it for essential use. This feature is only for night (11 pm-7 am) and only consumes 1.8% battery.
The price of the Oppo F19 Pro in Nepal is Rs 44,990 for 8/1258GB.
3. OnePlus Nord CE
OnePlus Nord CE is one of the very few 5G enabled smartphones on the list. This is one of the latest releases of the popular smartphone, OnePlus. The phone comes with a 6.43-inch fluid AMOLED 90Hz display with a maximum resolution of 1000*2400 pixels. With a glass front, plastic frame, and plastic back, this phone is probably the lightest in this category weighing only 170 grams.
The phone mounts a triple camera setup on its rare with a 64MP primary camera accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide and 2 MP depth sensors. The main camera of this phone can record videos in 4K. The front-facing is a 16MP selfie camera that can record videos only up to 1080p.
OnePlus Nord CE runs on Android 11 with OxygenOS on top. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G chipset while the graphics are handled by Adreno 619. The phone gets its power from a 4500mAh non-removable battery that supports a 30W fast charger. the company claims the phone will get 70% charge in just 30 minutes of charging.
The price of the OnePlus Nord CE in Nepal is Rs 44,999 for an 8/128GB variant.
2. Poco F3
Poco has always been known as the ultimate flagship killer smartphone in Nepal. The latest addition to the Poco family is the Poco F3. Also known as the real beast, the Poco F3 comes with a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a refreshing rate of 120Hz and a whooping 360Hz touch sampling rate. With a peak brightness of up to 1300 nits, it has a maximum resolution of 1080*2400 pixels. Having a glass front, glass back, and a plastic frame, the display and the back of the phone are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The phone boasts a triple camera setup on the back. The primary is the 48MP camera accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide and a 5MP macro lens camera. Likewise, the front-facing is a 20MP selfie camera. The rear camera can record 4K videos.
Poco F3 runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12 for POCO on top and is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset. The phone is also backed up by a 4250mAh non-removable Li-Po battery that can be charged through a 33W fast charger. The company claims that the phone can be charged fully in just 52 minutes. For audio, it has Hi-Res Audio certification Dolby Atmos dual speakers.
The costs of Poco F3 are Nepal is Rs 46,999 for 6/128GB and Rs 51,999 for the 8/256GB versions. Price-wise, they are probably the best smartphones on this list.
1. Vivo V21
Vivo V21 is the latest release and addition of the Vivo smartphones in the V-series. This is also one of the most noticeable smartphones in the mid-range category at the moment. The phone comes with a 6.44-inch AMOLED 90Hz display with a resolution of 1000*2400 pixels. It has a glass front, a plastic frame, and a plastic back. The user may feel a bit disappointed as it has a plastic back and not a glass back. One of the slimmest smartphones in the market, it only has a thickness of 7.29mm and weighs 176 grams.
The phone has a triple-camera setup on its back. The main 64MP camera is accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide and 2MP macro lenses. The main camera can record videos in 4K but does not have optical image stabilisation (OIS). The front-facing is a 44MP selfie camera and that too can record videos in 4K.
Vivo V21 runs on Android 11 with Funtouch 11.1 on top. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G chipset while the graphics are handled by Mali-G57 MC3. The battery backup of this phone is 4000mAh that can be charged through a 33W fast charger and the company claims the phone will be charged 63% in just 30 minutes.
Vivo V21 costs Rs 49,999 for the 8/128GB variant which is costlier considering the features other smartphones are providing in a similar price range.