10 Best Smartphones Under Rs 40,000 to Buy in India

With Rs 40,000 in India, you have a wide selection of smartphone brands that you can purchase a Mid-Range phone from, Ranging from Oneplus to Xiaomi, and Samsung, and lots of but in this article, I have hand picked ten of the very best smartphones under 40000 you can purchase on Flipkart, or Amazon India.

Take note that these devices are not numbered in the order of best to worst or vice-versa. you just have to choose what you are looking for, or what works best for you.

Google Pixel 6A

Google Pixel 6A: A strong midranger

Google’s mid-range device, the Pixel 6A was released earlier this year and is a major contender for the best mid-range device of 2022. Priced at Rs 30,000, The pixel 6A has an OLED, standard 60Hz display sized at 6.1-inches.

Google’s own Tensor chip powers the device coupled with a single 6GB/128GB configuration. The device recently got the Android 13 update, so its worth trying out, and its a smartphone under 40,000, just like you asked.

Though there isn’t any super-fast charging tech in here, you still get 18W of charging, juicing up that 4,410 mAh cell. The camera quality is superb, not because of the hardware, but because of Google’s renowned camera software.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G


The Galaxy A53 5G has a price tag of Rs 31,999. a 6.5-inch super AMOLED, 120Hz display is on the front, protected by Gorilla glass 5, so if your device falls on its face, i has a lesser chance of breaking.

you have Samsung’s Exynos 1280 chip, aided by either of these five configurations; 4GB/128GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, 6GB/256GB, or 8GB/256GB.

If you are a picture or video person, don’t you worry, this device got you. with a quad 6MP+12MP+5MP+5MP rear setup, and a 32MP cam at the front for selfies, you’ve got nothing to worry about.

Samsung has put in a 5,000 mAh battery which can be charged at 25W, so an average smartphone user doesn’t have to worry about plugging the device. easily one of the best smartphones under 40,000.

Oneplus Nord 2T

Oneplus Nord 2T

The Oneplus Nord 2T is one of the powerful mid-range phones released by Oneplus this year, which is surprisingly very cheap, costing about Rs 28,999 and Rs 33,999 for the 8GB/128GB and 12GB/256GB options respectively on Amazon India.

up front, the Nord 2T 6.43-inches AMOLED, 90Hz display, proected by Gorilla Glass 5. the Dimensity 1300 powers this device, making it a good choice for mobile gamers. For the rear camera, it has a 50MP+8MP+2MP triple sensors at the back. the 32MP camera is at the front.

The 4,500 mAh battery can be quickly charged, as the device comes with 80W of fast charging. The Nord 2T is the complete package.

Oppo Reno 8

Oppo Reno 8

The Oppo Reno 8 is a very similar device to the Nord 2T, if not the same device with different design and builds. The Reno 8 comes with a 6.4″ inches 90Hz, AMOLED display which is protected by Gorilla Glass 5.

It is powered by the Dimensity 1300, aided by 8GB of RAM and either 128GB or 256GB of internal storage space. it comes with Android 12 and ColorOS 12.1 out-of-the-box. this is easily one of the best smartphone under 40000.

The camera set up is all the same; 50MP+8MP+2MP triple sensors at the back, and a 32MP camera at the front for taking nice selfies. there is also a 4,500 mAh battery that has 80W fast charging, so you can see that they are basically the same phone, so it up to you to decide which design you are going for. the starting price is Rs 28,999.

Vivo V25 Pro

Vivo V25 Pro

The Vivo V25 pro is a good choice if you are in search of the best smartphone under 40000. It has all you can require from a budget smartphone. There’s a 6.56 inches ,120Hz, AMOLED display.

The Dimensity 1300 sits at the helm, backed up  by 8GB/12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage space. Android 12 and Vivo’s Funtouch OS 12 handles the software area.

the rear camera island holds a triple camera setup which is an a 64MP+8MP+2MP camera, and a 32MP selfie camera on the front. the battery capacity is 4,830 mAh, and it can charge at a speed of 66W. The phone has a starting price of Rs 35,999.

Tecno Camon 19 Pro 5G

Camon 19 Pro 5g | best smartphone under 40000

The Camon 19 Pro 5G a less powerful alternative to the rest of the devices on this list, but hey, it’s cheaper, starting at a price of Rs 21,999. The display is a 6.8 inches, 120Hz, IPS LCD panel.

The Dimensity 810 is the chip powering this device, coupled with 8GB of RAM, and 128GB and 256GB of Internal storage space.

There is also a triple camera setup at the rear, consisting of 64MP+2MP+2MP and a 16MP selfie camera. Tecno has a standard of loading their phones with 5,000 mAh batteries, and he Camon 19 Pro 5G isn’t excluded. it also charges at 33W speed.

Xiaomi 12 Lite

Xiaomi 12 Lite 5g | best smartphone under 40000

The Xiaomi 12 Lite is the least of the Xiaomi 12 series. However, this doesn’t make it fall short of the best smartphones under Rs 40,000. a 6.5 inches, 120Hz, AMOLED display is mounted on the front, protected by Gorilla glass 5.

Snapdragon 778G 5G chip powers this device, backed up by 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage space. the software is covered by Android 13 and MIUI 13. The main camera on the Xiaomi 12 Lite is a 108MP one backed up by 8MP and 2MP auxiliary cameras. you also get a 32MP cam for your selfies.

there is a 4,300 mAh battery in here which is charged at 67W, which for some, is enough. This phone has a starting price of Rs 32,000 making it one of the best smartphone under 40000.

Realme GT Master

Realme GT master | best smartphone under 40000

The Realme Gt Master is one of many Realme Mid-range phones that is a little bit cheaper than the competition at Rs 21,000. The display is a 6.43-inches Super AMOLED display which has the 120Hz refresh rate which will come in handy when playing games.

Under the hood, lies the Snapdragon 778G 5G chip, powering the device and its aided by three RAM/storage configurations; 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, and 8GB/256GB, so the choice is yours to make.

There’s a triple camera setup on the rear which are 64MP+8MP+2MP. the selfie camera is a 32MP one. Other features include 4,300mAh battery, 65W fast charging, Android 11 which can be upgraded to Android 12

Nothing Phone (1)

Nothing Phone in black

Carl pei’s new brand , Nothing has a good start with the Nothing Phone (1), and the images of this device is an internet sensation because of its unique design. this is a major contender for the best smartphone under 40000. read a full review of the device here. The Price starts at Rs 33,999.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11


The Redmi Note 11 can be described like the Camon 19 Pro; less powerful but more cheaper. You can view its full specifications here. It costs Rs 13,499 on Amazon India.

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