Battery life is one of the significant determiners when buying or even recommending a handset. A large battery capacity without fast charging is painful to handle in the long run. Thankfully, the phone makers are slowly including the fast charging capabilities in their smartphones.
Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, Honor’s in-house charging solution, and “AI-powered” charging solution certainly make the heads turn. That’s why we have cherry-picked some of the best fast charging capable smartphones under Rs 30,000 that also offer good power management features.
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Xiaomi Mi A2
The penultimate pure Android delivering Mi A2 packs a great camera. The phone is the only exception in this list with a 3,010mAh battery. But it impresses with the Quick Charge 4.0 support for India while rest of the world gets Quick Charge 3.0 charging. That’s a good enough reason to grab this smartphone.
Xiaomi Poco F1
Xiaomi packs the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset which brings Quick Charge 3.0 support and the F1 also has a USB Type-C port. So, you can use the bundled charger or another certified third-party one to enjoy the fast charging on it.
Asus Zenfone 5Z
Though Asus Zenfone 5Z packs a competitively priced hardware, it offers an average battery backup despite the Quick Charge 3.0 support. With a small 3,300mAh battery, it does support fast charging. So, if you don’t mind the battery capacity, the Zenfone 5Z is a viable option with a fancy AI charging feature.
Honor View 10
Honor View 10 packs a modest 3,750mAh battery and comes with Honor’s own fast charging feature. The View 10’s battery is chargeable quickly with 9V/2A fast charging and boasts of smart power management features. Honor promises over 21 hours of 4G browsing and 5.5 hours of gaming battery life.
Vivo V11 Pro
Though the V11 Pro packs a 3,400mAh battery, it boasts of the Vivo Dual-Engine Fast Charging capabilities to juice it up quickly. The phone incorporates two separate charging chips and about nine different safeguarding features.
The Honor Play variant with 6GB of RAM features slim bezels, metallic body and GPU Turbo feature for the mobile gaming enthusiasts. Though the phone packs 3,750mAh battery, it offers fast charging over the USB Type-C port. It features a smart power management feature as well.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
The Galaxy A8 Star will attract all the Super AMOLED lovers, but its 3,700mAh battery might make them think twice. You don’t need to worry since this stylish phone can support 9V/1.67A quick charging to juice up your battery quickly. Rest you can rely on Samsung’s power management features in the settings.
Motorola One Power
Motorola is rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie update for this Android One project phone. The One Power packs 5,000mAh massive battery that could easily last two days, and you can juice it up using the turbo power supporting bundled charger.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
Even the Zenfone Max Pro M1 packs a 5,000 mAh battery, and Asus employs its secret sauce to make it charge faster than the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Though the charging time may not be as fast as other phones, the enormous battery capacity is undoubtedly welcome.
Motorola Moto G6 Play
Moto G6 Play may not have impressive dual cameras or other fancy features. However, it offers the most critical element of a budget phone – 4,000mAh battery with turbocharging support. If you are on a tight budget, then this should be an option worth considering.