Top 5 Best Smartphones under 20000 INR

Redmi Note 7 Pro Review
Redmi Note 7 Pro Review

Mid-range is the most popular smartphone segment in India. Most of the people do not want to spend more than Rs. 20000 on a smartphone. And this price is enough to own a decent smartphone offering good performance and decent camera. Now several phones come with 48 megapixels camera and high-end specs enough to get good gaming experience. If you are also looking for a good smartphone in this price range, I have compiled a list for you.

Here, I am listing best smartphones under Rs. 20000. You can check these phones and buy one for you based on your choice and budget. My personal recommendation is Poco F1 if you are into gaming and Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro if you also need a beautiful looking phone. In case you don’t want Xiaomi, have a look at other options.

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Best Smartphones under 20000 INR

1. Poco F1

Poco F1

After a few price cuts, Poco F1 now retails for Rs.17999 and is the best phone to get in the price range of Rs. 20000. The phone is a bit weak in terms of build quality but it is powerful enough to give you amazing performance. If you are looking for a phone to have good gaming experience, Poco F1 should be your choice.

The phone features a 6.18 inch IPS LCD display. It packs octa-core Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 and 6GB RAM. The phone has dual camera setup that performs well and gives good camera experience. It has 12 megapixels primary and 5 megapixels depth camera. The primary camera uses Sony IMX363 Exmor RS sensor. It also has 20 megapixels front camera. The phone packs 4000 mAh battery with support to Quick Charge 3.0.

This was launched as a low-cost flagship with an aim to give flagship like experience in less price. The company only compromised in build to give an amazing performance. The phone also saw a good response from consumers and the company managed to sell it well in India.

Specs

  • 6.18 inch (1080×2160 pixels) display
  • Android 8.1
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 Processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB,128GB storage; 256GB Expandable
  • 12-MP+ 5-MP Camera
  • 20-megapixel front camera
  • 4000mAh battery

Buy Poco F1 Here

2. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro (6GB)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro (6GB)

Xiaomi is the kind of this segment. The second place has been occupied by another Xiaomi phone Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro and I am listing the 6GB RAM variant of the phone. This phone comes with a beautiful glass design offering attractive color options. So, the phone is not just powerful but beautiful enough to show off.

Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a 6.3 inch (1080×2340 pixels) display with a tiny dot notch. The display performs well in all conditions. It packs Octa-core Snapdragon 675 processor with Adreno 612 GPU and 6GB RAM.

The camera of the phone is also notable due to the presence of 48 megapixels primary camera with Sony IMX586 Exmor RS sensor. Although it offers 12 megapixels putt by default, you have an option to switch to 48 megapixels mode. There is also a 5 megapixels depth camera for portrait shots. It also has 13 megapixels front camera.

The phone packs 4000 mAh battery. has USB Type-C and supports Quick Charge 4.0. You need to buy the Quick Charge 4.0 compatible power adapter separately.

In case you don’t like Poco F1 for its design, Redmi Note 7 Pro should be your choice. This is also good for gaming and day to day performance.

Specs

  • 6.3 inch (1080×2340 pixels) display
  • Android 9.0
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB storage; 256GB Expandable
  • 48-MP+ 5-MP Camera
  • 13-megapixel front camera
  • 4000mAh battery

Buy Redmi Note 7 Pro Here

3. Realme 3 Pro

Realme 3 Pro

Realme 3 Pro is also an excellent phone that should be your choice if you think Xiaomi is too common to buy. I am putting the 6GB RAM variant of Realme 3 Pro here in the list.

Realme 3 Pro features a 6.3 inch (1080×2340 pixels) display and runs on Android 9 with Realme’s own custom UI. The phone packs the latest octa-core Snapdragon 710 Processor that offers good performance and is good for gaming. The only issue with the phone I found was the heating after long gaming sessions. It has Adreno 616 to handle graphics and 6 GB RAM with good multitasking.

This phone features a dual camera that includes 16 megapixels Primary camera and 5 megapixels secondary camera. The camera also offers a few interesting modes like NightScape and Chroma Boost. It also has 25 megapixels selfie camera with AI Beautification and AI Facial Unlock. Camera setups of the phone work good and make this phone one of the best camera phones under 20000 INR.

Another little drawback is the presence of Micro USB. But this shouldn’t be a big problem. The phone packs 4045 mAh battery with support to VOOC Flash Charge 3.0. Good thing is that the phone comes when VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 supported power adapter within the box.

Specs

  • 6.3 inch (1080×2340 pixels) display
  • Android v9.0
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB storage; 256GB Expandable
  • 16-MP+ 5-MP Camera
  • 25-megapixel front camera
  • 4045mAh battery, VOOC Flash Charge 3.0

By Realme 3 Pro Here

4. Vivo V15

Vivo V15

Vivo V15 is also a good phone and for those who need a different phone in their hands, This phone is not much powerful but comes with a beautiful design having pop-up selfie camera along with good camera performance and good display.

Vivo V15 features a 6.53 inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has octa-core MediaTek Helio P70 with 6GB RAM. This setup is not as powerful considering the price of the phone but good enough for day to usage, social media browsing, and normal tasks. You can also enjoy gaming.

The phone has a triple camera setup on the back that includes 12 megapixels primary camera, 8 megapixels secondary camera and 5 megapixels third camera. It also has 32 megapixels selfie camera. The camera is the most obvious reason to buy this phone.

It packs 4000 mAh battery but still uses the micro USB port.

Vivo V15 has pop-up selfie camera to boast. Camera performance impresses and it also has good battery back. You will enjoy videos on the beautiful AMOLED panel. This phone is available easily via online and offline stores.

Specs

  • 6.53 inch (1080×2340 pixels) display
  • Android 9.0
  • MediaTek Helio P70 Processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB storage; 256GB Expandable
  • 12-MP+ 8-MP+ 5-MP Camera
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 4000mAh battery

Buy Vivo V15 Here

5. Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50

I hardly recommend the Samsung phones due to the average performance but found Samsung Galaxy A50 worthy enough to list here. Samsung Galaxy A50 also disappoints in performance but has few other things that make it good. The phone impresses with its display. It has a 6.4 inches Super AMOLED display that offers excellent display experience. You will enjoy watching videos on this beautiful display. The display also has Corning Gorilla Glass.

The phone has Octa-core Exynos 7 Series (9610) processor with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. This setup is good for day to task but you won’t get good gaming experience. You will also face lag while running heavy apps and sometimes social media apps also show sign of lag while switching from one app to another.

The camera on the phone also impresses. It has a triple camera setup that includes 25 megapixels primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, 5 megapixels secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture and 8 megapixels third camera with f/2.2 aperture. It also has 25 megapixels front camera. The camera setup on both front and rear perform well.

The phone packs 4000 mAh battery with support to fast charge.

Samsung Galaxy A50 is good for those who don’t need much powerful performance but a good phone for camera and social media browsing. This phone is also easily available form retail stores.

Specs

  • 6.4 inch (1080×2340 pixels) display
  • Android 9.0
  • Exynos 7 Series (9610) Processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB storage 512GB Expandable
  • 25-MP+ 5-MP+ 8-MP Camera
  • 25-megapixel front camera
  • 4000mAh battery

Buy Samsung Galaxy A50 Here

Final Words

I have made this list based on my experience with these phones. I have personally used them and know what is good and what is not. You can read the description I added along with the phone that is a kind of short review. You will get an idea of the phone after reading that. If you were looking for a good phone under 20000 INR, you have a list to select best available options.

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