Best Smartphones under 20000 segment, is in the upper boundary of the budget category where you can expect smartphones with at least few features borrowed from flagship smartphones. By study, Rs 20,000 is the range popular among teens, college goers and people in their early 20’s. So naturally, there are numerous options from which we’ll filter out the best and list them down. Also, each smartphone in this category will have at least one feature which is unique and be a high point.
Apart from the this, we have also provided the customer score out of 5 provided by genuine reviewers and users in the market. We feel this factor would be a great indicator to compare and rate the product.
The top 5 best smartphones under 20000 for the month of May 2019 are mentioned below:
1 Xiaomi Poco F1 [ Price Rs 20,999]
Xiaomi literally brought a flagship spec’d smartphone in the 20K category with its new sub-brand, Poco India. The Poco F1 phone from the new brand ticks almost all the boxes and its almost the perfect phone one can get at this budget. The only drawback we could say is of the uninspiring design and looks of the smartphone. If you can ignore that Poco F1 is your best choice.
- 6.18-inch full-HD+ display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with Liquid Cool technology
- 8GB/6GB RAM and 256GB/128GB/64GB internal storage
- 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera setup and 20-megapixel Selfie Camera
- Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI custom UI
- 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
- Excellent Dual Rear and Front Camera
- Powerful Processor and Flagship specifications
- Good Build and Design
- Good Battery life with fast charging
- Flash Sale
Androidpit – Score 4/5 “An inexpensive flagship with excellent performance for less than the competition”
AndroidAuthority – Score 4.5/5 “The Pocophone F1 is all about speed. “
Gsmarena – Score 4.5/5 “Poco F1 has everything and we mean everything “
2 Samsung Galaxy A50 [ Price – Rs 19,999]
Samsung finally woke up to respond Chinese brands competition in the budget and mid-range segment. From this year, they launched value for money smartphones with decent specs and build with any actual compromise. Apart from Galaxy M series, the company launched the Galaxy A series smartphone with more premium design and flagship features such as AMOLED display, on-screen fingerprint sensor, triple camera setup. With these features it is the close competitor to the Redmi Note 7 pro and also a choice for best smartphone under 20000.
- 6.4-inch FHD+ multi-touch capacitive touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution
- 2.29 Ghz Exynos 9610 Octa Core Processor
- 25MP + 5MP + 8MP Triple Rear Camera | 25 MP front camera
- 4GB RAM | 64GB internal memory
- 4000mAH lithium-ion battery with fast charging support
- Android Pie V9.0 One UI
- Super AMOLED display
- First Triple Camera under 20K
- Huge battery with fast charging
- Good value for money
- In-Display Fingerprint sensor
Techradar- Score 3.5/5 “AMOLED display that’s great to watch content on to the dazzling back panel of the phone, its a stunner but falls short of some key features.”
AndroidAuthority – Score 4/5 “the performance is more than sufficient for the price, but what really stood out for me was the clean and optimized user experience.”
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3 Redmi Note 7 Pro [ Price – Rs 16,990]
Redmi Note series have always set the bar high when it comes to thier offering in terms of price. Redmi Note 7 Pro completely quashed this with unbelieving offering which includes FHD+ display, Snapdragon 675 SoC, 48MP Dual camera at a dead cheap price. On top of this, the phone comes in a glass sandwich premium design and gradient back cover as well. Infact, with its launch now one can easily say Redmi Note 7 Pro kick all of its competitor in the best smartphone under 15000 category including the new Samsung galaxy M series phone.
- 6.3 inch, IPS FHD+ 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Processor
- 6GB RAM and 128GB storage
- 48MP ( Sony Sensor) + 5MP Dual Rear Camera + 13MP Selfie Camera
- 4000mAh battery
- Android 9.0 Pie MIUI 10
- Full View display and narrow-bezel design
- Value for money smartphone
- Premium design & attractive looks
- 48MP Dual Rear Camera
- Snapdragon 675 processor
- Hybrid SIM
GadgetsNow “With its eye-catching design, smooth performance, impressive cameras and long battery life, it has all the makings of a solid smartphone 4.2/5“
Techradar ” The Redmi Note 7 Pro manages to regain the edge Xiaomi had before Asus, Honor, Samsung, and others opted for aggressive pricing and competitive hardware in the segment. Score 4.5/5“
4 Realme 3 Pro [Price – Rs 16,999]
Realme 3 Pro is the successor to the Realme 2 Pro phone. It succeeds the predecessor in every way with latest features such as Dew drop notch display, Face Unlock, powerful Snapdragon 710 Soc , 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Preliminary reviews and feedback looks positive and the camera performance is also good. With all this we couldn’t argue more and Realme 3 Pro gives a tough competition to its rivals especially Redmi Note 7 Pro, Honor Play and Pocophone F1 which leads this one only in terms of processing power but comes at lesser price compared to them.
- 6.3 inches, FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels), Bezel-less IPS LCD display
- 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 AIE
- 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage
- Rear Camera: 16 MP + 5 MP Dual cameras | Front Camera: 25 MP
- Non-removable 4045 mAh Li-Ion Battery with VOOC 3.0 Flash charge
- Running Android 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6.0
- Powerful and new Snapdragon 710 Processor
- Great Camera performance
- Good display with Dewdrop notch
- Huge battery with VOOC Flash Charge
- Value for money smartphone
- Flash Sale
Androidcentral.com – Score 4.5/5 “Realme has managed to deliver a truly fantastic phone, undercutting Xiaomi along the way. “
gsmarena.com – Score 4.2/5 “it straight up excels at camera, battery life, and performance. We’d call that some serious value for money.”
digit.in-Score 3.6/5 “The Realme 3 Pro certainly lives up to the “Pro” moniker. It’s significantly more powerful and faster”
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5 Vivo V9 Pro – Rs 16,999
Vivo V9 Pro is another great value for money offering from the company. The phone comes with attractive design and colors along with brilliant specifications. Powered by Snapdragon 660 Processor, 6GB RAM , 64GB and Dual Rear camera , the Vivo V9 Pro left no stone un-turned. The camera comes with various different modes like AI HDR, Bokeh effect, Group selfie, Live photo, AR stickers.
- 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE Processor
- 6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear dual camera setup and 16MP front-facing Camera
- 3,260mAh battery with Android 8.1 Oreo
- Decent Specifications for the price
- Attractive and premium design
- Good display with notch design
- Gorgeous looks
- Battery backup could be better
- Average low light camera performance
Bgr.in – 3.5/5 ” Strong Pricing with Good Performance.”
indiatoday.in -3.6/5 ” Vivo V9 Pro has a good display and camera that are above average”
Note – If you are looking for more camera specific mobile in this segment, go for Huawei Nova 3i which comes with Four Camera setup.
Vivo V11 is another great option if you want good looking and feature rich device. However, since its powered by a bit older processor ( Helio P20 ) we couldn’t include it in the top 5 phones. Check it out for its brilliant display and premium design.
Likewise, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 with 6GB RAM is also a good choice if you are looking for near stock android experience and bigger battery ( 5000mAh ). Finally, check out the Oppo K1 is another solid contender with In-display fingerprint sensor, AMOLED display and decent hardware if yoi are interested.
6 Editor’s Choice for Best Smartphone under 20000
In case, if you are still confused on deciding after checking all these recommendations. Click below for TechArea’s Choice for Mobiles Under 20K :
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