Best Budget Smartphones in India

If you are buying a smartphone in India, chances are you are buying something in the budget mobile range and there is huge catalogue to choose from. These budget mobile which are able to perform at par with entry level flagship devices. So, we put together our list of the top budget smartphone in India for June 2019 across various brands. Our Top 10 list gives best options for buyers wanting a cheap smartphone available in a budget. These low price phones offer the best possible value in terms of specs, features and build quality.
1.

REDMI K20

The Redmi K20 is one of the best smartphones under 25k right now. It looks much more expensive than its price, and packs in the same camera setup and the display as the flagship K20 Pro. The only difference is the presence of a Snapdragon 730 instead of a flagship processor, and that's perfectly alright. The Snapdragon 730 uses the same cores as the Snapdragon 855 and offers most of the features that's there on the flagship SoC. On the back, the Redmi K20 houses a triple camera setup which includes a 48MP primary shooter, 13MP wide-angle and 8MP telephoto, offering a wide array of choices while shooting. The build quality of the phone is also quite solid. This is a clear winner in our hands.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.39" (1080 X 2340)
Camera:48 + 16 + 8 | 20 MP
RAM:6GB
Battery:4000 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 22999
2.

REALME 5 PRO

  • Screen Size6.3" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery4035 mAh

The Realme 5 Pro packs a quad-camera setup at the back with a 48MP primary camera along with dedicated wide-angle, telephoto and macro cameras. Inside, there's the Snapdragon 712 along with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The Realme 5 Pro is one of the best budget phones you can buy.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.3" (1080 X 2340)
Camera:48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:4035 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 12999
Available ₹ 13319
3.

REDMI NOTE 8 PRO

  • Screen Size6.53" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
  • RAM6 GB
  • Battery4500 mAh

The latest addition to Redmi Note family, the Redmi Note 8 Pro features a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display. It is powered by the Mediatek Helio G90T chipset. It sports a 64MP quad rear camera setup. The smartphone packs a 4500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.53" (1080 X 2340)
Camera:64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4500 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)
Processor:octa
Available ₹ 14999
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4.

REALME XT

  • Screen Size6.4" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

Realme XT features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display. It is powered by the Snapdragon 712 chipset. It sports a 64MP quad rear camera setup. The smartphone packs a 4000mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging. It is one of the best budget phones.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.4" (1080 X 2340)
Camera:64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:4000 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 16745
5.

NOKIA 7.2

  • Screen Size6.3" (1080 x 2280)
  • Camera48 + 8 + 5 | 20 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery3500 mAh

Nokia 7.2 is one of the best Nokia products available in the budget segment. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. It packs a 3500mAh battery with support for 10W fast charging.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.3" (1080 x 2280)
Camera:48 + 8 + 5 | 20 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:3500 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor:Octa
Price:₹18599
6.

VIVO Z1X

  • Screen Size6.38 | NA
  • Camera8 + 48 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM6GB
  • Battery4500 mAh

Part of the official series for PUBG Mobile Club Open, the Vivo Z1X is not only a phone good for gaming thanks to the Snapdragon 712 inside, but is also a good phone for taking photos thanks to the 48MP triple camera setup at the back.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.38 | NA
Camera:8 + 48 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM:6GB
Battery:4500 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 15990
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7.

SAMSUNG GALAXY M40

  • Screen Size6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera32 + 8 + 5 | 16 MP
  • RAM6GB
  • Battery3500 mAh

The Galaxy M40 looks set for 2019 with a punch-hole camera and a bright and vibrant display. The phone features a triple-camera setup on the back which includes a Sony IMX586 48MP camera and a wide-angle sensor. On the front is a 16MP selfie shooter.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.3" (1080 x 2340)
Camera:32 + 8 + 5 | 16 MP
RAM:6GB
Battery:3500 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Snapdragon 675
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 17999
8.

POCOPHONE F1

  • Screen Size6.18" (1080 x 2160)
  • Camera12MP + 5MP | 20MP MP
  • RAM6 GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

The Poco F1 is a disruptive smartphone that is powered by the Snapdragon 845 and is priced at just Rs 20,999. It also has 6GB RAM and 64GB storage along with full HD+ 18:9 display and dual cameras at the back. There's also liquid cooling under the hood to let you game for longer.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.18" (1080 x 2160)
Camera:12MP + 5MP | 20MP MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4000 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 17998
Out of Stock ₹ 17999
9.

NOKIA 8.1

  • Screen Size6.18" (1080 x 2246)
  • Camera12 + 13 | 20 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery3500 mAh

The Nokia 8.1 recently received a price-cut and is now available for well under Rs 20,000. It’s a phone with a HDR-display and a premium glass design. The IPS LCD panel can also convert SDR videos to HDR using a dedicated chip inside. Under the hood, there’s a Snapdragon 710 powering things along with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The camera on the back is especially good with Zeiss optics and 12MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 13MP telephoto lens. On the front is another 20MP sensor with f/2.0 lens for selfies. The Nokia 8.1 is a good buy if you want a stock Android interface with regular updates.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.18" (1080 x 2246)
Camera:12 + 13 | 20 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:3500 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 15800
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10.

VIVO U20

  • Screen Size6.53" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera16 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

Vivo U20 is one of the best Vivo budget phones available to buy in India. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset. The handset also features a triple rear camera setup.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.53" (1080 x 2340)
Camera:16 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 10990

Here's the Summary List of Best Budget Smartphones in India

Product Name Seller Price
Redmi K20 Flipkart ₹22999
Realme 5 Pro Flipkart ₹12999
Redmi Note 8 Pro Amazon ₹14999
Realme XT Amazon ₹16745
Vivo Z1x Flipkart ₹15990
Samsung Galaxy M40 Amazon ₹17999
Pocophone F1 Amazon ₹17998
Nokia 8.1 Amazon ₹15800
Vivo U20 Amazon ₹10990
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