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.

POCO X2

  • Screen Size6.67" (1080x2400)
  • Camera64 + 2 + 8 + 2 | 20 + 2 MP
  • RAM6 GB
  • Battery4500 mAh

With a Snapdragon 730G and a 64MP quad camera, there's hardly any competition for the Poco X2 for now. It's hands down one of the fastest smartphones you can buy right now. Add to that a bright IPS LCD with a dual punch hole camera, this is one heck of a deal in the budget segment.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.67" (1080x2400)
Camera:64 + 2 + 8 + 2 | 20 + 2 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4500 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
Processor:Octa-core
Out of Stock ₹ 15999
2.

REDMI K20

  • Screen Size6.39" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera48 + 16 + 8 | 20 MP
  • RAM6GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

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 ₹ 19784
3.

REALME X2

  • Screen Size6.4" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM6 GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

Realme X2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G with up to 8GB RAM. The Realme X2 has a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display with a 1080 x 2340 display resolution. It has small bezels, and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.9 per cent and has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and has an in-display fingerprint scanner. It is one of the best budget mobile phones in India right now.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.4" (1080 x 2340)
Camera:64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:4000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 18999
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4.

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 ₹ 11999
Available ₹ 11999
5.

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 ₹ 13999
Available ₹ 13999
6.

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 ₹ 14999
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7.

NOKIA 7.2

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
8.

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 ₹ 16999
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 ₹ 18490
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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
Poco X2 Flipkart ₹15999
Redmi K20 Amazon ₹19784
Realme X2 Flipkart ₹18999
Realme 5 Pro Flipkart ₹11999
Redmi Note 8 Pro Amazon ₹13999
Realme XT Amazon ₹14999
Samsung Galaxy M40 Amazon ₹16999
Nokia 8.1 Amazon ₹18490
Vivo U20 Amazon ₹10990
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