Best gaming phones under 20000

Mobile games are all the rage these days and you don't need to have the most expensive smartphones to enjoy gaming anymore. Smartphones under Rs 20,000 are perfectly capable of offering an enjoyable gaming experience. With features like a flagship processor, lots of RAM and bright, vibrant displays and well-optimized operating systems, these are the best gaming phones under Rs 20,000.
1.

REALME X2

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

The Realme X2 has a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display with a 1080 x 2340 display resolution and a Snapdragon 730G SoC inside, making it an ideal device for gaming. 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. Realme X2 sports a 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear camera setup and has a 32MP selfie shooter. Moreover, it packs a 4000mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging. Realme X2 is offered with up to 8GB RAM. Games especially run quite well on this device and you can expect high graphics from the smartphone.

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 ₹ 19999
2.

POCO X2

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

The Poco X2 comes equipped with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display that sports a 20:9 display aspect ratio and supports refresh rates of up to 120Hz. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset, tuned specially for gaming. The phone also comes with its own gaming mode to free up resources while you're playing and offers a smooth 120Hz display that is promised to support more games in the future. In terms of optics, the Poco X2 comes equipped with a quad rear camera setup. There’s a 64MP IMX686 main sensor by Sony, which is paired with an f/1.89 aperture lens and sports 1.64µm pixel pitch. The camera also supports RAW image capture, 960FPS slow-motion videography and a new VLOG mode that will enable users to create content in an interesting manner. On the front are 20MP + 2MP sensors, which are housed in a punch-hole camera setup. The Poco X2 comes with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. A 4500mAh battery powers the entire package and it also supports 27W fast charge. It is certainly one of the best mobile phones under 20k in India.

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 ₹ 16999
3.

REDMI NOTE 9 PRO MAX

  • Screen Size6.67" (1080x2400)
  • Camera64 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM6 GB
  • Battery5020 mAh

The Redmi Note 9 Pro is now the starting variant of the Note series with the Note 9 Pro Max getting most of the attention. The iPhone-esque decision to diversify the portfolio meant the Pro 'Max' variant got that extra horsepower to tide you through difficult times. The Note 9 Pro Max gets a larger 64MP camera sensor at the back, a larger 32MP selfie camera and faster 33W charging out of the box. The rest of the hardware is the same as the regular Note 9 Pro. The Note 9 Pro Max offers a large 6.7-inch LCD display with a punch hole camera. It's powered by the Snapdragon 720G along with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage in the entry variant under Rs 15,000. The phone also offers a 64MP quad camera setup. There's also another 8MP ultrawide lens, a 5MP macro lens and another 2MP depth sensor. On the front, you get a 16MP front camera. The Note 9 Pro also comes with a large 5020mAh battery with 33W fast charging. And there's Gorilla Glass 5 covering the front, back as well as the camera glass.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.67" (1080x2400)
Camera:64 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM:6 GB
Battery:5020 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
Processor:Octa-core
Price:₹12999
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4.

REALME 6 PRO

  • Screen Size6.6" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera64 + 12 + 8 + 2 | 16 + 8 MP
  • RAM8 GB
  • Battery4300 mAh

The Poco X2 comes equipped with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display that sports a 20:9 display aspect ratio and supports refresh rates of up to 120Hz. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset, which also powers handsets like the Realme X2, Oppo Reno2, and other devices. In terms of optics, the Poco X2 comes equipped with a quad rear camera setup. There’s a 64MP IMX686 main sensor by Sony, which is paired with an f/1.89 aperture lens and sports 1.64µm pixel pitch. The camera also supports RAW image capture, 960FPS slow-motion videography and a new VLOG mode that will enable users to create content in an interesting manner. On the front are 20MP + 2MP sensors, which are housed in a punch-hole camera setup. The Poco X2 comes with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. A 4500mAh battery powers the entire package and it also supports 27W fast charge. It is certainly one of the best mobile phones under 20k in India.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.6" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:64 + 12 + 8 + 2 | 16 + 8 MP
RAM:8 GB
Battery:4300 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 19999
5.

REDMI NOTE 8 PRO

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

While the K20 is better, it's also quite expensive. The Note 8 Pro, on the other hand is available well under Rs 20,000 and thanks to a MediaTek Helio G90T SoC, it's one of the fastest phone you can buy in that budget. The phone also comes with a 64MP primary camera, along with an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, a 2MP macro lens and another 2MP depth sensor. The Note 8 Pro also comes with Alexa built-in allowing you to control you home appliances hands-free. Its a good mobile phone under Rs 20000.

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
Price:₹14999
6.

REALME 6

  • Screen Size6.5" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery4300 mAh

The Realme 6 evolved from being a budget smartphone to a potent mid-ranger powered by the MediaTek Helio G90T, making it one of the best devices for gaming in this budget. It's one of the few smartphone that theoretically lets you play PUBG Mobile at HDR graphics with Ultra FPS (40 FPS), of course at the cost of the phone heating up like a kettle. It competes toe-to-toe with the Redmi Note 8 Pro offering nearly the same hardware, and an additional 90Hz refresh rate display. The phone also sports a 64MP quad camera setup with an 8MP ultrawide camera, 2MP macro lens and another 2MP depth sensor, and sports the punch-hole camera design with the screen stretching all the way to the edges.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.5" (1080 x 2400)
Camera:64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:4300 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Mediatek MT6785 Helio G90
Processor:Octa-core
Available ₹ 13999
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7.

REDMI K20

The Redmi K20 is almost a flagship smartphone with a Snapdragon 730 SoC inside. It features a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution at 403 PPI. It comes with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The K20 looks stunning with a flaming gradient finish and a bezel-less edge-to-edge display, while at the back is a triple-camera setup that can take some sharp photos both in the day and night. Redmi K20 is one of the best mobile phones under Rs 20000 one can buy right now. It sports a triple rear camera setup: 48MP + 8MP + 13MP and has a 20MP selfie shooter. The handset packs a 4000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

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 ₹ 24999
8.

VIVO U20

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

The Vivo U20 may not be the fastest in the market, but it's a consistent performer. The Snapdragon 675 is a capable processor offering good gaming capabilities, while a massive 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging ensures you stay connected. There's also a large IPS LCD display and a triple camera setup at the back including a well-optimised 16MP primary camera, another 8MP wide-angle camera and a 2MP macro lens.

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
Price:₹10990

List of Best gaming phones under 20000 Updated on 28 May 2020

Product Name Seller Price
Realme X2 Flipkart ₹19999
Poco X2 Flipkart ₹16999
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max N/A ₹12999
Realme 6 Pro Flipkart ₹19999
Redmi Note 8 Pro N/A ₹14999
Realme 6 Flipkart ₹13999
Redmi K20 Flipkart ₹24999
Vivo U20 N/A ₹10990
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