Best gaming phones under 20000

By Digit | Updated on 23-Aug-2019

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.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.18" (1080 x 2160)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12MP + 5MP | 20MP MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

The Poco F1 is a flagship device moulded in a mid-range body. With a Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB RAM and 64Gb storage, the base variant of the Poco F1 is the best phone for gaming under Rs 20,000.

SPECIFICATION
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
flipkart Available 17999
amazon Available 18000
Tatacliq Available 19000
paytm Available 20899
Huawei Honor Play
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 + 2 MP | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3750 mAh

The Honor Play comes a close second. This too has a flagship Kirin 970 SoC and games like PubG Mobile run on the highest settings and thanks to GPU Turbo, the gameplay is also really smooth. The Honor Play is one of the best gaming devices under Rs 20,000.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.3" (1080 x 2340)
Camera : 16 + 2 MP | 16 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 3750 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Hisilicon Kirin 970
Processor : Octa
flipkart Available 13999
amazon Available 13999
Realme 2 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (2340 x 1080)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3500 mAh
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The Realme 2 Pro is the best smartphone under Rs 15,000 to play games like PubG Mobile. It has a top-of-the-line Qualcomm mid-range processor coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. It has also a dedicated game mode that makes gameplay even smoother. It's easily one of the best gaming phones under Rs 20,000.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.3" (2340 x 1080)
Camera : 16 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 3500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE
Processor : Octa
paytm Available 11208
amazon Available 11999
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.26" (1080 x 2280)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 5 | 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is quite powerful and has stock Android to boot. The phone also has a massive 5,000mAh battery that will let you play for long, making it one of the best performing phones to buy for gaming under Rs 20,000.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.26" (1080 x 2280)
Camera : 12 + 5 | 13 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 5000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Processor : Octa
flipkart Out of Stock 9999
Nokia 7.1
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.84" (1080 x 2280)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 5 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3060 mAh

The Nokia 7.1 has an HDR10-certified display and a robust design along with a Snapdragon 636 under the hood. It also has a well-optimised stock Android UI that makes playing mobile games an enriching experience.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.84" (1080 x 2280)
Camera : 12 + 5 | 8 MP
RAM : 3 GB
Battery : 3060 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Processor : Octa
flipkart Available 13799
Xiaomi Mi A2
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.99" (1080 x 2160)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 20 MP | 20 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3000 mAh
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The Xiaomi Mi A2 is another good phone to play games on thanks to the Snapdragon 660 under the hood.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 5.99" (1080 x 2160)
Camera : 12 + 20 MP | 20 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 3000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Processor : Octa
Tatacliq Available 10400
amazon Available 10424
paytm Available 11499
flipkart Out of Stock 12990
Honor 8x
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.5" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    20 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3750 mAh

The Honor 8X offers the largest display to enjoy playing games on. The 6.5-inch panel on the Honor 8X has thin bezels making the experience more immersive. It also has the backing of the new Kirin 710 SoC and Huawei's GPU Turbo making the Honor 8X one of the best gaming phones under Rs 20,000.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.5" (1080 X 2340)
Camera : 20 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 3750 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
Processor : Octa
amazon Available 11999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.26" (1080 X 2280)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 5 | 20 + 2 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is a refinement over its predecessors and has an UI that's optimised for high-intensity tasks like mobile games. Furthermore, the Redmi Note 6 Pro can a large enough display that makes playing games like PubG Mobile more enjoyable.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.26" (1080 X 2280)
Camera : 12 + 5 | 20 + 2 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 4000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
Processor : Octa
flipkart Available 11999
paytm Available 12092

Here’s the Summary list of Best gaming phones under 20000

Product Name Seller Price
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 flipkart ₹17999
Huawei Honor Play amazon ₹13999
Realme 2 Pro paytm ₹11208
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 flipkart ₹9999
Nokia 7.1 flipkart ₹13799
Xiaomi Mi A2 Tatacliq ₹10400
Honor 8x amazon ₹11999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro flipkart ₹11999
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