Best Phones under 20000 in India

Updated 23 - Oct - 2018

Looking to buy the best mid range smartphone? This year, there were a lot of new phones launches in the 20000 smartphone segment. While most of these smartphones offer good performance, some can really go toe to toe with high end flagship smartphones. So, you have a lot of options if you are looking to buy the best smartphone under 20000, but which one to buy? To make things simple, here is our list of the top 10 mobiles under 20000 in India for March 2017. These phones offer good performance, camera quality, specifications and good features at mid-range price points and are recommended for users with a budget of under 20000.So here are the top 10 best mobile phones under 20000 in India.




Xiaomi Poco F1
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Xiaomi Poco F1

The Poco F1 is the obvious choice if you are a performance enthusiast. Price effectively at Rs 19,999 for the first flash sale, the Poco F1 packs a flagship Snapdragon 845 SoC with vapour-chamber cooling inside. The most affordable variant has 6GB RAM and 64GB storage along with a dual camera unit at the back.

Xiaomi Poco F1 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 GB
Display :
6.18 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
2.8 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12MP + 5MP MP
Front camera :
20MP MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Available at :
Xiaomi Mi A2
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Xiaomi Mi A2

The Mi A2 is the successor of the Mi A1 and comes with a Snapdragon 660 SoC under the hood. It has a slim profile, a tall 18:9 display and one of the best in class cameras at that price.

Xiaomi Mi A2 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.99 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
2.2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 + 20 MP MP
Front camera :
20 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Available at :
Honor Play
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Honor Play

The Honor Play is aimed at gamers. With a Kirin 970 SoC and Huawei's GPU Turbo technology, this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a good gaming phone.

Honor Play - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
6.3 (1080 x 2340)
Processor :
2.3 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 + 2 MP MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3750 mAH
Soc :
Hisilicon Kirin 970
Available at :
Realme 2 Pro
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Realme 2 Pro

The Realme 2 Pro packs a fast Snapdragon 660 chipset and sports a waterdrop notch that offers a lot of screen real estate. It's also quite good to look at with a laminated glass design and the camera is not all that bad.

Realme 2 Pro - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 GB
Display :
6.3 (2340 x 1080)
Processor :
Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 + 2 MP
Front camera :
16 MP
Battery :
3500 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

If you are looking for the best phone under 20K, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro in its 6GB is hard to beat. The phone ticks all the right checkboxes, offering a two-day battery life, a good camera at the rear and excellent performance, thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. The 18:9 univisum display is nice and the only complaint we have with the phone is that is not running on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Overall, then the 6GB variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is the best phone under 20000.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.99 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 + 5 MP MP
Front camera :
20 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
Available at :
Huawei P20 Lite
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Huawei P20 Lite

The Huawei P20 Lite retains the design philosophy of the more expensive P20 Pro, as well as the camera prowess. The phone comes with a dual camera setup at the back that makes damn good photos! The P20 Lite is a little expensive though than the rest of the the mid-rangers, but it has a camera matched by few out other which explains its inclusion in this list.

Huawei P20 Lite - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 128 GB
Display :
5.8 (1080 x 2280)
Processor :
Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 + 2 MP MP
Front camera :
24 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
HiSilicon Kirin 659
Available at :
Moto One Power
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Moto One Power

The One Power is Moto's first Android One phone that does the basics just right. It has smooth, reliable performance and the battery life is massive with a 5,000mAh battery. It's just a bit too bulky to hold.

Moto One Power - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 64GB
Display :
6.2 (1080 x 2246)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 + 5 MP
Front camera :
12 MP
Battery :
5000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
Nokia 6.1 Plus
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Nokia 6.1 Plus

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is the first Nokia phone with a notch and has a Snapdragon 636 SoC under the hood. It has a compact build with a glass-sandwich design which looks quite premium. Plus it is Android One certified.

Nokia 6.1 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630
Available at :
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but with stock Android Oreo 8.1 inside. The phone has the same set of hardware as far as performance is considered and thanks to a cheaper entry price for the 3GB RAM variant, the Zenfone Max Pro is a clear winner. It would have been the number one if the camera at the back was more reliable, but because the Redmi Note 5 Pro's camera is highly superior, this comes in a close second in the top ten phones under Rs 20,000.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.99 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 + 5 MP MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
5000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
Nokia 6 (2018)
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Nokia 6 (2018)

You know Nokia is back when it's listed in a Top 10 list. The Nokia 6 (2018) or the Nokia 6.1 developed by HMD Global is built like a tank and is Android One Certified. It features a 5.5-inch panel with a Snapdragon 630 chipset coupled with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The 16MP camera at the back is quite reliable and overall, the phone is an all-rounder under Rs 20,000.

Nokia 6 (2018) - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Snapdragon 430
Available at :

Here's is the summary list of Best Phones Under 20000 in India October 2018

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Xiaomi Poco F120999flipkartN/A
Xiaomi Mi A214715paytm74/100
Honor Play19999amazonN/A
Realme 2 Pro13990N/AN/A
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro14849amazon81/100
Huawei P20 Lite19999amazonN/A
Moto One PowerN/AN/AN/A
Nokia 6.1 Plus12777paytm77/100
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M110999N/AN/A
Nokia 6 (2018)13890paytmN/A