Best Phones under 20000 in India for January 2018

Updated 22 - Jan - 2018

Looking to buy the best smartphone under 20000? 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 January 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 Mi A1
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Xiaomi Mi A1

The Mi A1 is Xiaomi’s attempt at a Android One smartphone and it is a good one at that. The phone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. The device is well built and also offers the best camera for its price. Overall, this is the best smartphone to buy under 20000.

Xiaomi Mi A1 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12+12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3080 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Moto G5 Plus
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Moto G5 Plus

If you are buying a smartphone under 20000, the Moto G5 Plus is another good option. The G5 offers a dependable performance, decent battery life and one of the best cameras in a single package. All this makes the Moto G5 Plus, the best phone in 20000 rupees. Moreover, you will continue to get the latest Android version whenever it comes for at least next year.

Moto G5 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB & 4 GB | 16 GB & 32 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :
Coolpad Cool Play 6
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Coolpad Cool Play 6

The Coolpad Cool Play 6 is in essence a reiteration of the Coolpad Cool1, the company launched earlier this year. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC, it is one of the fastest phones in the sub-20K category today and the only phone to offer 6GB of RAM under 15K. The device is well built, has a good display, but the camera needs a little work.

Coolpad Cool Play 6 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
6 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.95 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 & 13 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
4060 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653
Honor 9i
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Honor 9i

If you are looking to buy a smartphone with decent performance under 20000 and dual camera capabilities, the Honor 9i is a certainly a good buy. It is also one of the most good looking device in the sub-20K smartphone category, thanks to the 5.9-inch FHD+ display. The phone features a reliable battery life and the dual camera setup both and the front and back takes decent images most of the times.

Honor 9i - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.9 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
2.36 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 + 2 MP
Front camera :
13 + 2 MP
Battery :
3340 mAH
Soc :
Kirin 659
Available at :
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
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Xiaomi Mi Max 2

If you are looking for a big phone with good battery life along with some impressive performance, then the Mi Max 2 is certainly your best bet. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC that we saw on the Redmi Note 4. The main feature of this smartphone, is the large 6.44-inch display that offers good viewing angles, and is the ideal size to watch a lot of videos, or even read. Your movie-watching endeavours are well-supported by the huge 4850mAh battery, which won’t die even after two days of average usage.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 GB & 64 GB
Display :
6.44 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
5300 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :
Samsung Galaxy On Max
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Samsung Galaxy On Max

The Samsung Galaxy On Max is one of the best budget friendly low light shooter we reviewed this year. The phone has a good display and a decent battery life as well. The front facing camera is also quite good. However, compared to the Honor 8, the phone is slightly slow, but you do get a dependable battery life.

Samsung Galaxy On Max - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.7
Processor :
1.6 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
13 MP
Battery :
3300 mAH
Soc :
Mediatek MT6757
Available at :
Honor 9 Lite
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Honor 9 Lite

The Honor 9 Lite is in essence is a more affordable cousin of the Honor 9i which was launched earlier. Just like the Honor 9i, the 9 Lite also offers a dual camera at the back and offers a similar performance, thanks to the HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC. The rear camera captures good images in well lit situations and also offers a decent battery life for a day worth of use. The glass back of the phone gives it a premium look as well.

Honor 9 Lite - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.65 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 + 2 MP
Front camera :
13 + 2 MP
Battery :
3000 mAH
Soc :
Kirin 659
Available at :
Billion Capture Plus
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Billion Capture Plus

The Billion Capture Plus is Flipkart’s own take at the sub-20K smartphone segment, based on the feedback the e-commerce giant has received over the years. The phone does not disappoint and offers a usable performance at an affordable price. The design might be a little uninspiring, but it is a good phone for the price.

Billion Capture Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 + 13 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3500 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Lenovo K8 Plus
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Lenovo K8 Plus

The Lenovo K8 Plus is also a relatively new entry to this list, thanks to its all round good performance and really good camera setup. The device feature a good build quality and offers a dependable battery life.

Lenovo K8 Plus - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB & 4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.2 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2.5 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 + 5 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Mediatek MT6757 Helio P25
Available at :
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been around for quite some and it still is one of the best phone under 20000 you can buy in a tight budget. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, which is not as powerful as the Snapdragon 650 on the Redmi Note 3, but at the same time adds more battery life to the phone. The new 13MP rear camera is also a good improvement over its predecessor and now the phone is also available with 64GB of storage and 4GB of RAM.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
4100 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Available at :

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

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Xiaomi Mi A1N/AN/A77/100
Moto G5 Plus10999amazon78/100
Coolpad Cool Play 6N/AN/A76/100
Honor 9i19999flipkart76/100
Xiaomi Mi Max 212999amazon75/100
Samsung Galaxy On Max16900flipkart75/100
Honor 9 Lite14999flipkart76/100
Billion Capture PlusN/AN/AN/A
Lenovo K8 Plus10999flipkart78/100
Xiaomi Redmi Note 410999amazon77/100