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Best Phones under 20000 in India

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By Sushant Talwar | Price Updated on 25-Jul-2021

The best smartphone under 20000 is known to offer an impressive feature set that was often found only in high-end smartphones until recently. Over the years, advancements in mobile phone technologies have enabled phones to become more affordable than ever, especially the best mobiles under 20000. Today, several potential buyers are looking to buy the best phone under 20,000. The best mobile under 20,000 offers all the features found on a high-end smartphone save for flagship-level processors. Some of these features include high refresh rate displays, high-resolution multi-camera setups, new designs and long battery life. Fast charging is now a staple in this segment along with multi-functional camera setups that include ultrawide lenses, macro lenses and more. With a budget of Rs 20,000, you don't have to skimp on the trending features since manufacturers are working towards integrating them even at this price point. Some of these phones now also bring with them support for 5G basebands, so that’s also a plus. Here is a list of the best phones under 20000.

Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.67" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5020 mAh

Redmi Note 10 Pro Max features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 120Hz high refresh rate support. The screen offers up to 1200 nits brightness, is HDR10+ certified and is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5 for added protection against regular wear and tear. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 618 GPU. This is paired with upto 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and upto 128GB UFS 2.2 storage options to choose from. The Redmi Note 10 Pro Max has a quad-camera array on the back headlined by a 108MP camera that uses ISOCELL HM2 sensor. This sits next to an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 118-degree field of view, a 5MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The phone also has a 3.5mm audio jack, IR sensor, stereo speakers, a 360-degree ambient light sensor and more. Further, it is also equipped with a 5,020mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging out-of-the-box.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.67" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 108 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 5020 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
Processor : Octa-core
iQOO Z3 5G
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.58" (1080 x 2408)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4400 mAh

The iQOO Z3 5G has attempted to carve its mark in the affordable 5G smartphone market by offering great performance, good battery life, and a fair number of features. The iQOO Z3 5G is a mid-range, 5G-enabled smartphone that has launched in India. It is the first phone in India to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G processor. This is paired with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. The iQOO Z3 5G has a plastic build and is available in only two colours - Ace Black and Cyber Blue. The phone measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs 185g. The iQOO Z3 5G is also rated IP52 dust and water-resistant. There are no dual stereo speakers on the device. As for the display, the iQOO Z3 5G comes packing a 6.58-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution (2408x1080). It comes with 120Hz refresh rate support and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The phone has a teardrop notch at the top and narrow bezels on the sides but a wide chin bezel. The iQOO Z3 5G runs Funtouch OS 11.1 based on Android 11. It comes with a triple camera setup consisting of a 64MP primary lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP macro shooter. You also have a 16MP selfie camera. The phone is equipped with a 4,400mAh battery that supports 55W FlashCharge

pros Pros

  • Reliable performance for day-to-day tasks and gaming
  • 120Hz refresh rate display
  • 55W fast charging support
  • Good battery life

cons Cons

  • Teardrop notch looks dated
  • Mediocre camera performance
  • No stereo speakers
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.58" (1080 x 2408)
Camera : 64 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4400 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SDM768 Snapdragon 768G
Processor : Octa-core
Realme 8 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4500 mAh

The Realme 8 Pro starts at Rs 17,999 for the 6GB+128GB storage variant and Rs 19,999 for the 8GB RAM option. The phone features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display that has a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera up front. The screen is also home to the in-display fingerprint sensor. The Realme 8 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 720G chipset with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G76 GPU. This is paired with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. There is a dedicated microSD card slot that supports expansion by up to 256GB. It runs on Realme UI 2.0 out-of-the-box which is based on Android 11. The Realme 8 Pro has quad cameras on the back headlined by a 108MP primary camera. The Realme 8 Pro has a 4,500mAh battery that supports 50W fast charging out-of-the-box. Realme claims that the phone can fully charge to 100% in 47 minutes.

pros Pros

  • Versatile camera set-up
  • Big battery
  • Aggressive price tag

cons Cons

  • Night mode could be better
  • Basic design
  • No fast-refresh rate display
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.4" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 108 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G
Processor : Octa-core
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Moto G60
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.80" (1080 x 2460)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 16 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    6000 mAh

The Motorola Moto G60 is the company’s first affordable smartphone with a 108-megapixel primary lens. The phone is priced pretty competitively at Rs 17,999. The phone houses a 6.80-inch display with Full HD+ resolution (1080x2460 pixels). The screen supports 120Hz refresh rate and comes with HDR10 certification. The Moto G60 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor paired alongside 6GB RAM and 128GB built-in storage. You can also add additional storage up to 1TB using a microSD card. Additionally, the phone is great for purists since it runs a near-stock version of Android 11 with no bloatware. As for the optics, the phone features a 108-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-in-1 8-megapixel ultra wide and macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. You also get a 32-megapixel selfie camera with quad pixel technology. The phone houses a massive 6,000mAh battery with TurboPower 20 fast charging support. The phone is available in two colours - Dynamic Grey and Frosted Champagne.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.80" (1080 x 2460)
Camera : 108 + 16 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 6000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
Processor : Octa
Realme Narzo 30 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.5" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

The Realme Narzo 30 Pro is one of the most affordable 5G smartphones on the market right now with a starting price of Rs 16,999. The phone is powered by the powerful MediaTek Dimensity 800U octa-core processor built on a 7nm process with a max clock speed of 2.4GHz. It comes with the Mali-G57 GPU. This is paired with 6/8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64/128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. You get a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio and a peak brightness of 600 nits. The phone comes with a smooth 120Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. There’s a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera on the top left corner of the screen. As for the cameras, the Realme Narzo 30 Pro houses a 48-megapixel primary lens, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. You also have a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The phone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 30W Dart Charge technology. As for connectivity, the phone has 5G+5G dual SIM dual standby with one dedicated nano SIM slot and one hybrid SIM slot for a nano SIM or microSD card.

pros Pros

  • 120Hz refresh rate display.
  • Satisfactory performance.

cons Cons

  • Lacklustre camera performance.
  • Display not colour accurate.
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.5" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 5000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G
Processor : Octa-core
Poco X3 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.67" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 | 20 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5160 mAh

The Poco X3 Pro is the latest under Rs 20,000 segment phone from the company. It comes with a big 6.67-inch Full HD+ resolution display that also supports up to an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. The phone offers a selfie camera housed inside a punch-hole. The new Poco phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 chipset under the hood. This is an octa-core solution with a CPU running at up to 2.96GHz and Adreno 640 GPU. The SoC is paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage. As for the software, the device runs on MIUI 12 and Poco Launcher which is based on Android 11 out-of-the-box. For cameras, the device brings with itself a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 119-degree field of view, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 20MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.67" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 48 + 8 | 20 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 5160 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
Processor : Octa-core
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Realme 8 5G
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.5" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    8 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

Realme 8 5G features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2400x1080 pixels) resolution display that supports 90Hz refresh rate. The phone has a plastic build that measures 8.5 millimeters in thickness and weighs 185 grams. It also has a fingerprint reader built into the power button on the right side of the device. The Realme 8 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G57 GPU. There are triple cameras on the back that consist of a primary 48MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera. The Realme 8 5G is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging out-of-the-box.

pros Pros

  • Reliable performance
  • 90Hz refresh rate display
  • Good battery life

cons Cons

  • Disappointing camera experience
  • Bloatware-riddled UI
  • Slow charging
SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.5" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 48 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 8 GB
Battery : 5000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G
Processor : Octa-core
Samsung Galaxy M31s
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.5" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 12 + 5 + 5 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    6000 mAh

The Galaxy M31s offers several new features such as Single Take and brings impressive hardware, including the battery of the phone. The phone features a huge 6000mAh battery pack and also sports a 64-megapixel lens-based quad-camera set-up. For display, there's a 6.5-inch sAMOLED Full HD+ Infinity O panel. Under the hood, there's an octa-core Exynos 9611 SoC. For RAM, there's either a 6GB or 8GB option. The cameras on-board are a quad rear lens setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor. Other sensors in this set-up include a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5-megapixel depth sensor, and another 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The Galaxy M31s focuses heavily on bringing long-lasting battery life to users with its 6000mAh battery. This battery also supports 25W fast charging and supports reverse charging to help juice up other gadgets.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.5" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 64 + 12 + 5 + 5 | 32 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 6000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Exynos 9611
Processor : Octa-core
Realme X7 5G
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.40" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4300 mAh

Realme X7 features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ resolution display that uses an AMOLED panel with a punch-hole cut out for the selfie camera. The screen is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass for additional protection and there is a fingerprint reader underneath. It measures 8.1 millimetres in thickness and weighs 176 grams. The X7 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G57 GPU. This is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage options to choose from. Realme X7 has a quad-camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 64MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 119-degree field-of-view and a 2MP macro camera. The Realme X7 has a 4,310mAh battery that supports 50W fast charging and comes with a 65W fast charging adapter out-of-the-box. Realme claims that the phone can be fully charged in 47 minutes.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.40" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4300 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : MediaTek MT6873 Dimensity 800U 5G
Processor : Octa-core
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Vivo V20 SE
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.44" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    8 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4100 mAh

Vivo V20 SE has a plastic build and measures 7.8 millimetres in thickness and weighs 171 grams. The phone features a 6.44-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses an AMOLED panel with a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. It is being offered in two colours-- Gravity Black and Aquamarine Green The V20 SE is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 610 GPU. This is paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage along with the option to expand the storage by using microSD cards of upto 1TB. It runs on Android 10-based FunTouch OS 11. Vivo V20 SE has a triple camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 48MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there’s a 32MP selfie camera housed within the notch with features like super night mode and aura screen light.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.44" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 48 + 8 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM : 8 GB
Battery : 4100 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665
Processor : Octa-core
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List Of Best Phones Under 20000 In India

Best Phones Under 20000 Seller Price
Redmi Note 10 Pro Max amazon ₹19999
iQOO Z3 5G amazon ₹19990
Realme 8 Pro flipkart ₹17999
Moto G60 flipkart ₹17999
Realme Narzo 30 Pro amazon ₹15499
Poco X3 Pro flipkart ₹18999
Realme 8 5G flipkart ₹14999
Samsung Galaxy M31s amazon ₹18499
Realme X7 5G amazon ₹18999
Vivo V20 SE amazon ₹19990
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Redmi 9 Prime (Matte Black, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Full HD+ Display & AI Quad Camera
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Redmi 9A (Sea Blue 3GB RAM 32GB Storage)| 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh Battery
₹ 7799 | amazon
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Samsung Galaxy M31 (Ocean Blue, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage) 6 Months Free Screen Replacement for Prime
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Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (Interstellar Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - 64MP Quad Camera & Alexa Hands-Free Capable
₹ 15499 | amazon

Best Phones under 20000 in India Faq's

Which is the best smartphone camera in the 20000 budget range?

Poco X3 smartphone is one of the best devices under 20K for photography, with a quad rear camera setup and a 20 MP front camera. However, if you are willing to shell out a little extra then the Mi 10i 64GB smartphone offers a better quad rear camera setup with a 108 MP primary camera.

Which mobile brand is best for students under 20k price?

The sub 20k segment in India today has a range of powerful smartphones, which include high-quality multiple cameras, gaming-grade processors, fast charging, and high RAM. The best mobile brands for students to buy under 20k are Redmi, Realme, Poco, Moto, and Xiaomi. These devices are known to have powerful specs at a budget price.

What is a better phone under Rs 20000 with 128GB storage?

Realme 6 Pro and the POCO X3 are is some of the best devices under 20K which come with 128 GB storage memory. If you can extend your budget a little then the Mi 10i is also a good option in the 20K range.

Which phone is best in 20k price from Redmi brand?

The sub 20k segment has a number of phones with powerful specifications. If you are specifically looking for a Redmi phone, then the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is one of the best phones under 20k. However, there are other smartphones available in the sub 20k segment including the Moto 5G and Mi 10i which have better specs.

What is the name of the mobile with the biggest display under RS 20000?

The MOTO G 5G has a 6.7-inch IPS LCD display which is the biggest under the Rs 20000 price segment. The POCO X3 and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max also come with large 6.67-inch display screens.

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