Best Phones under 20000 in India

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By Subhrojit Mallick | Price Updated on 22-Jan-2021

Looking to buy the best mobiles under Rs 20,000? 2020 is turning out to be quite a year for the mid-range smartphone under Rs 20,000. With smartphone SoCs from Qualcomm and MediaTek getting more powerful, camera phone under Rs 20,000 are quite capable of taking on high-end smartphones. The best phone under Rs 20,000 offers almost all the features of a high-end smartphone, except a flagship processor. That includes 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. Here is a list of the top 10 mobile phones to buy under Rs 20,000 and to make it even better, you now have 5G phones that can be bagged in a 20K budget. How cool is that!

Moto G 5G
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.7" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

The Moto G 5G is clearly the best bet for a future ready smartphone that has the latest 5G supporting Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor and boasts of all the bells and whistles that you could ask for in the Rs. 20,000 segment. The large 5000 mAh battery, stock Android experience, topped up with a water repellent design makes the deal even more sweet. This phone should appeal to the discerning buyer who wants to stay on top of the upgrade curve and is looking for a balanced phone that doesn't really skimp on important features and is within affordable range, which allows him or her to upgrade often enough to enjoy the latest features.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.7" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 48 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 5000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G
Processor : Octa-core
Price : ₹20999
Mi 10i 64GB
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.67" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    108 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4820 mAh
Full specs

The Mi 10i might be a little over the 20K mark, but it does offers a whole lot more in terms of features and performance. You get a higher resolution main camera, a display that offers 120Hz refresh rate and a unique design to top it all. On it's own the Mi 10i is a very good 5G smartphone option for anyone looking to buy a phone that has the latest technology and will easily stay so for about 12 months at the least. After which, you can upgrade to the next best smartphone in the same 20K segment. Frequent upgraders who want to stay towards the top of the tech curve while keeping spends in the Rs. 20,000 mark should consider the Mi 10i. The Mi 10i, competes with the OnePlus Nord 5G and the Moto G 5G. With the Nord being slightly better in terms of overall performance. However, it does command a sizeable premium and takes the budget in the Rs. 25,000 territory.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.67" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 108 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4820 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G
Processor : Octa-core
Price : ₹21999
Poco X3
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.67" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 13 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    6000 mAh
Full specs

Another excellent option in the under 20K segment, the Poco X3 runs on a fast Snapdragon 732G processor, complemented by 120Hz refresh rate enabled display. Which makes for a very smooth and fluid display that is ready for high FPS gaming. You also get a 64MP quad camera and a massive 6000 mAh battery pack. The large battery is can be charged real quick as well, thanks to 33W fast charging support.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.67" (1080 x 2340)
Camera : 64 + 13 + 2 + 2 | 20 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 6000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
Processor : Octa-core
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Realme 7 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4500 mAh
Full specs

The Snapdragon 720G makes a comeback on the Realme 7 Pro, and with a 64MP quad camera setup and an AMOLED display on top, the Realme 7 Pro does feel like a notch above the rest. But what really seals the deal in favour of this smartphone is the 65W fast charger that it comes bundled with. It can top up the smartphone from 0 to 100% in just 40 minutes.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.4" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 64 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 32 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G
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
Full specs

The Samsung Galaxy M31s features a massive 6000mAh battery, which should be a suitable capacity for kinds of heavy users. Typically, the problem with phones that support such large batteries has been that they charged slowly, so Samsung has mitigated the issue by also baking in fast charging capabilities into the Galaxy M31. The phone also sports and FHD+ AMOLED display for maximum power efficiency. In our video loop test, the phone lasted well over 16 hours of continuous playback. If you're on a budget and looking for a smartphone with long and realiable battery life, the Samsung Galaxy M31s could make for a great choice.

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
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.67" (1080x2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 32 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5020 mAh
Full specs

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
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Narzo 20 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.5" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4500 mAh
Full specs

The Realme Narzo 20 Pro combines high refresh rate with super fast charging to make a compelling mid-ranger. The smartphone rocks a 90Hz LCD display and offers 65W SuperDart charging. There's the MediaTek Helio G95 under the hood and up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. As for the cameras, the Narzo 20 Pro rocks an old Samsung GM-1 48MP camera along with three more cameras.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.5" (1080 x 2400)
Camera : 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 4500 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Mediatek Helio G95
Processor : Octa-core
Realme 6 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.6" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 12 + 8 + 2 | 16 + 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    8 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4300 mAh
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The Realme 6 Pro continues the legacy of Realme's Pro series of incrementally introducing new features in the mid-range segment. This time it's a 90Hz refresh rate display and a Snapdragon 720G SoC along with a 64MP quad camera setup. And this is Samsung's second generation camera sensor tuned to improve the sharpness and details. On the front you have a dual punch-hole camera, and a 4300mAh battery with 30W fast charging. That's a good wholesome package on offer for this budget.

SPECIFICATION
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
Redmi K20
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.39" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 16 + 8 | 20 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh
Full specs

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
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Motorola One Fusion+
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.50" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    64 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

Motorola One Fusion+ features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone has a polycarbonate chassis and is 9.6 millimetres thin, weighing in at 210 grams. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 618 GPU. This is paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage with an option to expand the storage via microSD card. Being a Motorola smartphone, it runs on Android 10 out-of-the-box with some pre-installed apps and features like Moto Actions.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.50" (1080 x 2340)
Camera : 64 + 8 + 5 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM : 6 GB
Battery : 5000 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
Processor : Octa-core

List Of Best Phones Under 20000 In India

Best Phones Under 20000 Seller Price
Moto G 5G N/A ₹20999
Mi 10i 64GB N/A ₹21999
Poco X3 flipkart ₹16999
Realme 7 Pro amazon ₹20999
Samsung Galaxy M31s amazon ₹17999
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max amazon ₹14999
Narzo 20 Pro flipkart ₹14999
Realme 6 Pro flipkart ₹17999
Redmi K20 amazon ₹19784
Motorola One Fusion+ flipkart ₹17499
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