Best Phones under 20000 in India

Updated 23 - Apr - 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 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 (2160 x 1080)
Processor :
1.8 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 + 5 MP
Front camera :
20 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Snapdragon 636
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is a deceptively good smartphone. Earlier Samsung had priced this above Rs. 20,000, but now with lower prices it is now one of the best phone in the sub-20K segment. It has a better camera than most of its competition and is arguably the best-built phone in the mid-range segment. You also get an an excellent AMOLED screen and a really good battery life. The only downside is that it is not as powerful as some of its counterparts. That said, this is still the best Android mobile available today.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.6 Ghz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
13 MP
Battery :
3600 mAH
Soc :
Exynos 7870
Available at :
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 if you are looking for a sub-20K phone with stock Android.

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
Available at :
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 :
Moto G5
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Moto G5

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, one of the best options in 20000 rupees. Moreover, the phone has also got the Android Oreo update.

Moto G5 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
3 GB & 4 GB | 16 & 32 GB
Display :
5 (1080 x 1920)
Processor :
1.4 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
13 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
2800 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Available at :
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 replaces the year old Redmi Note 4, and carries forward the same old tried and tested recipe. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, which is not as powerful as the Snapdragon 636 on the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but at the same time is more affordable and has a better battery life. The 64GB variant is the best option to buy.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 64 GB
Display :
5.99 (1080 x 2160)
Processor :
2 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
12 MP
Front camera :
5 MP
Battery :
4000 mAH
Soc :
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
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 7X
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Honor 7X

Huawei has been pushing out some really good smartphones lately and the Honor 7X is another one which is a value proposition for what it offers. The Kirin 659 powered devices offers decent performance, is well built and has respectable cameras both at the rear and front. The battery life is also quite dependable.

Honor 7X - Specifications
Ram & Storage :
4 GB | 32 GB
Display :
5.93 (2160 x 1080)
Processor :
2.36 GHz,Octa
Operating system :
Android
Primary camera :
16 + 2 MP
Front camera :
8 MP
Battery :
3340 mAH
Soc :
HiSilicon Kirin 659
Available at :
Lenovo K8 Plus
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Lenovo K8 Plus

The Lenovo K8 Plus makes it position in this lits, 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. Being a smaller device, It is quite ergonomic as well.

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 :

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

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 ProN/AN/A81/100
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro16900paytm74/100
Xiaomi Mi A113999flipkart77/100
Honor 9i18700amazon76/100
Moto G58164amazon70/100
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5N/AN/A76/100
Xiaomi Mi Max 215999Tatacliq75/100
Samsung Galaxy On Max14900flipkart75/100
Honor 7X12999amazon74/100
Lenovo K8 Plus9999flipkart78/100