15 Best Smartphones Under ₹20000 in India [March 2020]

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Choosing the best smartphone under a particular budget is a tedious task to do given that there are tons of options available in the market. If you want a good performing smartphone that can get you through most of the tasks, packs in good enough cameras and lives up to your work expectations, then a budget of ₹20,000 is a sweet spot to go with.

For this article we are looking for phones priced below ₹20,000, we made this list on our personal opinion and listed it down based on price, quality, durability, and more. We have focused more on the phone which you can buy in India and some of these might be available around the globe.

We will be updating the article frequently as new phones are released and are worth including in this list, so make sure to check back again before making a choice.


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List of Best Smartphones Under ₹20000 in India

Note: If you are not living in India then don’t worry many phones that are listed here are available worldwide, and you can easily order it online. These smartphones are neither in ascending or descending order. All of them are the best in this price range depending on your taste.

1. Samsung Galaxy A50s

Samsung Galaxy A50s
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The Samsung Galaxy A50s is an upgrade to the Galaxy A50 which was launched at a very similar price. Although the phone looks a lot similar to its predecessor it comes with minor hardware upgrade to suit today’s need. The phone has a plastic back with a nice geometrical shape design and comes in a verity of color variants such as Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, and Prism Crush Violet.

On the front, we have a large 6.4 inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The display here is very bright and has 403 PPI density. You also have a notch for the front camera and speaker grille. Apart from this, there is also some kind of protection on the display but the exact version is not specified.

The device is powered by the company’s own Exynos 9611 processor paired with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. It is an upper mid-range processor so you can expect excellent performance out of it. In terms of the software, it runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI skin on top.

Talking about camera’s you have a triple rear-facing camera setup with a combo of 48MP Primary sensor, 8MP Ultrawide sensor, and a third 5MP depth sensor. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, we have a 32MP camera for taking selfies also with HDR support.

Connectivity options on the Galaxy A50s include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. You get a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security and it has a large 4000 Mah battery inside along with 15W fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCExynos 9611 (10nm)
Ram and Storage64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.4 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + 5MP | Front 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

2. Realme XT

Realme XT
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Realme is quite a new brand but still, the company manages to launch more than 10 phones in the past 15 months. The Realme XT was launched in September 2019 just a few months after the Realme X was launched. Although it seems to be a successor of Realme X it’s clearly not. Let’s see what the new device offers.

On the front, you have a 6.4 inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The screen has 84.7% screen to body ratio with 402 PPI density. The screen also has a waterdrop notch for the front camera and speaker grille. The display on the front and back is well protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The device runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Chipset and has Adreno 616 for the GPU. The processor here is improved when compared to the Realme X. The phone comes in three different memory variants 4GB + 4GB RAM, 128GB + 6GB RAM, and 128GB + 8GB RAM. In terms of software, the phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with Color OS 6 Skin.

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Cameras are the main highlight of this phone. You have a Quad rear-facing camera setup with the combo of 64MP primary wide-angle sensor, 8MP ultrawide sensor, 2MP dedicated macro camera, and a 4th 2MP depth sensor. This is also one of the first phone to introduce a 64MP camera sensor. On the front, you have a 16MP camera for clicking selfies.

Connectivity option here includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, USB 2.0, and Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The phone has a large 4000 mAh battery along with 20W VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.4 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraQuad Rear 64 MP + 8 MP + 2MP + 2MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

3. Vivo Z1X

Vivo Z1X
Image Source – https://www.vivo.com/in/products/z1x

Gone are the days when Vivo only used to focus on packing a great camera in their smartphone and skip most of the other important aspects. Nowadays Vivo smartphone packs more value to it. The Vivo Z1X is the latest smartphone from Vivo in the mid-range segment and packs all the great specifications and still offers an affordable price.

The front has a 6.38 inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The display is very bright and has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 83.3% screen to body ratio thanks to the waterdrop notch. Since it’s an AMOLED display you also get to see the Always-on display feature.

The Vivo Z1X is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor paired with Adreno 616 Processor. The performance here is top-notch in this range for both multitasking and high-end gaming. The phone sells in two variants 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB. When it comes to software the device has Funtouch Os 9.1 onboard based on Android 9.0 (Pie).

The phone has a triple rear-facing camera setup. The camera module packs a 48MP primary wide-angle sensor, 8MP secondary ultrawide sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, you have a 32MP selfie camera inside the notch. The fingerprint sensor follows the latest trend and is now under the screen.

Connectivity options here include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio,
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. Everything here is backed up by a large 4500 mAh battery along with 22.5W fast charging support. You have two color options to choose from Fusion Blue, and Phantom Purple.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.38 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + 5MP | Front 32 MP
Battery 4500 mAh

4. Vivo S1

Vivo S1
Image Source – https://www.vivo.com/in/products/s1

Vivo has literally flooded in the mid-range market with their devices. We have seen a lot of amazing devices from them and this one is no exception. It is very much similar to the Vivo Z1X which we have listed above. The device has a glass back with gradient finish and comes in Diamond Black, Skyline Blue, Cosmic Green color variant.

On the front, we have a 6.36 inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The screen has a notch design for the front camera and since it is a super AMOLED display you can expect great contrast and viewing angles. There is also some kind of protection but the exact version is unspecified.

The device is powered by the Mediatek MT6768 processor paired with the Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. It comes in two variants 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB. On the software front, the device runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) based on Funtouch OS 9 Skin on top. The device will perform great for all day to day usage but don’t expect high-end gaming out of this.

You have a triple camera setup on the back with a 16MP primary sensor paired with an 8MP secondary ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, you have a 32MP camera for taking selfies also with HDR support.

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Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. For security, you have an under-display optical fingerprint scanner. The phone has a 4500 mAh battery inside along with 18W fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCMediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm)
Ram and Storage128GB + 4GB RAM, 128GB + 6GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.38 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 16 MP + 8 MP + 2MP | Front 32 MP
Battery 4500 mAh

5. Samsung Galaxy A30s

Samsung Galaxy A30s
Image Source – https://www.samsung.com/in/smartphones/galaxy-a30s-a307f-4gb/

Samsung has updated most of its devices which was released last year. The Galaxy A30s is an upgrade to the Galaxy A30 and was launched in August 2019. The phone is like a toned-down version of the Galaxy A50s. The design is also very similar to the A50s and comes in exact same color variants.

On the front, we have a 6.4 inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1560 Pixels. You have a notch design for the front camera and speaker grille. The display has some kind of protection but the version is not specified. The only major con of here is the HD+ display, while other manufacturers are offering Full HD display.

The Galaxy A30s is powered by the Exynos 7904 processor paired with Mali-G71 MP2 GPU. The device runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) based on One UI skin on top. The phone comes in a couple of different configurations such as 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB, and 4GB + 128GB.

Talking about the cameras on this phone you have the triple rear-facing camera setup with a 25MP primary, 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, you have a 16MP selfie camera. In terms of security, you get an Under display Optical fingerprint scanner.

Connectivity options in this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. The phone has a large 4000 mAh battery inside along with 15W fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCExynos 7904 (14 nm)
Ram and Storage32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.4 inches (720 x 1560 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 25 MP + 8 MP + 5MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

6. Oppo A9 2020

Oppo A9 2020
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Oppo has launched a couple of different smartphones in the A-Series. The Oppo A9 2020 was launched in September 2019. It is a perfect smartphone for those who are looking for a premium design yet doesn’t want to compromise in terms of features. The phone has a nice gradient design and comes in Marine Green, Space Purple, Vanilla Mint color variants.

On the front, we have a large 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. The screen has a 20:9 aspect ratio with a notch design for the front camera and speaker grille. The only major con here is the 720p display.

The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Chipset paired with Adreno 610 GPU. The device comes in two different configurations – 128GB + 4GB RAM, 128GB + 8GB RAM. When it comes to software the device runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) based on ColorOS 6.1 Skin on top.

One of the main highlights of this phone is the Quad Camera setup on the back with a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP Ultrawide sensor, 2MP Depth sensor, and a 2MP dedicated macro camera lens. The phone also has Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR and Gyro EIS. On the front, we have a 16MP camera for taking selfies.

Connectivity options here include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. For security, we have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Lastly, we have a massive 5000 mAh battery inside along with Fast charging and reverse charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
Ram and Storage128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.5 inches (720 x 1600 pixel)
CameraQuad Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + 2MP + 2MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh

7. OPPO K3

OPPO K3
Source: OPPO

The OPPO K3 is a brilliant looking smartphone and one of the best choices in this price range. The OPPO K3 was launched in May 2019 as the successor to the previous OPPO K2. The K3 comes with amazing specifications at a much affordable price and directly competes with the Realme X.

On the front, you have a 6.5 inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has an all-screen design thanks to the pop-up selfie camera, you have a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 85.5% screen to body ratio. The display is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor paired with Adreno 616 GPU. There are a couple of storage variants to choose from: 6GB + 64GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB. The internal Keep in mind that the storage is not further expandable while selecting the storage variant. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie based on Color OS 6.

The camera’s on this phone are also amazing. You get a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.2 aperture paired with a 2MP secondary depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, you have a motorized 16 MP pop-up selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The camera also features LED flash, HDR, Panorama, and Gyro-EIS.

Connectivity options in this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, aptX HD, GPS, FM radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. The phone has a decent 3765 mAh battery with 20 W (VOOC 3.0) Support. In terms of color variants, you have Black, Nebula Purple, and Morning White.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage128/256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.5 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 16 MP + 2 MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 3765 mAh

8. Motorola One Vision

Motorola One Vision
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Motorola was quite popular in the budget smartphone segment a while ago but the popularity vanished when the device stopped offering the best feature for the price it came with. The latest smartphone from the company tries to fix that, the Motorola One Vision was launched in May 2019 and packs all the modern features at a great price point.

On the front, we have the 6.3 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2520 Pixels. You also get to see the punch hole notch design located on the left side for the front camera. The screen has a 21:9 aspect ratio and despite the punch hole notch it only has an 82.5% screen to body ratio. The display is also well protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

The Motorola One Vision is powered by the Samsung Exynos 9609 processor paired with Mali G72 MP3 GPU. The phone comes in only one variant – 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone performs really well for all day to day task but a 6GB RAM variant would be really nice for multitasking and Gaming. When it comes to the battery you get a 3500 mAh battery inside.

The phone has a dual rear-facing camera setup on the back with a combo of 48MP primary sensor and a 5MP depth sensor. Other feature of the rear camera includes dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, Panorama, and OIS (Optical Image Stabilization support). On the front, you have a 25MP selfie camera.

On the back, you also have the fingerprint scanner embedded in the Motorola logo. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go.

Technical Specifications

SoCExynos 9609
Ram and Storage128GB 4GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2520 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 48 MP + 5 MP | Front 25 MP
Battery 3500 mAh

9. Samsung Galaxy M40

Samsung Galaxy M40
Source: Samsung

Samsung budget smartphone is a great hit nowadays. The Samsung Galaxy M40 was launched in June 2019 and comes with a full-screen design with the help of a punch-hole front camera. The build here doesn’t impress a lot and it seems Samsung is cutting some corners here. but let’s see what else the device offers.

On the front, you have a 6.3-inch PLS TFT display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 84.9% screen to body ratio. The screen quality is very good and is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The device runs on One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie.

Powering up the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Chipset paired with Adreno 612 GPU. The phone performs really well for all day to day tasks and some gaming. There are two variants you can choose from: 4GB + 64GB, and 6GB + 128GB. The internal storage is also further expandable up to 512GB via a Shared SIM card slot.

The camera’s on this phone is one of the main selling points. You have a triple rear-facing camera setup with a combo of 32 MP Primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, a secondary 8 MP (Ultrawide) sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a third 5 MP (Depth Sensor) with f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera also features LED flash, panorama, and HDR support. On the front, you have a 16 MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and HDR.

Connectivity options here include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB 2.0, and Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The phone is packed with a 3500 mAh battery along with 15W fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)
Ram and Storage128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 32 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 3500 mAh

10. Realme X

Realme X
Source: Realme

The Realme X is the company’s new take on the mid-rangers. The device was launched in May 2019 and comes with a complete design overhaul. The phone packs some amazing specifications at a very affordable price and directly competes with its rival OPPO K3.

On the front, you have a 6.53 inches AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The display has almost no bezels on the sides and a minor chin at the bottom, there is also no notch thanks to the pop-up selfie camera. You have a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 394 PPI density, and everything are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The device is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Chipset paired along with Adreno 616 GPU. The device runs on Color OS 6 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. You also have a couple of different RAM and Storage variants to choose from – 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 8GB + 128GB. The internal storage is not expandable as there is no SD card slot.

The Realme X has a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture paired with a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, it has a Motorized pop-up 16MP with f/2.0 aperture for taking selfies.

In terms of connectivity, the phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, aptX HD, FM radio, and USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The phone has a 3765 mAh battery along with VOOC 3.0 Fast charging support which is capable of charging the phone from 0 to 55% in just 30 mins.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.53 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 48 MP + 5 MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 3765 mAh

11. Huawei P30 Lite

Huawei P30 Lite
Source: Huawei

The Huawei P30 Lite was launched in March 2019 along with the P30 and P30 Pro. This device focuses more on the budget range and comes with some toned down specifications. You have a front and back glass design with gradient finish to it which changes color depending upon the angle you are holding it. In terms of color options, you have Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, and Pearl White.

On the front, you have a 6.15 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2312 Pixels. The screen quality here is really great, you also have a dewdrop shaped notch design which houses the front camera and the speaker grille.

The device is powered by the company’s own HiSilicon Kirin 710 Chipset paired with Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. On the software front, the phone runs on EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie. There are only two RAM and Storage variant to choose from – 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB. The internal Storage is also further expandable up to 1TB via a MicroSD card slot.

The cameras on this phone are amazing. You get a triple rear-facing camera setup with a 24MP (wide) Sensor with f/1.8 aperture paired with an 8MP Ultrawide sensor and a 2MP Depth Sensor with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, you have a 32MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2, aptX HD, GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB 2.0, and Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The phone has a quite small battery capacity 3340 mAh battery along with 18W fast charging support. When it comes to security the phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and face unlock.

Technical Specifications

SoCHisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.15 inches (1080 x 2312 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 24 MP + 8MP + 2MP | Front 24 MP
Battery 3340 mAh

12. Xiaomi Poco F1

Xiaomi Poco F1

The Xiaomi Poco F1 was launched in August 2018 and since then it has been the best value for money smartphones under ₹20,000. It comes with a Snapdragon 8xx Series processor which we can only found in smartphones which costs above ₹35,000. The design might not be impressive but it packs great features. It comes with a 6.18 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2246 Pixels. It has an 18:7:9 Aspect ratio display with a notch design and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor paired with Adreno 630 GPU. It comes in 3 storage and 2 RAM variant 6 GB + 64 GB, 6 GB + 128 GB, and 8 GB + 256 GB while other two variant costs more but the base variant comes well under ₹20000. It runs on Android Oreo (8.1) out of the box with Miui 10.2 Skin on top and has a 4000 mAh battery.

The cameras on this phone are also great, you get a dual-camera setup on the back with a 12 MP Primary sensor and a 5 MP secondary depth sensor while on the front it has a 20 MP camera for taking selfies. The rear camera features dual-LED flash and is capable of recording slo-mo videos.

The device has Infrared face recognition and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner in terms of security and the Connectivity option in this phone includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GLONASS, GPS, USB OTG, and USB Type C 2.0. The phone also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage6/8 GB & 64/128/256 GB
Display and Resolution6.18 inches (1080 x 2246 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 12 MP + 5 MP | Front 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

13. Honor Play

Honor Play

The Honor Play is another great choice if you are looking to buy a phone in this budget. It was launched in July 2018 and has very similar specs as the Poco F1 while design-wise this one is much better. You get a 6.3 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The phone has a notched display that houses the front camera and the display is in 19.5:9 ratio.

It is powered by an Octa-core Kirin 970 processor and Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. Honor Play comes in 2 variants 4 GB + 64 GB and 6 GB + 64 GB while the storage is further expandable up to 256 GB with a microSD card but not having a 128 GB or 256 GB storage is a downside. It also comes in a lot of color variant Midnight Black, Navy Blue, Violet, Player Edition Red, Player Edition Black.

When it comes to cameras the Honor Play features a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 16 MP sensor paired with a 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 16 MP camera for taking selfies. The phone runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box with EMUI 8.2 Skin, it is also upgradable to Android Pie 9.0.

In terms of connectivity, the phone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Type C 1.0 USB, USB OTG, and FM Radio. The rear-mounted fingerprint scanner is the only security in this device. The phone has a 3750 mAh battery which is good enough and it also supports fast charging.

Technical Specifications

SoCHisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage4/6 GB & 64 GB
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 16 MP + 2 MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 3750 mAh

14. Nokia 7.1

Nokia 7.1 Plus

The Nokia 7.1 was launched in October 2018 and has a premium-looking build quality and design. It has both Front and glass back with aluminum frame. It features a 5.84-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The display is in a 19:9 aspect ratio and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor and Adreno 509 GPU. It comes in two RAM and storage variants. 3 GB + 32 GB and 4 GB + 64 GB and the storage is further expandable up to 400 GB via a micro SD card. The Nokia 7.1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and Android One program so you get pure stock Android on it with 2 years of promised updates.

Talking about the camera, the phone sports a dual-camera setup on the back with a combo of 12 MP sensor with Dual Pixel PDAF, Zeiss optics, and a 5 MP secondary depth sensor. On the front, it has an 8 MP camera for taking selfies. It has a 3060 mAh battery which may be a bummer for some.

It comes in two color variant Gloss midnight blue, and gloss steel. Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB OTG, Fm Radio, and Type C 1.0 for charging.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
Ram and Storage3/4 GB & 32/64 GB
Display and Resolution5.84 inches (1080 x 2280 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 12 MP + 5 MP | Front 8 MP
Battery 3060 mAh

15. Huawei Nova 3i

Huawei Nova 3i

The Nova 3i was launched in July 2018 and shares similar design as the Huawei P20 Lite and features 6.3 inches, 19.5:9 aspect ratio display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2230 pixels. The display is IPS LCD and has a notched design.

The phone is powered by an Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor paired with Mali-G51 MP4. It comes in few RAM and storage variant 4 GB + 64 GB, 4 GB + 128 GB, and 6 GB + 128 GB. The phone runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2 skin on top.

Cameras on this phone are great, you get a dual-camera setup on both front and back. On the front, it has a 16 MP camera paired with a 2 MP depth sensor while on the front it has a 24 MP sensor paired with a 2 MP depth sensor. So in case you are looking for a phone with a great front camera then you can go for the Nova 3i.

The phone is backed up by a 3340 mAh battery and comes in various color variant Black, Pearl White, Iris Purple, and Acacia Red. Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and FM Radio. It also has a Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner in terms of security.

Technical Specifications

SoCHisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage4/6 GB & 64/128 GB
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 16 MP + 2 MP | Front 24 MP + 2 MP
Battery 3340 mAh

Final words

So there you go, guys! Our top picks for the Best smartphone under ₹20000. While these phones don’t share similar specifications so choosing the best one can be a difficult task for you.

You can pick one on the Basis of Performance, Cameras and the Software. If you need stock android experience then you can go with the phone having Android One program and if the software doesn’t matter and you need great cameras then you should pick the Oppo A9 2020, Huawei P30 Lite, Samsung Galaxy M40 or the Realme XT. In case you need the best value for the money phone then you can also go with the Samsung Galaxy A50s, Realme XT, Vivo Z1X or the Samsung Galaxy M40.

You can also pick one depending upon your previous experience with the brand. We hope this article was helpful for you if you still have a doubt or suggestion feel free to let us know.

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