Smartphones nowadays vary from latest processors, RAM, and other factors as such. It’s not like old days where each and every phone was priced similar.
Nowadays, we can see around 3-4 categories around the price range itself, starting with the affordable ones, followed by the budget-oriented devices and then comes the flagship and etc.
For a normal person in today’s era, it’s very hard to select a smartphone which will suit him/her in every possible way. We will do our best to help you find ‘the one’.
All the smartphones mentioned below range from Rs. 15,000- Rs. 20,000 and you can buy these devices from online portals and some are available offline too.
The Poco F1 is the obvious choice if you are a performance enthusiast. Price effectively at Rs 19,999 for the first flash sale, the Poco F1 packs a flagship Snapdragon 845 SoC with vapour-chamber cooling inside. The most affordable variant has 6GB RAM and 64GB storage along with a dual camera unit at the back. The Poco F1 is clearly the best mobile phone under Rs. 20,000 to buy today.
The Mi A2 is the successor of the Mi A1 and comes with a Snapdragon 660 SoC under the hood. It has a slim profile, a tall 18:9 display and one of the best in class cameras at that price. The fact that it also offer stock Android along with timely Android updates, makes the Xiaomi Mi A2 the best mobile under Rs. 20,000 if you are looking for stock/pure Android experience.
The Honor Play is aimed at gamers. With a Kirin 970 SoC and Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology, this is a no-brainer for anyone looking for a good gaming phone. With flagship hardware and a mid-range price, the Honor Play is one of the best mobile to buy under Rs 20000.
The Realme 2 Pro packs a fast Snapdragon 660 chipset and sports a waterdrop notch that offers a lot of screen real estate. It’s also quite good to look at with a laminated glass design and the camera is not all that bad.
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.
Huawei P20 Lite
The Huawei P20 Lite retains the design philosophy of the more expensive P20 Pro, as well as the camera prowess. The phone comes with a dual camera setup at the back that makes damn good photos! The P20 Lite is a little expensive though than the rest of the the mid-rangers, but it has a camera matched by few out other which explains its inclusion in this list.
The One Power is Moto’s first Android One phone that does the basics just right. It has smooth, reliable performance and the battery life is massive with a 5,000mAh battery. It’s just a bit too bulky to hold.
The Nokia 6.1 Plus is the first Nokia phone with a notch and has a Snapdragon 636 SoC under the hood. It has a compact build with a glass-sandwich design which looks quite premium. Plus it is Android One certified.
You know Nokia is back when it’s listed in a Top 10 list. The Nokia 6 (2018) or the Nokia 6.1 developed by HMD Global is built like a tank and is Android One Certified. It features a 5.5-inch panel with a Snapdragon 630 chipset coupled with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The 16MP camera at the back is quite reliable and overall, the phone is an all-rounder under Rs 20,000.