Best Mobile Phones Under Rs 20,000 in India

Updated on : Nov 29, 2019 2:12 PM
Best Mobile Phones Under Rs 20,000 in India

These are some of the smartphones that you ought to be looking for so as not only to achieve best value for money but also to attain best image quality from photography.

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Xiaomi POCO F1 that is best known for its excellent brightness levels that ensure zero issues with reading the contents on the screen. Its liquid cooling helps to boost sustained peak performance times. Its front camera of 20MP and Rear Camera of 12MP + 5MP comes with plenty of AI chops that make the photos taken in daylight come out with plenty of detail and high dynamic range. It offers an amazing battery capacity of 4000mAh which with its well optimized MIUI will easily enable it for you to use for two days on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor and an Android 8.1 version for an Operating System. It comes with 64GB and its display screen is 6.18 inch (1080x2246) long. It gives a user an overall great experience and master mind performance with Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad Core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core) Snapdragon 845 and 6 GB RAM as compared to some of the great devices like ASUS ZenFone 5Z, and the OnePlus 6.

Pros: It is known for its durable all rounder flagship that is a definite value for money in general. It comes with USB Type C port type of charger.

Cons: It does not support HD streaming from Netflix and Amazon Prime since the content from these platforms are streamed at max 540 pixels.

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Realme 3 Pro 6GB that was launched in June 2019 comes packed with some eye catching colour combinations has a fantastic build quality. It is best known overall for bundled fast charger, a slightly better processor, and cleaner (ad free) software as compared to its competitors in the budget range. It comes with a Gorilla Glass 5 protected 6.3 inch Full HD+ display that has a dewdrop notch and has 90.8 percent screen to body ratio. It operates on the Snapdragon 710 SoC and currently comes with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. Rear camera of 16MP + 5MP with Sony IMX519 sensor is paired with an f/1.7 aperture on 16 MP camera while the 5MP sensor has an f/2.4 aperture lens and front camera of 25MP sensor that is paired with an f2.0 aperture lens is provided with this device.

Pros: Unlike its competitor that is the Redmi Note 7 Pro, there are no spammy ads in the UI. It delivers Class leading performance with a Snapdragon 710 at the core - everything. Overall, it has Excellent battery life with a combination of a large 4045mAh battery pack. It comes with super fast VOOC fast charging. It is absolutely great bang for the buck, and is pretty neck to neck with the other top phone in this price bracket. 

Cons: It continues to pre install quite a few third party apps such as a Webnovel, NewsPoint, ShareChat that is not required. Its Video stabilization at 1080p needs to level up. It Uses the old microUSB port, instead of the modern USB Type C port.

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Realme X 8GB comes with Good 6.3inch IPS panel, with a small dewdrop notch, and minimal bezels in terms of display. It not only comes with 16 MP Sony IMX519 sensor with an f/1.7 aperture but also a secondary 5 MP depth sensor for the phone's Portrait mode. It comes with Super fast VOOC fast charging using the bundled charger that is class leading. It is one of the 752 lux brightness highest on a mid-range phone. It comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It clocks a solid 30fps of gameplay for PUBG Mobile, Asphalt 9 and even Shadowgun Legends.

Pros: It is known to click very good details in landscape shots such that its Macros are sharp and well detailed too. Not only this, its AI scene recognition is quick to recognise most common objects such as flowers. A combination of a large 4045mAh battery pack, an efficient processor gives it an Excellent battery life with an easy 2 days battery life phone.

Cons: It comes with poor Video stabilization at 1080p which needs to level up. instead of the modern USB Type C port, it uses the old microUSB port.

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Samsung Galaxy A50 4GB comes in gorgeous 6.4-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED screen, with the scoop shaped Infinity U notch that is crispy, bright and vibrant. It gives Solid mid-range performance with the powerful Samsung Exynos 9610 SoC that is similar to Snapdragon 660 and offers a pleasant and smooth experience overall. It was launched in March 2019 and comes in Black, White, Blue, Coral colours. It runs on Android 9.0 OS. Its 64 GB of internal storage can be expanded to 512 GB via a microSD card. Its Super AMOLED display having a resolution of 1080 x 2340 at 403ppi. It has dual primary camera of 25 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP and 25 MP front Camera. 

Pros: It gives image quality especially in daylight when the photos come out looking nice with quite a lot of detail. Its wide angle camera will give you a lot of flexibility with a fish eye effect and video is slightly darker but still smooth

Cons: It gets completely smudged the moment you touch the rare panel. It has a very good tendency to pick scratches and hence it is advised on using the bundled plastic case. Bloatware, spammy notifications, and ads within some Samsung apps are still part of the device.

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Motorola One Vision comes with a 21:9 aspect ratio HDR display that stretches to 6.3 inches and has the front camera drilled into the display in the top corner. It comes with Android 9 Pie OS. It runs on a Samsung Exynos 9609 processor. It contains 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. It just has a battery life of 3500mAh. It has dual camera stack on the back of the phone includes a 48MP Samsung sensor which is known to produce sharp 12MP images by binning 0.8um pixels four by one to achieve light capacity of 1.6um pixels. It has a front camera of 25MP Samsung sensor that outputs 6MP selfies that can take dedicated Night Vision mode that takes around 7 8 shots in about 2 3 seconds. It has the octa core CPU includes four Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four Cortex A53 cores at 1.6GHz. Its a 48MP Samsung GM 1 sensor with 1/2-inch sensor size and 1.6um effective pixel pitch after binning. Its camera offers a white balance which is way off the mark when shooting daytime photos. 

Pros: Its stock Android flavour is always preferable over the heavily modified custom UIs. It has 128GB of storage by default along with the option to expand via microSD card. 

Cons: It as very limited battery life as compared to the Moto One Power since the phone just about manages to last a work day. It is a slight lag in launching apps which is only noticeable.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB was launched on July 2 2019. It comes equipped with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It runs on Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top. Its display comes with a waterdrop style notch. It comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ (1080x2340) display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It has an octa core Snapdragon 675 SoC that is paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. It also has a dual rear camera setup that has a 48MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor which shoots 12MP at default settings. It has a 13 MP front cam as well. It is powered on 4,000mAh battery and offers fast charging through the USB Type C port.

Pros: It gives Portraits with the dual rear cameras that are better when compared to other expensive handsets. The selfies turn out to be quite nice as well with this device. It has Excellent battery life overall with the 4000 mAh battery paired with the fairly efficient Snapdragon 675 SoC.

Cons: It is a bit bulky at 183 grams. It brings about pesky ads in the MIUI interface and somehow diminish the experience of using an otherwise excellent smartphone. It tends to heat up a bit with long gaming times. It comes with included adapter that maxes out at 5V/2A and has a decent charging speed.

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Samsung Galaxy M40 that was launched in India on June 11, 2019. It comes in a 6.4-inch FHD Plus display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 403ppi. delivers an immersive visual experience with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It comes with 16MP + 8MP + 5MP sensors which click awesome images. For the front camera, it has a 25MP sensor which gives good selfie images and videos. It is available in Midnight Blue, Sea water blue colours. It gives good quality video resolution at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chip and an octa core processor with Adreno 612 GPU that offers a smooth graphics experience. It has Large, bright display with good viewing angles and sharpness. 

Pros: For all the storage seekers out there, this device has excellent cameras and a huge storage capacity for all your games, videos, movies. It also has a powerful processor and long-time battery backup which offers a seamless performance. It is one of the most affordable devices with Samsung's punch hole display.  

Cons: Both fingerprints unlock and the face unlock aren't that fast enough. Its display is not AMOLED so purely quality wise and hence its display is not that vibrant enough. With heavy gaming, it tends to warm up a little bit.

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Oppo F9 Pro comes with 1080p and 720p are the only modes in which one can shoot videos. It comes with a 3500mAh battery that can comfortably last the day and also does not tend to heat up during processor heavy tasks. It comes with Excellent Super VOOC fast charging support. It is very popular for its front camera since its selfie camera that relies on extensive AI algorithms to deliver results that are both eye pleasing and well detailed. It is basically an updated version of ColorOS based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Its screen colour also changes from royal blue to a darker shade as one goes upwards.

Pros: It comes with a Very good dual camera setup on the rear end. Its front camera also takes good AI powered selfies   and is again comparable to the likes of Nokia 7 Plus, and Poco F1. It has an overall good audio quality. 

Cons: Although its ColorOS is decent as an Android UI, it comes with share of bloat   such as duplicate Music, Gallery and Phone Manager apps that are very unnecessary. The video recording capabilities on the phone are average at best since there is no OIS or EIS so the videos are quite shaky. It Uses the old microUSB standard, instead of the modern USB C.

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Samsung Galaxy M30 6GB gives Decent, solid, mid-range performance that can easily handle your day to day tasks. It comes with a Decent triple rear camera setup that includes a 13 MP camera with f/1.9 sensor, 5 MP depth sensor, and 5 MP ultra-wide sensor with 123 degree viewing angle. One can easily use this phone for 2 complete days with its Excellent battery life with a massive 5000 mAh battery. It is powered with Exynos 7904 octa core processor (similar to Snapdragon 626). Its display is a 6.4-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a tiny waterdrop notch screen that is pretty vibrant and gives decent legibility indoors and outdoors. Colour options included were Gradation Blue and Gradation Black. Its overall build design is quite similar to that of the Galaxy A30. 

Pros: Its 123 degrees viewing angle is known to generate pretty good portraits. Even without any outer cover, it feels grippy in the hands. The back panel remains mostly free of smudges and fingerprint marks. 

Cons: Although it comes with Experience UI is leaner than previous versions, it is pre-loaded bloatware apps though like My Galaxy, Dailyhunt, Amazon and Facebook that cannot be unfortunately uninstalled. It gives lowlight performance of the rear and front cameras. There is no lowlight performance of the rear and front cameras, neither there is any 4k video recording.

Oppo F11
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Oppo F11 which is made using an aluminium mid frame while the back panel is plastic comes with the effect of a beautiful rich gradient finish. It comes with good 6.5-inch LCD screen with full HD+ resolution and its ColorOS 6 is certainly better than before. It comes occupied with set of dual rear cameras at the back and there is a 48 MP main camera paired with a 5 MP depth sensor and the camera takes images that are quite natural with even dynamic range and saturated colours. 

Pros: It is not only Sturdy but also well built which is full screen overall. It gives a Good overall performance with a solid Helio P70 at the core. 

Cons: It is still not quite as clean as a stock Android UI. It does not come with No 4K video recording support

Here's The Summary List of Best Mobile Phones Under 20000

1.Xiaomi Poco F1 64GB
2.Realme 3 Pro 6GB
3.Realme X 8GB
4.Samsung Galaxy A50 4GB
5.Motorola One Vision
6.Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB
7.Samsung Galaxy M40
8.Oppo F9 Pro
9.Samsung Galaxy M30 6GB
10.Oppo F11