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Best Smartphones in India Under ₹20,000

Smartphones are the hottest gadget of 21st Century. From 10-Year-old Kid to 60 Years old retired, everyone is getting attracted towards the smartphone. With that, we can see the rising demand and sales of Smartphones around the world. To fulfill the demand and to enjoy the perks of heavy sales many new companies are emerging with their latest smartphone in the market. In all that, a consumer who just wants to buy a smartphone that can give the value of its price is getting confused. So, to eliminate the confusion, here is the list of some great smartphones that you can buy under ₹20,000 ($350)

Mi A1

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Mi A1 is probably the best smartphone if you have the budget less than ₹20,000. You don’t need to spend ₹20,000 to own this great smartphone from Google & Xiaomi. Mi A1 is the Android smartphone under the Android One initiative where Google aims at connecting billion people to the internet via affordable & Powerful Android smartphone. The hardware of Mi A1 is built by Xiaomi and has software experience of Stock Android.

Mi A1 is budget Smartphone that comes in Unibody metal design with 5.5-inch LTPS FHD (1920 x 1080) display and runs on 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor coupled with 4 GB RAM. The Mi A1 has 64GB internal storage which is pretty impressive and you can also expand the storage up to 128GB using SDCard.
Following the trend of Dual cameras, this Mi A1 also comes with Dual 12MP f/2.2 Wide-Angle Camera and 12MP f/2.6 Telephoto camera lens. Yes, you can capture portrait shots from Mi A1. For selfies, there is a 5MP front-facing camera with 36 Smart Beauty profile. You can read more about Mi A1 here.

The price for Mi A1 starts from ₹14,999 and you can buy it from Flipkart & Mi Website.

Redmi Note 4

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Redmi Note 4 is another Android Smartphone under 20K. It comes in 3 variants but we will consider the 64GB Variant which comes with 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 625 Processor, 13MP + 5MP camera with flash, 5.5 Inch full HD display, Finger-print sensor and massive 4100mAh battery. All these packed in a metal body and will costs you ₹12,999. The phone is available on Flipkart. You can get the detailed specification about Redmi Note 4 here. 

Redmi Note 4 delivers a great value for money. The phone can handle all the daily tasks very fluently. Along with that, you can play graphic intensive games on Redmi Note 4. The camera quality of redmi note 4 is also very impressive. At this price, Redmi Note 4 is a great package to buy.

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Honor 6X

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Honor 6X is an android smartphone from Huawei. In terms of specifications, the phone runs on 2.1GHz Kirin 655 octa core processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal Storage, 5.5 Inch full HD display, finger print sensor and has a powerhouse of 3340mAH battery. The thing that makes Honor 6X different from any other smartphone in this price range is the Camera. Honor 6X comes with 12MP+2MP dual lenses and 8MP Front Facing camera. The rear camera can capture some of the finest shots in this price range. The Honor 6X will cost you ₹12,999 and available exclusively on Amazon. If the camera is one of your priority, it is worth considering.

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Nokia 6

Many Nokia fans were not that happy when Nokia announced their plans for India with Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. It was a nostalgic moment for everyone whose first phone was Nokia. Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 are not the best smartphones in their segment as Xiaomi is already ruling the under 10K and 13K category. But Nokia 6 is little different.

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There are a lot of people who love stock android and with Nokia 6, you can satisfy the need of Stock Android packed in a strong and impressive hardware. Nokia 6 comes Nokia 6 runs on Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor, Adreno 505 GPU and coupled with 3 gigs of RAM, 32GB of Onboard storage which can be expandable using SDCard.  For camera job, Nokia 6 has a 16MP rear camera sensor with PDAF and an 8MP front-facing camera with 84-degree wide-angle lens for wider selfies.

Nokia 6 has 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display and it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top. Nokia 6 has a unibody metal design and comes with a 2.5D glass on the front. There is a physical home button at the button which also comprises a fingerprint sensor. There is no doubt on the hardware of the Nokia 6, moreover, the design is also very impressive.

Nokia 6 will be available on Amazon from 23 August and for buying it, you have to spend ₹14,499.

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LG has some great smartphones but always overlooked by Indian consumer. LG always comes up with some innovation in their smartphones. Consumers in the US, UK loved the LG devices but due to ineffective marketing campaigns and massive price drops, LG failed to attract the Indian audience.Recently, LG announces a younger brother of LG G6 which is LG Q6. The LG Q6 has an amazing display with 18:9 aspect ratio and LG calls it Full Vision Display.

The display touched the corner of the phone and thus gives you bigger and better display. Apart from the display, the specs are also pretty decent. It comes with 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage which can be expandable up to 2TB. The LG Q6 has 5.5- Inches Full Vision Display with 1080×2160 resolution. For optics, it has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP wide angle camera lens for wider selfies.The phone has a power house of 3000mAh battery which is again pretty decent.

Here is another considerable point and that is, LG Q6 doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor which is pretty standard feature these days. If you can digest this, you can consider it. For detailed specifications, go here.

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Mi Max 2

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Mi Max 2 is another great smartphone or say Phablet from Chinese giant Xiaomi. Mi Max 2 is a great package in the price of ₹16,999. Mi Max 2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa core processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage. It has massive 6.4inch full HD display and for optics, Mi Max 2 comes with a 12MP primary camera with Sony IMX386 sensor and 5MP front facing camera. There is also a finger print sensor at the back which is pretty standard feature these days. The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 with MiUi 8 skin over it. The phone does support dual standby (4G+4G) and has a massive power house of 5300mAh. Mi Max 2 will cost you ₹16,999 and available on Amazon.

Mi Max 2 is probably the best smartphone under 20K as it has a great specs sheet and the hardware quality Xiaomi is delivering in their products is invincible in this price range.

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Moto G5s Plus

Moto G series is the most popular series by Moto. The G series phones are budget-friendly and come with the impressive specs sheet which is good for any regular smartphone user. Moto launched its 5th Generation Moto device in March 2017. The Moto G5 Plus comes with Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB RAM, 5.2 Inch full HD display, fingerprint sensor. The focus point of G5 Plus was the camera. Moto G5 Plus comes with 12 MP f/1.7 aperture camera lens which is technically the same camera as we get in the Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge.

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The phone has a lot of options in terms of camera department. We can capture 4K videos, 60FPS videos, Slo-mo videos and what not. On the top of all that, the phone runs entirely on the Stock Android which is a great thing. If you want a Stock Android, fast and responsive smartphone, G5 Plus is a great option. Buy the 32GB+4GB RAM variant.

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Samsung J7 Max

There are a lot of people who are brand conscious and wanted to buy the smartphone of tier 1 brands. For those, there is Samsung J7 Max. The Korean giant is popular for their innovations in their flagship smartphone but in budget oriented devices, there is no scope for innovations. Samsung J7 Max is a good package for its price with the Samsung branding.

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Talking about specs, J7 Max comes with 1.6 Octa-Core MediaTek processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB internal storage which can be expandable up to 256GB using SD Card, 5.7 inches Full HD display, 3,300mAh battery. For camera job, it has 13MP Front and rear camera with f/1.7 and f/1.9 aperture respectively. If you are not that heavy user, you can expect great performance from MediaTek processor but if you are a heavy user and runs heavy games or apps on your smartphone, with MediaTek processor there are doubts on the performance of the phone. Otherwise, J7 Max is a great package and worth considering.

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Best Smartphone under ₹20,000

So, these are some of the best smartphones that you can buy in India under ₹20K. There are a lot of other smartphones but again, the rest is just to confuse you. These are the short listed phones and have enough potential to satisfy all your cravings. If you are looking to buy Oppo or Vivo phones then I will strongly suggest you to not to buy them as they are over priced and do not worth the money. The above-mentioned phones are the value for money smartphones. If your budget is more than 20K, you can take a look at the list of Best Smartphone.

Which one is your favorite phone? Let me know in the comment section. If you have any query regarding buying decision, let me know and I will love to help you out. Also, share this list with your confused friends and relatives and help them find their best smartphone.


Hey, I am Jayant, founder of this Blog. Being a tech enthusiast, I love to learn & share more about tech. You will either find me with my laptop or with the Guitar or be watching movies or with a book. The world is connecting, why don’t we? Let’s Meet on Social Media


  1. Hi Jayant,

    This is a really great list of Smartphones under Rs.20000. Currently, I am using Redmi Note 4 & it works really great for me.

    Thanks for your Article.