Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India

By: Sshradha Sinngh, Updated: August 22, 2019

Hunting for the best mobile phones under 20000 price bracket can be a terrifying task as there are tonns of options available online which makes it quite difficult to pick the ideal one without making a hole in the pocket. Rs.20000 is decent price bracket where you can shop the best smartphones ranging from the latest launches to flagship ones.

The top smartphones under 20000 price brings you top notch features like bezel-less screen, AI camera, in-display fingerprint sensor, slimmest body, packed along with long-lasting battery. Take a look at the curated list of best mobile phone under 20000 to pick your ideal smartphone without hurting your pocket.

List of the Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India (2019) with Lowest Price, Offers

Realme X

Lowest Price ₹16,994
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - realme X (Polar White, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
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Display 6.53-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3765mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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realme X (Polar White, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
₹ 16,994
Realme X (Polar White, 128 GB) (4 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 16,999
Realme X 128 GB (Space Blue) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 17,334

Winner in the mid range phones category is undoubtedly the Realme X. One of the best and most competitively priced phone from Realme the Realme X has some unbelievable features for the price it comes at. Full AMOLED screen, massive 6.5 inch display, a pop-up camera and some more stunning features make Realme X one of the best phones under 20000. Its all screen no notch display is very alluring, great looks and powerful performance is what you get with this latest Realme launch.

Pros
  • Alluring design
  • Powerful performance
  • Fast charging
Cons
  • Is not waterproof
  • Heavy body

Poco F1

Lowest Price ₹14,089
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - Poco F1 by Xiaomi (Graphite Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
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Display 6.18-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Front Camera 20-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 8.1
Resolution 1080x2246 pixels
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Poco F1 by Xiaomi (Graphite Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
₹ 14,089
POCO F1 (Steel Blue, 128 GB)(6 GB RAM)
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₹ 14,999
POCO F1 128 GB (Steel Blue) 6 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 15,099

Coming from the Xiaomi company,Poco F1 fits perfectly in the mid-range mobile phones. Poco F1 is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC and special version of MIUI, to give you seamless and super-fast experience. 6.1 inch FHD display gives you wider and enhanced view.12MP+5MP rear & 20MP front camera gives you awesome photographs and massive battery of 4000mAh are some of the major highlights of this budget smartphone making it the best camera phone under 20000. Additional advantage is its Quick charge that keeps your device working all day.

Pros
  • Powerful 4000mAh battery
  • Enhanced processor performance
  • 20MP front camera
Cons
  • Not waterproof
  • Average looks

Nokia 8.1

Lowest Price ₹14,789
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - Nokia 8.1 64 GB (Iron/Steel) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
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Display 6.18-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Front Camera 20-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
OS Android 9.0 Pie
Resolution 1080x2244 pixels
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Nokia 8.1 64 GB (Iron/Steel) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 14,789
Nokia 8.1 (Iron, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) with Offer
₹ 15,479

Nokia 8.1 is a premiumupgrade to the last Nokia 8 and Nokia 7.1 versions of the flaghship phones. The Nokia 8.1 flaunts an HDR10 display packed with artificial intelligence to give you a life-changing experience inside a sturdy well build body. The camera of Nokia 8.1 comes equipped with a Zeiss lense and its Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor together contribute to making it the best android phone under 20000. 3500 mAh battery is slightly dissapointing when compared to other brands offering 5000mAh. Overall this is a great phone if you are looking to upgrade in the mid segment budget of Rs.20,000.

Pros
  • 20MP front facing camera
  • Large display
  • Memory expandable upto 400GB
Cons
  • Average screen sharpness/li>
  • Comes with only 4GB RAM could be higher

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Lowest Price ₹10,996

Xiaomi's latest Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a 6.3inch FHD+ Dot-Notch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Processor, 4000mAh massive battery, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM into the sleek and stylish design which looks super-attractive.Now coming on to the camera, the smartphone is equipped with 48MP + 5MP rear AI Dual camera and 13MP front camera that lets you click faster and precise pictures without any lag.

Pros
  • Face unlock feature
  • Massive screen size
  • 4000mAh battery power
Cons
  • Face unlock could work better

Samsung Galaxy M40

Lowest Price ₹17,999
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - Samsung Galaxy M40 (Midnight Blue, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 32-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 8-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Samsung Galaxy M40 (Midnight Blue, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
₹ 17,999
Samsung Galaxy M40 (Seawater Blue, 128 GB) (6 GB RAM)
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₹ 19,865

Samsung's M series entered the Indian smartphones market as a delight to those who love to shop smartphones packed with powerful features on budget. Samsung launched 4 of its M series one after the other - Samsung Galaxy M10, Samsung Galaxy M20, Samsung Galaxy M30 and Samsung Galaxy M40. The Samsung Galxy M40 is proud of many firsts in its segment like the - pin hole on screen camera. Features like Super AMOLED screen, 6.4inch FHD display, Android Pie when combines with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space in Samsung Galaxy M40 proves to be an impressively powerful smartphone making it the best Samsung phone under 20000. On the camera end, 32MP + 5MP + 8MP rear triple camera and 16MP front camera lets you take impressive pictures.

Pros
  • Vibrant display
  • Impressive gaming experience
  • Huge battery
Cons
  • Turns warm while gaming
  • Average camera performance

Oppo K3

Lowest Price ₹18,990
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - OPPO K3 (Aurora Blue, 8GB RAM, AMOLED Display 128GB Storage, 3765mAH Battery)
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Display 6.50-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3765mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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OPPO K3 (Aurora Blue, 8GB RAM, AMOLED Display 128GB Storage, 3765mAH Battery)
₹ 18,990
OPPO K3 (Aurora Blue, 64 GB) (6 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 19,279

Oppo K3 is an idential alternative to Realme X, these phones come with similar features and make as perfect replacements to each other. Packed with in-display fingerprint sensor, vivid AMOLED screen and a stylish gradient design the Oppo K3 is one of best Oppo phones under 20000. Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor makes user-handling a delightful experience, while the quickness of its pop-up camera is addictive and interesting to use. 16MP + 2MP rear camera and a 16MP front camera come with awesome auto focus features and a 'Night' mode for low light picture capturing.

Pros
  • Premium design body and looks
  • 3765 mAh battery
  • Full screen no notch display
Cons
  • Its a big phone
  • Some camera modes don't work perfectly like the portrait mode

Realme 3 Pro

Lowest Price ₹9,999
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - Realme 3 Pro (Lightning Purple, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Front Camera 25-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 4045mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Realme 3 Pro (Lightning Purple, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 9,999
Realme 3 Pro (Lightning Purple, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
₹ 10,699
RealMe 3 Pro 64 GB (Nitro Blue) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
Special Discounted Price*
₹ 10,799

Realme 3 Pro is the 3rd generation phone from the Realme 3 series. The phone comes packed with 6GB RAM expandable upto 128 GB ROM which is expandable Upto 256 GB, (6.3 inch) FHD display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Octa Core 2.2GHz artificial intelligence engine processor which apparently makes it a powerful multi-tasking smartphone.This mobile phone uplifts your gaming experience with its flawless gaming performance and the phone does not even warm up when in use. The 4050mAh battery will last through your games and your day making it a great companion.

Pros
  • Great gaming phone
  • Very impressive camera performance
  • Comes with a fast charger
Cons
  • Low light camera could get better
  • Does not come with Type -C port

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)

Lowest Price ₹16,490
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - Samsung A7 2018 64 GB (Gold) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
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Display 6.00-inch
Processor 2.2GHz octa-core
Front Camera 24-megapixel
Rear Camera 24-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3300mAh
OS Android 8.0
Resolution 1080x2220 pixels
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Samsung A7 2018 64 GB (Gold) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 16,490
Samsung Galaxy A7(Black, 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage) with Offer
₹ 17,990
Samsung Galaxy A7 (Blue, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 17,990

Samsung's A series are surely the top highlights and Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) also manages to rank in our best smartphone under Rs. 20000 list. Android v8.0 Nougat operating system, 2.2GHz + 1.6GHz Exynos 7885 octa core processor, 6inches super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display, 4GB RAM, 64GB and 3300mAH lithium-ion battery.

Pros
  • Triple camera phone
  • Works great in low light also
  • 24MP front camera
Cons
  • Does not come with a case
  • Fast charging is missing
  • Graphics are not as great

Honor 8X

Lowest Price ₹9,999
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - Honor 8X (Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
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Display 6.50-inch
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 710
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 20-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3750mAh
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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Honor 8X (Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
₹ 9,999
Honor 8X (Blue, 64 GB) (4 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 9,999
Honor 8X 64 GB (Midnight Black) 4 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 12,999

Honor 8X is packed with 6.5 inches LTPS Notch display, 6GB RAM, 128GB, Android v8.1 Oreo EMUI 8.2 operating system and 2.2GHz Kirin 710 Octa Core processor to let you multi-task with utmost ease. GPU Turbo features gives you an ultimate gaming experience.Coming on the camera of the smartphone, this smartphone under 20000 comes with a 20MP+2MP dual rear camera and 16MP front facing camera, which are equipped with AI screen recognition and AI Anti-shake technology to give you flawless pictures even in dull light.Now 3750mAh massive battery lets you smartphone juiced-up all day.

Pros
  • Superb Camera AI features
  • Glass body
  • Reliable battery
Cons
  • Does not support Dual Band Wi-Fi
  • Does not support fast charging

Oppo F9 Pro

Lowest Price ₹17,990
Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India - OPPO F9 Pro (Twilight Blue, 64 GB) (6 GB RAM)
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Display 6.30-inch
Processor MediaTek Helio P60
Front Camera 25-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
OS Android Oreo
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
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OPPO F9 Pro (Twilight Blue, 64 GB) (6 GB RAM)
10% Instant Discount* with HDFC Bank Cards
₹ 17,990
Oppo F9 Pro 64 GB (Starry Purple) 6 GB RAM, Dual SIM 4G
₹ 17,990
OPPO F9 Pro (Sunrise Red, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage)
₹ 18,499

Oppo F9 Pro became the talk of all smartphone manufacturers with its VOOC Flash Charge feature where by charging your device for 5 minutes you get up to 2 hours talk-time. This smartphone is equipped with Android v8.1 Oreo operating system, 2GHz Mediatek Helio P60 Octa core processor, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. The 6.3-inch Full HD multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, waterdrop screen feature and Corning Gorilla glass with gives it super-stylish look.

Pros
  • Superb Multi-tasking performance
  • 25MP front camera
  • Large display
Cons
  • Plastic Body
  • Battery support could be better

Geeks, wait no more and start shopping for the best smartphone under Rs. 20000 which are available on huge discounts for a limited period. Tell which one you picked from the above list and drop us your experience in the comments section below.

List of Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India (December 2019)

Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 Price in India
Realme X ₹ 16,994
Poco F1 ₹ 14,089
Nokia 8.1 ₹ 14,789
Redmi Note 7 Pro ₹ 10,996
Samsung Galaxy M40 ₹ 17,999
Oppo K3 ₹ 18,990
Realme 3 Pro ₹ 9,999
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) ₹ 16,490
Honor 8X ₹ 9,999
Oppo F9 Pro ₹ 17,990
Price List of Best Mobile Phones Under 20000 in India, Last Updated on 06 December 2019
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Sshradha Sinngh
Sshradha Sinngh

Sshradha is well-known as the "queen of sarcasm and wit" which makes reading her write-ups fun, Someone who is forever craving for delicious spicy food and is fond of travelling too. Her weekends are often spent at movie theatres or at home reading gripping fiction books and biographies. Her company is indeed a blessing as with her you can never have a gloomy day. Her exquisiteness of work is something not so often found. Wanna be friends with her? Then just get her some home cooked delicious food!