Best 5 smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India (May 2019)

There surely are a lot of choices in the market right now if you are looking for a smartphone and having a budget of around Rs 20,000. Infact, the sub 20,000 range is the most competitive segment of smartphones. With every smartphone manufacturer focussing to lauch a device in this price segment. From flagship hardware specifications to great cameras, it is a fairly difficult task to pick up the best device for yourself.

Here, we are going to look at the top 5 smartphones which you should consider before getting a new one.

1. Xiaomi Poco F1 (Rs 19,999)
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Definitely, the first one to make it to the list is the Xiaomi Poco F1. Launched in the month of August last year, it is a bit of old device from Xiaomi. But, in terms of its hardware performance, it still beats the rest of the smartphones in this price segment, or even some of the pricier ones.

Firstly, the device has a 6.18-inch FHD+ IPS display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The camera unit consists of a dual-camera setup at the rear. A 12MP primary camera comes along a 5MP depth sensor. Further, the front has a 20MP selfie shooter.

Xiaomi designed this phone to give a tough competition to its rivals. With this in mind, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, clocked at 2.8 GHz. Moreover, like some of the high-end premium phones, it comes coupled along with a LiquidCool Technology for heavy gaming. The Poco F1 also boasts of a 4,000mAh battery with support for QuickCharge 3.0 via a USB Type-C port.

Lastly, the smartphone comes with 6GB of RAM + 64GB of storage and is available on Flipkart at a price of Rs 19,999. (Also, you can as well go for the 6GB+128GB variant by shedding an extra 1000/- at a price of Rs 20,999)

2. Samsung Galaxy A50 (Rs 19,990)

The second phone to make it to our list is the Samsung Galaxy A50. Launched earlier in the month of March, the phone comes with great aesthetics and multimedia viewing experience.

Firstly, Samsung gives you a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED infinity-U display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. This is a feature specifically given by Samsung in this price segment. The camera unit consists of a triple-camera setup at the rear. A 25MP primary camera comes along a 5MP depth sensor and assisted by an 8MP ultra-wide lens with a 123 degree field-of-view. Further, the front has a 25MP selfie shooter. Surely, these features make it a better choice for all the camera enthusiasts out there.

Meanwhile, the device is powered by the Exynos 9610 SoC, clocked at 2.3 GHz. Samsung also boasts of a 4,000mAh battery with support for QuickCharge 3.0 via a USB Type-C port.

Lastly, the smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM + 64GB of storage and is available on Amazon.

3. Redmi Note 7 Pro (Rs 16,999)

The latest launching from Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is a great device considering the glass design on the front as well as rear. It definitely gives a premium look to the phone. Also, the camera is on-par with most of the high end phones available in the market right now.

Firstly, Redmi gives you a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The camera unit is the USP of the device. It consists of a dual-camera setup at the rear. A 48MP primary camera comes along with a 5MP depth sensor. Although, by default the phone captures images in 12MP, detailing in the photos is truly great for a phone with this price point. Further, the front has a 13MP selfie shooter.

Meanwhile, the device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC , clocked at 2.0 GHz. Redmi goes a step further and provides you a 4,000mAh battery with support for QuickCharge 4.0 via a USB Type-C port.

Lastly, the smartphone comes with 6GB of RAM + 128GB of storage and is available on Flipkart and mi.com at a price of Rs 16,999. It is worth mentioning here that the device only up for a grab in the flash sales and you have to be really lucky to be able to get one.

4. Realme 3 Pro (Rs 16,999)

The Realme 3 Pro is Realme’s latest launching. Launched in the month of April, it is priced aggresively, similar to what we see on the Redmi Note 7 Pro. In terms of specifications also, we see a lot of similarities in both these devices.

Firstly, Redmi gives you a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The camera unit consists of a dual-camera setup at the rear. A 16MP primary camera comes along with a 5MP depth sensor. Further, the front has a 25MP selfie shooter which captures great selfies.

Meanwhile, the device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC , clocked at 2.2 GHz. Realme provides you a 4,045mAh battery with support for VOOC FlashCharge 3.0 via a usual micro-USB port.

Lastly, the smartphone comes with 6GB of RAM + 128GB of storage and is available on Flipkart and realme.com at a price of Rs 16,999. Like the Redmi device, Realme 3 Pro is also available in the flash sales only.

5. Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) (Rs 17,990)

Last, but not the least, the Samsung Galaxy A7 makes it to the top 5 smartphones in our list. Although launched in the month of September last year, it still makes a good choice for people lookin for a new smartphone.

Here, Samsung gives you a 6.0-inch Super AMOLED infinity display with a resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. This was the first smartphone from Samsung to feature a triple-camera setup at the rear. A 25MP primary camera comes along a 5MP depth sensor and assisted by an 8MP ultra-wide lens with a 120 degree field-of-view. Further, the front has a 24MP selfie shooter.

Meanwhile, the device is powered by the Exynos 7885 SoC, clocked at 2.2 GHz. Samsung here gives you a 3,300mAh battery with charging via a usual micro-USB port.

Lastly, the smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM + 64GB of storage. It recently got a permanent price cut and is available on Amazon and Flipkart at a price of Rs 17,990.

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