The Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20,000 in 2017

Are you heading to buy a Smartphone and willing to spend slightly extra to buy something worth but not too much, the best range for you in the mobile phone deals is under 20,000 . As a lots of smartphones have been released this year in this segment with some excellent features and great qualities and because of this wide range, comparison of these all can make your head spin, so, here we have done the work for you by short listing 10 best Smartphone under 20,000 which may help you out to make your decision.

As every person has their own choices and needs, the definition of best varies with person to person. we have researched allot before making our list of these top 10 mobiles under 20000 and have tried to sum up all most everyone’s needs. Our ranking has been made by considering a lot of criteria so that you won’t have to worry about any specific feature. In this price range some magnificent features are desirable and only specification cannot be enough to make the preferences so we have handpicked these latest best budget Smarphones on the measures of not only the specs but along with it the real world user experience by reviewing these devices by ourselves, after sale service, the brand value of course, and many other standards.

So, now as you are here, leave the burden on us and enjoy reading all the details of the top 10 smartphones under 20000 which will make your decision easier.

The Top 10 Smartphones under 20,000 in 2017

We are listing all the top 10 mobiles under 20000 here which we have picked for you. This list will proceed in the ascending order to create the suspense of course. 😛

So let’s take a look on these latest Smartphones under the range of 20k.

Best 10 Smartphones under 20,000

#10 Huawei Honor 6X

top 10 smartphones huawei honor 6x

Price Range: from Rs. 11,999 to Rs. 13,999

Huawei Honor 6x has ranked 10th in our list but don’t be confused with the lowest ranking, it is number 10th from the top in which a hundreds of other Smartphones couldn’t make their place. This device has launched in January, 2017. It comes up with a full HD display with a decent screen size. If you are looking for a good quality of camera you can move to it. The dual camera setup is the USP of this device. The rear camera is comprised with a 12MP and a 2MP module which takes the picture quality to a different level. It has the capacity to record Full HD videos at 30 fps. The front facing 8MP camera is also good.

The 2.1 GHz octa – core processor and 4 GB RAM prevents it with the problem of lags, hangs & freeze and heating while switching with apps simultaneously which makes it efficient for multitasking. Battery backup is quite well. It comes up with a hybrid card slot which restricts to use external storage and dual SIM together, one can either choose external memory card with single SIM or Dual SIM without any external storage but that doesn’t matter much as its internal memory is enough for maximum users. All in all this Smartphone is worth giving a try.

Specifications
Screen 5.5” Full HD IPS LCD capacitive screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 401 ppi density
OS Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/64 GB internal memory & expendable up to 128 GB external
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microUSB(uses Hybrid SIM slot)
CPU 2.1 GHZ octa – core HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor
GPU Mali – T830 MP2 Graphics
Body Metallic
Dimension 150.9 X 72.6 X 8.2 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 162 g
Rear Camera 12MP + 2MP camera with flash
Front  Camera 8MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3340 mAh, Non – removable Li – ion battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Decent user interface Hybrid SIM Slot
Good performance Slow charging
Bright and Crisp Display Audio playback could be better
Accurate Fingerprint Sensor Poor after sale service
Camera quality is good Battery cannot be removed

#9 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

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Price Range: from Rs. 12,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has launched in May, 2017. It is the one for those who are concerned with battery. It comes with 4100mAh battery which easily lasts for 2 days in normal uses. Apart from that, this 5.5” inches screen device is powered by 2GHz octa – core 625 processor and 4GB RAM. With these features its performance is quite satisfying with multiple applications open simultaneously. It is packed with 64GB internal memory which is expendable up to 128GB. The improved camera quality with 13 MP rear and 5 MP front facing camera also helps it in making its space under the list of 10 best smartphones. With these qualities Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 can be one of the best buys in this price range.

Specifications
Screen 5.5” Full HD IPS LCD capacitive screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 401 ppi density
OS Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow) with MIUI 8
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/64 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microUSB(uses Hybrid SIM slot)
CPU 2 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 625 processor
GPU Adreno 506 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in Black, Gold and Dark Grey options
Dimension 151 X 76 X 8.35 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 175 g
Rear Camera 12MP + 2MP camera with flash
Front Camera 8MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Micro SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 4100 mAh, Non – removable Li – Polymer battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Good camera quality Hybrid SIM Slot
Great Battery life Performance could be better
Display is beautiful Software blot
Impressive build quality Battery cannot be removed

#8 Moto G5 Plus

motog5 plus Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20000

Price Range: from Rs. 15,999

Motorola Moto G5 Plus was launched February, 2017 and it took the 8th place in our list of top 10 smartphones under 20,000. It comes with 5.20 inches screen with a Gorilla glass protection. With a resolution of 1080 X 1920 Pixels with 424 ppi density it gives a decent display experience. With 2Ghz Octa – core processor and 4GB RAM the performance is also flawless. If you are looking for a phone with decent looks, good camera, and nice performance and latest OS within a price range of 15,000 to 16,000 this phone could be a good option for you.

Specifications
Screen 5.20” Full HD PLS TFT LCD capacitive screen with Corning Gorilla Glass v3 protection
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 424 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 66.91%
OS Android v7.0(Nougat
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/32 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microSD card
CPU 2 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 625  processor
Body Metallic, available  in Fine Gold, Lunar Grey options
Dimension 150.20 X 74 X 7.7 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 155 g
Rear Camera 12MP camera with LED flash
Front Camera 5MP Selfie Camera with screen flash
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3000 mAh, Non – Removable Li – ion battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Pros Cons
Pros Cons
Android 7.0 Heating issue
Fast charging Speaker could be better
Decent looks No other real cons in this price range
Quick finger print scanner

#7 ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S

ZTE nubia Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20,000

Price Range: from Rs. 16,999

ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S has launched in March, 2017. This 2GHz octa – core qualcomn snapdragon 625 powered device comes with 5.20 inch screen and a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Its 4GB RAM with 3000 mAh battery makes its performance flawless. It comes with 64 GB internal memory which can be expended up to 200GB via microSD card. It runs with Android Marshmallow 6.0 and having a 23MP rear camera with 13MP front camera. These little features make it one of the top 10 smartphones under 20,000 price range. The price is worth its features and qualities so you can go for it without any hesitation.

Specifications
Screen 5.20” Full HD IPS LCD capacitive screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 424 ppi density
OS Android v6.0(Marshmallow) with Nubia UI 4.0
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/64 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 200 GB via microSD(uses Hybrid SIM slot)
CPU 2 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 625 processor
GPU Adreno 506 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in Black, Gold & Silver options
Dimension 146.06 X 72.14 X 7.60 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 158 g
Rear Camera 23MP camera with flash
Front Camera 13MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3000 mAh, Non – removable Li – ion battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Excellent camera quality Hybrid SIM Slot
Good Battery life Slow charging
Great performance Needs some work on custom skin
Battery cannot be removed

#6 Huawei Honor 8 Lite

ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20,000

Price Range: Starts with 14,490 to Rs. 17,999

An another phone from Huawei has made its space in our list which is Huawei Honor 8 Lite. This smartphone was launched in January, 2017 with 5.20 inches full HD screen. It comes with 1.7 GHz octa – core processor and 4GB RAM. It is packed with 64 GB RAM which is expendable upto 128GB Via microSD card with a Hybrid card slot. It good performance, decent battery life, nice camera quality and good storage with a very low price and this is the reason it made its space in our Top 10 Phones under 20,000 list. If you are looking for a budget phone with decent features and qualities, go ahead for it.

Specifications
Screen 5.20” Full HD PLS LCD capacitive screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 424 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 69.3%
OS Android v7.0(Nougat) with EMUI 5.0
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/64 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microSD(Uses Hybrid card slot)
CPU 1.7 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 625  processor with HiSilicon Kirin 655 Chipset
GPU Mali – T830 MP2 Graphics
Body Glass and Aluminum , available  in Black, White, Blue, Gold options
Dimension 147.2 X 72.9 X 7.60 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 147 g
Rear Camera 12MP camera with LED flash
Front Camera 8MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3000 mAh, Non – Removable Li – ion battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
 Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Stylish build in and sleek design Screen washout in daylight
Good Camera Slow charging
Good performance

#5 Xiaomi Mi Max Prime (128GB)

MI Max Prime Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20000

Price range: Rs. 18,999 to Rs. 19,999

On the edge of the price limit here comes another device from Xiaomi. Xiaomi Mi Max Prime was launched in June, 2017. It comes with a great screen size of 6.44 inches along with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The screen size is best to play videos or games. With 1.8 GHz octa – core processor, 4GB RAM and 4850 mAh battery it ensures a good performance while multitasking. It is packed with 128GB internal memory. If you are willing for a good screen size with quite good battery and other performances in the range of 20k then this phone is for you.

Specifications
Screen 6.44” Full HD IPS LCD capacitive screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 344 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 73.7%
OS Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow) with  MIUI 8
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/128 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microSD(uses Hybrid SIM slot)
CPU 1.8 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 652 processor
GPU Adreno 510 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in Gold, Grey & Silver options
Dimension 173.1 X 88.3 X 7.5 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 203 g
Rear Camera 16MP camera with Dual color LED flash
Front Camera 5MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Micro SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 4850 mAh, Non – removable Li – ion battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Excellent camera quality Hybrid SIM Slot
Good Battery life Slow charging
Good performance Battery cannot be removed

#4 Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

Samsung J7 prime Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20,000

Price Range: Rs. 16,990 to Rs. 18,799

Samsung has been a dependable brand for smartphones for quite some years. This year it has come with another excellent device namely Samsung J7 Prime. Samsung J7 Prime 32GB was launched in May, 2017. Apart from the brand value we must say its performance as well as battery life are awesome. This is the first smartphone in this list which comes with a dedicated microSD card slot. Talking about its software the S power planning and S secure feature are the highlight of it. The 5.5” screen quality is remarkable. Its build quality is also great. All in all if you want something good with a good brand value you have to go with this phone.

Specifications
Screen 5.50” Full HD PLS TFT LCD capacitive screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 401 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 73.13%
OS Android v6.0(Marshmallow)
RAM/ Storage 3 GB/32 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 256 GB via microSD(Dedicated card slot)
CPU 1.6 GHZ octa – core Cortex – A53 processor with Exynos 7870 Octa chipset
GPU Mali – T830 MP2 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in Gold, Black options
Dimension 151.7 X 75 X 8.0 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 167 g
Rear Camera 13MP camera with LED flash
Front Camera 8MP Selfie Camera with LED flash
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3300 mAh, Removable Li – ion battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Great design Finger print scanner is not up to the mark
Good Battery life Slow charging
Good performance Some Pre – installed blotwares that cannot be removed
Highly secured Display is not as good as other devices of the same compony

#3 Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2 Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20,000

Price Range: Rs. 14,999

Lenovo is again one of the trusted brands since last few years. Its new Smartphone Lenovo P2 with its great features has easily made its place in our Top 3 smartphones below 20,000 of this year. It was launched in September 2016 but is continuasly there in this list till now. It runs on Android v6.0.1 with 5100 mAh battery which has been its USP. With a great battery life it gives a great multitasking experience with 4GB RAM and 2GHz processor. Camera is good in comparison to previous smarphones of this company. You can give it a try if you focus on good display, good battery and great design with satisfying performance.

Specifications        
Screen 5.50” Full HD PLS TFT LCD capacitive Super AMOLED screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 401 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 71.55%
OS Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow)
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/32 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microSD(Uses Hybrid card slot)
CPU 2 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 625  processor
GPU Adreno 506 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in Champagne Gold, Graphite Grey options
Dimension 153 X 76 X 8.20 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 177 g
Rear Camera 13MP camera with Dual – color LED flash
Front Camera 5MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 5100 mAh, Non – Removable Li – Polymer battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
 Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Great design Hybrid card slot
Fast charging and Good Battery life A bit Heavy in weight
Good performance
Finger scanning is quick
Camera quality is very good
Display is also excellent

#2 Asus Zenfone 3

asus zenfone Top 10 Smartphones under INR 20,000

Price Range: Starts with 19,999 and goes upto a little extra, Rs. 24,760

Asus is one of the promising brand in the electronics world. Our first smartphone  in the list of top 3 smartphones under 20,000 price range is of this company. Asus Zenphone3 was launched in May, 2016 and leading in the top range till now. Its 5.5” display with 1080 X 1920 resolution and 480 ppi density gives an excellent display. Camera’s of Zenfon series have always been the highlight and this device also doesn’t fails in this field. The 16MP camera has an f/2.0 aperture 6P Largan lens with laser, phase detection, continuous autofocus it gives an excellent photography experience. With these all specifications it had to be in our top 3 list. Price could be a little above the range but this phone is worth it.

Specifications
Screen 5.50” Full HD PLS TFT LCD capacitive screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 480 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 77.3%
OS Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow) with ZenUI 3.0 skin
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/64 GB internal memory
External storage expendable up to 128 GB via microSD card (uses Hybrid card slot)
CPU 2 GHZ octa – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 625  processor
GPU Adreno 506 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in Silver,  Gold, Pink,  Grey options
Dimension 152.59 X 77.38 X 7.69 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 155 g
Rear Camera 16MP camera with Dual – color LED flash
Front Camera 8MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Micro SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3000 mAh, Non – Removable Li – Polymer battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
 Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Build quality and design is up to the mark as expected with Asus A bit high price according to our range
4K video recording
Display is excellent

 #1 Lenovo Z2 Plus

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Price range: Rs. 17,999

Lenovo Z2 Plus  is leading in our ranking of top 10 smartphones in the range of 20,000. Lenovo Z2 Plus is the Indian version of Lenovo Zuk Z2. It was launched in January, 2017. It comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass protected screen of size 5 inches. The display quality is great with the 1080 X 1920 resolution and 441 ppi density. Lenovo Z2 Plus is powered by 2.15 GHz processor with 4GB RAM which makes it a great performer and restrict the hangs and heating while multitasking. Highly recommended as the price is worthy with its great features and qualities and makes it the best buy in this price range this year.

Specifications
Screen 5” Full HD PLS TFT LCD capacitive Super AMOLED screen protected with Corning Gorilla Glass
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixels with 441 ppi density
Screen-to-body Ratio 77.3%
OS Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow) with Custom Kryo Cores
RAM/ Storage 4 GB/64 GB internal memory
External storage No
CPU 2.15 GHZ quad – core Qualcomn Snapdragon 820  processor
GPU Adreno 530 Graphics
Body Metallic, available  in black, white options
Dimension 141.65 X 68.88 X 8.45 (Height X Width X Thickness)
Weight 149 g
Rear Camera 13MP camera with Dual – color LED flash
Front Camera 8MP Selfie Camera
SIM 1 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
SIM 2 Nano SIM(GSM) with 2g, 3g & 4g(voLTE) support
Battery 3500 mAh,high density,  Non – Removable Li – Polymer battery
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, multi touch,  Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Gravity sensor, Orientation sensor
 Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Great performance No expendable storage
4K video recording Average camera
Display is excellent
Good battery life

Here completes our list of Top 10 Smartphones under 20,000. If you own one of these Smartphones please share your reviews in the comment section. We would love to listen your queries, suggestions and feedbacks. In the next post we will talk about some other electronics. Till then stay tuned to us.

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