Top 10 best phones under 20000 Rs january 2019

10 best phones under 20000 Rs december 2018

Are you thinking to buy a new phone under 20000 RS/350 $, but confused which smartphone to buy. This price range is very competitive, there are too many smartphones having same or different kind of hardware and feature which confuses the buyers a lot. So here is the list of top 5 best smartphones under 20000 to solve your confusion. Read and compare to choose, the best value for money mobile under 20000 for yourself.


Oneplus X

With Oneplus x, Oneplus proved that they can design and launch a great value for money smartphone under any budget. The Oneplus X surely holds its tag line i.e ” Beautifully powerful”. The device is designed and built very nicely, it looks awesome. On the other hand it is a powerful device, the snapdragon 801 is a great processor and paired with Adreno 330 and  3GB ram, the Oneplus x can handle heavy multitasking and gaming with ease. The display is one of the best Full HD display in a smartphone with great viewing angles and colours. The camera performance is also great considering its price, it can record videos up to 1080p and even slow motion videos at 720p. The front camera is also great. Yes there are some cons in Oneplus x but not the major ones. Over all what Oneplus is offering at around 16999 or 250 USD is great. Oneplus X is an overall great device. If you are looking for a device at around 15-20K INR/ 250-300USD then for sure Oneplus x is one of the best device you can get.

Oneplus x specs and pricing

Oneplus xspecifications
AndroidOxygen UI on top of Android version 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Form factor140 x 69 x 6.9 mmOnyx glass back: 138 g
Ceramic back: 160 g
Screen5.0 inches Full HD Super Amoled Active Matrix OLED display.protected by corning gorilla glass 3.
ProcessorQuad-core snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.3 GHz.Adreno 330 GPU.
Ram3 GB DDR3.
Camera13 MP 4128 x 3096 pixels camera with phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-taggingtouch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR.Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fpsSecondary 8 MP 
Storage16 GB internal with 128GB sd card support.
BatteryLi-Ion 2525mAh.
Connectivity4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, usb 2.0 and A-GPS and usb-otg.
OthersAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light, HALL sensor.
Price16999 INR/ 250 USD.

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 4GB

Asus zenfone 2 is a great smartphone. It is powered by 2.3 GHz + Intel Atom Z3580, Quad Core along with 4 GB ram. It is a very powerful device with screen size is 5.5 inch with resolution of 1080p. the camera quality is also good. The 4 GB ram makes this smartphone a beast of multitasking.

Asus zenfone 2specifications
AndroidAsus ZenUI on top of Android v5 (Lollipop)
Form factor77.2×152.5×10.9 mm170 g
Screen5.5 inch Full HD, 1920 x 1080 Pixels Display Features IPS Display with Gorilla Glass 3
Processor2.3 GHz + Intel Atom Z3580, Quad Core
Ram4 GB ddr3
Camera13 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, LED flash with Auto Focus, HDR, Geo-tagging,Auto Focus, PixelMaster5 MP front
Storage32 GB internal expandable upto 64GB.
BatteryLithium-ion Polymer, 3000 mAh
Connectivitydual sim,4g,3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
Others an electronic compass, an accelerometer, a light sensor, a gyroscope and a proximity sensor
Price19999 rs 

Oneplus one 16 GB

Oneplus one was the first smartphone from the brand oneplus. It is also known as flagship killer 2014 because it is fully loaded with features. oneplus one is powered by 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad Core processor along with 3GB ram, which is enough to handle any task easily.

OnePlus one               specifications
AndroidCyanogen 11S Based on Android 4.4
Form factor75.9×152.9×8.9 mm162 g
Screen5.50 inch, Full HD, 1920 x 1080 Pixels , 5-point Multi-touch, JDI OGS Display LTPS IPS with TOL.
Processor2.5 GHz + Qualcomm MSM8274AC Snapdragon 801 Krait 400, Quad Core
Ram3 GB ddr3
Camera13 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 6 Lenses to Avoid Distortion and Color Aberration, Dual LED Flash Support, Aperture: f/2.0, Slow Motion: HD Video at 120 fps, Sony Exmor IMX 214.5 MP front
Storage16 GB internal
BatteryLi-Polymer, 3100 mAh
Connectivity4G,3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersGPS,Compass, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Accelerometer.
Price18999 rs 

Xiaomi MI4 64 GB

Xiaomi launched its flagship MI4 last year at a price tag of rs 20000 but before the launch of new flagship MI5 the pricing of MI4 get droped to 17999 rs. It is a great phone under 17999 rs. Xiaomi mi4 is powered by Qualcomm MSM8274AC Snapdragon 801 Krait 400, Quad Core with 3 GB of ram, which makes mi4 a performer. The camera quality of mi4 is also great supporting a 13 MP sensor at rear and a 8 MP sensor at front for beautiful selfies. It is fully loaded with sensors like a barometer, an electronic compass, an accelerometer, a light sensor, a gyroscope, infrared, a hall sensor and a proximity sensor. At price point of 17999 Rs its a great smartphone to buy. 

Xiaomi MI4                                             specifications
AndroidMIUI 5, Upgradable to MIUI 6 on top of Android v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Form factor68.5×139.2×8.9 mm150g
Screen5.0 inch, Full HD, 1920 x 1080 Pixels , 5-point Multi-touch, JDI OGS Display.
Processor2.5 GHz + Qualcomm MSM8274AC Snapdragon 801 Krait 400, Quad Core
Ram3 GB ddr3
Camera13 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash with Auto Focus, HDR, Geo-tagging,30 Frames per second, Zero Shutter Lag, Face Recognition, High Dynamic Range (HDR), Real-time Filters,Auto Beautification, 5 Snap Modes for Easy Selfies.8 MP front
Storage16 GB internal
BatteryLithium-ion Polymer, 3080 mAh
Connectivity3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
Others a barometer, an electronic compass, an accelerometer, a light sensor, a gyroscope, infrared, a hall sensor and a proximity sensor
Price17999 rs

Moto X Play

The new Moto X Play is for those persons who want a pure android experience. The Moto X Play sits in between the new Moto G 3nd Gen and Moto X style. Offering affordability like Moto G 3nd Gen and Quality similar to Moto X Style. The processor is decent enough with 2 GB ram and will not be a problem will multitasking. You will be able to play all the latest android games easily on the moto x play. If you want good performance paired with good battery life and very good camera quality along with regular Android updates then the Moto X play will be a great deal for you. For the price of rs 19999 you it is a great value for money smartphone.

Key features:

Moto X Play                            specifications
AndroidAndroid v5.1.1 Lollipop.
Form factor148 x 75 x 10.9 mm.169 g.
Screen5.5” 1080p Full HD, 403 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Processor1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU, Adreno 405 @ 550 MHz GPU.
Ram2 GB ddr3.
Camera21 MP, f /2.0 aperture, Quick Capture, Tap anywhere to capture,Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs, 1080p HD video (30 fps), Slow motion video, 4X digital zoom, Burst mode, Night mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to focus & exposure.5 MP front for beautiful selfies.
Storage16/32 GB upto 128 GB expandable.
Battery3630 mAh Mixed usage up to 48 hours.
Connectivity4G,3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC,  usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersAccelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Hub.
PriceFor 16GB 18499 For 32GB 19999 

Lenovo Vibe p1

The Lenovo vibe shot is a great smartphone considering price on which it is being offered. There are some minor cons in Lenovo vibe p1 but these cons are not deal breakers. The smartphone performs great and will be able to handle multitasking and gaming easily. The camera performance is also good and takes great pics and videos. 5mp front camera also takes decent selfies. The screen quality is also great with good views angles and colour reproduction. The best things about lenovo vibe p1 are battery life and fingerprint sensor. The battery is massive and will easily last around 2 days with heavy usage and the fingerprint is a very decent addition at this price point. With 32Gb internal and 128 GB micro-sd support you will never run out of storage. At last if you are looking for a device with great build quality, battery, over all good performance and camera quality, with a screen size of 5.5 inch at around 15K INR  then the Lenovo vibe p1 could be the smartphone for you.

Lenovo vibe p1 specs

Lenovo vibe p1specifications
AndroidAndroid version 5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor75.6 x 4.6-9.9 x 152.9187 g
Screen5.5 inches full HD screen covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
ProcessorOcta core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5.Adreno 405 GPU.
Ram2 GB DDR3.
Camera13 mp camera with dual tone flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, fast-focus PDAF technology, zero shutter lag, HDR.5MP front facing camera.
Storage32 GB internal.
BatteryLi-Ion, 4900mAh.
Connectivity4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, usb 2.0 and A-GPS and usb-otg.
OthersAccelerometer, light, proximity, Fingerprint sensor.
Price15000 INR. 

Lenovo vibe s1

Lenovo vibe s1 is a great device. Its build quality is very good.Lenovo vibe s1 comes with an octa core processor and with 3GB ram which will easily handle heavy multitasking and gaming. The camera quality is also good and the front camera is unique which captures depth in photos which lets you to change the background in a selfie easily. It comes with a 5 inch IPS display with FULL HD resolution with good colours and viewing angles which is great for multimedia experience. If you are looking for a good-looking compact device with good performance and camera quality then the Lenovo vibe s1 is a great device.Lenovo Vibe S1 (4G, Dark Blue).

Lenovo vibe s1 specs

Lenovo vibe s1specifications
AndroidVibe UI on top of android version 5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor143.3 x 70.8 x 7.8 mm.132 g.
Screen5 inches full HD IPS screen covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
ProcessorOcta core Mediatek MT6752 Clocked @ 1.7 ghz.Mali-T760MP2 GPU.
Ram3 GB DDR3.
Camera13 mp camera with dual tone flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, fast-focus PDAF technology, zero shutter lag, HDR.8 MP + 2 MP dual front facing cameras.
Storage32 GB internal.
BatteryLi-Ion, 2420 mAh.
Connectivity4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, usb 2.0 and A-GPS and usb-otg.
OthersAccelerometer, light, proximity.
Price15999 INR 
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Moto G turbo

The moto G turbo is a great update in moto G series and like other Motorola moto series smartphone the moto g turbo is the best smartphone under 15000 INR. The build quality is good and it feels solid in hands. The snapdragon 615 is a very good processor and the most used processor in low mid range segment, and combined with 2GB ram and Adreno 405 GPU it can handle almost heavy multitasking and gaming without an issue. The camera quality is good for the price and selfie camera shoots good quality pics. It also comes with 4G LTE, dual sim functionality, turbo charge, regular os updates and it’s water resistant which make Moto G turbo a great deal. Over all if you are looking for a great value for money smartphone under 15000 INR then Moto G turbo is for you.

Moto G turbo specs

Moto G turbo               specifications
AndroidAndroid v5.1.1 Lollipop.
Form factor72.4×142.1×6.1 mm155g
Screen5.0 inch HD 1280 x 720 Pixels covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Processor1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa Core.Adreno 405 GPU.
Ram2 GB ddr3.
Camera13 MP, f/2.0, Field of View (FOV) 76 Degrees, Auto Focus, Quick Capture (Twist Wrist to Launch Camera), Tap Anywhere to Capture, Slow Motion Video, Burst Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama.5 MP front.
Storage16 GB internal upto 32 GB expandable.
Battery2470 mAh non user removable.Turbo charge support.
Connectivity 4G,3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersAccelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Hub.
Price14999 INR.

Xiaomi mi4i 64GB

Another great and affordable smartphone from Xiaomi. This phone is powered by snapdragon 615 along with 2GB ram. the body is made from high quality polycarbonate material which looks good. the camera quality of this smartphone is also good. There are two versions of this smartphone that are available, 32 GB version for rs 14999 and 16 GB version at rs 12999. 

Key features:

Xiaomi MI4Ispecifications
AndroidMIUI 6.0 on top of Android v5 Lollipop.
Form factor138.1 x 69.6 x 7.8 mm130 g
Screen5.0 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels @ 441 PPI, JDI Display
Processor1.7 GHz + 2nd-gen Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core
Ram2 GB
Camera13 MP F2.0, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED, Supports Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR Beautify, 5-element Lens, Stacked CMOS Sensor, Full HD.5 MP front facing fixed focus camera.
Storage16 GB internal and NO micro sd support.
BatteryLi-ion Polymer, 3120 mAh non user removable.
ConnectivityDual sim, 4G, 3G, Dual band 5 Ghz wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gravitation Sensor, compass, accelerometer and gyroscope.
Price14999 RS 

Moto G 3rd gen

At price point of RS 12999 the Moto G offers a great value for money. It is fully loaded with features with few cons which are not deal breaker. According to me the 8GB version with 1GB ram priced at 11999 INR is not a great deal. If you want a great android experience, with good performance and good camera quality the new Moto G 3rd gen 16GB is a great option to invest upon. And additional offers from flipkart makes this deal better. 

Moto G 3rd Genspecifications
AndroidAndroid v5.1.1 Lollipop.
Form factor72.4×142.1×6.1 mm155g
Screen5.0 inch HD 1280 x 720 Pixels covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Processor1.4 GHz + Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, Quad Core.
Ram1/2 GB ddr3.
Camera13 MP, f/2.0, Field of View (FOV) 76 Degrees, Auto Focus, Quick Capture (Twist Wrist to Launch Camera), Tap Anywhere to Capture, Slow Motion Video, Burst Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama.5 MP front
Storage8/16 GB internal upto 32 GB expandable.
Battery2470 mAh non user removable.
Connectivity4G,3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersAccelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor Hub.
Price12999 rs for 16GB11999 rs for 8GB

Samsung galaxy j7

samsung recently entered this segment with samsung galaxy j7 priced at rs 14999. This smartphone is powered by 1.5 GHz Exynos 7580 along with 1.5 GB ram which is bit less as compared to other smartphones in this list.It also lacks a full HD screen. But if you are a person who want a big screen smartphone, like’s Samsung as a brand and don’t want to invest in other brands like Xiaomi, asus, micromax or xolo then you can consider this smartphone. It will handle most of the games and apps with its 1.5 GHz Exynos 7580 processor and Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. The camera performance is also good, both rear and front takes beautiful pictures and come with lots of customization options. 

Samsung galaxy j7specifications
AndroidAndroid v5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor78.6×152.4×7.5 mm171 g
Screen5.5 inch HD, 1280 x 720 Pixels Super AMOLED.
Processor1.5 GHz Exynos 7580.
Ram1.5 GB ddr3.
Camera13 MP, Auto Focus, Beauty Face, Continuous Shots, Sensor Size: 1/3.06-inch, F1.9, Interval Shot, Panorama, Sports Mode, Sound and Shot Mode, Zoom Support5 MP front
Storage16 GB internal with 128 GB micro sd support.
BatteryLi-Ion, 3000 mAh.
ConnectivityDual sim, 4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.0, usb 2.0, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
OthersLight Sensor, Orientation, Proximity Sensor, Gravitation Sensor.
Price14999 RS 

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