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Here’s our list of best phones under Rs 20,000 in India for April 2019. We’ve excluded some really outdated models or the ones that are extremely overpriced.

You can also check the lists of best smartphones around Rs 15,000 and best smartphones around Rs 25,000 in case you decide to change your budget a little. At this price, at least Snapdragon 8xx/66x series on an Android device is desirable since it is the best processor series in this budget. As for gaming, these phones should be able to handle your gaming needs well and some of these should be running the latest games at max settings. We also expect many of these models to get updated to Android 9.0 Pie. Expect the camera performance to be top notch too. Lastly, we’ve covered all of the best 4G LTE phones in this budget in the list as well that are compatible with Airtel and other 4G networks such as those from Vodafone and Reliance Jio. Of course, you can expect good overall performance from these mobiles.

Best mobile phones under Rs 20,000 in India for April 2019:

  • Xiaomi POCO F1

    Xiaomi POCO F1
    64GB, 6GB RAM

    • OS: Android 9.0
    • Display: 1080 x 2246 pixels, 6.2 inch
    • Memory: 64GB expandable, 6GB RAM
    • Processor: Snapdragon 845 Octa-core (4×2.7GHz Kryo 385 & 4×1.7GHz Kryo 385)
    • GPU: Adreno 630
    • Camera: Dual 12 MP+ 5 MP, 20MP secondary
    • Battery: 4,000mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 180g
    Pros
    • Android 9.0
    • Processor
    • Battery
    Cons
  • Redmi Note 7 Pro

    Redmi Note 7 Pro
    128GB, 6GB RAM

    64GB, 4GB RAM

    • OS: Android 9.0
    • Display: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 6.3 inch
    • Memory: 64GB expandable, 6GB RAM
    • Processor: Snapdragon 675 octa-core 2.0GHzx2 + 1.7GHzx6
    • GPU: Adreno 612
    • Camera: Dual 48 MP+ 5MP, 13MP secondary
    • Battery: 4,000mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 186g
    Pros
    • Processor
    • Battery
    • Storage
    • Android 9.0
    Cons
  • Mi A2

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

    • OS: Android 9.0
    • Display: 1080 x 2160 pixels, 6 inches
    • Memory: 128GB non-expandable, 6GB RAM
    • Processor: Snapdragon 660 octa-core 2.2GHz x 4 + 1.8GHz x 4
    • GPU: Adreno 512
    • Camera: 12MP+20MP, 20MP secondary
    • Battery: 3,010mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 166g
    Pros
    • Processor
    • Storage
    • Android 9.0
    Cons
    • Non-expandable memory
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

    Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2
    4GB RAM, 64GB memory

    6GB RAM, 64GB memory

    • OS: Android 8.1
    • Display: 1080 x 2280 pixels, 6.3 inches
    • Memory: 64GB expandable, 4GB RAM
    • Processor: Snapdragon 660 Octa-core (4×2.2GHz & 4×1.8GHz)
    • GPU: Adreno 512
    • Camera: 12MP+5MP, 13MP secondary
    • Battery: 5,000mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 175g
    Pros
    • Battery
    • Processor
    Cons
  • RealMe Pro 2

    Oppo RealMe 2 Pro
    64GB, 6GB RAM

    • OS: Android 8.1
    • Display: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 6.3 inch
    • Memory: 64GB expandable, 6GB RAM
    • Processor: Snapdragon 660 octa-core 2.2GHzx4 + 1.8GHzx4
    • GPU: Adreno 512
    • Camera: Dual 16 MP+ 2MP, 16MP secondary
    • Battery: 3,500mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 174g
    Pros
    • Processor
    Cons
  • Samsung Galaxy A50

    Samsung Galaxy A50
    6GB RAM

    4GB RAM

    • OS: Android 9.0
    • Display: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 6.4 inch
    • Memory: 64GB expandable, 6GB/4GB RAM
    • Processor: Exynos 9610 Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.6 GHz)
    • GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
    • Camera: Triple 25 MP+ 8 MP + 5MP, 25MP secondary
    • Battery: 4,000mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 166g
    Pros
    • Android 9.0
    • Battery
    Cons
    • RAM
  • Honor Play

    Honor Play

      • OS: Android 8.0
      • Display: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 6.3 inch
      • Memory: 64GB expandable, 6GB RAM
      • Processor: Kirin 970 Octa-core (4×2.4GHz A73 & 4×1.8GHzA53)
    • GPU: Mali-G72 MP12
    • Camera: 16MP + 2MP  dual cameras, 16MP secondary
    • Battery: 3,750mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 176g
    Pros
    • Processor
    • Battery
    Cons
  • Huawei Honor 8X

    Huawei P20 Lite

    • OS: Android 9.0
    • Display: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 6.5 inch
    • Memory: 128GB expandable, 6GB RAM
    • Processor: Kirin 710 Octa-core (4×2.2GHz A73 & 4×1.7GHzA53)
    • GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
    • Camera: 20MP + 2MP dual camera, 16MP secondary
    • Battery: 3,750mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 175g
    Pros
    • Front camera
    • Storage
    • Android 9.0
    Cons
  • Vivo V9 Pro

    Vivo V9 Pro

    • OS: Android 8.0
    • Display: 1920 x 2280 pixels, 6.3 inch
    • Memory: 64GB expandable, 6GB RAM
    • Processor: Snapdragon 660 Octa-core (4×2.2GHz & 4×1.8GHz)
    • GPU: Adreno 512
    • Camera: 13MP+2MP, 12MP secondary
    • Battery: 3,260mAh
    • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G
    • Weight: 150g
    Pros
    • Processor
    Cons

 

Features to expect in the best phones under Rs 20,000:

At this budget, you should be looking at at least a full HD display (1080p), along with 1080p/4K video recording capabilities on the phone. Megapixels on the camera don’t really matter as much as you’d think they do. Also, the best phones under Rs 20,000 come with Snapdragon 8xx/67x series of processors.

Also, 6GB RAM has become the norm in the smartphones around Rs 20,000. In terms of battery size, anything over 3,000mAh should be good enough. As for the software, get something with at least Android 8.0.