Huawei Y9 2019 
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[February 2019]: Best Smartphones under INR 20,000

The Smartphone market in India is flooded with a lot of budget smartphones that are available for under INR 15,000 and offers great value for money. But, often those smartphone lacks at least one of two features that may be a deal breaker for many, it may be the good camera, which most budget smartphones  lack or maybe the ability to charge the phone quickly, that is where you will have to spend a bit more money and get a better phone for you. Smartphones in this price bracket aren’t much compromised compared to some of the flagship smartphone, so here is the list of smartphones that make the list of Best Smartphones under INR 20,000.

Redmi Note 6 Pro 

Redmi Note 6 Pro

  • 6.26-inch Full HD+(2280 x 1080 Pixels) 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with a Notch up front, Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 processor with Adreno 509 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage with microSD card support up to 128GB
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 12MP+5MP rear camera with Sony IMX486 and Samsung S5K5E8 sensors, f/1.9, 1.4 microns Pixel Size and f/2.2, real-time portrait preview, AI portrait selfie, AI beauty, AI beautification, and AI scene recognition that can identify 12 categories.
  • 20MP+2MP  front camera with 1.4 microns Pixel Size, AI Portrait mode, 1080P video recording, HDR mode, AI portrait mode, AI beauty
  • 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
  • Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
  • Rear fingerprint sensor, face unlock, IR Blaster
  • Colors: Black, Rose Gold, Blue, and Red

Price: INR 15,999

Availability: Flipkart,, Offline Stores

Poco F1 by Xiaomi

Best Smartphones under INR 30,000

  • 6.18-inch Full HD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass IPS display, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, notch
  • 2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage with microSD support up to 256GB
  • 12MP+5MP rear camera with Camera with Primary 6P Lens and Secondary 4P Lens, f/1.9 Primary Aperture and f/2.0 Secondary Aperture, Dual Rear Camera with 6-element Primary Lens and 4-element Secondary Lens, AI Dual Camera
  • 20MP front-facing camera with  f/2.0 Aperture, IR Camera
  • 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
  • Android 8.1 Oreo, MIUI 10
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • LiquidCool Technology
  • Thickness: 8.8mm and Weight: 180g
  • Hybrid Slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, USB Type-C
  • Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue

Price: INR 19,999 onwards

Available on: Flipkart, Mi

Huawei Y9 2019

  • 6.5-inch (2340 X 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 3D curved glass display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, notch
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Kirin 710 12nm processor, ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 400GB
  • Android 8.0 Oreo, EMUI
  • 16MP + 2MP dual rear camera with f/1.8 aperture LED flash, PDAF, AI 3D lighting
  • 13MP + 2MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Thickness: 8.05mm and Weight: 173g
  • Histen 5.0
  • Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4000mAH battery with AI power management
  • Colors: Sapphire Blue & Midnight Black

Huawei Y9 2019 

Price: INR 15,990

Available on: Amazon

Nokia 6.1 Plus(Android One)

Best Smartphones under INR 20,000

  • 5.8-inch(2280 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with a notch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with Adreno 509 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory, with microSD card support up to 400GB with microSD
  • 16MP+5MP dual rear camera with
  • 1.0um + 1.12um, f/2.0, AF, HDR and AI Assistance Beauty Shot, Selfie Bokeh, Live Bokeh, Panorama, HDR, Hybrid Zoom (Digital), Spot Color, Color and Mono, Slow-motion Video
  • 16MP front-facing camera,  f/2.0 aperture
  • Rear Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3060mAh built-in battery, Quick charging
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dual speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Thickness: 7.99mm, Weight: 159gms
  • Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C

Price: INR 16,999

Available on: Flipkart

Xiaomi Mi A2

Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite

  • 5.99-inch Full HD+(2160 x 1080 Pixels) Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • Stock Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 12MP+20MP dual rear cameras with LED flash, 12MP shooter being a Sony IMX486 sensor, f/1.75 aperture, 1.25μm pixel size and the secondary 20MP being a Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, 4 in 1 – 2.0um pixels
  • 20MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 sensor,
  • 3010mAH battery with Quick Charge 4.0 via USB Type-C port
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS + GLONASS.
  • Rear fingerprint sensor, IR Blaster
  • Thickness: 7.3mm and Weight:168g
  • Colors: Lake Blue, Gold, Rose Gold and Black
  • No 3.5mm Audio Jack

Price: INR 16,999

Available on: Amazon

Honor 8X 

Best Smartphones under INR 20,000

  • 6.5-inch (2340*1080 pixels)Full-HD+ display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Kirin 710 processor, ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 64/128 GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 400GB
  • 20MP+2MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, slow-mo @ 480fps
  • 16MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash
  • Android 8.1 Oreo, EMUI 8.2
  • 3750mAh battery
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS
  • Thickness: 7.8mm and Weight: 175g
  • Colors: Navy Blue, Midnight Black, Red

Price: INR 16,999 and INR 18,999

Availability: Amazon

Realme 2 Pro

  • 6.3-inch (1080 x 2340 pixels) 19.5:9 Full HD+ 2.5D IPS display, Gorilla Glass Protection
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 processor, Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6/8GB RAM
  • 64/128GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB with microSD card
  • Android 8.1 Oreo, ColorOS 5.2
  • 16MP+2MP dual rear cameras with LED flash, f/1.7, and f/2.4 aperture respectively, Sony IMX398 sensor, EIS.
  • 16MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • 3500mAh battery
  • Thickness: 8.5mm and Weight: 174g
  • Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • Colors: Ice Lake, Black Sea, Blue Ocean colors

Price: INR 15,990 and INR 17,990

Availability: Flipkart

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