Best Mobile Phones under 20,000 in India

Top Mobiles under 20,000 budget includes popular brands such as Nokia Mobiles, Realme Mobiles, Honor Mobiles, Poco Mobiles, Motorola Mobiles. The most popular mobiles under 20,000 includes Realme 8i (Rs. 13999), Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G (Rs. 13999), Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Lite (Rs. 13999), Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S (Rs. 15999), Realme 8s 5G (Rs. 17999).

One of the important factors to consider while making a mobile purchase is its price. For all the customers looking for best mobiles below 20,000, check out the list below and you can click on any model to read out the Specifications, Reviews, Features, FAQs, User Ratings and Images for any model.

The best mobile under 20,000 is Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S, which is powered by Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) Processor and comes with 8 / 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM of RAM and 128 / 256 GB (UFS 3.0) Storage of storage. Its screen size is 6.67 inches and comes up with battery of Non removable Li-ion 4780 mAh battery. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S has 108 MP (f/1.69, rear) + 13 MP (f/2.4, ultra-wide) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) + 2 MP (f/2.4, macro) Quad Camera with LED Flash primary rear camera and 20 MP Camera of front camera.

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    Realme 8i

    13,999
    A much-needed improvement on an underwhelming predecessor

    The makers at Realme have always created a massive buzz in the mid-budget section of smartphones whenever they brought out a new model. The Realme 8i is the next mid-budget champion in the Realme number series. The successor to the underwhelming Realme 7i, the new Realme 8i promises much better performance and specs with the new Helio G96 SoC, which offers 65% better performance than its predecessor as claimed by the brand.

    Pros

    • Expansive screen
    • Large battery size
    • Superfast Processor

    Cons

    • Oversaturation in-camera clicks
    • No JAVA support
    • No AMOLED display
    • Mediatek Helio G96
    • 16 MP Wide Angle Camera
    • 64 GB
    • 64 MP + 8 MP + 2MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 4 GB
    • 6.43 inches
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    Well- built and created with a dash of common features and intriguing specs

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G is a basic and sorted deal for all the low to mid-budgeted users out there. The smartphone priced at Rs13,999 is capable of much and offers fairly good delivery of performance. Launched on July 2021, the Redmi Note 10T has already got a fair 3.5- star rating. There’s barely cons though, this rating comes due to its common but potential features like storage, design and so on. Yet, this model is a favourable deal if you want just about enough of quality and performance.

    Pros

    • Cost-effective
    • Good storage space
    • Rapid charging

    Cons

    • Does not support heavy activity
    • Average features
    • Poor camera quality
    • MediaTek Dimensity 700
    • 8 MP with Screen Flash camera
    • 64 GB
    • 48 MP + 2 MP Macro + 2 MP Depth Sensor Triple Camera with LED flash
    • 4GB
    • 6.5 inches
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
    • 16 MP
    • 64 GB
    • 8 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP
    • 4 GB
    • 6.67 inches
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  • All round features within a decent pocket pinch

    Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is known for providing the best smartphones within a budget. For many years, it has been giving its customers smartphones with rounder features which other brands offer at a much higher price. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is the fourth smartphone in the Redmi Note 10 series. Its price is exactly in between Redmi Note 10 (starts at Rs 12,499) and Redmi Note 10 Pro (starts at Rs 15,999). It is largely similar to the Redmi Note 10 but has a better camera and processor. It was officially released on 28th April 2021. It is available in two variants –the 6GB, 64GB model priced at Rs 14,999 and the 6GB, 128GB model priced at Rs 15,999. It is available in three vibrant colours –Deep Sea Blue, Frost White and Shadow Black. It offers some pretty good features starting from a super sleek design, an amazing quad-camera to a high definition display and a very big internal memory. It even comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which provides extra security to your phone. However, the battery capacity and the performance could have been better at the given price. It comes with a warranty period of 1 year.

    However, it has tough competitors in the market. Many features of this phone those of Redmi Note 10 and Redmi Note 10 Pro are alike. Moreover, there are smartphones of similar quality from other brands like Realme 8 and Moto G40 Fusion, Micromax IN 1 128GB, etc., some having a higher price and some lower. So in conclusion, it can be said that Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S has diverse features but it will not burn a hole in your pocket.

    Pros

    • Attractive design and lightweight
    • Good UI performance
    • Has fast charging feature

    Cons

    • During video playback, sharpening and contrast-boost cannot be disabled.
    • It overheats very easily
    • 4K video lacks stabilisation
    • Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G
    • 20 MP Camera
    • 128 / 256 GB (UFS 3.0) Storage
    • 108 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 8 / 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM
    • 6.67 inches
  • A powerful mammoth in a rising series of future proof smartphones

    The makers at Realme have really found finesse in their ability to create phones that provide the best of features at a price that does not create a sinkhole in their pockets. Powered by a top gen processor, the latest in the Dimensity chipsets, the Realme 8s 5G has created huge ripples in the smartphones market. The buzz around the Realme 8s 5G has also been around its camera capabilities that we shall dwell upon later on.

    Pros

    • Huge screen size
    • Monstrous battery
    • Superfast Processor
    • Mediatek Dimensity 810
    • Punch Hole 16 MP
    • 128 GB
    • 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP with autofocus
    • 6 GB
    • 6.5 inches
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  • A smartphone that prepares you for future

    Comparatively newer to the Smart - Gadgets Industry, Realme has aldready well established its grip on people with its mind blowing quality, wide variety and decent services. The Realme 8 is one of the latest launches from the brand. It retails for14,999 Indian Rupees(starting), and is one of the highest rated smartphones in budget ranges. It offers certain exclusive features, that no other phone can provide in this price range. Well, to explore all that it offers, you got to read it till the end!

    Pros

    • 5G enabled
    • Slim and extremely lightweight.
    • Super AMOLED display.

    Cons

    • Pre-installed bloatware and other third-party apps.
    • Average camera performance.
    • Plastic back.
    • Mediatek Helio G95
    • Punch Hole 16 MP Ultra Wide with Screen Flash
    • 128GB (UFS 2.1)
    • 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 4 GB LPPDDR4x
    • 6.4 inches
  • Huge package on a budget

    The Tecno Pova 2 is a budget smartphone with a large 7,000mAh battery, a 6.9-inch FHD + punch-hole display, a 48MP quad rear camera, and powered by a 6GB Helio G85 SoC -RAM with 128GB built-in storage. In addition, it has a side fingerprint sensor, a type C port, and a 3.5mm jackpot. It comprises of lots of features at an affordable price.

    The price of Tecno Pova 2 in India starts from Rs. 10,499.

    Pros

    • Extraordinary Quad Camera
    • 4GB RAM and MediaTek Helio G95 chipset
    • 7000mAh battery with 18W Flash charging

    Cons

    • Heavy Weight
    • Lots of bloatware
    • Not of right size
    • MediaTek Helio G85
    • 8 MP Selfie Camera with Dual Flash
    • 64 GB
    • 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 4 GB
    • 6.5 inches
  • Infinite features within a reasonable price

    The new Realme 8 Pro has all the features that one requires. It was officially launched on March 25, 2021. It is priced at Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB-128GB model. It is available in three dazzling colours that you can choose from – Infinite Blue, Infinite Black and Illuminating Yellow. Its sleek structure with an anti-glare crystal finish gives an extra comfortable feel in your hand. The amazing camera quality, battery life, fast charge feature, beautiful design makes it an all-rounder phone. It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor. Its effective resolution and fast processor gives an epic gaming performance. It can easily give very tough competition to some of the most popular and pocket-friendly mobile phone models in the market. So, it can be said that within the price range, Realme 8 Pro is a pretty good choice.

    Pros

    • Super slim and light with an anti-glare crystal finish
    • 6.4-inch AMOLED screen gives a fullscreen display
    • Excellent battery life with super power-saving mode and fast charging

    Cons

    • High-quality refresh rate, not present
    • No major upgrades when compared to Realme 7 Pro
    • No stereo speakers
    • Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G
    • 16 MP Camera
    • 32GB (UFS 2.1)
    • 108 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 6 GB LPPDDR4x
    • 6.4 inches
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    • MediaTek Helio G88
    • 8 MP
    • 64GB
    • 50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP with autofocus
    • 4GB
    • 6.53 inches
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    Features that I will have you staring at it for days

    Samsung Galaxy M12 is one another by Samsung, which comes with the elegant design of a display of 6.5 – inches, with mate colours making it hard to resist looking at them. Its features, battery life, and cameras make it a superb creation by the company. Even with all these features, it comes in your budget and is best for your daily use to high-quality performance. For me, a phone like this, having such unique features with fair prices, is an incredible opportunity to grab, which you can't afford to miss.

    Pros

    • Pretty good battery life, which lasts longer until your works go on.
    • A stunning design that makes it suitable for any class and age people.
    • Fantastic software, which makes it super fast, reduces your work headache.

    Cons

    • It doesn't have carrier aggregation or dual-band Wi-Fi and thus lags behind the smartphones in this price segment.
    • It also lacks an HD+ resolution.
    • Exynos 850
    • 8 MP
    • 64 GB
    • 48 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Cameras with LED Flash
    • 3GB
    • 6.5 inches

Best Mobile Phones under 20,000 in India

ModelPrice
Realme 8i13,999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G13,999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Lite13,999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S15,999
Realme 8s 5G17,999
Realme 814,999
TECNO POVA 210,999
Realme 8 Pro17,999
Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime12,499
Samsung Galaxy M1210,999

User Review of Phones Below 20000

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
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Shaikh Nawaz

Posted on : 26th August 2021

Just Waste of money

The camera quality is poor, and the display was advertised as a Super AMOLED display, but it was not worth the money.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
GZ

Ganesh Zade

Posted on : 23rd August 2021

Display is amazing

Smartphone is having amazing display with FHD + (1080*2400) AMOLED Dot Display, highly recommended

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
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Ashu Yadav

Posted on : 14th August 2021

Excellent mobile

Very amazing mobile phone at this price range. storage is also good .very good built design. Loved this

TECNO POVA 2
BB

Balwant Bhardwaj

Posted on : 12th August 2021

Best Mobile phon in 10000 rs and good battery backup

Best Best Mobile phon in 10000 rs and good battery backup Good camera all feacher is good

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
Sf

Shifa fatima

Posted on : 10th August 2021

Excellent power backup.

Overall performance is excellent, and the 5000 mAh battery gives excellent power backup.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S
WT

Waheed Tawar

Posted on : 3rd August 2021

Worst Phone

Worst Mobile Phone if I looked at the specifications overall I am not satisfied. The display clarity is inferior to that of an LCD, and display only lasts 10 seconds.

Realme 8
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Paramjit

Posted on : 17th July 2021

best phones under 20k

Its the best mobile under 20K. nice camera quality with best design.

Realme 8 Pro
K

Kartik

Posted on : 14th July 2021

Value for Money

Superb Camera, performance is awesome, no heating & lagging issue

Realme 8
V

Vinay

Posted on : 12th July 2021

Display

Amoled display is best in market and video qualtiy is too good.

Realme 8 Pro
SJ

Sachin Jha

Posted on : 8th July 2021

worth buying

This phone is truly worth buying ! It has superb camera and is light weight mobile

Realme 8
K

Kashish

Posted on : 22nd June 2021

Camera

Camera performance is awesome specially at night with clear & crisp photos

Realme 8
R

Rishab

Posted on : 20th June 2021

Gaming

The phone is good for playing games, camera is just ok, I liked the phone performance.

Realme 8
VS

Vikramjeet Singh

Posted on : 16th June 2021

Smooth

Except 5G, everything is good. best mobile under 20k

Realme 8
H

Himanshu

Posted on : 15th June 2021

Performance

Value for moneyAnd real me brand means value for money Super amoled screen and fast charging and super battery backup and it can play pubg mobile in 60fps

Realme 8 Pro
TS

Tarun Sharma

Posted on : 12th June 2021

Design

Its Sleek and thin smartphone with great performance and long lasting battery backup.

Realme 8 Pro
Y

Yusuf

Posted on : 31st May 2021

Sound

sound quality is great, one of the best phones I have use till date in performance.

Samsung Galaxy M12
S

Sunish

Posted on : 28th May 2021

Performance

performance of phone is not good -- take more time in charging, touch quality is not good and thickness of mobile is more.

Samsung Galaxy M12
SS

Suresh Sondhi

Posted on : 25th May 2021

not satisfied

only the build quality of this phone is nice. rest didnt like it.

Samsung Galaxy M12
H

Hrithik

Posted on : 23rd May 2021

Average

Above average performance of this phone, camera is fine

Realme 8 Pro
RK

Rakesh Kumawat

Posted on : 20th May 2021

Bad Mobile

Facing lag in software and unable clear the notification oppo nv recovery unsuccessful very bad experience donot buy this cell

Phones Below 20000 FAQs

Q. Which are the best phones under 20,000 in India?

As of October 2021, Best phones under 20,000 are: Realme 8i, Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G, Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Lite.

Q. Which are the latest phones under 20,000 in India?

Latest mobile phones under 20,000 are: Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Lite, Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime, TECNO POVA 2.

Q. What are some of the popular brand options available under 20,000 ?

Mobile Phones under 20,000 include popular brands such as: Realme 8i, Xiaomi Redmi Note 10T 5G, Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Lite.

Q. Which chipset has been used in Realme 8i?

Realme 8i uses Mediatek Helio G96 processor.