There have been many smartphone launches in India this year and you may be confused about which one to buy. To help you, we bring you the top 6 smartphones to use under Rs. 20,000. These are the phones that offer best value for money in this price range.
You can find powerful specifications, modern 18:9 aspect ratio, dual cameras and much more on smartphones in the mid-range segment. We have accumulated a list of 6 such smartphones that offer the best features for their price. Here are the 6 best smartphones to use under Rs. 20,000.
Xiaomi Mi A1
A budget offering from Xiaomi, the Mi A1 comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution. It sports Dual 12MP lenses at the back and a 5MP front-facing camera. The phone comes with a Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. You get Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with a promised update to Android Oreo.
It is a part of the Android One Programme, hence the device gets fast updates directly from Google. The Xiaomi Mi A1 is priced at Rs. 13,999 and is available at Flipkart here.
Launched by Huawei’s sub-brand Honor, the Honor 9i is a powerful mid-range contender. It sports a 5.9 inch IPS LCD display with full HD+ resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. In terms of optics, you get dual (16MP + 2MP) rear cameras and Dual (13MP + 2MP) front cameras. The phone is backed by a Kirin 659 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 on top.
With an adaptive UI, the Honor 9i features popular features like dual cameras and an 18:9 aspect ratio display. You can get the Honor 9i at a price of Rs. 17,999 from Flipkart here.
Moto G5S Plus
Lenovo-owned Motorola recently unveiled the Moto G5S Plus. It features a 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. For optics, the device comes with dual 13MP rear cameras and an 8MP front-facing camera. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It runs stock Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box.
The device is features a sleek metal unibody and and runs on near Stock Android, providing users with a smooth and lag free UI. The Moto G5S Plus is priced at Rs. 14,999 and available from Amazon here.
Coolpad Cool Play 6
The Coolpad Cool Play 6 sports a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution. It sports dual 13MP cameras at the back and an 8MP front-facing camera. The Cool Play 6 is backed by Snapdragon 653 processor with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Journey UI skinned on top.
While the phone is good, the user interface might seem different to users who are habituated to Stock Android experience. The Coolpad Cool Play 6 is priced at Rs. 14,999 and is available from Amazon here.
Another phone from Huawei-owned Honor, the Honor 7X comes with a 5.93 inch IPS LCD display with full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. In terms of optics, the phone comes with dual (16MP + 2MP) rear cameras and a single 8MP lens at the front. The Honor 7X is backed by a Kirin 659 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 skinned on top.
It comes with an adaptive UI and is one of the most affordable phones with good specifications and an 18:9. You can get the Honor 7X at a price of Rs. 15,999 from Amazon here.
HMD Global-led Nokia has launched a mid-range Android device dubbed as Nokia 6 in India. The device features a 5.5 inch full HD in-cell IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. You get a 16 MP camera on the back and an 8 MP front camera. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and beta testing is under progress for the Android 8.0 Oreo update.
The phone comes with stock Android and is guaranteed to receive fast and timely updates by Nokia. You can get the Nokia 6 at a price of Rs. 14,649 at Amazon here.