Here, we’ve covered the latest and best phones that you can buy within 15999 to 19990 Rupees budget. Our list includes mobile that have powerful high-resolution sensor equipped camera units. They provide a great Android OS experience, nice design, and latest features.

The handsets mentioned on our list are the best smartphones under 20000 Rs that you can purchase online or offline in India (if the manufacturer is selling them on its own or partner stores). They have rich features and powerful hardware.

The handsets we’ve shared below will perform as per your expectations. They have features you desire. The phones have a great design. They provide 2GB, 3GB or 4GB RAM. The devices cost within Rupees 16000, 18000, and 20000. A quad-core or an octa-core processor power the mobiles.

Top 7 Best smartphone under 20000 in India

7Sony Xperia XA Dual

XA Dual is a 2 SIM device that comes with a MediaTek P10 octa-core processor and an advanced Mali T860MP2 GPU. It runs the Android 6.0 O.S and sports a 5.0 inches HD IPS capacitive touchscreen display powered by the Sony Bravia Engine. Xperia XA Dual has 2GB RAM, 2300 mAh battery and it comes with 2G/4G/3G support. It is loaded with 16 GB data storage secondary memory and has a price tag of 18000.

This Sony phone under 20K Rs supports a 128 GB MicroSD card for storage expansion. It features 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and a front 8 megapixels camera. Overall specs of this phone are excellent. Thus, we’ve added it to this list of top Android Smartphones under 20000 Rupees.

The price of Sony XA Dual mobile is INR 16000.

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6Gionee S6s

The S6s phone is one of the latest Gionee phones under 20000 Rupees in the markets. Gionee S6s comes loaded with good specs and with of a thickness of 8 millimeters, it is one of the slimmest phones in this article. The Gionee mobile runs on the Android version Marshmallow operating system.

This Gionee S6s handset features 5.5 inch IPS touchscreen capacitive full high definition resolution enabled display. It is a powerful phone with a 3GB RAM and 32 GB capacity secondary storage memory.

Gionee S6s packs a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion, and it has a big 3150 mAh Lithium Polymer battery. This mobile below 16000 Rs features 4G, voLTE, 3G, EDGE, WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity options. It has a 13 MP full HD rear camera. This Gionee phone uses an octa-core 1.6 GHz 64-bit processor. It includes an 8.0 megapixels front-facing camera and has several powerful sensors.

Price of Gionee S6S is Rupees 15500.

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5Asus Zenfone 3 Laser

Asus packs its Zenfone line of mobiles with good features. Hence, there’s no doubt that the display and sound quality of Zenfone 3 will be excellent.

The Zenfone 3 is a well-designed high-end mobile phone with nice features. The mobile packs high capacity battery and offers superb cameras.

The hardware in this mobile is compatible with the current as well as the upcoming versions of Android. Currently, the AF3 phone has Android M OS.

When it comes to specifications, this handset has 3000 mAh battery; optical image stabilization enabled 13 MP rear camera, 4GB RAM, 5.5 inches full HD screen. It features front 8.0 MP camera and 32GB internal storage. The Zenfone Laser 3 supports Internet browsing using 4G technology. Its price is INR 17000.

The Asus mobile phone below 20000 Rs budget has 128 GB MicroSD reader and includes octa-core SD 430 processor.

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4Samsung Galaxy On Nxt

One of the newest Samsung Android phones in the market, Galaxy On NXT is a perfect phone within 18000 to 20000 Rs range. This device comes with a large 5.5 inches IPS touchscreen 1080p capacitive display with a pixel density above 350. It has a 3.0 GB RAM, 32GB internal ROM storage memory, MicroSD Card slot which supports 256GB card.

Priced at 16000 INR, Galaxy On NXT features Android M operating system. It packs a nonremovable 3300 mAh capacity battery. Galaxy On NXT from Samsung supports 3G, 4G-LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity and it can read two nano size SIM cards at a time. ON NXT includes a 13 MP rear, 8 MP front facing cameras with FHD video recording capabilities.

Powered by an EXYNOS 7870 1.6 GHz octa-core Samsung processor, this mobile supports GPS/AGPS navigation too. Overall specs of this device are very impressive. Hence, the Galaxy On NXT is no doubt one of the best Samsung smartphones under 20000 Rs.

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3Lenovo P2

The P2 mobile is one of the latest and best Lenovo phones that you can buy online for under 20000 INR. This handset has amazing camera specs and it is powerful. It includes the below features:

  • Dual SIM card slots (Hybrid type, GSM, and 4G-LTE networks are supported).
  • Android Marshmallow OS version 5.1, CG3 protection.
  • Fast Snapdragon 625 octa-core 2.0 GHz processor – a product from chip manufacturer Qualcomm.
  • Beautiful design and premium look.
  • Full high-definition IPS NTSC capacitive touchscreen 5.5 inches display with 1080p resolution.
  • Android 506 GPU.
  • FF 5MP front shooter and 13 Million pixel resolution cameras.
  • 3D Graphics processor, dual flash module.
  • 8.3 mm thick, weight of 178 grams.
  • High definition sound system.
  • Fingerprint scanner.
  • 5100 mAh capacity battery with an impressive 950+ minutes talk-time.
  • 32 GB expandable storage memory, 4GB RAM.
  • Bluetooth, DLNA, WiFi, 3G, EDGE, eCompass, light, proximity, light, and g-sensor.

Lenovo P2 mobile’s pice in India is Rs 18000.

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2Moto M

Many people will have a feeling that Moto M is only a gaming handset, but this is not the fact. This phone has excellent camera specs as there’s 16 MP rear camera along with a 8 million pixel front-facing camera. To improve picture quality in low light conditions, Motorola has added a dual CCT flash system to this handset.

The Moto M mobile has smart features.

The phone’s launcher app supports lock screen notifications, and it offers plenty of customization options. There are five connectivity options available in Moto M i.e., GSM, WiFi, Bluetooth, 4G-LTE, and USB.

This Motorola handset features Android M OS. It will get regular Android OS updates for sure.

Moto M includes a beautiful full HD 5.5 inches screen with gorilla glass 3 protection. It has Helio P10 octa-core processor clocked at 2200 MHz along with 4GB system memory. Its price is 17999 INR.

Battery backup is excellent as this 4G smartphone under 20000 INR includes 3050 mAh capacity battery.

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1Moto G5 Plus

Motorola introduced Moto G5 Plus, the latest edition of Moto G phone last month. G5 is the best phone you can get for below 20000 INR. This smartphone comes with impressive specs. Furthermore, it has brilliant cameras.

Priced at 16999 Rupees, Motorola G5 Plus features 4GB RAM RAM and a massive 32gb ROM storage. It comes with a full HD TFT 1920 x 1080 pixel screen resolution set 5.2 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display.

G5 Plus provides CG3 screen protection, 425 PPI, and good viewing angles. It features 3000 mAh lithium polymer battery and Android Nougat operating system (Version 7.0). It is powered by a Qualcomm 625 Snapdragon octa-core processor.

This dual SIM device offers 12 MP dual rear cameras and a 5 MP front-facing camera. Its front camera unit carries f/2.2 aperture. G5 Plus supports 3G, VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, 4G LTE connectivity. This phone is 7.7 mm thick, and it has 155 grams weight.

Moto G5 Plus phone has a fingerprint sensor along with a MicroUSB port. It has metallic build. The phone offers dual LED flash system. The phone sports the newest Adreno 506 graphics processor. The battery of Moto G5 is nonremovable.

Motorola has unveiled two color variants of the G5 Plus phone. Both mobiles cost below 17000 INR.

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  1. Uttara

    Which is better – Moto M or Mi Note 3?

  2. Himani

    Hi pramod. Which is better Samsung j7 prime or vivo v5..I click a lot of pics since my kid is young.also love gaming

  3. Hai pramod.
    Can you please suggest me a mobile with good battery backup, internal memory 32 to 64gb, ram 3 to 4gb, expandable memory 128gb, dual sim, 4g volte, 5.5 inch under 15000 to 25000rs. Previously i got moto g4 through Amazon. i got sensor problem and refunded the amount. So please suggest me a mobile.

  4. hema

    hi pramod,
    Im planning to buy htc desire 10 lifestyle.Is it money worth?If not can you suggest a best mobile with updated OS,Best camera around 20k

    • HTC Desire 10 has outdated GPU and processor found in 7k range phones. Sony Xperia XA Dual (branded phone) with 8MP front, 13 MP back camera, latest Mali GPU and Mediatek P10 processor is worth the money.

  5. sankalpa

    Can you guide me which phone to buy in terms of good camera or I would say really good camera? my budget it 20k.

  6. Suraj

    Which is better samsung j7prime or redimi note 3

  7. Aaditya Kakkar

    Can u suggest me whether i shud buy samsung j7(6) phone or redmi note 3 ,32 gb variant??

  8. Shashank

    Hello Pramod, your phone reviews are quite detailed and impressive. I have a quick question based on your reviews…which one is a better buy in terms of camera performance (both rear + front) under 20K price bracket?
    Moto Xplay / Lenovo Vibe X3/ Oppo F1s ?

  9. guruprasath

    Hi sir,
    i Choosed sony xperia xa dual. But some one says, dont invest this amount for this mobile, try some chinesh brands. I am confused. Please guide me. Which is better,
    1. I choosed phone(xperia xa dual)
    2. Chinesh and other brand like Leeco, redmi, gione, asus , lenovo etc.,
    3. Is chinesh brands are trusted one?

    Note: i want the details based on their perfomance (no hanging, acceptable camara and battery) i use minimum 8 hr in internet. Please prefer best one. Thank you

    • If I were in your position, I would have bought a phone with a minimum 3000 mAh battery and 3 GB RAM. The companies you’ve mentioned are doing great business in China and India. They’ve captured the market share occupied by Samsung, Sony, HTC. If their products were of cheap quality, people wouldn’t have bought them. In other words, the brands are trustworthy.

  10. kumar sambhav

    Hi pramod,
    please tell me about the Gionee S6s newly launched is good or bad

  11. fahim

    Is lenovo vibe 3 worth the money

  12. tell me the best phone upto 20000

    camera,battery,memory also need to be good

  13. shipra

    redmie note 3 32gb or x play is good please do sugest

      • Manish

        Hi Pramod.
        Which one is best in below 20K…64GB ROM, 4GB RAM and minimum battery 4000 MAH with good camara and of course dual sim with separate SD Card slot

  14. Rahul

    Hi, I am looking for a smartphone with a very good voice quality under rs 20000/-. Main purpose is phone calls, email and rest of the smart phone features. Please suggest.

  15. dinesh chennai

    sir in online they are given 8 demerits about lenovo vibe x3. so is there any issues about lenovo vibe x3? if the phone is get hanging while use the phone. the phone does not support the HDMI, plz give any suggestion about mobiles with HDMI support and e composs support and all feautures like lenovo vibe x3

    • A phone with USB Type C will support HDMI connectivity with a separate port/hub. Every phone has cons and pros. If you consider pros, the vibe x3 is the best phone under 20000 Rs

  16. Sai

    Please suggest me a good mobile with good cam quality, dual sim,long lasting battery, Good ram (phone not to be hang). Budget: 15k, If everything is excellent, can spend 3-4 k extra also…. Better if screen size in below 5″. 2nd pref: upto 5.5″.

  17. pragati

    Please help me to know which one is better under mention
    Sony xperia m4 aqua dual
    Moto x play
    Samsung a5
    As I want good camera quality battery life ND durable phone bcz I have to use one phn upto 2 ND haf me

    • moto x play is a better phone among galaxy a5 and Xperia M4. As its a high-end phone, Motorola will surely roll out OTA updates whenever new version of Android has been launched. Thus, you’ll not complain of outdated OS.

  18. tahir

    I dont know, I wanted to buy best and latest smart phone under rs 20000,plz tell me

  19. sushil kumar

    Comment:sir plz btae htc 816 thk h ya Samsung e7….kon sa best h???

  20. Pramod Choudhary

    HTC 820s, Xperia Z Ultra or Nexus 5 if you want a phone from old and reliable brands.

  21. Pramod Choudhary

    All phones get heated after several minutes of continuous usage. Mi4i is no exception.

  22. sayan pradhan


  23. prince ramgarhia

    Gionee Elife E3 is one of the best and you haven’t write about xolo q1000 is one of the best in range,,

  24. Roger

    I never heard of Gionee and Cellkon, Can i buy these phones in US ??


  25. suryabhan4

    hey Pramod
    righ mow i have Xolo A500 and it is runnig great and in your list at the top i m seeing another phone by lava that lava iris so what i think that lava is providing great feature in such low price which is awesome.

  26. Gaurav

    usefull post to buy a smart phone. all above phones are very nice and samsung galaxy is always my favorite. but it think you forgot to mention Micromax smart phones like Canvas. Canvas is really a great phone and available under INR 20000-


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