TOP 5 smartphones under Rs 20,000 (File Photo)
The smartphones are raining this year. Hasn’t it? Well, we have the host of smartphones launched this year under the price range of Rs 20,000. Brands like Xiaomi, Samsung, Honor and Realme are regulars in this price range. So if you are planning to buy a smartphone and your budget is Rs 20,000 here’s the best options you can consider the below given options.
Redmi Note 7 Pro
Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a larger 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) LTPS display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It also has a 2.5D curved glass protection.
In terms of optics, Redmi Note 7 Pro has a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 sensor that sits on the dual rear camera setup, along with an f/1.8 aperture and another 5-megapixel sensor. On the front, there is a 13-megapixel selfie camera with several AI features like face unlock, smart beauty.
The smartphone comes in Neptune Blue, Nebula Red, and Space Black colour options. The Redmi Note 7 packs a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support.
Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 7 Pro include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro price in India has been set at Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model, while its 6GB RAM and128GB storage option is priced at Rs 16,999.
Samsung Galaxy M40
The Samsung Galaxy M40 features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Infinity-O Display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 480 nits of brightness. The device runs 9 Pie with One UI on top and has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, paired with Adreno 612 GPU and 6GB of RAM.
The smartphone is equipped with a triple rear camera setup that houses a 32-megapixel primary shooter. There’s also a 5-megapixel secondary and an 8-megapixel tertiary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. There is a 16-megapixel shooter on the front.
The Galaxy M40 has 128GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB). It packs a 3,500mAh battery which is paired with a 15W fast charging technology.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and a USB Type-C port. It is to be noted that there is a fingerprint sensor at the back.
The Samsung Galaxy M40 comes in two colour options i.e. Midnight Blue and Seawater Blue gradient. It costs Rs 19,990.
Honor 20i comes in 6.21-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 20i is powered by octa-core Kirin 710F SoC, paired with the Mali G51MP4 GPU, up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.0.1 on top. The budget phone also comes with the GPU Turbo 2.0 feature to provide an enhanced gaming experience.
The Honor 20i is equipped with a triple rear camera setup, which sports a 24-megapixel Primary shooter with an f/1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. It houses a 32-megapixel camera on the front.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and Bluetooth 4.2. It is packed with a 3,400mAh battery.
Realme 3 Pro
The dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 3 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.0 on top. It has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ IPS display with a waterdrop notch and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz.
The Realme 3 Pro sports a dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary shooter with f/2.4 aperture. On the front is a 25-megapixel selfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture.
Among other specifications, the phone includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 4,045mAh battery with support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging, and the usual set of connectivity options.
The 6GB RAM with 64GB storage variant of Realme 3 Pro is priced at Rs 15,999, while the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant priced at Rs 16,999. The smartphone is available in Carbon Grey, Lightning Purple, and Nitro Blue.
Xiaomi Poco F1
Xiaomi Poco F1 is powered by Qualcomm’s 2018 flagship chipset, Snapdragon 845. It also comes with a 4,000mAh battery, ‘LiquidCool Technology’ and a 20-megapixel front camera. The 6GB+64GB variant of Poco F1 costs Rs 17,999 while the 128GB storage version of Poco F1 is available at Rs 20,999. It is to be noted that Poco F1 is the oldest launch in this segment.