Top 5 Smartphones Under INR 20,000 in India – February 2021

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    These days Indian market is getting overcrowded with midrange smartphones with overwhelming specifications that you’d expect from a high-priced smartphone. This is due to the high demand for smartphones in the country, which offers the best price to performance ratio ranging from ₹10,000 to ₹20,000, which pulled several brands out of their comfort zone, and competition between these brands made out best out of the situation. Every brand offers almost similar specifications for the same price, making it tough to choose a suitable smartphone for yourself.

    Top 5 Smartphones Under INR 20,000 in India

    If you are looking to buy a new smartphone offering top-tier performance, but you don’t want to empty your wallet, then here are the top five mid-range smartphones we’ll recommend. 

    Poco X3

    Poco X3

    Price: ₹16,999 – 6/64 GB | ₹17,999 – 6/128 GB

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G Processor
    • 6GB RAM | 64/128 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 512 GB
    • 6.67-inch Full HD+ Display | 120Hz Referesh Rate
    • 64MP + 13MP + 2MP + 2MP | 20MP Front Camera
    • 6000 mAh Lithium-ion Polymer Battery
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G Processor
    •  33W Fast Charging

    Well, it’s the Poco that launched one of the best flagship killers we ever saw. But the new Poco tried to recreate the Poco F2’s magic with the X3, and it turned out to be successful to some extent. The Poco X3 offers some of the high-end features, including a 120Hz display and Snapdragon 732 backed up by a behemoth 6000mAh battery. The Poco X3 is quite a good deal for its price, considering that Poco’s version of MIUI doesn’t come up with ads, but it does offer MIUI core features.

    Realme X7

    Realme X7

    Price: ₹19,999 – 6/128 GB | ₹21,999 – 8/128 GB

    • MediaTek Dimensity 800U Processor
    • 6/8GB RAM | 128GB ROM
    • 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Display
    • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP | 16MP Front Camera
    • 4310 mAh Battery
    • 50W Fast Charging

    Realme X7 is powered by Mediatek’s Dimensity 8000U SoC on par with Qualcomm’s top-tier Snapdragon 8 series chipsets, and the Dimensity 8000U brings 5G onboard. The X7 features an AMOLED panel, but it misses out on a high refresh rate, but there’s a 64MP AI-powered camera that can make up for that. It also supports 50W fast charging, but it comes with a 65W Dash Charger, making the deal more wholesome.

    Narzo 20 Pro

    Narzo 20 Pro

    Price: ₹14,999 – 6/64 GB | ₹16,999 – 8/128 GB

    • MediaTek Helio G95 Processor
    • 6/8 GB RAM | 64/128 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 256 GB
    • 6.5-inch Full HD+ Display
    • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP | 16MP Front Camera
    • 4500 mAh Lithium-ion Battery
    • 65W Super Dart Charger

    Realme’s Narzo lineup is targeted towards gaming enthusiasts, providing some top-of-the-line specs for half the price, and Narzo 20 Pro succeeds in proving it’s itself. Narzo 20 Pro comes with Helio G35 SoC and 90Hz LCD panel and support for 65W SuperDart charging. As far as optics are concerned, it has an old but gold 48MP Samsung GM-1 sensor.

    Mi 10i 5G

    Mi 10i 5G

    Price: 20,999 – 6/128 GB | ₹21,999 – 6/128 GB | ₹23,999 – 8/128 GB

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Processor
    • 6GB RAM | 128GB ROM
    • 6.67-inch Full HD+ Display
    • 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP | 16MP Front Camera
    • 4820mAh Battery
    • 33W Fast Charging

    Xiaomi’s Mi 10i 5G is a rebranded Redmi Note 9 Pro launched specifically for the Indian market. It brings Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 750G SoC with support for 5G networks making it one of the future-proof smartphones till 5G arrives in India. It boasts an AMOLED panel with an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. It features a 108MP HM2 sensor that’s the highest in this price segment. For a little over 20,000, the Mi 10i 5G is a steal deal if you have a thing for MIUI, or else you can also consider Moto G 5G if stock android is something of your taste.

    Moto G 5G

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    Moto G 5G

    Price: ₹20,999 – 6/128 GB

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Processor
    • Stock Android Experience
    • 6GB RAM | 128GB ROM | Expandable up to 1TB
    • 6.67-inch Full HD+ Display
    • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP | 16MP Front Camera
    • 5000mAh Li-Polymer Battery
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Processor
    • 20W Fast Charging

    Once upon a time, Moto used to be the conquerer in the mid-range segment, but then the G series started losing its charm. But, the G series is back again with a bang with Moto G5 5G. The Moto G5 5G is powered Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC bringing 5G onboard. Motorola’s almost stock-like clean Android experience is a cherry on the top, with all the other things you would expect from a smartphone in this price segment. So, if you are someone whose upgrade cycle is not frequent, and at the same moment, also looking for a dependable smartphone, then Moto G 5G is one of the great options for you. But yeah, it’s a little bit above the 20,000 budget, but you can get it for less than 20,000 using some card offers.

    These are the top five budget smartphones that we’d suggest looking for, but more smartphones are incoming, so look out for them.

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