Phones priced below Rs 20,000 may not be the most powerful phones, but that doesn’t stop them from being value-for-money devices. There are good smartphones from brands like Xiaomi, Realme, and OnePlus that offer good performance, a great camera, fast charging, and a battery that lasts all day.
Here is a list of the top five devices (in no particular order) that you can consider under Rs 20,000.
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite
The OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite is the first OnePlus phone that is priced below Rs 20,000. The device comes with a 120Hz FHD+ LCD display and a Snapdragon 695 5G chipset.
At this price, you will only get the 6GB/128GB variant. The phone also gets a 64MP main rear camera with dual 2MP sensors and a 16MP front camera. Finally, there’s a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.
Redmi Note 11 Pro/Pro+
The Redmi Note 11 Pro comes with a 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display with a Snapdragon 695 powering this phone as well. Users also get a 108 MP main camera with an 8 MP ultra wide, 2 MP macro and a 16 MP front camera. Shoppers also get the signature Xiaomi IR blaster on top for controlling home appliances and devices. There’s a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support, USB PD and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
Also watch out for the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ which starts at Rs 20,999 and can be cheaper during sales or with bank discounts.
Poco X4 Pro
Another Snapdragon 695 device, the Poco X4 Pro is arguably the best looking phone on this list. Complete with a glass sandwich design and a signature Poco yellow color variant, the phone looks premium.
Buyers also get a 6.67-inch 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED display, a 64MP main camera with 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP macro cameras, and a 16MP front shooter. There’s also a 5,000mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging, USB PD and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
Realme 9 Speed Edition 5G
The Realme 9 5G Speed Edition is one of the most affordable Snapdragon 778G phones on the market, and it’s one of the most powerful chipsets you’ll find in this segment.
The device also packs a 144Hz FHD+ IPS LCD display, a 48MP main camera with dual 2MP sensors, and a 16MP front camera. Finally, there’s a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy M33 5G
The Samsung Galaxy M33 5G is a good option if you want to enter the Samsung ecosystem and use One UI. The phone comes with a 6.6-inch 120Hz TFT LCD display and is powered by the Exynos 1280 5G chip. The device also has a 50MP main camera, a 5MP ultrawide camera and two 2MP sensors, as well as an 8MP front camera.
The phone has the largest battery in the segment with a 6,000mAh unit supporting 25W charging. Unfortunately, Samsung does not provide a charger with the phone, so you will have to purchase it separately.