Which are the current best smartphones under Rs. 20,000?
Smartphone technology is getting better and cheaper by the day. Recently, there've been several mid-range smartphone launches in the Rs. 20,000 price-segment offering great performance.
They come with some really high-end specs at an affordable price; so, buyers don't have to burn a hole in their pockets.
If you're looking for best mid-range smartphones, here are the top 8 devices for under Rs. 20,000.
Top 8 mid-range smartphones under Rs. 20,000
Xiaomi Mi A1
Last year's Mi A1, still among the best Android devices
Xiaomi's first Android One device, Mi A1, was launched last year for Rs. 14,999; it's currently available for Rs. 13,999.
It has a 5.5-inch Full-HD Display, Snapdragon 625 chipset, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and 3,080mAh battery.
It sports 12MP+12MP dual rear-camera and 5MP selfie-camera.
Launched with Android 7 Nougat out-of-the-box, the phone is among the phones that have received the Oreo update.
Nokia 6: The best-selling Nokia phone now runs Oreo, too
HMD Global launched the first-generation Nokia 6 last year that sports a 5.5-inch HD display.
The device is powered by Snapdragon 430 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.
It runs Android Nougat out-of-the-box; it recently received Android Oreo update. It's equipped with an 8MP front-facing snapper and a 16MP rear camera.
It houses a 3,000mAh battery and is currently available for Rs. 12,499.
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Redmi Note 5, Pro
Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro boast flagship-like features
Note 5 has Snapdragon 625 SoC with 3GB/4GB RAM. The two variants cost Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 11,999, respectively.
Note 5 Pro features Snapdragon 636, 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB storage; it has iPhone X-style vertically-arranged 12MP+5MP dual rear camera. The 4GB-RAM variant costs Rs. 13,999 and the 6GB model, Rs. 16,999.
LG Q6+ comes with an impressive FullVision 18:9 display
South Korean tech giant LG launched the LG Q6+ smartphone last year that features a 5.5-inch 18:9 FullVision Full-HD+ display.
It's powered by Snapdragon 435 processor coupled with 4GB RAM, and 64GB inbuilt storage. It runs Android 7 Nougat OS and packs a 3,000mAh battery.
The phone has a 13MP primary camera and 5MP front-facing camera. It is currently selling for Rs. 17,600.
OPPO F5: Mid-range smartphone with the best selfie camera
OPPO F5 (4GB) is currently one of the best mid-range smartphones available for under Rs. 20,000.
It sports a 6-inch display, octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM, and 3,200mAh battery.
The device comes with an AI-powered 20MP selfie shooter and a 16MP rear camera.
It has two storage variants. The 4GB+32GB model costs Rs. 19,990 and the 6GB+64GB variant costs Rs. 24,990.
This Honor device offers premium specs at just Rs. 17,999
Huawei's smartphone sub-brand Honor launched the mid-range Honor 9i last year that comes with a 5.9-inch Full HD+ display.
It is powered by Huawei Kirin 659 processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It runs Android 7 Nougat and has a 3,340mAh battery.
It houses a 13MP+2MP front camera and a 16MP+2MP dual rear camera. The device is currently selling at Rs. 17,999.
Moto G5S Plus
Motorola's Moto G5S Plus is on the list, too
The Moto G5s Plus comes with a full-metal body, sporting a 5.5-inch Full-HD display that offers good contrast and saturation.
It is powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset paired with 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and a 3,000mAh battery.
The mid-range device comes with a 13MP+13MP dual rear camera and an 8MP selfie-shooter.
It runs Android Nougat out-of-the-box and is currently available for Rs. 12,999.
Mi Max 2
What about Xiaomi's Mi Max 2 phablet?
Xiaomi's Mi Max 2 comes with an all-metal-body device featuring a massive 6.44-inch HD display.
The device is powered by Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB of storage, and 5,300mAh battery.
The phablet houses a 5MP camera on the front and a 12MP rear camera.
The two variants of the mid-range phone are currently available for Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 15,999, respectively.