Best camera smartphones available in India under Rs. 20,000
With notched displays, improved processors, and multiple cameras coming to budget-range smartphones, choosing the right one can be quite complicated.
Moreover, with software coming of age with AI, these budget range smartphones now offer Bokeh and Portrait photography - something which was so far exclusive to flagships.
Here, we list down the best camera smartphones available in India under Rs. 20,000.
Best camera smartphones in India under Rs. 20,000
Xiaomi Mi A2: Available at Rs. 11,999
Xiaomi's Android One-based Mi A2 is a no-fuss phone when it comes to performance and camera quality.
The phone features a notch-free 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
It is powered by Snapdragon 660 processor, upto 6GB RAM, and upto 128GB storage.
Further, Mi A2 packs a 3,010mAh battery and is upgradeable to Android Pie.
Mi A2 is no slouch in the camera department
The Xiaomi Mi A2 gets a dual camera setup with 12MP+20MP Sony sensors with an aperture of f/1.75, phase-detection autofocus and dual-tone LED flash. Up front, the phone gets a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and LED flash.
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Redmi Note 7 Pro: Price starts at Rs. 13,999
Xiaomi's budget-friendly Redmi Note 7 Pro comes as the first-in-segment smartphone to feature a 48MP rear camera.
The handset has a full-HD+ 6.3-inch "Dot Notch" display with a gradient design and Gorilla Glass 5 body.
It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset, paired with 4GB/6GB RAM, and 64GB/128GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB).
Under the hood, the phone houses a 4,000mAh battery.
Redmi Note 7 Pro packs a lot of pixels
The Redmi Note 7 Pro sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 48MP (effective 12MP) main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 5MP depth sensor and LED flash. Up front, the phone offers a 13MP selfie camera.
Samsung Galaxy M30: Price starts at Rs. 14,990
Samsung's Galaxy M30 is a solid package of design and performance.
It offers a 6.4-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with gradient design on the rear.
The phone is backed by an Exynos 7904 chipset, coupled with Mali-G71 GPU, 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of storage (expandable upto 512GB).
Under the hood, it packs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging via Type-C port.
Samsung Galaxy M30 offers a triple camera setup
The Galaxy M30 sports a triple rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.9) main sensor, paired with a 5MP ultra-wide angle sensor, a 5MP (f/2.2) sensor, and an LED flash support. Up front, the phone comes with a 16MP (f/2.0) sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A50: Price starts at Rs. 19,990
Samsung Galaxy A50 is a solid blend of modern design, good cameras, and impressive performance.
The phone offers a 6.4-inch full-HD+ sAMOLED Infinity U display and 3D Glasstic design on the rear.
It is backed by an Exynos 9610 chipset, coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable upto 512GB).
Further, the A50 also houses a 4,000mAh battery and runs Pie-based One UI.
Samsung Galaxy A50: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Galaxy A50 comes with a triple rear camera setup featuring a 25MP (f/1.7) main sensor, paired with a 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor, and another 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide angle sensor. Up front, the phone sports a 25MP (f/2.0) selfie camera with fixed focus.
Xiaomi Poco F1: Price starts at Rs. 19,999
Xiaomi Poco F1 is a budget flagship phone that checks all boxes - high-end performance, good cameras, and an affordable price tag.
The phone sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ notched display, a dedicated LiquidCool technology, an IR-based Face Unlock feature, as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
It comes with a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB/8GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB of expandable storage, and a 4,000mAh battery.
Poco F1 offers a solid camera performance
Poco F1 features a rear dual-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.9) main sensor and a 5MP (f/2.0) depth sensor. The main camera can shoot 4K videos at 30fps and slow-mo in 720p/1080p at 240fps. Further, there's a 20MP front camera which supports AI-based portrait mode.