Best Smartphones Under 20000 In India (January 2023)

Looking for some of the smartphones under 20000? As you may know, there are dozens of brands available in the market such as Redmi, Oppo, Xiaomi and some come with vastly different price tags. Let us help you out here – we have handpicked for you the best smartphones under 20000.

To compile our list of the best smartphones under 20000, we’ve researched and evaluated a range of the best-selling smartphones under 20000 on the market. We recommend Redmi Smartphones Under 20000 as our top pick because of its best overall performance. Want to explore more options? Read on! There’s also a buying guide to help you make a wise shopping decision.

Editor's Pick
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G (Black Dusk, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G (Black Dusk, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
8.6
Premium Pick
Redmi 9 Activ (Carbon Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | Octa-core Helio G35 | 5000 mAh Battery
Redmi 9 Activ (Carbon Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | Octa-core Helio G35 | 5000 mAh Battery
8.4
Budget Pick
OPPO A31 (Mystery Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers
OPPO A31 (Mystery Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers
8.4

Top 10 Best Smartphones Under 20000


1. OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G (Black Dusk, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)

OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G (Black Dusk, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
8.6
By OnePlus
Light weight
8.8
Fingerprint reader
8.2
Battery life
8
Value for money
7.8
Camera quality
7.8
Picture quality
7.4
Technical Details
OSOxygenOS
RAM6 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesCellular
Special featuresFingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock, LED Flash, Camera
Other display featuresWireless
Other camera featuresFront
Form factorSmartphone
ColourBlack Dusk
Battery Power Rating5000
  • Camera: 64MP Main Camera with EIS; 2MP Depth Lens and 2MP Macro Lens; Front (Selfie) Camera: 16MP Sony IMX471
  • Camera Features: AI scene enhancement, Dual-View Video, HDR, Night Portrait, Panorama Mode, Retouch Filters, 1080p video at 30 fps, SLO-MO: 720p video at 120 fps, TIME-LAPSE: 1080p video at 30 fps, Video editor, Face unlock, Screen flash, HDR, NIGHT, PORTRAIT, TIME-LAPSE, Retouch, Filters
  • Display: 6.59 Inches; 120 Hz Refresh Rate; Support sRGB, Display P3; Resolution: 2412 x 1080 pixels 402ppi; Aspect Ratio: 20:9
  • Display Features: Dark mode
  • Operating System: Oxygen OS based on Android 12
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G
  • Battery & Charging: 5000 mAh with 33W SuperVOOC
  • Alexa Hands-Free capable: Download the Alexa app to use Alexa hands-free. Play music, make calls, hear news, open apps, navigate, and more, all using just your voice, while on-the-go
  • Cellular technology:5g, 4g lte, Operating system:oxygenos, Display type:lcd, Form factor:smartphone

2. Redmi 9 Activ (Carbon Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | Octa-core Helio G35 | 5000 mAh Battery

Redmi 9 Activ (Carbon Black, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | Octa-core Helio G35 | 5000 mAh Battery
8.4
By Redmi
Value for money
8.2
Battery life
8
Fingerprint reader
7.6
Screen quality
7.4
Camera quality
6.8
Picture quality
6.6
Technical Details
OSMIUI 12, Android MIUI 12
RAM4 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Connectivity technologiesWiFi Bluetooth;USB
GPSGLONASS
Special featuresFingerprint Scanner, Rear Camera, Front Camera, Dual_Sim, Dual Camera, Camera
Colours displayed20:9 aspect ratio;
Other display featuresWireless
Device interface - primaryTouchscreen
Resolution720 x 1600
Other camera featuresDual Rear camera (13MP+2MP)|5MP Front camera
Form factorBar
ColourCarbon Black
Battery Power Rating5000
Phone Standby Time (with data)580 Hours
  • Processor: Octa-core Helio G35 and upto 2.3GHz clock speed
  • Camera: 13+2 MP Dual Rear camera with AI portrait| 5 MP front camera
  • Display: 16.58 centimeters (6.53-inch) HD+ display with 720x1600 pixels and 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Battery: 5000 mAH large battery with 10W wired charger in-box
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 4GB RAM | 64GB storage | Dual SIM (nano+nano) + Dedicated SD card slot

3. OPPO A31 (Mystery Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers

OPPO A31 (Mystery Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers
8.4
By Oppo
Touch Screen
8
Screen quality
8
Fingerprint reader
7.8
Battery life
7.8
Face recognition
7.6
Value for money
7.6
Technical Details
OSAndroid 9.0
RAM6 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Connectivity technologies4g
Special featuresAcceleration sensor, Magnetic induction, Fingerprint, Proximity Sensor, Dual SIM, OTG, GPS, Pedometer, G-sensor, Light sensor, Other sensors, Video Player, Music Player
Colours displayed269 ppi pixel density
Other display featuresWireless
Device interface - primaryTouchscreen
Other camera featuresTriple Rear Camera (12 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP) | 8 MP Front Camera
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Form factorSmartphone
ColourMystery Black
Battery Power Rating4230
Phone Talk Time45 Hours
Phone Standby Time (with data)450 Hours
  • 12+2+2MP triple rear camera (12MP main camera+2MP macro lens+2MP depth camera) with Portrait bokeh, macro lens, dazzle color mode, AI beautification | 8MP front camera. OTG : Supported NFC : No
  • 16.5 centimeters (6.5-inch) waterdrop multi touch screen with an 89% screen to body ratio | 1600 x 720 pixels resolution, 269 ppi pixel density
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 6GB RAM | 128GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB | Dual SIM (nano+nano) dual-standby (4G+4G)
  • Android Pie v9.0 based on ColorOS 6.1 operating system with 2.3GHz Mediatek 6765 octa core processor, IMG GE8320
  • 4230mAH lithium-polymer battery providing talk-time of 45 hours and standby time of 450 hours
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
  • Box also includes: USB cable, Sim tray ejecter, pre-applied screen protector and protective case, booklet with warranty card and quick guide. The box does not include earphones

4. OPPO A74 5G (Fantastic Purple,6GB RAM,128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers

OPPO A74 5G (Fantastic Purple,6GB RAM,128GB Storage) with No Cost EMI/Additional Exchange Offers
8.4
By Oppo
Fingerprint reader
8.2
Battery life
8
Sound quality
7.8
Picture quality
7.8
Camera quality
7.6
Value for money
7.4
Technical Details
OSAndroid 11
RAM6 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesBluetooth, Cellular, Wi-Fi
Connectivity technologiesWiFi Bluetooth
GPSTrue
Special featuresDual SIM, Fingerprint Sensor, gamer mode, Bigger Battery, Smartphone
Display technologyAMOLED
Other display featuresWireless
Device interface - primaryTouchscreen
Other camera featuresTriple Rear Camera (48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP) | 8 MP Front Camera
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Form factorBar
ColourFantastic Purple
Battery Power Rating5000
Phone Talk Time45 Hours
Phone Standby Time (with data)475 Hours
  • 6.49" Inch 16.5cm FHD+ Punch-hole Display with 2400x1080 pixels. Larger screen to body ratio of 90.5%.Side Fingerprint Sensor
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G GPU 619 at 650 MHz Support 5G sim Powerful 2 GHz Octa-core processor, support LPDDR4X memory and latest UFS 2.1 gear 3 storage
  • 5000 mAh lithium polymer battery
  • 48MP Quad Camera 48MP Main + 2MP Macro + 2MP Depth Lens 8MP Front Camera
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 6GB RAM 128GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB Dual SIM nano+nano dual-standby 5G+5G. Color OS 11.1 based on Android v11.0 operating system
  • Connector type: USB Type C
  • Display type: LCD

5. Redmi 9A Sport (Coral Green, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) | 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh

Redmi 9A Sport (Coral Green, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) | 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh
8.4
By Redmi
Value for money
8.2
Battery life
8
Fingerprint reader
7.6
Screen quality
7.4
Camera quality
6.8
Picture quality
6.6
Technical Details
OSMIUI 12
RAM2 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesCellular
Connectivity technologiesWiFi Bluetooth;USB
GPSGLONASS
Special featuresRear Camera, Front Camera, Dual_Sim, Face Unlock, Camera
Other display featuresWireless
Resolution720 x 1600
Other camera featuresRear Camera (13MP) | 5MP Front Camera
Form factorBar
ColourCoral Green
Battery Power Rating5000
Phone Standby Time (with data)576 Hours
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G25 Octa-core; Up to 2.0GHz clock speed
  • Camera: 13 MP Rear camera with AI portrait| 5 MP front camera
  • Display: 16.58 centimeters (6.53-inch) HD+ display with 720x1600 pixels and 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Battery: 5000 mAH large battery with 10W wired charger in-box
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 2GB RAM | 32GB storage | Dual SIM (nano+nano) + Dedicated SD card slot
  • The Selfie camera allows easy and convenient access to your phone with AI face unlock
  • Form factor:Bar,Operating system:MIUI 12

6. Redmi 10 Prime (Phantom Black 6GB RAM 128GB ROM |Helio G88 with extendable RAM Upto 2GB |FHD+ 90Hz

Redmi 10 Prime (Phantom Black 6GB RAM 128GB ROM |Helio G88 with extendable RAM Upto 2GB |FHD+ 90Hz
8.2
By Xiaomi
Battery life
7.8
Fingerprint reader
7.6
Sound quality
6.8
Camera quality
6.6
Value for money
6
Brightness
5.6
Technical Details
OSMIUI 12.5, Android MIUI 12.5
RAM6 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesCellular
Connectivity technologiesWiFi Bluetooth;Infrared;USB
GPSGLONASS
Special featuresCamera Corning gorilla glass 3 protection;Dual stereo speakers, IR Blaster;Splash-proof nano coating
Display technologyLCD, LCD
Colours displayedDot display with 90Hz high refresh rate and adaptive refresh rate technology; ; 180Hz touch sampling
Other display featuresWireless
Device interface - primaryTouchscreen
Resolution1080p
Other camera features50MP Superstar Camera ,8MP Ultra-wide ,2MP Macro ,2MP Depth ,8MP- AI Selfie Camera, Quad Rear Camera (50MP+8MP+2MP+2MP)|Front Camera (8 MP)
Form factorBar
ColourPhantom Black
Battery Power Rating6000
Phone Standby Time (with data)723 Hours
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G88 Octa-core processor with HyperEngine 2.0 ; Up to 2.0GHz clock speed;
  • Battery: 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Upto 9W reverse charging. In box - 22.5W wired charger
  • Display: 6.5 inch FHD+ (2400x1080) Dot display with 90Hz high refresh rate and adaptive refresh rate technology; ; 180Hz touch sampling
  • Memory, Storage : 6GB LPDDR4X RAM | 128GB Internal storage
  • Display type:FHD+,Form factor:Bar,Operating system:MIUI 12.5;Android MIUI 12.5

7. Redmi Note 11T 5G (Matte Black, 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM)| Dimensity 810 5G | 33W Pro Fast Charging |

Redmi Note 11T 5G (Matte Black, 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM)| Dimensity 810 5G | 33W Pro Fast Charging |
8.2
By Redmi
Fingerprint reader
7.8
Battery life
7.8
Screen quality
7.4
Picture quality
7.2
Value for money
7.2
Camera quality
6.8
Technical Details
OSAndroid 11 MIUI 12.5
RAM8 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesCellular
Connectivity technologiesWiFi Bluetooth;Infrared;Wi-Fi;USB
GPSTrue
Special features3.5mm Jack, IR Blaster, X-Axis Linear Vibration Motor, Corning gorilla glass 3 protection, Dual Stereo Speakers for immersive audio experience. Hi-Res certified audio, Splash, Water and Dust Resistant- IP53
Other display featuresWireless
Resolution1080p
Other camera features50MP+8MP | 16 MP Front Camera
Audio Jack3.5 mm
ColourMatte Black
Battery Power Rating5000
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 810 Octa-core 5G processor based on 6nm process with HyperEngine 2.0 and clock speed up to 2.4GHz;
  • Display: 6.6 inch FHD+ (2400x1080) Dot display with 90Hz high refresh rate and adaptive refresh rate technology; 240Hz touch sampling rate;
  • Camera: 50MP High resolution primary camera f/1.8 with 8MP Ultra-wide sensor| 16 MP Front camera
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 33W Pro fast charging support
  • Memory, Storage : 8GB LPDDR4X RAM | 128GB UFS2.2 Internal storage
  • Headphones jack:3.5mm,Display type:LCD,Operating system:MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11
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8. Redmi A1 (Light Blue, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) | Segment Best AI Dual Cam | 5000mAh Battery | Leather

Redmi A1 (Light Blue, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) | Segment Best AI Dual Cam | 5000mAh Battery | Leather
8
By Redmi
Battery life
8
Screen quality
7.8
Value for money
7.6
Picture quality
7
Technical Details
OSAndroid Go
RAM2 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesBluetooth, Cellular, Wi-Fi
Connectivity technologiesBluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB
GPSTrue
Special featuresSplash proof design, 8MP AI Dual Camera Portrait mode | Short video | Time-lapse, 3.5mm Jack, Dedicated Micro SD Slot
Other display featuresWireless
Device interface - primaryTouchscreen
Other camera featuresRear, Front
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Form factorBar
ColourLight Blue
Battery Power Rating5000
  • Display: 16.56cm HD+ Scratch resistant display
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22 processor; up to 2.0GHz
  • Camera: 8MP Dual camera | 5MP Front camera
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 2GB LPDDR4x RAM | 32GB storage expandable up to 512GB with dedicated SD card slot | Dual SIM (nano+nano) dual standby (4G+4G)
  • Battery: 5000 mAh large battery with 10W in-box charger

9. Redmi 10A (Slate Grey, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | 2 Ghz Octa Core Helio G25 | 5000 mAh Battery |

Redmi 10A (Slate Grey, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | 2 Ghz Octa Core Helio G25 | 5000 mAh Battery |
7.8
By Redmi
Battery life
7.2
Fingerprint reader
7
Touch Screen
7
Camera quality
6.2
Value for money
6.2
Technical Details
OSMIUI 12.5
RAM4 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Wireless communication technologiesCellular
Connectivity technologiesBluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB
GPSTrue
Special featuresPortrait | Time Lapse | Pro Mode | Night Mode | Short Video Mode | HDR | Google Lens, 3.5mm Jack, Dedicated Micro SD Slot
Display technologyLCD
Other display featuresWireless
Device interface - primaryTouchscreen
Other camera featuresRear Camera (13MP) | 5MP Front Camera
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Form factorBar
ColourSlate Grey
Battery Power Rating5000
  • Camera: 13MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
  • Display: HD+(1600x700) IPS LCD display; 15.58 centimeters (6.53 inch); 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G25 Octa-core processor; Up to 2.0 GHz clock speed
  • Battery: 5000 mAh large battery with 10W fast charger in-box and Micro USB connectivity
  • Memory, Storage & SIM:4GB RAM | 64GB storage expandable upto 512GB with dedicated SD card slot | Dual SIM (nano+nano) dual standby(4G+4G)

10. Redmi 10A Sport (Slate Grey, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) | 2 Ghz Octa Cor Helio G25 | 5000 mAh Battery |

Redmi 10A Sport (Slate Grey, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage) | 2 Ghz Octa Cor Helio G25 | 5000 mAh Battery |
7.4
By Redmi
Battery life
6.6
Touch Screen
6.4
Fingerprint reader
6.2
Value for money
5.8
Camera quality
4.6
Technical Details
OSMIUI 12.5
RAM6 GB
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Item part number10a
Wireless communication technologiesCellular
Connectivity technologiesBluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB
GPSTrue
Special featuresPortrait | Time Lapse | Pro Mode | Night Mode | Short Video Mode | HDR | Google Lens, 3.5mm Jack, Dedicated Micro SD Slot
Other display featuresWireless
Other camera featuresRear Camera (13MP) | 5MP Front Camera
Audio Jack3.5 mm
ColourSlate Grey
Battery Power Rating5000
  • Camera: 13MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
  • Display: HD+(1600x700) IPS LCD display; 15.58 centimeters (6.53 inch); 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G25 Octa-core processor; Up to 2.0 GHz clock speed
  • Battery: 5000 mAh large battery with 10W fast charger in-box and Micro USB connectivity
  • Memory, Storage & SIM:6GB RAM (expandable to 8GB with RAM Booster) | 128GB storage expandable upto 512GB with dedicated SD card slot | Dual SIM (nano+nano) dual standby(4G+4G)
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Varun is a smartphone writer. He stays up-to-date on mobile technology developments and breakthroughs to generate compelling articles for his audience. Varun is dedicated to helping people stay connected and informed in the fast-paced world of mobile technology.

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