The price range Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000 is the most popular and sensitive price point for the smartphones in the Indian market. If you have a budget of 20,000 rupees and want to buy a pretty fast multitasker mid-range smartphone with good performance, premium features and longe battery life, but at a price point under your budget, then you should have read what are the best smartphone in this price range below.
Last week, we published a list of the 10 best Android Smartphones under Rs. 15000. This is our another list of the best mid-range smartphones to narrow down your choices, but this article is about smartphones falling under Rs. 20,000 price point.
All these listed phones have multi-tasking, high quality applications, 3D gaming, 3D interfaces, Full HD video playback, Dual-SIM, 3G+ (3G or 4G), WiFi, WiFi Direct, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.
Xiaomi Mi 4
This is the company’s latest smartphone and it comes with a Snapdragon 801 processor with quad core 2.5GHz CPU, Adreno 330 GPU and 3GB of RAM that makes it a decent smartphone. The phone is exclusively available on the Flipkart at a price tag of Rs. 19999. The Xiaomi Mi 4 offers good specifications, features and quality at this price point.
The Xiaomi Mi 4 sports a bigger 5-inch 1080p IPS screen with a resolution of 441PPI and also has a Gorilla Glass protection. It comes pre-installed with MIUI V6 on top of the Android KitKat v4.4, and runs on a powerful 3080mAh battery. You get a 16GB of internal memory. Other features included 13MP primary camera with LED flash, 4K video recording, 8MP secondary camera and Infrared LED. It is just 8.9mm thick and weighs 149 grams.
Samsung Galaxy E7 (amazon.in)
The Samsung Galaxy E7 was launched in India at a price tag of Rs. 23,000, but recently it has received a price cut within a month after its launch. Now Galaxy E7 is available at slashed price rate Rs. 20,900. If you can stretch your budget to Rs. 20,900, then this would be the best smartphone for you, because the Samsung Galaxy E7 has very impressive features for the mid-range price point.
The Samsung Galaxy E7 offers great samsung build quality and high-end features at a very attractive price point. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor and is running on Android v4.4 KitKat operating system. It also features 2GB of RAM and 16GB built-in storage with microSD card slot that allows to expand the storage up-to 64GB.
The phone comes with Hybrid Dual SIM feature, it means you can also use second slot as a microSD slot. The rear houses a 13MP camera with LED flash, Full HD video recording and front has a 5MP shooter. The 2900mAh battery powers entire package. Measures of the Galaxy E7 are 151.3 x 77.2 x 7.3mm.
HTC Desire 820q dual SIM
It is a cheapest version of the HTC Desire 820 and is running on HTC Sense 6 UI on top of Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The phone has a bigger 5.5-inch HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The HTC Desire 820q dual SIM is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset with a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, Adreno 306 GPU, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage with an expandable option via microSD slot.
HTC has added a 13MP camera with LED flash on the rear, and an 8MP camera on the front. Both cameras can record Full HD 1080p video. You will also get Dual frontal stereo speakers with built in amplifiers and HTC BoomSound. The phone offers 4G LTE connectivity and has a 2900mAh battery. The device weighs just 155 grams and measures 7.74mm in thickness.
New HTC Desire 816G dual SIM (19990)
As the name suggests, the new HTC desire 816G dual SIM is a new upgraded version of the Desire 816G. The new Desire 816G has all the same specs as the original model, but it has an Octa-Core processor. The phone offers 5.5-inch HD display, powered by a 2600mAh battery, 1.7GHz octa-core processor along with 1GB of RAM and 16GB on board memory with microSD card slot. The only bad thing is that the new Desire 816G has 1GB RAM, while there are too many phones with 2GB RAM and octa-core processor at this price point. The device comes with Android KitKat skinned with HTC Sense UI. The new HTC Desire 816G dual SIM has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front camera, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers and you will also get HTC BoomSound.
Asus Zenfone 6
Asus Zenfone 6 is one of the Intel processor powered smartphones you can purchase in the Indian market today. The device sports a big 6-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, dual-core 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor paired with PowerVR SGX 554 MP2 GPU and 2GB of RAM makes it a performer. The phone also has a 16GB storage with microSD slot and 3300 mAh battery. There is a 13-Megapixel camera with LED flash on the rear with a 2-Megapixel shooter on the front. It offers Zen UI on top of Android KitKat out of the box. It is 9.9mm thick and weighs 196 grams.
Lenovo Vibe Z K910
Lenovo Vibe Z K910 offers a 5.5-inch full HD IPS screen, is powered by a quad-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor has an Adreno 330 GPU and 1GB of RAM. Plus, there’s a 16GB internal storage. It comes with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Vibe ROM and packs a 3000mAh Li-polymer battery which can provide up to 33 hours of talk time and up to 27 days on standby mode. The rear camera is 13MP with dual LED flash and 1080p video recording while the front has a 5MP camera for selfies. Its measures 7.9mm and weighs 147 grams.
Gionee Elife E7 (16GB)
If you want to have high-end features in your smartphone in mid-range segment, then Gionee Elife E7 is the best option for you. The smartphone has a 5.5-inch 1080p touch screen OGS display offers a pixel density of 401ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Gionee Elife E7 16GB model comes with quad-core 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and an Adreno 330 GPU. The phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS with Amigo 2.0 UI. Its 16MP auto focus camera is equipped with LED flash, Sapphire lens and is capable of capturing video in 1080p resolution. The phone also has an 8MP front camera, 3 microphones for noise cancellation, NFC and 2500mAh battery. It weighs 150g and measures are 150.6 x 75.0 x 9.5mm-6.2mm.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Max
If you are looking for latest Samsung Galaxy smartphone with new design, then the Galaxy Grand Max is what you are looking for!. The phone Samsung has packed this phone with a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, 1.5GB of RAM and a 2500mAh battery. It comes with a 5.25-inch HD screen and Android KitKat v4.4 out of the box. You also get 16GB internal memory with microSD slot. Its 13MP rear camera comes with LED flash and the front of the smartphone has a 5MP camera with 120-degree wide viewing angle. Measures of the device are 146 x 75 x 7.9mm and weighs 161g. The phone is exclusively available on the e-commerce portal snapdeal at Rs. 15,990.
Huawei Honor 6
With 5-inch Full HD 10-point multitouch LTPS display, 3100 mAh battery, an Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 920 processor along with Mali T628 GPU, Huawei Honor 6 offers Emotion UI 2.3 on top of the Android KitKat out of the box. It hosts a 13MP rear camera with Sony BSI sensor and Dual LED flash. Some other features included are 5MP front camera, 3G of RAM, 16GB of internal storage with an option for expansion, and NFC connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy S4
We already know all the specs of Samsung Galaxy S4. The smartphone was launched in India in 2013 at price tag of Rs. 4100. Now, the Galaxy S4 is available at Rs. 17,999. The device offers a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 441ppo, is powered by a Octa-Core 1.6GHz processor along with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. It houses a 13MP rear camera with Zero Shutter Lag, BSI sensor, Full HD video recording and LED flash. It also has a 2MP front camera, 16GB internal memory, microSD slot and 2600mAh Battery. The Samsung Galaxy S4 support 4G LTE LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps, NFC and Infrared LED for smart TV remote. It measures 7.9mm in thickness and weighs just 130 grams.