Top 5 Mobiles under Rs 20,000 (330 USD)


For those who can’t afford any high-end Smartphone costing more than Rs. 20,000. The mid-range market comes to their rescue with plenty of options to choose from the Smartphones that are available under Rs. 20,000. These Mid-Range Smartphones Are Day by Day Getting More Popular as they provide the Best Value For Money. Manufacturers have been trying their best to put a great deal into these smartphones which comes at an very affordable Price and offer Best Value For Money. Moreover, frequent price drops also leave us with some good options in this price bracket. So Here We are listing The Top 5 Mobiles under Rs 20,000 for the month of November, 2013.

Lenovo P780 – Rs 18,499 (300 USD)

The Lenovo P780 boasts Some Really Good Features. The build is solid and the battery life is great for a smartphone. The UI May Stutter at times, but I think its ok and gets the job done. The down side is that the camera is lackluster and the battery is non removable. So, If you can overlook these two Donwsides and are looking to Buy a SmartPhone with a great battery life, You Can Consider buying this Quite Interesting Phone From Lenovo.


Lenovo P780 Specifications:

  • 5-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • 8 MP Primary Camera
  • 0.3 MP Secondary Camera
  • Wi-Fi Enabled
  • Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and 8 GB Internal Memory
  • HD Recording
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)

Best Deal at Time Of Publishing of this Article – Rs. 18,499 from Flipkart

Sony Xperia L – Rs 15,899 (260 USD)

Sony Xperia L, With its black, arched design and silver details is definitely among the better-looking budget Devices Out There. Sony’s dynamic curve design that gives it a distinctive arcing shape. It’s not especially slim at 10mm but that curve makes it seem thinner than it is. At this Price  it is an excellent Budget Buy handset.

Xperia L

Sony Xperia L advance Specifications:

  • 8 MP Camera with Exmor RS
  • 1 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Processor
  • Battery STAMINA Mode
  • Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • 4.3-inch Display
  • Illuminated Alerts
  • Slim and Lightweight Design
  • Highlighted Camera Ring

Best Deal at Time Of Publishing of this Article – Rs. 15,899 from Saholic

Nokia Lumia 720 – Rs 16,207 (263 USD)

Nokia Lumia 720 comes across as a very solid offering from Nokia and the company has Packed in it a very exciting 6.7 MP Carl Zeiss Camera which in our tests performed quite well, In Fact none of the Phones in this List could match the imaging capabilities of the Nokia Lumia 720 . The Windows Phone 8 powered device is fuelled by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor. A great choice for a Nokia Fan, or If Android doesn’t really suits your style.


Nokia Lumia 720 Specifications:

  • 1 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor
  • 6.7 MP Carl Zeiss Rear Camera
  • HD Front-facing Camera with a Wide-angle Lens
  • 4.3-inch ClearBlack IPS LCD Display
  • Powered by Windows Phone 8 OS
  • Fast Connectivity with the 3G and Wi-fi Capability
  • Slim Unibody Design
  • Live Tiles to get Instant Updates

Best Deal at Time Of Publishing of this Article – Rs. 16,207 from ebay

Micromax Canvas Turbo – Rs 19,999 (326 USD)

Canvas Turbo is a Very Exciting Device From Micromax. It has already emerged as one of the most powerful smartphones under the Rs 20,000 price bracket. The Canvas Turbo has a powerful specification sheet, which actually translates well into real world performance. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek’s MT6589T quad-core processor that clocks at 1.5GHz, coupled with a whooping 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.2.1.

Canvas Turbo

Micromax Canvas Turbo Specifications:

  • 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT 6589T Quad Core Processor
  • 13 MP Primary Camera
  • 5 MP Secondary Camera
  • 5-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi Enabled
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  • Full HD Recording
  • FM Radio with Recording
  • Android v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) OS

Best Deal at Time Of Publishing of this Article – Rs. 19,999 from Flipkart

Sony Xperia C – Rs 19,000 (309 USD)

The Sony Xperia C, We Would Say is an All Round Winner in the List, As it has Got Power under the Hood and Beauty outside the hood. This Android smartphone from Sony is was announced in September 2013. It runs Android 4.2.2. The Xperia C features a 1.2 GHz MTK6589 Quad Core Processor, 1 GB RAM and a 5″ TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Display. Sony Xperia C Comes with the LED Notification Light as You can see in the image below.

Xperia C

Sony Xperia C Specifications:

  • 1.2 GHz MTK6589 Quad Core Processor
  • Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
  • 8 MP Primary Camera
  • 0.3 MP Secondary Camera
  • 5-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  • FM Radio
  • Wi-Fi Enabled

Best Deal at Time Of Publishing of this Article – Rs. 18,809 from Amazon

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  1. Great list it helped a lot. finally i bought a lumia 720 today and must say camera performance is really remarkable. 

    Thanks mate.

  2. I m interested in buying a Smartphone under 20,000/-, needs good battery backup & wants high-speed internet. Can u suggest me one …………

  3. Subimal4u Hey if you need good battery backup you should go with Lenovo P780 which has a monstrous 4000Mah battery under it’s hood. and for the high speed internet you should get a 3G Data Plan activated on your number from your operator. Also the speed varies from operator to operator.

  4. Hey Ashint….  I m looking forward to purchase a Smartfone Android under 20K … Can u guide which one is d Best one.. My Younger SIbling is Pursuing Aero Space NEgineering so hope u guide accordingly. Main feature is Battery Life that I look forward to. Thanks & Regards, Harjeet.

  5. @Harjeet Hey If battery life is a big issue for you, then you should go with Lenovo P780 only, It is the best smartphone under 20K that is offering maximum battery life OR if you can carry a portable charger with you then you can also consider Sony Xperia C which I would Prefer personally given it’s looks and Sony Brand name.

    hope this helps.

  6. Hie Ashint … I M Kushagar From Karnal (HARYANA) looking For Phone 15000-20000 rupee with good camera , looks & battery  also … right now i am using s3 and nokia e71 me preferring first sony and nokia …. please suggest me phone

  7. Hey Ashnit…. Between samsung galaxy grand, micromax canvas turbo and sony xperia c… which will be best mobile to buy

  8. Samsung, HTC both are the major players in providing budget android
    phones. each year they are launching several budget phones having lots
    of features..cheers to this great list.

  9. hi ashint, which android phone should i buy under 20000 for gaming and good battery life?
    should i wait for moto g and is lg g pro lite a good choice?