Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

Note:Because of boom in smartphone market segment,almost every company releases new devices more often than not.Hence this article is updated regularly to make sure our visitors gets to choose best smartphone under 20,000 bucks.

Android has been deepened into almost all the markets around the world. Because of its robustness,there are many flavors of Android ranging from 600 MHz to 1.9 GHz devices.

But if you want to have elevated performances, then you need to spend some extra bucks from your pockets. Well it is optional to spend more bucks, you can even go with other smartphones which are doing well in budget smartphones category.

If you are one of those who are looking to spend 20000 rupees then you have explored to the right one in the web.

As the similarities between these smartphones makes us tough  to choose in them for spending our bucks. After a deepened research, browsing many websites i am making this list so that it might help in selecting the best one out there in the market.

So get ready to experience the best Android out there!!!

##1.Gionee Dream D1

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

Gionee Dream G1 can be fabulous choice for you.

It has got 4.65 inch HD Super AMOLED display with Pixel Density of 316 PPI.Under the hood,it is powered by Cortex A7 Quad-Core Procesor clocking at 1.2GHZ paired with 1GB RAM.

With powerful CPU and large RAM memory,activities like multi-tasking,playing 3D games,watching HD videos is quiet smooth and fast.

The device comes with 8MP camera capable of recording 720p HD videos.On the front there is 1MP camera for video calling.Running latest Android Jellybean O.S v4.1.2,Dream G1 comes with 4GB internal storage which can be increased upto 32GB via MicroSD card.

Gionee Dream D1 supports Dual SIM and is fuelled by 21,00 mAh battery.

Price: Rs.16,000/-

Buy it from Ebay.

##2. iBerry Auxus Nuclea N1

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iBerry Auxus Nuclea has brilliant specs embedded to beat the heat of Micromax Canvas 4.

It features a 5inch Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels which uses Active Matrix technology.It is powered by a MediaTek 1.5 GHz processor coupled with 1GB RAM to run all your apps without any hiccups. It has a internal storage of 4 GB which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. It also includes cool features like Voice Unlock, magnetic sensor, Gestures control etc.

With Connectivity features like dual Sim capability and support for both 2G and 3G it will definitely attract the Indian consumers.The device has 13 MP Auto Focus rear camera with flash and surprisingly big 8 MP front camera for video calls.

Weighing 120.7 grams with dimensions of 9.6mm thickness,it offers a light weight experience.To give juice to the device it packs a battery of 2800mAh capacity to support all your daily rehearsals of smartphone.

OS–Android 4.2
Display Size–5-inch
Display Type–IPS LCD
Display Resolution–1920×1080
Processor–1.5GHz quad-core
Rear Camera–13MP
Front Camera–8MP
Price–Rs. 18,000

Buy iBerry Auxus Nuclea N1 from here

Connectivity options offered are WI-Fi,Bluetooth,3G,3.5mm Head Phone Jack.

The device might not offer value for money at RS 18,799,but it’s a nice addition under 20K budget phone category.

##3. Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS

If you want to buy large-screen smart phone at a more affordable price, this is one of our phones. Samsung is now trying to realize this dream,with the launch of five inches Galaxy Grand.Although the screen is large some of the features are average, such as no HD resolution display,etc.In order to achieve affordable goal Grand DUOS offers Dual SIM usage functionality, which makes it more attractive, especially in Asia.The Asian population has been very favored to dual SIM mobile phones.

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000

Running Android 4.1.2 OS, Galaxy DUOS uses WVGA resolution display(i.e 480 * 800 pixels) with 187ppi pixel density. If you are accustomed to high or ultra-high-definition display, then this looks like it becomes less attractive. You can get 4.7 inches HD display Google Nexus 4 at Rs. 25,990, the size is not much difference, but Nexus 4 with 318ppi pixel density,the quality difference is very obvious.

Grand DUOS runs on dual-core 1.2GHZ processor,1GB RAM and has 8-megapixel primary camera with LED flash capable of recording 1080p resolution videos at 30 frames per second.It has 8GB built-in storage space and supports micro SD card slot to increase storage.The device is equipped with 2,100 mAh capacity battery.

In addition, the phone also comes with a wealth of other wireless connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, support for global satellite navigation positioning system, DLNA and FM wireless radio, the only lacking feature is NFC connectivity.

##4.Lava Iris 504Q

LAVA IRIS 504Q is the latest in the IRIS series of phones launched by LAVA MOBILES.

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000

The device is available for pre-order on FlipKart in Grey color at RS 13,499.

It comes with 5 inch 720p IPS display with screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels.Powering the device is 1.2GHZ Quad-Core MediaTek processor coupled with 1GB RAM.

At the back there is 8MP camera with BSI sensor and Flash.It is capable of recording FULL HD 1080p videos @30fps.On the front is a 2MP camera for video calling.

IRIS 504Q is a dual-sim device running Android Jellybean O.S v4.2.1.To provide the juice to the device there is 2,000 mAh battery provided.

The internal storage of the device is only 4GB,but can be expanded up to 32GB via MicroSD card.

##4. Micromax Canvas Turbo A120

 Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

One of the popular Android devices from Micromax in India i latest in Canvas series line up is Canvas Turbo A120.Lots of hype was surrounded before its launch as the device was teased by none other than Hollywood superstar and brand ambasaddor for Micromax,Hugh Jackman.

Under the hood,it is powered by 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT 6589T Quad Core Processor coupled with 2GB RAM.This means the apps will run smooth on the device without any lags,specially the high graphics games.

It sports 5 inch FULL HD Capacitive display with screen resolution of 1920×1080 .The device has 13 MP Primary Camera at the back,capable of shooting Full HD(1080 x 1920 pixels) videos @30 fps.At the front there is 5MP camera for video calling purpose.

Canvas Turbo has got 16GB internal storage(0.98 GB (For Apps Installation), 12.47 GB (For User Data).Unfortunately the storage cannot be expanded,which may disappoint many.Another disappointment is the battery power,which is just 2,000 mAh,average for Full HD screen device.

Key Features

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

Price: Rs.17,999/-

Buy from Here

[ Also Read: 5 Best 7 Inch Tablets to buy in 2013 ]

##5. Micromax Canvas 4

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000

After much hype,Micromax launched A116 Canvas HD successor Canvas 4 last month.It is is a quad-core Android-based mid-range smart phone,the device is available on Flipkart website at Rs. 18499.

Micromax Canvas 4 sports 5 inch HD Capacitive Display with screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels.It runs Android Jellybean 4.1.2 Operating System and powered by 1.2 GHz Quad core MediaTek processor coupled with 1GB RAM.The device features 13 MP rear camera along with 5MP front camera.It has 16GB Internal Storage,expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card.Battery capacity is 2,000 mAh and supports 3G, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi.

##6.Intel Aqua HD

Intex has recently launched their flagship Android smartphone called as the Aqua HD.

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

Aqua HD looks very good in terms of design and build quality.It runs Google’s Android Jellybean 4.2.1 OS.The device boast of 4.7 inch capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.It is powered by 1.2 GHz MediaTek 6589 Quad Core Processor coupled with 1GB RAM.The device features 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel font-facing camera for video calling purpose.

To give juice to the device,there is 18,00 mAh battery.It has 4GB internal storage out of which only 923MB is available for user to access(But the storage can be increased via MicroSD card slot).

Intel Aqua HD SPECS

  • Android 4.2.1,Jelly Bean OS
  • 4.7 inch Capacitive Touch Screen
  • 13 MP Camera
  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • Dual sim
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 18,00 mAh battery
  • 4GB internal storage

Price of the device–15,900

Buy it from here.

##7. MicroMax Canvas HD A116

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Canvas HD A116 is one of the popular devices around currently under RS 20,000 category.It is one of the hottest selling smartphone in India.

The device sports 5 inch HD IPS display with screen resolution of 1280×768 pixels.Canvas HD runs out of the box Android Jellybean O.S,which is absolutely brilliant.

On the back there is 8MP camera with LED flash and at the front 0.3MP front facing camera for video chatting.

It runs on MediaTek Quad-Core processor clocking at 1.2GHZ,completed by 1GB RAM.This means there won’t be any lags playing high-end graphics games and no hiccups in watching HD videos.

The internal storage is 4GB which can be expanded upto 32GB via MicroSD card slot.

Basic connectivity features supported by Canvas HD are Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,3G,MicroUSB.All these technologies will be managed by 21,00 mAh battery

MicroMax Canvas HD A116 also comes with pre-installed apps like Mzone, Mstore,MBuddy.

Coming in white and back variants,Canvas HD is priced at RS 14,999 and can be bought from flipkart.

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##8. LAVA XOLO A1000

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LAVA XOLO A1000 is an excellent device that supports Dual SIM and comes good specs.It has 5 inch HD IPS display(1280×720 pixels).It runs on MediaTek Dual-Core 1.2 GHZ processor,completed by 1GB RAM.

The device has 4GB internal memory which can be expanded upto 32GB via MicroSD card slot.Running on Latest Android Jellybean Os v4.1.1,Lava XOLO A100 comes with 8MP primary camera with LED flash and 1.2MP front facing camera for video chatting.

It is fuelled by 21,00 mAh battery and supports basic connectivity options like Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,3G,MicroUSB.

XOLO A1000 is available at FlipKart at RS 13,499.

##9. Sony Xperia C
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Sony Xperia C smart phone is not only equipped with a 5-inch screen but also with Quad-core processor and 8-megapixel camera.The price of the device is also not too high.

Sony’s latest Xperia C is a mid-range device with a 5-inch 960 x 540 screen, and is equipped with 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 8-megapixel Exmor R camera,2330mAh battery.It has a video playback of up to 12 hours, and supports dual SIM.

Key Features

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

Buy Sony Xperia C Online

##10.Sony Xperia SP
Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

Xperia SP’s 4.6-inch touch screen is scratch resistant with Corning Gorilla Glass.Xperia SP back is made up of plastic shell.The back shell is slightly rough to enhance grip.Open the back cover you can see a Micro SIM card slot, a Micro SD card slot (up to 32GB memory card) and a 2370mAh lithium-ion battery which is not removable.

Xperia SP Key Features:

· Compact aluminum alloy frame

· 4.6 “720p HD ultra-high resolution screen powered by BRAVIA Engine 2

· NFC “One-touch” functionality

· 3G and Wi-Fi

· Long Lasting Battery with Battery STAMINA Mode

· 8MP camera with Exmor RS technology and 0.3 megapixel front camera

. 8GB internal storage

· 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Dual Core processor + 1 GB RAM

. Phone is capable of recording full HD 1920 x 1080 videos

· 23,70 mAh battery

. Available in white, red and black

Buy Sony Xperia SP Online


Panasonic P51 with 5-inch screen and stylus

Top 10 best android phones to buy under 20000[Updated]

Panasonic phones were sold only in Japan before, it entered the Indian market with the introduction of P51.Woith P51 Panasonic formally announced its entry into the Indian mobile phone market.It has 5-inch large-screen 720p LCD display and powered by quad-core 1.2 GHz Media Tek processor along with 1GB RAM.Panasonic P51 phone includes a capacitive stylus and a magnetic flip cover.

It has 4 GB of internal storage, 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera, and support HSPA + and dual-card. P51 runs Android Jellybean 4.2 OS.

Price of Panasonic P51(Black)–Rs. 19536

Buy it from here.

Hope you liked this article. And do consider that this list is not sorted upon any rankings because its pretty tough to judge the best one in this list.

Compilation Time: 120 mins.


A passout from Osmania University, Jilan has always been enchanted by technology and Steve Jobs. He was a contributor in founding retrify when he was in college. Jilan loves to play with insanely amazing gadgets, developing vivacious websites and also a great athlete . He is the coder, designer and creative mind of retrify. He delves into the scientific articles which are his extreme way to ravel. You can find him reading mind blowing books and listening soothing music when he's not working.
  • Neeraj Bansal

    I really like “Micromax Canvas 2 A110″, Thanks for this sharing, all the smartphones are affordable and nice.

  • nong zrng

    I am a bit confused on which phone to buy between the price range of 15000 to 20000.can u suggest me some 3 or 4 handsets especially fo gaming n apps…..

    • Retrify

      1.Lava Xolo 1000
      2. Xperia P
      3. Lumia 720

      If u consider tablets also then you can also buy
      Nexus 7
      Asus FonePad

      All the gadgets which i mentioned are worth a consider to spend your bucks!

  • aadi

    i am looking for android mobile up to 16000 so plz tell me which one is best for me.
    my preferences is samsung, sony, and lenovo .
    also i want to mention that phone should have good camera quality, good processor,music quality should be great both ways like externally and in headset too, gaming,and finally storage should be good…

    • Mohammad Jilan

      Sony Xperia C and SP are amazing products in that price range and Galaxy Quattro is from Sammy.Its all upto you know to choose the best one depending upon the pros and cons.

  • rahul kumar

    xperia p has no expandable memory