Mr. Phone’s Best phones under Rs 20,000 – September 2019 Edition

Best phones under 20000 - September 2019

We all go through the struggle of finding the best phones. With so many phones being launched in India, especially in the price segment below Rs 20,000 it has become difficult for an average user to find out the best phone for his/her needs. And, that’s why we have created this list of best phones under Rs 20,000, which will be updated monthly. 

Note: We suggest you bookmark this listicle as it will be updated monthly. As and when phones are launched, and if they deserve to be on this list, you will see them being added here. We will try to keep this list as healthy as possible with the latest launches and relevant choices. 

Here’s the list of best phones under Rs 20,000 you can purchase in September. With every phone choice, we have justified why it’s there in the list. Which shall make it easier for you to trim down choices further. 

1. Mi A3 – Rs 12,999 (4+ 64GB), Rs 15,999 (6 + 128)

Mi A3 - Kind of Grey

Why Mi A3 made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

Primarily because of its Android One branding, and of course the 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor. The Mi A3 is the cheapest offering that comes with the large Sony sensor. The phone that is priced closest to the Mi A3 with the IMX 586 sensor is the Realme 5 Pro. Plus, the Android One promise helps it secure major software updates for years to come. So, that’s a relief in case you’re planning to buy a phone without looking to upgrade anytime soon. It is as good as a phone for a millennial as it is for an elderly. 

Watch our Mi A3 review below: 

2. Moto One Action Rs 13,999 (4 + 128)

Motorola One Action - Feature Image-2

Why Moto One Action made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

Before we talk about the Realme 5 Pro, we would like to talk about Motorola’s recent aggressive launch – the One Action. This phone is equipped with better features than its sibling, the One Vision, which is priced higher at Rs 19,999. The Moto One Action easily makes the list of best phones under Rs 20,000. 

There are a couple of reasons for it to make it to this list. Starting with its unique GoPro-style action camera video recording. The ultra-wide angle video recording can be uniquely shot in a vertical orientation. To know further about the phone you’d need to watch the video below. 

Watch our Moto One Action review below:

3. Realme 5 Pro – Rs 13,999 (4 + 64), Rs 15,999. (6 + 128)

Realme 5 Pro - 15

Why Realme 5 Pro made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

Realme is a strong contender in the market primarily because of its aggressive offerings. The new Realme 5 Pro is a great performer with its Snapdragon 712 processor. It comes in a variety of configurations, starting from 4GB to up to 8GB of RAM and 64GB of storage to 128GB. This handset gives you a variety to choose from and that’s one of the reasons why it has made it to the list. All those variants are priced below Rs 20,000. Further, you can watch our detailed review of the phone below to know more.  

Watch our Realme 5 Pro review below:

4. Redmi Note 7 Pro – Rs 13,999 (4+ 64), Rs 16,999 (6 +128)

Redmi 7

Why Redmi Note 7 Pro made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

A Redmi Note phone has always been a strong contender as far as the price segment below Rs 20,000 in India is concerned. The most latest Redmi Note is yet to arrive in India but its predecessor has still a strong lead in the industry, despite many rivals. Powered by Snapdragon 675, and up to 6GB of RAM, it was launched in India in March. Since then it hasn’t lost its charm. It was also one of the firsts to sport a Sony IMX586 sensor in this price category. We reviewed it positively when it launched in India. You can check it out below. 

5. Vivo Z1 Pro – Rs 14,990 (4 + 64), Rs 16,990 (6+ 64), Rs 17,990 (6+ 128)

Why Vivo Z1 Pro made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

This Vivo phone was launched as a gaming phone in India. Surprisingly priced well, it starts below Rs 15,000 and the highest variant is priced within Rs 20,000. No, that’s not the only reason this handset made the list. The Z1 Pro packs a punch with a Snapdragon 712 SoC, and a massive 5000mAh capacity battery. This combination makes it a gaming device for consumers not willing to spend a huge amount. The triple rear camera is an added advantage for a camera enthusiast. That’s not it though, there is much more to this device. Hear all about it in our detailed review video below. 

Watch our Vivo Z1 Pro review below:

6. Oppo K3 – Rs 16,990 (6+ 64), Rs 19,990 (8 + 128)

OPPO K3 - Feature Image

Why Oppo K3 made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

Who here doesn’t love an AMOLED display on their phone?  The Oppo K3 comes with an AMOLED screen. And, it is almost bezel-less with an amazing screen-to-body ratio. Powered by a Snapdragon 710 processor, up to 8GB of RAM, and decent battery capacity, the K3 definitely makes a strong case for itself. Don’t forget a pop-up selfie camera and under-display fingerprint sensor. There’s more to this device, you can learn that in the video we made about it. 

Watch our OPPO K3 review below:

7. Realme X – Rs 16,999 (4+ 128),  Rs 18,999 (8+128)

Realme X launch

Why Realme X made it to best phones under Rs 20,000? 

This is Realme’s most premium smartphone yet as claimed by the brand. We agree. Priced close to Rs 20,000, it comes in multiple variants. The AMOLED-screen enabled handset packs a bezel-less look, all thanks to the pop-up selfie camera. Realme X’s stellar everyday performance comes thanks to the Snapdragon 710 processor inside. The dual rear camera support makes it a brilliant option to go for camera lovers. It has a better Sony IMX 586 IMX f/1.7 aperture sensor. Let’s get you more acquainted with the Realme X in our detailed review video on YouTube. 

Watch our Realme X review below:

That ends our list of best phones priced under Rs 20,000 in India that you can buy in September 2019. If you felt we have missed out on any worthy contender then, do share the name of the device and the reason why they deserve to be featured in this list of Mr. Phone’s best phones under Rs 20,000. 

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