Best cheap phones 2019: top budget mobiles in India

Buying a budget smartphone under Rs 20,000 in India has never been so easy and yet so difficult. So easy because there are a plethora of options available in the market, and so difficult because of the same reason. While there is ample choice available, choosing the best smartphone under Rs 20,000 can become a daunting task if you get lost.

Nevertheless, choice is always a great thing. While Motorola truly started the budget smartphone revolution in India, Xiaomi has carried and still continues to carry that torch since it debuted in India. Now, rivals like Vivo, Oppo, Realme and even Samsung are putting up a fight against Xiaomi, so we as consumers are spoilt for choice.

The best selling brands in country, including Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo and Samsung, all have their strategy for this year aimed towards launching as many budget phones are possible.

Here is a list of the best phones that you can get under ₹20,000 in India.

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Realme 5 Pro

The latest kid on the block

Weight: 184g | Dimensions: 157 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm | OS: Android 9.0 Pie | Screen size: 6.3-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 2340 | CPU: Snapdragon 712 | RAM: 4/6/8GB | Storage: 64/128GB | Battery: 4,035mAh | Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP | Front camera: 16MP