5 best smartphones to buy right now under Rs 20,000

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The 15,000 to 20,000 segment is always buzzing with the latest in tech offered at affordable prices. Here are the best ones in the segment.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the latest in a long line of immensely popular value for money devices of the Redmi Note series.

Smartphones in the 15k to 20k market often leave consumers spoilt for choice amongst so many options that he/she often ends up being confused. The fact that the segment sees newer models and even upgraded editions popping up every now and then doesn’t help either. But here are the best ones available in this price bracket:

Xiaomi POCO F1

The Xiaomi POCO F1 was launched last year and still remains one of the most unbeatable phones in terms of value for money, especially for young gamers. The phone is a great all-rounder till date, with a Snapdragon 845, a 4000mAh battery, 18W fast charging support, IR face unlock and a decent dual-camera setup.

Realme XT

The Realme XT was the first phone to launch with a 64MP camera in India, but make no mistake, this isn’t just a picture-clicking phone. A good all-rounder in every aspect, the Realme XT encases a 64Mp quad-camera setup, a 16MP front camera, a Snapdragon 712 SoC, up to 8GB RAM, and a 4000mAh battery with VOOc 3.0 fast charging in a premium glass body with a gradient finish.

Redmi Note 8 Pro

The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the latest in a long line of immensely popular value for money devices of the Redmi Note series. The 8 Pro brings a custom made MediaTek Helio G90T gaming chipset, a 64MP camera, a 20MP selfie camera, 6 or 8GB RAM, a 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charging, and a premium glass and metal body.

Samsung Galaxy A50s

The A50s upgrade brings new features like the 48MP camera to the already well-made Galaxy A50. The premium looking A-series phone uses the Exynos 9611 chipset and comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. There is a 6.4-inch super AMOLED display and apart from the 48MP rear triple-camera setup, the phone also has a 32MP front-facing camera.

Redmi K20

Though often considered an overpriced phone, the Redmi K20 offers great value for money and a great overall performance with a Snapdragon 730, a premium-looking glass build, 6 or 8GB RAM, a 20MP pop-up front camera, a 4000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and 48MP triple camera setup on the back.