The festival season in India is not just a time for celebration and festivities. It is an ideal opportunity to retire the old smartphone and get a new one. Indian ecommerce giants like Flipkart, Amazon India, and others have been offering some very attractive and appealing offers on several smartphones.
Buyers looking for smartphones have a huge choice as several companies have been aggressively launching multiple interesting handsets with similar hardware and features. Hence we at MSP Gear are trying to offer some reliable information about smartphones that we think are best devices under a particular budget. In this article, let us look at some popular Android smartphones that are a great buy under Rs. 20,000: Realme 2 Pro, Redmi 6 Pro, Honor 8X, and Vivo V9 Pro
Realme 2 Pro
The Pro version of the Realme 2 smartphone launched recently. The capable Android handset from Oppo’s sub-brand, has redefined the budget Android smartphone segment just like Xiaomi Redmi Series. The smartphone packs quite a few upgrades both in terms of design as well as hardware specifications. The smartphone comes with a beautiful teardrop notch display. A powerful mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset powers the device.
The top-tier version of Realme 2 Pro is well-built but still sports an affordable price tag of Rs. 17,990 that’s well below the Rs. 20,000 mark. The smartphones gets up to 8GB of RAM, a 3,500mAh battery capacity and 128GB of onboard memory. Needless to say, it is very rare to find such specifications at such a price-point
There are several attractive offers on Realme 2 Pro, which sell exclusively on Flipkart, including 10 percent instant discount on Mastercard for first online payment, and 5 percent off for Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card. In addition to these offers, Reliance Jio offers benefits worth Rs. 4,450 & up to 1.1 TB data.
Redmi 6 Pro
The Redmi 6 Pro is the highest variant in the affordable Xiaomi Redmi 6 Series that launched a few months ago. The smartphone happens to be the only budget Android handset from a Redmi series to come with a notch. The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant of the Redmi 6 Pro is priced in India at just Rs. 10,999, while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant costs Rs. 12,999 only.
As part of the sale, Amazon India is offering several No Cost EMI options from multiple financial institutions and five percent additional discount to buyers using HDFC Credit or Debit Cards and selecting EMI option. In addition to these offers, Reliance Jio offers benefits worth Rs. 2,200 and up to 1.1 TB data.
The Honor 8X launched very recently in India. The capable Android smartphone packs Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, 4GB/6GB RAM, and up to 128GB internal storage. The unique 2+1 Dual SIM Slot allows insertion of a micro-SD card up to 400GB along with two SIM cards simultaneously. The smartphone also benefits from the Huawei-specific GPU Turbo feature. The highest variant of the Android handset launched with a price tag or Rs. 18,999, which is a very aggressive price from Huawei’s majorly online sub-brand.
As part of the inaugural sale on Amazon India, the Honor 8X buyers will get up to 1TB high speed data benefits from Airtel. The smartphone is a great buy owing to a few well-thought features like the ‘Eye Comfort Mode’ that reduces the Blue light radiation to minimize eye strain and fatigue. The device packs a 6.5-inch display that has a screen to body ratio of 91 percent.
Vivo V9 Pro
The Vivo V9 Pro comes in a single 6GB/64GB memory configuration. It packs Qualcomm 660 chipset with a dedicated Neural Processing Unit. A large 6.3-inch Full HD+ display is great for everyday use and gaming as well. The capable mid-range smartphone from Vivo costs Rs. 17,999.
The smartphone sells primarily on Amazon India. Hence buyers get the same appealing offers that are available on the Honor 8X. In fact, these are very similar devices. However, in association with Reliance Jio, Amazon India is offering Rs. 1950 cash-back and Free Premium Security Subscription.
Other Best Phones to Buy Below Rs.20,000 This Diwali
The aforementioned mid-range and affordable Android smartphones sport a very aggressive price. Although these offer a great deal of value for money, there are a few more devices that fit the description and their makers have priced them really aggressively.
The Realme 2 sells below Rs. 10,000, and needless to add, offers a great value for money. The Nokia 5.1 Plus is another such device. At just Rs. 10,999, the Nokia smartphone is a great buy. No smartphone list is ever complete without mentioning at least one device from Xiaomi. The Xiaomi Mi A2 is a very popular smartphone that sells out very quickly at most of the Flash Sales. It starts at Rs. 14,484.