India is all set to become the world’s second smartphone market by the end of 2016. This means that consumers get to choose from a wide range of mobiles available to suit any budget. Here are our top 5 mobile picks under Rs.20,000.
Asus Zenfone 2
The Asus Zenfone 2 launched in March 2015 is the world’s first smartphone offering a 4GB RAM. It has a large 5.5 inch display and runs on Android version 5.0 (Lollipop). The device is powered by either a 1.8GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3560 or 2.3GHz Z3580 processor. The 3000 mAH battery is built to last an entire day. While the camera quality is a setback, this mobile is perfect for those who like to play games and use their smartphone for heavy multi-tasking.
Moto X Play
Motorola is known for its well-balanced smartphones and the Moto X Play is no exception. The mobile has a plastic back cover with a rubbery finish that offers a good grip. The 5.5 inch full HD display offers nice viewing angles. The 21MP camera is a plus especially for a mobile in this price range. It sports a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and is definitely not for those who plan on using the phone for gaming or heavy multi-tasking. The mobile makes up for the slight flaw in performance by offering a good battery life.
Xiaomi Mi 4i
Launched in July 2015, the Mi 4i is Xiaomi’s most compact innovation. It is available in 16 and 32GB storage variants. It has a 5-inch full HD display and runs on a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor. It offers a new feature called ‘Sunlight Display’ where the light adjusts according to the level of light in your location. There is no doubt that this mobile offers top-notch performance equivalent to smartphones in the higher segment.
Lenovo Vibe S1
The Lenovo Vibe S1 is the new contender in the mid-range smartphone category. The Vibe 1 has a curved back design and is light-weight at 132 grams. The mobile features a Mediatek MT6752 chipset with a 1.7GHz octa-core processor. It has a 13MP camera on the rear and 2 front-facing cameras, one 8MP and another 2MP. This is the first phone in the world with a dual front-facing camera. Selfie enthusiasts will love this feature as they can make edits such as blurring or changing the background. It offers an impressive 5-inch full HD display and good call quality. The battery life is good and the design and performance of the phone makes it stand out from its competition.
Samsung Galaxy J7
The Samsung Galaxy J7 sports a 5.5 inch stunning Super AMOLED display. The Indian version of the Galaxy J7 is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Exynos 7580 processor. The design is similar to previous phones from the brand with curved corners and a shiny chrome rim running on the sides. Its sturdy design offers a good grip. It has a dual-SIM slot and a good battery life. The ultra-power saving mode on the phone enables enhanced battery life as it shuts down unnecessary functions.It comes with 16GB storage that can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card.
Nowadays, cellular companies are doing quite well by offering great handsets and services worldwide. Cellular solutions become ubiquitous and very important for mobile users. Most of the mobile brands offer their cellular solution in almost all cities where they work.
All the mobiles listed above are available online and offer powerful hardware and software at an affordable cost.