Moto G4 Plus
Moto G4 PlusMotorola Press Release

There are more reasons than one for major mobile phone manufacturers to foray into the market for mid-range and budget smartphones. The move is not just about penetrating emerging markets, it is also about having a sound business point of view as these devices sell like hot cakes in price-conscious countries like India. Consumers who cannot afford flagships and high-end devices have a good option in devices like the Moto G4 Plus, Samsung Galaxy J7, Lenovo Vibe X3 and several others currently available in the market as they offer impressive specifications.

In fact, most mid-range smartphones carry almost all the features seen in flagship devices, and there are dozens of such handsets available for gadget lovers.

Here are the 10 best smartphones under Rs. 20,000 that Indians can buy in June (list not in particular order):

Moto G4 Plus

Price: Rs. 13,499 for 16GB storage and 2GB RAM / Rs. 14,999 for 32GB internal memory and 3GB RAM
Display: 5.5-inch display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
Operating System: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Storage: 16/32GB internal storage, 2/3GB RAM, memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
Camera: 16MP main camera with OmniVision Pure Cel Plus sensor, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) and dual-LED flash, and a 5MP camera with wide-angle lens
Battery: 3,000mAh with Turbo charger

OnePlus X

Price: Rs. 14,999
Display: 5-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1920 pixels (441 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Operating System: OxygenOS 2.2.0 based Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Storage: 16GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
Camera: 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1/3" sensor size and 1.14 µm pixel size features, and 8MP front-snapper with f/2.4 aperture
Battery: 2,525mAh

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

Price: Rs. 15,990
Display: 5.5-inch display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Exynos 1.6Ghz octa-core
Operating System: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Storage: 16GB internal storage with memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, 3GB RAM
Camera: 13MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, autofocus and LED flash and a 5MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture
Battery: 3,300mAh

Xiaomi Mi4 (64GB)

Price: Rs. 14,999
Display: 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (441ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Operating System: Android 4.4.3 KitKat
Storage: 16GB/64GB internal memory (no microSD card slot), 3GB RAM
Camera: 13MP main camera with features like f/1.8 aperture, 1/3" sensor size and 1.12µm pixel size, and 8MP front-snapper with f/1.8 aperture
Battery: 3,080mAh

Lenovo Vibe X3

Price: Rs. 19,999
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD IPS capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vibe UI 3.0
Storage: 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
Camera: 21MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, 27mm, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and 8MP front-snapper
Battery: 3,500mAh with Quick Charging technology

Motorola Moto X Play

Price: Rs. 16,999
Display: 5.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (403 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (upgradable to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)
Storage: 16/32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card), a 2GB RAM Camera: 21MP main camera with features like f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.4" sensor size and 1.1 µm pixel size, and 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture
Battery: 3,630mAh

Lenovo ZUK Z1

Price: Rs. 13,499
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based CyanogenMod 12.1
Storage: 64GB internal storage, 3GB RAM
Camera: 13MP main camera with 1.2µm, dual-LED flash, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), Sony Exmor RS sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 5 physical lens, and 8MP camera with 1.4µm pixel and f/2.2 aperture.
Battery: 4,100mAh

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

Price: Rs. 13,999
Display: 5.2-inch HD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720x1,280 pixels (282 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Operating System: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Storage: 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM, memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
Camera: 13MP main camera with features like f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, autofocus and LED flash, and 5MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash
Battery: 3,100mAh

Lenovo Vibe S1

Price: Rs. 14,999
Display: 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a 1,080x1,920 pixels (441 ppi pixel density)
Processor: Mediatek MT6752
Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Storage: 32GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card), 3GB RAM
Camera: 13MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, and 8MP + 2 MP (DOF) front-snappers
Battery: 2,420mAh

Micromax Canvas 6

Price: Rs. 13,999
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density)
Processor: MediaTek MT6753
Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Storage: 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, memory expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
Camera: 13MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash, and 8MP front-snapper
Battery: 3,000mAh

Also read