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Best Android Phones Below 20000 in India 2012

Updated on April 16, 2013

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Many android smartphones are available in India below rs. 20000. The price range 20000 to 15000 is the high mid range. You can get brand new models as well as older high end models with price cut.

The under 20000 Android phone market is a tricky one. A customer spending that amount of money will certainly expect a mobile with good build quality, good performance and good specifications. They would expect to get a model close to the high end flag ships. If you want smartphones under 15000 then you shall have to reduce your expectations.

Here is a list of best below 20000 Rs Android phones from various makers like Samsung, Sony and LG. Check this list it is latest.

LG Optimus 3D

LG Optimus 3D - One of the best Android mobiles below 20000
LG Optimus 3D - One of the best Android mobiles below 20000

LG Optimus 3D P920

Price: Rs. 19,900

LG Optimus 3D is a phone with 3D stereoscopic display. The phone has a pair of 3D camera too! You can view 3D pictures directly from your mobile’s screen. Moreover, you can also take 3D images and videos too.

The specification of this mobile is as given below:

Thickness: 11.9 mm

Display: 4.3 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 8 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: Dual 5 MP + 1 secondary, 3MP 3D still capture, 1080P 2D video and 720P 3D video capture.

CPU: Dual Core Cortex- A9 (1Ghz)

GPU: PowerVR SGX540

RAM: 512 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android 2.2 Froyo

For:

· 3D – A 3D screen in which no glass is needed to view it.

· Good Hardware

Agianst:

· Android 2.2 Froyo is backdated.

Image : HTC Desire V

HTC Desire V : A Latest Under 20000 Android Phone
HTC Desire V : A Latest Under 20000 Android Phone

HTC Desire V

Price: 19,859

HTC Desire V is notable for Ice Cream Sandwich. This phone is operated by the new Google’s ICS operating system. HTC Desire V is a good phone with a large 4 inch screen and 1GHz Cortex A5 CPU.

Thickness: 9.3 mm

Display: 4.0 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 4 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: Dual 5 MP, 3MP

CPU: Cortex- A5 (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 200

RAM: 512 MB

Battery: 1650 mAh

For: Android ICS at lower price.

Against: Camera quality is mediocre

Lava Xolo Image

Lava Xolo: The first phone with Intel inside.
Lava Xolo: The first phone with Intel inside.

Lava Xolo X900

Price: Rs. 19,780

Do not lift your noses after seeing the brand name Lava. It is the first mobile of the world with an Intel chip inside. This phone is a product of Lava – Intel collaboration. The most notable thing about this phone is the intel Atom 1.6 GHz Z2460 processor and high display resolution of 1024 x 600.

Thickness:

Display: 4.03 inches, capacitive touch, 1024 x 600 pixels

Storage: 16 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: 8 MP + 1 secondary, 3MP 3D still capture.

CPU: Dual Core Cortex- A9 (1Ghz)

GPU: Intel Atom 1.6 GHz Z2460

RAM: 1GB

Battery: 1640 mAh

For

· World’s first phone with an Atom inside.

· Good performance

Against

· The brand Lava is relatively unknown

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HTC Desire S

Price: Rs. 18,400

HTC Desire original was a very popular phone. Desire S is a faster version of the the original Desire. This is one of the best phones under 20,000 rupees in India.

Thickness: 11.6 mm

Display: 3.7 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 1.1 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: Dual 5 MP + 1 secondary, 720p video capture.

CPU: Scorpion (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 205

RAM: 768 MB

Battery: 1450 mAh

OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread, upgradable to ICS.

For:

· Solid metal body.

· Good performance

· Ultrafast boot

Against:

· Low internal memory

Video: HTC Desire S Review

Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Price: Rs. 18,000

Samsung Galaxy S was an answer to Apple’s iPhone. Galaxy S Advanced is a new and better avatar of Galaxy S. The phone sports a great super AMOLED display.

Thickness: 9.7 mm

Display: 4.0 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 8 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: Dual 5 MP + 1 secondary, 720P video capture.

CPU: Dual Core Cortex- A9 (1Ghz)

GPU: Mali – 400MP

RAM: 768 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android 2.3

For:

· Super AMOLED screen

· Powerful hardware

· Extra slim

Against:

· Not upgradable to official ICS

HTC Desire S and Samsung Galaxy S Advance
HTC Desire S and Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Sony Xperia Sola

Rs: 17,990

Most of the Android phones look alike. But Sony has tried to make her devices to be distinguished from others. You can identify any Sony Xperia model from the Desires or Galaxies.

Thickness: 9.9 mm

Display: 3.7 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 854 pixels

Storage: 8 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: Dual 5 MP, 720P video capture.

CPU: Dual Core Cortex- A9 (1Ghz)

GPU: Mali – 400MP

RAM: 512 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android 2.3

For:

· Good looking

· Sony Mobile Bravia Engine for better looking images and videos

· 3D virtual surround sound

Against:

· No front camera so video chatting is a no, no.

· No ICS

· Non user replaceable battery

Image: HTC One V

HTC One V: A good phone
HTC One V: A good phone

HTC One V

HTC One V is sleek. This phone is for the high mid range section and so there is not much high end hardware in it.

Price: Rs. 17425

Thickness: 9.2 mm

Display: 3.7 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 4 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: 5 MP, 720P video capture.

CPU: Snapdragon (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 205

RAM: 768 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android ICS

For:

· Android ICS and HTC Sense combination

· Fast boot

Against

· 1GB usable internal memory

· No front facing camera

Great Phones from Sony Below Rs. 20000

Sony Xperia Sola and Go
Sony Xperia Sola and Go

Sony Xperia Go

Sony Xperia Go is such a mobile which has superb processing power, a dual core CPU with Mali 400 GPU, a killer combination. But the display of the phone is poor. But the unique selling point is its dust proof, waterproof rugged design.

Price: Rs. 17,180

Thickness: 9.8 mm

Display: 3.5 inches, capacitive touch, 320 x 480 pixels

Storage: 8 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: 5 MP, 720P video capture.

CPU: Dual Core Cortex A9 (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 205

RAM: Mali- 400

Battery: 1305 mAh

OS: Android ICS

For:

Good performance

Powerful chipset

Against:

Low display resolution

No secondary camera

Sony Xperia neo L

Price: 16,790

Do you want to test Ice Cream Sandwich? Then Sony Xperia neo L is for you. It is a decent ICS device at affordable price.

Thickness: 12.2 mm

Display: 3.7 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 854 pixels

Storage: 1 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: 5 MP, 720P video capture.

CPU: Snapdragon (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 205

RAM: 512 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android ICS

For:

· Good looking

· Android ICS at affordable price

Against:

· 1GB internal memory out of which 300MB is available to user, it is too low.

Sony Ericsson Neo V

What is new about Neo V? Nothing particular.

Price: Rs. 16,599

Thickness: 9.2 mm

Display: 3.7 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 4 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: Dual 5 MP, 720P video capture.

CPU: Snapdragon (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 205

RAM: 768 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android 2.3

For:

Decent hardware at affordable price

Against:

300 MB internal memory for user

Sony Xperia Neo L and Neo V

LG Optimus Sol

LG is one of the major manufacturers of Android phones in the world. They have their popular Optimus series. Lg Optimus sol is notable for having Ultra AMOLED display.

Price: Rs. 16,040

Thickness: 9.2 mm

Display: 3.8 inches, capacitive touch, 480 x 800 pixels

Storage: 1 +2 GB internal, 32 GB microSD supported.

Camera: 5 MP, 720P video capture.

CPU: Snapdragon (1Ghz)

GPU: Adreno 205

RAM: 512 MB

Battery: 1500 mAh

OS: Android ICS

For:

Super AMOLED display

Against:

Low internal memory

The Under 20000 Android phones List - Conclusion

These list is arranged according to price. Which one of these phones is the best is depends on you, the customer. Do you have own any one of these Android mobiles? Are you planning to buy one? Do you have any suggestions? Please let me know by your comments.

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      hiren 4 years ago

      i want to know is there GPU in any brand of micromax,karbone,xolo because in specification i didn't found its.

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      ankitmahrana 4 years ago

      best new mobile 10000 to 20000rs. only and business and onjay ka liya chaya

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      sssas 4 years ago

      all are outdated!!!!!!!!!

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      Ani 4 years ago

      motorola atrix 2 is a very good spec'd phone below 20k

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      Thank you brajeev for your kind comment.

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      Aswin Rajeev 5 years ago from Cochin, India

      Great hub!! Really informative and useful.

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      pinappu 5 years ago from India

      It would be so nice if the Chinese could sell petrol below Rs. 20 @iefox5

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      iefox5 5 years ago

      Some Chinese android phones are below 10,000.