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Best Budget Smartphones under 20000 in INDIA

Are you started hunting for a new Smartphone with Black Friday, Cyber Monday hot deals? Here we do favor to you and your Budget. With our freaking gadget crew, we concluded to pick 10 best budget smartphones below 20,000 in INDIA. The love for Smartphones won’t be diminished with Tablets. The features in Smartphones, Full HD, more RAM, HD Camera…Wow! with the Smartphone in your hand, be a Digirati! Worry NOT readers! we will rescue you from immense tension in choosing a right Smartphone within your budget.

Top 5 Best Budget Smartphones under 20,000INR

1. Nokia Lumia 520: Stylish Windows Phone with Brilliant Colors

This is my favourite Smartphone. I bought it, after a great struggle with my dad… read the complete story (review) of my love with  lumia (No.1 of best budget Smartphones ever). Yet! to explain in simple, it a best Budget Smartphone in INDIA. Why not, even all over mobile world of 2013.  The Recent developments of NOKIA in Smartphone Market is mindblowing. Lumia 520, is mostly the Business class Smartphone with Microsoft Office and SkyDrive in it.

Nokia Lumia 520 - One among the best MidRange SmartPhones ever.
My Smart Business champ -Lumia 520

P.S: If you are planning to buy a productive smartphone less than 10K, better go for Nokia Lumia 520.

2. HTC Desire 500: Quality with a Brand

After the Android entry, HTC mobile market faced the downfall. Among them, the HTC Desire 500 is a notable midrange smartphone with  remarkable benchmarks. If I left this, my eyeballs could see only HTC One. This HTC Desire 500, could be the better choice in Android OS powered devices for midrange budgets. The only thing I could complain is, you can unroot this Phone unlike other Samsung handsets.

HTC Desire 500 - Best One among the best Budget Smartphones in Android
Full Specifications of HTC Desire 500
Processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, Quad Core
Operating System Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS
Display 4.3 inches WVGA, 480 x 800 Pixels.
Camera Primary Camera: 8 Megapixel
Secondary Camera: 1.2 Megapixel
Connectivity  3G connectivity with wifi and gps, DLNA
Memory 1 GB RAM, 4GB Internal Memory
Battery Li-Polymer, 1800 mAh 12 hrs(3G) talk time and 435 hrs (3G) in Standby.
Price 19,000/- (in Approx.)

3. XOLO Q 1000S: Cheapest Smartphone with High-End Specifications

XOLO Q1000S, best among the good phones manufactured in INDIA. I am glad to enlist an Indian Smartphone product in the list of Best Budget Smartphones. Now, I should mention about its specifications, Wow! lots of awesome features filled android Smartphone at very cheap budget price. They are good in maintaining their product Quality even at the cheap cost. If you are not mad with Brands, surely you can buy this Smartphone. Nokia lumia 520, could be its strongest opponent.

XOLO Q 1000S - Cheapest among the best budget Smartphones
XOLO Q 1000S – Cheapest Smartphone with High-End Specifications
Full Specifications of XOLO Q 1000S
Processor 1.5 GHz, Quad Core
Operating System Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Display 5 inches HD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
Camera Primary Camera: 13 Megapixel
Secondary Camera: 5 Megapixel
Connectivity  42.2 Mbps HSDPA; 11.5 Mbps HSUPAWiFi enable, A-GPS
Memory 1 GB RAM and 16 GB Internal Memory
Battery 2500 mAh12 hrs(3G) Talk time and 425 hrs(3G) Standby.
Price 14499/- (in Approx.)

4. Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro: Best Device to Root and UnRoot!

Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro, gives the best according to its benchmarks result. Works fluid, with Cortex A5 Quad core processor. So, you can stop comparing Samsung with Micromax and XOLO. Price is not the real factor to review the product. Samsung, didn’t fail in mid-range smartphone series. This Galaxy Grand Quattro, comes with a big Brand and immense Quality. It is also best for Gaming with Adreno 203 GPU. It could be the good choice in ratio with “Performance : Quality : Price”.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro: Good Performance phone among best budget smartphones
Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro: Good Performance at right Cost
Processor 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Quad CoreGraphics Card: Adreno 203
Operating System Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Display 4.7 inches, WVGA, 480 x 800 Pixels
Camera Primary Camera: 5 Megapixel
Secondary Camera: 0.3 Megapixel
Connectivity 7.2 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
WiFi enable, A-GPS
Memory 1 GB RAM, 8 GB Internal Memory
Battery Li-Ion, 2000 mAh
11 hrs(2G) Talk time and 120 hrs(2G) Standby.
Price 15,900/- (in Approx.)

5. Micromax Canvas 4 A210: Indian Beast among best Budget Smartphones

For the first time, I find a premium Smartphone from Micromax. Indian Company, now found the way to produce a Smartphone with High-end Specifications and Great Design. The built quality is really good and sturdy for daily use. Got Amazing Apps and Games that run seamlessly. I did tested my friend’s MMX, couldn’t find any lag and stuck with playing Temple Run. 😉 Don’t complain about it’s price before experiencing its performance.

Micromax Canvas 4 A210: Indian Beast among best Budget Smartphones
Micromax Canvas 4 A210: Indian Beast among best Budget Smartphones
Full Specifications of Micromax 4 A210
Processor 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Quad Core
Operating System Android v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
Display LCD 5 inch HD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
Camera Primary Camera: 13 Megapixel
Secondary Camera: 5 Megapixel
Connectivity 42 Mbps HSDPA; 11 Mbps HSUPA
WiFi enable, A-GPS
Memory 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Memory
Battery 2000 mAh
8 hrs(2G) Talk time and 220 hrs(2G) Standby.
Price 16,499/- (in Approx.)

For Android lovers, we recommend you to buy HTC Desire 500, for its brand and Quality. Are you a Business Person, Nokia Lumia 520 is the right choice to satisfy for all your needs. Do you have any doubts in choosing a right phone to fit in your budget, add them to our comment system. We will enjoy to share our experiences for your queries. You can also share your views on any Smartphone, that could be one among the best budget Smartphones under 20,000 in INDIA [2013].

UPDATE: The new Motorola’s Moto G is really awesome for its design and functionalities at this cheap cost. It’s now coming with 8GB and 16 GB models, with the cost of 12,ooo to 13,500 INR. It will receive immediate android updates directly from Google. It has 1Gb RAM, 8Gb/16Gb internal memory, Android Kitkat version, Camera 5 Megapixel, front camera 2 Megapixel. At present, Moto G is the Best mid-range Smartphone in Android, you can buy under 20,000.


  1. kumar says:


    I want to buy a android / windows phone. 
    my requirements: 
    good processor, sufficient RAM ( or 1 GB), Dual sim supported, 3G, at least 5 mega pixel camera, flash, support for reading pdf file (if possible) 
    Good performance when play game. 
    I am looking for Sony / HTC / Samsung / Nokia ONLY. 
    My budget is Rs 12000/- 

    please suggest for the best. 

    Thank you.

  2. Then Nokia 530 is the wise choice for you. It comes with Dual Sim variant, with upgraded version of Nokia 520 that looks super cool. It also comes with Windows Phone 8.1 OS update.

    Buy at Flipkart for best deals -

  3. kumar says:

    Hi Mothi,

    I have purchased a Nokia Lumia 730 (Black) with open seal box from a mobile store in 13,600 (INR). Is it fine or will it give any issue.


  4. kumar says:

    Hi Mothi,

    in my new Nokia Lumia 730 hand set, i have not install or copy anything in phone or in memry card.
    In phone internal storage total 8 GB
    i have insert SD card 16 GB which is free.

    now when i open the storage setting of the phone.
    it show 7.24 GB used- 41.61 MB free.

    apps+games 1.03 GB used.
    videos 3.22 GB used
    system 2.90 GB
    music 12.59 M.
    podcasts 0 bytes used
    photox 33.06 MB used
    emal+messaging 47.06 MB

    SD card 16 GB free

    when i click to video:
    it show- nothing to show here.

    when there is no any video then why its occupy the 3.22 GB in phone memory

    when i click to setting in Video page, it show login with micosoft id.

    Can u tell me about this..

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