Balance is key and what these devices offer in terms of performance and features, while keeping it all within the price range.
While budget smartphones offer the bare minimum and high end devices cater to performance hunger, the sub 20,000 devices form a mid range that is a perfect balance of both performance as well as features, but at the same time there is a lot of confusion as to what to buy and what not to buy as with a few thousand Rupees more, users have access to the performance segment which certainly is better.
Yes, this is what a common buyer has in mind while buying a sub Rs 20,000 Android smartphone-we too were quite confused. So to solve all the confusion and to help our readers we present here our top 5 sub Rs 20,000 Android smartphone list. The devices featured here come from various manufacturers and offer the best of features.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play was not immediately liked by many smartphone users because of its extensive gaming capabilities and controls, but more and more gamers gradually became interested in this smartphone. Well, the price was to be honest slightly on the high side, so Sony has announced yet another Sony Playstation certified device, the Sony Xperia Neo L. Xperia Neo L is another officially certified Playstation device but without PSP like controls.
In terms of hardware the Xperia Neo L features Xperia Play-like specifications with a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a dedicated Adreno 205 graphics engine ensuring smoother and faster graphics performance. In total, 512 MB of RAM has been added to this device to keep its performance zippy, which is essential for gaming. Plus there is a bundled 2 GB memory card for additional storage. The 4 inch capacitive touchscreen makes up with its 480 x 854 pixel resolution and colour reproduction while gaming, which is perfectly complemented with brilliant sound output.
Xperia Neo L runs on Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich that has hundreds of free and paid games to choose and play. If that is not enough then users can also make use of the Playstation suite, a dedicated content store for Playstation certified devices.
Both the Sony Xperia M5 and C5 Ultra offer 2 TB expandable storage slot, Android Lollipop operating system and octa core processors.
Priced at Rs 5,999, the new Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 is the cheapest phone to have an octa core processor.
The Karbonn Titanium Mach Five offers an 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash light and a 5 megapixel front camera.
Registrations for the phone is open till mid-night, 4th August for the sale scheduled on 6th August, 12 noon on Amazon.in.
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The Dell Venue 7 3741 has SIM calling facility and it offers an Intel quad core processor.
The upcoming Coolpad Dazen Note 3, as per the company, will be the cheapest smartphone in India with fingerprint sensor.
Unlike the other variants, two of the new models of Zenfone 2 will have 2 GB RAM but brings nifty camera features.
Moto X Play will start selling from August and the Moto X Style will hit the markets in September but there is no information about their availability in India.