The Best Android Smartphones Under 17000 in India

by Oct 23, 2019

Gone are the days where you will find a very less number of features on the mobile phone below 20,000. Nowadays you can enjoy almost all the amazing feature of the mobile phone in this particular range. Generally mobile phone in this range has 4GB or 6GB RAM and storage capacity of 64 GB.

Some of the prominent mobile phones of this range are mentioned below:

The 5 Best Android Smartphones Under 17000

1.

Mi A3

Mi A3
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.01" (720 x 1560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4030 mAh

Overview

The mobile phone feature triple-layer Camera that comes along with a portrait mode, HDR and PDAF. The laptop comes with an internal storage of 128 GB which can be expanded to 256 GB. It uses dual SIM and has a memory of 6 GB. It comes with a one-year warranty for the device. It uses Android Pie v9.0 as its operating system and the processor is 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 octa-core. It comes along with a power adaptor, USB cable, warranty card, user manual, a back cover and SIM tray ejection tool. It has another storage variant of 64 GB.

Additional Features

The mobile phone has a face unlock option along with an in-display fingerprint scanner. Although the phone is not completely waterproof it uses a P2i coating that can protect you from accidental spills. Along with the one year warranty for the device, there are a six months manufacturer warranty for other-in box items. The phone comes with Gorilla Glass. It also contains a music player, video player, accelerometer, and e-compass. It facilitates wireless services such as Bluetooth and WiFi hotspot. Its battery power rating is 4030.

Verdict

There is no doubt that Xiaomi Mi A3 has great features, but when you compare its 6GB variant price with other mobile phones in the market then you will realize that the models even at a low cost then Mi A3 are having more awesome features. Like VIVO Z1PRO has a 5,000mAh battery which is more than Mi A3. Likewise, REALME X that comes for fewer bucks then Mi A3 has a full-screen display. The timely update that the device provides it great but is not enough to tempt the customers when you have less costly models in the market but with more specifications.

What We Loved

  • There a number of reasons to like this phone:
  • It has an elegant design.
  • A unique feature of timely updates for android.
  • A good battery life.

What We Didn’t Like

  • There a number of reasons for not like the mobile:
  • HD+ Display does not go hand in hand with price.
  • Other mobiles have better performance.
  • Rear cameras are not fit in low-light situations.
2.

Realme XT

Realme XT
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Quad 64 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB | 8GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

The Realme XT comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage capacity. The storage capacity of the model is expandable up to 256 GB. The size of the display is 6.4 inch. It makes use of a quad camera which is 64 MP+ 8MP+ 2MP+ 2MP. The front camera is 16 MP. It has Qualcomm 712 processor and a 4000 mAh battery. The model contains an in-display fingerprint sensor. The mobile would allow you to click next level photos because of its large sensor.

Additional features

The screen resolution of the device is really good that is 1080*2340. The operating system of the mobile is Android Pie 9.0. The processor core is Octa. Its primary clock speed is 2.3 Hz. It has a dedicated slot for memory card. It has an additional feature of keeping call records. The mobile phone supports Bluetooth, Infrared and GPS. It has an audio jack of 3.5mm. The touch screen type is multi-touch. It comes along with a number of sensors such as magnetic induction, proximity sensor, G sensor, Acceleration Sensor, Pedometer.

Verdict

The 64 MP Quad camera and a large sensor make the mobile phone a very good choice. It also contains 16 MP front camera, which you will love if you are buying the phone specifically for clicking the photographs. The 3D curved glass design gives a very classy look to the mobile so that it completely complements with your style. The smartphone has gorilla glass protection on both sides which ensures durability of the mobile. If you prefer to have something that is in your range and at the same time provides number of specifications than this mobile can be a great choice.

What We Loved

  • There are various reasons for which one can buy this mobile phone such as
  • Protected against accidental spills.
  • A beautiful 3D glass look
  • Durability is great.
  • 4000 mAh battery is quite good.
  • The processor is great for multitasking.

What We Didn’t Like

  • The reasons for which one should not choose this mobile phone are:
  • Does not contain a hybrid slim slot.
  • Non-removable battery.
  • The low-light videos need a bit of improvement.
  • Need to add some more features in the camera.
3.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Dual 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

The mobile phone comes with a 6 GB RAM and a storage capacity of 128 GB. Also, the storage is expandable to 256 GB. The display of the mobile phone is 6.3 inch. It uses a Li-polymer battery of 4000 mAh. It has a 48MP + 5MP camera along with a 13 GB front camera. The new model makes use of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor. It has been protected by P2i, therefore it is splash-proof.
It comes along with a brand warranty of one year and six months warranty for the accessories that come along with it.

Additional information

The processor of the phone is really very powerful and good as it allows smooth functioning. The dual rear camera that is used by the mobile phone would allow you to click awesome photographs. It allows you to take very realistic and beautiful photos even during the night, so now you can enjoy the night photography. Now video recording would also be a very special movement for you with the 4K clarity the camera offers. The FHD and dot notch display has a great resolution of 2340*1080 that would make gaming an altogether different experience for you.

Verdict

If you see that among a lot of phones that you might find under 20,000 or around 15000 Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro seems to have quite a good position, especially because of its Sony IMX586 camera that a customer would not get in mobiles of this range. Also, we cannot say that Redmi Note 7 Pro surpasses most another phone in the range and competes with the phone double its range but yes it's good enough than a lot of other mobile phones in the range. Recently the mobile phone has been in competition with models such as Galaxy M40, Vivo 21 Pro and Realme 3 Pro.

What We Loved

  • There are a number of reasons for which you will like this phone:
  • Magnificent performance.
  • The rear camera is absolutely brilliant
  • The glass finish is classy.
  • It gives you Quick charge 4.0 support.
  • It makes use of USB Type-C.
  • Good battery backup.
  • Suitable price as per features.

What We Didn’t Like

  • The reasons for which you will not consider this mobile phone are:
  • Has hybrid card slot.
  • The camera hump is not evened out.
  • Long gaming hours would heat it up.
  • The fast charger does not come properly packed in the box,
  • No access to HD streaming on Prime and Netflix.
  • Continuous ads in UI can be turned off often.
4.

Realme 5 Pro

Realme 5 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Quad 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB | 8GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4035 mAh

Overview

The new Realme 5 Pro comes with 4 GB, 6B, and 8 GB RAM. The storage capacity of the mobile phone of 64 GB for 4 GB and 6 GB variants, while it is 128 GB for the 8 GB variant. Its memory can be expanded up to 256 GB for any variant. The mobile phone is currently available in two colors crystal green and sparkling blue. The FHD display is 6.3 inch. It comes with a quad-camera of 48 MP+ 8MP+ 2MP+ 2MP. The front camera is 16 GB which is very similar to its competitors.

Additional information

The battery of 4035 mAh is quite good as compared to many other phones in the same range. The Qualcomm Snapdragon SDM712 Octa Core 2.3 GHz processor ensures that you can games very smoothly. It contains a triple card slot. The phone resolution of 2340*1080 gives you picture clarity. The mobile phone comes with a fingerprint sensor, magnetic induction sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor, and acceleration sensor. It comes with a one year warranty and six months warranty for the accessories that come along with the mobile such as handset, adapter, sim card tool, and case.

Verdict

When Realme 3 Pro, people were looking for a lot of features that the model lacked and whatever Realme 3 Pro lacked at that time, all the features have been covered in Realme 5 Pro. The elegant design, a fast processor and a very good battery life, you can get all in the Realme 5 Pro. You can shift from Realme 3 Pro to Realme 5 Pro if you want more versatile features and of course the amazing photos the quad-camera captures. Realme 5 Pro has an upper edge on competitors such as Mi A3, Vivo Z1 Pro, and Galaxy M30. Although every one of them has their own specialty.

What We Loved

  • There are a lot of reasons for which you would like to buy the phone:
  • The crystal design is very attractive.
  • Delivers trouble-free performance.
  • The camera contains diverse features.

What We Didn’t Like

  • There are other reasons for which you would not like to buy this phone:
  • The screen is dull as compared to the previous model.
  • The macro camera is average.
5.

Samsung Galaxy M30

Samsung Galaxy M30
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

Overview

The mobile phones come with triple rear camera 13MP+5MP+ 5MP. The front camera of the device is 16 MP. The FHD display of the mobile phone is 6.4 inch. It has a touchscreen with a resolution of 2340*1080 pixels although quite standard in all the phone of the range yet gives you great picture and gaming quality. Samsung Galaxy M30 comes with a 4 GB RAM and has an internal memory of 64 GB that you can extend up to 512 GB. It facilitates dual SIM. The mobile runs on Android Oreo v8.1 operating system. The octa-core processor used by the phone is also very powerful.

Additional features

The model comes with a very good battery of 5000mAh as compared to the other mobiles in the same range. It comes along with a type-C charger and lithium-ion battery charges three times faster. You will get the device with one year warranty from the company along with a six-year warranty for the accessories that come along with the phone in the box. The phone has a music player, video player, GPS, accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor and proximity sensor.

Verdict

The depth sensor of the Phone camera would be located at the top would help you take a better portrait. The battery life is extremely good that no other phone in the range can match. On the other hand, the camera quality is quite decent but you will find better phones that have high-quality cameras with diverse features in the same range. Also, the fact that it does not have a 4K recording cannot be denied. Overall the performance of the phone is good.

What We Loved

  • There are a number of reasons for which you can prefer this phone:
  • The battery life is really good.
  • Has a brilliant display.An ultra-wide camera which is unique to this range.
  • Brilliant selfies and portraits.
  • You have a dedicated microSD slot.

What We Didn’t Like

  • There are reasons for which you might not like the phone:
  • Plastic built
  • Not so good quality of the rear camera.
  • No 4K recording is available.
  • Stabilisation in 1080p is not present.
  • One can get more chipset in the same range.