The Best Android Smartphones under 22000 in India

by Oct 30, 2019

Smartphones have become an integral part of most of us these days and we use it for not just talking to our loved ones, but for hundreds of other activities such as watching your favorite movie, booking a cab to go to your friend’s place or for clicking pictures during your travel journey. Smartphones are equipped with some of the most advanced features such as dual cameras, Face Unlock, HD display that can make your experience with your phone a really enjoyable experience.

Additionally, the phones these days are available in various budget starting from just one thousand and can go up to one lakh or more. Here is a list of Android smartphones that are under Rs. 22000 –

The 4 Best Android Smartphones under 22000

1.

Redmi K20

Redmi K20
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.39" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6GB | 8GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

Priced at Rs. 21,999, Redmi K20 is a phone that can put other smartphones to shame owing to the advanced features it comes with. The phone comes in four different color variants and 2 storage variants viz. 64GB and 128GB. The phone has a triple camera for clicking stunning photographs, a staggering 6GB RAM and a large battery guaranteeing continuous operation.

Additional Features

  • Camera
    The phone comes with a triple camera with a Sony sensor that produces staggering images in a quality that is never seen before. The rear triple cameras of 48 MP, 13 MP and an 8MP work in tandem to make you capture and relive your favorite moments. The phone also comes with a 20MP front popup camera that lets you click excellent selfies at your favorite places in any lighting conditions.
  • Performance
    The phone comes with a Qualcomm processor and a 6GB RAM that not just guarantees a lightning-fast user experience but also makes multi-tasking look like a child’s play. Adding to this Android Pie operating system creates a seamless experience of browsing your favorite apps and files.
  • Battery
    The phone is loaded with a 4000 mAh battery and a quick charging option that ensures you do not have to worry about charging your phone often.
  • Fingerprint sensor
    The phone has an on-screen fingerprint sensor that lets you unlock the screen in a fast and secure manner.

Verdict

This phone comes with some of the best features in the market that produces excellent performance and quality pictures that make it a compelling buy. Though the phone might look a little overpriced, the features it comes with is worth the money.

What We Loved

  • Triple camera ensuring brilliant photo quality
  • Excellent performance
  • Large battery and quick charging
  • The display is vivid and sharp

What We Didn’t Like

  • No SD card slot
  • No IR Blaster
  • The in-display fingerprint sensor works little slow
2.

Vivo Z1x

Vivo Z1x
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.38" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    6GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4500 mAh

Overview

Z1x from the brand Vivo is a beautifully crafted phone that comes at a very reasonable price of just Rs.16990. Unlike Redmi K20, this phone comes in only two color variants viz. Fusion Blue and Phantom Purple and two storage variants 64GB and 128GB for those who wish to have options while purchasing the phone. This phone comes with a variety of features such as a triple camera, 6GB RAM and a 4500 mAh battery.

Additional Feature

  • Camera
    This is another phone in this list that comes with a triple camera that makes even your average photos look like it has been taken a professional photographer. There is a 48MP middle camera supplemented with an 8MP wide-angle camera and 2MP bokeh camera that lets you take photos of any kind in any conditions. There is also a 32 MP front camera that guarantees selfies at excellent quality.
  • Performance
    The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm processor along with a 6GB RAM. Now play your favorite games at high graphics without any lags. The latest operating system from Android namely Pie ensures a top-quality experience while you use the phone.
  • Display
    Vivo Z1x comes is beautifully designed and has a 6.38 inches Super AMOLED FullView Display. The highlight of the phone is 90% screen-to-body ratio that creates an immersive experience while you watch your favorite movies.
  • Battery
    The USP of the phone is its battery. A large 4500 mAh battery means a continuous run time of at least 1 day for regular users.
  • In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
    This is another phone in the list with an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor that not just makes unlocking your phone an easy task but adds to the glamour quotient of the phone.

Verdict

With almost no cons and priced at just Rs.16,990, this phone is a steal and a must-buy for everyone. At this price, it is really hard to find a phone with such features.

What We Loved

  • In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
  • Large battery
  • Vivid display
  • High performance
  • Excellent rear camera

What We Didn’t Like

  • No SD Card slot
3.

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

Realme from Oppo has started giving some tough competition to its closest competitors such as Redmi or Vivo in terms of not just the features being offered but also the price of the phones. Realme XT is priced at just Rs. 15,999 but has features such as AI quad-camera and a VOOC Flash charge that doesn’t represent the price in any means.

This phone is a delight for buyers who seek variety in a phone. It is available in 2 color variants, 2 storage variants, and 3 RAM variants.

Additional Features

  • Camera
    This phone is loaded with a never before seen quad-core camera that renders high-quality images irrespective of who clicks the pictures. The four cameras viz. 64MP, 8MP, 2MP, and 2MP lets you capture your favorite scenery as it is on the phone. There is also a high quality 16MP front camera for all those selfie lovers.
  • In-display Fingerprint Sensor
    Unlock your phone securely and quickly with the fingerprint sensor that comes in-built with the phone.
  • Performance
    The phone is superpowered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Processor that produces a clock speed of 2.3 GHz. Now operating the phone is a breezy experience as all the apps and files will load in a jiffy. Additionally, a minimum of 4GB RAM with an option of 6GB and 8GB will ensure that top quality games like PUBG will load in ease. Color OS 6(Realme Edition) operating system makes your life even easier as it creates a buttery user experience while navigating across it.
  • VOOC Flash Charge
    VOOC Flash charge lets you charge the phone in a quick manner. The 4000 mAh battery makes sure that you need not charge a lot.
  • Display
    The phone has a Full HD Super AMOLED Display in a 6.4 inches screen that creates a cinematic experience while watching your favorite videos on your phone.

Verdict

Good quality phones at such a low price seldom come. With admirable features, Realme XT is a gem in this list and is worth every penny that is quoted as its price.

What We Loved

  • VOOC Flash Charge
  • High processor speed
  • Brilliant Display
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Astounding rear quad-camera
  • SD Card slot available

What We Didn’t Like

  • Battery backup could have been better
  • Low light photography needs improvement
4.

Oppo K3

Oppo K3
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Quad 64 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB | 8GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

This is another phone from the house of Oppo that can be considered a masterpiece. Similar to Realme XT, this phone Oppo K3 is also priced at Rs.15,990 and offers multitudes of features such as dual camera and a 6.5 inches AMOLED Display. The phone is available in two color variants viz. Aurora Blue and Jade Black and in two capacity variants – 64GB and 128GB.

Additional Features

  • Display
    This phone has a large 6.5 inches AMOLED Display that renders lets you see videos and images in a quality that you wouldn’t have seen before.
  • Camera
    The phone comes with a dual-camera 12MP+2MP that lets you capture your favorite scenes from a wide variety of angles. Now take your Oppo K3 for all your travels to click everything ranging from portrait shots of your loved ones to the landscape shots of your favorite scenery. An equally splendid 16MP front camera lets you capture the selfie with your family in high quality.
  • Performance
    A 6GB RAM, a Qualcomm processor, and a 5 Stage cooling system makes it a breezy experience while browsing through your phone.
    In-display Fingerprint sensor
    This is another phone on the list that has this feature. Now unlock your phone in seconds as your finger is your password.
  • VOOC Charge 3.0
    VOOC charge 3.0 makes sure that your phone is charged in minutes. Now do not worry about forgetting to charge at night to get your phone ready for the office the next day.

Verdict

Another low-cost phone from Oppo that has left no tables unturned as far as features are concerned. With limited negatives and multitudes of positives, this phone is a true value for money purchase.

What We Loved

  • Superfast charging using VOOC Charge 3.0
  • The in-display fingerprint sensor works like a charm
  • Large screen
  • A large 6GB RAM makes multi-tasking easy
  • Both front camera and rear camera are equally good

What We Didn’t Like

  • The battery could have been improved
  • No SD card slot