10 Best Mobile Under Rs 25000 India 2020

Updated – 05/July/2020 – If you are looking for the best mobile to buy, I have got you covered. Let’s explore some of the best smartphones that you can buy for Rs. 25,000 or $400 in the Indian/global market

Everyone doesn’t want a cheaper phone; some people want quality and class, even if it means they to pay a little more.

Some of these are top selling on Flipkart, Amazon, and the retail market.

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10. Vivo V17 (Price Rs. 22,900)

Vivo has recently launched the new mid-range V17 that comes with a punch hole 32 Megapixel selfie camera and Quad Rear camera setup.

The primary rear camera on the V17 comes with 48 MP Sony IMX 586 sensor (f/1.8 aperture) and there is an 8 MP wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture. Additionally, we have 2 MP depth sensor and a 2 MP macro lens.

The phone is available from Flipkart or Amazon for a price tag of Rs. 22,900 and comes with 8 GB DDR4 Ram and 128 GB internal storage.

Vivo V17

Another notable thing about the Vivo V17 is the stunning design. The most useful feature is the presence of fast charging and a massive 4500 mAH capacity battery.

Key Specs for Vivo  V7

  • Screen- 6.41-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels)
  • Super AMOLED display with 20:9 Aspect Ratio. 91.3% Screen to Body Ratio. Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Notch – Punch Hole Camera
  • Processor- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675, Adreno 612 GPU, Clock Speed 2.0 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 612
  • Ram- 8 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage- 128 GB internal storage space, expandable using the micro-sd card.
  • Rear Camera-  Quad Cameras (48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2MP)
  • Front Camera – 32 Megapixel F/2.45 aperture
  • OS- Android Oreo 9.0 along with the Funtouch OS 9.2
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Battery- 4500 mAh
  • Fast Charging – YES, 18 watts
  • Fingerprint Scanner – In-Display.
  • FaceUnlock – Yes
  • Price – Rs. 22,990
  • Port – Micro-USB
  • Thickness – 8.5 mm
  • Weight – 198 grams
  • Water and Dustproof – No
  • Available on Amazon, Flipkart and Retail Stores.

Suitable for buyers looking for a Good Camera mobile, with decent front and rear cameras and also all day battery life.

You can read more about the Vivo V17 Here.

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9. Samsung A70s – Price Rs. 28,990

Samsung has recently refreshed the A-series and launched the new Samsung A70s. The Galaxy A70s comes with triple rear cameras and has a primary 64 Megapixel sensor.

Samsung Galaxy A70s

Powering the device is the mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Octa-Core processor and the Adreno 612 GPU.

Also, it comes with Impressive Triple cameras and a 32 MP front selfie camera to capture great images. Further, the phone has a large Super AMOLED display with 6.7 Inch screen size and offers 2400*1080 pixels with a 19.5:9 ratio with 409 ppi density.

It runs on the Samsung One UI and comes with Android Pie 9.0. The Battery life is also great and has a massive 4500 mAH capacity battery.

Key Specs for Samsung Galaxy A70s

  • Screen- 6.7-inch AMOLED FHD+ IPS LCD display with 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio.
  • Notch Present – Water-Drop Notch.
  • Processor- Octa-Core Snapdragon 675 Processor with 2.0 GHz Maximum Clock Speed.
  • GPU – Adreno 612
  • Ram- 6 GB
  • Storage- 128 GB internal storage space, expandable.
  • Rear Camera- 64MP (F1.8) + 5MP (F2.2) + 8MP (F2.2), Night Mode and 4K video recording support.
  • Front Camera – 32 Megapixel F2.0 aperture
  • OS- Android Pie 9.0 along with the Samsung One UI.
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Battery- 4500 mAh
  • Fast Charging – YES, 18 Watts
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes, Side Mounted
  • FaceUnlock – Yes
  • Price – Rs. 28,990
  • Port – USB TYPE C
  • Thickness – 7.9 mm
  • Weight – 188 grams
  • Water and Dustproof – No
  • Available on Amazon, Flipkart, Samsung Official Website.

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8. Oppo Reno 2Z – Price Rs. 25,999

Oppo is doing great with the new Oppo Reno series in India and the Reno 2Z offers high-end features for a price tag of Rs. 25,999.

Also, there is Oppo Reno 2F available for Rs. 23,990.

Both phones come with similar specs and design. The key difference is the processor and higher storage on the Reno 2Z; the Reno 2F comes with MediaTek Helio P70 whereas the Reno 2Z comes with Helio P90. The P90 is about 20% faster than the P70.

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Further, the Reno 2Z comes with Quad rear cameras and a Pop-Up Selfie camera with a 16 MP lens.

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OPPO RENO 2Z

Key Specs for Oppo Reno 2Z

  • Screen- 6.5 -inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels)
  • Super AMOLED display with 20:9 Aspect Ratio. 91.8% Screen to Body Ratio. Gorilla Glass.
  • No Notch
  • Processor- Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P90 with 2.2 GHz Clock Speed, MG 9XM-HP8 970MHz.
  • Ram- 8 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage- 256 GB internal storage space, Expandable using a dedicated memory card.
  • Dedicated Micro-SD Card Slot – Yes
  • Rear Camera-  Quad Cameras (48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2MP)
  • Front Camera – 16 Megapixel F/2.0 aperture
  • OS- Android Oreo 9.0 along with the Color OS 6.1
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Battery- 4000 mAh
  • Fast Charging – Super Fast VOOC Charging
  • Fingerprint Scanner – In-display.
  • FaceUnlock – Yes
  • Price – Rs. 25,999
  • Port – Micro-USB Port
  • Sound – Dirac AMP.
  • Thickness – 8.7 mm
  • Weight – 195 grams
  • Water and Dustproof – No
  • Available on Amazon, Flipkart and Retail Stores.

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7. Asus Zenfone 5Z – Price Rs. 21,999

Asus Zenfone 5Z is now available in the Indian market for Rs. 18,999 (after recent price cuts) for the 6 GB Ram and 128 GB storage. You can even buy the 8 GB Ram and 256 GB storage version for Rs. 21,999.

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Some of the key highlights for the Asus Zenfone 5Z are Great Performance ( it is powered by the top of the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor), Great Dual Rear Cameras, Beautiful design, and excellent user experience.

The Phone is ideal for those looking for a premium build quality and super-fast performance and great camera quality. I have done a detailed review of the Asus Zenfone 5Z, that you can check here.

Key Specs for Asus Zenfone 5Z

  • Design – Metal and Glass
  • Screen- 5.99 -inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with 2246*1080
  • Corning Gorilla Glass – Yes
  • Aspect ratio – 18.7:9 ratio & 402 pixel density.
  • Notch Present – Yes
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-Core Processor With Maximum Clock Speed of 2.8 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 630 GPU.
  • Ram- 6 GB
  • Storage- 64/128/256 GB internal storage space, expandable using micro-sd card.
  • Rear Camera- Dual 12 MP (f/1.8 aperture+ 8 MP(f/2.0 aperture) cameras with 4K video recording support. OIS Support – Yes.
  • Front Camera – 8 Megapixel F2.0 aperture
  • OS- Android Oreo 8.1 along with the Zen UI 5.1
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Battery- 3300 mAh
  • Fast Charging – YES, Comes with Fast Charging Support 18 Watts Charger
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes, Rear Mounted
  • FaceUnlock – Yes
  • Price – Rs. 29,999
  • Port – USB TYPE C
  • Thickness – 7.9 mm
  • Weight – 155 grams
  • Water and Dustproof – No
  • Available on Flipkart Website.

6. Xiaomi POCO F1 – Price Rs. 18,999

Xiaomi redefined the flagship pricing with the launch of the new POCO F1 mobile in India on 22 August 2018. The mobile will go on sale on Flipkart starting 29th August at 12:00 pm.

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It comes in 4 variants: and the lost one offers 6 GB ram and has 64 GB storage.

  • POCO F1 – 6 GB Ram + 128 GB Storage – Rs. 14,999.
  • Highest Variant – 8 GB Ram + 256 GB Storage – Rs. 18,999.

The POCO F1 is the cheapest smartphone in the world to come with the Flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and apart from having supreme performance it has incredible battery life (4000 mAH), and great dual rear cameras and even a stunning selfie camera.

Key Specs for Poco F1

  • Design – Poly-carbonate Design
  • Screen- 6.18 -inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with 2246*1080
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 – Yes
  • Aspect ratio – 18.7:9 ratio & 401 pixel density.
  • Notch Present – Yes
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-Core Processor With Maximum Clock Speed of 2.8 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 630 GPU.
  • Ram- 6 GB
  • Storage- 64/128/256 GB internal storage space, expandable using the micro-sd card.
  • Rear Camera- Dual 12 MP (f/1.9 aperture+ 5 MP(f/2.0 aperture) cameras with 4K video recording support. EIS – YES, OIS – No
  • Front Camera – 20 Megapixel F2.0 aperture
  • OS- Android Oreo 8.1 along with the MIUI 9.5 and POCO Launcher.
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Hybrid Dual Sim.
  • Battery- 4000 mAh
  • Fast Charging – YES, Comes with Fast Charging Support.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes, Rear Mounted
  • FaceUnlock – Yes comes with an Infra-red sensor.
  • Price – Rs. 20,999
  • Port – USB TYPE C
  • Thickness – 8.8 mm
  • Weight – 180 grams
  • Water and Dustproof – No
  • Available on Flipkart Website.

The only major con is that you may not be able to buy it in the flash sales.

5. Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro – Price Rs. 24,999

Xiaomi Redmi K20 and the K20 Pro are both good options under Rs. 25,000. The Redmi K20 is available for Rs. 19,999 for the 6 GB Ram and 64 GB Storage version and the K20 Pro comes with 6 GB ram and 128 GB storage.

You can read more about the Redmi K20 in Best Phones under 20K.  

The Redmi K20 PRO comes with a 6.39 Inches, Super AMOLED Panel and has an FHD+ display (2340*1080 pixel resolution).

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The Super AMOLED display offers an excellent experience for watching videos and reading the text. But in this price range, we mostly expect phones to have an FHD+ display.

You can play all the games on this phone at high or ultra settings such as Fortnite, PUBG, Asphalt 9.

The Redmi K20 Pro comes with a glass body and has triple rear cameras with 48 MP primary rear camera and a 20 MP Selfie camera.

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Redmi-K20-Pro-Image-Camera-Details

It runs on the MIUI 10.0 UI and also has the Android Oreo 9.0 OS.

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The Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro comes with the fastest processor available in the market – Snapdragon 855 and the Adreno 640 GPU.

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Addtionally, we have 4000 mAH capacity battery for all day use and comes with a 18 Watts Charger.

Key Specs for Xiaomi Redmi K20 PRO

  • Design – Metal and Glass
  • Screen- 6.39 -inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with 2340*1080
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 – Yes
  • Aspect ratio – 20:9 ratio & 402 pixel density.
  • Pop-Up Selfie Camera
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core Processor With Maximum Clock Speed of 2.8 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 640 GPU.
  • Ram- 6/8 GB
  • Storage- 128/256 GB internal storage space, not expandable.
  • Triple Rear Camera-48 MP Sony IMX 586 with f/1.8 aperture, 13 MP ultra-wide camera, 8 MP Telephoto lens.
  • Front Camera – 20 Megapixel F2.0 aperture
  • OS- Android Pie 9.0 along with the MIUI 10.
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Battery- 4000 mAh
  • Fast Charging – YES, Comes with Fast Charging Support 18 Watts Charger
  • Fingerprint Scanner – In-display 7th Gen.
  • FaceUnlock – Yes
  • Price – Rs. 24,999
  • Port – USB TYPE C
  • Thickness – 8.8 mm
  • Weight – 191 grams
  • Available on Flipkart Website.

Related Article – 10 Best Selling Smartphones Under Rs. 20,000. 

4. Vivo V17 PRO – Price Rs. 27,990

Vivo has recently launched the Vivo V17 Pro and the phone is available for Rs. 27,990 with 8 GB Ram and 128 GB storage.

Vivo V17 Pro
Vivo-V17-PRO

The key highlight of the device is the Dual Pop-up selfie camera with 32 MP + 8 MP and the Quad rear camera setup.

The device flaunts a massive 6.44-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels with a pixel density of 400 PPI.

Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Octa-Core processor with a maximum clock speed of 2.0GHz, and comes with the Adreno 612 GPU.

Fueling the device is a 4100 mAh non-removable battery, and comes with Dual engine charging. It is one of the best selfie camera mobiles in this price range.

Key Specs for Vivo V17 PRO

  • Display – 6.44 -inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with 2400*1080
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 – Yes
  • Aspect ratio – 20:9 ratio & 402 pixel density.
  • Dual Pop-Up Selfie Camera
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Octa-Core Processor With Maximum Clock Speed of 2.0 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 612 GPU.
  • Ram- 8 GB
  • Storage- 128 GB internal storage space, not expandable.
  • Triple Rear Camera- 48 MP Sony IMX 586 with f/1.8 aperture, 13 MP ultra-wide camera, 8 MP Telephoto lens + 2 MP depth.
  • Front Camera – 32 MP + 8 MP Megapixel F2.0 aperture
  • OS- Android Pie 9.0 along with the fun touch OS 9.2.
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE/VOLTE (Dual VOLTE Support)
  • Battery- 4100 mAh
  • Fast Charging – YES, Comes with Fast Charging Support 18 Watts Charger
  • Fingerprint Scanner – In-display.
  • FaceUnlock – Yes
  • Price – Rs. 28,999
  • Port – USB TYPE C
  • Thickness – 9.8 mm
  • Weight – 202 grams
  • Available on Flipkart Website.

3. Samsung Galaxy S9 – Price Rs. 29,990

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be a year old but it is still one of the best flagship phones that you can buy in India. The S9 comes with a Super AMOLED 5.8-inch display with 2960 x 1440 Pixels resolution having 535 PPI pixel density. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

The key highlight of the mobile is its 12-megapixel variable aperture lens (f/1.5 – f/2.4) single rear camera with OIS support. Further, it can record stable 4K videos and can capture decent low light images. For selfies, we have got an 8 MP front camera.

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Further, it runs on Samsung Exynos 9810 Octa-Core processor with 2.7 GHz clock speed.

The phone packs with 4 GB and 64 GB of internal storage expandable up to 256 GB via hybrid microSD card.

Key Specs for Samsung Galaxy S9

  • Screen – 5.8-inch Super Amoled Display.
  • Resolution – 2960*1440 pixels (~535 PPI).
  • Processor – Samsung Exynos 9810 Octa-Core Processor 2.7 GHz.
  • RAM –  4 GB
  • Storage – 64 GB internal storage expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card.
  • Rear Camera – 12 MP, f/1.5 aperture size, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash.
  • Front selfie camera – 8-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture
  • OS – Android 9.0 Pie With Samsung One UI.
  • Fingerprint scanner – Yes, Rear Mounted.
  • Connectivity – Dual sim 4G with VOLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth.
  • Battery – Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.
  • Thickness – 8.5 mm
  • Weight – 163 grams
  • Price – Rs. 29,990

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2. Apple iPhone 7 – Price Rs. 27,999

The Apple iPhone 7 is now a couple of years old but it is still a good option if you want an iPhone in the 25k-30k price range.

The iPhone 7 is really lightweight (138 grams) and compact in size. You will get the latest Apple software and OS on this device and the performance is also fast. The noticeable con is average battery life and a large bezel display. 

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Key Specs for Apple iPhone 7

  • Screen – 4.7-inch IPS LCD Display.
  • Resolution – 1334 x 750 Pixels (~367 PPI).
  • Processor – Apple A10 Fusion Processor
  • Storage – 32 GB internal storage non expandable.
  • Rear Camera – 12 MP, f/1.8 aperture size, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash.
  • Front selfie camera – 7-megapixel, f/2.0 aperture
  • OS – IOS 13
  • Fingerprint scanner – Yes, at the front.
  • Connectivity – Single sim 4G with VOLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth.
  • Thickness – 7.1 mm
  • Weight – 138 grams
  • Price – Rs. 27,990

1. Realme X2 Pro – Price Rs. 29,990

The Realme X2 Pro is one of the most powerful devices that you can buy for Rs. 29,990.

The phone offers 8 GB RAM, 6.5-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) Super AMOLED display & Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, along with Adreno 640 GPU.

The key highlight of the device is 50 Watts charging which can fuel it in 32 minutes from 0-100. Also, there is a Quad – Rear camera setup with a primary 64 MP lens.

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Realme-X2-PRO

Key Specifications Realme X2 Pro:

  • Display : 6.5-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) Super AMOLED display, (~423 PPI)
  • Chipset: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus clocked at 2.9 GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: Android OS, v9.0 (Pie), Color OS 6.1
  • Storage: 128 GB internal storage, non-expandable
  • Primary Camera: Quad Rear camera with  64 MP + 13MP Telephoto + 8 MP Ultra-Wide and 2 MP depth camera
  • Secondary Camera: 16 MP Selfie camera, f/2.0
  • Sim: Dual Sim, Dual VOLTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes, In-Display
  • Battery Capacity: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
  • Fast Charging – 50 Watts
  • Weight: 199 grams
  • Thickness: 8.7  mm
  • Price – Rs. 29,990

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New Additions

Samsung Galaxy A31 (New Addition)

The new Galaxy A31 is the latest offering from the South Korean company. It comes with a massive 5000 mAH capacity battery, a 6.4 inch Super AMOLED display, and Quad-Rear cameras.

Samsung Galaxy A31

Also, it has an in-display fingerprint scanner that helps you unlock the device quickly.

The Galaxy 31 comes with 6 of DDR4 Ram and also has a massive 128 GB internal storage that you can expand up to 512 GB using the micro-sd card slot.

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Key Specs For Samsung Galaxy A31

  • MediaTek Helio P65 Octa-Core Processor
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Internal Storage
  • Quad-Rear cameras –
  • 48MP+8MP+5MP+5MP
  • 20 MP Selfie camera
  • 6.4 inch Super AMOLED FHD+ Display
  • Android 10 OS (Samsung UI 2.0)
  • 5000 mAH Capacity battery
  • 15 Watts Fast Charging
  • Thickness – 8.6 mm
  • Weight – 185 grams
  • Price – Rs. 21,999

Pros – Camera, User Experience, Good Brand, Large Storage, Ram, Great Display, and Amazing Battery Life.
Cons – Not the best for high-end Pro gaming, okay for casual gaming.

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Vivo V19 (2020)

Vivo has launched the new Vivo V19 on 12th May in India and is available for purchase for Rs. 27,990 for the 8 GB ram and 128 GB storage version. The higher storage (256 GB + 8 GB ram) version will set you back by Rs. 31,999.

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The phone is available in mystic black and bluish silver color.

The smartphone boasts of a 6.44 inch Super AMOLED display with 2400×1080 (FHD+) pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio.

The display comes with Corning Gorilla 5 and even the rear glass panel is also protected.

Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz and coupled with 8 GB of RAM. Also, it has the Adreno 618 GPU which is fine for Gaming. The processor is not the fastest in this price range and is typically found on phones in 15k price range.

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Vivo-V19

The smartphone comes with 128/256 GB inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 256 GB using a dedicated microSD card.

Further, it has an in-display Fingerprint scanner and also has features such as NFC, 4G VoLTE, and a USB Type C port. However, It lacks 5G connectivity.

Let’s talk about the key highlight feature – Quad Rear Cameras. The V19 comes with a 48-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel, wide-angle (f/2.2), and the remaining two cameras are 2 MP (depth) + 2MP (macro).

On the front side, it has a whopping 32-megapixel (f/2.0) and an 8 MP selfie camera for clicking detailed selfies. The camera also boasts of superior night selfies and super-wide-angle shots for taking group selfies.

Further, the Vivo V19 runs on Android 10.0 Oreo along with the Funtouch OS 10 skin.

Lastly, the device comes with a large 4500 mAh non-removable battery, which should last all day on a single charge. It comes with a 33 Watts fast charger

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62 Replies to “10 Best Mobile Under Rs 25000 India 2020

  1. hello,i want to buy a budget smartphone under 25000.
    i made a requirement list as follows,
    -stock android experience(almost)
    -performance(some gaming,daily tasks and browsing)with ease
    -camera(atleast outdoor environment with good lighting)
    -battery(for throughout the day)
    -build(not necessary)
    -if possible then AMOLED display too
    please help me out.
    thank you…

  2. hii..i m really confused about some good quality phones..can u tell me which one is best???
    1>oppo f1s
    2>j7 prime
    3>oneplus two
    4>htc x9
    5>htc m9
    6>htc 828
    actually i m looking for
    1>good battery backup 2>best camera quality 3>processor 4> wat i can use 4 long time

    1. If you are willing to spend this much go for Oneplus 3 , or around 20K can buy the Oppo F1s, Samsung On Nxt (recently launched) or can also check the Zuk Z2 Plus. HTC are good but again not value for money.

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