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10 Best Smartphones Under ₹25000 in India [July 2020]

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If you are in the market looking for the best device you can get under ₹25000 then you are in the right place. ₹25000 is the range where you start getting Mid Range smartphones which lie between a Flagship and a Budget smartphone.

Previously we made a list of best smartphones under 10000,15000 in case you want to buy a budget smartphone also you can check out our list for high-end smartphones for 30000 and 40000.

Continuing the list, for this article we are looking for phones priced below ₹25,000, we made this list on our personal opinion and listed it down 9 Smartphones based on price, quality, durability, and more. We have focused more on the phone which you can buy in India and some of these might be available around the globe.

List of Best Smartphones Under ₹25000 in India

Note: If you are not living in India then don’t worry many phones that are listed here are available worldwide, and you can easily order it online. These smartphones are neither in ascending or descending order. All of them are the best in this price range depending on your taste.

We will be updating the article frequently as new phones are released and are worth including in this list, so make sure to check back again before making a choice.

1. Vivo V17

Vivo V17
Image Source – https://www.vivo.com/in/products/v17

Vivo launched the V17 and the V17 Pro smartphone a while back, and now they have introduced a device with the same name for the Indian Smartphone market. The new Vivo V17 was launched in December 2019 and comes with a fantastic set of features. The phone has a gradient glass design and comes in two color variants Glacier Ice and Midnight Ocean.

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On the front, you have a 6.44 inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels. The phone has a bezel-less design and comes with a Punch Hole display design for the front camera. The phone has a 20:9 aspect ratio and 84.9% screen to body ratio.

The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Chipset paired with the Adreno 612 GPU. The device comes in only one configuration, which is 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage. When it comes to the software, you get Funtouch OS 9.2 based on Android 9.0 (Pie).

Cameras are the main highlight of this phone. On the back, you have a quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP Ultrawide sensor, 2MP dedicated macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor.

On the front, you have a 32MP camera for clicking beautiful selfies. Other features here include LED flash and HDR support.

Here are the connectivity features of this phone Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. For security, you get an under-display optical fingerprint scanner and face unlock. Talking about the battery here, you get a massive 4500 mAh battery along with 18W fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)
Ram and Storage8GB RAM + 128GB
Display and Resolution6.44 inches (1080 x 2400 pixels)
CameraQuad Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2MP | Front 32 MP
Battery4500 mAh

2. Oppo Reno 2F

Oppo Reno 2F
Image Source – https://www.oppo.com/in/smartphone-reno2-f

The Oppo Reno 2F is a fantastic device you can buy in this range. Oppo has a couple of different devices in the Reno series, and the 2F is the most affordable one. The phone comes with an amazing design; you have a glass back with a gradient design and comes in two color variants Sky White, and Lake Green.

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On the front, you have a large 6.5 inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The display has a completely bezel-less design and comes with a pop-up selfie camera. The display also has the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection.

Powering up the device is the MediaTek Helio P70 Processor Paired with the Mali-G72 MP3 Processor. The phone comes in only one color variant, which is 8GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage. On the software front, the phone has ColorOS 6.1 Skin based on Android 9.0 (Pie).

Talking about the camera, you have a quad-camera setup on the back with a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP secondary ultrawide sensor, 2MP dedicated macro lens, and a fourth 2MP depth sensor. On the front, you have a Motorized Pop-up 16MP selfie camera. Other features here include LED flash, HDR support, and Dolby Atmos Surround sound.

Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. It has an under-display optical fingerprint scanner and Faces unlock for security and a 4000 mAh battery with 20W VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 Support.

Technical Specifications

SoCMediatek MT6771V Helio P70 (12nm)
Ram and Storage8GB RAM + 128GB
Display and Resolution6.5 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraQuad Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

3. Redmi K20

Redmi K20
Image Source -https://store.mi.com/in/buy/product/redmi-k20

Redmi has been known for launching some killer smartphones over the past few years. The new Redmi K20 was launched in June 2019 and it is a fantastic looking smartphone that packs some great features. Though the pricing of the smartphone doesn’t impress a lot of people it is still one of the best phones to buy under 25,000 Rs.

The device features a large 6.39 inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. The screen is almost bezel-less from the sides and only has a small bottom chin, thanks to the Pop-Up selfie camera the phone achieved a 91.1% Screen to body ratio. The display on the Redmi K20 supports HDR and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The K20 is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor paired with Adreno 618 GPU. The phone comes in three storage variants: 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB. While choosing the variant, keep in mind that the storage is not further expandable. The phone runs on MIUI 10 Based on Android 9.0 Pie.

The camera’s on this phone are amazing. you get a triple rear-facing camera setup with a combo of a 48MP primary sensor (Wide Angle) with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP secondary sensor (Telephoto) with f/2.4 aperture and a third 13 MP sensor (Ultrawide) with f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera also features 2x Optical Zoom, Dual LED flash, HDR, and Panorama. On the front, you have a Motorized Pop-up 20MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM Radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. In terms of security, the phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner along with Face Unlock feature.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)
Ram and Storage256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.39 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 48 MP + 8 MP + 13 MP| Front 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

4. Oppo F11 Pro

OPPO F11 Pro

The OPPO F11 Pro is one of the best looking phones in this list. It packs all the latest features and comes at a very reasonable price. It was launched in March 2019 and comes with a 6.53 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The best part about this phone is the screen. It comes with an all-screen design with 84.4% screen to body ratio and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

The phone is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 Chipset paired with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The device come in few different variants such as 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB. The phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box with ColorOS 6 Skin on top. The internal storage is also expandable up to 256GB via a shared SIM card slot.

Camera’s are also one of the major attractions here. It comes with a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor and a 5MP depth sensor. For the front camera, it has a 16MP motorized pop-up selfie camera. The device has a massive 4000 mAh battery with 20W VOOC 3.0 Fast charging technology.

The OPPO F11 Pro comes in two different color variant Thunder Black and Aurora Green. In terms of security, it has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and faces an unlock feature. Connectivity option here includes Wi-Fi 802.11, A-GPS, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.2, micro USB 2.0 and USB On-The-GO.

Technical Specifications

SoCMediatek Helio P70 (12nm)
Ram and Storage4/6 GB & 64/128 GB
Display and Resolution6.53 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 48 MP + 5 MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

5. Xiaomi Poco F1

Xiaomi Poco F1

As said in the previous article the Xiaomi Poco F1 is the best value for money smartphones you can get under ₹20000, in fact, the 128GB Storage variant of Poco F1 is also the best one you can get under ₹25000. The Phone was launched in August 2018 and featured a 6.18 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels. The screen has a notch on top and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Processor paired with Adreno 630 GPU. It comes in 3 storage and 2 RAM variant 6 GB + 64 GB, 6 GB + 128 GB, and 8 GB + 256 GB while other two variant costs more but the base variant comes well under ₹20000. It runs on Android Oreo (8.1) out of the box with Miui 10.2 Skin on top and has a 4000 mAh battery.

The cameras on this phone are also great, you get a dual-camera setup on the back with a 12 MP Primary sensor and a 5 MP secondary depth sensor while on the front it has a 20 MP camera for taking selfies. The rear camera features dual-LED flash and is capable of recording slo-mo videos. It has an IR sensor for facial recognition as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner in terms of security.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio, USB OTG, and USB Type C. Color Variant includes Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Rosso Red, and Armored Edition with Kevlar.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage6/8 GB & 64/128/256 GB
Display and Resolution6.18 inches (1080 x 2246 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 12 MP + 5 MP | Front 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

6. Vivo V15

Vivo V15

The Vivo V15 is another phone with great design. It has a shiny gradient look on the back which looks really great. This phone shares a lot of things similar to the OPPO F11 Pro, the only major difference we found was the Camera and OS. It was launched in March 2019 and sports a 6.53 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. It has an all-screen design with an 85.6% screen to body ratio. The screen here is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 Chipset paired with Mali-G72 GPU. There are two variants of this phone available, you get one with 6GB + 64GB and another with 6GB + 128GB. You can further expand the internal storage up to 256GB via a MicroSD card. The Vivo V15 has a massive 4000 mAh battery with fast charging support.

The phone features a triple rear-facing camera setup with a Combo of 24 MP + 8MP (Ultra Wide) + 5MP (Depth Sensor). For the front camera, it has a 32MP Motorized pop-up camera. The device runs on Android 9.9 Pie out of the box with Funtouch Os 9 Skin on top.

As far as the security is concerned on this phone, it has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and faces unlock feature. The phone is sold in multiple color variants Topaz Blue, Frozen Black, Royal Blue, and Glamour Red. Lastly, connectivity options here include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, FM Radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB OTG.

Technical Specifications

SoCMediatek Helio P70 (12nm)
Ram and Storage6 GB & 64/128 GB
Display and Resolution6.53 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 24 MP + 8 MP + 5MP | Front 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh

7. Nokia 8.1

Nokia 8.1

Nokia is also doing a great job by launching good smartphones in the budget segment. The Nokia 8.1 was launched in December 2018 and features a 6.18 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The screen is in a 19:9 aspect ratio and has a notch design. The screen is also protected by NEG.

Internally, the phone is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Processor paired with Adreno 616 GPU. It comes in two RAM and storage variants 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB and the internal storage is further expandable up to 400 GB via a micro sd card.

As far as the cameras are concerned the Nokia 8.1 comes with a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 12 MP primary sensor and a 13 MP secondary sensor. The rear camera also has dual pixel PDAF and OIS. On the front, it has a single 20MP camera for taking selfies. It comes in a few color variants Blue, Silver, Steel, Copper, Iron, and Steel.

The phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box with the Android One program so you get 2 years of major Android updates. It has a decent 3500 mAh battery with fast charging support and connectivity options in this phone include USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, NFC, and Type C 1.0.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage4/6 GB & 64/128 GB
Display and Resolution6.18 inches (1080 x 2280 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 12 MP + 13 MP | Front 20 MP
Battery 3500 mAh

8. Honor Play

Honor Play

Honor Play is the 2nd best performing device you can buy in this budget. It directly competes with the Xiaomi Poco F1 and features a 6.3 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen has a notch design and minimal bottom bezels.

The Honor Play comes in two RAM variant 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 64GB the internal memory is further expandable up to 256GB with a MicroSD card. It is powered by a Hisilicon Kirin 970 Octa-core processor paired with Mali-G72 GPU. Talking about software in this phone, It ships with Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box with EMUI 8.2 skin on top.

As far as the cameras are concerned on this phone, The Honor Play packs a Dual rear-facing camera setup 16 MP + 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 16 MP selfie shooter. It comes in a lot of color variants to choose from Midnight Black, Navy Blue, Violet, Player Edition Red, and Player Edition Black.

In terms of connectivity, the phone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Type C 1.0 USB, USB OTG, and FM Radio. The rear-mounted fingerprint scanner is the only security in this device. The phone has a 3750 mAh battery which is good enough and it also supports fast charging.

Technical Specifications

SoCHisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)
Ram and Storage4/6 GB & 64 GB
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 16 MP + 2 MP | Front 16 MP
Battery 3750 mAh

9. Vivo V11 Pro

Vivo V11 Pro

The Vivo V11 Pro was released in September 2018 and has a 6.41 inch Super AMOLED Display with a screen solution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has a 19.5:9 Aspect ratio screen with a waterdrop style notch on top. The back of the phone is glass and doesn’t come with any protection.

The phone is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled up with Adreno 512 GPU. It comes in few variants 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB and the internal storage is further expandable up to 256 via a MicroS card. A huge 3400 mAh battery is provided with 18W Fast charging support.

It features a dual-camera setup on the back with a 12 MP primary sensor paired with a 2 MP depth sensor while on the front it has a single 25 MP selfie shooter. The software runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch 4.5 skin on top. It comes in a lot of color variants Starry Night, Dazzling Gold, Nebula, and Supernova Red.

In terms of security, the phone has an under-display fingerprint scanner technology along with a face unlock feature. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, MicroUSB 2.0 and USB OTG.

Technical Specifications

SoCQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Ram and Storage6 GB & 64/128 GB
Display and Resolution6.41 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 12 MP + 5 MP | Front 25 MP
Battery 3400 mAh

10. OPPO F9 Pro

OPPO F9 Pro

The OPPO F9 Pro was launched in August 2018. It has a 6.3 inch IPS LCD Display with a water drop shaped notch which houses the front camera. The screen resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels and is in 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The screen also has the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.

The phone is powered by a MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60 processor paired with a Mali-G72 GPU. It comes in two variants 4GB + 64Gb and 6GB + 64GB and the internal storage can be further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card slot. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.2 skin.

Cameras on this phone are also great, it has a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 16 MP primary sensor paired with a 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 25 MP camera for taking selfies. It has a decent 3500 mAh battery with fast charging support. Few color variants like Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue, and Starry Purple are available.

It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and the face unlock feature in terms of security. Connectivity options in this phone include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, micro USB 2.0 and USB OTG.

Technical Specifications

SoCMediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage4/6 GB & 64 GB
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 16 MP + 2 MP | Front 25 MP
Battery 3500 mAh

Final Words

So there you go guys, Our list for the best smartphone you can get under ₹25,000. Now if you have a suggestion or we missed something then don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below. If you face difficulty picking up your right smartphone then there are few things you should consider Display, Camera, Software, Design, and processor.

Best bang for the bucks?

According to us the best value for money smartphones under ₹25,000 as of now will be the Redmi K20, Vivo V17, and the Oppo Reno 2F. They come with great Display, Powerful processor, and long-lasting battery. These smartphones also come with their own skinned version of Android like MIUI, EMUI.

If you are not a fan of MIUI or EMUI then you can go with Nokia 8.1 which comes with pure stock Android and in case you are looking for the best camera phone then you should take a closer look at the Vivo V17 and Oppo Reno 2F.

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Mehul Boricha
Mehul Boricha is the founder of Tech Arrival & Astute Links. He is a computer and smartphone geek from Junagadh, Gujarat, India. He is a Computer Engineer by Education & an Entrepreneur by Passion. Apart from technology geek, he is an audiophile & loves to connect with people.

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