5G is the future as far as the future of mobile communication is concerned. But as of now, almost every 5G phone out there in the market is a bit on the higher price side. But that won’t be the case for long as many 5G phones are about to come to the market soon, which will cost half the price of what the current 5G phones do. In this article, we have compiled a list of all these phones, which are priced below the rate of 20000 INR.
List of 5G Phones Under 20000 in India for September 2021
|5G Phones||Price in India|
|Samsung Galaxy M32 5G||Rs. 18,999|
|Vivo iQOO Z3||Rs. 19,990|
|Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G||Rs. 16,999|
|Realme X7||Rs. 19,999|
|Realme 8 5G 8GB||Rs. 16,999|
|Oppo A53s 5G 8GB||Rs. 16,990|
|Oppo A74 5G||Rs. 17,990|
|Redmi K30i 5G*||Rs. 19,999*|
* denotes that these devices are yet to launch in India. We are not entirely sure whether these devices will arrive in India or not. Pricing details are also not official information by any means.
Samsung Galaxy M32 5G
The M32 5G comes with the latest MediaTek Dimensity 720 chip, which is considerably cheaper compared to its Qualcomm counterpart making it easy for the smartphone manufacturers to spend more money on other aspects of the phone. Here we get a 6.5 inch HD+ TFT display. As for memory, we see a 6GB+128GB variant that costs Rs 20999. But you can avail flat Rs 2,000 instant discount through ICICI Credit Card and EMI which bring the effective price down to Rs 18999. We get a waterdrop notch selfie camera of 13MP (f/2.2) snapper. A 5000 mAh battery powers the device.
Vivo iQOO Z3
iQOO Z3 is a powerful smartphone at the right price. It is the company’s first affordable smartphone for the Indian market that packs Snapdragon 768G SoC. The iQOO Z3 5G is available in Ace Black and Cyber Blue colour options and priced at Rs 19,990 for the 6GB+128GB model. In terms of display, we see a 6.58-inch (2408 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD panel, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, 96% NTSC Colour Gamut, and Panda glass protection.
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G is the company’s cheapest 5G smartphone in India for Rs 20000. It packs a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD screen. The display comes with support for a 120Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. There is a 16MP camera sensor on the front for selfies. The device is equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G Processor that supports Dual 5G. The Narzo 30 Pro sports a 48MP rear camera as a primary sensor along with an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, a 2MP macro camera. The device is available on Flipkart with a Price tag of Rs 16999.
Realme X7 is launched in India with a price tag of Rs 19,999 for the 6GB RAM model. It is available on Flipkart and the Realme India website. The device sports a standard 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ panel. There is a punch hole on the top left corner of the display that bears 16MP snapper for selfies. Under the hood, we get a MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset. It is backed by a 4,310 mAh battery that offers support for 50W fast charging.
Realme 8 5G 8GB
Realme has made a name for itself when it comes to value for money devices and has launched smartphones in almost every category. The mid-range 5G device segment is a segment that Realme won’t miss out on, and we have details about the Realme 8 5G that confirms it. It features a 6.5 inch FHD+ IPS display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It houses in the mid-range best Dimensity 700, with 4GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. As for optics, we have a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP+8MP+2MP and a single front camera setup of 16MP in a notch design. We get a 5000 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. It is priced at 16999 rupees for the 8GB+128GB model. You can also buy the 4GB+128GB 5G version for Rs 15000.
Oppo A53s 5G 8GB
Oppo has announced its latest 5G device in the A lineup called Oppo A53s 5G. It arrives as the cheapest Oppo 5G phone in India with a price tag of INR 16999 for the 8GB+128GB model. If you want a 6GB version, you can grab it at just 14990 rupees. The device packs MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, a 13MP f/2.2 main camera, a 6.52-inch (720 x 1600 pixels) LCD panel, and a 5000 mAh large battery with 10W fast charging.
Oppo A74 5G
Oppo is not going to give up on the 20000 price segment either. Oppo’s A74 5G is priced under 20000 INR and it comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD panel. It packs the Qualcomm SM4350 Snapdragon 480 5G (8nm) which is the cheapest offering from Qualcomm when it comes to a 5G chip. Additionally, we get a quad rear camera with a 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP setup and a single hole punch 16MP shooter. We get 6GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. And we get a high 5000 mAh battery with an 18W fast charging adapter out of the box.
Redmi K30i 5G
We have another 5G phone offering from Xiaomi here, which could be the bigger display choice for many who want large display phones. Redmi K30i 5G features a 6.67 inch OLED display with an FHD+ resolution. This device uses the Snapdragon 765G 5G chip, which is not a slouch on performance by any means. On the back, we get a 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP quad-camera setup with a 20MP+2MP front camera setup. As for memory, we see 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The K30i 5G is expected to be priced under 20000 rupees for the Indian market.
So this is all that we know so far about these lower mid-range 5G mobile phones under 20000 that arrives in the Indian market. A couple of them have already been launched in China, but the ongoing pandemic has pushed things back a lot when it comes to smartphone manufacturing for the global market. Nonetheless, this is what you can expect as far as the budget 5G segment of smartphones is concerned. However, as mentioned above, the Indian pricing of some devices are not concrete, but we will get the devices with a somewhat similar pricing tag.