Top 5 phones under 20k in Nepal with Price and Specs

28th November 2019
"Budget phones with good performance"

Galaxy A20

Galaxy A20 is the first entry from the Tech Giant Galaxy for the budget phone under 20000. Galaxy A20, even though being under the budget phone category it packs the punch. Phone comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display  having a resolution of HD+. It also features Exynos 7884 chipset backed by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Phone also comes with dual cameras, secoundary being a  wide-angle lens allowing you to capture photos with increased field of view. Galaxy A20 comes with Android pie out of the box and has a massive 4000mAh battery. Phone is priced at Rs. 19,490.

 

 

Specifications

        ? Body : 158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm (6.24 x 2.94 x 0.31 in)

        ? Weight: 169 g

        ? Build: Front glass, plastic body

        ? SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

        ? Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

        ? Size : 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)

        ? Resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)

        ? OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI

        ? Chipset: Exynos 7884

        ? CPU: Octa-core (2x1.6 GHz & 6x1.35 GHz.

        ? Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

        ? Internal storage : 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

        ? Camera: 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF
                         5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) (Rear)

        ?Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0 (Front)

        ? 3.5mm jack: Yes

        ? Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE

        ? GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

        ? Radio: FM radio

        ? USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

        ? Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

        ? Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery.


 

Samsung Galaxy M20

Samsung are known for their high-end smartphones. But after the launch of M-series, tech giants have finally sent a decent fighter to take down budget arena. Galaxy M20 packs decent hardware and features and is proving a great match to its competitors.

Galaxy M20 comes in two variants 4 GB / 64 GB and 3 / 32 GB option but smaller 3/32GB variant can only be purchased in Nepal. Phone features  6.3-inch IPS LCD display, Full-HD+ resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels) with 2.5D curved glass on the top. It also have  Octa-core Samsung’s Exynos 7904 (2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) and comes with dual camera setup of 13MP wide-angle + 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera. Galaxy M20 is priced at Rs. 17,190.

 

 

Specification 

        ? Body : 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm (6.16 x 2.93 x 0.35 in)

        ? Weight: 186 g

        ? Build: Plastic Body

        ? SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

        ? Display Type: PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

        ? Size : 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)

        ? Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)

        ? OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo); Experience 9.5

        ? Chipset: Exynos 7904 (14 nm)

        ? CPU: Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)

        ? GPU: Mali-G71 MP2

        ? Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

        ? Internal storage : 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

        ? Camera: 13 MP, f/1.9, 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF 5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)(Rear)

        ? Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0(Front)

        ? 3.5mm jack: yes

        ? Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE

        ? GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

        ? Radio: FM radio, RDS, recording

        ? USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

        ? Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

        ? Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery


 

Redmi Note 7

Redmi Note 7 series is very popular and is one of the best selling phone in Nepal from Xiaomi . Decent specs and good ecstatic makes this phone very appealing. 

The phone features a 6.3" IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and aspect ratio of 19.5:9 making it a good phone for media consumption. . The device is powered by Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) chipset bundled with  3 GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. In the back, phone houses a dual camera setup with 48MP f/1.8 main camera and 5MP depth sensor. The phone is priced at Rs. 19,999.

 

 

Specification

        ? Body : 159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm (6.27 x 2.96 x 0.32 in)

        ? Weight: 186 g

        ? Build: Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame

        ? SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

        ? Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

        ? Size : 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio)

        ? Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)

        ? OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11

        ? Chipset: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)

        ? CPU: Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)

        ? GPU: Adreno 512

        ? Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)

        ? Internal storage : 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM

        ? Main Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF
                                   5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor

        ? Front Camera: 13 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm

        ? 3.5mm jack: Yes

        ? Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE

        ? GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

        ? Radio: FM radio, recording

        ? USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

        ? Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

        ? Battery:  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery with Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 4)


 

Realme 5

Realme is new to the market in comparision to its competitors but it is doing great and coming out with many interesting and budget-friendly phones. One such phone is Realme 5, the phone with decent hardware, good performance and good looks.

The Realme 5 features a tall 6.5-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution and 20:9 ratio aspect ratio. Powering the device is the  Snapdragon 665 chipset which is bundled with 3 or 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB internal storage. On the back of the phone is housed a quad camera setup, primary sensor being a 12MP Sony IMX386 sensor. The phone also comes with a massive 5000mAh battery. The Realme 5 is priced at Rs. 20,990 but available under 20,000.

 


Specifications

        ? Body : 164.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm (6.47 x 2.98 x 0.37 in)

        ? Weight: 198 g 

        ? Build: Front glass, plastic body

        ? SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

        ? Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

        ? Size : 6.5 inches, 102.8 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)

        ? Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)

        ? OS: Android 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0; ColorOS 6

        ? Chipset: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)

        ? CPU: Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)

        ? GPU: Adreno 610

        ? Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

        ? Internal storage : 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM

        ? Main Camera: 12 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF
                                   8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
                                   2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
                                   2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor

        ? Front Camera:13 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3", 1.12µm

        ? 3.5mm jack: Yes

        ? Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE

        ? GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS

        ? Radio: FM radio

        ? USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

        ? Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

        ? Battery:  Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery


 

Redmi Note 8

Redmi Note 8 is the newest member of the Redmi Note family and is one of the best phone in this list. It is the successor of Note 7 and is succeding the Note series well. Build quality of the phone is very premium and specs of the phone is decent making it a top phone in this budget category.

Redmi Note 8 features a  6.3″ IPS LCD display with a Full HD resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and pixel density of ~409 ppi. Powering the device is the Octa-core 11 nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and upto 128GB of internal memory. Back of the phone features a quad camera setup and  a fingerprint reader. The phone comes with 4000 mAh battery with 18W Fast Charging. The Phone is priced at Rs. 18,999 for 4/64GB.

 

 

Specifications

        ? Body : 158.3 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)

        ? Weight: 190g

        ? Build: Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5)

        ? SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

        ? Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

        ? Size : 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)

        ? Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)

        ? OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10

        ? Chipset: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)

        ? CPU: Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)

        ? GPU: Adreno 610

        ? Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) 

        ? Internal storage : 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM

        ? Main Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF
                                   8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
                                   2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
                                   2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor

        ? Front Camera:13 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm   

        ? 3.5mm jack: Yes

        ? Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE

        ? GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

        ? Radio: FM radio

        ? USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

        ? Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

        ? Battery:  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery with Fast battery charging 18W.


 

Compiled by : Biplav Gachhadar Biplav Gachhadar