Top 6 octa-core smartphones in India priced under Rs 20,000

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Earlier today, HTC launched the Desire 616 octa-core smartphone in India, priced at Rs 16,900. It joins a growing list of octa-core smartphones available in the sub-Rs 20,000 range from local brands. Let’s take a look at the top six smartphones powered by an octa-core processor you can buy for less than Rs 20,000.

HTC Desire 616

As mentioned above, HTC is the latest company and the only tier-one brand to have an octa-core smartphone in this list. The Desire 616 is priced at Rs 16,900 and features a 5-inch 720p display, 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. There is however only 4GB internal storage of which only around 2GB is available to the user. Thankfully there is a microSD card slot to expand the memory to up to 32GB.

Panasonic P81

The P81 has a bigger 5.5-inch display and is powered by the same MediaTek octa-core processor. It also features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2,500mAh battery. It is priced at Rs 17,100.

Gionee Elife E7 mini

Gionee Elife E7 mini, as the name suggests, is the mini variant of the flagship Elife E7 is again powered by the same MediaTek true octa-core processor. It has the smallest display in this list (4.7-inch) and also features a unique 13-megapixel rear camera, which can be rotated and used as a front-facing camera. The Elife E7 mini is priced at Rs 17,599.

Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus

Back in March, Karbonn launched a host of smartphones including the octa-core Titanium Octane Plus. Unlike the above smartphones, Karbonn’s smartphone flaunts a full HD 1080p display and a bigger 2GB of RAM. Also featured is a 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera, and is also the only smartphone in this list to run on Android 4.4 KitKat. It is priced at Rs 17,990.

Micromax Canvas Knight A350

The Canvas Knight A350 is nearly identical to the Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus in terms of specs. It too features a 1080p display, 2GB of RAM, 16-megapixel rear camera, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It however has 32GB of internal storage, and a bigger 2,350mAh battery. It is priced at Rs 18,998.

Intex Aqua Octa

The Aqua Octa was the first smartphone to launch in India that is powered by an octa-core processor. Priced at Rs 19,700, the smartphone features the biggest display here (6-inch 720p), and features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, a 2,300mAh battery and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card.

HTC Desire 616

Panasonic P81

Gionee Elife E7 mini

Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus

Micromax Canvas Knight A350

Intex Aqua Octa

5-inch 720p display 5.5-inch 720p display 4.7-inch 720p display 5-inch 1080p display 5-inch 1080p 6-inch 720p
1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core SoC 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core SoC 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core SoC 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core SoC 2GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core SoC 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core SoC
1GB RAM 1GB RAM 1GB RAM 2GB RAM 2GB RAM 2GB RAM
4GB expandable storage 8GB expandable storage 16GB storage 16GB expandable storage 32GB storage 16GB expandable storage
8-megapixel rear camera 13-megapixel rear camera 13-megapixel rear camera 16-megapixel rear camera 16-megapixel rear camera 13-megapixel rear camera
2-megapixel front camera 2-megapixel front camera Camera rotates 8-megapixel front camera 8-megapixel front camera 5-megapixel front camera
2,000mAh battery 2,500mAh battery 2,100mAh battery 2,000mAh battery 2,350mAh battery 2,300mAh battery
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.4 KitKat Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Rs 16,900 Rs 17,100 Rs 17,599 Rs 17,990 Rs 18,998 Rs 19,700