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Best Camera Phone under 20000 In 2021

By Staff | Updated: April 9, 2021 10:03 AM IST

The year 2021 has brought some of the best camera phones under 20000. Although the Coronavirus pandemic has hardly hit every market. But Smartphone makers have found their way to launch the best phone in India and all over the world. These days many mobile phones are emerging strongly in the Indian smartphone market. These phones are equipped with great camera features, powerful battery capacity, strong processor, and many other interesting features. The trend of 64MP and 48MP cameras is becoming quite popular in the mid-range segment. Companies like Poco, Motorola, Oppo, and Samsung have launched their best camera phone under the 20000 segments. These phones can also be considered as the best phone under 20000 in India in 2021. So, if you are planning to get a new phone with a good camera quality and your budget is less than 20,000, then you still have plenty of options. If you also like to do photography, but unable to afford the DSLR, then we have brought some special smartphones for you, which costs less than 20000 in India. The cameras of these smartphones are no less than a professional DSLR. The Indian smartphone market is currently witnessing the biggest changes in the budget and mid-rand segments. All smartphone companies are launching phones with premium features with consistently aggressive prices in both these segments. There are various budget phones available in the market which comes with the quad-camera setup, big battery, super-fast charging support, and punch-hole display design. Our experts have compiled a list of best camera phones under 20000 in India in 2021. These smartphones are budget-friendly and will suit your personality very well.

Realme 8 Pro 17999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

108MP+8MP+2MP+2MP

camera

4500mAh

battery

Realme 8 Pro is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor and runs on Realme UI 2.0 is based on Android 11. The smartphone is launched with 6.40-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels. It is launched with two variants including 6GB+128GB which is priced at Rs 17,999 and 8GB+128GB which is priced at Rs 19,999 in India. As far as the camera features are concerned, the company has given quad rear camera setup in Realme 8 Pro which packs a 108-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.88 aperture; an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.25 aperture; a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. For clicking beautiful selfies and video calling, there's a 16-megapixel front camera with an f/2.45 aperture. To power the phone, there's a 4500mAh battery which  supports proprietary fast charging. It is launched in Illuminating Yellow, Infinite Black, and Infinite Blue color options. The Realme 8 Pro measures 160.60 x 73.90 x 8.10mm and weighs 176.00 grams. Connectivity options on the Realme 8 Pro include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max 18999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

108MP+5MP+8MP+2MP

camera

5020mAh

battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro specifications are same as Redmi Note 10 Pro except the smartphone gets 108 megapixel primary SAMSUNG HM2 camera sensor in its back camera setup. Redmi Note 10 Pro Max runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 11 and is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732g chipset. The smartphone has a 6.67-inch full-HD + super AMOLED display with 120Hz Refresh Rate. The display is protected by TüV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification and includes Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Layer. In terms of camera, the company has given quad rear camera setup in this smartphone which includes 108 megapixel primary SAMSUNG HM2 camera, 5-megapixel super macro shooter, 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens and 2-megapixel Depth sensor. Apart from this, the phone's camera comes equipped with Advance Camera FEATURES such as Night Mode 2.0, Vlog Mode, Magic Clone Mode, Long Exposure Mode, Video Pro Mode and Dual Video Mode. For clicking beautiful selfies and video calling, the mobile phone has 16-megapixel front camera. Redmi Note 10 Pro Max is associated with LPDDR4X RAM up to Adreno 618 GPU. Connectivity options include 4G VOLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS, Infrared (IR), USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. The company has given 5,020mAh batteries with 33W Fast Charging Support. Redmi Note gives UFS 2.2 storage up to 10 128GB, which can be extended to 512GB through dedicated slot. The smartphone is launched in three storage variants including 6GB+64GB which is priced at Rs 18,999, the second is 6GB+128GB which is priced at Rs 19,999, and third is 8GB+128GB which is priced at Rs 21,999 in India.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro 15999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

64MP+5MP+8MP+2MP

camera

5020mAh

battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 11 and is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732g chipset. The smartphone has a 6.67-inch full-HD + super AMOLED display with 120Hz Refresh Rate. The display is protected by TüV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification and includes Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Layer. In terms of camera, the company has given quad rear camera setup in Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro which includes 64-megapixel primary Samsung Isocell GW3 sensor, 5-megapixel super macro shooter, 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens and 2-megapixel Depth sensor. The rear camera setup also includes 2x zoom support. For clicking beautiful selfies and video calling, the mobile phone has 16-megapixel front camera. Redmi Note 10 Pro is associated with LPDDR4X RAM up to Adreno 618 GPU. Connectivity options include 4G VOLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS, Infrared (IR), USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. The company has given 5,020mAh batteries with 33W Fast Charging Support. Redme Note gives UFS 2.2 storage up to 10 128GB, which can be extended to 512GB through dedicated slot. The smartphone is launched in three storage variants including 6GB+64GB which is priced at Rs 15,999, the second is 6GB+128GB which is priced at Rs 16,999, and third is 8GB+128GB which is priced at Rs 18,999 in India.

Realme Narzo 30 Pro 16999

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Dimensity 800U 5G

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

48MP+8MP+2MP

camera

5000mAh

battery

Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G works on Android 10 based on Realme UI. It has a 6.5-inch full-HD + with resolution of 1,080x2,400 pixels. The display has a 20: 9 aspect ratio and a 120Hz refresh rate. Talking about the camera, the smartphone has triple rear camera setup which includes 48 megapixels with f / 1.8 lens primary sensor, 8 megapixels with ultra-wide-angle-lens, and 2 megapixel macro camera. The company has given 16 megapixel camera for video calling and selfie. Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G is powered by octa-core MediaTek Dimension 800U processor along with 8 GB LPDDR4X RAM. The phone comes with 5,000 mAh battery capacity with 30 W Dart Charge fast charging support. Talking about sensors, it includes accelerometer, ambient light, gyro, magnetometer and a proximity sensor. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.  For connectivity, it has 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth V5.1, GPS / A-GPS and USB Type-C port

Nokia 5.4 13999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

48MP+5MP+2MP+2MP

camera

4,000mAh

battery

Nokia 5.4 comes with a 6.39-inch HD+ punch hole display with a resolution of 720×1560 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor and runs on Android 10 which can be upgradeable to Android 11. Nokia 5.4 comes in two variants of 4GB+64GB which is priced at Rs 13,999 and 6GB+64GB which is priced at Rs 15,499. The internal storage is expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card slot. Talking about the camera features, the Nokia 5.4 is equipped with quad rear cameras of 48-megapixels sensor, a 2-megapixel depth camera, 5-megapixels ultra-wide camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It supports LED flash as well. The front camera is 16-megapixels, which is included in the punch hole. The mobile phone is powered by 4,000mAh battery and supports 10W fast charging. Nokia 5.4 measures 160.97×75.99×8.7mm and weighs 181 grams. Sensors on the device include an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, biometric face unlock, and rear fingerprint sensor. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone supports 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/AGPS, and GLONASS, BDS, and Galileo

Realme X7 19999

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Dimensity 800U Processor

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

64MP+8MP+2MP

camera

4310mAh

battery

Realme X7 has a 6.4-inch full HD + Super AMOLED display with 1080x2400 pixel resolution. MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset has been given in this phone with up to 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. There are three cameras on the rear panel of the phone. These include an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens with a 64-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. The phone has a 16 megapixel camera for selfie. The 6GB + 128GB variant of Realme X7 5G is priced at Rs 19999. At the same time, the price of its 8GB + 128GB storage variant has been fixed at Rs 21,999. This phone has been launched in Nebula and Space Silver color options

Vivo Y31 16490

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 662

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

48MP+2MP+2MP

camera

5000mAh

battery

Vivo Y31 features a 6.58 inch Full HD Plus LCD IPS display with a resolution of 2408 × 1080 pixels. The company has given a 5000 mAh battery in this phone with support for 18 Watt fast charging. The body of the phone is plastic and weighs 188 grams. Apart from this, Vivo Y31 is powered by Snapdragon 662 processor, 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. For connectivity, the company has given Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, USB OTG, USB Type-C, FM radio, 3G, and 4G. The 6GB+128GB storage variant of Vivo Y31 starts from Rs 16,490 in India. Talking about the camera, Vivo Y31 has a 48 megapixel AI triple rear camera setup in which the main lens is 48 megapixels, the second lens is 2 megapixels and the third lens is 2 megapixels. The phone has a 16-megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling. Features like Night, Portrait, Live Photo, Slow Motion will be available with the camera. Electronic image stabilization will also be available with the camera. The smartphone is launched in Ocean Blue and Racing Black colours. There are various sensors given in Vivo Y31 including accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor

Poco X3 16999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

64MP + 13MP +2MP +2MP

camera

6,000mAh

battery

The Poco X3 runs on Android 10 based MIUI 12. The phone has a 6.67 inch Full HD + display, which has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor and up to 8 GB of RAM. There are 4 cameras in the rear of Poco X3. These include 64 megapixel primary and 13 megapixel secondary sensors along with two other 2 megapixel sensors. A 20-megapixel selfie camera has been given in the punch-hole cutout in the front of the phone. This smartphone has up to 128 GB internal storage, which can be increased to 256 GB with a micro-SD card. The phone has a 6,000mAh battery with 33 watt fast charging. Fingerprint scanner is found on the side of the phone.

The base variant of Poco X3 with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage is priced at Rs 16,999. The variant of 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage of the phone is priced at Rs 18,499, while the variant with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage is priced at Rs 19,999.

Vivo Y51A 17990

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 662

CHIPSET

8GB

ram/storage

48MP + 8MP + 2MP

camera

5000mAh

battery

Vivo Y51A is powered by Android 11 based Funtouch OS 11. Apart from this, it has a 6.58-inch full HD Plus display with a resolution of 1080x2408 pixels with a quality LCD. Talking about the processor, it is equipped with Snapdragon 662 processor, 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage, which can be increased to 1 TB with the help of memory card. Vivo has given a 5000mAh battery in this phone with support for 18W fast charging. Apart from this, it has dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port and fingerprint sensor in power button. The Vivo Y51A has a triple rear camera with a main lens of 48 megapixels with an aperture f / 1.79, while the second lens is 8 megapixels ultra wide and the third lens is a 2 megapixel macro lens. The camera has features such as portrait, photo, video, panorama live photo and slow motion. For the selfie, it has a 16 megapixel lens in front camera. Vivo Y51A has been introduced in the same storage and RAM variant, which costs Rs 17,990. This phone can be purchased with 128 GB of storage with 8 GB of RAM. The Vivo Y51A will be available in Titanium Sapphire and Crystal Symphony Color Variants

Poco M2 10999

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Media Tek Helio G80

CHIPSET

6GB

ram/storage

13MP +8MP +5MP + 2MP

camera

5000mah

battery

Poco M2 has MIUI UI which is based on Android 10. Apart from this, the phone has a 6.53 inch Full HD Plus display, which has a resolution of 1080x2340 pixels. Protection of Gorilla Glass 3 has been given on the display. The phone has a MediaTek Helio G80 processor with Mali G52 GPU graphics support. Poco M2 will get up to 128 GB of storage with 6 GB of RAM. Talking about the connectivity, this phone will have Wi-Fi, dual VoLTE support, 4G, Bluetooth v5.0, IR blaster, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack and USB Type-C port. Poco M2 has a 5000mAh battery that will support 18W fast charging. This phone will get a quad camera setup in which the main lens is 13 megapixels, while the second lens is an 8 megapixel ultra wide angle lens. The third lens in the phone is a 5 megapixel macro and the fourth lens is a 2 megapixel depth sensor. There will be an 8 megapixel front camera of selfie.

The starting price of Poco M2 is Rs 10,999. At this price, 64 GB storage variant will be available with 6 GB RAM, while 128 GB storage variant with 6 GB RAM is priced at Rs 12,499. This phone has been introduced in three color variants which include pitch black, slate blue and brick red color. 

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Summary List of Best Camera Phone under 20000 In 2021

Top Mobile Phones and Prices Prices
Realme 8 Pro 17999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max 18999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro 15999
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 16999
Nokia 5.4 13999
Realme X7 19999
Vivo Y31 16490
Poco X3 16999
Vivo Y51A 17990
Poco M2 10999

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Samsung Galaxy F02s
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8,999

Samsung Galaxy F12
Samsung Galaxy F12

10,999

POCO X3 Pro
POCO X3 Pro

18,999

Realme 8 Pro
Realme 8 Pro

17,999

Realme 8
Realme 8

14,999

Vivo X60 Pro Plus
Vivo X60 Pro Plus

69,990

Vivo X60 Pro
Vivo X60 Pro

49,990

Vivo X60
Vivo X60

37,990

OnePlus 9 Pro 5G
OnePlus 9 Pro 5G

64,999

OnePlus 9R 5G
OnePlus 9R 5G

39,999

OnePlus 9 5G
OnePlus 9 5G

49,999

Samsung Galaxy A72
Samsung Galaxy A72

34,999

Samsung Galaxy A52
Samsung Galaxy A52

26,499

Micromax In 1
Micromax In 1

10,499

Asus ROG Phone 5
Asus ROG Phone 5

49,999

Samsung Galaxy M12
Samsung Galaxy M12

10,999

Motorola Moto G30
Motorola Moto G30

10,999

Motorola Moto G10 Power
Motorola Moto G10 Power

9,999

Oppo F19 Pro Plus 5G
Oppo F19 Pro Plus 5G

25,990

Oppo F19 Pro
Oppo F19 Pro

21,490

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max

18,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro

15,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10

11,999

Realme Narzo 30A
Realme Narzo 30A

8,999

Realme Narzo 30 Pro
Realme Narzo 30 Pro

16,999

Infinix Smart 5
Infinix Smart 5

7,199

Samsung Galaxy F62
Samsung Galaxy F62

23,999

Samsung Galaxy A12
Samsung Galaxy A12

12,999

Nokia 5.4
Nokia 5.4

13,999

Nokia 3.4
Nokia 3.4

11,999

Realme X7 Pro 5G
Realme X7 Pro 5G

29,999

Realme X7
Realme X7

19,999

Vivo Y31
Vivo Y31

16,490

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G

35,990

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

1,05,999

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G

81,999

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

69,999

Vivo Y12s
Vivo Y12s

9,990

Vivo Y51A
Vivo Y51A

17,990

Samsung Galaxy M02s
Samsung Galaxy M02s

8,999

Xiaomi Mi 10i
Xiaomi Mi 10i

21,999

Oppo A15s
Oppo A15s

11,490

Tecno Spark 6 Go
Tecno Spark 6 Go

8,499

Vivo V20 2021
Vivo V20 2021

24,990

Vivo Y20A
Vivo Y20A

11,490

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power

11,999

Motorola Moto G9 Power
Motorola Moto G9 Power

11,999

Motorola Moto G 5G
Motorola Moto G 5G

20,999

Vivo V20 Pro
Vivo V20 Pro

29,990

Xiaomi Mi 10T
Xiaomi Mi 10T

35,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9i
Xiaomi Redmi 9i

8,299

Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro

39,999

Infinix Hot 10
Infinix Hot 10

9,999

Vivo V20 SE
Vivo V20 SE

20,990

Vivo V20
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24,990

Micromax In 1b
Micromax In 1b

6,999

Micromax In Note 1
Micromax In Note 1

10,999

OnePlus 8T
OnePlus 8T

42,999

Samsung Galaxy F41
Samsung Galaxy F41

15,499

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

1,29,900

Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Apple iPhone 12 Pro

1,19,900

Apple iPhone 12 Mini
Apple iPhone 12 Mini

69,900

Apple iPhone 12
Apple iPhone 12

79,900

Poco X3
Poco X3

16,999

Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A

8,499

Realme Narzo 20
Realme Narzo 20

10,499

Realme Narzo 20 Pro
Realme Narzo 20 Pro

13,999

Oppo F17
Oppo F17

16,990

Samsung Galaxy M51
Samsung Galaxy M51

22,999

Poco M2
Poco M2

10,999

Oppo F17 Pro
Oppo F17 Pro

22,990

Realme 7 Pro
Realme 7 Pro

19,999

Realme 7
Realme 7

14,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
Xiaomi Redmi 9A

6,799

Vivo Y20
Vivo Y20

12,990

Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9

8,999

Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3

13,999

Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9

11,499

Realme C15
Realme C15

9,999

Realme C12
Realme C12

8,999

Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung Galaxy Note 20

77,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

9,999

Oppo Reno4 Pro
Oppo Reno4 Pro

34,990

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core

5,499

Realme 6i
Realme 6i

12,999

Asus Rog Phone 3
Asus Rog Phone 3

46,999

OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord

24,999

Infinix Smart 4 Plus
Infinix Smart 4 Plus

7,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

10,999

Samsung Galaxy M01s
Samsung Galaxy M01s

9,999

Vivo X50 Pro 5G
Vivo X50 Pro 5G

49,990

Vivo X50 5G
Vivo X50 5G

34,990

Realme C11
Realme C11

7,499

Poco M2 Pro
Poco M2 Pro

13,999

Realme X3
Realme X3

24,999

Realme X3 SuperZoom
Realme X3 SuperZoom

27,999

Tecno Spark Power 2
Tecno Spark Power 2

9,999

Oppo A12
Oppo A12

9,990

Oppo A52
Oppo A52

16,990

Samsung Galaxy A21s
Samsung Galaxy A21s

15,999