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5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs (January 2014)

by Rahul DubeyJanuary 5, 2014

It’s the beginning of the new year 2014 and what could be better than buying a new smartphone for you or your family but, buying the best is important. So here I write the latest list of 5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs. for the month of January. Read it and compare the phones and choose the best one for you. All the 5 phones in this list are really very good. You just need to look if you want to save few thousand because these phones are between 17000 and 21000. Sony Xperia SP is the best, its worth to spend the additional 1000 Rs. and extend your budget to 21,000 Rs.

#Buying Tip:

There are numerous sales and offers going on for new year. So, the online market is going very hot in the lowest price competition. Buying online can definitely save you some money. And no doubt Flipkart is best for Indian buyers.

1. Sony Xperia SP:

It has the most powerful 1.7 GHz Snapdragon processor in this list. But its not really under 20,000 Rs but you may have to bargain and shred an additional 1,000 Rs to get it. But believe me its worth the 21,000 Rs. Also, its the only phone among the 5 best which provides 4G. This is the best phone and you can buy it with closed eyes.

5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs

PRICERs.   @ Rs.   @  Rs.  @ 
OSAndroid OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradeable to v4.3, planned upgrade to v4.4 (KitKat)
CPUDual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon
RAM1 GB RAM
SCREEN 4.6 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen
DISPLAY720 x 1280 pixels (~319 ppi pixel density)
SIMMicro-SIM
CAMERA8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Secondary Camera: 0.3 MP
MEMORYInternal Storage 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), microSD up to 32 GB
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 2370 mAh battery
OTHERS3G, 4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

2. Micromax A250 Canvas Turbo:

This was our choice as the best phone for the last month but Xperia SP has taken over the crown. Still, this is a stunning phone by Micromax. It has a very good design and the configuration is just too good. If you want to save few thousands then this should be your choice.

5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs

PRICERs.   @ Rs.   @  Rs.  @ 
OSAndroid OS, v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
CPU1.5GHz Cortex-A7 QUad Core
RAM2 GB RAM
SCREEN5.0 Inches
DISPLAY1080p IPS CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon)
SIMDual SIM
CAMERA13 MP Rear Camera With LED Flash, 5 MP Front Camera
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microSD unexpandable
BATTERYLi-Ion 2,000 mAh battery
OTHERS3G,Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

3. Xolo Q3000:

Xolo launched the Xolo Q3000 recently. If you want big screen then this is the perfect phone. It has 5.7 Inch screen. It has everything in it, powerful processor, good screen & display, good design, memory, camera. Another amazing phone from Xolo.

5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs

PRICERs. 15,195 @ Amazon and Rs. 16,249 @ Flipkart
OSAndroid OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Mediatek MT6589
RAM2 GB RAM
SCREEN SIZE5.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
DISPLAY1080 x 1920 pixels (~386 ppi pixel density)
SIMDual SIM
CAMERA13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, 5 MP Front Camera
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microSD up to 32 GB
BATTERYLi-Po 4000 mAh battery
OTHERS3G,Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

4. Gionee ELIFE E6:

Gionee with the Elife series has hold in the smartphone market and this is the probably the best phone from it. The phone and its User Interface looks very beautiful. The configuration is awesome.

5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs

PRICE20,999
OSAndroid OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
CPU1.5 GHz, Quad Core, Cortex A7 Processor
RAM2 GB RAM
SCREEN5 inches
DISPLAY1080x1920 pixels Color IPS screen, 16M colors
SIMSingle SIM
CAMERAPrimary 13 MP, Secondary 5 MP
MEMORYInternal Storage 32 GB, microSD unexpandable
BATTERYLi-Ion 2000 MAh battery Non-Removable
OTHERS3G,Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

5. Intex Aqua i7:

Intex with its high mid ranged smartphones, made a solid place in the Indian market and the Aqua i7 is yet another a powerful beast in 18,000 Rs.

5 Best Android Phones under 20000 Rs

 

PRICERs. 18,000
OSAndroid OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
CPU1.5 GHz MediaTek 6589 turbo QUad Core
RAM2 GB RAM
SCREEN SIZE5.0 Inches
DISPLAY1920 x 1080 pixels, IPS - FHD Capacitive TouchScreen
SIMDual SIM
CAMERA13 MP Rear Camera With LED Flash, 5 MP Front Camera
MEMORYInternal Storage 32 GB
BATTERYLi-Ion 2,000 mAh battery
OTHERS3G,Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

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About The Author
Rahul Dubey
Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog.
148 Comments
  • Bhaskar Roy
    September 20, 2014 at 3:09 am

    i want know which one will be better :1. samsung grand 2, moto x, htc desire,geonee elife e7 under 20000
    and second between : MI3,moto g(2nd),asus zen5

    • September 21, 2014 at 11:47 am

      Hi, except Grand to all the other phones you have mentioned are above 20,000 so if you want under 20,000 Rs. Grand 2 will be best and if you can go over 20k the HTC Desire 816 will be best. Also if you can wait for around 10 days, the new Moto X will be available in India which will be a much better choice.

      And for your second question, Moto G (2nd Gen) will be best.

      • Bhaskar Roy
        September 21, 2014 at 11:24 pm

        sorry i want to say E7 mini. Yes Moto x(2nd gene) is very good ,but don’t know what will be the price.. How about Sony mobiles?.From specification some features can’t be judged, thats why i want suggestion from you,like Camera quality may be different from specification. From my previous choices which phone will give me best camera quality.Can you suggest me name of some mobile which will full fill my primary criteria: camera , speed ,looks, etc from your point of view. Another question is new companies like Geonee, xiami,intex , asus etc are believable other than trusted companies like samsung,sony,nokia etc.

      • Adv Garima
        September 22, 2014 at 10:46 am

        Thanks Rahul.

  • Garima, Advocate
    August 1, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    Hi Rahul, may please suggest whether samsung galaxy grand 2 is better or htc desire 816? may also tell whether i can sync microsoft outlook mail with these two phones. Thanks.

  • Garima, Advocate
    July 22, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Hi Rahul, I am impressed by your suggestions. Though i am having a budget of Rs. 16000/- but if Sony Xperia SP is so good then i can increase my budget to Rs. 21,000. Please tell can i sync my desktop microsoft outlook with Sony Xperia SP?

  • Arjun
    June 21, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Hi Rahul after reading all of your suggestions above, I planned to go for Xperia SP even though please advice about Xperia C also. Does it better than SP??

  • Vinayak
    June 21, 2014 at 1:39 am

    Hi Rahul,

    Need a extra-ordinary camera quality within Rs.20,000/- budget… Please help me..

    Rgds,
    Vinayak

  • BHASWATI
    June 5, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    hy rahul…,
    u really r a good advisor… and reading to all plz do me ur favor for same.
    am confused between brands htc sony samsung and nokia, which cud b the best from performance as well apps supportition wise within range 20k. plz respond soon 🙂

    • June 6, 2014 at 12:44 pm

      Hi, go with the Samsung Galaxy Grand or the Sony Xperia SP. Both will be equally good for you just decide over the screen size. And Thanks for your words of praise 🙂

  • Deepansh
    May 12, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    Please suggest me the best phone between 20k and 25k. the phone should have descent gaming and video specifications and must have a HDMI port.

  • aayush shah
    May 12, 2014 at 10:08 am

    Plz suggest a good phone under 25k

  • May 4, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Hi Rahul,
    Please suggest me which mobile is best moto g or xolo q3000

  • aditya
    May 1, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    Hi rahul,
    I am pretty much confused between:

    1.Samsung Galaxy S3

    2.Micromax Canvas Turbo

    3.Samsung grand 2

    Plz help

  • prsannt
    April 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    hello… plz tel me which 1 is besr motto G or micromax Canvas Tubbo

  • nishad
    February 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    dear rahul…samsung galaxy 1 or 2.. pls comment..

  • himalaya singh jayas
    February 7, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    Tell me about cell under 25000 .. M confused but i want to go for a specific cell having these quality:
    1. Android jelly bean
    2. Dual sim phone
    3. good battery life
    4. 5MP camera atleast
    5. quad core, latest GPU, CPU, processor
    6. 2gb ram
    7. handy cell not 5inch, 4 or more
    8. tell me about exact news about releasing of (micromax canvas 5)

  • Harshul Sharma
    February 7, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    Rahul will you please suggest which one is better – Xperia XP or Moto G.

  • Pankaj
    February 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    Hi Rahul

    Can you please suggest me a good phone under 15k in brand Samsung,Sony,htc.

  • anand mehta
    February 5, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Hi Rahul,

    Saw your reviews and compared lot many of them but still confused. I’m planning to buy mobile within range of 20k which one should i buy. My requisites are 8-13 Mp camera, 1.5GHz processor and if possible HDMI port also full Hd recording. The picture quality should be good.
    which phone should I buy. if possible mail me your reviews on – [email protected] and also let me know your mail id .

  • rishabh
    February 4, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    hi rahul,
    which phone to buy samsung galaxy grand 2 or xperia sp?????

  • krishnendu
    February 3, 2014 at 11:58 pm

    rahul..very good post….i lost my galaxy s3 last week..now i am planing to buy another phone..but confused about 5 diff products..need ur comment..my choices are;;;

    Google Nexus 4 vs HTC ONE X S720E vs Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Sony Xperia SP vs Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

  • Ritesh Agarwal
    February 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Hi Rahul

    I love your way of explanation keep it up…

    My two questions are as follows

    1. I want to purchase android phone under 20k
    2. Second I need a Tab for My 3 years old son for watch rhymes via wi fi using you tube and for video chat and gaming

    suggest me

    Thanks in anticipation

    Ritesh

    • utkarsh pathak
      February 5, 2014 at 7:21 pm

      i think u should go with samsung galaxy grand

    • Ritesh Agarwal
      February 6, 2014 at 10:37 am

      Dear Rahul
      I am waiting for your reply
      please give the suggestion ASAP

      Ritesh

      • February 7, 2014 at 1:07 am

        Hello Ritesh,

        First of all sorry that i couldn’t reply you on time. And and thank you for your nice words.

        Coming to your questions, if you want to buy the best phone for around 20 k den Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be the best. But it costs 23k. If you don’t want to spend that extra money then Sony Xperia SP will be the best in 20,000 Rs but as you can see, in specs it is a little low in camera and RAM. If these specs are very imp for you go with Xolo Q3000 otherwise Sony Xperia SP is a very good overall package. Also if you want to cut down the price by another 3k then you can choose Micromax Canvas Turbo, a great phone with a very good price. So if you want good brand go with Sony, if willing to pay some more money go with Samsung, if specs are the first priority go with Xolo and if you want the best value for money go with Micromax.

        And coming to the tablet, as you have not mentioned the price range, I have tried to get the best tablet for you which fullfis all your needs in the lowest price and its the Xolo Play Tab 7.0 @ 7,999 Rs.

        • Ritesh Agarwal
          February 7, 2014 at 12:13 pm

          Thanks a lot Dear
          I Go with Grand II , But a little doubt in my mind Is the problem of hang in Grand II ??
          Pl Confirm

          Ritesh

  • NK Kabra
    February 3, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Dear Rahul,

    I have seen your blog for the first time today and wish to thank and congratulate you for the excellent recommendation.
    I wish to buy a smart phone for my wife and feel that either Sony xperia SP or Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini will be a good choice. Please let me have your opinion.If you feel a third choice will be better you are welcome to suggest that also.

    Please let me have your reply asap.

    Thanks

    NK Kabra

    • February 7, 2014 at 1:21 am

      Hello,

      Thank you so much for your appreciation. Actually both the phones are good, but Sony Xperia SP will be better among the two. And the one which I want to suggest you is better than these two and its Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 but it is costlier by 3k.

  • annnya
    February 3, 2014 at 10:56 am

    hello Rahul , plz suggest me which of the following phone is best
    sansung galaxy s3 or lenovo 780 or zolo Q300
    give me Cons also

  • Narendra Dahivalkar
    February 2, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    Can Xolo Q3000 be purchased ? is same working nice i.e. as per specs. Is service nework is ok.

    • February 7, 2014 at 1:13 am

      Hi Narendra,

      Xolo Q3000 is a good phone with very good specs. The service ntwrk is not exactly like what you get from Nokia or Samsung but it is ok. A good buy.

  • NIKHIL KUMAR
    February 2, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    i want to buy a phone around 23k i am very confused with lots of company samsung phone performance is not good at this price they lag too much
    suggest a good phone with good gaming perfomance(can play heavy games like modern combat) and good look
    is goinee phone will be better option

    • February 7, 2014 at 1:11 am

      Hi Nikhil,

      A perfect high performing phone with amazing specs is launched recently, iBerry Auxus Nuclea N2. It will be a perfect fit for you. Currently their official website shows it is out of stock. But waiting for it is really worth it.

  • ajay
    January 31, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    ajay
    hi rahul
    my budget is 15-20k so suggest me the phone between only this range abd limited brand i.e. htc samsung sony
    and i’ve heard that htc battery performance is not good ………………but i’m thinking to buy htc only ..if not then i’ll go to other brand…………………………..

  • Aravind
    January 30, 2014 at 9:33 pm

    HI i wanna buy mob below 20,000…i need to choose HTc desire 500, sony xperia c or xperia sp…plz suggest me…I like HTC bcoz it was a gud brand….

    • February 2, 2014 at 11:17 am

      Hi Arvind,

      Among the 3, Sony Xperia SP is the best & it is far better than the HTC Desire 500. And like HTC, Sony too is a very good and well reputed smartphone brand.

  • LAL
    January 30, 2014 at 9:31 pm

    hello rahul , i am in a great confusion , xolo Q 3000 or i berry nuclea N2 , i am very interested in N2, i check in the i berry web site , but they stopped pre-booking , i do not have more time to wait till N2 available in the market ( working abroad on vacation) , is their is any way to get it , otherwise my next choice is XOLO Q 300 , but i do not know the Quality of this one , please help

    • February 2, 2014 at 11:04 am

      Hi Lal,

      When you compare between Xolo Q3000 & Nuclea N2, the Nuclea N2 is the clear winner. You can send an e-mail directly to iBerry, clearly stating your problem & telling them you desperately want to buy this phone & see if they respond positively. I think that’s the only option left.

      But, if you are forced to go with some other phone then you have chosen the right one, the Xolo Q3000. It has good overall quality and performance.

  • udaya
    January 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Hi Rahul,
    First of all thank you so much for this useful blog.
    Its really amazing one..I think to buy smartphone below 20k..can u suggest me which is the best one ? It should have good battery life ..

    • February 2, 2014 at 10:43 am

      Hi Udaya,

      Thank you for being a reader of this blog and for such a nice comment.

      Under 20k, you can get the best battery life and a good overall package with the Xolo Q3000.

  • January 29, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    Hello Rahul,

    I am looking for a phone in 20-25K range… how is the lenovo brand ? I am interested in it..rather than going for xolo, micromax,nokia etc ….. I have seen some issue in sony xperia phones ..so not interested in those too….

    I am using Samsung 7100 Note2 right now.. still need another phone for other sim and not interested in dual sim phones

    …please suggest ASAP…

    Thanks,
    Ganesh

    • February 2, 2014 at 1:11 am

      Hi Ganesh,

      Lenovo is very good. It is the largest seller of computers throughout the world. And the same quality and experience reflects in their phones too. You can go with Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 and Lenovo Vibe X S960 between 20-25 k.

  • Jatinder
    January 28, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    Hi Rahul,

    What about gionee Elife E6? My budget is 20k at max… i googled a lot & it seems to be of good quality/features/looks…but with sluggish UI. is there any better option in terms of hardware/spec/looks/performance ??

    • February 2, 2014 at 12:51 am

      Hello Jatinder,

      It is a great phone. Talking about the UI, it runs on the heavily customized Android OS which focuses more on transitions and effects. It is not bad. If the perfromance is lagging, u can always reduce it by changing the settings.
      And there was a better option available with iBerry Auxus Nuclea N2 with its introductory price of 19,999 Rs but, its gone now.
      You can definitely buy this phone.

  • sanjay singh
    January 28, 2014 at 11:48 am

    hi
    rahul
    i want to by a android phone under 21k.which will u suggest me?
    my choice r micromax a250 canvas turbo,sony xperia sp and samsung grand duos

  • Mehul
    January 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Lenevo P780 or Xolo Q3000??

  • Mehul
    January 27, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    Lenevo P780 or Micromax Xolo 3000??

  • Harbhajan Singh
    January 27, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Hi Rahul, I am planning to buy an android phone under 20k. Please suggest me some good phone. As lot of phone are available less than 20k, however not very clear which one to buy.

    I am really confused which one to select. Few suggest me to buy the old Grand , Xperia C , Grand 2 (new model), Nexus 4.

    I am looking for below mentioned features in my phone.

    1) Good Battery backup.
    2) Good Camera.
    3) Should be fast.
    4) Good Music
    5) Dual SIM
    6) Value for money.

  • Arun
    January 25, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Can you please suggest on the HD videos, Speaker and Gaming quality in xolo q3000

  • utkarsh
    January 25, 2014 at 12:30 am

    hello sir
    i want to buy a android phone and my budget is 20k, the phone i need should be dual sim. im luking for sony n samsung plz suggest which brand i chose,

  • prasad
    January 24, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    hi i want to go for htc mobiles under 20k.. can you suggest me the best model

  • Nitin
    January 24, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Hello Rahul,

    I want to buy a phone in the range of 15k to 16k….. I am currently using SE xperia neo v…. I am looking for a phone with good build quality, good screen with a good resolution(like AMOLED)… Even if the screen size is not 5 inch, i want a decent PPI and good viewing angles…… I do play games and im aware that even a dual core phone with a 1 GB ram can play most of the high end games……I am looking for a phone with a good camera… Even if the cam is a 8 MP shooter but i want the phone to capture decent pictures under low light conditions….I did a lot of research on phones from GIONEE, micromax,xolo,lenovo and huawei…..Brands like micromax and xolo have established themselves but im not sure about the other brands that i have mentioned….. The phones that i did research on are
    1) Gionee ELife E5: Has good build quality, Decent specs, Good screen quality but a really bad camera and unknown brand
    2)Gionee Elife E6/E7 mini: Amazing looks and build quality but bad camera and a laggy UI(AMIGO) and there is a lot of lag in the high end games as per the reviews
    3) Lenovo S820/p780: Again bad camera
    4) Huawei Ascent G700: Heard the phone is good but im not sure about performance and camera
    5) Moto G: Probably the happiest with the performance and specs as per the reviews but yet to launch in india and also the cam is not good as per the reviews (it has a 5 MP) shooter.

    So can you please help me out in choosing a decent phone with good performance, Good camera, Screen and Build quality for 15k to 17k range? It would be a big help

  • Satish
    January 22, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    Hi Rahul,
    I really like your blog. Its very interesting and useful. I like the way u explain.
    I want to know more info about “Auxus Nuclea N2”. Is it worth to invest on this mobile?
    Do we have after sales service? My budget is Rs. 20,000 and I am looking for an awsome mbl other than Sony. I have been using Live with Walkman from Sony. Please advice.

    Thanks in Advance 🙂

    • January 26, 2014 at 11:58 pm

      Hi Satish.

      Thanks for your nice words, it keeps me motivated.

      iBerry Auxus Nuclea N2 is an really ammmmaaaazingggg phone!!! But AFTER SALES SERVICE… it is poor from iBerry. Keeping the long run in mind, the service may improve rapidly now as the brand is getting popularity and sales. Its worth to take the risk.

  • Akash
    January 22, 2014 at 10:52 pm

    XPERIA SP or GALAXY GRAND 2???

    • January 26, 2014 at 10:54 pm

      Hello Akash, its a very tough choice. Grand 2 is good but Xperia SP has much more powerful processor. Still I feel Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is a better choice.

  • Sanchit
    January 22, 2014 at 12:52 am

    htc desire 500 or sony xperia c?

    • Paramdeep Singh
      January 24, 2014 at 10:30 am

      You should go for Xperia C.It has got an bigger screen,better screen resoultion,slimmer,long batteryits got jellybean 4.2.2 And Htc Desire 500 got light weight,supports DLNA. SO MY CHOICE IS XPERIA C

    • January 26, 2014 at 10:37 pm

      Both the phones are good. Sony Xperia C has bigger screen and better battery. And going by “bada hai to behtar hai” it makes a better choice.

  • Prabhu C
    January 22, 2014 at 12:39 am

    Hi Raghul,

    There are three type in XPERIA SP which are C5302, C5303, C5306. Can u suggest me which would be suitable to india LTE(4G) in future and confirm me whether the speed of 3G would be 42mbps or 21mbps mbps??? Im in chennai, so kindly suggest me a genuine online shopping site. Thnx..

  • Madhavan
    January 21, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Hi Rahul,

    First of all thank you so much for this useful blog. I just love it.

    I have few questions pls bare with me.

    1) which factor is important? no.of cores or Ghz speed.

    2) Canvas Turbo or Xolo Q3000 or Iberry Nuclea N2?

    3) Indian brands are not giving the voice,noise db details. Are they safe like other International brands?

    • January 21, 2014 at 11:38 pm

      Hi Madhavan,

      Thank you so much for your appreciation. Coming to your questions one by one:

      1) A CPU has no. of cores that means it can perform no of operations simultaneously at each core. The no. of cores and their efficiency collectively determine the processing speed of a CPU. So one should look for the overall performance and reviews of a CPU rather than going separately with the no. of cores and speed.

      2) iBerry Auxus Nuclea N2. Amazing Specs!

      3) Yes they are safe, the Indian brands have evolved a lot and they are proving themselves international and fit to their standards like Micromax is gaining popularity in many overseas markets.

  • Yash
    January 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Hi Rahul, S4 mini or Sony SP?

  • January 21, 2014 at 3:41 am

    heyy buddy, i like reading your blog,
    currently i am using the xolo play, and i want to ask should i buy the nexus 4 or stick with xolo play

    • January 21, 2014 at 11:14 pm

      Hello Sachit,

      Thanks for your nice comment, it gives great motivation 🙂 . If you want to buy then go for Nexus 5 otherwise, its better to stick with Xolo Play as there are not huge differences between Xolo Play & Nexus 4.

  • Prabhu C
    January 21, 2014 at 2:48 am

    Hi,

    I’ve reviewed lot and found that Xperia SP has some display issue. Can you make it clear whether thr is any issue on display??

    visit: http://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-SP/Xperia-SP-Display-Problem/m-p/360044

    • January 21, 2014 at 10:32 pm

      Hi Prabhu,

      Thanks for sharing the link. I have read the thread in detail & concluding from it, I can say that its not really a hardware issue. Many users have got solution to it by making changes in their settings. If you have a doubt in mind go to a mobile store and try accessing the screen keeping it horizontal on the desk. I think that’s a software problem with some of the devices.

  • Harkawal
    January 20, 2014 at 11:41 pm

    hello Rahul , shall i gift xolo Q 3000 to my wife, She needs a beautiful phone with good internet speed and better better back up. and a bigger screen is her passion

  • January 20, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Hi Rahul, Please suggest me a reliable & problem free Phone of budget @15-23k.
    My requirements are,
    1. Dual Sim
    2. Quad-core or similar faster processor
    3. 2 gb ram
    4. At least 8 mp camera or more, front at least 2 mp or more
    5. Up to 32/64 GB expandable
    6. Minimum 5″ screen or Bigger screen with Gorilla Glass
    7. Better build quality
    8. Long Lasting Battery
    9. HD or QHD screen resolution
    10. HD vdo recording

  • abhinav
    January 20, 2014 at 2:40 am

    Please suggest me about iberry Auxus Nuclea N2. I am planning to buy but due to lac of ofline availablity i am unable to do so. Please suggest me about this.

  • Uma Shankar
    January 18, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    xperia C or xperiaL or lumia 720?u can suggest some other phone in the range 16k to 18k….my preferences are fast processor,good camera features, good quality audio/video recording..thank you

  • Uma Shankar
    January 18, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    what if we have a problem of battery damage in xperia mobiles?can they be replaced with new ones?or the phone is to be thrown?

    • January 20, 2014 at 10:44 pm

      Hi Uma,

      The non-removable batteries can be replaced if necessary but it will require you to take the phone to the customer care centre, you can’t change it yourself.

  • Balu
    January 18, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Hi Rahul,

    I want android smart phone under 20K in (Samsung,HTC,Sony) which model is better

  • Tariq aziz laskar
    January 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Hey rahul I was was planning to buy a smartphone with a budget of around 20000. And I found out a phone called sony xperia t. So my question is that -is this phone available in india and should I buy it.

    • January 20, 2014 at 10:36 pm

      Hello Tariq,

      Sony Xperia T was released in September 2012 and its a long time since then. Now there is Sony Xperia SP which is more recent and has a better and faster processor. You should look for it. And yes you can buy it in India if not in retail stores, then it is available in Ebay.

  • jainik shah
    January 18, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    I am so much impressed with the ans. you hv given ….. kindly clear my confusion..

    1) which brand is most trusted and gives quality…. samsung, xolo, lenovo, sony, micromex…..

    2) for choose any product processor is the most imp. than which brand is the best for around 20000 range.

    3) is the lenovo is the best to use …give your opinion….

    thnks in advance……for your reply….

    • January 20, 2014 at 10:22 pm

      Hi Jainik,

      Thank you. Now coming to your questions one bye one:

      1) Samsung is the best and Sony is almost as good as Samsung.

      2) The best processor around 20,000 is in Sony Xperia Sp, the Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon Processor.

      3) Lenovo phones are really very good and they are best in certain price ranges but in some price range there are many better phones.

  • raju narayanan
    January 18, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Hai rahul, i’m interest in capturing and gaming my budget is 15k to 20k Suggest me best one.

  • rohit
    January 17, 2014 at 10:35 pm

    heloo sir..which is better phone between micromax canvas magnus and samsung galaxy quatro?

  • roopesh radhakrishnan
    January 17, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    is xperia c good for gaming my budget is uptil 18 to 19 thousand

  • January 17, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    @rahul– Note 2 or Xperia z ? which one is better ?

  • mohan
    January 17, 2014 at 11:38 am

    hi.. boss i want to purchase a best features mobile plz suggest me my budget within 15000

  • magi kanchi
    January 16, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    its kanchan
    hello sir.,
    which z bst xperia c or sp..???/

  • Manoj Upadhyay
    January 15, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    I want to buy phone in under 20k with best camera quality please suggest to me which is good gione elifw e6 or xolo q3000

  • rahul sharma
    January 14, 2014 at 9:11 am

    hiii sony xperia has one major issue which you can’t avoid i.e irremovable battery

    • January 15, 2014 at 11:16 pm

      Hi Rahul, yup that you have to deal with these phones. But before coming to avoid the phones make sure to take reviews from the people who are using the phones. From my view the issue is acceptable.

  • Puravi Shetty
    January 12, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    Y wud Xperia b better than intex?….. As per the info uv given…intex aqua has gt better primary n secondary camera…32 gb internal memory..(Xperia with 8 gb) nd has a lower cost.? Even the ram is better than Xperia. Plz explain

    • January 13, 2014 at 12:38 am

      Hello Puravi, the heart of any phone is its processor. Here Xperia SP has got a more powerful 1.7 GHz processor with “Snapdragon” chipset compared to Intex’s 1.5 GHz “Mediatek” processor. And it is very well known that Snapdragon processors are better. Coming to cameras, companies like Intex, Micromax often provide higher MP cameras but their cameras are not so upto the mark, & the cameras from the likes of Sony, Samsung might have a lower resolution but they are well there in the competition with 13 MP. No doubt, there is a huge difference in the front camera between the two phones but not just going by the specification, one must think how often do we use the front camera and just for the sake of it, aren’t we missing on what is the most important, the processor?

      Now coming to the internal memory of the two phones, surely their is a difference, huge difference. But sd cards are so cheap these days that you might get a 16 GB card at 300-350 Rs.(but for it, you must know where to buy it in your city). And again a major factor is that the post sales service, the quality of brand, the reputation of the brand and its popularity. And here the clear winner is Sony.

      While recommending phones to the readers, its not just the better specification which matters but, the overall value for money and a complete performance is the key.

      Now I hope, I made it clear why spending 3,000 more on Sony Xperia SP still gives you a better return than Intex despite having lower configuration.

      • Paulabs
        January 13, 2014 at 6:05 pm

        Great Explanation! Rahul…you are 100% correct and love your blog. Rahul…i am looking to buy a phone under 20,000 bucks, can you suggest one for me….i love to use large screens, can you recommend a gadget with over “5.0 inches” with a good configuration please.

        • January 14, 2014 at 3:05 pm

          Hello Paulabs,

          Thank you very much for your nice comment 🙂 And, Xolo Q3000 is very good under 20,000 Rs. with 5.7 inches screen, good battery, camera and a fast performance.

          • Paulabs
            January 15, 2014 at 1:28 pm

            Thanks, Rahul…i am currently using Xolo A700 the battery performance is worst and frequent disconnection while using 3G, i have to restart my mobile or toggle the Airplane mode everytime to connect 3G again. So, going again with Xolo is making me think twice sorry thrice :). Whats your opinion?

          • January 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm

            If you are using the brand and facing these problems then you should strictly avoid going with Xolo again. In 20,000 Rs. if you can compromise a little over screen its best to go with Sony Xperia SP.

  • naina
    January 11, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    sir i have to buy a new phone with all latest feature under rs 20000?? which one is better please suggest me some option..??

  • January 9, 2014 at 11:46 am

    micromax canvas turbo or magnus?

  • Sushant
    January 7, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    but dude xperia c and xperia sp have one major issue that cn’t be Avoid i.e Irremovable battery .

  • January 6, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    the reviews given by u r as per the specification listed or also based on the reviews given by public using the cell ?

  • January 6, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    which is btr option..micromax canvas 4 or magnus as per the reviews of public nt based upon specification?

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