Android smartphones and tablets have changed the Indian mobile industry. Once upon a time, when we talk about mobile phones, Nokia was the leader. Now after android entering into the Indian market scene, Samsung is leading now. Based on the data from the sale of mobile phones with Android OS only, India stands in the top 7 countries. When we talk about Android devices only, more than 1000+ unique devices have been launched by mobile manufacturers on the android platform, in which 96% are of smartphones and 4% tablets. This shows India has barely adopted the tablet with just 4% tablet use.
Out of 1000+ unique devices, we took top 10 devices that have seen highest sales in which 8 devices are manufactured by Samsung and rest 2 are from Sony Xperia. So this shows clearly that Samsung is leading the android segment of Phones and tablets in India. Samsung Galaxy S2 and S3 are the top sellers in almost every country.
So what are some best android smartphones and tablets in India under price range Rs.20,000 ? As I said, Samsung had been a clear winner on Android in India. Other competitors includes Micromax, Sony, HTC and LG. So if you’re planning to get a decent android tablet or phone, you can consider the products from these 5 companies – Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG and Micromax.
Top Android phones and tablets less than Rs 20000
Before moving into android phones for less than 20K, you should know what are the top models or hot selling phones based on Android and other platforms. Currently, there are few android phones that are worth the money.
Samsung Galaxy S3, Micromax Canvas 2, HTC Desire V, Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S Duos, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Ace Duos, in tablets section – Galaxy Tab 2 and few others. All the information are subjected only to Indian market.
Best Selling Android Phones less than Rs 20000
Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos
Samsung Galaxy grand duos (dual SIM) was launched recently with Android 4.1 OS Jelly bean. It has 5 inch touchscreen, 8 megapixel camera, Full HD recording, 1.2Ghz dual core processor (broadcomm processor and not exynos processor which is being used in Galaxy S2) and expandable up to 64 GB. Decent looks similar to Note 2, but little smaller and 1GB RAM which is decent for most popular games on android. Call voice quality and speaker output is very good. Battery 2100Mh is used and not the 3100Mh which is being used in Note 2.
Micromax Canvas HD
Micromax Canvas HD comes with 5 inch screen, Android 4.1.2 Jelly bean, dual SIM, 1.2 Ghz Quad core processor with 1GB RAM. Almost all HD games run smoothly, light weight, IPS screen display, full HD 1080p videos, battery life above expectation, internal memory is low just 4GB you can expand up to 32GB externally. 8 Megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front facing camera.
HTC One V
HTC One V comes with Android 4.0 (ICS) and has 5 Megapixel camera, 3.7 inch touchscreen, 1 GHz processor and expandable memory. It has beats audio enhancement. Great build, good battery life, what I loved the most is extremely efficient camera with a dedicated image chip for better photos even in low light. Unfortunately no secondary camera.
Sony Xperia J
Sony Xperia J has 4 inch display screen with Android 4.0 ICS, 5 megapixel camera, 0.3 mp front facing camera, 1 GHz Cortex A5 processor and has scratch resistant and sony bravia engine. Regarding battery, decent backup and uses 1700mAh. It uses just 512 MB RAM, video recording is not HD video.
LG Optimus L7 and L9
LG optimus L7 and L9 both comes under 20000 INR. LG Optimus L7 has 4.3 inch touchscreen with android 4.1 jelly bean OS , 8 mega pixel camera, dual SIM, 1GHz dual core processor. LG Optimus L9 comes with Android 4.0.4 ICS, 4.7 inch touch screen, 5 mp camera, 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 Dual Core processor with 1 GB RAM. Excellent battery life, comes with 2150mAh battery, light weight, thin and has all the essentials covered up.
If you’re looking something apart from usual manufacturers like Sony, htc, Samsung, consider Xolo X1000. It comes with Android 4.1 jelly bean, 8 megapixel camera, dual SIM, 1.2 mp front facing camera, 5 inch touchscreen, 1 GHz dual core processor.
If you’re looking for Android phones more than Rs 20000 – here are my suggestions
Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, HTC One X, Galaxy Note 2, Sony Xperia Z.
Best Selling Android Tablets less than Rs 20000
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Micromax Funbook Pro
Lenova A2107 tablet
If you’re not specific about android OS, you can consider iPad Mini which is 21,900 INR in India. I suggest you to go with iPad mini for tablet experience.
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