TOP 10 Best Phones Under 25000 in India 2019 (With Reviews)

Updated on 2019-04-22 by Geetansh Arora

Looking for a mid-range phone in Rs. 20000 to 30000 price segment? Take a look at our list of 10 best phones under 25000 in India 2019. We have covered latest mid-range phones from brands like Samsung, Redmi, Honor, Realme, Oppo, Huawei and LG. All these phones comes with latest notch displays and glass back designs which looks very premium. The hardware inside is very powerful so you can play games like PUBG and Asphalt. These phones are also great for camera lovers as most phones have dual or triple cameras and are capable of taking beautiful pictures in both outdoor and indoor low light conditions.

1. Oppo F11 Pro

Oppo F11 Pro is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.5 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 48MP + 5MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Aurora Green, Thunder Black Colors

Oppo F11 Pro is a gorgeous looking device with good performance, great cameras and excellent battery backup & charging as well. The only disappointing thing is the chipset which is not a deal breaker though. If you need a beautiful phone with latest features under 25000 then F11 Pro is a good option.

Positives like Gorgeous Design, Beautiful Display, Excellent Battery Backup, Fast Charging make it a good option under 25k.

Pros: What's great?

  • The phone is well built and looks gorgeous. It is one of the best looking phones of 2019.
  • The camera performance is great and phone takes beautiful pictures.
  • 4000 mAh battery provides good backup and charges really fast as well.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Helio P70 is not a good choice for a phone in this price range.

Oppo F11 Pro Ratings

Performance Rating of F11 Pro is 8/10

Performance

Design Rating of F11 Pro is 10/10

Design

Battery Rating of F11 Pro is 9/10

Battery

Camera Rating of F11 Pro is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of F11 Pro is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of F11 Pro is 8/10

Value For Money

2. Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50 is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 512 GB
  • 6.4 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 25MP + 5MP + 5MP Triple rear camera
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Blue Colors

Samsung Galaxy A50 is a great value for money product and is a complete practical smartphone. The Super AMOLED display in top notch clubbed with a powerful processor, great camera, fast charging support makes it one of the top phones under 20k.

Things like Super AMOLED Display, Great Camera Shots, Powerful Exynos Processor, Good Battery Backup with Fast Charging make it one of our favorites under 25000 segment.

Pros: What's great?

  • Super AMOLED display with Full HD Plus resolution.
  • Exynos 9610 is a powerful chipset capable of supporting multitasking and high end gaming
  • Great camera image quality with crisp shots full of details.
  • Battery offers a backup of more than a day. A50 support fast charging via USB Type C port
  • Dedicated SD card slot to expand the memory and proper dual sim usage.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Build quality could have been better.

Samsung Galaxy A50 Ratings

Performance Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Design

Battery Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Software

Value for money rating of Galaxy A50 is 9/10

Value For Money

3. Oppo K1

Oppo K1 is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.4 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 16MP + 2MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 3500mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Blue Colors

Oppo K1 is a feature packed phone and provides excellent value for money. There's nothing wrong with this phone except the UI and some bloatware. The AMOLED display panel is beautiful, in-display fingerprint works well, cameras take excellent pictures and battery backup is decent as well. This is the best phone under 15000 to 20000 as of Feb 2019.

Gorgeous AMOLED Display, Indisplay Fingerprint Sensor, Good Camera Performance, Smooth Multitasking make it one of the best midrange phones.

Pros: What's great?

  • The AMOLED display panel looks beautiful and the bezels are very thin all around.
  • Snapdragon 600 handles multiple apps and games without any lag.
  • Both rear and front camera take really good pictures indoors and outdoors.
  • Triple sim slot means you can increase storage while using 2 sim cards.
  • In-display fingerprint sensor works well.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The UI is clunky and Color OS is bloated with a lot of customization and preloaded apps.

Oppo K1 Ratings

Performance Rating of K1 is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of K1 is 8/10

Design

Battery Rating of K1 is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of K1 is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of K1 is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of K1 is 10/10

Value For Money

4. Vivo V11 Pro

Vivo V11 Pro is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.4 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 12MP+5MP Dual
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 3400mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Starry Black, Gold Colors

Vivo V11 Pro is the perfect midrange smartphone. It offers great design, beautiful display, powerful processor and great cameras. Plus, you get new features like in-display fingerprint sensor and IR face unlock as well.

Beautiful Design & Display, In-display Fingerprint, Great Cameras, Good Processor make it a great smartphone under 25000 in India.

Pros: What's great?

  • V11 Pro is a stunning looking smartphone. AMOLED Display on the front looks gorgeous.
  • Both front and rear cameras work great. Pictures have plenty of details with rich colors.
  • Snapdragon 660 is a good processor and is able to handle every task with ease.
  • Phone supports fast charging and comes with a fast charger in the box.
  • In-display fingerprint sensor and IR face unlock work well together.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Funtouch OS is heavily customized and is not easy to use.

Vivo V11 Pro Ratings

Performance Rating of V11 Pro is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of V11 Pro is 9/10

Design

Battery Rating of V11 Pro is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of V11 Pro is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of V11 Pro is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of V11 Pro is 9/10

Value For Money

5. Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB

Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.18 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 12MP + 5MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 20MP
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Graphite Black, Steel Blue Colors

Poco F1 from Xiaomi has a perfect recipe for success. It bundles the best processor, features best camera in the pricing on 20k which is close enough to the OnePlus 6, best battery life and a small compromise with the looks and the polycarbonate body. At the budget of 20k, you cannot get anything better the Poco F1.

Pros like Powerful Snapdragon 845, Outstanding Camera Performance, Liquid Cooling, Huge Battery Life make it one of the best phones under 25000.

Pros: What's great?

  • Poco F1 is a true powerhouse and offers super smooth performance and multitasking with Snapdragon 845
  • The camera performance is amazing and outstanding from both rear and front camera. Best Camera under 25000.
  • Supports Liquid cooling that allows the processor to work at full efficiency by maintaining the temperature.
  • IR based face unlock to unlock the phone even in dark. Gesture recognition support in the software
  • Huge battery life of at least 1.5 days with medium usage. Supports Quick Charge 3.0 and bundles fast charger.

Cons: What's bad?

  • There is bezel above the notch and a huge chin as well.
  • No Optical Image Stabilization in the camera.

Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB Ratings

Performance Rating of Poco F1 128GB is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of Poco F1 128GB is 7/10

Design

Battery Rating of Poco F1 128GB is 10/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Poco F1 128GB is 10/10

Camera

Software Rating of Poco F1 128GB is 8/10

Software

Value for money rating of Poco F1 128GB is 10/10

Value For Money

6. OPPO F9 Pro

OPPO F9 Pro is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.3 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 16MP+2MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • 3500mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Red, Silver Colors

Oppo F9 Pro is a good phone is you need a fresh design with waterdrop notch, great cameras and powerful chipset. The phone performs well in every department. Plus, it comes with ultra fast VOOC charging.

Waterdrop Notch Display, Powerful Chipset, Camera Performance, Dedicated MicroSD Slot make it a good option under 25k.

Pros: What's great?

  • The reflective design is a bit flashy but does look cool and different from the boring plain black and white backs.
  • The display with waterdrop notch is beautiful with rich colors and good contrast.
  • Both front and rear camera perform well in both well lit and low light conditions.
  • The phone comes with VOOOC fast charging and fast charger is included in box.
  • The device is able to handle multitasking and gaming without any lag.

Cons: What's bad?

  • ColorOS is heavily customized and not easy to use.

OPPO F9 Pro Ratings

Performance Rating of F9 Pro is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of F9 Pro is 9/10

Design

Battery Rating of F9 Pro is 9/10

Battery

Camera Rating of F9 Pro is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of F9 Pro is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of F9 Pro is 10/10

Value For Money

7. Honor Play

Honor Play is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.29 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 16MP+2MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • 3750mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Blue, Black Colors

Honor Play is a device which offers great value for money. The phone comes with a nice large display, powerful hardware, good camera setup. All this under 20000 makes it one of the best phones available in this range. The only issue is availability and it will be difficult to get it in flash sales.

Positives like Nice Design, Powerful Hardware, Good Camera, Smooth Multi-tasking and Gaming make it one of our favorites under 25000 segment.

Pros: What's great?

  • The build quality of the phone is great and it feels premium.
  • Kirin 970 chipset is very powerful and handles all kinds of tasks with ease.
  • Gaming performance is excellent thanks to the GPU turbo.
  • Both back and front camera perform well in outdoor conditions.
  • The device supports fast charging and comes with a fast charger in box.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The phone is not easily available.

Honor Play Ratings

Performance Rating of Play is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of Play is 9/10

Design

Battery Rating of Play is 9/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Play is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of Play is 8/10

Software

Value for money rating of Play is 10/10

Value For Money

8. Huawei Nova 3i

Huawei Nova 3i is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.3 inch Full HD Plus Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 16MP + 2MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 24MP + 2MP Dual Camera
  • 3340mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black Colors

Huawei Nova 3i comes with a great intent to serve to all those users who look for performance and looks in a smartphone. Nova 3i is a beautiful looking smartphone with a well placed Kirin 710 Processor. The rear camera is a little miss in the low light shots but the bokeh effects are great along with perfect gaming performance. No USB Type C and fast charging are some mishits of Nova 3i.

Things like Beautiful Looks, Bokeh Mode Images, AI Features, Perfect Gaming Experience. make it one of the best midrange phones.

Pros: What's great?

  • The notch display and glass back with blue gradient are simply amazingly beautiful.
  • Turbo GPU enhances the gaming performance and is a good addition.
  • Rear and Front camera support bokeh effects with a dedicated sensor and work great.
  • AI features like AI shopping, AI gallery are a welcome inbuilt feature.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Rear camera performance is low light is not satisfactory for this price range. Also there is no 4K video Support
  • No USB Type C or fast Charging support is a disappointment.

Huawei Nova 3i Ratings

Performance Rating of Nova 3i is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of Nova 3i is 9/10

Design

Battery Rating of Nova 3i is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of Nova 3i is 8/10

Camera

Software Rating of Nova 3i is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of Nova 3i is 10/10

Value For Money

9. Vivo X21

Vivo X21 is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 6 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6.3 inch Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Back Camera: 12MP + 5MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 12MP
  • 3200mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black Colors

Vivo X21 is the first smartphone with in display fingerprint sensor. It has good build quality with powerful hardware configuration that allows you to multitask smoothly. The camera is good but not the best. Overall the smartphone is a good option to consider given the looks and the performance but faces stiff competition from OnePlus 6 and Honor 10 in this price range.

Mesmerizing Looks., AMOLED Screen. Notch Display, Smooth Perfromance, Fast Charging make it a great smartphone under 25000 in India.

Pros: What's great?

  • Design looks premium and the phone feels sturdy in hand.
  • Performance is smooth with the Snapdragon 660 and 6 GB of RAM.
  • Super AMOLED display is bright and produces perfect colors
  • Supports fast charging and charges 100 percent in just 110 minutes.
  • Comes with unique In-display fingerprint sensor. Also supports face unlocking.

Cons: What's bad?

  • Camera performance is great but struggles a bit in the low light conditions.
  • No USB Type C in a budget flagship smartphone is a bit of disappointment.
  • The Vivo UI is not the best and does not give the best user experience.

Vivo X21 Ratings

Performance Rating of X21 is 9/10

Performance

Design Rating of X21 is 9/10

Design

Battery Rating of X21 is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of X21 is 9/10

Camera

Software Rating of X21 is 7/10

Software

Value for money rating of X21 is 7/10

Value For Money

10. LG V30 Plus

LG V30 Plus is one of the one of the best phones under 25000

Specs:

  • 4 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 6 inch Quad HD+ 1440p
  • Back Camera: 16MP+13MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 3300mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Black, Silver Colors

LG V30+ is a stunning looking device with powerful hardware and decent camera. Plus, you get all latest features like a Full view display, IP68 rating and wireless charging. If you need a fully loaded flagship device under 50000, go for LG V30+.

Beautiful Design, Impressive Display, Powerful Hardware, IP68 Rated make it one of the best phones under 25000.

Pros: What's great?

  • The design of LG V30 Plus is just beautiful. The glass back gives it a very premium look.
  • The Quad HD display on the front is sharp and bright.
  • The internal hardware is powerful and is of flagship grade.
  • The V30+ is IP68 Waterproof and dust resistant. Plus, it has wireless charging as well.
  • The camera performance of both front and back cameras is decent.

Cons: What's bad?

  • The battery backup of the LG V30+ is average. It last 1 day on a single charge.

LG V30 Plus Ratings

Performance Rating of V30 Plus is 10/10

Performance

Design Rating of V30 Plus is 10/10

Design

Battery Rating of V30 Plus is 8/10

Battery

Camera Rating of V30 Plus is 10/10

Camera

Software Rating of V30 Plus is 8/10

Software

Value for money rating of V30 Plus is 6/10

Value For Money

Here is the summary list of TOP 10 Best Phones Under 25000 in India 2019 (With Reviews)

Oppo F11 Pro: 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 48MP Camera, 4000mAh Battery
Samsung Galaxy A50: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 13MP Camera, 4000mAh Battery
Oppo K1: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3500mAh Battery
Vivo V11 Pro: 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 12MP Camera, 3400mAh Battery
Xiaomi Poco F1 128GB: 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 12MP Camera, 4000mAh Battery
OPPO F9 Pro: 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3500mAh Battery
Honor Play: 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3750mAh Battery
Huawei Nova 3i: 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3340mAh Battery
Vivo X21: 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 12MP Camera, 3200mAh Battery
LG V30 Plus: 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 16MP Camera, 3300mAh Battery