Samsung has kept itself busy this year, launching several smartphones across different price segments in India. Just this month, the company launched the Galaxy M01, Galaxy M11, Galaxy A21s and Galaxy A31 smartphones in the country. There are tons of Samsung phones to choose from depending on your budget. Today, we’re at some of the best Samsung phones priced under Rs 20,000. While the segment is mostly filled by Galaxy M-series offerings, there are a couple of attractive Galaxy A-series phones as well.

Best Samsung phones under Rs 20,000

Samsung Galaxy M31

The Samsung Galaxy M31 (review) is arguably the most popular smartphone in the category. The handset was launched in India earlier this year with 64MP quad rear cameras and a whopping 6,000mAh battery. Other highlights of the phone include 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display, Exynos 9611 SoC, and 32MP front camera. The smartphone features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and standard connectivity options. Software-wise, the M31 boots Android 10-based One UI 2.0 out of the box.

The Samsung Galaxy M31 price in India is Rs 16,999 for the 64GB storage option, while its 128GB storage model carries a price tag of Rs 17,999. The top-end 8GB RAM variant has been priced at Rs 19,999. The handset can be bought in Ocean Blue and Space Black hues.

Samsung Galaxy M21

The Samsung Galaxy M21 (review) is a watered-down version of Samsung Galaxy M31. The handset features the same 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, 6,000mAh battery, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and Exynos 9611 chipset. The cameras of the phone, however, have been downgraded to 48MP triple rear cameras from 64MP quad rear cameras. The front camera of the phone sports 20MP sensor instead of a 32MP sensor for selfies and video calling. The M21 also boots One UI 2.0 atop Android 10 out of the box.

The Samsung Galaxy M21 price in India starts at Rs 14,222 for the 4GB RAM variant and goes up to Rs 16,329 for the 6GB RAM option. The handset comes in Midnight Blue and Raven Black colours.

Samsung Galaxy M11

The Samsung Galaxy M11 was launched earlier this month and it is the cheapest smartphone in the list. It carries a price tag of Rs 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, and Rs 12,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant. Talking about the specifications, the Galaxy M11 ships with a 6.4-inch HD+ LCD Infinity-O display and Snapdragon 450 chipset. For photography, the phone sports a triple camera setup that includes a 13MP primary sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots. There is an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

The phone houses a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support, while One UI 2.0 atop Android 10 takes care of its software side of things. Connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and micro USB port.

Samsung Galaxy A21s

The Samsung Galaxy A21s is the latest and most affordable A-series offering from Samsung in 2020 yet. The handset touts mid-range Exynos 980 chipset, 48MP quad rear cameras, and a 6.5-inch Infinity-O HD+ display. Up front, the phone features a 13MP sensor for selfies and video calling. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, and in terms of connectivity, the phone packs 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C.

The Samsung Galaxy A21s has been launched in India with a sticker price of Rs 16,499 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The handset also comes in a 6GB + 64GB variant that is priced at Rs 18,499. The smartphone is available in Black, White, and Blue colour options.

Samsung Galaxy A50s

The Samsung Galaxy A50s (review) is last year’s mid-range offering that’s now retailing in India starting at Rs 18,599. The handset flaunts 6.4-inch full-HD+ Infinity-U Super AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The handset is powered by tried and tested octa-core Exynos 9611 10nm SoC coupled with Mali-G72 GPU and up to 6GB RAM + 128GB storage that is further expandable via 512GB. The Samsung Galaxy A50s runs Android 9 Pie-based One UI. 

In the camera department, the Galaxy A50s rocks a 48MP triple camera setup, while the front camera sports 32MP snapper for selfies and video chats. The phone houses a 4,000mAh battery and supports 15W fast charging. Connectivity features include Dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C and NFC.