10 best gaming phones under Rs. 20,000 to buy in 2023

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Mobile Games like Fortnite, PUBG Mobile, Call Of Duty Mobiles, Fortnite, and Asphalt 9 are becoming increasingly popular. In fact, a number of players are now manufacturing dedicated phones for gaming like OnePlus 11, iQOO Z7, and Realme 10 Pro phones. But, what about gaming on mid-range phones? (Best Gaming Phones under 20,000 हिंदी में पढ़िए)

Well, affordable phones are now quite good, at least as far as the performance aspect is concerned. Many mid-range chips from MediaTek and Qualcomm are capable enough of handling high-end games smoothly. Besides, the fact that faster-inbuilt storage (UFS 2.1) and faster LPDDR4X RAM are fast turning into a norm helps too. So, if you are looking for a good phone for gaming under Rs 20,000, here are some of the best options that you may consider.

Best gaming phones under Rs. 20,000 to buy in 2023

1. Poco X4 Pro

The Poco X4 Pro 5G is powered by Snapdragon 695 chipset and paired up with Adreno 619 GPU, up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, and up to 128GB storage. It sports a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED Panel with a peak brightness of 1200 nits for good gaming performance. It is priced at Rs. 18,999 via Flipkart and Amazon.

Display: 6.67-inch (20:9) Full HD+ AMOLED | Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 | RAM: 6GB/8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 11 | Rear camera: 64MP+8MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 205g | Dimensions: 164.9 x 76.1 x 8.12 mm |Battery: 5000mAh with 67W

2. iQOO Z7

The iQOO Z7 5G is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 920 chipset with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU, up to 6GB LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 128GB onboard storage. It features a 6.38-inch AMOLED Panel with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, and 1300 nits peak brightness for top-notch gaming performance. It is priced at Rs. 18,999.

Display: 6.38-inch AMOLED | Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 920 | RAM: 6GB/8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 13 | Rear camera: 64MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 173g | Dimensions: 158.9×73.5×7.8mm |Battery: 4500mAh with 44W

3. Redmi Note 11 Pro

The Redmi Note 11 Pro sports a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 1200 nits brightness. It is powered by MediaTek Helio G96 chipset with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 128GB onboard storage. It is priced at Rs. 17,999 via Croma and other online channels.

Display: 6.67-inch AMOLED | Processor: MediaTek Helio G96 | RAM: 6GB/8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 11 | Rear camera: 108MP+8MP+2MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 202g | Dimensions: 164.1×76.1×8.1mm |Battery: 5000mAh with 67W

4. Moto G73

The Moto G73 is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 930 chipset with IMG BXM-8-256 GPU, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, and 128GB onboard storage. It flaunts a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and 85.64% screen-to-body ratio. It is priced at Rs. 17,999 via Flipkart.

Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD | Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 930 | RAM: 8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 13 | Rear camera: 50MP+8MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 181g | Dimensions: 161.4×73.8×8.2mm |Battery: 5000mAh with 30W

5. OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G

OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G sports a 6.72-inch IPS LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 680 nits brightness. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC with Adreno 619 GPU, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, and 128GB storage. It is priced at Rs. 19,999 via Amazon.

Display: 6.72-inch IPS LCD | Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 | RAM: 8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 13 | Rear camera: 108MP+2MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 195g | Dimensions: 165.5x76x8.3mm |Battery: 5000mAh with 67W

6. Vivo T2 5G

Vivo T2 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 695 chipset with Adreno 650 GPU, up to 6GB RAM, and up to 128GB storage. It features a 6.38-inch AMOLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 1300 nits brightness. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 18,999 and retails via Flipkart.

Display: 6.38-inch AMOLED | Processor: Snapdragon 695 | RAM: 6GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 13 | Rear camera: 64MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 172g | Dimensions: 158.9×73.5×7.8mm |Battery: 4500mAh with 44W

7. Realme 10 Pro 5G

Realme 10 Pro 5G comes with a Snapdragon 695 chipset paired with Adreno 619 GPU, 6GB RAM, and 128GB storage. It sports a 6.72-inch IPS LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 680 nits brightness. It is priced at Rs. 18,999 and is available via Croma.

Display: 6.72-inch IPS LCD | Processor: Snapdragon 695 | RAM: 6GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 13 | Rear camera: 108MP+2MP | Front camera: 16MP | Weight: 190g | Dimensions: 163.7×74.2×8.1mm |Battery: 5000mAh with 33W

8. Oppo A78 5G

Oppo A78 5G is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, 8GB RAM, and 128GB storage. It flaunts a 6.56-inch IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 600 nits brightness. It is available for Rs. 18,999 viz Croma.

Display: 6.56-inch IPS LCD | Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 700 | RAM: 8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 13 | Rear camera: 50MP+2MP | Front camera: 8MP | Weight: 188g | Dimensions: 163.8×75.1×7.9mm |Battery: 5000mAh with 33W

10. Samsung Galaxy M33 5G

The Samsung Galaxy M33 5G sports a 6.6-inch TFT display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 82.68% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by Samsung Exynos 1280 chipset with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It is priced at Rs. 16,999 via Amazon.

Display: 6.6-inch TFT | Processor: Samsung Exynos 1280 | RAM: 6GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 12 | Rear camera: 50MP+5MP+2MP+2MP | Front camera: 8MP | Weight: 215g | Dimensions: 165.4×76.9×9.4mm |Battery: 6000mAh with 25W

10. Infinix Hot 30i

Infinix Hot 30i is powered by MediaTek Helio G37 chipset with PowerVR GE8320 graphics, 8GB RAM, and 128GB onboard storage. It features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 500 nits brightness. It is priced at Rs. 10,999 and is available via Amazon.

Display: 6.6-inch IPS LCD | Processor: MediaTek Helio G37| RAM: 8GB| Storage: up to128GB | Software: Android 12 | Rear camera: 50MP | Front camera: 5MP | Weight: 191g | Dimensions: 164×75.75×8.4mm |Battery: 5000mAh

Also Read: Realme XT vs Realme X2 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro Comparison

Best Phone for Gaming under 20,000 INR to buy in India in 2023

These are some of the best available gaming mobile phones under Rs. 20,000.

Here’s the list of best gaming phones under Rs. 20,000 that you can buy in April 2023 in India

PhonePrice (in Indian Rupees)
Poco X4 Pro₹18,999
iQOO Z7₹18,990
Redmi Note 11 Pro₹17,999
Moto G7317,999
OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite 5G19,999
Vivo T2 5G₹18,999
Realme 10 Pro₹18,999
Oppo A78 5G₹18,999
Samsung Galaxy M33₹16,999
Infinix Hot 30i₹10,999

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Jubayer
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2 years ago

What about realme c25y

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Deepak Rajawat
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2 years ago

Not suitable for gaming.

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Anonymous
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2 years ago

I am not a gamer but i am a heavy user..i do multitasking and also use large sized apps.By visiting this site i choose samsung m31s.is it enough for fast handling for me?

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Mr Khan
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2 years ago

What about Realme Narzo 30A broo….

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captian manu
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2 years ago

Radmi note 10 pro max 👍👍👍👍👍

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Biswajit doley
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2 years ago

Poco x3 is the best gaming for all games with zero lag as flamedrop.

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Abdulwaheed
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2 years ago

Let’s not suggest based on experience with one phone. It is best we listen to the site managers’ suggestion as they must have tested different phones to come up with the list. Suggestion is a lot of responsibility to carry.

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Mahrez
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3 years ago

Ia realme 7 better then Poco x2

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RookieOne
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3 years ago

more confused now… which one should i choose for PUBG in Realme Narzo 20 Pro, Poco M2 Pro & Redmi Note 9 Pro Max ?

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