10 Best 2018 Phones to Play PUBG Mobile Under Rs 20,000: PUBG Mobile has certainly become a very popular game all around the world. If you love to play PUBG Mobile and your phone is getting old to handle your gaming needs then its time to move on. For a smoother gaming experience, you need to have powerful hardware in your smartphone. But if you want it at a reasonable price, there are a lot of such phones launched in 2018. Here is the list of 2018 smartphones which come with the performance you need and at the cost of Rs 20,000 or less. You can pick one up according to your needs and play PUBG Mobile or other games without any lagging issue.
1. Honor Play (Rs. 19,999): Kirin 970 + GPU Turbo
Honor Play powered by a powerful Kirin 970 octa-core processor which comes with a built-in neural engine for AI features. The device comes with a dedicated GPU Turbo mode which boosts the gaming performance to provide you with a flagship-level of gaming experience. The device comes with 6GB of RAM and a faster 64GB internal storage.
The Honor Play also comes with a 6.3 inches FHD+ display with a notch on the top and a chin at the bottom. The device boasts a dual camera set up at the back including a 16MP + 2MP camera sensor at a 16MP sensor at the front. The device is powered by a 3750 mAh battery with 18W charging support.
2. Poco F1 (Rs 19,999): Snapdragon 845
Xiaomi Poco F1 is a powerful device if you want performance from your smartphone and nothing else. The smartphone comes with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, on which you can play PUBG Mobile. It also comes with 6GB of RAM which makes it more power pack.
The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo-based MIUI 10, but the Android 9 Pie update is around the corner.
On the other hand, it comes with a 6.18 inches FHD+ display with a notch on top and an IR sensor-based face unlock feature. Poco F1 features 12MP + 5MP camera on the rare and a 20MP sensor on the front for selfies.
Poco F1 comes with 4000 mAh battery for all your gaming needs with Quick Charge support.
3. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (Rs. 16,999):
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with really impressive hardware at midrange price segment. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor which is equipped with 6GB of RAM. The stock Android 8 Oreo is just icing on the cake; it is upgradeable to Android 9 Pie which Asus will be pushing in January 2019.
On the other hand, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with a 6.26 inches FHD+ display which is perfect to play games on with a notch display. It comes with a good 12MP + 5MP sensor at the rare and a 13MP front-facing camera on the front. Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery which is suitable for long gaming sessions.
4. Realme 2 Pro (Rs. 17,990): 8GB RAM
The Realme 2 Pro did the best job when it comes to the value for money segment. The Realme 2 Pro comes with Snapdragon 660 processor which is equipped with huge 8GB of RAM. This is the only smartphone which comes with the 8GB RAM at this price segment.
On the other hand, Realme 2 Pro is also a camera-centric phone which includes some AI features in its 16MP + 2MP camera setup at the rare. It comes with a 16MP sensor which also includes AI features. It consists of a 6.3 inches LCD with a dewdrop style notch. It is powered by a 3500 mAh battery.
5. Moto One Power (Rs. 14,999):
Lenovo recently launched its Android One based Moto One Power which is a quite good phone. The smartphone comes with octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor which is powered by Adreno 509 GPU.
On the other hand, Moto One Power comes with a 6.26 inches FHD+ IPS display which is perfect to play games on with a notch display. It comes with a good 16MP + 5MP sensor at the rare and a 12MP front-facing camera on the front. Moto One Power powered by a massive 5000mAh battery which will come really handy and will allow you extended gaming sessions.
6. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (Rs. 13,999):
The Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with an outdated Snapdragon 636 processor which Xiaomi used in the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier this year but it came smoothly run PUBG at medium graphics setting. It comes with 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB internal memory which is expandable.
On the other hand, Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is the first to feature quad-camera setup on a budget segment. It comes with a 12MP + 5MP setup at the back and a 20MP + 5MP sensor at the front. It comes with a 6.26 inches FHD+ display which has a notch on the top.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with 4000 mAh battery featuring fast charging feature.
7. Nokia 6.1 Plus/ Nokia 7.1:
You can choose Nokia 6.1 Plus or Nokia 7.1. The Nokia 7.1 is a slightly upgraded variant of Nokia 6.1 Plus with better cameras. Which is to say, you may also consider Nokia 7.1 instead. The Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 7.1 both the smartphones are good looking and compact. Both the phones are powered by Snapdragon 636 octa-core mobile platform and have the light and pure stock Android advantage. Both the smartphone are powered by
8. Huawei Nova 3i (Rs. 16,990):
The Nova 3i comes with a Kirin 710 processor from Huawei which is equipped with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal memory for a smoother gaming experience.
The Huawei Nova 3i comes with a dual-camera at the rare including a 16MP sensor and a 2MP sensor. At the front, there is a 24MP sensor + 2MP sensor for better selfies. It comes with a 6.3 inches LCD with FHD+ resolution and notch on the top. It’s powered by a 3340 mAh battery.
9. Vivo V9 Pro (RS.17,990)
The V9 Pro is the upgraded version of Vivo V9 and it comes with improvements like 6GB of RAM, and a Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU. You can play PUBG smoothly on this smartphone.
On the other hand, it sports a 13MP primary rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, and a 2MP secondary rear camera. There is a 16MP front-facing camera with AI selfie lighting and beautify feature. It has a fingerprint sensor below rear cameras.
It packs 64GB internal memory that is expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card. It powered by a 3260mAh battery.
10. Realme U1
Realme U1 is the first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek’s Helio P70 platform, which proved to be an excellent chip for gaming. In fact, the benchmark scores place is a notch above Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. We would recommend you go for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant.
On the other hand, the Realme U1 sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ (1080×2340 pixels) LCD panel with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is powered by a 3,500mAh battery. The smartphone runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Best Phone for Gaming under 20,000 INR to buy in India in 2018
|Device Name||Price (in Indian Rupees)||Availability|
|Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2||16,999||Flipkart|
|Realme 2 Pro||15,990||Flipkart|
|Vivo V9 Pro||17,990||Flipkart|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro||13,999||Flipkart|
|Huawei Nova 3i||16,990||Amazon|
|Motorola One Power||15,999||Flipkart|