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Best phone under 16000 in India

Best phone under 16000
Best phone under 16000

If you want to purchase the best phone under 16000 then you are at the right place. Our sub 16000 phone guide is Shuffle because a lot of phone prices have gone up a bit. Prices of many phones such as the Xiaomi Redmi 9 power Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 and Micromax A Note 1 have been reduced. 

The latest smartphone that is available in the market under a 16000 budget from very good features and excellent performance. Many of the best phone under 16000 come up with an eye-catching design, bold colour, interesting pattern and texture. You can see many models that are available in the market for less than Rs16000 with a wide range of new features that were previously restricted on this budget smartphone. 

In this article, we have compiled a list of best smartphone that is available in this budget. We have researched that we have compiled this list apart from this we have done also reviews research regarding phone performance camera battery life software design and many more. 

Here is the list of the best phone under 16000 you can buy in India right now. 

Realme 8

Specification in details:

General
Operating SystemAndroid 11
Custom UIRealme UI
Dimensions160.6mm x 73.9mm x 7.9mm
Weight177g
Display & Design   8 / 10
Size6.4 inches (16.26 cm)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density411ppi
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
TypeSuper AMOLED, 2.5D Curved Glass
Screen To Body Ratio90.8 %
Aspect Ratio20:9
Refresh Rate60Hz
DesignPunch-hole display
Colour OptionsCyber Silver, Cyber Black
Hardware   8 / 10
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G95
CPU2 x 2.05GHz Cortex A766 x 2GHz Cortex A55
GPUMali-G76 MC4
Architecture64-bit
RAM4 GB
Internal Storage128 GB
MicroSD Card SlotUp to 256 GB
Best phone under 16000
Main Camera   
9 / 10
Number of CamerasQuad
Resolution64 MP f/1.79 Wide Angle main camera
PDAF, 10x Digital Zoom, 80° field-of-view8 MP f/2.25 ultra-wide camera2 MP f/2.4 macro sensor2 MP f/2.4 camera
Mono Lens
FlashLED Flash
Video3840×2160@30fps, 1920×1080@60fps1280x720@240fps slow motion
FeaturesAF Phase Detection, Artificial Intelligence, Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Bokeh Effect, Continuos Shooting, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo-tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Time Lapse, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Best phone under 16000
Front Camera
Number of CamerasSingle
Resolution16 MP f/2.45, Wide Angle main camera
FlashScreen flash
Video1920×1080@30fps, 1280×720@30fps
FeaturesArtificial Intelligence, Bokeh Effect, Face detection, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time Lapse
Battery   8 / 10
Capacity5000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
Wireless ChargingNo
Fast ChargingYes, Dart, 100 % in 65 minutes
Security & Sensors
Fingerprint SensorYes, On-screen
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Connectivity & Audio
Network2G, 3G, 4G (compatible with India), VoLTE
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM card slotsDual SIM
SIM card typeNano + Nano
Charging PortUSB Type-C
USB OTGYes
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
NFCNo
GPSYes with A-GPS, Glonass
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
Best phone under 16000

Poco X3

Specification in details

General
Operating SystemAndroid 10 (Q)
Custom UIMIUI
Dimensions165.3mm x 76.3mm x 10.08mm
Weight225g
Display & Design   9 / 10
Size6.67 inches (16.94 cm)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density395ppi
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
TypeIPS LCD, HDR 10+
Screen To Body Ratio91.25 %
Aspect Ratio20:9
Refresh Rate120Hz
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5
DesignPunch-hole display
Colour OptionsShadow Gray, Cobalt Blue
Water ResistanceIP53, Splashproof
Best phone under 16000
Hardware   8 / 10
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 732G
CPU2 x 2.3GHz Kryo 4706 x 1.8GHz Kryo 470
GPUAdreno 618
Architecture64-bit
RAM6 GB
Internal Storage64 GB
MicroSD Card SlotUp to 512 GB
Best phone under 16000
Main Camera
   10 / 10
Number of CamerasQuad
Resolution64 MP f/1.89 Wide Angle main camera
Digital Zoom13 MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera2 MP f/2.4 macro sensor2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor
FlashLED Flash
Video3840×2160@30fps, 1920×1080@60fps
FeaturesAuto Flash, Auto Focus, Bokeh Effect, Continuos Shooting, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo-tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Best phone under 16000
Front Camera
Number of CamerasSingle
Resolution20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle main camera
Video1920×1080@30fps
FeaturesArtificial Intelligence, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Best phone under 16000
Battery   9 / 10
Capacity6000 mAh
TypeLi-Polymer
Fast ChargingYes, Quick
Best phone under 16000
Security & Sensors
Fingerprint SensorYes, Side
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Best phone under 16000
Connectivity & Audio
Network2G, 3G, 4G (compatible with India), VoLTE
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM card slotsDual SIM
SIM card typeNano + Nano (Hybrid)
Charging PortUSB Type-C
USB OTGYes
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
NFCNo
GPSYes with A-GPS, GLONASS
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
Best phone under 16000

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro

Specification in details:

General
Operating SystemAndroid 11
Custom UIMIUI
Dimensions164.5mm x 76.1mm x 8.1mm
Weight192g
Best phone under 16000
Display & Design   10 / 10
Size6.67 inches (16.94 cm)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density395ppi
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
TypeSuper AMOLED, HDR 10+
Aspect Ratio20:9
Refresh Rate120Hz
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5
DesignPunch-hole display
Colour OptionsVintage Bronze, Glacial Blue, Dark Night
Water ResistanceIP53, Splashproof
Best phone under 16000
Hardware   8 / 10
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 732G
CPU2 x 2.3GHz Kryo 4706 x 1.8GHz Kryo 470
GPUAdreno 618
Architecture64-bit
RAM6 GB
Internal Storage64 GB
MicroSD Card SlotUp to 512 GB
Best phone under 16000
Main Camera   9 / 10
Number of CamerasQuad
Resolution64 MP f/1.9 Wide Angle main camera
Digital Zoom8 MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera5 MP f/2.4 macro sensor
2x Optical Zoom2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor
FlashLED Flash
Video3840×2160@30fps, 1920×1080@60fps
FeaturesAuto Flash, Auto Focus, Body detection, Bokeh Effect, Continuos Shooting, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo-tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, ISOCELL Plus, Time Lapse, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Front Camera
Number of CamerasSingle
Resolution16 MP f/2.45, Wide Angle main camera
Video1920×1080@30fps, 1280×720@30fps
FeaturesBokeh Effect
Best phone under 16000
Battery   9 / 10
Capacity5020 mAh
TypeLi-Polymer
Wireless ChargingNo
Fast ChargingYes, 100 % in 74 minutes
Best phone under 16000
Security & Sensors
Fingerprint SensorYes, Side
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Best phone under 16000
Connectivity & Audio
Network2G, 3G, 4G (compatible with India), VoLTE
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM card slotsDual SIM
SIM card typeNano + Nano
Charging PortUSB Type-C
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
NFCNo
GPSYes with A-GPS, Glonass
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
Best phone under 16000

Realme 7

Specification in details:

General
Operating SystemAndroid 10 (Q)
Custom UIRealme UI
Dimensions162.3mm x 75.4mm x 9.4mm
Weight196.5g
Display & Design   8 / 10
Size6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density405ppi
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
TypeIPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass
Screen To Body Ratio90.5 %
Aspect Ratio20:9
Refresh Rate90Hz
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
DesignPunch-hole display
Colour OptionsMist Blue, Mist White
Best phone under 16000
Hardware   8 / 10
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G95
CPU2 x 2.05GHz Cortex A766 x 2GHz Cortex A55
GPUMali-G76 MC4
Architecture64-bit
RAM6 GB
Internal Storage64 GB
MicroSD Card SlotUp to 256 GB
Best phone under 16000
Main Camera   9 / 10
Number of CamerasQuad
Resolution64 MP f/1.8 Wide Angle main camera
PDAF, EIS, Digital Zoom8 MP f/2.3 ultra-wide camera2 MP f/2.4 macro sensor2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor
FlashLED Flash
Video3840×2160@30fps, 1920×1080@60fps1280x720@240fps slow motion
FeaturesAF Phase Detection, Artificial Intelligence, Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Bokeh Effect, Continuos Shooting, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Time Lapse, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Best phone under 16000
Front Camera
Number of CamerasSingle
Resolution16 MP f/2.1, Wide Angle main camera
Video1920×1080@30fps, 1280×720@30fps
FeaturesArtificial Intelligence, Bokeh Effect, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), Fixed Focus, Time Lapse
Best phone under 16000
Battery   8 / 10
Capacity5000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
Fast ChargingYes, Super Dart, 50 % in 26 minutes
Best phone under 16000
Security & Sensors
Fingerprint SensorYes, Side
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Best phone under 16000
Connectivity & Audio
Network2G, 3G, 4G (compatible with India), VoLTE
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM card slotsDual SIM
SIM card typeNano + Nano
Charging PortUSB Type-C
USB OTGYes
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
GPSYes with A-GPS, Glonass
FM RadioNo
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
Best phone under 16000

Realme 8 5G

Specification in details:

General
Operating SystemAndroid 11
Custom UIRealme UI
Dimensions162.5mm x 74.8mm x 8.5mm
Weight185g
Best phone under 16000
Display & Design   7 / 10
Size6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density405ppi
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
TypeIPS LCD
Screen To Body Ratio90.5 %
Aspect Ratio20:9
Refresh Rate90Hz
DesignPunch-hole display
Colour OptionsSupersonic Blue, Supersonic Black
Best phone under 16000
Hardware   5 / 10
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833
CPU2 x 2.2GHz Cortex A766 x 2GHz Cortex A55
GPUMali-G57 MC2
Architecture64-bit
RAM4 GB
Internal Storage128 GB
MicroSD Card SlotUp to 1 TB
Best phone under 16000
Main Camera   9 / 10
Number of CamerasTriple
Resolution48 MP f/1.8 Wide Angle main camera
PDAF, EIS, 10x Digital Zoom, 79° field-of-view2 MP f/2.4 macro sensor2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor
FlashLED Flash
Video1920×1080@30fps, 1280×720@30fps
FeaturesAF Phase Detection, Artificial Intelligence, Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Bokeh Effect, Continuos Shooting, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, ISOCELL Plus, Time Lapse, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Best phone under 16000
Front Camera
Number of CamerasSingle
Resolution16 MP f/2.1, Wide Angle main camera
Video1920×1080@30fps, 1280×720@30fps
FeaturesArtificial Intelligence, Bokeh Effect, Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), Face detection, Fixed Focus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Best phone under 16000
Battery   8 / 10
Capacity5000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
Fast ChargingYes, Quick
Best phone under 16000
Security & Sensors
Fingerprint SensorYes, Side
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Best phone under 16000
Connectivity & Audio
Network2G, 3G, 4G (compatible with India), VoLTE, 5G
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM card slotsDual SIM
SIM card typeNano + Nano
Charging PortUSB Type-C
USB OTGYes
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
NFCNo
GPSYes with A-GPS, Glonass
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
Best phone under 16000

Samsung Galaxy M31

Specification in details:

General
Operating SystemAndroid 10 (Q)
Custom UISamsung One UI
Dimensions159.2mm x 75.1mm x 8.9mm
Weight191g
Best phone under 16000
Display & Design   9 / 10
Size6.4 inches (16.26 cm)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density403ppi
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
TypeSuper AMOLED
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v3
DesignNotch Display
Colour OptionsBlack, Blue
Best phone under 16000
Hardware   8 / 10
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611
CPU4 x 2.3GHz Cortex A734 x 1.7GHz Cortex A53
GPUMali-G72 MP3
Architecture64-bit
RAM6 GB
Internal Storage64 GB
MicroSD Card SlotUp to 512 GB
Best phone under 16000
Main Camera   10 / 10
Number of CamerasQuad
Resolution64 MP f/1.8 main camera
PDAF, 8x Digital Zoom8 MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera5 MP f/2.4 macro sensor5 MP f/2.2 depth sensor
FlashLED Flash
Video3840×2160@30fps, 1920×1080@30fps1280x720@240fps slow motion
FeaturesAF Phase Detection, Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Bokeh Effect, Continuos Shooting, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, ISOCELL Plus, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Best phone under 16000
Front Camera
Number of CamerasSingle
Resolution32 MP f/2.0 main camera
Video1920×1080@30fps
FeaturesBokeh Effect
Best phone under 16000
Battery   9 / 10
Capacity6000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
Wireless ChargingNo
Fast ChargingYes
Best phone under 16000
Security & Sensors
Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Best phone under 16000
Connectivity & Audio
Network2G, 3G, 4G (compatible with India), VoLTE
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHzGPRS: AvailableEDGE: Available
SIM card slotsDual SIM
SIM card typeNano + Nano
Charging PortUSB Type-C
USB OTGYes
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
NFCNo
GPSYes with A-GPS, GLONASS
FM RadioYes
LoudspeakerYes, Dolby Atmos
3.5mm headphone jackYes
Best phone under 16000

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