A great phone camera is something that all users appreciate and an extra set of sensors only adds to the appeal of a smartphone. Earlier, only flagship phones used to feature dual cameras but now we can find reasonably good dual-camera hardware even in budget smartphones. If you are looking for exactly that, here is a list of best dual-camera smartphones that fall under the 20,000 INR price range.
Initially launched at Rs. 29,999, the Honor 8 has seen sharp price correction and is now available at Rs. 17,490, which makes it a great buy. The smartphone comes with dual 12MP rear sensors – one RGB sensor and the other one being a monochrome sensor. The camera setup also allows you to shoot in RAW mode through the manual option. There is also an 8MP selfie camera up front. The device features a 5.2-inch Full-HD display and packs in a 3,000mAh battery. The phone is internally powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core processor shipped with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
Nubia Z17 Mini
The Nubia Z17 Mini (first impressions), which was launched in India last month, boasts of dual 13MP sensors on the back – with both monochrome and RGB sensors. The handset also comes with an impressive 16MP front camera for shooting great selfies. Priced at Rs. 19,999, this dual-SIM smartphone sports a 5.2-inch display with FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. Under the hood, the NubiaZ17 Mini is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 652 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. The handset runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and packs in a 2,950mAh battery.
The Honor 6X has yet another great dual-camera setup, however, it falls next in line to the Nubia Z17 Mini in terms of performance. With a combination of 12MP primary sensor followed by a 2MP secondary lens, the phone allows you to take good pictures in bokeh mode for portraits and macro shots. The phone comes with an 8MP front-facing sensor for selfies and video calls. Under the hood, the handset packs in a Kirin 655 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The device runs on Android Marshmallow and is backed by a 3,340mAh battery. The Honor 6x flaunts a 5.5-inch FHD display and is placed at a price point of Rs. 11,999.
CoolPad Cool 1
Priced at Rs. 10,999, the Coolpad Cool 1 is an improved version of the LeEco Le 2 and is a great phone for gaming, with its Adreno 510 GPU. Accompanying it is a Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor under the hood and is clubbed with 3GB/4GB of RAM. The Coolpad Cool 1 comes with dual 13MP rear sensors with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF and also sports an 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture and 80-degree wide-angle lens. The device comes with a 5.5-inch FHD display and runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0. It is a dual-SIM smartphone with 4,000mAh battery and fast charging support.
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