Top 10 selfie smartphones available in India under Rs. 20,000


With selfies now becoming an obsession among the smartphone users, handset makers are launching selfie-focused phones with lots of in-app customization to enhance the pictures. The increase in social media and picture sharing platform has intensified the need to buy a smartphone with a good camera.

So if you are looking out for a new smartphone with best selfie camera under Rs. 20,000, skim through this article below.

1. Vivo V5


Vivo launched its selfie-focused smartphone dubbed as V5 in the Indian market recently at a price of Rs. 17,980. This smartphone comes with 20MP front camera with Sony IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and 5p lens.

It also comes with ‘Moonlight Glow’ flash that induces a natural glow on the face that lights up the picture irrespective of the lighting conditions. Moreover, the Face Beauty 6.0 Mode in the camera app enhances selfies and can make faces look much slimmer. This mode is available in two option — Auto and manual. While the auto mode corrects the photos on its own, the manual mode allows you to correct it.

The Vivo V5 comes in Crown Gold and Space Gray colors and is available from Flipkart as well as retail stores.

2. Oppo F1s

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Oppo launched its latest selfie-centric smartphone named as F1s in India earlier this year at Rs. 17,990, later it introduced 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version for Rs. 18,990. The F1s comes with 16MP front camera with 1/3.1-inch sensor, 5P lens and f/2.0 aperture. This specs allows more light to enter the camera and enhances its sensitivity as well.

The front camera comes with Beautify 4.0 mode, the range of filters, selfie panorama, and much more features. It also has 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 1/3.06-inch sensor, and f/2.2 aperture as well. You can buy it from Flipkart. Check out the camera sample of the F1s in our review.

3. Gionee S6s

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Gionee S6s is another Chinese handset known for its Selfie-centric feature. This smartphone comes with 8MP front camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, and 5P lens. Additionally, it also comes with Face Beauty 2.0 which helps to enhance the selfies with intelligent analysis. The camera also has a range of modes like Panorama, HDR, Professional, Magic Focus, Face Beauty, Pic Note and Ultra Pixel, which stitches multiple images together to deliver a 120-megapixel resolution image.

It also has a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX258 sensor along with PDAF that lets you focus in 0.3 seconds. The Gionee S6s comes in Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver and is priced at Rs. 17,999. You can buy it from Flipkart.

4. Moto M


The recently launched outing from Lenovo dubbed as Moto M comes with 8MP front facing camera with 85-degree wide angle lens and 1.12um pixel size. With its wide angle lens, you can click selfies and also beautify them using the Beautification mode.

The rear camera comes with 16MP sensor with Correlated Color Temperature dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1.0um pixel size on board. You can buy it from Flipkart.

5. Lenovo Z2 Plus


The Lenovo Z2 Plus come with 8MP front facing camera with 1.4μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, and 78.9-degree wide viewing angle. Moreover, the front camera can record video up to 1080p as well.

Also, the rear camera has 13MP rear camera along with LED Flash, f/ 2.2, 5P lens, ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, CAF dual-mode focus, EIS. You can buy it from starting at Rs. 17,999. Check out the camera samples here.

6. Sony Xperia XA dual


Known for its camera, the Sony Xperia XA dual comes with 8MP front camera with a responsive sensor that provides good shots even in low light conditions. Moreover, it has dedicated low light photography mode and sensors for the front camera.

Talking about the rear, it has 13MP camera with Exmor RS sensor, Quick launch, Hybrid Auto-Focus, 5x Clear Image Zoom, Auto-Scene Recognition. You can buy it on Flipkart and Amazon for around Rs. 15,700.

7. Asus Zenfone Selfie

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The selfie-focused Asus Zenfone Selfie smartphone comes with 13MP front facing Pixel Master camera with LED flash, f/2.2-aperture, and 88-degree wide-angle lens. It also comes with a lot of features including low light mode, beautification mode, selfie panorama mode and much more.

PixelMaster’s Low-Light mode captures clear photos or videos throughout the night or in dark environments.

On the back, it features the same 13MP pixel master camera with LED flash, autofocus with f/2.0 aperture. You can buy it on Flipkart and Amazon for Rs. 16,999. Check out the camera samples in our review.

8. Le Max 2

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LeEco launched Le Max 2 smartphone earlier this year with 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture 75.1-degree FOV and beauty mode to capture rich selfies during group outings. The image quality of the selfies is pretty good as well in this smartphone.

On the rear, it has 21MP rear camera with dual-tone, LED flash, Sony IMX230 sensor, PDAF, OIS, 6P lenses, f/2.0 aperture under the hood. You can buy it on Flipkart and Amazon for Rs. 17,999.

9. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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The undisputed king in all the field — Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 performs well in terms of selfies. As per the spec sheet, it comes with 5MP front camera along with f/2.0 aperture and also capable of recording 1080p video as well.

Talking about the rear camrea, it has 16MP rear camera with PDAF, dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording, 120fps slow-motion. It is available from Flipkart and for Rs. 9999. Check out the camera samples in the review.

10. Samsung Galaxy On Nxt


Samsung recently launched Galaxy On Nxt smartphone in the mid-range segment with a 8MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture on board.  It also has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture as well under the hood. You can buy it from Flipkart. Check out the camera samples in the review.