Price list: 8 best budget phones (under Rs 20,000) in Nepal for January 2022


The title of the best smartphone in the market has forced intense competition among smartphone companies. The battle is visible in all price categories. Companies like Xiaomi, Samsung, Realme and Vivo are constantly competing for market share.

The battle at flagship level has always been there, but now the competition is just as great to be the best budget phones as well. Customers can benefit tremendously from this competition as they will have a number of options to choose from. Due to the intense competition, smartphone manufacturers are also offering a handful of features in the best budget phones.

If you are about to buy a new phone for New Years 2022, be sure to read this as we bring you the list of the best phones under 20,000 rupees in Nepal.

SN Call Price
8 Samsung galaxy m02 Rs 15,999
seven Vivo Y15 19 999 rupees
6 Realme C21Y Rs 17,099
5 Samsung galaxy a12 Rs 18,999 (4/64 GB)
Rs 19,999 (4/128 GB)
4 Realme Narzo 50A Rs 19,499
3 Samsung galaxy m12 Rs 18,499
2 Redmi 9 power 18 999 rupees
1 Redmi note 9 19 999 rupees
8 best budget phones in Nepal for January 2022

8. Samsung Galaxy M02

Photo: Samsung

Recent years show that Samsung has also realized the importance of the budget sector. Many improvements have been made and many smartphone models have been released by Samsung in the budget range, especially to attract the Southeast Asian market.

Hence, to start the list of best budget phones under Rs 20,000 is Galaxy M02. It is a budget smartphone from Samsung with a 6.5 inch PLS IPS display. The phone is 9.1mm thick and weighs around 196 grams.

It has a 13MP triple camera setup on the back and a 5MP camera on the front. The main camera can record video at 1080p. The phone runs Android 10 and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450. The phone gets its life from a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery and supports a 15W fast charger. It comes in three colors. : black, blue and red.

The price of the Samsung Galaxy M02s is Rs 15,999 for a 4/64 GB variant.

7. Vivo Y15

Photo: Vivo

Vivo Y15s is the latest version of Vivo. Comparatively, Vivo has not been as active this year and has only launched a handful of smartphones in the market. The latest Y15s offers 6.51 inch IPS LCD display with maximum resolution of 720 * 1600 pixels. It has a good design and is only 8.3mm thick and weighs just 179 grams.

It has a 13MP dual camera on the back and an 8MP selfie camera. The cameras can record video in 1080p at 30fps. The phone runs Android 11 (Go edition) with Vivo’s Funtouch 11.1 on top. It has a 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery that supports 10W fast charging and 5W reverse charging.

The Vivo Y15s, one of the cheapest phones in the Nepalese market, also has a side fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone. It supports FM radio and has Bluetooth 5.0, micro USB 2.0 for additional connectivity.

The Vivo Y15 is priced at Rs 19,999 for a 3/32 GB variant.

6. Realme C21Y

Photo: Realme

Realme C21Y began the transition from Realme phones this year. This model has a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with the maximum resolution of 720 * 1600 pixels. The phone has a glass front, plastic back, and plastic frame. It weighs around 200 grams while it is 9.1mm thick.

Realme C21Y has a 13MP triple camera setup on the rear. Likewise, on the front it has a 5MP camera. Both cameras can record video at 1080p @ 30fps. This phone runs Android 11 with Realme UI on top. The phone is powered by a Unisoc T610 chipset while the graphics are handled by Mali-G52.

The device has a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery and also supports reverse charging, making it one of the most budget phones on the market.

The price of Realme C21Y is Rs 17,099.

5. Samsung Galaxy A12

Photo: Samsung

Samsung galaxy a12 is one of Samsung’s most affordable A-series smartphones. This phone features 6.5 inch PLS IPS display with maximum resolution of 720 * 1600 pixels. Speaking of construction, it has a glass front, plastic back, and plastic frame. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that doubles as a power button.

The Galaxy A12, one of the most budget phones in the Nepalese market, has a quad camera setup on the back. The 48 MP main camera comes with a 5 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP macro, and 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, it has an 8MP selfie camera. Both cameras are capable of recording video at 1080p resolution.

The phone runs Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P35 chipset while the graphics are handled by PowerVR GE8320. There is a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery on the phone which supports 15W fast charging.

The price of the Samsung Galaxy A12 is Rs 18,999 for 4/64 GB and Rs 19,999 for 4/128 GB.

4. Realme Narzo 50A

Photo: Realme

Realme Narzo 50A is the latest version of Realme in Nepal. He came out alongside Realme Narzo 50i. Narzo 50A is probably one of Realme’s best budget phones to date. The phone comes with a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display which has a maximum resolution of 720 to 1600 pixels.

This phone is constructed with a polycarbonate back, glass front, and plastic frame. The phone weighs around 207 grams and is 9.6mm thick. It has a side fingerprint sensor for phone security.

Narzo 50A has a triple camera setup. The 50MP camera on the back of the phone comes with a 2MP macro and another 2MP depth sensor. On the front there is an 8MP camera. The main camera can record 1080p video at 60 fps while the front camera is limited to 30 fps only.

Realme Narzo 50A comes with a huge backup battery. There is a 6000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery on the phone which also supports 18W fast charging and reverse charging.

The price of the Realme Narzo 50A is Rs 19,499 for a 4/64 GB variant.

3. Samsung Galaxy M12

Photo: Samsung

Yet another Samsung phone on the list of best budget phones in Nepal right now, the Galaxy M12 Comes with 6.5 inch PLS IPS screen with maximum resolution of 720 * 1600 pixels. A nice addition to the phone is the 90Hz refresh rate, which is rare on other better budget phones. It has a typical glass front construction, plastic back and plastic frame. The phone weighs 212 grams and is 9.7mm thick. It also has a fingerprint mounted on the side.

It has a four camera setup on the back. The 48 MP main camera comes with a 5 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP macro, and another 2 MP depth sensor. Up front, it has an 8MP camera. Both cameras can record 1080p video at 30 fps.

The Galaxy M12 runs Android 11 with One UI Core 3.1 on top and is powered by the Exynos 850 chipset. The phone’s graphics are handled by Mali-G52. The phone is powered by a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery and supports 15W fast charging.

The price of the Samsung Galaxy M12 is Rs 18,499 for a 4/64 GB variant.

2. Redmi 9 power

redmi 9 powers one of the best budget phones in Nepal
Photo: Redmi

From the name itself, one would expect that Redmi 9 power is a powerful smartphone. The phone comes with a 6.53 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 * 2340 pixels. The phone has a glass front, plastic back, and plastic frame. The screen features Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a water-repellent coating, the first in its category. The phone is 9.6mm thick and weighs around 198 grams. There is a side fingerprint sensor on the phone.

The model, as one of the best budget phones in Nepal right now, has a quad camera setup on the back. The 48 MP main camera is housed with an 8 MP ultra-wide sensor, 2 MP macro, and 2 MP depth sensor. At the front there is an 8MP camera. The cameras can record video in 1080p resolution.

Redmi 9 power runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset. Graphics are handled by Adreno 610. The phone is powered by a non-removable 6000mAh Li-Po battery. The phone also supports 18W fast charging and 2.5W reverse charging.

The price of the Redmi 9 Power is Rs 18,999 for a 4/64 GB variant.

1. Redmi Note 9

Photo: Mi

The top of the list of best budget phones in Nepal has to be Xiaomi; the best smartphone under Rs 20,000 in Nepal is Redmi note 9. The phone comes with a 6.53 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 * 2340 pixels. It has a beautiful design and has a glass front, plastic back, and plastic frame. The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 and is the only phone on the list to have it. It has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.

The phone has a quad camera setup on the back. The 48MP main camera comes with an 8MP ultralarge sensor, 2MP macro and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front there is a 13MP camera. The cameras can record video in 1080p resolution. The phone also has high-resolution speakers and supports a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Redmi Note 9 runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top and is powered by Mediatek Helio G85 chipset. It has a 5020 mAh backup battery. The phone supports an 18W fast charger as well as a 9W reverse charge.

The price of the Redmi Note 9 is Rs 19,999 for a 4/64 GB variant.

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