When buying a smartphone, it is important to give preference to the high resolution displays, efficient multi-core processors, best in class camera and a long lasting juicy battery. But, the RAM capacity is also equally important as it aids the smartphone to deliver superior performance and ensures that all the apps perform smoothly and effectively. Large chunks of RAM bring about better multi-tasking, smooth performance and improved social networking to the front. If you are hunting to buy a 2GB RAM smartphone, hold on as there are a plethora of them that can burn a hole in your pocket. Here are a few best picks that are convincingly priced in the sub Rs 20,000 bracket.

Intex Aqua Octa

Early this year, Intex unwrapped the country’s first smartphone with a true octa core chipset – Aqua Octa. In the last quarter of 2013, the company announced an alliance with chip maker MediaTek and launched the Aqua Octa housing a 1.7GHz clocked MediaTek MT6592 True Octa processor. The phone packs powerful specifications and hardware aspects under its hood.

The Intex Aqua Octa is fitted with a 6 inch HD IPS OGS capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The true octa core chipset is supported by 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. There is a 13 MP primary camera and a 5 MP front facing camera for video chatting sessions. Under the hood is a 2300 mAh battery delivering up to 6 hours of talk time and 180 hours of standby time. Buy Intex Aqua Octa from Snapdeal for Rs 18,399.

 

Intex Aqua Octa

Key Specs

Model Intex Aqua Octa
Display 6  inch, HD
Processor 1.7  GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Cameras 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2300 mAh
Price Rs 18,399

 

Xolo Q3000

Indigenous smartphone manufacturer Xolo unleashed an high-end phablet called Xolo Q3000. The highlight of this smartphone is the presence of an OTG cable that facilitates connecting a pen drive to the phone. The phablet flaunts a 5.7 inch Full HD IPS display boasting 1920×1080 pixel resolution and 386 pixels per inch and incorporates a 1.5 GHz quad-core MTK 6589 Turbo processor.

On the camera front, there is a 13 MP rear snapper accompanied with a 5 MP front facer for video calling. There is 16 GB in-built storage coupled with support for external memory support up to 32 GB. Furthermore, the Xolo Q3000 has a juicy 4,000 mAh battery capable of lasting for up to 21 hours of talk time and 634 hours of standby time. The handset can be purchased from Infibeam for Rs 18,249.

Xolo-Q3000

Key Specs

Model Xolo Q3000
Display 5.7 inch, FHD
Processor 1.5  GHz MTK 6589 Turbo quad-core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Cameras 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 4000 mAh
Price Rs 18,249

 

Huawei Ascend G700

In January, Chinese handset vendor Huawei appeared to be on a launch spree as the firm announced the release of four Android smartphones to cater to the desires of a variety of consumers. One of the phones, Ascend G700 is bundled with a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. Fueled by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, the smartphone provides support to dual SIM card and dual standby.

The Huawei Ascend G700 sports a 5 inch HD IPS touchscreen display with 1280×720 pixel resolution and includes 8 GB of internal storage, 2 GB of RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32 GB expandable memory. The handset packs an 8 MP primary camera and a 1.3 MP front camera for making video calls and includes a 2,150 mAh battery offering 300 hours of standby time and 4 hours of talk time. You can get hold of Huawei Ascend G700 for Rs 15,068 from Snapdeal.

Huawei Ascend G700

Key Specs

Model Huawei Ascend G700
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.2  GHz quad-core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Cameras 8 MP/ 1.3 MP
Battery 2150 mAh
Price Rs 15,068

 

Mixromax Canvas Knight

Since the advent of 2014, there was quite a buzz in the Indian tech space about Micromax Canvas Knight, the octa-core smartphone that was released last week. The flagship phone is combined with the likes of affordable pricing and impeccable specifications. The Canvas Knight comes fitted with a 5 inch Full HD IPS display boasting 443 pixels per inch. There is a 2 GHz MediaTek MT6592T octa-core processor coupled with Mali 450 GPU.

In terms of camera optics, the Canvas Knight includes a 16 MP primary camera clubbed with the goodness of OmniVision CameraShip sensor and has an 8 MP front-facing snapper for video calls. Other highlights of the phone include 32 GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM. The dual SIM phone comes bundled with a 2350 mAh battery and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. The phone is available from the official Micromax store for Rs 19,999.

Mixromax Canvas Knight

Key Specs

Model Micromax Canvas Knight
Display 5 inch, FHD
Processor 2 GHz octa-core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB
OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Cameras 16 MP/ 8 MP
Battery 2350 mAh
Price Rs. 19,999

Gionee Elife E6

Gionee is a China based vendor well known in India for its range of smartphones and tablets. The firm’s Elife E6 boasts an aesthetic look and has some interesting specs that befit its price range. The handset is fitted with a 5 inch Full HD display and flaunts a sleek design and look. There is a 1.5 GHz quad-core MT6589T Cortex A7 processor under its hood and it is fueled with the delicious Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS.

The Gionee Elife E6 smartphone includes a 32 GB in-built storage along with 2 GB RAM. In addition to this, there are dual cameras – a 13 MP primary snapper with Sony Exmor R sensor and a 5 MP front-facing camera. The Elife E6 packs only a 2,020 mAh battery, but it should not be a surprise considering its thin profile. From Amazon, the Gionee Elife E6 can be bought for Rs 19,098.

Gionee Elife E6

Key Specs

Model Gionee Elife E6
Display 5 inch, FHD
Processor 1.5 GHz quad-core MT6589T Cortex A7
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Cameras 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2020 mAh
Price Rs 19,098

Some Other Phones with 2 GB RAM below 20,000 INR

Phone Specifications Order

Processor, RAM, Internal Storage, Camera, Display, Battery, Dual or Single SIM, Android Version

Intex Aqua i7 (Quick Review)

1.5 GHz Quad Core, 2 GB, 32 GB, 13 MP/ 5 MP, 5 inch HD, 2000 mAh, Dual SIM, Android 4.2.1

Price: Rs 17,070

BlackBerry Q5 (Quick Review)

1.2 GHz Dual Core, 2 GB, 8 GB/ 32GB, 5 MP/ 2 MP, 3.1 inch HD, 2180 mAh, Single SIM, BlackBerry 10

Price: Rs 19,990

Lenovo K900 (Quick Review)

2 GHz Dual Core, 2 GB, 16 GB/ 32GB, 13 MP/ 2 MP, 5.5 inch HD, 2500 mAh, Single SIM, Android 4.2

Price: Rs 20,722