Best Smartphones Under 40000 (January 2021)

Are you looking for a smartphone which is under Rs.40000? Yes, you are in the right place. Many brands like Oneplus, Vivo, Samsung Galaxy, Realme has come up with new exciting smartphones under Rs.40000. These smartphones have excellent performance, camera quality, and flagship processors.

Check our list of top phones under Rs.40000.

Best phones under Rs.40000Price
Samsung Galaxy S20 FERs. 39,999
OnePlus 8Rs. 39,999
Vivo iQoo3Rs. 36,990
Oppo Reno 10X ZoomRs. 36,990
Samsung Galaxy S10 liteRs. 39,999

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was launched on 23rd September 2020. The phone comes with a 6.50-inch Super AMOLED display that has a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone comes in three different storage options 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, and 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage. The internal storage of the mobile can be expanded up to 1000GB using a microSD card

Galaxy S20 FE runs Android 10 with One UI 2.5 and with a battery capacity 4500mAh battery that supports fast charging. The phone comes with a triple camera setup on the rear. There is a 12-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 12-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture, and an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has various features like LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama, and autofocus. On the front, Galaxy S20 FE features a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture. 

Display6.5 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Processorocta-core
RAM6GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4500mAh
Rear Camera12MP + 12MP + 8MP
Front Camera32MP

OnePlus 8

OnePlus 8 was launched on April 24, 2020. The phone comes with a 6.55 inches fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The phone also has corning gorilla glass 5 protection on the device. OnePlus 8 comes in two storage variants in 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage and 12GB RAM with 256GB internal storage variants. OnePlus 8 has a battery capacity of 4300 mAh with Warp Charge 30T that supports fast charging.

OnePlus 8 sports a 48-megapixel primary camera with f/1.75 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 16-megapixel ultrawide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera features include multi autofocus, CINE aspect ratio video recording, UltraShot HDR, pro mode, panorama, cat&dog face detection & focus, AI scene detection, and RAW image. The front camera features a 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.45 aperture including Screen Flash, Face Unlock, HDR, and Face Retouching.

Display6.7 inches, 1080×2400 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM12GB
Storage256GB
Battery Capacity4300mAh
Rear Camera48MP + 16MP + 2MP
Front Camera16MP

Vivo iQoo3:

Vivo iQoo3 is the first smartphone that is been released from the Vivo iQ00 brand. This phone has a glass back panel with a metallic mid-frame. This phone has an excellent AMOLED display with 6.44-inches with 1080×2400 pixels. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Octa-Core processor and it has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity.

Looking at the camera, it has 48MP + 13MP + 13MP + 2MP primary camera and 16MP front camera. This smartphone has 4400mAh long life battery capacity with 55W super flash charger.

It supports 5G, dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.1, WiFi, NFC, USB Type-C, GPS, GLONASS and dual-SIM support. 

Display6.44-inches, 1080×2400 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM8GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4400mAh
Camera48MP + 13MP + 13MP + 2MP  | 16MP

Oppo Reno 10X Zoom:

Oppo Reno 10X Zoom has an excellent design and superb technology. This smartphone offers premium design with a bezel-less display and a shark fin selfie camera. It has 6.6-inch display with 1,080 x 2,340 pixels.

OPPO Reno 10x Zoom runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. It has 6GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity. This phone has designed new camera technology and design. The camera includes 48MP, 13MP and 8MP primary camera and 16MP front camera.

This phone comes up with 4,065mAh with a VOOC, v3.0 charging technology. This phone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, NFC, USB Type-C, etc.

Display6.6-inch, 1080×2340 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC
RAM6GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4065mAh
Camera48 + 13 + 8 MP  | 16MP

Samsung Galaxy S10 lite:

Samsung Galaxy S10 lite is one of the best phones launched from the samsung series that comes up with flagship level specifications. This device has 6.7-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED display with 2400×1080 pixels. This phone runs on octo-core Snapdragon 855 SoC. It has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity.

Samsung Galaxy S10 lite has 48 + 12 + 5MP primary camera and 32MP front camera. This phone comes up with 4500mAh battery which lasts for the whole day for heavy users.

Display6.7-inch, 2400×1080 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa Core
RAM8GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4500mAh
Camera48 + 12 + 5MP  | 32MP

Realme X50 pro 5G:

Realme X50 pro comes with 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 1080×2400 pixels. This phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, octa Core proccessor. It has 6GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity.

This phone has 64 MP+12 MP+8 MP+2 MP Quad lens Primary Camera and 2 MP+8 MP Dual Front Camera. This phone comes up with 4200mAh battery. It is one of the first smartphone which supports 65W fast charging which can completely refill the 4300mAh battery.

Display6.44-inch, 1080×2400 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM6GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4200mAh
Camera64 + 12 + 8 + 2 MP | 2 + 8 MP

Samsung Galaxy Note10 lite:

Samsung Galaxy Note10 lite features 6.7-inch HDR 10 AMOLED display with 1,080×2,280 pixels. It is absolutely premium quality smartphone that runs with top class features.

This smartphone has Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is powered by a Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 performance. Moreover, this phone comes with 6GB and 128GB storage capacity. It has on-screen fingerprint sensor. It has 4500mAh battery capacity which lasts for a long time with 25W fast charging.

Coming to the camera, it has 12 + 12 +12 MP primary camera and 32MP front camera. This phone supports connectivity options Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS A-GPS, Glonass, etc.

Display6.7-inch, 1080×2280 pixels
ProcessorSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810
RAM6GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4500mAh
Camera12 + 12 +12 MP | 32 MP

Honorable Mention:

BrandsPrice
Realme X50 proRs. 37,999
Samsung Galaxy Note10 liteRs. 38,999
Oneplus 7T 256GBRs.36,990
Xiaomi Mi 10 proRs. 39,990
Nubia Red Magic 3SRs.37,999

Oneplus 7T 256GB:

Oneplus 7T 256GB has 6.55 inch Fluid AMOLED display with 1080×2400 pixels. It is powered with Snapdragon 855 plus processor with 8GB RAM and 256 GB stoarge capacity. The battery capacity comes up with 3800mAh.

Looking at the camera, it has 48 + 16 + 12 MP primary camera and 16 MP front camera. Like other phones, Oneplus 7T 256GB also has disadvantages. There is no audio jack and no expandable storage. And also notch is this phone appears dated.

Display6.55-inch, 1080×2400 pixels
ProcessorSnapdragon 855 plus
RAM8GB
Storage256GB
Battery Capacity3800mAh
Camera48 + 16 + 12MP | 16MP

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro:

Xiaomi Mi 10 pro comes with a 6.67-inch touchscreen display with 1080×2340 pixels. It is powered by a 2.84GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. This phone has 12GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity.

Speaking about the camera, it has 108 + 8+ 12+ 20MP primary camera and 20MP front camera. It has 4500mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g, GPS, Bluetooth v5.10, NFC, USB Type-C, FM radio, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards.

Display6.67-inch, 1080×2340 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM12GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity4500mAh
Camera108 + 8+ 12+ 20MP | 20MP

Nubia Red Magic 3S:

Nubia Red Magic 3S is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 plus, octa core processor. It has 6.65-inches AMOLED display with 1080×2340 pixels screen resolutions.

This smartphone has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage capacity. Speaking about the camera, it has 48MP primary camera and 16MP primary. It has 5000mAh battery capacity which lasts for a long time.

This phone has been made up only for gaming purposes and lacks in important departments like camera and market-ready software. The camera in this phone is not versatile and ranks behind when compared to its competitors. There is no micro SD card slot in this phone.

Display6.65-inch, 1080×2340 pixels
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855
RAM8GB
Storage128GB
Battery Capacity5000mAh
Camera48MP | 16MP

Above mentioned are the best phones under Rs. 40,000. If you are interested in looking out for the best high end smartphones, check out our article Best High End Smartphones.