What is the most important thing in a smartphone? Of course, power and capabilities, but this does not mean at all that we are striving to choose a large massive device that will look like an external battery in our hands. Many of us tend to choose a smartphone that they will like not only for its characteristics, but also for its appearance. It turns out that it is very simple: we have selected for you 8 smartphones priced under 20,000 rubles, the style of which will impress anyone.
Modern trends clearly show us that a stylish and fashionable smartphone should have a large display, minimal frames around it and, of course, retain all the functionality, cameras, fingerprint scanner and speakers. Let’s see how manufacturers cope.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Moving away from the iPhone-like design, Xiaomi began to develop surprisingly spectacular devices that look and feel like real premium smartphones. At the same time, the power of the devices is not inferior to their appearance. One such smartphone is the Xiaomi RedMi 5 Plus. The virtually bezel-less design is complemented by a large display with a resolution of 2160x1080 and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen has a diagonal of 5.99 inches, while the device itself has retained the standard dimensions. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor is responsible for performance. Xiaomi RedMi 5 Plus runs on 4GB of RAM, while the built-in memory is 64GB with the ability to use an additional memory card. Android, as always, is complemented by the MIUI interface.
The smartphone has one main and one front camera with a resolution of 12MP and 5MP respectively, but the camera does a great job with photos. Another thing that pleases fans of this device is a 4000mAh battery, so it lasts for a long time for any tasks. The fingerprint scanner is responsible for data security, and this Xiaomi smartphone weighs 180g.
Huawei P20 Lite
Among devices with a more modern approach to bezel-less design, we can highlight the budget analogue of the sensational Huawei P20 — P20 Lite. The smartphone has a modern look, two cameras and a large screen with a notch for the front camera. In other words, the front side is almost the entire 5.84-inch FullView Display screen. On the back of the case, you can find a dual camera, a fingerprint scanner and the company logo. At the same time, for those who prefer brightness, the smartphone is available in several colors: ultramarine, black, platinum gold and pink sakura.
Of course, not only the design of this smartphone has earned popularity: its characteristics also deserve attention. This is how the HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor works inside, 4GB of RAM is responsible for the speed, 64GB of built-in memory will help store all the necessary information. If the older model is equipped with cameras from Leica, then the budget one received powerful native Huawei cameras. The main camera has two lenses: with a resolution of 16 megapixels and a special one for the bokeh effect. The front camera also has a resolution of 16 MP and a viewing angle of 78 degrees. It’s safe to say that photo lovers will appreciate this smartphone. The battery capacity is 3000mAh, the smartphone supports Android Pay and weighs 145g.
The combination of appearance and ergonomics, conciseness in design and quality is Honor 7X. This smartphone looks the same as its predecessor: a metal body with spectacular plastic inserts and a front side covered with glass. The smartphone is equipped with a large display with a diagonal of 5.93 inches with a resolution of 2160x1080. Image depth is 407ppi. Convenient in every sense, the smartphone looks modern and premium.
Inside, its characteristics are also impressive. The Honor 7X is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The smartphone is equipped with a dual main camera with 16MP and 2MP modules, which allows you to add bokeh and blur effect to any photo. The front camera has a resolution of 8 MP. Honor 7X will let you enjoy taking photos, watching videos, playing games. Of course, all this requires battery support, because Honor 7X is equipped with a capacious 3340mAh battery, which will allow you to use the device all day and not worry about the charge level. The smartphone weighs 165 g, it is simple and pleasant to use, and it looks incredibly impressive.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2
Returning to Xiaomi, one cannot help but recall one of the trends — displays with rounded edges. If you are looking to get just such a smartphone, you are guaranteed a stylish device. And Xiaomi Mi Note 2 will help in this. The device belongs to the middle segment, so the price will suit many of them very much. At the same time, you will get a modern device with a large and bright screen that can provide an immersive effect. Despite the fact that the model was released in 2016, it does not lose its relevance. Xiaomi Mi Note 2 runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. This simplifies most everyday tasks. You can use 2 SIM cards, although the device does not support a memory card slot. The main camera has a resolution of 22 megapixels, which provides the ability to capture clear, detailed shots. The 8MP front camera is great for taking selfies. The increased battery capacity is designed specifically to ensure that Xiaomi Mi Note 2 copes throughout the day — 4070mAh are responsible for ensuring that you stay connected always. The device weighs a little — 166g and, even if the smartphone retains the frames at the top and bottom of the screen, the device looks extremely presentable.
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018
Samsung doesn’t just make premium devices, so sometimes it’s worth looking at lower-end models as well. One such model is the Galaxy A6. The smartphone has a neat metal body, the design of which combines elements of earlier Samsung models with modern ones. The elongated display of this smartphone has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The diagonal is 5.6 inches, and the resolution is 16MP. The screen has bezels at the top and bottom, but the fingerprint unlock button is located on the back of the case. The AMOLED screen is protected by Gorilla Glass. The Galaxy A6 is powered by an Exynos 7870 processor, it has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and is expandable.
Samsung Galaxy A6 is equipped with the main and front cameras, the resolution of both is 16MP. Plus, the device supports Android Pay and facial recognition. The battery has a capacity of 3000mAh, and the smartphone weighs 162g.
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite
Asus is also keeping up with its competitors, creating modern smartphones with stylish design and powerful features. This is exactly what the Zenfone 5 Lite is. The smartphone is made in a very strict laconic style and leaves a pleasant impression as a premium device. The rear panel of the case allocates space for two cameras and a fingerprint scanner. The front is thin bezels and a large rich display. The screen diagonal is 6 inches, the resolution is 2160x1080, and the aspect ratio is 18:9.
A Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor runs inside. 4GB of RAM is responsible for speed, and for information storage you get 64GB of internal memory.
This smartphone is definitely suitable for mobile photography, because the dual camera with a wide-angle sensor will allow you to capture landscapes and other shots. The resolution of the main camera is 16MP, while the front 20MP camera is designed for selfies, portraits and video chats. The battery capacity of 3300mAh will not disappoint you, the smartphone is hardy and reliable. Asus Zenfone 5 Lite supports face recognition, fingerprint and contactless payment.
If you prefer big screen smartphones, but you prefer the style that can be called retro, then Meizu is perfect for you. The Meizu M6S smartphone is a large device with a 5.7‑inch screen, with thin bezels around the display and a metal body that is effectively combined with a glossy screen. Particularly impressive is the original find with the placement of the fingerprint scanner: the Meizu M6S has it placed on the end of the smartphone, so that the front
The smartphone runs on a powerful Samsung Exynos 7272 processor with 6 cores. Thanks to this, it quickly copes with tasks with 3GB of RAM. If you do not have enough 32GB of internal memory for data storage, then you can add an external memory card. Or use a slot for a second SIM card.
Meizu M6S is equipped with a 16MP main camera and an 8MP front selfie camera.
With a battery capacity of 3000mAh, Meizu M6S is able to work for 1.5 days at medium loads. The smartphone also supports fast charging technology, which means that you do not need much time to recharge the battery.
Meizu M6S is an excellent and stylish choice.
Doogee smartphones combine power and affordable price. That is why one of the most stylish and modern options is the Doogee BL12000. This smartphone has a neat body with rounded edges and a spectacular glossy back panel. The dual camera and fingerprint scanner complete the picture, as do the beveled edges of the case. The smartphone runs on a Mediatek MT6750 processor with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The large display has a diagonal of 6 inches, and the screen bezels are very small. The screen resolution is 2160x1080 with an image depth of 402 ppi. The front camera has a resolution of 16MP, the main camera is 16MP + 13MP, which allows you to achieve high quality photos.
But what’s most impressive about this smartphone from Doogee is its unique 12,000mAh battery capacity. The smartphone weighs a lot, especially compared to competitors — 300g, but it will serve you for more than one day without the need for additional recharging. Charging takes only 4 hours, which greatly simplifies the process of working with a smartphone. Doogee really pleases fans not only with its appearance, but also with its characteristics and a pleasant price.
Of course, this is not all stylish smartphones. While many of us will still make our choices based on our own personal preferences, each of these devices definitely deserves attention as an example of quality combined with style and high performance.