Top smartphones with in-display fingerprint sensors priced under Rs 20,000

In-display fingerprint sensors are not restricted to premium phones anymore. Affordable phones are also following this trend, giving consumers more options to choose from on a budget. Let’s have a look at some of the best offerings under Rs 20,000 which come equipped with an in-display fingerprint reader:

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Tecno Phantom 9

Tecno Phantom 9

With a waterdrop notch and in-display fingerprint sensor, the Tecno Phantom 9 offers a premium-looking design. It is equipped with a 6.4-inch FHD+ display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It depends on the MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core processor with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The internal storage can be expanded by up to 256GB via a microSD card. Tecno Phantom 9 houses a triple rear camera setup consisting of 16MP + 8MP + 2MP cameras, combined with a Super Quad Flash. For selfie enthusiasts, the phone features a 32MP shooter. It runs the Android 9 Pie-based HIOS 5.0 and comes with a 3,500mAh battery.


OPPO K3 smartphone

OPPO K3 is another budget offering that features an in-display fingerprint sensor. It also houses a pop-up selfie camera which contributes to a full-screen 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display. The phone comes with a dual rear camera setup with 16MP + 2MP sensors while the selfie shooter features a 16MP lens. For performance, it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. It sports a 3,765mAh battery with support for VOOC 3.0 Flash Charging and USB Type-C, and runs the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6.0.

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Realme X


Realme X plays host to a 6.53-inch AMOLED FHD+ display panel with Gorilla Glass 5 protection and an in-display fingerprint reader. The phone relies on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM + 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM + 128GB of internal storage. Its pop-up selfie camera includes a 16MP sensor, while the 48MP + 5MP sensors make the rear camera setup. The device runs the Android 9 Pie-based ColorOS 6.0 and comes equipped with a 3,765mAh battery with USB Type-C and VOOC 3.0 Flash Charging.

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Vivo S1

Vivo S1


The Vivo S1 is the brand’s latest offering in the Indian market, and it houses an in-display fingerprint reader, waterdrop notch display and triple rear cameras. It features a 6.38-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display panel with Widevine L1 support for streaming HD content. For performance, the device relies on the Helio P65 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM + 128GB storage, 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. The camera configuration includes 16MP + 8MP + 2MP sensors while a 32MP selfie snapper sits inside the notch. The Vivo S1 runs Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS skinned on the top. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery with support for 18W dual engine fast charging technology and Reverse Charging.

Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50

The Samsung Galaxy A50 was first announced at MWC 2019 and it comes equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor as well. It features a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display, which means that it has a waterdrop notch on the top. Samsung’s Exynos 9610 octa-core processor powers up the device with the help of 4GB RAM + 64GB storage or 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. The internal storage can be expanded by up to 512GB via a microSD card. It comes with a triple rear camera setup which houses 25MP + 5MP +8MP sensors while the selfie snapper features a 25MP sensor. The phone runs Android 9 Pie and has a 4,000mAh battery which supports 15W Fast Charging and USB Type-C.

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