Top 10 smartphones under Rs. 10,000 in India 2018
This budget segment accounts for more than half of the smartphone sales globally and therefore the choices, variants and options are innumerable here for the consumers. Almost every other major and minor player in the smartphone industry has their range of devices stacked against one another except for Apple. Based on the pricing, features, specification, ease of use and availability here are some of the top 10 smartphones under Rs. 10,000.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the king of this segment with no other OEM offering similar or better specs at this very price of Rs. 10,000. It comes with a 5.9-inch display coupled with 4GB of RAM and performance-based Snapdragon 625 processor. It also has an impressive battery life backed with all metal build and a fingerprint sensor resting at the back. Xiaomi has promised to bring the face unlock feature on it in the upcoming days with an OTA update. In terms of performance, battery and looks no other smartphone comes near it.
- Lenovo K8 Plus
Lenovo K8 Plus is another good bet under Rs. 10,000 budget segment. It features a dual camera setup with good battery life and performance along with a fast fingerprint scanner. Sadly, it doesn’t feature the 18:9 5.2-inch display which might be a low point for a number of users.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi last year’s budget king device Redmi Note 4 can be bought at just Rs. 9000 or even lesser which makes it a good option in this budget category. It features the Snapdragon 625 coupled with 2 or 3 GB of RAM and internal stage of 32 GB. It has single camera setup with 16:9 display which has become a norm earlier but its performance and battery life is quite good for a large budget device. You can buy this mobile phone from Flipkart website.
- 10.or G
10.or G is another highly capable device in sub Rs. 10,000 which packs in lot of features to give a stiff competitive to Xiaomi devices. It comes in both 3 GB and 4GB variants and gets powered by the very same Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor and Adreno 506 graphics processor. It doesn’t show any signs of lags and possess dual camera setup at the rear and a massive 4000 mAh battery.
- Coolpad Cool 1 Dual
Coolpad Cool 1 is another worthy smartphone to consider in the budget segment. It is powered by the performance drive Snapdragon 652 processor coupled with either 3GB or 4GB RAM and internal storage worth either 32 GB or 64 GB respectively. It has large display of 5.5-inch Full IPS LCD in 16:9 aspect ratio and being protected by a highly durable Scratch Resistant glass. You can buy Coolpad Cool 1 online from Amazon India website.
- Infinix Hot S3
Infinix is a relatively newcomer in the budget segment but it is taking the competition back to the Xiaomi and other OEMs by offering quality smartphones at astonishing price points. Infinix Hot S3 is priced at Rs. 8999 and comes powered with the older QUALCOMM Snapdragon 430 couple with 3GB or 4GB RAM and internal storage worth 32 GB or 64 GB. It has the new full view display of 5.65 inches long and features a 20 MP front-facing camera which helps in taking some really great selfies on the go.
- Xiaomi Redmi Y1
Xiaomi understands the lucrative share of the selfie market; therefore, it came up with the Redmi Y1 smartphone which happens to be a youth-centric selfie smartphone with 16MP fronts snapper. It boasts of a plastic design and older 16:9 display which might be liked by most of the users but it has a dedicated memory card slot which is hard to find these days. It is powered by Xiaomi favorite Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32 GB worth of internal storage.
- Micromax Canvas Infinity
This was the first smartphone to bring the LG Q6 like display in the affordable market segment and it also offered a capable hardware and software experience at the same time. Canvas Infinity is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 along with 3GB of RAM and 32 GB worth internal storage.
- Panasonic Eluga Ray 500
Panasonic Eluga Ray is powered by quad-core MediaTek MTK6737 processor along with 3GB RAM which helps in offering consistent smooth performance without lags. Users can even expand the storage further up to 256 through a microSD card. It has a dual camera setup at the back offering some stunning licks along with a large battery life thanks to 4000 mAh battery.
- 10 or. D
10orD is simply the most affordable power packed smartphone you can lay your hands on. It has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal on the small device of just 5.2 inches but costs just Rs. 5999. It offers a reliable performance along with decent battery life which is more than enough to last a day.