Smartphones with powerful SoCs, better cameras, and great software are hitting the market regularly, which might make you feel low, even if you are using a flagship phone, released a couple of years ago. If you have the habit of changing smartphones every 6 months to one year, but run on a tight budget, flagship phones are not for you. Today, you can find a number of phones with great performance, at very small budgets like Rs. 10,000. Yes, you heard that right, budget smartphones under Rs.10000.
I have brought to you top 5 smartphones under Rs. 10,000, which are handpicked by me for my much-loved readers, so that they can get the best out of their budget. If you are expecting to get a lot, from a smartphone, under Rs. 10,000, I am sorry, you cannot get that. But, if you are looking for a decent smartphone, for everyday use, and want some decent multitasking, with a medium camera, you can go for either of the smartphones, listed here.
Basic features like LTE, VoLTE, and dual-sim support is available for all the smartphones, so I will not be mentioning them every time. All the smartphones here, are priced under Rs. 10,000 at the time of writing this article, but the price might vary, depending upon your location, store, and similar other aspects.
Top & Best to buy Smartphones under Rs.10000
Here are few best smartphones under the budget of Rs 10000 in India
- Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro
- 10. or E
- Redmi 5A
- Lenovo K8 Plus
- Moto C Plus
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro (Rs. 6,990)
J3 Pro is one of the best smartphones, manufactured by the smartphone giant, and you can go for this smartphone, if you are looking for one of the best smartphones, even after bragging the “Samsung” logo. Just like other smartphones at this price range, the smartphones come with 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal memory, which is though more than other Samsung smartphones, as they offer 1 GB of RAM. With the 2 GB RAM, and a Spreadtrum Quad Core SoC, clocked at 1.5 GHz, you can multi-task, without any issues. The presence of the Spreadtrum SoC might not give you great performance, but that is not a deal breaker for a smartphone, priced at as low as Rs. 7,000.
If you want a great camera, the device comes with an 8 MP rear facing the camera and 5 MP front-facing camera, which is pretty good for taking photographs. The handset also comes with a Super AMOLED screen, which is something that deserves special mention, in the specification. The 2600 mAh battery might seem to be less in today’s market, but using the device smartly, will easily give a day backup, which is quite great for a budget smartphone.
10. or E (Rs. 6,999)
10. or has started selling its phones in India, at the end of 2017, and the smartphones are really value for money, and can surely beat other phones like Redmi, at the prices, the smartphones are offered. The following 10. or E, comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, which is a pretty good entry level SoC, capable of handling multi-tasking quite well. The smartphone comes with a 2 GB and 16 GB and a 3 GB with 32 GB variant, and the price of the 3 GB, 32 GB variant is given here. The 13 MP rear facing the camera and 5 MP front-facing camera performs quite well at this price range.
There are some most attractive facts about the 10. or E, which might make it, the king of budget smartphones. It comes with pure Android Nougat, which is only found in limited devices like Moto, Nokia, etc. It also has a mighty 4000 mAh battery, which can easily last for 2 days, if you do not use the device heavily.
Redmi 5A (Rs. 5,999, Rs. 6,999)
Talking about budget smartphones and not mentioning any handset by Redmi, will be a sin. The Redmi 5A is one of the best smartphones, which you can get within a price of Rs. 7,000, and it has almost everything, which you need from a budget smartphone. Premium looks, decent camera, good performance! What else do you want! The 3 GB, 32 GB variant is priced at Rs. 6,999, and the 2 GB, 16 GB variant is priced at Rs. 5,999.
As far as the specs are concerned, both the variants come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, which is a great budget SoC and can handle normal tasks quite well. Moving the focus on to the camera, the handset comes with 13 MP primary camera, and 5 MP secondary camera, which is pretty good, though not up to the mark. The cameras can perform well under good lighting conditions, but low light photography is not that optimized. The 3000 mAh battery on the Redmi 5A can handle the device pretty well for a single day, under normal usage conditions.
Lenovo K8 Plus (Rs. 7,999)
The Lenovo K8 Plus is one of the best budget smartphones, which provide great audio performance, unlike other smartphones within this budget. The Dolby Atmos Surround Sound is something, which makes the thing possible on the K8 Plus. The handset comes with 3 GB of RAM and which is pretty good at handling multitasking. There is also a 4 GB RAM variant, which is not available within a budget of Rs. 10,000, and it is available at a price, slightly more than that.
If you are looking for great performance, I will not recommend this product, as it comes with a Mediatek P25 Helio SoC, which is not that good. But, if you are looking for handling basic multitasking, and some small regular games like Temple Run and Subway Surfers, the Lenovo K8 Plus can handle it, without any issues. The handset also has 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front-facing camera, and the performance of the camera is quite reasonable at this price range.
Moto C Plus (Rs. 5,999)
The Moto C Plus is the best smartphone, which you should go for, if the only thing you want from your smartphone, is a great battery and a decent performance. The handset comes with 4000 mAh battery, which can last a day long, making the smartphone, a great choice for everyday use. The handset also comes with an 8 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera. It might seem less in today’s market, but trust me, the camera performance is great if compared to most other smartphones at this range.
Due to the presence of a MediaTek MTK6737 processor, you cannot get great performance from this smartphone, but, yes, it can easily handle everyday tasks, without any issues. If you are looking for a smartphone, for everyday usage, with maximum peace of mind, and great service, the Moto C Plus is the best product, you can go for, and you will surely not be disappointed with the service it will offer.
As I already said, the smartphones mentioned here are not meant for doing everything, but if you are looking for a budget Smartphones under Rs. 10000, go for any of the smartphones mentioned above. The smartphones under Rs. 10,000 are not limited only to the 5 smartphones mentioned here, but all the products listed here are handpicked by me, which can help you get the best value for money. If you do not want to do a lot of research, but want a smartphone urgently, you can use the small guide, given above to take your decision.
Hope the small information helped you, and if you know other great budget kings under 10k, don’t forget to comment it down below.