Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000- November 2017

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After receiving requests to update our list of Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000, we’ve finally listed out the latest smartphones available in the market that you can purchase under a price bracket of Rs. 10,000. In comparison to a few years back, these days Top Budget phones are offering everything that a premium smartphone may offer, however at an affordable price tag. And in case you are looking for a budget smartphone, chances are, your budget is Rs. 10,000. So, what do you get in this price bracket? Well, as technology is getting affordable, features such as 13MP rear camera, Fingerprint sensor and a Full HD display have started to make their way in the segment. But with so many options out there, which phone to buy is the question everybody’s asking.

Top 10 Smartphones

So, here is our list of Top 10 Smartphones that offer the best combination of features, quality and performance in under Rs. 10,000.

  1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

With 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is now selling at a discounted price of Rs.9999 and is first on our list of Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000. In terms of daily performance, the Redmi Note 4 is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC and performs better than all the other Budget Smarphones. In a sub 10Kprice bracket, the Note 4 offers a reliable battery and the company has also improved the camera on the handset, making it an even better proposition. Overall the Redmi Note 4 offers a perfect blend of hardware and software to offer the best daily performance fora budget phone.

Key Features

Display 5.5-inch (Full HD 1080 x 1920)
Processor and OS 2 GHz, Octa Core , Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera 13MP Rear, 5MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 4100mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.9999 on Flipkart

  1. Coolpad Cool 1

Coolpad Cool 1

It was tough selecting the second smartphone for our list of Top 10 Budget Smartphones under 10,000. However, we went with the Coolpad Cool 1 due to its impressive dual camera setup, a powerful performance with 3GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652SoC.For a budget phone, the Coolpad Cool 1 packs decent specs similar to the Redmi Note 4. It has a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 4000mAh battery and a Type-C port with fast charging capabilities. However, with all its pros, the Cool 1 still only comes with Android Marshmallow OS, the device heats up sometimes with heavy usage and the OS may crash sometimes as well.

Key Features

Display 5.5-inch (Full HD 1080 x 1920)
Processor and OS 1.8 GHz, Octa Core , Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera Dual 13MP Rear, 8MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 4000mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.8999 on Amazon

  1. Xiaomi Redmi 4

Xiaomi Redmi 4

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 takes up the mantle from the last years acclaimed Redmi 3S Prime. However, don’t get confused between the earlier listed Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi 4. The Redmi 4 is a budget phone, and is priced cheaper than its elder sibling. In our list of Top 10 Budget Smartphones, the handset is available in both 2GB, 16GB and 3GB, 32GB variants priced under Rs. 10,000, which makes it one of the best budget options. Moreover, in case you wish to extend your budget a little, you can also opt for the 4GB and 64GB variant. The phone’s metal clad body, good processor, RAM and enough storage backed by a massive battery ensure that the phoneto last more than a day without breaking a sweat.

Key Features

Display 5.0-inch (HD 1280 x 720)
Processor and OS 1.4 GHz, Octa Core , Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera 13MP Rear, 5MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 4100mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.8999 on Amazon

  1. Lenovo K6 Power

Lenovo K6 Power

The Lenovo K6 Power is another good option in a sub 10K price bracket. The smartphone features a 5.0-inch display offering Full HD (1920x1080pixels) resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can further be expanded via micro SD. As for optics, there’s a good13MP rear camera and adecent 8MP front shooter.The handset is backed by a 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The K6 Power is a great buy in case you don’t wish to wait for the flash sale on our list of Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000.

Key Features

Display 5.0-inch (Full HD 1080 x 1920)
Processor and OS 1.4 GHz, Octa Core , Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera 13MP Rear, 8MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 4000mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.9999 on Flipkart

  1. Micromax Canvas Infinity

Micromax Canvas Infinity

After waiting long, Micromax finally took the veil off its latest budget phone, the Canvas Infinity. The smartphone is not only infinite in terms of display but also packs an overall better performance than many other budget phones. In our Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000 list, the Canvas Infinity is the only smartphone that features a beautiful looking bezel-less display just like the one packed on LG G6 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 along with a decent set of hardware and software. In addition to display, the handset also boasts great front and rear cameras.

Key Features

Display 5.7 (HD+, 720 X 1440)
Processor and OS 1.4 GHz, Octa Core , Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera 13MP Rear, 16MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 2900mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.9895 on Amazon

  1. Lenovo K8 Plus

Lenovo K8 Plus

Another smartphone from Lenovo who made it to our Top 10 Budget Phones list, the Lenovo K8 Plus. Packed with a powerful processor and a massive battery, the Lenovo K8 Plus is yet another compact option available in sub 10K budget. It is powered by an Octa-core processor and is running on the Android 7 Nougat, and Lenovo also said that it’ll receive the Oreo update by the mid-2018. Highlights on the phone include a dual camera sensor, 4000mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and MediaTek processor.

Key Features

Display 5.2 (FHD, 1920×1080)
Processor and OS MediaTek MTK Helio P25 Octa Core 2.5 GHz Processor
Camera 13MP+5MP Rear, 8MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 4000mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.9999 on Flipkart

  1. Moto E4 Plus

Moto E4 Plus

When you’re looking for a budget phone under 10,000 the number of choices available in the category are many, however most of them only come with a custom made ROM that in many cases turns out to be the cause of phone lags and abundantof unnecessary bloatware. On the other hand, Moto phones only come with a Stock Android OS which delivers a better user experience along with least amount of bloatware. In ourTop 10 Smartphones Under 10,000 list, the Moto E4 Plus aims squarely to compete against the likes of Xiaomi and features a massive 5000mAh battery that the company claims could last the smartphone for days without charging. The handset is powered by a MediaTek MT6737 SoCcoupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which is further expandable via a micro SD card slot.

Key Features

Display 5.5 (HD, 720 x 1280pixels)
Processor and OS MediaTek MTK6737 1.3GHz Processor
Camera 13MP Rear, 5MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 5000mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.9999 on Flipkart

  1. Infinix Note 4

Infinix Note 4

Looking for a premium looking smartphone in budget price? Well, the Infinix Note 4 could be the best pick for you. The smartphone features a shiny metal back that strikes the perfect balance between true craftsmanship and modern design. Its metal print back comes along with a 2.5d glass that gives the smartphone a classy look. The handset features a massive 5.7-inch Full HD display and is running on Android Nougat powered with an Octa-core chipset along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. For those who wish to expand the storage, there’s a micro SD card slot as well located on the smartphone. The phone looks premium and has curved edges around the corners.

Key Features

Display     5.7 inch (Full HD,    1920 x 1080 pixels)
Processor and OS 1.3GHzMediatek MT6753 Octa Core
Camera 13MP Rear, 8MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 4300mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.8999 on Flipkart

  1. Xiaomi Redmi Y1

Xiaomi Redmi Y1

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is available in two variants featuring 3GB RAM+ 32GB Storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. The 4GB variant is priced at Rs. 10,999 while the 3GB option will come at a shelf price of Rs.8999. This is the third Xiaomi Budget phone that made it to our Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000 list. The smartphone looks fantastic and comes in a curved finish with 5.5-inch display fitted with the Corning Gorilla Glass protection on the top. The phone is running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 with Xiaomi’s custom ROM MIUI 9 beta on top. For optics, the phone packs two fantastic cameras, a 13-megapixel shooter at the rear and a 16-megapixel snapper at the front for selfies. The package is backed by a 3080 mAh battery that may easily last the smartphone for more than a day.

Key Features

Display     5.5 inch(HD, 720 x 1280pixels)
Processor and OS 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
Camera 13MP Rear, 16MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 3080mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.8999 on Amazon Flash Sale

  1. Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie

Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie

Last but not the least on our Top 10 Smartphones Under 10,000 list, the Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie is a fantastic budget smartphone dedicatedly made for selfie lovers. The front camera offers great photo interface that helps you capture good photos even in low light conditions and comes with a selfie flash. There are tons of photo enhancement tools available in the camera UI for both the front and rear shooters. The Zenfone 4 Selfie is a great pick for those who use a smartphone mostly for capturing selfies.

Key Features

Display     5.5 inch(HD, 720 x 1280pixels)
Processor and OS 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Camera 13MP Rear, 13MP Front
RAM and Storage 3GB + 32GB (Expandable Storage)
Battery 3000mAh

Price and Availability- Rs.9999 on Flipkart

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Bikram Singh Negi

Bikram Singh Negi

Holding camera at extreme destinations or playing games in metro train his love for tech never ends. Phones, Apps, Updates, Cameras and Tech gossip all in one roof, he’s a complete tech-package. Travelling or sampling new cuisine nothing would distort him from his passion.