The aggression of Chinese smartphone brands has made the Rs 10,000 smartphone market in India extremely fruitful in the last few years. Even under Rs. 10,000 phones these days offer great performance, features and the build quality for the price tag.
If you are looking to buy a smartphone below Rs 10,000, you might want to check out these smartphones that we have picked among many.
Best Smartphones to Buy Under Rs 10,000 (April 2019)
Xiaomi Redmi Y3 sports a 6.26-inch display having a HD+ resolution in a 19:9 aspect ratio and resolution of 1520x720pixels. The tiny dot notch on the display houses the front selfie camera. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, it is powered by the Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU, coupled with 2GB/3GB of RAM and up to 32GB of Internal storage. In the optics department, the Redmi Y3 gets a triple camera setup on the rear; consisting of a 12MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor, followed by an LED flash. On the front, we have whopping 32MP camera.
The Redmi Y3 comes in two variants. The base model with 3GB RAM is priced at Rs 9,999, while the variant with 4GB RAM is priced at Rs 11,999.
Redmi 7 comes with a 6.26″ HD+ with dot-notch display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and 86.83% Screen-to-body ratio. The display is also protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This smartphone is available in 2GB+16GB / 3GB+32GB / 3GB+64GB storage variants and the storage can be further expanded up to 512GB using a microSD card. It features same dual camera setup that comprises of 12MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. Up front, you get a 8-megapixel camera.
Talking about the price, the 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM which is priced at Rs 7,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively.
RealMe 3 Pro
The RealMe 3 Pro has a 6.3-inch FHD+ dewdrop screen with resolution of 2340x1080pixels and it is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 system-on-chip coupled with Adreno 616 GPU, paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. Imaging is taken care by a 16MP primary sensor with Sony sensor IMX159 f/1.7, 5MP secondary lens on the back. The Realme 3 Pro has a 25MP camera with f/2.0 for selfies. The phone boots ColorOS 6 based on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system. It is powered by 4,045 mAh battery, and supports VOOC 3.0 (20W) technology.
The RealMe 3 Pro has been priced at Rs 13,999 in India for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage while the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 16,999
Redmi Note 7
Redmi Note 7 comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ screen having an HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The phone further flaunts a dot-notch (aka waterdrop notch) that aids for 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Powering the Redmi Note 7 is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The handset further packs up to 4GB of RAM alongside up to 64GB of onboard storage. Moreover, the given MicroSD card slot allows for storage expansion. For photography, the phone gets a dual camera setup at the back. The configuration comprises a 12-megapixel primary sensor and 2-megapixel AI cameras. There’s an 13-megapixel shooter at the front for selfies.
The Redmi Note 7 is priced at Rs 9,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM while the variant with 4GB RAM is priced at Rs 11,999.
Samsung Galaxy M10
The Galaxy M10 sports a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V display with the waterdrop notch on the front housing the selfie shooter. Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy M10 is powered by the Exynos 7870 octa-core processor paired with ARM Mali T830 GPU. The smartphone comes with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage options. The device has a dedicated microSD card slot for further expansion of the storage. The Galaxy M10 features a dual rear camera setup on the rear with 13-megapixels primary lens and a 5-megapixels wide angle lens. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera. It runs on Samsung Experience version 9.5 UX based on Android 8.1.0 Oreo. The device is backed by 3700 mAh battery.
The 2GB RAM variant with 16GB storage is priced at Rs 7,990 while the 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage is priced at Rs 8,990
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
The Zenfone Max Pro flaunts 5.99-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It is is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 packs dual cameras of 16 megapixels camera on the rear and 5 megapixels for depth sensing. Coming to the front camera, the Zenfone Max Pro M1 has 16-megapixel camera. The device packs the power from the massive 5000 mAh battery. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 equipped with the latest Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box that offers minimal bloatware and no heavy customisations options.
The smartphone has received multiple price cuts since its last year’s launch and is now available for buyers starting at Rs 7,999 on Flipkart. The 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 7,999 while the 4GB RAM variant has been discounted to Rs 9,999.