Top 10 Best Mobile Phones Under Rs.10,000
This is for youngsters who don’t like to use one phone for a long period like 2-3 years. The one who likes to keep changing their mobile phones as soon as a new feature comes to the market but! But! But! Also, I don’t want to spend a lot of money on buying a phone every time.
So finding a phone with good features under 10,000, sounds mission impossible. No way, so here we are with this article with good information.
Realme C3 – (Rs.7,989 – 8,947)
|Brand and Model||Realme C3|
|Dimensions||164.40 x 75.00 x 8.95|
|Colors||Blazing red, Frozen Blue, Blue|
|Processor||Octa-core(2*2GHz+6*1.7GHz) (MediaTek Helio G70)|
|RAM & Internal storage||3GB & 32GB|
|Rear Camera||12-megapixel(f/1.8,1.25-micron)+2-megapixel(f/2.4, 1.75-micron)|
Realme is a budget smartphone. This smartphone offers all the essentials that one looks for in a budget product and with the latest mediate Helio G70 Soc processor, even gamin is also kept in check.
This phone is in 3 colors: frozen blue, blue, blazing red. A display that measures 6.5 inches and has a 20:9 aspect ratio.
Realme C3 sports a 5000 mAh battery which is a highlight for this smartphone. It sports a dual-camera setup at the back with a 12- megapixel primary camera & a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Front camera with 5- megapixel.
Xiaomi Redmi 8A – (Rs.7,999)
|Brand and model||Xiaomi Redmi 8A|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red|
|Processor||2GHz octa-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 439)|
|RAM & Internal Storage||2GB & 32GB|
|Front camera||8- megapixel|
With this price, this is a very good budget smartphone. This is an entry-level smartphone from the manufacturer. It has a 6.22- inch display with a waterdrop notch at the top. Battery – 5,000 mAh battery and also added a USB type-c port. With the latest processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 and also support for 18W fast charging but only get a 10W charger in the box. The Redmi 8A is a dual SIM device as well and has support for 4G as well as VoLTE. It does have a fair amount of bloatware apps preinstalled on the device. The Redmi 8A sports back camera with 12 – megapixel (f/1.8) and the front camera with 8- megapixel.
Infinix hot 8 – (Rs.7,999)
|Brand and Model||Infinix Hot 8|
|Colors||Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple|
|RAM & Internal storage||4GB & 64GB|
|Rear Camera||13-megapixel(f/1,8) + 2-megapixel|
A nice phone with high-quality features at a cheap price. This phone comes with a 6.52-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720*1600 pixels. Infinix Hot 8 is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) processor. The phone comes with 4GB of RAM. The Infinix Hot 8 runs Android pie and is powered by a 5000 mAh battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the infinix Hot 8 on the rear packs a 13- megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a second 2- megapixel camera. It sports 8- megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
It packs 64 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256 GB).
Samsung Galaxy M10s –(Rs.8499)
|Brand and Model||Samsung Galaxy M10s|
|Color||Stone black and piano black|
|Processor||1.6GHz Samsung Exynos 7884B|
|RAM & Internal Storage||3GB and 32GB|
|Rear camera||13- megapixel(f/1.9) +5- megapixel(f/2.2)|
Excellent product with excellent features below 10k. The Samsung Galaxy M10s is an upgrade to the Galaxy M10. It has a 6.4 inch AMOLED display with HD+ resolution and has a waterdrop notch at the top. The phone manages to pack in a 4000 mAh battery. It supports USB type-c port.
The Galaxy M10s is powered by an Exynos 7884B SoC and gets 3GB of storage. The processor offers acceptable performance and is very efficient. The 4,000mAh battery can go on for over a day with regular usage.
The Galaxy M10s packs a dual-camera setup at the back consisting of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, it has an 8-megapixel selfie shooter.
Realme 3i – (Rs.8499)
|Brand and Model||Realme 3i|
|Color||Diamond Black, Blue, Red|
|Processor||2GHz octa-core(MediaTek Helio P60(MT6771))|
|RAM & Internal Storage||4GB & 64GB|
It is the best combo of Realme and MediaTek Helio P60 under 10k. This product comes with MediaTek Helio P60. Helio P60 is the best processor from MediaTek. The Realme 3i is a budget offering, which slots between the Realme C2 and Realme 3 in the company’s portfolio. The phone looks very similar to the Realme 3, except for the diamond pattern on the back, instead of a glossy finish. The phone is light. It’s powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 SoC and comes with either 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage or with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The phone also runs on ColorOS 6, which is based on Android 9 Pie.
General performance is good. Apps run smoothly and the phone doesn’t heat up too much. The 13-megapixel rear camera has decently quick autofocus but images are strictly average in most cases. Landscapes lack good detail and close-up shots are missing a sense of depth. Chroma Boost is helpful in boosting colors, while Nightscape helps brighten up low-light scenes but there’s a lot of Chroma noise. Battery life is good as the 3i will easily last for a day and a half but charging the phone is a slow process. This phone is available in three colors: diamond black, Diamond blue and diamond red.
Vivo U10 – (Rs.8990)
|Brand and Model||Vivo U10|
|Color||Electric blue, thunder black|
|Processor||Octa-core( Qualcomm Snapdragon 665)|
|RAM & Internal Storage||3GB & 32GB|
This phone’s features are really great and as we know that every smartphone have cons but according to this price the cons can reject. Vivo is offering a large 5000mAh battery, three rear cameras, and the relatively powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. Design isn’t a strong point, and the U10 looks a lot like several other Vivo models.
The 6.35-inch HD+ screen has a waterdrop notch for the front camera. This phone is relatively bulky and not everyone will find it easy to hold and use. You can get this phone with 3GB or 4GB of RAM, and 32GB or 64GB of storage. All the basics are covered, including a fingerprint sensor on the rear, and you even get 18W fast charging which is good for the budget segment. Performance is pretty good overall, and very competitive for the price. The cameras aren’t very versatile and photo quality is just average. Battery life was excellent in our tests
Realme 5i – (Rs.9499 )
|Brand and Model||Realme 5i|
|Color||Aqua Blue, Forest Green|
|Processor||1.8GHz octa-core(4*2.2GHz+4*1.8GHz)(Qualcomm Snapdragon)|
|RAM & Internal||4GB & 64GB|
|Rear Camera||12- megapixel(f/1.8)+8-megapixel(f/2.25)+2-megapixel+2-megapixel|
Realme 5i shares the same design as the Realme 5 and the Realme 5s. It has a 6.52-inch display and a tiny waterdrop notch that houses the selfie camera. The Realme 5i packs a 5,000mAh battery which makes it a tad bulky at 195g. This smartphone is available in Aqua Blue and Forest Green color variants. The Realme 5i has a quad-camera setup at the back with a 12-megapixel primary sensor, a wide-angle camera, a macro camera, and a depth sensor.
This smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It also has an option for storage expansion up to 256GB. It runs ColorOS 6.0.1on top of Android 9 Pie. The cameras on the Realme 5i are quick to focus and managed good details. It managed good shots in daylight but low-light camera performance was below-average.
Realme 5 – (Rs.9800)
|Brand and Model||Realme 5|
|Color||Crystal Blue, Crystal Purple|
|Processor||2GHz octa-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 665)|
|RAM & Internal Storage||3GB & 32GB|
|Rear Camera||12-megapixel(f/1.8, 1.25-micron)+8-megapixel(f/2.25)+2-megapixel(f/2.4)+2-megapixel(f/2.4)|
This phone is a beast that takes and eats other under 20000 mobiles. The Realme 5 features an updated crystal pattern on the back and retains the polycarbonate build and laminated plastic back panel of its predecessor. The phone has is a little heavy at nearly 200g and features a big 6.5-inch HD+ display. The low resolution isn’t a huge issue as colors and brightness are still quite good. The Realme 5 has a slot on the side for two Nano-SIM cards and a dedicated slot for a microSD card.
It runs on ColorOS 6.0.1, which features a flatter and simpler looking interface, closer to stock Android 9 Pie. You get a bunch of customization options too such as gestures and shortcuts. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 665 SoC and comes in three variants. The top-end version which we reviewed has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. App and gaming performance is good and the phone doesn’t heat up too much.
Realme 5 has four cameras at the back, which is the first phone to have such an arrangement under Rs. 10,000. Besides the primary camera and depth sensor, Realme has also added a wide-angle and a macro lens, which are useful. The 13-megapixel selfie camera also has electronic stabilization for videos. Overall, the cameras perform well under good light but struggle to capture good detail in low light.
Realme 5 has a 5000mAh battery, which easily lasts for a day and a half or even more on one charge. Unfortunately, fast charging isn’t supported. Overall, the Realme 5’s base variant (3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage) offers the best value at Rs. 9,800 but even the 128GB version at Rs. 11,999 is still good value, considering the overall package.
Xiaomi Redmi note 7s – (Rs.9989)
|Brand and Model||Xiaomi Redmi Note 7s|
|Processor||2.2GHz octa-core(4*2.2GHz + 4*1.8GHz)(Qualcomm Snapdragon 660)|
|RAM & Internal Storage||3GB & 32GB|
|Rear Camera||48- megapixel(f/1.79, 1.6-micron+ 5-megapixel)|
|Front camera||13-megapixel(f/2.0, 1.12-micron)|
The Redmi Note 7S is a budget smartphone from Xiaomi that sits between its Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. Xiaomi has kept the design identical, hence it is hard to distinguish between these three smartphones. The Redmi Note 7S has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. We liked that the display had good viewing angles and was bright enough to be legible when outdoors.
Xiaomi has opted for a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC to power the Redmi Note 7S and it does deliver a lag-free experience. Our unit had 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, a lower variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage is also available at a lower price.
Just like other Xiaomi smartphones, this too runs on MIUI. Our unit was running MIUI 10.3 on top of Android 9.0. There are a few customizations that are useful but we also encountered spammy notifications. The camera setup is different compared to the Redmi Note 7 as it gets a 48-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, it has a 13-megapixel selfie shooter. Overall, the Redmi Note 7S offers good camera performance.
Xiaomi has managed to pack in a 4,000mAh battery in the Redmi Note 7S which offers good battery life. The Redmi Note 7S is a good smartphone but you can consider the Redmi Note 7 and the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 as direct alternatives. If you don’t mind spending a little extra, you can consider the Redmi Note 7 Pro.
Infinix S5 Pro – (Rs.9999)
|Brand and Model||Infinix S5 pro|
|Colors||Forest Green, Violet|
|Processor||2.3GHz octa-core(MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765))|
|RAM & Internal storage||4GB & 64GB|
Infinix S5 Pro claims to be the most affordable phone in the market that packs a pop-up selfie camera. The phone’s full-HD+ notch-less display is crisp and offers good viewing angles. The design of the phone is a bit too garish, but the build quality is decent. The MediaTek Helio P35 chip powering the phone is good only for day-to-day tasks but struggles when it comes to gaming. The 4,000mAh battery lasts a full day with regular usage, but the supplied charger takes almost 3 hours to charge the phone. Coming to the camera performance, the Infinix S5 Pro’s 48-megapixel camera clicks crisp photos. However, the dedicated low-light sensor does little to improve low-light photography. The pop-up front camera clicks serviceable selfies in well-lit conditions but struggles with retaining background elements and providing a proper bokeh effect.
So these are the best 10 smartphones with mind-blowing features that anybody can buy under 10k.