Top Ten Smartphone under Rs. 10,000 in India 2016
September has come again, during this time a lot of technology events take place across the world and brand new flagship and mid-range smartphones get released. As a result, the older ones move to a lower price-tag category and becomes more affordable. As of yet, the iPhone 7 has already been announced and so are few other smartphones from manufacturers like LG; buying a new smartphone at this time could be a wise decision. The pricings have started to drop, while the phones are still great in hardware and software configuration.
10. Lenovo K3 Note
The Lenovo K3 Note has always been a stellar device, now moved to the ‘under 10k rupees’ price range. This handset is powered by a 1.7 GHz oct-core MediaTek CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. Price: Rs. 8,599.
9. XiaomiRedmi Note 3
Xiaomi has released the Note 4 lately, meaning the Note 3 price would reduce now. There are two memory versions- 16/32GB and also two RAM variants – 2/3GB; this device runs on Android Lollipop. Price: Rs. 9,999.
8. Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL
Among the different variants of Asus Zenfone, the ZE550KL version comes with laser autofocusing technology equipped with the rear camera. The CPU is Snapdragon 410 and it has 2GB RAM. Price: Rs. 8,969.
7. Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition
The Motorola Moto G comes with Snapdragon 615 CPU and 2GB of RAM. It’s a descendant of the Moto G4, hence the performance output is bound to be great. This device has a 5-inch 1080×1920 pixel display.
6. HTC Desire 626G+
The HTC Desire 626G+ is based on a 1.7GHz Octa-core CPU. It comes with Android 4.4 KitKat. Dual SIM connectivity allows for having 2 simultaneous connections in the same device. The cameras are 13MP rear and 5MP front. Price: Rs. 8,657.
5. Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro is an inexpensive smartphone, yet it’s heavily modified to be snappy. The TST technology makes everything load faster on this device, it runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Price: Rs. 9,490.
4. LeEco Le 1s (Eco)
Chinese made smartphones are great devices at cheaper price tags. The LeEco Le 1s comes with a MediaTekHelio X10 CPU and 3GB of RAM with 5.5 inch full HD display, with 13MP rear and 5MP front. Price: Rs. 9,999.
3. BlackBerry Z10
The Z10 is a budget smartphone from BlackBerry, this comes with 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm CPU and 2GB of RAM. The display on Z10 is 4.2 inches. Price: Rs. 8,999.
2. Microsoft Lumia 640XL
People who look for big display handsets at low budget, might take the Microsoft Lumia 640XL – this one has 5.7inch IPS LCD display and the CPU underneath is 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU. Price: Rs. 10,199.
1. Xiaomi Mi4
The Xiaomi Mi4 is the predecessor to the current flagship model Mi5. This smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 801CPU and 3GB of RAM with 16/64GB internal storage. It runs on Android 4.4.3 KitKat. Price: Rs. 10,999.
If you are tight on budget, then this list of smartphones should help get you going. These are great smartphones, yet available at a much lesser price tag than current flagships.