Best smartphones under Rs. 10,000 in India

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The sub-10,000 market segment is possibly the most popular in India. But choosing a smartphone from the plethora of options here is a tedious task. Sadly, the phones in this range lack high resolution cameras, displays and solid hardware specifications but that's why they are cheaper.

To us, a sub-10,000 smartphone should still be usable and shouldn't be a device that you can't use for extended periods. The devices we picked here are dependable and will last reasonably long as well. Is that possible? Well, these particular smartphones will.

Best phones under Rs. 10,000 in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was one of the most popular budget devices in India of 2017 selling over five million times within six months of launch. The device is priced at Rs. 9,999 and is available on Flipkart and mi.com.

It has a 5.5-inch full HD IPS LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. The device runs on MIUI 9, based on Android 7.0 Nougat and is powered by a 4,100mAh battery. It sports a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera.

Buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 at Rs. 9,999 @ Flipkart

Moto E4 Plus

The Moto E4 Plus is priced at Rs. 9,999 and is available on Amazon and Flipkart. It comes with a 5.5-inch HD display, Mediatek MT6737 SoC, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It runs on Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by a 5,000mAh battery.

Coming to the camera department, the Moto E4 Plus features a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 5MP secondary camera.

Buy Moto E4 Plus at Rs. 9,999 @ Flipkart

Micromax Canvas Infinity

The Micromax Canvas Infinity is one of the cheapest devices with 18:9 aspect ratio. The device sells for Rs. 9,449 on Flipkart. It has a 5.7-inch HD+ display with 1440 x 720 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio.

The Canvas Infinity comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, Adreno 308 GPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The device runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and is powered by a 2,900mAh battery. There are 13MP and 16MP  cameras on the back and front, respectively.

Buy Micromax Canvas Infinity at Rs. 9,449 @ Flipkart

Xiaomi Redmi 4

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is another popular budget device from Xiaomi. It is priced at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB/32GB variant. The device is available from Amazon India and mi.com. It runs on MIUI 9, based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and is powered by a 4,100mAh battery.

The Redmi Note 4 sports a 5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset, Adreno 505 GPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. In terms of optics, the device features a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera.

Buy Xiaomi Redmi 4 at Rs. 8,999 @ Amazon

Xiaomi Redmi Y1

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 was launched in China as the Redmi Note 5A. The device is available in India starting at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM variant. It is available from Amazon India and mi.com and runs on MIUI 9, based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 has a 5.5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset, Adreno 505 GPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It features a 13MP primary camera and a 16MP secondary camera.

Buy Xiaomi Redmi Y1 at Rs. 8,999 @ Amazon

Lenovo K8 Plus

The Lenovo K8 Plus is a dual camera device and has two 13MP cameras on its back. The device is available for Rs. 8,981, after a discount of Rs. 2018, on Flipkart. It has a 5.2-inch full HD display, Mediatek Helio P25 chipset, Mali-T880 MP2 GPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It features a dual camera setup at the back, consisting of a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera. On the front, it sports an 8MP camera. The K8 Plus runs on Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. While updates are due here, Lenovo had promised Oreo for this at launch.

Buy Lenovo K8 Plus at Rs. 8,981 @ Flipkart

Xiaomi Redmi 5A

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A was launched in India with much fanfare last year. The device is priced at Rs. 5,999, but Xiaomi is offering a Rs. 1000 discount on the first 5 million units sold. As a result, its effectice pricing is Rs. 4,999 for the 16GB variant. 

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with a 5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, Adreno 308 GPU, 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB variants. We would really recommend only buying the 32GB version of this smartphone.

Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2GB at Rs. 4,999 @ Flipkart

Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5A 3GB @ Rs. 6,999 @ Flipkart