Top smartphones under ₹10,000 launched in India this year; from Realme C20 to Samsung Galaxy F02s, check them out here
This is a massive segment of the market and users are looking for smartphones with good specs and irresistible prices. So here we reveal the top smartphones under ₹10,000 launched in India in 2021. The list of top smartphones includes models from Realme, Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung.
We're already in the middle of the year and we've witnessed a huge number of smartphone launches in India. There have been multiple smartphone launches in different price segments from budget, mid-range, premium affordable, flagship to ultra premium as well. There's a smartphone in almost every price bracket for consumers in India.
Notably, even though quite a few launches have already happened, there are already many others in the offing. So, while we gear up for another series of smartphone launches, let's take a look at some of the top smartphones launched in India this year under ₹10,000 price-point.
Realme C20, C21 and C25
Realme launched its budget C-series of smartphones this year in April. It features Realme C20, C21 and C25. Realme C25 starts at ₹9,999 for the base model, while Realme C21 starts at ₹7,999 and Realme C20 at ₹6,999. Realme C25 comes with the MediaTek Helio G70 processor, a 13-megapixel triple camera, and it packs a 6,000mAh battery. Realme C21 and Realme C20 both feature a 6.5-inch HD+ display, and MediaTek Helio G35 processor, and a 5,000mAh battery.
Vivo mostly offers phones in the mid-range category. In the budget segment, it launched the Vivo Y12s smartphone in India this year. Priced at ₹9,990, Vivo Y12s comes with a 6.51-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It also packs a 5,000mAh battery. The smartphone has two rear cameras including a 13-megapixel primary sensor, and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies, Vivo Y12s features an 8-megapixel front camera.
Infinix Hot 10 Play
Infinix Hot 10 Play is priced at ₹8,499, and the smartphone offers a 6.82-inch HD+ display, a MediaTek Helio G35 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The smartphone packs a 6,000mAh battery along with a power-saving Marathon technology that is said to increase backup by up to 25%.
|Realme C20||6.5-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G35 processor, 5,000mAh battery, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera.||₹6,999|
|Realme C21||6.5-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G35 processor, 5,000mAh battery, 13-megapixel triple rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera.||₹7,999|
|Realme C25||6.5-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G35 processor, 13-megapixel triple rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, 6,000mAh battery.||₹9,999|
|Vivo Y12s||6.51-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, 5,000mAh battery, 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel rear cameras, 8-megapixel front camera.||₹9,990|
|Infinix Hot 10 Play||6.82-inch HD+ display, Mediatek Helio G35 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 6,000mAh battery.||₹8,499|
|Poco M2 Reloaded||6.53-inch FHD+ display, 4GB RAM, MediaTek Helio G80 processor, 5,000mAh battery, 13-megapixel quad camera, 8-megapixel front camera.||₹9,499|
|Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power||6.53-inch FHD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, 6,000mAh battery, 48-megapixel triple rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera.||₹9,999|
|Samsung Galaxy F02s||6.5-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor, 5,000mAh battery, 13-megapixel triple rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera.||₹8,999|
Poco M2 Reloaded
Poco launched a new variant of its budget M2 smartphone. Poco M2 Reloaded comes with 4GB of RAM, MediaTek's Helio G80 processor, and a 5,000mAh battery. The smartphone is priced at ₹9,499, and it comes in two colour options of blue and grey. It has a 6.53-inch full HD+ display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top.
Redmi 9 Power
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power just touches the ₹10,000 price point with a starting price of ₹9,999. Redmi 9 Power features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor and a 6,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It also has a 48-megapixel quad camera, and an 8-megapixel front camera.
Samsung Galaxy F02s
Samsung also launched a budget phone this year, and it's the Galaxy F02s. It comes in two variants of 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB priced at ₹8,999 and ₹9,999, respectively. Galaxy F02s comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ display, Snapdragon 450 processor, and a 5,000mAh battery. It has a 13-megapixel triple rear camera, and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.
Xiaomi to Samsung, the smartphones launched in India under ₹10,000 price point mentioned above are in the affordable bracket, and buyers should not expect them to provide top grade features. From speed, looks to storage, some compromises will have to be made.