Top 5 value-for-money smartphones under ₹10,000
Confused about which phone to buy? Here are the top five smartphones that deliver value for money at ₹10,000.
The market is awash with high-spec smartphones under ₹10,000, one of the most popular price ranges. Since there are so many choices, selecting a good smartphone is tantamount to finding a needle in a haystack. Fortunately, there are some good smartphones under ₹10,000 that deliver top-of-the-line specifications and decent performance at their price.
With the festival of Diwali just around the corner, we have prepared a list of the smartphones that give value for money.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
The Redmi Note 4 is one of the most popular smartphones in the budget category. While the top-end model of the Redmi Note 4 hovers above ₹10,000, you can get the lower-end variant of the smartphone for much lesser.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note (3GB RAM + 32GB storage) is available on Flipkart for ₹9,999. Except for the smaller RAM size and lesser storage, the smartphone has the same set of specifications as on the 4GB variant.
The Redmi Note 4 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Other features of the phone include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The smartphone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 4
The Redmi 4 is also among the popular budget smartphones in India. Available online for ₹8,499, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 has a 5-inch HD display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor coupled with 3GB RAM.
The smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. Other key features of the phone include a fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM and VoLTE support.
If your budget is a bit lower, you can consider the 3GB model. If you're looking for more RAM power and storage, you can consider the 4GB model that comes with 64GB built-in memory and is available online for ₹9,499.
Micromax Canvas Infinity
The Canvas Infinity edges out the competition with its modern full-screen display. It is, in fact, one of the most affordable smartphones with FullVision display in the market right now. Besides the full-screen front, the smartphone boasts of high-end specifications and features such as the fingerprint scanner.
The Canvas Infinity comes with a 5.7-inch IPS HD display with an 80% screen-to-body ratio. It runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat out-of-the-box and is upgradable to Android's latest Oreo iteration. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
It sports a 16-megapixel front-facing camera and a 13-megapixel rear camera. Other features of the smartphone include a fingerprint scanner, VoLTE support, and a 2,900mAh battery.
Lenovo K6 Power
If you're looking for a phone that can deliver day-long battery and don't want to compromise on the performance, Lenovo K6 Power is a good option.
The smartphone comes with a 5-inch full HD display. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage.
The Lenovo K6 Power sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera and is powered by a massive 4,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM, VoLTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The phone also comes with a fingerprint sensor.
Moto E4 Plus
Motorola's lower-end Moto E-series phones have been quite popular in India. These are known for their sturdy build and consistent software experience. The latest in the series is Moto E4 Plus, which comes with a 5,000 mAh battery, ensuring your phone lasts at least a day.
The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch HD display. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6737 processor coupled with 3GB RAM. The device is available in 16GB and 32GB storage variants. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
Honourable mentions: Nokia 3, Moto G4 Play, Infinix Note 4, YU Yureka Black, Moto C Plus.