Hello friends! Are you in search for the best android smart phone under 10,000 Indian Rupees? Okay, then you are at the right place. Choosing the best smart phone has become a tough task nowadays. With lot many companies coming up with smart phones every day, it is difficult to keep track of them. And especially you don’t get to know which one to buy when you are in need of one. But don’t worry. Here we have our collection of 5 best smart phones under 10,000 INR that could assist you in picking up the best smart phone for you.
1) LENOVO K3 NOTE
First, let me kick off the #1 smart phone under this category, the Lenovo K3 note which would be exclusively available on Flipkart from 8th July onwards at a price tag of 9,999 INR. K3 note is the first Android smart phone under 10,000 INR to posess full HD display and this is what makes K3 note different from others.
Diving on to the killer features, K3 note sports a 5.5 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1080*1920 pixels.Sadly, it doesn’t have corning gorilla glass. A 13 mega pixel rear shooter and a 5 mega pixel selfie camera guarantees decent shots with good details. Lenovo K3 note runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Lenovo’s own vibe UI on top. Hardware wise, it is powered by Mediatek MT6752 quad core chipset clocked at 1.7 GHz coupled with 2 GB of RAM and Mali-T760MP2 GPU. The Lenovo K3 note has 16 GB of internal memory which can be further expanded upto 32 GB through the external card slot. The connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. It also supports USB OTG.
Also, the next notable feature that makes K3 note stick to the first position is the killer sound qualities. Lenovo claims that K3 note could offer 360° theatre like sound experience. The battery is also one of the strongest points that cherished me. The Lenovo K3 Note is well equipped with user replaceable 3000 mAh battery which offers 36 hours of talk time.
So at this price point, K3 note comes with outstanding features and if you are looking for 1080p full HD display and killer sound qualities with good battery life, then go for it.
|1) Ultra slim body||1) No Gorilla glass support|
|2) Full HD Display with HD video Recording||2) Lacks NFC|
|3) Dolby Atmos sound||3) Capacitive buttons without backlight|
|4) Powerful processor|
|5) 4G Connectivity|
|6) Good Battery|
|7) Budget Price|
2) INFOCUS M330
Infocus recently entered the smart phone market by launching Infocus M2 and M330. Infocus provides the best for your hard earned money and this is why Infocus rocketed their first smart phone sales on Snapdeal.
Here comes the second smart phone from Infocus, the Infocus 330. This device would be the BEST fit for all selfie lovers out there. It has a 8 mega pixel selfie camera helping you capture the true YOU and a 13 mega pixel rear shooter with Sony Exmor R sensor and blue glass filter enabled.
M330 sports a 5.5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of about 1280*720 pixels. The corning gorilla glass adds better screen safety. The device runs on Android kitkat 4.4 with Inlife UI on top. Hardware wise, M330 is powered by Mediatek MT6592 quad core chipset clocked at 1.7 GHz. It is backed up by 2 GB or RAM. Infocus M330 has 16 GB of internal memory which can be further expanded upto 64 GB through micro SD card. The connectivity features include Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. It lacks 4G LTE. It has 3100 mAh removable battery that could easily go for a day.
|1) 5.5 inch HD Display||1) Lacks Lollipop update|
|2) 8MP front camera||2) Lacks 4G LTE|
|3) 2 GB RAM||3) Lacks service centre|
|4) Camera with Exmor R Sensor & Blue Glass|
|5) Gesture feature|
|6) Better Battery backup|
The next phone that falls under this category is YU-Yureka. This is the very first device from Yu televentures, partly owned by Micromax to feature Android lollipop with Cyanogen OS which can provide seamless customization. Comparing with Lenvo K3 Note and Infocus M330 listed above, what makes Yureka different is its processing skills. It has Qualcomm snapdragon octa core 615 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, which is coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 2 GB DDR3 RAM. No doubt, Yureka could give you the best multitasking as well as a gaming experience with superior graphic processing.
Diving on to the features, Yureka sports a 5.5 inch HD IPS Screen with a resolution of 1280*720 pixels. The screen also has corning gorilla glass 3 with an oleophobic coating. The 13 mega pixel rear camera can capture vivid shots. Also, no worries for Selfie lovers as it has a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. Storage wise, it has 16 GB of internal memory that can be expanded upto 32 GB. The connectivity features include 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. It also supports USB OTG.
The battery life on this device is not terrible, but not that great too. Yu- yureka is backed by 2500 mAh user replaceable battery which I would say is not much impressive. It offers only 8 hours talk time.
But overall, still considering the price point and the price to performance ratio, it is a very good device.
|1) Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection||1) Low speaker output|
|2) Cyanogen mode 11||2) Issues with Proximity sensor|
|3) tonnes of customisation||3) Heating Issue|
|4) Best performance under heavy usage||4) Less PPI|
|5) Better gaming experience||5) Average battery life|
|6) Value for money|
4) LENOVO A6000 PLUS
Lenovo A6000 Plus is definitely the upgraded version of A6000 which was launched on January 2015. As the name sounds, the PLUS point of the device is the Dolby digital twin speakers which are basically designed for music and multimedia lovers.
A6000 plus sports a 5 inch HD display with a resolution of 1280*720 pixels. Camera wise it has 8 MP autofocus camera and 2 MP selfie camera. Jumping on to the hardware features, it has QUALCOMM snapdragon quad core MSM8916 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz which is coupled with Adreno 306 GPU and 2 GB RAM. For all heavy gamers, the Snapdragon processor is gonna be an added benefit at this price point.
The Lenovo A6000 plus runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat and it comes with 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32 GB using an external micro SD card. The connectivity features include 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, WI-Fi and GPS. It does not support USB OTG. The phone is backed by 2300 mAh Li-Ion removable battery that can offer 22 hours of talk time on 2G and another 13 hours on 3G connections.
At the budget price tag of 7500 INR, the device has decent specifications. The phone weighs 128g and is just 7.99 mm thin so that it could easily fit in your pockets. If you ask me, I would say that this device plays as an all-rounder. It has a killer price to performance ratio. Except battery backup, all other features are impressive.
|1) HD IPS Display||1) Lacks gorilla glass|
|2) Decent Camera||2) Lacks Lollipop update|
|3) Amazing performance||3) Capacitive buttons without backlight|
|4) Twin Dolby speakers||4) No LED Notification|
|5) Supports 4G LTE||5) No USB OTG support|
|6) Value for money|
5) XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4G
Although launched on August 2014, Still Redmi note is a best seller. This budget smart phone can handle all your tasks seamlessly without any lags and can offer the best user experience.
Redmi note 4G sports a 5.5 inch IPS screen with HD resolution. It has 13 MP auto focus rear camera along with a 5 MP selfie camera. Its 28 mm wide angle lens and f/2.2 aperture help you shoot pictures that have a blurred background. The device is powered by QUALCOMM snapdragon 400 quad core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz, which is coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 2 GB RAM.
Redmi Note 4G is running MiUi based on Android jellybean 4.2 operating system that can be upgraded to 4.4 kitkat. The MiUi is a plus for Xiaomi devices as it offers tonnes of customisation compared to the stock Android. Coming on to the internal storage, it has only 8 GB of internal storage, but can be expanded up to 64 GB using a micro SD card. The connectivity features include 4G LTE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It supports on single SIM.
This device has a 3100 mAh user replaceable battery that could offer 38 hours of talk time on 2G networks and 14 hours of talk time on 3G networks. It also supports USB OTG.
So with all these features and a very good battery backup, this device would certainly meet all your demands for your hard earned money.
|1) Great viewing angles||1) Heavy|
|2) tonnes of customisation||2) Low PPI|
|3) Excellent Snap dragon processor||3) Single SIM|
|4) Quad core CPU||4) Lacks gorilla glass protection|
|5) Better camera|
|6) Supports 4G LTE|
|7) Superior battery life|
So these are my top 5 picks for the best Android phone that you could buy at a price tag of 10,000 INR. Still, Asus Zenfone 5 and Lenovo A7000 would be a nice pick. Remember, no phone is PERFECT. Every smart phone in the market, even the premium handsets has its own pros and cons. So choose the one that fits you the BEST.