Smartphones under Rs 10,000
When it comes to making the decision of purchasing a smartphone, one of the critical factors to consider is its price. This factor takes precedence over most aspects in a price-sensitive market such as India where most first-time buyers are youngsters. This ‘young’ customer is looking for phones mainly under Rs 10,000 that satiates their needs of social media and staying in touch with friends/family. Here we list out phones that ‘do the job’ and cost less than Rs 10,000
SONY XPERIYA R1
Another of those smartphones that packs in features that will satisfy the needs of most basic users. The Sony Xperia R1 is priced at Rs 9,990 and has 2GB RAM and runs Android Oreo 8.0. The smartphone has a 13MP rear camera along with a 8MP front camera.
For those who like Samsung as a brand and want a budget smartphone, then the J2 (2018) is a good option to consider. This Samsung smartphone is priced at Rs 7,690 and features a 5-inch display. Backed by 2600mAh battery, the smartphone is the quintessential budget device that does the job it is expected to.
REALME 1Oppo’s sub-brand Realme was launched to counter the threat of Xiaomi and the first phone under this umbrella is the Realme 1. If you’re looking for a big-screen phone under Rs 10,000 then this isn’t a bad bet. Priced at Rs 8,990 for the 3GB+32GB RAM variant, it features a 6-inch display with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. It has a single camera module at the front as well as the ba
Pricedat Rs 9,999, this smartphone from Huawei’s sub-brand has a lot going for it other than the price. There’s a dual rear camera set up (13MP+2MP) at the back and it supports facial recognition as well. This dual-SIM smartphone packs in 3000mAh battery and has a metal body which might appeal to those who go for ‘good-looking’ devices.
Xiaomi has launched the successor to its Redmi Y1 smartphone in India, Redmi Y2. Priced at Rs 9,999 onwards, the smartphone comes in three colour options: Dark Grey, Rose Gold and Gold. Redmi Y2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It has a 5.99-inch display with 18:9 ratio (1440x720 resolution). The smartphone comes in two variants based on RAM and internal storage: 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage. While the 3GB RAM version is priced at Rs 9,999, the 4GB RAM variant comes at a price tag of Rs 12,999. For photos, the dual-SIM smartphone has a 16MP selfie camera with features like LED and AI Beautify 4.0. The smartphone packs 3080mAh battery and includes 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi Display, WiFi Direct and WiFi 2.4G as connectivity options. Sensors in the phone include gyroscope, accelerometer and proximity sensor.