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10 Best Smartphones Under ₹10000 in India [October 2020]

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If you have a budget of ₹10,000 and looking to buy a smartphone, you will surely end up with lots of options. Picking the right smartphone for your need is a challenging task and depends on various factors like performance, battery, and display.

A while ago, we did an article about the best smartphones under ₹8000, and we received good feedback. So here are the best smartphones under ₹10,000 in India that are bang for the buck.

In this budget, you will easily get a smartphone with Snapdragon 675 or Snapdragon 665 and a Full HD display. These smartphones will easily handle all your mild usage and offer great value for money.

PS: We may have missed some smartphones on the list, but it doesn’t mean that they are not great. Let us know in the comments so that we can include them ASAP. We will also be updating the article frequently as new phones are released and are worth having on this list, so make sure to check back again before making a choice.

List of Best Smartphones Under ₹10000 in India

Note: If you are not living in India, then don’t worry, many phones listed here are available worldwide, and you can easily order it online. These smartphones are neither in ascending or descending order. All of them are the best in this price range, depending on your taste.

1. Redmi 9 Prime

Redmi 9 Prime
Image Source – https://www.mi.com/in/redmi-9-prime/

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is one of the latest smartphones in the Note series. However, comparing it with the Note 8 Series, it comes with a Plastic Back and a design similar to the Redmi Note 8 Pro. The plastic back has a gradient color finish and is available in various colors, namely Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, and Sunrise Flare.

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On the front, you have a large 6.53 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. You get a notch design for the front camera, and there’s a small bottom chin with the Redmi logo. The phone is also splash resistant, and the front and back glass is Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The Redmi 9 Prime is powered by the Mediatek Helio G80 Chipset paired with Mali-G52 MC2. In terms of the software, it runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11 Skin on top. The phone performs really well for all day to day usage. Talking about the memory you get 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB.

On the back, you have a Quad camera setup with a combo of 13MP primary sensor, 8MP ultrawide sensor, 2 MP depth sensor, and a 5MP macro lens. You also have LED flash and HDR Support. Just below that, you have the fingerprint scanner for security. While on the front, you have an 8MP selfie shooter also with HDR support.

Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Infrared Scanner, FM radio, USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and USB On-The-Go. The phone has a large 5020 mAh battery inside, along with 18W fast charging support. You can easily expect a full day battery out of this device.

Technical Specifications

SocMediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage64GB + 4GB RAM, 128GB + 4GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.53 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraQuad Rear 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP | Front 8MP
Battery 5020 mAh

2. Moto E7 Plus

Moto E7 Plus
Image Source – Flipkart.com

The Moto E7 Plus is the company’s new take on the mid-rangers after the Moto One Macro. The device was launched in September 2020 and comes with a complete design overhaul. The phone packs some amazing specifications at a very affordable price and directly competes with its rival Redmi 9 Prime.

On the front, you have a 6.5 inches IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 Pixels. The display has the notch design for the front camera, and apart from this, there is a little chin at the bottom. You have a 20:9 aspect ratio, 270 PPI density; one thing is concerning about this device is the lack of Gorilla Glass protection.

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The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 Chipset paired along with Adreno 610 GPU. The device runs on stock Android 10 out of the box. However, there is only one variant 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage. You have an option to expand storage with a Micro SD card slot.

The Moto E7 Plus has a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture paired with a 2MP depth sensor. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, it has a 16MP with f/2.2 aperture for taking selfies also with HDR support.

In terms of connectivity, the phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, FM radio, USB On-The-Go, and micro USB 2.0 reversible connector. The phone has a 5000 mAh battery along with 10W fast charging support. You can easily expect a full day battery life on a single charge.

Technical Specifications

SocQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
Ram and Storage4GB + 64GB
Display and Resolution6.5 inches (720 x 1600 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 48MP + 2MP | Front 8MP
Battery 5000 mAh

3. Realme Narzo 20A

Realme Narzo 20A
Image Source – https://www.realme.com/in/realme-narzo-20a

Realme has flooded in the mid-range market with their devices. We have seen a lot of amazing devices from them, and this one is no exception. This has also created a lot of confusion since their own devices are competing with each other. The device has a plastic back and comes in glory Silver and Victory Blue color variant.

On the front, we have a 6.5 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 Pixels. The screen has a notch design for the front camera, and since it is a lower resolution display, it will be good for the battery. The phone also has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection.

The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor paired with Adreno 610 GPU. It comes in two variants 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB. On the software front, the device runs on Android 10 based on Realme UI on top. The device will perform great for all day to day usage but don’t expect high-end gaming out of this.

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You have a triple camera setup on the back with a 12MP primary sensor paired with a 2MP secondary ultrawide sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, you have an 8MP camera for taking selfies also with HDR support.

Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. For security, you have a fingerprint scanner on the back. The phone has a 5000 mAh battery inside, along with 10W fast charging support.

Technical Specifications

SocQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
Ram and Storage3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB
Display and Resolution6.5 inches (720 x 1600 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 12MP + 2MP + 2MP | Front 8MP
Battery 5000 mAh

4. Samsung Galaxy M01s

Samsung Galaxy M01s
Image Source – https://www.samsung.com/in/smartphones/galaxy-m01s-m017f-3gb/SM-M017FZAGINS/

The Samsung Galaxy M01s is an Upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy M01 Core and directly competes with the Redmi and Realme budget series smartphones. This phone was released back in July 2020 and comes at a very affordable price. This smartphone is not that good looking and surely won’t attract any eyes, but it can be suitable for those on a strict budget.

On the front, you have a 6.2-inch PLS TFT display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 Pixels. The screen has a 19:9 aspect ratio and a water drop shaped notch design for the front camera and the speaker grille, and there’s a minor bottom bezel.

The phone is powered by a Mediatek Helio P22 Processor coupled up with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The phone comes in only one RAM and Storage Variant 3GB + 32GB. When it comes to software, the phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) based on One UI 2.1 Skin on Top. It is also upgradable to Android 10.

On the back, you have a dual-camera setup with a 12MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary depth sensor. It also features LED flash, HDR, and Panorama Support. On the front, you have an 8MP camera for taking selfies. The phone has a decent 4000 mAH battery inside, which is good enough to last you a full day.

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Connectivity options on this phone include Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. You can buy this phone in two color variants Light Blue and Gray. You also get a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security.

Technical Specifications

SocMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage3GB + 32GB
Display and Resolution6.2 inches (720 x 1520 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 13MP + 2MP | Front 8MP
Battery 4000 mAh

5. Honor 9A

Honor 9A
Image Source – https://www.hihonor.com/global/products/smartphone/honor-9a/

Honor is a decent brand when it comes to the budget smartphone segment. They do not flood the market with tons of; instead, they keep it simple by launching only 1 or 2 smartphones each year. The Honor 9A is the latest smartphone from Honor, and this is not a successor to the Honor 9X; instead, it is a slightly toned down variant.

The phone features a plastic body with a gradient color finish on the back. It is available in three color variants Black, Blue, and Green. On the front, you get a 6.3-inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. It also has a dewdrop notch solution for the front camera and some basic sensors.

The device is powered by the Mediatek Helio P22 Chipset Paired with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 3GB of RAM, and 64GB of Internal Storage. It runs the latest Android 10 Based on Magic UI 3.1 Skin on top. The device performs well for all day to day task and some light games.

Coming to the optics, You get a triple camera setup on the back with a 13MP primary sensor, 5MP ultrawide sensor, and a third 2MP depth sensor. Apart from this, you get an LED flash, HDR, and Panorama. On the front, you get an 8MP selfie camera also with HDR support.

Connectivity features on this device include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, built-in antenna, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. In terms of security, you get a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and there is a massive 5000 mAh battery inside, which is excellent.

Technical Specifications

SocMediatek MT6762R Helio P22
Ram and Storage3GB + 64GB
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (720 x 1600 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 13MP + 5MP + 2MP | Front 8MP
Battery 5000 mAh

6. Redmi 9

Redmi 9
Image Source – https://www.mi.com/in/redmi-9/

Redmi 9 is another great choice if you are looking to buy a phone in this budget. It was launched in August 2020 and has very similar specs as other smartphones in this price range. It features a plain plastic back design and comes in many color variant Black, Sky Blue, and Sporty Orange.

You get a 6.53 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 Pixels. The phone has a notched display that houses the front camera, and the display is in a 20:9 ratio. The screen quality here is good, and you get 400 nits of brightness. Using the phone under the sunlight won’t be an issue.

It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G35 processor and PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Redmi 9 comes in 2 variants 4 GB + 64 GB and 4 GB + 128 GB while the storage is further expandable up to 256 GB with a microSD card. When it comes to software, you get Android 10 Based on MIUI 12 Skin on Top.

When it comes to cameras, the Redmi 9 features a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 13 MP sensor paired with a 2 MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 5 MP camera for taking selfies. Other features of the camera include HDR, LED flash, and Beauty Mode.

In terms of connectivity, the phone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Type C 2.0 USB, USB OTG, and FM Radio. To make sure the device secured, it has a fingerprint scanner and face unlock. The phone has a massive 5000 mAh battery, which is good enough, and it also supports 10W fast charging.

Technical Specifications

SocMediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage4GB + 64GB | 4GB + 128GB
Display and Resolution6.53 inches (720 x 1600 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 13MP + 2MP | Front 5MP
Battery 5000 mAh

7. Realme Narzo 10A

Realme Narzo 10A
Image Source – https://www.realme.com/in/realme-narzo-10

Realme has really stepped up its budget smartphone game by launching various devices in the sub ₹10,000 price bracket. The Narzo 10A by Realme was launched in May 2020 along with one other smartphone in the series. It has a plain back design with an enlarged Realme Logo and comes in two color variants So Blue, and So White.

On the front, You get a 6.5 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 Pixels. The screen has a 20:9 aspect ratio design with a water drop shaped notch on top. Although it has a 720P display the brightness can go up to 480 nits. Viewing the screen under the sun will have no issues. The display also has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection.

The performance of this device is amazing. It features the newly launched Mediatek Helio G70 Chipset Paired with Mali-G52 GPU. This device only comes in one variant which is 3GB of RAM and 32GB of Internal Storage. On the software side, it runs on Realme UI 1.0 based on Android 10.

Coming to the optics, you get a triple camera setup on the back with a 12MP primary sensor, 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, you get a 5MP camera for capturing selfies. Some other features of the camera include LED flash and HDR. The device also features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and facial unlock.

Connectivity option on this device includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. Battery backup on this device is amazing. You get a 5000 mAh battery inside along with 10W Fast Charging and Reverse Charging Support.

Technical Specifications

SocMediatek Helio G70 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage3GB + 32GB
Display and Resolution6.5 inches (720 x 1600 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 12MP + 2MP + 2MP | Front 5MP
Battery 5000 mAh

8. Vivo U20

Vivo U20
Image Source – https://www.vivo.com/in/products/u20

The Vivo U20 is launched in November 2019 as an upgrade to the U1 which was already a great smartphone in this price range. The new upgrade brings some more amazing features which made it top among some other smartphones in this budget. The phone features plastic back design with gradient color and comes in Racing Black, and Blaze Blue variant.

On the front, you have a large 6.53 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 Pixels. On the top, you have the water drop shaped notch solution for the front-facing camera and the overall display quality is great. The phone also has the Gorilla Glass Protection.

The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Chipset paired with Adreno 612 GPU. You have two variants to choose from – 64GB + 4GB RAM, and 64GB + 6GB RAM. This phone has got UFS 2.1 Storage so you get faster read and write speed. On the software front, you get Android 9.0 (Pie) based on Funtouch OS 9.2 Skin.

Talking about cameras, you have a triple camera setup on the back with a combo of 16MP primary sensor paired with an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP Macro Camera. You also have LED flash and HDR support. On the front, you get a 16MP selfie camera also with HDR support. For security, you have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Here are the connectivity features of this phone – Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, aptX
GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. The phone has a massive 5000 mAh battery inside along with 18W Quick charge support. You can easily have a full day on this phone and still left with some juice.

Technical Specifications

SocQualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)
Ram and Storage64GB + 4GB RAM, 64GB + 6GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.53 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 16MP + 8MP + 2MP | Front 16MP
Battery 5000 mAh

9. LG W30

LG W30
Image Source – https://www.lg.com/in/mobile-phones/lg-LMX440IM

LG has been inactive in the mid-range smartphone market in the past couple of years. Finally, we now have a budget LG smartphone under Rs 10,000. The LG W series has two smartphones, the W30, and the W30 Pro. The LG W30 was launched in June 2019 and offers some good specifications and a nice overall design.

On the front, you have a 6.26 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 Pixels. You also have a water drop shaped notch for the front camera. The screen has a 19:9 aspect ratio, 269 PPI density, and minimal bezels. The back of the phone has a nice gradient design to it and comes in three color variants Thunder Blue, Platinum Grey, and Aurora Green.

Inside, the phone is powered by a Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 processor paired with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The LG W30 runs on Stock Android 9.0 Pie which means it has less bloatware and better performance. In terms of memory, it has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

The phone packs a triple rear-facing camera setup. It includes a 12MP primary sensor, 13MP secondary wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it has a 16MP camera for clicking selfies. Some camera features include LED flash, panorama, and HDR. On the back, it also has a fingerprint scanner and a face unlock feature for security.

Connectivity options here include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and USB On-The-Go. It has a large 4000 mAh battery inside so you can easily get around a full day of usage on a single charge.

Technical Specifications

SocMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
Ram and Storage32GB 3GB RAM
Display and Resolution6.26 inches (720 x 1520 pixels)
CameraTriple Rear 12MP + 13MP + 2MP | Front 16MP
Battery 4000 mAh

10. Samsung Galaxy M20

Samsung Galaxy M20

The Samsung Galaxy is one of the entry-level devices launched by Samsung in January 2019. It features a 6.3-inch PLS TFT (IPS) display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a water drop shaped notch for the front camera. The phone has a plastic body and comes in two color variant Ocean Blue and Charcoal Black.

The device is powered by a powerful Exynos 7904 Chipset and coupled up with a Mali-G71 CPU. It has a massive 5000 mAh battery and a fingerprint sensor for better security. The base model comes in 3GB/32GB and a higher variant comes in 4GB/64GB. The internal storage is further expandable up to 512GB via a MicroSD card.

It has a dual rear-facing camera setup with a 13MP primary sensor and a 5MP ultrawide sensor. On the front, it has a single 8MP selfie camera. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Experience 9.5 Skin out of the box.

Other features include a dual firing speaker and Dolby Atmos sound support, a 5000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. Connectivity options here are Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, FM-Radio, and Type-C 1.0 USB.

Technical Specifications

SoCExynos 7904 (14 nm)
Ram and Storage3/4 GB & 32/64 GB
Display and Resolution6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 pixels)
CameraDual Rear 13 MP + 5 MP | Front 8 MP
Battery 5000 mAh

Final Words

So these are our top 10 smartphone pick under the ₹10,000 price range for you to check out. Most of the smartphone listed above has almost the same specifications so you can pick one depending upon the software.

Some of these smartphones come with their own skinned version of Android like MIUI, EMUI while the Motorola E7 Plus and the LG W30 come with Pure Stock Android. You can pick one depending upon your taste and previous experience with the brand. We hope this article was helpful for you if you still have a doubt or suggestion feel free to let us know.

The best bang for your bucks will be the Redmi 9 Prime, Realme Narzo 20A and the Moto E7 Plus both of them are feature-packed and provide the best value for money. They have a good compact design, comes with a massive battery, great cameras.

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Mehul Boricha is the founder of Tech Arrival & Astute Links. He is a computer and smartphone geek from Junagadh, Gujarat, India. He is a Computer Engineer by Education & an Entrepreneur by Passion. Apart from technology geek, he is an audiophile & loves to connect with people.

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