10 Best Phones Under 10000 in India (Best Camera & Performance)

While you are in the market searching to buy a smartphone, you end up with lots of option. The main constraints to decide is the budget or the money you want to spend on one. With every day improving gadgets and their features, choosing the best one gets a bit difficult and thus to help you out we are here with the list of Best Phones under 10000 in India.

There is a lot a smartphone offers, may that be a Full-HD Screen, Fast Charging, Good Camera, Fingerprint Sensor, high capacity battery and more. A phone can be most excellent or latest, budget-friendly, the perfect phone, and has something for everyone. You can choose the best phone for you depending on its performance, screen size and the bunch if features it offers under the budget.

Talking about the low budget phones, you may not get the performance as per the flagship devices, but with increasing competition in the market, most of the companies like Xiaomi, Motorola, and more are targeting the low budget audience. These companies are playing hard to give the best on their smartphones with Great CPU performance, a day battery life, average camera picture quality, and big and vivid display.

8 Best Android Phone under 10000 in India

In this article, we present you the best Android Smartphone under 10000 with best specs and features on a budget smartphone. These smartphone offer value for money design with above average performance with lots of inbuilt features.

So let us begin…

1. Redmi Note 5 – Best Camera Phone under 10000

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Xiaomi holds the number “one” spot in selling smartphones in India beating Samsung and Apple with its Redmi Note 4, the most sold smartphone. This helped Xiaomi to hold a firm grip on the budget segment smartphones with their most famous Redmi Note series. Xiaomi recently added a couple of more phones in this series with Note 5 and Note 5 Pro with few fantastic features to make it the most advanced and best budget smartphone.

With Redmi Note 5, Xiaomi wants to maintain the top spot by integrating powerful hardware and their spot-on pricing to grab the most attention. Even after having the primary market in India and China, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro easily caught lots of eyes in the latest MWC 2018 held in Barcelona.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa Core
RAM3/4 GB
Display5.99-inch Full HD+
Internal Storage32/64 GB expandable upto 128 GB
Camera Rear/ Front12 MP/ 5 MP
Battery4000 mAh

Now talking about its hardware, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 625 Chipset at 2.0 GHz processor with Adreno 506 Graphics to make your multi-tasking powerful and fluid. Xiaomi also gives you the couple of RAM options (3/4 GB) to choose with 32/64 GB of onboard storage which can be expanded in the Hybrid Slot to give you premium performance.

However, the biggest change in it is the new Full-View 5.99-inch 18:9 Full HD Display with sharp and vivid colors to enhance your viewing experience. Also, its 4000 mAh battery has enough juice to power your device for more than a day with nominal use. With tweaks of MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat, Redmi Note 5 is the best Android Phone under 10000 and thus gains the top spot in the list. Although, the biggest deal breaker is its lack of availabilty as currently it is only available on Flash Sale.

Pros
  • 18:9 Full View Display
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Excellent Performer while playing heavy games
  • Full Metal Unibody Design
  • MIUI 9
  • Good Camera Quality
Cons
  • Uninspired Design
  • Still using a Micro-USB Port
  • No Quick Charge Adapter in the box
  • No Dedciated MicroSD Slot
  • Lack of Availability

Also Read: Best Tricks and features to master your Redmi Note 5 or 5 Pro

2. Honor 9 Lite   Best looking Android Phone under 10000

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Huawei owned Honor is a well-known brand to give its phone a unique design powered by its own Kirin chipset to provide the comparable performance to Snapdragon processors. However, being their primary moto boost the flagship segment devices, honor is also working hard to bring out the best in their budget devices. With Honor 9 Lite, it seems they have done a lot to mark their presence in this segment.

ProcessorKirin 659 Octa Core
RAM3/4 GB
Display5.65-inch Full HD+
Internal Storage32/64 GB expandable upto 256 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13+2 MP/ 13+2 MP
Battery3000 mAh

Huawei Honor 9 is their first phone with Quad Camera Setup and some serious hardware specs on board. The device runs on their Kirin 659 Octa-Core chipset coupled with 3 or 4 GB RAM to deliver a powerful performance without spending much. The device runs on EMUI 8.0 based on Android Oreo and has lots of added features and functionality than their previous gen UI.

Talking about its features to brag about is its new Quad Camera setup to capture some beautiful shots of landscapes, people and even selfies with 13+2 MP camera sensors on either side. Apart from that, the device doesn’t misses out anything needed in a good budget smartphone and has its own unique presence in the market. With great value for money pricing, Honor 9 lite is a great option to consider when you have limited budget.

Pros
  • Full-HD Display
  • Premium Design and Looks
  • Beautiful Display
  • Android Oreo-based software
  • Quad-Camera Setup
Cons
  • Average Performer
  • Poor Battery backup
  • Hybrid SIM slot

3. Motorola G5 Best Motorola Android Phone under 10000

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Lenovo owned Motorola has been in the news for both good and bad reasons, by building some “great premium look phones at not so premium-price” and for not offering regular updates on their devices. However, Moto’s G5 was one of their best offerings in 2017 which managed this phone to be on the list even in 2018. With metal design, rapid charging, and finger-print sensor controls, Moto G5 could be one the best deal also in this year.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core
RAM3 GB
Display5-inch Full HD
Internal Storage16 GB expandable upto 128 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13 MP/ 5MP
Battery2800 mAh

Talking about its hardware specs, the device run on a Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core processor supported by 3 gigs of RAM for fairly adequate multi-tasking. However, this phone might not be your first choice, but it is a great phone if you want to get your hands on Stock Android at the budget. The device offers 16 GB of onboard storage which can be expanded for upto 128 GB using a memory card to store your photos clicked using its 13MP and 5 MP shooter for some great selfies and capturing moments.

With 2800 mAh of battery backup and stock Android, the device is capable of lasting for a day at nominal usage on the 5-inch Full HD Display Metal Design. The phone is great to hold in hands and use but gets heated up while gaming and multi-tasking. However, this is a great phone if you have been using Motorola or wish to switch to a Stock Android Phone making it the best Android Phone under 10000 by Motorola.

Pros
  • Full-HD Display
  • Premium Design and Looks
  • Excellent Screen
  • Stock Android Nougat
  • Smooth Performance
  • Affordable Price
Cons
  • No NFC
  • Low Internal Storage
  • Poor Video Audio Recording
  • Average Battery Life

4. Smatron Srt.phone

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Smatron srt.phone launched in May 2017 by a Hyderabad based start-up Smatron on the name of Indian Cricket Icon Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (SRT). Do you know who Sachin Tendulkar is? Yes, of course. What a silly question! Anyway, srt.phone was they are first ever phone apart from laptop-tablet hybrid launch back in 2016 to enter the market. With their main moto to become “the premier global IoT brand” has the primary focus on producing tech related to sensors, robotics, and the cloud.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 652 Octa Core
RAM4 GB
Display5.5-inch Full HD
Internal Storage32/64 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery3000 mAh

With Srt.Phone, Smatron offers powerful performance with the help of 4 gigs of RAM on board on a 5.5-inch beautiful Full HD display. The device has a unibody metal design to give it a premium feel even at a meager price to spend. The srt.phone has 64 GB of internal storage to store your data, images, songs, and other data, enough for anyone until you want to use it as your secondary hard-drive (excluding 32 GB variant).

Also, the phone comes packed with eveything a smartphone needs including average camera setups, quick charging 2.0 with USB-Type C port and many more essential features. With the inclusion of some great specs at such low price, this phone could be your option if you are true fan of God of Cricket, Sachine Tendular or wish to buy a secondary phone.

Pros
  • Stock Android Upgradable to Oreo
  • Snapdragon 652 Chipset
  • Quick Charging 2.0
  • Large and Sharp Full-HD Display
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage
  • 4 GB RAM
Cons
  • Only one colour Available
  • Lacks Camera Clarity
  • No MicroSD Slot
  • Heating Issues

Also Read: How to Redmi Note 5 Pro like face unclock on your Android Phones

5. Mi Redmi Y1

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Review) is yet another excellent budget smartphone and high on specs. Xiaomi launched Redmi Y1 as a selfie-centric phone with 16 MP of front camera sensor to shoot some great selfies with excellent details and clarity even at low light using the front facing flash. The device is also equipped with Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor and options of 3/4 GB RAM to give a good performance but is not a phone for heavy users.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa Core
RAM3/4 GB
Display5.5-inch HD
Internal Storage32/64 GB expandable upto 128 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13 MP/ 16 MP
Battery3080 mAh

The Y1 also comes with a 5.5-inch sharp 720p Display and 32/64 GB of internal storage which can be expanded using a memory card to store some extra selfies and data. The 3080 mAh can run for day with some browsing, calls, camera and music. The overall performance of the phone is satisfying which made it into this list of best android phone under 10000.

Pros
  • Good Performer
  • MIUI 9
  • No heating issue while playing games
  • Equipped with all the necessary sensors
  • Decent Display
  • Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
  • Micro-USB Port
  • No quick charging
  • No backlit buttons
  • Poor Rear Camera

6. Infinix Hot S3

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Infinix Hot S3 was exclusively launched on Flipkart and is still seems to be on sale. This can be a reason of limited availability or shortage of human resources in the company. However, on reading user’s review on Flipkart, the phone is marked with the rating of 4.1 by over 1.9k reviewers. Moreover, the phone comes with a much appreciated full-view display, even after having a resolution of 720p, it manages to produce some great colors and viewing angles.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core
RAM3/4 GB
Display5.65-inch HD+
Internal Storage32/64 GB expandable upto 128 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13 MP/ 20 MP
Battery4000 mAh

Now talking about the performance of the device, it runs on the same processor as Moto G5 Snapdragon 430 octa core chipset with few upgrades like increased RAM and extra internal storage plus bigger battery and few more tweaks. The Hot S3 is a great performer and can easily handle heavy games, thanks to 4 gig of RAM. This device is also motivated as selfie phone with a 20 MP secondary camera with flash to capture great selfies. With feature packed performance, the device is a great option to choose.

Pros
  • Dedicated MicroSD slot
  • Good built quality and feel in hand
  • Great Performance
  • 20 MP front camera takes great selfies at outdoor
  • Excellent Battery Backup
  • Oreo Based OS
Cons
  • No fast charging
  • Average Display Quality
  • Micro-USB Port
  • Average Rear Camera

7. Motorola E4 Plus

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Moto E4 Plus is yet another budget phone by Motorola with some sweet spots and fallbacks. E4 Plus running a MediaTek Quad Core processor is an average performer even after inclusion of 3 GB RAM. However, it can complete your daily tasks efficiently and runs for more than a day using a massive 5000 mAh battery even with overuse.

ProcessorMediaTek MTK6737 Quad Core
RAM3 GB
Display5.5-inch HD
Internal Storage32 GB expandable upto 128 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery5000 mAh

The screen has a resolution of 720p with 5.5-inch screen size is as impressive as others. Also, the 13 MP shooter is not as good as expected however it manages to capture your memories with normal details. This phone is not as recommended as other devices in the list but can be option for some who don’t like charging their phone much.

Pros
  • Value for Money Price
  • Fast and Accurate Fingerprint
  • Dedicated MicroSD slot
  • Latest Stock Android (v7.1.1 Nougat)
Cons
  • Mediocre Performer
  • 720p Display
  • Poor Camera
  • Bulky and Heavy

Also Read: List of best Android Phones under 15000 and under 30000

Bonus: Redmi Note 4 – Best Budget Android Phone of 2017

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We already explained earlier the success story of Xiaomi to gain top spot for selling smartphones with Redmi Note 4. The Note 4 is the predecessor of recently launched Redmi Note 5/5 Pro and is one the most successful phone by the company. This device does not miss any spot in either features or some great hardware specs with a premium aluminum unibody design. Moreover, even when in 2018 some budget phones lack in performance, this phone manages to deliver powerful performance any day.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa Core
RAM3/4 GB
Display5.5-inch Full HD
Internal Storage32/64 GB expandable upto 128 GB
Camera Rear/ Front13 MP/ 5MP
Battery4100 mAh

Furthermore, with the latest MIUI 9.0 based on Android Nougat, the phone has some latest features which make it one of my favorite phones till date. The Redmi Note 4 runs on a previous gen mid-range Snapdragon 625 chipset coupled with 3/4 GB RAM to deliver some serious performance without. Also, it is 4100 mAh battery easily lasts for a day even at heavy use (except gaming), and this is not it. Its 13 MP and 5 MP camera sensors are great for capturing great shots and selfies.

For me, even in 2018, Redmi Note 4 is still one of the best option if you want to spend much but still want powerful performance and 16:9 screen ratio is not a problem.

Pros
  • Solid built quality
  • Long Lasting Battery
  • Great Performance
  • Premium Look and feel
  • Loaded with MIUI features
Cons
  • Hybrid Slot
  • Limited Fast Charging

Choose the best Android Mobile under 10000!

Every week or so, a new smartphone is launched in the market with something unique to attract buyers and highlighting features. However, choosing a budget smartphone gets a little hard in comparison due to some missing features sand flagship like performance.

However, since many companies are bringing up the competition in the budget smartphone segment, I hope this article can help you choose the best smartphone for you under the strict budget. Also, tell us the smartphone of your choice in the comment section below.

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