All major smartphone companies have, by now, realized the significance of the Indian market and not a day passes without a new phone being launched here. There are the top guns like Samsung and Apple and HTC and then the Chinese brands.
About half a dozen homegrown mobile manufacturers like Micromax, also jostle for space in this lucrative market. As a busy person, it becomes difficult for you to browse through the details of each device and then make up your mind on which is better.
To make your job easier, a quick look at five phones that you can buy at Rs. 10, 000 or less is attempted here.
Lenovo K6 Power
This 5-inch smartphone appears to find place in all lists; hence being mentioned first. The phone comes with a 1080x1920pixels full HD display and an octa-core 1.4GHz processor powers the device with support from 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The battery is also quite powerful at 4000mAh. The OS is the Android M 6.0.1. The cameras are 13MP and 8MP in the rear and the front respectively.
Price: Rs. 9, 999
Analysts highly recommend this phone despite some of the specs not being very great. The Moto G4 comes with a full HD display, the screen resolution being 1080x1920. The processor is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617SoC with a clocking speed of 1.5GHz combined with 2GB RAM. The internal storage would be 16GB and the battery 3000mAh. The camera system has a 13MP primary sensor in the rear and a 5MP secondary sensor for selfies. If you are lucky, you can grab this device on Amazon.in.
Price: Rs. 8, 999
Xiaomi Redmi 4
This is a 5-inch display smartphone and the screen resolution stands at 720x1280p. The CPU is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset, offering a clocking speed of 1.4GHz and the RAM and ROM respectively are 3GB and 32GB. For optics, the Redmi 4 has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. It is the battery that will make you sit up, since this smartphone has a whopping 4100mAh power at its disposal. The Android Marshmallow, version 6.0.1 is the OS on this phone.
Price: Rs. 6, 999 for the 2GB/16GB variant; Rs. 8, 999 for the 3GB/32GB variant.
Yu Yureka Black
This smartphone is from the Micromax stable, though by a subsidiary floated by one of Micromaxâ€™ founders and the only Indian smartphone figuring in this list. The display is 5 inches in size and the full HD screen resolution 1080x1920pixels. An octa-core processor clocking 1.4GHz is the processor and with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage the phoneâ€™s performance can be expected to be of very good quality. A 3000mAh battery energizes the device and the OS is the same Android 6.0. A 13MP camera in the rear and an 8MP sensor in the front complete the optics section.
Price: Rs. 8, 999
With a 5-inch IPS LCD HD display with a screen resolution reading 720x1280pixels, the Nokia 3 marks a return of the Nokia brand to the Indian mobile market which it once ruled. It has modest specs, like 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory storage plus a quad-core processor, which offers a speed of 1.34GHz. The battery is also 2630mAh only, but the phone has the Android Nougat version 7.0 as the OS which is an improvement over the 4 phones already discussed. It has identical 8MP cameras in the rear as well as the front.
Price: Rs. 9, 499