Smartphones are everyone’s soulmate in this generation. Skipping a meal at times works but not recharging your smartphone doesn’t. Rather than checking your wallets, you check whether you have carried your smartphone while stepping out of the house as they’ve increasingly become one of the most important aspects of people’s lives.
Though you might want a feature-packed smartphone that you can use to its fullest yet at the same time, you might also want it to be in your budget. Below we’ve listed out the 11 best smartphones between INR 10000 to INR 15000 in India.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro sports 6GB RAM alongwith 64GB of storage space at INR 14999 and comes in a variety of colours like Halo White, Gamma Green, Shadow Black and Drak Blue. The phone also offers you expandable storage up to 512GB via a microSD card.
It also sports a 64MP primary camera alongside an 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. A variant with more storage and RAM (128GB+8GB) is available for the phone as well at a higher price. This smartphone offers good quality, bright 6.53 inch IPS panel display with a screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. Its 20MP selfie camera also doesn’t disappoint.
When it comes to charging and battery, the following points are to be kept in mind: 4,500mAh Li-Polymer, Built-in rechargeable battery, and USB Type-C connector port. Alongwith these, the device comes with 18W fast charger in the box.
The Note 8 Pro runs onAndroid 9 Pie and is powered by a 2 GHz, octa-core, MediaTek Helio G90T processor, and Mali-G76 MP10 GPU.
Price: INR 14999
Xiaomi POCO F1
This rugged design with a top-notch fit and finish model will cost you INR 14999. The price is worth buying. The excellent IR based facial recognition works in the dark too. At this price, you will get 6GB RAM with 128GB storage capacity. The memory is expandable up to 256GB.
The phone has 4000 mAh battery supported by Quick charge 3.0. The phone has a dual rear camera setup along with plenty of AI chops. When photos are taken in daylight, they come with an abundance of detail and highly effective range but the same can’t be said for night photographs.
The Pocophone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, which is upgradeable to Android 9 and also 10. It features a 6.18-inch display with a resolution of 1080×2246. The phone is powered by 2.8 GHz, octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU. The primary camera is 12MP plus 5MP along with a 20MP secondary camera.
Price: INR 14999
The eye-catching design will surely attract you and it’s not all cosmetics as the phone comes with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage, which is expandable up to 256GB. The phone has an accurate in-display fingerprint scanner and face unlock options. Its Full HD 6.38-inch display comes with a screen resolution of 1080×2340. It runs on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box, with Android 10 upgrade an unlikely proposition.
When it comes to camera the rear, the Z1x houses a triple-lens setup that consists of a primary 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor and an 8MP lens. You can easily expect more than a day of battery backup as the device sports a 4500 mAh battery supported by 22.5W flash charge. The phone has a great pair of speakers for audio and video lovers. It is powered by 2.3 GHz, octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor with Adreno 616 GPU.
Price: INR 14990
Realme 5 Pro
The combination of 6GB RAM + 64GB storage capacity, expandable up to 256GB, alongwith unique colour schemes will cost you INR 13999. The abstract geometric pattern on the back makes it one of the coolest looking smartphones. The fingerprint sensor at the back plus the facial recognition both are lightning quick.
The quad-camera setup at the rear features a 48MP primary, 8MP wide-angle camera, 2MP depth sensor and another 2MP lens. Its 16MP selfie camera also gives you decent selfies. You will get battery life with 4035 mAh which is charged via the included 20W VOOC 3.0, fast charger. You will get through a day with heavy use but a day and a half with moderate usage.
The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box. It features a 6.3-inch display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and is powered by the 2.3 GHz, octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 with GPU Adreno 616.
Price: INR 13999
Huawei Honor 10
This dazzling glass design phone comes with 6GB RAM with 128GB of storage capacity. It has a good set of dual cameras on the back, powered by Huawei’s AI tech with 24MP and 16MP lenses. The camera, with the assistance of AI detects what scene is being photographed and captures the image accordingly. The battery lasts for a day on moderate to heavy use. The display size of the phone is 5.84 inches, with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels. It runs on Android Oreo 8.1 out-of-the-box.
Price: INR 14999
Motorola One Vision
This 4GB RAM and 128GB (expandable to 512GB) storage capacity smartphone will cost you INR 14999. The phone can survive splashes. The phone’s camera setup is of 48MP standard and 5MP depth. Though the phone supports fast charging, it has a decent battery life with 3500 mAh, and 15W TurboPower supports fast charging. Its 25MP selfie camera will allow you to click quality selfies.
The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie and has a 6.3-inch display with 1080×2520 pixels. It is powered by 2.2 GHz, Octa-Core, Samsung Exynos 9609 with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU.
Price: INR 14999
Realme 3 Pro
You can get this 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage capacity smartphone at INR 11999. This gorgeous smartphone has a fast fingerprint sensor and face unlock. Gamers need to know that this smartphone does not heat too much even after prolonged gaming sessions. It runs on Android 9 Pie.
The Realme 3 Pro features a 6.3-inch display with a resolution of 1080×2340. It’s powered by 2.3 GHz, octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with GPU Adreno 616. The memory slot can be expanded up to 256GB.
The device sports a 16MP + 5MP camera at the back with a 25MP selfie camera at the front. This phone has an excellent battery life with a 4045mAh battery pack, supported by VOOC fast charging.
Price: INR 11999
Samsung Galaxy M30s
This decent looking smartphone has a 6.4-inch full HD screen with a resolution of 2340×1080. The rear camera has a 48MP primary, 8MP wide-angle and 5MP depth sensor lens. Its 16MP selfie camera provides you with quality selfies.
It has an impressive 6000 mAh battery, which delivers an incredible two days of usage. The phone supports 15W fast charging. This model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will cost you INR 13999 though you can also expand the memory slot up to 512GB. It runs on Android 9 Pie. The phone comes with 2.3 GHz, octa-core, Samsung Exynos 9611 processor and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU.
Price: INR 13999
Redmi Note 8
This INR 12999 phone comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It has an expandable storage of up to 512GB. This modern-looking designed phone has 6.3-inch screen with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The phone has a 48MP AI Quad camera with portrait, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro lens, AI support, and has 13MP front camera with AI portrait mode.
The phone runs Android 9.0 Pie OS. This model has 2 GHz, Octa-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor and Adreno 610 GPU. The phone’s 4000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging will keep you going.
Price: INR 12999
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Redmi Note 7 Pro
This 6GB RAM with a 64GB storage phone will cost you INR 11897. The memory slot can be expanded up to 256GB. This splash-resistant body has a 6.3-inch screen and a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. It runs Android 9 Pie OS. The phone has 2 GHz, Octa-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor and Adreno 612 GPU.
The phone has 4000 mAh battery capacity and 18W fast charging support. The phone has 48MP + 5MP primary camera and 13MP selfie camera which helps to click impressive pictures.
Price: INR 11897
Oppo F9 Pro
This ultimate looker will cost you INR 14990. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It has a 6.3-inch screen and is powered by 2 GHz, octa-core, MediaTek Helio P60 processor and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. This model comes with a combination of 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, which is expandable to 256GB.
The phone has a 3500 mAh battery that supports fast charging. The phone is equipped with 16MP + 2MP primary camera and 25MP secondary camera.
Price: INR 14990
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