Competition between smartphones companies has led to an increased number of budget-friendly phones with outstanding features. Here are a few market leaders.
In a price-conscious market like India’s, mobile phones under 10,000 INR are in great demand. With mobile penetration rates increasing every day, OEMs have entered into an aggressive competition to increase sales and maximize consumer satisfaction.
This has ensured that under 10,000 best mobiles are not entry-level smartphones with bare minimum features.
Companies like OPPO, Xiaomi, Motorola, and Micromax have changed the dynamics of the market by introducing budget-friendly phones with the latest technology and features.
The phones mentioned in the list below stand testimony to the increasing strength of markets that can drive down prices.
These smartphones offer high-resolution cameras, dual-sim ports, and attractive designs, face recognition features, and high refresh rate displays that give the consumer the best value for their money.
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Redmi 9 Prime
Redmi 9 Prime looks strikingly similar to Redmi 9 launched by Xiaomi internationally. With its 6.53-inch display and dewdrop notch at the top, the phone has an attractive look.
At the top, Redmi 9 prime has an IR emitter that can be used to control appliances.
Most Xiaomi smartphones come with this very useful feature. The 3.5mm audio jack is next to a USB Type-C port at the bottom. The power and volume buttons on the right are easy to reach.
Redmi 9 Prime offers a 4GB RAM mobile 64GB storage and full-HD + display which isn’t a very common feature for phones below 10,000 INR.
Moto E7 Plus
Motorola has slowly and steadily entered into the competing market in India. The latest E-series mobile phones in the budget segment come with a new addition are the Moto E7 Plus. This new low-cost phone has captivating looks and specifications considering the price tag in India.
It comes with a dual-camera setup right above the perfectly positioned fingerprint scanner, along with a dedicated button to summon the Google Assistant. According to reviews, the display has good viewing angles and gets bright when outdoors. The phone offers a 4GB RAM, 5,000mAh battery, and 64GB storage.
The 48-megapixel primary camera has an f/1.7 aperture and uses the same sensor as the Moto G9 along with this primary sensor, while Moto E7 also uses a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Samsung Galaxy M01
Galaxy M01 comes with a 5.71-inch touchscreen display and resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor.
The phone comes with 3GB of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery and supports face unlock. This Samsung phone has an 8-megapixel rear camera with a flashlight.
Apart from this, the phone has a 5-megapixel camera for selfies. With this phone, Samsung has launched its most affordable and budget-friendly smartphone below 10,000 INR in India.
Many made in India features can be seen on the phone, including the convenient smart paste feature.
Motorola One Macro
Motorola has launched new smartphones in India in the last few months. The Motorola One Macro is the latest addition to that list.
Motorola has added a few customizations on One Macro including its trademark Moto Actions, which launch the camera app with a twist and switch on the flashlight with a double-chop motion along with other useful features.
The new actions include a swipe-to-shrink gesture which shrinks the display area on screen ensuring that reaching all corners isn’t difficult.
The macro camera allows for good close-up shots. This phone has a clean stock Android, a powerful Mediatek Helio P70 SoC, and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Realme Narzo 10A
What looks like a cosmetic update of Realme C3, Realme Narzo 10A has additional features like a fingerprint sensor and a macro camera on the rear.
The MediaTek Helio G70 chipset allows for a delightful gaming experience even with today’s heavy games. The phone’s battery life is excellent and goes up to two full days of casual usage with just a single charge.
This phone is available in both white and blue colors and has a gigantic Realme logo emblazoned across the back. The two configurations available have 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.