The sub-Rs 10,000 category in Android smartphone is filled with many competitors both from small and big manufacturer. This makes it difficult to zero in on one as most have similar features and specifications.
But out of those, some caught our attention as they offer superb value for money. On top of that these devices are available at bargain prices at present. So if you are also looking forward to buy an Android smartphone under Rs 10,000, make sure you check out these deals.
Sony Xperia Tipo Dual (Price Rs 9,499)
Sony’s cheapest Android smartphone, the Xperia Tipo also has a dual SIM variant for those who need to carry more than one numbers. The Sony Tipo Dual is exactly similar to the Sony Tipo except for the Dual SIM functionality.
The Tipo Dual comes with a hardware button using which one can easily switch between the two SIMs. The rest of the feature between the single SIM and dual SIM Sony Xperia Tipo smartphone is identical.
The Sony Xperia Tipo Dual runs on an 800 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor and 512 MB RAM. The phone has a 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with HVGA resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The phone comes with Sony’s Timescape user interface atop Google android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
The Tipo Dual has a 3.2 megapixel camera but there is no front facing camera. It comes with 2.5 GB of internal memory which is expandable by up to 32 GB more. The phone is powered by a 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery with promised talk time of up to 4 hours.
This offer is available exclusively on zoomin.com, and users will have to enter the code “TIPODUAL” for buying this product at this price. Otherwise, the Sony Xperia Tipo Dual can be purchased for Rs 10,500 and above from other online stores.
Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite (Price Rs 6,249)
The Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite comes with the same functionality as its earlier cousin, the Galaxy Y Duos, including dual SIM capability.
The Galaxy Y Duos Lite has a minimalistic size that along with an 11.9 mm thickness gives it a slim and sleek profile. It features a 2.8 inch display with a resolution of 230 x 320 pixels. It has Android Gingerbread 2.3 operating system which is slightly older but offers compatibility with most of the Android applications available in the Google Play Store.
The 832 MHz single core processor on the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite makes sure that the device performs well throughout. Along with that the device features a 2 megapixel full focus camera which is capable of taking both images as well as videos.
The Galaxy y Duos Lite offers 4 GB of user memory which can be further expanded by a SD memory card up to 32 GB. There’s an in-built FM radio, WiFi and HSDPA 3.6 connectivity for faster data downloads.
This offer is available exclusively on zoomin.com, and users can also opt for EMI facility while buying this product. Otherwise, the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite is available for a price of Rs 6,800 and above at various online stores.
Spice Mi 425 (Price Rs 7,899)
The Spice Mi 425 is a budget but powerful Android smartphone from an Indian manufacturer.
It has a big 4.1 inch LCD display with capacitive touch and good resolution. It runs a speedy 1 GHz Scorpion processor, the ones found on various Qualcomm chipsets, and has the Android 2.3 operating system but Spice has promised to release Android ICS for it.
The phone has a 5 megapixel back facing camera. For connectivity and data transfer there is 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1, but that’s not just all as the Spice Mi 425 is also a dual SIM GSM based smartphone. The phone also comes pre-installed with several useful apps including Nimbuzz and Facebook.
Though Spice Mi 425 is available for around Rs 8,500, Indiaplaza.com is offering it for 7,899 along with Cash on Delivery facility.
Micromax Ninja 4 (Price Rs 5,499)
The Micromax Ninja 4.0 A87 is based on Android 2.3.5 operating system and runs on a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It has a 4 inch display with a good 800 x 480 pixel resolution and multitouch capacitive touch sensing system that offers Swipe functionality too.
The device features Dual SIM connectivity with 3G on SIM one. There are features like 3G, WiFi, Gravity Sensor, and GPS in the phone too, making this product a great value for money. The phone also gets a 1400 mAh battery with claimed talk-time of 5 hours making it absolute fun to have for the price.
This offer is available exclusively on sulekha.com, and users can also opt for easy EMI facility for buying this product. The Micromax Ninja 4 is available for a price of Rs 6,999 and above on other online stores.
Samsung Galaxy Chat GT B5330 (Price Rs 7,499)
The Samsung Galaxy Chat GT B5330 is the upgrade version of the older Galaxy Y Pro which comes with a much improved user interface and the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 operating system as well. The Galaxy Chat comes with a bigger 3 inch TFT LCD display with a 320 x 240 pixel resolution.
Featuring capacitive touch technology, the Galaxy Chat fully supports multi touch and swipe functionality. Along with that for better experience for texting and messaging, the Galaxy Chat features a full Qwerty keypad and feather touch action keys.
The new Galaxy Chat features an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz UI on top of it. Samsung’s own ChatON instant messaging application is pre-loaded on this handset.
Galaxy Chat comes with a two megapixel camera at the back for capturing photos and VGA resolution videos as well. It offers 4 GB onboard storage and capability to expand the storage to up to 32 GB with a micro SD card. Other features of this handset include Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi support, and micro USB 2.0 port. The smartphone come pre-loaded with S Planner and Quick office Editor apps as well.
This offer is available exclusively on sulekha.com, and users can also opt for easy EMI facility for buying this product. The Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330 is available for a price of Rs 8,199 and above at various online stores.