The sub-Rs 10,000 category is the most lucrative market for the all the mobile manufactures and every other day smartphone makers are coming up with new devices to grab the market share of this price segment. Here we have shortlisted the best five smartphones in this price bracket to make your buying decision easy.
Last week, InFocus launched its new smartphone, the Bingo 50. The smartphone is priced at Rs 7,499 and is exclusively available via Snapdeal.
InFocus Bingo 50 features a 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display with metal frame. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 processor, Mali T720 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The dual SIM based smartphone runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and comes packed with a 2500 mAh battery.
The InFocus Bingo 50 comes with 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded by upto 64GB via a micro SD card. The smartphone offers an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. For selfies, the smartphone also offers an 8-megapixel front camera. Further, the handset offers 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ AGPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and a micro USB 2.0 port.
Redmi Note 3 (2GB) smartphone was launched in India in the first week of this month for Rs 9,999. The smartphone is exclusively available at Amazon India via flash sale.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with a full metal body and features a 5.5 inch full HD display. The smartphone has a 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa core processor, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of internal memory. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has a 16 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor and an IR blaster as well.
It is based on the Android Lollipop operating system and has a customised interface – MIUI 7. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 offers dual SIM with 4G connectivity, Bluetooth 4.1, dual band WiFi, WiFi Direct, and GPS with AGPS, GLONASS and Beidou.
Lenovo K5 Plus smartphone, which was also released in India last week for Rs 8,499 and is available for purchase at Flipkart.
The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus features a 5-inch IPS full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display and is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor, which is paired with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and has a 2750 mAh battery.
The Vibe K5 Plus has a 13-megapixel rear-camera with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera is in its front. Besides, the phone offers 16GB of internal storage, 32GB expandable storage slot, Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and a micro USB port. The smartphone comes with Dolby Atmos technology and has two speakers on its rear panel.
Xolo Black 3GB variant launched in India last year at Rs 11,999 and now the smartphone is available for Rs. 9,999 on Flipkart and Snapdeal.
The Xolo Black (3GB) features a 5.5 inch Full HD OGS IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Its back panel is also protected by this glass which has oleophobic coating as well to prevent smudges. The smartphone is powered by the 2nd gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa core processor which is built in 64-bit CPU architecture. The device comes with 16 GB internal memory, expandable storage of 32 GB and a 3200 mAh battery.
The Black (3GB) has two cameras – a 13 megapixel and a 2 MP camera – in its rear panel. For selfies, it has a 5MP front camera with wide angle lens and flash. Besides, the Xolo Black (3GB) offers 4G LTE, Hybrid Dual SIM technology, Wi-Fi, GPS, and a Micro USB port with USB OTG support.
Honor Holly 2 Plus launched in India in January at Rs 8,499 and is available for purchase from both Amazon India and Flipkart. Honor Holly 2 plus is Honor’s first smartphone which supports 4G for both CDMA and WCDMA.
Holly 2 Plus offers a 5 inch HD display and is armed with a 64-bit quad core processor (MTK MT6753P) and 2G RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and is backed up by a 4000 mAh battery. The phone sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and a 5 megapixel front camera.
This Honor smartphone has dual-microphones for noise cancellation. The phone offers an in-built memory of 16GB, which is expandable by up to 128GB through a micro SD card. Besides, This phone has dual SIM slot, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG features.