A very popular segment in the Indian smartphone market is the one ranging between the Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000 price bracket. This is a segment where users get most of the new features that come bundled with high-end phones but for a sweeter price.
Here we have shortlisted the top 5 popular smartphones available in India from Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 to make your buying decision easy.
Samsung launched the Galaxy M30s in September and its 4GB+64GB is available for Rs 13,999 on Amazon. The Galaxy M30s features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels with 91 percent screen-to-body ratio and 420 nits brightness. It’s powered by a Samsung Exynos 9611 processor clocked at 2.3GHz along with ARM Mali G72 MP3 GPU.
The Galaxy M30s equips a triple-camera setup at the rear panel with a combination of 48MP primary lens with f/2.0 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle lens with 123-degree FOV and a 5MP depth sensor. For the front, it is equipped with a 16MP selfie shooter. The Galaxy M30s runs on Android Pie-based OneUI and is backed by a 6,000mAh battery with 15W fast charger. Connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C and dual-SIM.
Vivo announced the Vivo U10 smartphone last week and its 4GB+64GB model can be purchased for Rs 10,990 on Amazon and Vivo India eStore. The Vivo U10 features a 6.35-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1544 x 720 pixels and 89 percent screen-to-body-ratio. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor along with Adreno 610 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Vivo U10 comes loaded with triple rear cameras, with a combination of 13MP primary lens with f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture to enable portrait and bokeh modes. For the front, there’s a 8MP selfie shooter with f/1.8 aperture housed inside the notch. It has a fingerprint sensor at the back and face unlock. The phone is backed by a 5000mAh battery with 18W dual-engine fast charging support and runs on FunTouch OS 9.1 based on Android 9.0 Pie. Connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, GPS, GLONASS, dual-SIM and micro USB port.
Back in August, Realme introduced the Realme 5 Pro in India and its 6GB+64GB configuration is selling in India for Rs 14,999 on Flipkart and Realme.com. the Realme 5 Pro comes loaded with a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels with 90.8 percent screen ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection. The device is powered by a 2.3GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor with Adreno 616 GPU, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage.
The Realme 5 Pro has a quad rear camera setup comprising of a 48MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 119-degree 8MP wide-angle lens with f/2.25 aperture, a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For the front, there’s a 16MP Sony IMX471 AI front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The phone runs on Android 9 Pie operating system based on ColorOS 6.0 UI and is backed up by a 4035mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge support. For connectivity, the Realme device offers 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, Type C port and dual-SIM support.
Motorola launched the Motorola One Action smartphone for Rs 13,999 in August. The smartphone features a 6.3-inch (1080×2520 pixels) Full HD+ LCD with 21:9 aspect ratio and a screen-to-body ratio of 84 percent. It is powered by 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Exynos 9609 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Motorola One Action comes with a combination of a 16MP with 117-degree ultra-wide-angle lens along with a 12MP primary sensor with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture and 2.0µm Quad Pixel technology and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The phone is equipped with a 12MP snapper with an aperture of f/2.0 on the front. The One Action is part of the Android One program and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) and is fuelled by 3500mAh battery with 10W charging.
Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 7 Pro along in India in February this year but it only introduced the 6GB+64GB variant in July for a price of Rs 13,999, available on Mi.com and Flipkart. The Redmi Note 7 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a waterdrop notch. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor with Adreno 612 GPU.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro equips a dual rear camera with a 48MP primary sensor with LED Flash, f/1.79 aperture, Sony IMX586 sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor. For the front, it has 13MP AI camera for selfies. The Redmi Note 7 Pro runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 and is fueled by 4000mAh battery with support for Quick charge 4.0. The connectivity features are Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 /5GHz) Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C.