Best Phones Under 10000 in India

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If you are in the market looking for the best phones under 10000, chances are that you will end up with too many options. As technology continues to become more affordable with each passing month, features such as dual, and even quad rear cameras, FHD+ displays and fingerprint sensors have started making their way to mobiles under 10,000. Moreover, the increase in battery size means that users do not have to charge their phones too often. Which one should you buy, though? We sifted through the latest mobile phone under 10,000 and curated a comprehensive list of the best smartphones under 10,000. These new phones between 5k and 10k will give you the best of all worlds, for smartphones within this price.
1.

XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 8 64 GB

  • Screen Size6.39" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

The Redmi Note 8 ticks all the boxes for a budget smartphone. It runs on the Snapdragon 665 SoC, a popular mid-range SoC that's good for most of the usual tasks. The body itself is made of glass with Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides ensuring higher durability among glass-body smartphones in this segment. Moreover, there are four cameras at the back arranged vertically. That includes a 48MP Sony sensor along with an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro lens and another 2MP depth sensor. Redmi offers the Note 8 in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants with storage variants starting from 32GB all the way up to 128GB. There is a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel with FHD+ resolution with a waterdrop notch housing a 13MP selfie camera. Like all Xiaomi smartphones, the Redmi Note 8 runs on MIUI that offers a stream of features that are useful and easy to use. The Redmi Note 8 is one of the best smartphones between Rs 5000 to Rs 10000 you can buy right now.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.39" (1080 X 2340)
Camera:48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:4000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Processor:octa
Out of Stock ₹ 11199
Available ₹ 11999
2.

REALME 5S

  • Screen Size6.50" (720x1600)
  • Camera48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Realme 5s builds upon the success of the Realme 5, and adds the missing 48MP camera to the mix making it a compelling option in under 10k segment. The Realme 5s basically completes the spec-sheet and makes it highly competitive in this segment. The performance and everything else remains the same with a Snapdragon 665 under the hood along with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. However, the variant under 10k comes with 3GB or 4GB RAM and up to 64GB storage, but the camera performance got a big boost thanks to the large sensor. As a result, you can now take high-res photos as well detailed binned images. The Realme 5s runs on ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie with a promised upgrade to Android 10-based ColorOS 7. The UI offers a host of customisation options along with nifty and useful features. It also comes with more storage, 64GB to be precise in the base variant, making it one of the best mobiles to buy under Rs 10,000.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.50" (720x1600)
Camera:48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE
Processor:octa
Available ₹ 14999
3.

VIVO U20

  • Screen Size6.53" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera16 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Vivo U20 gets the formula of a good budget smartphone quite right. It brings a bright 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel with FHD+ resolution and Widevine L1 certification which ensures video streaming apps can stream content at HD resolution. Furthermore, the Vivo U20 runs on the Snapdragon 675 SoC known for better gaming performance among other mid-range chipsets. There's also a dedicated gaming mode in the phone that frees up resources and improves gaming performance. Also keeps you free from distractions. And all this under Rs 10,000. That's a good deal any way you cut it. Vivo has also thrown a triple-camera setup into the mix with a 16MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, the display has an U-shaped cutout housing a 16MP selfie camera. The Vivo U20 also comes with a 5,000mAh battery and 18W fast charging. Under 10,000, you get the variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage which is good enough for most basic users. The runs on Vivo's FunTouchOS that's good enough for most users. Go for the Vivo U20 if you are after a long battery life with faster charging and if you are into gaming.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.53" (1080 x 2340)
Camera:16 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675
Processor:Octa-core
Out of Stock ₹ 11749
Available ₹ 12990
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4.

SAMSUNG GALAXY M30

The Galaxy M30 packs a big 5000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. The phone is one of the best mid-rangers Samsung has made and it's packed with interesting features. That includes a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display which is perfect for consuming content on the go and even while gaming. The phone runs on the Exynos 7904 which may not be the best at gaming, but good enough for most tasks like shooting photos, sending emails, browsing social media and the likes. The Galaxy M30 is a good option if you are looking for a smartphone with long battery life under Rs 10,000. The Galaxy M30 runs on Samsung's OneUI based on Android 9 with the update to Android 10 right around the corner. The phone comes with a triple camera setup at the back with a 13MP primary camera, a 5MP ultrawide camera and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, you get a 16MP selfie camera.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.4" (1080 X 2280)
Camera:13 + 5 + 5 | 16 MP
RAM:4GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Exynos 7904
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 12999
Out of Stock ₹ 13589
5.

MOTOROLA ONE MACRO

  • Screen Size6.1" (720 X 1560)
  • Camera13 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM3 GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

Alongside sporting a macro camera, Motorola Once Macro packs a 4000mAh battery that lasts for one day and a half on normal to heavy use. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio P70 which is good enough for the usual tasks of browsing, shooting and sending emails, but not so good at gaming. As a result, the One Macro is good enough for the regular users who are not into heavy gaming. It also comes with an almost stock Android-like experience with no bloatware installed. Despite not being an Android One smartphone, Motorola has promised to push two years of Android updates for the One Macro. Impressive battery life, no bloatware and a noteworthy macro camera make it one of the best mobile phone one can buy under Rs 10,000.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.1" (720 X 1560)
Camera:13 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP
RAM:3 GB
Battery:4000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
Processor:Octa
Out of Stock ₹ 9999
Available ₹ 14500
6.

REDMI 8

  • Screen Size6.2" (720 X 1520)
  • Camera12 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM2 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 is a durable entry-level smartphone and one of the few products with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It sports a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a dot notch in the middle. The Redmi 8 is powered by the Snapdragon 439 SoC along with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. At the back is a dual camera setup with a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor and a depth sensor for portrait shots. On the front is another 8MP sensor. The Redmi 8 also comes with a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging support.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.2" (720 X 1520)
Camera:12 + 2 | 8 MP
RAM:2 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
Processor:octa
Price:₹5000
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7.

REALME 5I

  • Screen Size6.52" (720x1600)
  • Camera12 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Realme 5i is more affordable but remains packed with features. The phone rocks a massive 5,000mAh battery with a 10W charger included in the box. The Snapdragon 665 under the hood powers the phone with a peak clock speed of 2.0GHz achieved using Kryo 260 cores for high performance. There's an Adreno 610 GPU too which is pretty good at running games like PUBG Mobile and CoD Mobile. The phone sports a 6.52-inch IPS LCD panel with a water drop notch that houses a 13MP selfie shooter while the plastic rear panel houses a quad camera setup which includes a 12MP primary shooter, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro lens and another 2MP depth sensor. So while this may not boast a high-res camera, it does offer a lot of flexibility when it comes to shooting photos. You can pick up the phone with 3GB RAM or 4GB RAM with 32GB and 64GB storage respectively. For the best experience however, we would recommend you get the 4GB RAM variant with 64GB storage.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.52" (720x1600)
Camera:12 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:NA
Processor:1.8GHz octa
Out of Stock ₹ 9597
Available ₹ 11999
8.

REALME C3

  • Screen Size6.50" (720 x 1560)
  • Camera12 + 2 | 5 MP
  • RAM3 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Realme C3 is a budget offering from Realme that doesn't feel like a budget smartphone at all. The Realme C3 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G70 SoC, known for its gaming prowess while a 6.5-inch HD+ display lets you stream content in good quality. It comes in 2GB, 3GB and 4GB RAM variants and for the best experience we suggest you go for the 4GB RAM variants which comes with 64GB storage. There's also a dual camera setup at the back that deliver portrait shots, night mode and more. Topping it up is a triple card slot and a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.50" (720 x 1560)
Camera:12 + 2 | 5 MP
RAM:3 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:MediaTek Helio G70
Processor:Octa-core
Out of Stock ₹ 8999
Available ₹ 11800
9.

VIVO U10

  • Screen Size6.35" (720 x 1544)
  • Camera13 + 8 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Vivo U10 is quite powerful for the price it's offered at. The phone runs on the capable Snapdragon 665 SoC that was initially made for mid-range smartphones but now seems to be a favourite of budget and entry-level phones. The SoC in itself gives a big boost in performance thanks to fast 2.0GHz performance cores and an Adreno 610 GPU. The phone also comes with a 6.35-inch IPS LCD panel and a large 5000mAh battery helps keep the lights on. Good thing is, the large battery also tops up quite fast thanks to an 18W fast charger included in the box. As for the optics, there is a triple camera setup at the back which includes a 13MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The phone also rocks an 8MP selfie shooter on the front.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.35" (720 x 1544)
Camera:13 + 8 + 2 | 8 MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Processor:Octa
Available ₹ 12990
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10.

REALME NARZO 10A

  • Screen Size6.52" (720 x 1600)
  • Camera12 + 2 + 2 | 5 MP
  • RAM3 GB
  • Battery5000 mAh

The Narzo 10A is a new addition to the Realme lineup of smartphones under Rs 10,000 and the phone lives up to its promise, at least as far as gaming performance is concerned. The Narzo 10A managed to deliver stable 30FPS gameplay on PUBG Mobile and even hit 60 FPS on COD Mobile, although at lower graphics. However, outside of gaming, the Narzo 10A may feel a little slow as compared to other smartphones like the Realme C3. But it does look good with a design similar to the Realme X Master Edition.

Specifications
Screen Size:6.52" (720 x 1600)
Camera:12 + 2 + 2 | 5 MP
RAM:3 GB
Battery:5000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:MediaTek Helio G70
Processor:Octa-core
Out of Stock ₹ 8499

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List of Best Phones Under 10000 in India Updated on 11 July 2020

Product Name Seller Price
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 64 GB Flipkart ₹11199
Realme 5s Amazon ₹14999
Vivo U20 Flipkart ₹11749
Samsung Galaxy M30 Amazon ₹12999
Motorola One Macro Flipkart ₹9999
Redmi 8 N/A ₹5000
Realme 5i Amazon ₹9597
Realme C3 Flipkart ₹8999
Vivo U10 Amazon ₹12990
Realme Narzo 10A Flipkart ₹8499
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