Best Phones Under 10000 in India

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By Digit | Price Updated on 30-Mar-2020

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 phone between 5k and 10k will give you the best of all worlds, for smartphones within this price.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 64 GB
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.39" (1080 X 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh
Full specs

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹9999
Realme 5s
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.50" (720x1600)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

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 smartphones to buy under Rs 10,000.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹10999
Vivo U20
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.53" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    16 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

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. 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.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹10990
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Samsung Galaxy M30
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 X 2280)
  • Camera
    Camera
    13 + 5 + 5 | 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

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 9611 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 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.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹14999
Motorola One Macro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.1" (720 X 1560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    13 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh
Full specs

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 smartphone one can buy under Rs 10,000.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹15999
Realme 5s
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.50" (720x1600)
  • Camera
    Camera
    48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

The Realme 5s is an incremental upgrade over the Realme 5 that it replaces, and is one of the best phones to consider buying under Rs 10,000. It's more in line with a mid-ranger with a Snapdragon 665 SoC under the hood, combined with the 11nm manufacturing process of the SoC and the 5,000mAh battery inside, the Realme 5 is also a long-lasting top mobile under Rs 10000. Add to that, a quad-camera setup, and the Realme 5 is packed with features. The primary 48MP camera is followed by an 8MP wide-angle, and a 2MP macro lens along with a depth sensor offering a lot of flexibility in shooting. On the front you get a 6.5-inch LCD display with a drop notch housing a 13MP selfie camera and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 over it. The phone also comes with a dedicated microSD card slot and offers a 10W charger in the box.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹9999
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Realme 5i
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.52" (720x1600)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹8999
Realme C3
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.50" (720 x 1560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    12 + 2 | 5 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹7900
Vivo U10
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.35" (720 x 1544)
  • Camera
    Camera
    13 + 8 + 2 | 8 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh
Full specs

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.

SPECIFICATION
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
Price : ₹10990
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Realme 3i
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.22" (720 x 1520)
  • Camera
    Camera
    13 + 2 | 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4 GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4230 mAh
Full specs

The Realme 3i is one of the best looking smartphones in this segment. It sports a diamond-cut design with a matte finish plastic body and rocks two cameras at the back and a HD+ waterdrop display up front. This is an entry-level smartphone made to look far more premium. Inside there is the MediaTek Helio P60 SoC which is good enough for the basic tasks including browsing, shooting, sending emails and some casual gaming. Furthermore, the Realme 3i rocks a dual camera setup at the back which includes a 13MP shooter combined with a 2MP depth sensor.

SPECIFICATION
Screen Size : 6.22" (720 x 1520)
Camera : 13 + 2 | 13 MP
RAM : 4 GB
Battery : 4230 mAh
Operating system : Android
Soc : Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
Processor : octa
Price : ₹9999

Here’s the Summary list of Best Phones Under 10000 in India updated on 30-Mar-2020

Product Name Seller Price
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 64 GB N/A ₹9999
Realme 5s N/A ₹10999
Vivo U20 N/A ₹10990
Samsung Galaxy M30 N/A ₹14999
Motorola One Macro N/A ₹15999
Realme 5s N/A ₹9999
Realme 5i N/A ₹8999
Realme C3 N/A ₹7900
Vivo U10 N/A ₹10990
Realme 3i N/A ₹9999
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