10k rupees is a good mark for smartphones in the Indian market. Many local and global brands have launched their best smartphones within this range in the past years which are most likely to dominate the market even in 2016 with a slightly lower price tag. Here’s a brief review on 10 of those.
Lenovo A7000 has large 5.5 inch display for those who love bigger phones; with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. CPU on Lenovo A7000 is Mediatek MT6752m with Mali T760MP2 GPU. It has 2 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM and up to 32 GB of expandable external memory option. The cameras are 8 MP rear with dual LED flash and 5 MP front. Price – Rs, 9,691.
Micromax Canvas Nitro 4G is a high end smartphone in a pretty reasonable price tag. The operating system is Android 5.0 Lollipop, it has a 5 inch display with 720×1280 pixels resolution.. This phone has a 1.4 GHz octa core Mediatek CPU with 2 GB RAM. Price – Rs. 9,145.
A 1.2 GHz quad core Snapdragon 410 CPU provides the processing power for this handset and 1 GB RAM provides the memory support. It has 5 inch TFT display with 220 ppi. This handset enables dual SIM communication. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Price – Rs. 9,890.
The Desire 620G model was popular throughout 2015 as a budget smartphone with good configuration. Mediatek MT6592 1.7 GHz octa core is the CPU; and there is Mali450 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. Android 4.4 with HTC’s own customized UI Sense is the OS on this handset. Price – Rs. 9,999.
With a Snapdragon 400 CPU, Adreno 305 GPU and 1 GB RAM – the Sony Xperia M2 Dual is a pretty powerful handset. This device has 8 GB of internal storage space which is expandable up to 32 GB. It has a non-removable 2300 mAh battery. Price – Rs. 9,999.
This handset comes with Snapdragon 400 SoC and Adreno 305 GPU. It has 2 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage and up to 64 GB of expandable external memory option. The cameras are 13 megapixel in rear and 5 megapixel in front; the battery is 3100 mAh li-po. Price – Rs. 7,999.
Panasonic P55 Novo has a quad core 1.4 GHz CPU which is backed up by 2 GB of RAM. It has 16 GB ROM which is expandable up to 32 GB. The 5.3 inch TFT display sports a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. Android 4.4 KitKat is installed as OS out of the box. Price – Rs. 9,480.
CoolpadDazen Note 3 is powered by a Mediatek CPU; it’s capable of 64 bit processing and operates at 1.3 GHz max. The display is 5.5 inches offering 720×1280 pixels resolution. This handset comes with 3 GB of RAM. Price – rs. 8,999.
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Lava Pixel V1 is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core CPU and backed up by 2 GB of RAM. This handset has 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with some gesture integrations from Lava. Price – Rs. 9,999.
Intex Aqua Trend runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It has a 5 inch display; and the cameras are 13 MP rear and 5 MP front. The phone comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB ROM. Price – Rs. 8,990.
Most of these handsets are loaded with great configuration which would be usable over next few years.
|1||Lenovo A7000||₹ 9,691|
|2||Micromax Canvas Nitro 4G||₹ 9,145|
|3||Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime||₹ 9,890|
|4||HTC Desire 620G||₹ 9,999|
|5||Sony Xperia M2 Dual||₹ 9,999|
|6||XiaomiRedmi Note 4G||₹ 7,999|
|7||Panasonic P55 Novo||₹ 9,480|
|8||CoolpadDazen Note 3||₹ 8,999|
|9||Lava Pixel V1||₹ 9,999|
|10||Intex Aqua Trend||₹ 8,990|