Latest budget smartphones available under Rs. 10,000

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14 Mar 2019

Best budget phones available in India under Rs. 10,000

Just weeks into 2019 and we are already flooded with new smartphones - from flagships to foldable phones and budget offerings to 5G-ready handsets.

However, given the cut-throat competition, budget phones are quite interesting. They offer newer designs, improved cameras, bigger batteries, faster processors and still carry affordable price tags.

So, here's a list of the latest budget phones available under Rs. 10,000.

Option #1

Realme 3: Price starts at Rs. 8,999

Realme 3: Price starts at Rs. 8,999

Realme 3 features a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) DewDrop display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 3D curved body, and a gradient design on the rear casing.

It is powered by MediaTek Helio P70 processor, paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage (expandable upto 256GB).

Under the hood, the phone packs a 4,230mAh battery and runs Android Pie-based ColorOS 6.0.

Realme 3: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

Realme 3 sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) main sensor, paired with another 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. Up front, the phone offers a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which supports AI Beautification, HDR, and AI Face Unlock.

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Option #2

Samsung Galaxy A10: Priced at Rs. 8,490

The Galaxy A10 sports a 6.2-inch Infinity-V display with an HD+ resolution and a plastic body.

It is backed by an Exynos 7884 chipset, 2GB RAM, 32GB of built-in storage (upto 512GB of storage) and a 3,400mAh battery.

The budget-friendly phone runs Android Pie-based One UI and relies only on Face Unlock for unlocking the device (no fingerprint sensor).

Samsung Galaxy A10 offers a single rear camera only

On the back, the Samsung Galaxy A10 houses a single 13MP camera with an f/1.9 aperture. Up front, the phone gets a 5MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture and support for face unlock.

Option #3

Redmi Note 7: Price starts at Rs. 9,999

Redmi Note 7: Price starts at Rs. 9,999

Redmi Note 7 comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides.

It is backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of built-in storage (expandable upto 256GB).

Further, the phone houses a 4,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4 and runs Android Pie-based MIUI 10.

What's the camera like on Redmi Note 7?

The Redmi Note 7 gets a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP main sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. Up front, it offers a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which supports AI Beautification, HDR, and AI Face Unlock.

Option #4

Samsung Galaxy M10: Price starts at Rs. 7,990

The Samsung Galaxy M10 features a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) Infinity-V display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 90% screen-to-body ratio.

It comes with an Exynos 7870 processor, paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage (expandable upto 512GB).

Lastly, the phone packs a 3,400mAh battery and runs on Android Oreo 8.1-based Samsung Experience 9.5 UX.

Samsung Galaxy M10 offers dual rear cameras

•The Galaxy M10 sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.9) main sensor, paired with a 5MP ultra-wide angle sensor. Up front, the phone has a 5MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper with in-display flash.

The Winner

Our pick: Redmi Note 7

Our pick: Redmi Note 7

Of all the aforementioned options, the Redmi Note 7 comes across as a complete package.

It offers a full-HD+ display, a more premium and superior Gorilla Glass 5 protection, as well as solid cameras. Moreover, a powerful Snapdragon 660 chipset, a 4,000mAh dependable battery, and the latest connectivity options together make it worth the money.

Winner: Redmi Note 7.

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What is the price of Galaxy A10 in India?

Asked 2019-03-14 18:14:54 by Devansh Dutta

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Samsung Galaxy A10 is priced at Rs. 8,49o in India for the solo 2GB RAM and 32GB storage model.

What are the camera specifications of Realme 3?

Asked 2019-03-14 18:14:54 by Vishal Bose

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Realme 3 sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) main sensor, paired with another 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. Up front, the phone offers a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which supports AI Beautification, HDR, and AI Face Unlock.

What are the specifications of Redmi Note 7?

Asked 2019-03-14 18:14:54 by Arnav Rathore

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Redmi Note 7 comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides. It is backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of built-in storage (expandable upto 256GB). Further, the phone houses a 4,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4 and runs Android Pie-based MIUI 10.

What is the price of Samsung Galaxy M10 in India?

Asked 2019-03-14 18:14:54 by Saanvi Rao

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The Samsung Galaxy M10 costs Rs. 7,990 for the 2GB/16GB variant and Rs. 8,990 for the 3GB/32GB model.

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