We live in the era of smartphones. Wherever we go, whoever we see, owns a smartphone and it is not a matter of pride anymore. It is a necessity. However, for people who like to spend on a budget, there are a lot of options, and they are spoilt for choice. Phones like MI Note 3, Asus Zenfone Max and Moto G, are creating a storm today and there is a tough competition in this segment of the market.
Thus, to give the readers a better idea of affairs here is a countdown of the top 10 phones below the price tag of Rs. 10,000.
1.Samsung Galaxy On 7:
Samsung is one of the smartphone market leaders and very rarely it fails to disappoint. The Galaxy On 7 is yet another feather in its cap. With a 1.5 GB RAM, 3000 mAH battery backup, 8 GB memory, expandable to 128 GB, Dual Sim feature and Android 5.1 Lollipop, this phone is a solid buy and comes at a price tag of INR 8990.
2.Moto G Turbo Edition:
Motorola has always been known to produce reliable, sturdy phones and the Moto G Turbo is just that- reliable, fast and smooth. Having a 2 GB RAM, 13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera, 5 inch TFT LCD screen, and Android 5.1 Lollipop, it is a pretty impressive phone. Adding to its specs is the fact that it is waterproof. Priced at INR 10,999, it can make for a very good buy if one is buying their first smart phone.
3.Moto E3 Power:
Yet another entry by Motorola in this countdown. The E3 has an impressive resume- 3500 mAH battery, 2 GB RAM, 8 MP primary camera, 5 MP secondary camera, 5 inch HD screen, 16 GB internal memory, expandable upto 32 GB. Boasting of splash friendly connectivity and Android 6 Marshmellow, this is yet another knockout by Motorola.
Price: INR 7999
4.Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime:
The Redmi 3S Prime is a sensible phone. Having a 3 GB RAM, 13 Megapixel rear camera, 5 MP front camera, a 5 inch screen and a fingerprint sensor, it is worth its Rs. 8,999 price tag.
5.Samsung Galaxy J5:
Samsung comes up with its second contender in this list, throwing its weight around with the Galaxy J5. One of the most popular phones in this segment, the J5 has a 1.5 GB RAM, a 13 MP primary camera, 5 MP secondary camera, 5 inch Super AMOLED display, expandable memory of 8 GB, which can be stretched to 128 GB, and a 2600 MaH battery.
Price: Rs. 10,499
6.Moto G Play:
Motorola presents its third entry in this countdown with the Moto G Play. Coming up with an impressive 2 GB RAM, 5 inch screen, expandable memory up to 128 GB and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, this phone also has the characteristic feature of being waterproof, just like all its predecessors.
Price: Rs. 8,999
- Coolpad Note 3:
Fast rising in popularity, the Coolpad Note 3 packs a punch with its 3 GB RAM, 5.5 inch HD LCD screen, Fingerprint sensor technology, One-touch App Access and an efficient 3000 MaH battery. It is one of the best buys today available at a price tag of Rs. 8,499.
- Le Eco Le 1S Eco:
Venturing into the top 3 of this countdown, we have the Le 1S, a smartphone true to its nature- smart and precise. This phone runs smoothly on a 3 GB RAM, 13 MP primary camera, 5 MP secondary camera, 32 GB internal memory and a 5.5 inch screen. Toughening it up is the fingerprint recognition technology.
Price: Rs. 9,999
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 3:
The Mi Note 3 is a truly powerful phone. With a 2 GB RAM, 16 MP rear camera with full HD 1080p quality recording, 5 MP front camera, fingerprint touch, metal body finish, and an amazing 4050 MaH battery, it is total value for money.
Price: Rs. 9,999
- Asus Zenfone Max:
Grabbing pole position in the countdown, the Asus Zenfone Max grabs all the competition by the scruff of the neck and knocks it out all competition with a whopping 5000 mAH battery, giving an astounding 38 hour battery standby time. It also has a 5.5 inch IPS capacitive touch screen, a 2 GB RAM, 13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera and Android 6 Marshmallow. What makes this phone unique in this segment is its powerbank function, which allows other devices to connect and charge from it.
Price: Rs. 9,999
With so many amazing features packed in one phone, it is hard not to place this phone at the top of the countdown. An absolute knockout, the Asus Zenfone Max is a notch above every other phone in this countdown, enabling it to grab the numero uno position.