The smartphone world has not witnessed so many new phones in 2015 as the year has just kicked off. The first month has passed and we have seen the Consumer Electronics Show, where, the companies have launched a lot of new smartphones. Well, some of those smartphones have been launched in India, while the others are going to arrive in India soon. This is also a good price range in which you can buy a very good Android smartphone. Well, next month we are going to witness the Mobile World Congress where we will also see some good smartphones as well.
The smartphones in the price range are mostly equipped with Android KitKat, 4G and Quad-Core processors. The buying module also depends upon your requirements too that is, if you have this budget you should know, for what are you going to use your Android handset. It can include gaming, internet surfing, camera and many other things. So, everything depends on your requirements.
The 5 Best Android phones under Rs. 10,000 are mentioned below.
1. Micromax Yu Yureka:
The Micromax Yu Yureka is launched last month and it is a major hit. It has been sold vastly and the phone is currently out of stock now. The scenario is that, to get this phone you have to register yourself first and then, you have to wait if you luck is not in your favor. The is a major hit from the Indian based company. The specs of this device are also quite nice. It is available in India only at Amazon. Micromax Yu Yureka comes with a 5.5-inch multi-touch IPS HD capacitive touchscreen display which offers a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The specialty of this smartphone is that is is running on the Cyanogen11 Platform and will get the Oxygen update as well. With the help of the Cyanogen platform you can run the official version of latest Android operating system. This is not the end, side by side you are also getting the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system as well. It is a 4G+LTE device and comes with regular connectivity features. It packs a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit Octa-Core processor along with 2GB of RAM. The design of this phone is quite nice, the icons though look a little big which seems to be a little odd on first look, but the things get better later. A 13-Megapixel camera is present on the back and a 5-Megapixel camera is present on the front. It will be now up for sale on 5th February and it is an Amazon Exclusive which is priced at Rs. 8,999/-.
2. Redmi Note 4G:
The Redmi Note 4G was launched last month and it is also doing well in the Indian market. This is another massive hit after the Redmi 1S. The smartphone is sleek and thus, with the nice finish it attracts a lot of consumers. The Redmi Note 4G comes with a 5.5-inch IPS HD multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display which offers a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is packing a 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core processor along with 2GB of RAM. So, multitasking is going to be very easy on this phone. It comes with the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and we do not know whether it will receive the Android Lollipop update or not. It comes with connectivity features like 4G+LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetoooth, micro USB port and a 3.5mm AV jack as well. The Redmi Note 4G is having a 13-Megapixel camera which allows users to shoot 720p HD videos and on front, a 5-Megapixel camera is there. The price of this handset has not been reduced at all and it is still carrying the price tag of Rs. 9,999/-. It is available on Flipkart and you can buy it now. If we compare it to the Micromax Yu Yureka then, we find that the Redmi Note 4G lacks the Octa-Core processor and the Cyanogen OS which allows you to get the official new version of Android.
3. Lenovo A6000:
The Lenovo A6000 was launched at the Consumer Electronics Show. In December, 2014 the company revealed that they are bringing a cheap 4G phone in India in January. They have kept their promise by launching this device in India last month. The device is not available yet for purchase, but you can buy it on February,4th. The smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD IPS display which offers a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is also a 4G phone and comes with the connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm AV jack as well. It is 8.2mm thick and weighs about 128g. It is a solid smartphone and is the latest Android hanset in the Rs. 10,000/- town. The device is running on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system. It packs a 1.2GHz Snapdragon Quad-Core processor along with 1GB of RAM. The internal storage of this device is 8GB and you can expand the external storage upto 32GB via a microSD card. An 8-Megapixel camera is present on the back, while a 2-Megapixel camera is present on the front. The most impressive thing is that the device is packing a 64-bit processor which is missing in the Redmi Note 4G. It is priced at Rs. 7,000/-.
4. HTC Desire 526G+:
The HTC Desire 526G+ is launched in India a few days ago and it is a Snapdeal exclusive. The handset has not been released in India yet, but it is coming soon. According to the latest reports, it will be launched in India this month and that is why we have enrolled this handset in this price range. The device is having a good design and reminds us of the HTC Wildfire. Anyway, the handset comes with 4.7-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display which offers a screen resolution of a 960 x 540 pixels. The device is running on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and also, it comes with the HTC Sense UI 6. The key thing about this handset is that it is packing a 1.7GHz Octa-Core processor along with 1GB of RAM. The device will be available in 8/16GB storage options and you are also allowed to expand the external storage via a microSD card. It is a 3G phone with regular connectivity features. On the back, there is an 8-Megapixel camera present while on front, a 2-Megapixel camera is there. So, as compared to the other devices it has a smaller display and no 4G option. It will be up for sale on Snapdeal this month for Rs. 10,400/-. So, you should also check this newbie out in the 10,000 budget.
|OS||Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)|
|RAM||1 GB RAM|
|PROCESSOR||1.7 GHz Octa-Core Processor|
|SCREEN||540 x 960 pixels|
|MEMORY||8 GB / 16 GB Internal, 32GB Expandable|
|BATTERY||2000 mAh Battery|
|CONNECTIVITY||Bluetooth, Wifi, 3G & more|
|CAMERA||8 Megapixel rear, 2 Megapixel front|
5. Asus Zenfone 5:
The Asus Zenfone 5 was launched last year and this smartphone is quite amazing. The device comes with good specs and last month, we have seen the price drop. It is not priced at Rs. 9,999/-. So, it is a very good phone for this budget. The Android handset comes with 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display. It packs a good processor and also, it is running on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system but it will receive the Android Kitkat update for sure. This device is also having all the basic connectivity features. The 8-megapixel camera is quite good and the Zen UI is also quite nice. You can find more and more details about this device in our Asus Zenfone 5 Review. It is surely going to give a good competition. It is the price tag for the 16GB variant, if you are looking for 8GB model then, you can buy it at Rs. 7,999/-. So, you should check out this handset as well.
These are the 5 best phones under Rs. 10,000 for February 2015, in this price range. So, apart from these phones you can also take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime, Huawei Honor Holly , Micromax Canvas Nitro 310 and if you liked the post do share it across your friends, so that, they can decide the best phone for themselves. If you have any queries or suggestions do let us know via your comments.