Now a days companies are really heating up the budgeted section of smartphone market by bringing up new options almost every single day so as to expand the choice of the users to select from the wide varieties and with a view to capture this section with the huge chunk of customers, so here we are to help you with the top 5 smartphones under Rs 10,000 (USD 165) that you can purchase. Most of the smartphones in this category runs on android but we have some that run on other platforms too, so here we have considered every minute detail about the options and have brought the best options for you, a strong emphasis is given to battery and performance while choosing.
Nokia lumia 525
Lumia 525 is one of the cheapest windows 8 device available in the market the successor of the most sold windows phone Lumia 520 is quiet a handy performer and has got good interface, speed and most of all it is backed by some solid performance. It is powered by 1 Ghz snapdragon s4 dual core processor with 4.0-inch WVGA display, and 1 GB of Ram which gives you freedom to run more apps in the background than its predecessor lumia 520 and has 8 GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB through MicrosD card and like every high lumia it comes with high sensitive screen with can be use with gloves on.
Another highlight of the phone is the camera which is quiet awesome for the price range it features 5 MP camera with HD video recording, 4x digital zoom, auto focus, touch focus and geotagging beside all these it got some Nokia exclusive applications like Nokia Maps, Nokia Mix Radio etc. but it misses out on from camera and flash, it can be purchase from market for Rs 9200 (USD$ 153).
- GHz dual-core CPU, Adreno 305 GPU, 1GB RAM
- 4.0”, 800 x 480 LCD display (233 ppi)
- 8 internal storage, microSD card slot
- 5 MP camera, 1/4” sensor, f/2.4 lens, 720p video
- 8 internal storage, microSD card slot
- 1,430 mAh Battery
One of the most talk phone in the market, it was leaked dozens of times before it was finally launched, first Android phone that is launched by Nokia. It is available at Rs 7200 in the market $120, Nokia X is a good option for the ones who are brand loyal, it provides to value for money and Microsoft premium features like MS office on Android phones which were earlier limited to Windows phones only. Though Nokia X doesn’t run exactly on Android it runs on forked version of Android but stock version can be installed on it after rooting.
IT is powered by 1 Ghz Cortex A5-based MSM8225 Snapdragon Qualcomm processor with 512MB of Ram and 4 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB with 1500 mAh battery under its hood and on the display front it features 4inches (800×480 resolution) IPS display, It got 3MP front camera which works fine but doesn’t have any front camera. And other specification includes 3G data support, Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 for wireless connectivity, GPS, FM radio and dual SIM ability.
- 1 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor
- 4 inch display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution
- 512 MB RAM
- 4 GB internal memory
- 3 MP primary camera
Micromax Canvas juice (A77)
Micromax marks the rise of India manufactured phones; it manufactures some good handsets which are worth of being looked. Its device Canvas A77 is one of the top contender for a handy smartphone under RS 10000. This 5 inch smartphone got some serious battery under its hood. it had got a battery of 3000 mAh which is one of the most attractive feature of this device as most of device under budgeted categories fell short of battery backup. As its battery has enough juice to let you squeeze it for 10 hours of talk time and 282 hours of standby time. Canvas juice is powered by 1.3 Ghz Dual-core processor of MediaTek MT6572 chipset with 1 GB of Ram which helps providing you better Android experience. The device features 5 inches display with FWVGA 854 X 480 resolutions and sports 16.7 million colors in this smartphone. On the back it carries 5 MP camera with LED flash which is capable of 720p HD video recording and on front it spots a VGA camera. It runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and it got 4 GB of internal memory which can be expandable upto 32 GB. Its connectivity features include includes 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, microUSB and GPS. It can be found for Rs 7900-Rs8400 in the market.
- 1.3 GHz Dual Core Processor
- 5 inches, 480 x 854px display
- 1 GB RAM
- 4 GB inbuilt memory
- 5 MP Camera with flash and 0.3 MP front camera
- Android, v4.2.2
Sony Xperia E1
Following the success of Xperia E walkman phone Sony released E1 after 2 years, and most of all it can do lots of which a high end phone can do. It is one of the all round phone and is at affordable price. It can be easily available at Rs 7900. It is powered by 1.2 Ghz dual core processor with 512 MB of Ram. It features 4 inch of TFT screen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution and density of 233 ppi. E1 contains 4 GB of internal memory which can be expandable upto 32 GB. Phone runs on Android 4.3 Jelly and will get it upgrade to 4.4.2 soon. One of the most highlighted feature of this device is its speakers which are of 100 decibel which are 20 more than of ordinary devices available in the market. And on the camera front it feature 3MP of fixed camera with Geo focusing. It had 1700 mAh battery under the hood. On the connectivity from it has most of which most phones in market are equipped of Bluetooth and WiFi.
- 4” touchscreen
- 1.2GHz dual core processor
- 3 megapixel camera
- 3G, WiFi
- 100 decibel speaker
Xolo Q900 is another Quad core processor. It is powered by 1.2 Ghz Quad core MediaTek processor and has same hardware as many successful device such as Canvas HD. Q900 features 4.7 inch TFT HD display with resolution 1280×720. It has 1GB of Ram and 4 GB of internal storage which can be expanded upto 32 GB. The device runs on Android 4.2Jelly Bean. On camera front it got 8 MP rear camera with flash which can record video’s 1080p, in front it features 2 MP of and apart from this it can play full HD vedios. Under its hood it is powered by battery of 1800 mAh. It can be purchased for Rs 10000($165).