Best Smartphones Under 10000 August 2015 : In the recent years the budget Android segment has seen boom in the smartphone launches by the big OEM’s like Sony, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, HTC etc. Earlier this segment was only dominated by regional OEM’s like Lava, Micromax, Intex, Zen etc. Nowadays, you can get a device with decent set of specifications without burning your pocket. Now if you are in the budget of Rs 10000, then here is the list of best smartphones under 10000 in India for August 2015. Check out the list of Best Smartphones Under 10000 August 2015 below.
Best Smartphones Under 10000 August 2015: Top Smartphones
1 -> Lenovo A7000 – Rs 8999
Lenovo A7000 is the latest contender from the company launched in India. It is the successor of Lenovo A6000 and comes with better set of specifications including 4G LTE onboard. It is said to be the cheapest Android device to come with 4G LTE feature. Talking about the specifications, it comes with a 5.5-inch touch screen display, powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6752m Octa-core processor, paired with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. You can further expand the memory using the Micro SD card slot.
The device comes with rich audio featuring the Dolby Atomos feature. It is a dual SIM device and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. Connectivity on the device is covered by 4G (LTE) – (Cat 4) 150 Mbps HSDPA, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS for navigation.At the camera front it has a 8MP rear camera with a LED flash and a 5MP front facing camera for video calling needs. The Lenovo A7000 has been priced at Rs 8999 and it is perfectly in your budget of Rs 10000.
2 -> Lenovo A6000 Plus – Rs 7499
The second device on our list is from Lenovo as well. It is the improved version of Lenovo A6000 and will cost you Rs 1500 less than Lenovo A7000.
Talking about the feature, it comes with a 5-inch HD IPS display, powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core processor, paired with 2GB of RAM. For storage needs, it comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internals storage along with a Micro SD card slot for memory expansion.
At the camera front, it comes with an 8MP rear camera with a LED flash and a 2MP front facing camera for video calling needs. Connectivity on the device is covered by 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS for navigation.
The Lenovo A6000 Plus is a dual SIM smarphone and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS out of the box. It also comes with 2 speakers with Dolby Digital Plus technology. It measures 8.2 mm thick and weighs around 128 grams including a 2300 mAh battery.
*The Lenovo A600 Plus has been priced at Rs 7499 and comes in Black color. We would recommend this over, Lenovo A7000 if you can compromise with the OS and camera.
3 -> Asus Zenfone 5 16GB / 8GB – Rs 8499
If you want to try something new, then the Taiwanese giant could be your choice. Asus launched the Zenfone 5 previous year and became an instant hit among budget buyers. The Asus Zenfone 2 comes with a 5-inch HD IPS multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display, powered by a 1.6GHz processor Intel Atom processor, paired with 2GB of RAM. Other storage option includes 16GB / 8GB of internal storage and a micro SD card slot for memory expansion.
At the camera front, it comes with an 8MP rear camera with a LED flash and a 2MP front facing camera for video calling needs. It is a dual SIM smartphone and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS which can be updated to the latest version of Android.
It measures 10.34 mm and weighs around 145 grams including a 2110 mAh battery. Connectivity on the device is covered by WiFi, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, GPS and micro USB port. However, there is no 4G LTE connectivity.
*The Asus Zenfone 5 has been priced at Rs 8499 for the 8GB version and Rs 9999 for the 16GB version.
4 -> Nokia Lumia 638 – RS 5499
At the time of launch, Nokia Lumia 638 was the cheapest Windows Phone device with 4G LTE connectivity and it still holds the crown. If you want something fresh in your OS then you should give a try to Windows Phone OS. It’s fluid, fast and above all it’s lag free. The Lumia 638 looks stylish with different color options. The Nokia Lumia 638 comes with 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS ClearBlack LCD capacitive touchscreen with 480×854 pixels resolution display, powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, paired with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and a micro SD card slot for memory expansion.
It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS out of the box and will allow you to update it to Windows 10 for Phone when available. At the camera front, it comes with a 5MP rear camera without any flash. Connectivity on the device is covered by 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with Here Maps. A 1830 mAh battery power the device and will keep its lights on.
*The Nokia Lumia 638 is currently available for Rs 5499 (Amazon / current price online) and comes in several color option.
Best Smartphones Under 10000 August 2015 : Final Verdict
There are several budget smartphones under Rs 10000 in the market, and we tried to find the best out of them. We would recommend you the Nokia Lumia 638 at current price over any other device only if you can live with Windows Phone. It’s a beautiful OS, but would require a little adjustment if you are switching from Android. Now make your pick wisely and let us know in the comments below.