Lenovo K3 Note is by far the worthiest smartphone one can buy for under ₹10,000. It perfectly matches the budget for many conscious buyers in India without compromising on impressive high-grade specifications.
Sadly, K3 Note was exclusively launched in India via Flipkart and flash sales aren't so easy to get through. Lenovo sold over 47,000 units of the device in just 5.2 seconds, leaving hundreds of potential buyers upset.
Thanks to the competition in the budget smartphone space, buyers have the freedom to choose from a wide range of handsets that offer comparable specs at an affordable cost. Most importantly, the alternate options listed by us do not require you to rush as they are freely available without flash sales.
Yet another worthy handset by the company, A7000 offers great value at an extremely low price. If you are low on budget, A7000 should fit your need at just ₹8,999. The handset boasts a 5.5-inch HD IPS display, 8mp rear camera, 5mp front snapper, Dolby Atmos sound technology and a 1.5GHz MediaTek octa-core processor.
Lenovo A7000 is available freely without flash sales on Flipkart for ₹8,999.
Moto G (Gen 2)
Motorola's Moto G (Gen 2) is a compact budget device preferred by many users around the world. The handset itself boasts a 5-inch HD display and comes with an 8mp primary camera, and a 2mp front snapper. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and 16GB built-in storage with microSD card support. There is a 2,070mAh battery and runs on Android KitKat out-of-the-box, which can be updated to Lollipop OS.
Moto G (Gen 2) can be purchased online via Flipkart for ₹9,999.
Meizu M1 Note
Meizu has set a new benchmark for budget smartphones with impressive specs. M1 Meizu Note comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 13mp primary camera, 5mp front shooter and a 3,140mAh battery. The handset is powered by a 1.7GHz MT6752 processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage. Additional features include 4G LTE, dual SIM support, good-looking sealed unibody and Android 4.4 KitKat based Flyme 4 OS.
Meizu M1 Note is available online for just ₹11,999 on Amazon India.
Asus Zenfone 2
Priced at ₹12,999, Asus Zenfone 2 ZE550ML offers great design and impressive specs. The handset is powered by a 1.8GHz Intel Atom processor, which is paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage. It has a 13mp rear facing camera and a 5mp front snapper, which delivers good quality images on the 5.50inch 720p display. The battery is a 3,000mAh unit and the Zenfone 2 features dual-SIM, 4G LTE and Android 5.0 Lollipop.
You can purchase Asus Zenfone 2 without flash sales via Flipkart for ₹12,999.
Xiaomi Mi 4
Xiaomi's flagship smartphone comes with great specs at a reasonable price. Like its competitors, Xiaomi Mi 4 comes with impressive 13mp primary camera, but an enhanced 8mp front snapper. The handset measures five inches diagonally and packs Full HD resolution with 441ppi. The powerful 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor takes responsibility to run the phone without lag. There is a 3GB RAM onboard along with 16GB memory. The 3,080mAh battery comes with 280 hours of standby time.
Xiaomi Mi 4 is available on Flipkart for ₹14,999.
If these options do not change your mind about Lenovo K3 Note, the best option is to wait till next Wednesday, 15 July, when Lenovo will conduct its second flash sale for the ₹9,999-worth K3 Note.