Keeping pace with the rapid progress of technological innovations, smartphone makers are packing much powerful specifications in never-before-seen prices. However, battery life is compromised as a result. The easiest solution for the problem is to carry a charger or a power bank device all the time. Else, you can buy a phone, which offers more battery life.
The days when 2,000 mAh batteries were considered huge are gone. Android phone makers are now packing 4,000 mAh batteries even in below Rs 10,000 phones. Here is our pick of 10 best smartphones priced under Rs 10,000, which also offer a decent battery life.
Intex Cloud Power Plus 16GB
Intex Cloud Power Plus runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and houses a five-inch 720P display. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage. Available at Snapdeal.com for Rs 8,399, the Intex Cloud Power Plus packs a 4,000 mAh battery.
Gionee M2 packs a five-inch, 480x854 pixels display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad core processor backed with 1GB RAM and 4GB storage with expandability support. Featuring a camera combination of 8MP+2MP, the device packs a 4,200 mAh battery and is available for Rs 8,499.
LAVA Iris Fuel 60
The LAVA Iris Fuel 60 comes with a five-inch, 720P display and come powered by MediaTek MT6582 SoC, 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. It packs a 10MP rear and a 2MP front camera but the key feature of the phone is its 4,000 mAh battery. The phone runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat and is available for Rs 8,599.
Intex Aqua Power HD
Running on Android Kitkat 4.4, Intex Aqua Power HD flaunts a 13MP rear and a 5MP front camera. The device boasts a five-inch, 720 x 1280 HD IPS display and is powered by a 1.4GHz MediaTek MT6592M octa core processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. The Intex Aqua Power HD comes with a 4,000 mAh battery and is available for Rs 8,998 at Amazon.in.
Lenovo A5000 features a five-inch HD display with 720 pixels resolution and runs on Android Kitkat 4.4 overlaid with Vibe UI. Packed with 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582 processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage, the USP of A5000 is its marathon 4,000mAh battery.
Available at all Lenovo retail stores in India, A5000 smartphone is priced at Rs 9,999 and is available in black and white variants.
Gionee Marathon M3
The bigger brother of M2, Gionee M3 features an even more powerful 5,000 mAh battery. The device packs a five-inch 720p display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage expandable up to 128GB. Available for Rs 10,197 at Amazon.in, the Gionee Marathon M3 houses an 8MP primary and a 2MP secondary camera.
Lenovo K80 features 4GB RAM and is powered by a marathon 4,000 mAh battery. The new smartphone is expected to hit the Indian shore soon. K80 also boasts a 5.5-inch display with 1080x1920 pixels resolution and offers 64GB of internal storage space. Powered by a 64-bit 1.8GHz Atom processor, it sports a 13MP camera with optical-image-stabilisation ability.
The Lenovo K80 also runs on the latest Android OS 5.0.2 Lollipop. Available in black, silver and red colour variants, the same model will also be available with a 2GB RAM+ 32GB inbuilt storage variant and costs around Rs 15,400.
Nubia famed Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has launched a budget device with a huge battery. ZTE Q519T sports a five-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels display and packs a MediaTek MT6735 SoC. On the memory side, the device features 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage with a micro SD card slot with 32GB capacity. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, ZTE Q519T is available for around Rs 6,000.
Moto E (Gen 2) 4G
The affordable device from Motorola, Moto E (Gen 2) packs a 2,390 mAh battery. In real life, Moto E (Gen 2) 4G's battery life can be compared to that of many flagship smartphones including Nokia Lumia 1520 and iPhone 6 Plus to name a few.
Apart from the battery life, the Moto E (Gen 2) 4Gpacks a four-inch qHD display, Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM expandable up to 32GB.
Micromax Canvas Power A96
Available at Rs 6,660, the Micromax Canvas Power A96 comes with a marathon 4,000mAh battery. The device features a five-inch, 560x940 display, 1.3GHz MTK 6582M quad core processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB storage expandable up to 32GB.