Budget smartphones sell like hot cake in price-sensitive markets like India, and there cannot be a better strategy to break into such sectors other than making feature-rich handsets available at reasonable price. Mobile phone manufacturers are doing just that, and this is why there are dozens of smartphones, including the Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Moto C, Lenovo K6 Power, Redmi Note 4 and Moto G4 Play, currently available for purchase in India.
There is a long list of budget smartphones priced under Rs 10,000 you can choose from but we have short-listed a few of them you can consider buying in June:
Xiaomi Redmi 4
The device comes in three variants — 2GB RAM+16GB ROM at Rs 6,999, 3GB RAM+32GB at Rs 8,999, and 4GB RAM+64GB ROM at Rs 10,999. It has a 5.0-inch display with 720x1,280 pixels (296 ppi pixel density) screen resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435, and a microSD card slot (expandable up to 128GB). It also mounts a 13MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus, LED flash and 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and houses a 4,100mAh battery with fast charging technology.
Priced at Rs 5,999, the device sports a 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720x1280 pixels (296 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based MIUI 8 operating system. It features a 2GB RAM, a 16/32GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB, a 13MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 3120mAh battery.
It is priced at Rs 5,999 and features a 5.0-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a 480x854 pixels (196 ppi pixel density), a Mediatek MT6737M processor, and an Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. It comes in two models – 1GB RAM+8GB ROM (3G model) and 1GB RAM+16GB ROM (LTE model) with microSD card expandable up to 32GB. The handset has a 5MP main camera with LED flash and 1.4 µm pixel size, a 2MP front-snapper with LED flash, and a 2,350mAh battery.
Lenovo K6 Power
The device sports a 5-inch full-HD screen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (441 ppi pixel density) and comes with a price tag of Rs 9,999. Under the hood, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, an Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, a 16GB/32GB internal memory (with microSD card slot), a 2GB/3GB RAM, a 13MP main camera with phase detection autofocus andLED flash, an 8MP front-snapper, and a 4,000mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
The 2GB RAM+32GB ROM is priced at Rs. 9,999 while the other variants are priced over Rs 10,000. It sports a 5.5-inch screen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, runs Android Marshmallow operating system, and houses a 4,100mAh battery. It has a 13MP main camera with BSI CMOS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), dual-tone LED flash and 1.12µm pixel size, and a 5MP front-snapper with an f/2.0 aperture, 85-degree wide angle view of field.
Moto G4 Play
The device is priced at Rs 7,999. It sports a 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 720x1,280 pixels (294 ppi pixel density), powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. It also features a 1/2GB RAM, an 8GB/16GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), an 8MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2,800mAh battery.