The smartphones ranging between Rs.10000 and Rs. 20000 are considered under mid-level category and are the most preferred devices for the users in any market. There are many choices available in the market as all the smartphone manufacturers target this price segment and launch many smartphones in this range. The increase in competition has also led the brands to think one step ahead and now we can find many smartphones in this price range launching with premium specifications. Here is the list of top smartphones from Rs. 10000 – Rs. 20000.
Zopo entered the Indian smartphone market last year by launching Zopo Speed 7 and Speed 7 Plus smartphones in India. Recently, the brand has released a new mid-range device called as Zopo Hero 1 in India expanding its portfolio to three handsets. The Hero 1 comes with decent specifications and is available for purchase via both online and offline platforms across the country. The smartphone features 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6735 1.3GHz quad-core SoC, 2GB RAM, 16GB of storage, standard connectivity features and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
The Zopo Hero 1 comes with following specifications:
The Zopo Hero 1 is priced at Rs. 12,000
The Chinese smartphone maker, Gionee has recently launched some impressive devices in the Indian market targeting almost all price ranges from entry-level to high-end. Recently, the company has launched a powerful mid-range smartphone called as Gionee S6 in India. The Gionee S6 sports luxurious looks with all-metal unibody design are very slim measuring just 6.9 mm thickness. The smartphone comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with PDAF for quick focus, LED flash and is also capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps. The S6 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Amigo 3.1 UI overlaid and is available for sale online exclusively via Flipkart.
The main characteristics of Gionee S6 are:
The Gionee S6 is priced at Rs. 19,999
HTC has recently launched a new mid-range smartphone in its Desire series called as HTC Desire 626 Dual Sim in India. The smartphone comes with a similar design like the earlier launched Desire series devices and also features dual front-facing stereo HTC BoomSound speakers with Dolby Sound technology for superior audio quality. The Desire 626 comes with decent specifications such as 5-inch HD display, 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 1.7GHz octa-core SoC, 2GB RAM, 13MP camera, NFC, 2000mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based HTC Sense UI overlaid. It comes in Blue Lagoon and White Birch color variants and is available for purchase leading offline retailers across the country.
The HTC Desire 626 has following features:
The HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM is priced at Rs. 14,990
Xiaomi has recently launched a good-looking smartphone called as Xiaomi Mi 4S. The device is the successor of Xiaomi Mi 4, and comes with huge upgrades over it. The smartphone feels luxurious in hand with a metal frame around its sides and glossy unibody design. It features a fingerprint sensor at the back of the unit for enhanced security. The Mi 4S comes with powerful features like 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 808 hexa-core SoC, 13MP camera with PDAF, 3GB RAM, USB Type-C port 3260mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 technology and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 7 overlaid. The smartphone is currently available in China and is expected to go on sale in India soon.
Key specifications of Xiaomi Mi 4S are:
The Xiaomi Mi 4S is expected to cost around Rs. 17,820
These are the top Android phones launched in February 2016 in the mid-level category. If you are willing to purchase a premium handset without concentrating much on cost, then check out our list of best high-end devices above Rs. 20,000 before spending your hard earned money.