The market for the budget smartphones is vast and the smartphones ranging between Rs. 5000 to Rs. 10000 are considered to fall under this segment. The smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, Micromax, Intex, Xolo, e.t.c launch many devices in this section that offers decent specifications without costing much to the pockets of the buyers. Check out the list of best smartphones ranging between Rs. 5000 – Rs. 10,000:
Micromax Canvas Pulse 4G is one of the most powerful devices falling into this category. The smartphone supports dual sim dual standby with 4G-LTE support and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. The device is equipped with MediaTek MT6753 64-bit Octa-core processor and juices a 2100mAh battery. The handset comes in Black color variant and is available for sale exclusively online via Flipkart.
Key specifications of Micromax Canvas Pulse 4G are-
The Micromax Canvas Pulse 4G is priced at Rs. 9,999
Intex Cloud Flash is one of the most beautifully designed smartphones under sub 10K range. The device comes with a glossy unibody design with a metal frame around the handset and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on front and back of the handset. The smartphone features 4G-LTE connectivity and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. It is available for purchase online exclusively via Gadgets 360.
Intex Cloud Flash has following features:
The Intex Cloud Flash is priced at Rs. 9,999
Kult, a new entrant in the market, has unveiled its first smartphone called as Kult 10 in India. The smartphone features a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, PDAF technology and is one of the cheapest handsets to come with this technology. Apart from the impressive camera, the Kult 10 also features more than decent specifications and is available for sale exclusively online via Snapdeal.
The features of Kult 10 are:
The Kult 10 is priced at Rs. 7,999
Xolo 8X-1000i is the smartphone for the customers focusing more on design. The smartphone comes with an incredible glass body with a metallic finish around the sides and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on both front and back to prevent it from scratches and drops. The device is powered by MediaTek MT-6592M 1.4GHz octa-core processor and features a 5-inch HD display. It runs on older 4.4.2 KitKat based Hive UI out of the box and lacks 4G-LTE connectivity.
The specifications of Xolo 8X-1000i are:
The Xolo 8X-1000i is priced at Rs. 6,999
Intex has recently launched a budget 4G-LTE smartphone in its Aqua series called as Intex Aqua Star 4G. The smartphone comes with unique iData Saver feature powered by Opera Max that helps to save data consumption upto 50% in images, web-pages and various streaming apps. The device juices a 2000mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
The Intex Aqua Star 4G has following specifications:
The Intex Aqua Star 4G is priced at Rs. 6,499
Spice has recently launched a camera-centric smartphone called as Spice Proton 5 and is available for purchase online exclusively via HomeShop 18. The smartphone sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and is the most affordable handset to offer such a camera. The device features 1.3GHz quad-core processor, supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
Key specifications of Spice Proton 5 are:
The Spice Proton 5 is priced at Rs. 5,999
The domestic smartphone maker has recently launched a budget smartphone in its Titanium series called as Karbonn Titanium High Plus. The smartphone features 5-inch qHD display, Spreadtrum SC7731 quad-core SoC, 1GB RAM, 8GB on built-in storage, 8MP primary camera, 2MP front snapper and 3000mAh battery. The device supports dual sim dual standby and runs on older 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box.
The features of Karbonn Titanium high Plus are:
The Karbonn Titanium High Plus is priced at Rs. 5,499
Asus has recently launched a new variant of budget-friendly Zenfone Go in India called as Asus Zenfone Go 4.5. The device comes with all the specifications required in a budget smartphone and is available for purchase online exclusively via Flipkart. The smartphone comes powered by MediaTek MT6580 1.3GHz quad-core SoC and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It supports dual sim dual standby and includes basic connectivity options like 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and microUSB port.
Key features of Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 are:
The Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 is priced at Rs. 5,299
These are the best budget-friendy smartphones we have sorted out for December 2015. If you have any plans to buy a smartphone in the mid-range category then here is our list of devices ranging from Rs. 10000 to Rs. 20000 worth having a look.