12 Best Smartphones Below Rs 10000 India – 2017 Edition

12 Best Smartphones Below Rs 10000 India – 2017 Edition

12 Best Smartphones Below Rs 10000 India – 2017 Edition : Updated 06/May/2017 – It is 2017 and we have plenty of good smartphones in sub 10K price range. Lets do a comparison of top mobiles and help you choose the best smartphone under 10K based on your need and budget.

Here are best smartphones with reasonable price, great specs with 4G LTE as well as VOLTE, good camera and long battery life.

Additionally, I have included some of the best long battery (3000 mAH / 4000 mAH) , good rear camera (13 MP or 16 MP), excellent selfie camera (8 MP/ 5 MP ) , 2 GB /3 GB RAM, HD and Full HD display ( 5 inches or 5.5 inches) smartphones in this latest list.

There is also choice of Quad Core and Octa Core smartphones with latest Android Marshmallow OS, unfortunately we don’t have any Android Nougat phone available in under 10K price range.

Most of these smartphones are best sellers on websites like Flipkart and Amazon.

Lets check the 12 Best smartphones under Rs 10,000 in India (May’17 Edition), starting with Meizu M3 Note.

12. Meizu M3 Note – Price Rs 9999, FHD Display, 3 GB RAM

Best Battery Mobile Under 10K – The Meizu M3 Note got launched on 31st May on Amazon India is a true competitor to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 as far as the Specs goes. The Meizu M3 Note comes with Mediatek Helio P10, a monster processor, 3 GB RAM and a massive battery life.

Meizu M3 Note comes with a fast fingerprint scanner embedded in the front home button.

12 Best Smartphones Below Rs 10000 India

It also have a Full HD display with 2.5 D curved glass and metallic build, one of the best phone under 10K with Full HD Display.

Key Specs for Meizu M3 Note

  • Processor –  Mediatek 6755 Helio P10 Clocked at 1.8 Ghz ( 64 Bit –Octa-Core).
  • GPU – MaliT860MP2.
  • Ram – 3 GB RAM.
  • Screen – 5.5 -inch IPS display ,Full HD Display – 401 PPI.
  • 2.5D Curved Glass with Dinorex T2X-1 scratch resistance coating.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes.
  • Camera – 13-Megapixel Rear Camera & 5 Megapixel front.
  • Thickness – 8.4 mm
  • Weighs 162 grams.
  • Battery Capacity – 4100 mAH
  • Connectivity – Dual Hybrid Sim. With 3G & 4G LTE & VOLTE support.
  • Storage – 32 GB internal memory, expandable to 128
  • Android Lollipop 5.1 with Flyme OS 5.0.

Check the Latest Price for Meizu M3 Note.

11. Micromax Evok Note 4G VOLTE Price 9499

Number 14 on the list of best budget smartphones for Rs. 10,000 is Micromax Evok Note which was launched in April 2017. The smartphone comes with decent specs for the price and buyers looking for an Indian brand can evaluate this phone.

The smartphone is available for purchase from Flipkart and is priced at Rs. 9499. The Evok Note comes with a Full HD Display with 1920*1080 resolution and 401 PPi.

The smartphone offers 32 GB of internal storage and comes with large 4000 mAH capacity battery. The Dual Sim 4G VOLTE smartphone runs on the Mediatek 6753 Octa Core processor and also comes with 3 GB of Ram.

12 Best Smartphones Below Rs 10000 India

Key Specs for Micromax Evok Note

  • Processor – Mediatek 6753 Octa-Core Processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.
  • GPU – Mali T720-MP3 GPU clocked at 450 Mhz
  • Display Size – 5.5-inch IPS LCD screens with 2.5 D Curve Glass.
  • Resolution & PPi – FHD (1980*1080) pixel,  401 PPI.
  • RAM – 3 GB RAM
  • Operating System – Android Marshmallow 6.0.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes
  • Rear Camera – 13 Megapixel Rear auto-focus cameras with LED flash
  • Front Selfie Camera – 5 MP Front Camera.
  • Connectivity – 2G, 3G & 4G LTE / VOLTE, WIFI, Bluetooth.
  • Storage – 32 GB built-in storage, micro sd support up to 128 GB.
  • Battery Capacity – Li-ion 4000 mAh.
  • Thickness – 8.5 mm
  • Weight – 162 grams
  • Price – Rs. 9499

Check the Latest Price for Micromax Evok Note.

11. Asus Zenfone Max 2016 Price 9999 ( 2 GB RAM, 5000 mAH Battery) 

Long battery life mobile with 5000 mAH Battery Under Rs 10000 – Asus has launched the new Zenfone Max 2016 in May 2016 and the smartphone comes with incredible battery life and improved performance. The Highlight of the Asus Zenfone Max is the 5000 mAH battery capacity which can easily work for 2 days.

The smartphone also comes with reverse charging feature , which is quite useful if you want to use this mobile as a power bank.


The Asus Zenfone Max runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz,  and comes with 2 GB of Ram. The mobile is powered by the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS along with the Zen UI.

The Asus Zenfone max has a 5.5 inch display with HD resolution (1280*720) pixels. The smartphone comes with 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 64 GB using the micro-sd card.

The Asus Zenfone Max has Dual sim support and also offers 4G LTE data connectivity support. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 9,999 and is the best battery life smartphone you can purchase under Rs. 10,000.

Specs for Asus Zenfone Max 2016 (5000 mAH Battery)

  • Screen – 5.5 -inch IPS display ,Full HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) – 267 PPI.
  • Processor –  Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor clocked @ 1.5 GHz.
  • Ram – 2 GB RAM.
  • Android Marshmallow 6.1 with Zen UI.
  • Camera – 13-Megapixel Rear Camera & 5 Megapixel front.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – No.
  • Battery Capacity – 5000 mAH
  • Connectivity – Dual Hybrid Sim. With 3G & 4G LTE.
  • VOLTE Support – No – Not suitable for JIO 4G SIM
  • Storage – 32 GB internal storage, expandable to 64 GB.

Check the Latest Price for Asus Zenfone Max 2016.

10. Coolpad Note 3 Plus Price Rs 8999 (Fingerprint Scanner, 3 GB RAM)

4G Smartphone With 3 GB RAM and Fingerprint Scanner below 10000 –  The Coolpad Note 3 Plus is the latest addition to the list. The Coolpad Note 3 Plus was recently launched with great features for a very affordable price of Rs. 8,999. It is the cheapest smartphone with a fingerprint scanner and 3 GB RAM and Full HD Display.

Coolpad Note 3 Plus

The most interesting feature is the finger print scanner which the company claims to lasts for 9 years.

The screen measures 5.5 inches with Full HD display resolution.  The phone have good looks with its screen made to look like bezel-less. The phone packs a MediaTek Octa-core 64 Bit processor and 3 GB RAM.

The rear camera is 13 megapixels with a single LED flash and there is a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies.The battery comes with 3000 mAh capacity, the smartphone can last all day with medium to heavy usage. The mobile comes with  Android lollipop OS(Cool-UI on top).

The smartphone’s top of line features like the Fingerprint sensor, 4G connectivity makes it a great buy for Rs 8,999.

Specs for Coolpad Note 3 Plus

  • Screen – 5.5 -inch IPS display ,Full HD resolution (1980 x 1080 pixels) – 401 PPI.
  • Processor –  Mediatek 6753 64 Bit Octa-Core Processor Clocked @ 1.2 GHz.
  • Ram – 3 GB RAM.
  • Android Lollipop 5.1 with Cool UI.
  • Camera – 13-Megapixel Rear Camera & 5 Megapixel front.
  • Thickness – 9.3 mm , Weighs 168 grams.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – At the back.
  • Connectivity – Dual Hybrid Sim. With 3G & 4G LTE.
  • Storage – 16 GB internal storage, expandable to 64 GB.

Check the Latest Price for Coolpad Note 3 Plus.

Number 11 on the list is the Asus Zenfone 2 laser known for it’s excellent camera and fast Auto-focus system.

9. Asus Zenfone 2 laser (Good 13 Mega Pixel Camera) 

Good Camera Smartphone Under Rs 10,000 – Asus Zenfone 2 laser offers good camera quality in 10k price range, (we wrote about – 7 Best Camera Smartphones within Rs 10000 India recently) but the 13 MP camera and laser auto focus in Zenfone 2 laser makes it too good.

So what’s special with laser auto focus?

Asus Zenfone 2 laser

In normal Autofocus , the camera itself focus the subject , by measuring the contrast , the camera continues to focus until required image contrast is achieved,  this takes up too much time , but in laser auto focus the phone shoots out IR laser which then falls on a subject and gets reflected back to the camera.

By comparing the time taken by the reflected beam , accurate distance of the subject is calculated and that too in a fraction of seconds.  The laser autofocus technology is faster than normal autofocus , this becomes even more accurate in low light conditions where the normal Autofocus usually fails.

The camera comes with 13MP Toshiba sensor, and a real tone LED flash to deliver accurate color compositions. It is one of the best 13 megapixel camera smartphones under 10K.

The phone’s screen measures 5.5 inches with HD display and protected by Corning’s Gorilla glass 4 which is two times stronger than Corning’s gorilla glass 3.

Specs of Asus Zenfone 2 Laser Good Camera Phone 

  • Processor – Quad Core Snapdragon 410 Processor.
  • GPU – Adreno 306 GPU
  • Ram – 2 GB RAM
  • Storage – 16 GB internal storage. expandable to 128 GB.
  • Camera – 13 MP Rear Camera and 5 MP Front Camera, Laser auto focus.
  • Display – 5 inch HD display. Corning’s gorilla glass 4.
  • 4G LTE on both sim
  • Weight – 170 grams
  • No Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery capacity – 3000 mAh battery.
  • Price Rs 8499

Check the Latest Price for Asus Zenfone Laser. 

See Also – 7 Best Camera Smartphones within Rs 10000 India

8. LeECo LE 1S – Price Rs 8999 Helio X10 Octa Core Processor , 3 GB RAM

You can also check out the LeECo LE 1S the latest smartphone which has got launched for a price of Rs. 9,999. Here is a detailed Review for the  Review LE 1S ECO – Fast AND Fluid The smartphone offers lot of features and is a best value for money deal right now.

LE 1S ECO Launched for Rs 10899 on Flipkart

The Le 1S has got a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. The smartphone comes with a Full HD Display with 1920*1080 pixels with 401 PPI. The LeECo LE 1S. The smartphone also has a Fingerprint scanner at the back of the device.

The highlight of the LeECo LE 1S is the monstrous Helio X10 processor clocked at 2.2 Ghz, it offers good gaming performance. It has 3 GB RAM and runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 along with EUI custom OS.

The smartphone has Dual Sim support and has 32 GB of in-built storage which can not be expanded.

The LeECo LE 1S has a 3000 mAH battery capacity which is decent to run the smartphone all day. You can read more details about the LE 1S. 

Key Specs for LeEco LE 1S

  • Processor – Octa Core MediaTek Helio X10 Processor.
  • Display – 5.5 inch Full HD display.
  • RAM – 3 GB RAM
  • Storage – 32 GB internal storage.
  • Camera – 13 MP Rear Camera and 5 MP Front Camera.
  • Dual Sim – 4G LTE Support.
  • VOLTE – Not Supported
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes
  • Battery Capacity – 3000 mAh battery.

Check the Latest Price for LeEco Le 1S. 

For Non VOLTE supported phones you will have to download the Join JIO App from Android playstore which works as an independent dialer.

You will have to use this App to make calls, in my experience it is not the best solution if you are buying a phone for JIO Sim make sure that the phone has VOLTE.

Most LTE phones have got update from manufacturers to enable VOLTE in India but can check before buying.

Number 8 spot on the list is occupied by the smartphone which offers great battery life and comes with Full HD Display – Lenovo K6 Power.

Related – 6 Best Android Smartphones to Buy Below 8K.

Next on out list of Best Smartphones Under Rs 10,000 is the Lenovo K6 Power.

7. Lenovo K6 Power Price Rs 9999 – 4000 mAH Battery , FHD Display

Full HD Display 5 Inch Long battery Mobile Below Rs 10,000 – The Lenovo K6 Power was launched in Jan 2017, offers a compact design with metal body and an enormous 4000 mAh battery.  The K6 Power comes with 5 inch FHD (1920*1080).

Lenovo K6 Power 4 GB Ram Launched Price Rs 10999

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset along with 3 GB ram priced at ₹9,999. There’s a 4 GB variant also released recently which is also priced competitively at ₹10,999. The RAM is coupled with 32 GB internal respectively.

There’s 13MP rear and 8MP front for crisp and clear shots. Similar to other Lenovo devices the K6 Power supports Dolby Atmos audio enhancement.

Key Specs for Lenovo K6 Power

  • Screen Size – 5 inch FHD 1920*1080 pixels display offers 441 PPi
  • Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Clocked at 1.4 GHz , Adreno 505
  • RAM- 3 GB
  • Storage- 32 GB , expandable to 128 GB
  • Camera- 13 MP rear and 8 MP front
  • OS- Android Marshmallow 6.0
  • Connectivity- 3G/4G/LTE / VOLTE
  • Battery- 4000 mAh
  • Fingerprint Sensor- YES
  • Fast charging- NO

Check the Latest Price for Lenovo K6 Power.

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