Top 5 Smartphones Under Rs 10,000 For This Diwali Season Shopping
With the festival of Diwali upon us, there is no better excuse to treat yourself or your loved ones with a new smartphone. If your budget is Rs 10,000 and not a single penny more, then here is the only comprehensive list you’ll ever need this season.
Lenovo K8 Plus
This phone retails for Rs 10,999 for the 32GB storage variant but, you can buy it right now for Rs 8,999 during the Flipkart sale. The Lenovo K8 Plus has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 px IPS LCD display with three touch capacitive navigation buttons below. Powering the device is a 4,000 mAh battery and it runs stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Under the hood, the smartphone has the MediaTek Helio P25 chipset, a 2.6 GHz octa-core processor, Mali T880 GPU, 3GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The device has an all metal unibody design and the fingerprint sensor sits at the back. The Lenovo K8 Plus sports a vertically placed dual-camera setup. One of the cameras is a 13MP Pure cell sensor mated with a 5MP Samsung BSI sensor dual camera with an f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The smartphone is capable of depth effect shots, bokeh effect shots, and dual ISP images. On the front is an 8MP wide angle lens with an f/2.0 and an LED flash. Both the front and back camera record 1920 x 1080 px videos at 30 FPS.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A
With an excellent price-to-performance ratio, you can’t go too wrong with the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. At a price of Rs 6,999 it offers a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset with 3GB of RAM. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always need 6GB or 8GB of RAM in a phone, 3GB can suffice if you are a light user or indulge in casual gaming. The smartphone has a 5 inch display with a 1280 x 720 px resolution. It has 32GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD card. It is powered by a 3120 mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with Xiaomi’s custom skin MIUI on top. The Redmi 4A has a 13MP rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and PDAF. On the front of the device is a 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture.
Motorola E4 Plus
If you are a fan of stock Android OS and a good battery life is your main priority, then you might want to consider the Moto E4 Plus. The device is powered by a massive 5000 mAh battery and runs Android 7.1 Nougat with very little customisation. The smartphone has a 5.5 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 px. Under the hood, the Moto E4 Plus has the MediaTek MTK6737, 3GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card. The Moto E4 Plus also has a fingerprint sensor which is housed inside the home button. It has a 13MP rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture on the front.
Samsung Galaxy On5
Samsung Galaxy On5 is a budget offering from Samsung that has a 5-inch 1280 x 720 px display. It has a 1.3GHz Exynos quad core processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB onboard storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The device is powered by a 2600 mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Xiaomi Redmi 4
If you really want a Xiaomi phone and want a fingerprint sensor as well, which is not available on the Redmi 4A, then the Redmi 4 is ideal for you. The Redmi 4 has specs identical to the Redmi 4A with a 5 inch 1280 x 720 px display. It is, however, powered by a much larger 4100 mAh battery and runs the same Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with Xiaomi’s custom skin MIUI on top. The Redmi 4A has a 13MP rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and PDAF. On the front of the device is a 5MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture. Under the hood, the smartphone has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card.