Smartphones have become increasingly popular and affordable. Especially, the sub Rs. 10,000 price categories of smartphones have witnessed several news launches. These entry-level smartphones offer decent performance, camera capability, and multi-tasking ability. Moreover, the smartphones in this list come with features such as high refresh rate displays and fast charging support.
If you are in the market looking for an affordable entry-level smartphone, check out this buying guide where we have compiled a list of the best smartphone options under Rs. 10,000 in December 2021.
The affordable smartphone from Reliance Jio has a 5.45-inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1440p. The smartphone features a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top, a micro USB charging port on the bottom, along with the volume rocker and power button on the right-hand side. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
There is 4G on board for fast connectivity, alongside dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth v4.1.It is powered by a 3500mAh capacity cell that Jio claims will give you 24 hours of power. The JioPhone Next is running PragatiOS, which is based on Android 11 (Go Edition). It offers a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera.Read the full review here.
Micromax IN 2B
The Micromax IN 2B is an entry-level phone that is equipped with a 6.52-inch display with an HD+ resolution. The phone uses a Unisoc T610 processor under the hood. The IN 2B comes with up to 6GB of RAM option, and that is going to be very helpful.
The Micromax IN 2B is equipped with a 13-megapixel dual-camera system on the back, it runs on stock Android.
Realme Narzo 30A
Realme Narzo 30A is a budget 4G smartphone from a Chinese manufacturer. It is fitted with a massive 6000 mAh battery which can go on and on for about two days on a single charge. The Narzo 30A packs a 6.5-inch 720p LCD with 269 PPI resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, and thick bezels all around. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom, apart from the USB-C port and the microphones. Powering the Realme Narzo 30A is a MediaTek Helio G85 processor coupled with 3GB RAM and uses Android 10.
The Realme Narzo 30A has two cameras on the back, a 13-megapixel primary sensor, and a black-and-white sensor. The second one is just for some sharpness in images and is meant for selecting filters in photos.Read the full review here.
Redmi 9 Prime
The Redmi 9 Prime is available in two variants; 4GB RAM with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM with 128 GB storage option. It features a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection layer. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 processor. The display sports a water drop notch at the top.
The smartphone by Redmi comes with a rear quad-camera setup which includes a 13-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel front selfie camera. The Redmi 9 Prime comes with a 10W charger in the box, but it supports up to 18W fast charging.