Smartphone technology is getting cheaper; now you don’t need to spend lots of money to buy a smartphone with a dual-core processor and 1 GB RAM, you can get one with a quad-core processor and 2 GB RAM in under Rs. 10,000.

If you think that these phones will look like a piece of plastic junk, then you are wrong. These phones come with a metallic body and attractive color options. Here is the list of best smartphones you can purchase under Rs. 10,000 to upgrade your Rs. 20,000 smartphone:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Rs. 9,999)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the best option you can get under Rs. 10,000. It is a full metallic body smartphone with 5.5 inches FHD display and 401 ppi density. The phone features a 64-bit 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexacore processor paired with Adreno 510 GPU and 2 GB RAM for best gaming and multitasking experience.

The phone feels good in the hand with thin 8.65 mm metallic body. You can keep your smartphone super secure with the fingerprint scanner provided at the back. The massive 4000 mAh battery lets you use your phone for long hours with a single recharge

Brand Xiaomi
Display 5.5-inch FHD IPS Display
Camera 16 MP rear / 5 MP front
Processor 1.8GHz/6 cores/64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Processor
Internal Storage (ROM) 16 GB
Weight 164 Gram
Battery 4000 mAh

Asus Zenfone Max (Rs. 8,999)

Asus Zenfone series is doing good in the smartphone market. Zenfone Max is a sleek smartphone from Asus with a 5.5 inches HD IPS LCD. Zenfone Max comes with a plastic body with a little bit bigger bezel below the display with off-screen touch reactive navigation keys. On the right edge, you’ll find the power and volume rocker keys.

The 13 MP camera clicks decent pictures with dual tone LED flash 5 MP selfie camera. The main feature of this smartphone is the 5000 mAh battery which can hold the charge for up to 38 days. Also, you can use this phone as a power bank and charge another phone using a USB OTG cable.

Brand Asus
Display 5.5 inch HD IPS Display
Camera 13 MP rear / 5 MP front
Processor 1.0 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
Internal Storage (ROM) 16 GB
Weight 205 Gram
Battery 5000 mAh

Coolpad Note 3 (Rs. 8,499)

Coolpad Note 3 offers a plastic body and aluminum alloy chassis with a large 5.5 inches display with HD resolution and capacitive touch screen. Equipped with a 64-Bit Octa-Core MediaTek processor, Mali-T720 GPU, and 3 GB RAM provides a good and smooth multi-tasking and gaming performance.

The fingerprint sensor takes only 0.5 seconds to unlock the screen and can detect dry or wet finger. Not only you can use the fingerprint sensor to unlock your phone, but you can also lock and encrypt application data. The 13 MP HD camera features HD element lens for bright colors and rich details.

Brand Coolpad
Display 5.5 inch HD IPS Display
Camera 13 MP rear / 5 MP front
Processor 1.3 GHz octa-core Mediatek
Internal Storage (ROM) 16 GB
Weight 170 Gram
Battery 3000 mAh

Lenovo Vibe K5 (Rs. 6,999)

Lenovo Vibe K5 comes with a 5-inch HD LCD, which is good enough to watch movies. The 13 MP camera comes with auto-focus and LED flash, 5 MP front facing camera is best for selfies. Lenovo Vibe K5 run by a 64-Bit 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor with 2 GB of RAM.

Straight out of the box; the phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, which you can update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow later. The 2750 mAh battery can give you 32 hours of talk time on 2G and 15.1 hours of talk time on 3G with 322 hours of standby time.

HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM (Rs. 8,367)

HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM is the smartphone with the 5-inch Super LCD with sunlight readability. The 8 MP rear camera with auto-focus delivers best picture quality which you can expect. The quad-core processor and 1 GB RAM enables HTC Desire 620G to glide between multiple apps smoothly.

HTC smartphones mostly wear a metal body, but this one is made of plastic, still that you can notice that HTC’s signature dual speakers design. The white version with a blue rim looks great and premium.

Brand HTC
Display 5 inch HD IPS Display
Camera 8 MP rear / 5 MP front
Processor 1.7 GHz 64-bit Octa-core MediaTek
Internal Storage (ROM) 32 GB
Weight 145 Gram
Battery 2100 mAh


When it comes to buying a budget smartphone, we always want to buy a smartphone with the best specifications and lowest price. In this list, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the best smartphone under Rs 10,000 with the best tech you can imagine in a smartphone like the best processor, RAM, and fingerprint sensor.