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10 Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs (October 2015)

10 Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs (October 2015)

by Rahul DubeyOctober 1, 2015

Looking for the best phone under 10000 Rs? Believe me, finding it is a real challenging task as there are many good smartphones under 10000 Rs. and this is the most competitive price range. In the recent times, we have seen some high quality, powerful and equally good smartphones from many companies in this range, which has made it even more difficult for the buyers to decide which one is the best. Don’t worry though, I am always here to help you out. I have written the latest list of – 10 Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs for the month of October. Apart from the rankings, I have also mentioned which phone will be suitable for which types of users so, read it and choose the best one for you.

If you want to buy a phone below 7000 Rs. please checkout: 5 Best Android Phones under 7000 Rs (October 2015)

From the last 2 years, every month hundreds of readers of ‘Best Tech Guru’ comment and ask me which phone they should choose from the crowded market. Which has enabled me to better understand the requirements and view-point of the buyers. So with this experience, I have tried to make this list even more helpful for you but, if you still have any questions, please feel free to ask them in the comments section at the end. 🙂

So, let’s take a look at the Best Phone Under 10000 Rs:

[jumbotron heading=”#Please Read:”]We believe that specifications of the phones just tell the half story, a great user experience matters more than great specifications. So, while preparing this list we have considered everything, the specifications, hardware, software (UI), real-world performance, user experience, brand value, after sales service and more. We see a phone as a complete package which should at the end deliver great satisfaction to the user and our rankings are based on the same principles. We consider hundreds of phones, from biggest to the smallest brands and come with our honest rankings every month.[/jumbotron]

1. Lenovo K3 Note:

This is the game changer!!! The 10,000 Rs. segment offered phones with Octa core processor, 2 GB RAM, 5.5 inches screen with decent HD display, 2500 mAh + batteries and all and these specs were still considered good at this price point. But looks like Lenovo is determined to introduce great technologies at breakthrough prices. Earlier it launched the cheapest 4G smartphone and recently it launched the K3 Note which was the first phone to come with FHD display under 10,000 Rs, it certainly raised the bar high but, now it has got the rival Yureka Plus with FHD screen at the same price. Talking about the display, it is awesome with good viewing angles and offers great 401 ppi pixel density! When it comes to performance, the K3 Note runs on 64-bit Octa-core 1.7 GHz Mediatek MT6752 Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM which offers good performance and can handle most tasks smoothly, but it heats up a bit as well. If we talk about the design, the phone has good build quality but a simple design. The phone packs a 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera and the picture quality of both the cameras is decent but not the best you will get at this price. The phone runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop with Lenovo’s customized skin running on top of it. It is good on storage with 16 GB internal and 32 expandable memory options. The K3 Note supports dual-sim and 4G. And when it comes to another important aspect – the battery life, the K3 Note with its 2900 mAh battery offers a good battery life and it is also better than the similarly specced Yureka Plus. Overall, the phone is the game changer and offers a complete great package, making it the best mobile under 10000 Rs. Also watch my full review of the K3 Note below:

Rs 9,999 @
OSAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow | UI - Vibe UI 3.0
CPU1.7 GHz 64-bit Octa-core Mediatek MT6752 Processor
SCREEN5.5 inches, IPS capacitive touchscreen
DISPLAYFull HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), 401 ppi pixel density
CAMERARear Camera: 13 MP, Flash: Yes (Dual-LED Flash) | Front Camera: 5 MP, Flash: No
SIMDual Sim
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microSD expandable upto 32 GB
BATTERYLi-Po 2900 mAh battery | Fast Charging: No
BODYWeight: 150 grams, Thickness: 8 mm
OTHERS3G, 4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

2. Micromax Yu Yureka Plus:

Earlier the Yu Yureka had completely revolutionized the 10,000 Rs segment and now the company has made it even better by launching the Yureka Plus which comes with a Full HD display. A year earlier you wouldn’t have got the phone with this specs and quality even at 25,000 Rs. So, let’s take a look at the phone. The Yureka Plus has got a very sturdy design. It is powered by a 64-bit Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor which is powerful but it heated badly in the Yureka, now with software updates and optimizations this issue is less. It has got 2 GB RAM, which makes the phone capable of handling heavy gaming and multi-tasking smoothly. It runs on the CyanogenMod 12 OS, which gives you tons of extra features, customizations & capabilities. It has got a large 5.5 inches screen which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Full HD screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution offers the pixel density of 401 ppi. Another important thing is that it has got good picture quality with the 13 MP rear and 5 MP front cameras. It is good on storage also, it comes with 16 GB internal memory (12.5 GB user accessible) which can be expanded upto 32 GB. With the 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery the phone provides decent battery life. The phone now comes in two colors, moondust grey and alabaster white. Overall, with good specs, great camera, excellent build quality, lots of customization options and good gaming experience, it is undoubtedly a great phone to buy under 10,000 Rs and the Cyanogen 12 OS gives it a lead over the similarly specced Lenovo K3 Note, so if you want more control over your phone, the Yureka Plus will be a better choice. If you want a 5 inches phone the new Micromax Canvas Nitro 4G can also be a good choice.

Yureka Plus - Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs

PRICERs   @  Rs  @  Rs  @ 
OSAndroid, v5.1 Lollipop based on Cyanogen 12 OS
CPU1.5 GHz, Octa Core, 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) Processor
SCREEN5.5 inches, IPS LCD touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
DISPLAYFull HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), 401 ppi pixel density
CAMERARear Camera: 13 MP, Flash: Yes | Front Camera: 5 MP, Flash: No
STORAGEInternal Storage 16 GB, microsd expandable upto 32 GB
BATTERY2500 mAH, Li-ion Battery
BODYWeight: 154 grams, Thickness: 9 mm
OTHERS4G, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS


3. Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL:

Asus is on the roll in India. It has already got good taste of success with its Zenfone 2 line-up and to ride high on it, it has launched many new Zenfone 2 variants, starting right from 10,000 Rs. And we have got the Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL at this price range. The phone comes with lots of interesting features but the most important of them is present in its name “Laser”, the 13 MP rear camera of the phone comes with laser auto-focus with focus speed as fast as 0.3 seconds, it also improves the image quality. The rear camera also comes with Super HDR, f/2.0 aperture, 5-element lens, zero shutter lag and low light mode. Overall, the rear camera has best picture quality. The phone also has a 85 degree wide-angle 5 MP front camera. It has a 5.5 inches of HD display with 267 ppi pixel density. The screen is protected with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Asus has paid quite a lot of attention on the design of the phone, the phone looks beautiful with its brushed metallic finish. The phone comes with a great 72% screen-to-body ratio and slim bezels. The volume buttons are placed at the back while the power key is placed on the top. If we talk about the performance, the phone is powered by 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad Core Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM, which delivers a decent performance, it’s not the best at this price but it is good, the phone runs smooth and lag-free. It runs on Asus’s own ZenUI based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is a dual sim smartphone and supports 4G (LTE) on both the sim. It has got 16 GB internal storage which is expandable upto 32 GB. The 3000 mAh battery gives it a very good battery life, probably it is one of the phones with best battery life under 10000 Rs. Asus has also launched many good accessories for the phone, you can check them here. Overall, it is a great stylish phone with amazing camera, decent performance and good battery life which makes it a very good package and a great buying choice if you are not after Full HD screen or high performance. The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL is also available in 5 inches screen size, choose it if you want a more comfortable phone, the older Asus Zenfone 5 is also available at this price.Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL - Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs

Rs 8,999 @  Rs 8,999 @  Rs 10,999  @ 
OSAndroid v5.0 (Lollipop) | UI - ZenUI
CPU1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 Quad Core Processor
SCREEN5.5 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
DISPLAY1280 x 720 pixels, 267 ppi pixel density
SIMDual Sim, LTE + LTE
CAMERARear Camera: 13 MP, Flash: Yes (dual-LED flash) | Front Camera: 5 MP, Flash: No
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microSD Expandable upto 128 GB
BATTERYLi-Ion 3000 mAh battery
BODYWeight: 170 grams, Thickness: 10.8 mm
OTHERSLaser Autofocus Camera, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS,

4. Samsung Galaxy Grand Max:

After losing its ground in the 10k and 15k price segments, Samsung came back with the Grand Max earlier this year and it proved to be a hit. It runs on the Snapdragon 410 Processor paired with 1.5 GB of RAM and the performance of the phone is good, smooth and lag-free most of the times. It has a 5.25 inches screen with 720 x 1280 pixels HD display which is pretty decent and gives good viewing experience. Highlight of the phone is its camera. The Grand Max scores max in the camera department, it has a 13MP rear camera which is very good, it offers Full HD video recording @ 30fps. It also has a good 5MP front camera which comes with 120° wide-angle so you can accommodate more people in your selfies. It sports 16 GB internal storage and has a large expandable memory of 64 GB, it also supports USB OTG. The phone runs on Android Kitkat with the Touchwiz skin of Samsung running on top. On the outside, it has the usual Samsung design but the textured back panel is something you will feel nice. It has a Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery which can power the phone for a day. It also supports Dual Sim and 4G LTE. Overall, the Grand Max offers a good combination of user experience, specifications and after sales service and can be a good choice at this price point. If you want a Samsung phone, increasing your budget a little and going with the newly launched Galaxy J5 @ 11,999 Rs will be even better.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max - Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs

PRICERs 10,999 @ 
OSAndroid OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
CPUQualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Processor
SCREEN5.25 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
DISPLAY720 x 1280 pixels, 282 ppi pixel density
CAMERARear Camera: 13 MP, Front Camera: 5 MP, LED Flash: Yes
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microsd expandable upto 64 GB
BATTERYLi-Ion 2500 mAh battery
OTHERS3G, 4G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS


5. Moto G (2nd Gen) (LTE):

Most brands and phones in this range are running behind specs but there is one company which is still offering great value – it is Motorola whose phones don’t boast great specs but on the contrary deliver a great user experience and satisfaction. The Moto G (2nd Gen) still offers some great values in the crowd of smartphones with great specs. Motorola has recently updated the Moto G (2nd Gen) with bigger 2390 mAh battery and 4G support. It sports a 5-inch HD display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-Core processor and 1 GB RAM. It comes with water-resistant nano coating and supports Dual Sim. The phone runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat out of the box which is now upgradable to Android v5.0 Lollipop. Not to forget that it has the stock Android UI which delivers the pure Android experience. With the Moto G you can always get the future Android updates faster than the flagship phones. It has a 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera. Well the camera quality can’t match many phones in this list but it’s still decent. It has 16 GB internal & 32 GB of expandable storage. It has excellent build quality and smooth performance. Another advantage to buy the Moto G is that, it is a very popular phone globally and it is always there in the news so, it will always get the attention of the developers and the company. Overall, if you are a person who likes quality over quantity then this is the one, it may not have the strongest specs but, it has a good balance of everything and gives a great user experience. Also, if you like the Moto G (2nd Gen), it will be a good idea to increase your budget by 3,000 Rs. and go with the latest Moto G (3rd Gen) with 2 GB RAM, 13+5 megapixel cameras & it is also water-resistant.

Moto G (2nd Gen) - Best Android Phones under 10000 Rs

PRICERs 8,999 @
OSAndroid v4.4.4 (KitKat), Upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop)
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor
SCREEN5 inches, IPS Capacitive TouchScreen
DISPLAY720 x 1280 pixels
CAMERA8 MP Rear Camera With LED Flash, 2 MP Front Camera
MEMORYInternal Storage 16 GB, microSD Expandable upto 32 GB
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 2390 mAh battery
OTHERS4G, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS

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  • Tamseel
    November 3, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Suggests me a good phone up to 16 k with great rear & back camera.what about Lenovo p1, &samsung j7 & one x plus

    • November 7, 2015 at 4:18 pm

      Hi, when it comes to camera, all the 3 phones are good. Now it comes to your preferrences, big battery & fingerprint scanner – go with Vibe P1, need a compact beautiful & premium phone – go with OnePlus X, and Samsung is Samsung always!

  • Amit dubey
    October 30, 2015 at 11:46 pm

    Hi Guys
    I’m using Moto G 3rd gen. It is a awesome phone. Good picture quality with front and back camera. Processor is also fine. Using it since 2 and half months and there is no issue with it. I’d recomend everybody to go for it. It’s best phone in this price range.

  • priya
    October 29, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    wat about to coolpad note 3????????????/

    • Aditya
      October 30, 2015 at 10:54 pm

      One of my friends recently bought the phone… the phone is best in all the aspects with its couterparts now… The only problem it got is heating issue while gaming. The only phone which can combat with it currently is lenovo k3 note…Each got its own advantages…..

      Performance,Multitaksing , camera : coolpad is ahead of k3 note with its 3gb ram
      Display , sound , design , less heating problem : K3 wins the race

      So decide according to your needs

  • Chandan
    October 29, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    Sir i need a phone which comes under 10000 rs which have 13mp back or 5mpor8mp front with best flash ,octa core processor,more than 2500mah or 3500mah battery give 18hour battery back up ,5.5inch display ,light weight phone, which having no heating problem,4g also supported please suggest some phones to me i thing about coolpad note 3,pixelv1,tell me about that phones what is disad advantage about that phones or suggest me other phones also have best specification.

  • Riya
    October 28, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    Intex cell phones are defected
    pleazzzzzzzzz gyzzz never buy any cell phone of intex company

    October 27, 2015 at 10:03 am

    Dear sir,

    I have been used lot of brand mobiles like:samsung,Micromax,Lenovo,Panasonic , Asus & Xiome but still i have unhappy with networking & voice quality features.

    May you just give the Right suggestion to choose mobile in best quality to abobe features…..

    Now i want to moov on Black barry handset, pls suggest soon…

  • S Bag
    October 26, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    Which will be better compare in terms of value as well as performance also.
    LENEVO K 3 Note or MOTO G 3rd Gen

    May kindly advice.

    • Amit dubey
      October 30, 2015 at 11:39 pm

      Go for Moto G3. I’m using it. Great phone. No heating or hanging problem even I play games 4-5 hours continuously

  • dev
    October 25, 2015 at 9:57 pm

    what is the best phone moto g or yug

  • dsprao
    October 20, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    Plz.let me know which phone under tenthousand is ideal>i need best camera and tohear songs

  • naresh
    October 19, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    i want buy long life mobile without any problems
    my mobile features are
    13mp rear camera
    5mp front camera
    pls tell me sir
    cost below 10000

  • Piyush
    October 18, 2015 at 8:49 am

    In that mention smartphone list 1mobile is left which is redmi 2 and redmi2 prime but all the smartphones are best

  • Prem kapoor
    October 17, 2015 at 10:49 am

    Tell me what is good for me lenovo k3 note….. Or asus zenphone 2 laser i just want a smartphone with good ‘perfomance’ don’t want these = softwere problem,hanged,camera quality, battery life,auto switch off,charging etc…..

  • Prem kapoor
    October 17, 2015 at 10:40 am

    I want to buy a smartphone good in every field like asus zenfone 2 laser but i don’t want anytype of defects problem like auto switch off,battery low,hanging…. Is asus zenfone 2 laser good enough to full fill my needs

  • Manisha Hada
    October 15, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Hey,,, Sir i wanna buy a smartphone under 10000 with good display, processor and camera and memory space. my most important requirement is phone should not be hanged,so please suggest me that which phone i purchased.
    i am waiting your valuable feedback.
    Thank You.

  • nidhi
    October 13, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    Does Samsung galaxy grand maxx support 4g in India?????

  • Arun Mon V
    October 12, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    what is ur opinion about asus zenfone 2 laser ze550kl…..and when is available again?

  • param
    October 11, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    sir who is camera best lenovo k3note or moto g2

    • Aswin Raj
      October 15, 2015 at 5:10 pm

      i go with lenovo K3note as it has 13mp camera with good picture quality than Moto g2. so go for it

  • October 10, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    I want to buy dozen coolpad note3 but I think about service centre.I also used Asus zenphone 2 laser but due to software problem I return it.who is best phone.suggest me…

  • Kamal
    October 10, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    Planning to buy yu yureka plus mobile.I am thinking its good for my price and specifications.Please give me some suggestions or should i go for any other mobile??

  • Bhavbhuti
    October 8, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    Hi Rahul. Lenovo has a very high SAR level at Head, almost touches the limit. What is your take on SAR levels of these phones?

  • Chandu
    October 8, 2015 at 4:51 pm

    Hi. I’m looking for a smartphone within sub-10k segment with good camera and performance int terms of gaming.
    I feel Meizu M2 is good but thinking about the service centers.
    Please suggest.

  • DR. Shalinder Koul
    October 6, 2015 at 12:31 am

    considering the best back camera quality and full HD display which is the best phone under 10000 and underb 15000 categories?

  • Gaurav
    October 4, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    Hello Rahul
    I want to purchase a sustainable smartphone who has large memory storage and whose company good customer service.

  • Vaibha tripathi
    October 3, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    CommentSir, my budget is rs 10000 and i thought to buy lenovo k3 note…. But some of my friends are telling it heats faster and does not have gud cmra quality… Should i buy it??? Plz msg suggestion on mob no -9425161562.
    . Plz sir it will be a great help for me… Thank u…

  • atul
    October 3, 2015 at 11:59 am

    i am using meizu m1 note this is the awsom cell i ever used ..
    i used nokia 3110
    lumia 520
    samsung s3
    htc one
    i phone 4s
    but now i used this meizu m1 note

    i never felt so good that i am happy using after this ….
    it is easily available in amazon in just rs. 9999.. & servicce center is also available in majo cities even in chhattisgarh, raipur

  • shaikh mujjamil
    October 3, 2015 at 10:44 am

    I want to buy a smart phone within a range of 10000 and my primary requirement is phone should not be hanged,so which criteria should i consider while comparing different mobile phones please suggest me some models
    i will appreciate your valuable feedback thank you

  • Abhijeet
    October 2, 2015 at 12:42 am

    I wanna buy smartphone under 10000 with good display,slim,good processor and camera for that gionee elife s5.1 is good or not

    • October 3, 2015 at 12:51 am

      Hi, if you really need a very slim phone Gionee Elife S5.1 will be good otherwise going with Lenovo K3 Note will be much better.

      • VISHNU M
        October 21, 2015 at 12:58 pm

        Sir,Ineed a smart phone which should have 12mp rear,5mp front,2GBRAM,16GB internal,OS with android lollipop,5inch screen. My budget is below 9500

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