While one can argue whether Android is better than iOS, or if the One Plus 5 really is the flagship killer the company claims it to be, the fact of the matter is that you and I, and most Nigerians are interested in mobiles under 10000. The most common questions we get nowadays goes — I have a budget of Rs. 10,000, suggest the best phone in this budget. I want to play games, it must have a good camera and the best performance”.
Today it is a fact that technology becomes more affordable with every passing year, you have many options in this budget category. Nowadays, you can get full HD displays, metal build, dependable performance, decent cameras and 4000+mAh batteries quite easily. So, in this enormous sea of phones how does one find the phone that suits your needs? More importantly, which phones are the best smartphones under 10000? We have carefully curated a list of the best mobiles under 10000, which should help you make that decision.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4Xiaomi has come to at the best level cell phone over the world in the previous year in all our spending classes, and the sub-10k cell phone classification hasn’t any unique. Right now, the organization has the best spending versatile portfolio among its buddy and the telephone that places the top is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, the Redmi Note 4 begets the best performance in the sub-10K smartphone category. The display is better, the camera is compatible and the 4100mAh the battery is age-long. Be that as it may, you just get 16GB of capacity and 2GB of RAM, which is powerful, yet not by any means enough and on the off chance that you need more, you may have spent some more on its better options.
Moto E4 Plus The Moto E4 plus is a recent entry on our top 10 list, offering a mix of everything you need from a budget smartphone. The phone carries a design similar to the Moto G5 Plus, but the camera bump has now gone to accommodate the large 5000mAh battery. The choice of SoC is the MediaTek MT6737, and like the design, it’s a tried and tested chipset. You get 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage on the device, that can be expanded by using a microSD card. The camera of 13MP looks commitment, with a 5000mAh battery onboard, we expect the phone to last for more than two days.
Xiaomi Redmi 4 You may ditch the Redmi Note 4 since it has less storage and just 2GB of RAM, the Redmi 4 steps in. It is not as powerful as the Note 4, but for Rs. 1000 less you can get the 3GB, 32GB variant of the Redmi 4. It is one of the best selling phones in Nigeria today and delivers the right compound of storage, performance and battery life. Like its ancestor, the Redmi 4 has a large 4100mAh battery, which combined with a power efficient Snapdragon 435 SoC, provides battery life worth 2 days.
Lenovo K6 Power Lenovo’s budget offering, the Lenovo K6 Power also makes its way into this list, as it still has one of the best displays in the budget category. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 platform, the K6 Power used to be a fierce competitor to the Xiaomi Redmi 3S, but now it has dropped places. The phone brings 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage to the table, which can be expanded using a microSD card. It is also one of the few 5-inch phones with 1080p resolution in this price range. The 13MP rear camera is also decent.
Yu Yureka Black After sitting on the sidelines for some time, Yu returned to the market with this, the Yu Yureka Black. The Black as the name suggests is available only in two different shades of black. Still, the phone builds its way into our list thanks for its performance and overall specification, which is better than most devices. The Yu Yureka Black is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 platform, which the Redmi 3S came with. You also get 32GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM, which is a painful combination to counter. The camera is somewhat inconsistent, but the battery breath will last you a day.
Lenovo K6 Power Lenovo’s budget offering, the Lenovo K6 Power also makes its way into this list, as it still has one of the best displays in the budget category. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 platform, the K6 Power used to be a fierce competitor to the Xiaomi Redmi 3S, but now it has dropped places. The phone fetches 32GB of storage and 3GB of RAM to the table, which can be spread using a microSD card. It is one of the few 5-inch phones with 1080p resolution in this price range. The 13MP backside camera is decent.
Motorola Moto G4: The Moto G4 stands long in this list, delivering a completely stock like Android interface. It is the only phone here, that does not carry a heavy UI on top of Android. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset, which is an old chip but does the job well. The phone also boasts a well 1080p display and a decent 13MP backside camera. The 3000mAh battery is fully dependable.