Top Phones Under 10000 From 2020: Redmi 9 Prime, Narzo 20A, Redmi 9i, Realme C15, Moto E7 Plus, Realme C12, Redmi 9, Hot 9 Pro
2020 has been an interesting year in terms of budget phones. From an increase in prices to Coronavirus pandemic, the world of budget phones saw a massive change. We handpicked the best devices under Rs 10,000 from 2020 evaluating the best features based on performance, display, gaming, camera, battery and more.
The 2020 edition of the best smartphones under 10000 has some big names from top brands.
The best smartphones under 10000 from 2020 include the likes of Redmi 9 Prime, Realme Narzo 20A, Redmi 9i, Realme C15, Moto E7 Plus, Realme C12, Redmi 9, Infinix Hot 9 Pro, Realme Narzo 10A and more
Here are the best smartphones under 10000 from 2020.
Realme Narzo 20A
The budget Narzo 20A smartphone is powered by the much-popular Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor with 3GB and 4GB RAM options. On top Narzo 20A comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ offering a resolution of 720 x 1,600 pixels in a 20:9 aspect ratio with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Narzo 20A has a three camera setup which includes a 12-megapixel main sensor with f1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel black-and-white sensor with f2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel retro lens with f2.4 aperture.
Upfront, Narzo 20A comes with a 8-megapixel HDR sensor inside the water drop notch. Realme Narzo 20A is backed by a sizable 5000mAh battery with the regular 10W charging support.
The device though supports fast charging, but a fast charger has to be purchased separately. The smartphone has a physical fingerprint sensor at the back and runs Android 10-based Realme UI. Realme Narzo 20A price starts at Rs 8,499 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model. The 4GB RAM Narzo 20A model with 64GB storage is priced at Rs 9,499.
Moto E7 Plus
The all-new Moto E7 Plus features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch at the top. E7 Plus is powered by the Snapdragon 460 chipset and offers 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that is expandable up to 512 GB. The Moto phone runs on Android 10 and sports a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smartphone comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button.
Coming to optics, the Motorola smartphone comes with a dual rear camera setup packed in a square camera module. The setup includes a 48MP primary sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. Upfront Moto E7 Plus has a 8MP selfie camera.
Moto E7 Plus is backed with a 5,000mAh battery which supports 10W charging. The smartphone comes in just a single storage variant which offers 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, further expandable up to 512GB. Moto E7 Plus is priced at Rs 9,499.
The new Realme C series smartphone under Rs 10,000, the Realme C15 packs in a number of good specs on a budget. Realme C15 comes with a 6.5-inch HD + LCD display with an aspect ratio of 20:9. The Realme phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 processor paired with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is available in two variants: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage.
In terms of optics, Realme C15 sports a quad-camera setup including a 13MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro lens and the fourth is a B/W lens.
Upfront Realme C15 comes with an 8MP selfie shooter. Finally, Realme C15 houses a huge 6,000mAh battery. Realme C15 price starts at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB model offering 32GB storage and the 4GB top model is priced at Rs 10,999. Realme C15 is available via Flipkart and Realme online store.
Redmi 9 Prime
Redmi 9 Prime has been launched starting at Rs 9,999 offering a 6.53-inch Full HD+ Plus display in an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. Redmi 9 Prime is powered by MediaTek Helio G80 processor. Redmi 9 Prime has a four camera setup at beck. The main camera includes a 13-megapixel sensor paired to an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. There’s a third 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera.
The chip pairs with upto 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, which can be further increased with the help of an SD card. The smartphone runs on the MIUI 11 operating system based on Android 10 with a 5,020mAh battery backing it.
The Redmi 9 Prime base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 9,999. The top-end 4GB RAM model with 128GB storage is priced at Rs 11,999. The smartphone is available in four interesting colour options: Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise Flair and Matte Black.
Redmi 9 sports a 6.53-inch HD+ display with a water drop styled notch. The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 processor paired with up to 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card support. In terms of optics, the Redmi 9 sports a dual-camera setup including a 13MP primary camera and 2MP depth sensor.
Up front, Redmi 9 includes a 5MP sensor for taking selfies. The Redmi 9 is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging in the box. Redmi 9 price starts at Rs 8,999 for the 4GB RAM model with 64GB storage and the other model is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 4GB RAM model with 128GB storage.
Redmi 9i comes with a 6.53-inch LCD display with a water-drop notch. It offers an HD+ 1600 x 720 pixels resolution offering a 1500:1 contrast ratio with 270 nits peak brightness. Redmi 9i is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. Coming to optics, Redmi 9i packs a 13-megapixel sensor on the back with an f/2.2 aperture lens while at the front there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera.
The phone comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 10W fast charging support. The handset runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10. Redmi 9i price starts at a price of Rs 8,299 for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, while the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 9,299.
Realme offers a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD display in an aspect ratio of 20:9. Realme C12 is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 chipset paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The phone runs on Realme UI based on Android 10. As for the camera, the C12 has a triple camera setup at the back. The main camera has a 13-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/2.2, accompanied by a 2-megapixel macro camera and another B/W sensor for depth detection.
For selfies, Realme C12 gets you a 5-megapixel camera. The C12 houses a huge 6,000mAh battery. Realme bundles a 10W charger in the box. Realme C12 comes in two colors: Power Silver and Power Blue. Realme C12 is available in one variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage priced at Rs 8,999.
Realme Narzo 10A
Realme Narzo 10A features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a water drop notch offering a screen resolution of 720 × 1,600 pixels in an 20:9 aspect ratio. Realme Narzo 10A is powered by MediaTek Helio G70 chipset. The chip pairs with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. Realme Narzo 10A runs on Realme UI based on Android 10.
Realme Narzo 10A features a triple rear camera setup. The three camera setup includes a 12MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and 2MP portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture.
Upfront, Realme Narzo 10A features a 5MP shooter for selfies. Realme Narzo 10A also packs a 5,000mAh battery with no fast charging support via micro-USB port. Realme 10A price in India is set at Rs 8,999 for the single 3GB RAM model with 32GB storage, available in So White and So Blue via Flipkart.
Infinix Hot 9 Pro
The toned-up Infinix Hot 9 Pro sports a 6.6-inch HD+ display packing in the same MediaTek Helio P22 SoC chip as Hot 9. It couples with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Infinix Hot 9 Pro comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The optics on Infinix Hot 9 Pro include a quad-camera setup as the other model. The four camera system features a 48MP primary sensor, 2MP depth sensor, a 2MP macro lens and a low-light sensor.
Upfront, Infinix Hot 9 Pro has a similar 8MP shooter for selfies. Infinix Hot 9 Pro also runs on the latest Android 10 OS with XOS 6.0 custom UI on top backed by a hefty 5,000mAh battery. Infinix Hot 9 Pro price in India is set at Rs 9,499 for the single 4GB model with 64GB storage.
Infinix Hot 9
Just unveiled in India, Infinix Hot 9 price in India is set at Rs 8,499 for the lone variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Infinix Hot 9 comes with a 6.6-inch HD+ display, powered by the 12nm MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Hot 9 device packs in 4GB RAM, 64GB storage with scope to further expand storage via an external microSD card. Coming to optics, Infinix Hot 9 packs a rear quad-camera setup.
The camera block features a 13MP primary sensor with LED flash, 2MP depth sensor, a 2MP macro lens and a low-light sensor with a triple LED flash. Upfront, Infinix Hot 9 has an 8MP shooter for selfies. Infinix Hot 9 runs on the latest Android 10 OS with XOS 6.0 custom UI on top backed by a hefty 5,000mAh battery.
Moto One Macro
Motorola has a good budget smartphone available under 10000. Moto One Macro is now available starting at just Rs 9,499 post GST hike on mobiles under 10000 with some good features onboard. The device primarily focuses on the macro camera with decent specs to offer on a budget.
Moto One Macro features a 6.2-inch HD+ Max Vision display with a water shaped notch on top. One Macro has an 8MP front camera.
At the back, there’s a triple-lens setup on Moto One Macro featuring a 13MP primary shooter with two 2MP sensors, one being the dedicated macro shooter. Under the hood, Moto One Macro runs on MediaTek Helio P70 SoC with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, backed by a 4,000mAh battery.
Redmi 8 new price starts at Rs 9,999 onwards. The device comes with an aura design on the out featuring a 6.21-inch HD+ water drop notched display, powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 439 processor. The hardware pairs with up to 4GB RAM and up to 64GB storage, supporting additional storage.
Coming to optics, Redmi 8 will come with a dual camera system featuring a 12MP main camera and another 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots. Up front, Redmi 8 will come with an 8MP single wide camera.
Redmi 8 runs on Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10.0.1.3 on top. The device packs a larger battery this time. The whole package will be backed by a 5,000mAh battery supporting 18W fast charging sporting a USB Type-C port for charging (ships with 10W standard charger in the box).