Google’s Android is determinedly the future of smartphones. Every other smartphone maker is aiming to recreate your smartphone experience by indulging in Android heavily. Android currently holds the highest market share, closely followed by iOS. For one, it allows you to customize the experience on this platform, which works for you. Secondly, you will find that this is a user friendly platform, from both end users and developers’ perspective. If you are planning to purchase a new smartphone, with good features and below 10k, then here are a few options to consider.
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL
Asus is a popular smartphone variant, which has launched a series of Zenfones. The Zenfone 2 Laser is available at a price below 10k. Not only is it available at a good price, but also available with a good amount of features. The term laser is used in the description because this phone is available with a 13 MP camera which comes with a laser auto-focus and a focus speed of 0.3 seconds. The rear camera comprises of super HDR f/2.0 aperture and a 5 element lens. The low light mode feature adds to the photo capturing session. Along with the rear camera, this phone comes with a 85 degree wide angle 5 MP front camera. Camera is a stunner for this phone. The phone sports a 5.5” HD display, and is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Screen to body ratio is about 72%, and the phone is powered by 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad Core processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop. With a good battery life, and a stunning camera, this is a prized possession in this price. Design is definitely the winner for this phone.
Coolpad Note 3
When it comes to a smartphone, design aesthetics and performance of the smartphone play equal importance. Plastic body bound in aluminum frame gives this phone a simple yet stable appearance. Available at a price below 10k, this phone comes with a fingerprint scanner, which allows you to unlock the device and keep the apps protected. The phone offers a 5.5” HD display, with a decent quality of display. It is powered with a 1.3 GHz 64 bit Mediatek Octa Core processor coupled with a 3 GB RAM. This is the highest RAM size that you can avail at this price, which is also responsible for an amazing performance of the phone. The camera is a feature you simply cannot ignore for any smartphone. It offers a 13 MP rear camera which comes with a 5 element lens and LED flash. It comes with a 5 MP front facing camera. This dual sim phone runs on Android v5.1 Lollipop OS. The overall experience that you get with this smartphone is incredible.
Xolo Black 1X
Xolo has definitely earned a good name in the Android smartphones segment, especially with the flagship Black series. Recently, it added the Black 1X to this reigning series. This phone comes with a range of features, which are absolutely stunning for something under 10k. It sports a 5” HD display and is powered with a 1.3 GHz Mediatek Octa Core processor which is coupled with a 3 GB RAM. The phone comes with a 13 MP rear camera combined with a phase detection auto focus, which takes about 0.15 seconds to focus. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, the earlier version of Android. It comes with 4G support, and is an amazing dual sim phone. If you are looking for something stable, and a phone that offers good performance, this is the phone for you.
Huawei Honor 4x
This is the new-on-the-block Huawei phone which comes with 4G LTE support. It comes with a 3000 mAh battery, which offers a good battery life. The phone is powered with a Snapdragon 410 64 bit processor coupled with a 4 GB RAM. The camera is an auto focus one. It sports a 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera. It sports a 5.5” HD display screen, and the internal storage space is 8GB. The storage space can be expanded to 32 GB using an external card. It runs on the Android Kitkat OS which offers custom UI. If you want a phone that is simple, and smart, then this one’s made for you.
Samsung Galaxy On7
Samsung is all set to regain its position in the budget smartphone segment. For this, the smartphone makers have launched Galaxy On7, which is a good and powerful smartphone. The phone is typical Samsung made phone, which comes in a plastic body. The back panel has a leather like texture. It is powered with a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 41 Quad Core processor coupled with a 1.5 GB RAM. The phone comes with a 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, which offers a custom UI.
You can choose one of these phones, available at a price below 10k. They all are good for different reasons, and you can choose one of them depending on your need.