Best phones under Rs. 10,000

Best phones under Rs. 10,000

Considering the overall financial prowess of the average Pakistani, one of the most frequently asked questions we come across are to suggest the best smartphones under 10,000 rupees. Most people in our country do not have the means to splash the cash on expensive flagships or even fathom buying mid-rangers which leads to super budget smartphones becoming their best bet as you simply do require a smartphone to keep up pace with the world today.

You might be wondering what good can you possibly buy within 10,000 rupees? Such was surely the case when we thought about coming up with this compilation but upon doing some research, we actually found some good smartphones. Of course its silly to imagine metallic builds, zero lag or gigantic camera sensors in this price range but they’ll fulfill all your basic smartphone needs albeit being a little slow. Let’s begin proceedings shall we?

Note that the following compilation does not strictly follow a 10,000 rupees bracket as some recommendations can cost in excess of the aforementioned amount. However, rest assured all these prices will remain within close proximity of 10,000 rupees.

Also read: The best Android smartphones under 20,000 rupees

#10 Huawei Y3II

Price: ~Rs. 10,000

The Huawei Y3II begins our list of the best smartphones under 10,000 rupees because of a reason; it looks like a proper premium smartphone only for one to realize after taking a more detailed look that its build is plastic and not metal. Misleading isn’t it? Underneath its finely polished plastic back lies a Quad-Core Cortex-A53 processor with an additional 1GB of RAM which is the more common processing power for smartphones within this price bracket.

The touchscreen settles in with a 4.5 inches size while its 218ppi pixel density allows it to support 480p resolution. The cameras are very finely poised with a 5.0 megapixel primary sensor complimented by a dual-LED flash and a 2 megapixel secondary sensor. Strong cameras for a smartphone under 10,000 bucks, this!

#9 QMobile Noir M95

Price: ~Rs. 10,000

QMobile has turned into a local hero ever since its inception in our country. This is because it provided basic smartphone necessities to the masses in some of the cheapest prices possible and the Noir M95 is another example of it. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Octa-Core Cortex processor with an additional 1GB of RAM. A larger than life 4200 mAh battery is one of its strongest points which has the prowess to easily provide more than a day’s worth battery life while its primary and selfie cameras stand at 5 megapixels and 2 megapixels respectively.

The display is a whopping 5.0 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with 480p resolution. 5.0 inches? Hurray!!

#8 Microsoft Lumia 532 Dual-SIM

Price: ~Rs. 8,000

Lumias are one of the world’s most beautiful smartphones. Even after Nokia abolished manufacturing them, Microsoft has duly stepped up to the plate and produced some nifty Lumia devices within the most affordable prices ever. The Lumia 532 is another one of these affordable babies as within the price you’ll pay for them, you’ll get fast processing via a Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Cortex processor with an additive 1GB of RAM as Windows Phone OSes perform much better than Android with lighter hardware.

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A 4.0 inches touchscreen with 480p resolution, 8GB internal storage and two fine cameras in the form of a 5 megapixel primary plus VGA selfie camera are some of its other goodies.

#7 Lenovo Vibe C

Price: ~Rs. 11,500.

Lenovo has shown a knack of producing lower-end good quality smartphones. With some premium looks, they definitely catch your attention and the Vibe C is one such smartphone. Equipped with some nice features that include a large 5.0 inches display with 294ppi pixel density and 480p resolution, 5 megapixel back and 2 megapixel selfie camera, a powerful 1.1 GHz Quad-Core processor with 1GB of RAM among other features, the Lenovo Vibe C will definitely produce some good vibes.

#6 Haier Esteem i40

Price: ~Rs. 11,500.

Haier is slowly forgetting the “home appliances only” tag by encroaching into the world of smartphones. One can say that Lenovo and Haier have pushed each other onto these newer boundaries and more smartphones such as the Esteem i40 are required to keep the company afloat in these hot waters.

The smartphone contains some excellent features that merit its asking price. Some of its wholesome features include a 5.0 inches 720p resolution touchscreen, 8 megapixel back plus 2 megapixel selfie cameras and good back-end power through a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core processor with 1GB of additional RAM. Base internal 8GB storage and external memory card support are its other pluses.

#5 Oppo Joy 3

Price: ~Rs. 11,000

Oppo is one of the premium entrants into this particular compilation as the company has absolutely won over the trust of the Pakistani public. Not only has it produced some staggering smartphones such as the N3 and F1, it has also done a fine job in the cheaper end of the smartphone market with the Joy 3 trying its utmost to bring joy to the masses.

The smartphone features some useful specifications which include a 4.5 inches 480p display, 5 megapixel back and 2 megapixel front cameras plus a Quad-Core processor with 1GB of RAM. The metallic frame between the front and back panels further adds to the smartphone’s beauty.

#4 Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini

Price: ~Rs. 8,500

If you were a Samsung fan, we apologize you had to wait this long to see a smartphone from your beloved manufacturer. The Galaxy J1 Mini is a crafty little smartphone which has some nice features that include a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor with 1GB of RAM, 5 megapixel back and VGA selfie camera and an overall nice build with a touch of metal between the plastic back and front glass panel. 8GB internal storage is a must mention while its display is a 4.0 inches TFT capactive touchscreen with 480p resolution.

#3 Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual-SIM

Price: ~Rs. 10,000

Microsoft has completely taken over Lumia production and since then, we’re seeing some value for money releases from the American company. This particular smartphone, the Lumia 540 Dual-SIM, is arguably the best of the lot as it comprises of some powerful specifications within the most affordable of prices imaginable.

By powerful specifications, we’re talking about a 5.0 inches 720p display, 8GB of internal storage plus external card-slot, a 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Cortex processor with an additional 1GB of RAM which is finely poised to smoothly run the built-in Windows Phone 8.1 OS and two outstanding cameras in the form of an 8 megapixel primary and 5 megapixel selfie shutter. Seeing a selfie camera with such prowess in this kind of a price is simply outstanding!

#2 QMobile Noir M350 Dual-SIM

Price: ~Rs. 11,500

QMobile has long shown its commitment to producing smartphones for the masses and the Noir M350 Dual-SIM is a continuation of that. The smartphone features some excellent specifications for a cheap smartphone which includes a 5.0 inches capacitive touchscreen, 8 megapixel back and 5 megapixel primary cameras, a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core processor with 1GB of additional RAM and a humongous 5000 mAh battery which is sure to provide more than a day’s worth of battery usage. 8GB of internal storage is another honorable mention.

#1 QMobile Noir S3

Price: ~Rs. 10,000

QMobile makes a swift return with the Noir S3. This smartphone probably contains the best specifications seen inside a device within 10,000 rupees. The smartphone is a powerhouse because of the presence of Quad-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex processor with 2GB of RAM. That’s right people! 2GB of RAM takes its place underneath the Noir S3’s hood which was equally hard for us to believe as it is for you.

Its jaw-dropping features just don’t stop yet as it features 16GB of internal storage, a 5.0 inches 720p resolution touchscreen and two adequate cameras in the form of an 8 megapixel primary and 5 megapixel selfie sensor. This is what you call a proper value for money smartphone!

This signals the end of the best smartphones under 10,000 rupees. We hope that the writing played its part in enlightening you about the cheapest possibilities in the world of smartphones. Do let us know if we skipped something or if you found the article useful.

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