Planning to buy a smartphone? Here are the best ones priced under Rs 10,000

From Coolpad Cool 1 to Xiaomi Redmi 4 — five power-packed smartphones that do not burn a hole in your pocket

Companies News : In the price-conscious Indian smartphone market, budget smartphones are one of the most sought-after devices. The offerings in this league offer great value for money, without cutting corners on major features like a decent camera, quality display, ample RAM and long-lasting battery.

The budget smartphone segment is inundated with devices manufactured by Chinese and home-grown handset makers. While being spoilt for choice is a happy situation, too many options sometimes confuses us — which of the many should you buy? Which smartphone is the best bet if you want a bang for your buck?

Business Standard lists out 5 feature-rich budget smartphones that can be a good choice if your budget is Rs 10,000 or less:

Coolpad Cool 1

Coolpad Cool 1 is a powerful device co-created by LeEco and Coolpad. The phone has a lot of features offered by LeEco and the cool quotient of Coolpad. It ticks nearly all the right boxes, and that makes the smartphone one of the best in the league. This

smartphone sports dual rear cameras with several great features, besides a powerful manual mode. The cameras in Coolpad Cool 1 deliver better results than other smartphones in the price segment .

After launching a variant with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage at the price point of Rs 13,999, the company recently brought another variant with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. The latter version is currently selling on Amazon India for Rs 9,999. At this price point, the smartphone is a steal for people looking for a great camera phone without compromising on other specs.

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Xiaomi Redmi 4 sale begins on Amazon: All you need to know about the device

The Redmi 4 is a capable smartphone with a perfect screen size and resolution. Watch hands-on review

Xiaomi’s latest budget offering, the Xiaomi Redmi 4, went on sale at 12 noon on Tuesday, exclusively on Amazon India. In the first flash sale that had taken place on May 23, the smartphone had seen a huge interest from buyers and registered a record sales number of a whopping 250,000 units within the first eight minutes.

According to Amazon. in, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 had recorded more than 10 million hits per minute on the site, after having received some 2.3 million ‘notify me’ alerts from customers since the launch announcement on May 16.

The dual-sim budget smartphone with VoLTE capabilities is the latest offering from Xiaomi and offers an all-round performance. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 smartphone is available in three storage and RAM options – 16GB/2GB, 32GB/3GB and 64GB/4GB — which makes it a perfect smartphone option for people moving from feature phones to smartphones or those preferring budget smartphones with ample storage and RAM.

The base model of the device, with 16 GB of storage and 2 GB of RAM, is priced at Rs 6,999.

Business Standard reviewed the device to check how it matched against its tall claims. Here is a detailed review of the device:

The made-in-India Redmi 4 smartphone is the latest addition to Xiaomi’s entry-level Redmi series and succeeds the popular Xiaomi Redmi 3S and 3S Prime, the smartphone that has recorded the highest ever online sales numbers in India – 4 million units in just nine months – according to the company. Read more