With the fierce competition in the smartphone market, the manufacturers are offering best possible hardware for their respective price segments. The high-end features like dual-lens camera and 4GB of RAM are now available at sub Rs. 10,000 price range. The consumers can purchase a new smartphone at Rs. 7,000 or Rs. 8,000 without compromising the performance. Most of these smartphones even come with a fingerprint sensor to enhance the security. Also, check out the best upcoming smartphones of August 2017.
Below is the list of latest smartphones priced under Rs. 10,000 in India.
Yu Yunique 2 is the latest smartphone from Yu Televentures, the subsidiary of Micromax. It comes with a price tag of Rs. 5,999 and is sold exclusively through Flipkart. It sports a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. The Yunique 2 is powered by MediaTek MT6737 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. There is 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 64GB. It runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and uses the TrueCaller as the native dialer app. In the camera department, there is a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera for selfies. It is backed by a 2,500mAh battery and lacks fast charging support. The Yunique 2 measures 145 x 72.7 x 9.15 mm and weighs 159 grams.
The Indian smartphone manufacturer, Xolo has launched the Era 1X Pro smartphone as an upgraded variant of the Era 1X. Apart from a couple of upgrades, the Era 1X Pro comes with almost same specifications as its successor, and even the design looks same. The new Era 1X Pro is priced at Rs. 5,888 and is available exclusively through Snapdeal. The 5MP shooter on the front comes with dual tone LED flash for capturing selfies even in low light conditions. The Xolo Era 1X Pro sports a 5-inch display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution. It houses an unspecified quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and comes coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. On the rear is an 8MP primary camera with LED flash. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port.
Zopo Mobiles has launched a new budget smartphone called Speed X in India for Rs. 9,499. It will be sold via major online stores and comes with AI-based chatbot called Niki. The Speed X will be made available in Royale Gold, Charcoal Black, Orchid Gold, and Space Grey colors. The USP of the device is its dual camera setup featuring 13MP and 2MP sensors. For selfies, there is another 13MP sensor on the front. Both the cameras are accompanied with LED flash. It runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display and is powered by MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor. The device also includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. It is backed by a 2,680mAh non-removable battery and measures just 8.1mm thickness. There is also a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear of the device.
Just after launching the Moto E4, Motorola came up with the Moto E4 Plus in India. While the Moto E4 is available through offline retailers, the new Moto E4 Plus is exclusive to Flipkart. At Rs 9,999, the Moto E4 Plus comes with decent specifications. It runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box without any customizations to the UI. As seen on the Moto G5 and G5 Plus smartphones, the E4 Plus also comes with One Key Nav feature. The 5.5-inch display comes with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution. It includes 1.3GHz MediaTek MTK6737M processor, 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage. There is also a dedicated MicroSD card slot for further expansion of storage. It sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. For selfies, there is a 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. The USP of the device is its 5,000mAh battery that also supports fast charging.
Micromax Canvas 1 is the latest smartphone under the Canvas series. It comes in Matte Black and Chrome Black colors and is sold via offline channels across the country. The device sports a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display and is backed by a MediaTek MT6737 quad-core processor. It offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage that can be expandable up to 32GB. Talking about cameras, the Canvas 1 includes an 8MP camera on the rear with LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera on the front. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G VoLTE connectivity. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It is kept powered on by a 2,500mAh battery. It measures 143 x 71 x 8.3 mm and weighs 150 grams. Micromax is also offering 100-day replacement promise on any hardware issue.