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Best smartphones under Rs 10,000 in India: Samsung Galaxy F12, Poco C31, Realme Narzo 30A and more

From Poco C31, Realme Narzo 30A to Micromax In Note 1, here are the best smartphones that you can buy for under Rs 10,000 in India.

By Priya Singh | Published:Thu, April 14, 2022 3:18pm


Poco C31

Poco C31 sports a 6.53-inch HD (720×1,600 pixels) LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, and TUV Rheinland certification for blue light emission. Powering the phone is a MediaTek Helio G35 SoC paired with up to 4GB RAM. The phone has a dedicated microSD slot that offers expandable storage support of up to 512GB. For photography, a triple rear setup is added that comprises a 13-megapixel primary camera, and two 2-megapixel cameras. For selfies, a 5-megapixel camera rest at the dewdrop notch. The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery that is rated to last for up to two days. It is claimed to last for up to 540 hours of standby, 30 hours of e-learning, 34 hours of VoLTE calling, 10 hours of gaming. It is available at a starting price of Rs 7,999 on Flipkart


Samsung Galaxy F12

Samsung Galaxy F12 sports a 6.5-inch HD Infinity-V display with a 90 Hz refresh rate. It is powered by a 2.0Ghz octa-core Exynos 850 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. The battery is a 6,000mAh one with support for 15W USB Adaptive fast charging technology. Samsung Galaxy F12 sports a quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 2-megapixel depth camera, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. It features an 8-megapixel front camera. It is priced at Rs 9,499 on Flipkart.


Micromax IN Note 1

Available at Rs 9,999 on Flipkart, Micromax In Note 1 features a 6.67-inch Full HD display with a punch-hole cutout in the top to hold the selfie camera. The phone uses the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset and can be had with up to 4GB RAM as well as up to 128GB storage. The phone relies on a 5000mAh battery and comes with a USB-C 18W fast charger in the box. The rear has a quad-camera setup, comprising of a 48-megapixel main camera sensor. This is accompanied by a 5-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth camera. The front camera comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera.


Tecno Spark 8 Pro

Available at Rs 9,999 on Amazon, Tecno Spark Pro features a 6.8-inch full HD display that comes with 20.5:9 aspect ratio, 1,080×2,460 pixel resolution and 500 nits of peak brightness. Tecno Spark 8 Pro is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 processor and offers 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM that can be virtually expandable by up to 7GB and 64GB internal storage that is expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card. In the camera department, the smartphone features a triple rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel secondary sensor and an AI lens. An 8-megapixel selfie and video-calling camera have been given for the front panel. Talking about the phone’s battery, it is backed by a 5000mAh battery, which supports 33W fast charging.


Realme Narzo 30A

Realme Narzo 30A packs-in decent specifications for its price. The phone is powered by a MediaTek G85 processor paired with up to 4GB of RAM. It features a 6.5-inch HD (720 x 1600-pixel resolution) display with 88.7 percent screen-to-body ratio. On the camera front, Realme Narzo 30A gets a 13-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and a B&W portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, the phone offers an 8-megapixel AI camera with f/2.0 aperture with Portrait mode, HDR, and Time-lapse. Realme Narzo 30A runs realmeUI based Android 10 right out of the box. The phone boasts a textured rear panel and houses a circular-shaped fingerprint sensor at the centre. In terms of battery backup, Realme Narzo 30A gets a 6,000mAh battery and supports an 18W fast charge. In terms of pricing, the smartphone is available at Rs 8,699 on