Best camera phones under Rs. 10,000 in India [June]: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, Honor 9N, Realme 3 and more
The smartphone industry has been growing at an exponential rate over the last few years with new and improved phones being launched across multiple segments in the industry. While the majority of the coverage is usually around the more expensive flagship phones with top-end specs and features, a lot of attention is also around much more affordable devices that are being coveted by millions of budget phone buyers.
The choice in this particular segment has also been made quite difficult with these devices not only getting fast processors, big displays and beautiful designs, but also brilliant cameras that can even rival much more expensive smartphones. So if you’re in the market to find a good camera phone on a budget, we have you covered.
Here are five camera phones that you can buy under Rs 10,000.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
The Redmi Note 7 brings 6.3-inch (2340 ×1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio covered on the top with 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 7 brings with it an Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 with Adreno 512 GPU that has been paired with up to 4GB RAM with 64GB storage — expandable up to 256GB with microSD card.
The Redmi Note 7 comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25um pixel size, PDAF and f/2.2 aperture; 2-megapixel secondary rear camera. 13-megapixel AI selfie camera. The Redmi Note 7 is sold in two RAM and storage variants in the Indian market. The variants are 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. At a starting price of Rs 9,999, the Redmi Note 7 packs in a 4,000mAh battery.
After going on sale in India, Realme 3 became an instant success in the country and quickly went out of stock during its first few sales. This is pretty much down to the fact that the Realme device brings with it a beautiful 6.2-inch HD+ 19:9 display, Android Pie, dual AI rear cameras, MediaTek Helio P70 12nm processor and a 4230mAh battery.
For optics, there is a 13-megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 5P lens 1.12um pixel size and a 2-megapixel secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. At the front, there is a 13-megapixel AI front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, Group Selfie mode and AR stickers.
Zenfone Max Pro 2
After being launched for Rs 12,999, the phone’s entry variant is now available for Rs 9,999. The biggest highlights of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 include 6.26-inch FHD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, 5000mAh battery, dual rear cameras, 13-megapixel front cameras.
The Honor 9N comes with a 5.84-inch full-HD+ IPS (1080×2280 pixels) display and is powered by Huawei’s octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC paired with Mali T830-MP2 GPU and GPU turbo technology. It includes 4GB of RAM with 64GB/128GB of storage and runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box with EMUI 8.0 on top.
For optics, the Honor 9N features a dual rear camera setup including a 13-megapixel primary sensor along with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. At the front, there is a 16-megapixel sensor backed by AI Beauty features. While the whole package is backed by a 3000mAh battery, there is also a fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock feature for biometrics.
The phone is available for Rs 9,999.
The Realme U1 sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS (2350 x 1080 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 1500:1 contrast ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by the Octa Core MediaTek Helio P70 12nm SoC paired with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The smartphone further includes 3GB of RAM with 32GB of inbuilt storage and 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD.
For optics, there is a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash and a 2-megapixel secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. At the front, there is a 25-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture, AI-backed features and Sony IMX576 sensor.
The phone is currently available for as low as Rs 9,499.