Top 10 Smartphones from Rs 10000 to 17000 in India

Top 10 Smartphones from Rs 10000 to 17000 in India

Choosing smartphones causes moments of confusion.

      Regarding designs, screen size, battery reliability , storage, camera accessibility and  budget friendly are important while choosing a smartphone.             

         Still struggling to select the best and budget friendly smartphones? No worries. Here we list down 10 top smartphones based on users reviews and ratings from 10000 to 17000 in India.

  •  If you are looking for a gaming smartphone , you may go with 6GB RAM featured phones. 
  • For brand conscious people, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia and Xiaomi are the best choices ever. 

Top 10 smartphones that you can select is  

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max(Rs.16,999) 
  • Infinix Note 10 pro (Rs. 16,999)
  • Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime (Rs. 16,499)
  • Infinix  Zero 8i (Rs. 15,999)
  • Realme Narzo 30 Pro (Rs.15,999)
  • Realme 7 (Rs.14,999)
  • Realme Narzo 20 Pro (Rs.14,499) 
  • Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro (Rs. 13,999)
  • Poco X3 (Rs. 15,999).
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (Rs.12,515)


1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max (16,999)


       Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max was released on 18 March 2021 and price starts at 16,999 which is currently out of stock. 

       Based on 2,471 ratings, it got 4.3 out of 5 and was marked as excellent in performance, display, camera, battery.

         Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max is equipped with the snapdragon 732G chipset and comes with 8GB RAM, 128GB inbuilt storage. 

                The power management of the phone is quite impressive as it is packed with 33W fast charging supported by 5,020mAh li-Polymer battery.  The large ISOCELL Plus sensor dedicates a decent low light photography. 

           Lack of 5GB enabled in the Redmi note pro max is only a big disappointment .

This is the only reason to become Realme X7 and Realme Nazro 30 Pro competitive.      

        Overall, it is quite good to buy if you don’t mind the non-availability of GB.


2. Infinix Note 10 Pro (16,999)

      Infinix Note 10 Pro  launched on 13 June 2021 in India and price starts at Rs 16,999.

        Based on a 1,233 Rating,it got 4.1 out of 5. It is marked as excellent performance wise as it is equipped with a capable processor of MediaTek Helio G95 with LPDDR4V RAM of 8 GB and 128 GB of inbuilt storage.

       Having a 7 inches display is quite impressive but could be difficult to use for some time. 

      The camera performance is also markedly excellent  as it offers decent daylight photography . Even so, Low light photography could be improved. 

        Infinix Note 10 Pro provides fast 33W charging powered by a 5,000 mAh massive battery  and it is long lasting.

       Overall, Infinix Note 10 Pro is excellent in performance, battery, camera and Good in display as it has a giant screen. 


3. Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime (Rs. 16,499)

       Samsung Galaxy M31 Prime was released on 16 October 2020 and price starts at Rs. 16,499.

            Launched with an excellent “Super AMOLED ” display, LPDDR4X featured 6GB RAM. It has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 based on 171488 ratings.

           It runs Android v10 and packs 64 GB of inbuilt storage which can be expandable up to 512 GB. It is a strong build for this budget. It has a long lasting battery supports 15W fast charging powered by a 6000mAh massive battery. 

4. Infinix Zero 8i (Rs 15,999)

       Infinix Zero 8i  was released on 03 December 2020 and price starts at Rs 15,999.

       It launched with a unique design and respectful amount. Based on 5993 ratings, it got 4.2 out of 5.

        At this respective price, it has a big and 90Zh display,unique design and excellent performance in battery and fast charging.

    It comes with a high refresh rate panel but with a slightly outdated MediaTek Helio G90T chipset.

        Battery wise, it comes with a 4,500mAh cell which supports 33W fast charging. 

               If they were conscious with an upgraded selfie camera and real timeline  for software updates ,it could have better ratings than this. 


5. Realme Narzo 30 Pro (Rs 15,999)

         Realme Narzo 30 Pro was released on 24 February 2021 and price starts at 15,999 which is available in 3 stores but price differs.

       Based on 30630 ratings, it  got 4.3 out of 5. It is also marked as excellent in performance camera, battery and good in display. 

      As of expert review, it is the all rounder and on top of their recommended list as it is priced low for 5GB enabled.The 120 HZ refresh rate panel is the highlight of the phone at this affordable price. By this, It gave an equivalent compete to POCO X3         

   It has software that is based on Android 10 which is a slight disappointment to the users. And it comes with decent 33w fast charging powered by a 5,000 mAh li-ion battery and inbuilt storage of 64 GB.

     Even with the lag in the un updated Android version, low life photography, boring design, it looks like a great choice to choose. 

6. Realme 7 (Rs.14,999)       

       Realme 7 was released  on 03 September 2020 and the price starts at 14,999. Based on 2,54,926 ratings, it got 4.3 out of 5.

            Realme  has introduced the new Media Tek G95 chipset on Realme 7.As a phone for daily usage, Realme 7 works well. In Pubg mobile, Realme 7 fares pretty well. Gaming is quite good in Realme 7.            

         Realme 7 offers a 6GB RAM with 64 GB inbuilt storage that can be expanded to 256 GB. Realme 7 has an upgraded battery capacity from 4,300 mAh to 5,000 mAh. So we can see that a full charge is done in an hour. 

    As of expert review, Realme is the best among the best phones under 15,000.


7. Realme Narzo 20 Pro  (Rs.14,499)

       Realme Narzo 20 Pro launched on 21 September 2020. Based on 103370 ratings, it got 4.3 out of 5.                

               The price tag of Realme Narzo is equal to Realme 7. However there is a little difference in terms of specs. It doesn’t differ from previous 90Hz Realme phones.     

        65W charging support is the single biggest factor of Narzo 20 Pro. For the first time on a Narzo device, Realme Nazro 20 Pro only introduced a 90Hz refresh rate. 

     Improvement on night photography is only the considerable which usually lacks in other phones on this budget.        

          However, Realme phones are no longer in competition with Xiaomi but with themselves. 


8. Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro (13,999)

       Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro was released on 14 July’s price starts at 13,999. It is also marked as excellent in performance, camera, battery and good in display.  

        The Poco M2 Pro is a worthy device for its Price.As we are familiar with Redmi note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, we can see a little difference in terms of uniqueness. Basically PocoM2 Pro is a mix of these two .

      Poco M2 became the company’s most affordable phone by its attractive display, snapdragon 720G chipset, 48MP quad camera, FHD+Display, 33W fast charging support. Though it comes with a quite familiar design ,we can appreciate a P2i coating for flash resistance.

     The  graphic snapdragon 720G handles intensive games quite well. So the Poco M2 Pro is an impressive social budget phone. 

     Anyhow, the Poco M2 Pro is the best choice compared with the Redmi Note 9 Pro.

9. Xiaomi Poco X3 (Rs. 15,999)

     Xiaomi Poco X3 was released on 22 September 2020. It’s price starts at Rs 15,999. Based on 2,25,112 ratings, it got 4.3 out of 5.

         Though Poco was criticised for launching smartphones that look similar to some Redmi phones,  the Poco X series manages to carve out its own identity. 

      It offers a 120Hz display, fast performance,  a solid quad camera system and a long lasting life powered by a massive 6000 mAh battery and inbuilt storage of 64GB. And it has a big and bulky build. Poco X3 is powered by Android 10 based MIUI 12. 

      Poco X3 comes with the newest Qualcomm snapdragon 732G chipset. The 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch response are quite impressive. As it offers a smooth scrolling experience, it is not the best in this segment .

       If you are looking for a phone that fires from all sides,  the Poco X3  is a good choice. 

10. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10(Rs 12,515)

        Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 was released on 16 March 2021. It’s price starts at Rs. 12,515.

          Based on 70,642 ratings, it got 4.1 out of 5. Xiaomi Redmi Note offers amazing design, fast performance, quite good camera quality and best in class display. 

        It runs Android v11 and is powered by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. And it comes with the inbuilt storage of 64GB RAM which can be expanded up-to 512GB.

         The Xiaomi Redmi Note  10  comes with the new Qualcomm snapdragon 678 chipset, an impressive design language and a class leading AMOLED panel.  

         Overall, Xiaomi Redmi Note is a near perfect budget phone  for those who are all looking for the best phone under Rs. 15,000,  Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 is the best choice ever.



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