If you were planning to buy a new budget smartphone, this is going to be one of the toughest decisions to make. With a lot of OEMs bringing in their latest phones in the affordable category, there are a lot of choices available. Smartphones have also evolved in the past couple of years and now we have great hardware and features not just in the high-end category, but also in the mid-range and budget category.
Previously, while 1GB and 2GB RAM were available in the budget segment, today we have devices with 3GB RAM in the sub 10k price segment. Here is a list of best smartphones with 3GB of RAM below Rs 10,000 in India.
1. Lava Pixel V2 (3GB):
Lava Pixel V2 3GB is the latest smartphone from Lava which comes with Android 6.0 out of the box. It comes with a 5 inch HD display and is powered by a 64-bit 1 GHz Quad-Core Media Tek processor and 3 GB RAM along with 16GB storage. It has 13MP Auto Focus with Dual LED Flash, F2.0 Aperture + 8MP Selfie Camera. It is packed with 2500 mAh battery and comes with 4G LTE, dual SIM cards, and micro SD card support.
The phone is priced Rs 9,799.
2. Coolpad Note 3:
Coolpad Note 3 comes with a 5.5 inch HD (1280 X 720P) display and is powered by 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. The phone comes with 3GB of RAM and there is 16GB internal storage which can be expanded via SD card.
On the imaging front, the phone packs a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash with auto focus and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a CMOS image sensor. The phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Cool UI on top of it. The phone also comes with a fingerprint scanner which is first of its kind on a budget device. The device is priced Rs 8999 in India.
3. Coolpad Note 3 Lite:
The Coolpad Note 3 Lite comes with a 5 inch HD (1280 X 720P) display and is powered by MediaTek MT6735 quad-core chipset which is clocked at 1.3GHz. The device has 3GB of RAM and comes with 16GB internal storage which is expandable via micro SD card to 64GB. The cameras have been retained from the Note 3 and comes with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooter for selfies and video calls. The device is powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop with Cool UI 6.0 on top of it.
The phone is priced Rs 6,999 in India.
4. InFocus Bingo 50:
InFocus Bingo 50 features a 5 inch HD display and is powered by 1.3 Ghz Quad Core Processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. On the imaging front, the phone has 8MP rear and 8MP front cameras. The phone runs Android 6.0 out of the box and supports micro SD card and dual SIM cards. It also features 2500mAh battery.
The phone is priced Rs 7,499.
5. Lava Iris X10:
Lava Iris X10 comes with a 5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass and is powered by MediTek 6753 Quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM. The phone comes with Android Lollipop upgradable to Marshmallow 6.0. There is 13 MP rear camera with PIP, Live Photo modes; dual LED flash and a 5 MP front camera; 84 Degree wide angle. The internal storage is at 16GB which is expandable. It also has 2900 mAh battery and support 4G LTE.
The phone is priced Rs 9,999.
6. XOLO Black 1X:
XOLO Black 1X features a 5 inch Full HD display and is powered by Android v5.1 Lollipop with a 1.3 GHz octa-core MT6753 Mediatek processor, ARM Mali T720MP3, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB. The phone has 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, and a 2400mAh battery. The device has 4G LTE support along with dual SIM cards.
The device is priced Rs 8499.
7. Kult 10:
Kult 10 is a new brand in India and it comes with 5 inch HD display and is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor with 3GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. It can be expanded via micro SD card. The phone has 13 MP Rear and 5 MP front camera. It has Android 5.1 Lollipop and a 2350mAh battery.
The device is priced Rs 7999.
8. Micromax Canvas Mega:
Micromax Canvas Mega 4G comes with a 5.5 inch HD display and is powered by 1.3Ghz Quad core MediaTek processor with 3GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. The phone has 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera for selfies. The device has 2500mAh battery along with Android Lollipop.
The phone is priced Rs 8640.