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Best Smartphones under 10,000 In India


In today's fast-paced world where smartphones have become an integral part of lives, choosing a phone that falls under your budget can be challenging. From selecting a brand to making the actual purchase, it requires a lot of research to ensure you make the best choice. Moreover, the number of smartphone brands available in the market makes this process even more confusing for buyers.


Worry not because Prune has a solution for you. Today's article will discuss "The Best 5 Smartphones Under 10,000 of 2023". If you are still looking for the perfect smartphone, read the article till the end. 


  1. Redmi 12C: Xiaomi launched the Redmi 12c in India on March 30 2023. The phone features a 6.71-inch HD+ display, a 5MP front-facing camera nestled within the notch, runs on the Helio G85 SoC, offers up to 6GB of RAM, and comes equipped with a 50MP primary camera and a 2MP depth sensor.


Features and Specifications: 


  • 6.71-inch HD+ display with a 1650 x 720 pixels resolution and 20.6:9 aspect ratio.
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor, consisting of Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75
  • It comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage and 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage that can be extended up to 512 GB.
  • Android 12 with MIUI 13.
  • Supports dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD).
  • 50MP primary rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture and 5-megapixel front camera
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
  • 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio.
  • Dust and splash-resistant with an IP52 rating.
  • Dimensions: 168.76x76.41x8.77mm; Weight: 192g.
  • Powered by a 5000mAh (typical) battery with support for 10W charging.
  • Four classy colour variants: Matte Black, Royal Blue, Mint Green, Lavender 


Price In India


The pricing is quite budget-friendly, with the 4GB + 64GB model priced at Rs. 8,999, while the 6GB + 128GB model is available for Rs. 10,999.


2.    Moto G13:  Motorola launched Moto G13 on January 24, 2023. This device features a 6.5-inch HD+ screen with a smooth 90Hz refresh rate. It runs on Helio G85 SoC, with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 


Features and Specifications: 


  • 6.5-inch HD+ LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and Panda glass protection
  • Powered by MediaTek Helio G85 processor with 4GB RAM and 128GB/64GB storage
  • It runs on Android 13
  • Equipped with a versatile 50MP rear camera, including 2MP depth and 2MP macro cameras
  • Features an 8MP front camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security
  • Includes stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
  • Dimensions: 162.7 x 74.66 x 8.19mm; Weight: 184.25g
  • Offers splash resistance (IP52)
  • Supports dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS
  •  5000mAh battery with 10W charging.
  • Colours include Matte Charcoal and Blue Lavender.




The phone comes in two variants: the 4GB + 128GB version is priced at Rs. 9,999, and a more affordable 4GB + 64GB option is available at Rs. 9,499.


3.     Samsung m13: The phone was launched on July 14, 2022, as one of the most affordable phones launched under the brand name Samsung. The smartphone features a 6.6-inch Full HD+ Infinity-V screen with an 8MP front camera within the notch. It runs on the Exynos 850 SoC with 4GB RAM and operates on Android 12 with One UI Core 4.1. 


Features and Specifications:


  • 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD Infinity-V display (2408×1080 pixels)
  • Powered by Exynos 850 Octa-Core processor (2.2GHz Quad + 2GHz Quad) on an 8nm chipset with Mali-G52 GPU
  • 4GB RAM and offers storage options of 64GB/128GB, expandable up to 1TB via microSD card
  • Android 12 with One UI Core 4.1
  • Dual SIM support
  • Equipped with a 50MP rear camera (f/1.8 aperture), a 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera (f/2.2 aperture), and a 2Megapixel camera with (f/2.4 aperture)
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.2 Aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 165.4 x 76.9 x 8.4mm; Weight: 192g
  • Supports dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4G+5GHz), Bluetooth 5, and GPS + GLONASS
  • 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging.
  • Colours include Green, Light Blue and Pink Gold.




The Samsung Galaxy M13 has two storage variants, each with unique pricing options. You can choose between the 4GB + 64GB variant, originally priced at Rs 11,999, and the 6GB + 128GB variant, originally priced at Rs 13,999.


4.    Redmi 11 Prime: Xiaomi launched Redmi 11 Prime on September 6 2022. This phone boasts a 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD screen featuring a smooth 90Hz refresh rate, Adaptive Sync display and an impressive 240Hz touch sampling rate. It also includes an 8-megapixel front-facing camera discreetly placed within the notch.


Features and Specifications: 


  • 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with a resolution of 2408 × 1080 pixels.
  • It features a flexible, adaptive refresh rate with 30Hz, 60Hz, and 90Hz.
  • It is coated with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for added protection.
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio G99 processor, built on a 6nm process, with 2x Cortex-A76 cores at 2.2GHz and 6x Cortex-A55 cores at 2GHz.
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB UFS 2.2 storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 storage.
  • Android 12 with MIUI 13.
  • Rear Camera: 50MP with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, and additional 2MP depth and 2MP macro sensors (available in the 4G model only) with f/2.4 aperture and front camera with 8MP, f/2.0 aperture.
  • Dimensions: 164.0 x 76.1 × 8.9mm; Weight: 200g.
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 18w fast charging
  • Colour Variants: Playful Green, Flashy Black and Peppy Purple




The phone comes in two variants:

The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model is priced at Rs. 8,999

The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model is priced at Rs. 10,499


5.    Samsung Galaxy m04: Samsung launched m04 on December 9 2022. The phone comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V display. It runs on a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC with 4GB of RAM. Moreover, it offers the RAM Plus feature, which provides an additional 4GB of virtual RAM. The phone's camera setup includes a 13MP primary camera paired with a 2MP depth sensor, while the front camera is 5MP.


Features and Specifications:  


  • 6.5-inch HD+ LCD Infinity-V display with a resolution of 1560 × 720 pixels.
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P35 processor (2.3GHz Quad + 1.8GHz Quad ARM Cortex A53 CPU) with an IMGGE8320 GPU.
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage options.
  • Android 12 with One UI Core 4.1 for a user-friendly experience.
  • Rear Camera: Features a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Front Camera: Equipped with a 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture for selfies.
  • Supports Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, and GPS + GLONASS for connectivity.
  • 5,000mAh battery and supports 15W fast charging for quick power-ups.
  • Colour variants: Sea Glass Green and shadow Blue



Price: The phone is available at a competitive price point:


  • The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model is priced at Rs. 8,499.
  • The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage version is priced at Rs. 9,499 for a more significant storage option.


These were some of the best phone options under 10k. However, if you're interested in exploring options in the 20k range, please click here.