Best smartphones under 12000 rupees in India

If you’re planning to buy a smartphone under 12k, then this is the right place to be in order to find your favorite smartphone. We have listed down the best smartphones under 12000 rupees for you.

5 Best smartphones under 12000 rupees in India

Redmi Note 10

Redmi Note 10
Redmi Note 10

Redmi Note 10 is the best smartphone for people looking to buy a smartphone that has a good display, Performance, Good battery life. Redmi Note 10 comes with a super AMOLED display which makes it one of the best offerings at this price The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 64-bit 11nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 612 GPU that can handle most of the tasks fine. You can also game on this smartphone. According to our testing, you can play games like BGMI fine with medium graphic settings. Lastly, the battery life is also Good on this smartphone. The build quality is also good if you are wondering. The only thing that might stop you from buying this smartphone might be the UI. It comes with MIUI in which most people are fine with. Overall for 12.5k Redmi Note 10 smartphone is a good option for people looking to buy the best overall smartphone.

Redmi Note 10 specifications

  • Display:6.43-inch (1080 × 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 AMOLED screen with up to 1100 nits brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Processor: Snapdragon 678 64-bit 11nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 612 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.2) storage / 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • Android 11 with MIUI 12, upgradable to MIUI 12.5
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, LED Flash, 8MP 118° ultra-wide sensor, 2MP depth, and 2MP macro camera
  • front camera: 13MP front-facing camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Hi-Res audio
  • Water-resistant (IP52)
  • Dimensions: 160.46×74.5×8.3mm;Weight: 178.8g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5000mAh (Typical) battery with 33W fast charging
Rs. 15,890
Rs. 15,999
Flipkart
as of October 17, 2021 2:21 pm
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Price History for REDMI Note 10

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Current Price Rs. 15,890 October 17, 2021
Highest Price Rs. 15,990 October 3, 2021
Lowest Price Rs. 13,832 July 5, 2021
Since July 5, 2021

Last price changes

Rs. 15,890 October 16, 2021
Rs. 15,949 October 15, 2021
Rs. 15,890 October 14, 2021
Rs. 15,900 October 14, 2021
Rs. 15,988 October 14, 2021

Realme Narzo 30

Realme Narzo 30 smartphone
Realme Narzo 30

Realme India announced Realme Narzo 30 smartphones in India for the price of Rs. 12499 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version making it one of the most affordable best Realme smartphones under 15k. The smartphone comes with 6.5-inch (2400  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, Powered by MediaTek Helio G95 12nm processor, 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, and 16 MP front. Talking about the battery 5000mAh ) battery with 30W Dart Charge fast charging.

Overall for 12,499/- Realme Narzo is a very good choice for people looking to buy an alternative smartphone to Redmi Note 10 and for gaming and don’t want an AMOLED display.

Realme Narzo 30 specifications

  • Design: The design is very similar to other Realme smartphones with a vertical camera setup, Polycarbonate body with 162.35×75.46×9.45mm Dimensions that weigh 192g, Comes with Triple slot Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD), Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack.
  • Display: 6.5-inch (2400  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, up to 580 nits brightness
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G95 12nm processor (Dual 2.05GHz A76 + Hexa 2GHz A55 CPUs) with 900MHz Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU
  • Ram and Storage: 4GB LPPDDR4x RAM, 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash
    • 2MP B&W portrait camera
    • 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 16MP front camera with f/2.1 aperture, Sony IMX471 sensor
  • Network support: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery with 30W Dart Charge fast charging
Rs. 12,499
Rs. 14,999
Flipkart

Price History for realme Narzo 30

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Current Price Rs. 12,499 October 17, 2021
Highest Price Rs. 13,499 September 3, 2021
Lowest Price Rs. 12,499 July 5, 2021
Since July 5, 2021

Last price changes

Rs. 12,499 October 17, 2021
Rs. 13,499 October 11, 2021
Rs. 12,499 October 3, 2021
Rs. 13,499 September 3, 2021
Rs. 12,499 July 5, 2021

Realme Narzo 20

Realme Narzo 30
Realme Narzo 30

If you are looking for an even more smartphone you can buy Realme Narzo 20 for under 12k rupees in India. There are other smartphones like Realme C25 and more, Please don’t consider those smartphones. Even though Realme Narzo 20 smartphone is old. It offers the best value for money at this price.

Features of Realme Narzo 20

  • Design: Good old Realme Design, Plastic display, Rear fingerprint sensor, with 164.5×75.9×9.8mm dimensions and weighs 208g, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Display: 6.5-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ 20:9 mini-drop display
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor
  • Ram and Storage: 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • OS: realme UI based on Android 10
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, PDAF, 1080p 30fps video recording, 8MP 119° ultra-wide sensor with f/2.3 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 8MP front-facing camera
  • Network support: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 6000mAh battery with 18W charging
Rs. 11,499
Rs. 13,999
Flipkart
as of October 17, 2021 2:21 pm
Amazon.in

Price History for realme Narzo 20

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Current Price Rs. 11,499 October 17, 2021
Highest Price Rs. 11,499 July 5, 2021
Lowest Price Rs. 11,499 July 5, 2021
Since July 5, 2021

Last price changes

Rs. 11,499 July 5, 2021

Redmi Note 9

Redmi Note 9 smartphone
Redmi Note 9 smartphone

Redmi Note 9 is the best option for many people if you are looking to buy a smartphone under 10000 rupees in India. The device launched in India for 12,999/- and now it costs 10,999/- making it the best choice under 10000 rupees. Redmi Note 9 is still the best smartphone when compared with newer smartphones like POCO M3 which are listed below.

Talking about the smartphone, It comes with the best build quality, camera, performance at this price range. The full detailed specifications are listed below.3.5mm audio jack,

  • Design: Well built with square camera bump. In hand feel seems big. It has Dimensions:  162.38×77.2×8.95mm and Weighs 199 grams, Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, Splash resistant (P2i coating), Dual SIM.
  • Display: 6.53-inch (2340  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with 450nit(typ) brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor
  • Ram and Storage: 3GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) / 4GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 10 with MIUI 12
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear cameras with Samsung GM1 sensor, f/1.79 aperture, PDAF, EIS, 0.8μm pixel size, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro lens and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front camera: 13MP front camera with f/2.25 aperture
  • Network support: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC (optional) USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging
Rs. 14,442
Rs. 14,999
Flipkart
as of October 17, 2021 2:21 pm
Amazon.in

Price History for REDMI Note 9 (Pebble Grey, 64 GB)

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Current Price Rs. 14,442 October 17, 2021
Highest Price Rs. 14,444 October 16, 2021
Lowest Price Rs. 11,999 July 5, 2021
Since July 5, 2021

Last price changes

Rs. 14,442 October 17, 2021
Rs. 14,443 October 17, 2021
Rs. 14,444 October 16, 2021
Rs. 14,443 October 16, 2021
Rs. 11,999 October 5, 2021

TECNO POVA 2

TECNO POVA 2
TECNO POVA 2

TECNO announced its new TECNO POVA 2 smartphone in India for the price of 10,999/-. The best thing about this smartphone is the huge 7000 mah battery. The other specifications of this smartphone are also good for the price.

Talking about the device, TECNO POVA 2 comes with 6.9-inch (1080 x 2460 pixels) FHD+ Dot-in display with up to 480 nits brightness, powered by MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor which is best for gaming and also for daily use.

On the rear, it comes with a 48MP main rear camera and an 8MP front-facing camera. The camera performance is average. It takes good shots in lighting and struggles in low-light situations.

Talking about the battery which is the biggest advantage of this smartphone. It comes with a huge 7000 mah battery with 18-watt fast charging. The number is good but on the flip side, it makes smartphones bulky.

Overall, If you are looking to buy a smartphone with the best battery life this smartphone is for you.

  • Design: The smartphone is really bright and bulky with 173.32 x 78.78 x 9.62mm and weighs more than 200 grams.
  • Display: 6.9-inch (1080 x 2460 pixels) FHD+ Dot-in display with up to 480 nits brightness
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G85 12nm processor
  • Ram and Storage: 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB internal storage / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB internal storage expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Os: HiOS 7.6 based on Android 11
  • Rear camera: 48MP (f/1.79 primary) + 2MP (4cm macro) + 2MP (depth) + 2MP (AI Lens), Quad LED flash
  • Front camera: 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual LED flash
    Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Network support: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 7000mAh battery with 18W fast charging

The smartphone will be available on Amazon.in.

Frequently Asked Questions

Overall best smartphone under 12000 rupees in India

Redmi Note 10 is the best overall smartphone under 12000 rupees in India

Best 5G smartphone under 12000 rupees in India

As of now, there are no 5G smartphones under 12000 rupees in India. you can refer to this link. for the best 5G smartphones under 15000 rupees in India

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