In the wide market of smartphones where many brands set their mark by bringing new innovations and technologies to the table, all the brands compete on a daily basis by introducing smartphones packed with all the latest features and specifications which will blow your mind. There are many brands in the market, which cater to a particular segment of customers who are always looking forward to buying budget smartphones. Brands like Panasonic India Smartphones, Xiaomi India, Realme, Motorola are known for making smartphones that are suitable for people who are always looking for the best, under a budget. Features such as the big view display, quality cameras, fingerprint sensor, corning Gorilla glass are usually available in smartphones which are expensive. But the aforementioned brands are famous and known for providing all these features in their smartphones at a minimal budget.
After much research, we have selected the best budget smartphones under Rs.12000. These smartphones are packed with all the trending features to give you the best performance.
- Panasonic Eluga Ray 500–
This phone is from the much acclaimed ‘Eluga Series’ of smartphones manufactured by Panasonic India. This smartphone is powered by a 1.25GHz processor and a 3GB RAM which ensures to provide you performance packed experience, without encountering any lags or glitches. To keep all your data secure, it comes with the new fingerprint sensor technology. The 5” HD IPS display provides you with a crisp and vivid picture quality in high definition. This smartphone bags a dual camera (13MP + 8MP) which allows you to capture both close-up and wide angled shots perfectly. The added professional modes allow you to click mesmerising pictures with ease. With the 5MP front camera, your selfies will be as beautiful as you are, as the camera comes with beautification modes leading to amazing selfies. The smartphone is powered by a 4000mAh battery, which gives an amazing battery life to this phone. If you are thinking to buy a smartphone under the range of 12,000, you should definitely shortlist this powerful device. The Eluga Ray 500 is priced at INR 8,999 and is available on Flipkart.
2) Redmi Note 5-
Redmi, as a brand is known for providing the best to their customers at a much affordable price. The Redmi Note 5, which is considered to be one of the best budget smartphones in the market, is surely on our list. This smartphone is packed with a powerful 14nm Snapdragon 625 processor with a 3GB RAM, which gives you a smooth & performing experience. The display of this smartphone is eye-catching. Under the hood, this smartphone is also powered by a 4000mAh battery with fast charging as well, so that you don’t have to worry about carrying your charger everywhere with you. The 12MP rear and 5MP front camera allows you to click stunning pictures even in low light. Surely, a smartphone with such features is a must to be on this list.
Another power-packed and budget smartphone from Panasonic India which is on our list this time. The Eluga I9 is one of those rare smartphones which are full of the latest features and the latest technology. This smartphone is powered by a quad-core processor and a 3GB RAM which ensures a smooth and fast experience even if you are working on multiple apps at the same time. The internal memory of this smartphone is stacked at 32GB which is expandable up to 128GB, great for users like you who don’t want to delete their favourite pictures at any cost. The large and vivid HD display of this smartphone is a visual treat for your eyes as it shows everything in the most pleasing way possible. All the colours on the screen come out as more vibrant leading to an impeccable visual experience. The 5D curved glass is there to protect the phone’s screen from different scratches and dust. This smartphone bags a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera which allows you to click stunning pictures, be it day or night. The different professional modes make your experience of clicking pictures even more amazing. This phone is also powered by the latest AI technology introduced by Panasonic India Smartphones, ARBO, your virtual buddy which tracks your usage pattern and provides you with helpful prompts regarding everything you do. With such heavy specifications, this phone needs to be in your consideration when you buy a new smartphone. The Eluga I9 is priced at INR 7,499 and is available on Flipkart.
4) Moto E5 Plus-
This phone has been in the market for a while now but it has surely made its mark in the market. That is the sole reason that this phone has been the critic’s choice since its arrival.
The E5 Plus is powered by a 5000mAh lithium-polymer battery with 10W rapid charging which allows you to live tension free the whole day. This smartphone is packed with some really amazing features such as 6 inch Max Vision display, 12MP rear camera with laser auto focus and 5MP front camera, both equipped with an LED flash. To give you a lightning-fast experience, this phone is equipped with a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor and a 3GB RAM. Overall, the Moto E5 Plus is a good option to buy under the 12,000 segment.
This is our list of top four smartphones which are the best in their segment and are power packed with many features and specifications.