With the evolution of technology, the taste and need of people are also getting advanced. 2G/3G connectivity no more delights them; rather the 4G innovation has swayed their minds. The alluring and pocket-friendly 4G plans have led users to switch from 3G to 4G. The progress of 4G is further prompted by the launch of several 4G LTE enabled smartphones which are priced reasonably. 2015 was the year when India saw 4G LTE roll out across various cities. We tried to cover some of the best options for a 4G LTE handset below Rs. 10.000.
- Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime | Priced at 8999
3 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM, expandable up to 128 GB
5 “HD Display
13MP Primary Camera, 5MP Front
4100 mAh Li-Ion Polymer Battery, which gives good battery life
The impressive Redmi 3S Prime comes with a super-fast fingerprint sensor and enables you to enjoy a world of lag-free multitasking with quick and powerful Snapdragon processor and the versatile 3GB RAM. For all those having a budget of 10K, this is the ideal phone for you.
- Xolo Black (3GB 16GB) | Priced at Rs. 8999
3 GB RAM,16 GB ROM and Expandable up to 32 GB
5.5 “HD Display
13MP back camera and 2MP front camera
3200 mAh Li-Ion Polymer Battery
This smart phone boasts of a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display, 1.5 GHz Octa Core Processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM and dual SIM support (hybrid). 13MP primary camera will click some pretty good pictures and on the front offers you a 2MP selfie camera. The handset is powered by a 3200 mAh battery, giving strong battery life.
- Micromax Yu Yureka Plus | Priced at Rs. 8.999
1.7 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-Bit Processor.
RAM – 2 GB RAM
Connectivity – 2G, 3G & 4G, WIFI, Bluetooth.
Rear Camera – 13 megapixel rear auto focus cameras with LED flash, 5 MP Front Camera.
6 GB built-in storage, micro SD- expandable up to 32 GB.
Battery Capacity – Li-ion 2500 mAh.
Micromax teamed with cyanogen team to launch the highly affluent full HD display (1920*1080) resolution 5.5 inch 4G mobile – Yureka Plus. They launched a well priced very high configuration 4G smartphone available solely on Amazon India.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 | Priced at Rs. 9999
2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM , can be Expandable Upto 32 GB
5.5 “ full HD display
16MP back camera| 5MP front
4050 mAh Li-Polymer Battery Battery
The Redmi 3 mobile phone is specially designed for every youngster. Its high-speed performance helps you switch between apps without any problem, enhances your gaming experience by supporting fluid movements, and giving due importance to privacy, it offers fingerprint sensors. The first 4G mobile that would be recommend within 10,000 budget.
- InFocus M535 | Priced at Rs 9,999
Processor – 64 Bit MediaTek Quad-Core 6735 SOC
Dual Sim (LTE+GSM)
2 GB RAM
2G, 3G & 4G, WIFI, Bluetooth.
Li-ion 2600 mAh, battery capacity
Android Lollipop 5.1 with Inlife UI 2.0
Offering a display of 5.5”, this smart phone has 16GB built in storage and expandable upto 64GB. Infocus has been gaining ground in the Indian market slowly and steadily. This latest smart phone by Infocus was released in November ’15 and is available on Snapdeal for Rs. 9,999.
The smart phone other than having good support for 4G FDD and TDD LTE bands in India offers great camera quality. The smartphone has 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with quick auto-focus and Led Flash. The smartphone also has an 8 Mega Pixel wide angle camera to take selfies, which is very hard to find within this range.
- Samsung Galaxy J3 | Priced at Rs. 7,990
1.5 GB RAM.
Android lollipop 5.1 with touch-wiz UI.
Spreadtrum Quad – core processor clocked @ 1.5 GHz.
Dual hybrid sim. With 3G & 4G LTE.
If you are seeking for a branded reliable 4G LTE smartphone than Samsung Galaxy J3 is the right choice. The Samsung Galaxy J3 was launched in April’16 and comes with NFC support and bike mode. The bike mode enables you to drive without worry and you can attend calls, your phone automatically responds to the calls with a text message. The smartphone has a pretty good 5” HD display. It offers you 8GB internal storage and can be expanded upto 128 GB.
- Lenovo K3 Note | Priced at Rs. 8999
Available on Flipkart, The Lenovo K3 Note is the latest addition in the Lenovo family, excellent with a 5.5 inch IPS display (1080 x 1920 pixels resolution) and is dynamized by a 1.7 GHz octa core processor, with 2GB RAM. This smart phone supports 4G and provides dual SIM option. 16GB internal storage, which can is expandable up to 32GB externally.
Featuring a fantastic 13MP camera on the back with dual LED flash support and a 5MP front facing camera for selfies, this phone will let you capture all your prized memories in the form of clear, high definition pictures. It comes with Dolby Atmos audio technology, but the box doesn’t come with a headset. The 3000 mAh battery in place, will let you get a talk time of up to 36 hours on 3G. The handset weighs 150 grams with battery.
- Asus Zenfone Max | Priced at Rs. 9999
5.5 inch IPS HD touchscreen
1.5GHz Octa core processor
2GB RAM, 32GB ROM
64GB expandable support
Dual SIM with 4G support.
Zenfone Max is considered to be one of the best battery android mobiles in India. It comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery and can also double up as a power bank to charge your other devices. This smart phone is available only on Flipcart.
- Samsung Galaxy On 7 | Priced at Rs, 9,999
If you are brand concerned and looking for an Android smartphone with 4G LTE, then Samsung Galaxy On7 is for you. It comes with 5.5″ capacitive touch screen, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, dual SIM (LTE + LTE), 13/5MP camera, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB ROM, 128GB expandable and 3000 mAh battery. This phone is available only on Flipcart.
- Lenovo Vibe P1m | Priced at Rs. 7.499
Lastly, another 4G handset from Lenovo is the Vibe P1m, which is a mini/modified version of the Vibe P1. Available only on Flipkart, it boasts of a 5 “HD IPS display and is backed by 1GHz quad-core processor, clubbed with 2GB RAM & 16GB ROM.
On the rear it offers an 8MP autofocus camera and on the front, there is a 5MP selfie camera. This dual SIM handset supports 4G LTE connectivity, powered by huge battery of 4000 mAh, which gives you upto 1.5 to 2 days of backup on moderate use.