Android is by far the best mobile OS till now. It is open source and there is no cost involved in it. There are a whole range of smartphones which are available today which are equipped with Android OS. But, how do you choose the best among them. We help you find the best 5 smartphones below Rs 10,000 that are equipped with Android Operating System.
The smartphones that are listed here are some of the best Android phones below 10K range. These smartphones have good performance as well as specifications. They have a good value for money and are very useful device in the long run. You can definitely consider these as a buying option if you planning to buy an Android smartphone.
LG Optimus Net (Price Rs 8,700)
LG Optimus Net is a marvel of a phone. It is low cost phone that has features of any high end phone. It is equipped with Android Gingerbread 2.3 Operating System. The LG Optimus Net has a screen size of 3.2 inches. It features a TFT display with a resolution of 320 x 480 and a content of 16 million color pallets.
The LG Optimus Net ie powered by 800 MHz single core processor and has Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM 7227T chip. The phone is also equipped with Adreno 200 graphics engine. This engine provides excellent graphic support and is a big plus point for the smartphone.
The phone has 3.2 Megapixel camera and a RAM of 512 MB. It has 1500 mAH battery which provides good power to the phone. The LG Optimus Net comes along complementary snap on back cover which makes the phone look more attractive.
HTC Explorer (Price Rs 8,900)
The original price of HTC Explorer was more than Rs 10,000 but as competition has increased, the price of HTC Explorer has fallen to Rs 8,900.
The HTC Explorer is one of the best phones from HTC which comes at such a cheap price. It has been tried and tested by many to prove the worth that this smartphone carries with itself.
The HTC Explorer comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. Along with Android 2.3, there is also an inbuilt HTC’s Sense 3.5 user interface. The phone has a 3.2 inch capacitive touch screen. The screen has a HVGA or Half VGA display of 480 x 320 pixels. One disadvantage that HTC Explorer carries with itself is that it doesn’t have a front camera. It has a back camera of 3.2 megapixel with fixed focus.
The performance of HTC Explorer overall is very impressive. It carries a strong brand name with itself and that also proves to be very satisfying at the end of the day when you buy a smartphone.
Karbonn A9 (Price Rs 9,200)
Karbonn A9 is priced at Rs 9,200 (INR) and this is a phone that truly carries value for money with itself. For a very cheap price, the phone offers a processor of 1 GHz and a screen display size of 3.8 inch.
The Karbonn A9 has a dual SIM support and has good utility and functionality. The phone supports 3G. It is equipped with a 5 Megapixel camera that has auto focus feature. The camera is capable of recording high definition videos of 720 p. It is also capable of taking panoramic shots while recording a video.
The phone also has features such as stereo FM radio and music player. The phone has an internal memory space of 1 GB and supports microSD card up to 32 GB. This is one of the first cheap phones to have the capability of taking panoramic images.
Overall, Karbonn A9 can be bought if you want to enjoy cool features that this phone has to offer. Quality wise, this is a phone which can be compared with any of the Samsung or Nokia phones.
Spice Mi 425 (Price Rs 9,400)
Spice Mi 425 is a recent phone to come into the Indian market. It has been launched by Spice and is good phone to have if you plan to buy one.
The Spice Mi 425 is equipped with 1 GHz Scorpion processor. This is the same processor that is found on chipsets from Qualcomm. It has a 5 mega pixel back camera that is capable of taking some really nice pictures.
It has a big LCD display of 4.1 inch with a capacitive touch. The resolution that the screen offers is 480 x 800 pixels. Another important feature of the phone is that it comes with a promise to be upgraded to Android ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) in a few days.
Spice Mi 425 comes with a host of preloaded apps including few important ones such as Facebook and Nimbuzz. The phone has 3G support, WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 for connectivity.
Overall, the looks of the phone is also very decent. It can be considered as a buying option if you want to buy a cheap budget phone.
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos (Price Rs 9,500)
Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos is a successor of Samsung Galaxy Y that has host of features added to it which were absent in Galaxy Y.
The Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos has a 2.6 inch capacitive touch screen based LCD. The resolution that the screen offers is 240 x 320 pixels. The phone has Dual SIM standby connectivity. It has full QWERTY keypad which makes it easier to type. The battery that the phone carries (1350 mAh) is enough to power the device for up to two days.
The Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Along with Gingerbread, you also get Samsung’s Touch Wiz user interface which makes it easier to operate the smartphone. It is equipped with a 832 MHz processor which is enough for most the operations done by this phone including multitasking.
In terms of camera, the Samsung Galaxy Y comes with a 3 Megapixel camera. This is one of the best phones to buy at such a low price with a brand name as strong as Samsung.