Do you browse a lot on your mobile using 3G? Then you’re missing the amazing 4G offers provided by Reliance Jio, Airtel and Idea networks. All you need is to own a 4G mobile to grab these mind-blowing 4G data offers, especially if you want to make use of the free calls & unlimited 4G internet by Jio.
Gone are the days, when people used to surf the web using the 3G Internet connection. Now in 2016, the market is being flooded with 4G LTE enable phones. At the moment, mobile service providers like Airtel, Reliance (Jio), BSNL are trying to expand the 4G support to all the major cities in India. So, if you’re one of those people who’d like to experience the ultra-fast Internet, then it is the best time for you to grab a 4G android mobile.
Worried about the cost? Don’t worry! Thanks to the manufacturers like Xiaomi and Micromax, we are now witnessing the mid-range 4G enabled Smartphones in India.
Best 4G Android Phones under 10,000 INR
#1.Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
The first 4G mobile that I would recommend for anyone with 10,000 budget is the Redmi Note 3 mobile from Xiaomi. I’ve used it personally and it lives up to the mark in all aspects like performance, gaming and camera. It comes with a 5.5 inch FHD IPS display, 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 650 processor, 2/3GB RAM, 16/32GB ROM and dual SIM support (hybrid). There is also a fingerprint scanner for added security. On the rear is a 16MP primary camera and on the front, you get a 5MP selfie camera. The handset is powered by a 4000 mAh battery, which you give a pretty good mobile battery life.
- Great build quality
- Above average camera quality
- Long battery life
- Excellent performance
- Smooth & lag-free Interface
- Hybrid SIM slot (you can use either 2 SIM cards or 1 SIM and 1 memory card)
- Lags during high-end gaming, but runs smooth at medium-quality.
- Location of Fingerprint sensor (most of the times, you’ll accidentally touch the sensor while taking it from the pocket)
#2.LeEco Le 1S (Eco)
This is an upgraded version of the Le 1S mobile, which comes with almost similar specifications but with a better camera. It sports a 5.5 inch FHD touchscreen and is powerd by a 1.8GHz Octa core processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM. On the rear is the 13MP camera and a 5MP camera is placed on the front side. This is a dual SIM android mobile with 4G support on both the SIMs. The handset comes with 32GB of internal memory and you cannot expand it. The Le 1S (Eco) also comes with fingerprint sensor, fast charging and USB Type-C support.
- USB Type-C Port
- Fast Charging Support
- Excellent Call Quality
- 3GB RAM
- Average Camera
- No Expandable Memory Option
#3.Meizu M3 Note
Meizu is another top chinese manufacturer which is entering into the Indian market with its range of products and Meizu M3 note is their successor to the M2 note. This Android phone comes with a full HD 5.5 inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. There is a 13MP rear camera with 4x digital zoom and a 5MP camera is equipped on the front for selfies. The handset is powered by a Helip P10 premium octa core processor, combined with 3GB of RAM. Internally, there is a 32GB ROM. This mobile supports 4G and dual SIM. With the 4100 mAh battery in place, you can get a long battery backup. The fingerprint scanner helps in providing additional security.
- Full HD Display
- Good Camera Quality
- Powerful Hardware
- Long Battery Life
- Hybrid SIM
#4.Lenovo K3 Note
The Lenovo K3 Note is the latest mobile in the Lenovo family, which comes with a 5.5 inch IPS display (1080 x 1920 pixels resolution) and is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa core processor, clubbed with 2GB RAM. This mobile supports 4G and has dual SIM option. Internally, you’ll get a storage of 16GB, which can is expandable up to 32GB externally.
There is a 13MP camera on the back with dual LED flash support and a 5MP front facing camera for selfies. It comes with Dolby Atmos audio technology, but the box doesn’t come with a headset. With the 3000 mAh battery in place, you get a talk time of up to 36 hours on 3G. The handset weighs 150 grams with battery.
- Dolby Atmos Audio (sound quality is superb)
- Good Camera
- Decent Battery Life for 1 Full day
- Occational heating issues when browsing continously
#5.Asus Zenfone Max
The Zenfone max is one of the best battery android mobiles in India. It boasts a huge 5000 mAh battery and can also doubles up as a power bank to charge your other devices. The specifications include Marshmallow OS, 5.5 inch IPS HD touchscreen, 1.5GHz Octa core processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 64GB expandable support, 13/5MP camera, dual SIM with 4G support.
- Excellent Battery Backup
- Good Camera
- Dual SIM with 4G on both
- Only con is its heavy weight, but remember that it has a 5000 mAh battery
#6.Coolpad Note 3 Plus
Another great product in the Coolpad Note series is the Note 3 Plus. Specifications include 5.5 inch TFT IPS FHD screen, 1.3GHz octa core processo, 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 64GB expandable support, dual SIM (4G on both), fingerprint sensor, 13/5MP camera and 3000 mAH Li-Ion battery.
- Fingerprint sensor in sub-7k Android mobile
- 3GB RAM
- Both SIMs support 4G
- Viewing angles are excellent
- Average camera
- Cool UI
- Display could have been better
- Copy design (looks similar to most other phones)
- Not recommended for heavy gaming users
- Needs regular charges if you browse a lot
#7.Samsung Galaxy On 7
Want to buy an Android Smartphone with 4G LTE supprot from a well-known brand? Then the Samsung Galaxy On7 is for you. It comes with 5.5 inch capacitive touchscreen, 1.2 GHz quad core processor, dual SIM (LTE + LTE), 13/5MP camera, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB ROM, 128GB expandable and 3000 mAh battery.
- Brand Reputation (easy access to service centers when issues popped up)
- Good battery life
- Smooth UI
- Decent Camera quality
- RAM & Internal Memory could have been increased
#8.Lenovo Vibe P1m
Another latest 4G handset from Lenovo is the Vibe P1m, which is a mini/modified version of the Vibe P1. It sports a 5 inch HD IPS display and is powered by 1GHz quad core processor, coupled with 2GB RAM & 16GB ROM. On the rear is an 8MP autofocus camera and on the front, there is a 5MP selfie camera. This dual SIM handset supports 4G LTE connectivity and comes with a huge battery of 4000 mAh, which gives you upto 1.5 to 2 days of backup on moderate use.
- Good battery life
- Sound output
- Display and UI response
- Unlike Asus, you won’t get regular fixes (updates) from Lenovo.
- Average camera quality in daylight, but poor in low-light conditions.
#9.Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
The successor of the Redmi 1s & Redmi 2 has been well received by the mobile fans in India. The Redmi 2 Prime features a 4.7 inch fully laminated IPS display and is powered by 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, clubbed with 2GB of Random access memory. Internal storage in this device is 16GB. It supports up to 32GB external memory card. With the 2200 mAh battery, the Redmi 2 Prime weighs just 132 gms. It comes with an 8MP primary cam and 2MP secondary camera.
- Decent battery life
- Compact Size (good for elders & people with small hands)
- Display and UI response
- Decent camera
- Not much cons to talk about. Bang for the buck you pay.
That’s all Friends! Currently, there are only a handful of best 4G mobiles in India. However, considering the present momentum in India, we can expect several 4G enabled handsets from other top OEMs too.