The smartphone market is flooded with cheap Android phones. But, while selecting an Android phone, you need to take into account all your needs and not just the price. In case you want to be able to play games, use social networking apps or multi-task, you need to take the phone’s innards into consideration. A phone with a processor or RAM that cannot take on the tasks that you put your phone to, will make it hang and spoil your smartphone experience. A good smartphone, then should be one with adequate RAM and an affordable price, like these phones on our list of the top 5 smartphones with 1 GB RAM priced under Rs. 10000.
Micromax Canvas Juice A77
Micromax has definitely edged towards high priced phones in recent times, but it still produces the affordable handsets it has achieved a lot of success with. One such handset which was recently revealed is the Micromax Canvas Juice A77. This phone combines good features in an affordable package. It comes with a 5-inch 480p display, Android 4.2, 1.3 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, 5-megapixel rear cam, VGA front cam and 3000 mAh battery.
Price: Rs. 7,999 (MRP)
XOLO has a passion for a creating high-performance and affordable smartphones. The XOLO Q500 is specially designed to deliver the same. It has mostly run of the the mill specs such as a 4-inch 480p display, 4 GB internal memory, 5-megapixel rear cam, VGA front cam, Android 4.1 and a 1450 mAh battery. But what stands out in this phone is a 1.2-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor and 1 GB RAM which makes it quite a paisa vasool phone.
Price: Rs. 7,999 (MRP)
Nokia Lumia 525
The Nokia Lumia 525 is an affordable Windows Phone with 1 GB RAM. It comes with a 4-inch 480p display, 1 GHz dual-core processor, Adreno 305 GPU, 8 GB internal memory, 5-megpixel rear cam, Windows Phone 8 OS and a 1430 mAh battery. The phone is the most affordable Windows Phone smartphone on the market and is ready with the Nokia Lumia Black update. It is currently selling online for Rs. 9,718.
Price: Rs. 9,718
Karbonn Titanium S5 Plus
Karbonn Titanium S5 Plus seems to be the most erudite phone on this list. The company tries what Micromax did with the Canvas series but at a slightly lower price – it wants to get you a high-end looking phone in a sub-Rs.10000 category. It offers a 5-inch 960p screen, Android 4.2, 1.3-GHz processor quad-core processor, an 8-megapixel rear cam, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal memory and 1800 mAh battery. It has been listed online for a price of Rs. 9600.
Price: Rs. 9,600
iBall Andi 4.5-k6
The iBall Andi range has offers a lot of different and innovative phones. One such phone is the iBall Andi 4.5-K6 which comes with a 4.5-qHD screen, a dual-core 1.3 GHz processor, a PowerVR SGX544 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 8-megapixel rear cam,4 GB internal memory, Android 4.2 and a 1600 mAh battery. It is priced online at Rs. 7,345.
Price: Rs. 7,345.