The Indian smartphone market is an intense battleground for the brands as there are many players offerings devices across price points. This competition urges brands to offer better quality and features at aggressive price points. Especially, the affordable market segment that was once devoid of attractive features and capabilities is now loaded with a range of features that were once found only on high-end devices.
Apparently, if you are looking forward to purchasing affordable smartphones under Rs 12,000 right now in India, then here is a list of such devices from popular brands such as Redmi, Realme, Tecno and others. Do give it a read a make a buying decision.
Redmi Note 9
Redmi Note 9 carries the legacy of the previous generation models. It features an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with HyperEngine technology. The smartphone comes with a 6.53-inch display, a quad-camera setup with a combination of 48MP, 8MP, 2MP and 2MP sensors. The other goodies of the device include a 13MP selfie camera and a 5020mAh battery.
One of the most secure, affordable offerings out there in the market is the Moto G30. It features four unique secure layers for end-to-end protection of user data. In terms of specs, the Motorola smartphone uses a 6.5-inch display, an octa-core Snapdragon 662 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. The other goodies are a quad-camera setup with a 64MP primary camera sensor and a 13MP selfie camera sensor.
Realme Narzo 20
Another notably affordable offering priced within Rs 12,000 is the Realme Narzo 20. This yesteryear model uses a MediaTek Helio G85 processor and a 6000mAh battery for long-lasting performance. Its camera department comprises a triple-camera unit with a 48MP primary sensor and an 8MP selfie camera sensor.
Tecno Camon 16
Tecno Camon 16 is the most recent affordable smartphone to enter the Indian market. The device flaunts a 64MP AI quad-camera module with Eye Focus function to track eye movement easily and click portrait images. It comes with a 16MP selfie camera sensor, a 6.8-inch display, a MediaTek Helio G70 processor and a 5000mAh battery.
Poco M3 is yet another affordable smartphone that has found its place on this list. Its features a Snapdragon 662 processor, a 6000mAh battery, a 48MP triple-camera setup at the rear, and an 8MP selfie camera on top of the 6.53-inch display.