India has seen a tech revolution of sorts with the introduction of 4G VoLTE services in the telecom sector, thanks largely to Reliance Jio. This has resulted in a surge of VoLTE enabled smartphones. There are still many smartphones who haven’t upgraded to VoLTE based devices. If you are one of those looking for a 4G mobile under Rs 10000 and cannot decide which smartphone to buy, here are our top picks.
We have listed down the best 4G VoLTE phones under Rs 10000, which offer the right combination of connectivity and performance.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi leads the smartphone sales in the budget segment in Indian market. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the best option to consider if you are looking for 4G VoLTE handset under Rs 10,000. Offering Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, a 5.5-inch FHD display, 13MP rear camera, 5MP selfie shooter, the Note 4 is backed by a hefty 4,100mAh battery.
The Redmi Note 4 comes in three variants where the base model with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage starts for Rs 8,999, the mid variant comes at Rs 9999 with 3GB RAM, and 32GB storage goes for Rs 9,999, and the top end device with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage comes at Rs 10,999.
Lenovo K8 Plus
If the dual camera is your thing, the Lenovo K8 Plus is another 4G VoLTE device to consider. The Lenovo K8 Plus boasts of a dual camera module with 13MP + 5MP rear sensors. The K8 is powered by a MediaTek MTK Helio P25 Octa Core 2.5 GHz Processor paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The device comes with 4000mAh battery, runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and is available for Rs 9999.
Smartron t.phone P
One of the most underrated smartphones from an Indian startup, the Smartron t.phone P (review) is another great 4G enabled smartphone. The Smartron t.phone P may pack less powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC but comes with premium metallic design, AI capabilities (will be enabled in the future) and hefty 5,000mAh battery. The device with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage starts at Rs 7,999. Also, you get 1000GB free cloud storage via t.cloud service.
Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017)
If you want to go with the trusted smartphone brand like Samsung, there’s Galaxy J2 (2017) with 4G VoLTE support and Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The Galaxy J2 comes with a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos processor and 1GB RAM. The device is backed by a 2000mAh removable battery which the company claims lasts up to 9 hours on LTE. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) comes with a price tag of Rs 7,390 and comes in Gold and Black colour options. But as mentioned, this device is strictly for people looking for brand value like Samsung and of course, the excellent after-sales service.
Motorola Moto E4 Plus
Another heavy duty 4G VoLTE smartphone is Moto E4 Plus which is backed by a 5,000mAh battery. Motorola claims the device can last two days without charge and there is as well fast charging support. The E4 Plus is powered by MediaTek’s 1.3 GHz quad-core MT6737 processor paired with 3 GB RAM and 32GB storage. The Moto E4 is currently available for Rs 9999.
Tenor E is the cheapest smartphone in India at Rs 5,999 to offer a Full HD display. Yes, you heard ir right. At Rs 5,999, the Tenor E offers a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, 4G VoLTE support, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS, 13MP rear camera & 5MP front-facing camera, and a beefy 4000mAh battery.
If you’re looking for more storage, you can consider the 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage variant which is available at Rs 6,999 on Amazon India.
Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.