In this COVID-19 pandemic situation, most of the smartphone buyers are willing to buy a low mid-budget smartphone. So, due to the high demand for mid-range smartphones, many smartphone companies have launched many affordable handsets.

In the past few months, many smartphones have been launched. We are providing you a list of the most affordable smartphones under Rs.12,000 before the year ends. Let’s go through the list and have an in-depth view so that you can choose the best smartphone for yourself in this price range.

PRODUCTSPRICE (₹ / INR)
Realme Narzo 2011,499
Moto G9 Power11,999
Redmi 9 Power11,999
Nokia 5.311,999
POCO M210,999
Redmi 9 Prime10,999
Micromax IN Note 110,999
Realme C1510,999
Tecno POVA11,999
Moto e7 Plus(64GB)9,499

1. Realme Narzo 20 Pro

Price: Rs.11,499

Specifications:

  • 48MP (Primary) + 8MP (Wide angle) + 2MP (Macro) rear camera setup, aperture: f/1.79 (Primary) + f/2.25 (Wide angle) + f/2.4 (Macro), FOV: 79 Degree (Primary) + 119 degree (Wide angle) + 88.8 degree (Macro), focal length: 50mm (Primary) + 16mm (Wide angle), lens number: 6P (Primary) + 5P (Wide angle) + 3P (Macro) | 8MP front camera
  • 6.52-inch (16.56 centimeter) HD+ LCD in-cell display with 1600 x 720 pixels resolution
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 4GB RAM | 128GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB | Dual SIM (nano+nano) dual-standby (4G+4G)
  • Android v10 operating system with MediaTek Helio G85 octa core processor
  • 6000mAH lithium-ion battery
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
  • Box also includes: Adapter (9v/2a), USB type c cable, sim card tool, screen protect film, quick guide, booklet with warranty card

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Also read: Why Indians should focus on buying 5G smartphones from 2021?

2. Motorola G9 Power

Price: Rs.11,999

Specifications:

Moto G9 Power runs on the Android 10 OS with Motorola’s My UX and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC chipset. We can also see Stock Android Experience on this phone. Regarding the display, this phone features a 6.78-inch HD+ IPS LCD punch-hole display. This phone has a rear-mounted physical fingerprint scanner.

The Snapdragon 662 SoC powered phone is paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The storage is further expandable up to 512GB via an external microSD card. Coming to the camera specs, this phone offers a triple rear camera setup which includes a 64MP main shooter alongside a 2MP macro cam, and a 2MP depth sensor. For the selfies, this phone has a 16MP selfie cam at the front inside the punch-hole cutout.

Now coming to the most important part which is its battery. The Moto G9 Power has a massive 6,000mAH battery with the support of a 20W charger over USB-C. That’s why this phone has got such kind of a name. This phone comes in two different color variants: Electic Violet and Metallic Sage. Regarding the connectivity, this phone includes Bluetooth 5.0, GNSS (GPS, AGPS, LTEPP, SUPL, Glonass, Galileo), NFC (varies by market), 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-microphone, USB Type-C port, and so on.

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Also Read: Cheapest 5G Smartphones in India | January 2021

3. Redmi 9 Power

Price: Rs.11,999

Specifications:

  • 48MP quad rear camera, ultra-wide, macro mode, portrait, ai scene recognition, night mode, hdr, pro mode | 8MP front camera
  • 16.58 centimeters (6.53 inch) FHD+ multi-touch capacitive touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 394 ppi pixel density and 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Memory, Storage & SIM: 4GB RAM | 128GB internal memory expandable up to 512GB | Dual SIM + Dedicated SD card slot
  • Android v10 operating system with upto 2.0GHz clock speed Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 octa core processor
  • 6000mAH large lithium-polymer battery 18W charging support
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
  • Box also includes: Power adapter, usb cable, SIM eject tool, warranty card, user guide and clear soft case

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Also Read: Top 10 Best Smartphones under Rs.14,000 in India

4. Nokia 5.3

Price: Rs.11,999

Specifications:

  • Capture a whole range of new angles with the quad camera and ultra-wide 118° lens
  • Shoot like a pro with advanced AI imaging to bring your nighttime and portrait shots to life
  • Enjoy videos and games with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor and the impressive 6.55-inch HD+ screen
  • Stay charged for up to 2 days with the 4000 mAh battery and AI-assisted Adaptive Battery
  • Look forward to 2 years of software upgrades and 3 years of security updates with Android 10
  • In the box: Nokia 5.3 device, quick start guide, safety booklet, charger, headset, jelly case, Type-C USB cable, SIM tray tool

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5. POCO M2

Price: Rs.10,999

Specifications:

The dual-SIM(Nano) Poco M2 has featured a 6.53″ Full HD+ In-Cell IPS display with (2340×1080)pixels of screen resolution. The phone has a quad rear camera setup at back including a 13MP main shooter alongside an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, a 5MP Micro camera, and a 2MP portrait camera sensor. On the front side, there is a teardrop notch to hold an 8MP selfie camera.

This phone is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 chipset and runs on Android 10. The SoC is equipped with 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage which will be expanded up to 512GB through a MicroSD card. The phone is backed by a decent battery of 5,000 mAh. The phone will be available in Brick Red, Pitch Black, and Slate Blue colours.

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Also read: Top 10 Best Smartphones under INR 11,000 in India

6. Redmi 9 Prime

Price: Rs.10,999

Specifications:

The Redmi 9 Prime has a 6.53″ Full HD+ display with (2340×1080)pixels of screen resolution. The phone has an AI quad rear camera setup at back including a 13MP main shooter alongside an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, a 5MP Micro camera, and a 2MP portrait camera sensor. On the front side, there is a teardrop notch to hold an 8MP selfie camera. The phone has dual-SIM(Nano) facility which is supported by the 4G network.

This phone is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 chipset and runs on Android 10. The SoC is equipped with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage which will be expanded up to 512GB through a MicroSD card. The phone is backed by a decent Li-Po battery of 5,020 mAh which is supported by 18W of fast charging. The phone will be available in Space Blue, Mint Green, and Sunrise Flare colours.

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Also read: Top 10 Best Premium Flagship Smartphones of 2020 in India

7. Micromax IN Note 1

Price: Rs.10,999

Specifications:

Regarding the display, this phone offers a massive 6.67-inch Punch Hole Display in Ultra bright FHD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels). This phone has a rear-mounted physical fingerprint scanner. The Micromax IN Note 1 runs on the Android 10 OS and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with MTK Hyper Engine 1.0 GPU for a lag-free gaming experience.

The Helio G85 chipset is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The storage is further expandable via an external microSD card. Coming to the camera section, the Micromax IN Note 1 features an AI quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor. For the selfies, this phone has a 16MP wide-angle selfie snapper at the front. In terms of battery, this phone is fueled up by a huge 5,000mAH battery with the support of 18W fast charging technology (reverse charging enabled). This phone will be available in two different color variants: classy White and Green dripping with X-Factor.

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Also read: Top 5 Best Foldable Smartphones in India

8. Realme C15

Price: Rs.10,999

Specifications:

The Realme C15 features a 6.52″ Full HD+ display with (1600×720)pixels of screen resolution. The phone is packed with a quad rear camera setup at back including a 13MP main shooter, with an 8MP ultrawide-angle sensor, a 2MP Mono camera sensor, and another 2MP Retro sensor. On the front side, there is a waterdrop notch to hold an 8MP selfie camera.

This dual-SIM(Nano) phone is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 chipset and runs on Android 10. The SoC is equipped with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage which will be expanded up to 256GB through a MicroSD card. The phone is backed by a decent Li-Po battery of 6,000 mAh which is supported by 18W of fast charging. This phone supports 4G connectivity. The phone will be available in Power Silver and Power Blue colour variants.

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Also Read: Top 10 Best Premium Flagship Smartphones of 2020 in India

9. Tecno Pova

Price: Rs.11,999

Specifications:

Tecno POVA runs the custom HiOS 7.0 which is based on the Android 10 OS and is powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 SoC chipset. Regarding the display, this phone features a large 6.8-inch HD+ hole-punch display. This phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The Helio G80 chipset of this phone is paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM. In terms of battery, the Tecno POVA is fueled up by a mammoth 6000mAH Li-polymer battery with the support of 18W dual IC flash charging.

this phone offers a quad rear camera setup at the top left corner of the rear panel which includes a 16MP F/1.85 aperture primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, a 2MP macro sensor for ultrawide, and a lowlight AI sensor supported by a super quad flash. For selfies, this phone has an 8MP selfie snapper at the front. This phone is available in three different color variants: Dazzle Black, Magic Blue, and Speed Purple.

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Also Read: Top 5 Best Bluetooth Earphones (Neckband) under INR 1,000 in India

10. Moto e7 Plus

Price: Rs.9,499

Specifications:

Motorola has introduced its new affordable smartphone- Moto e7 Plus. The phone features a 6.6″ Full HD+ IPS TFT LCD Max version display with (1600×720)pixels of screen resolution. Users will get an Octa-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 460G chipset under the hood. The phone runs on Android 10. The phone has 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage which will be expanded up to 512GB through a MicroSD card.

The dual-SIM(Nano) Moto e7 Plus packs with a dual rear camera with a 48MP main shooter alongside a 2MP depth sensor. The phone has an 8MP selfie camera which is placed in a waterdrop notch cutout on the screen. The phone is backed by a decent battery of 5,000mAh. The phone will be supported by the 4G network connectivity. The phone will be available in Misty Blue and Twilight Orange colour variants. The phone is priced at Rs. 9,499.

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