10 Best Mobile Phones Under 12000 (12k) in India 2018

Last Updated on 2018-04-10 by Geetansh Arora

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We have come up with a list of 10 best mobile phones under 12000 available in India as of 2018. We have included all the latest devices with the best selling devices which were launched earlier this year or last year. These mobiles are priced between 8k and 12k. New phones with bezel-less 18:9 displays and dual cameras have been added to our list.

The list of top 10 4G mobile phones contains the best phones from various brands like Motorola, Samsung, Redmi, Panasonic, Lenovo, Tenor, and Infinix. Infinix and Tenor are new brands in India and their phones look promising that's why we have included them on our list. All these phones have 4G VOLTE so you can use your Jio sim.

Most of these phones have a 13 or 16 MP back camera and 8 or 13 MP front camera. If you like to take pictures in portrait mode with bokeh/blue effect then go for the phones with dual cameras.

All these phones are suitable for everyday use. Most of these phones have 3 to 4 GB of RAM and 32 to 64GB of internal storage for your pictures, videos, music and docs. The ones with 4GB RAM will be good for multitasking and gaming. We have listed pros cons of all smartphones with their specifications and links to Flipkart and Amazon. Dual camera phones are also on our list so if you take a lot of pictures you should go for them. Samsung phones don't have the best configuration in this range but a lot of people prefer Samsung so we have included top phones from Samsung as well. Some mobile phones on the list have more than 4000 mAh battery which will give you 2-day backup on a single charge.

We have also listed one of our favourite phones under 12000 at the end of this list

Let's take a look at the 10 best mobile phones under 12000.

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Here's the list of 10 Best Mobile Phones Under 12000 (12k) in India 2018

1. Moto E4 Plus

Moto E4 Plus is an excellent smartphone under Rs 10000 for basic users. The battery life is great because of the massive 5000mAh battery. The phone is made of metal so it looks nice as well. There is flash with front camera which will make selfie lovers happy. The processor is average so if you play heavy games or use a ton of apps then you should avoid it.

Moto E4 Plus is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT LCD IPS
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity5000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.1
ProcessorMediaTek MTK6737 1.3GHz
Weight198 g
Pros
Beautiful Design
Solid build quality
Excellent Battery Backup
Front Camera Flash
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Average Processor

Price and Available Offers

The price of Moto E4 Plus is around Rs. 9999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Asus Zenfone 3 Laser

Asus Zenfone 2 series was a hit because of great pricing. Zenfone 3 series phones are expensive compared to 2 series. The Zenfone 3 Laser is a well built device with metallic finish which looks great. The front and back camera performs well. The Snapdragon 430 processor is average for a phone in this price range so that's the only negative. Go for it if you like the brand Asus and need a good camera phone.

Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Marshmallow 6
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit Octa Core 1.4GHz
Weight150 g
Pros
Beautiful Design
Good Camera Performance
Vibrant Display
Cons
Average Battery Backup
Average Processor

Price and Available Offers

The price of Asus Zenfone 3 Laser is around Rs. 12999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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3. Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt

Samsung phones are usually overpriced than other phones from brands like Redmi, Motorola, Lenovo and similar is the case with J7 Nxt. If you go by specs, the display is the only thing great about it but still it is a good phone who are going to use it for calling, WhatsApp, Facebook and some light gaming.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display5.5 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorExynos 7870
Weight168gm
Pros
Beautiful AMOLED Display
Good Build Quality
Good Camera Performance
Decent Design
Cons
Average Processor
Average Gaming Performance

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt is around Rs. 11490. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Vivo Y55L

Vivo Y55L is a good phone for everyday use. It looks great because of the metal build and 2.5D glass on the front. There is 2GB and 16GB storage which is enough for everyday use but might be limiting while playing heavy games. The battery backup is also decent and it will last 1-1.5 days on a single charge.

Vivo Y55L is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display5.2 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera8MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity2650 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Marshmallow 6
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core 1.4GHz
Weight
Pros
Premium Metallic Build
Vibrant Display
Good Camera
Good Battery Backup
Cons
Average Audio

Price and Available Offers

The price of Vivo Y55L is around Rs. 11399. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Lenovo K8 Plus 3GB

Lenovo K8 Plus has a metal build with 2.5D glass on the front. The phone looks great and is easy to use because of its 5.2 inch screen size. The dual camera on the back is the USP of device which helps to take pictures with depth effect. The overall performance of the device is good and you won't face any issues. In this range it is one of the best dual camera phones.

Lenovo K8 Plus 3GB is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.2 inch TFT LCD IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera13MP + 5MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.1
ProcessorMediaTek MTK Helio P25 Octa Core 2.6 GHz
Weight158g
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Dual Camera Setup
Front Flash
Good Processor
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
No Notification LED

Price and Available Offers

The price of Lenovo K8 Plus 3GB is around Rs. 9999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. Lenovo K8 Note 64GB

Lenovo K8 Note is the successor of K6 Note which came with Snapdragon 430. Here we have a powerful deca core Helio X23 chipset which can handle heavy games and apps with ease. This is a powerful configuration with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and is great for power users.

The build quality is solid and there is 2.5D glass on the front which gives it a good look. The dual camera setup can take decent depth effect pictures also known as portrait mode/bokeh effect. You can also swap the background after taking a picture. The front selfie camera also performs well and comes with a flash which helps in low light conditions.

Overall it is a powerful and good value for money device with nice display, plenty of RAM and storage, powerful chipset and decent set of cameras.

Lenovo K8 Note 64GB is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera13MP + 5MP Dual Camera
Front Camera13 MP with Flash
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid 7.1
ProcessorMediaTek Helio X23 10 Core Chipset
Weight180gm
Pros
Premium Metallic Build
Dual Camera Setup
Powerful Processor
Front Camera Flash
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Heats while charging
Average Camera in low light

Price and Available Offers

The price of Lenovo K8 Note 64GB is around Rs. 11999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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7. Honor 6X 32GB

Honor 6X was the first mid range dual camera phone in India. Before 6X dual camera were available in high end phones only. Honor 6X performs well overall. Kirin 655 is similar to Snapdragon 625 in performance and is able to handle multitasking without any problems. The back camera also performs well, it is not like flagship camera but still for mid range pricing, the performance is good. Only problem with this device is that there is no gorilla glass on the front so you should install a tempered glass.

Honor 6X 32GB is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera12MP + 2MP Dual Camera
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3340mAh
ConnectivityYes
SoftwareAndroid 6.0
ProcessorKirin 655 Octa Core Chipset
Weight163gm
Pros
Good Build Quality
Dual Back Camera
Good Audio Quality
Good Battery Backup
Cons
No Gorrila Glass

Price and Available Offers

The price of Honor 6X 32GB is around Rs. 11999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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8. LG Q6

LG Q6 is a phone with bezel less display in budget segment. LG G6 was the first device to get a bezel less display and they have bought the same concept to under 15000 phones with Q6. The phone looks great in hand because of its display and build quality. The camera performs well in day light. There is 32GB inbuilt storage and you can increase it to 2TB using the dedicated micro sd slot. Overall LG Q6 is a great looking balance device.

LG Q6 is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityYes
SoftwareAndroid 7.1
ProcessorSnapdragon 435
Weight150gm
Pros
Beautiful Design
Bezel less Display
Good Camera Performance
Good Sound Quality
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Average Battery Backup

Price and Available Offers

The price of LG Q6 is around Rs. 11999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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9. Honor 9 Lite

Honor 9 Lite is the best budget smartphone with Dual camera on both front and rear. It is the first bezel less phone from Honor at this price point and offers a great multitasking experience. It looks beautiful with glass at back and truly offers a great value for money.

Honor 9 Lite is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.65 inch IPS LCD
Resolution2160 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera13MP + 2MP
Front Camera13MP + 2MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8
ProcessorKirin 659
Weight149gm
Pros
Dual Rear and Front Camera
Bezel less Display
Beautiful Glass Design
Value for Money
Smooth Multitasking
Cons
Hybrid Sim Slot

Price and Available Offers

The price of Honor 9 Lite is around Rs. 10999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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10. Redmi Note 5 32GB

Redmi Note 5 is the successor of Redmi Note 4 which was launched last year in 2017. Xiaomi has upgraded the display and the camera in 2018. The Redmi Note 5 has a large 6 inch bezel-less full view display on the front which looks gorgeous. The chipset and battery inside are the same as last year.

The camera resolution is the same 12MP but the sensor has changed so you can expect better pictures.

This 3GB 32GB variant is priced at 9999 only. The overall performance of the smartphone is great and it handles multitasking and gaming really well.It is one of the best smartphones you can get under 10000.

Redmi Note 5 32GB is one of the best phones under 12000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.99 inch IPS (in-cell)
ResolutionFull HD+ 2160 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625
Weight
Pros
Beautiful Display
Excellent Battery Backup
Good Processor
Lag Free Experience
Decent Camera
Cons
Hybrid Sim Slot

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi Note 5 32GB is around Rs. 9999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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So this was our list of 10 best mobile phones under 12000. We hope the list was helpful and you were able to find a suitable smartphone.

Our Favourite Smartphone Under 12000

Lenovo K8 Note is our favorite smartphone under 12000. It comes with a 10 core chipset, dual camera on back and excellent music playback.

Here's the link to buy it- Buy Now from Flipkart