Top 10 Best Phones Under 9000 in India 2018 (With Reviews)

Last Updated on 2018-06-22 by Shivam Setia

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This article for those who are looking for a new 4G mobile phone in a budget of Rs. 9000. The list contains the top 10 best phones under 9000 available in India as of 2018. Best phones from brands like Motorola, Redmi, Samsung, Honor, Infinix, Nokia have been added to our list.

What to expect from a smartphone priced under Rs. 9000? First, the build of the most phone is solid with metal unibody design which has been a standard from a couple of years. The display on most phones is 5 inches. Some phones also have 5 or 5.2 or 5.7-inch screen size. We have also added the latest phones which have 18:9 aspect ration bezel-less full view displays which look great.

Inside, you will find 2 to 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB to 64 GB of storage on most of the devices. Option to increase internal storage is also available. If you use a lot of apps or games then going with a 3GB RAM phone is a better option. 32 GB storage should be enough for most users to store their data like images, videos and documents.

The battery inside these phones varies from average 3000 mAh to massive 5000 mAh. If you need a smartphone under 9000 with excellent battery backup then go for the phone with 5000 mAh battery. It will last for 3 days on a single charge which is exceptional. A couple of phones also have 4000 mAh battery which will provide 2 days battery backup.

On cameras side, 13MP or 16MP back cameras and 5 to 8 MP front cameras for selfies. All the latest phones launched in India under 9000 and are good value for money have been covered in our list.

Now, let us take a look at the list and reviews of best phones under 9000 in India. We have also listed our favourite of all at the end of article. 

 

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Here's the list of Top 10 Best Phones Under 9000 in India 2018 (With Reviews)

1. Oppo Realme 1 32GB

Realme is a new brand of Oppo. Realme has been launched by Oppo to compete with Redmi in India and the first phone Realme 1 is a solid offering at a great price.

Realme 1 has looks and build quality similar to Oppo F7. The phone is lightweight and easy to use. There is a diamond cut design on the back which is reflected differently at different angles. The front and back both are covered with glass. The display on the Realme 1 is 6 inches large 18:9 aspect ratio display. The display colors are nice and vivid. Viewing angles are decent as well.

Inside the Realme 1, there is MediaTek Helio P60 processor which is a very powerful processor. It even beats the Snapdragon 636 on the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The phone can handle heavy applications and games with ease and you won't notice any lags during day to day usage. The P60 processor is very power efficient as well and even with just 3410 mAh battery, you will get 1 to 1.5 days of backup.

The camera on the back is 13MP and on the front is 8MP. The camera performance is good in outdoor conditions and average in indoor conditions. There is no fingerprint sensor on this device and you need to use the face unlocking feature which works very well. It can unlock the phone in just 0.1 to 0.2 seconds and is accurate as well.

There are 3 variants available: 3GB 32GB, 4GB 64GB and 6GB 128GB at 8999, 10999 and 13999 respectively. All variants are well priced by Oppo and offer very high value for money. If your usage is not heavy go for the 3-32GB variant. If you like to store a lot of apps and games and movies, music etc then go for the highest 6GB 128GB variant. 

Overall, Realme 1 is a great phone under 10000 and 15000 and our favorite as well.

Oppo Realme 1 32GB is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32-3
Display6 LCD IPS
ResolutionFull HD+ 1080p
Back Camera13 MP
Front Camera8 MP
Battery Capacity3410 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid 8.1
ProcessorMediaTek Helio P60
Weight154 gm
Pros
Nice Design
Powerful Processor
Good Display
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
High Value for Money
Cons
No Fingerprint Sensor

Price and Available Offers

The price of Oppo Realme 1 32GB is around Rs. 8999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Infinix Hot S3

Infinix Hot S3 has a 5.65-inch HD+ full view display, it has an aspect ratio of  18:9 (also know as bezel-less or infinity display), so the phone looks really good as it matches the latest trend. The big display is protected by a 2.5D glass which makes the display further attracting.

Hot S3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 which has an Antutu benchmark score of 44420 and is supported by a 3GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB using a dedicated SD card slot, so it can be used as a proper dual sim phone. It can handle multitasking very smoothly and provide decent gaming experience. In the camera department, it has a 13MP rear camera and a selfie focussed 20 MP front camera which supports low light selfies and live focus to add bokeh effects.

This smartphone from Infinix runs on latest Android Oreo. The battery on Infinix Hot S3 is 4000 mAh which would easily backup the phone for more than a day. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back which is fast and the latest software update also supports face unlocking via front camera.

Infinix Hot S3 gets a straight buy recommendation if you are looking for a budget phone under 9000. You can expect nothing better than what this phone has to offer, it performs great on all fronts of the camera, battery, design and performance.

Infinix Hot S3 is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.65 inch IPS In-cell
ResolutionHD+ 720*1440 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera20MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
Weight150 gm
Pros
Bezel-less display
Good camera quality with crisp pictures.
Fingerprint and face unlocking
Powerful battery
Latest Android
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Infinix Hot S3 is around Rs. 8999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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3. Smartron t.Phone P

Smarton t.Phone P, is a budget segment device, with similar specification as offered by other phones in this price point but offers a USP of battery life. It offers decent performance and usage experience if we compare with other smartphones but has a very high battery backup of almost 2 days.

Smartron t.Phone P is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.2 inch IPS
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity5000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa Core
Weight160 g
Pros
Excellent Battery life
Stock Android
Decent Performance
Good Build Quality
Cons
Average Camera

Price and Available Offers

The price of Smartron t.Phone P is around Rs. 7999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Redmi Y1 32GB

Redmi Y1 is a selfie focused smartphone from Xiaomi. It comes with a 13MP back camera and a 16MP front camera for selfies. The display is decent with good viewing angles and the Snapdragon 435 processor is an entry level chipset but handles multitasking with ease. There is a dedicated MicroSD slot which can be used to increase storage by up to 128GB. Overall a great phone for selfie lovers under Rs. 10000.

Redmi Y1 32GB is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch LCD
ResolutionHD 720p
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera16MP with Flash
Battery Capacity3080 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid 7.1 MIUI 9
ProcessorSnapdragon 435
Weight155 g
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Excellent Selfie Camera
Decent Processor
Good Display
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi Y1 32GB is around Rs. 8999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Nokia 3

Nokia is back in smartphone market and Nokia 3 is their budget device priced under Rs. 10000. Nokia looks and feels nice and has a very solid build quality. The display is decent and camera performs well. It comes with a dedicated MicroSD slot which can be used to increase storage by up to 128GB. Overall a good option under 10k.

Nokia 3 is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display5 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720
Back Camera8MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity2630 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorMTK 6737
Weight
Pros
Excellent Build Quality
Decent Display
4G VOLTE
Decent Camera
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Nokia 3 is around Rs. 9000. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. Samsung J3 Pro

Samsung J3 Pro is one of the cheapest smartphone from Samsung but it does not look cheap at all. The design is nice and build is solid. The Super AMOLED display is beautiful and power efficient. Overall the phone performs well and is a good option for Samsung lovers who need a phone under 10000.

Samsung J3 Pro is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display5 inch Super AMOLED
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera8MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Lollipop 5.1
ProcessorSpreadtrum Quad Core 1.5GHz
Weight138 g
Pros
Decent Design
Super AMOLED Display
Decent Performance
4G VOLTE
Solid Build
Cons
Average Speakers
Average Battery Backup

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung J3 Pro is around Rs. 7990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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7. Tenor 10.or G 32GB

Tenor 10.or G is a new smartphone in India from Amazon. It is called the Redmi Note 4 killer because of better specs at same price. The Snapdragon 626 gives 10% better performance than 625 which is there in Redmi Note 4. Plus there is a dual camera setup on the back and there is 16MP camera on the front with flash. It is running on stock android with no bloatware so you won't notice any lag at all. It is overall a balanced phone and a very good option at this price.

Tenor 10.or G 32GB is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera13MP + 13MP Dual Camera
Front Camera16 MP with Flash
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityYes
SoftwareAndroid 7.1
ProcessorSnapdragon 626
Weight168gm
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Powerful Processor
Dual Back Camera
Front Camera Flash
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Big Bezels on Front
Average After Sales Service

Price and Available Offers

The price of Tenor 10.or G 32GB is around Rs. 7999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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8. Moto G5S

Moto G5S is the lower version of G5S Plus with a smaller 5.2 inch screen size, Full HD Display,4GB RAM, 32GB storage and Snapdragon 430 processor. The hardware configuration is decent to handle day to day tasks with ease. You won't experience any lag even while using a lot of apps because of the 4GB RAM which helps a lot.

The build quality of the smartphone is great and it feels good in the hand. The 5.2-inch screen size allows one hand usage. The display is crisp with good colour reproduction and decent brightness. 

Snapdragon 430 is a power efficient chipset so even with a 3000 mAh battery you can expect decent battery backup from this device.

 

Moto G5S is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32 GB-4 GB
Display5.2 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera16MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorSnapdragon 430
Weight159gm
Pros
Premium Metallic Build
Decent Display
Stock Android
Fast Charging
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Moto G5S is around Rs. 9990. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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9. Infinix Note 4

Infinix is a new brand in Indian market and they have launched android phones under 10000. Infinix Note 4 is a good device with decent overall performance. The 5.7 inch display is sharp and bright and looks great. The battery backup is good because of massive 4300mAh battery. The camera quality is nice and you get a front camera flash as well which is great for selfie lovers. Overall it is one of the best phones under 10000.

Infinix Note 4 is one of the best phones under 9000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.7 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity4300 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorMediatek MT6753 Octa Core 1.3 Ghz
Weight
Pros
Large 5.7 inch display
Beautiful Design
Excellent Battery Backup
Good Camera
Front Camera Flash
Cons
Average Processor

Price and Available Offers

The price of Infinix Note 4 is around Rs. 8999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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10. 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 9000
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. 8999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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So that was all we had on best phones under 9000 in India. We hope it was helpful and you were able to find a new smartphone. If you are still confused then go with our favorite:

Our Favorite Smartphone Under 9000

Oppo Realme 1 is a great budget smartphone with a very poweful hardware configuration. It is a great value for money phone with 3 GB RAM, 32GB Storage and a Full HD Plus display

Buy Oppo Realme 1