10 Best Phones under Rs 9,000 in India (April 2018) | Best Gadgetry

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If you’re looking for a phone under or around Rs 9,000, check our list of the 10 best phones under Rs 9,000 in India for this month below. These include only the best 4G phones running on Android that offer great value for money

We’ve only covered phones from reputable manufacturers. Also, before we get started, to clarify, phones with hybrid SIM slot allow you to either place a second SIM or a microSD card, but not both at the same time, so it’s a disadvantage. So here are the ten best 4G phones under 9k for this month.

Also, check the best smartphones under Rs 7,000 and the top 10 smartphones under Rs 10,000.

 

These are the 10 best phones under Rs 9,000 in India (April 2018):

 

*Top 3 picks around Rs 9,000*

 

1. Lenovo K6 Note

Best smartphone under 9000 rs in India - k6-note

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 169g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5.5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 430, octa-core 1.4GHz (A53) + 1.1GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 16MP
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + Display
  • + RAM
  • – Hybrid slot (either SIM2 or microSD)

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2. Moto G5

best phones under 9000 - moto g5

  • OS Android 7.0 – Nougat
  • Weight 145g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 430 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 2,800mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Display
  • – Internal memory

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3. Lenovo K8

best phones under 9000 - Lenovo K8 Plus

  • OS Android 7.1.1
  • Weight 
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 octa-core 2.3 GHz (A53)
  • GPU Mali-T880 MP2
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • + Android 7.1
  • + Battery

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1

best phones under 9000 rs in India - redmi y1

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 153g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 435, octa-core 1.4GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 16MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,080mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Front camera

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Xiaomi Redmi 5

best phones under 9000 - redmi 5

  • OS Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Weight 157g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1440
  • Display 5.99 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB/32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 450 Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 506
  • RAM 2GB/3GB/4GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,300mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • – Hybrid SIM slot (SIM2 or microSD)

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A

best phones under 9000 - Redmi 5A

  • OS Android 7.1.2
  • Weight 137g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 425, quad-core 1.4GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 308
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 7.1

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Asus Zenfone 3s Max

best phones under 9000 - Asus Zenfone 3s Max

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 175g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MediaTek MTK6750, octa-core (1.5GHz + 1.0GHz A53)
  • GPU Mali T860MP2
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 5,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • – Not the best processor

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Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro

best phones under 9000 - Panasonic Eluga A3

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 161g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MediaTek MT6753 Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Mali T720MP3
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 8MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • – Hybrid SIM slot

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Panasonic Eluga A4

best phones under 9000 - Panasonic Eluga A4

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 162g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MediaTek MT6737 quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU Mali T720MP1
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 5,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • – Average processor
  • – Hybrid SIM slot

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Panasonic Ray 500

best phones under 9000 - Panasonic Eluga Ray 500

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 126g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MTK6737P Quad Core 1.3GHz
  • GPU Mali-T720MP1
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera Dual 13MP f.2.4 + 8MP f/2.4
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.4
  • Battery 4,000mAh
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Dual camera
  • + Battery
  • – Processor

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Not to confuse you with the camera specs listed above. We’ve listed the specs as (megapixels), (aperture). Generally speaking, bigger the aperture, better is the camera, especially in low light situations. Which means smaller number in the denominator, the bigger the aperture or sensor size is. For example, f/1.9 is a bigger aperture and than f/2.0. A bigger aperture camera performs much better in low light situations and produces sharper images. It also produces a better brokeh.