Best Gaming Phones Under 10,000 In India - 2020 Update
Karamchand Rameshwar - Jul 15, 2019
You can only spend Rs. 10,000 for a gaming smartphone? Don't worry, here are the best gaming phones under 10,000 available in India.
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Flagship phones are always the one to go for to get the best gaming experience possible. However, if you are tight on the budget, there are still several great choices in the sub-Rs. 10,000 segment that can still give you a decent gaming performance. Of course, you shouldn't expect a butter smooth performance in gaming at the highest graphics options, but they are still decent in lower graphics settings. So, here are the best gaming phones under 10000.
The best gaming smartphones under 10000 in India 2019
|Best gaming phones under 10000||Specs||Prices|
|1. Xiaomi Redmi 7||6.26-inch HD+, Android 9 Pie, Snapdragon 632 SoC||Rs. 7,999 2GB
Rs. 8,999 3GB
|2. Samsung Galaxy M20||6.3-inch FHD+ display, Android 9 Pie, dual rear cameras||Rs. 9,990 (3GB + 32G)
Rs. 11,990 (4GB + 64GB)
|3. Redmi Note 7||6.3-inch FHD+ display, dual cameras, Snapdragon 660 SoC, 4,000mAh battery||Rs. 9,990 (3GB + 32GB)
Rs. 11,990 (4GB + 64GB)
|4. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2||6.26-inch FHD+ panel, Snapdragon 660 SoC, up to 6GB RAM, 64GB storage.||Rs. 9,990 (3GB +32GB)|
|5. Realme 3||6.22-inch HD+ display, dual rear cameras, 3GB RAM, Helio P60||Rs. 9,990 (3GB + 32GB)|
Here are reviews of the 5 best gaming phones in India under Rs. 10,000
1. Xiaomi Redmi 7
This phone is one of the latest offerings from Xiaomi for under Rs. 10,000. The Redmi 7 is among the best gaming phones under 10,000 in India with a decently-powerful Snapdragon 632 under the hood with 4GB of RAM. With the 4,000 mAh battery, you will also get quite a lot of game time without having to recharge it.
The Redmi 7 sports a 6.26-inch HD+ display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. For software, it runs Android 9 Pie with Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 on top. Its Snapdragon 632 processor is paired with 2/3GB of RAM (4GB RAM for Chinese version) and 16/32/64GB of storage which is user expandable up to 1TB via a dedicated microSD card slot.
Read more: Review Xiaomi redmi 7
In terms of camera, it features a dual-camera setup, including a 12MP main shooter with an f/2.2 lens and a 2MP depth unit. Upfront, there is an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 lens to handle selfie duties. It is fueled by a 4,000 mAh battery with support for a 10W charging solution.
The brand is currently offering two options of the handset in India which are 2GB RAM / 32GB storage and 3GB RAM / 32GB storage. They are priced at Rs. 7,990 and Rs. 8,990, respectively.
2. Samsung Galaxy M20
Being a part of the Samsung Galaxy M series, the Galaxy M20 is one of the best gaming mobile phones under Rs. 10,000 for those who are looking for a smartphone with a great display, decent performance, and a massive battery under the hood. I don’t think there is anything more you can ask for such an affordable price tag.
It comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a water-drop notch on top. The Samsung M20 runs on Samsung’s Exynos 7904 SoC, paired with 3/4GB RAM of RAM and 64GB of storage which is expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card. It's evident that Samsung M20 has been considered a dedicated gaming mobile under 10000.
There is a dual-camera setup at the back, comprising of a 13MP camera with f/1.9 aperture and a 5MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture. Up front, it is equipped with an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. Finally, it packs a monstrous 5,000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging support.
The brand is currently offering two options of the handset in India – 3GB RAM / 32GB storage and 4GB RAM / 64GB storage, which are priced at Rs. 9,990 and Rs. 11,990, respectively.
3. Redmi Note 7
Another Redmi phone in the list, the Redmi Note 7 was one of the most anticipated phones in the segment. Despite packing only a 12MP rear camera instead of a 48MP shooter, the handset is still a solid option for its price tag.
However, you can get the Redmi Note 7S with a 48MP rear camera for a slightly higher price. Moreover, the Redmi Note 7 is said to be replaced by the 7S in the future. Until then, the Redmi Note 7 is still the best gaming phone under 10000 in India 2019.
It comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. Software-wise, it runs Android 9 Pie with Xiaomi’s MIUI 10 on top. Powering the handset is a Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with up to 4GB RAM and 128GB of storage.
In terms of camera, there are a 12MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor at the back. It also has a 13MP selfie camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture. It is fueled by a beefy 4,000 mAh battery that can be quickly recharged with the 18W fast charging solution. Do you think Redmi Note 7 is the best gaming smartphone under 10000?
There are currently two options of the phone available in India – 3GB RAM / 32GB storage and 4GB RAM / 64GB storage. Sadly, only the base variant fits the budget with an Rs. 9,990 price tag. You need to pay Rs. 2,000 more to purchase the 4GB RAM variant.
4. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2
Asus has been launching great phones in the market and the ZenFone Max Pro M2 is no exception. It is one of the best gaming phones in the world at an affordable price tag.
It sports a 6.26-inch FHD+ panel with 19:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 6 protection. In terms of software, it ships with Android 8.1 out of the box but is upgradeable to Android 9 Pie. It is driven by the same Snapdragon 660 SoC as the Redmi Note 7 and paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
On the camera front, it has a 12MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor. There is also a 13MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture on the front. With the massive 5,000 mAh battery, you can play games without worrying about the battery running out quickly.
The company is currently offering three options of the handset — 3GB RAM / 32GB storage, 4GB RAM / 64GB storage, 6GB RAM / 64GB storage. However, the base variant with 3GB RAM / 32GB storage is the only one available for under Rs. 10,000. It is currently up for sale at Rs. 9,990 in India.
5. Realme 3
Realme smartphones are highly welcomed in India thanks to its impressive specifications for a competitive price tag and Realme 3 is one of the highly-liked phones in the country. It is also considered to be one of the gaming phones under 10000 in India right now.
It sports a 6.22-inch display with HD+ (1,520 x 720p) resolution and Gorilla Glass 3. As for software, it runs Android 9 Pie with Oppo’s ColorOS 6.0 running on top. Driving the handset is an Helio P60, accompanied by 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot.
Camera duties are handled by a dual 13MP + 2MP camera setup at the back and a 13MP selfie camera on the front. Powering the entire setup is a large 4,230 mAh battery with 10W charging solution support.
Realme 3 is available in three variants in India — 3GB RAM / 32GB storage, 3GB RAM / 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM / 64GB storage. However, with Rs. 10,000, you can only buy the base variant which is priced at Rs. 9,990.
This concludes our list of the best gaming phones under 10,000. However, there're tons of gaming phones under 10000 in the market, so we have also made a few more lists of the best phones for different needs. Feel free to check out if you are a big fan of gaming smartphones or not, and pick out the best gaming mobile under 10000 on your own. Cheer!