The Best Slim Mobile Phones Under 10000 in India

by Oct 25, 2019

The smartphone market today is filled with various designs and features that can often seem daunting to even experienced smartphone users. With new features like foldable displays, modular accessories and more flooding the market every day, manufacturers are still competing to make their phones even slimmer. And that’s because many of us like slim devices, they look great, feel great and are easy to carry around.

But with so many features and different displays to choose from even in slim phones, it becomes difficult to find the perfect choice without getting lost. Thankfully our guide will help you make the perfect decision based on your requirements. We compare the phones based on their displays, performance, and image capturing abilities to give you a final verdict about each device in order to make a correct decision.

The 4 Best Slim Mobile Phones Under 10000

1.

Samsung Galaxy M20

Samsung Galaxy M20
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Dual 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3GB | 4GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

 Overview

Samsung is world-famous for its top of the line build quality and futuristic features and keeping in line with its reputation comes a sleek and stylish smartphone with a waterdrop display, the Galaxy M20. Equipped with a 6.3″ PLS TFT display that has a pixel density of 409ppi, the Galaxy M20 promises an engrossing and vivid multimedia experience.

Samsung has fitted the M20 with an Exynos 7904 chipset that is assisted by a Mali G71 GPU for a lag-free and snappy UI experience. This combination provides the M20 with ample power for light to moderate gaming and even allowing to run some AAA titles that have been optimized.

In terms of its camera setup, the Samsung Galaxy M20 comes with a dual camera on its back consisting of a 12mp sensor alongside a 5mp depth sensor. While on its front, the M20 has an 8mp sensor that enables it to capture the perfect selfie in almost every lighting condition.

Additional Features

Expandable Up To 1TB: The M20 comes with a micro SD card slot that allows the expansion of onboard storage up to 1TB. This is an added advantage for movie buffs and audiophiles as you can carry your digital library with you, anywhere you want.

Fast Charge 15W: The ability to reduce the charging time of your device is an excellent advantage for travelers and avid gamers. Thankfully, for this reason, you can use a fast charger to charge the Galaxy M20 fully in under half its normal charge time.

5000 mAh Battery: Having this large 5000mAh battery alongside the ability to fast charge makes the M20 a beast of a device. You can rest assured that you rarely ever run out of battery before the day gets over no matter what the scenario.

Type C Connector: The Galaxy M20 comes with a reversible Type C connector that not only makes it future proof but also makes it compatible with many different otg adapters currently available on the market.

Verdict

The M20 is a great modern phone for any avid multimedia consumer that loves storage expandability. It has a great screen with a body to screen ratio of 83.6% that allows for a vivid viewing experience from all angles.

In case you are looking for a great overall device with decent performance and camera capability then the M20 should be your choice. Being a newer release and having USB C makes it relevant for the near future and ensures regular security and performance updates.

What We Loved

  •  Screen
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • Type C
  • Fast Charge

What We Didn’t Like

  •  Plastic Body
  • USB 2.0
2.

Redmi Y3

 Redmi Y3
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.26" (720 x 1520)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Dual 12 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3GB | 4GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

From the house of Redmi, comes the Redmi Y3 the third iteration in its much-loved series of power-packed smartphones, the Y series. Released in April 2019, the Y3 has a 6.2″ IPS LCD display that has a pixel density of 269ppi. For protection, the display is protected by a Gorilla Glass 5 screen and powered by a Snapdragon 632 processor alongside an Adreno 506 GPU. The Snapdragon 632 promises a fast performing snappy experience on the Redmi Y3, no matter how many apps are open in your multitasking menu.

In terms of camera, the Y3 comes with a dual-camera setup that has a 12mp camera that is aided by a 2mp depth sensor. This allows for the perfect picture no matter what the scenario and the inclusion of Gyro EIS enables you to capture stable video weather you are walking, running or in a vehicle. For all its social media users, the Y3 comes with a 32mp front camera that is one of the best front cameras currently available on a smartphone in this price range.

Additional Features

4000 mAh Battery: The large 4000 mAh battery allows for a long-running use of the Redmi Y3 without having the need to use your charger. Xiaomi’s MIUI contributes towards this prolonged use thanks to its system optimization for the use of lithium-ion batteries.

Expandable Up To 1TB: The Y3 comes with a micro SD slot which is an added advantage for multimedia users. Expandability up to 1TB ensures that you never run out of storage on your device.

Verdict

The Y3 all in all is a great camera phone for photography enthusiasts in this price range. With its sleek and slim candy bar design and a 32mp front camera, the Y3 is a snug fit in your hands, making it the perfect selfie smartphone for every social media user.

Its inclusion of Gyro EIS on its rear camera setup makes it a great camera for amateur filmmakers and YouTubers as well, allowing you to capture smooth stabilized shots even when in motion. So in case you are out hunting for a good camera phone under Rs. 10,000 then you might want to have a look at the Redmi Y3.

What We Loved

  •  32mp Selfie Camera
  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • Splash Resistant

What We Didn’t Like

  •  No Fast Charge
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Micro USB 2.0
3.

Realme U1

 Realme U1
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Dual 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    3GB | 4GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3500 mAh

Overview

Realme is the new kid on the smartphone market that has managed to make a significant dent in the shares of major players like Samsung, Redmi, Huawei and more with its affordable yet high performing smartphones. The Realme U1 is one of the latest offerings by the company that offers a 6.3″ IPS display with a pixel density of 409ppi.

With its slim and curved design, the screen makes for a great viewing experience in almost every condition. Powered by a Mediatek helio P70 and a Mali G72 GPU, the U1 can handle most performance-intensive tasks easily.

In terms of photography, the U1 comes with a 13mp sensor on its back alongside a 2mp depth sensor for capturing the perfect shot every time. On its front, you will find the 25mp camera that performs exceptionally under any condition.

Additional Features

Gorilla Glass 3: The inclusion of Gorilla Glass 3 adds an additional layer of protection to your screen when compared to traditional screens. Although not the latest iteration, Gorilla Glass 3 is still better than having nothing.

Verdict

The Realme U1 is the cheaper option for buyers that love taking selfies and are avid social media users. It can also prove worthy for some users thanks to the combination of the P70 CPU alongside the Mali G72 GPU. Although the selfie camera is not as great as the Y3, it makes up for it in the performance department by offering the latest chipsets.

All in all, the Realme U1 is a great choice for you if you want a selfie phone that has great performance. The lack of stabilization in the real camera makes it a tough pick for videographers.

What We Loved

  •  Better Screen
  • Better Performance
  • Front Camera Setup

What We Didn’t Like

  •  No Fast Charge
  • 3500 mAh battery
  • Bluetooth 4.2
4.

Mi A2

Mi A2
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    5.99" (1080 x 2160)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Dual 12 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    3000 mAh

Overview

From the house of Mi comes this budget smartphone offering running Google’s stock Android experience, the Android One UI. Powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor and an Adreno 512 graphics chip, the Mi is a powerhouse of performance that can handle most mundane tasks with ease.

The A2 has a 5.9″ ITPS display that has a pixel density of 403ppi that offers dense rich colors and deeper blacks. In terms of camera, the Mi A2 comes equipped with a dual-camera setup on its rear consisting of a 12mp camera alongside a 20mp camera. This makes for an excellent image capturing the experience and the added advantage of Gyro EIS and [email protected] makes it an excellent choice for amateur filmmakers too.

In terms of its selfie camera, the Mi A2 comes with a front-facing 20mp sensor with an LED flash that makes it a perfect selfie phone. Although it lacks the resolution of the U1 or the Y3, it makes up for it with its front-facing LED flash as it allows for selfies even in the middle of the night.

Additional Features

Quick Charge 4 18W: The A2 is QC 4 compatible allowing you to charge your device fully in half its normal charge time. This makes gives the A2 an added advantage as this feature can come in handy for frequent travelers.

Type C: The world is moving towards a Type C connector and having one on the A2 is a boon for many. Not only is the connector reversible, but it also allows you to connect the A2 with various peripherals currently available on the market for USB C devices.

Aluminium Body: Unlike most offerings on this list, the A2 comes with an aluminum body that makes it more durable compared to its competitors. This increases the life of your device significantly by providing protection against bumps and drops.

Verdict

The Mi A2 is a great stock Android experience on a budget, and a planned Android 10 upgrade ensures that it will be relevant in the near future as well. Its exceptional camera setup on both the front and the back makes it an excellent choice for photographers and videographers alike.

The processor and the graphics chip are also powerful and still perform great today in terms of gaming and performance-intensive tasks. If you can digest its older design and bezels then the A2 is an overall great choice in this budget.

What We Loved

  •  Exceptional Camera
  • Quick Charge 4
  • Metal Body
  • Gyro EIS
  • Type C

What We Didn’t Like

  •  3000 mAh Battery
  • Not Expandable