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Best Smartphones Under Rs. 10,000 in Nepal

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There was a time a few years ago when Rs. 10,000 gave you a ‘lag-laden’ smartphone with only a couple of features. However, with the development of the mobile phone market, smartphones these days have become so feature packed that even the entry-level handsets can fulfill the day-to-day needs of the users. So, today, we have prepared you a list of the very best smartphones that cost Rs. 10,000 and are currently available in the Nepali market. These smartphones, even while coming on a budget, can pack a punch!

6Huawei Y3 2017

Launched nearly a year ago, the Huawei Y3 2017 is a decent buy for someone looking for an overall device. The major selling point of this device is probably its 4G support. The Huawei Y3 2017 features all the basic necessities of an average smartphone user.


However, this device still runs on the older Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This could be a drawback as lots of smartphone of its price range are already running on the new Android Oreo and the relatively newer Android Nougat. The Huawei Y3 2017 will run you Rs. 9,891.

Huawei Y3 2017 Specifications:

  • Display: 5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA IPS LCD display
  • CPU: 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737М processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Storage: 8 GB, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0 with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2 MP
  • SIM: Dual SIM with 4G support
  • Battery: 2200 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 9,891

5Moto C

The Moto C is Motorola’s entry-level smartphone that is available right now in Nepal. This device, with its looks and specifications, brings back the memory of the Motorola G (1st gen). The advantage this smartphone holds is the near-stock Android software it possesses. That coupled with 1 GB RAM and MediaTek MT6737M chipset, provides a smooth performance up to some extent.

The Moto C is currently available for Rs. 10,990. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. So, if you are looking for the latest Android OS, you might want to look elsewhere.

Moto C Specifications:

  • Display: 5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA TFT LCD display
  • CPU: 1.1GHz quad-core 64-bit MediaTek MT6737M processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Storage: 16 GB, expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 5 MP with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2 MP with LED flash
  • SIM: Dual SIM with 4G support
  • Battery: 2350 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 10,990 (available for Rs. 10,000)

4Nokia 1

The Nokia 1 may not be the best-looking smartphone, but it sure is among the best performing device. The Nokia 1 has only 1 GB of RAM which might not sound that ample. However, this smartphone comes with Android Go on board. Android Go is the minimalistic variant of Android that comes with lighter applications which helps to make sure the phone doesn’t stutter.

The Nokia 1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo which is one of its selling points. Also, it might be HMD Global’s cheapest smartphone yet but the company has made sure to keep the durability alive in its device. The Nokia 1 is currently available for the price of Rs. 9,325.

Nokia 1 Specifications:

  • Display: 4.5” FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) IPS display
  • CPU: 1.1GHz MT6737M Quad-Core processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Android Go version)
  • Storage: 8 GB, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera: 5 MP with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2 MP
  • SIM: Dual Hybrid SIM
  • Battery: Removable 2150 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 9,325

3Colors S1

The Colors S1 offers a couple of features that some of its competitors don’t – a fingerprint scanner and an HD display. The device has a 5-inch HD display that is quite decent for its price as it offers more details and sharpness. The S1 also has a fingerprint scanner on the back that sure helps to secure the smartphone.

The Colors S1 is cloaked by a metallic back which feels premium all while making the device look premium itself. There is a 2400 mAh backing the smartphone that is powered by a MediaTek MTK6580AW chipset.

Colors S1 Specifications:

  • Display: 5-inch HD IPS display
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek MTK6580AW
  • OS: Android v7.0 Nougat
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • GPU: Mali-420 MP2
  • Storage: 8 GB, expandable up to 128 GB
  • Rear Camera: 8 MP rear-facing camera with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP front-facing camera
  • Rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • SIM: Dual SIM (2G + 3G)
  • Battery: 2400 mAh
  • Price: Rs. 9,995


The UMIDIGI London has been in the Nepali market for some time now. A while back, UMIDIGI Nepal had launched an upgraded 3 GB RAM variant of the device for an MRP of Rs 11,530. The price of the variant has now been slashed to Rs. 9,800 which makes it the smartphone to look out for in the below Rs. 10,000 price segment. The device sports a 5-inch HD display that ends in a 2.5D curved glass making it look seamless.

If you are after trendy looking smartphones, this device might impress you, as the black color variant certainly stands out from the rest with its plastic back that looks like glass. With 3 GB RAM and 16 GB of ROM at the helm, UMIDIGI has made sure that its buyers will get the best out of the smartphone. However, the lack of fingerprint scanner and the fact that it runs on the older Android v6.0 Marshmallow might be a deal breaker to some.

UMDIGI London Specifications:

  • Display: 5.0-inch (720 x 1280 pixels) HD SHARP IPS 2.5D curved display; DG Twin-Shield with Dual Glass protection
  • CPU: 1.3GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor
  • RAM: 3 GB RAM
  • OS: Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Storage: 16 GB internal memory, expandable with microSD up to 32GB
  • Rear camera: 8MP rear camera with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2MP front camera
  • SIM: Dual Hybrid SIM with 4G support
  • Battery: 2050 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 9,800

1Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Just a while back, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A was one of the members of the top smartphone under Rs. 15,000 list. However, the decrease in the price of Xiaomi smartphones has resulted in this feature-packed smartphone being available for an even cheaper price tag.

The Xiaomi Redmi 4A has a 5-inch HD display that has a great viewing angle and a good color reproduction but sometimes suffers while viewing under direct sunlight. This device does a great job in the performance department as it can handle the day-to-day need of an average user. Also, the 3,120 mAh battery of the Redmi 4A can provide up to 5 hours of screen-on-time which is more than enough to last for a full day.

Full Specs of Xiaomi Redmi 4A:

  • Display: 5-inch HD IPS LCD display
  • CPU: 1.4 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • OS: Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9.0 on top
  • Storage: 16 GB, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card (dedicated)
  • Rear Camera: 13MP with PDAF, dual tone LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5MP, f/2.2 aperture
  • Sensors: IR blaster, Accelerometer, Proximity
  • SIM: Dual SIM with 4G support
  • Battery: 3120 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 9,499
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