Best Mobile Phones under 12,000 in India

Top Mobiles under 12,000 budget includes popular brands such as Nokia Mobiles, Lava Mobiles, Lenovo Mobiles, Infinix Mobiles, Comio Mobiles. The most popular mobiles under 12,000 includes TECNO POVA 2 (Rs. 10499), Realme C11 (2021) (Rs. 6999), Realme C20 (Rs. 6799), Realme C3 (3 cameras) (Rs. 7460), Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (Rs. 11442).

One of the important factors to consider while making a mobile purchase is its price. For all the customers looking for best mobiles below 12,000, check out the list below and you can click on any model to read out the Specifications, Reviews, Features, FAQs, User Ratings and Images for any model.

The best mobile under 12,000 is TECNO POVA 2, which is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) Processor and comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. Its screen size is 6.5 inches and comes up with battery of Non removable Li-Ion 7000 mAh battery. TECNO POVA 2 has 48 MP (f/1.79, primary) + 2 MP (depth) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (AI Lens) Quad Camera with LED Flash primary rear camera and 8 MP (f/2.0) Selfie Camera with Dual Flash of front camera.

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  • TECNO POVA 2

    10,499
    • MediaTek Helio G85
    • 8 MP Selfie Camera with Dual Flash
    • 64 GB
    • 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 4 GB
    • 6.5 inches
  • A satisfactory performance in a common mans budget.

    Not everyone in the smartphone market is looking to spend a fortune on a phone. Some of us are on a budget but still want a phone that offers satisfactory performance. Well, Realme has come out without a phone that will satisfy your basic phone needs without creating a long bill. The phoned is priced at INR 7000, a very budgeteer option.

    Pros

    • Huge screen size
    • Powerful battery
    • High Resolution

    Cons

    • Average camera quality
    • Overheating issues
    • Low RAM availability
    • Unisoc SC9863A
    • 5 MP Camera
    • 32 GB Storage (eMMC 5.1)
    • 8 MP Camera with LED Flash
    • 2 GB LPDDR4x RAM
    • 6.5 inches
  • Realme C20

    6,799
    • 6.52 inches
    • MediaTek Helio P22
    • 32 GB (eMMC 5.1)
    • 2 GB LPDDR4x
    • 8 MP Camera with LED Flash
    • 5 MP Camera
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    • 6.5 inches
    • 12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm , 1/2.8", 1.25µm, PDAF 2 MP, 2 MP, f/2.4,
    • 5 MP, f/2.4, 27mm , 1/5", 1.12µm
    • Mediatek Helio G70
    • 2GB / 3GB / 4GB
    • 32GB / 64GB
  • Superb screen quality, amazing sound and battery backup

    Xiaomi is one of India’s largest selling brands, having almost all its mobile phones in an affordable range. All the smartphones this brand manufactures are technology-driven and offer people a high-end smart-device user experience. Redmi Note 9 is the successor of the Redmi Note 8, which is a popular device amongst budget-mobile users in India. Redmi Note 9 price in India is kept at a very reasonable tag when compared to what’s on offer. 

    Pros

    • Offers a long battery backup
    • Offers a crisp and vibrant screen quality
    • Has a good camera
    • 6.53 inches
    • MediaTek Helio G85
    • 64 GB
    • 4 GB
    • 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Camera with LED Flash
    • 13 MP Camera
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  • OPPO A15s

    10,889
    Amazing technology at a reasonable price

    Whenever you try to buy a phone for yourself you are always confused about which one to buy as there a million options available in the worldwide market. Each of them with features just as good as the previous one. Another significant factor while considering buying a phone is its price point.

    Oppo brings to us their new oppo A15s the new technology at a reasonable price of only Rs.11,490.

    Pros

    • Wide range of customization's in the camera
    • Large 6.52 inch display
    • LCD panel of high-resolution 1600x720 HD+ and a refresh rate of 60 Hz

    Cons

    • Uses Android 10 while latest version is Android 11
    • Comes with the old Bluetooth 5.0 version. The latest is Bluetooth 5.1.
    • No Gorilla Glass protection
    • Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
    • 4 GB
    • 8 MP Wide Angle
    • 64 / 128 GB
    • 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple camera with LED flash
    • 6.52 inches
    • 6.82 inches
    • MediaTek Helio G35
    • 32 / 64 GB
    • 2 / 4GB
    • 13 MP + AI Dual Camera with LED Flash
    • 8 MP Camera
  • POCO M3

    10,499

    Pros

    • Funky design
    • Massive 6000 mAh battery
    • Great and Efficient Performance

    Cons

    • No ultra-wide-angle lens
    • 6.53 inches
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
    • 64 GB (UFS 2.1)
    • 6 GB (LPDDR4X)
    • 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP AI Triple Camera with LED Flash
    • 8 MP
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  • Budget phone with the best feature

    The new POCO M2 Reloaded is a pocket-friendly phone which can fulfil all your day-to-day requirements. It was officially released on the 21st of April, 2021. It has only one variant –the 4GB, 64GB model which is priced at rupees 9,499. It is available in two variants namely Greyish Black and Mostly Blue. It has a compact design which makes it easy to carry. It has a full definition display, good battery life, decent camera features and good internal memory. It has a pretty good processor which makes your phone run smoothly. It also has a fingerprint sensor. It has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars nationwide which is not bad at all.

    However, it has many competitors in the market like Samsung galaxy M12, Infinix Hot 10, Redmi 9, Oppo A15, etc., some having a higher price and some lower. Moreover, customer reviews show that POCO M2 Reloaded has the same features as Redmi 9 except for the fingerprint sensor. Redmi 9 is priced at rupees 8,799 in the market which makes it a tough competition for POCO M2 Reloaded. So it can be said that POCO M2 Reloaded has pretty good features in the budget price range but you can find other phones with somewhat better features in the same or even lower price range.

    Pros

    • 1080x2340 px display, Water Drop Notch with 6.53 inches screen.
    • 4 GB RAM, 64 GB expandable internal memory.
    • 5000 mAh Lithium-ion battery, long battery life.

    Cons

    • Heavy Weight.
    • The firmware could have been updated to a newer version of OS.
    • The phone’s RAM cannot be expanded
    • MediaTek Helio G80
    • 8 MP Camera
    • 64 GB Storage
    • 13 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Quad Camera with LED Flash
    • 4 GB RAM
    • 6.53 inches
  • Pocket-friendly, simple, attractive design, and easy to use

    In June 2020, with a starting price of Rs. 8,999, Redmi launched a smartphone, “Redmi 9”, which is well-equipped with the latest technologies, including 64GB storage, 5MP front camera, a 5000 mAh battery, and a 6.53” screen. It also features an on-the-go USB, Type C 1.0 reversible connector, Bluetooth 5.0, Infrared, A2DP, 2.0, Yes (region or market dependent), and more. The Redmi 9 ships with Android 10 operating system, which helps users operate the device smoothly and easily. 

    Pros

    • A long-lasting battery of 5,000 mAh
    • Available at an affordable price with multiple features
    • Simple yet attractive look

    Cons

    • The camera quality is not up to the mark.
    • The battery is not removable.
    • Not so good for heavy games
    • 6.53 inches
    • MediaTek Helio G35
    • 64 GB
    • 4 GB
    • 13 MP + 2 MP Camera with LED Flash
    • 5 MP Camera

Best Mobile Phones under 12,000 in India

ModelPrice
TECNO POVA 210,499
Realme C11 (2021)6,999
Realme C206,799
Realme C3 (3 cameras)7,460
Xiaomi Redmi Note 911,442
OPPO A15s10,889
Infinix Hot 10 Play7,999
POCO M310,499
POCO M2 Reloaded9,499
Xiaomi Redmi 99,606

User Review of Phones Below 12000

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
A

Anant

Posted on : 10th July 2021

Decent

he phone is great and smooth. Gaming experience is good.decent processor with great daily life performance

Xiaomi Redmi 9
SJ

Saurav Jain

Posted on : 6th July 2021

Budget Phone

At this price range, redmi offers alot for those who looking mid range phone with features

Xiaomi Redmi 9
A

Akhil

Posted on : 4th July 2021

Budget phone

Budget phone i must say. its good in this price.

OPPO A15s
A

Animesh

Posted on : 26th June 2021

Overpriced

Got some major software issue, lags too much while calling and features are complicated.

OPPO A15s
AS

Ankush Singh

Posted on : 19th June 2021

Good Display & camera

Improved camera & display quality, no lagging issue observed while playing the games

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
JS

Jeetu Singh

Posted on : 10th June 2021

Display

Premium mobile phone with good battery backup, nice camera and overall value for money.

Xiaomi Redmi 9
AA

Amit Arora

Posted on : 7th June 2021

performance

Nice decent phone in this price range but after 2-3 months battery life will go to 0 in few hrs and processor will also work slow

Xiaomi Redmi 9
KM

Kamlesh Mishra

Posted on : 3rd June 2021

Nice

nice phone in the price range with 13MP camera and 1-day battery bacup.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
DJ

Dharam Jain

Posted on : 1st June 2021

Sound

Nice phone. can listen to music for long time without any noise . greatb sound system

OPPO A15s
PS

Promod Shukla

Posted on : 22nd May 2021

Camera

hasn't faced any issues with lagging or diffculty in scrolling or loading any apps. The 13MP camera really works in her favour as does the helio P35 processor.

Xiaomi Redmi 9
V

Vikas

Posted on : 18th May 2021

Hanging problem

Hangs too much while laing heavy games, does not well support conference call, very dissatisfied.

OPPO A15s
P

Prabhakar

Posted on : 16th May 2021

Performace

I am satisfied with the mobile phone. It provides excellent overall performance and is a good value for money device.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
S

Satyanand

Posted on : 13th May 2021

Heating Issue

Phone getting heats up when put on charging & take lot of time to charge

OPPO A15s
A

Akshay

Posted on : 11th May 2021

Design

3D Curved Design, HD+ Screen and there is eye comfort also that make it awesome.

Xiaomi Redmi 9
TG

Tarun Garg

Posted on : 10th May 2021

Camera

Camera is not at all good, performance is fine but dont buy if you want a good camera

OPPO A15s
V

Vikas

Posted on : 3rd May 2021

lagging a bit

The dynamic black color is very nice. it is lagging a bit only but overall a good phone.

OPPO A15s
AA

Amit Arora

Posted on : 25th April 2021

Nice product

Very nice product at this price range and camera works really well.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
DS

Dinesh Sangwan

Posted on : 21st April 2021

Features

So many features are there in this phone, you can buy it without second thoughts

Phones Below 12000 FAQs

Q. Which are the best phones under 12,000 in India?

As of August 2021, Best phones under 12,000 are: TECNO POVA 2, Realme C11 (2021), Realme C20.

Q. Which are the latest phones under 12,000 in India?

Latest mobile phones under 12,000 are: TECNO POVA 2, Infinix Hot 10 Play, Realme C11 (2021).

Q. What are some of the popular brand options available under 12,000 ?

Mobile Phones under 12,000 include popular brands such as: TECNO POVA 2, Realme C11 (2021), Realme C20.

Q. Which chipset has been used in TECNO POVA 2?

TECNO POVA 2 uses MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) processor.