Top 9 best phones under 12000 Rupees

This article shows the best phones under 12000 Rupees in India. It is regularly updated to make way for new devices that are launched.

Phones under 12000 Rupees are the most popular segment in Indian market. These phones have specifications that can often match the premium phones. While the specifications are almost identical, these phones have different build quality and looks. Some have better camera units than others while some have better display and larger battery. So it is always better to compare before you decide on the phone you buy. All these phones are 4G LTE compatible. Here is the list.

Best phones under 12000 Rupees

Phone SpecificationStarPrice
Redmi Note 45.5 inch FHD, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 4G, 13MP, 4100 mAh4.3*10999
Huawei Honor 5X5.5 in. FHD, SD 616, 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 13MP, 3000 mAh4.0*10919
Motorola Moto G5
5 in. FHD, SD 430, 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 13MP f2.0, 2800 mAh3.0*11999
Nubia N15.5 in. FHD, Helio P10, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 13MP, 5000 mAh3.6*11999
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note5.5 in. FHD, Helio P10, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 13MP, 3500 mAh4.1*11499
LeEco Le25.5 in. FHD, SD 652, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 16MP, 3000 mAh4.0*11999
Asus ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL5.2 in. HD, MTK, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 13MP, 4130 mAh3.9*12638
Huawei Honor 5C5.2 in. FHD, Kirin 650, 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 13MP, 3000 mAh4.2*9999
Samsung Galaxy J7
5.5 in. HD, Exynos, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 13MP, 3000 mAh3.8*11900

1. Redmi Note 4 (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM)

Best phones under 12000 - Redmi Note 4
Redmi Note 4

 

  • On Flipkart for 10,999 rupees.
  • Status : Available
  • Colours: Gold, Dark Grey, Black

Key Specs:

  • 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display
  • 2 GHz
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 64 bit chipset
  • 32 GB storage
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 4100 mAh battery
  • 4G + 4G
  • 13 MP f 2.0 rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 151 x 76 x 8.4 mm ; 165 grams
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 upgradeable to Nougat.

Best things about this phone

  • Extra durable battery
  • fast finger print sensor with chip-level security encryption
  • full metal body, large display
  • large RAM capacity and storage

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2. Huawei Honor 5X (2GB RAM, 16GB ROM)

Best Phones under 12000 - Huawei Honor 5x
honor 5x

 

  • On Amazon for Rs. 10,425
  • Status: Available
  • Colors: Gold, Gray

Key Specs:

  • 5.5 inch full HD display
  • 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939V2 octa core processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, microSD cards up to 128GB
  • 13 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • Huawei EMUI 3.1 based on Android Lollipop 5.1
  • 4G + 4G
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • 151.3 x 76.3 x 8.15 mm

Best things about this phone

  • Good Camera units
  • Finger print sensor
  • Good display

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3. Nubia N1 (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM)

Best phones under 12000 - nubia n1
nubia n1

 

  • On Amazon for Rs. 11999
  • Status: Available
  • Colors: Black, Gold

Key Specifications

  • 5.5-inch) LTPS Full HD Full Lamination Display (401 ppi)
  • 2.0 GHz MTK Helio P10 octa core processor
  • ARM Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB
  • dual SIM (nano+nano) dual-standby (4G+4G)
  • Android v6 Marshmallow
  • 13 MP primary camera with sapphire glass IR filter, F2.2 aperture
  • 13 MP f2.2 front facing camera
  • 5000 mAH lithium-ion battery
  • 151 x 75 x 9 mm; 190 gm
  • Fingerprint Scanner

Best things about this phone

  • High resolution display
  • Large durable battery
  • High resolution front camera
  • Powerful processor and large memory

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4. Moto G 5th Gen (2GB RAM, 16GB ROM)

moto g5 gold
moto g5 gold
  • On Amazon for Rs. 11,999
  • Status: Available
  • Colors: Lunar Gray, Fine Gold

Key Specifications

  • 5-inch) Full HD IPS LCD Display (441ppi)
  • Scratch-resistant glass
  • 1.4GHzQualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB
  • dual SIM (micro+micro) dual-standby (4G+4G)
  • 2800 mAh battery
  • 13MP f 2.0 primary camera
  • 5MP f2.2 front facing camera wide angle
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 144.3 x 73 x 9.5 mm; 145grams

Best things about this phone

  • Good camera units
  • Latest Nougat OS
  • Good looks

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5. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM)

Best phones under 12000 - lenovo k5 note
lenovo k5 note

 

  • On Flipkart for Rs.11,499
  • Status: Available
  • Colors: Gray, Gold, Silver

Key Specifications

  • 5.5 inch Full HD Display (401 ppi)
  • 1.8 GHz Helio P10 64-bit Octa Core processor
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM expandable up to 128 GB
  • Hybrid SIM slots
  • Android Marshmallow 6
  • 13 MP Rear camera, PDAF with 5-pieces Composite Lens
  • 8 MP front camera, Fixed Focus, 1.4 um Pixels
  • 3500 mAh battery
  • 152 x 75.7 x 8.49 mm
  • Finger print sensor

Best things about this phone

  • Good Audio quality
  • Camera units are good
  • Fast battery recharging, recharges in 2.5 hours
  • Large RAM and storage capacity

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6. LeEco Le2 (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM)

Best phones under 12000 - leeco le 2 grey
leeco le 2 grey

 

  • On Flipkart for Rs. 11,999
  • Status: Available
  • Color: grey

Key Specifications

  • 5.5 inch FHD IPS display
  • Gorilla Glass 3
  • 1.8 GHz Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, no micrSD card support
  • 16 MP rear camera
  • 8 MP front camera
  • EUI 5.8 based on Android Marshmallow
  • 4G + 4G VoLTE
  • 151.1 x 74.2 x 7.5 mm
  • 153 grams
  • 3000 mAh battery

Best things about this phone

  • Large internal storage
  • Near zero bezels
  • Finger print sensor

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7. Asus ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM)

Best phones under 12000 - asus zenfone 3 max zc520tl
asus zenfone 3 max zc520tl

 

  • On Flipkart for Rs. 12,638
  • Status: Available
  • Colors: Gold, Grey, Silver

Key Specifications

  • 5.2 inch HD Display
  • 1.25 GHz quad core MediaTek 64-bit chipset
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM expandable up to 32 GB using MicroSD card (Hybrid slot)
  • 13 MP rear camera, 5P Lens, F2.2, FOV 74.9 Degree
  • 5MP front camera, 3P Lens, F2.4, FOV 74.5Degree
  • Accelerometer, E-compass, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor
  • 4130 mAh battery
  • 149.5 x 73.7 x 8.55mm; 148gram
  • Android Marshmallow 6

Best things about this phone

  • Durable battery
  • Large RAM and storage memory

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8. Huawei Honor 5C (2GB RAM, 16GB ROM)

Best phones under 12000 - honor 5c
honor 5c

 

Key spefications

  • 5.2 inch Full HD Display
  • 1.7 GHz Kirin 650 octa core chipset
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM expandable up to 128GB MicroSD card (hybrid slot)
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Digital Compass, Fingerprint Sensor
  • Android Marshmallow 6
  • 147.1 x 73.8 x 8.3 mm
  • 3000 mAh battery

Best things about this phone

  • Runs on Huawei Kirin processor
  • Slim phone
  • Finger print sensor

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9. Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700F (1.5GB RAM, 16GB ROM)

samsung j7
samsung j7
  • On Amazon for Rs. 10,990
  • Status: Available
  • Colors: Black, White, Gold

Key Specifications

  • 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display
  • 720 x 1280 pixels resolution, 267 ppi pixel density
  • 1.5GHz octa core processor
  • Mali T720MP2 GPU
  • 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB
  • Android v5.1 Lollipop
  • 4G+4G
  • 3000mAH lithium-ion battery
  • 152mm x 79mm x 8mm; 172 grams
  • Accelerometer, Radio, proximity

Best things about this phone

  • From brand Samsung
  • Good camera units

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