Some of the best Smartphones in India Under 12000 Range

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When it comes to budget smartphones, there are multiple models offered by different companies. Hence, it might be difficult for people to choose the best phone under a budget. Here are some of the best phones under 12,000 INR that you can check out.

realme C21Y 

One of the best phones under 12000 INR, the realme C21Y offers a ton of features for its price. It flaunts a 6.5-inch HD+ display that offers an amazing picture quality. The perfect aspect ratio of 20:9 makes the phone ideal to watch videos on the go. Furthermore, a screen-to-body ratio of 89.5% also ensures that you get to make the most out of the phone screen. The device performs effortlessly, all thanks to the powerful Unisoc T610 octa-core CPU. The processor clocks at 1.8 GHz by virtue of which the phone can take up workload efficiently. The 4 GB RAM also helps the model function perfectly while multitasking. Lastly, you can also bank on the phone’s mammoth 5,000 mAh battery to last you for long hours. 


Backed by the MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, the POCO C3 is designed to fulfil all your needs. The processor can clock up to 2.3 GHz, thus ensuring the phone will never lag or overheat while multitasking. The 4 GB RAM also facilitates the smooth functioning of the device while handling multiple apps at the same time. As for the model’s rear cameras, you get a 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP configuration that can click gorgeous pictures. The 5 MP lens on the front is also adequate for clicking social media-ready selfies with your friends. Apart from its long-lasting 5000 mAh battery, the phone is also provided with a 380 V surge protection charger that safeguards the device from unwarranted surges.

Xiaomi Redmi 9A

With its 6.53-inch display and 1600 x 720 pixels screen resolution, Redmi 9A offers an amazing picture quality. A pixel density of 268 ppi further ensures that the pictures on the screen are vivid and bright, giving you a great viewing experience. The phone’s flawless performance is all thanks to the collaborative efforts of the MediaTek Helio G25 octa-core processor and 2 GB RAM. Its 13 MP AI camera also deserves special mention, because of its ability to auto-focus and click great pictures. Similarly, the 5 MP selfie camera also clicks great selfies in different modes. 

realme Narzo 30A 

The perfect combination of affordability and efficiency is the realme Narzo 30A. The 6.51-inch display is the perfect size to make it convenient for you to browse the internet on the go. Furthermore, with HD+ display resolution and 60 Hz refresh rate, the phone is also perfectly equipped to give you a commendable gaming experience. The advanced MediaTek Helio G85 processor further ensures that the model proves to be a good gaming phone. Together with the 3 GB RAM, the smartphone can handle demanding gaming applications and makes sure that you have a smooth gaming experience. 

vivo Y12s

vivo is widely known for its brilliant camera quality. Even though it is priced under 12,000 INR, vivo Y12s offers a 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP triple rear camera configuration that shoots images in great detail. The rear camera module can also shoot 1080p videos at 30 fps. An 8 MP selfie shooter housed on the front also clicks brilliant photos. In general, the phone’s performance is quite phenomenal. The MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 octa-core processor does a great job of powering the device. Additionally, the PowerVR GE8320 GPU also makes sure that the phone can handle all your graphics needs efficiently. 

realme Narzo 50i

For people looking for an extremely affordable smartphone, the realme Narzo 50i i is a great choice. It flaunts a 6.5-inch HD+ screen that offers a splendid screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The device’s stellar performance is powered by the SC9863A octa-core processor clocking at 1.6 GHz. The 2 GB RAM further makes sure that the device lets you multitask between various apps. In terms of cameras, the phone is equipped with a generous 8 MP rear camera that allows you to click decent images. It can capture bright and vivid pictures in most settings. Lastly, the large 5,000 mAh battery capacity proves to be enough to last you for at least 24 hours. Furthermore, the Super Power Saving Mode ensures that the device remains operational for a while even when the battery percentage is around 5%.

The Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card allows you to buy your favourite smartphone as it comes with a pre-approved limit of up to Rs. 4 lakh. You can also buy other gadgets, appliances and even groceries and gym memberships by using the EMI Network Card. You can repay the price of the product in interest-free monthly instalments (No Cost EMI).