MediaTek launched its MT6582, 1.3 GHz quad core chipset last year and we expect 2014 to see a whole gamut of brands lining up with their budget quad core devices, including Micromax Canvas Mad A94 which is expected to be official soon. Presently if you are looking for a quad core device under 10,000 INR in India, there are several options available as of now.

iBall Andi 5h Quadro

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iBall Andi 5h Quadro is one of the best Quad core smartphones in MT6589 series phones. We saw several such phones in the range of 10,000 to 15,000 INR. iBall Andi 5h Quadro comes with a 5 inch qHD display with 220 ppi. The 1.2 GHz quad core chipset is backed by 1 GB RAM and 4 GB internal storage with MicroSD support.

The Primary camera has a 12 MP sensor and a 2 MP shooter is also present at the front. The battery capacity of 2200 mAh is also above average considering the price range. You can read the complete details of this device on our iBall Andi 5h Quick Review. The iBall Andi 5h quadro is now available for Rs. 9,348 on Snapdeal.

Key Specs

Model iBall Andi 5h Quadro
Display 5 Inch, qHD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB, MicroSD support
OS Android 4.2 Jelly bean
Cameras 5 MP/ 0.3 MP
Battery 2200 mAh
Price Rs. 9,348

Xolo Q1000 Opus

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Xolo recently launched Xolo Q1000 Opus in India. This smartphone is powered by Broadcom BCM23550 processor with 4 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz. The 5 inch IPS LCD display of this phone features WVGA resolution similar which doesn’t amount to vey high pixel density.

The battery capacity is 2000 mAh. Camera combination of 5 MP/ VGA is less than what you can get in some rival dual core smartphones. The phone comes with 1 GB of RAM and is definitely a quad core device worth considering by those looking for a 5 inch display below 10 k mark. For details you can read our Xolo Q1000 Opus Hands on review. You can buy Xolo Q1000 Opus from Flipkart at Rs. 9,898

Key Specs

Model Xolo Q1000 Opus
Display 5 Inch, WVGA
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB, MicroSD support
OS Android 4.2 Jelly bean
Cameras 5 MP/ 0.3 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Price Rs. 9,898

Intex Aqua i6

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Intex was the first domestic manufacturer to launch MT6582 Chipset in India with Intex Aqua i6. The 4 CPU cores are ticking at 1.3 GHz and are assisted by Mali 400 MP2 GPU and 512 MB RAM. The 5 inch display sports FWVGA resolution, which will give you a pretty usable display.

The Battery capacity is 1900 mAh. You will get an 8 MP camera at the back and 2 MP camera at the front. The camera specs are above average and Mali-400MP2 GPU will enhance performance. For further details of the hardware specs, you can read our Intex Aqua i6 Quick Review. You can buy this phone from Flipkart at Rs. 8,079.

Key Specs

Model Intex Aqua i6
Display 5 Inch FWVGA, 196 PPI
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad Core
RAM 512 MB
Internal Storage 4 GB
OS Android 4.2
Cameras 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 1900 mAh
Price Rs. 8,079

 

Xolo Q800

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Xolo Q800 has been a popular phone throughout 2013. This phone packs MT6589M chipset with 4 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz. The RAM capacity is 1 GB and is the most you can expect at this price range. The 4 GB internal storage can be further extended to 32 GB using a MicroSD card.

The primary camera is of 8 MP capable of HD video recording and the secondary 1 MP shooter is present at the front for video calling. The phone recently received Android 4.2 Jelly bean update which has brought about significant improvement in overall performance. Xolo Q800 is available for 9,719 on Snapdeal.

Key Specs

Model Xolo Q800 Gadgetstouse
Display 4.5 Inch qHD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB
OS Android 4.2 (After Update)
Cameras 8 MP/ 1 MP
Battery 2100 mAh
Price Rs. 9,719

Micromax Canvas 2 Plus A110Q

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Micromax Canvas 2 was one of the most successful phones in the canvas series. Micromax has slowly and steadily made a name for itself in Indian Market and is now the number 2 selling brand only after Samsung. The Micromax Canvas 2 Plus comes with a faster MT6589 processor with 4 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz and backed by 1 GB RAM.

The primary camera has an 8 MP sensor and performs decently. A 2 MP camera is also present at the front for video calling. The 5 inch IPS LCD display sports FWVGA resolution. The battery capacity is 2000 mAh. For further insight into hardware specifications you can read our Micromax Canvas 2 Plus A110Q Quick Review. You can buy this phone from Flipkart for Rs. 9,898

Key Specs

Model Micromax Canvas 2 Plus A110Q
Display 5 Inch, FWVGA
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB, MicroSD support
OS Android 4.2 Jelly bean
Cameras 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Price Rs. 9,898

 

Some Other Phones with Quad Core Under 10,000 INR

Phone Specifications Order

Processor, RAM, Internal Storage, Camera, Display, Battery, Dual or Single SIM, Android Version

Xolo Q700 Quick Review | Full Review | News

1.2 GHz Quad Core, 1 GB, 4 GB, 5MP/ VGA, 4.5 Inch qHD, 2400 mAh, Dual SIM, Android 4.1

Gionee Pioneer P3 Quick Review | Full Review | News

1.3 GHz Quad Core, 512 MB, 4 GB, 5MB/ VGA, 4.3 Inch WVGA, 1700 mAh, Dual SIM, Android 4.1

Karbonn Titanium S2 Quick Review | Full Review | News

1.2 GHz Quad Core, 1 GB, 4 GB, 8 MP/ 2 MP, 5 Inch FWVGA, 2100 mAh, Dual SIM, Android 4.1

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5 COMMENTS


  1. Very informative article, I now know there is quad core phone under 10000

    Should article be under category called “price list”?


  2. Dear Sir,
    kindly advise about the suitability /performance of Spice MI -525 and Spice Mi -550 available for 10k in HS 18 website.
    Thanks!
    Ritesh


  3. Hi Deepak,
    Thanks for this piece..
    I am Apoorva work with Zopper and i wanted to know your recommendation about the best one in this list..I am a gaming freak person and looking for a best smartphone for gaming purpose.

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