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Smartron tphone P Vs 10.or D: which is better budget device?

Smartron launched its entry-level smartphone in India dubbed as tphone P. The price of Smartron tphone P starts at Rs 7,999. At this price point, the phone will directly compete with other budget smartphones already available in the market such as the Redmi 5A and 10.or D.

Earlier, last month the e-commerce giant Amazon launched its 10.or D smartphone in India. The smartphone comes under Crafted for Amazon program and it has been made in India and designed for India. The phone is priced at Rs. 4,999 for the base variant.

Apart from being budget priced, both the phones do have a few other features in common. So, can Smartron with its budget offering take on Amazon’s 10.or D in the budget segment? Let’s find out!

Smartron tphone P Vs 10.or D Specifications

Key Specifications Smartron tphone P 10.or D
Display 5.2-inch IPS LCD 5.2-inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution HD, 1280 x 720 pixels HD, 1280 x 720 pixels
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Processor Octa-Core Quad-core
Chipset Snapdragon 435 Snapdragon 425
GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 308
Internal Storage 32GB 16GB/32GB
Expandable Storage Yes, 128GB Yes
Primary Camera 13MP, autofocus, LED flash 13MP, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera 5MP, LED Flash 5MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
Battery 5,000 mAh 3,500 mAh
4G VoLTE Yes Yes
Sim Card Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Hybrid Slot) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Hybrid Slot)
Price Rs. 7,999 2GB/16GB- Rs. 4,999

3GB/32GB- Rs. 5,999

Design and Display

If we talk about design, the Smartron tphone P sports a metal unibody, 2.5D curved glass at the front while the 10.or D features a plastic body. Both of them also feature a fingerprint scanner on the rear.

Smartron tphone P
tphone P

In terms of display, both the phones feature a 5.2-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels.

10.or D
10.or D

Overall, display-wise both the phones are almost similar, but the tphone P features a metal unibody design which makes it a winner in this segment.

Processor, Memory, and Storage

The tphone P is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset with Adreno 505 GPU. In terms of memory, the tphone P packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. Smartron also offers 100GB cloud storage as well, which should help distinguish the tphone P from its competitors, giving it an added advantage.

On the other hand, the 10.or D is powered by a less powerful quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset with Adreno 308 GPU. For memory, it comes in two variants- 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB.

So, in terms of hardware, the tphone P is clearly a winner with octa-core processor and upgraded GPU. Moreover, the tphone P also offers 1000GB cloud storage which is a plus point for it.


The battery is the highlight feature of Smartron tphone P – it packs a massive 5,000mAh battery. The company claims that the phone should offer 2 days of battery life.

The 10.or D is powered by a 3,500mAh battery, which is also said to offer a standby time of two days.

The tphone 5 is again a clear winner in this department as well, and despite its much higher capacity, the battery can charge fully in about 3 hours.

Software and Performance

Both the phones run on Android 7.1 Nougat – while the 10.or D runs on stock Android,  Smartron tphone P offers near stock Android with some extra features and apps. When it comes to performance both the phones are similar and offer the same experience.

Overall, both the phones are same in terms of software, and performance. Both offer good software experience.


In terms of camera, both the phones sport a 13MP rear camera, with LED flash, HDR, and Panorama. Up front, both the phones also have a similar 5MP camera, however, the tphone P also sports front flash.

Smartron tphone P

In the camera comparison, though both the phones do offer similar features, in our testing we found tphone P’s camera to be performing better than the 10.or D’s. Here are some camera samples from both the phones in different light conditions.

Camera Samples

tphone P on the left, 10.or D on the right


The Smartron tphone P is priced at Rs. 7,999 and comes in black color option. The 10.or D is priced at Rs. 4,999 for the 2GB/16GB model and 3GB/32GB variant is available for Rs. 5,999. It comes in Beyond Black, and Aim Gold colors.

So, we can see that 10.or D is priced slightly less than tphone P, however, with features like metal body and better processor, the price difference doesn’t seem that important.


Coming to the conclusion, both the phones are similar in terms of display and memory. However, when it comes to design and power, the tphone P trumps the 10.or D. Further, in terms of storage, the tphone P also has an edge over the 10.or D with its cloud storage. In addition to the above factors, the tphone P also offers a better camera experience, making it the clear winner among the two phones.

Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.View Author posts