5 Best Android 2.2 Phones below Rs. 10,000 in India

I remember many guys asking me for an Android handset within a budget of Rs. 10,000. Why Android created this fuss? Yes, its Android everywhere!

When comes to Indian market, Nokia still retains 60% of market share, while Android started creating buzz. If you are searching for good cheap Android handset in India with a budget below Rs. 10,000, then this post might be useful to you.

The prices mentioned below are taken from Flipcart and it may be slightly high or less in your region. All devices are in Android 2.2 club.


1. Spice Spice MI-310 (Rs. 7399)



This is the cheapest Android 2.2 handset available in Indian market as of now.

Key Features:

Android V2.2 (Froyo) OS
2 MP Camera With HD Video Recording
USB Tethering & Wi-Fi Hotspot Functionality,
Wide Screen Display Capable Of HD Video Rendering

3.15”, HVGA Touch, 600Mhz processor, 85 MB internal

2. Huawei IDEOS (Rs. 8499)


This device was launched in India last month by Aircel and Tata Docomo. It comes with pure Android 2.2 with no customizations from manufacturer.

Key Features:

2.8 inches, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors
Swype input method
Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
3.2 Mega Pixels Camera with Auto Focus and Geo-tagging
Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo)
Internal Memory : 256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM, External Memory : Up to 32GB
3G, Wi-Fi, GPS
Qualcomm MSM 7225 528 MHz processor

3. Micromax Bling 2 (Rs. 8999)



Micromax Bling 2 comes with SWAROVSKI ZIRCONIA in the front & back panels. Its for women who love to text, who understand gadgets and who want to make a statement.

Key Features:

SWAROVSKI ZIRCONIA In The Front & Back Panels
Android 2.2 Froyo
Pristine White Metallic Finish
Extremely Slim, 600 Mhz processor, 2.8” QVGA touch screen
3 MP Camera
Trendy White Carry Case With A Mirror And Lip Gloss Pouch Enclosed

4. Samsung Galaxy 551 I5510 (Rs. 9399)


This cream white QWERTY keyboard with touchscreen has dropped the price by 3000/- making huge hit in the market.

Key Features:

3.2 inches, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors
3.2 Mega Pixels Camera with Auto Focus
3G: HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA
Internal Memory : 160 MB, Extendable up to 32 GB
667MHz processor
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)

5. LG Optimus One P500 (Rs. 9999)


LG recently announced that it sold a million Optimus One smartphones, making it the fastest selling handset in the company’s history in just 40 days.

Key Features:

3.2 inches, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors
3 Mega Pixels Camera with Auto Focus
3G : HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
Up to 32GB, 2GB included
CPU – 600 MHz processor, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot
GPS support

These 5 handsets mentioned here are the cheapest (and best of course!) Android phones running Froyo 2.2 under Rs. 10,000 in Indian market.

If you ask me to pick one of these phones, I would pick LG Optimus One P500 as it features rich display and also it is getting an update of Gingerbread 2.3 within 2 months.

Prices mentioned here need not be accurate and as new devices are released every other day, readers are encouraged to gather own opinions before buying.

Do you think I missed any device into consideration under this category? Use the comments section below and let me know.