Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the best smartphone in this lot. Runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 with MI’s MIUI 7 custom skin. This smartphone comes with two variants 16 GB(Rs. 9,999) and 32 GB(Rs. 11,999). Where 16GB variant comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB variant comes with 3 GB RAM. It has 16MP rear camera with dual LED flash. It has has large 4050mAh battery backup. If we consider looks Redmi Note 3 has premium metal body with weight of 164g. This is a full HD (1080p) 5.5 inch HD display device with features including Sunlight, Reading and Night mode. It is important to note that they managed to keep this phone 21g lighter than Redmi Prime. Talking from the peroformance's point of view the device is packed with Snapdragon 650, Cortex-A72 cores processor and Adreno 510 GPU. There are both normal and hybrid SIM slots therefore you can use one sim slot as micro SD slot. Besides it includes Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, eCompass, Accelerometer, Infrared Sensor, Fingerprint Scanner and Gyroscope.
LeEco Le 1S Eco (Rs 9,999)
LeEco Le 1S Eco has design similar to Apple 6S which makes it look like a high end flagship phone. If we consider build quality this smartphone is one of the best in this budget. It has metal body made up of high quality Aluminium. This smartphone has 5.5 inch full HD Screen with pixel density of 403 PPI. A 13MP rear and 5MP selfie camera are present (4K support available). What makes this phone special in this price range is its 3GB RAM and 3000mAh battery which supports quick charge 2.0 (USB Type C support). It has Fingerprint and IR blaster sensor. It is powered by 2.2 GHz MediaTek Helio X10 Turbo MT6795T octa core processor. It comes with PowerVR G6200 GPU. Bad news is this phone does not have micro SD slot. So only 32GB storage option is available.
Redmi 3S Prime (Rs 8,999)
Redmi 3S Prime has 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. It has 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. This phone comes with 64 bit octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor which is best for multitasking as it has system level optimization. This smartphone has 4100 mAh Li-Ion Polymer battery, despite having such a huge battery it is only 8.5 mm thick. With relatively small 5 inch 720P display Redmi 3S can last 2 days with moderate use. This dual sim phone has one hybrid slot so you have to choose between nano sim and micro SD card. Using this micro SD slot you can expand storage up to 128GB. At present it runs on MIUI version 7 but MI recently anounced that version 8 is coming soon.
Lenovo K6 Power (Rs. 9,999)
Lenovo K6 Power was launched in November 2016. It runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 operating system. A 5 inch screen phone with full HD (1080p) support. One thing to note here is this display supports only 5 Point Multi-touch. It has 13MP rear camera with single LED flash and 8MP front camera. This smartphone comes with fingerprint scanner at back. This dual SIM phone has hybrid slot. The battery capacity is 4000mAh which is good. There is Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 8 Core Processor Clocked at 1.4 GHz. and latest adreno 505 GPU Clocked at 450 Mhz. Internal storage of this device is 32GB which can be expanded up to 128GB using micro SD slot. Device is 9.3mm thick and weighs 145 grams.
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (Rs.8,499)
A full HD smartphone with 13MP rear and 5MP front camera. This device has 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It has dedicated micro SD slot along with two sim slot which is really good. It is occupied with Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Processor and Adreno 405 GPU. Device uses Lenovo's Vibe UI. We have put it on number 5 because of its battery which is just 2750 mAh.