Indian market has a diverse range of smartphones in the under 5,000 rupees range. There are plenty of local brands that occupy a good market share, and there are also few smartphones from the international brands that are found within this budget range. However, people with a tighter budget prefer to remain within the local made handsets, since they get better configuration with these ones.
Here’s a list of 10 best smartphones to buy under Rs. 5,000 in India
1. Micromax Canvas Turbo Mini A200
The Micromax Canvas Turbo Mini A200 is one of the best sellers in India under Rs. 5,000. It has a 1.3 GHz quad core CPU with 1 GB RAM and 4 GB internal storage. External card slot in the Canvas Turbo Mini A200 can expand the memory up to 32 GB. The display is 4.69 inches IPS LCD with 720×1280 pixels. The handset is equipped with all standard connectivity options e.g. 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB. Price: Rs. 4,999.
2. Karbonn Titanium Mach One Plus
Within the mentioned budget, Karbonn Titanium Mach One Plus offers a great deal on the configuration. The configuration is 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek CPU with 2 GB of RAM. It has 16 GB of internal storage with 32 GB expandable external option. The Cameras on this device are 5 MP front and 8 MP rear. Mach One Plus comes with a 4.7 inch display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. Price: Rs. 4,999.
3. Micromax Bolt Selfie
To serve a selfie enthusiast population of today, Micromax has released the Bolt Selfie model lately. This smartphone is based on Mediatek MT6735 quad core 1 GHz CPU, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. There’s memory expansion slot which takes memory cards up to 32 GB. The display is 4.5 inches, and it offers 1080×1920 pixels resolution. The cameras are 5 megapixel in both front and rear. Price: Rs. 4,999.
4. Lenovo A2010
The Lenovo A2010 model comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS pre-installed. It has a 4.5 inch IPS LCD display panel that offers 854×480 pixels display, which retains enough sharpness. The cameras in this device are 5 MP primary and 2 MP secondary. The CPU on the Lenovo A2010 is 1 GHz quad core, and it’s tangled with 1 GB RAM. Internal storage in the Lenovo A2010 is 8GB. Price: Rs. 4,899.
5. Xolo One HD
Xolo One HD runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS. The handset offers dual SIM 3G connectivity at a budget price point. The memories are – 8 GB internal storage with external card slot that supports up to 32 GB of microSD cards. The CPU is 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek, and it has 1GB of RAM. All standard connectivity options available except NFC. Price: Rs. 4,777.
6. Karbonn Titanium Dazzle 3 S204
Karbonn Titanium Dazzle 3 S204 is a dual SIM 3G smartphone. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop. The CPU is quad core 1.2 GHz with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB ROM. The external card slot takes memory cards up to 32 GB. The cameras are 8 MP rear and 2 MP front. Display on the Titanium Dazzle 3 S204 is 5 inches, HD. Price: Rs. 4,995.
7. Intex Aqua Lions 3G
Intex Aqua Lions 3G is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core CPU and backed up by 1 GB of RAM. It has a 5 inch HD 720×1280 pixels display. There are slots for two SIM cards, and both are 3G supported. This smartphone has 8 GB ROM with expandable memory support up to 32 GB. The battery on this smartphone is spectacular – 3500 mAh. Price: Rs. 4,799.
8. Swipe Elite 2
In the crowd of bigger smartphones, the Swipe Elite 2 comes with a comparatively smaller 4.5 inch display. This handset has 1.3 GHz quad core 64 bit CPU, 1GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage with microSD card slot. The SIM card slot takes two 4G SIM cards, both active at the same time. Price: Rs. 4,629.
9. Asus Zenfone Go 4.5
Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 is intended for the teenagers, it comes in four funky color options. The display is 4.5 inches with 480×854 pixels resolution. The cameras on this device are 5 megapixel rear and 0.3 megapixel front. Zenfone Go 4.5 has 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB internal storage and a microSD expansion slot. The CPU is 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6580M. Price: Rs. 4,999.
10. Xolo Era HD
Xolo Era HD is an inexpensive smartphone with almost premium features. The CPU is 1.2 GHz quad core Spreadtrum with 1 GB of RAM. It has 8 GB internal storage space with 32 GB microSD expansion slot. The cameras on this device are 8 MP rear and 5 MP front. It has a 5 inch 720×1280 pixels display. The standard connectivity options are all available. Price: Rs. 4,999.
Most of these handsets are covered by 1 or 2 years of standard warranty by their manufacturers. For more in-depth information, you might want to consult the respective brand’s official sales outlets.