Mobile Phones under 8,000 rupees is a good deal for entry level smartphone users, most likely the first time smartphone buyers. However, if that handset comes with a 2 GB RAM then the deal is very sweet! There are some great smartphones in the market which fulfill both these criteria, and they’re selling pretty well in the Indian market. Here’s a list of top 10 of those.
1. Lenovo Vibe P1m
The Lenovo Vibe P1m is based on Mediatek MT6753P CPU. It’s a 1.0 GHz quad core unit with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage. There are two SIM card slot, SIM2 slot could be used as external card slot supporting up to 32 GB of microSD cards. The display is 5 inches providing 720×1280 pixels and it runs on Android 5.1. Price – Rs. 7,999.
2. Micromax Canvas Nitro A311
Micromax Canvas Nitro A311 is one of the best phones under Rs. 8,000 and it has 2GB of RAM. Around 12.97 GB is free for the user while the rest is taken up by the OS Android 4.4 KitKat. The memory is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD cards. It has 1.7 GHz Mediatek CPU. Price – Rs. 7,999.
3. XiaomiRedmi 2 Prime
XiaomiRedmi 2 Prime is based on Snapdragon 410 CPU and it has 2 GB RAM. Both SIM cards on the dual SIM technology are always standby. The 4.7 inch display accommodates 720×1280 pixels and this handset is powered by Android 4.4.4 KitKat out of the box. Price – Rs. 6,999.
4. YU Yuphoria
YU is a sister-concern of Micromax. Yuphoria comes with 2 GB RAM and Snapdragon 410 CPU. The operating system is Android 5.0 Lollipop which is a Cyanogen Mod variant. Yuphoria has a 5 inch IPS LCD display with 720×1280 pixels. The cameras are 8 MP rear and 5 MP front. Price – Rs. 6,499.
5. Intex Aqua Power Plus
Apart from the 2 GB RAM, Intex Aqua Power Plus is equipped with a heavy duty 4000 mAh battery as well. The CPU underneath is a Mediatek made chipset with clock speed up to 1.3 GHz. It comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. Price – Rs. 7,199.
6. Lava Iris X8
Lava Iris X8 has 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM and expandable memory up to 32 GB using microSD cards. The battery on this unit is 2500 mAh providing decent backup throughout the day. It comes with an octa core 1.4 GHz CPU and it is a very popular mobile phone under Rs. 8,000. Price – 7,499.
7. Infocus M350
Infocus M350 is based on 1.5 GHz quad core Mediatek 6732 CPU and 2 GB of RAM. User available internal memory is around 12.5 GB and the rest is occupied by the Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. Using microSD cards, this memory could be expanded up to 64 GB. Price – Rs. 7,999.
8. Meizu M2
Meizu M2 comes with 2 GB RAM. The CPU underneath is a quad core Mediatek unit. The cameras are 13 MP rear and 5 MP front; and the 5 inch display resolution is 720×1280 pixels. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Price – Rs. 6,999.
9. Karbonn Titanium Machfive
This dual SIM handset is powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop. It has 2 GB of RAM and quad core 1.3 GHz CPU. The cameras are 8 MP rear and 5 MP front with flashes on both sides. Display measures 5 inches with 720×1280 pixels. Price – Rs. 5,999.
10. XOLO 8x-1000
Apart from 2 GB RAM, XOLO 8x-1000 comes with a powerful 2 GHz octa core Mediatek CPU. It has two cameras, 8 MP rear and 2 MP front. This dual SIM handset runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Price – Rs. 6,999.
All these smartphones here are Android phones under Rs. 8,000 and offer great performance output.