A budget range between 4,000 and 5,000 Indian rupees doesn’t really seem sufficient for a smartphone in this highly competitive market. But for the most part, even a tiny budget like this can get a good smartphone with many features available. The manufacturers of Smartphone companies have launched recently many low budget mobile phones to attract their buyers in Indian market. Here’s a list top 10 smartphones in the above mentioned budget range, and the pleasant thing about these handsets is that all of them features 1 GB RAM.
1. Lenovo A2010
Lenovo A2010 runs on Mediatek MT6735M 1 GHz quad core CPU with Mali T720 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. The amount of on-board storage is 8 GB, with expandable memory up to 32 GB via microSD card slot. The display is 4.5 inches with 480×854 pixels resolution and 218 ppi, and it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Price – Rs. 4,990.
2. Huawei Honor Bee
A quad core 1.2 GHz MediaTek CPU powers up the Huawei Honor Bee, with Mali-400MP2 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. This handset has 1 GB of RAM with 8 GB ROM, and microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB. The 4.5 inch display is based on TFT technology, with 480×854 pixels resolution and 218 ppi pixel density. Price – Rs. 4,499.
3. Xolo Era
Xolo has chosen Broadcom Spreadtrum SC7731 CPU for the Era handset, with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB ROM and an external card slot is provided which offers expandability up to 32 GB. The cameras on this device are 8 megapixel rear and 2 megapixel front. Display is 5 inches with 480×854 pixels. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Price – Rs. 4,999.
4. Lava Iris Atom 2x
Lava Iris Atom 2x features a 1.3 GHz quad core CPU, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage and card slot for memory expansion. There are two SIM card slots in the Lava Iris Atom 2x, however both SIM cards only provide 2G GSM connectivity. This phone has a 5 MP rear camera. TFT technology is used on the 4.5 inch display. Price – Rs. 4,499.
5. Karbonn Titanium Dazzle
This handset is powered by a quad core 1.2 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. Also an external card slot has been provided that takes memory cards up to 32 GB. IPS LCD is the technology for the 5 inch display with 480×854 pixels on Titanium Dazzle. 1850 mAh lithium ion battery is sufficient enough for a handset of this caliber. Price – Rs. 4,403.
6. Intex Cloud Zest
With 1.3 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM and up to 32 GB expandable microSD card slot – the Intex Cloud Zest is highly capable of pulling of most task that’s thrown at it. Also, the Android 5.1 Lollipop ecosystem incorporates some very latest features that aren’t available in many other handsets in this budget running older OS versions. Price – Rs. 4,999.
7. Phicomm Energy 653 4G
This Phicomm handset is probably the only dual SIM and 4G LTE enabled handset in this budget range. This handset has 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM and up to 32 GB of expandable microSD card slot. It has 5 inch display and it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Price – Rs. 4,999.
8. Videocon Z51 Nova Plus
The Videocon Z51 Nova Plus is powered by a 1.2 GHz CPU, 1 GB RAM and offers 8 GB internal storage space alongside 32 GB expandable microSD card slot. Display on this handset is 5 inches, and it offers a resolution of 480×854 pixels. Available in black and blue colors. Price – Rs. 4,999.
9. Spice Dream Uno Mi-498
Mediatek 1.3 GHz quad core CPU powers up this handset, also a Mali-400MP2 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage and up to 32 GB expandable memory card slot. The cameras on this handset are 5 MP rear with LED flash, and 2 MP front. Price – Rs. 4,680.
10. iBallAndiAvonte 5
The basic hardware configuration is – 1.3 GHz quad core CPU, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM and up to 32 GB of microSD card slot. This handset supports two SIM cards. The display is 5 inches with resolution 480×720 pixels. Price – Rs. 4,999.
With 1 GB RAM, the multitasking is really efficient in these smartphones in this list. A first buyer would certainly have a guideline through this review.