Smartphones have now become an essential part of our life and with the popularity of social apps like WhatsApp and Facebook, most of the people are looking to buy a smartphone. Smartphones are now getting better in specs and also prices of devices are coming down in the budget and mid range category.
It is estimated that almost 75% of the smartphones sold in India are less than Rs 10000. There are whole lot of affordable devices and they do have decent specs compared to the pricing. So here is the list of most affordable smartphones or priced below Rs 5000 in India.
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Micromax Canvas Spark
Micromax Canvas Spark comes with a 4.7 inch qHD display which has a resolution of 960 X 540 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for preventing scratches.The device runs on a 1.3-Ghz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor and features 1GB RAM. There is 8 GB internal storage space of which around 4.10 GB is available for use. There is also microSD slot for expanding the memory. The phone comes with an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera for selfies and video calls. The phone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and features a 2000 mAh battery. The device is priced Rs 4999 which we feel is a good pricing for the device.
The Lumia 630 is specifically for markets like India where there is a huge demand for dual SIM phones. The Lumia 630 will come with 4.5 inch display, quad core Snapdragon 400 processor with 512MB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The device runs Windows Phone 8.1 OS. You can expand the storage to 128GB via microSD Card. There is also a 5MP camera on the device which is auto focus but does not have a flash included.The device is priced at Rs. 5,531.
Infocus M2 sports a 4.2 inches (768 x 1280) px display. It is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor and runs Android v4.4.2 KitKat. It features 1 GB RAM and 8 GB inbuilt memory. On the camera end it features 8 MP front and rear camera and it also packs 2010 mAH Battery. The device supports Dual Sim, 3G, Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 4.0. The device is priced at Rs 4,999.
The device comes with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and sports 4” WVGA LCD ( 800×480) display. The Lumia 435 comes with a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor and also has a 1560 mAh battery, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of memory as well as the ability to house a micro-SD up to 128GB. The Lumia 435 has 2 MP FF, Lumia Camera and a Front facing VGA Camera. The new device will be available in 3G single SIM and 3G Smart Dual SIM. The device is priced at Rs. 5,326.
Karbonn Titanium Dazzle
The device sports a 5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) touch screen IPS display. It is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor and runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). On the imaging front, it has a 5MP rear camera with LED Flash and 2MP front-facing camera. The device comes with dual SIM support and packs 1850mAh battery. It also has 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which is expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD. Connectivity features include 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. It comes in White Golden and Black colors and comes with a price tag of Rs. 5,490.
Micromax Canvas Fire 2
Micromax Canvas Fire 2 A104 comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA resolution display and is an entry level device. The phone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. The phone has 4GB of internal storage, which is further expandable via a microSD card slot. It sports a 5MP autofocus rear shooter accompanied by an LED flash and a 0.3MP front shooter for video calling and selfies. Similar to the Canvas Fire this phone also comes with dual front speakers for an immersive entertainment experience. The Fire 2 features dual-SIM slots and also includes other regular connectivity features such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. It’s being offered in black gold, black silver, white gold and white silver variants and is priced at Rs. 5,670.
Lava Iris Win1
The phone comes with 4-inch WVGA display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera. The phone has 3G connectivity and Dual SIM support. The phone competes with Lumia 530 and also Celkon Win 400 which was launched couple of days back in India. The phone also comes with 8GB internal storage which is expandable via micro SD card to 32GB. The device is priced at Rs. 4,999.