Today, one of the most competitive smartphone segment is the entry level or budget segment. With the entry of most of the Chinese OEMs into Indian smartphone market, it has become highly competitive and we are seeing some really good devices being launched in the affordable segment as well.
If you are looking to buy a new budget or affordable smartphone, here are the best options under Rs 7000 price in India.
1. Coolpad Note 3 Lite:
The Coolpad Note 3 Lite comes with a 5 inch HD (1280 X 720P) display and is powered by MediaTek MT6735 quad-core chipset which is clocked at 1.3GHz. The device has 3GB of RAM and comes with 16GB internal storage which is expandable via micro SD card to 64GB. The cameras have been retained from the Note 3 and comes with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooter for selfies and video calls. The device is powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop with Cool UI 6.0 on top of it.
The phone is priced Rs 6,999 in India.
2. Yu Yuphoria:
The Yuphoria comes with 5 inch display which has HD resolution (1280 X 720p) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and it runs on Snapdragon 410 64 bit Quad core processor. There is 2GB DDR3 RAM and the device also comes with 16GB internal storage. On the imaging front, there is 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera with full HD recording. The phone comes with 2230 mAh battery with a quick charge wherein you can charge from 0 to 65% in 45 minutes. It is priced at Rs 6999.
3. Lenovo Vibe P1m
The Vibe P1m is an affordable device with a 5.0inch HD display and is powered by 64-bit MediaTek MT6735P 1.0GHz Quad-Core with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The phone comes with a 4000mAh battery. There is an 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash, 5MP secondary front camera. The phone has Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
4. Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime:
The Redmi 2 Prime comes with a 4.7 inch HD display and is powered by the Snapdragon 410 Quad core 64 bit processor with 2GB RAM. It comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat with MIUI. The phone has 8MP rear camera and front facing 2MP. It is one of the popular budget phones and is priced Rs 6,999. You can buy the device from Flipkart.
5. Meizu M2:
Meizu m2 comes with a 5-inch HD display (1280 x 720p) and there is GFF full lamination technology which minimizes reflection and improves display quality. The phone is powered by a 1.3Ghz MediaT-ek 64-bit MT6735 Quad-core processor and Mali-T720 GPU.
Meizu m2 is made from a polycarbonate unibody, which makes it uniform and light. The 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage. The device is priced Rs 6,999.