Best smartphones under Rs 5000 in India (May 2015)

By posted on May 1, 2015 12:35AM

A lot of smartphones are coming this year, and since the last year, Indian smartphone market is getting a lot of heat. Each year, we are seeing a new company and their new product. In 2015, the smartphones are launched at low prices with good specs. So, today, we are going to discuss about the best smartphones, which you can purchase in India now under 5K INR. 

A few years ago, smartphones with 5K INR price tag came with a small screen, basic version of Android, 256MB of RAM and a so-so processor. In 2015, we are seeing phones with 2GB RAM, 8-Megapixel camera and Quad-Core processor. So, if you are looking forward to buy a smartphone(Android or Windows 8.1 based) then, you have arrived at the right place. Today, we are going to talk about some of the best smartphones present under Rs. 5,000 in India.

1. Micromax Canvas Spark:

Micromax Canvas SparkLast week, Micromax Canvas Spark is launched in India, and it is a very good device to buy under this price range. The handset comes with 4.7-inch qHD display which offers a screen resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It is running on Android Lollipop platform, and also, it is a 3G only device, which comes with connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, MicroUSB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack too. On  the back of this handset, there is an 8-Megapixel camera present which is capable of shooting 720p HD videos. On front, there is a 2-Megapixel Fixed Focus camera which is okay for taking selfies.It is packing a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582M quad-core processor along with 1GB of RAM. The internal storage of this handset is 8GB and the users can also expand the external storage via a microSD card. Overall, it is a good smartphone to buy and it is priced at Rs. 4,999 and is available on Snapdeal.

Also Read: 5 Reasons to buy Micromax Canvas Spark under Rs. 5000

PRICE@Rs. 4,999
PROCESSOR1.2GHz Quad-Core
CAMERA8-MP Primary
2MP Secondary
RAM1GB
SCREENIPS LCD
OSAndroid Lollipop
CONNECTIVITY3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm head phone jack
SIMDual-SIM
DISPLAY4.7-inch qHD, 960 x 540 pixels
MEMORY8GB Internal
Expandable: 32GB External
BATTERY2000mAh

2. Intex Cloud M6:

Intex Cloud M6 A few days ago, Intex M6 Cloud was launched in India and it is also a good smartphone. It comes with a 5-inch IPS FWVGA screen which has a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It is running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat platform wrapped under it’s proprietary UI. It comes with an 8-Megapixel camera on the back which is capable of shooting 720p HD videos and on front, there is a 5-Megapixel camera present for making the video calls. It comes with the Smart Gesture feature, which offers a wonderful way to control your phone. Draw C on the idle screen to turn on the camera or draw W to access the web in a jiffy. You can make the phone take various actions to save time and to keep things simple. Internal storage of this device is 8GB, which can be expanded upto 32GB via a microSD card. This is dual-SIM 3G device which offers connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. A 2,000mAh battery is there to provide power to this smartphone. It is priced at Rs. 4,999.

PRICERs. 4,999 @ flipkart_aff
PROCESSOR1.2 GHz SC7731 Quad Core Processor
CAMERA8 MP Primary Camera
5 MP Secondary
RAM1GB
SCREENIPS LCD
OSAndroid KitKat
CONNECTIVITY3G, Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, MicroUSB port
SIMDUal SIM
DISPLAY5-inch, 854 x 480 pixels
MEMORY8GB, Expandable- 32GB
BATTERY2,000

3. Karbonn A120 Alfa:

Karbonn Alfa A120Karbonn Alfa A120 is launched in India last week and the handset comes with good specs. It is not a phablet, but still, the design is quite attractive. It comes with a 4.5-inch IPS LCD display which offers a screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The pixel density of this display is 218ppi. On the back of this device, there is a 5-Megapixel camera present and on front, a 0.3-Megapixel camera is there. It is running on Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped under it’s proprietary UI. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor along with 512MB of RAM. The internal storage of this device is 4GB, which can be expanded upto 32GB using a microSD card. A 3,000mAh battery is there to provide power to this smartphone and it is priced at Rs. 5,290.

PRICERs. 5290
PROCESSOR1.3GHz dual-core processor
CAMERA5MP Primary
0.3MP Secondary
RAM512MB
SCREENIPS LCD
OSAndroid KitKat
CONNECTIVITY3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm head phone jack
SIMDual-SIM
DISPLAY 4.5-inch, 854 x 480 pixels
MEMORYInternal 4GB
Expandable: 32GB External
BATTERY3,000mAh

4. InFocus M2:

InfFocus M2A few weeks ago, InFocus M2 was launched in India and it is also priced under 5K INR, to be accurate it is priced at Rs. 4,999. The handset is very good as in it, you are going to see an 8-Megapixel front facing camera with soft flash. Also, on the back of this device, there is an 8-Megapixel camera present which is capable of shooting HD videos. It is running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat platform and it is packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor along with 1GB of RAM. Internal storage of this device is 8GB and the users can also expand the external storage upto 64GB using a microSD card. It comes with a 4.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. A 2,010mAh battery is there to provide power to this smartphone. The handset is actually good and you can do a lot with it. It is priced at Rs. 4,999.

PRICERs. 4,999
PROCESSORQualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
CAMERA8MP Primary
8MP Secondary
RAM1GB
SCREENIPS LCD
OSAndroid KitKat
CONNECTIVITY3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm head phone jack
SIMDual-SIM
DISPLAY4.2-inch
MEMORY8GB Internal
External: 64GB
BATTERY2,010mAh

5. Microsoft Lumia 430:

Microsoft Lumia 430 Yesterday, Microsoft has announced the new Lumia 430 in India and it is also a good device. It is different from all the other devices mentioned above because it is running on Windows 8.1 platform. So, if you are not on the side of Android then, you can buy this device. It comes with a 4-inch WXGA LCD display which offers a screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The pixel density of this display is 235ppi. On software front, it is running on Windows 8.1 with the Lumia Denim update. Also, Microsoft has promised that they will bring Windows 10 to this handset in the future. It is a dual-SIM 3G only device and supports connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack too. Inside the handset, there is a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 dual-core processor present along with 1GB of RAM. Internal storage of this device is 8GB and the users can expand the external storage upto 128GB using a microSD card.On the photography front, there is a 2-Megapixel camera present on back and we do not think that it is a good call, and a VGA camera is present on the front. A 1,500mAh battery is there to provide power to this smartphone. It is priced at Rs. 5,299.

PRICERs. 5,299
PROCESSOR1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 dual-core processor
CAMERA2MP Primary
VGA Secondary
SCREENWXGA LCD
RAM1GB
OSWindows 8.1
CONNECTIVITY3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm head phone jack
SIMDual-SIM
DISPLAY4-inch, 800 x 480 pixels
MEMORY8GB ROM, External upto 128GB Expandable
BATTERY1,500mAh

These are all the best smartphones for this month under this price tag. If you have a little higher budget then, check our other post too. Overall, these smartphones are quite good and in next five year, we will see 5K phones with octa-core processor or may be even better. So, do stay tuned while we cover more technology news.

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