Top 10 Best Smartphones Under Rs 5000 Good Specs India 2015 : This a comprehensive list of Android and Windows smartphones priced at Rs. 5,000 with best features like 3G, Quadcore Processor , Ram and suitable for Gaming and social media Apps. With the competition heating up with entry of many new players in the Indian smartphone market we have some great smartphones available for a price of Rs. 5000. We saw a lot of action in the Rs. 6000 to 8000 segment in 2014, we expect to see alot of new smartphones launching in the price range of Rs. 5000 in 2015.
Last year many new smartphones like Moto E, Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Micromax Unite 2, Android One and Xolo One launched around 6k-7k and were very successful in bringing good Android experience to users.
Smartphone now are much more than a calling device, they are the best entertainment source. Smartphones are used for photography, Whatsapp, Facebook other social media Apps, maps, productivity tools like Google Keep, alarms & reminders, keeping notes, sharing pictures files on Google Drive, playing games, music and much more.
A smartphone has also become essential part of our lives and is also an accessory. Let’s look at some of the best Android and Windows smartphones which you can buy in 2015 for great experience at low budget of Rs. 5,000.
Starting the list with Karbonn Titanium S2 Plus on number 10. You can choose any of the below mentioned smartphones, based on your personal preference. You can also comment at the end of post if you are confused about which one is right for you.
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10 Best Budget Smartphones Below Priced Below Rs. 5000
10). Karbonn Titanium S2 Plus (Priced at Rs. 4,800)
The Karbonn Titanium S2 plus comes with great camera, have a Rear 8 MP shooter with auto focus and a 0.3 MP secondary camera.
The phone features a 5 inch display with 800*480 pixels resolution , powered by 1.3 GHz Quad core Mediatek processor and 512 MB RAM. The Smartphone runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2.
It comes with 4 GB internal memory and a micro SD card support upto 32GB.
The battery size is also sufficient with 1900 maH battery which lasts for a day.
This phone is suitable for buyers who loves a large screen and good camera smartphone within this price range.
The lava iris win is an option for those who wants to try a windows smartphone in this price range. This is one of the cheapest windows phone with Quad Core processor available currently.
The Lava Iris Win1 runs on windows phone 8.1 OS powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm snapdragon quad core processor and a 1 GB RAM. These are great specs for a windows phone for lag free multitasking and gaming.
The phone has a 5 MP auto focus primary camera with flash, and a 0.3 MP secondary camera.
The Lava Iris Win1 has 8GB internal storage along with other impressive hardware specs. It also includes a micro SD card slot for expansion up to 32GB.
The battery capacity of the phone is 1950 maH which is good at this price range.
The lava iris win 1 being a low cost device but there is no compromise in Specs/features.
This is one of the best low priced Windows 8.1 smartphone under Rs. 5000 if you wish to have a budget windows phone.
8). Xolo ERA (Priced at Rs. 4,444)
The latest entrant to the list of best smartphones under Rs. 5,000 is Xolo Era. The smartphone has good specs and exclusively available on Snapdeal. It has support for OTG and comes with a free OTG cable which can be used to transfer data from the smartphone to pen drive and vice versa.
It features a 5 inch screen with 854*480 pixels(qHD) resolution, powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad Core SPREADTRUM SC7731 processor and has adequate 1 GB RAM. It runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2.
Xolo has not yet confirmed if the smartphone will get the Android Lollipop update.
The phone has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory which is expandable upto 32 GB via micro SD card.
The canvas fire has a 8 MP camera with Auto focus and LED Lens and a 2 MP front facing camera. The rear camera is good with ability to record Full HD videos and take burst shots, HDR and slow motion videos.
The phone boosts of a 2100 maH battery capacity and it easily last one full day without charge. The battery offers 24 hours of 2G talk time and 10 hours of 3G talk time.
The smartphone offers 3G/WIFI/2G and Bluetooth connectivity but lacks the 4G connectivity. The smartphone has
If you would like to buy a Xolo smartphone with good camera, quadcore processor, OTG support under Rs. 5000 you can sure explore the latest Xolo Era .
The Asus Zenfone 4 delivers the best user experience with its hardware and software amalgam, it reflects the design of Asus Zenphone 5 and 6, giving it a premium look in spite of budget price, it runs on Zen UI on top of Android Jelly Bean(upgradable to Android Kitkat).
The Zenfone 4 comes with a 4 inch TFT display having 800*480 pixels resolution ,with soda Lime glass protection gives it durability and prevents the screen from damages .
The Zenfone 4 is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual Core Intel processor with hyper-threading technology combined with a 1 GB RAM. It is suitable for gaming and multitasking with adequate processing power and RAM.
It has a 5 MP Autofocus camera with pixel master technology, to click rich quality images, and a 0.3 MP secondary front camera.
The phone has 8 GB internal memory and its expandable upto 64 GB which is excellent foryou’re your storage needs. Additionally Asus provides 5GB lifetime web storage.
The phone comes with a 1600 maH battery providing which is bit low with 295 hours of standby and 12 hours of talktime on 3G.
It is a good smartphone with 1 GB RAM and 8 Gb internal storage for a budget of Rs. 5000.
For those are brand conscious and want to have a Samsung Smartphone, they can look at the Samsung Star 2 priced at Rs. 4400.
The Samsung star 2 is an entry level smartphone with it’s 3.5 inch screen with 480*320 pixels resolution.
The phone runs on Android KitKat powered by 1 GHz spreadtrum processor and 512MB RAM , it has 4GB of internal storage expandable upto 32 GB and a 2MP primary camera.
It has 1300 maH battery to give 170 hours standby and 5 hours talk time. The specs are mediocre but if you wish to buy a Samsung smartphone for Rs. 5000 it is an excellent choice.
Lenovo A680 is one of the best smartphone you can buy for Rs. 4,990. It packs all the necessary specs which you can find in more expensive smartphones.
It has a 5.0 inch capacitive touch screen with FWVGA, 854 x 480 Pixels resolution. It runs on Android jelly bean 4.2 with lenova’s custom UI powered by 1.3GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582M processor and 1 GB RAM.
The phone has a 5 MP fixed focus camera without flash , and a 0.3 MP secondary Camera. The phone has average camera quality and the absence of flash makes it unusable at low light conditions.
The battery of the phone is 2000 maH and it provides 350 hours standby and 24 hours talktime on 3G.
The Lenovo A680 is good at this price range for buyers looking for a 3G smartphone with adequate battery back up and good specs. Camera is mediocre.
Lava iris 406Q is comes with a powerful 1.2GHz Qualcomm snapdragon MSM8610 quad core processor, Adreno 302 GPU and having Android KitKat update makes it a best buy smartphone at this price.
It features a 4 inch screen with 480*800 pixels resolution provides a pleasing experience for watching videos.
The phone includes 1GB RAM and 4GB internal storage and have micro SD card slot support upto 32GB.
The primary camera is 5MP fixed focus with flash and also have a 0.3MP secondary camera.
It includes 1700maH battery to give 250 hours standby and 6 hours talktime on 2G and 5 hours on 3G.
Moving to next deveice on the list of 10 Best Smartphones With Great Specs Under Rs 5000.
Microsoft Lumia 435 is a great option if you are not a hardcore android fan and want to have a cool looking colored stylish smartphone.
The Nokia Lumia 435 is idea for students and youngsters looking for an affordable yet robust built smartphone.
Nokia Lumia 435 is a Dual Sim 3G smartphone with basic 2MP rear camera and a 0.3 MP front camera.
The screen size is 4.0 inch and display resolution is 800*480. Battery capacity is 1560 mAh.
The smartphone has 8 GB internal memory which can be expanded upto 128 GB using an external memory card, great for those looking to store all the movies and music.
The Nokia 435 has 1 GB ram and is powered by the Snapdragon 1.2 Ghz Dual Core processor which is able to run the windows 8.1 flawlessly. The Microsoft Lumia will likely get the latest operating system Windows 10 update when it launches in summer of 2015.
Barring the low resolution camera of 2MP (which is still better than some 5MP camera’s), it is a good deal for the price of Rs. 5,300.
2). Karbonn Android One Sparkle V (Priced @ Rs. 5400)
After dropping price to Rs. 5400 is the best smartphone with guaranteed and regular Android updates.
The phone provides stock Android experience running on Android kitkat 4.4 and its guaranteed to get lollipop update this year.
The phone features a 4.5 inch IPS display with 480*800 pixels resolution. The sparkle v has a 5MP autofocus camera with LED flash and a 2MP secondary camera.
This phone is driven by a 1.3GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582 processor and a Mali 400 GPU combined with 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM with micro SD card support upto 32 GB.
It has 1700maH battery and it gives 17 hours talk time on 2G and 10 hours talk time on 3G the standby time is 160 hours.
Being an Android one smartphone the hardware and software is designed according the Google Android One guidelines and is highly optimized. The smartphone is also likely to get the Android Lollipop update and also more later updates by Google.
1) Infocus M2 Priced at Rs. 4,999
Our list of best smartphones under 5K is topped by the new entrant in the Indian mobile space the Infocus M2. Infocus is a US based company which started operations back in 1986 and specializes in making screen panels, LCD and smartphones.
Infocus has an exclusive tie up with Snapdeal to sell smartphones in India.
The smartphone boasts of 8 MP sensor for both front and main camera’s. It is powered by mediatek 6582 quadcore 1.2 Ghz SOC and 1 GB RAM.
It also has an internal memory of 8GB which can be expanded upto 32 GB using a micro-SD card. The battery is 2010 mAh which is adequate to last one day.
Screen Size is 4.2 inch with IPS LCD display and a great resolution of 1280*720 pixels resulting in 355 ppi. The smartphone runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2 With InLife UI.
With all these hardware specs and superb front and back camera makes it an ideal smartphone within Rs. 5000 price range.
Bonus – There are two latest smartphones which are launched under Rs. 5,000 and offer exceptional value for Money. Also Motorola has dropped the price for Motorola Moto E Gen 1 from Rs. 5,999 to Rs. 4,999 which also makes it a value purchase.
We have 3 Latest additions to 10 Best Smartphones Under Rs 5000 Good Specs India 2015.
Micromax Canvas Spark
Micromax Canvas Spark is an excellent smartphone with 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. Micromax Sparks has 4.7 inch IPS LCD display with (960*540) pixel resolution. The screen for Micromax Canvas Spark has Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone runs on Android Lollipop out of the box. It is one of the cheapest smartphones with Android Lollipop 5.0 in India.
The smartphone is equipped with the Mediatek 6582 M processor clocked at 1.3 Ghz, it is the same processor which you will find on the Android One smartphones. The smartphone also has a 1 GB RAM. It has ARM Mali-400 GPU for gaming and running graphic intensive applications.
Storage – Micromax Canvas Spark has 8 GB internal storage which can be expanded to 32 GB using a micro-sd memory card.
The smartphone has a decent battery of 2000 mAH which is not very high but you can expect to run it entire day with modest usage.
Connectivity options include 2G/3G/WIFI/Bluetooth 4.0 and usb support.
Overall the smartphone is good considering the low price of Rs. 5000, Micromax has been able to compete with the Chinese and other global players to offer this good specs smartphone for a buyer friendly price. Micromax also launched new smartphone Yu Yuphoria in the Indian market recently. The smartphone is currently available online only through flash sale on Snapdeal.
Huawei has been aggressive in the Indian market with many new smartphones. Recently they launched the Honor 4X and Honor 4C along with the Huawei Honor Bee. The Honor Bee is specifically launched to compete in Sub Rs. 5000 market and offers great specs and value for budget conscious buyers.
The Huawei Honor Bee has a 4.5 inch IPS display with a good 960*540 resolution and 254 PPI. The smartphone runs on Android Kitkat and Emotions UI, there is yet no update whether it will get the Android Lollipop update or not.
The Honor Bee is powered by the 1.2 GHz Spreadtrum SC7731 Cortex-A7 Quad Core Processor which is identical to the mediatek 6582M in performance. The Honor Bee has 1 GB ram and sufficient to do multi tasking and run android games.
Like Micromax Canvas spark it also boasts of a 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera for clicking selfies and video calls.The smartphone has good 8 GB internal storage and you can also add a micro-SD card upto 32 GB to increase the storage.
It offers all standard connectivity options like 2G/Edge/3G and Wifi,bluetooth , but lacks support for 4G LTE. The smartphone has a 1730 mAh battery which is low compared to the Micromax Sparks 2000 mAH battery.
Huawei Honor Bee is currently available on Flipkart and you can buy it without the flash sale.
Another top selling smartphone in our list of 10 Best Smartphones Under Rs 5000 Good Specs India 2015 is the Karbonn Titanium Machone S310.
Karbonn is known for the great value for money smartphones. Despite the Chinese mobile manufacturer invasion in the Indian market Karbonn has been able to hold on to its share. The Karbonn Titanium Machone S310 is one such high selling model which offers great value for money for the buyers. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 5,000, and by all means it is a great deal for the buyers.
The smartphone has a excellent design and looks very good, the bottom grill is more like the iPhone 6. A pretty good design and easy to handle with it’s 4.7 inch screen. The smartphone has 0.8 cm thickness and it weighs around 145 grams.
The smartphone has 8 MP rear camera with BSI sensor, auto focus and Led Flash, you can really click good pictures with this budget smartphone. The Front camera is also decent with 5 MP resolution and flash support. The camera quality is surprisingly good for the smartphone despite it being a low cost device.
The more surprising fact is it’s HD screen with 1280*720 resolution which is rare to find in any smartphone in this price range. The 4.7 inch screen offers good color reproduction and clarity with HD display.
The smartphone is powered by 1.3 Ghz Quad-core processor and is coupled with Mali-400 MP2 Graphic Processor. You can play all the Latest Android Games like Asphalt 8 , real racing 2 , modren combat, blood n glory, contract killer etc.. on this smartphone.
The smartphone comes with adequate 1 GB RAM which is sufficient muscle to do multi-tasking. The smartphone has 8 GB internal storage which can be expanded to 32 GB.
The smartphone runs on Android Kitkat and is upgradable to the latest Android Lollipop 5.0.
Connectivity- It has dual sim support and offers 3G/2G and WIFI connectivity. The smartphone has 1800 mAH battery capacity which is not very high but just about adequate.
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