12 Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India

12 Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India 

12 Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India: Updated (13, Jan 2017) – The list of latest mobile under 8000 in India, which offer great specs and performance. We have included smartphones with Quad-Core and Octa-Core Processor along with 2 GB or 3 GB RAM to buy in 2017.

Some of the Best budget smartphones with 13 MP Rear camera or Selfie smartphones with 5 MP or 8 MP front camera are included. Most of these smartphones are top selling online and comes with great performance for price. We have also added good mobiles with 4G LTE as well as VOLTE, great battery life, fingerprint scanner and Android Marshmallow.

Let’s begin the list with one of my favorites our favorite mobile from Lenovo the Vibe P1M, which is one of the top selling smartphone with incredible battery life below Rs. 8000. 

1. Lenovo Vibe P1M

4000 mAH Battery, 2 GB RAM , Price Rs. 7499

Great Battery life Mobile Vibe P1M Price Rs. 7,499 – Lenovo Vibe P1M is one of the smartphones you would love to buy if you want uninterrupted usage with long battery life.  The smartphone is priced at Rs. 7499 and is available on Flipkart since November 2015.

Lenovo Vibe P1M

The highlight of the Lenovo Vibe P1M is the 4000 mAH battery capacity which supports fast charging.  It also has a splash-proof coating which helps it protect from water, but not a waterproof mobile.The Lenovo Vibe P1M is powered by the Mediatek 6735 processor clocked at 1.0 Ghz. It is not a good smartphone for high end gaming but for all other purposes is fast enough with 2 GB RAM.

The Lenovo Vibe P1M runs on the Android Lollipop OS along with the Vibe UI. The internal storage on the device is ample with 16 GB memory and it can be expanded to 32 GB using a micro-sd card.

The smartphone comes with a 8 Mega Pixel rear camera and a 5 MP front selfie camera. The smartphone has a 5.0-inch screen with HD (1280*720) resolution with  294 PPI.

Lenovo Vibe P1M comes with Dual Sim Support and has 4G LTE connectivity too along with the native 3G and 2G.

The smartphone weighs 148 grams which is not too much considering it packs a large battery, the thickness of the Lenovo mobile is 9.3 mm. It is ideal for those looking for using it for unending whatsapp and Facebook sessions or playing lighter games like Candy crush saga.

Check Latest Price Lenovo Vibe P1M

2. MOTO E3 POWER

Android Marshmallow, 2 GB RAM , Price Rs 7,999

Latest addition to our list is the Motorola Moto E3 Power launched on Flipkart on 19th September 2016 priced at affordable Rs 7,999. The smartphone comes with good specs and great battery life.

Motorola Moto E 3 Power

The Motorola Moto E3 Power comes with 3500 mAH battery capacity and offers all day battery life. The Mote E3 Power also supports fast charging. The smartphone has 5.0 inch display and comes with HD resolution (1280*720) pixels. The E3 Power run on the Mediatek 6735 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.0 GHz and has Mali T720 GPU. There is 2 GB of RAM and internal storage space is 16 GB which can be further expanded to 32 GB using the micro-SD card.

The smartphone comes with 8 MP rear camera and there is a 5 MP front camera to click selfies. The Moto E3 Power runs on Android Marshmallow with minimum amount of bloat.

The smartphone has Dual Sim with 4G LTE as well as VOLTE support to offer high speed data connectivity and HD calling. The smartphone comes with a similar design like the slightly more expensive Moto G4 Play which is priced at Rs. 8,999.

The smartphone has 9.55 mm thickness and weighs 155 grams. Motorola has claimed that they have sold over 1 lakh smartphones in the initial sales, and definitely the E3 Power is a top selling smartphone for 8K on Flipkart.

Check Latest Price Moto E3 Power

3. Coolpad Mega 3

3 Sim Cards support, 4G VOLTE,  Price Rs. 6999

Launched in December 2016, Coolpad Mega 3 is one of the latest smartphones which bring the best high end features to a budget smartphone.  It offers 8 Mega pixel front selfie camera and it can support 3 sim cards. You can use 3 different sim cards with the Coolpad Mega 3 and also a dedicated memory card.

coolpad-mega-3

The smartphone is powered by the Mediatek Quad-Core processor – MTK 6737 clocked at 1.25 Ghz. It runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the custom Cool UI Skin on top of it. The rear camera for the smartphone has 8 Mega pixel sensor which comes with Auto-focus and Led flash. The front camera is also decent with a 8 Mega pixel selfie camera.

The smartphone comes with 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 64 GB using a micro-sd card. The Coolpad Mega 3 comes with 5.5 inch screen and has an HD resolution display with 267 PPI pixel density.

The Coolpad Mega 3 comes with a decent 3050 mAH battery capacity which can last all day with good amount of usage. The smartphone has 4G LTE as well as VOLTE support along with the conventional 3G and 2G.

The mobile has a weight of 170 grams and has a thickness of 8.1 mm.  The smartphone is available in White color on Amazon India for Rs. 6,999.

Check Latest Price Coolpad Mega 3

4. Xiaomi Redmi 3S

Octa-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM , 13 MP Camera, Rs 6,999

Xiaomi Redmi 3S is the latest smartphone from Xiaomi and it replaces the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime.  The smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999 and is available on Flipkart exclusively. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S comes with exceptional Specs and battery life.

Xiaomi Redmi 3S launched On Flipkart Price Rs 6999.

The Redmi 3S comes with a large battery 4100 mAH capacity to last all day and has a thickness of 8.5 mm. The Redmi 3S runs on the Android Marshmallow OS with MiUI 7.0.

It uses a new Qualcomm Octa – Core OProcessor Snapdragon 430 clocked at 1.1 GHz and comes with Adreno 505 GPU. The smartphone comes with 2 GB RAM to ensure quick multi-tasking. The smartphone is great for gaming and playing Asphalt 8, Need for Speed , Modern Combat 5 and most modern games.

Redmi 3S comes with 16 GB of inbuilt storage and expandable upto 128 GB using micro-sd card.

The mobile has Dual sim support with 4G LTE and VOLTE connectivity along with 3G/2G/WIFI. The smartphone has 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash.It can also record 1080 P videos and there is a 5 MP front selfie camera with wide angle to click selfies.

The Redmi 3S has 5.0-inch screen with HD (1280*720) resolution and 294 PPI. The screen is protected by Gorilla glass to protect against scratches. Xiaomi has also launched the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime with 3 GB RAM and fingerprint scanner – read more about Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime. 

Overall – It is a great value for money deal, with excellent battery life , latest OS and decent storage.

Check Latest Price for Redmi 3S

5. Samsung On5 

4G LTE, 16 GB Storage, Price Rs 8199

The Samsung On5 and the Samsung On7 were launched in November 2015 and are the best mid-range smartphone from Samsung with 4G LTE support. The Samsung On5 is available on Flipkart for a price of Rs. 8199.

Samsung-On5

The device comes with 5-inch display with TFT screen and has HD (1280*720) pixels resolution with 290 PPI. The Samsung On5 runs on the Exynos 3475 Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz with Mali T720 GPU.

The smartphone comes with 1.5 GB RAM and 8 GB of storage which is a bit low compared to competition offering 16 GB and 2 GB in this price range. A little price you have to pay for Samsung brand name and quality.

The mobile comes with 2600 mAH battery capacity which is good to last all day with Samsung optimizations. The device also has an SD card slot which supports up to 128 GB of storage.

Samsung On5  comes with 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera for taking selfies. Overall we feel it is a good smartphone from a reputed brand with a wide service and sales distribution in India.

Samsung has also recently launched the Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone priced at Rs. 8,999 you can check that too.

Check Latest Price Samsung On 5

Bonus Addition

6. Lenovo K5 Plus

Full HD Display, 4G VOLTE,  Price Rs 8499

Full HD Display Smartphone for 8K – Lenovo K5 Plus is the latest addition to the list and comes with really good specs for a price of Rs. 8499. The smartphone is available on Flipkart priced at Rs. 8499.

Lenovo K5 Plus Launched on Flipkart Price Rs 8499

The Lenovo K5 Plus comes with a 5 inch Full HD Display (1920*1080) with 443 PPI. The smartphone offers great performance for Gamers and general tasks with the Snapdragon 616 processor and 2 GB RAM. It runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with Vibe UI.

The Lenovo K5 Plus has 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card.

The smartphone has got a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera for taking selfies. The Lenovo K5 Plus offers 4G LTE connectivity along with the native 3G and 2G.

The mobile comes with 2750 mAH battery capacity which is decent to run it all day with moderate usage. The Lenovo K5 Plus also features dual speakers at the back and has Dolby sound.

Check Latest Price Lenovo K5 Plus

7. Lenovo Vibe K5 Price Rs 6999

VR Support, Android Lollipop, 5 MP Selfie camera,  Price Rs 6999

VR Smartphone Priced Below 8K –  Lenovo VIBE K5 is available since 17 June 2016, priced at Rs. 6,999. The smartphone is available for purchase from Amazon India exclusively.

Lenovo Vibe K5

The Lenovo Vibe K5 is the smaller screen variant of the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. The Lenovo Vibe K5 replaces the top selling Lenovo A6000 Plus smartphone in this price range and competes with Xiaomi Redmi 3S.

The smartphone is powered by a new 64 bit 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon (Quad-core processor) Snapdragon 415. It comes with 16 GB internal storage out of which 11.4 GB is usable Space. The storage is expandable up to 128 GB  via micro-sd card. The 2 GB RAM  to provide a lag free experience. The Lenovo VIBE K5 Plus runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 and comes with less bloat compared to older Lenovo smartphones.

The phone features a 5 inch (1280*720) HD screen with IPS display and it delivers 180-degree viewing angle. The smartphone also boasts of Twin Speaker with Dolby Digital Plus sound for excellent music experience on the loudspeaker.

The smartphone also supports Lenovo Theater Max VR that offers virtual reality experience using a VR headset. The Lenovo Vibe K5 has a 13 MP primary camera and a 5 MP secondary camera to click selfies.

The Lenovo Vibe  K5 comes with 4G LTE support along with native connectivity options like 3G and 2G. The Lenovo Vibe K5 comes with 2750 maH battery, it’ good to last entire day without a second charge.

Check Latest Price for Lenovo Vibe K5

8. Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus

4000 mAH Battery, reverse charging Price Rs 8499

Huawei’s Honor Holly 2 Plus got launched at the of January 2016 and is available since 15 February 2016 on Flipkart.  We know we are a little overboard with the budget but it is a  good choice for those who need good battery capacity & storage in this price range. The smartphone has a 16 GB internal memory which can be expanded to 32 GB using micro-sd card.

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus

The highlight for the Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus is it’s 4000 mAH battery capacity which can offer all day of smartphone usage with out need for a charge. It also comes with quick reverse charging feature. The smartphone has Dual Sim 4G LTE support and it also supports CDMA network.

Honor Holly 2 Plus has a 5 inch HD screen with 1280*720p resolution and a 13 MP primary camera  with Auto-focus and LED Flash support. The front camera is a 5 Mega pixel and it takes good selfies.

Huawei’s Quadcore smartphone runs on Android Lollipop OS 5.1 along with Huawei’s Emotion UI.  It’s powered by 1.3 Ghz Quad Core 64 Bit Mediatek 6735 processor and 2 GB of RAM. You can store a large number of games and images on the 16 GB internal storage and also it can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card.

The smartphone weighs 160 grams and has a higher thickness of 9.7 mm.

Check Latest Price Honor Holly 2

Overall a good smartphone for Rs. 8000 budget if you need the best battery life.  

9. Micromax Yu Yuphoria

5 MP Selfie camera, 5 inch HD display, Rs 6999

Micromax Yu Yuphoria is the second smartphone launched by the Yu tele-ventures back in May-2015. The smartphone is available exclusively on Amazon India and has a price tag of Rs. 6,999.

Yu Yuphoria

The smartphone has a good design with contours and edges well rounded and more curved than most smartphones.

The smartphone boasts of a 5 MP front camera for taking selfies and 8 MP rear camera with Auto-focus & led flash.  The Yu Yuphoria comes with Android Lollipop 5.1.

The battery capacity is 2380 mAH which is adequate to run the smartphone for an entire day. Internal storage on the smartphone is excellent – 16 GB, which can be expanded to 32 GB using a micro SD card.

The Yu Yuphoria is powered by the 64 Bit Snapdragon 410 processor and equipped with Adreno 306 GPU. Another key highlight of the smartphone is 2 GB RAM.

The smartphone has 5.0 inch IPS LCD HD display with 1280*720 resolution which is decent for reading and watching movies. Overall a great smartphone for the affordable price of Rs. 6,999.

Verdict – Solid performance, good storage capacity, better camera, affordable. 

Check Latest Price Yu Yuphoria

The Number 10 on our list is the Swipe Elite Note which comes with 3 GB RAM and 5.5 inch display.

10. Swipe Elite Note 

3 GB RAM, 3000 mAH Battery, Android Lollipop 5.1,  Price Rs 7999

The Swipe Elite Note was launched on 26th April 2016 on Flipkart at a price of Rs. 7,999. The smartphone comes with 3 GB RAM and is one of the cheapest 3 GB RAM smartphones priced below Rs. 8,000.

Swipe-Elite-Note

The Swipe Elite Note have a 5.5 Inch display and comes with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution. The smartphone comes with 3D curved glass on the front screen much like iPhone 6 which makes it look gorgeous.

The smartphone has a metallic build edge and the back panel is made from sandstone. The smartphone is powered by the Mediatek 6735 Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz.

The Swipe Elite Note has 16 GB of Internal Storage which can be expanded to 32 GB using a Micro-sd card. The smartphone comes with a decent 13 Megapixel rear camera and there is also wide angle 5 Megapixel front selfie camera.

Swipe Elite Note support 4G LTE and has dual sim support.  The smartphone runs on the Android Lollipop OS along with the custom Os skin Freedom which is developed by Swipe technologies.

The smartphone also comes with decent battery capacity and has 3000 mAH capacity battery.

The Swipe Elite Note measures 8.4 mm in thickness and is quite bulky measuring 192 grams.

Check Latest Price for Swipe Elite Note 

11. Lava V2S

8 Mega pixel selfie camera,Thin & Light Weight, Price Rs 7899

Lava V2s  is sleek and light weight and comes with 8 Mega pixel selfie camera, suited for shutterbugs. The smartphone got launched in April 2016 and is now available on Flipkart for Rs. 7,899.

Lava V2S Launched on Flipkart Price Rs 7899

The highlight of the Lava V2S is 2 GB RAM and has got a 8 Mega Pixel selfie Camera. The smartphone is ideal for those looking for a good selfie smartphone with thin design (6.8 mm thickness) and light weight (129 gram).

Lava V2S is powered by the Mediatek 6735 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.0 GHz. It runs on the Android Lollipop OS 5.1 along with custom UI from Lava known as the Star UI.

Lava has also confirmed that they will update the smartphone to the Android Marshmallow soon.

The smartphone comes with a 8 Megapixel rear camera with Auto focus and Flash support. It is a Dual sim 4G LTE compatible smartphone and comes with 2500 mAH battery capacity which decent considering it is quite thin.

The display on the Lava V2S is 5.0 inch with HD (1280*720) resolution and offers 293 PPI. The storage is a bit low with 8 GB of internal capacity which can be expanded to 32 GB using a micro-sd card.

Overall it is a good choice for people looking for a 8 MP selfie smartphone , with 2 GB RAM.

Check Latest Price Lava V2S

12. Infocus Bingo 50

8 MP Selfie, ANdroid Marshmallow 6.0, 3 GB RAM, Price Rs 7499

Infocus Bingo 50

The Infocus Bingo 50 launch date 15 March 2016, is a Snapdeal exclusive smartphone. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 7499 and is the cheapest smartphone running Android Marshmallow along with 3 GB of Ram.

The smartphone is powered by the Mediatek 6735 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz. The processor is similar to the Coolpad Note 3 lite and the Swipe Elite Note. The smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the In life UI.

The Infocus Bingo 50 comes with 5.0-inch display with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution. The smartphone offers 16 GB of internal storage and it can be expanded to 64 GB using a micro-sd card.

The Infocus Bingo 50 has a 8 Megapixel front selfie camera which is ideal for people who like to take plenty of selfies for facebook and Instagram.

The rear camera comes with a 8 Megapixel rear sensor and has auto-focus and led flash support. The Infocus Bingo 50 supports 4G LTE along with the native 3G and 2G data networks.

The Infocus Bingo 50 has a decent battery back up from the 2500 mAH battery capacity.

Check Latest Price Infocus Bingo 10

Related – 7 Best Smartphones with Great Camera Budget 10K.  

13. Micromax Canvas Evok 

3 GB RAM, 13 MP Rear Camera, 5.5 Inch Display, Price Rs 8499

Micromax continues to launch new smartphones aggressively and the Micromax Canvas Evok is the latest addition to the portfolio. It is available on Flipkart for Rs 8499.

Micromax Canvas Evok Specs Price Launched on Flipkart

The key highlight of the smartphone is 3 GB RAM. The smartphone comes with 5.5 inch display and has HD resolution (1280*720) pixels.

The front of the smartphone adorns 2.5D curved glass which makes it very comfortable to hold and use. The smartphone is powered by the Octa-Core MSM8929 processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 415) processor clocked at 1.4 GHz.

The smartphone also offers decent battery life with 3000 mAH battery capacity.

Key Specs for Micromax Canvas Evok

  • Processor –  Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 Processor @ 1.4 GHz.
  • GPU – Adreno 405
  • Display – 5.5 -inch IPS display ,HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) – 267 PPI.
  • 2.5 D Curved Glass
  • Ram – 2 GB RAM.
  • OS – Android Lollipop 5.1.
  • Camera – 13-Megapixel Rear Camera & 5 Megapixel front selfies camera.
  • Connectivity – Dual Hybrid Sim. With 3G & 4G LTE.
  • Storage – 16 GB internal memory, expandable to 128 GB.

Check Latest Price Micromax EVok

Xolo ERA 2X

3 GB RAM , 16 GB Storage , Android Marshmallow 6.0.

Xolo Era 2X is recently launched and it is exclusive to Flipkart. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 7499.

Xolo ERA 2X VOLTE

The Era 2X comes with decent specs for the price and has voguish features like a fingerprint scanner and VOLTE connectivity. The smartphone is powered by the Mediatek 6737 T processor clocked at 1.25 GHz and comes with the Mali T720 MP1 GPU.

There is 3 GB Ram and there is 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded expanded upto 32 GB by micro sd card.  The smartphone is compatible with Jio 4G sim and will work with other 4G operators as well.

Key Specs For Xolo Era 2X 

  • Screen – 5.0 inch IPS HD display (1280*720) pixels
  • Processor –  64 bit Qualcomm MTK 6737 T Processor
  • Number of cores –  Quad core 1.25 GHz
  • GPU – Mali T720 MP1
  • RAM – 3 GB
  • Camera – 8 MP primary rear camera, 5 MP Front Camera
  • Storage – 16 GB with micro SD slot upto 32 GB
  • OS  – Android Marshmallow 6.0.
  • Volte and 4G LTE support
  • Thickness – 9.5 mm
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes
  • Battery Capacity – 2500 mAh

There is also a 2 GB RAM Version for the Xolo ERA 2X which is priced Rs. 900 cheaper compared to the 3 GB RAM version.

Check latest Price for Xolo ERA 2X (3 GB) , Xolo ERA 2X (2 GB)

That’s all the latest smartphones worth buying under Rs 8000. We will keep you updated as more new smartphones get launched in the Indian market.

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