Updated on (2nd/Jan/2018) – If you are looking for the Best Smartphone under Rs 7000 with latest features like 2 or 3 GB Ram, Android Nougat, long battery life and fingerprint scanner, this list will help you pick up best mobile.
We have carefully selected these latest mobiles which offer excellent value for money and are top selling in Sub 7K price range. Some smartphones come with 13 MP rear camera and 5 and 8 MP selfie camera too.
I have also mentioned the major Pros & Cons for the phones whether it is good for gaming, clicking pictures, music or reading/surfing internet.
Here is the list of best Android Smartphones(Mobiles) under Rs 7000 in India Dec 2017.
Micromax Evok Power
Micromax Evok Power (Great battery life mobile below 7K) – The Micromax Evok power was launched along with Evok Note in April 2017 and is the latest smartphones from Micromax. It offers decent specs for the price of Rs. 6,999.
If you are looking for an Indian brand can opt for this otherwise there are more good choices.
The phone offers an 8 MP primary camera and has a 5 Megapixel front selfie camera. Micromax Evok Power has a 5 inch HD Display and also comes with 2.5 D Curve glass to make it look more pleasing.
The phone has 2 GB DDR3 RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded to 32 GB using the Micro-sd card slot. Despite being a budget smartphone, it comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back of the device.
The smartphone’s key highlight is the 4000 mAH battery which can easily last all day with heavy usage. The device is powered by a MediaTek 6737 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz and comes with ARM Mali-T720 MP1 GPU for gaming.
The smartphone also has support for 4G LTE as well as VOLTE so that you can use the JIO sim card or other operators 4G network without any hassle.
The Key highlight of the Micromax Evok Power is the 4000 mAH battery capacity which can make it last all day even with heavy usage. The Micromax phone is ideal for people looking for an Indian brand phone with fantastic battery life.
Coolpad Mega 2.5 D
Best smartphones under Rs 7000 India – Coolpad Mega 2.5D was unveiled in August 2016 in India, and the smartphone will go on sale starting 24th August 2016. It is available to purchase exclusively from Amazon India.
The major highlight of the smartphone is 5.0 inch HD display with 2.5 D curve glass which usually is not available in this price range. The other highlight feature is 3 GB RAM, Android Marshmallow 6.0 and 8 Megapixel front selfie camera.
Overall it offers incredible value for money to the buyers looking for a stylish selfie smartphone.
Key Specifications Coolpad Mega 2.5D ( 3 GB RAM)
- Screen Size – 5.0-inch screen 2.5D Curve Display.
- Display resolution – 1280*720 IPS LCD Display.
- Pixel density – 294 PPI
- Processor – Mediatek 6735 Quad Core Processor – 1.3 GHZ clock speed.
- GPU – Mali t720 MP2.
- Ram – 3 GB
- Camera Rear – 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash.
- Front Camera – 8 MP Front camera.
- Battery Capacity – 2500 mAH.
- Operating System – Android Marshmallow 6.0 With Coolpad UI 8.0.
- Storage – 16 GB internal Storage expandable to 128 GB.
- Connectivity – Dual Sim 2G/3G/4G VOLTE / WIFI.
- Weight – 140 grams
- Thickness – 7.8 mm
- Fingerprint Scanner – No
Moving to the number 5 smartphone on the list we have the recently launched Lenovo Vibe P1M with 4G LTE connectivity and excellent battery life.
Swipe Elite Plus
Best Full HD Display (1920*1080) smartphone within Rs 7000 – Swipe Elite Plus was launched in June 2016 in India, and the smartphone is available exclusively on Flipkart.
It is one of the top selling and highly rated smartphone on Flipkart. The major Pros for the Swipe Elite Plus are 5.0 inch Full HD display (1920*1080) resolution with 441 PPi. It is usually is not available in this price range.
The other highlight feature is 13 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera and a decent 3000 mAH capacity battery. Overall it offers a great display with FHD resolution and fast Octa-Core processor.
Key Specifications Swipe Elite Plus (2 GB RAM)
- Screen Size – 5.0-inch screen
- Display resolution – 1920*1080 IPS LCD Display.
- Dragontrail Glass for Screen Protection
- Pixel density – 442 PPI
- Processor –Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core Clocked at 1.5 GHz.
- GPU – Adreno 405 GPU.
- Ram – 2 GB
- Camera Rear – 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash.
- Front Camera – 8 MP Front camera.
- Battery Capacity – 3050 mAH.
- Operating System – Android Lollipop with Freedom OS.
- Storage – 16 GB internal Storage expandable to 64 GB.
- Connectivity – Dual Sim 2G/3G/4G LTE / WIFI.
- Weight – 131 grams
- Thickness – 8.4 mm
- Fingerprint Scanner – No
The Good – Full HD Display with Protection, Decent Processor and Camera.
The Bad – Not really, packs a lot for the price.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is a basic budget smartphone and comes with decent specs for a low price of Rs. 5,999. It is an ideal smartphone if you are looking for an affordable mobile with all the modern features and balanced specs.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is an Amazon Exclusive product and can only be bought from Amazon.
The Redmi 4A comes with fast Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Chipset along with 2 GB / 3 GB of Ram. The 2 GB RAM version of the phone is priced at Rs. 5,999 while the 3 GB Ram version is priced at Rs. 6,999. I recently did a detailed review of the 3 GB Ram version which you can read here to get more detailed info about the Redmi 4A.
There is ample 16 GB storage, and it can be expanded to 128 GB using the memory card.
The camera is basic, but still, Xiaomi has included a 13 Megapixel rear camera with autofocus and flash support. It also comes with a 5 Megapixel front-facing camera.
Battery life is also excellent, and it offers a 3120 mAH capacity battery.
Key Specs For The Xiaomi Redmi 4A
- Powered by SD 425 8 Core processor, 64 Bit with a Clock Speed of 1.4 GHz.
- Graphics– Adreno 308 GPU for Gaming.
- RAM – Either 2 GB or 3 GB RAM RAM
- Storage – 16 GB or 32 GB depending on model
- Micro-sd Card Support – Max up to 128 GB.
- 5 Inch HD Display with (1280*720) pixels, 283 PPi.
- 13 MP rear camera – Autofocus, Flash support.
- Front selfie camera – 5 MP.
- Marshmallow 6.0 & the MIUI 8.0.
- Battery Size – 3120 mAh battery (All Day Battery Life).
- Weighs – 131 grams and has a thickness of 8.5 mm.
- Lacks Fingerprint reader.
Related Article – 10 Best Phones Worth Buying for a Budget of Rs 5000.
Infocus Vision 3
It is the latest entrants to our list of best phones below 7K. Notably, it is an incredibly gorgeous mobile and undeniably best looking amongst the phones mentioned here. The futuristic Infocus Vision 3 has an 18:9 aspect ratio bezel-free display.
The phone comes with a 5.7 Inch HD+ Display (1440*720) pixels and even has a 2.5D curved glass. Another key highlight is the presence of the Dual Rear camera (13 MP + 5 MP). Interestingly, it even comes with an 8 MP selfie camera with beautifying mode.
Powering the phone is a Mediatek 6737H Quad-Core processor and 2 GB RAM. Besides, it has 16 GB internal storage that is expandable to 64 GB using the micro-sd card.
What’s more, it even comes with a 4000 mAH battery capacity, making it an incredible deal for Rs. 6,999.
Tech Specs for Infocus Vision 3:
- Processor – MediaTek 6737H (Quad-core 1.3 GHz).
- GPU – ARM Mali-T720 GPU
- Screen Size – 5.7 inch IPS LCD HD+, Bezel-less with 18:9 aspect ratio.
- Dual Sim – (GSM + 4G LTE).
- RAM – 2 GB RAM
- Operating System – Android Nougat 7.1 with Smile UX
- Rear Camera – Dual Camera (13MP+5MP)
- Front Camera – 8 MP Front camera with Good Image Quality
- Connectivity – 2G, 3G & 4G, WIFI.
- Storage – 16 GB built-in storage and Micro-SD card support up to 64 GB.
- Battery Capacity – Li-ion 4000 mAh. (Great battery Life).
- Fingerprint Scanner – Yes, At the Back.
- Price – Rs. 6,999
Lava X50 4G
Price – Rs 6499
The lava x50 comes with an enormous display as it sports a 5.5-inch screen with 720p Resolutions.
However, the processor of the device is a lesser known brand, Spreadtrum, but is a Quad core. Moreover, it comes with essential 2 GB RAM for quick multitasking. There is 8 GB of memory that is expandable up to 32 GB using a micro-sd card. For imaging, the mobile has a satisfactory 8 MP camera at the back and 5 MP up front.
Also, the battery life on the X50 is acceptable, as the phone runs on a 2800 mAH capacity battery.
Tech specs Lenovo X50 4G
- Screen Size – 5 inch HD display.
- Resolution – 1280X720 (HD Screen).
- Processor – Spreadtrum SC9832A.
- Ram – 2 GB RAM.
- OS -Android 5.11.
- Camera – 8-Megapixel Rear Camera & 5 Megapixel front.
- Connectivity – Dual Sim. With 3G & 4G LTE & VOLTE support.
- Battery Capacity 2800 mAH.
- Storage – 8 GB internal memory, expandable to 32 GB.
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite is the latest addition to this list and is a worthy contender for being the top dog in this price range. The Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi Y1 are youth-centric affordable phones that Xiaomi has launched in the market.
The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite is available for Rs. 7000 and can be purchased from Mi.com.
The notable feature of the mobile is its 13 Megapixel rear camera and a 5 Megapixel front selfie camera. Xiaomi has made the front camera more appealing by adding tons of features to the camera app, like 36 beautify modes.
Powering the phone is the trusted Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core processor and comes with the Adreno 308 GPU which is seen on several other phones. I usually prefer the Qualcomm processors for their consistent performance.
Additionally, it has 2 GB of Ram and also has 16 GB of internal storage which is fantastic to make it faster in day-to-day tasks. As there is a dedicated micro-sd slot you can easily expand the storage and also use a secondary sim at the same time.
Moreover, it runs on the latest Android Nougat 7.1 OS along with the latest Xiaomi OS – MIUI 9.0.
Another key feature is the presence of 3080 mAH battery capacity which can easily get you through the day.
Lastly, the user experience is great on the Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite as it comes with a large 5.5 Inch Display with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution.
Undoubtedly, it is a decent phone for the price and also include all connectivity options like 3G/4G and micro-USB.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Latest Addition)
Xiaomi has recently launched the Xiaomi Redmi 5A in the Indian market. The Phone will go on sale on 7th December 2017 on Flipkart as well as Mi.com.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a top choice if you are looking for a sub 7k mobile with good performance and features.
The Redmi 5A is available in 2 Variants:
- 16 GB Storage and 2 GB RAM – Price Rs. 4,999.
- 32 GB Storage and 3 GB Ram – Price Rs. 6,999.
For starters, it comes with slightly better design and looks compared to the Xiaomi Redmi 4A and also has a dedicated micro-sd card slot, which was missing on the Redmi 4A.
For imaging, we have a 13 Megapixel rear camera and a 5 MP front selfie camera, similar to Redmi 4A. Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor clocked at 1.4 GHz and comes with the Adreno 308 GPU.
Moreover, fueling the Redmi 5A is a 3000 mAH battery, which is sufficient to run this Dual Sim 4G mobile for an entire day.
Also, it comes with 5.0 Inch Display with HD (1280*720) pixels, offers a good experience for reading and media consumption.
Finally, the phone runs on the latest Android Nougat 7.1 and also has coveted MIUI 9.0 OS. It is a good deal for the price and especially the lower variant which Xiaomi is offering for Rs. 1,000 discount.
Also, You can read more about the Xiaomi Redmi 4 which is also an excellent option in the 7k range. I have listed some more best phones in article best phones below 8K which you can read here.
These are the top choices according to me, maybe if we have missed any of the best smartphones, you can add that in comments below 🙂 Hey, Also if you are finding to pick the best phone we can discuss and help you in the comments section.
Here are the top 5 phones I will buy if I have Rs 7000:
- Infocus Vision 3
- Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
- Swipe Elite Plus
- Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite.
- Xiaomi Redmi 4A.
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