Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 (4G) – Updated On 21/Sept/2017 – The list of latest 4G mobile phones priced below 8000 in India, which offer great specs and performance. In this comparison post, we have included 4G smartphones with Quad-Core and Octa-Core Processor along with 2 GB or 3 GB ram to buy in 2017.
I have also included some of the best budget camera smartphones with 13 MP Rear camera or Selfie smartphones with 8 MP front camera. Most of these smartphones are top selling online (Flipkart and Amazon) and come with great performance for the price.
We have also added good mobiles long battery life, fingerprint scanner and Android Nougat.
Here is the list best smartphones priced under Rs 8000 in India.
#1. Xiaomi Redmi 4- Top Selling
Octa-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM , 13 MP Camera, Rs 6,999
Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 – The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is launched in India in May 2017 and comes with exceptional specs and performance. The smartphone is the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi 3s.
The Redmi 4 offers a better metallic design compared to Redmi 3s and also comes with a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Processor along with the Adreno 505 GPU.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 comes in 3 variants : 1. Redmi 4 – 2 GB RAM and 16 GB Storage Price Rs 6,999, 2. Redmi 4 – 3 GB RAM and 32 GB Storage Price Rs 8,999. 3). Redmi 4 – 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Storage Price Rs 10,999.
It does not come with the latest Android Nougat, apart from that there are no real cons for this Xiaomi mobile.
Key Specifications Redmi 4 (4G VOLTE) Phone
- Display Size – 5.0 inch IPS HD display (1280*720) pixels with 2.5D Curve Glass, 283 PPI.
- Processor – 64- Bit Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Processor
- Graphic Processing unit – Adreno 505
- RAM – 2 GB RAM
- Camera – 13 MP primary rear camera, 5 MP Front Camera.
- Storage – 16 GB with micro SD slot upto 128 GB.
- OS – MIUI V8.0, Android Marshmallow 6.0.
- Volte and 4G LTE support.
- Thickness – 8.6 mm
- Weight – 150 grams.
- Fingerprint Scanner – Yes at the back, IR Sensor
- Battery Capacity – 4100 mAh.
Overall – It is a great value for money deal, with excellent battery life, metallic design and decent storage under 8K.
#2. MOTO C Plus
Android Nougat 7.0, 2 GB RAM, Price Rs 6,999
If you wish to have a good build quality, great battery life and latest OS then Moto C Plus is a perfect choice. The Motorola Moto C Plus is launched on Flipkart in June 2017 priced at affordable Rs 6,999. The smartphone comes with good specs and latest OS from Google.
The Moto C Plus comes with 4000 mAH battery capacity and offers all-day battery life. The Mote C Plus also supports fast charging. The smartphone has a 5.0-inch display and comes with HD resolution (1280*720) pixels.
The Moto C Plus runs on the MediaTek 6735 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.3 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 128 GB using the micro-SD card. The smartphone lacks fingerprint scanner.
Key Specs for Motorola Moto C Plus:
- Display: 5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737 processor with Mali-T720 GPU
- Memory: 1 GB/ 2 GB
- Storage: 16 GB storage (expandable up to 32GB)
- Cameras: 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions: 144x 72.3x 10 mm
- Weight: 162 grams
- Battery: 4000mAh
- Colours: Metallic Cherry, Pearl White, Fine Gold and Starry Black.
#3. Samsung On5 (Branded Smartphone)
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.
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 optimisations. 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 J3 Pro priced at Rs. 7,999 you can check that too. Samsung On5 is the top Samsung budget smartphone below Rs 8,000.
#4. Xolo ERA 2X (4G LTE and VOLTE)
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.
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.
additionally, there is 3 GB Ram and there is 16 GB of internal storage which can be 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.
#5. Lenovo K5 Plus (Full HD Display)
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.
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.
#6. Lenovo Vibe K5 – Affordable Price Rs 6999
VR Support, Android Lollipop, 5 MP Selfie camera, Price Rs 6999
Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India – Lenovo VIBE K5 is available since 17 June 2016, priced at Rs. 6,999. The smartphone is available for purchase from Amazon India exclusively.
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.
In addition to the above, it 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 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.
#7. JIO LYF F1 4G VOLTE
16 MP Rear Camera, 5.5 Full HD Display
The Reliance JIO LYF F1 4G Volte after the recent price drop is available for just Rs. 7667 on Amazon India and offers tremendous value for money in the sub 8K Price range.
The smartphone comes with 5.5 Inch Full HD Display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution and 401 PPI pixel density. There is a 16 Megapixel rear camera which comes with Dual LED Flash and it also has a decent 8-megapixel front selfie camera.
Smartphone has large 32 GB of Storage and it can be expanded to 128 GB using the Micro – SD card slot. The LFY F1 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa Core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and there is Adreno 405 GPU to take care of Gaming needs.
The smartphone is ideal for 4G VOLTE usage and comes with decent size 3200 mAH battery capacity.
Additionally, there is 3 GB of Ram and LYF F1 runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS.
Verdict – Solid performance, good storage capacity, Full HD Display, affordable.
The Number 10 on our list is the Swipe Elite Note which comes with 3 GB RAM and 5.5 inch display.
#8. JIO LYF Water 8 4G
JIO LYF Branded Phone, 4G VOLTE
Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 – As Reliance JIO is expanding 4G services in India and gaining more subscribers there is are lot of buyers looking for a lyf branded smartphones compatible with the JIO sim priced below Rs 8,000. The LYF Water 8 is priced at Rs. 8499 but is one of the best Jio smartphones you can buy in Rs 8000 to 9000.
The Lyf Water 8 comes with a cool looking design with Front and back glass body. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and is clocked at 1.5 GHz. There is Adreno 405 GPU to take care of gaming and there is 3 GB Ram to take care of multi-tasking.
The LYF Water 8 comes with Dual sim support and works flawlessly with the JIO 4G LTE as well as VOLTE network.
The device has 5.0 Inch HD Display (1280*720) pixels resolution and 283 Ppi. The Water 8 runs on the Android Lollipop and it can be upgraded to the Android Marshmallow, though no clear date is provided.
The smartphone comes with 16 GB of internal storage and it can be expanded to 128 GB using the micro sd card slot. The JIO mobile comes with 2 years of warranty and has free voice and 4G data till 31st March 2017.
The LYF Water 8 is a top selling smartphone which comes with a 13 Megapixel rear camera and a 5 Megapixel front-facing camera to click selfies.
Finally, the smartphone has 2600 mAH battery which may not be very large but acceptable considering 5.0-inch display.
The Lyf Water 8 is available for purchase offline and also can be bought from Flipkart. Reliance JIO is also planning to launch an ultra cheap 4G VOLTE Feature phone.
#9. Swipe Elite Note 4G (5.5 Inch Display)
3 GB RAM, 3000 mAH Battery, Android Lollipop 5.1, Price Rs 7999
The Swipe Elite Note 4G 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.
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 mobile 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.
Moreover, Swipe Elite Note support 4G LTE and has dual sim support. The smartphone runs on the Android Marshmallow 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 4G measures 8.4 mm in thickness and is quite bulky measuring 192 grams.
#10. Swipe Elite Sense 4G (Launched Recently)
Swipe Elite Sense 4G VOLTE, 3 GB RAM 32 GB Storage, Price Rs 7499
Swipe the Indian smartphone maker recently launched the new Swipe Elite Sense in the month of Mar’17.
The smartphone offers exceptional specs in under Rs 8000 price range and comes with everything you can expect in this price range. Swipe Elite Sense is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Processor clocked at 1.4 GHz and comes with the Adreno 308 GPU.
In comparison to most other devices, it offers more storage – 32 GB internal storage and can be expanded to 128 GB using the micro-sd card. There is 3 GB of RAM to take of multitasking. The Elite Sense also has got a fingerprint scanner at the back to unlock the device quickly. The mobile runs on the Android marshmallow 6.0.
The smartphone has 5.0 Inch Display and has HD (1280*720) pixels resolution. The smartphone has 13 Megapixel rear camera with auto-focus support and even comes with a 8 megapixel front selfie camera.
The device offers 4G LTE as well as VOLTE support and also has Dual Sim slots. The Elite Sense has 2500 mAH capacity battery which can be okay for moderate users to work all day.
Overall it is a good choice for people looking for large 32 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 13 MP rear and 8 MP front selfie camera.
#11. Coolpad Note 5 Lite
8 MP Selfie, 3 GB RAM, 13 MP Rear Camera
Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 – The Coolpad Note 5 Lite is launched on Amazon in March 2017. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 8199 and comes with some great features for the price. The Coolpad Note 3 Lite offers 3 GB of Ram and has 16 GB of Internal storage which can be expanded to 64 GB using the micro-sd card.
The smartphone is powered by the Mediatek 6735 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.0 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 Cool UI.
The Coolpad Note 5 Lite comes with 5.0-inch display with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution. There is a fingerprint scanner at the back side of the device for quick unlocking.
The rear camera comes with a 13 Megapixel rear sensor and has auto-focus, pro-mode, HDR and led flash support. The Dual sim smartphone supports 4G LTE / VOLTE along with the native 3G and 2G data networks. It will also work with the JIO sim.
The Coolpad Note 5 Lite has a decent battery back up from the 2500 mAH battery capacity.
#12. Micromax Canvas Evok (3 GB RAM)
3 GB RAM, 13 MP Rear Camera, 5.5 Inch Display, Price Rs 8499
Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 By Indian Brand- 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.
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.
Also, 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.
Micromax has also recently launched the Yu Yureka Black priced at Rs. 9,999 can read more about it, is a very good offering from Micromax.
#13. Infinix Hot4 PRO
4000 mAH Battery, 3 GB RAM, Price Rs. 7499
Great Battery life Mobile Under 8000 – Infinix Hot4PRO is the latest smartphone launched by the Hongkong based brand Infinix in India. The smartphone is Priced at Rs. 7,499 – The Infinix Hot4 Pro 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 from August’17.
The highlight of the Infinix Hot4 Pro is the 4000 mAH battery capacity. The Infinix Hot4Pro is powered by the MediaTek 6737 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. It is not a good smartphone for high-end gaming but for all other purposes is fast enough with 3 GB RAM.
The Infinix Hot4 PRO runs on the Android Marshmallow OS along with the custom skin XOS from Infinix. The internal storage on the device is ample with 16 GB memory and it can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card.
The smartphone comes with a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera and a 5 MP front selfie camera. The Hot4 Pro has a 5.5-inch screen with HD (1280*720) resolution with 267 PPI.
Additionally, the Hot4 Pro comes with Dual Sim Support and has 4G LTE/Volte connectivity too along with the native 3G and 2G.
The smartphone also comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back of the device and also boasts of a loud speaker at the bottom.
#14. Motorola Moto G4 Play
The Moto G4 Play is an entry-level smartphone with a decent spec sheet. Its main highlight is the software experience it provides to the user at a price tag of ₹8,999.
It features a 5 inch HD display with 294 ppi and runs Android Nougat 7.0.
Unfortunately, it lacks a fingerprint sensor. People wanting a compact design and a near stock android experience can easily go with G4 Play.
It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU and Adreno 306 GPU. The storage can be extended with the help of micro SD cards in its dedicated slot. Internally it ships with 16 GB of storage and 2 GB of ram.
While G5 Plus had the best camera under 15k range, the G4 Play also sports a decent set of optics for its price.
There’s an 8 MP with a f/2.2 aperture rear camera and 5 MP with f/2.2 aperture front camera.
Powering the phone is rather a decently sized 2800 mAh battery. It’s not the highest capacity found in this range.
It’s not at all in the race for being the lightest and thinnest smartphone in the world. It measures in just at 9.9 mm thickness and weighs 137 g. Although it seems a bit on the thicker side despite having a smaller battery.
#15. Kult Beyond
The Kult Beyond is the latest smartphone launched by Optiemus group, which also has license to manufacture blackberry smartphones in India, Sri-lanka and Bangladesh. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999 and is available for purchase from Amazon India. The Kult Beyond comes with 5.2 Inch Display and has HD (1280*720) pixels resolution.
The smartphone boasts of 3 GB of Ram and also comes with a 13 Megapixel front selfie camera. There is also a 13 Megapixel rear camera to click images. The device runs on latest Android Nougat and also comes with large 3000 mAH battery and a Fingerprint scanner.
Moreover, Kult Beyond is a good selfie phone with 13 MP camera under 8K.
You can also read the comparison of Kult Beyond Vs Xiaomi Redmi 4 Vs Moto C Plus Here – Kult – Beyond Vs Xiaomi Redmi 4 Vs Moto C Plus Comparison.
Key Specifications Cult Beyond Smartphone
- Display Size – 5.2 inch IPS HD display (1280*720) pixels 270 PPI.
- Processor – 64- Bit Quad Core Processor Clocked at 1.25 Ghz Likely MediaTek 6737
- Graphics Processing unit – Mali T720 MP1
- RAM – 3 GB RAM
- Camera – 13 MP primary rear camera, 13 MP Front Selfie Camera.
- Storage – 32 GB with micro SD slot upto 32 GB.
- OS – Latest Android Nougat 7.1
- Volte and 4G LTE support.
- Fingerprint Scanner – Yes at the back
- Battery Capacity – 3000 mAh.
- Price Rs. 6,999
- Available from Amazon India, 19 Aug’17
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. Intex recently launched a budget android nougat phone below 8k.
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