15 Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India 2017

Great Budget Smartphones With 4G and Excellent Specs …. You Can Buy Currently

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 phones with 13 MP Rear camera or Selfie mobiles with 8 MP front camera. Most of these mobiles 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 Phones priced under Rs 8000 in India Oct’17.

1. Xiaomi Redmi 4- Top Selling

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

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is launched in India in May 2017 and comes with exceptional specs and performance. The Redmi 4 is the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi 3s.

Xiaomi Redmi 4

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.

Buy from Amazon – Redmi 4

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 mobile comes with good specs and latest OS from Google.

Moto C Plus and Moto C Unveiled Specs Price Images

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 Moto C Plus 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 Moto C Plus 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.

Buy from Flipkart – Moto C Plus

3. 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 mobile 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 On5 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 phone 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.

Buy from Flipkart Samsung On 5

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 Era 2X is priced at Rs. 7499.

12 Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India

The Era 2X comes with decent specs for the price and has voguish features like a fingerprint scanner and VOLTE connectivity. The device 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 ERA 2X 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.

Buy from Flipkart Xolo ERA 2X (3 GB)

5. Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

Full HD Display, 4G VOLTE,  Price Rs 8499

Full HD Display Mobile 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 K5 Plus is available on Flipkart priced at Rs. 8499.

12 Best Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000 India

The Lenovo K5 Plus comes with a 5 inch Full HD Display (1920*1080) with 443 PPI. The device 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 mobile 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.

Flipkart – Lenovo K5 Plus

6. Lenovo Vibe K5 – Affordable Price Rs 6999

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

Lenovo VIBE K5 is available since 17 June 2016, priced at Rs. 6,999. The mobile 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 phone in this price range and competes with Xiaomi Redmi 3S.

The K5 Plus 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 Vibe K5 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.

Buy From Amazon – Lenovo Vibe K5


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.

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The LYF F1 4G 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 LYF F1 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. 

Buy From Amazon – JIO LYF F1

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

As Reliance JIO is expanding 4G services in India and gaining more subscribers there is are lot of buyers looking for a lyf branded mobile 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.

LYF Water 8

The Lyf Water 8 comes with a cool looking design with Front and back glass body. The device 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 Lyf Water 8 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 Lyf Water 8 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.

Buy flipkart – JIO LYF Water 8

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 mobile 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 phone 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 Swipe Elite Noteis 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 Swipe Elite Note runs on the Android Marshmallow OS along with the custom Os skin Freedom which is developed by Swipe technologies.

The device 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.

Buy Flipkart – Swipe Elite Note 4G 

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