What are the Best Smartphones under Rs 5000 Budget in India?
Updated – 17/Jan/2018 – For a budget of Rs. 5000, you should look for phones with 1/2 GB Ram and 4G connectivity, the essential features to have in a low cost mobile.
In this article, I have recommended phones with Dual Sim, 4G VOLTE support, Quad-core Processor and good Camera. They can be used for gaming, Social media Apps like Facebook, WhatsApp or Youtube.
This list will help you buy the best mobile, based on your needs.
Also, I have included low price phones from Samsung, iVoomi, Lenovo, Huawei, and Micromax, etc. I would recommend you to look for good battery phone with latest Android OS apart from 1 GB+ ram in this range.
Here are the 8 Best Smartphones for Rs. 5000 in India:
Xolo Era 1X 4G VOLTE Priced at Rs 4999
The Xolo Era 1X 4G comes with the essential 1 GB RAM, and also has 4G Volte support. It is a made in India smartphone. It works with the Reliance JIO sim as well as with other operators without any difficulties.
Xolo ERA 1X 4G is among few phones which come with a 5.0 Inch Display, with HD (1280*720 pixels resolution) and 283 PPi. The ERA 1X 4G offers an 8 MP rear camera with Flash support, and there is also a 5 Megapixel front camera.
A Quad-Core processor power it (Spreadtrum SC9832A) clocked at 1.3 GHz and comes with just 8 GB of internal storage. But the offers is expandable, and there is a dedicated memory card slot, which you can use to add a memory card up to 32 GB.
The device comes with a reasonably good 2500 mAH capacity battery.
Key Specifications for Xolo Era 1X 4G VOLTE
- Screen size – 5 inch HD (1280*720p) with 282 PPI.
- Processor – Quad-core Spreadtrum 1.3 GHzSC9832A
- RAM – 1 GB of Ram.
- Camera – 8 MP Rear camera with autofocus and LED Flash, 5 MP front selfie camera.
- Storage – 8 GB internal storage and expandable storage up to 32 GB using a memory card.
- Dedicated memory card slot.
- OS – Android Marshmallow 6.0
- Battery – 2500 mAh
- Weighs – 144 grams
- Thickness – 8.4 mm
- Connectivity -4G LTE & VOLTE
- Fingerprint scanner – No
PROS – 5 Inch Display, 1 GB RAM. CONS – Older Android Version, less internal storage.
Intex Cloud Q11 – 4G VOLTE
Best 5.5 Inch Display Phone – Intex has launched a new device priced at Rs. 5199, exclusively available on Amazon India. The Intex Cloud Q11 comes with 5.5 Inch Display and has HD resolution (1280*720) pixels .
The Intex Cloud Q11 4G is powered by the MediaTek 6737 Quad Core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz and comes with 1 GB of RAM.
The mobile phone has an 8 Megapixel rear camera with Auto-focus and flash. There is a 5 Megapixel front camera to click selfies. The Intex Cloud Q11 runs on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has 8 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 32 GB using the micro-sd card.
The smartphone comes with 2800 mAH battery capacity that is large and offers a full day of battery life. The Q11 has 4G LTE and Volte support along with the native 3G and 2G connectivity.
The mobile weighs 170 grams and has 10.5 mm thickness. It is ideal for watching videos and gaming with decent battery life.
Pros – Large Display, HD Resolution, Decent Battery. Cons – Android Marshmallow. Low internal storage.
Sansui Horizon 2 (2 GB RAM, 4G VOLTE)
The Sansui Horizon 2 is one of the cheapest 4G VOLTE and 2 GB RAM mobiles in the price range of Rs. 5,000.
The Phone was launched in May 2017 and is available on Flipkart for Rs 4,999. The Horizon 2 comes with Dual Sim support along with 4G/3G/2G connectivity options.
The Sansui Horizon 2 runs on the Android Nougat 7.0 OS out of the box. The Horizon 2 is powered by a Quad Core 1.25 GHz Mediatek 6737 processor and has 2 GB RAM.
The display is 5.0 inch in size and comes with HD (1280*720) resolution with 283 PPI. The device offers 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded to 64 GB using the micro-sd card.
The mobile comes with an 8 MP rear camera, and there is a 5 MP front camera. The battery capacity is also decent with 2400 mAH capacity.
Pros – Overall it is a low-cost mobile with good features like 4G VOLTE, HD Display, and 2 GB RAM. Cons – Battery life could have been better.
Intex Note 5.5
Intex has launched a new smartphone in the Indian market on 31st August 2017. The new Intex smartphone is called as Intex Note 5.5, as the name suggests the smartphone comes with a large 5.5 Inch display with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution.
The Intex Note 5.5 is available for Rs. 5799 on Amazon India.
The smartphone is powered by the Quad-Core Mediatek 6737 processor clocked at 1.25 GHz and comes with 2 GB of Ram. The Intex Note 5.5 has 2800 mAH battery, which is sufficient to use all day.
The Key highlight of the smartphone is that it runs on the latest Android Nougat OS.
The smartphone comes with Dual Sim Support, and also has 4G LTE as well as 4G VOLTE connectivity options. You can easily use the smartphone with the Reliance JIO sim or with Airtel, Idea or Vodafone sim card.
Key Specs for Intex Note 5.5
- Screen Size – 5.5 inch HD display with 1280*720 pixels resolution.
- PPI – 267 Ppi
- Processor – Quad Core Mediatek 6737 Processor clocked at 1.25 GHz.
- GPU – Mali T720 MP1 GPU.
- Ram – 2 GB RAM.
- OS – Android Nougat 7.0.
- Camera – 8-Megapixel Rear Camera & 5 Megapixel front
- Connectivity – Dual Sim. With 3G & 4G LTE & VOLTE support.
- Battery Capacity – 2800 mAH
- Storage – 16 GB internal memory, expandable to 32 GB.
Swipe Elite 3 (4G VOLTE)
The Swipe Elite 3 4G VOLTE is one of the cheapest 4G phones that offers 2 GB RAM. The Swipe Elite 3 is priced at Rs. 5499 and is available on Flipkart. The mobile has a 5.0 Inch HD Display with 1280*720 pixels resolution.
The phone is powered by the 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor ( Spreadtrum SC 9832) and comes with a decent 2500 mAH capacity battery. The storage options include 16 GB of internal storage, and it can also be expanded to 32 GB using the micro-sd card slot.
There is an 8 Mega Pixel rear camera which comes with auto-focus and LED Flash support, and there is also a 5 MP Front selfie camera.
Key Specifications of Swipe Elite 3 VOLTE (4G)
- Display size – 5.0 inch
- Display Resolution – 1280*720 pixels
- Processor Specs – 1.3 GHz Quad core processor ( Spreadtrum SC 9832)
- RAM – 2 GB RAM
- Camera – 8 MP Rear camera with LED Flash and Autofocus
- Front Selfie Camera – 5 MP front
- Storage – 16 GB can be expanded to 32 GB
- OS – Android Marshmallow 6.0
- Battery – 2500 mAH
- 4G LTE and VOLTE support – WCDMA – 900, 2100; 4G LTE (FDD) – Bands (3 / 5), LTE (TDD) – B40
- Price – Rs. 5699
PROS – 2 GB RAM, 4G VOLTE support. CONS – Older Android Version runs on Marshmallow 6.0. Mediocre processor.
iVoomi Me1 Plus
The iVoomi Me1 Plus comes with 2 GB of RAM and 4G VOLTE support priced at Rs 5199. The device is available to purchase from Amazon India. The iVoomi Me1 Plus comes with 16 GB of internal storage and has a large 3000 mAH capacity Battery.
The mobile comes with a 5.0 Inch HD Display which offers an excellent 282 PPI for clear images and text.
Key Specs for iVoomi ME1 Plus (Good Battery, HD Display)
- Display: 5-inch HD 1280*720 pixels resolution.
- 2.5 D Curved Glass
- Processor – 64 Bit Quad Core 1.3 GHz SOC
- RAM: 2 GB DDR3 RAM
- Storage: 16 GB internal storage, expandable up to 32 GB through an SD card.
- OS: Android OS 6.0 Marshmallow.
- Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED flash & a 5 MP front selfie camera
- Supports Dual Sim and Wi-Fi, 4G VoLTE connectivity.
- Battery capacity: massive 3000 mAh battery
- Price Rs. 5199
- Available on Amazon.
PROS – 2 GB RAM, Affordable. CONS – Older Android Version runs on Marshmallow 6.0.
Intex Aqua VR 5.5
If you are looking to purchase a phone from Indian manufacturer then the Intex Aqua VR 5.5 offers some serious specs for the price. The mobile comes with support for VR and VR Apps and can be used with most VR headsets in the market.
Apart from support for VR, it comes with a large 5.5 Inch Display with HD resolution (1280*720) pixels.
The mobile also has a decent MediaTek Quad Core 6737 Processor clocked at 1.3 GHz and comes with 1 GB of RAM. The Aqua VR runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has a decent 3000 mAH Battery.
The mobile also has a front flash for clicking low light selfies.
Full Specifications for Intex Aqua VR 4G
- Display – 5.5 inch HD IPS (Resolution: 1280*720 pixels).
- Processors – Quad Core 1.3 GHz, MTK 6737 Processor
- 8 GB Internal + 32 GB Expandable through Micro SD card.
- Battery Capacity – 2800 mAh Battery.
- OS – Android marshmallow 6.0 OS.
- Ram Capacity – 1 GB RAM
- 5 MP rear camera with LED Flash + Front: 5 MP
- 4G VoLTE & Dual SIM
- Support for VR Apps and Games.
- Priced at Rs 4999/-
- Available on Flipkart
PROS – large 5.5 Inch display, 2800 mAH Battery. CONS – Older Android Version and low internal storage.
Panasonic P77 Price Rs 5299
Panasonic the Japanese phone manufacturer is getting aggressive in the Indian market with the launch of affordable Panasonic P77.
The P77 comes with 4G LTE as well as VOLTE Support. The mobile is powered by the Quad-Core Mediatek 6736 processor clocked at 1.0 GHz. There is 1 GB RAM and 8 Gb of internal storage, which can be expanded to 128 GB using the Micro-sd card.
The display size is 5.0 inch and there is a High definition (1280*720) pixels screen.
The Dual sim P77 runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. There is an 8 MP rear camera with Auto-focus and flash. At the front, there is a 2 MP basic front selfie camera.
The smartphone has a 2000 mAH Battery capacity with is adequate. The Panasonic phone comes with 126-gram weight and has 7.6 mm thickness; it is quite sleek and lightweight.
PROS – Lightweight and comes with a decent display. CONS – Older Android Version and smaller battery.
JIO LYF Wind 7S (4G LTE and VOLTE)
With Reliance JIO gaining momentum lot of readers are looking for buying an affordable JIO 4G VOLTE mobile in Rs 5000 price range which is compatible with JIO Sim. The recently launched Jio Lyf Wind 7s is priced at Rs. 5899 on Flipkart and is a decent option.
The Lyf Wind 7s comes with comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 Quad-Core processor and Adreno 304 GPU. There is 2 GB of ram and it runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS.
The Wind 7s offers 16 GB of internal storage, and it can be further expanded using a micro sd card up to 128 GB. The mobile has an 8 Megapixel rear camera which comes with auto-focus and led flash. There is also a 5 Mega Pixel front selfie camera.
The Dual Sim phone comes with 5.0 Inch Display with HD resolution and 282 PPi. The Wind 7s comes with 2250 mAH capacity battery and weighs 156 grams.
Overall a decent mobile phone with 4G LTE as well as VOLTE support to work with JIO sim.
PROS – 16 GB internal storage and 4G VOLTE CONS – Lower Battery capacity(2250 mAH).
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