For a first smartphone, people usually keep their budget limited around 5,000 to 8,000 rupees. Such smartphones don’t really need to be superior in hardware configuration, but need to get the essential jobs done. Here’s a list of top 10 smartphones within the mentioned budget range.
This handset is powered by a Mediatek MT6582M CPU which is quad core and has a clock speed of 1.3 GHz. The display offers 720×1280 pixels in a 5 inch screen size and it’s protected by Gorilla Glass 3. Micromax Canvas Juice 2 has a large 3000 mAh battery for added standby time and talk time through the day.
Price – Rs. 6,789.
Lenovo A6000 Plus has Snapdragon 410 CPU 1.2 GHz quad core with Adreno 306 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. It has 16 GB internal storage space with expandable storage option up to 32 GB. This smartphone has a 5 inch IPS LCD display with 720×1280 pixels resolution.
Price – Rs. 7,499.
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The hardware configuration of this handset is Snapdragon 410 CPU, Adreno 306 GPU, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage space with external storage support up to 32 GB. This handset is powered by a 2200 mAh li-po battery.
Price – Rs. 6,999.
Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM is powered by Snapdragon 200 CPU and Adreno 302 GPU. This handset has 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage and up to 128 GB of internal storage. The cameras are 8 MP rear with LED flash and 5 MP front with 480p video recording.
Price – Rs. 7,479.
The operating system on Intex Aqua Power Plus is Android 5.0 Lollipop. It has a large 4000 mAh battery for productivity throughout a day or two. RAM on this smartphone is 2 GB, with 16 GB internal storage space and up to 32 GB of external expandable memory slot.
Price – Rs. 6,537.
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime comes with a 4.5 inches display with 480×800 pixels resolution. The processing package is Snapdragon 410 CPU with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage space and up to 64 GB of external expandable memory.
Price – Rs. 7,090.
Panasonic P55 Novo has an octa core CPU with 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage space and up to 32 GB of expandable memory option. Panasonic P55 Novo has dual rear camera; 13 MP + 5 MP camera sensors for superior picture quality and a 5 MP front camera. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.
Price – Rs. 7,789.
Lenovo Vibe P1m has a non-removable 4000 mAh li-po battery for prolonged backup time of 465 hours on 3G networks. It has Mediatek quad core CPU, 2GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage and up to 32 GB of external memory option.
Price – Rs. 7,999.
A dual SIM smartphone from Sony with 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU and 1 GB of RAM. The internal storage space is 4 GB with microSD slot expandable up to 32 GB. The cameras are 5 MP rear and VGA front.
Price – Rs. 5,499.
Yuphoria runs on Cyanogen Mod ROMs. The Android version out of the box on this handset is Android 5.0 Lollipop. It has Snapdragon 410 CPU with 2 GB of RAM. Cameras on this handset are 8 MP rear and 5 MP front.
Price – Rs. 6,999.
With such future-proof configuration like these, market engagement on 2016 by these handsets are well-expected.
|1||Micromax Canvas Juice 2||₹ 6,789|
|2||Lenovo A6000 Plus||₹ 7,499|
|3||Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime||₹ 6,999|
|4||Microsoft Lumia 540||₹ 7,479|
|5||Intex Aqua Power Plus||₹ 6,537|
|6||Samsung Galaxy Core Prime||₹ 7,090|
|7||Panasonic P55 Novo||₹ 7,789|
|8||Lenovo Vibe P1m||₹ 7,999|
|9||Sony Xperia E3 Dual||₹ 5,499|
|10||YU Yuphoria||₹ 6,999|