Top 48 cheapest Android phone (Jelly Bean and Kitkat OS) in India below Rs 6,000 for November 2014
KYMI rounds-up the top 48 best and latest Android handsets in the Rs 6,000 segment that make for a great buy this month
The line between feature phones and smartphones continues to blur further as the new and promising smart feature phones make their way to the market. Priced attractively at a sub Rs 5,000 range, these devices carry not only a very impressive specs sheet that belies their price tag but also stand to compete with some of the mid-range smartphones.
Latest Android Kitkat phones below Rs 6,000 for November 2014
Moto E priced at Rs.5,990 and has a 4.3inch display with 256ppi. The device is powered by Dual core processor clocked at 1.2GHz with 1GB RAM. Moto E features a 5MP camera with no flash. The downside is the absence of front camera. The device supports all the standard features like Bluetooth4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, MicroUSB and GPS.
Asus Zenfone 4
Priced at Rs.5,999, the device comes packed with 4inch display with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. The device is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. Zenfone 4 has a primary rear camera of 5MP with LED flash and auto focus. The device supports all the standard features like Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth4.0, Hotspot and GPS.
Intex Aqua 4x
Intex Aqua 4x is priced at Rs.2,999 and is the cheapest android smartphone with 4inch display having 480x800 pixel resolution. The device is powered by dual-core MediaTek MT6572 processor clocked at 1GHz with 256MB RAM. The camera includes 2MP primary rear camera with LED flash and a secondary front camera of 0.3MP for casual selfies. The device supports all the standard features like Blutooth4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and microUSB.
Micromax Unite 2
Micromax Unite 2 is priced at Rs.5,756 and has a display of 4.7inch having a resolution of 480x800 pixels. The device has a quad-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3GHz with 1GB RAM. The primary rear camera is 5MP with LED flash and a secondary front camera is of 2MP. The device supports all the standard features like Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS and microUSB.
Huawei Honor Holly
This budget smartphone comes fitted with a 5inch IPS display with 720p. The device is powered by quad-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The primary camera is 8MP and a secondary front camera is 2MP. The device supports all the standard features like Bluetooth4.0, Wi-Fi, Hotspot, GPS and microUSB.
Karbonn Sparkle V
Karbonn Sparkle V is priced at Rs 5,499 and has a 4.5inch display with 480x854 pixel resolution. The device is powered by quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and runs on android 4.4. The device is crafted with 5MP primary camera with LED flash and a secondary camera of 2MP. The device supports all the standard features like Bluetooth4.0, Wi-Fi, Hotspot and GPS.
iBerry Auxux Linea L1
Priced at Rs.5,841, the device has a 4.5 inch display and is powered by quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz with 1GB RAM. It is blessed with 5MP primary camera with LED flash and a secondary front camera of 2MP for selfie lovers and video calls.The device supports all the standard connectivity features like Wi-Fi,GPS, Bluetooth4.0, FM,3G and Micro-USB.
Lava Xolo Q610S
This budget device from Lava flaunts a 4.5inch display with 480x854 pixels resolution. The device is powered by quad-core MediaTek MTK6582M processor clocked at 1.3GHz with 1GB RAM. Xolo Q610S has a primary rear camera of 5MP with LED flash and a secondary front camera of 0.3MP. The device supports all the standard features like Bluetooth4.0, Wi-Fi, Hotspot,3G, GPS and Micro-USB.
1. Mi Redmi 1s
The company that re-invented the budget smartphone phone market in India with its Mi-3 is back with its second stunning offering with Mi Redmi 1s. From the house of Xiaomi, Mi Redmi 1s is a device that truly belies its budget price tag. At Rs 5,999, the device houses a 4.7-inch HD display with 1280x720 pixel resolution and 2000 mAh battery. Powering up the device is a quad-core 1.6 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 mobile chipset and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (topped with MIUI) with 1 GB RAM. The dual SIM ( 3G network SIM + 2G network SIM) also offers a 8 GB built-in storage and comes with a additional memory card slot.
On the rear of the device is a 8-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash while the front is adorned by a 1.6-megapixel camera. The camera unit also offers a slew of handy editing features like burst mode, auto-focus, zero shutter lag, HDR and real-time filters. Other features include Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, WiFi, and GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS support.
The Redmi 1s smartphone that rivals Motorola Moto E, Asus Zenfone 4, Micromax Canvas Fire 2 among other budget devices.
2. Intex Aqua Style Mini
Intex's latest under Rs 5,000 device to hit the market is the Aqua Style Mini. The USP of the device is its amoled display technology, which is hard to find in this price range. The 4-inch display offers better touchscreen response while reducing the battery power consumption.
Powered by Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system, the device houses 1 GHz dual core processor with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB ROM. Camera is taken care of by a 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front camera. The dual-SIM dual standby device (with one 3G support) is powered by a 1400 mAh battery. Other features include WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB port, GPS along with A-GPS for navigation.
3. Hitech Amaze S-305
Indigenous manufacturer, Hitech has introduced its affordable budget 3G smartphone, Amaze S-305 in India. Carrying a price tag of Rs 2,999, the device is seen sporting a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, latest Android Kitkat 4.4 operating system and a 1500 mAh battery that promises to offer 6-8 hours of talk time. Like other devices in this category, Amaze too supports dual-SIM capability along with a 3.5-inch display a 2-megapixel primary camera and a 0.3-mega pixel secondary camera with 256 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM.
Price: Rs 2,999
4. Spice Smart Flo Mi-359
Another Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone from the house of Spice, Smart Flo Mi-359 makes for a decent buy in this category. This dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device with dual standby support arrives with a 3.5-inch TFT LCD display.
Powering up the internals is a 1.3GHz dual-core processor, coupled with 256MB of RAM and a expandable memory support via microSD card up to 32GB. Other goodies on board include 2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, 1400mAh battery and a slew of regular connectivity options. The only drawback is that this device does not support 3G connectivity.
Price: Rs. 2,899
5. Idea FAB 3G
Priced at Rs 4,999, Idea Cellular's Android powered smartphone, FAB 3G boasts of a decent spec sheet in addition to attractive 3G offers worth Rs 1,650. The offer includes 250 MB data with a validity of 30 days with a recharge value of Rs 259 or Rs 261. In addition the Idea users can avail Idea TV free for three months along with 1.6 GB of data for free for three months. Moving back to the device, it houses a 4-inch touchscreen, 4 GB internal memory, and 32 GB expandable storage slot.
It uses a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to function. A 3.2 megapixel rear camera with flash, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, and GPS feature are also included in this dual-SIM device.