For all those who are looking out to buy an android smartphone around Rs. 5,000, then let’s check out the same. Please note that this list of top 5 smartphones is updated till May 2017. All thanks to Reliance Jio with the introduction of VoLTE services which raised a massive need for VoLTE devices. Let’s check out the list of Top 5 smartphones.
Over the last couple of years, Xiaomi has really done a great job when it comes to affordable and powerful smartphones. With Redmi 4A, they have taken it to an entirely new level as its priced well within Rs. 5,000 and is the undoubted 1st choice.
The phone comes with 5-inch HD display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, which is a quad-core chip. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with support for storage expansion up to 128GB via microSD card. This comes with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing snapper. It runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 OS and also has dual SIM support.
The second smartphone in the list is the recently launched iVoomi Me 1+. For Rs. 4,999, this device offers 5-inch HD display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard storage which is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
It also has an 8MP rear camera along with a 5MP front-facing unit. The device boots Android 6.0 Marshmallow and draws fuel from a 3000mAh battery. The iVoomi Me 1+ accepts two SIM cards but you can use 4G on only one SIM card at a time.
3) Lephone W7
Another Chinese brand who recently entered the Indian market is Lephone with the Lephone W7. Priced at Rs. 4599, this phone also offers decent specifications. It has a 5-inch FWVGA display with a 2.5D curved glass on top.
At the heart of the phone is a quad-core SoC, clubbed with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. The Lephone W7 rocks a 5MP primary camera and a 2MP front-facing unit. The device also accepts dual SIM cards.
4) LYF Wind 4S
Reliance Jio’s sister brand, LYF recently claimed that it sold over 2.6 million LYF smartphones and JioFi devices in Q4 2016, which is not a small number. RJIL has launched various phones under the LYF brand across multiple price segments. Under Rs. 6,000 though, the company has LYF Wind 4S, which directly competes the Xiaomi Redmi 4A.
The Wind 4S has a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The device is powered by the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset clocked at 1.3GHz and has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage. The device comes with an 8MP primary camera with a LED flash to assist in low-nigh conditions. Sadly, the LYF 4S runs an outdated version of Android 5.1 Lollipop. A beefy 4000mAh battery backs the device.
5) Panasonic P77
Panasonic has launched a new smartphone a couple of months ago, called, the P77. Same as other smartphones in the similar price range, the P77 also has a 5-inch HD display. Under-the-hood, the phone has a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P SoC along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.