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    Which is the best budget smartphone within INR 5000 as of October 2014?


    Planning to buy a low cost budget smartphone? Check out the best smartphones priced below Rs.5000 as of October 2014.

    My cousin wants to buy a smartphone. However, his budget is not large and he is looking for a good smartphone within 5k. He is not bothered about the camera features or fancy apps or games. All he wants, other than for sending messages and calls, is a smartphone with Wi-Fi to check emails and connect to the net generally.
  • #6720
    Below are the list of Smartphones that can easily grabbed accommodates within your budget of 5k and have the capability to send message, calls along with the Wi-Fi feature .


    Nokia Asha 500-Nokia Asha 500 is a 2.8 inches Smartphone having a resolution of 240x320 pixels. The dual SIM as well as Single SIM variant of this Smartphone is available in the market. The Operating System is of Asha 1.1 and the RAM is of 64 MB Size. There is 2 MP primary camera In this Smartphone supports 2G,Wi-Fi,Bluetooth 3.0. The Smartphone doesn't support 3G services. The price of the Smartphone is Rs 3,544 on Flipkart.


    Samsung Galaxy Star- This Smartphone is a 3 inches dual SIM Smartphone that has a screen resolution of 240x320 pixels. A android operating system runs the Smartphone which is powered by a 1GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. There is 4GB internal storage available in the Smartphone that can be expanded up to 32 GB. The camera of this Smartphone is of 2 MP having a LED flash and the secondary camera is not available in this Smartphone. The Smartphone supports Wi-Fi,2G, Bluetooth 4.0 . This phone is powers by a 1,200 mAh battery. The price of this Smartphone is Rs 3,790 on Amazon.


    Xiaomi Redmi 1s-this Smartphone doesn't come under your price range but I'm including it in the list as it's a best Smartphone that you can buy id you can increase a little price amount. The Xiaomi Redmi 1S is a successful and best Smartphone around this price range. This Smartphone is run by a Android 4.3 jelly bean operating system and powered by a 1.6 GHz quads core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. The screen is of 4.7 inches which is best in the price range having a pixel density of 312 PPI. The primary camera is of 8 MP with a LED flash and the secondary camera is of 1.6 MP. The device offers you 8 Gb internal storage that can be expanded up to 64 GB. It supports 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n,GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth 4.0 and micro USB 2.0. The price of this Smartphone is INR 5999 on Infibeam.

    Nokia Lumia 530 Dual SIM- This is a 4 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Smartphone which supports dual SIM. The device runs with the help of Microsoft Windows 8.1 OS which is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad core Qulacomm Snapdragon 200 processor. The device has a 5 MP primary camera with auto focus whereas the secondary camera is missing in this Smartphone. The device gives you 4GB internal storage capacity that can be further expanded upto 64 GB using a microSD card. The device supports 3G,Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and USB 2.0 port. This device is powered by a 1430 mAh battery. The price of this Smartphone is 5,043 on eBay.

  • #6724
    It is really different to find best smartphones with budget less than Rs.5000/- but October being a festive season helps you to save around Rs.1000/- to Rs.2000/- on your purchase.

    Here I have listed top 4 mobiles with best specifications available in the market.

    Karbonn Titanium S20 - Rs.4,478 on Amazon

    Specifications
    Display - 4.5-inch multi-touch IPS display
    Processor -1.3 GHz quad-core processor
    Memory - 1GB RAM
    Storage - 4GB internal memory
    Operating System - Android 4.4 (KitKat)
    Dual SIM with Dual Standby
    5MP Autofocus Camera
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and 1600 mAh battery

    This device offers a smooth browsing and better video calling experience when compared with its other counterparts at this price level.

    Asus Zenfone 4 A400CG - Rs.5,999/- on Flipkart

    Specifications
    Operating System - Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
    Processor - 1.2 GHz Dual Core
    Memory -1 GB RAM
    Display - 4.0 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen
    Dual SIM with Dual Standby
    Camera - 5 MP Primary Camera, Secondary Camera 0.3 MP
    Storage - Internal Storage 8 GB
    1600 mAh battery, 3G, Bluetooth and WiFi

    It outsmarts its near rivals like Moto E and Sony Xperia E1 in various tests but things like bad screen and less battery life makes to re-think before buying. But you can save around 2000 bucks and can get some outstanding features with this low price.

    Micromax Unite A092 - Rs.5317/- on SnapDeal, Rs.5,590/- on Flipkart

    Specifications
    Display - 4-inch IPS Display
    Memory - 1GB
    Processor - 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor
    Operating System - Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
    Camera - 5 MP Primary Camera, Secondary Camera: 0.3 MP
    Dual SIM support, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and 1500mAh battery

    One unique thing that makes it differ from others is its support for 21 local languages of India.

    Xolo A500s Lite - Rs.4,459/- on Flipkart, Rs.4,340/- on SnapDeal

    Specifications
    Display - 4.0-inch Capactive Display
    Processor -1.3 GHz quad-core processor
    Memory - 512MB RAM
    Storage - 4GB internal memory
    Operating System -Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS
    Dual SIM with Dual Standby
    Camera - 3MP Autofocus Camera with LED flash and 0.3MP Secondary Camera
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and 1400 mAh battery

  • #6745
    I can suggest the following phones under Rs 5,000:

    1. Spice Stellar Nhance Mi-435
    2. Karbonn Titanium S2 plus

    Both devices are 3G and WiFi enabled. Both have similar internal memory of 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, External support upto 32GB.

    Both have 8MP of rear camera which is pretty impressive at price Rs 5,000
    The speed of Karbonn is much better than spice as it is clocked with 1.3Quad core processor where spice has 1GHz dual core processor.

    Karbonn has 5inches of screen which is pretty good for detailed experience of images and texts whether spice has 4inches of screen.

    Battery of Karbonn is much larger for long lasting with 1900 mAh where spice has 1500 mAh

    Better to buy Karbonn Titanium S2 plus, no one going to give higher specifications than this Karbonn device at price 5,000Rs.

  • #6759
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    Hi friend,

    There are many budget smartphones available in the Market under INR 5000.
    In this festive season, you must buy a decent smartphone that should satisfy your all needs.
    Some of the best smartphones under the range of 5k are mentioned here:

    1. Moto E (approx. 6k)
    Dual Sim
    Android Kitkat v4.4 (latest version)
    1 GB RAM
    4.3 inch Touchscreen
    5MP Primary Camera

    2. Samsung Galaxy Star Pro S7262 (approx. 5k)
    Dual Sim
    Android JellyBean OS
    4-inch Touchscreen
    2MP Primary Camera

    3. Micromax Unite 2 A106 (approx. 5k)
    Android v4.4.2 OS
    4.7 inch LCD Touchscreen
    2MP Secondary Camera
    5MP Primary Camera

    4. Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 (approx. 5k)
    5MP Primary Camera
    2MP Secondary Camera
    Dual Sim(GSM+GSM)
    Android V4.4.4 Kitkat OS

    5. Asus Zenfone 4 A400CG (approx. 5k)
    Android Jellybean OS (upgradable to Kitkat)
    5MP Primary Camera
    1 GB RAM
    Dual Sim

    6. Nokia X (approx. 5k)
    Dual Sim
    1 GHz Dual Core Processor
    3MP Primary Camera
    4-inch Touchscreen

    These are the mentioned phones which you could prefer to purchase.
    However, I could also recommend you for Xiaomi Redmi 1S, but this phone is running in huge demand. So, due to its heavy demand, this phone is mostly running OUT OF STOCK on flipkart.


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