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    I have to suggest my friend to buy a smartphone that comes under Rs 5000 as per his query, so I have to buy a smartphone online for him that comes under 5k with 2GB RAM and above 8MP camera etc. Any brand is OK. So, I would like to get expert advice on this? Kindly suggest to buy the cheap and best smartphone with brief specs as stated above.
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  • I could not find a device with 2GB RAM at the price point you suggested. Most of the devices in that range sport 1 GB of RAM. Having said that, here are a few picks -

    1. Xolo Era HD

    It has a 5 inch IPS LCD display at a HD resolution of 1280x720. Pixel density reads 294 ppi. The screen does not have any protection though. It is powered by a 1.2 Ghz Quad core Spreadtrum SC7731G and features 1 GB of RAM. Coupled with it is 8 GB internal storage that can further be expanded by another 32 GB. You get access to a 8 MP rear camera that can shoot some really good HD videos and a 5 MP front snapper. The phone runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 and has a 2500 mAh battery.
    The phone is priced at Rs. 4999. You can buy it across different online stores.

    2. Phicomm Energy 653

    It does have a 5 inch LCD display at HD resolution of 720 x 1280. It is powered by a 1 Ghz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor . The phone has a 1 GB RAM coupled with 8 GB internal storage. You can expand the memory further by another 64 GB using a microSD card. The device runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. It features a 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front snapper.

    This device too is available at Rs. 4999.

    3. Micromax Unite 3

    The Micromax Unite 3 has a 4.7 inch IPS LCD screen at a pixel density of 199 ppi. You have access to a rather lower resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. 1.3 Ghz Quad core MediaTek MT6582M processor hone is powered by 1.3 Ghz Quad core MediaTek MT6582M processor . It has 1 GB of RAM. It has 8 GB of internal storage. Unite 3 runs on Android Lollipop 5. It has a 2000 mAh battery capacity. You can use 10 indian languages on the phone.

    You can buy it at Rs. 5740.


    The smartphone is powered by 1.2 GHz Spreadtrum SC7731 Cortex-A7 Quad Core Processor. It comes with 1 GB RAM . You get 8 GB internal storage that can be expanded by another 32 GB using microSD card. The screen size reads 4.5 inch with 960 x 254 resolution. The pixel density is 254 ppi. Huawei Honor Bee has a 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera. It runs on Android Kitkat. There is no confirmation on whether it will be upgraded to Lollipop. The battery capacity reads 1730 mAh.

    The device will cost you Rs. 4490.

    5. Micromax Canvas Spark 3

    It features a 5.5 inch HD display at 1280 x 720 resolution. It is powered by Spreadtrum Quad Core processor clocked at 1.3 Ghz. It provides you an internal storage of 8 GB that can be expanded by another 32 GB. The smartphone comes with 1 GB RAM. It runs on Android Lollipop out of the box. The battery capacity reads 2500 mAh. The rear camera on the device has a resolution of 8 MP and the front camera has a resolution of 5 MP.

    It can be bought at Rs. 4999.

    6. Xolo One HD

    It is treated as one of the best device under the 5K band capable of HD video. It has a 5 inch HD display at a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Pixel density is 293 ppi. It is powered by Mediatek 6580 M processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. You get 1 GB RAM. The device has a rear camera of 8 MP resolution, while the front snapper reads 5 MP.

    You may buy the device at Rs. 4777.

    Live....and Let Live!

  • Here are some of the smartphones under 5K that you can find online stores.

    Asus Zenfone Go 4.5: If you choose to go with any phone under 5k, then this can be one good option. It has 5 MP rear end camera and 1MP front end camera. At 1GB RAM and 32GB internal disk space, I think it's good enough for casual usage. Processor of 1.3-GHz, quad-core MediaTek processor is good enough for this price range. From camera quality front, the device has some good performance. Being a dual SIM device with 3G support, it is definitely a good choice. It is priced at : 4800 Rs.

    Lava A67: Device has 1.2GHz SC 7731C quad core processor. It has display size of 5 inch FWVGA TFT capacitive touchscreen. It has 512MB RAM and 4GB internal space. On that specification you may find very poor performance of the device. Device has camera of 5MP rear end and 2MP front end. The price of the device is : 3,949 Rs.

    Karbonn K9 Smart: This device is 5 inch and has very unique design for this price range. It has dual SIM slot with support to GSM + WCDMA. Camera resolution is reasonable 3.2 MP rear end and 1MP front end camera. Processing power of 1.2GHz Dual Core Processor is also good for this price. Price of the device is 3,650 Rs.

    Intex Aqua 4G : The device supports 4G LTE and at this price has a very good set of specifications. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and 4 inch size. It doesn't have the impressive camera as it has VGA front camera and 2MP rear end camera. Processing speed is reasonable at this price. And with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal space, it does get the job done. I think at the price of 3,499 Rs. It is good enough for casual smartphone usage.

    Panasonic T45: Though there are not many favorable reviews for Panasonic, it does have some good specification for this price range. This 4.5'' inch FWVGA capacitive touchscreen display phone has 5MP primary camera and 0.3 MP rear end camera. On camera front you may not find it attractive. On performance front it has 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM internal space. Based on most of the reviewers on the youtube, the device is not that impressive performance wise. If you are under budget stress then you may find this The price of the device is : 4,869 Rs.

    Do note that you may not get RAM above 1GB when your budget is under 5K. If you extend it above 7K onwards then you may get more options for the device with RAM higher than 1GB. Also do note that the prices explained here are from Amazon and Snapdeal. You may find prices different on other websites.

  • Here are some of the smartphones which are priced under Rs 5000 with 2GB RAM and 8 MP camera & above.

    1. Good One Z7
    With Dual Sim, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi powered by Quad-Core Processor with 2 GB RAM, 16 GB inbuilt memory for a 5 inches display is a great pick. With 8 MP Camera with flash supported running on Android, v5.1 and has support to the memory card of 32 GB. The best part is the price of this piece, its Rs 4,599 and available in Ebay

    2. Spice Xplore 525Q
    With price of Rs 4,999 this budget smartphone offers Dual Sim, 3G, Wi-Fi
    Quad Core, 1.3 GHz Processor with 2 GB RAM, 8 GB inbuilt memory powered by 2000 mAH Battery. It's 5 inches, 540 x 960 px display supported by 8 MP Camera with flash. The Smartphone will be running on Android 5.1

    3. Karbonn Titanium S205
    With Dual Sim, 3G, Wi-Fi powered by Quad Core, 1.2 GHz Processor with 2 GB RAM, 16 GB inbuilt memory, powered by 2200 mAH Battery. With a screen size of 5 inches, 720 x 1280 px display, with an 8 MP Camera with flash and Memory Card Support up to 32 GB. The price of this smartphone is Rs 4,899 and will be running on Android, v5.1

    The above smartphones are priced under 5000 which is your required one but am mentioning 1 more smartphones which is slightly higher than 5000 but worth it.

    4. Intex Cloud Pace
    With Dual Sim, 3G, Wi-Fi powered by Quad Core, 1.3 GHz Processor with 2 GB RAM, 16 GB inbuilt memory powered by a 1700 mAH Battery. With a display size of 4.5 inches, 540 x 960 px display and with 8 MP Camera with flash running on Android Lollipop will serve your cause. The price of this smartphone is Rs 5,048 and available in snap deal.

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