Are you looking to purchase a smartphone under Rs. 5000 in 2017? Is it getting hard to find a smartphone which can match all your needs within your budget? Well, then you’ve arrived at the right place. The Xiaomi Redmi 4A becomes an obvious choice for a perfect smartphone at Rs. 6000, but it can be a tough choice to choose the right smartphone under Rs. 5000 segment where we don’t generally see brands like Xiaomi, Moto, Lenovo, etc. But, don’t worry, this list of best Android Smartphones under 5000 should solve your problem.
In this article, we’re going to cover a few smartphones under 5000 rupees to match all your needs. In case you can increase your budget check these best android phones under 12000 out. So, let’s quickly get into the list of Best Phones under 5000 rupees.
#Yu Yunique Plus
Yu is a Sub Brand of Micromax. This phone was launched in August 2016. It has a 4.7 inch of IPS LCD which has a resolution of 720*1280 pixels. All the viewing angles are super good. It is one of the popular Android smartphones among developers and does have tons of custom ROMS.
The design looks like rest of the YU devices with a big camera borders toward the back. The device looks very compact and feels like to hold. The design looks fantastic with the high quality of plastics all over the body of the phone. It is running on Android 5.1 Lollipop with no bloatware. It’s completely stock android with few tweaks here and there. And as I said previously, it does have lots of custom ROMs, including Android 7.0 Nougat based ROMS/ So, if you are a pro user, you will definitely like this device.
Yu Yunique Plus has the 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor and has 2 GigaBytes of RAM and 8GB of Internal Storage. The Internal storage is expandable up to 32GB with a microSD. It has 8MP of primary camera and 2MP of a front-facing camera. It has a 2000mAh battery which can give you up to 4 hours of screen on time.
#Xolo Era 1X
Xolo Era 1x 4G launched in September 2016. This company releases devices with good specs and decent price segments. The display of this Xolo Era 1x 4G is 5-inch one, which has a resolution of 1280*720 and pixel density of about 294 PPI.
As it’s in the range under 5000, don’t expect excellent design at least. No phone comes with a good design under 5k. The entire phone is made up of plastic which is delicate I could say. It is running on Android Marshmallow 6.0 which is skinned up with Hive UI. Hive UI is pretty much stock experience with few touches of tweaks here and there.
The Xolo Era 1X has a quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832A processor and 1GB of RAM. The Internal memory of this smartphone is 8GB, and it can be expanded to 32GB with a microSD card. It does have an 8MP primary camera and also a 5MP front-facing camera for good selfies.
It has a 2500 mAh battery. The battery is better than most of the devices in this price segment. With heavy usage, we can get around 5 hours of screen on time, and with moderate usage, we can easily get through 6 and half hours of SOT.
#InFocus Bingo Z1
InFocus Bingo z1 launched in February 2016. It is an American brand which is trying to establish well in the Indian market. The display of this Bingo z is 4.5 inches with a resolution of 850*480. Viewing angles are not that great actually, kind of acceptable with this price.
The design is good with some colors to the back and black to the front makes it look great. The phone s made out of high-quality plastic, and they did not use metal. It’s easy to hold and use, with a single hand. It is running on Android Lollipop, 5.1 on top of Infocus custom UI. This too has some bloatware but it can be removed easily.
This Infocus Bingo Z2 runs on the 1.5Ghz quad-core Shark SC9830 processor, and it does have 2GB of RAM. The internal memory of this smartphone is 8GB, and it can be expandable up to 64GB with microSD. It has 8MP primary camera and 5MP front facing shooter for selfies.
All this is backed up with 2300 mAh of battery, which is slightly lower than the Xolo Era 1x. It can give you up to 4-5 hours of SOT with heavy usage.
#Swipe Konnect Plus
Swipe Connect Plus was launched in August 2016. Coming to display, this smartphone has 5-inch of IPS LCD with a resolution of 720*1280. The pixel density is about 320PPI. All the viewing Angles are good, and the display is on the brighter side with accurate colors.
Coming to the design, Swipe has done a good job here. The design looks fresh and elegant, with the plastic body which doesn’t feel cheap at all, but it’s heavy. It is running on Android Lollipop 5.1, and it does have some bloat which can easily be disabled. It still runs on Android 5.1 and doesn’t have much third-party development.
1.2GHz Quad Core processor powers swipe Konnect Plus, and it has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of Storage. This phone has 13MP Primary camera and 5MP of secondary camera for shooting some good selfies.
Coming to the Battery, it has a 3000mAh battery which can easily get you throughout the day. Over all a great value for money device. Swipe Konnect Plus is one of the highest rated Android smartphones at this price point.
#Intex Aqua 4G
Intex smartphones are more popular in the offline market compared to the online stores. Aqua series by Intex is a low-budget smartphone series. The Intex Aqua 4G does have a 5-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1280*720. The viewing angles are decent for its price.
Moving on to the design, I’m not that impressed by its looks. If you are not a person who considers design, this one is a good phone to consider. It is running on Android 5.0.2, Lollipop with some a nameless custom skin with different icons. There is a lot of bloatware, well most of the bloat can be uninstalled but not everything.
Intex Aqua 4G runs on the 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 System-on-chip with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on boot storage or internal memory which can be expandable up to some extent. This phone does have an 8MP of the Primary camera and 2MP of a front-facing camera.
It has a 2230mAH battery which is less compared to other low-budget Android smartphones. But considering that its price is less than Rs. 4000, it isn’t that bad either.
So that’s all for this article. Hope this list of android smartphones under Rs. 5000 proves helpful to you. Not all phones listed here cost around 5000, some are also under 4000INR. All these devices are good for the price point but if it is possible to increase your budget to Rs. 6K, you can get one of the best low budget smartphones of 2017, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. I would highly recommend Xiaomi Redmi 4A and Redmi 4 over these devices. Also, don’t miss our comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 4A and Redmi 3S.