Smartphone market in India has taken a steep jump in the last few years. Several foreign (mostly Chinese) smartphone manufacturing companies have also entered in the Indian market and have so far established them as major competitors to companies (Samsung, Sony) who were ruling the market for a long period of time. Best instance of this is of Xiaomi who entered in the market last year with an affordable flagship killer device and shaken the Indian smartphone market. With so many smartphone manufacturers offering different products at different prices, buyers are now more interested in purchasing their next smartphones under Rs 10,000. Considering this trend, manufacturers also started pricing their new devices below Rs 10,000. Today we bring you 5 best android running smartphones that cost you under Rs 8000.
1 – Lenovo A6000 Plus
Lenovo came up with ultra affordable devices in the market in the past six months. One of the best devices that people are considering buying is Lenovo A6000 Plus. It is one step better version of Lenovo A6000. Currently priced at Rs 7,499, it is one of the most bought smartphones of 2015. Talking about its specifications, the device comes with a bright 5 inch IPS display with a resolution of 720p. Running on Android v4.4 Kitkat, the phone is powered by a decent quad core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. For saving photos and videos, the company has installed 16 GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 64GB. It is a 4G device with dual speakers.
2 – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G
The latest entry in this budget is Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G. Launched at 9,999, the company has recently reduced the price of the device to 7,999. This is one of the most affordable phablets in the market. With the display size of 5.5 inch, the phone is capable of giving you a full day battery backup. It is backed by 3200mAh battery. The phone is equipped with two good quality cameras â€“ 13 MP on the back and 5 MP on the front. The device is capable of capturing great looking photos even in the low light situations. Processor-wise, the phone is powered by 1.6 Quad core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. You can enjoy heavy games and apps without any lag.
3 – Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)
After the huge success of Moto E, Motorola has launched the next generation of Moto E with minor alternations. This time Motorola has fitted a 4.5 inch display with gorilla glass (earlier it was 4.3 inch) with a resolution of 540p. Another alternation, major one is the addition of a front camera for selfie lovers. Inside, there is a snapdragon 200 processor with 1.2GHz quad core CPU clubbed with 1GB RAM. Â Battery wise also, there is minor update. Now you will get a 2390 mAh battery under the hood.
4 – Micromax Canvas Juice 2
Micromax is known for bringing budget devices in the market since its inception. Micromax Canvas Juice 2 is no different. Running on Android Lollipop 5.0, the device is capable of handling your day to day tasks easily and fast. Equipped with a 1.3 GHz quad core processor and 2GB RAM, the phone offers you lag free experience. Talking about the battery backup, the smartphone is backed by a 3000 mAh battery that will run for atleast a day on a single charge. Camera-wise, the phone wonâ€™t disappoint you either.Â You will an 8 MP camera with LED flash on the back and a 2 MP camera on the front for making video calls and capturing selfies. The phone comes with a 5 Inch bright display which is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
5 – Yu Yuphoria
Last and the latest entrant in the segment is Yu Yuphoria, launched last a few months back. Micromax sister brand, YU launched its second device in the market (first was Yu Yureka) to lure budget cautious people. Crafted with a stainless steel rim, Yuphoria is one of the best looking devices in this segment. Stainless steel rim gives a rich feel to the handset. Plus, it is a future ready device which is equipped with a 64bit 410 Snapdragon processor with 1.2 quad core CPU and 2GB RAM. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Cyanogen OS 12, the phone gives you a power to customise your device as per your needs and gives you a total control of your data. Like other devices, Yuphoria also has a 5-inch display with a resolution of 720p. For its durability, the company has fitted gorilla glass 3 on the display screen. Coming to the camera, the phone has an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. Both cameras give you stunning pictures even in bad light conditions.
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