Diwali 2015 buying guide: Smartphones to consider if you have a tight budget

5 budget smartphones

The ‘D’ day is about to knock our doors, the shopping season has just begun. This festive season also brings tech boom to our country. So, let’s celebrate and save an extra penny by going through this free list of 10 budget smart phones. If you think that 5K-20k is not an adequate amount to buy you some funky gadgets, this will make you consider again!

Motorola Moto E 2nd gen

Motorola captured the huge market in India by offering the Moto E at a crazy price of under Rs 10k. Being a handset from a prominent OEM, with a wide after sales support, you don’t need to give a second thought when it comes to the features and performance. According to reports, it’s actually a no-frills smartphone. If we have to find fault, then we would suggest that the buttons couldn’t have used slightly improved tangible reaction. It possesses an 8 MP autofocus primary camera with 2 MP secondary camera.

Xiaomi Redmi 2

Xiaomi Redmi 2’s key upgrading over its forerunner is the addition of the dual SIM 4G slots, elevated battery life and a fresh user interface. The gadget got a price drop recently and is now offered in open sale, pushing it an extra mark when it comes to ‘value for money’. Furthermore, the open sale means it is easily obtainable. Above all, it has cutting-edge camera quality, that is, an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera with a pixel size of 1.4 micrometer, which is worth every penny. Although, the camera starts dying when it comes to take low light shots. Above all, it’s a good entry level cell phone.

Lenovo A6000 Plus

The Lenovo A6000 Plus is nearly indistinguishable to the A6000 but with a few slight alterations in its features. The unique traits comprises of 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage space as against the 1GB RAM and 8GB inbuilt storage of Lenovo A6000. These negligible yet noteworthy modifications will force you to spend a few pennies more than to invest on A6000. The device is driven by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. It sports a 5-inch HD IPS display along with a 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. The dual-SIM device runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The smartphone comes with an 8MP rear autofocus camera with LED flash along with a 2MP front-facing camera.

Asus Zenfone 4

The Asus Zenfone 4 is yet one more smart pick for those who are looking for a smartphone as low as Rs 5000. This smartphone comes with a low-resolution display and an underperforming processor, but at that price point, it is the best options available for those on an extremely tight budget. The design and the build quality is one of the best one can find on a budget phone, it’s trouble-free to operate and basic functions run efficiently. It also comes with a SD card slot to enhance storage.

InFocus M350

Next comes in our list is the InFocus M350. It looks pretty solid and a good choice in the Rs desired range. The key attraction of the device is its 8 MP both rear and front-facing cameras. It is driven by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor along with 2GB RAM. The list of specifications also includes 16GB internal storage with 4G support, 5-inch HD IPS display and 2500mAh battery. It is available to the patrons in black, golden and white color variants. This is, without any doubt, the best featured smartphone in this range.