Call it the cut throat competition which exists in the present mobile phone market, the low cost manufacturing sector in China or the rocketing demands for cheap mobile phones, the market of wireless telecommunications has opened up tremendously. Some of the best phone companies in the world have slashed rates and you have feature-rich mobile phones even under Rs. 5000. If you are on a lookout for such phones, here are the top 10 Best phones available in the Indian market under Rs. 5000.
10. Micromax X650
Micromax phones are some of the cheapest yet some of the most feature rich phones in the market. The X650 model comes with a touchscreen, an 8 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth, music, FM, video and dual SIM features. The battery has a standby of 240 hours. The phone is not equipped with WiFi and 3G connectivity. Nevertheless, considering that the phone costs approximately between Rs. 4000 and Rs. 4700, the deal is very much worth it.
9. Samsung Champ Deluxe
Samsung Champ Deluxe is a touch screen phone which comes with 16 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth, FM, dual SIM, video and 1.3 MP camera. The battery runs for 500 hours of standby. The phone does not have 3G and WiFi. The phone is very lightweight and weights just 89.7 gm. It is priced between Rs 3500 and Rs. 3700.
8. Motorola EX212
This classic flip model can be yours in approximately Rs. 4000 to Rs 4500. Motorola is known for its long battery life and this phone gives you 625 hours of standby time. The phone comes with 16 GB expandable memory, music features, video, a 2 MP camera and Bluetooth. 3G and WiFi are missing, though. The phone weights about 100 grams. Motorola EX212 is a very cost effective way to look stylish.
7. Micromax Q80
Another good phone from Micromax is Micromax Q80. This QWERTY model has two major things going in its favor. It is equipped with both 3G and WiFi. In addition, the phone has an expandable memory of 8GB, a 3 MP camera, good music and video features and Bluetooth. The battery is slightly weak because of the 3G and Wifi connectivity, although you get a decent standby time of 120 hours. The phone is priced at Rs. 4700 approximately.
6. Samsung Chat 527
Samsung Chat 527 is a QWERTY model which works on a Java based OS. The phone works on 2G as well as 3G. WiFi is supported. More features include 2MP camera with geo-tagging, FM, great music features and 16GB expandable memory. Social networking integration is also available.
5. Nokia Asha 200
Nokia Asha 200 comes in lots of colors and is very stylish in appearance. With a QWERTY keyboard, a 2MP camera with quadruplet zooming, good video features and FM, Asha is a great phone to have. Despite costing under Rs. 4500, Asha 200 is packed with features such as good standby time, GPRS, micro USB, Edge, unlimited access to Nokia music and Nokia store access. The 10 MB internal memory can be expanded up to 32 GB.
4. Nokia C2-03
Nokia C2-03 is a very stylish phone with both touch and type features. With a run time of 48 hours, this is one of the most practical phones to have. The functionality of the phone is enhanced due to the presence of 2 MP camera, great multimedia features, 32 GB expandable memory and Bluetooth. 3G and WiFi are absent, though. It is priced between Rs. 4000 and Rs. 4500.
3. Karbonn K1616 Magic
With sleek and stylish design Karbonn K1616 Magic offers excellent performance. The good thing about the phone is its screen size, which is one of the biggest touch screens in the market. Attractive features include dual SIM, 3.2 MP camera, expandable memory of 8GB, gravity sensor, cut-copy-paste from SMS and great standby battery time. You can get it for around Rs. 4500 to Rs. 4900.
2. Samsung S3770
Samsung S3770 is a touchscreen with 2MP camera and 16 GB expandable memory. You get WiFi as well as 3G connectivity in this phone. The phone comes with Bluetooth, excellent music and video features and FM. The standby time of the phone is superb – 800 hours. The only drawback of the phone is that it is not dual SIM. The cost is around Rs. 4700.
1. Micromax Superfone A50 Ninja
Micromax Superfone A50 is one of the best Android supported feature rich phone that you can buy for such a low price. The list of features includes GPS navigation system, dual SIM, sensitive touch screen, swipe navigation, drag and drop, speech recognition app, 2MP camera and 1200 mAh battery. The phone supports WiFi and 3G. Battery life is decent and Android support is irresistible. With so many features and price at approximately Rs 4800, this phone is a must have under 5000 cap.