Confused over which smartphone to buy, here is a list of top 10 Budget Smartphones Launched in April 2015
It has been raining new launches and many major budget mobile phone manufacturers in the industry have launched some of the best smartphones, which received a huge welcome from the mobile users. From the many budget smartphones released in the month of April 2015, here’s a look at the Top 10 Budget Smartphones:
Xiaomi Mi 4i
Xiaomi Mi 4i, the promising budget smartphone of Xiaomi was released at a global event that took place in India. Carrying the Mi 4 tag and with satisfactory specification, the phone is not meant for the mid budget category.
The Mi 4i features a 5-inch 1080p OGS display with a pixel density of 441 ppi. The processor is coupled with 2GB RAM and has 16GB storage capacity. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor with Cortex-A53 cores clocking speeds at 1.7 GHz and the other four at 1.1 GHz. To improve readability outdoors, Xiaomi came up with new adjusting brightness technology, called Sunlight display.
The Xiaomi Mi 4i features a 13MP rear-facing F/2.0 camera with dual-tone LED flash and a 5mp front shooter. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with MIUI 6 on top of it and has a 3,120 mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi 4i is priced at Rs.12,999.00 and you can register for the flash sale which will take place on 7th May here.
After the great success of A6000, Lenovo launched another smartphone aiming the popular segment budget smartphone Yu Yureka A7000. Priced at ?8,999, the smartphone offers 5.5-inch HD IPS display with 720×1280 pixels resolution, 2GB RAM, Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, 2900 mAh battery and 8GB inbuilt memory. You can buy Lenovo A7000 for Rs.8999.00 here.
Lenovo A6000 Plus
Repeating the success mantra of A6000, Lenovo released a powerful version of the same smartphone by increasing the RAM and internal memory twice in size. The Plus model as compared to Lenovo A6000 features an 16GB in-built storage with expandability support and 2GB RAM memory.
The A6000 Plus features an 2mp front camera and a 8mp rear camera. The phone has a 8.2mm thickness and weighs 128g. It will continue to have the Dolby Digital audio effects, Snapdragon 410 SoC and 4G connectivity. The smartphone can bought online through Flipkart at ?7,499 and you can register for the same here.
Spice Stellar 519
Stellar 519, the first 4G smartphone from the Indian smartphone maker Spice, brags about a 5-inch FWVGA display with 480×854 resolution at 196ppi pixel density. It comes with a 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM memory. It also powered by a 1.2GHz Quad Core processor.
The Stellar 519 comes with an 8mp camera for the rear and 3.2mp camera for the front. It also has a micro SD card slot which can be used to further expand the memory up to 32GB. The Spice Stellar is priced at Rs.7499.00 and you can buy it here.
Micromax Canvas Spark
Canvas Spark, another budget smartphone launched by Micromax in the country runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. It comes with an 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM memory. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor. On the camera front, Micromax’s new phone comes with an 2mp snapper on the front and a 8mp camera on the rear. The Canvas Spark is available exclusively through Snapdeal at a price tag of ?4,999 and you can register for the flash sale here.
There was a surprising launch of yet another budget smartphone for the Indian consumers by Lenovo. However, no official confirmation has been received from the Lenovo officials, the A5000 has been put up on Lenovo India’s official dostore for ?9,999.
The A5000 boasts of a 5-inch HD display with 720P pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582 processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB RAM. It runs on Android Kitkat 4.4 covered with Vibe UI. The USP of A5000 is its long lasting 4,000 mAh battery. The Lenovo A5000 is available online for Rs.9990.00 and can be bought here.
Moto E2 (2nd Gen) 4G
The Moto E 2nd generation successor was released by Motorola in two versions, 3G and 4G editions. Though it runs on the same Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, the Moto E2 4G version offers significant difference in the performance segment. The 4G edition is powered by a Snapdragon 410 SoC, which is seen in many budget and mid-budget smartphones. For example, Redmi 2, Lenovo A6000, and Huawei Honor 4X all comes with the same SoC.
The smartphone boasts of a 4.5-inch qHD display along with similar powered camera. It comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. The 3G edition of Moto E 2nd Generation is available for ?6,999 which can be bought here, while the 4G edition is available on sale for ?7,999 and you can buy it here.
Lava Iris Alfa L
Iris Alfa L boasts released by Lava boasts of a 5.5-inch qHD display with a 960×540 pixel resolution and pixel density of 220ppi. It has a 8GB ROM memory with extendability support up to 32GB, using the micro SD card slot. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor along with 1 GB RAM. The smartphone comes with a dual SIM feature and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system.
On the photography front, the Lava Iris Alfa L shows off an 8mp rear camera with autofocus PureCel feature along with LED flash. It also has a 2mp camera snapper on the front. Lava Iris Alfa L is priced at Rs.7549.00 and you can buy it here.
After the success of M2, Infocus launched another budget smartphone M330. The smartphone brags of a 5.5-inch IPS display with 720×1,280 pixels resolutions covered with a Corning Gorilla glass for extra protection.
It is powered by MediaTek MT6592 SoC that combines an octa-core ARM Cortex-A7-based processor and an ARM MAIL 450 MP4 GPU. It is appropriately backed up with 16GB in-built memory and 2GB RAM.
For camera lovers, M330 comes with an 13MP rear camera with auto focus and f/2.2 aperture capability along with an 8MP auto-focus beauty shot front camera.
M330, the octa-core smartphone, is available online for sale on Snapdeal for an affordable price of ?9,999 and you can buy it here.
Oppo Joy Plus
Joy Plus is the successor to the 2014 model Oppo Joy as suggested by the name.
Oppo Joy Plus comes with an 4.0-inch WVGA IPS TFT screen. It has a 1.3GHz Mediatek quad-core CPU and Mali-400 MP1 graphics engine. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS with custom ColorOS UI. It also has 1GB RAM and 4GB inbuilt memory.
We hope that the above list can help a lot of confused buyers can sort and shortlist their smartphone from above one.
The author Kavita Iyer
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