5 Anticipated Budget Smartphones You Should Wait For

Last Updated On: May 24th, 2016

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The budget smartphone segment in India has been on a steady rise for a while now and quite a few smartphones have been launched by various brands recently. This has not stopped brands from launching better and much more improved handsets in an already competitive market. Some of these smartphones that are yet to be launched in Indian handset market have already been hyped so much that they are being awaited by Android users in India. Here are top 5 budget upcoming smartphones that are yet to be launched in India and have already become the talk of the town.

LeEco Le2

letvle2 The Chinese handset maker, LeTV (now LeEco) marked its entrance in the Indian smartphone market with its much acclaimed Le 1S. Such was the success of the handset in India that the brand decided to manufacture it in the country itself. Now the brand is gearing up to launch its next iteration called LeEco Le 2. It is being speculated that the handset would be the first ever to come with a powerful Deca-core processor (What?) to be clocked at massive 2.3 GHz and accompanied with 3 GB of RAM. It is to be expected that the handset will be equipped with a large 5.5-inch display flaunting 1080p resolution, 16 Megapixels camera and 3000 mAh battery with quick charging.

 Asus Zenfone 3


The Taiwanese handset maker, Asus shot to fame with its much successful Zenfone series of smartphone and took the legacy even further with Zenfone 2 range. Now, the brand has hinted at launching the third generation of its Zenfone lineup and Android community could not be any less excited. With Zenfone 3, the handset maker is completely changing the design of its devices with a physical home button on the front that also doubles up as a fingerprint scanner. This smartphone is also expected to flaunt features like 5.5-inch full HD display, 23 Megapixels rear camera with dual tone LED flash, 8 Megapixels front camera, 3000 mAh battery and USB Type-C.

 Nokia C1

This is one of the most anticipated smartphones for which the entire world has been waiting with a baited breath since it is being hailed as the comeback device of the Finnish handset giant. Android users have gone almost crazy after Android Authority reported that Nokia’s Android smartphone can be expected soon enough. After Nokia sold its smartphone division to Microsoft, it was being predicted that the brand has now approached its end. However, Nokia put all the rumors to stop with its Nokia N1 tablet. Now, Nokia C1 is to mark brand’s entry into budget Android segment. This device is expected to come with an Octa-core processor, 5-inch full HD display, 8 MP primary camera, 3000 mAh battery and a unibody design.

 Lenovo K5 Note


Lenovo managed to capture the Indian handset market with its K4 Note smartphone, which happens to be its debut fingerprint scanner flaunting smartphone as well as the first to come with support for VR. Now, the handset maker is all set to launch the next generation of the handset called K5 Note and it has some pretty big shoes to fill in. The upcoming budget segment smartphone would come with an Octa-core processor, 13 MP camera on back, 3500 mAh battery and fingerprint scanner as well.

 Huawei Honor 5C


Just Like Asus and Lenovo, Huawei too built its foundation on the success of its Honor series of smartphones. This lineup has witnessed a couple of impressive launches in recent past including Honor 7 and Honor 5X. Now the handset maker is all set to launch a new handset called Huawei Honor 5C, which is most likely to be placed under 10,000 INR. This smartphone will also feature a fingerprint scanner on its rear panel as is the trend in the budget segment now. Other salient features of the handset include 2 GHz Octa-core processor, full HD display measuring 5.2-inches, 2900 mAh battery, and 13 MP camera.

Why should you wait for them?

These are the upcoming budget smartphones that are to be launched in the budget segment and from the looks of it, the competition is set to get even more brutal. In case you are looking for a budget segment smartphone, we would suggest that you should hold on for a while and you could get lucky with these budget smartphones.