Top 10 Budget Smartphones Till Date : [ 13th Aug]

We are going to talk about the Top 10 Budget Smartphones till date, which are priced within 16,000 INR. The obvious factor we should keep in mind for ranking the Smartphones is its specification along with the price.

The high-end phones have really got something extra with them so they are not budget-friendly to
people. But budget friendly Smartphones have bigger market share because most of the people can afford it according to their needs.

The Smartphones are ranked according to their specifications along with their market price.


Top 1: [XIAOMI Mi 3]

 

Xiaomi Mi3.
Xiaomi Mi3.

 

Obviously the Smartphone which is  the best budget-friendly Smartphone is the one which is the fastest selling smartphone!
Some may agree or disagree because the statistics report of actual sales differ in various websites .

So,without taking that into record the “XIAOMI Mi 3″is the No.1 budget Phone till date.
Let’s discuss about its price and specifications (in detail so you could think of buying one if you don’t have) :


Priced at 15,999 INR ( mostly varying because of its limited stock ) it has a great combination of hardware and software in it.

Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat it supports one Mini-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. Resolutions upto 1080 x 1920 pixels having 441 ppi pixel density and extends a 5.0 inch screen, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

It houses a Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor integrated by Adreno 330(GPU) and packed with 2 GB RAM.It saves your time to recharge more often by providing a 3050 mAh Non-Removable battery. It has a special dedicated mic which can actively cancel out background noises.

Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features an 2 MP Front Camera and a 13 MP( 4128 x 3096 pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 1080p@30fps(frame per second) , has v4 Bluetooth .
Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 2: [Micromax Unite 2]

 

Micromax Unite 2
Micromax Unite 2

Keeping the factor “ PRICE “ in mind we placed this Smartphone on the second place . You must be thinking that the MOTO G should take this position but if we look at its specifications with a tag price of 6799 INR , it deserves to be at a better position than MOTO G . And also Micromax is the Top Dog in India currently.

Let’s discuss about its price and specifications :

Priced at 6799 INR it has impressed the market with its specifications.

Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat it supports Dual-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.                                            Resolutions upto 480 x 800 pixels  having 199 ppi pixel density and extends a  4.7 inch screen.

It houses a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 processor integrated by Mali-400MP2 (GPU) and packed with 1 GB RAM.It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a 2000 mAh battery.

Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features a 2 MP Front                           Camera and a 5 MP (2592 х 1944 pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 720p , has v4.0 Bluetooth .

Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 3: [ Moto G ]

 

Moto G
Moto G

 

You can only buy this Smartphone from flipkart because flipkart has got the sole-right to sell from Motorola.
This Smartphone came to the Top 3 because of it’s price and it’s 99% positive public responses .

Priced at 11,999 INR it has impressed the e-commerce market with its specifications.
Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat it supports Dual-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display,protected                        by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 . Resolutions upto 720 x 1280 pixels  having 326 ppi pixel density and extends a  4.7 inch screen.

It houses a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor integrated by Adreno 305 (GPU) and packed with 1 GB RAM.It saves your time to recharge more often by providing a 2070 mAh Non-Removable battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features an 1.3 MP                                      Front  Camera and a 5 MP (2592 х 1944 pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 720p@30fps, has v4.0 Bluetooth .


Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 4: [Xolo Q3000]

 

XOLO Q3000
XOLO Q3000


Priced at 15,349.00 INR it has impressed the audience as an emerging Indian brand after Micromax.

Running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean it supports Dual-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display .
Resolutions upto 1080 x 1920 pixels  having 386 ppi pixel density and extends a  5.7   inch screen.

It houses a Quad-core 1.5 GHz processor integrated by PowerVR SGX544 (GPU) packed with 2 GB RAM. It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a 4000  mAh  battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features an 5 MP                                         Front  Camera and 13 MP (4128 x 3096 pixels) Primary Camera , records video at 1080p@30fps, has v4.0 Bluetooth .

Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 5 : [ Moto E ]

 

Moto e
Pic credits – the nextweb.com

 

Priced at 6,999.00 INR it has impressed the young audience.

Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat it supports Dual-SIM. It has an Capacitive touchscreen display,protected                                     by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 . Resolutions upto 540 x 960 pixels  having 256 ppi pixel density and extends a  4.3 inch screen.

It houses a Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor integrated by Adreno 302 (GPU) packed with 1 GB RAM.It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a  1980 mAh Non-Removable battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features no                                            Front  Camera and a 5 MP (2592 х 1944 pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 480p, has v4.0 Bluetooth .


Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 6 : [ Micromax Canvas Turbo ]

 

Micromax-Canvas-Turbo-A250
Micromax-Canvas-Turbo-A250

 

Priced at 10,749.00 INR it has impressed the users who want fast performance in low-budget.

Running on Android  4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) it supports Dual-SIM. It has an Capacitive touchscreen display.
Resolutions upto 1080 x 1920 pixels  having 441 ppi pixel density and extends a  5 inch screen.

It houses a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7  processor integrated by PowerVR SGX544MP2 (GPU) and packed with 2 GB RAM.It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a  2000 mAh Non-Removable battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features a 5 MP                                          Front  Camera and a 13 MP (4128 x 3096  pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 1080p@30FPS, has v4.0 Bluetooth .

Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.


Top 7 : [ XOLO Q1100 ]

xolo q1100
xolo q1100

Priced at 11,149.00 INR it has impressed the users who are appreciating the XOLO as the next emerging Smartphone manufacturer.

Running on Android  4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) it supports Dual-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.
Resolutions upto 720 x 1280  pixels   having 294 ppi pixel density and extends a  5 inch screen.

It houses a Quad-core 1.4 GHz  processor integrated by Adreno 305 (GPU) and packed with 1 GB RAM.
It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a  2000 mAh  battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features a 5 MP                                          Front  Camera and a 8 MP (3264 x 2448  pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 1080p@30FPS, has v3.0 Bluetooth .

Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 8 : [ Lumia 625 ]

Lumia 525
Lumia 525

 

Priced at 13,999 INR it has impressed the users who want fast performance in low-budget. This model could have acquired in the top 5 position if the processors , resolution of screen and RAM were better .


Running on  Windows Mobile OS 8.1 it supports one Micro-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.

Resolutions upto 480 x 800   pixels   having 199 ppi pixel density and extends a  4.7 inch screen.

It houses a Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait processor integrated by Adreno 305 (GPU) and packed with 512 MB RAM.
It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a  2000 mAh Non-Removable battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features a VGA                                          Front  Camera and a 5 MP (2592 x 1936 pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 1080p@30fps, has v4.0 Bluetooth .

Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 9 : [ Xperia M ]

 

Xperia M
Xperia M

 

 

Priced at 9,734.00 INR it has impressed the users who mostly love Sony’s design quality.


Running on  Android 4.3 Jelly Bean it supports dual(optional) Micro-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display,protected by scratch-resistant glass.

Resolutions upto 480 x 854   pixels   having 245  ppi pixel density and extends a  4.0 inch screen.

It houses a Dual-core 1 GHz Krait processor integrated by Adreno 305 (GPU) and packed with 1 GB RAM.
It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a  1750 mAh  battery.


Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features a VGA                                          Front  Camera and a 5 MP (2592 х 1944  pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 720p@30fps, has v4.0 Bluetooth .

Now let’s move on to the next budget-friendly smartphone.

Top 10 : [ Blackberry  Q 5 ]

 

blackberry q5
blackberry q5

 

The last but not the least . It’s company has suffered huge market share loss because of advancements in other OS like iOS , Android etc.Still it managed a tight 10 position because we are ranking the Smartphones of different OS not just Windows and Android.


Priced at 13,990.00 INR it has impressed the users who mostly love Blackberry’s QWERTY style or it’s OS .


Running on  BlackBerry 10.2 .1 OS  it supports one Micro-SIM. It has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.

Resolutions upto 720 x 720    pixels  having 328  ppi pixel density and extends a  3.1 inch screen.
It houses a Dual-core 1.2 GHz processor  having no dedicated Graphics Unit and packed with 2 GB RAM.
It saves your time to  recharge more often by providing a  2180  mAh Non-Removable battery.

 

Other specifications include Camera, Video and Bluetooth, which are also the best-in-class . It features a  2 MP (720p )                          Front  Camera and a 5 MP (2592 х 1944  pixels ) Primary Camera , records video at 1080p@30fps, has v4.0 Bluetooth .

 

Did you find our ranking valuable ? ? Do tell us in the comments section below what you feel about these Smartphones and which one from the Top 10 Budget Smartphones you love the most !

 

 

 

 

 

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