Buying a phone is investing your money which you then expect to offer you some better returns after a certain amount of time period. In this case of buying smartphone, all we dream of is having a fast , long lasting and strong phone so that you don’t face the situation of buying one on the following year. Good phones under 5000 are hard to find manually , because there are alot of things to consider, so we have sorted out the best, based on the performance and customer reviews which would be helping you to feel each and every penny you spent on it.

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Some basic features you should consider before buying any phone and how good are that specifications has been summarized below :

  1. RAM : This is what determines how fast your cell phone would operate. In this range , you would be seeing a range of 1 to 2 GB RAM of phones. Ofcourse more is better in this case.
  2. ROM : Another name of ROM is Internal Storage. Technically, half of the internal storage is used by system and app data , so you get the only half to use. In this range you would be seeing of 8 To 16 GB of internal storage.
  3. Battery : You probably don’t want to get stuck by running out of power in the afternoon, when you have fully charged it all night. Therefore , a bigger battery marking is a good sign if you don’t have the habit of carrying charger everyday with you. In this range you will see a set of 1800 to 3200 mAH of battery.

Keeping this in mind , go through each phone , note down whichever suits you , and bring it home.

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1) Xolo Era 1x Pro

Xolo Era 1x Pro

Xolo , Lava’s subsidiary company , has been always a tough competition to other brands selling phones in the mid-range. The latest of Xolo is Xolo Era 1x Pro , which was just released July this year , making this phone the highest selling phone at this price. The phone offers a speedy operating momentum which is all due to 2 GB RAM and the-magic of 1.5 GHz of clock speed processor, which is the highest under the 5000 . Apart from that , it consists of an 8 megapixel camera with features such as touch focus and HDR mode to click high definition pictures, and not just that, it has a considerable 5 megapixel front camera which is enough for moment savers rather than make up artists!! Coming to the connectivity section , it has a dual sim with 4G connectivity which is common but an important factor at this price. Internal Storage of 16 GB which is enough at this range to save app data, some music and pictures. To keep the smartphone running you have a 2500 mAh of battery. Other than that, there are basic features such as Sensors , Bluetooth , WiFi , FM , GPS etc , to make an ordinary phone into smartphone.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : July 2017
  • Operating System : Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Weight : 145 g
  • Display Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 16 GB
  • Expandable : 32 GB
  • Processor : 1.5 GHz Quad Core
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery  2500 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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2) Micromax Canvas 5 Lite

Micromax Canvas 5 Lite

Micromax building super amazing mid range phones has something for you in your tight budget. This one has leather like grip on the back ,due to which you can sense the texture of it. The phone runs on 2000 mAh which powers 2 GB RAM on 1.3 GHz Quad Core Mediatek processor. The has Android 5.1 Lollipop which makes it lags behind in this list. Micromax camera performs decent with the sensors they provide , in this particular one ,the rear camera is 8 megapixel and on the front it has 5 megapixel. If you are into storing lots of pictures and music , then this smartphone wouldn’t be much of your help , as the phone deals with 16 GB as internal storage , which cannot be expanded further. Apart from that , quite a good phone under this range, and can be used as a less app using phone such as WhatsApp or Youtube , if you like to communicate and surf online. Down here are some detailed specifications listed for you to consider.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : September 2016
  • Operating System : Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Weight : 125 g
  • Display Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 16 GB
  • Expandable : Non-Expandable
  • Processor : 1.3 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6735P
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery  2000 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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3) Intex Aqua Costa

Intex Aqua Costa

Intex has a brand name in this low range of selling the best phones with great features. Intex Aqua Costa is one of them but certainly not the best in the list. This Indian company launched this phone in September 2016. Aqua Costa has 2 GB RAM which is good , as only few phones has good RAM at such range. The phone runs on 1.3 GHz Quad core MediaTek MT6580M of processor which helps smooth performance in the phones operations. The phone has a bit less internal storage then the other phones ; 8 GB storage , however you can expand it to 32 GB, as there is a slot of MicroSD card. Intex has fitted in 8 megapixel of camera on the back and 5 megapixel on the front with some basic features such touch focus and metering mode. One more good feature is the battery life , the phone runs on 2200 mAh of juice which is enough , unless you turn on your 4G network and let the juice evaporate at a boiling temperature. Below are few features you may like to consider.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : September 2016
  • Operating System : Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Weight : 145 g
  • Display Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 8 GB
  • Expandable : 32
  • Processor : 1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6580M
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery  2200 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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4) Swipe Konnect Plus

Swipe Konnect Plus

The Made In India Product , Swipe Konnect Plus has won all hearts in the country. This cheap , handy and eye catching has something for you which would fit right into your pocket, is a good deal gadget to buy. The Swipe Konnect Plus runs on 2 GB RAM with a Mediatek Quad Core of 1.2 GHz clock speed which packs up a good operating speed. Along with that there is 16 GB internal storage which can be then expanded upto 32 GB by the MicroSD card. And that’s not it , the highest megapixel camera in this range; 13 megapixel in the rear and 5 megapixel on the front . The main advantage of buying this piece of technology is that it lasts longer, it has the charge of 3000 mAh of battery to help you stay long. With such features , if you are a few app user , then this phone wouldn’t disappoint you.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : August 2016
  • Operating System : Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Weight : 156 g
  • Display Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 16 GB
  • Expandable : 32 GB
  • Processor : 1.2 GHz Quad Core MediaTek
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 13 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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5) Micromax Spark 4G

Micromax Canvas Spark 4G Plus

Micromax started selling this cellphone last year with Android 6 Marshamallow , but after the release of Nougat , this phone comes in built with Android 7. Features like split screen can now be done on a phone under 5000, pretty fascinating and works perfectly. Other than that the phone consists a 2 GB RAM which works on 1.3 GHz of quad core processor. But these are all the fun zones , now you would see why buying phone at such range can go annoying. Firstly , they have only fused 8 GB of internal storage which cannot be expanded , so there are lethal chances of getting a message of “Internal Storage Running Out”. Secondly , the camera is moderate. The phone has 8 megapixel camera on the back and 5 megapixel camera on the front. The phone has 2500 mAh of battery which is enough for a day depending on the usage. Down you will find some more features you’d like to look.

Specification:

  • Launch Date : October 2017
  • Operating System : Android 7 Nougat
  • Weight : 146 g
  • Display Resolution : 480 x 854 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 8 GB
  • Expandable : Non-Expandable
  • Processor : 1.3 GHz Quad Core
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery: 2500 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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6) Sansui Horizon 2

Sansui Horizon 2

Haven’t Heard of this before , but it’s very trending phone at this range , with both good features and good customers reviews. And Surprise! Surprise! the phone has inbuilt Android 7 Nougat in built , feel blessed to cherish it at such a range. The phone offers 2 GB RAM with 1.25 GHz of quad core processor for decent functioning. The phone apart from that has a 16 GB internal storage , which can be expandable up to 64 GB through a memory card for which MicroSD card slots are provided. When its come to clicking pictures and charming beautiful selfies , the cell phone has 8 megapixel on the rear and 5 megapixel on the front. And to power such featured cellphone , the phone has 2450 mAh on its back as a heart , which when separated can stop the functioning of phone , pretty obvious eh? A few other specifications are described below.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : May 2017
  • Operating System : Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Weight : 140 g
  • Display Resolution : 480 x 854 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 16 GB
  • Expandable : 64 GB
  • Processor : 1.25 GHz Quad Core MediaTek
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 MegaPixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery: 2450 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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7) Honor Bee

Honor Bee

Honor’s Bumble “Bee” , has certainly made it to the list , but not like the other company cellphones , this Bee is not something best among its range ,but still is good. The phone has 1 GB RAM with 1.3 GHz of Cortex Quad Core processor. Along with that , it has not very sufficient 8 GB internal storage, which can be expandable to 32 GB via memory card . The Bee gives 8 megapixel on the rear to buzz pictures , but a very poor 2 megapixel on the front. The has phone has a battery capacity of 2200 mAh, which is fairly good at such range. Other than that, Honor has been doing a good business manufacturing quality phone, so it’s not the best , not perhaps a durable a smartphone if you are running short on budget. Few more specifications are mentioned below for you to have a look at.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : August 2016
  • Operating System : Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Weight : 136 g
  • Display Resolution : 480 x 854 pixels
  • Display : 5 inches
  • Storage : 8 GB
  • Expandable : 32 GB
  • Processor : 1.3 GHz Cortex Quad Core
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 2 Megapixel
  • Battery: 2200 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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8) Micromax Spark Vdeo

Micromax Spark Vdeo

Another Micromax product making it to the sort list of top phones under 5000. Though the specifications seem less , the phone performs average , and can be used on day to day basis. So the phone offers 1 GB RAM on 1.1 GHz of Quad Core. One fun fact , which is not a major difference , that is the screen size is a bit small. Yes, the phone is 4.5 inch in size with 480 x 854 pixel resolution. Other then that , the phone has 8 GB of internal storage , which then can be expanded with the help of a MicroSd Card , upto 32 GB. The phone has decent camera with 2 megapixel on the front and 5 megapixel on the rear. The phone powers up on 1800 mAh which quite low , if you are a heavy user of data connection instead of Wifi. The phone is also 4G enabled. Below you will come across a few more specifications about the Spark Vdeo by Micromax :

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : March 2017
  • Operating System : Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Weight : 140 g
  • Display Resolution : 480 x 854 pixels
  • Display : 4.5 inches
  • Storage : 8 GB
  • Expandable : 32 GB
  • Processor : 1.1 GHz Quad Core
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Rear Camera : 5 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 2 Megapixel
  • Battery: 1800 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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9) Intex Cloud Q11

Intex Cloud Q11

One more of the Indian manufactures, and that particularly is by Intex. Intex has been making alot of phones under the low range segment, but only few have won our hearts. Cloud Q11 comes with a 1 GB RAM with a processor of Mediatek with 1.3 GHz Quad Core. Apart from that , the phone has an internal storage of 8 GB for saving app data which is less and will be easily fulfilled by one or two heavy applications, but Intex has given a slot for memory card by which you can expand it up to 32 GB. Poor camera in the front that is 2 megapixel , to 8 megapixel on the back; Intex doesn’t think to run the race well. And lastly, the phone has a battery power 2800 mAh, which is the only reason you for you to buy this phone. If you don’t use your cellphone for heavy purpose and want it to last long only with some applications, then this is a good deal. Below are some highlighting characteristics about the Cloud Q11.

Specifications : 

  • Launch Date : September 2016
  • Operating System : Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Weight : 155 g
  • Display Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display : 5.50 inches
  • Storage : 8 GB
  • Expandable : 32 GB
  • Processor : 1.3 GHz Quad Core
  • RAM : 1 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 2 Megapixel
  • Battery: 2800 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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10) iVOOMi Me 5

iVOOMi Me 5

This company has just recently started selling their cellphones in India. However with a good specifications and features , there are problems which new brands face is providing services to the customers after selling their products. With a good review and great performance , I would still hesitate to buy this one thats the only the reason  why it’s on the last of the list, but you can experiment for sure if you want. The phones run on a 2 GB of RAM with 1.2 GHz of Spreadtrum Quad core processor, which is a good performance speed at this range. Other than that , the phone has internal storage of 16 GB and not just that , it can be expanded by a memory card through MicroSD card slots up to 128 GB. The phone has the battery capacity of 3000 mAh , which is more than enough for a phone to last long. Lastly , the camera specifications are good too, the front camera features a 5 megapixel camera and accompanying it on the back is 8 megapixel camera. Down are some more features of the iVOOMi Me 5 , which would be a little helpful before buying the phone.

Specifications :

  • Launch Date : July 2017
  • Operating System : Android 7 Nougat
  • Weight : 130 g
  • Display Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display : 5.0 inches
  • Storage : 16 GB
  • Expandable : 128 GB
  • Processor : 1.2 Spreadtrum GHz Quad Core
  • RAM : 2 GB
  • Rear Camera : 8 Mega Pixel
  • Front Camera : 5 Megapixel
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Connectivity : 4G Enabled

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The Outro

In this challenging task to buy a good smartphone with good features for daily uses in a tight budget , puts user in dilemma for which one to buy. Above are the best selected ones, with unique features ranking them in their respective orders. So any above pick is a eyes-closed-buy deal. Although 5000 seems a less for a phone, but it’s not that much you spend regularly so have a deep breath , sort of which suits you the best, see if any upcoming sales are coming and boom go for it. Happy Helping! Stay Connected ! Stay Tuned!

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