Best Phones under 5000 in India

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While a smartphone under Rs 5,000 won't offer all the exciting features that are in trend right now, they are perfectly good for the basics. Even in 2020, a budget of Rs 5,000 doesn't have a lot of options but the entry of Google's Android Go operating system has improved the speed and stability of these entry-level smartphones a lot. The change is quite noticeable if you are upgrading from a feature phone. There are options like a taller 18:9 display, dual cameras, 4G connectivity, Android Go OS, and a wide range of colours to choose from. The budget may be tight, but the ones we have curated here in this list of the best smartphones to buy under Rs 5,000 in India, offers the best possible experience at a shoestring budget of Rs 5,000.
1.

NOKIA 2.1

  • Screen Size5.5" (720 x 1280)
  • Camera8 | 5 MP
  • RAM1GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

The Nokia 2.1 is an entry-level smartphone with Android One certification. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 425 and a 4000mAh battery. Interestingly, even with 1GB RAM, the Nokia 2.1 runs a full version of Android and not a Go version. Nokia 2.1 is one of the best mobile phones under Rs 5000 in India you can buy.

Specifications
Screen Size:5.5" (720 x 1280)
Camera:8 | 5 MP
RAM:1GB
Battery:4000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
Processor:Quad
Available ₹ 6999
2.

NOKIA 1

  • Screen Size4.5" (480 x 854)
  • Camera5 | 2 MP
  • RAM1 GB
  • Battery2150 mAh

The Nokia 1 is an Android Oreo (Go Edition) phone with 1GB RAM and a MediaTek processor. Besides running the vanilla Android, it runs on the lightweight Android OS that doesn't take up much resources making the operations smoother and less laggy. It is certainly one of the best smartphones under Rs 5000. The Nokia 1 also has interchangeable back covers to suit your style.

Specifications
Screen Size:4.5" (480 x 854)
Camera:5 | 2 MP
RAM:1 GB
Battery:2150 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Mediatek MT6737M
Processor:Quad
Available ₹ 5688
3.

XIAOMI REDMI GO

  • Screen Size5" (720 X 1280)
  • Camera8 | 5 MP
  • RAM1GB
  • Battery3000 mAh

The Redmi Go is one of the most affordable Android Go phones you can buy. It is priced under Rs 5,000 and it offers a smooth Android experience and decent cameras for the price. It runs on Android Go OS and offers the suite of Google's Go apps that take up less space and use less RAM. It's also well-built and can withstand scratches. The Redmi Go is Xiaomi's best smartphone under Rs 5000.

Specifications
Screen Size:5" (720 X 1280)
Camera:8 | 5 MP
RAM:1GB
Battery:3000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Processor:Quad
Out of Stock ₹ 4740
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4.

LAVA Z60S

  • Screen Size5" (720 x 1080)
  • Camera5 | 5 MP
  • RAM1 GB
  • Battery2500 mAh

The Lava Z60s is an Android Oreo (Go Edition) phone that doesn't need a lot of resources to run. Purchasers get 1GB RAM and 16GB storage along with a 1.1GHz MediaTek processor. Lava also offers a two-year warranty on its devices that might come handy. It is a good mobile phone under Rs 5000, especially in the offline market.

Specifications
Screen Size:5" (720 x 1080)
Camera:5 | 5 MP
RAM:1 GB
Battery:2500 mAh
Operating system:Android Go
Soc:NA
Processor:Quad
Available ₹ 4990
5.

MICROMAX BHARAT GO

  • Screen Size4.5" (480 x 854)
  • Camera5 | 5 MP
  • RAM1 GB
  • Battery2000 mAh

The Micromax Bharat Go is an Android Go phone designed for first-time Android buyers. It's a good phone to upgrade from a feature phone. It features Google's suite of lite apps that not only saves space on your phone but also reduce your data consumption. You get a compact form factor with a 4.5-inch display and a 5MP camera on both sides.

Specifications
Screen Size:4.5" (480 x 854)
Camera:5 | 5 MP
RAM:1 GB
Battery:2000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:MediaTek MT6737
Processor:Quad
6.

RELIANCE JIOPHONE

  • Screen Size2.4" (240 x 320)
  • Camera2 | 0.3 MP
  • RAM512MB
  • Battery2000 mAh

Jio phone is not a full-fledged smartphone, but it's not a feature phone either. With support for essential apps like Facebook, WhatsApp and Jio's suite of apps, along with 4G voice calls, it's one of the most value for money phones to buy especially if you look at the price of Rs 1,500 which effectively get refunded after 3 years. It is certainly one of the best mobile phones under 5k.

Specifications
Screen Size:2.4" (240 x 320)
Camera:2 | 0.3 MP
RAM:512MB
Battery:2000 mAh
Operating system:KAI OS
Soc:SPRD 9820A/QC8905
Processor:Dual Core
Available ₹ 1500
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7.

NOKIA 8110 4G

  • Screen Size2.45" (240 X 320)
  • Camera2 | NA MP
  • RAM4 GB
  • Battery1500 mAh

Nokia 8110 is available for an attractive price on e-commerce websites. The phone works similar to the JioPhone with KaiOS powering the experience, but the real reason to get the phone is to bring back the Banana phone from the Matrix. It is one of the best smartphones under 5k.

Specifications
Screen Size:2.45" (240 X 320)
Camera:2 | NA MP
RAM:4 GB
Battery:1500 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm MSM8908 Snapdragon 205
Processor:Dual
Available ₹ 4799
8.

XIAOMI REDMI 7A

  • Screen Size5.45" (720 X 1440)
  • Camera12 | 5 MP
  • RAM2GB
  • Battery4000 mAh

The smartphone is made under the "Crafted by Amazon" initiative where Amazon took inputs from the user to offer the phone they want. The 10.or D2 is one of the best phones to buy under Rs 5000 as it comes with stock Android making the software lightweight enough to offer smooth operations. You also get 4G LTE and a 18:9 display. It is one of the best Xiaomi smartphones under 5.

Specifications
Screen Size:5.45" (720 X 1440)
Camera:12 | 5 MP
RAM:2GB
Battery:4000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Processor:octa
Available ₹ 5999
9.

INFOCUS BINGO 10

  • Screen Size4.5" (480 x 854)
  • Camera5 | 5 MP
  • RAM1 GB
  • Battery2000 mAh

Another InFocus phone joins the list, this is the Bingo 10. This is one of the few smartphones in the list to offer Android Marshmallow out of the box. The device is powered by a quad-core MediaTek SoC, which is coupled with 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of storage on-board, which can be expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card. In the camera department, the device features two 5MP cameras, one at the rear and one at the front.

Specifications
Screen Size:4.5" (480 x 854)
Camera:5 | 5 MP
RAM:1 GB
Battery:2000 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:MediaTek MT6580A
Processor:Quad
Available ₹ 4500
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10.

MICROMAX CANVAS SPARK 2

  • Screen Size5" (480 x 854)
  • Camera5 | 2 MP
  • RAM768 MB
  • Battery1800 mAh

The smaller version of the Micromax Canvas Spark 3 comes with a 5-inch 854x480p display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, which handles everyday tasks easily, and runs Android 5.1 out-of-the-box. There is 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, which can be upgraded via a microSD card. There is a fairly large 1800mAh battery on the phone, and it supports dual 3G SIMs.

Specifications
Screen Size:5" (480 x 854)
Camera:5 | 2 MP
RAM:768 MB
Battery:1800 mAh
Operating system:Android
Soc:N/A
Processor:Quad
Available ₹ 5300

List of Best Phones under 5000 in India Updated on 26 May 2020

Product Name Seller Price
Nokia 2.1 Amazon ₹6999
Nokia 1 Amazon ₹5688
Xiaomi Redmi Go Amazon ₹4740
Lava Z60s Amazon ₹4990
Micromax Bharat Go N/A
Reliance JioPhone Amazon ₹1500
Nokia 8110 4G Amazon ₹4799
XIAOMI REDMI 7A Amazon ₹5999
InFocus Bingo 10 Amazon ₹4500
Micromax Canvas Spark 2 Amazon ₹5300
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