9 Best Android Phones Under Rs 8,000 In India (2017)

Android Smartphones under Rs 8000 fall solidly in the budget phone market. These are basic phones, built for utility rather than high-end gaming, camera functions or video viewing. Users should expect to make significant compromises when it comes to battery power, storage, processing speed and multi-tasking. As it is 2016, there are still some companies that offer decent smartphones for the budget under 8000 in India. Go through this list to read In-depth features and insides of these phones.

Best SmartPhones Under rs 8000 In India 2017

Micromax Canvas 2 Colours A120

Micromax Canvas 2

The Micromax Canvas 2 runs using a 1.3 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM and the Android Jelly Bean 4.2 OS. It has 32 GB internal memory and provides high quality graphics thanks to a dedicated GPU. Users get a guaranteed upgrade to the latest Android KitKat OS as part of their purchase.

Videos, movies and photos look great on the 5-inch HD IPS LCD touchscreen, since it supports 16 M colours. The 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery gives users approximately 8 hours of talk time or 225 hours standby time. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and USB for file transfers.

Preloaded apps on the Canvas 2 include the Opera Mini internet browser and Kingsoft Office Suite. Reverie Smartpad lets users interact with the phone in their own language, including Indian language fonts and a predictive, personalized typing user interface. As its name implies, the Micromax Canvas 2 Colours A120 phone comes in a variety of colours beyond basic black and white, including red, yellow, green and blue. If you have a budget under rs 8000 then this is one of the best option for you.

The camera suite on the Micromax Canvas 2 phone consists of an 8 MP autofocus rear camera and a 2 MP fixed focus front camera. The camera shoots 720p HD videos, as well as can play them back and pin them to the display while users do other tasks. The Cinemagraph app lets camera users create GIF images from photos.

Use the Object Eraser to remove objects from photos, or take panoramic shots from a variety of directions. The Zero Shutter Delay feature combined with HDR mode lets photographers optimize lighting and capture every moment. A bonus 99 Burst Mode takes 99 images at once in HDR for the perfect image.

Spec For Micromax Canvas 2 Colours A120 Details
Brand Micromax
Processor 1.3 GHz MT6582, Quad Core Processor
Display Size 5 Inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Micro SIM
Storage 8 GB (Upto 32 GB)
Camera 8 MP | 2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Micromax Unite 2 A106

Micromax Unite 2 A106

Although firmly in the budget under Rs 8000 price race, the Micromax Unite 2 A106 phone delivers a fast processor and decent storage capacity for users. It uses a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM and Android v4.4.2. Users can upgrade to v5.0 Lollipop OS for an improved experience. The 8 GB internal memory is adequate for most uses and is expandable to 32 GB memory. DualSIM technology ensures faster processing speeds for games and multimedia applications with no lags.

The Unite 2 A106 has a 4.7-inch IPS touchscreen that handles games and HD videos capably. The 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery provides 8 hours of talk time and up to 190 hours of power on standby mode. The Unite 2 is Wi-Fi enabled and uses 3G connectivity for faster Internet connections. Bluetooth and USB abilities allow file sharing.

This phone, when using the original KitKat OS, features a smart contact list for the phone, prioritizing numbers by the frequency of your contact. It comes pre-loaded with 21 languages and their fonts, supported by the predictive typing interface, Reverie Smartpad. Google Docs and Google Drive accounts let users carry access to documents anywhere.

The powerful camera duo on the Micromax Unite 2 A106 includes a 5 MP autofocus primary camera with LED flash, HDR imaging technology and panorama shooting. The 2 MP front facing camera takes selfies and lets users take videos and photos simultaneously with the Live Photo Mode. The Unite 2 comes in four colours, including white, green, grey and red.

Spec For Micromax Unite 2 A106 Details
Brand Micromax
Processor 1.3 GHz MT6582, Quad Core Processor
Display Size 4.7 Inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual SIM
Storage 8 GB (Upto 32 GB)
Camera 5 MP | 2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Lenovo A6000 Plus

Lenovo A6000 Plus

 

The Lenovo A6000+ budget-friendly phone has enough features to be a draw for lovers of music and multi-media. The 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with dual Dolby Digital Plus speakers is ideal for watching videos, gaming, or just viewing photos or browsing the Internet . The screen has an extra-wide 178-degree viewing angle, so sharing screen contents with friends is a snap.

The A6000+ utilizes a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 2 GB RAM and dualSIM technology for effortless multitasking and responsive performance, even in the budget smartphone niche. The Android KitKat 4.4 OS lets users improve touch screen personalization and performance. The phone has 16 GB of onboard memory.

A 2300 mAh battery runs the Lenovo A6000+ package, providing all-day power. The phone supports 4G LTE connectivity for fast Internet connections and gaming. The phone also supports 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. This phone also falls under rs 8000 range and has tons of positive reviews at Flipkart.

The cameras on the A6000+ include an 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP fixed-focus front camera for selfies and video calls. The Lenovo CLONEit app lets users instantly transfer data from one Lenovo phone to another. The SYNCit app provides back up for logs, SMS messages and contacts.

Spec For Lenovo A6000 Plus Details
Brand Lenovo
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8916
Display Size 5 Inch
Ram 2 GB
SIM Dual SIM, 4G LTE
Storage 16 GB
Camera 5 MP | 2 MP
Battery 2300 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Lenovo VIBE P1m

Lenovo Vibe P1

The Lenovo VIBE P1m phone focuses on performance and battery life. It uses the latest Android v5.1 Lollipop OS combined with a 1 GHz 64-bit quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM and dualSIM technology. Both SIMs are LTE enabled, so smooth and seamless switching and performance is guaranteed and this Android Phone still falls under rs 8,000 smartphone category.

The massive 3900 mAh battery provides up to 16 hours of talk time and 20 days of standby time. The phone also has OTG, so users can use it to charge other devices. It comes with a manual power saving button, letting users disable all but necessary functions for extended battery life.

The Lenovo VIBE P1m phone features Quick Charge, which is quite handy given the large battery size. It comes with 16 GB built-in memory. Add up to 32 GB more storage with a microSD card. The phone also features an advanced nano-coating inside and out, engineering it against splashes, sudden showers and accidental spills.

Watch videos, browse the Internet and game on the 5-inch HD IPS screen. Take quality selfies using the 5 MP front-facing secondary cameras or the 8 MP rear camera on this device.

Update: Lenovo has just released their Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus in March 2016, that falls under 10000 budget phones.

Spec For Lenovo VIBE P1m Details
Brand Lenovo
Processor 1 GHz MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit Quad Core
Display Size 5 Inch
Ram 2 GB
SIM Dual Sim (LTE + LTE)
Storage 16 GB (Upto 32 GB)
Camera 8 MP | 5 MP
Battery 3900 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Alcatel Onetouch Flash 6042D

Alcatel OneTouch Flash

The Alcatel Onetouch Flash phone is simplistic but not without power and extras to entice even budget-conscious buyers. The Android v 4.4 OS combined with a 1.4 GHz octa core processor ensures adequate power and processing for most multi-tasking functions. The Onetouch Flash also features dualSIM technology and 8 GB internal memory.

The Onetouch Flash phone by Alcatel has a large 5.5-inch fully-laminated IPS display, ideal for watching videos and gaming. While not true HD, the screen still provides impressive pixel resolution of up to 1280 x 720 p. It is enabled for Wi-Fi connection, and supports 3G networks and Bluetooth 4.0. Another good option for under 8000 android phone.

The Alcatel phone uses a large 3200 mAh battery for all day and more talk time on 2G, and stand by time of 465 hours. It has 32 GB internal memory and a microSD slot to expand memory by an additional 32 GB.

The Onetouch Flash ships with a 13 MP primary camera featuring auto focus, image stabilization and HD video recording. Take fantastic selfies with the 5 MP front camera thanks to 4x digital zoom and face tracking.

The Hotknot Touch screen transmission technology app lets users wirelessly transmit the contents of their phone screens, face-to-face. Flash users draw letters on the display to launch apps, or double tap the unlock button to open applications. Users can choose to customize letters for applications, as well. On-board sensors adjust the display brightness, assist with navigation and detect nearby objects and the orientation of the phone.

Spec For Alcatel Onetouch Flash 6042D Details
Brand Alcatel
Processor 1.4 GHz MTK 6592M Octa Core Processor
Display Size 5.5 Inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual Sim
Storage 8 GB (Upto 32 GB)
Camera 13 MP | 5 MP
Battery 3200 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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HTC Desire 526G Plus

HTC Desire 526G Plus

HTC boasts that the Desire 526G + phone is simplicity itself in the under Rs 8000 market. HTC software always goes beyond mere basics, and some functions without a data plan. This phone is easy to control and designed simply for users needing a basic phone.

Power and processing onboard the Desire 526G+ is handled by a 1.7 GH octa-core processor and the Android v4.4 OS. DualSIM technology and 1 GB RAM combined with 16 GB internal memory work well to provide multi-tasking capabilities required of today’s smartphones. Memory is expandable to 32 GB.
The HTC Desire 536G+ display is 4.7 inches of TFT quad-HD LCD touchscreen and 16 M colour support. Every photo, video and game screen is clearer and more vivid. The 2000 mAh Li-Po battery does need charging more often than some on other phones, but it still offers talk time up to 15 hours on 2G networks.

The Desire 536G+ is Wi-Fi enabled, as well as fitted for Bluetooth 4.0 for better long-distance wireless transmission at a fraction the power consumption. The HTC BlinkFeed app lets users enjoy social media, sports, news and entertainment updates in one place without opening multiple apps, even without a data plan.

Cameras on the HTC Desire 536G+ phone include an 8 MP primary camera and a 2 MP front camera for selfies and video recording. The camera includes video and photo editing tools. LED flash, autofocus and the ability to create 30-second video mash-ups from existing photos and videos.

Spec For HTC Desire 526G Plus Details
Brand HTC
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core Processor
Display Size 4.7 Inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual Sim (GSM + UMTS)
Storage 16 GB (Upto 32 GB)
Camera 8 MP | 2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Microsoft Lumia 640

Microsoft Lumia 640

The Microsoft Lumia 640 phone uses the Windows v8.1 OS with the Lumia Denim OS. It is upgradeable to Windows 10. The phone has a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1 GB RAM, dual standby SIM capability, and 8 GB internal memory that is expandable to 128 GB memory. It is Wi-Fi enabled and can also use Bluetooth 4.0 for data transfers.

The Lumia 640 has a 5-inch HD LCD IPS touchscreen with excellent pixel resolution. The ClearBlack display is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Videos, movies, photos and games look their best on this screen. An ambient light sensor adjusts the screen brightness automatically for ideal viewing in any light environment.

A 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery powers the Microsoft Lumia 640 phone, providing 17.5 hours talk time on 3G networks. The 8 GB internal memory is expandable to 128 GB via a micro SD slot. Owners also get 30 GB free Cloud storage space with the purchase of this phone.

The Lumia 640 comes with the full spectrum of Microsoft services on board and ready to use. Skype lets users connect with family and friends for video calls, and OneDrive gives you instant access to photos and music. The Microsoft Office suite is another built-in service, allowing users the ability to access and edit their files on the go.

Camera buffs will enjoy the Lumia’s 8 MP primary camera with autofocus, dynamic LED flash, rich capture option, still image capture and video recording. The 0.9 MP front camera takes clear images with HD photo quality. The wide-angle front lens is ideal for Skype calls and video conferences.

Spec For Microsoft Lumia 640 Details
Brand Microsoft
Processor 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core
Display Size 5 Inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual SIM
Storage 8 GB (Upto 128 GB)
Camera 8 MP | 0.9 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Lava Iris X8

Lava-Iris-X8-techibest

The Lava Iris X8 phone also runs on the Android KitKat v4.4 OS, and offers a guaranteed upgrade to v 5.1 Lollipop for the full UI experience. It handles multitasking easily with its octa-core processor, dualSIM capabilities and 2 GB RAM for seamless switching between applications.

The Iris X8 has a 5-inch HD IPS display with excellent pixel resolution for crisply detailed visuals. The display also uses an oil coating for enhanced touch experience. The phone is Wi-Fi enabled, as well as functional on 3G networks. It has Bluetooth v4.0 technology for peer-to-peer connections and data sharing.

The Lava Iris X8 uses a 2500 mAh Li-Po battery for 9 hours of talk time on 3G networks. Its 16 GB of built in memory can be expanded by 32 GB using the microSD slot. Built in gesture technology lets users access apps and features with simple hand movements. An 8 MP rear autofocus camera has BSI-3 sensors and a dual LED flash plus full HD video recording. Video playback is also fully HD with a pixel resolution of 1920 x 1080.

The Iris X8 uses several sensors to enhance other features. A light sensor automatically adjusts the display for optimal power savings. An accelerometer enhances motion-based gaming on the phone by detecting swinging, shaking and other motions.

Spec For Lava Iris X8 Details
Brand Lava
Processor 1.4 GHz + ARM Cortex-A7 MTK 6592M
Display Size 5 Inch
Ram 2 GB
SIM Dual SIM
Storage 16 GB (Upto 32GB)
Camera 8 MP | 3 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360

Samsung Galaxy Core

The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360 smartphone brings users good performance and efficiency while still maintaining a wallet-friendly attitude . The dualSIM phone is 4G capable for the best possible performance on its 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1 GB RAM. It ships with the Android v4.4.4 KitKat Operating System, which is upgradable to v5.0.2 Lollipop for current user needs and this android phone is one of the best seller under rs 8000 in India.

The Galaxy Core Prime phone has a 4.5-inch touchscreen with 480 x 800 p resolution and 16 M colour support. Graphic intensive gaming comes to life with this display, even without true HD support. The phone has 8 GB built in RAM, which is extendable to 64 GB. The 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery comes with an ultra-power saving mode, as well.

Samsung’s Core Prime phone is Wi-Fi enabled, and it also has Wi-Fi Direct and the ability to serve as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Connectivity options continue with Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, LTE Cat 4 up to 150 Mbps, microUSB v2.0 and 2G connections via GSM and WCDMA connections. Wireless file transmissions move seamlessly via Bluetooth connections. The phone is enabled with GPS and Glonass navigation.

The phone is an entertainment centre, thanks to apps for FM radio and MP3. It has a good speaker and a jack for headphones. A CMOS 5 MP rear camera uses LED flash, touch focus, autofocus, geotagging and facial detection features. The 2 MP front camera also takes great selfies in most lighting conditions.

The Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360 phone has an Awesome design on a durable frame that feels like anodised metal. It is just 8.8 mm thick, so it fits easily in one hand or a pocket.

HTC Desire 526G Plus and Lenovo A6000 Plus are our top picks for under rs 8000 Android SmartPhones. Both of them has positive reviews as well as important features in this segment.

Spec For Samsung Galaxy Core Prime SM-G360 Details
Brand Samsung
Processor 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 MSM8916 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad Core
Display Size 4.5 Inch
Ram 1 GB
SIM Dual SIM (GSM+GSM
Storage 8 GB (Upto 64 GB)
Camera 5 MP | 2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh
Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty for Phone

1 Comment
  1. Reply varun August 14, 2016 at 5:10 am

    I want to have a good mobile under 8000 to play whatsapp and normal games. Which one is good for me?

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