Devices and Experience | 5 Cost Effective Smartphones Under 5k


With various options in the market, it’s important to spend your money wisely on a phone that will last. Here is a list of 5 popular smartphones under Rs 5000 which have all the latest features that you are looking for.

They are stylish as well as budget friendly; let’s quickly check them out:

itel A46

Working towards democratizing technology in India with its range of sub-5k smartphones, itel has made trendy technology accessible and affordable for all. This led itel being named as the number 1 smartphone brand in the less than Rs 5K price segment for offline channels, by Counterpoint Research report, Q3 2019.

Its latest flagship smartphone- itel A46, is a complete package for consumers with trendy technological features. This amazing product from itel redefines the smartphone experience for sub 5K consumers with magical features at a budget friendly price of Rs 4999.

An industry first with AI dual camera and HD full screen, itel A46 is a complete package for consumers providing cutting edge technological features like Dual security features – Multifunction fingerprint sensor and Face Unlock, 13.84cm (5.45) HD+ IPS full screen, Dual 4G VoLTE, latest Android™ Pie 9 OS, 1.6GHz Octa Core processor for seamless multi-tasking functionality, 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. With a compact and sleek 8.9 mm design, the device comes with a fusion dual tone back color finish.

All in all, it’s a great buy with all the features available in one phone and that too at such affordable price of Rs.4999 only.

Nokia 1

Nokia 1 is an entry level smartphone that is available under Rs, 5000 and comes equipped with a lot of decent features. It features a 4.5-inch display with a screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek processor which acts as a brain of the system coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, which is expandable up to 128GB memory via MicroSD card. It also supports VoLTE connectivity that means you can browse the internet at a lightning fast speed. Nokia 1 is available on Amazon and Flipkart at an affordable price range of INR 4,999.

Asus ZenFone Lite L1

The Asus ZenFone Lite L1 sports a 5.45-inch display with HD+ resolution. Powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor, the phone offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. At the back, it has a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with a selfie flash. The phone runs on Android Oreo with ZenUI on top. The phone has a 3000mAh battery.

The ZenFone Lite L1 is a dual-SIM device and has two Nano SIM slots, it has support for 4G as well as VoLTE. It also has a dedicated microSD card slot that supports cards of up to 256GB. It is priced at INR 4,999.

Redmi Go

Xiaomi Redmi Go smartphone runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo) operating system. The phone is powered by Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53 processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 Chipset. It has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. Xiaomi Redmi Go smartphone has a IPS LCD display. It measures 140.4 mm x 70.1 mm x 8.3 mm and weighs 137 grams.

The screen has a resolution of HD (720 x 1280 pixels) and 294 ppi pixel density. On the camera front, the buyers get a 5 MP Front Camera and, on the rear, there’s an 8 MP. It is backed by a 3000 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, and more. It is priced at INR 4,749.

Lava Z41

Lava Z41 comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480×854 pixels at a pixel density of 197 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 16:9. With 1 GB of RAM, Lava Z41 It is powered by a 1.4 MHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832E processor.

The Lava Z41 runs Android Pie (Go Edition) and is powered by a 2500mAh battery. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Lava Z41 on the rear packs a 5-megapixel camera with a 1.12-micron aperture. It sports a 2-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with a 1.12-micron aperture.

The Lava Z41 runs Star OS V5.0 lite based on Android Pie (Go Edition) and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). Connectivity options on the Lava Z41 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, USB OTG, Micro-USB, and FM radio. The Lava Z41 measures 143.00 x 73.50 x 10.35mm and weighs 160.00 grams. The phone is priced at INR 3,899.