Best Phones under Rs 5,000 in India (4G LTE 2017)

Which one is the best phone under 5000? The trend of 4G smartphones is at its peak right now in India, and everyone is looking to buy a smartphone to experience the speed of 4G.

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But it isn’t necessary that you need to spend an enormous amount of money to experience 4G technology, there are a lot of good smartphones available in the market which comes for under 5000 rupees only and can let you experience the power of 4G without burning a hole in your pocket before the 5G smartphones come.

So let’s take a look at our picks for the best phones under 5000 rupees that u can buy right now.

Also, read- Best smartphones under 15000 rupees.

List of the best 4G mobile phones under Rs 5,000 in India (2017):

1. Swype Elite 3

Swype Elite 3

The first device on our list comes from an American brand Swype, the Swype Elite 3 comes with 4G connectivity and also some good hardware as well.

The Swype elite 3 is a 5-inch device rocking a 720P HD display; the device runs on the Qualcomm Spreadtrum SC9832 clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM the device performs well for its price.

The device comes with 16GB of internal storage as well which is expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card.

Elite 3 doesn’t disappoint in the camera section as well, the 8MP camera on the back can capture some excellent shots, and the 5MP camera on the front is enough for all your Selfies and video chats.

Swype Elite 3 comes with 2500 mAH battery which might sound a bit less but the phone will easily last you a full day of moderate usage.

Swype Elite 3 easily outperforms other smartphones under 5000 rupees and is our pick for the best phone under 5000 rupees.

Display

5.0 inch HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorSpreadtrum SC9832 Quad-core 1.3 Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM2GB
Storage16GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 32GB via micro SD card
Dimensions142mm(h) x 72mm(w) x 9.1mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight173g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

8MP rear camera
Secondary Camera5MP front camera
Battery Capacity2500 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 2 hours
Battery Life1 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time5-6 hours depending on usage
Colors

Space Grey, Champagne Gold
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory
  • 8MP rear camera

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2.  Intex Aqua 5.5 VR

Intex aqua 5.5 vr

The next device on our list is a phablet device and comes from the Indian brand “Intex.”

The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR is 5.5-inch device featuring a 5.5 inch HD IPS display; the device is powered by the MediaTek MT6767 Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz.

The device comes with 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB via micro SD card.

Though the device comes with only 1GB of RAM, it can still handle all your social media apps easily.

The back and the front of the phone both feature a 5MP camera which can capture some decent photos.

The device runs on 2800 mAh battery which will last you a day or a half on light to moderate usage.

The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR is an excellent option if you are looking for best phone under 5000 rupees with big screen size.

Display

5.5 inch HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorMediaTek MT6737V Quad-core 1.2Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM1GB
Storage8GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 32GB via micro SD card
Dimensions153mm(h) x 72mm(w) x 9.9mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight176g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

5MP rear camera
Secondary Camera5MP front camera
Battery Capacity2800 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 2=2.5 hours
Battery Life1-2 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time5-6 hours depending on usage
Colors

Champagne, Blue
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • 2800 mAh battery
  • 5.5 inch HD display
  • Android 6.0

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3. Xolo Era X

Xolo era x

The next device on our hunt for best phone under 5000 rupees from the brand Xolo; the Xolo Era X is a 5-inch device which features a crisp HD display.

The device is powered by the Quad-core Spreadtrum SC9830A processor clocked at a moderate 1.5GHZ.

The device comes with 2GB of RAM as well which ensures lag less performance throughout the day.

The internal storage stands at 8GB but can be expanded up to 32GB via micro SD card.

The back camera features an 8MP sensor which can take some vivid shots and the 5MP camera on the front can capture some beautiful looking selfies as well.

The device runs on 25000 mAh battery which seems a bit less but will still give you a screen on time of 5-6 hours with a standby of 24hours+.

Display

5.0 inch HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorSpreadtrum SC9830 A Quad-core 1.5 Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM2GB
Storage8GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 32GB via micro SD card
Dimensions145mm(h) x 72mm(w) x 8.4mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight140g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

8MP rear camera
Secondary Camera5MP front camera
Battery Capacity2500 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 2 hours
Battery Life1 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time5-6 hours depending on usage
Colors

Black
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • 2GB RAM
  • Android 5.1 upgradable to Android 6.0

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4. Karbonn Titanium Vista

Karbonn titanium vista

Our next pick for best phone under 5000 rupees stands out among the others as this device comes with a full HD 5 inch display unlike other phones in this range which typically comes with a 720P display.

The Karbonn Titanium Vista is a sharp looking smartphone and runs on the Quad-core MT6580 Media-Tek processor clocked at 1.3Ghz.

The device comes with 1GB of RAM which is a little disappointing, but because it comes with a 1080P display at this price point, the RAM issue can be ignored.

The phone comes with 8GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32GB.

The back of the phone features an 8MP camera which can take some good looking shots during daytime and under low light as well; the front features a 5MP camera which is enough for all your selfies.

The device runs on a 2300 mAh battery which seems a bit less for the phone.

This phone is the ultimate choice if you want a device with full HD display which makes it one of the best phones under 5000 rupees with full HD display.

Display

5.0 inch full HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorMediaTek MT6580 Quad-core 1.3 Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM1GB
Storage8GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 32GB via micro SD card
Dimensions145mm(h) x 72mm(w) x 8.4mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight135g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

8MP rear camera
Secondary Camera3.2MP front camera
Battery Capacity2300 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 1.5-2 hours
Battery Life1 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time3-5 hours depending on usage
Colors

White
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • Full HD 1080P display
  • Android 6.0

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5. Xolo Era -1X 4G

Xolo Era 1x

The next device again comes from the brand Xolo; the Xolo Era-1x features a 5 inch HD display having a resolution of 1280 *720 pixels.

The device is powered by the SC9832A quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHZ; the device comes with 1GB of RAM which is enough for light usage but can be an issue if you are a Gamer.

This phone comes with 8GB of Internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB via a micro SD card.

Xolo Era-1x features an 8MP camera sensor on the back which can produce some good shots, the front camera is a 5MP one and is enough for selfies and video calling.

The device runs on a 2500 mAh battery which will last you a full work day or even more if you are a light user.

The Xolo Era-1x offers an overall balanced package at a very less price point.

Display

5.0 inch HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorSpreadtrum SC9832 A Quad-core 1.5 Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM1GB
Storage8GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 32GB via micro SD card
Dimensions145mm(h) x 72mm(w) x 8.60mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight140g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

8MP rear camera
Secondary Camera5MP front camera
Battery Capacity2500 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 2 hours
Battery Life1 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time5-6 hours depending on usage
Colors

Black/Gunmetal, Gold, Brown
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • 2500 mAh battery
  • 8MP camera
  • Android 6.0

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6. Intex Aqua Amaze Plus

Intex aqua amaze plus

The next device on our list is a 4.7-inch device and is perfect if you are looking for a device with a smaller screen.

The Intex Aqua Amaze Plus features a 4.7 inch HD display which looks quite sharp and has excellent color reproduction.

The device runs on the Quad-core SC9832A processor clocked at 1.3GHz and coupled with 1GB of RAM the phone will give you smooth performance through the day.

The device comes with 8GB of internal memory which you can further expand up to 64GB with the help of a micro SD card.

The back of the device hosts a 5MP camera which can produce some good looking shots, the front of the phone features a similar 5MP camera which can take some good selfies and is also enough for Video calls.

The device runs on a 2000 mAh battery which might seem a bit less but the given the small screen it will last you a full work day on a light usage which makes it our pick for the best phone under 5000 if you want a phone with less than 5-inch screen size.

Display

4.7 inch HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorSpreadtrum SC9832A Quad-core 1.3 Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM1GB
Storage8GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 64GB via micro SD card
Dimensions139mm(h) x 68mm(w) x 9.4mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight128g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

8MP rear camera
Secondary Camera3.2MP front camera
Battery Capacity2000 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 1.5-2 hours
Battery Life1 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time3-5 hours depending on usage
Colors

Black, Blue. Grey
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • Dual Sim
  • 4G
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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7. Karbonn K9 Viraat

K9 viraat

The next device on our list is a phablet device, the K9 Viraat comes with an HD 5 inch display with a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch.

Also, the display is a 2.5D curved display which gives the device a premium look.

The device runs on the Quad-core MediaTek MT6850 processor clocked at 1.25GHz and comes with 1GB of RAM as well which makes the device a bit smooth.

The phone comes with 8GB of Internal memory as well which you can expand up to 64GB using a micro SD card slot.

K9 Viraat features an 8MP camera on the back and a 3.2MP camera on the front.

The phone is powered by a 2800 mAh which is the maximum you can get at this price point.

The device will easily last you a day with light to moderate usage and can be a good choice if you want to buy the best phone under 5000 rupees with the 2.5D display.

Display

5.5 inch HD screen
Display Properties

Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Protection

No protection
ProcessorMediaTek MT6580 Quad-core 1.3 Ghz
Processor
Architecture

Cortex A53 architecture
RAM1GB
Storage8GB
SD card slotExpandable up to 64GB via micro SD card
Dimensions154mm(h) x 78mm(w) x 11mm(t)
Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Weight173g
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM,, Wi-Fi, GLONASS
Primary Camera

5MP rear camera
Secondary Camera3.2MP front camera
Battery Capacity2800 mAh
Charging Time0-100% in 2-2.5 hours
Battery Life1-2 day on light-moderate usage
Screen-on Time5-7 hours depending on usage
Colors

Champagne, Black
Price

-
AvailabilityAvailable

Pros

  • 2.5D curved display

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Follow this space for more updates, we will keep on updating as soon as a new worthy phone is launched. Feel free to drop a comment down below if you have any queries.

Shivam has been working as a Tech journalist since 2014. He has worked at many Tech news blogs and Amazon India after that he joined TheLeaker in 2017 as a staff writer and now he’s an editor on the portal. When he is not working, you can find him playing games and listening to pop music. You can find him on Facebook and Twitter and can also contact him via email at shivam@theleaker.com

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