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5 Best Phones Under Rs.7,000 (January 2016)

Buying your first Smartphone or the one under 7,000? Then it can be a challenging task as there are so many good phones launched in the 7,000 segment in the recent past. This is the new range which is feeling the heat of competition after the entry of YU, Motorola, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Asus & Android One. Samsung and other Indo-Chinese brands which offered phones at this price suddenly found it difficult to maintain grounds. But like always, I am here to help you out to find the best one according to your needs. I have written the latest list of Best Android Phones under 7000 Rs. Read it and compare the phones and choose the best one for you.

Every month hundreds of readers of this blog comment and ask me which phone they should choose among the crowded market. Which has enabled me to better understand the requirements and view-point of the buyers. So I am trying to make this list even easier for you by giving you appropriate information. You are always welcome to ask your queries.

So, let’s take a look at the Best Phone Under 7000 Rs:

[alert title=”Read First:” icon=”info-circle”]We believe that specifications of the phones just tell the half story, a great user experience matters more than great specifications. So, while preparing this list we have considered everything, the specifications, hardware, software (UI), real-world performance, user experience, brand value, after sales service and more. We see a phone as a complete package which should at the end deliver great satisfaction to the user and our rankings are based on the same principles. We consider every phone from biggest to the smallest brands and give our honest opinions.
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1. Micromax Yu Yuphoria:

The competition is the fiercest now! And as the result of the competition just see what we are getting now at this low price. With the Yuphoria, Micromax has tried to put everything we would want in a phone – A great design with metal bezels, good build quality, amazing software in the form of Cyanogen 12 OS, a very good performance, good cameras and a decent battery life. Well in no manner I am overstating about the phone. Micromax has actually stuffed the phone too much at a very low price.

It runs on a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. Has a good 5 inches HD display. It has a good 8 MP rear camera with f2.2 aperture lens which means it will allow the sensor to capture more light and will increase the DOF (Depth of Field), in short it will take pictures with a great quality. The 5 MP front camera with 4p lens & 85 degree wide-angle lens allows you to capture great selfies with more people in it. The Yuphoria is also great in storage with its 16 GB internal and an upto 32 GB expandable storage. It also offers 4G and dual sim support.

When it comes to design the phone looks and feels great. It has metallic bezels which adds a great value to the feel of phone, the big circular camera module at the back also looks good. The 2230 mAH battery doesn’t promise a huge battery life but it’s good. The Micromax subsidiary Yu Televentures has got huge success with the Yu Yureka and same is bound to happen with the Yu Yuphoria. Overall, the phone is a complete package, offers best performance and design and is the best you can get at this price.

Micromax Yu Yuphoria
Key Features:
  • Price: Rs. 6,999 @ amazon.in
  • 8MP primary camera with flash and 5MP front facing camera
  • 5-inch (12.7 centimeters) IPS HD capacitive touchscreen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 294 ppi pixel density and 16M color support
  • Android v5 Lollipop (Cyanogen OS 12) operating system with 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad core processor, Adreno 306 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB and dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
  • 2230mAH lithium-ion battery
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
  • GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, GSM/GPRS/WCDMA/LTE

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2. Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime:

The Redmi 2 Prime is an upgraded version of the popular Redmi 2, it is also the company’s first “Made in India” smartphone. Coming to the upgrades, the Redmi 2 Prime comes with 2 GB of RAM which is just doubled from the Redmi 2, the internal storage is also doubled and now it offers 16 GB of internal memory. Rest all the specifications are same.

It features a 4.7 inches HD display and is powered by the 64-bit 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor. It runs on the MIUI 6.0 skin based on Android v4.4.4 (KitKat) which will be soon upgradable to the recently launched MIUI 7 which comes with added features, it gives you a completely different and enhanced android experience. The performance of the phone is good, it’s fast and smooth. It boasts of a good 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP Selfie camera, which are capable of clicking sharp and high-quality images, it’s one of the best camera phone at this price. The 16 GB of internal storage can be expanded via Micro SD card up to 32 GB.

The Redmi 2 Prime also supports USB On The Go (UOTG) which will allow users to connect other USB peripherals like keyboard, game-pad, etc, which is quite interesting. It has a 2200 mAh battery which gives a decent battery life. Overall, it is a very good phone and gives a good balanced user experience, it can be the best choice if 5 inches screen isn’t a must for you.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
Key Features:
  • Price: Rs. 6,999 @ flipkart.com | Rs. 6,999 @ amazon.in | Rs. 6,999 @ snapdeal.com
  • 8MP primary camera with omnivision image sensor and 2MP front facing camera
  • 4.7-inch (11.93 centimeters) IPS HD capacitive touchscreen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and 312 ppi pixel density
  • Android v4.4.4 KitKat operating system with 1.2GHz MSM8916 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, Adreno 306 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB and dual SIM (GSM+GSM)
  • 2200mAH lithium-polymer battery
  • 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
  • GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, GSM/GPRS/WCDMA/LTE

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3. Meizu M2:

Meizu, another Chinese brand which recently entered in India, has launched its Meizu M2 with some good specs at a very low price in the Indian market.
Design wise the phone looks good and pretty much inspired by the iPhone 5C. It runs on the Quad-core 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6735 Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM and delivers good performance. It has a 5 inches HD (720 x 1280 pixels) screen with 294 ppi pixel density. It has a 13 MP Samsung CMOS rear camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture, 5-element lens and LED flash, which can click very good images. The 5 MP front camera comes with FotoNation 2.0 smart selfie enhancement system. It runs Flyme 4.5 OS on top of the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The Flyme OS looks beautiful and comes with many features and options for customizations. It supports Dual sim and 4G. The phone comes with 16 GB internal storage which is expandable upto 128 GB via microSD card but, it takes up the sim 1 slot so, at a time you can either use two Sims or microSD card.
The phone is backed by a non-removable 2500 mAh battery. Overall, the phone looks great and is powerful enough to give a tough competition to the most popular phones at this price so, if you are open to invest in a new company, you can get a great value for money with this phone.
Meizu M2
Key Features:
  • Price: Rs.6,999 @ snapdeal.com
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • 12.7 cm (5) Display
  • 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM
  • 13 MP Rear & 5 MP Front Camera
  • 1.3 Ghz Quad Core Processor
  • 2500 mAh Battery
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 12 Months Brand Warranty

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4. Lenovo A6000 Plus:

Lenovo has again played a master-stroke in the 7000 Rs. price range, first it launched the Lenovo A6000 which was the cheapest 4G smartphone in India and now they have launched the A6000 Plus which has 2 GB RAM. It is built to kill the competition! Before we come to the actual specifications, let’s talk about the design of the phone. The design is pretty simple & there are no fancy stuffs! But yes it looks decent and is sturdy.

It is powered by a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Processor which is quite popular and delivers decent performance. It has got 2 GB RAM which makes sure the device runs smooth, lag free and can handle heavy usage. The 5 inches HD screen is decent at this price. It has got an 8 MP rear camera which is pretty good, it has also got a 2 MP front camera and LED Flash. The A6000 Plus has got the internal storage increased to 16 GB from the 8 GB internal storage in A6000, it is also expandable upto 32 GB. The 2300 mAh battery of the phone is removable and gives enough battery backup. It runs on Lenovo’s custom skin based on top of Android 4.4 Kitkat.

Lenovo also promises good sound quality with the Twin Dolby speakers which offer enhanced volume and crisp sound, the company says. Overall it is a very good phone at this price and offers a great package too.

Lenovo A6000 Plus
Key Features:
  • Price: Rs. 7,499 @ flipkart.com
  • Twin Speaker with Dolby Digital Plus
  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8916 Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Dual SIM
  • 8 MP Primary Camera
  • 5 inch HD IPS Display
  • 4G LTE
  • 2 MP Secondary Camera

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5. InFocus M350:

The American company InFocus has recently launched the M350. The phone on the first looks doesn’t look like any thing great, its design from the outside as well as its UI inside look like a thing of past, they are dull and old but, the build quality is good.

It runs on 1.5 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6732 Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM and the performance is decent. It has a 5 inches HD screen with good display quality and good viewing angles. It has an 8 MP rear camera which has decent quality but the USP of the phone is its 8 MP front camera which has good quality. It has 16 GB internal storage which is expandable upto 64 GB.

The 2500 mAh battery provides decent battery life. Overall, this phone has nothing special that you should go for, especially when there are awesome phones like the Yuphoria already present at the same price.

InFocus M350
Key Features:
  • Price: Rs. 6,999 @ snapdeal.com
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • 12.7cm (5) HD IPS Display
  • 1.5 GHz 64 Bit Quad Core Processor
  • 2 GB RAM & 16 GB ROM
  • 8 MP Front & 8 MP Rear Camera
  • 2500 mAh Li-on Battery
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat
  • 4g Enabled

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Shubham Mishra

Founder and Chief Editor of PaidFreeDroid. Shubham likes to keep on top of tech world and loves to help people around him get through the day to day trouble they face with technology.

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