With the launch of 4G services from Airtel, the craze of 4G enabled smartphones has seen a big leap forward. While buyers relied on 3G for surfing internet earlier, now they look for 4G supporting phones to stay connected with super fast network.
If you are looking for a 4G LTE smartphone but your budget is capped at Rs. 5,000, then you need to worry! There are plenty of options in the market to choose from. In this post, we have shortlisted top four cheapest 4G LTE enabled smartphones which you can buy under Rs. 5,000.
Cheapest 4G LTE Enabled Smartphones: Comparison
|Device/Features||Yu Yunique||ZTE Blade Qlux||Phicomm Energy 653||Lenovo A2010|
|Price||Rs. 4,999||Rs. 4,999||Rs. 4,999||Rs. 4,990|
|Display||4.7-inch HD IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3||4.5-inch IPS||5-inch HD||4.5-inch|
|Resolution||1280×720 pixels||854×480 pixels||1280×720 pixels||854×480 pixels|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410||MediaTek MT6732M||Qualcomm Snapdragon 210||MediaTek MT6735M|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz||Quad-core 1.3 GHz||Quad-core 1.1 GHz||Quad-core 1.0 GHz|
|RAM||1 GB||1 GB||1 GB||1 GB|
|Memory||8 GB||8 GB||8 GB||8 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 64 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB|
|Battery||2000 mAh||2200 mAh||2300 mAh||2000mAh|
|Rear Camera||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||5 MP, LED flash|
|Front Camera||2 MP||5 MP||2 MP||2 MP|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0|
|OS||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 4.4 KitKat (upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop)||Android 5.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Dimensions & Weight||134.50 x 67.50 x 8.30, 128 grams||134.5×67.4×10.3mm, 154 grams||144x70x8 mm, 125 grams||130.5×66.6×9.95 mm, 137 grams|
Processor & RAM
Yu Yunique and Phicomm Energy 653 are powered by quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and 1.1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processors respectively. The ZTE Blade Qlux and Lenovo A2010 are powered by quad-core MediaTek processors clocked at 1.3 GHz and 1.0 GHz respectively. All the four smartphones are paired with 1GB of RAM.
The ZTE Blade Qlux runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system which is upgradeable to Android 5.0 Lollipop. All other three smartphones run Android 5.1 Lollipop.
Phicomm Energy 653 features the largest 5-inch display among the four smartphones compared, followed by Yu Yunique with 4.7-inch display. Both smartphones have HD displays with resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The ZTE Blade Qlux and Lenovo A2010 sport a 4.5-inch display with 854×480 pixels resolution.
Except the Lenovo A2010 which comes with 5 mega pixel rear camera, all other three phones sport an 8 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash. As for front shooter, all devices except ZTE Blade Qlux, sport a 2 mega pixel secondary camera. The Blade Qlux comes with a 5 mega pixel front facing camera.
The Phicomm Energy 653 is backed up by a 2300 mAh battery followed by Blade Qlux with 2200 mAh battery. The Lenovo A2010 and Yu Yunique, both pack 2000 mAh battery.
All the four smartphones house 8 GB internal memory with expandable support via microSD card. The Energy 653 supports expandable storage up to 64GB via microSD card as compared to 32 GB expandable storage of other three phones.
Besides 4G support, all four phones come with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and dual SIM support.
All the four handsets are priced under Rs. 5,000.
All four devices are loaded with great similar specifications and features. If you are looking for a device with large display, large battery, more expandable storage support, lighter weight and sleek design, then certainly Phicomm Energy 653 is the perfect device for you!
With just few 4G LTE service providers in the country, there are handful of smartphones in sub-Rs. 5,000 category. However, we will update this article as more such affordable 4G enabled smartphones will be launched in India. Stay tuned with us!