Top 4 Cheapest 4G LTE Enabled Smartphones Under Rs. 5,000: Comparison With Video

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

The top 4 smartphones in the sub-Rs. 5,000 category are Yu YuniqueZTE Blade QluxPhicomm Energy 653 and Lenovo A2010. Check out their detailed comparison below.

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.

Operating System

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.

Video Comparison


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!

Also Read: ZTE Blade Qlux vs Yu Yuphoria vs Lenovo A6000 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi 2

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