After Google announced the availability of Android 5 Lollipop OS update, almost all consumers started craving for the operating system update. Keeping up with the demand, most of the manufacturers announced to roll out the most significant Android update for their existing devices as soon as possible.

But as most of them features some proprietary interface over Google's stock one, they needed some time to modify the existing interface along with apps. Some has kept their word while most of them are still unable to bring out the most deserving update. The failure rate is higher with the budget category where only a handful of smartphones available with Android 5 Lollipop.

Meanwhile, a few manufacturers launched Android smartphone running on Lollipop out-of-the-box. While majority of these devices are flagship smartphones and belongs to the higher priced segment, a handful of devices exist in the budget category.

Below is our pick from the niche pool of smartphones having Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system.

  • Moto E 2nd generation: Moto E stands among the cheapest or inexpensive category offering Android 5 Lollipop out of the box. The 3G edition smartphone comes with a powerful battery, front camera and 8GB in-built storage.Motorola
  • Moto G 2nd Generation: Available exclusively on Flipkart, the budget 4G smartphone offers Android 5 Lollipop OTA update. The phone offers a 5-inch display with 8mp rear camera and dual SIM slot.Screenshot
  • Xolo One: The inexpensive Android smartphone offers a 4.5-inch IPS display, 5mp rear camera and a 0.3mp front camera. Coupling a 1.3GHz Quad Core processor, the Xolo One offers 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM and Android 5.0 Lollipop update.Xolo-Facebook Screenshot
  • Intex Aqua Star L: The budget smartphone offers Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out-of-the-box. With a 5-inch display Intex Aqua Star L offers 1.3GHz ARM Cortex A7 processor, 8mp rear camera and GSM WCDMA SIM card slot.Intex Mobile
  • Micromax Canvas Fire 4: The new Canvas Fire 4 sports 4.5-inch FWVGA screen and runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop OS powered by the MediaTek quad-core processor backed by 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and 2,000mAh battery, which can run the phone close to 300 hours under standby mode.Micromax
  • Micromax YU Yureka: The sensational budget phablets by Micromax offers a 5.5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 615 SoC, 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. Housing a 13mp rear camera and a 5mp front camera, the Yuerka is available through Amazon via flash selling method. Runs on CyanogenMod 11 OS the Yureka will get the Lollipop upgrade OTA with the latest edition of CM12 update by the end of this month.IBTimes India
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