Gifting is an old ritual in every society, especially during the festive season. Though love, care and support are the greatest gifts one can share, we prefer to gift materialistic one to bring them happiness.
Particularly, if you want to gift someone who is a teenager, a smartphone would really make them excited.
Here is a compilation of five best budget Android phones, with a decent deal. Each of them can handle a mixture of gaming, multitasking, browsing, listening to music, watching movies and so on.
These are not the best smartphones available in the gadget world as one can get hold of the best phones if you pay more. Following smartphones fall in the price range between ₹5,999-₹6,999, with a decent screen, good processing capability, usable camera with an acceptable battery life. Happily, all of them look good too.
On top of this, there are a plenty of good deals available with all the models, across online and offline stores.
5. Karbonn Sparkle V
The price, configuration, feel, usability and operating system of Karbonn's recently released three Android One handsets are identical, the only reason behind choosing Karbonn Sparkle V is nothing but its current price.
Available at just ₹5,999, this phone features a 4.5-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 854x480 pixels at 217.7ppi. Powered by a 1.3GHz Quad Core, Mali 400 GPU, 1GB RAM and 4GB internal memory, this is the one among Android One project, which will be the first budget phones to get the upcoming Lollipop 5.0 update.
4. Asus Zenfone 4 A400CXG
Available at just ₹5,899, Asus Zenfone 4 A400CXG comes in the top choice for numerous reasons. It boasts of a 4-inch screen with 800x480 pixels, and the screen is protected by Soda Lime glass, which is ASUS's own scratch resistant technology. Powered by an Intel Atom Z2520 processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB of storage, A400CXG looks decent in hand.
The only drawback of this phone is its secondary camera. As selfie enthusiasts are increasing these days, at least 2.0 megapixel camera has become a standard now. But better processing capability, tough build and 8GB of inbuilt storage makes it a decent buy.
3. Panasonic T40
Panasonic T40 has a 4-inch WVGA IPS display with 480x800 pixels. It comes with a 5.0 megapixel primary camera and 2.0 megapixel rear camera. With 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM (Internal Storage Space), T40 features Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS. It also features all the connectivity options an user would look for, including WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS to name a few.
Available in Black, Red and White, this phone looks and feels solid in hand. Panasonic also customised the interface with a few brilliant moves. Available at ₹6,190 online, the only let down of this phone is its battery, which is just a 1,500 mAh battery.
2. Huawei Hono Holly
Boasting a 5-inch 720p HD IPS display with 1920x1080-pixels at 294 ppi, the Honor Holly comes with Samsung BSI 8.0-megapixels primary camera with f/2.0 aperture. It also features a 2.0-megapixel secondary camera with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
Powered by a 2,000 mAh battery and MT6582 quad core processor, this Huawei phone is worth your every penny.
1. Xiaomi Redmi 1S
The handset from the Apple of China is available exclusively on a pre-booking basis at Flipkart. The features of this smartphone can surely exclaim "and, there is one more thing" in Steve Jobs accent.
Priced just at ₹5,999, Redmi 1S flaunts a 4.7-inch IPS display with an impressive resolution of 1280x720 pixels with a density of 312ppi. Powered by a 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, Redmi 1S features 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.
Interestingly, it features a 8.0 megapixels primary and 1.6 megapixels front camera. And to impress you more, the company has coupled it with a 2,000 mAh battery.
[Note: Interested buyers, register in Flipkart to get this smartphone. The registration is open till 28 October, 2 pm]