4G SIM card slot enabled 1GB or 2GB RAM budget dual SIM mobiles below 5K Rs have certainly got an edge over single SIM devices with a lower amount of RAM. I prefer using a DUAL SIM phone because it gives me the power to switch between operators anytime.

Depending upon the user requirements (Budget, features, etc) there are plenty of phones to choose from in the market and as we would be paying for the device, we certainly want to pick the best handset from a wide range of available options.

Today, we’ve shared the list of the best budget mobiles with 1GB RAM & 3G (or 4G). Here’s the list:

12 Best smartphone under 5000 in India

12Phicomm Energy 653

This 1.1 GHz quad-core phone has Android latest Android 5.1 OS and a 2300 mAh battery, 1GB RAM powers this device. Energy 653 has 5GB ROM storage memory.It is 4G enabled phone under 5000 Rs that has an 8MP rear camera with flash, 2MP front camera, high-definition (720p) 5 inches capacitive touchscreen display with decent pixel density and good clarity.

Phicomm Energy 653 comes loaded with some useful applications and games. This phone supports navigation via Google maps, WiFi, Bluetooth, EDGE and 3G connectivity. It has a MicroUSB port, 3.5 mm Audio jack. It comes with useful sensors like gyro and proximity.

This is one of the latest smartphones under 5000 in India. Because of its good features, we have added Phicomm Energy to our list. It costs within 4900 to 5000 Rs range

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11Reliance JIO LYF Flame 8 4G

Our 1st dual SIM JIO LYF series device in this list, this Flame 8 phone features a quad-core 1.1 GHz Qualcomm latest Snapdragon 210 processor. The LYF mobile packs Adreno GPU for supporting 3D gaming. It offers good multitasking features with 1GB RAM. Flame 8 is a 4G-LTE VoLTE technology enabled handset that runs on Android 5.1 OS.

Flame 8 has a 4.5 FWVGA display along with 8.0 MP rear full HD Camera and a 5.0 MP front camera. This phone has an internal Storage memory of 8GB which you can expand up to 40GB with a micro SD card. FLAME 8 mobile supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and features a 2000 mAh capacity lithium ION battery.

This JIO LYF device is one of the best selling phones on Flipkart.

Key features:

  • Reliance JIO offer.
  • Touchscreen support with a decent battery.
  • Nice resolution for less strain on eyes.
  • 4G-LTE technology enabled.
  • Qualcomm processor with four cores.
  • Eight megapixels sensor for the camera.

The price of the Jio mobile is below 4000 INR.

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10Micromax Bolt Selfie

Bolt mobile from Micromax has 8GB internal ROM storage and the solid quad-core 1.3 GHz MediaTek 64 bits processor. It has an HD 4.57 inches (480 x 854 pixels resolution) touchscreen IPS display with 16M colors support.

Micromax Bolt Selfie has a 5.0 megapixel back camera, 1GB DDR3 RAM, and a front-facing 5 MP resolution camera. It includes dual SIM card connectivity options, 3G, 4G-LTE, support, 1750 mAh Lithium Polymer battery. The handset supports auto-focus mode along with video recording at 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

The mobile features the Android 5.1 OS and it packs with a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage memory.

Key details:

  • Specially made for people seeking a good selfie 4G phone under 5000 Rs budget.
  • 4G and VoLTE support for high-speed internet browsing experience.
  • India’s top domestic phone brand.

Bolt Selfie phone price in India is Rupees 5350.

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9Huawei Honor Bee

For those people who are looking for a perfect budget Huawei Android smartphone under 5000, this device is for them. Honor Bee is the only Huawei handset that is available for 4500 Rs. It has decent features with 1GB RAM.

  • 2 SIM card (GSM) slots.
  • Android Lollipop OS.
  • A Quad-core processor from Qualcomm.
  • 4.5 inches touchscreen display (IPS technology) with qHD resolution.
  • Support for 15+ million color combinations
  • Rear 5 million pixel camera with features like HDR, etc.
  • Around 146 grams weight.
  • 2100+ mAh capacity battery.
  • Good talk-time + standby time
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, MicroSD card slot.
  • USB, GPRS, EDGE connectivity.
  • 3.5 mm Audio jack.
  • WiFi, Accelerometer, pre-installed apps.

The Honor phone costs within 5000 Rupees.

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8Lenovo A2010 (4G)

This is the latest smartphone under 5000 that comes with lots of features. A2010 comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. It has 1000 Megahertz powerful 64 bit MediaTek quad-core CPU and 2 SIM card slots.

Lenovo A2010 comes with a 5.0 MP rear camera along with a flash system. It features a 2MP front camera, 2000 mAh capacity battery that gives plenty hours of talk time.

This budget phone includes a 1GB (1024 MB) RAM module, 8GB ROM, MicroSD card slot.

This Lenovo handset supports Bluetooth, 4G technology, Navigation via Google maps, WiFi, USB, 3G connectivity. It comes with proximity, gyro sensors, music player and a 4.5 inches FWVGA touchscreen TN display.

Lenovo A2010 comes installed with apps like document viewer, office, Google play, Skype, etc. Overall specs of this mobile are good enough to make it call one of the best smartphones with 3G and 1GB RAM.

Key details:

  • Powerful branding.
  • Quality product with decent battery life.
  • Cheapest Lenovo 4G phone in India.
  • Decent configuration of RAM and ROM.

Price of Lenovo A2010 is within 5000 INR.

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7Karbonn K9 Virat (4G with 1GB RAM and VoLTE)

This is a dual SIM phone which has a 5.5 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen high-definition display (1280 x 720 pixels resolution). It uses a quad-core 1.255 GHz/1250 MHz processor to run the Android Marshmallow OS and your Apps.

The K9 Virat mobile comes with 3G and 4G-LTE connectivity support. It has a front 5 MP front selfie camera and an 8 MP rear camera enabled with a flash.

This Android phone within 5000 Rs range features 2800 mAh capacity battery. It includes 8GB internal storage memory, 1GB RAM and a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. For browsing the internet, this mobile has a web-browser.

This Karbonn mobile includes an alarm clock, calendar app, and a calculator. It comes with a g-sensor, light and proximity sensors. It supports FM Radio, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS navigation.

K9 Virat costs within 5500 INR.

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6Panasonic T50

T50 is one of the latest Panasonic phones within 4k to 5k Rupees budget. This is a dual SIM Smartphone with a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek multi-core processor. T50 phone includes 1GB RAM and an internal storage memory of 8GB which you can expand by a 32GB Micro SD card.

This phone has a 4.5 inch HD IPS display with touch support, a 5.0 MP rear camera and a 2 million pixel front camera. It has a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels.

The T50 mobile runs on the Android Lollipop OS. It has a decent capacity battery (1600 mAh capacity). The phone is stylish and because of its good specs, T50 is the value for money Android device.

T50 mobile costs below 4500 INR.

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Priced at 4600, Karbonn S35 is yet another good phone that you can buy for below Rs 5000. It has Android 5.1 OS along with 1850 mAh capacity battery and FWVGA 4.5 inch screen. This Karbonn mobile phone has 1GB RAM, 2MP selfie camera, and WCDMA/GSM SIM card connector. It offers 5MP back camera and 3G, WiFi network connectivity options.

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5Swipe Konnect Plus (2GB RAM)

This DUAL SIM Smartphone has one of the best configuration in 4000 to 5000 Rs range. With a quad-core MediaTek processor and an impressive 2GB RAM, this smartphone comes installed with a LED flash and 13 MP resolution camera on the back side. It is backed up with a 3000 mAh battery.

Swipe Konnect Plus handset has the Android 5.1 OS and a 5.0 megapixels front FF camera. Its resolution and pixel density are decent.

The display measures 5 inches and it has HD 720p resolution. The design of Konnect Plus phone is stunning and its features are very good.

This Swipe phone under 5k ships with 2 SIM slots. One of these slots is hybrid type i.e. it supports MicroSD cards.

Konnect Plus is a 3G ready device which packs proximity, g and gravity sensors.

The price of Swipe KP is 4500 INR.

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A good alternative to the above mobile is the InFocus Bingo 21. The B21 smartphone was launched in India las year. It has on-cell technology based 4.5-inch FWVGA display. It features a 1500 MHz Shark series Spreadtrum processor, 8GB ROM, and a 2300 mAh battery. Bingo comes with the latest OS (Android 5.1) and it features 5 MP front and 8 MP back cameras. The mobile features flash system on its front and back sides.

InFocus Bingo is available in Blue, Orange, and cool white color options.

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4Intex Cloud Tread (2GB RAM and 3G)

Cloud Tread is one of the best smartphones under 5000 Rs in India. It is also the only mobile to have a hexacore processor among other mobiles within Rs 4k to 4999 Rs range. The Cloud Tread mobile ships with a 1.5 GHz hexacore MTK processor and 2GB RAM. Powered by the super cool Android Lollipop 5.1 OS, this Smartphone has a 5.0 inch IPS touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The screen is based on IPS technology.

The Intex Cloud Tread smartphone has a rear flash system along with an 5 MP camera (Yes, that’s right!) and a 5.0 megapixels front camera. This Intex 2GB RAM mobile supports AF technology.

This Intex handset carries a lithium ION battery. It features 15 GB expandable storage memory and Wi-Fi hotspot module. It supports common features like Wi-Fi, 3G, GPRS, GPS and Bluetooth.

Intex Cloud Tread can offer good gaming experience to the user because it has a fast processor.

Key specifications:

  • Superb processor. Hence, a decent multitasking experience is ensured.
  • Support for latest networking and navigation technologies.
  • Lollipop OS, which seems to be outdated unless Intex launches Marshmallow update.
  • Good amount of storage memory.

Price of Intex Cloud Tread is 3600 Rupees.

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3InFocus Bingo 21 (2GB RAM phone with 4G)

This 4G enabled device from InFocus runs the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and a 1500 megahertz quad-core Shark SC9830 processor powers it.

Bingo 21 sports a 4.5 inches capacitive touchscreen display that boasts an eye friendly resolution of 480 by 854 pixels. The screen is based on on-cell technology. The handset has an 8.0 MP rear and 5 megapixels front camera.

This phone supports HDR mode. It has an internal data storage capacity of 8GB that can be further expanded by a 32GB Micro SD card. Bingo 21 comes with a juicy removable LI-ON 2300 mAh battery. It has 3G, Bluetooth, 144 grams weight, black color chassis and a good graphics processor. You can go for this device if you want to buy an InFocus 2GB RAM phone for under 5000 Rs budget.

Important features:

  • US brand with good support and build quality.
  • Different screen technology than the devices we’ve mentioned above.
  • Lightweight mobile phone.
  • Cheapest 4G phone from InFocus with 2GB RAM.

The price of this mobile is 4999 INR.

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2Intex Aqua VR

Aqua VR is the first virtual reality technology enabled phone from Intex. It is a 1GB RAM mobile that you can buy for around 5000 Rs. It has the Android M operating system along with good features and lightweight body.

Intex VR has 8GB storage memory (just like the other phones we have covered here) along with a beautiful 5.5 inches touchscreen high-definition display. It supports 4G-LTE, WiFi, FM Radio and has dual cameras (5.0 MP rear/5.0 MP front). The mobile features LED flash to both the sides.

The Aqua VR mobile comes with MTK quad-core 64-bit microprocessor and a lithium polymer 2800 mAh battery. It supports MicroSD cards. It is one of the top smartphones within 5000 Rupees range.

Key features:

  • Big brand, cameras with decent clarity.
  • Abundant storage memory, quad-core processor.
  • Budget friendly and latest Android M OS.
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1XOLO Era 1X 4G + VoLTE

1X is the best and latest XOLO 4G smartphone under 5000 Rs in this list. It is a dual SIM mobile that features V6.01 Android Marshmallow operating system. This 16 million color combination supporting XOLO handset has an HD 5.0 inch IPS touchscreen display.

XOLO Era 1X features a 5.0 MP front HD camera and an 8 megapixel back camera which supports zoom, auto-focus, and video recording at various resolutions.

Xolo Era 1X 4G handset comes equipped with an 8GB ROM, 1GB RAM, MicroSD card slot. It features a decent 2500 mAh capacity removable battery which gives a nice talk-time and standby time of 10/500+ hours. It supports network connectivity via 3G, 4G, EDGE, GPRS connection.

This XOLO series budget phone comes with a 1500 MHz quad-core Spreadtrum processor, games, Google Play Store, music player, etc. XOLO Era 1X supports VoLTE technology.

Top features and specs list:

  • Local brand with good customer understanding.
  • Underrated processor.
  • Excellent battery backup.
  • Good clock-speed.
  • Stylish design.

The Xolo phone costs within 5000 to 5200 INR.

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There are some 2GB RAM mobiles that you can buy for an investment of a few more thousand Rupees (up to 2K). For more information, go through our article on the best dual SIM phones below 7000 Rupees.


  1. RAJIV

    How bout Phicom Clue 630 ? budgeted 4g mobile. can you please suggest me whether i should go for it or not?

  2. RAJIV

    Pramod can you suggest me cheap and good 4G mobile ? My requirements are below given.

    2GB RAM
    13 MP and above camera
    16GB internal storage
    Big screen display ( 5 inch and above )

    I want to purchase on this diwali. Please revert back at your earliest.

  3. Balvindra Sandeep

    What is your opinion on LYF phones? They’re giving free Jio 4G also.

  4. Sk nazrul

    I want micromax 4g set 8mp camera 1gb ram

    • Kush Biswas

      Micromax canvas Amaze 4G
      Or micromax canvas mega 2

  5. kshitiz

    i want android phone under 4000 it contains versions lollipop , 8 mp camera rear , 1 gb ram an slim ,colour black

  6. sushil

    I want a phone range 5000
    Plz suggest me…..

  7. rahul

    is xolo era best mobile??

    • Pramod

      It’s very difficult to say that as there are a lot of phones with same hardware. If you like Xolo brand, Era is a good option in 4000 to 5k range

  8. jassie

    samsung n nokia fone is the best first fone in the world.

  9. Rhuthvik Billa

    xolo era is the best mobile
    amazing features @ just 4,444

  10. harsh

    Comment:i want moto x style


    i need android with fornt cam price below 5000…

  12. Sachin

    Comment: i want 6000 to 6500 range of android phone
    which have qualitative camera and Ram….

  13. Naveen

    bro i guess Micromax canvas Spark should be in the list

  14. akash

    i want a phone which has 1gb ram and 2000 mah battery

  15. Arumugam

    Karbonn Titanium s20:,
    Videocon A26
    Intex Aqua Style:,
    Micromax Unite A092,
    Salora Arya A1 plus,
    Karbonn Android One

    Frnds, which is best 3g mobile. I want to buy new 3g ph. Plz help me

    • Jyot

      You can buy Xolo era!

  16. sanjay kumar

    I want an android around 5k which has a most durable body..as my phones are often slip from my hand.

    • Pramod Choudhary

      Go with any one of the top 5 handsets i’ve shared

  17. Javed

    How’s is A 12 star?

  18. praveen

    suggest me best android phone verssion 4.2 or4.2+ around 5000.having good camera , ram , internal storage,&etc

    • sadda praveen

      lenovo A526GB best mobile and also xolo Q500 also nyc … 🙂

  19. rajeev

    pramod can you suggest cheap options for a smart phone, my only requirement is to use watsapp on that …. it wont be my primary phone.. 3g enabled and front camera would be desirable , not essential , ,,,,,only from ok brands please

    • anamika

      you can buy karbonn smart a12 star Rs. 3699 from flipkart.. this phones runs on android kitkat 4.4.2 and 5mp camrea..
      good phone in this price range….

  20. Mohammad Ayaz N. Shaikh

    intex y2 is better than other phone. its just 4300 on home shop 18 and in market price 4600. 1Ghz dual core processor, 5mp camera with flash. 512 mb RAM 4 GB ROM.it best for those people who are purchased first time smart phone.

  21. Vinay

    Pramod, Suggest a smartphone under 5000 which has a very good camera with flash.
    Karbonn phones’ camera seems good only in daylight .

    • Pramod Choudhary

      Karbon A12 star or A12+ are better than other phones i shared in the above list. If you can invest 999 Rs more you can get Redmi 1S or Zenfone 4 with 1GB RAM.

  22. sanjib baruah

    I need a smartphone with android operating sytem around 4000 and under

    • Harshit

      Zen ultrafone 303 quad

  23. Vasanth

    I want a 5500 to 6500range mobile . .anyone suggest me

    • Pramod Choudhary

      Zenfone 4 and Redmi 1s

      • AMIT KUMAR

        ZENFONE 4

        • rahul

          mmx unite 2 pr 6999

  24. Sujoy mandal

    this all mobile price

  25. yash

    i wannt afford a karbon A16 mobile.


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