Looking for a phone that packs in every new feature and is also pocket-friendly? Well, look no further. Here is a handpicked list of best new budget smartphones that pack in the latest features.
1) Lava Iris Fuel 50 - Rs 7799
The Lava Iris Fuel 50 features a 5-inch FWVGA IPS display covered with scratch-resistant Asahi Dragon-trail glass. The handset runs on a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM. 8GB internal memory is expandable up to 32 GB via MicroSD and it runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. There's an 8MP primary camera and a 2MP front camera. Powered by a massive 3000 mAh battery, the phone easily sails through almost 2 days of heavy usage. Gesture features on a phone adds another plus to the feature-rich phone.
2) Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 - Rs 6,299
Easily the best Android One phone in the market, the Spice Dream Uno sports a 4.50-inch 480x854 display and is powered by 1.3GHz processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 5MP rear camera and a 2.4MP front camera. The phone runs Android KitKat 4.4 and supports Dual SIM.
3) Moto G (Gen 2) - Rs 12,999
The Moto G2 has been the most preferred budget phone ever since its launch. The handset sports a 5-inch IPS multi touch HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels. The phone is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and runs Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS out-of-the-box. An 8MP primary snapper and the 2MP selfie camera perform decently. The phone is slightly bigger than the Moto G and also sports two front speakers for enhanced sound output.
4) Asus Zenfone 5 - Rs 11,899
At Rs 11,899 the Zenfone5 packs in 2GB RAM, a 5 inch HD display and 1.6 GHz Intel dual core processor. There's an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera unit which perform decently in varied light conditions. Asus Zenfone 5's rear camera is capable of recording full HD 1080p videos at 30fps and its massive battery can juice up the phone for up to 18 hours.
5) Gionee M2 - Rs 10,890
The best part about Gionee M2 is its massive 4200 mAh battery which lets the phone go up to almost 2 days of nonstop usage. The phone sports a 5-inch 480x854 display and is powered by 1.3GHz processor coupled with 1GB RAM. There's an 8MP rear camera and 4GB internal storage capacity.
6) Lenovo S850 - Rs 14,499
At Rs 14,499, the Lenovo S850 is a slick looking phone. The phone sports a 5 inch HD display, a 1.3GHz Quad Core processor coupled with 1GB RAM, a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP front camera which is a delightful feature to selfie addicts. The phone also boasts of a battery life of up to 13 hours.
7) Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus - Rs 10,999
The Octane Plus packs in a 5 inch HD display and a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor coupled with 1 GB Ram for lag free performance. Its 13 MP rear camera does justice to outdoor and lowlight shoots and the 5 MP front camera is pretty decent as well. The battery life is of around 20 hours despite peak usage. The design is pretty chic and the phone looks really polished.
8) Panasonic P61 - Rs 13,999
Panasonic is trying pretty hard to break into the budget smartphone market and with the P61 it seems to be hitting the right chords. The Panasonic P61 packs in a powerful 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor mated with 1GB RAM. There's a stunning 6inch full HD display and dual SIM support. The phone also sports a brilliant 8 MP primary and 2 MP secondary camera units.
9) Micromax unite 2 A106 - Rs 7,000
At a mere price of Rs 7,000, the Micromax unite 2 A106 packs in pretty impressive features. The sturdy looking phone packs in a decent 4.7 inch HD display, a 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor mated with 1GB RAM and a 5MP rear and 2MP front camera. The battery promises up to 8 hours of talk time.
10) XOLO Hive 8X-1000 - Rs 13,999
Xolo 8X-1000 packs a 1.4GHz octa-core processor mated with 2GB RAM under the hood and an impressive 5-inch Full HD display layered with Dragontrail glass for protection. Xolo's HIVE UI adds a number of functionalities to the core Android 4.4 (KitKat) software and brings along redesigned icons and various other effects.