So, we are back again with our new article about latest android phones under 8000 range. We are showing a list of those smartphones, which manufactures good features, good camera, good hardware and screen size at a minimum cost. We have short listed top 10 smartphones of 2016 under 8000 which will be worth than your money.
We will guide you on how to buy a smartphone with a best feature under your budget. Now, let’s move to our content.
Lenovo VIBE P1m
A great smartphone, which facilitate Quick charging paired with the powerful processor. It delivers seamless performance while multitasking. The device runs the latest version of Android Lollipop v5.1 operating system. It is impossible to get a phone like this at such a low price.
The Lenovo Vibe P1m was launched in September, 2015. The handset arrives with 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 294 ppi having a Weight of 148 g. The Gorilla Glass screen has been added for the protection to the screen.
The smartphone gain its power from 1.0GHz quad-core MediaTek processor paired with 2GB RAM which bear fast performance for multitasking but not for high end gaming. The device sails on the latest version of Android Lollipop v5.1 operating system.
The device is filled with 8MP primary camera on the rear with autofocus and LED flash and a 5MP camera on the front. The camera arrives with inbuilt features like Geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection. Moving to the memory capacity, it comes with internal storage of 16 GB which can further be expanded up to 32GB via Micro-SD card.
The best feature that it has is its 4000 mAH battery capacity, which supports fast charging plus gives an astonishing talktime of 16 hours on 3G. It is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.
Overall the phone arrives with impressive configuration and huge battery life, but for camera lover, this one is not good for them.
- Dual-SIM 4G LTE support
- Great battery life with Rocket fast charging feature
- Good built quality
- Nice front camera
- No Gorilla Glass protection
- Battery not user replaceable
- Average CPU performance
MEIZU M2 4G
An excellent model for young generation which provide faster speed and a fluent high-end experience. You will never have to worry about memory shortage problem. The camera quality provides you sufficient lighting and high resolution. The smartphone brings the same experience as the MX5 provides.
The handset holds a big 5.0-inch IPS LCD display, which is fully laminated with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels (HD) leading to a pixel density of 294ppi. The processor is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735, the effective multi-processing innovation.
The device runs on latest Android v5.1 Lollipop OS. It is served with 2GB RAM, providing smooth performance. It is equipped with a 13 megapixel camera on its back coupled with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash and a 5MP snapper in the front for enjoying selfies and video calls.
The device got 16GB of internal memory which can be further expanded to up to 128GB via the MicroSD slot. The battery of the MEIZU m2 provides a capacity of 2500mAh. It sports dual-SIM and dual 4G. Further options include 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GPRS and a USB port.
A very lightweight smartphone with just 131 grams weight, easy for handling and keeping. Those who are looking for an affordable plus powerful phone, the Meizu M2 is definitely a good choice.
- Dual SIM Global 4G LTE support
- Big full HD IGZO sharp Display
- Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Design & build quality is good
- Slim & lightweight
- Decent Octa-core Processor for Multitasking
- The battery is not user replaceable
- MicroSD card uses SIM 2 slot
- No FM radio
- No NFC support
Samsung Galaxy On5
The Samsung Galaxy On5 equipped with 5-inch IPS LCD multi-touch display with an HD (720 x 1,280 pixels) resolution and a pixel density of 294ppi. It weighs 156gms. It drives by an a 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos 3 Quad 3475 processor. Smooth multitasking and gaming function is possible through its 1.5GB RAM. It also offers 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a MicroSD slot, which is a bit low as compared to others with 16 GB and 2 GB in this price range.
In the camera department, the phone sports a 8-megapixels rear snapper paired with Face detection, Geo-tagging, High Dynamic Range mode and touch focus as well as an 5-megapixels front camera. The back camera can record full HD videos (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) at 30fps.
The handset gain its power from a 2,600mAh Li-ion battery which claims to provide 17 hours of talk time over 3G and 75 hours of continuous music playback time. The connectivity options include 4G, 3G, USB port, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.0 and USB port availability.
Overall, it is a good handset but you have to pay little extra money because of the Samsung brand name, although a good one in this price range.
- Ultimate Data Saver mode
- Good display
- Dual-SIM 4G support
- Reliable battery
- A good configuration
- Similar design
- Slow camera interface
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus smartphone arrives the market in February 2016. The handset offers a lot of varieties in this price range and it holds all the qualities that one can expect from a smartphone.
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus has a 5.0-inch capacitive touch screen with a full HD 1,080p resolution and a pixel density of 441ppi which delivers sharp and vibrant images. It measures 71mm and weighs 142 grams, makes it comfortable to hold. The device is powered by 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor and 2 GB RAM, providing lag free performance for Gamers. It runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with Vibe UI.
The primary camera is equipped with 13MP, with autofocus and Flash fitted with features such as Geo tagging, Touch focus and Face detection and also a 5 MP front-facing camera for taking selfies. It packs 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-SD card.
The 2750 mAH battery capacity, making it decent to run all day with moderate usage. This dual SIM device includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS for connectivity purpose along with the 3G and 4G LTE both.
The Vibe K5 plus is also equipped with Dolby Atmos sound technology, which enhances the audio output quality.
- Dolby Atmos audio
- Removable battery
- Good Build Quality
- Snapdragon 616 processor
- Full HD Display
- Small battery
- Not a good camera
Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus
The Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus reached market at the time of January 2016 and comes under the list of Best Battery Life Android Smartphones Under Rs 8000. Its massive battery life and storage capacity is really making it worth the price product.
The smartphone comes with a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels which leads to a pixel density of 294ppi. It is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It runs on Android v5.1 (Lollipop) operating system. The 2GB RAM delivers a seamless multitasking experience. It is suitable for playing graphic intensive games like Asphalt 8, GTA, Max Payne etc with the 2 GB of RAM.
The Honor Holly 2 Plus is stacked with a 13MP autofocus primary camera on the rear along with features like Auto Flash, Panaroma and Touch to capture. There is a 5MP front camera as well for taking selfies. The smartphone has a thickness of 9.7 mm and weighs 160 grams.
The 4000mAh non removable battery gives long hours of talktime and all day usage without any need of charging. It also offers a quick charging facility. The device has an internal storage of 16GB and it can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-SD card.
The dual SIM smartphone provides connectivity features like Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth, A-GPS and USB connectivity and it also supports CDMA network. It runs on Android Lollipop OS 5.1 along with Huawei’s Emotion UI.
Overall, the phone has built with impresses features such as good battery life, fast charging capability and vast storage option, which delivers a plenty of space to store your favorite songs and files.
- Massive Battery Capacity
- Ultra Power Saving Mode
- Good Display Quality
- Decent Camera Quality
- Emotion User Interface
- Decent Performance as well as multi-tasking
- Non-removable battery
- Phone Quality Could be Better
- Slightly Bulky Body
- Apps cannot be moved to the MicroSD card
- No LED Notification Light
- No protective glass
Lenovo A6000 Plus
Lenovo A6000 Plus boasts of powerful configuration and supports 4G connectivity in this price range. For better listening experience it provides a dual speaker system with Dolby digital plus audio enhancement. The battery last entire day without a second recharge.
Under the hood it comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch. Processing is powered by the 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor which provide decent performance. For smooth functioning of the phone, it packs 2 GB RAM along with the 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via a MicroSD card.
The device sails on Android 4.4 Kitkat version. It also has 8 MP rear camera which supports LED flash, touch focus, Geo-tagging and ISO control and can record full HD videos at 30fps and 2 MP front camera. It weighs 128g and has 8.2mm of thickness.
The device comes in black, yellow, red and white variant. It has got 2300 mAh removable battery with the ability to have a good battery backup. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 4G. The phone arrives with a dual speaker system with Dolby digital plus audio enhancement.
Overall, it’s a best 4G LTE smartphone at reasonable price.
- Phone design, screen clarity, form factor is pretty good
- Thin and Light body
- Twin Dolby speakers which offer enhanced, clear, loud and superb music
- Apps can be installed directly on External SD Card
- Battery life is Good
- Notification LED is not available
- Headphone included is not so good
- Only one SIM supports 2G/3G/4G and another is only 2G compatible.
- No gorilla glass display
- Only 300 MB RAM available
Swipe Elite Note
The Swipe Elite Note was launched on 26th April 2016. It is the cheapest 3 GB RAM smartphones priced below Rs. 8,000. The device is equipped with 3D curved glass on the front screen, making it look similar like iPhone 6 which is pretty awesome.
The handset has a 5.5 Inch display and comes with HD (1280*720) pixels resolution and powered by the Mediatek 6735 Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz. It is running Freedom OS based on Lollipop version 5.0.
The smartphone sports 13 rear camera with decent feature like LED flash support and a 5MP front camera with wide angle lens. Its back panel is made from sandstone and has a metallic build edge. There is a 16GB ROM of Internal Storage and MicroSD card support of up to 32GB.
The Key features of this dual SIM smartphone are 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, IR blaster, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi. It weighs 192 grams making it little bulky and measures 8.4 mm in thickness. It is stacked with decent battery life of 3000 mAH capacity.
- Android 5.0 Lollipop
- Both the camera’s will produce high end photos
- Mediatek processor
- Good battery
- Clock speed
- The processor is outdated
- Not much RAM, might lag in cases of intense multi-tasking
The highlight feature of the Lava V2S is its 8MP selfie Camera along with 2 GB RAM. The device is an ideal one for the selfie lovers with good configuration, but it’s internal memory is quiet low.
The Lava V2s is equipped with a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display which gives HD quality pictures with a pixel density of 294ppi. The device is powered by a Mediatek quad-core processor, which clocks at 1.0GHz and a 2GB RAM for smooth running of the device. It has Android Lollipop OS 5.1 version along with custom UI from Lava known as the Star UI. The manufacture said they will upgrade it to the Marshmallow operating system.
The phone features an 8MP main camera which easily captures sharp and clear pictures, contains features like Auto Flash, Face detection, Geo tagging and Touch to focus. Also, having an 8MP front camera for good selfies.
It only has 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB with the help of a MicroSD card. It weighs 129 grams with a thin design of 6.8 mm. It is a Dual SIM 4G LTE compatible smartphone and comes with 2500 mAH battery capacity, which decent considering it is quite thin.
- Lots of RAM for high-end games and Apps
- Sluggish free gaming experience
- Primary Camera shoots good quality pics
- Impressive Selfies with front camera
- Big HD IPS Display
- Gorilla Glass screen protection
- Good battery backup
- Average pixels density
- Lacks fingerprint scanner
These were the list of top 8 smartphones of 2016 under 8000. Some of them really had a good battery life which makes them fall into the category of the best smartphones with good battery backup and some had a good storage capacity. Well, every one of them has some feature which makes them one of a kind.
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