If you are on a tight budget and want to enjoy the 4G internet speed, but are confused by the unending array of phones available — you need not worry about it. There are plenty of smartphone manufacturers in the market making good budget 4G smartphones. You will not get flagship-grade features in these phones, but they are value for money and pocket-friendly.
Here we’ve compiled a list of the 11 cheapest 4G smartphones.
Infinix Smart 2
Packed with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, this phone is one of the cheapest 4G smartphones you will get in the market. It has a 5.45-inches (13.84 cm) HD+ display, dual SIM and microSD card support, a 13MP rear, and a 5MP front camera. The phone is powered by MediaTek 6739 processor and has extendable storage support up to 128 GB.
Starting at INR 3,999 for the base variant which has 2 GB and 16 GB of RAM and storage, you can also opt for the higher version which has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage priced at INR 5,999.
You can find Infinix Smart 2 here.
Xiaomi Redmi Go
The Redmi Go houses a Snapdragon 425 with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. It has an 8MP rear and 5MP front camera which supports 1080p video recording from the rear camera. Go also has 5 inches (12.7 cm) HD display, a 3000mAH battery, and dual sim support.
The price for Xiaomi Redmi Go starts at INR 4,499 and goes up to INR 4,799 for 16 GB of internal storage with the same amount of RAM. Redmi Go provides the right solution for your smartphone needs if your budget is around 5000.
You can find Xiaomi Redmi Go.
Nokia 2.1 houses 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB storage expandable up to 128 GB. It is powered by 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor and an Android Pie Go Edition. It has a 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) 16:9 aspect ratio HD display and dual front-firing speakers. With a 4000mAH battery, 8Mp rear + 5MP front camera, this smartphone provides value for money.
The smartphone is retailed at INR 5,430 and has only one variant.
You can find Nokia 2.1 here.
Mi Redmi 7A
Redmi 7A comes with a Snapdragon 439 octa-core processor along with Android Pie v9.0 OS with MIUI skin. It has a 5.45 inches (13.84 cm) HD+ display, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage expandable up to 256 GB. The phone can support dual sim and has a 12MP rear and 5MP front camera with plenty of dedicated shooting modes in the camera app. Redmi 6A has 4000mAH battery and with built-in battery.
The phone is priced at INR 5,999 for the 2+16 GB variant and INR 6,199 for the 2+32 GB variant.
You can find Mi Redmi 7A here.
Rocking a massive 4000mAH battery, Redmi 7 is a powerhouse in terms of battery performance. Equipped with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage expandable up to 512 GB, Redmi 7 has a 19:9 aspect ratio: 6.26 inches (15.9 cm) HD+ display. Android Pie v9.0 powers it with Snapdragon 632 and Adreno 506. The smartphone houses 12MP+2MP dual rear camera and 8MP front camera.
The phone is priced at INR 7,499 for the 2 GB RAM variant and INR 8,499 for the 3 GB variant.
You can find Redmi 7 here.
Samsung Galaxy M10
Samsung Galaxy M10 brings up some unique features to the budget segment of smartphones. It features a wide-angle camera module, a water drop display design with a 90% screen to body ratio. The smartphone houses an Exynos 7870, an octa-core processor with 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of internal storage. It has 6.22 inches (15.8 cm) HD+ display, 13MP+5MP ultra-wide dual camera and 5MP front camera.
The phone retails at INR 7,990 and has only one variant available.
You can find Samsung Galaxy M10 here.
Focused on the selfie camera, the smartphone has a 25MP front and a 13+2MP dual rear camera setup. Mediatek Helio P70 powers the smartphone along with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage expandable up to 256 GB. U1 has a 6.3 inches (16 cm) FHD+ display with 2340∗1080 pixels resolution. The smartphone runs Android v8.1 Oreo based on Funtouch OS 5.2 and has 3500mAH battery.
The 3+32 GB variant of the smartphone starts at 8,999 INR and goes up to INR 10,999 for 4+64 GB variant.
You can find Realme U1 here.
Motorola One Action
Another camera-centric smartphone, One Action houses a 12MP main + 5MP depth sensor + 16MP video camera sensor camera setup at the back and a 12MP front shooter. The smartphone has a 6.3 inches (16 cm) FHD+ punch-hole display and a 3500mAH battery. It is powered by Samsung Exynos 9609 octa-core processor and Mali G72 MP3 along with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory expandable up to 512 GB. It runs on Android Pie v9.0 One Edition.
The smartphone retails at INR 13,999 and has only one variant for sale.
You can find Motorola One Action here.
Redmi Note 7S
The Note 7S is powered by a Snapdragon 660 along with 3 GB and 32 GB of internal storage expandable up to 256 GB. It has 48+5MP rear and a 13MP front camera that can shoot high-resolution pictures. It houses a 4000mAH battery and also supports Quick Charge 4.0. 7S comes with a 6.3 inches (16 cm) FHD+ display and is an overall performer for the price.
The 3 GB variant retails at INR 9,999 while the 4 GB variant retails at INR 11,999.
You can find Redmi Note 7S here.
Realme 5 is one of the best smartphones on the list. With Snapdragon 665 and 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB storage expandable up to 256 GB, the phone packs a 5000mAH battery pack sufficient for daily usage. The smartphone houses a quad-camera setup at the back consisting a 12MP primary shooter, 8MP wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor. The smartphone has a 13MP front camera, a 6.5 inches (16.51 cm) HD+ display. Realme 5 runs on Android Pie v9.0 with ColorOS 6 on top of it.
The base variant with 3+32 GB specs is priced at INR 9,999, and the top variant with 4+128 GB specs is priced at INR 11,999.
You can find Realme 5 here.
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The Z1Pro houses Snapdragon 712 processor and Adreno 616 alongwith 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage expandable up to 256 GB. It has a 6.53-inches (16.59 cm) FHD+ punch-hole display with a 90.77% screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone has a triple camera setup at the back with 16MP+8MP+2MP sensors and 32MP front camera. It supports 18W fast charging along with the 5000mAH battery pack.
The 4+64 GB variant is available for INR 14,990, while the top option 6+128 GB is available for INR 17,999.
You can find Vivo Z1Pro here.
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