Things are getting faster. Faster downloads, smooth streaming videos, faster internet, uninterrupted video calling and many more. All these are possible because of 4G.
4G has a higher data transfer rate. It is a forward technology in internet connections. Be it office, in the home, or out on-the-go it is soon going to be the most reliable solution for internet and communication needs. 4G internet is almost 4 times faster. You can download an entire movie in just a few minutes.
Finally, 4g is in India. With Airtel launching its 4g services and other operators catching up fast it is time for new budget smartphones that support 4g and yet do not pinch your pocket.
All these 4G smart phones are priced below Rs 10,000.
Swipe Elite 2
Launched in November 2015 the Swipe Elite 2 is powered by 64 bit 1.3GHz quad-core processor and has a RAM of 1 GB. Internal memory 8 GB and can be expanded up to 32 GB. When it comes to cameras, Swipe Elite 2 has a screen size of 4.5 inch with a resolution of 540 X 960 pixels and qHD IPS display. Powered by 5 megapixel front camera for selfies while the primary comes with 8 megapixel with a flash.
OS is Android Lollipop 5.1 and battery capacity is 1900mAh. It supports dual 4G SIMs. Swipe Elite 2 supports WiFi, Bluetooth, USB and GPS.
This phone is priced under Rs 5000.
Swipe : Headquartered in Singapore, Swipe offers several Android-based Fablets, smart phones and Tablet PCs .
Phicomm Energy 653
It is a dual sim smartphone with the first sim supporting 4G. Other features include – 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 CPU – 1GB RAM – 8MP rear and 2MP front camera – 8GB memory expandable up to 64 Gb – Operating system is Android 5.1.
It is a good choice for you in case you are looking for a decent smartphone priced under Rs 5000. You can buy it from online stores amazon.in and snapdeal.com .
PHICOMM is a Chinese brand owned by Shanghai Feixun Communication Co., Ltd.
Lenovo A2010 comes with Android 5.1 operating system, 4.5-inch screen, 5 MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front camera, 64-bit 1GHz quad-core processor, 8GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB, 2,000mAh battery and most importantly – 4G ready. It has a resolution of 480 X 854 pixels.
Handset weighs 137.00 gm and its dimensions are 131.50 x 66.50 x 9.95mm.
Lenovo is a popular brand in Laptops and smartphones and accounts for 30% of the total 4G smartphone sales in India.
ZTE Blade Qlux 4G
Another budget smartphone that supports 4G and priced at Rs. 4,999. It’s 4.5 inch screen has a resolution of 480 X 854 pixels. When it comes to camera, you have 8MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front camera. It is equipped with 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB.
A dual SIM phone which weighs 154 grams. Battery Capacity is 2200 mAh.
ZTE Corporation is a Chinese telecommunication systems company headquartered in Shenzhen, China.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
Available for Rs. 6,999 at flipkart.com. Launched in August 2015 it comes with 4.7 inch touchscreen display and 720 X 1280 pixels. Powered by Quad-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 processor and Android v4.4 (KitKat) OS. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage that can be expandable up to 32 Gb.
Primary camera comes with 8 Mp, 3264 x 2448 pixels, auto focus, LED flash where as secondary camera is of 2 Mp, 720p. Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is powered by a 2200mAh battery. It weighs 133.00 grams and has a dimensions of 134.00 x 67.20 x 9.40mm.
Xiaomi Inc Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, China.
Micromax Canvas Xpress 4G
Powered by 1 GHz MT6735P Quad Core Processor. It has a RAM of 2GB and 16 GB internal memory which can be expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card. Rear camera is 8 megapixel with flash and it has a front camera of 2 Mp.
It runs runs on Android 5.1 and is powered by a 2000mAh battery.
Micromax is an Indian consumer electronics company whose headquarters is in Gurgaon, India. Micromax is a major player in the budget segment.
Meizu m2 was launched in October 2015. It comes with high resolution cameras – 13 Mp primary camera and a 5 Mp camera at the front. You can take quality photos even in low light. Selfies too will be good with FotoNation 2.0 . Size of the phone is 5 inches with a resolution of 720 X 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch. Graphics are attractive with HD display.
Comes with 2GB RAM and 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor. Internal storage is 16GB and that can be expanded up to 128GB. OS is Android 5.1 Lollipop and is powered by 2500mAh non removable battery. It weighs 131.00 grams and measures 140.10 x 68.90 x 8.70mm.
Meizu m2 cam be brought from snapdeal.com for for Rs 6,999.
Meizu is a Chinese consumer electronics company based in China.
Coolpad Note 3
Launched in October 2015. Coolpad Note 3 is a fablet. ‘Finger print’ sensor makes the fab very safe and secure. You can unlock the phone in just 0.5 seconds with your finger print. It has a RAM of 3GB. Touch screen is 5.5 inch with a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels.
Processor used is octa core Mediatk. Back camera is 13 Mp. You can capture quality pictures with its HD lens. Front camera is 5 Mp. Internal memory is 16 GB that can be expanded to 64 GB via a microSD card. Battery capacity is 3000mAh.
All these at a price of just Rs 8,999.
Coolpad is a Chinese telecom equipment company based in China.
Lenovo K3 Note
Launched in March 2015 – it is currently available at flipkart.com for Rs. 9,999. This is a fablet with a HD display from Lenovo. It screen size is 5.5 inch with a resolution of 1920X1080 pixels and the processor used is 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa Core. RAM is 2 GB, internal storage is 16GB that can be expanded up to 32GB. Back camera is 13 Mp that comes with LED flash, auto focus and face detection. Front camera is 5 mega pixel. Dual SIM. Os is Android 5.0 . Batter capacity is 2900mAh.
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser
A smart phone that comes with a good quality camera. The 13 mega pixel camera comes with auto focus. You can take HD quality photos and videos. You can take quality snaps even in low light with the help of Low Light mode It has 5 Mp front camera for selfies. Touch screen is 5.5 inch and has a protection of gorilla glass 4. Equipped with Snapdragon 410 processor. 2GB RAM and internal memory of 16 GB you can expand it up to 128 GB. Powered by 3000mAh battery. OS version is Android 5.0 . both SIMs are 4G capable.
Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL is available at flipkart for Rs 9999.
Xolo Black 1X
It comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. It has a 5 inch touch screen and 1.3 Ghz Octa Core 64 bit processor.
This is a sleek smart phone with a thickness of 7.6 mm. Back camera is of 13 mega pixel while the front camera is 5 mega pixel. Battery capacity is 2400mAh. Android 5.1 is the OS.
Launched in 2012, Xolo is an Indian smart devices brand by Lava.