Top 10 Best Phones Under 6000 INR – October 2016

Not all of us have hefty salaries like ‘Sharmaji’s Son’ and thus can’t afford to waste our entire month’s salary on purchasing a premium smartphone costing tens of thousands of rupees. We often have to settle for budget smartphones because of our limited financial resources. But if you ask me it’s not a much big deal now, considering the fact that you can get one of the best phones under 6000 rupees only.

At times, it feels so illogical to buy the big flagships offered by the different tech giants with hefty price tags and extra features that we seldom use. If you are not into the fancy gimmicks and are satisfied with the bare necessities and essential functionalities of a smartphone, you don’t need to burn a deep hole in your pocket as you can get one of the best phones under 6000 INR. Here is a list of top 10 best phones under 6000 INR currently available in the Indian market which offers great specs and offers almost the same functionality which the big overpriced flagships do.

This list of top 10 best phones under 6000 is not aimed at comparing these smartphones. It is just a descriptive list compiled to provide information to our readers about the best phones within 6000 INR available until this month in the Indian market. Now it is upon the wise discretion of the readers to choose the device most suited to their needs from this list of the best phones under 6000 rupees.

1. Xiaomi Redmi 2 (Rs. 5,990)

Xiaomi Redmi 2
Xiaomi Redmi 2

This 4.7-inch compact Redmi device has received a lot of accolades for what it is offering at just Rs. 5,990. The Xiaomi Redmi 2 is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset which is a quad-core processor consisting of Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 1 GB of RAM and Adreno 306 GPU. The device offers a very vibrant IPS HD display and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Weighing at just 133 grams, the device feels compact and elegant. The device offers 8GB of onboard internal memory and packs a 2,200 mAh non-removable Li-ion Battery. On the camera front, the Redmi 2 offers a decent 8MP rear camera with a 2MP front camera for selfies. The best thing about this smartphone is that it supports 4G LTE. Yeah, that’s right, a 4G android phone and that too at just Rs. 5,990. All these amazing features make the Redmi 2 a worthy contender on the list of top 10 best phones under 6000.

2. Coolpad Dazen 1 (Rs. 5,999)

Coolpad Dazen 1
Coolpad Dazen 1

Coolpad is one of the latest Chinese manufacturers to enter the Indian market. Its Dazen 1 is a deal breaker as it was the first smartphone to feature 2GB RAM under the 6k category thus making it one of the best phones below 6000 INR. Coolpad Dazen 1 is available exclusively on Snapdeal at a price of INR 5,999. This feature loaded smartphone sports a 5-inch HD IPS display with 2,500 mAh li-ion battery which should be ample considering the price Coolpad is asking. Dazen 1 is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz processor and runs Android 4.4 Kit Kat out of the box. An OS upgrade would really help the device. The 8MP rear camera can be described as average at best but it still gets the job done in proper lighting conditions. On the front, there is a 5MP lens for selfies and video chat. Under the hood, there is an 8GB of internal storage which can be further upgraded via a microSD card. If you are concerned with raw processing, look no further as the Coolpad Dazen is one of the best phones under 6000 INR for you.

3. Micromax Unite 3 (Rs. 5,299)

Micromax Unite 3
Micromax Unite 3

Micromax has over the years established itself the king of budget smartphones in India, thanks to its revolutionary budget smartphones. The Micromax Unite 3 is the successor of the earlier launched Micromax Unite 2. The Unite 3 sports a 4.7-inch IPS display and is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6582M Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.3 GHz assisted with Mali 400 MP2 GPU for better rendering of graphic intensive images. The device offers 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be further upgraded via a microSD card up to 32GB. In the camera department, there is an 8MP lens with LED flash and a 2MP front camera for selfies and video calling. The Unite 3 packs a 2000 mAh battery and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. All these features, that too coming from a well-trusted and established brand under 6000 rupees are enough to select it for this list of top 10 best phones up to 6000 INR available until this month.

4. Karbonn Quattro L50 HD (Rs. 5,980)

Karbonn Quattro L50 HD
Karbonn Quattro L50 HD

This 5.0-inch smartphone from indigenous manufacturer Karbonn has caught us all by surprise with what it is offering at a meagre price of just Rs. 5,999. The major highlights of this device are 2GB of RAM and 4G LTE support. Only these two features are enough to make it one of the best phones below 6000 rupees, but this is not all. The Quattro L50 HD is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor and offers 16GB of internal storage which can be further upgraded via a microSD card up to 32 GB. It has a 2600 mAh non-removable battery which is enough for a day’s normal use and runs on Android 5.0 out of the box with Kandy UI 1.0  skin on top. On the camera front, we have a 13MP rear shooter with a LED flash and there is a 5MP shooter on the front for selfies and video chat. All these amazing features make this device one of the best phones under 6000 INR. 

5. InFocus Bingo 21 (Rs. 5,599)

InFocus Bingo 21
InFocus Bingo 21

The InFocus Bingo 21 is really a killer deal. The device offers dual-SIM 4G LTE support and that too at just a price of INR 5599. This InFocus device comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, fueled by a 2300 mAh Li-ion battery. However, the dual SIM 4G band isn’t the only reason to put this device on this list of top 10 best phones below 6000 rupees. The device offers 2GB of RAM  and is powered by a powerful 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The InFocus Bingo 21 offers 8GB of internal storage which can be further upgraded via a microSD card up to 32 GB and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. This InFocus device is one of the most promising devices on our list of top 10 best phones under 6000 rupees available until this month.

6. Karbonn Titanium Mach Five (Rs. 5,599)

Karbonn Titanium Mach Five
Karbonn Titanium Mach Five

This smartphone from Karbonn is worth mentioning here even though the device is a bit old and was released back in August last year. The Mach Five created quite a hype because of its features which literally outmatched its price. Available only at INR 5,599, it offers 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM which are reasons sufficient enough to include it in as one of the top 10 best phones below 6000 rupees. On the camera front, there is an 8MP rear lens and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies. Mach Five is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor. It sports a 5-inch HD display is fueled by a 2,200 mAh battery. The device looks good and has a solid build. All these amazing features reserve a spot for the Mach Five on this list of top 10 best phones under 6000 INR.

7. Lenovo A2010 (Rs. 4,978)

Lenovo A2010
Lenovo A2010

This Lenovo A2010 is one of the  cheapest 4G smartphones by one of the world’s leading smartphone manufacturer and this is one of the reasons for its appearance on this list of top 10 best phones under 6000 INR. This dual SIM 4G smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch IPS FWVGA display and the device packs a 2,000 mAh battery. A2010 is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT6735M processor clocked at 1GHz assisted with 1GB of RAM and Mali-T720MP2 GPU. This 4G smartphone features a 5MP primary camera and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Thanks to its great features and an extremely pocket-friendly price, this device has garnered a spot as one of the top 10 best phones below 6000 rupees available this month.

8. LYF Wind 6 (Rs. 5,800)

LYF Wind 6
LYF Wind 6

This dual SIM 4G smartphone by LYF is recently being rumoured to be sold on contract by Reliance Jio, as one of its offering in its 4G line. So we are hoping that in future it will be the talk of every nook and corner of smartphone world because of the cheap and superfast 4G services by Reliance Jio. This phone runs Android 5.1 and is available in 5.0-inch display size with a resolution of 480*854. The Lyf Wind 6 is powered by a 1.1GHz  quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 assisted with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. On both front and back, there is a 5-MP camera. All this is powered by 2200 mAh battery. Lyf has always amazed us with its budget smartphones and Wind 6 is no exception and thus deserves a solid spot on this list of top 10 best phones under 6000 rupees.

9. Micromax Canvas Pace 4G Q416 (Rs. 5,820)

Micromax Canvas Pace 4G Q416
Micromax Canvas Pace 4G Q416

Micromax is the undisputed leader of budget friendly smartphones and the Canvas Pace 4G rightly proves why it’s so. At a price below 6000 rupees, this device offers a 1.4 GHz octa-core processor. If this will not earn it a spot on our coveted list of top 10 best phones under 6000 then I’m not sure what will. It runs Lollipop out of the box and is fueled by a 2500 mAh battery. The Canvas Pace 4G offers 5-inch display, 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Now folks decide for yourself isn’t this the phone, you want to place an order for.

10. XOLO ERA 4K (Rs. 5,999)

XOLO ERA 4K
XOLO ERA 4K

This is the phone which has virtually remained out of stock for most of the time since it was announced. This is unarguably one of the best phones below 6000 rupees currently available in the Indian market. Its 4000 mAh battery is enough to shut the mouth of all those who don’t even consider 6k a category of “smartphones”. The Xolo Era 4K sports a 5-inch HD IPS display and is powered by a 1GHz quad-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The device runs on Android 5.1 out of the box and offers 8 GB of onboard internal memory with an SD card slot for further expansion. On the camera front, Xolo Era 4K offers an 8MP rear lens with FHD video recording and a 5MP front shooter for selfies.

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Well, this is our list of the top 10 best phones under 6000 rupees available in India until this month. Do let us know if you disagree with any of these devices being on this list by dropping your comments below.