Top 10 Best 4G Smartphones Under 5000 and 6000 in India 2019

Last Updated on 2019-07-27 by Shivam Setia

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This article is for those users who are looking for a cheap and affordable 4G mobiles. Here you will find a list of top 10 best 4G smartphones under 5000 and 6000 available in India as of August 2019. The best options from various brands like Micromax, Redmi, Lenovo, Motorola, Swipe, Honor and Tenor(an Amazon brand) have been listed here.

In addition to 4G functionality, you get good build quality, 5 to 6-inch display of HD resolution, 2 or 3GB of RAM, 16GB to 32 GB of storage and a decent processor to handle day to day tasks. The battery on these phones varies from around 2000 mAh to 4000 mAh. If you don't like to charge your phone every day then go with phones with large 4000 mAh battery which will provide 2-day battery backup on a single charge.

The phones on this list are priced between 4000 and 6000. If you can extend your budget by around 1k then take a look at best smartphones under 7000.

Cameras on these phones are also decent and some of them also have dual rear cameras. You will see 8, 13MP back cameras and 5 or 8MP front cameras for taking nice selfies. The low light performance of these cameras will be average though. These phones are good for day to day usage and you can attend calls, use simple applications, browse the internet, etc. 

Let's take a look at the best 4G mobile phones under 6000 in India. We have provided the specifications, pros cons and features of every smartphone below.

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Here's the list of Top 10 Best 4G Smartphones Under 5000 and 6000 in India 2019

1. Redmi 7A

Redmi 7A comes after the great success of Redmi 5A and 6A. It has a 5.45-inch display with bezels at both top and bottom. The back is made of plastic with the same color all over and comes in 3 back colors black, blue and Gold. The phone is solid in quality but sadly the design is not a notch style as seen in a similar priced Realme C2 and the phone falls short on looks.

It is powered by the Snapdragon 739 processor with 2 GB RAM. There are 16 GB and 32 GB storage variants and the memory can be expanded up to 256 GB with a dedicated SD card slot.  The performance is also decent for day to day browsing, playing youtube videos and light games to the best.

The camera has a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor at the rear and a 5MP sensor for the front camera.  The camera app comes like various modes like Pro mode, HDR mode and has a video recording capability with Full Hd resolution which is a lot to ask from a phone at 6k.

The phone does a good job in outdoor lighting conditions with decent detailing. The front camera also does a decent job for the pricing with good day to day photos. You have to keep the camera stable otherwise the shots will be blurry.

You get 4000 mAh rated battery which gives backup of around 2 days and support 10w fast charging however only a 5W charger is bundled in the box which takes more than 2 hours for complete charging. There is no fingerprint sensor however you get the face unlocking feature.

The phone is splash-proof and comes with MIUI 10 based on Android Pie operating system.

Redmi 7A is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM32 GB-2 GB
Display13.84 cm (5.45 inch) TFT IPS
ResolutionHD+ 1440 x 720 pixels
Back Camera12MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Pie 9.0
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 439
Weight
Pros
Decent processor for day to day task
Good camera images and features under 6000 pricing
2 days battery life with support for 10W charging
Cons
Not the best looks as no notch display
No 3 GB RAM variant

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi 7A is around Rs. 5999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Realme C2

Realme C2 is the successor of Realme C1 which was launched in 2018 in the under 7000 Rs. budget segment. The latest C2 comes in 2 variants: 2GB 16GB and 3GB 32GB. The lower variant with 2GB RAM is suited for basic users who won't use a lot of apps. The phone will lag if the user switches between multiple apps frequently. In that case, the 3GB RAM variant will offer a much better user experience.

Realme C2 comes with a nice and large 6.1-inch dewdrop notch display. The display quality is good and C2’s 19.5:9 aspect ratio and the 89.35% screen-to-body ratio provide a truly immersive visual experience. The back of the phone has a diamond cut design. The body is made of polycarbonate but the phone feels solid in hand. 

The processor inside the phone is MediaTek P22 which is an octa-core chipset running at 2GHz. The processor performance is good and with 3GB RAM it is able to load and switch between apps easily. You can also play casual games on it. This phone is not powerful to run heavy games though.

The battery inside Realme C2 is 4000 mAh and would last for 2 days with light usage. With normal use, you will get 1 to 1.5 days of backup. For increasing storage, there is a dedicated MicroSD slot available. For taking pictures, there is a 13MP+2MP dual camera on the back and 5MP camera on the front for selfies. The camera performance of rear cameras is good. The pictures are not that detailed but look decent overall.

If you have a budget of Rs. 6000 then Realme C2 is the best smartphone you can get. It looks great, has a dewdrop notch display, a big battery, and a decent chipset. 

Realme C2 is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display15.49 cm (6.1 inch) IPS LCD
ResolutionHD+ 1560 x 720 pixels
Back Camera13MP + 2MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Pie 9.0
ProcessorMediaTek P22 Octa Core 2.0 GHz
Weight166 gm
Pros
Good Build Quality
Large 6.1 inch Display
4000mAh Big Battery
Decent Processor
Decent Cameras
Cons
Only 2GB RAM

Price and Available Offers

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3. Redmi Go

Redmi Go is the most affordable smartphone from Redmi in India. It is priced under Rs. 5000 and comes with Android GO operating system which is made for entry-level smartphones. Redmi Go comes with a 5 inch HD display on the front. The display quality is good. The colors are accurate, the brightness is decent and viewing angles are good as well. It is a normal 16:9 aspect ratio display with bezels on top and bottom so the screen to body ratio is not that good.

Inside, we have a Snapdragon 425 chipset with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The chipset is decent for a phone in this price range but the 1GB RAM limits any multitasking. You will see a bit of lag if you install a lot of applications on it. If you are going to use it for basic applications like WhatsApp, Facebook, Youtube, Calling then you would be fine. So the phone is good for basic users only.

It is a dual sim phone and supports 4G so your Jio 4G VOLTE sim would fine on this phone. For taking pictures, we have an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The camera quality is decent considering this is an affordable entry-level phone. The battery is 3000mAh and would last for a day easily because of the small display and efficient processor.

Overall, Redmi Go is a decent smartphone under 5000 for basic users. If you need more RAM and storage then you should go for Asus Zenfone Lite L1 which offers 2GB RAM and 16GB storage at just 500 Rs. more.

Redmi Go is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM8 GB-1 GB
Display12.7 cm (5.0 inch) IPS LCD
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 pixels
Back Camera8MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 425
Weight137 gm
Pros
Nice Display
Decent Processor
Good Battery Backup
Android Go
Cons
Only 1GB RAM

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi Go is around Rs. 4499. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Gionee X1s

Gionee X1s is an old phone but offers good specification if you have a budget of under 7000. It has a 5.2-inch screen with HD display and the quality is decent. It comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection to protect the screen from damage if it falls off.

For the processor, you get a MediaTek MT6737T chipset with 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. With this configuration, you can easily open multiple apps together and play games in low and medium graphics settings. Do not expect much but day to day tasks can be performed smoothly. There is a dedicated SD card to expand the storage up to 256 GB which will be useful for most of the users.

There is a single 13MP rear camera sensor with LED flash and a 16MP front camera for selfies. The camera clicks good images which have decent details and are sharp enough for a phone priced between 6000 to 7000. The selfie in particular look fresh and natural.

Gionee X1s also comes with a powerful battery with 4000 mAh capacity that easily lasts for more than a day so you do not have to worry about charging again and again. Overall, it is decent phone for the price range and offers good value for money.

Gionee X1s is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM16 GB-3 GB
Display13.21 cm (5.2 inch) IPS Display, 2.5D
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera16MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorMT6737T
Weight166 g
Pros
Decent Processor and Multitasking Performance
Dedicated SD card slot
Good Camera Images for Price Range
4000 mAh Battery
Cons
HD Display

Price and Available Offers

The price of Gionee X1s is around Rs. 6149. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Lenovo A5

Lenovo A5 is a budget phone from Lenovo and is priced around Rs. 6000 in India. It comes with specs similar to other smartphones in this range. On the front, we have a 5.45 inch HD display which looks fine. On the back, we have a 13MP camera and a fingerprint sensor. The camera works well and takes decent pictures in outdoor natural light conditions. The performance indoors is average just like other budget phones. For selfies, there is an 8MP camera on the front and has a similar story with decent pictures in good lighting condition.

The A5 is powered by MediaTek MTK6739 processor which is an entry-level chipset and support 4G VOLTE. There is 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The storage is expandable by a MicroSD card. The slot is dedicated so you won't be compromising with the dual sim functionality of the phone. The 2GB RAM struggles if you use a lot of apps. If you just going to use the phone for calling, WhatsApp and Facebook then you would be fine.

The battery inside the phone is the USP of this device. A5 comes with a large 4000 mAh battery. Smaller display, lower resolution, efficient processor and a large battery means you are going to get excellent battery backup from this phone. With regular usage, you can get a backup of 2 days on a single charge.

If you need a big battery budget phone at a price of under 6000 to 7000, then Lenovo A5 is a decent option.

Lenovo A5 is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display13.84 cm (5.45 inch) IPS LCD
ResolutionHD+ 720 x 1440 pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8.1
ProcessorMediaTek MT6739
Weight160 g
Pros
Decent Display
Big Battery
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Lenovo A5 is around Rs. 6499. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. Asus Zenfone Lite L1

Asus Zenfone Lite L1 is an entry-level budget phone for those who don't use a lot of apps and need to use it for basic stuff like watching videos, WhatsApp, Facebook and calling. The phone has a 5.45 inch HD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The display looks fine with good brightness and decent colors. The phone has a plastic build which helps to keep the weight down. It weighs just around 140 gm.

The processor inside the phone is Snapdragon 430 with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. The processor is good but 2GB RAM is the bottleneck and you will face lag if you use a lot of apps. Still, for the price, the performance is decent. The battery is 3000 mAh and with a small HD display and power efficient processor, it will easily last for a day with medium usage. The charger provided in the box is slow and takes around 3 hours to fully charge the device. 

On the back, we have a single 13MP camera and on the front, we have 5MP camera for selfies. The camera performance is okay and pictures look decent. 

Other options in this price range include options like Redmi 5A and Redmi 6A. 6A has a bit better performance but will cost more as well. If you have a budget of around 5000 to 6000 then you can go for Zenfone Lite L1.

Asus Zenfone Lite L1 is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display13.84 cm (5.45 inch) IPS
ResolutionHD+ 1440 x 720 pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8.0
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430
Weight140 gm
Pros
Decent Display
Power Efficient Processor
Light Weight
Good for basic use
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Asus Zenfone Lite L1 is around Rs. 4999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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7. Nokia 2.1

Nokia 2.1 comes from a brand that is known to build super solid quality smartphones and Nokia 2.1 also comes with the same strength and ability in terms of build and design. This phone is powered by Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 clubbed with 1 GB of RAM. It has a 5.5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass and has natural looking colors with good saturation and contrast.

It runs on Android Nougat 8.1 Operating system and offers a smooth software experience.  The rear camera of Nokia 2.1 is an 8 MP sensor while the front is a 5 MP sensor that clicks decent pictures. This phone has an internal memory of 8GB which can be expanded up to 128 GB using a dedicated SD card slot. It is an energy efficient phone and has a huge battery rating of 4000 mAh which can easily keep the phone on for more 2 days.

If you need a solid phone with 2-day battery backup then Nokia 2.1 is the best smartphone you can get under Rs. 5000 and 6000 in India.

Nokia 2.1 is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM8 GB-1 GB
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera8MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 8.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 425
Weight141 gm
Pros
Very Solid Build Quality
2 Day Battery Life
Dedicated Sd Card Slot
Cons
Camera can be improved.

Price and Available Offers

The price of Nokia 2.1 is around Rs. 5190. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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8. Micromax Canvas 6

Micromax Canvas 6 has a 5.5 inch Full HD Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 Pixels. This phone has a stylish design and good build quality and is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 Processor. It has 3 GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which would offer smooth multitasking without any hang or lag issues. The gaming experience with apps like Candy Crush, Temple Run, Subway Surfers would be truly seamless.

In the camera department, it has 13 MP rear camera sensor with flash and auto-focus and 8 MP front camera sensor which clicks images without any blur. The storage is expandable up to 128 GB using an external SD card, this slot is a hybrid slot so you can either use it as a dual sim phone or expand the storage if you need extra memory than 32 GB. Canvas 6 runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has a battery rated 3000 mAh which can give a backup of around a day.

Micromax has lots of good phones in the price range of under 7000 and Canvas 6 is one of them. This smartphone offers the best display and camera in this price range.

Micromax Canvas 6 is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Lollipop 5.1
ProcessorMediatek MT6753 Octa Core 1.3GHz
Weight162 g
Pros
Decent Camera Quality
Full HD display
Smooth Multitasking
Good value for Money
Cons
Hybrid Sim Slot

Price and Available Offers

The price of Micromax Canvas 6 is around Rs. 6499. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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9. Redmi 6A 16GB

Redmi 6A is the most affordable smartphone from Xiaomi priced at just Rs. 5999. For the price, it is a good smartphone with a solid build, good display. The RAM and Storage are 2GB and 16GB with Helio A22 chipset. This configuration is sufficient for basic usage. Overall it is one of the best entry-level mobile phones. If you are going to use a lot of apps then go for the 3GB RAM variant as 2GB won't be enough to handle the multitasking and you might experience lag.

The camera on the back is 13MP and on the front is 5MP. The camera performance is okay for the price. The battery is 3000 mAh and would last for a day with normal usage.

Redmi 6A 16GB is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display5.45 inch IPS
ResolutionHD 1280 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 8.1
ProcessorHelio A22 Chipset
Weight
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Good Display
4G VOLTE
IR Blaster
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Average Camera

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi 6A 16GB is around Rs. 6300. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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10. Infinix Smart 2

Infinix is a new brand in Indian market and they have launched android phones under 10000. Infinix Smart 2 is a good budget phone with decent overall performance. The battery backup is good because of the 3050 mAh battery. The camera quality is nice and you get a front camera flash as well which is great for selfie lovers. The internal storage is just 16GB which is low compared to other device but you can increase it with a MicroSD card using the dedicated MicroSD slot.

The processor is MediaTek MTK6739 64 bit Quad Core chipset and there is 2GB of RAM. The RAM isn't that much but at this price, we can't complain about it. The hardware is capable of handling normal usage like calling, messaging and social media apps like WhatsApp and Facebook. You should use the Lite versions of these apps for smooth multitasking.

Overall, it is a good phone under 6000 from Infinix. If you are a heavy user then go for a phone with 3 or 4GB RAM.

 

Infinix Smart 2 is one of the best phones under 6000
Storage-RAM16 GB-2 GB
Display5.45 inch IPS TFT
ResolutionHD+ 1440 x 720 Pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3050 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8.1
ProcessorMTK6739 64 bit Quad Core
Weight155 g
Pros
Good Design
Decent Battery Backup
Decent Camera Quality
Front Camera Flash
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Only 16GB Internal Storage
Average Processor

Price and Available Offers

The price of Infinix Smart 2 is around Rs. 4999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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So that was our list of best 4G smartphones under 5000 and 6000 in India. We hope it was helpful and you found a new 4G mobile phone according to your usage and budget. Also, check out the best battery and camera mobile phones under 10k to 12k.