Smartphones under Rs 8000 are also one of the top selling phones in India as they fulfill the requirements of a very large buyer group. These phones provide 4G support and decent performance in their price segment. If you are planning to buy one under this budget, it might prove very difficult for you to choose from a wide range of models.
To make this easier for you, we have put together some of the best smartphones that can deliver decent performance with 4G support without putting a big hole in your pocket. Yes, the prices of these phones fall under Rs 8000 but they are surely capable of delivering satisfactory performance.
1. Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus comes with a 5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920X1080 pixels that supports 16M colours. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM, which is capable of running the phone without any lag. The internal storage of 16GB is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card. The device sports a 13MP primary camera with OmniVision and an aperture of f/2.2. The secondary camera is a 5MP sensor for shooting selfies. The 2750mAh battery can provide decent endurance.
Best buy: Rs 7,499 @ Flipkart
2. InFocus Turbo 5
InFocus Turbo 5 has a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 720X1080 pixels and is powered by a MediaTek 6737 quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.3GHz. The device comes with 2GB of RAM which is capable enough of running the phone without any lag. The internal storage 16GB is expandable up to 32GB. The device sports a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP shooter on the front for selfies. It runs on Android 7.0 and is backed by a powerful 5000mAh battery.
Best buy: Rs 8,499 @ Flipkart
3. Panasonic Eluga Ray
Another Panasonic device, Eluga Ray packs a 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280X720 pixels. The device runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and is powered by a MediaTek MT6737 quad-core processor with 1.3GHz clock speed. The Eluga Ray offers 3GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage that is expandable up to 64GB. The device also sports a 13Mp primary camera and a 5MP selfie shooter. All of this is powered by a 4000mAh battery which can run the device for 2 days between charges.
Best buy: Rs 7,499 @ Flipkart
4. Panasonic Eluga Arc2
Panasonic has a lot of options under Rs 8000 segment and Eluga Arc2 is just the another option which has a 5-inch HD display with 720X1280 pixels resolution and is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core processor. The device runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has a 3GB of RAM. The internal storage offered by the phone is 32GB that is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The phone sports 8MP primary and 5MP secondary camera. It is powered by a 2450 mAh battery.
Best buy: Rs 7,565 @ Flipkart
5. Panasonic Eluga Turbo
Panasonic Eluga Turbo is among the best smartphones in this segment with 5-inch IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Eluga Turbo is powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core processor and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. The device packs 3GB of RAM and an internal storage of 32GB that can be expanded up to 32GB via a Hybrid slot. The primary camera is a 13MP sensor with auto-focus while the secondary camera is a 5MP sensor with fixed focus. The 2350mAh battery is enough for decent usage.
Best buy: Rs 8,299 @ Flipkart
6. Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro
Galaxy J3 Pro by tech giant Samsung is a decent phone and packs a 5-inch HD display. The J3 Pro is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum processor and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. The device provides 2GB of RAM and an internal storage of 16GB expandable up to 128GB via Hybrid slot. The device packs an 8MP secondary camera with autofocus and HD recording while the front features a 5MP selfie shooter. All of it is powered by a 2600mAh battery.
Best buy: Rs 7,990 @ Flipkart
7. Moto C Plus
There are very few options under Rs 8,000 that offer Android Nougat out of the box and Moto C Plus is one of them. Giving you a better experience of the latest OS is a 5-inch TFT LCD IPS screen which boast 16M colours. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MTK6737 quad-core processor and runs on Android Nougat. The phone offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB. The primary camera is an 8MP sensor with autofocus and 2MP front facing selfie shooter with front and rear flash. It is powered by a powerful 4000mAh battery that keeps it running for two days on a single charge.
Best buy: Rs 6,999 @ Flipkart
8. Samsung Galaxy On5
Samsung has given Galaxy On5 a leathery look which provides a comfortable grip. The display is a 5-inch HD TFT display with ARM Mali-T720 MP1 GPU that supports 16M colours. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 processor and a 1.5GB RAM. The phone offers an 8GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB. The device sports an 8MP primary camera and 5MP front facing selfie shooter. It is also powered by a 2600mAh battery.
Best buy: Rs 6,990 @ Flipkart
9. Panasonic P85
Panasonic P85 has a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a MediaTek MT6735P processor quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.0GHz. The device packs 2GB RAM for decent multitasking and offers 16GB internal storage space that is expandable up to 32GB via a Hybrid slot. The P85 features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front camera with beauty mode and gesture shot. The device is backed by a 4000mAh Li-ion Polymer Battery capable of running the device for more than 2 days.
Best Buy: Rs 6,499 @ Flipkart
10. Intex Aqua 5.5 VR
Launched in October 2016, the phone comes with a 5.5-inch with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution at 269ppi density. The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek processor and comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone offers 8GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 32GB. It also sports a 5-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR runs on Android 6.0 and is powered by a 2800mAh battery.
Best Buy: Rs 4,999 @ Flipkart
The above listed 10 smartphones under Rs 8000 are the best phones for the asking price. There are other phones too which we might have missed and we would love to know your top 10 list and why you have picked in the comment section.