Best Phones with 4GB RAM under Rs 12,000 in India (2018)

best phones with 4GB RAM

Times have rapidly changed and while 4GB RAM on a smartphone would have sounded preposterous an year back, it is slowly becoming the norm for even sub-15k phones. We’ve put together the list of the best phones with 4GB RAM or more available in India under Rs 12,000 below. With such a huge amount of RAM, rest assured multi-tasking on your phone should be a breeze. You will also be able to have multiple apps running in the background without any major impact on the phone’s performance.

We’ve put down all the smartphones with 4GB RAM and above that are available under Rs 15,000 in the list below. We’ve brought it down from Rs 15,000, since most of the phones above 12k have 4GB RAM anyway. The pros and cons have been mentioned according to the price segment that these phones compete in.

 

Top mobile phones with 4GB RAM under Rs 12,000 in India (2018)

 

Lenovo K6 Power

best mobile phones with 4GB RAM - k6-note

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 145g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 430, octa-core 1.4GHz (A53) + 1.1GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 13MP
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • – Hybrid slot (either SIM2 or microSD)

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Honor 7C

best phones under Rs 10,000 - honor 7c

  • OS Android 8.0
  • Weight 164g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Display 6 inches
  • Storage space 32/64GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 450 Octa core (1.8GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU Adreno 506
  • RAM 3/4GB
  • Camera 13MP + 2MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 8MP, f/2.0
  • Video 1080p 30FPS rear
  • Battery 3,000 mAh
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G LTE
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 8.0
  • + Dual camera
  • + Processor
  • + RAM (4GB)
What’s good:
Honor 7C comes with a great processor comparable to phones under Rs 15,000 along with Android 8.0 and dual cameras.

 

What could have been better:
We wish it came with a full HD display instead.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5

redmi 5

  • OS Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Weight 157g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1440
  • Display 5.99 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 64GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 450 Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 506
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,300mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • + Storage
  • – Hybrid SIM slot (SIM2 or microSD)

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

best phones under 14000 - Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

  • OS Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Weight 180g
  • Display resolution 1080 x 2160
  • Display 5.99 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 64GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 625 octa-core 2GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 506
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • + Battery
  • – Hybrid SIM slot (SIM2 or microSD)

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Lenovo K8 Note

best phones under 14000 rs in India - Lenovo k8 note

  • OS Android 8.0
  • Weight 180g
  • Display resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display 5.5 inches, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB/64GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Helio X23 deca-core 2.3 GHz (A53)
  • GPU Mali-T880 MP4
  • RAM 3GB/4GB
  • Camera Dual 13MP + 5 MP, f/1.7
  • Secondary Camera 13MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 4,000 mAh, removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM (4G LTE)
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 8.0
  • + Battery
  • + Dual camera

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Moto G5s

best phones under 12000 - moto g5s

  • OS Android 7.1 – Nougat
  • Weight 157g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Octa-core 1.4GHz (A53) Snapdragon 430
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 16MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • – Processor

 

 

Lenovo K8 Plus

best phones under 11000 - Lenovo K8 Plus

  • OS Android 7.1.1
  • Weight 
  • Display resolution 1080 x 1920
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Mediatek MT6757 Helio P25 octa-core 2.6 GHz (A53)
  • GPU Mali-T880 MP2
  • RAM 3/4GB
  • Camera 13MP+5MP dual
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • + Battery
  • + Dual camera

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Oppo RealMe 1

best phones under 15000 - realme 1

  • OS Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Weight 155g
  • Display resolution 1080 x 2160
  • Display 6 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 64GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor MediaTek 6771 octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU Mali-G72 MP3
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 8MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 3,410mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Storage
  • + RAM
  • + Processor
  • + Android 8.1
What’s good:
Oppo phones are usually under-powered and overpriced. Not this sub-brand though. The RealMe 1 is a winner under 15k that comes with a processor that beats the Snapdragon 636, class leading RAM and internal memory, and Android 8.1 out of the box. This phone ticks all the check boxes.

 

What could have been better:
We are yet to find one.

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Moto G5 Plus

best phones under 18000 - moto g5 plus

  • OS Android 7.0 – Nougat
  • Weight 155g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Adreno 506
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/1.7
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 3,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Rear camera aperture

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Huawei Honor 7X

honor 7x

  • OS Android 8.0
  • Weight 165g
  • Display resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5.93 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Kirin 659 Cortex-A53 Octa Core 2.4GHz
  • GPU Mali T830MP2
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 16 MP (1/2.9″) + 2 MP
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 3,340mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Dual cameras
  • + Internal memory
  • + Android 8.0

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime

Galaxy On7 Prime

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 167g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5.5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 64GB
  • Expansion slot Yes
  • Processor Exynos 7870 1.6GHz octa-core
  • GPU Mali T830MP1
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 13MP (f/1.9)
  • Secondary camera 13MP  (f/1.9)
  • Video 1080p@30fps rear, 1080p front
  • Battery 3,300mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Internal memory
  • – Essentially the same phone as J7 Prime with minor updates

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