10 Best Phones under Rs 8,000 in India (April 2018) – Best Gadgetry

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Which is the best phone under 8000 in India?

We’ve put together the list of the 10 best phones under Rs 8,000 for this month in India. These include the best Android phones available in India from reputable manufacturers. All of these phones also support 4G networks running in India and should offer you decent performance for the asking price. With features such as 2GB/3GB RAM and capable processors, no, they won’t lag.

Just to clarify, phones with hybrid SIM slot allow you to either place a second SIM or a microSD card, but not both at the same time, so it’s a disadvantage.

Also, check the best smartphones under Rs 10,000. You can jump to the summary right away if you don’t want to go through myriad of specs.

 

These are the 10 best phones under Rs 8,000 in India (April 2018):

 

*Top 3 picks around Rs 8,000*

 

1. Moto G5

best phones under 8000 - moto g5

  • OS Android 7.0 – Nougat
  • Weight 145g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 430 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 2,800mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Display
  • – Internal memory

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2. Xiaomi Redmi 5A

best phones under 8000 - Redmi 5A
32GB/3GB RAM

16GB/2GB RAM

  • OS Android 7.1.2
  • Weight 137g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16/32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 425, quad-core 1.4GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 308
  • RAM 2/3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 7.1
  • + Internal memory
  • + RAM

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3. Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro

best phones under 8000 - Panasonic Eluga A3

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 161g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor MediaTek MT6753 octa-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU Mali T720MP3
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 8MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 4,000mAh, removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + RAM
  • + Internal memory

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Panasonic Eluga I9

best phones under 8000 - Panasonic Eluga I9

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 143g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MediaTek MTK6737, quad-core 1.3GHz (A53)
  • GPU Mali 720MP
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.4
  • Battery 2,500mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Internal memory
  • + RAM
  • – Not the best processor

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Panasonic P55 Max

best phones under 8000 rs in India - Panasonic P55 Max

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 180g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280
  • Display 5.5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Mediatek 6737 quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex A53
  • GPU Mali-T720MP2
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP
  • Secondary camera 5MP
  • Battery 5,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + RAM
  • – Processor

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Xiaomi Redmi 5

best phones under 8000 - redmi 5

  • OS Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Weight 157g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1440
  • Display 5.99 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 450 Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 506
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,300mAh, non removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • – Hybrid SIM slot (SIM2 or microSD)

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Panasonic Eluga A3

best phones under 8000 - Panasonic Eluga A3

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 161g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.2 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor MediaTek MT6737 quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU Mali T720
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 8MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 4,000mAh, removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + RAM

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Moto E4

best phones under 8000 - moto e4

  • OS Android 7.1.1
  • Weight 151g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280
  • Display 5.5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Mediatek MT6737 quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex A53
  • GPU Mali-T720MP2
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 8MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 2,800mAh, removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 7.1
  • – Processor

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Nokia 3

best phones under 8000 - Nokia 3

  • OS Android 8.0
  • Weight 140g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280
  • Display 5 inch, S AMOLED
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A53 Mediatek MT6737
  • GPU Mali-T720MP1
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 8MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 8MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 2,630mAh
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 8.0
  • – Processor

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Moto C Plus

best phones under 8000 rs - Moto C Plus

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 162g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Mediatek MT6737 quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex A53
  • GPU Mali-T720MP2
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 8MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 2MP, f/2.8
  • Battery 4,000mAh, removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • – Not the best processor
  • – Front camera

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Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Lite

best phones under 8000 rs in India - redmi y1

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 150g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5.5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 425, quad-core 1.4GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 308
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.0
  • Battery 3,080mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons

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Standout features in the top smartphones under Rs 8,000:

The best phones under Rs 8,000 come with features like 3GB RAM, Android 7.1, and 32 gigs of internal memory. On the other hand, 2GB RAM, HD display and Android 7.0 have become the norm rather than the exception. We’re not very fond of MediaTek 673x series of processor, especially if the phone comes with single core GPU (720MP1).

  • Best battery • P55 Max (5,000mAh)
  • Phones likely to get Android 8.0 • Redmi 5A
  • Best camera (based on specs) • Redmi 5
  • Best front camera (based on specs) • Redmi Y1
  • Best value for money • Redmi 5A

 

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