Best Small-Sized Phones with Small Screen (under 5.1 inch) in India | 2017

best phones with small screens

Which are the best phones with small screen in India?

There are still some of us who prefer having a smartphone that can be operated comfortably using one hand or can be pocketed easily. And while the market is full of devices that make tablets irrelevant, it’s usually hard to find pocket friendly phones. To help you, we’ve put together the list of the best small sized phones in India for this month. By small size, we mean phones having screens below 5.1 inch. We know that exactly isn’t small, but it is the best that is currently available

These handsets have been hand picked by us out of the umpteen phones available in the market and should offer you the best bang for your buck in their respective price segment. Many of these phones also support 4G LTA network. Lastly, the pros and cons and mentioned according to their budget and not according to the other phones in the list.

Also, check the best smartphones with 4GB RAM and the top smartphones with large battery. So here goes the list of the best phones with small screen in India.

 

These are the best smartphones with small screen (under 5.1 inch) in India (2017):

 

Panasonic P77

Panasonic P77

  • OS Android 5.1
  • Weight 126g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MTK6735P Quad Core 1GHz
  • GPU Mali-T720
  • RAM 1GB
  • Camera 8MP, f.2.4
  • Secondary camera 2MP, f/2.4
  • Battery 2,000mAh
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Internal memory
  • – Android 5.1
  • – Battery

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Panasonic P85

Panasonic P85

  • OS Android 6.0
  • Weight 147g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MT6735P quad-core 1GHz (A53)
  • GPU Mali T720MP2
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 8MP
  • Secondary camera 2MP
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + Android 6.0
  • – Hybrid slot (either SIM2 or microSD)

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Redmi 4A

best smartphones with small screen - redmi 4a

  • OS Android 6.0
  • Weight 131.5g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 425 1.4GHz quad core (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 308
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.2
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 3,120mAh
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + Internal memory
  • + Camera
  • – Hybrid slot (either SIM2 or microSD)

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Xiaomi Redmi 4

best phones under 7000 - Redmi 4

  • OS Android 6.0
  • Weight 150g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16GB/32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor Snapdragon 435, octa-core 1.4GHz (A53)
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 2GB/3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 4,100mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + Android 6.0
  • – Hybrid slot (either SIM2 or microSD)

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Panasonic Ray 500

Panasonic Eluga Ray 500

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 126g
  • Display resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, hybrid
  • Processor MTK6737P Quad Core 1.3GHz
  • GPU Mali-T720MP1
  • RAM 3GB
  • Camera Dual 13MP f.2.4 + 8MP f/2.4
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.4
  • Battery 4,000mAh
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Internal memory
  • + Android 7.0
  • + Dual camera
  • + Battery
  • – Processor

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Moto C Plus

best phones under 7000 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
  • + Android 7.0

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Panasonic Eluga Ray

best phones under 8000 - Panasonic Eluga Ray

  • OS Android 6.0
  • Weight 169g
  • Display resolution 1280 x 720
  • Display 5 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 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 4,000mAh, removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 6.0
  • + Battery
  • + RAM

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Lenovo K6 Power

best phones with small screen - k6-note
3GB RAM

4GB RAM

  • 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 3GB
  • Camera 13MP
  • Secondary camera 8MP
  • Battery 4,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Battery
  • + RAM
  • – Hybrid slot (either SIM2 or microSD)

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Moto G5

best small screen phone - moto g5

  • OS Android 7.0 – Nougat
  • Weight 145g
  • Display resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display 5 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 16/32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes, dedicated
  • Processor Snapdragon 430 Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Adreno 505
  • RAM 2/3GB
  • Camera 13MP, f/2.0
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 2,800mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Android 7.0

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Apple iPhone 6

best phones with small screen - iphone-6

  • OS iOS 11
  • Weight 128g
  • Display resolution 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Display 4.7 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot No
  • Processor 1.4GHz dual core Apple A8
  • GPU PowerVR GX6450
  • RAM 1GB
  • Camera 8MP, f/2.2, 1/3″ sensor
  • Secondary camera 1.2MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 1,810mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Single SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Brand
  • + Fluid
  • – Cameras
  • – Specs are no match against Android devices in the budget

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Apple iPhone SE

best phones with small screen - iphone se

  • OS iOS 11
  • Weight 113g
  • Display resolution 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Display 4.0 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot No
  • Processor 1.84GHz dual core Apple A9
  • GPU PowerVR GT7600
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.2, 1/3″ sensor
  • Secondary camera 1.2MP, f/2.4
  • Battery 1,624mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Single SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Brand
  • + Fluid
  • – Specs are no match against Android devices in the budget
  • – Overpriced

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Samsung Galaxy S7

best smartphones under 40000 - SAMSUNG Galaxy S7

  • OS Android 7.0
  • Weight 152g
  • Display resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Display 5.1 inch
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot Yes
  • Processor Quad-core 2.3GHz Mongoose & Quad-core 1.6GHz Cortex-A53 Exynos 8890
  • GPU Mali-T880 MP12
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/1.7, OIS, 1/2.5″ sensor
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/1/7, 1/4.1″ sensor
  • Battery 3,000mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Dual SIM (4G)
Pros and Cons
  • + Dual SIM
  • + Processor
  • + RAM

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Google Pixel

Google Pixel

  • OS Android 7.1
  • Weight 143g
  • Display resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display 5 inch AMOLED
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot No
  • Processor Dual-core 2.35GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo Snapdragon 821
  • GPU Adreno 540
  • RAM 4GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.0, 1/2.5″ sensor
  • Secondary camera 8 MP, f/2.4, 1/3.2″ sensor
  • Battery 2,770 mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Single SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • – Non expandable memory
  • – Display could have been 2K

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Apple iPhone 6s

best phones under 40000 - iphone-6s

64GB version

  • OS iOS 10
  • Weight 143g
  • Display resolution 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Display 4.7 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot No
  • Processor 1.84GHz dual core Apple A9
  • GPU PowerVR GT7600
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/2.2, 1/3″ sensor
  • Secondary camera 5MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 1,715mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Single SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Brand
  • + Fluid
  • – Display
  • – Non expandable memory

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Apple iPhone 7

best phones under 40000 - iphone-6s

  • OS iOS 11
  • Weight 138g
  • Display resolution 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Display 4.7 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot No
  • Processor Quad-core 2.34 GHz A10
  • GPU PowerVR Series7XT
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/1.8, 1/3″ sensor, OIS
  • Secondary camera 7MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 1,960mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Single SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Brand
  • – Display could have been 2K
  • – Non expandable memory

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Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8

  • OS iOS 11
  • Weight 148g
  • Display resolution 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Display 4.7 inch, IPS
  • Storage space 32GB
  • Expansion slot No
  • Processor Hexa-core Apple A11 Bionic
  • GPU Apple GPU (three-core graphics)
  • RAM 2GB
  • Camera 12MP, f/1.8, OIS
  • Secondary camera 7MP, f/2.2
  • Battery 1,821mAh, non-removable
  • Connectivity Single SIM, 4G
Pros and Cons
  • + Processor
  • – Display
  • – Non expandable memory

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