After the entry of brands like Xiaomi, Lenovo, Asus, Le, Meizu and few others, it got a bit difficult to choose the right device, more choices more confusion. As we already know that the phones by popular brand don’t provide great specs and features under this budget. While some Chinese manufacturers provide a really good deal for your bucks while satisfying all the needs.

So, here we are with the list of Best Android Phones under ₹7000. We have specifically examined the merits and demerits of all the phones in the list. With that, we also mentioned its special feature and how one can be your preference over an another.

Xiaomi Redmi 4

After the grand success of the Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi has launched another phone which is also a  budget division phone. Like Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4 has an almost same look and in hand, premium feel. So does the new Redmi 4 offer great value, or does it just end up being a smaller version of the Redmi Note 4

Battery

The Redmi 4 is its large 4100mAh battery. This huge battery increases the overall weight of the phone but is acceptable for not so ordinary battery backup. The battery last for almost 2 full working days on moderate use and for a full day on very heavy users. Like Redmi Note 4 it also does not support any kind of fast charging.

Display

The 5-inch IPS display has a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The display has good colors and viewing angles and it is a good display overall, although it is a bit reflective under direct sunlight. Due to the lower resolution of Redmi 4 then in Redmi Note 4, the battery life is quite better in Redmi 4 as both supports the same mAh of battery.

Camera

There’s a 13-megapixel rear camera with features like PDAF (phase detection autofocus), f/2.0 aperture, HDR mode, 1080p video recording, and a LED flash. You also get a 5-megapixel front-facing camera which supports 1080p video recording. Low-light shots were slightly washed out but can be fixed up to some extent by HDR mode. The 5-megapixel front camera clicked some decent selfies. The beautification mode works fine while taking selfies.

Performance

The Redmi 3S Prime is powered by a 1.4 GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 435 processor with 3 GB of RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. It delivers good performance and most of the heavy games are playable with many lag. The phone runs on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 8 running on top.

Conclusion

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 sets a standard for other smartphones in the same price band. During testing, it doesn’t show any kind of lags even during heavy gaming. The fingerprint sensor works perfectly fine even with wet hands. The 3GB of RAM makes sure that the user doesn’t face any lags.


Xiaomi Redmi 3S

A new phone from not so new company. Xiaomi is getting a strong market in India since the launch of Mi4i and then Redmi Note 3 had gained huge popularity due to its high specs and low price. Now Xiaomi has launched Redmi 3S with further less price and nearly same specifications. Redmi 3S can be said as Redmi Note 3 mini. It has almost same design and specs as that of its precedent. It comes in 2 variants of 3GB RAM and 32GB internal and 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal. For your price range of 7000 2 GB variant fits the best.

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Battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 3S runs Android 6.0.1 and is powered by a massive 4100mAh non-removable battery. Xioami has always given a good battery life and is same in this case. With the MIUI skin, its battery management is also very good. The battery can last for 2 days on heavy usage also.

Display

Redmi 3S has a 5-inch of fully HD display. Here you can also adjust the color temperature based on your preference like – warm, standard, or cool. It also has a Reading mode, which prevents eye fatigue by reducing blue light rays from the screen.

Camera

Xiaomi Redmi 3S packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel on the front. Its camera has got several modes which take better photos in real time. Also, camera placement on the top left corner with a little bump look good.

Performance

Xiaomi Redmi 3S is powered by 1.1GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. It’s another variant has 3GB of RAM. So if you can increase your budget, go for another variant that also has a fingerprint sensor. It uses 4 performance cores to perform intensive tasks and 4 power-saving cores for extra power efficiency which increases phones battery life. The 64-bit, the octa-core processor is filled with system-level optimizations that can manage multiple tasks at once.

Conclusion

Xiaomi Redmi 4 can be said as best package for your budget. It has the most customized skin OS on it of all in the list with Skin UI. Normally a person wants a good battery life performance and good camera with which Redmi 4 will definitely satisfy you.


Moto E3 Power

The original Moto E was the sign of change from a company lite Motorola that they want to enter in the budget-oriented field. Although the specs on paper are not so impressive for Moto E devices, they perform really well on a day to day use. With stock Android experience and good battery life, this phone can become the user’s number one choice for a budget phone.

Battery

One of the biggest highlights of the Moto E3 Power is its large 3500mAh battery. The power after the Moto E3  represents here the battery that Motorola provides. It also supports the fast charging as another moto device provides now. Unlike other smartphones these days it has removable back cover.

Display

The Moto E3 Power comes with a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with a 720×1280 pixel resolution which has a 294 ppi of pixel density. E3 power sports the biggest and brightest display that Moto E series have ever got. However slightly you can get disappointed with the display’s brightness under direct sunlight.

Camera

The Moto E3 Power comes with an 8-megapixel camera on the rear with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash. On the front, you get a 5-megapixel shooter. If you are looking for a better camera than a brand then you can easily skip Moto E3 power. Both front and rear camera take decent images but, if you are looking for a better camera than the brand then you can easily skip Moto E3 power.

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Performance

It is powered by a 1.0 GHz Quad-core Mediatek MT6735P processor paired with 2 GB RAM and Mali T720 GPU. Moto E3 power is not as powerful as Lenovo want you to believe. You can not play very heavy games due to frame lag. The performance of the phone is average. It can easily handle normal usage but with multitasking, it shows lag.

Conclusion

Overall Moto E3 Power is a good deal from such a brand, but when we go to the price we can get much more in other Chinese brands with better specs and build quality along with performance.


Coolpad Note 3 Lite

Coolpad is the new brand from China which came in India with Coolpad note 3 and got huge popularity for its low price and high specs. Now it has launched Coolpad note 3 lite for the further low price and same specs with minor changes.

Battery

The Coolpad Note 3 Lite is powered by a 2500mAh non-removable battery. With all the good specs, it does not have a good battery life. It can be said that it has a decent battery life. With moderate to intensive use, it can last up to a day. It also does not have any kind of Fast charging.

Display

The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 px by 1280 px. It has a bright screen and has good viewing angles. So you will not get any issue with the screen.

Camera

The Coolpad Note 3 Lite packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel on the front. The camera is not so good, if your preference is for good camera quality then you can skip this. The colors from the images seem to be washed out.

Performance

It runs on Android v5.1 Lollipop with company’s highly customized COOLUI 6.0 skin running on top. The Coolpad Note 3 Lite is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM.

Conclusion

Coolpad Note 3 Lite comes with unmatched specs for its price value. It has very good performance in gaming and has a good fingerprint scanner. If you are looking for good specs and added features at a low price then this phone can become your priority.


Lenovo Vibe P1M

Lenovo has established itself quite well from the past years. With its better battery life and OS skin, it attracts several domains of the users. Lenovo Vibe P1M has got a decent look and built quality and you also get a good quality back cover out of the box

Battery

Lenovo Vibe P1M has a massive battery of 3900 mAh, which gives very good battery backup. It can easily last for 2 days for heavy usage. It also has a dedicated slider on left with volume rocker for switching in between power saving mode and normal mode which can be used in the adverse condition in need of the battery. With an HD display, its consumption is not too much. If your preference is battery life then this phone can be your first choice.

Display

The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 px by 1280 px at a PPI of 293 pixels. Although the colors range of display is not good but is acceptable for the price value.

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Camera

The Vibe P1m has an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera, the picture quality of both the cameras is sort of an average. If you are expecting a good camera then here Lenovo disappoints you here. The only wrong thing about this phone is its camera because its camera is too noisy and over sharpen. So you have to decide in between battery and camera in case of this phone.

Performance

It runs on the 1 GHz MediaTek MT6735P Quad Core Processor with 2 GB RAM. If you are a very heavy user the may not fulfill your expectations. It has got some lag in RAM management, which may worry you. For normal usage, this can become your priority. It runs on Lenovo’s Vibe UI based on Android 5.1 Lollipop

Conclusion

The most amazing thing about this phone is its battery life and that is the only reason for which you can go for this device. The Lenovo generally does not give updates for its low price smartphones so don’t expect the marshmallow update to so early.


Yu Yuphoria

YU is the new company set up by the founder of Micromax. YU has got its own different research team and production unit, so it can not be said as the product of Micromax. In its new production, they have tried to include all those features that they were failed to include in Micromax products.

Battery

It has got a battery of 2230 mAh which gives below average onscreen time for heavy usage, but the cyanogen mod that comes as its operating system customize the usage well, which lowers the drain rate of the battery. It supports a kind of fast charging as said by its manufacturers but the fast charging is not effectively noticed.

Display

With the protection of gorilla glass 3, it has 5-inch of HD display with a resolution of 720 px by 1280 px at a PPI of 294. These specs are normally found in this range of smartphones. Only plus points in YU Yuphoria is its protection

Camera

Yu Yuphoria packs an 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear with led flash and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The f/2.2 aperture lens of its rear camera capture light and also the depth of its field nicely.

Performance

When it comes to performance Yuphoria is great in storage with it’s 16 GB internal and runs on Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Processor with 2 GB RAM. With Cyanogen mod 12 it has several user-friendly customizations which increase its overall performance.

Conclusion

In total, this phone can serve you well if you are a kind of heavy user. If you do a lot of gaming and use internet over WiFi regularly then this phone can not be the first choice but can be given preference while selecting. You can get some bugs while using the phone at least some reports that. The rear camera can give you a feel of old Nokia’s phones and that camera also enhance the look of the device.