Do you want to buy a “smartphone”? Of course you do! Right? You might have heard people saying that smartphones are costly and there are no mobiles under Rs.10,000 which has features like Android phones in India. They are terribly wrong. I can show you not 1, or 2, or 5… But 10 Android phones in India below 7000. Don’t let your desire fall down, check out this list and buy a new mobile for yourself.

Update: [23/07/2013] New phones have been added at the end of this list.

Need a tip? Check the price of the mobile you choose on online retailers like, LetsBuy, Flipkart, Saholic, etc. too. They might offer a cheaper price. Choose the best price and buy it!

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List Of Android Phones in India Under 7000:

1. Spice Mi-270

Spice Mi-270

Spice Mi-270 has Android v2.2 (Froyo) installed with a display of 2.8-inch touchscreen. It is the cheapest smartphone in India, so you cannot expect features like other mobiles. It has only the basic features you can get with the power of a smart OS. The storage memory can be expanded upto 16GB using a Micro SD card. Browse internet via GPRS/EDGE or WiFi, 2 MP camera, FM Radio and GPS navigation.

Battery: Lithium-ion 1000 mAh

Display: 2.8-inch touchscreen

Navigation: Integrated GPS

Dual SIM: Yes

Price: Rs.3,499

2. Alcatel OT-890D

Alcatel OT-890D

Alcatel One Touch-890D  features Android v2.2 (Froyo), 2 megapixel camera and storage memory of 150 MB which is expandable upto 16 GB via Micro SD card. The display is 2.8-inch but resistive touch screen, obviously you cannot get everything at this price! If you want to surf internet at high speed using 3G then it’s minus 1 for this. It does not have 3G support but it does have WiFi. Other features include FM Radio, MMS, Facebook, Twitter and GPS navigation.

Internet Connectivity: 2G, WiFi

Camera: 2 MP with Geo-tagging

CPU: 420 MHz processor

Battery: 1000 mAh Li-ion

Price: Rs.4,500

3. Huawei U8150 IDEOS

Huawei U8150 IDEOS

Huawei U8150 IDEOS is a candy bar shape device, which offers 528 MHz ARM 11 processor with Froyo. It also has an average camera of 3 megapixel. The good thing is that the screen is capacitive touch, but the size is 2.8-inches only. The memory of 200 MB can be expanded upto 32 GB using an external memory card. Surf the internet seamlessly using 3G or WiFi. It also gives you FM Radio, integrated GPS navigation and camera with Geo-tagging.

Internet Connectivity: 3G, WiFi

CPU: 528 MHz processor

Battery: 1200 mAh

Price: Rs.5,000

4. Karbonn A1

Karbonn A1

An India based manufacturer, Karbonn A1 features a 2.8-inch resistive touch display with matte finish at the front. The 600 MHz processor with 162 of RAM is enough for basic functions, but when you try to play games that require more memory, it may lag a bit. Thanks to the task manager, applications which may cause the phone to crash will automatically shut down. Camera is quite average, 3.2 MP, but it gives you 3G and WiFi ability. Also, you can make WiFi hotspot using this device.

Storage Memory: 21o MB, expandable

CPU: 600 MHz

Camera: 3.2 MP

Price: Rs.4,350

5. Vodafone Smart VF858 (Huawei U8160)

Vodafone Smart VF858

Vodafone 858 was originally manufactured by Huawei, also knows as Huawei U8160 features the same OS as the mobile phones above with a capacitive touch of 2.8-inch. Storage memory includes 130 MB (internal) plus expandable via memory card. It does not have a front-facing camera for video calling but it does have 3G, WiFi support for faster browsing, you can also create a hotspot with this device. CPU includes a processor of 528 MHz ARM 11.

Navigation: GPS support

Power: 1200 mAh

Talktime: 4 hours (2G) | 4.5 hours (3G)

Price: Rs.4,999

6. Spice MI-280

Spice MI-280

Spice MI-280 is a dual SIM phone which features Gingerbread, that’s different from others! – And newer. Other features of this device are absolutely better than the ones I already mentioned above. It’s good if you are looking for more features at an affordable rate. You can do video calling as it has a front VGA cam. A 600 MHz processor reside inside the CPU with 256 MB of RAM.

Screen: 2.8-inch capacitive touch

Battery: 1000 mAh

Primary Camera: 5 MP without flash

Connectivity: 3G, WiFi

Price: Rs.5,200

7. Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300

Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5300

Samsung, the newly crowned best mobile seller also has a Android mobile phone in India under Rs.7,000 . This device has a capacitive display of 2.8-inches with Gingerbread OS and TouchWiz UX user interface. Including the massive 3GB internal storage you can expand it via Micro SD card. Along with WiFi, 3G, GPS, it also has a decent battery of 1200 mAh.

CPU: 832 MHz ARM 11

Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity

RAM: 256 MB

Price: Rs.6,500

8. Micromax A73

Micromax A73

OS: Android v2.3 Gingerbread

Display: 3.5-inch capacitive touch

Connectivity: GPRS/EDGE, 3G, WiFi

Camera: 2 MP primary | VGA front

Processor: 650 MHz

Power: 1300 mAh Li-ion

Price: Rs.6,199

9. LG Optimus Me P350

LG Optimus Me P350

Display: 2.8-inch capacitive

OS: Android v2.2 (Froyo)

Battery: 1280 mAh Lithium-ion

Processor: 600 MHz ARM 11

GPU: Adreno 200

RAM: 140 MB

Camera: 3.2 MP

Price: Rs.6,339

10. Samsung Galaxy Y S5360

Samsung Galaxy Y S5360

Display: 3.0-inch capacitive

User Interface: v2.3 Gingerbread with TouchWiz

RAM: 290 MB

Internet Connectivity: GPRS/EDGE, 3G, WiFi

Processor: 832 MHz ARMv6

Power: 1200 mAh

Price: Rs.5,999

New Phones:

11. Micromax Bolt A51

micromax bolt a51

Display: 3.5-inch (320 x 480 pixels)

OS: v2.3.7 (Gingerbread)

RAM: 256 MB

Processor: 832 MHz

Battery: 1500 mAh

Price: Rs.4,599

12. Micromax Canvas Viva A72

micromax canvas viva a72

Display: 5-inch (480 x 800 pixels)

OS: v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 1 GHz

Battery: 2000 mAh

Price: Rs.6,025

13. Samsung Galaxy Y Plus S5303

samsung galaxy y plus s5303

Display: 2.8-inch (320 x 240 pixels)

OS: v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 850 MHz

Battery: 1200 mAh

Price: Rs.6349

14. HTC Explorer A310e

htc explorer a310e

Display: 3.2-inch (320 x 480 pixels)

OS: v2.3 (Gingerbread)

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 600 MHz Scorpion

Battery: 1230 mAh

Price: Rs.6,699

15. Lenovo IdeaPhone A690

lenovo ideaphone a690

Display: 4-inch (480 x 800 pixels)

OS: v2.3 (Gingerbread)

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 1 GHz Cortex A9

Battery: 1500 mAh

Price: Rs.6,970

16. Sony Xperia Tipo

Sony Xperia Tipo

Display: 3.2-inch (320 x 480 pixels)

OS: v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

RAM: 512 MB

Processor: 800 MHz Scorpion

Battery: 1500 mAh

Price: Rs.7,150

Conclusion:

Confused? Apply the thumb rule, “price” is directly proportional to “quality” – what do you want, affordable or quality? choice is yours. If you plan to use multiple apps or heavy apps on your device, buy the one which has a decent processor and RAM, need smooth touch experience? Choose the one with capacitive screen.

Still not sure which one of the Android phones you should buy? Just post your query in your comment below.