VoLTE has become a new standard for budget smartphones in India. Although Reliance Jio is the only operator currently offering (Airtel in some areas) VoLTE services across the country, VoLTE is making its appearance in almost every smartphone releasing these days.
While the heated segment in India is undoubtedly the Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 price range, the sub Rs. 7,000 also has some attractive smartphones and even first-time smartphone buyers are heavily considering this segment.
In this article, we will be listing out five best smartphones with VoLTE support under Rs. 7,000 in India to purchase right now. Read on to know more.
1) Xiaomi Redmi 4
If Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the Chinese company’s best selling model in India, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 stands next to the former. Xiaomi could have easily sold more than three million of Redmi 4 units by now, as per our estimation. The Redmi 4 is priced at Rs. 6,999 and offers excellent value for money.
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 has a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720*1280 pixels and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC. The chipset is mated with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card.
Cameras in the Redmi 4 include a 13MP rear-facing shooter and a 5MP front-facing shooter. The device boots Android Nougat based MIUI 9 and is backed by a 4100mAh battery. It also houses a fingerprint scanner at the rear side, which is unusual considering the price point.
2) Motorola Moto C Plus
Xiaomi and Motorola are going head-on-head with each other in recent times. But Motorola is not able to replicate the success of Xiaomi in the country due to the slightly higher priced devices. If the Moto G lineup competes with Xiaomi Redmi Note lineup, then the Moto C lineup goes against the entry-level Redmi lineup.
To compete with the Xiaomi Redmi 4, Motorola launched the Moto C Plus which packs a beefy 4000mAh battery inside. The Moto C Plus also sports a 5-inch HD display, but it is powered by the MediaTek MT6737 SoC. The Moto C Plus is priced at Rs. 6,999.
Motorola has added 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage in the Moto C Plus. The phone offers 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. It has support for 4G LTE & VoLTE and accepts dual SIM cards as well.
3) iVoomi Me 3S
iVoomi has had a great year so far with achieving its targets way ahead of the estimated time. The Chinese company’s flagship smartphone- the iVoomi Me 3S offers an unbreakable display at a price point of Rs. 6,499.
For the asking price, the device surely feels premium and is a complete value for money deal. It is powered by the MediaTek 6737 chipset but offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. A 5.2-inch HD display is present on the front, and cameras include a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing camera. The iVoomi Me 3S has a 3000mAh battery backing it and it even boots Android Nougat out of the box.
4) Xiaomi Redmi 4A
Another Xiaomi phone in the block is the Redmi 4A, which is the super affordable product from Xiaomi’s house till date. The Redmi 4A is priced at Rs. 5,999 (there’s a premium variant as well at Rs. 6,999) and is a complete value for money deal in this list.
It has a 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 425 SoC, 2GB/3GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB of internal storage, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, Android Marshmallow OS, and a 3120mAh battery.
5) Yu Yunique 2
After being in the silent mode for more than a year, Micromax’ subsidiary Yu Televentures launched an array of smartphones, and the entry-level one is the Yu Yunique 2, which is the successor to Yu Yunique launched back in 2015.
The Yu Yunique 2 also comes in two variants- one with 2GB of RAM priced at Rs. 5,999, and the other one with 3GB of RAM called Yu Yunique 2 Plus priced at Rs. 6,999.
The smartphone has a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720*1280 pixels and is powered by the MediaTek MT6737 SoC, coupled with 2GB/3GB of RAM.
It has a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP selfie camera. It boots Android Nougat out of the box and has a 2500mAh battery inside it.
Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.