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5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

I wanted to do this post since start of this year, when I was searching a Android based phone myself – I was quite lucky to get hold of Samsung Spica – one of most “Value for Money” phone I have ever bought.

Now 6 months down the line, we still do not have too many Android Phones, especially the ones that will not dent your pocket too much. I have too many people asking me about low cost Android phones, so, thought of writing this post. Here are the 5 cheapest Android Phones currently available in Indian Market.

Acer BeTouch  Price = Rs 8999/-

 AcerBEtouchE110 | 5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

Acer has recently launched Acer BeTouch, which currently stands as the cheapest Android Phone available in the Indian Market. At less that 9k, it very difficult to go wrong with it.

Acer BeTouch E110 Features

  • General Form:  Candy Bar
  • Dimensions:  103.5 X 54 X 13.4 Mm
  • Weight:  105 G
  • Type:  TFT Resistive Touchscreen
  • Resolution:  240 X 320 Pixels
  • Color:  256K Colors (65K Effective)
  • Size:  2.8 Inches
  • Primary Camera:  3.15 MP, 2048×1536 Pixels
  • Type:  Standard Battery, Li-Ion 1500 MAh
  • Talk Time:  5 H (Maximum)
  • StandBy Time:  400 H (Maximum)
  • Speaker:  Yes
  • Radio:  Stereo FM Radio
  • GPRS:  Class 10 (4+1/3+2 Slots), 32 – 48 Kbps
  • EDGE:  Class 10, 236.8 Kbps
  • 3G:  HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps; HSUPA 384 Kbps
  • Bluetooth:  Yes, V2.0 With A2DP
  • USB:  Yes, V2.0
  • OS:  Android OS, V1.5 (Cupcake)
  • CPU:  ST Ericsson PNX6715 416MHz Processor

You can Buy Acer BeTouch here

Samsung I5503 Galaxy 5 Price = Rs 8999/-

samsunggalaxy5i5503 | 5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

Recently Launched Samsung Galaxy 5 is priced same as Acer BeTouch, but main difference is that Galaxy 5 has much better screen. Also, it is capacitive screen as compared to Acer’s resistive screen. Additionally, it comes loaded with Android 2.1 Eclair, as compared to Acer’s ancient Android cupcake 1.5 version.

Key Features of Samsung Galaxy5 i5503

  • Android V2.1 (Eclair)
  • Intutive Touchwiz 3.0 Interface
  • 2.8′” Touch Screen
  • Google-Outlook-Facebook Integrated Calendar
  • Powerful Multitasking Support With Up To 7 Home screens
  • Supports Swype Input For Faster Typing
  • Battery Type:  Li-Ion 1200mAh
  • Talk Time:  9 Hrs 30 Min
  • StandBy Time:  520 Hrs
  • CPU:  MSM7227-1 600MHz Processor
  • Internal Memory:  90 MB
  • Primary Camera: 2 MP (Full Focus)

Buy Samsung Galaxy 5 here

LG Optimus GT540  Price = Rs 10,999/-

 

LG optimus GT540 | 5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

The LG GT540 Optimus is the second Android phone from LG to be launched in India. It sports Android Version 1.6 Eclair and has larger 3 inch resistive touchscreen which supports 320 x 480 resolution.

  • OS:  Android OS, V1.6
  • Dimensions:  109 X 54.5 X 12.7 Mm
  • Weight:  115.5 G
  • 3” TFT Resistive Touchscreen
  • Resolution:  320 X 480 Pixels
  • Primary Camera:  3.15 MP, 2048×1536 Pixels, Autofocus
  • Standard Battery, Li-Ion 1500 MAh
  • Talk Time:  5 H 30 Min (2G) / 7 H 20 Min (3G) (Maximum)
  • StandBy Time:  500 H (2G) / 500 H (3G) (Maximum)
  • 3.5 Mm Audio Jack
  • Radio:  Stereo FM Radio With RDS
  • EDGE:  Class 10, 236.8 Kbps
  • 3G:  HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
  • USB:  Yes, MicroUSB
  • Java:  Yes, MIDP 2.0
  • Internal Memory:  114 MB
  • Cards Slot:  MicroSD, Up To 32GB – 2GB Included

Buy LG GT540 Optimus here

Videocon Zeus Evolve V7500 Price = Rs. 10,999/-

VideoconZeusAndroidMobile | 5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

I am not too sure about this phone, whether it is already launched or is yet to be announced – but it is very much available on the Flipkart site. Infact, I think for the price this Android phone is a steal. It has Android 1.6, which is upgradeable to 2.1, 3.2 large capacitive Multi-touch Screen, 5 MP camera and 24 fps video recording. It supports 3.5G and comes bundled with 2 batteries (awesome !)

Videocon Zeus Specifications

  • OS:  Android1.6 Operating System. Upgradeable To Android2.1 Eclair
  • CPU:  600 Mhz Powered By QualcommTMMicro-Processor
  • Type:  Multi-Touch Capacitive TFT Screen
  • Screen Resolution:  480×320 Pixels
  • Size:  3.2 Inches
  • Primary Camera:  5 MP Camera With LED Flash
  • Type:  1230 MAH (2 Nos.)
  • 3G:  Yes
  • Wlan:  Wi-Fi Enabled
  • USB:  Yes
  • Keyboard Type:  Multi-Touch Capacitive
  • Touch Screen:  Yes
  • Internal Memory:  512 MB
  • Cards Slot:  Yes (Upto32 GB Expandable)

Buy Videocon Zeus here

Samsung Galaxy 3 (I5801) Price = Rs 11901

 samsunggalaxy3I5801 | 5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

To be honest, I really like the full Galaxy series from Samsung – With all their Galaxy phones they have managed to pack in features while keeping very good price points. Samsung Galaxy 5 and Samsung Galaxy 3 were launched on the same day, latter being more features rich and expensive by around 3k. Galaxy 3 also sports Android 2.1 version and has home-grown Intutive Touchwiz 3.0 Interface.

Samsung Galaxy 3 (I5801) Specifications

  • OS:  Android V2.1 (Eclair)
  • CPU:  Qualcomm (QSC6270), 667 MHz
  • Dimensions:  113.5 X 55 X 12.55 Mm
  • Display Type:  WVGA
  • Size:  3.2 Inch
  • Primary Camera:  3.2 MP (With Auto Focus)
  • Video Recording:  Yes (320×240 @15 Fps)
  • Battery Type:  Li-Ion, 1,500 MAh
  • Talk Time:  15.20 Hrs(2G) ; 7.5 Hrs(3G) (Maximum)
  • StandBy Time:  625 Hrs(2G) ; 483 Hrs(3G) (Maximum)
  • 3.5 Mm Audio Jack
  • Radio:  Yes
  • GPRS:  Yes
  • EDGE:  Yes
  • 3G:  Yes
  • Wlan:  Yes
  • USB:  Yes
  • Touch Screen:  Yes
  • GSM/CDMA/Dual Sim/Triple Sim:  GSM
  • Internal Memory:  130MB
  • Cards Slot:  Up To 32 GB

Buy Samsung Galaxy 3 Here

HTC Tattoo Price Rs. 12,999

HTCTattoo | 5 Cheapest Android phones in India!

HTC Tattoo is a relatively older Android phone and one of the first Android phones that was launched in India. It is tried and test model and one of the more compact Android phones in the market. It sports Android 1.6 cupcake version.

HTC Tattoo Specifications

  • OS:  Android OS, V1.6
  • CPU:  Qualcomm MSM 7225 528 MHz Processor
  • Display Type:  TFT Resistive Touchscreen
  • Resolution:  240 X 320 Pixels
  • Size:  2.8 Inches
  • Primary Camera:  3.15 MP, 2048×1536 Pixels
  • Video Recording:  CIF@15fps
  • Type:  Standard Battery, Li-Ion 1100 MAh
  • Talk Time:  6 H 30 Min (2G) / 5 H 40 Min (3G) (Maximum)
  • StandBy Time:  340 H (2G) / 520 H (3G) (Maximum)
  • 3.5 Mm Audio Jack
  • Radio:  Stereo FM Radio With RDS
  • GPRS:  Class 10 (4+1/3+2 Slots), 32 – 48 Kbps
  • EDGE:  Class 10, 236.8 Kbps
  • 3G:  HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
  • Internal Memory:  256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
  • Cards Slot:  MicroSD

Buy HTC Tattoo here

I wanted to include Samsung Galaxy Spica in the list which costs about Rs. 12,500, but, it seems that Samsung has discontinued that model and launched newer Samsung Galaxy 5 and 3.

So there you have it – the cheapest Android phones available in Indian Market currently. Hope this helps the Android wannabes out there !

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283 comments

  1. Hi guys. I am having olive gc800 triple sim mobile, i want to buy android mobile phone. any bocy wants to buy please contact me on my email.

  2. hi buddys, if you want buy around 10 k pls go to samung galaxy 5 its best features inculde andriod os, 3g. gps(AGPS), swype etc….

  3. can anyone tell me plz if samsung galaxy 5 is dual sim (gsm+gsm) or not???? also tell me is there any difference between galaxy 5 i5500 and i5503????

  4. i want purchase a android cell. is micromax a60 is good n cheap or should i go to samsung galaxy 5? give me review both?

  5. they didn’t mention about lg optimus one, very smart cell

  6. I am planning to change my mobile, but after i did some research on web , i am a bit confused. I zeroed on to samsung wave 723, after going through the specs, i am not able to know what processor does it have, or it does not have any. What role does processor play, and whether mobiles with so many features and 5mp cameras do without processor. Kindly clarify .

  7. @ Rs 21k-26k, you should get Samsung Galaxy S. That’s all and it is the best.

  8. Hi. I am looking for android os based phone in the range of Rs14000-15000. i need a phone with good battery backup n good looks on android platform. Recently i saw Dell XCD35, but don’t know about performance of Dell phones. Can you please suggest me which phone to go with in this range? What about XCD35?

  9. hi, i want to buy an android phone between 21000-26000. is motorola milestone xt720 a gud phone ?

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  10. hi frnds this is anil i wanna by a android mobile by i am not clear to take which mobile n which brand and the cst must be in b/n 7000-9000 so plz sugst me the bst mobiles. thank u

  11. i want 1 best android phone in range 10,000.and upto 3 mp camera plz suggest me… sony irr.

  12. hi this below spice 3G phone cost only below 5000. this is only cheap in india http://www.spicecorp.in/SpiceMobiles/Model.aspx?Id=172

  13. hello ppl… dis september i had purchased samsung MONTE…brand new cell ..costed me around 9000..now i want to sell it…pls contact me on ma mail if sombody is interested.. thank u

    • I want to buy ur mobile. But i just want to know any problem in samsung Monte.whats ur price.contact me on this no. +919891020903

  14. Hello, i am Shankar, as i observed the comment of Mr.Santosh that the Xperia X10 mini costs around Rs.8500 but i just wanted to ask him that where do we get it at this price. and i also want to thank the founder of trak.com Mr.Arun Prabhudesai for carrying a very good job of helping everyone to find the best path to fulfill there desires. Thanking you, Yours Faithfully, Shankar.

  15. Hey, nice post, dude! bt Samsung Galaxy 3 (I5801) has a WQVGA screen not a WVGA, which i hear is not that well supported by android. perhaps it gets better with the eclair and froyo…

  16. Great phones !!! Where can I download Android Games, Apps?

  17. i would like to buy a phone with anroid,3g,maps,gud cam,bluetooth,if possible dual sim can u suggest a phone for me from india

  18. Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini is the best android phone ever and also low cost aound RS. 8,500/- . This phone having lot of features mentioned below. General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 Size Dimensions 83 x 50 x 16 mm Weight 88 g Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors (65K effective) Size 240 x 320 pixels, 2.55 inches – Scratch-resistant surface - Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate - Timescape UI Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones Speakerphone Yes – 3.5 mm audio jack Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Call records Practically unlimited Internal 128MB Card slot microSD, up to 16GB, 2GB included, buy memory Data GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps 3G HSDPA; HSUPA WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Infrared port No USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Camera Primary 5 MP, 2560?1920 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Features Geo-tagging Video Yes, VGA@30fps, video light Secondary No Features OS Android OS 1.6 CPU Qualcomm MSM7227 600MHz Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push email, IM Browser HTML Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Games Yes Colors Gold, Pearl White, Black, Pink, Lime, Red, Silver GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Java Yes, via third-party application – MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player - Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk - Google Voice Search (market dependent) - Digital compass - TrackID music recognition - Document viewer - Voice memo - T9 Battery Standard battery, Li-Po 950 mAh Stand-by Up to 285 h (2G) / Up to 360 h (3G) Talk time Up to 4 h (2G) / Up to 3 h 30 min (3G) Misc SAR EU 1.17 W/kg (head) I prefered this Robyn phone.

  19. Hi I want to buy an android phone. Others features 1. 3G, Dual sim (GSM+GSM), 3″ display- Must 2. Touch screen or slider whatever 3. upt 8 GB card 4. Price around 10K Any advise

    • hi sunil better you can for samung galaxy 5 or micromax but u can opt samung galxy 5 is around 9000 rate better gps(AGPS) , 3G ETC NICE PHONE

    • well so many fones r available in the market but as compare to dell xcd35 believe me i hav never seen a fone like that its a gret phone

    • hey bro….Acer is the best android phone you it’s cost near abt 12k but i have never seen this type of phone ..i mean to say it will satisfy you with ur requirement….trust me

    • SPICE MI-350, SPICE-MI350n, SPICE MI-280, MICROMAXX-A75(SUPERFONE), all are with—-3G, WI-FI, DUAL SIM, ANDROID 2.3(GINGERBREAD), DUAL STANDBY, 650MHZ, VIDEO CALLING, ETC ETC… COSTING FROM Rs.5300-9000/-

    • dead cheap dual sim android fone with all req.apps from spice-mi270.its now below rs.3k only !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • @Sunil: you can go for Spice mi-350n !! it is dual sim+ android 2.3 + 3.5″ large capacitive touch screen, Adreno 200 GPU and better price and features than galaxy y……go for it !! It is just around Rs.7500

  20. I have been reading reviews of various touch phones for last 2 years. Till date, no site has bothered to clarify the difference between “Resistive” and “Capacitive” touch phones. How do we know what is what, and which is better?

    • Hi Sathish, You may find the answer in here. http://yampblog.blogspot.com/2009/08/resistive-vs-capacitive-touch-screens.html

    • capacitive is better if you want to use the phone only by finger, and if u want pointed accuracy and want to operate phone by stylus go for resistive touchscreen……

    • nokia asha 311 3g, 3mp cam, 1gh processor with capacitive touchscreen mobile more useful than resistive touchscreen with the price tag of 6400 the best touchscreen phone ever

  21. textilesinfomediarydotcom

    Android being free os is going to rule price market. R and d supported by GOOGLE so it shall never fall behind in upgradable status of its competitor os.

  22. I see this too. Rs.9900 http://www.spiceglobal.com/SpiceMobiles/Model.aspx?Id=167

  23. I came across your site while looking for android mobile phones in India.Then i saw a message on your site that you need guest writers.I am interested in that.You can check my personal blog and evaluate me. I am a BE graduate.

  24. HTC Desire is the best!

    • hi arun sir, samsung galaxy y is another option which is very affordable with brand name samsung, here is link http://www.dtplus.in/2012/01/samsung-galaxy-y-affordable-android.html

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