When it comes to cheap Android smartphones there are lots of options to choose from. Most of them are from Samsung, one of the leading smartphone manufacturer where as the other manufacturer completes the list. Not only they are cheap but also loaded with alluring features. If you are on a budget I would recommend you to choose the best one out of this list. So here goes the list of Cheap Android Smartphone which are priced below or at 10,000 INR.
Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 – Price: 7450 INR
A new member to the famous Galaxy series of Samsung Android smartphone is recently launched, power packed Android smartphone running on Android OS v2.3 Gingerbread. Sports a 832MHz processor which provides seamless performance on a TFT capacitive touchscreen display measuring 3 inch with only 256K colors. 2MP camera(lacks front video calling camera ), 160 MB internal memory with 290MB RAM, the memory is expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card. And is powered by a 1200mAh Li-ion battery. 3G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, this smartphone is loaded with all sort of connectivity features.
Samsung Galaxy Pop S5570 GSM- Price: 8150 INR
Another cheap(not in terms of features) Android smartphone flaunts a 3.14 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen having 256K colors, running on Android OS v2.2 Froyo(upgradable up to Gingerbread) is a sure performer. 160MB internal memory 384MB RAM, whereas the personal storage can be expanded up to 32 GB via micro SD cards. Powered by Li-Ion 1200mAh battery can lasts a day with the normal usage. 3.15 MP camera makes it slightly a good buy at this price range but at the same time the 600MHz processor turns the customer down. Same as above, this smartphone has all the connectivity features. CDMA version of the same has 800MHz processor and can be used as a USB modem, rest the two smartphone share the similar features design. Samsung Galaxy Pop CDMA version is priced at 9129 INR.
LG Optimus One P500 – Price: 9790 INR
Moreover same features as that of Samsung Galaxy Pop, can be a good option if one do want to go for Samsung Galaxy series. 262K colors, TFT capacitive touch screen measuring 3.2 inches provides a bit natural look and feel other than the latter discussed smartphone. 170MB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card, 512 MB RAM makes it a bit different than the other three. Same camera as Samsung Galaxy Pop 3.15 MP, lacks front facing camera. 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi are the connectivity features, where this device can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot too. Sports a 600MHz processor however provides smooth functioning. And a bigger 1500mAh battery as compared to the latter.
Sony Ericsson W8 – Price: 9,600 INR
First ever Walkman series smartphone running on Android OS v2.1 Eclair. 3 inch TFT capacitive touch screen 16M colors provides the natural look and feel. 3.15 MP camera with no secondary camera, 600MHz processor, 3G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi makes no difference to the above growing list. 128MB internal memory expandable up to 16GB via micro SD card. But being the Walkman series Android, makes it a good buy for music lovers who would like to customize their experience with Android OS.
Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 – Price: 9,435 INR
Yet another Android from Samsung Galaxy series, running on Android OS v2.2 Froyo upgradable to Gingerbread which differs from the above in terms of camera, this smartphone sports a 5MP camera but 65K colors fakes up the image quality. TFT capacitive touchscreen display measures 3.3 inches provides comfortable browsing and gaming performance. But 600MHz processor is another let down considering the price. Same connectivity features as above(3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth), can also be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot. And a mere increase in battery power which is 1350mAh lasts up to a day. Talking about the memory, 160MB is what you got as an internal memory further expandable up to 32GB, and having 280MB RAM.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 – Price 9300 INR
Xperia Series by Sony Ericsson just to mark it`s presence managed to launch a smartphone which is running on Android OS v1.6 expandable up to Android OS v2.1. Considering the other features, this smartphone more like the above Sony Ericsson W8 sharing similar features like 16M colors, 128 MB internal storage(further expandable up to 16GB), 168 MB RAM, 3.15 MP camera(lacks video calling front facing camera), having the same 600MHz processor. Moreover share the same price as well.
Samsung Galaxy Pro – Price: 10000 INR
If you are looking for a business class touch and type Android smartphone, then Samsung Galaxy Pro is for you. Running on Android OS v2.2 Froyo upgradable up to Gingerbread is one of the only deserving candidate at this price range. TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen measuring 2.8 inches, 256K colors provides a much better look and feel than the rest of the above mentioned Android smartphone. 512 MB internal memory further expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card can houses enormous Android applications and personal media content. 3.15MP camera is a clean performer over the other, but the device still lacks the secondary camera for video calling purpose. 800MHz processor offers smooth browsing and also support flash too. Similar connectivity features along with that the device can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot too and having newer Bluetooth v 3.0. This is the best one can get considering the price range.
HTC Wildfire –Price 10,000 INR
Looking for a HTC handsets, then HTC Wildfire can be considered as a good buy. 16M colors on a 3.2 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen provides a elegant experience. 384 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM and the personal storage can be expandable up to 32GB via micro SD card. 5MP camera along with the support of LED Flash but lacks secondary front facing camera to enjoy video calling. But 528 MHz processor falls a bit short when it comes to performance. By default, the device comes packed with a Android OS v2.1 which can be expandable up to Android OS v2.2 Froyo. 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi(can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot on Froyo).
If you are looking for relatively cheap Android Smartphone than you can also consider Dell XCD28 – Price 7,749 INR, Acer BeTouch E110 –Price 6,250 INR, Samsung 15503 Galaxy 5 Price 8,249 INR or LG Optimus Me P350 which is priced at 8,500 INR. But I would recommend you to choose the from the list above which are not only cheap as well as offer great features and specifications considering the price.
If you are looking for a business class cheap Android smartphone, then I would recommend you to choose Samsung Galaxy Pro touch and type, else Samsung Galaxy Y proves to be a good purchase. Which one is your favorite? Do let us via comments.