Check the best of affordable/budget/low cost quad core Android/Windows phones available in India.

Thanks to MediaTek chipset that the price of smartphones have come down. The second thanks should go to Android open source OS which has cut off the task of mobile operating system from local vendors. Looking to buy a quad core phone? Thinking what would be the price you need to keep in your pocket? Quad core processor is certainly trending the Indian smartphone manufactures and this has paved the way for low budgets phones.

Best Quad Core Phones

Its no more about dual core smartphones in India as quad core processor has been picked by various Indian smartphone vendors. First Micromax followed by Karbonn and the Umi is set to come out with quad core powered phone. Interestingly none of the worldwide smartphone giant has come up with low cost quad core phone although they have high-end smartphones which are priced above Rs 30,000 and more($ 600+).

Also Read - Best Android Phones Below Rs 4,000 | Best Camera Phones Below Rs 5,000

Quad Core Phones

Here in this article we list low cost quad core powered smartphones which are available in India. So lets go through which devices fits your range -

Huawei Honor Holly

Priced at Rs 6999 and coming out with impressive 5-inch HD display, Quad core processor, 8 mega pixel camera and Android Kitkat is a big thing. If you ask me, it's definitely worth purchase handset.Huawei Honor Holly
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Micromax A116 Canvas HD Phone

Micromax A110 Canvas 2 has been a huge hit in terms of phablet phone considered. It has so much demand that it ran out of stock all the time and seeing this Micromax has planned to introduce A116 Canvas HD phones. A110 is a dual core phone but A116 is with MediaTek quad core processor inside it.

For thousands reason Micromax A116 smartphone is recommended and worth buy not just because the brand is popular but it contains very good features including with HD display screen & better camera.

Micromax Canvas HD A116

Micromax A116 Canvas HD has following specifications –

  • 5 inches HD IPS touchscreen display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 Ghz MediaTek MT6589 processor
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • 8 mega pixel rear side camera, LED flash
  • VGA front facing camera
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB micro Sd card support
  • 3G, Wi Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • 2100 mAh battery

For those who are looking to buy this device its available via Flipkart(provides best discount), SnapdealSaholic in India. No other retailer has it.

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Intex Aqua Quad Core

Intex has shown intention to join the competition of budget quad core phone in India. It would be the first phone to touch a price range of four digit in India. However Intex Technologies have gone with 4.5 inches IPS display with 8 mega pixel camera and other specifications are really good.Intex Aqua Quad CoreIntex Aqua quad core has following features -

  • Display: 4.5-inch Capacitive touch screen IPS display
  • Resolution: 960 x 540 pixels resolution
  • Processor: 1 GHz quad-core processor
  • OS: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  • Camera: 8MP auto focus rear camera with dual LED flash
  • Front Cam: 2 MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Storage: 512MB RAM, 2 GB internal memory, up to 32GB expandable memory with microSD
  • Battery: 1800 mAh battery

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Karbonn S5 Titanium

Karbonn S5 Titanium is the latest in competition of quad core phones. Now you might have seen Karbonn promoting this smartphone on newspapers in India and just like Canvas HD this one is also with 5 inches touchscreen display with 8 mega pixel camera and other handy features priced in the range of budget.Karbonn S5 Titanium

Karbonn S5 Titanium has following key features -

  • 5-inch qHD IPS Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
  • Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
  • 8 MP Primary Camera
  • 2 MP Secondary Camera
  • Wi-Fi Enabled
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core Processor
  • SIM 1 Support 3G and SIM 2 Support 2G

Karbonn S5 Titanium is priced at Rs 10900. You can buy it via Flipkart at best discount.

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Karbonn S1 Titanium

Karbonn S1 Titanium is the response of Karbonn to Micromax A116 smartphone. Karbonn paid more attention to price tag rather than bringing the best features at steak. 5 mega pixel camera is little thing you need to adjust while you purchase this one.Karbonn S1 Titanium

Karbonn S1 Titanium has following specifications –

  • 1.2 Ghz quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • 5 mega pixel rear side camera with Auto Focus, LED flash light
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM
  • 32 GB micro SD card support
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 1600 mAh battery
  • Wi Fi, Wi Fi tether
  • 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm jack and micro USB port

Karbonn S1 Titanium will be available for purchase at Rs 9,900 in India.

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Umi X2 Phone

Umi X2 is yet to make an official debut in India. While going through features mentioned below, you will feel that its better than Micromax A116 but its tailored down to price as its not officially announced in India. Its priced at $ 450 in China and its equivalent in Indian Rupees is Rs 22,000 but we expect it will be priced lower than that.

Umi X2

Umi X2 has following specifications –

  • 4.7 inches HD IPS Retina display
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels full HD resolution
  • 440 ppi pixel density
  • 1.5 Ghz quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • Dual SIM support
  • 12 mega pixel rear camera
  • 2 mega pixel front camera
  • 64 GB micro SD card support
  • 1750 mAh battery

Umi X2 will be priced in between Rs 15,000 to Rs 17,000 in India.

Gionee Dream D1

Gionee Dream D1 is another budget friendly quad core smartphone that you can buy in India. Although this is priced a little higher than the devices mentioned above, it has better display, better camera comparatively. We have listed out why Gionee Dream D1 is a must buy.Gionee Dream D1 Phone

Gionee Dream D1 has following specifications -

  • 4.65 inch HD Super AMOLED Plus display
  • 316 ppi pixel density
  • 8.6 mm thickness
  • 1.2 Ghz quad core processor
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • 8 mega pixel auto focus camera
  • 1 mega pixel front facing camera
  • 16 Gb internal memory
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 2100 MAh battery
  • Micro SD card support, AGPS
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM support

Gionee Dream D1 is priced at Rs 18,000 and available for purchase in India.

Zen Ultrafone 701 HD

Zen Mobiles India gets onto this list by introducing Ultrafone 701 HD phablet with 1.2 Ghz quad core processor with 1 GB RAM. Interestingly its the only phone in this list here with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of box but it's still to launch in India. Keeping specifications nearly same as that of Canvas HD, Zen Mobiles have rightly priced it at Rs 12,000. Check Ultrafone 701 HD complete specs.Zen Ultrafone 701 HD

Zen Ultrafone 701 HD has following specifications -

  • 5 inches touchscreen display
  • 720p HD display
  • 1.2 Ghz quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 8 mega pixel rear side camera
  • 3.2 megapixel front facing camera
  • Single Click Panorama Shot
  • Dual SIM GSM + 3G GSM card slot
  • Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi tether

Its priced at Rs 12,000 at various retailers online.