If you want the cheapest Android phone then you should consider, Lava Iris N320 with Price Rs.3,000; Micromax A25 Price Rs.3,000 or Micromax A27 Ninja Price Rs.3,300; all three are Dual Sim, Dual Standby Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS phones with 1 GHz Processor and 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM.
Cheap and Best Budget Android Phone below Rs.3,000
Lava Iris N320 Price Rs.3,048; Specs: 3.2 inch capacitive Touch Screen; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS; Camera: 2MP with Flash
Micromax A25 Price Rs.3,099 Specs: 2.8 inch capacitive Touch Screen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi; Camera: 1.3MP
Micromax A27 Ninja Price Rs.3,399 Specs: 3.5 inch touch Screen; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi; VGA camera
Best Budget Android Phone below Rs.4,000
Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 with Price of Rs.3,700 wins this contest by being the only HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 384 Kbps 3G phone at this Price point. The specs are comparable to other phones at this price point Karbonn A1 Plus Android with Price Rs.3,500 and Spice Mi-351 Smart Flo Price Rs.3,700 have 3.5 inch capacitive Touchscreen, 3 MP rear Camera and VGA front camera for Video calling and 1 GHz Processors, Micromax A30 being 832 MHz, Chipset : BCM21552 and doesnt have a front camera. All 3 are Dual SIM (GSM+GSM), Dual Standby Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS phones and have good battery life with 1500mAh lithium ion battery.
Karbonn A1 Plus Android Price Rs.3,500 Specs: 3.5 inch capacitive Touch Screen; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi; Camera: 3MP with Sec-Camera
Spice Mi-351 Smart Flo Price Rs.3,700 Specs: 3.5 inch touch Screen; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS; Camera: 3.2MP with Flash, Secondary Camera
Micromax A30 Smarty 3.0 Price Rs.3,700 Specs: 3 inch capacitive Touch Screen; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G; Camera: 2MP with Flash, FM Radio, FM Recorder
Top Budget Android Phone above Rs.4,000 and under Rs.5,000
Top Android phones to consider at this price are Karbonn A2 and Micromax A57 Ninja 3 which are priced Rs.4,500 and Rs.5,000 resp. Karbonn A2 boasts a strongest battery in under Rs.5,000 Android phone segment with 1750 mAh battery and big 4 inch screen with 480*800 pixels resolution and a front VGA camera. Micromax A57 leads with 3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps connectivity option, but both phones have low 256MB RAM.
Karbonn A2 features: 1 GHz Processor, 3 MP Primary Camera, Secondary Camera Support, FM Radio, Android v2.3.6 (Gingerbread) OS, Dual Sim (GSM + GSM), 4-inch Capacitive Touchscreen,
Micromax A57 Ninja 3 features: 3.5 inch touchscreen display, HVGA resolution; Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 1Ghz processor; Dual-SIM standby, 3MP CMOS camera; Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G HSDPA, A-GPS, Micro USB
Phones doesnt mean feature phones anymore, with smartphones competing every year to offer cheap the best smartphones to prospective customers. 2013 is not any different, there are many model mobiles below 5000 rupees especially from Indian brands or re-branded Chinese phones to be precise. It is better to buy these mobiles than MNC brands like Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG as you have to upgrade to a newer model next year anyway!
If your budget is above Rs.5,000 you can expect better Specs and few other features, check our list of reviews for other categories.