Cheap Android Smartphones in India 2012 [Less than Rs. 5,000]

If you are on a strict budget but want to experience the Android operating system then worry not, in this article we will be listing out the best and cheap Android smartphones that you can purchase in less than Rs. 5,000 in year 2012. If your budget is higher thann Rs. 5,000 then have a look at these articles –  cheap dual-SIM Android Phones and best high end Android phones in India.

Budget Android Phones in India in 2012 | Cheap Android Phones 2012 in India

Vodafone Smart Android Phone 2012 – 3G Android phone


This is the latest but cheap Android smartphones launched by Vodafone in India, It 3G phone and is priced at just Rs. 4,995.

“Vodafone Smart” Features

  • 2.8” capacitive touchscreen
  • 2 MP camera
  • Android 2.2.1 OS
  • Snapdragon 528MHz processor
  • Wi-Fi
  • A-GPS
  • FM
  • Bluetooth
  • 2GB internal memory

Incredible value for Money : Available at Vodafone Stores in India.

MTS LiveWire Android Phone – 2012

mts-livewire-android 2012

MTS Livewire Android phone is available at Rs 4,999 and it also has similar feature set which you can find below. Its actually better than Vodafone Smart.

  • Android version 2.2
  • 3MP Camera
  • 2.8” touchscreen
  • 600MHz ARM 11 processor
  • 3G
  • FM Radio
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free subscription – calls and sms

Micromax Andro A60 Phone:

micromax-andro-android phone 2012

Micromax economical Android offering is good, its price is also less than the above two android phones, but it has one huge drawback – resistive screen. Price: Rs. 4280.

Android A60 features


  • 2.79” Resistive touchscreen
  • 3.2 MP camera
  • Android 2.2.1 OS
  • 600MHz processor
  • Wi-Fi
  • A-GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 150 MB  internal memory


This Android Phone is however not recommended because it has resistive touchscreen, just spend a bit more and get capacitive screen.

Let us know if there is any other cheap Android phone we have missed in the sub 5K category in comments.

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