10 Best Mobile Phones for Students in India

Ok, first things first. College students live on Maggi noodles, so their priorities are different. Graduating to college, our social life and other stuffs also increases. We get our first smartphones. Well some of them get it before joining college. What do we do with them? Yes, we use it for chatting, playing games, watching movies and lot of other stuff. However budgets are quite limited for students. So here’s the list of top 10 phones that is ideal for college students and fits in their budget.

Best phones for college students

Let’s start from Google’s own Nexus.

Nexus 5 – Price Rs. 19,999

Hands down this is one of the best phones on the market. Having a 2.3 Ghz quad core processor, with a 2Gb RAM, this phone is well prepared for multitasking. Having a good yet poor 8mp camera, this phone takes decent pics. But in case you want to have a pure android experience then this is the phone you must buy.

Xiaomi MI4 – Price Rs. 14,999

Mobile Phones for Students India

A cheap yet powerful device affordable by many. Having a brilliant camera able to take crisp photos, this is a good option for people who love to take pics. Main reason why this phone is cheap is because the company actually doesn’t advertise.  

Moto G3 – Price Rs. 12,999

Want a phone which multitasks well, has a good camera, a good display and durability? All for under just rs 13000. The best part is that this company made sure that they pimp up this phone and made sure it had better features than it’s predecessor . A 2gb Ram ensures that the phone won’t lag from time to time.

HTC Desire 826 – Price Rs. 20,995

A brilliant phone built by HTC for the students because of the high end specs with an affordable tag. This phone has a huge 5.5 inch screen with a crisp display. Having a 13 mp back and front camera, this phone is a favorite with selfie freaks. Also having a 1.7Ghz qualcomm snapdragon 615 quad core processor, this phone can multitask with ease.

One Plus One – Price Rs. 22,350

Best Student Mobile Phone India

The flagship phone of 2014, this phone won many fans since its release in 2014. This phone provides features of a high end phone, at an affordable price. having a 2.5 Ghz snapdragon 2.5 Ghz quad core processor with a 3GB ram, is a real beast performance wise. A 5.5 inch display with a ppi density of 401, gives a premium experience for the user.

LG Magna – Price Rs. 11,149

Not a high end phone, but an ideal phone for the college students. Having a 5 inch display with an 8Mp back and 5mp front camera, a quad core processor with a 1gb ram helps the user have a lag free experience.  

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL – Price Rs. 13,865

Windows phone gives one of the best user experience, but because of android and ios, this os is quite underrated. Having a Mammoth screen with a brilliant display , a 3000 maH battery makes sure the phone lasts long. Also having a 13 mp camera, this phone is brilliant yet quite underrated phone.

Asus Zenfone 2 – Price Rs. 17,999

The budget friendly yet epic phone gives you the best features in an affordable price. Boasting a 5.5 inch full HD screen, a 2.3Ghz snapdragon quad core processor with 4GB of ram, this phone is a monster in multitasking. A 13 mp back camera and a 5mp front camera makes sure the user is able to take decent photos

Sony Xperia C5 – Price Rs. 26,139

The selfie phone of the year. Sony made sure that this  phone gets a futuristic look. A 13 mp front and back camera makes sure your photos look majestic. Having a 1.7Ghz octa core processor with a disappointing 2gb ram and also a big price tag, this phone is a risky buy.

Micromax Canvas 5 – Price – 11,999

The Indian phone that gives you the best at a reasonable price. Having a brilliant 5.2 inch display with a good ppi density of 423. Even though the camera of micromax is not much appreciated, gives decent pics. But yet it’s powerful cause of the 1.3Ghz octacore with a 3gb ram which gives the user a hassle free experience.

Which is your favorite mobile phone for students?

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