These days, it is raining octa-core smartphones in the entry-level and mid-range market. As the consumers have started focusing on the performance and functionality of the devices, the octa-core offerings are increasing. Last year, octa-core smartphones were prevalent only in the top-tier segment, but with the advancement of the homegrown and global manufacturers the number of such low cost devices has shot up significantly. Today, we handpick some of the cheapest octa-core smartphones available in the Indian market.
Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth
The Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth boasts of a 5 inch HD display packing a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor that is backed by 1 GB of RAM. The device sports a 13 MP camera with LED flash and FHD 1080p video recording support. Also onboard is a 5 MP front facer for video calling. There is 8 GB of native storage support that can be expanded further up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. The battery capacity is 2,200 mAh and it is expected to deliver decent backup.
Price: Rs 8,490
Karbonn Titanium Octane
The Karbonn Titanium Octane arrives with a 5 inch HD display and uses a 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 chipset that is supplemented by 1 GB of RAM. The handset features a 13 MP primary camera with auto focus and LED flash and a 5 MP front facer onboard. The storage requirements of the users are met by 16 GB of default memory capacity that can be expanded up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. There is a 2,000 mAh battery in the device that should be capable of rendering a decent backup.
Price: Rs 11,990
Micromax Canvas Nitro A310
Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 is given a 5 inch HD IPS display and it employs an octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with 1.7 GHz clock speed. This processor is aided by 2 GB of RAM and includes 8 GB of default memory capacity that can be further extended externally by another 32 GB. The device features a 13 MP primary camera at its back with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture and Largan 5P 28mm lens. At the front there is a 5 MP front-facing selfie camera with 22m wide angle lens with 75 degree viewing angles. A 2,500 mAh battery energizes the smartphone from within delivering a decent backup.
Price: Rs 12,990
iBerry Auxus Nuclea X
The iBerry Auxus Nuclea X boasts of a 5 inch IPS OGS display with a HD screen resolution and it is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. There is a 13 MP primary camera with auto focus and LED flash supplemented with a front facing 8 MP selfie camera. Other goodies onboard the device are 8 GB of native storage capacity with expandable storage support up to 64 GB and a 2,800 mAh battery.
Price: Rs 12,990
Xolo Play 8X-1000
The Xolo Play 8X-1000 flaunts 5 inch HD display with 1280×720 pixel resolution and ASHAI Dragon Trail Glass protection. The smartphone incorporates a 1.4 GHz clocked MediaTek MT6592 True Octa processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM. Storage wise, the handset packs in 16 GB of internal memory, which can further expanded up to 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card slot. Also, there is an 8 MP primary camera from Sony Exmor sensor that supports FHD 1080 vide recording and a 2 MP front facing camera. A 1,920 mAh battery is housed under the hood of the Xolo phone pumping in a decent backup to the handset.
Price: Rs 13,999