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Top 5 Best Lightweight Smartphones in India

Today, there are several advancements in the smartphone industry as consumers are focusing on certain aspects before buying a device. Many of us prefer lightweight smartphones that are easy to fit into the pocket and carry around. It does not mean that such smartphones should compromise on any aspects such as battery life, imaging and other departments. If you are looking for a lightweight smartphone that is better in terms of performance as well, here we list some of them that are available in India.

Gionee Elife S5.1 (Weight: 100 grams)

Gionee Elife S5.1 is fitted with a 4.8 inch AMOLED display with HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under its hood, the smartphone is stuffed with a quad core 1.7 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6592 processor alongside 1 GB of RAM. Based on Android 4.4 KitKat topped with Amigo 2.0 UI, the Gionee offering packs 16 GB of non-expandable internal storage capacity. There is an 8 MP primary camera with LED flash and a 5 MP front facer for video conferencing. Other goodies onboard device include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG and a 2,100 mAh battery. gionee elife s5.1

Key Specs

Model Gionee Elife S5.1
Display 4.8 inch HD
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592
Internal Storage 16 GB, Non-Expandable
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Camera 8 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,050 mAh
Price Rs 18,999

Xolo Q900s Plus (Weight: 100 grams)

The Xolo Q900s Plus running on Android 4.4 KitKat boasts of a 4.7 inch HD IPS OGS display with a pixel density of 312 ppi and scratch resistant Dragon Trail Glass. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM. Storage wise, the device bundles 8 GB of inbuilt storage expandable by another 32 GB. Also, the handset flaunts an 8 MP PureCel rear camera with LED flash and a 2 MP front facer. On the connectivity front, the Xolo phone includes 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth and there is a 1,800 mAh battery. xolo q900s plus

Key Specs

Model Xolo Q900s Plus
Display 4.7 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 200
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 1,800 mAh
Price Rs 8,299

Lava Iris Pro 30 (Weight: 114 grams)

Lava Iris Pro 30 is bestowed with a 4.7 inch IPS display with a HD screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It incorporates a 1.2 GHz quad core processor supplemented by 1 GB of RAM and PowerVR SGX544 GPU. There is 4 GB of native storage capacity that can be expanded by another 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card.  The Lava smartphone features an 8 MP primary snapper with auto focus and dual LED flash. Also, there is a 3 MP front facing selfie camera onboard for video conferencing. Based on Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, the device comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG and 3G and a uses a 2,000 mAh battery. lava iris pro 30

Key Specs

Model Lava Iris Pro 30
Display 4.7 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
Internal Storage 4 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean
Camera 8 MP/ 3 MP
Battery 2,000 mAh
Price Rs 15,999

Asus Zenfone 4 (Weight: 115 grams)

Asus Zenfone 4 is given a 4 inch WVGA display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels The smartphone utilizes a dual core Intel Atom Z2520 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz with Hyper Threading technology and 1 GB of RAM for moderate multitasking. The Zenfone 4 is fitted with a 5 MP primary camera without LED flash and a VGA front facer for basic video conferencing. The other notable aspects of the Asus smartphone include 8 GB of native memory space that can be extended externally by another 64 GB, usual connectivity aspects, dual SIM functionality and a 1,600 mAh battery. zenfone 4

Key Specs

Model Asus Zenfone 4
Display 4 inch, WVGA
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core Intel Atom Z2520
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 64 GB
OS Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Upgradeable up to v4.4 KitKat
Camera 5 MP/ VGA
Battery 1,600 mAh
Price Rs 5,999

Lenovo Vibe X2 (Weight: 120 grams)

The Lenovo Vibe X2 features a 5 inch FHD 1080×1920 pixel IPS display and is based on Android 4.4 KitKat layered with Vibe UI 2.0. The handset makes use of a 2 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6595m processor to power it alongside 2 GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage that cannot be expanded further. For imaging, the handset uses a 13 MP rear camera with auto focus and LED flash and a 5 MP front camera. There is a 2,300 mAh battery, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. lenovo vibe x2

Key Specs

Model Lenovo Vibe X2
Display 5 inch, FHD
Processor Octa Core MediaTek MT6595 True8Core
Internal Storage 32 GB, Non-Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,300 mAh
Price Rs 19,999


These devices that we have listed above are some of the best selling and popular ones that are also lightweight in nature. They all carry reasonable pricing despite being lightweight in nature. Also, these are capable devices in their respective segments without much compromise in terms of specifications and pricing.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.