How Important is RAM on Phone?

If you consider yourself a multi-tasker, the amount of RAM on your device can make a huge difference in your productivity. It should be considered as one of the most important metrics in your decision of buying a new smartphone. However, gone are the days where you have a spend a leg and an arm to get a solid amount of RAM on your phone. This article is compilation of phones under Rs 13,000 should give you some definitive options- take your pick.

Zopo Speed 7

Zopo Speed 7

Zopo’s latest is a dual SIM smartphone with a 5-inch FHD screen and an Octa Core 1.5GHz processor. Powered by a 2500 mAH  battery, the Speed 7 runs Android v5.1 Lollipop to manage its 3 GB of RAM. The option of an external memory card enables the Speed 7 to have an additional 64 GB of memory. The phone also comes equipped with a 13.2 MP camera.

Key SpecsZopo Speed 7
Display5 inches
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core Processor
ChipsetMediaTek MT6753
Operating SystemAndroid v5.1 (Lollipop)
Storage 16 GB (Expandable up to 64 GB)
Primary Camera13.2 MP
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery2500 mAh
PriceINR 12,999
Best Price Buy Link Snapdeal

CoolPad Dazen Note 3

CoolPad Dazen Note 3

The overall picture remains the same here, with the Dazen Note 3 being a dual-SIM, 4G enabled phone, equipped with a 13 MP camera and expandable storage(upto 64GB). The display, however, is a larger 5.5-inch panel with 720×1280 pixels and a 3000 mAh battery present for juice. A 1.3GHz octacore processor and a Mali-T760 MP2, coupled with the 3 GB of RAM power the Android v4.4 build on this phone. Lastly, the Note 3 should come with a price tag of Rs 9,999  when it launches this Friday – making it the cheapest 3GB phone of the bunch. As a bonus, the Note 3 also packs in a fingerprint sensor.

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Key SpecsCoolpad Dazen Note 3
Display5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Processor1.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor
ChipsetMediatek MT6753
Operating SystemAndroid v4.4 (KitKat)
Storage16 GB (Expandable by 64 GB)
Primary Camera13 MP
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery3000 mAH
PriceINR 9,999(Expected)
Best Price Buy Link Flipkart

Intex Aqua Ace

Aqua Ace Mobile

Priced at Rs 12,999, this puts it in direct competition with the Speed 7. A 1.3GHz quad-core processor( the Mediatek MT6735) works in tandem with the phone’s 3 GB RAM to provide you a snappy experience that work together under Android v5.1 Lollipop. Other notable features include a 13 MP camera (with a Samsung sensor), a 5-inch 720×1280 Super-AMOLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 3, a 6.7 mm thin build, a 2300 mAh battery,  and expandable storage- up to 128 GB. If you choose, you can read about our coverage of the Ace.

Key SpecsIntex Aqua Ace
Display5 inches, HD
Screen Resolution1280 x 720
Processor 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
ChipsetMediatek (MT6735)
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1
Storage 16 GB , expandable to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP with LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 2300 mAh Li-Po
Price INR 12,999
Best Price Buy Link Snapdeal

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All these phones seem to have a well rounded spec-sheet to handle any demanding tasks you might be performing. The Intex Aqua Ace, however, would be our pick since it hits all the right spots and a great build. If you can’t shell out that much money, the Dazen Note 3 is a no-brainer the best option out of these at the current price point.