64 bit is the latest fad, even though 64 bit Android adoption is in nascent stages. The advertised benefits include better battery efficiency and more processing power. If you wish to buy a future proof 4G smartphone, without breaking the bank, here are some decent options you can choose.

Xiaomi Redmi 2

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The USP of Xiaomi Redmi 2 is its magnificent display coupled with a good quality 8 MP camera. The handset includes 1 GB RAM and 8 GB storage, which doesn’t settle very well with aggressive users, but again there are tradeoffs with each budget device. Laden with a 2300 mAh battery, this is still a cool 4G LTE dual SIM smartphone for basic and moderate users. You can buy it for 6,999 INR.

Key Specs

Model Xiaomi Redmi 2
Display 4.7 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2,200 mAh
Dimensions and Weight 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm and 133 grams
Connectivity Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, 3G, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth
Price Rs 6,999

Yu Yuphoria

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Yu Yuphoria comes with the tag line “Miracle in Metal”, and carries the best specs on paper that you could hope for or ask for in this price. The handset includes Snapdragon 410 quad core, like every phone in this list, but the SoC is aided with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB expandable storage, all for just 6,999 INR. Other features include 4G LTE, Dual SIM, 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP selfie shooter with wide angle lens. You can register and buy it from Amazon.in.

Key Specs

Model Yuphoria
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop with Cyanogen OS 12
Camera 8 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,230 mAh
Dimensions and Weight 142.38 x 72.96 x 8.25mm and 143g
Connectivity Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, 3G, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth
Price Rs 6,999

CoolPad Dazen 1

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CoolPad is one of the latest chinese manufacturers to enter India and its low cost offering, Coolpad Dazen 1, Priced at 6,999 INR lists some top rated specifications. The handset includes 5 Inch HD display and is powered by 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 with 2 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. The handset also includes a 2500 mAh battery to carry you through your day.

Key Specs

Model Coolpad Dazen 1
Display 5 inch,  HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat based Cool UI 6
Camera 8 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Price 6,999 INR

Lenovo A6000 Plus

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Lenovo A6000 Plus is the successor of Lenovo A6000 and includes 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage for durable performance. The handset is selling on Flipkart for 7,499 INR. Other feature include Dolby audio, Micro 4G LTE, Dual SIM, 5 Inch HD display and a 2300 mAh battery.

Key Specs

Model Lenovo A6000 Plus
Display 5 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4.4 KitKat based Vibe UI
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2,300 mAh
Dimensions and Weight 141 x 70 x 8.2 mm and 128 Grams
Connectivity Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, 3G, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth
Price Rs 7,499

Moto E 2nd Gen 4G

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Motorola’s Second Generation Moto E includes a 64 bit chip and offers fast and responsive stock android, with minimal bloatware. Although the handset is still running 32 bit Lollipop software, but as 64 bit usage catches up, Motorola will update it. Speaking of updates, you can expect Moto E to receive the fasted upgrade to the next Android version, Android M, which is what makes it unique in this list. The handset is available for 7,499 INR on Flipkart, without any registration required.

Key Specs

Model Moto E 2015 4G LTE
Display 4.5 Inch qHD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core (Snapdragon 410)
RAM 1GB ,LPDDR3
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable 32 GB
OS Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Camera 5 MP AF 720p Video/ VGA
Dimension and Weight 129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3mm and 145g
Connectivity 4G LTE, USB2.0, GPS/GLONASS, BT4.0
Battery 2,390 mAh
Price 7,499 INR

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Conclusion

These are some of the latest 64 bit 4G LTE devices in India and also the best ultra low cost budget options available today. Since low cost market is more dynamic then ever, new and impressive smartphones show up at a much higher frequency.

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