Top Quad Core Smartphone’s under Rs. 8000 – Moto E Alternative

Recently Motorola has launched Moto E, a super cheap Smartphone with qHD Display Screen, Snapdragon Dual Core processor, Gorilla Glass protection, 1GB RAM and Android 4.4 Kitkat. I have already shared the exclusive un-boxing review posts with benchmarking results of Moto E. Personally I am using the device since the day of launch and found it with no problems as of now. But Motorola Moto E has brought many problems for other Mobile manufactures in India and to reply they are coming with super cheap Quad Core Phones in the market. In this post, you can find a list of Top Quad Core Smartphone’s under Rs. 8000 category and all of them can be seen as Motorola Moto E alternative.

Best Quad Core Smartphone’s under Rs. 8000

There are many Smartphone’s launching in India with budget price and powerful specifications. My focus in this post is about Quad Core Smartphone’s that cost below Rs. 8000.

1 Micromax Unite 2 Price Rs. 6999 – Quad Core with Kitkat Android


Micromax is always very quick to respond such challenges from other companies. When Moto G arrived in India, Micromax has brought prices of Canvas Turbo Mini down to compete with Moto G. Micromax Unite 2 has 4.7 inch IPS WVGA(800×480) display screen, powered by 1.3GHz Quad Core processor and 1GB RAM. Other Technical Specifications is as follows:

  • 4.7 inch IPS WVGA Display Screen
  • Quad Core Processor, 1GB RAM
  • 5MP rear camera with Flash, 2MP FF Camera
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM
  • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Operating System

2 Micromax Canvas Engage A091 – Quad Core with Kitkat Android


Micromax has recently launched Canvas Engage A091 for a price of Rs. 6,999 only. Technical Specifications of the device is as follows:

  • 4.0 inch(800×480) display screen
  • Powered by 1.2GHz Quad Core processor
  • 512MB RAM, 4GB Internal Storage
  • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS
  • 5MP rear and 0.3 MP FF Camera
  • 3G
  • 1500 mAh Battery Capacity

3) Lava Iris X1 – Quad Core with Kitkat OS


Lava Iris X1 is a 4.5 inch device powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM23550 processor with Videocore IV GPU. Lava Iris X1 Price in India is Rs. 7,999/- INR only. The device has serious specifications such as 8MP rear camera with BSI sensor, DUAL LED Flash. Other Features of the device is as follows:

  • 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) capacitive touchscreen IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM23550 processor with Videocore IV GPU
  • Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Dual SIM (Normal SIM + micro SIM) with dual standby
  • 8MP rear camera with BSI+ sensor, Dual LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS
  • 1800 mAh battery

4) Spice Stellar Mi-509 – Quad Core with Android JellyBean OS


Spice Stellar Mi-509 is a 5inch device with 8MP rear camera. Features is as follows:

  • 5-inch Display Screen
  • Powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor , 1GB RAM
  • 8MP AF Rear Camera with flash , 2 MP Front camera
  • Android 4.2 Jelly bean Operating System
  • Dual SIM Support , 3G+2G
  • 4GB in-built storage , up to 32GB expandable

Moto E Alternative – True or Not

As you can read about the technical specifications of 4 Quad Core powered devices price under Rs. 8000. All of them can be placed in the same price category as Motorola Moto E. But are they good enough to challenge the Moto E. Let’s find out:

After going through the specifications of all the four devices, one thing is pretty clear and has advancement over Moto E is that all of them are powered by Quad Core CPU where Moto E comes with Dual Core processor. Other factor to consider is the Camera which in last 2 device is far superior than any other on the list. Other than that Moto E comes with Gorilla Glass protection and dust/scratch proof screen which is a great advantage of the device. 

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