10 Best Basic Phones in India - A Smart Break from Smartphones

10 Best Basic Phones in India - A Smart Break from Smartphones

10 Best Basic Mobile Phones in India

With the best basic mobile phones in India, less is always more. These babies are the anti-smartphone, sporting the bare minimum of specs to take you back to simpler times when phones, at best, doubled as flashlights. Photographs were pixelated, texting took effort, FM was cool, gaming meant Snake, and we weren't glued to our screens. For anyone looking for respite from hyperconnectedness, the 10 best basic mobile phones in India, ahead.

10 Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Take a Smart Break from Smartphones

  • Nokia 130 DS

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 130 DS

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 130 DS

    Built of a scratch-resistant polycarbonate shell to take on everyday life, the Nokia 130 DS comes with a 1.8-inch colour display, a 4MB RAM, 8MB internal memory expandable up to 32GB, a dual SIM, built-in FM, an MP3 player and a 0.3MP primary camera to take pictures and videos you can share via Bluetooth. Powered by a 1020mAH lithium-ion battery.
  • Nokia 3310

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 3310

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 3310

    The Nokia 3310 is one of the best basic mobile phones in India with a 2.4 inch colour display, a Series 30+ processor, 16MB RAM, 128MB internal memory expandable up to 32GB, dual SIM and Bluetooth support. The model runs on a 1200mAH lithium-ion battery. Revisit the 2000s playing Snake and clicking vintage photos with its 2.0 megapixel camera (flash-enabled).
  • Nokia 8110

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 8110

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 8110

    The 4G-enabled Nokia 8810 incorporates fun design, making it one of the coolest basic mobile phones in India. The model features a 2.45-inch colour display, a Dual Core Snapdragon 250 1.1GHz processor, a 512 MB RAM, MP3 support, ringtones, Bluetooth support and a 2.0MP rear camera with LED flash. Powered by a 1500 mAh battery.
  • Micromax X424+

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Micromax X424+

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Micromax X424+

    The Micromax X424+, one of the best basic phones in India, comes with a 1.8-inch colour display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, a 0.08MP primary camera and 0.08MP front facing camera (making it one of the best basic phones in India for vintage selfies), expandable memory up to 8GB, Bluetooth and a dual SIM. Powered by a 1750mAH lithium-ion battery.
  • Nokia 105

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 105

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 105

    The ergonomically designed and easy-to-use Nokia 105 comes with a 1.8-inch colour display, a S3+ operating system, a 4MB RAM, 4MB internal memory, in-built FM radio and a single SIM, making it one of the best basic mobile phones. Powered by a 800mAH lithium-ion battery. Use it to text like old times, shine light in the dark, or to play Snake Xenzia.
  • Samsung Guru Music 2

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Samsung Guru Music 2

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Samsung Guru Music 2

    The Samsung Guru Music 2 is one of the best basic mobile phones in India for music lovers - it comes with FM radio, features a play-pause button, allows you to store up to 3,000 songs, and has powerful loudspeakers. See also - a 2-inch colour display, memory expandable up to 16GB and a dual SIM. Powered by a 800mAH lithium-ion battery.
  • Nokia 150

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 150

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Nokia 150

    The Nokia 150 has a 2.4-inch colour display, a 16MB RAM expandable memory up to 32GB, a dual SIM, Series 30+ operating system, built-in FM, an MP3 player and a 0.3MP primary camera to take pixelated photos with (it has LED flash to boot). Share everything you capture via Bluetooth. Powered by a 1020mAH lithium-ion battery.
  • Lava One

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Lava OneĀ 

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Lava One 

    The Lava One is one of the best basic mobile phones in India with a 2.4-inch colour display, an expandable memory up to 32GB, ultra-tone speakers for sound clarity, a dual SIM, Series 30+ operating system, built-in FM, an MP3 player and a 0.3MP primary camera. Powered by a 1000mAH lithium-ion battery - and don't miss the super-battery mode for an +12 emergency hours.
  • Infocus Hero Power B1 F229-3T

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Infocus Hero Power B1 F229-3T

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Infocus Hero Power B1 F229-3T

    The 2G Infocus Hero Power B1 F229-3T is one of the best basic mobile phones in India in the boundless battery segment. The model features a 2.4-inch colour display, a dual LED flash-enabled camera for low-light photography, built-in FM, Bluetooth sharing, an MP3 player, and a dual SIM. Powered by a 3000mAH lithium-ion battery.
  • Samsung Metro 313

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Samsung Metro 313

    Best Basic Mobile Phones in India - Samsung Metro 313

    The petite (11.3 x 1.3 x 4.6 cm) Samsung Metro 313, one of the best basic mobile phones for small hands, sports a 2-inch TFT display with 65K color support, memory expandable up to 16GB and a dual SIM (2G + 2G). Capture everyday life with a 0.3MP primary camera. Powered by a 1000mAH lithium-ion battery that gives you 13-hour talk time.

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10 Best Basic Mobile Phones in India

Product Price in India
Nokia 130 Rs.1,617
Nokia 3310 (Dark Blue) Rs.3,199
Nokia 8110 4G Rs.5,598
Micromax X424+ (Black) Rs.1,049
Nokia 105 Rs.1,024
Samsung Guru Music 2 (Gold) Rs.1,625
Nokia 150 Rs.1,955
Lava One (Blue-Silver) Rs.1,125
Infocus Hero Power B1 F229-3T, Black/Grey Dual Tone Mobile Phone (3000 mAh Battery, 2.4 Inch Screen) Rs.1,550
Samsung Metro 313 (SM-B313E, Black) Rs.2,299