- Phones like in our list come with removable battery that lasts for days
- Feature phones also offer features such as LED Torch, rear camera, and even an e-book reader
- These also support dual-SIM functionality, allowing you to separate work from personal life
Smartphones that we use are battery-hungry because they are powerful and offer so many features in one device. That is why you may feel the need for a feature phone that not only provides you with long battery backup but also gives you additional features like music playback, LED torch, and SOS function among others. These phones are usually made by brands like Micromax, Karbonn, and Itel among others.
Best feature phones to buy under Rs 1,000
1. Inovu A7i
The Inovu A7i feature phone has a talking dialer and supports automatic call recording as well. The phone features a screen size of 1.77-inch with access to three languages on the display. It has 32GB RAM and offers 32GB storage with connectivity options like Bluetooth and GPRS also on offer. The phone also has a dedicated button for music playback. It comes loaded with a 1,000mAh battery that promises long backup. You also get essential features like LED torch, FM radio, SOS function, and more. The Inovu A7i is priced at Rs 599 in India.
2. Micromax X412
Micromax X412 comes with a 1.77-inch screen and supports wireless FM Radio with access to multiple stations on the move. It features a video and music player and comes with an anti-theft option that alerts you when it is accessed by someone else. The phone also has power-saving mode and comes loaded with an 800mAh battery. Micromax X412 is available in India for Rs 999.
3. Intex Eco 105vx
Intex Eco 105vx is the ideal companion for long journeys, where you do not have to hunt for power source to charge the phone every day. This feature phone packs a 1050mAh battery that will last you for days. The phone has a basic 1.8-inch display that packs QVGA screen resolution of 128×160 pixels. The alphanumeric QWERTY keypad has quite a lot of useful features built in. You have LED torch that can be accessed from the center button. It also offers expandable memory up to 32GB using the microSD card. At the back, it has a 0.3MP camera with zoom feature. The Intex Eco 105vx is available in India for Rs 999.
4. Micromax X378
Micromax X378 is another reliable feature phone option available in the market. This budget device offers dual SIM support and has a screen size of 1.77-inch. You can listen to FM Radio without plugging the wired earphones, and it also features other handy options like power torch blink on call, Bluetooth calling functionality anti-theft support. The phone gets an 800mAh battery that for a phone like this should be more than sufficient to last you for days, without having to charge. The Micromax X378 is priced at Rs 875 in the market.
5. QFX S24
QFX S24 is another contender in this segment, and if you want a power-packed feature phone, this should be on your list. This phone gets 2.4-inch display that offers 240×320 pixels resolution which is bright and colourful for a screen of this size. It also has a 0.08MP camera at the back and you can expand storage up to 32GB using external memory card. But most importantly, thanks to the 1,450mAh battery, you can easily use the phone for multiple days, without having to worry about the phone running out of juice. QFX S24 is available for Rs 899 in the market right now.