Best Feature Phones to Buy in 2016

In this technological era, smartphones rule the world. They have become the part and parcel of our lives. With more and more modular and complex phones hitting the market, there are still many who love to own the good Feature Phones. Not everyone can do well with complex apps, touch dial pads, and other non-user friendly smart stuff. With increase obsession of latest smartphones, we tend to belittle the righteousness of feature phones.

Pros of Feature Phones

Here are some reasons why you should have a feature phone along with your smartphone.

Budget Friendly: Having a feature phone won’t affect your pocket at all. You can make phones calls, texts messages, play music and access internet to some extent too. All this is much simpler and user-friendly with the basic phones. Also, these phones are a boon for the old generation who find it difficult to use today’s technical devices.

Long Battery Life: Feature phones consume much less power and thus the battery can last for days. Having a feature phone can help you during emergencies.

Tough and Rigid: Fibre body and protected small display screen make these phones unbreakable. Thus you don’t have to worry if accidently you fall your phone from a height of 5 feet, it will still work.

If you think that feature phones are an old saga, here is a trusted fact –

In India during 3rd quarter 2015, feature phones sales outstripped smartphone sale by a huge margin. Feature phone shipments to India increased 24.7 percent to 70.54 million units last during that time.

List of Best Feature Phones to Buy

I Kall K42:

This phone has an 8000 mAh big battery which  can give you a talk time up to 11 hours and standby time up to 1000 hours.

  • Supports triple Sim.
  • 2.4 inch TFT Display.
  • Expandable memory up to 8GB.
  • Features like Alarm, Calculator, Stopwatch, and WAP browser.
  • Price: Rs. 1299 only.

Lava KKT Prime 2:

Trustworthy Lava KKT Prime 2 phone has got slim looks and tough body. With 0.3MP rear camera and digital zooming feature, you can take average quality pictures.

  • 1750 mAh Battery.
  • Expandable memory up to 8GB.
  • Features like Calendar, Calculator, Stopwatch, and Alarm.
  • GPRS and Bluetooth
  • Price: Rs. 1358 only.

Samsung Guru Music 2:

This is a phone for music lovers. It has got good speakers and large storage so that you can store a big bunch of songs.

  • 800 mAh Battery.
  • Expandable memory up to 16GB.
  • Music Formats: WAV, AMR, MIDI and MP3.
  • Features like Calendar, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Alarm.
  • Price: Rs. 1600 only.

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Micromax Joy X1850:

This dual Sim, long battery lasting phone can rescue you in emergencies.

  • 1800 mAh Battery.
  • Expandable memory up to 4GB.
  • GPRS and Bluetooth
  • Price: Rs. 749 only.

Karbonn K-flip:

Who doesn’t love flip phone? Karbonn K flip is stylish to flaunt and splendid with good features.

  • 800 mAh Battery.
  • Expandable memory up to 8 GB.
  • 0.3MP rear camera with digital zoom.
  • Features like Calculator, Stopwatch, Calendar, Alarm.
  • Price: Rs. 1299 only.

Over to you. What do you think? Is owning a low budget feature phone a good idea. Drop your comments below!


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Jeshmi is a lively blogger who loves to put forward her opinions. A writer by day and a reader by night, She is a Technophile who is very keen about innovations. She works as a Research Analyst for Smartphones and other Gadgets and loves to review them. An Engineer by qualification, Jeshmi always chose to follow a path where she can help others to understand today's technology.