Firstly, there are only basic phones in the market that comes with a wireless FM radio and the same feature is missing in all the Smartphones out there. These listed feature phones will have a great frequency level and can catch even weaker signals as well. Due to the larger battery size of all these device, users will enjoy a seamless experience.
These phones have no heating issues and therefore one can leave the radio open for hours without any worry.
Also read our list of latest basic Keypad Mobile Phones under 1000 in India.
Now, we have filtered this list by adding only those mobiles which have these in common:
- Wireless FM Radio
- Recording option
- Loudspeaker, support of all major video and music formats
- Torch light
Some of them will also have the support of mobile tracker and Scheduled FM recording wherein the mobile will automatically start recording one FM channel of any chosen time by the user. It all boils down to how much memory your phone have and based on that there is no limit to how many hours of FM radio you can record.
Basic phones with Wireless FM radio and scheduled recording option to buy in 2017
1. Intex Mega 1800 (Buy from Amazon)
Apart from giving users an option to play FM radio without attaching a wire, we also have the option to scheduling the time to record. Large battery of 1800mAh does the rest of the job and makes sure that we have a long user experience. It has a standard size that measures as 2.8-inches, Dual SIM and the keypad is made from good material and the buttons can easily be pressed without leaving any strain on the finger tips. It is seen with a 0.3 MP primary camera with an LED flash.
Intex has been generous and we have a storage of 64 GB.
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2. Micromax X730 (Buy from Flipkart)
Home grown consumer durable Micromax is getting bigger year after year in all the segments, you name it. The company is one of the top 3 when it comes to the basic phone share in the Indian market. X730 sports a standard 2.4-inch display and houses a 1300 mAh battery, Dual SIM and a decent 0.3 megapixel main camera. It does have a wireless FM radio with the recording option but you can not schedule it. The memory can be extended up to 8 GB, more than enough we say.
3. Intex Turbo 2400 (Buy from Amazon)
Intex is another big player in the basic phones segment. The name says it all, Trubo has a 2400 mAh battery which shall give a stand by time of whopping 700 hours on a 2G network. We have a dual SIM slot and a 2.4″ display with automatic call recording. The wireless FM can support schedule recording and due to the expandable memory of 64 GB, users will be able to save 100s of hours of FM and can play the same all day because of the large battery capacity.
The LED flash powered rear-facing snapper will have a 0.3 MP sensor.
4. iBall 2.4K Gripper 2 (Buy from Amazon)
It is a light weighted dual SIM device that is very affordable as well. The auto calling & FM recording feature remains a big flagship and the battery of 1,800mAh is powerful enough to give users a week-long stand by time. We have a better camera sensor in this device which is 1.3 MP with flash supported by LED. It measures 2.4 inches and has an expandable memory of up to 16 GB.
5. Zen Ultra 504 (Buy from Amazon)
Buy this for its large battery of 2800 mAh, ample storage of 16 GB, dual SIM, wireless FM with recording and mobile tracker features. We have a 2.8-inches of display and the over all design and body is build from high material just like any other handset in this article.
One of cheapest one out there with mobile tracker feature and a decent 1.3 MP camera.
6. Zen Grand 101 (Buy from Flipkart)
Priced at around INR 1,500 and the company has made sure that the buyers enjoys arrays of great features. Firstly, it has a 3.5 inch of display which is bigger than any other above mentioned phones. Secondly, we have a large 1800 mAh battery and a wireless FM radio which allows you to record a channel as well.
In order to save data we have a 16 GB expandable memory and this mobile tracker enabled phone will have 1.3 MP snapper to take memorable pictures and shoot videos.