10 Best Phones Under 15000 Rs. in India (July 2016)
The global smartphone market has witnessed increased competition as manufacturers widening their portfolios. The increased competition has been beneficial to consumers especially since smartphone prices have decreased despite increased demand. Every year hundreds of smartphones are released as manufacturers try to lure customers with claims of having the best smartphones in the market. Thus consumers have to navigate through a plethora of budget, mid-range and expensive smartphones in search of the best. So which smartphones take the title of the best smartphones in the market? Below is a list of 10 best phones under 15000 Rs. whose innovative designs, call quality, processing speed and battery life give them an edge over their competitors.
10 Best Phones Under 15000 Rs. :
1. Xiaomi Mi 4i
Hailed as an affordable flagship, the Xiaomi Mi 4i is one of the best mobiles under 15000 Rs first released in India. At the heart of the smartphone’s design is a matte polycarbonate body that replaces the aluminum frame that characterized its predecessor the Mi 4. In addition to a new and improved design, the Mi 4i also comes with a new and improved 5 inch LCD IPS display. This 1080 p resolution display is one of the features that make the upgraded Mi 4i a great mid-range gadget. The smartphone does not compromise on performance as it boasts of a 64-bit 1.7 Ghz octa-core qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. However, it’s the 3200 Mah battery that really affirms the phone’s flagship status. This non-removable battery can keep the Mi-4i powered for 4 hours of intensive use.
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2. Huawei Honor 5X
The Honor 5X is a large phone with a large 5.5 inch display to match its size. The IPS display on this device has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 Pixels and delivers rich colors and high brightness levels. Under the hood of this Huawei device is a 64-bit 1.5 GHz + 1.2 GHz octa core processor backed by 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. At the back the Honor 5X is fitted with a 13 megapixel camera and in the front it sports an 5 megapixel camera. The battery has a capacity of 3000mAh and can maintain charge for up to two days of moderate use.
3. Moto G (3rd Gen)
The release of the Moto G in 2013 was a sign of awesome things to come from Motorola. Thus it is not surprising that the third installment of the Moto G is considered by many to be the best smartphone under 15000 Rs yet. The Mot G (3rd Gen) features the same design as its predecessors. Regarding performance, the new Moto G comes equipped with a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 1.4 Ghz quad core processor backed by Adreno 306 graphics card. Motorola offers two Mot G (3rd Gen) versions, one with 8 GB and 1 GB of internal memory and RAM respectively and another with 16 GB and 2 GB of internal memory and RAM respectively. Unlike its predecessors the 3rd generation Moto G is water resistant for up to 1 m deep. The new Moto G comes with a five inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels.
4. Samsung Galaxy Grand Max
In a bid to remain relevant in the ever changing and competitive smartphone market, Samsung is now producing good quality mid-range and budget smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is one of the new budget devices from the South Korean tech giant. This phone has a conventional bar shaped body and a 5.2 inch IPS display. One of the Grand Max’s main selling features is its 5 megapixel front facing camera. This shooter features a 120 degree angle similar to that of the A5, which means you are able to take great selfies with it. Under the hood of this smartphone is a 410 Quad-core processor while under its rear panel is a 2500 Mah battery that can last up to 24 hours of moderate phone usage.
5. Asus Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5
The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser is a large and highly customizable one of the best android phones under 15000 Rs. This smartphone comes with a 5.5 inch display similar to the pricier LG G4 and Iphone 6 Plus. Also, this is one of the cheapest smartphone that comes with the Android Lollipop 5.0 Operating System. Interestingly, the phone is powered by an 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa Core processor and is available with 3 GB RAM. The battery is non-removable and has a capacity of 3000 mAh. Overall, this is a great phablet for anyone looking to upgrade to the Android 5.0 OS on a budget.
6. Samsung Galaxy On7
The success of the Galaxy J series seems to have encouraged Samsung to produce a new series of budget phablets. Codenamed On the new series of budget smartphones from the South Korean phone maker has two phones under it, one of which is the Samsung Galaxy on7. The latter is almost identical in design to the Galaxy J 7. But unlike the latter the new On7 smartphone features a large 5.5 inch TFT display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor backed by an Adreno 306 GPU and 1.5 GB of RAM. At the back the smartphone sports a 13 megapixel camera. The main selling feature of this phablet is the 3000 Mah battery that is rare to find in phablets in the On7’s price segment.
7. HTC Desire 620 G
The HTC Desire 620 G is a decent budget smartphone that closely resembles the HTC Desire 820. Similar to other HTC phones under the Desire series, the 620 G features a dual color tone and plastic design. The 5 inch display on this phone has great viewing angles. Unfortunately, the Desire 620 G does not come with HTC’s boom sound speakers. However, the phone’s single speaker placed at the bottom is quite impressive. HTC opted for a Mediatek MTK 6592 chipset containing a 8 Cortex A7 processor that clocks 1.7 Ghz. This smartphone is powered by a 2100 mAh battery that can last up to 8 hours of light use. One of the phone’s trademark features is the 8 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and autofocus. This camera takes realistic photos and so does the 5 megapixel front facing camera.
8. Samsung Galaxy J7
The Samsung Galaxy J7 is one of the newest additions to Samsung’s ever growing smartphone collection. The J7 has a 5.5 inch super AMOLED display with excellent viewing angles, brightness and vibrant color output. The 13 and 5 megapixels rear and front cameras are not the best but do take some awesome photos. To guarantee the best possible user experience, the J7 runs on Android 5.0 lollipop backed by Samsung’s own User Interface on top. This smartphone features 1.5 GB or RAM and 16 GB of internal memory and is powered by a 3000 Mah battery. The hallmark of the J7 is the Octa-Core Exynos 7580 64-bit SoC processor of which eight ARM Cortex-A53 CPUs guarantee zero lag.
9. HTC Desire 626 G Plus
The HTC Desire 626 G + is a uni-body smartphone made of solid plastic. The 5 inch HD IPS display of this gadget is quite impressive especially given its price tag. Running on Android Kitkat 4.4.2 with HTC’s sense 5.3 UI on top, the 626 G + offers a pleasant user experience. Of the 1 GB of RAM provided only 400 MB is available to users while of the 8 GB of internal memory available only 5.3 GB is available to users. The performance of this smartphone is not disappointing thanks to its Mediatek MT6592 octa-core Acortex 1.7 GHz processor. The 2000 Mah battery can go for 7 hours of moderate use particularly when the CPU power saving mode is activated. Though the performance of this smartphone does not disappoint it is its cameras that make it worth buying. This is one of the best camera phones under 15000 Rs which features a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. Both cameras have a BSI sensor for taking great photos in low light while the front camera comes with the face beauty mode for taking awesome selfies.
10. Moto G Turbo
Moto G Turbo comes with a turbo speed of 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Additionally, the Turbo runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop version. The display on this smartphone measures 5 inches. A 13 megapixel camera occupies its rear panel while a 5 megapixel camera occupies its front. This smartphone can go for up to a day of mild usage of 2470 mAh battery. The one feature that sets this smartphone apart from some of its competitors is its water and dust resistant feature.
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From the above list, it is clear that you have a wide selection of smartphone brands and models to choose from. And although not all smartphone brands appear on this list, it is a great place to start your search for a phone that will be your companion for the next few months or years. Additionally, the smartphones reviewed in this list are drawn for the best mobile phones under 15000 Rs., thus you have a wide selection of gadgets to select from. In conclusion, all the devices reviewed above will appeal to different persons, thus your selection will be based on preference and taste.