The budget smartphone which is priced under 15,000 is a very popular segment in the Indian market. It caters to a wide range of customers who are looking for something which is not only priced well but also performs well.Today, the phones present in this category have almost all the new features such as dual cameras and good build quality. All the smartphones considered here are available on Flipkart and Amazon. So here goes the list ofbest phones under 15000 in India
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro(₹13,999)
Our first pick is the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. The device is available in four colours- Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Blue. The device looks good with its new 18:9 aspect ratio display. It has a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160×1080. It also has a dual camera setup. The rear cameras are a 12-megapixel primary lens along with a 5-megapixel secondary lens. Here is our detailed camera review with samples. At the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera. It supports Qualcomm QuickCharge 2.0.The device also got the Face Unlock update.
Coming to the specifications, the Note 5 Pro is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 processor along with either 4 GB of RAM or 6GB of RAM. The 6GB RAM variant is priced at ₹16,999. Both the variants come with 64 GB of storage. It also has a micro SD card slot.There is a 4000 mAh battery and the device runs on MIUI 9 on top of Android 7.1.2.In our review, we had said that the Redmi Note 5 Pro was a ‘Pro” in almost every department. If you have difficulties in purchasing this device from Flipkart you can check out this article.
Motorola Moto G5S Plus(₹12,999)
Lenovo had launchedMotorola Moto G5S Plus in August last year. The device recently got a price cut and is available.for ₹12,999.The device is available in two colours- Lunar Gray and Brush Gold. The G5S Plus also has a dual camera setup at the rear. There are two 13-megapixel sensors. These can be used for bokeh effect. At the front, it has an 8-megapixel wide-angle selfie camera. The device has a 5.5 inch Full HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Coming to the specifications the device is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It also has a micro SD card slot. It has a 3000 mAh battery with Turbocharging technology.
Honor 7X was launched in December last year. Like the Note 5 Pro, this device also comes with a18:9 display and dual cameras. There is a 16 megapixel and a 2-megapixel camera at the rear. Whereas on the front you find an 8-megapixel shooter.Here is our detailed camera review with samples. The device has a 5.93-inch full HD+ display. It has a metal unibody design and comes in three colours- Black, Blue, and Gold. The device also has the face unlock feature.
Coming to the specifications the device is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor along with a Mali T830-Mp2. It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. The device has a micro SD card slot and holds up to a 256 GB micro SD card. The device runs on the Huawei Emotion UI 5.1 based on top of Android 7.1. It has a 3340 mAh non-removable battery support for fast charging. In our review, we had said the Honor 7X gives stiff competition to its rivals(in the same price bracket) in terms of performance.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max (₹14,900)
Our fourth pick is the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max. It is the bestSamsung phone under 15000. It was launched in June last year.It comes in two colour options- Black and Gold. It has a 5.7 inch Full HD display. It has a single 13-megapixel camera at the back and a 13-megapixel camera at the front too.The phone has a metal body. The phone comes with Samsung Pay Mini. This service allows you to transfer money using Paytm wallet and UPI in India.It comes with Smart Glow feature which is a type of notification system. The phone has a LED notification ring around the rear camera which glows to make the user aware of notifications or missed calls.
Coming to the specifications the J7 Max is powered by a MediaTek MT6757V processor. It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It also has a micro SD card slot. It has a 3300 mAh battery. It runs on Android 7.0.In our first impressions, we found the J7 Max to be quite promising and interesting.
Lenovo K8 Note(₹11,990)
Our final pick is the Lenovo K8 Note. It was launched in August last year and coming in two colours- Venom Black and Fine Gold. The device has dual rear cameras. A 13-megapixel unit as well as a 5-megapixel unit for the bokeh effect. The front houses a 13-megapixel camera. It has a 5.5 inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass.The device is splash resistant with water-repellent nano-coating and comes with Lenovo’s usual Theatermax tech and Dolby Atmos.
Coming to the specifications the device is powered by the Helio X23 which is a 10 core processor. The device has 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. It has a microSD card slot. It runs on stock Android 7.1.1. It has a 4000 mAh battery support for Turbo Charging.In our full review, we were impressed by the K8 Note’s stock Android experience and build quality. It is the best android phone under 15000 with the stock Android option.