Are you looking for a smartphone with high-end features and you have a budget of up to Rs 15,000? Here’s we have shortlisted Top 5 popular smartphones available in India between Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 to make your buying decision easy. While compiling the list we have given due consideration to our own experience apart from features and brand value.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro (4GB + 64GB)
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro alongside the standard Redmi Note 7last month. The Pro model comes in a 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant for a price of Rs 13,999.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution and a small waterdrop style notch housing the front camera. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor with Adreno 612 GPU. It runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 and is fueled by 4000mAh battery with support for Quick charge 4.0. The device comes withdualrear camera with a 48-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, f/1.79 aperture, Sony IMX586 sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. For the front, it has 13-megapixel AI camera for selfies.
Samsung Galaxy M30 (4GB + 64GB)
Samsung announced the latest addition to its M-series smartphones with thelaunch of the Galaxy M30 last month. The device started selling in India last week at a price of Rs 14,990 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage model.
The Galaxy M30 features a 6.38-inch Full HD+ infinity-V display with a screen resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 7904 processor and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung Experience 9.5. The device is fuelled by a 5000mAh battery with fast charging. In terms of imaging, the device comes with a triple rear camera setup with primary sensor sport a 13-megapixel resolution with f/1.9 aperture, a 5-megapixel secondary shooter with f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel third sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For the front, there will be a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Nokia 5.1 Plus (4GB + 64GB)
The Nokia 5.1 Plus was launched back in September last year as a Flipkart exclusive smartphone for a launch price of Rs 10,999. The device has since been upgraded with two new RAM models and is currently available in a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration for Rs 14,499.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus has a 5.86-inch HD+ display, 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via micro SD card slot. For the camera, the phone has dual rear cameras of a 13-megapixel primary and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It’s fuelled by a 3,060mAh battery. The Nokia 5.1 Plus is an Android One device and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box but can be updated to Google’s latest Android 9 Pie right away.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (4GB + 64GB)
Asus unveiled the Zenfone Max Pro M2 smartphoneback at the end of last year for an asking price of Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM variant.
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for added protection. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with Adreno 512 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 5000mAh battery. It features a dual-camera setup with a combination of a primary sensor of 12MP with Sony IMX486 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 6 element lens and a 5MP secondary sensor. For the front, there is a 13MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.
Realme U1 (4GB + 64GB)
The Realme U1 was launched for a price of Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM version in November.
The Realme U1 comes with 6.3-inch Full HD+ dewdrop display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It has MediaTek Helio P70 2.1GHz octa-core processor and ARM G72 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The Realme U1 phone comes with a dual-camera setup at the rear panel with a combination of a primary sensor of 13-megapixel with an f/2.2 aperture and a secondary sensor of 2-megapixel with an f/2.4 aperture, coupled with an LED flash. On the front, the Realme U1 has a 25-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. It is fueled by a 3500mAh battery and it runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.