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    Best Smartphones in under 15000 in India?


    Are you looking for the best Smartphones in under 15000 in India? Ask our technical experts to shortlist them for you.

    I am planning to buy a new smartphone having all decent features and functions. I am not that particular about the Brand. I do care about the price and I am not willing to spend more then 15000 for a smartphone. Can you please suggest me some smartphone brands and their models?
  • #12410
    Some of the listed Smartphones under 15000 budgets are listed below:

    Moto G4 Plus
    Moto G4 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 617 Quad-Core processor which is one of the most affordable Smartphones in Moto series. The decent display size is 5.5 inches with IPS functionality. The display resolution comes with 1920 x 1080 pixels. The rear camera is 16MP and the front camera is 5MP. This device has dual sim functionality with 4G connectivity. The RAM size has been given 3GB. The internal storage size has 32GB and the external storage has 128GB and is expandable. This device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. The battery capacity is 3000mAh which is fast in charging. Moto G4 Plus has performed better in all the tests which had been conducted. The functions of the camera, battery life test, processor performance, speed and user supports got the best performance results in the review tests. The cost of this model you can buy at is Rs. 13,999.

    Honor 6X
    Honor 6X is powered by Kirin 655 Octa-Core processor. This device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The display size is 5.5 inches with IPS function. The display resolution it comes with is 1920 x 1080 pixels. The RAM size has been fixed at 3GB. The internal storage size has 32GB and the external storage gets 128GB and is expandable. The rear camera is 12MP + 2MP which gets you a dual tone and the front camera is of 8MP. This device has dual sim functionality with 4G connectivity. The battery capacity contains 3340mAh. The price for this model you can buy is at Rs. 12,999.

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core processor. The display size is 5.5 inches with IPS function. The display resolution comes with 1920 x 1080 pixels. The RAM size is 4GB. The internal storage size is 64GB and the external storage goes up to 128GB as it is expandable. The camera’s performance has a decent review in tests. The rear camera is of 13MP and the front camera is of 5MP. This device has dual sim functionality with 4G connectivity. This device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The battery life of the device is 4100mAh but it doesn't have fast charging facility. There are huge bundled pre-loaded software installed by the MI team. The cost of this model you can buy at Rs. 12,990.

    Lenovo K6 Power
    Lenovo K6 Power is powered by Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core processor. The RAM size has variants of 3GB and 4GB. The internal storage size has 32GB and the external storage gets 128GB as it is expandable. The display size is 5 inches with IPS function. The display resolution comes with 1920 x 1080 pixels. There is a huge resolution powered in camera functionality. The rear camera is 13MP and the front camera is on 8MP. This device has dual sim functionality with 4G connectivity. This device runs in Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The battery life is 4000mAh which is non-removable in its type. The cost of 3GB RAM variant you can buy for Rs. 9,990 and 4GB variant you can buy at Rs. 10,990.

    LeEco Le 2
    LeEco Le 2 is one of the budget smartphones powered by Snapdragon 652 Quad-Core processor. This stylish and good quality device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. The display size is given by 5.5 inches with IPS function. The display resolution comes with 1920 x 1080 pixels. The rear camera has 16MP and the front camera is of 8MP. The RAM size is 3GB. The internal storage size has 32GB and there is no external storage for expansion. This device has dual sim functionality with 4G connectivity supporting bands like 3 and 40. The decent run time of battery life is 3000mAh. The price for this model you can buy is at Rs. 11,990.

  • #12411
    Some of the smartphones under Rs. 15000 that may suit your needs include :

    #1. Xiaomi RedMi Note 4
    The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 and offers you a metal build that gives it premium look. The display reads 5.5 inches at a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080. The internal storage capacity of the device is 64 GB and it comes with 4 GB RAM. The rear camera on the device has a resolution of 16 MP while the front camera offers a 5 MP resolution. Xiaomi RedMi Note 4 runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0. The battery capacity on the smartphone is really mammoth at 4100 mAh. Video loop tests have indicated a backup of 15 hours and 10 minutes. You have access to IR Blaster on the phone which lets you control your devices using your phone as a remote. The only issue with the device is a huge number of bloatware that comes preloaded with it. There is no support for fast charging. The phone supports expandable memory option with hybrid SIM slot.
    Xiaomi RedMi Note 4 costs you Rs. 12999.

    #2. Lenovo Z2 Plus
    Lenovo is one of the brands that has been creating best devices in the sub 15K bracket. The device is powered by Snapdragon 820 - an Octa-core processor running at 2.15 GHz. The screen size is comfortable 5 inches with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The fingerprint scanner on the phone has multiple functionalities apart from the normal unlocking feature. The 32 GB internal storage is coupled with a 3 GB RAM. The Z2 Plus has a rear camera at a resolution of 13 MP and front snapper that offers you a resolution of 8 MP. The phone runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 customized by Lenovo's ZUI. The software has a stock-like Android experience. The 3500 mAh battery capacity should be enough for a backup of a full day. There is no expandable storage, though.
    The Lenovo Z2 Plus is priced at Rs. 16000. The device has recently received a price cut and you should be able to get it under Rs. 15000.

    #3. Lenovo K6 Power
    This could one of the cheapest option with at par feature set. It is powered by an octa-core processor clocking at 1.4 GHz. The 5-inch screen offers you a full HD resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels. The 32 GB onboard internal storage capacity can be expanded, but there is no dedicated microSD card slot. The device comes with a 3 GB RAM. Lenovo K6 Power comes with a rear camera of 13 MP resolution while the front camera reads 8 MP. The phone runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 and has a good feel with respect to the software. Build quality and design is quite adorable enough. The device is powered by a 4000 mAh battery that offers you a good back up. However, there is no fast charging support available. Camera performance is not exactly up to the mark. The device features dual speaker grills and also comes with Dolby ATMOS support. This ensures better audio quality.
    The phone is available at the price of Rs. 10999.

    #4. LeEco Le 2
    LeTV LeEco is one of the latest entrants in the Indian smartphone market. Le 2 is one more example of the value for money feature of the brand. Powered by Snapdragon 652 Octa-core processor that clocks at 1.8 GHz, LeEco Le 2 looks quite premium with its design language and build quality. The device comes with an internal storage capacity of 32 GB coupled with a 3 GB onboard RAM. However, the phone does not offer you expandable storage feature. The 5.5-inch screen provides you with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The cameras on the LeEco have resolutions of 16 MP and 8 MP on the rear and front respectively. It runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1. The customisation looks quite weird and does not appeal much. The battery capacity is a decent 3000 mAh. The smartphone does offer a good performance in other aspects except the camera. There is no support for 3.5 mm audio jack on the device. Yiu will get one year of free access to Le Ecosystem which offers premium audio and video content.
    You can grab this device for Rs. 13890.

    #5. Coolpad Max
    Coolpad Max has now become an affordable device after the recent price cut. It comes with a premium build that makes it a good choice at this price point. The metal body and curved design language give it a high-end appearance. The device is powered by Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor at 1.5 GHz clock speed. The internal storage capacity on the device reads 64 GB coupled with 4 GB onboard RAM. The screen size reads 5.5 inch at a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The cameras on the smartphone have 13 MP and 5 MP resolution on the rear and front respectively. The device runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 customised with Cool UI. The software offers innovative features like private area. The battery capacity is not impressive though at 2800 mAh. However, it comes with fast charging feature. The software is a little clumsy and the phone also gets a little warm with extended usage.
    The phone is priced at Rs. 13990.

    #6. Asus Zenfone 3S Max
    The device is powered by Mediatek Octa-Core 6750 clocking 1.5 GHz. The 32 GB internal storage capacity can be expanded to another 2 TB using a microSD card. The 3 GB onboard RAM is quite good for multitasking. The phone comes with a sleek metallic build. The 5000 mAh battery capacity on the phone should indeed be the unique selling point of the phone. 5.2 inch display offers you HD capacity. Asus Zenfone 3S Max runs on Android Nougat 7.0 with customisation by Zen UI. It offers you a 13 MP rear camera and a 8 MP front snapper. The processor may be a concern with its mediocre capacity. While most of the phones in this range offer full HD capacity, Asus Zenfone 3S Max comes with a mere HD resolution.
    You can buy Asus Zenfone 3S Max at Rs. 14999.

    #7. Yu Yunicorn
    Yunicorn has rightly been one of the top selling smartphone under Rs. 15000. The Helio P10 processor has been quite effective with multitasking. The 32 GB internal storage capacity can be expanded further by another 128 GB. The Yu Yunicorn comes with 4 GB of RAM. The metallic build gives it a premium feel. You will get 13 MP rear and a 5 MP front snappers on the device. You should get a good backup with the massive 4000 mAh battery. Yunicorn has a 5.5 inch full HD resolution display with 2.5 D curved glass design. The phone runs on Android Lollipop 5.0.
    The Yu Yunicorn is priced at Rs. 12999.

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  • #12445
    Here are some of the smartphones under 15000 Rs budget.

    OPPO A57

    This phone is good for those who are into selfies and images. As the quality of camera is good, you'd find that the phone has lot to offer. For selfie the camera is 16MP camera and 13MP primary camera. So the quality of images is really good. It has 5.2 inch display screen. The device has Android 6.0 installed on it. With 3GB RAM and 32GB space, it can be really good as a regular phone.

    The price is 14890 Rs on Amazon.
    You can get it here: http://www.amazon.in/Oppo-A57-OPPO-Gold-32GB/dp/B01N7XIKB5/

    Gionee S6s

    S6s is one of the popular phones right now for those who are looking for better camera and battery performance. For price range from 10k to 15k this is a good phone to check out. It has 13MP primary camera and 8MP secondary camera. The device has 5.5 inch display screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It has 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory. It has Android v6 installed and has pretty much decent battery performance.

    The price of device is 14,400 on Amazon. You can get it here: http://www.amazon.in/Gionee-S6s-Latte-Gold/dp/B01K221586/

    Asus Zenfone Selfie ZD551KL-6J510IN

    This is another good phone for budget under 15K. It has decent camera with 13MP lens and has secondary camera lens of 13MP too. It has 5.5 inch capacitive touch display.On the OS side however it is still on Android V5. So that's something to get put off with. but if you know how to upgrade, then you can do so. It is dual SIM device with 3000mAH lithium-polymer battery. It also has 3GB RAM with 16GB internal memory.

    The price of the device is : 12,970 Rs on Amazon.
    You can get it here: http://www.amazon.in/Asus-Zenfone-Selfie-ZD551KL-6J510IN-Silver/dp/B01J5LV3X2/

    Coolpad Note 5

    As far as performance is concerned, I'd say coolpad note 5 is worth taking into consideration. You may find that the device has very good reviews for battery performance. In terms of images, it has decent camera with 13MP primary lens and 8MP secondary lens. It is a dual SIM device with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. The device has 5.5-inch display screen. The device has 4010 mAh battery with stand by time of 200 hours.

    The price of the device is : 10,999Rs. on Amazon.
    You can get it here : http://www.amazon.in/Coolpad-Note-Space-Grey-32/dp/B01FM7HJ3G/

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

    When it comes to image capture, I'd recommend Redmi series phones. Redmi Note 4 is definitely a good phone. It has 5.5 inch display. The device has dual SIM with 4G LTE support. The device has 13 MP and 8MP front camera. It also has the 4100mAh battery. Device seems to have three variations in - 2GB, 3GB and 4GB. The price of the device will depend accordingly.

    The price of 2GB RAM device ; 9,999 Rs on mi.com website. From March 1st the sale will begin.
    You can get it here : http://www.mi.com/in/note4/specs/

    These are some of the devices that are worth taking a look at. You should check out some of the new devices in the Amazon India, you will find the devices sorted as per the price category.


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