As phones evolve and become smarter they become more integrated with our lives. For example, Nowadays, you can use your phone as a remote to light up the room change TV channels, and even quantify how much you exercise throughout your day. This is convenient and feels good, but as human beings, we have a tendency to better ourselves and are always hungry for appreciation. How better to show off than a device, as seamlessly a part of our daily routine as food? This brings us to a need for a good-looking smartphone coupled with good performance.
Looks are subjective depending on every individual’s taste but still, we judged keeping in mind a common perspective, weighing in durability, finish, elegance, convenience, and design; here are our Best design smartphones under the 15000 INR list for you.
1. Xiaomi Redmi 12 5G
The Redmi 12 5G features a glass back with flat edges that have a metallic paint finish offering a nice in-hand feel. There is no separate camera module on the back but 3 individual rings giving it a clean and minimalistic look. The device is 8.17mm thick and IP53-rated for protection against water splashes and dust. The design doesn’t make you feel that it is a budget smartphone.
Redmi 12 5G is powered by Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset with 4GB RAM. It sports a 6.79-inch IPS LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and features an 8MP camera at the front. The smartphone has a 50MP+2MP setup at the back and packs a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. It is available for Rs. 11,999 via Amazon.
2. Realme 10 4G
The Realme 10 4G has a boxy design with curved edges at the back. The rear panel has a light particle design that gives different hues when light falls on it. There are 2 lenses at the back without any camera island along with Realme branding at the bottom left corner. It comes in Clash White and Rush Black shades and is 7.95mm thick with a weight of a mere 178 grams.
Realme 10 4G flaunts a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by MediaTek Helio G99 SoC with 4GB RAM and a 5000mAh battery under the hood. The battery supports 33W fast charging. There is a dual camera setup at the back including a 50MP primary and a 2MP secondary lens. At the front is a 16MP selfie camera. Realme 10 4G is available for Rs. 13,499 via Amazon.
3. Samsung Galaxy M14 5G
Samsung Galaxy M14 5G has an all-plastic build with curved edges at the side making it easier to operate with one hand. It comes in Icy Silver, Smoky Teal, and Berry Blue shades and weighs 206 grams which might feel slightly bulky. The smartphone has a glossy back panel and the camera module at the back doesn’t protrude at all. The design is minimal but apt for a budget smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy M14 5G is powered by Samsung Exynos 1330 chipset with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. It sports a 6.6-inch PLS LCD panel with FHD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The device packs a 6000mAh battery with 25W fast charging and features a 13MP front camera. At the back is a triple camera setup including a 50MP primary, 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor. The smartphone is available for Rs. 13,490 via Amazon.
4. Vivo T2x
Vivo T2x has an ultra slim body which makes it easy to hold. It has a boxy body design with 8.15mm thickness and a 2.5D straight frame. The device has a smooth-to-touch finish and comes in 3 shades- Aurora Gold, Marine Blue, and Glimmer Black. The frosted back cover has a delicate and shiny look and the starlight inner plating process takes the design to the next level.
Vivo T2x is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 6020 chipset with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It sports a 6.58-inch IPS LCD panel with FHD+ resolution. There is a dual camera setup at the back including a 50MP and a 2MP lens while the front has an 8MP selfie camera. Under the hood is a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. Vivo T2x is available for Rs. 12,999 via Amazon.
5. Poco M5
Poco M5 has a dual-tone finish with a faux leather back that is soft to the touch and offers a great in-hand feel. It doesn’t catch any smudges or fingerprints and the back side has a camera module with 3 lenses and an LED flash. The smartphone is IP52-rated and weighs 201 grams.
Poco M5 packs a 5000mAh battery with 18W charging and sports a 6.58-inch IPS LCD display. The display supports a 90Hz refresh rate and 500 nits brightness. At the back is a 50MP+2MP+2MP camera setup while at the front is an 8MP lens. The device is powered by MediaTek Helio G99 chipset with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. Poco M5 is available for Rs. 9499 via Amazon.
6. iQOO Z6 Lite 5G
iQOO Z6 Lite 5G comes in 2 colors- Stellar Green and Mystic Night. The back panel has a gradient finish and shines when light falls on it. The back panel doesn’t catch smudges and has a large rectangular camera module on the back. The device weighs 194 grams and has a flat frame design making it feel lighter than it actually is.
iQOO Z6 Lite 5G is powered by Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 chipset with 4GB RAM. It flaunts a 6.58-inch IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate and FHD+ resolution. In terms of camera optics, it has a 50MP primary and a 2MP macro sensor at the back. At the front is an 8MP camera and under the hood is a 5000mAh battery with 18W charging. Iqoo Z6 Lite 5G is available for Rs. 14,495 via Flipkart.
7. Moto G51
Moto G51 has a unibody design made of polycarbonate. It features a soft, matte finish with a dual-tone color that transitions from blue to black and looks subtle. The phone is quite sturdy and comes with an IP52 rating. It weighs 208 grams and has a matte finish for the back.
Moto G51 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus chipset with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. It has a 6.8-inch IPS LCD display with 120Hz refresh rate. There is a 50MP+8MP+2MP camera setup at the back and a 13MP selfie camera at the front. It draws juice from a 5000mAh battery with 20W rapid charging capability. Moto G51 is available for Rs. 14,990 via Amazon.
8. Tecno Pova 5 Pro 5G
Tecno Pova 5 Pro has a new and unique design. It has a flat design and looks premium when looked at from afar. Its design is inspired by Nothing Phone 1 with 4 LED lighting strips at the back. The build quality is strong with the device weighing 214 grams.
Tecno Pova 5 Pro comes with a 6.78-inch IPS LCD display and is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 6080 chipset with 8GB RAM. There is a 50MP+0.08MP camera setup at the back and a 16MP camera at the front. Under the hood is a 5000mAh battery with 68W flash charging. Tecno Pova 5 Pro is available for Rs. 14,999 via Amazon.