Looking for the best phone under Rs. 15,000 and don’t know which one to buy? Well, you don’t have to feel bad. With a new phone launching every other day, the smartphone market is flooded with options. Besides, marketing jargon such as dual cameras, moonlight selfie flash, perfect selfies, etc, end up creating chaos in a buyer’s mind. (हिंदी में पढ़ें)
Based on our experience with the current smartphones, we have narrowed your options down to the top 7 best smartphones under 15,000 INR that you can consider buying today.
After much delay, the Nokia 6 has finally arrived. HMD Global will host its first sale at Amazon India on August 23 for which it has already registered a million buyers. The first thing that impressed us about the Nokia 6 is its build quality. The phone is carved out of aerospace grade Aluminum. It feels extremely solid in hand and is certainly one of the best-looking phones under Rs. 15,000 in India. Nokia is relying on stock Android nougat software for performance that surpasses raw specifications.
Yes, you read it right – the K8 Note. This year, Lenovo skipped K7 Note as it wasn’t “killer enough”. What’s so special about the K8 Note you may ask? For the starters, it flaunts a dual camera setup on the rear, dedicated microSD card slot ,supports Dolby Atmos, has a 4000mAh battery and runs on pure Android Nougat with latest security patch from Google. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio X23 chipset coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage.
Unfazed with the alleged reports of a Redmi Note 4 exploding in the pocket of a customer, the phone continues to sore-up in popularity charts. Xiaomi claims to have sold more than 5 Million devices so far, and it’s only going strong. The phone boasts of a 5.5-inch display, reliable Snapdragon 625 chipset at the heart, and 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM. It also boasts of 4000mAh battery but it lacks fast charging.
The South Korean giant has been relentlessly trying to break into the top 5 club. In the bid to do so, recently it launched its mild budget smartphone the LG Q6 in India. It comes with a refreshing design which makes it stand out in its class. The phone is almost bezel-free as it flaunts a full vision 18:9 display. It is driven by Snapdragon 435 octa-core chipset along with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.
Lenovo’s Moto G5 Plus is still very much a part of the best phones under Rs. 15,000 list. The phone offers arguably the best rear camera performance in its budget, though selfie enthusiasts might not find its 5-megapixel front camera up to the mark. It employs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM and 16GB/32GB internal storage. And it’s running stock Android Nougat out of the box.
The Honor 8 Lite is the most compact and handy phone in this list. The phone houses a 5.22-inch full HD display and is powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 chipset clocked at 2.1GHz. It comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage and is running Android Nogat based EMUI.
Coolpad hasn’t had best of times in China ever since LeEco acquired a majority stake in the company and dragged it down. However, its India operations remain unaffected and the company has launched its Cool Play 6 in India. Its main features are a 5.5-inch full HD display, 6GB RAM and 4060mAh battery and 13MP dual rear camera setup. That’s not all, the company has promised an Android O update as well.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi recently launched its first dual camera smartphone in India.The Mi A1 flaunts a 12 MP dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 625 chipset, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
The phone is a part of Android One project, therefore, it will be running on stock Android Nougat out-of-the-box instead of MIUI 9. This bromance between Google and Xiaomi will prove beneficial for Mi A1 users and they will receive Android Oreo update on their device by the end of this year. The Xiaomi Mi A1 best price in India is Rs. 14,999.
Last updated on 22/09/2017.