Top Smartphones Under Rs 15,000 You Can Buy in India
The most common question that gets thrown at technology journalists is: bhai, kaunsa phone kareedoon? (Which phone should I buy).
Trust me, it’s a hard job narrowing down to one. There are just so many right now in the Indian market. But, since each user has a very specific set of features and qualities that they look for in a smartphone, the smartphone makers are giving them plenty of options to choose from.
So, if you are looking to buy a smartphone under the Rs 15,000 segment, here are a few options you can consider.
1. Xiaomi Mi A2
The Xiaomi Mi A2 checks all the boxes when it comes to specifications. It comes with a 3010 mAh battery, a Snapdragon 660 processor and a 6-inch display, which is great to view media.
The 4GB of RAM inside make it a snappy performer while the dual rear camera at the back completes this package for Xiaomi. Someone who wants to experience the Xiaomi ecosystem can consider the Mi A2.
Starting Price: Rs 10,999
2. Samsung Galaxy M20
Lo and behold, Samsung does have a phone under Rs 15,000 and it’s a no-compromise device in terms of specifications. The phones comes with a 5,000 mAh battery and a big 6.3-inch screen that is vibrant.
The Galaxy M20 is ergonomically sturdy, although it is a bit big to hold with just one hand.
On the rear is a ultra wide-angle lens camera that helps cover landscapes easily. It is a good option to consider in this price segment.
Starting Price: Rs 11,990
3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Another stellar performer from Xiaomi’s cabinet, the Redmi Note 7 packs all the essentials and a bit of extras for the consumers.
It comes with a 12+2-megapixel rear camera and a Snapdragon 660 processor inside which manages multi-tasking with ease. There is 4GB of RAM to make the processing easier.
It houses a 4,000mah battery which also supports fast charging. And it has an infrared blaster that works as a universal remote control for you appliances.
Starting Price: Rs 11,999
4. Realme 2 Pro
The Realme 2 Pro real took the mid-range market by storm with its lustrous line-up of specifications. It comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of on-board storage which is enticing enough.
On the optics side, it comes with a 16-megapixel front and dual rear camera which is a game changer for the smartphone.
This spec-heavy device is ideal for someone who seeks performance.
Starting Price: 11,999
5. Zenfone Max Pro 2
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro 2 was at a time one of the best-selling smartphones in the market and that was for a reason.
The phone brings to the table a massive 5,000 mAh battery, 6GB of RAM and 6.3-inch IPS LCD display.
The Snapdragon 660 keeps things running smooth while the dual 12+5-megapixel rear camera at the back is ideal for people who are into photography.
6. Nokia 6.1 Plus
After coming back into the India smartphone market, Nokia has shifted focus to making budget friendly devices just like the Nokia 6.1 Plus.
The phone comes with a 5.8-inch IPS display, which sports a resolution of 19:9. What’s a tad underwhelming is the Snapdragon 636 processor that might tank under heavy multi-tasking sessions.
It comes with a dual 16+5-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front snapper.
Back up wise it comes with a 3060 mAh battery which comes bundled with fast-charging tech.
Starting Price: Rs 12,999
7. Redmi Note 7 Pro
The Redmi Note 7 Pro is one of the best offerings in this list and should definitely be on the top of the ‘list of potentials’.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a 48+5-megapixel camera at the back and a 13-megapixel front shooter.
The phone also packs a Snapdragon 675 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM which won’t let you down even if you’re loading multiple apps at a time.
It comes with a 4,000 mAh battery as well. Need more?
Starting Price: Rs 13,999
8. Honor 10 Lite
The Honor 10 Lite might not bring the right amount of specs to the game, but it does compensate for it with ergonomics and looks.
It comes with a 6.21-inch full HD display and weighs 162 grams. The Honor 10 Lite comes with a Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor and up to 6GB of RAM.
The front 24-megapixel camera is one of the highlights of this device and one of the reasons you should consider this phone.
Starting Price: Rs 13,999
9. Realme 3 Pro
The Realme 3 Pro is offering a lot of goodies to the customers at a reasonable price. The phone comes with 6.3-inch FHD+ display that pumps out 409 ppi.
You can expect decent performance from the 3 Pro thanks to its Snapdragon 710 processing unit and up to 6GB of RAM.
Camera setup is decent while the battery back-up on the phone will not disappoint you thanks to its 4045 mAh battery.
Starting Price: Rs 13,999
10. Samsung Galaxy M30
Another mid-ranger from Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy M30 comes with a triple-camera setup which including a wide-angle sensor and an AMOLED display.
It sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display an Exynos 7904 processor and up to 6GB RAM. The phone is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery which is ample battery juice.
It comes with 64GB of internal storage and 4GB of RAM.
Starting Price: Rs 14,990