Top Smartphones Under Rs 15,000 You Can Buy in India
Top Smartphones Under Rs 15,000 You Can Buy in India
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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

Xiaomi Mi A2
Xiaomi Mi A2
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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.

Also Read : Xiaomi Mi A2 First Impressions: A Lot Has Improved

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

Samsung Galaxy M20
Samsung Galaxy M20
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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.

Also Read : Samsung Galaxy M20: Decent hardware, bigger screen in a budget

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
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Another stellar performer from Xiaomi’s cabinet, the Redmi Note 7 packs all the essentials and a bit of extras for the consumers.

Also Read : Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 & 7 Pro Launched in India Starting at Rs 9,999

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

Realme Pro 2
Realme Pro 2
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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

Asus Zenfone Max 2 Pro 2
Asus Zenfone Max 2 Pro 2
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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.

Also Read : ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1: Good battery, near-stock Android delight

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

Nokia 6.1 Plus
Nokia 6.1 Plus
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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.

Also Read : Nokia 6.1 Plus Review: Mid-Range Phone That’s Good Value for Money

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
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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’.

Also Read : Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro: Which One Worth Buying?

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

Honor 10 Lite
Honor 10 Lite
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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.

Also Read : Honor 10 Lite vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro: Which One Should You Buy

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

Realme 3 Pro
Realme 3 Pro
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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

Samsung Galaxy M30
Samsung Galaxy M30
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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

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