Looking for smartphones under Rs.15000 is a pretty difficult task as there are many variants of smartphones in the market like American and Indo-China brands. Having many choices is as good and sorting the best smartphone to meet your requirements is not an easy task. To ease up your selection for smartphone we have inspected every deciding factor like operating system, hardware and other technical specs and listed some best smartphones in the market.
7 Best Android Phones Below Rs 15k to Buy
Moto G (3rd generation):
Motorola’s new flagship mobile, the “Moto G (3rd generation)” is the best ever selling smartphone both in retail and e-commerce market. “The overall design, better technical specs and a decent price tag” this is what Moto G (3rd gen) in simple words. Starting off with its design, the phone has curved edges,which fits and feels comfortably in one hand. The backside of mobile houses a 13MP camera with dual LED flashlight and a Motorola logo. On the front side we have various sensors like ambient light sensor, proximity
and a 5MP camera with no flash. Motorola G sports a 5 inch screen with 294ppi which delivers a pretty decent display quality. At its heart, the processing is done by quad-core snapdragon 410 which is clocked at 1.4Ghz combined with a 2GB RAM. Though the processor is not capable of handling huge applications, it works hand-in-hand for daily basis. The mobile runs on latest version of operating system i.e. lollipop 5.1.1, which makes overall performance, look and feel good. Photos are simply amazing. The rear 13MP camera is backed up by dual tone LED flashlight just made low light photography just amazing. An icing on the cake is, the phone is water resistant for 30 minutes in less than 1-meter depth, this IPX7 certification is provided for no other smartphone in the near price tag. It has 16GB internal storage and can be expanded up to 32GB, 4G network and faster wireless connectivity. The device is powered by 2470 mah battery. With overall user experience and customer satisfaction, Moto G 3rd generation remains our first and best pick.
With the release of J7, Samsung is pretty much determined to expand its low budget mobile market. Looks and design feels good, as it has got chromium bezels on the side and the plastic back with sort of matte finish. The 5.5-inch HD super AMOLED display offers vibrant and wide range of colors. The HD screen is power packed with 267PPI pixel density. All of its processing power comes from Samsung’s custom designed 5 GHz Exynos 7580 Octa Core Processor coupled with 1.5 GB of RAM. The combination of Samsung’s custom processor, Super AMOLED display and a pretty impressive battery life of 3000Mah is a cakewalk for Samsung J7 to handle games and huge applications. Photos with Samsung J7 have taken its users to a whole new level. On the rear it has 13Mp camera with f/1.9 aperture. Keeping in mind the craze for selfies, took a step ahead and included an LED flash
for the front facing 5MP camera. It runs on Android lollipop 5.1 with Samsung touchwiz atop of it. Overall, the new Samsung J7 has latest features of high-end smartphone but comes in an affordable price. In case if one switches his mind on some other smartphone, think of old but yet big boy “Galaxy S4” which comes with a similar price tag.
Xiaomi Mi 4i (32 GB):
Xiaomi Mi 4i comes in an unibody design and its bezel measures just as slim as 7.8mm. It runs on 2nd generation 615 qualcomm processor which is a 64-bit desktop class architecture performance. Xiaomi posses a 2GB LPDDR3 RAM.On the front it houses a 5MP camera along with a bunch of sensors like proximity, ambient light sensors. The back is non-removable which means there is no battery access. The 5inch screen size dominates Xiaomi and comes with a resolution of 1920*1080. A pixel density of 441PPI will dominate the way we experience the display. With a stunning display, picture seems to come life on this great display. The screen is protected with scratch resistant OGS glass. The screen also offers a better visibility and readability in sunlight and even in low light. The phone comes in two variants of 16GB and 32GB. Since it lacks an upgrade
option, its wise to go for 32GB version. Xiaomi 4i features a 13MP camera with dual LED flash and 5MP front facing camera. It has 3120mAh battery and comes with fast charging feature and other battery saving options for optimized performance. MI4 has better wireless connectivity and supports 4G networks. The Xiaomi Mi4 with Snapdragon 801 Processor and 3GB RAM offers monstrous performance and is available at 14,999 Rs. for 16GB storage and 17,999 Rs. for 32GB storage, it can also be a good choice but it misses out on Dual Sim, microSD slot and 4G.In our next article we will cover best mobiles under 30k ..
Huawei Honor 6:
Huawei is one of the finest product ever released in the recent years. Speaking of its body, it measures just 7.5mm in thickness and weighs only 130 grams. It feels premium and fits comfortably in one hand. All its performance from 1.7Ghz dual quad core processor and a 3Gb ram makes its performance fast, fluid and hassle free. An onboard 3GB RAM supports multi-tasking like never before. It sports a 5inch display with a resolution of 1920*1080. This resolution on a 5inch display with a pixel density of 441 PPI, pictures and videos are truly vivid. The rear 13MP camera combined with Sony BSI sensor and a dual tone LED flash takes
pictures in a whole new way. It has a secondary camera of 5MP. The default internal storage is 16GB and can be upgraded to 64GB with an SD card. The downside is that this device supports a single SIM unlike other phones in the market. Overall, with power packed performance and a decent battery life of 3120Mah Huawei offers good value to your money.
Lenovo Vibe X2:
Lenovo Vibe X2 has many notable improvements. The company calls its latest smartphone release as “Worlds first Layered smartphone”. Looking into its layered design it seems like its has borrowed some of its design features from Samsung and Apple. Layered design just actually works like phone cases. The first is the battery layer, just acts like a secondary battery or a powerbank with 2300 Mah. Just attach this battery layer to the phone like a normal case and the phone will charge instantly. Audio on Lenovo vide X2 is boosted by JBL speakers which is the second layer. The JBL portable speaker acts like portable speaker and is connected to phone via Bluetooth. The quality of sound on JBL speakers is really good and loud and it houses its own battery. Its has the nicest performance which is offered by 2 GHz Octa Core MediaTek 6595M Processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. Overall Lenovo came up with an interesting aspect of introducing layered smartphone concept. If battery is your primary concern, Lenovo P70 with humongous 4000Mah with almost same specifications is your alternative choice.
Micromax Canvas Knight2:
An elite Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax had launched the successor version of canvas Knight as “Canvas Knight 2”. The design was completely redesigned and modeled to match the thickness to just 6.3mm. The cover glass extends way beyond the screen and covers the entire phone giving it a glossy finish and metallic look. Coming to its technical specs, the Knight 2 is powered by the powerful 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa core 615 processor coupled with 2 GB RAM. With this design, the phone will perform without any lags. The screen comes in 5inch display size with super AMOLED. Touch on knight2 has very low latency and very responsive. The rear camera comes with 13MP with IMX214 CMOS sensor. The front camera is 5MP and has many adjustable modes for a perfect selfie. The phone supports 4G and dual sim. It has 16GB internal storage and can be upgraded to 32GB. Micro SD card slot uses SIM 2 tray. So you can use both SIM2 and SD card simultaneously at the same time. Knight 2 comes with android 4.2.2 version software and can be upgraded to Lollipop 5 further.Overall, the phone packs best in class design and performance. So, if you are looking for a design-oriented phone Micromax canvas Knight 2 will be your perfect choice.
HTC Desire 626G Plus:
This mobile is features a 5-inch display with 720*1280 pixels and is powered by 1.7ghz dual quad-core processor encompassed with 1GB RAM. On the rear it houses a 13inch auto-focus BSI lensed camera and LED onboard. Moving on to the front it Is a 5MP camera with the same sensor with f/2.8 aperture. Both the cameras are capable of recording HD videos even in low light. The default internal storage is 8Gb and can be expanded till 32GB. It runs on latest version of android i.e. lollipop atop with HTC blinkfeed and custom UI.It comes in various colors like blue lagoon and white color. Everything seems good with this device except thebattery which is 2000mah and non-removable too. Overall, the phone has nothing great about its specs and design
to sustain in competitive market, HTC mobile fans should reconsider of buying it.