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List Of Top 7 Best Smartphones Under Rs 15,000 October 2017

Hauwei Honor 8 Lite-Best phone at rs 15000
Written by Aishwar Babber

With era emerging in technology, a smartphone is one tremendously significant gadget. Digital cameras, laptops, alarm clocks, newspapers and what not? You name it and smartphones have replaced all of them. Here, in this article, I shall enlighten you with the best smartphones that you can own, if you have a budget of 15000 bucks.

Choosing just one single handset at such a price is certainly an uphill battle, as the smartphones at this price are always in competition with the other smartphones and may vary in terms of specifications. You might find the camera quality of one smartphone better than the other and at the same time, the storage capacity of the other one might fascinate you more and this will end up confusing you.

Ending all your confusions, this article will help you compare the specifications and important features of more than 7 different mobile handsets so that you can choose the one that suits your requirements.

Finest Smartphones Under 15,000 Rupees.

  1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
  2. Huawei Honor 6X
  3. Huawei Honor 8 Lite
  4. Motorola Moto G5
  5. Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus
  6. Lenovo P2
  7. Asus Zenfone 3S Max

Top 7 Best Buy Smartphones Below Rs 15,000

1.  Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

This mobile phone is the successor of an absolutely amazing smartphone i.e. Xiaomi Redmi note 3. Redmi note 4 is exceptionally stunning, with its specifications and features. This phone has been selling like hot cakes and is very much in demand.

As Xiaomi has been nailing the budget smartphone segment and with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 the company is again standing out and beating all its competitors. The Note 4 is yet another smartphone from Xiaomi that will easily satisfy your requirements from a smartphone under the given budget. Let us take a look at its specifications: –

Specifications: –

Redmi note 4 comes with a 5.5 inches screen with full HD display having 401 PPI IPS LCD display. It comes with a QUALCOMM Snapdragon 625 which is clocked at 2.0 GHz. On storage is has an internal memory of 32GB.

Redmi Note 4 -Best phone under rs 15000

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You also get an option to expand the storage via microSD card but you will have to settle with using a single only, as the device comes with a hybrid sim slot. This hybrid sim slot is same as the one found on Redmi Note 3, it allows you to use either 2 Sim cards or 1 Sim card along with a microSD card. So the choice of using a microSD card totally depends on you.

The phone has 4 GB RAM and comes with an Adreno 506 GPU to provide you with the fastest gaming experiences. It is loaded with Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with MiUi 8.0. Battery life on the phone is excellent as it has an exceptionally good battery capacity of 4100 mAh.

On imaging, it features a 13 MP rear camera which is equipped with LED flash and 5 MP front camera. The key feature of this mobile phone is the fingerprint sensor which is present at the back of the mobile phone.

Redmi Note 4- Specifications
Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 64-bit
RAM : 3 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
Storage : 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery : 4100 mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Android : Marshmallow 6.0.1
Pros : Excellent battery life, good camera, fast processor, 64 GB storage
Cons : Long charging time, no screen protection, bad after sales service

Price & Availability:

The Xiaomi Redmo 4 is priced at Rs 12,999. You can buy the Redmi Note 4 only from Flipkart going through the flash sales.

2. Huawei Honor 6X

Huawei is one of the worlds top smartphone vendor and has been quality smartphone since a couple of years now. And now with the Honor 6X, the company has brought in one of the cheapest phones with Dual Camera setup. And this is the selling point of the phones.

Hauwei Honor 6x -Best phone under rs 15000

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Along with dual camera setup, the phone has been packed with a bunch of features and specs that complement the selling point of the phone. This makes it a top contender for the list of best smartphone under 15000 rupees. Here is the specs list for this phone:

Specifications:

The phone comes with a display of 5.5 inches that has a resolution of 1080p. It features HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor along with  4GB RAM memory. The storage option you get under Rs 15000 with Honor 6x is 32GB internal storage and you can also use a memory card to expand the storage to upto 128GB.

Now coming to the stellar feature of the phone, the Dual Camera. The phone has a dual camera that is the combination of a 12MP and 2MP on the rear side, while there a front face 8MP selfie camera as well. This camera setup makes this one of the best phones under Rs 15000 for those who are looking for caemra phone with power specs.

There is a 3340 mAh battery under the hood that runs the phone. It comes with Huawei’s EMUI that runs on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Huawei Honor 6X- Specifications
Display : 5.5 inch FHD, 401 PPI
Processor : Kirin 655 Octa Core 64 Bit
RAM : 4 GB RAM
Camera : 12 MP & 2 MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
Storage : 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery : 3450 mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Android : Marshmallow 6.0 OS with EMUI 4.1
Pros : Excellent camera, good battery life, nougat update, 64 GB storage
Cons : Low speaker volume, no gorilla glass protection

Price & Availability:

The Huawei Honor 6X is priced at Rs 13,999. You can buy the Huawei Honor 6X only from Amazon. 

3. Honor 8 Lite

Huawei Honor 8 Lite is the cheaper variant of Honor 8, which is the company’s flagship phone. The phone comes with a cool set of specs and features and has got some great reviews on Amazon.

Specification:

Honor flaunts a 5.20-inch display with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and has a PPI of 423 pixels per inch. The phone comes with a 1.7GHz octa-core Kirin 655 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with an option to expand the storage to up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Hauwei Honor 8 Lite-Best phone at rs 15000

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On imaging, it packs a 12MP rear facing primary camera and there also an 8MP front shooter for selfies. The Honor 8 Lite comes with Android 7.0 and is run a 3000 mAh non-removable battery.

Huawei Honor 8 Lite - Specifications
Display : 5.2 inch Full HD Display
Processor : Kirin 655 Octa Core 64 Bit
RAM : 4 GB RAM
Camera : 12MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
Storage : 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery : 3000 mAh Battery

Android : Nougat 7 with EMUI 5.0
Pros : Good battery life, android nougat, fast processor, 64 GB storage
Cons : Average camera, average sound quality, moderate battery life

Price & Availability:

The Honor 8 Lite is priced at around Rs 15,000. You can buy the Honor 8 Lite from Amazon or Flipkart.

4. Motorola Moto G5

If you remember, Motorola was one of the first company to come up with powerful smartphones under budget segment. The company started the series with the much popular at its time, the Moto G. This range of mobile phones from the Motorola company is yet another very popular as well as promising range.

Best phone at rs 15000 - Moto G5

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This year Motorola has launched the 5th generation of the G series under the name Motorola Moto G5. This was has been standing tall competing with other major competitors. So without any delay, let us get into the specifications and features of this phone:

Specifications:

Motorola Moto G5 sports a screen size of 5 inches that features a FHD IPS LCD display panel. It is powered by QUALCOMM Snapdragon 430 processor and comes along with 3GB RAM and Adreno 505 GPU.

It has an internal storage of 16GB, which is comparatively less when compared to other competitors, though the storage can be extended to via a dedicated micro SD card that supports cards upto 128 GB.

The phone features a 13 MP rear camera and for selfies, it has a 5MP front facing camera. It runs on Android N v7.0 operating system and is backed up by 2800 mAh battery.

Motorola Moto G5 - Specifications
Display : 5 inch Full HD | 441 PPI
Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core
RAM : 3 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
Storage : 16 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery : 2800 mAh Battery

Android : Nougat 7
Pros : Stock android, decent camera, decent battery backup
Cons : Heating issue, lags sometimes

Price & Availability:

The Motorola Moto G5 is priced at Rs 11,999. You can buy the Motorola Moto G5 only from Amazon.

Best Mobile Phones Below Rs 15,000

5. Lenovo Z2 Plus

Lenovo, a  brand which bought Motorola, has also some launched some quite interesting phones lately. And Lenovo Z2 Plus is one of them. The eye catching point of this phone is that it is the cheapest phone you can buy that comes with a Snapdragon 821 processor. But that’s not all along with this powerful flagship processor it does comes with some promising features that helped it to make into this list. Let look at the specs:

Best phone at rs 15000 - Lenovo Z2 Plus

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Specifications:

Lenovo Z2 Plus sports a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display that has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch. The front panel is also protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass Scratch Resistant display.

The phone runs on a 2.15 GHz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and comes with 4 GB of RAM memory and 64GB of storage memory but there is no option to expand the storage.

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On camera, the Lenovo Z2 Plus features a 13 MP shooter that comes with features such as Auto Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Mode, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Video Recording. On the front side, there is an 8 MP camera for selfies and video calls.

The Z2 Plus runs Android 6.0.1 OS and is juiced by a 3500 mAh battery.  Additionally, it also features a dedicated pedometer and comes with a built in U Health app. Lenovo has also embedded the much important a fingerprint scanner which supports multiple gesture shortcuts.

Lenovo Z2 Plus - Specifications
Display : 5 inch Full HD | 441 PPI
Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor
RAM : 4 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
Storage : 64 GB ROM
Battery : 3500 mAh Battery

Android : Marshmallow 6.0.1
Pros : Super smooth performance, compact size, good battery backup
Cons : Average camera, heating issues

Price & Availability:

The Lenovo Z2 Plus is priced at around Rs 13,000. You can buy the Lenovo Z2 Plus from Amazon or Flipkart.

6. Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2 is a smartphone which is ideal for those users who really have to do a lot of traveling and thus want a smartphone with long battery. This phone comes with massive battery life, it is recommended for those whose main priority on a smartphone is battery life.

Specifications:

Lenovo P2 comes with a 5.50-inch display and has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Hauwei Honor 8 Lite-Best phone at rs 15000

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The cameras include a 13MP rear facing primary camera and there is a front facing 5MP front shooter as well.The Lenovo P2 runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 5100mAh non-removable battery.

Lenovo P2 - Specifications
Display : 5.5 inch Full HD | 401 PPI
Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor
RAM : 3 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
Storage : 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery : 5100 mAh Battery

Android : Marshmallow 6.0
Pros : Great speaker outpur, best battery life, Gorilla 3 protection
Cons : Average camera, no nougat update

Price & Availability:

The Lenovo P2 is priced at Rs 13,499 for 3GB Ram variant and Rs 15,499 for 4GB Ram variant. You can buy the Lenovo P2 only from Flipkart.

7. Asus Zenfone 3S Max

Asus is still an emerging company in the field of smartphones, yet it never fails to astonish us with the jaw dropping features of its mobile handsets. Let us take a look at its specifications:

Specifications: –

The phone flaunts a 5.2-inch screen having HD display with 282 PPI IPS LCD display. Under the hood it comes with  Mediatek MT6750 Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 Mali-T860MP2 processor and 3GB RAM for a better speed. It also does not falls back when it comes to inbuilt storage. It has an amazing storage capacity of 32GB which can be extended to 2 TB by using micro SD card.

Asus Zenfone 3S Max

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On camera department, it has a 13MP rear view camera with LED flash as well as autofocus. On the front it has an 8 MP front camera. The phone comes with a massive battery backup that is 5000 mAh. This battery will easily last you more than a day even with extreme usage.

Asus has embedded its own Zen UI which is based on the latest version of Android i.e Android 7.0 Nougat. The phone comes with an amazing metallic body with a sleek design. So, it is just about the specs but also how the phone looks.

Asus Zenfone 3S Max - Specifications
Display : 5.2 inch HD
Processor : Mediatek MT6750 Octa-core Cortex-A53
RAM : 3 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
Storage : 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 2 TB
Battery : 5000 mAh Battery

Android : Nougat 7
Pros : Great battery life, decent screen quality, good speaker output
Cons : No FHD display, average camera, single 4G sim slot, mediatek processor

Price & Availability:

The Asus Zenfone 3S Max is priced at Rs 12,999. You can buy the Asus Zenfone 3S Max from Amazon or Flipkart.

Best Smartphone Below Rs 15000 Review RatingRating Out Of 10
Xiaomi Redmi Note 49.3
Huawei Honor 6X9.0
Huawei Honor 8 Lite8.0
Motorola Moto G57.5
Lenovo Z2 Plus6.5
Lenovo P26.0
Asus Zenfone 3S Max5.0

Best Smartphone Above Rs 15000: Over The Budget Phones

1. Motorola Moto G5 Plus

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus smartphone came out in the market on February 2017. The phone is very much popular and in demand. Seeing a lot of positive reviews for Moto G5 from actual users as well as from well-known YouTubers, I can easily say that this is one of the best phones under 15000 rupees in India.

Specification:

The phone has a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at a pixel density of 424 PPI. The Moto G5 Plus is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2 GHz. It comes with 4GB of RAM and packs 32GB of internal storage. You may also use micro SD card to expand the storage to up to 128GB.

Best phone at over rs 15000 - Moto G5 Plus

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The camera set includes a 12MP rear facing primary camera, while there is also a 5MP front camera for selfies. The Moto G5 Plus comes with Android 7.0 and has a battery capacity of 3000 mAh.

Motorola Moto G5 Plus - Specifications
Display : 5.2 inch Full HD Display
Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Processor

RAM : 4 GB RAM
Camera : 12MP Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
Storage : 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
Battery : 3000 mAh Battery

Android : Nougat 7
Pros : Great camera,, stock android, fast charging
Cons : Average battery backup, no compass sensor, heating issues

Price & Availability:

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is priced at Rs 16,999. You can buy the Motorola Moto G5 Plus from Amazon or Flipkart.

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt is another great smartphone if you are looking for a mobile phone at around Rs 15000 from Samsung. Here is the full specs sheet for this smartphone:

Specification:

The Galaxy On Nxt comes with a 5.50-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The phones come with a Exynos 7870 octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM. It includes 32GB of internal storage with up tp 256GB expandable storage option.

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt-Best phone at rs 15000

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The Samsung Galaxy On Nxt features a 13MP rear facing shooter and an 8MP front camera for selfies. It runs Android Marshmallow 6 and is powered by a 3300mAh non-removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt - Specifications
Display : 5.5 inch Full HD Display
Processor : Exynos 7870 Processor
RAM : 3 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
Storage : 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 256 GB
Battery : 3300 mAh Battery

Android : Marshmallow 6
Pros : Good camera, gorilla glass 4 protection, metallic build
Cons : No turbo charge, average battery backup

Price & Availability:

The Samsung Galaxy On Nxt is priced at Rs 16,900. You can buy the Samsung Galaxy On Nxt only from Flipkart.

3. Samsung J7 prime 32GB

Samsung is a leading as well as very promising brand in terms of mobile phones. Samsung is one company the has a brand value the no other brand has in India. The company has launched a lot of smartphones under various series names and the J series is one of the most bought and popular series for this price segment.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime-Best phone at rs 15000

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With the quality of phones that company offers along with the service and brand value, this list of the best phone under Rs 15000 could not be completed. So let us take a look at the features of the J7 prime mobile phone from the house of Samsung: –

Specifications-

With the Samsung J7, you will handle a screen size of 5.5 inches that has a PLS TFT display. The processing power is provided to the by an Exynos 7870 processor that is backed up by a 3 GB RAM and a GPU of Mali-T830 MP1.

On storage space, the phone offers an internal storage of 32GB that can also be expanded to 256 GB using microSD cards. The phone juices its power from a battery capacity of 3300 mAh.

It has a rear camera of 13 MP and a front facing camera of 8 MP. It has Android M operating system along with the TouchWiz.

Samsung J7 prime 32 GB - Specifications
Display : 5.5 inch Full HD Display
Processor : Exynos 7870 Processor
RAM : 3 GB RAM
Camera : 13MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
Storage : 32 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 256 GB
Battery : 3300 mAh Battery

Android : Marshmallow 6
Pros : Decent battery life, good camera, 2.5d gorilla glass protection, metallic build
Cons : Low intenal memory, no compass & gyroscope sensor, TFT display

Price & Availability:

The Samsung J7 prime 32 GB is priced at Rs 15,900. You can buy the Samsung J7 prime 32 GB from Amazon or Flipkart.

Final Verdict:

So, this was a brief insight into the top mobile phones that you can own if you have a budget of INR 15000. All the mobile phones, described in the above section of this article are a complete value for money and hence, you can choose any one. This article will help you to choose the one that meets up with your requirements. I have also taken the effort to embed the best reviews for the above-mentioned gadgets so that you can see the device you are about to purchase in action. 

About the author

Aishwar Babber

Aishwar Babber is a passionate blogger and digital marketer. He loves to talk and blog about gadget, and latest tech, which motivates him to run GizmoBase. He is into digital marketing and SEO and is looking forward to living a successful entrepreneur's life.

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