With so many brands and companies jumping on the budget Android phone bandwagon, its pretty much a no-brainer that customers emerge as the ultimate winners in the end.The competition among brands to establish a customer base at this price point is so fierce that some features and functionalities which were though to be restricted to the premium segment, are now readily available at below 10000 price mark.
But this plethora of options can become overwhelming for a newbie who is in a lookout for a new phone as many phones or in fact brands are not worth buying.To assist such newbies and as a matter of fact our readers , we are preparing a list of Best Android Phones in India below the Rs.15000 price mark.Keeping this list in mind, you can surely short-list some of the most bang for the buck devices out there.
Best Mobiles Under Rs.15000 India
1.Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Rs.,9,999/ Rs.11,999)
This smartphone makes it to the top of the list owning to some of the unexpected “flagship killer” features that it possesses.Equipped with a nippy Snapdragon 650 processor, 3 GB of RAM, fingerprint scanner, 5.5 inch Full HD Display, a mammoth 4050 mAh battery and a whooping 16 megapixel rear camera, you just simply cant ask for more at this price point.All these features make it as our “Best Budget Android Phone of the Year 2016.Although due to unprecedented demand, you would have to register at Amazon.in and then hope that you will grab it in the next available purchase window.
2.Lenovo K4 Note (Rs.11,999)
Lenovo has been in the Budget Smartphone category for quite a while and has released some truly spectacular Android Budget phones in the previous year.With Lenovo K4 Note, it is also the first company to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) at this price point.Equipped with a powerful 64 bit octacore MediaTek MT6753 and a vibrant 5.5 inch full HD IPS screen with built in Virtual Reailty feature known as TheaterMax , it is the best android smartphone for movie buff and frequent mobile gamer.You can grab this smartphone via Amazon without any registration needed.
3.LeEco Le 1s (Rs.10,999)
This phone also created a loud buzz owning to the top specifications and features provided with budget buyers in mind.Flaunting a all metal unibody design and a full HD 5.5 inch screen with 500 nits of brightness, this phone can be the ultimate style statement for its buyers.Some of the other noticeable features include a power packed 2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM.The LeEco Le 1s also comes with a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging (five minutes charging gives up to 3.5 hours of usage).
4.Asus ZenFone 2 ZE551ML (Rs.13,999)
It is an affordable version of the popular Asus Zenfone 2 (4 GB RAM). Housing a 1.83GHz quad-core variant of the Intel Atom SoC instead of the 2.3GHz variant housed in the 4GB version, this phone surely packs a punch. This model has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage offering smooth and lag free performance. It also offers one of the best gaming experience in this budget. Moreover, Asus has equipped the phone with a good display and a decent camera as well.
5.Xiaomi Mi 4i (Rs.11,999)
The Chinese manufacturer has been quite popular in India with its affordable yet powerful range of smartphones.The Xiaomi Mi 4i is one of the newest members of the family offering superior performance relative to its price.Powered by Snapdragon 615 SoC, the phone offers more than decent CPU as well as GPU throughput.Couple that with a best in class camera and a very vibrant full HD display, there is nothing left to complain.Also, heating issues which plagued the phone earlier have now been ironed out.
6.Huawei Honor 5X (Rs.12,999)
Superseded by the likes of better smartphones such as LeEco Le 1s and K4 Note, this one is hard to recommend now.Housing Snapdragon 616 SoC along with a big and vibrant 5.5 inch 1080P LCD display, the performance churned out is limited at light to medium gaming and everyday use.Equipped with a 3000 mAh battery the phone can surely last a full day out.
7.Coolpad Note 3 (Rs.8,999)
Coolpad Note 3 offers the most bang for the buck when buying a phone under a budget of Rs. 10,000. Featuring a decent octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor paired with 3GB of RAM , the phone offers appreciable performance. Some of the other USPs include blazing fast fingerprint sensor and an astoundingly good battery lasting just short of 10 hours.
8.Moto G Turbo (Rs.11,499)
The Moto G Turbo is a nice package of power packed performance and good build quality.Housing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, a waterproof body you will be rest assured that it will get the latest Android update pretty fast. The rest of the hardware is pretty similar to the Moto G (3rd gen) which is still a good phone. The recent price drop makes the Moto G Turbo a formidable phone in this price category.
9.Meizu M2 Note (Rs.9999)
Meizu’s M2 Note is yet another budget minded phone available in the sub-10K smartphone segment. Being one of the best optimised smartphone in this price it is able to offer decent performance limited to light gaming and lag free normal use.This phone is also a victim of the throat cut competition in this price segment.For the same price, you can buy a smartphone with includes a fingerprint sensor and far better performance than this one.
10.Coolpad Note 3 Lite (Rs.7000)
Being the cheapest phone in our top 10 list does not necessarily mean that this phone is less capable than its competitors.We can proudly rate it as the second best value for money smartphone in the price segment.The quad-core equipped smartphone throws a highly commendable performance at the price and can run apps and games such as Facebook or Candy Crush with great ease. Other USP is the battery life, with almost eight hours of on-time between charges.