Currently, there are a lot of options to choose from in smartphones and people normally get confused with so many options to choose from. Here’s an article which will help you compare and decide which is the ideal device for you in a concise manner.

Below are some smartphones that are the best and trending under Rs. 15,000.

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 15,000

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the latest of Xiaomi Redmi Note series. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is one of the best phones that you can buy in the budget phones category. Being a successor of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 4 has almost the same feel and looks. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has just launched in India. This particular smartphone has a lot to offer in terms of battery performance, gaming performance and heavy application usage.

Specifications

Key SpecsXiaomi Redmi Note 4
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD display
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
ChipsetQualcomm Snadpragon 625
Processor Octa-core:
8 x 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
Memory3 GB / 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB / 64 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP, dual LED Flash, PDAF
Video RecordingUp to 1080p @ 30FPS
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM, hybrid SIM card slot
Weight175 grams
Dimensions151 x 76 x 8.35 mm
Battery 4100 mAh
Price 2 GB / 32 GB - Rs. 9,999
3 GB / 32 GB - Rs. 10,999
4 GB / 64 GB - Rs. 12,999

Huawei Honor 6X

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Huawei Honor 6X has recently made it to the Indian markets and has been in a great position as per the fan reviews. Honor 6X is successor to Honor 5X and is better in all ways. Huawei Honor 6X has a good dual camera setup and works great. The Display of the phone is quite good and comes with easy user interface, because of which phone usage is made much easier and interesting.

Specifications

Key SpecsHuawei Honor 6X
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
ChipsetHuawei HiSilicon Kirin 655
ProcessorOcta-core:
4 x 2.1 GHz Cortex-A53
4 x 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory3 GB, 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB, 64 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, microSD card up to 256 GB, hybrid slot
Primary CameraDual Camera - 12 MP + 2 MP, Phase Detection Autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera8 MP
Battery 3340 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
4G readyYes
VoLTEYes
SIM card typeDual SIM, nano SIM, hybrid slot
Other On-board SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity and Compass
Charging TechnologyFast charging

Moto G4 Plus

Moto G4 Plus

Motorola Moto G4 Plus is a lightweight and slim body smartphone. If you are inclined towards lesser weight and slimmer build then the Moto G4 Plus is the phone you can buy. The display looks great with the sharp colors and great daylight visibility, user interface is same as on Nexus phones, camera performance is up to the mark.

Specifications

Key SpecsLenovo Moto G4 Plus
Display5.5 inches IPS LCD display
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1080 x 1920)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor 1.5 GHz octa-core
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 617
Memory2 GB/ 3 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16/32 GB
Storage UpgradeYes
Primary Camera16 MP with dual-LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual-SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight155 gms
Price 2GB/ 16 GB- Rs 13,499
3GB/ 32 GB- Rs 14,499

Coolpad Cool 1

Coolpad Cool 1

Coolpad Cool 1 is the latest flagship phone introduced by Coolpad in collaboration with LeEco. The phone has good looks and feel and is surely a good option to opt for. Coolpad Cool 1 has a good camera and clicks images in almost natural colors. Gaming performance on the phone is impressive. Coolpad Cool 1’s dual camera set up and phone’s fast performance makes it stand strong in this price range.

Specifications

Key SpecsCoolpad Cool 1
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 652
ProcessorOcta-core:
4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53
4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex A72
Memory4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary CameraDual 13 MP, f/2.0, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual LED flash
Secondary Camera8 MP, f/2.2
Battery 4060 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
4G readyYes
VoLTEYes
SIM card typeDual SIM, nano SIM, hybrid slot
Other On-board SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity and Compass
Charging TechnologyQuick Charge 2.0 (50% in 30 min )

Asus Zenfone 3S Max

Asus Zenfone 3s Max

Asus Zenfone 3S Max is a successor of Asus Zenfone 3S Max and was launched recently. Phone has a n average size and a powerful battery backup of 5000 mAh. Phone looks elegant in Golden color and is easy to handle with one hand. It does have a good battery and performed well in the gaming sessions but the MediaTek processor as compared to its competition in the same price range pulls it down.

Specifications

Key SpecsAsus Zenfone 3s Max
Display5.2 inches IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionHD, 1280 x 720 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ChipsetMediatek MT6750
Processor Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T860
Memory3 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
microSD cardYes, upto 32 GB, hybrid slot
Primary Camera13 MP, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual tone dual LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera8 MP, f/2.0
Fingerprint SensorYes, front mounted
Dual SIMYes, micro+nano
4G VoLTEYes
Battery 5000 mAh
Dimensions149.5 x 73.7 x 8.55 mm
Weight175 grams
Price -

Xiaomi Mi Max

Mi Max (9)

Xiaomi Mi Max is the phone that competes well with the same segment phones. Xiaomi Mi Max has a full metal body and chamfered edges, which definitely make it look elegant. The smartphone comes in 3 color variants that is, Black, White and Gold. It has quite a big screen and body. Camera performance is quite good from both front and rear camera perspective. Gaming session can face some frame drops and lags.

Specifications

Key SpecsXiaomi Mi Max
Display6.44 inches IPS LCD Display
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 1st variant - Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 &
Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
2nd Variant - Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 &
Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 650 / 652
GPUAdreno 510
Memory3 GB / 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB / 128 GB
Storage Upgrade256 GB via microSD
Primary Camera16 MP with Dual LED Flash
Video recording2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 4850 mAh battery
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes on one SIM Slot
Weight 203g
SIM card typeDual SIM
Expected Price Rs. 14,999 for 3GB/32GB
Rs. 19,999 for 4GB/128GB

Lenovo Z2 Plus

Lenovo Z2 Plus

Lenovo Z2 Plus is a good feature packed phone. It has powerful processor and enough RAM to handle simultaneous activities. Design and build of the device is solid. It sports a 13 MP primary camera. The 3 GB variant of the device is priced at Rs. 14,999.

Specifications

Key SpecsLenovo Z2 Plus
Display5 inch LTPS IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor Quad Core, Kryo: 2x 2.15 GHz, 2x 1.6 GHz
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 820
Memory3 GB; 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB; 64 GB
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary Camera13 Megapixel f/2.2 ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, LED flash, 1.34 µm pixel
Video recording2160p@30fps
Secondary Camera8 MP with f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 µm pixel size
Battery 3500 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes, with VoLTE support
Weight 149 g
SIM card typeDual SIM
Price Rs. 11,999 - 3 GB / 32 GB
Rs. 14,999 - 4 GB / 64 GB

LeEco Le 2

LeEco Le Max 2

LeEco Le 2 is a good option in this price range. Qualities are not limited to looks but te device also comes with a good camera and a powerful processor as well. Although there exists some cons like lack of expandable storage and headphone jack, the phone still stands strong with the price tag of Rs. 11,999

Specifications

Key SpecsLeEco Le 2
Display5.5 inches IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1920x1080)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor Octa-core
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor
Memory3 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary Camera16 MP with LED flash
Video recording1080p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera8 MP
Battery 3000 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
4G readyYes
WaterproofNo
Price11,999

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Conclusion

These are some phones that you can buy according to your use and priorities. Some people have camera as the priority, some have battery and some have gaming. You can choose from the list above and get the best smartphone under Rs. 15,000.