Best Smartphone Gifts This Rakhi Under Rs. 15,000

Moto G5 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Have you been planning to buy a smartphone for your sister this Raksha Bandhan? And do you have no clue how to find the ideal device, since new phones get released every month? With a lot of options to choose from, you might get confused.

We have compiled this list that can help you compare and decide which is the perfect device for your needs. These are some latest and one of the best smartphones that are trending under Rs. 15,000 price segment in India. Let’s take a look!

Moto G5 Plus

Moto G5 Plus

The Moto G5 Plus was launched back in March. It is the latest phone from Motorola in its G5 series in India. The slim metal unibody phone features 5.2 full HD display with front mounted fingerprint sensor. If you are looking for a decent looking phone with latest specs, and one of the best camera phones in the range, you can go for it.

Pricing and Availability: Pricing of the phone starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 16GB version. It is available on both Amazon India and Flipkart.

Key SpecsMotorola Moto G5 Plus
Display5.2 inches IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 625
Processor Octa-core:
8 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
Memory3GB / 4GB
Inbuilt Storage 16GB / 32 GB
microSD cardYes, up to 256 GB
Primary Camera12 MP Dual Autofocus, f/1.7, dual LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP, f/2.2
Fingerprint SensorYes, front mounted
Dual SIMYes (nano)
4G VoLTEYes
NFCYes (market dependent)
Battery 3000 mAh, Turbo charger incl in box
Dimensions150.2 x 74 x 7.7 mm
Weight155 grams
Price 3GB + 16GB - Rs. 14,999
4GB + 32GB - Rs. 16,999

Honor 8 Lite

Honor 8 Lite

The Honor 8 Lite is the lighter version of company’s flagship Honor 8 and it was launched back in May. The phone offers same specifications and design as the flagship device but, it comes with the minor compromise on the camera and performance front. Its all-glass finish, good performance, and nice imaging make it a noteworthy option in the mid-range segment. Moreover, it has received a price cut recently.

Pricing and Availability: The phone is available for as low as Rs. 14,499. It is available at various e-commerce platforms.

Key SpecsHuawei Honor 8 Lite
Display5.2-inch
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 X 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0
ProcessorOcta-Core Processor
ChipsetKirin 655
Memory3GB
Inbuilt Storage16GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128GB
Primary Camera12MP with f/2.2 aperture
Secondary Camera8MP
Fingerprint SensorYes
SIM Card TypeHybrid
4G/ VoLTE ReadyYes
NFCNo
WaterproofNo
Battery3000 mAh
Weight147 grams
Dimensions147.2 mm X 72.94 mm X 7.6 mm
PriceRs. 17,999

Lenovo P2

lenovo-p2

The Lenovo P2 was launched back in January this year. The phone looks good with its metallic body, strong build quality, and chamfered edges. The display is quite good, featuring Super AMOLED technology. Coming to the specifications, it performs good, though the camera is not that impressive. You can buy it if imaging is not a priority for you.

Pricing and Availability: The device starts from Rs. 13,499 and is available exclusively on Flipkart.

Key SpecsLenovo P2
Display5.5 inches Super AMOLED
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor Octa-core: 8 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 625
Memory3 GB / 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
microSD cardYes, upto 256 GB
Primary Camera13 MP, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G VoLTEYes
Dual SIMYes, Nano SIM
Weight 177 g
Dimensions153 x 76 x 8.3 mm
Battery 5100 mAh
Price 3 GB - Rs. 16,999
4 GB - Rs. 17,999

Honor 6X

Huawei Honor 6X

The Honor 6X phone was launched back in March in India. Huawei Honor 6X is a good smartphone with a premium build, dual-camera, and decent performance. It can surely be a good competitor to existing smartphones in the budget price segment.

Pricing and Availability: You can buy Honor 6X for Rs. 11,999 now. It is available on Amazon India.

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 G5

Moto G5

The Moto G5 was launched back in April after the Moto G5 Plus. The phone sports a premium look and refined metal design makes it a good buy at an affordable price. Being slightly smaller in terms of display, the Moto G5 feels more comfortable. With camera performance, up to the mark and latest specs, this phone can be the choice of many.

Pricing and Availability: The 3GB variant of the phone is available at Rs. 11,999 on Amazon India.

Key SpecsMotorola Moto G5
Display5.0 inches IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430
Processor Octa-core:
8 x 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 505
Memory2GB / 3GB
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB / 32 GB
microSD cardYes, upto 256 GB
Primary Camera13 MP, f/2.0, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Fingerprint SensorYes, front mounted
Dual SIMYes (nano)
4G VoLTEYes
NFCNo
Battery 2800 mAh, rapid charger incl in box
Dimensions144.3 x 73 x 9.5mm
Weight145 grams
Price Rs. 11,999

Lenovo Z2 Plus

Lenovo Z2 PlusLenovo Z2 Plus was launched in September last year.  The phone is packed with some really good features. It has a powerful processor with sufficient RAM to handle heavy usage. The design and build of the phone are solid. Moreover, it sports a decent 13 MP primary camera that clicks amazing pictures.

Pricing and Availability: The 3GB variant of the device is now available for as low as Rs. 10,134.

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Redmi Note 4

The Redmi Note 4 is one of the best-selling phones from Xiaomi in India. The latest of Xiaomi Redmi Note series is one of the best phones in the budget category. Redmi Note with a good camera, decent battery performance, and better heavy usage performance is the fair value for money.

Pricing and Availability: The pricing of the phone starts from as low as Rs. 9,999 as it comes in three variants. The Phone comes in Flash sales only, so you have to wait for this.

Key SpecsXiaomi Redmi Note 4
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD display
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with MIUI 8
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
ChipsetSnapdragon 625 coupled with Adreno 506 GPU
Memory3GB/4GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32GB/64GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP with dual tone LED Flash
FHD Video recordingYes
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 4100 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual
Weight175 grams
Dimensions151 x 76 x 8.35 mm

Apart from the above devices, you can also take a look at the recently launched Vivo Y66 which is priced at Rs. 13,990. The camera centric phone is a good choice for selfie lovers. There are some others phones as well that can also be considered in the similar price range are Lenovo K6 Note, Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime, and Moto E4 Plus to name a few.

Smartphones can certainly be the great choice that you can present to your loved ones on this special occasion. You can choose from the above-mentioned phones under Rs. 15,000 according to your needs and priorities.