Top 5 smartphones available in India under Rs. 15,000
Thanks to the ever-increasing competition between OEMs, budget range smartphones are no more the bulky-looking, slow performers of yesteryears. In fact, modern-day phones feature new designs, vivid, full-HD displays, improved processors, multiple cameras and run the latest software. And, given the available options, picking the right smartphone can be quite complicated. So, here's our list of top five smartphones available under Rs. 15,000.
In the sub-Rs. 15,000 segment, the feature-laden ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 is really unbeatable. The phone features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, upto 6GB RAM and upto 64GB of storage (expandable upto 2TB). Further, backing the phone is a massive 5,000mAh battery and stock Android Oreo.
The ZenFone Max Pro M2 packs a dual rear-camera setup featuring a 12MP (f/1.8) Sony IMX486 sensor, paired with a 5MP dedicated depth sensor and LED flash module. Up front, the phone sports a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper with 1.12-micron pixels, and LED flash module.
Second in this list is Honor 10 Lite, a decent all-rounder smartphone. It features 6.21 inch full-HD+ display with an impressive 91% screen-to-body ratio and stylish design. It is powered by a Kirin 710 chipset, paired with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable up to 512GB). Moreover, the Honor 10 Lite packs a 3,400mAh battery and runs Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0.
The phone comes with a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The main camera also comes with PDAF, HDR, and an LED flash module. Up front, the Honor 10 Lite offers a 24MP (f/2.0) selfie camera.
Huawei Y9 (2019), though priced a little over Rs. 15,000, is a no-fuss smartphone. It features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ notched display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and overall premium design. The phone runs on Kirin 710 processor, backed by 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, GPU Turbo technology, and Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.2. Under the hood, the Huawei Y9 (2019) packs a 4,000mAh battery.
The Huawei Y9 (2019) sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) main sensor, paired with a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor, LED flash, HDR, and PDAF. Up front, the phone houses a 16MP (f/2.0) main sensor and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor.
The all-new online-exclusive Galaxy M20 is primed to take on the budget segment when it goes on sale starting February 5. The phone sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Infinity-V display with greater than 90% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it runs on the Exynos 7904 chipset, coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of storage (expandable upto 512GB). Further, Galaxy M20 packs a massive 5,000mAh battery.
The Galaxy M20 comes with a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.9) main sensor, paired with a 5MP ultra-wide angle sensor. Up front, the phone offers an 8MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which is supported by a display flash.
If you don't like notched displays, Xiaomi's Mi A2 should check all boxes for you (except for a headphone jack). The Android One-based phone features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ conventional display with slim bezels and now supports stock Android Pie. Further, it comes with Snapdragon 660 processor, upto 6GB RAM, upto 128GB internal storage, 3,010mAh battery, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, and USB Type-C.
The Mi A2 sports a dual rear-camera setup with 12MP+20MP Sony sensors, a wide f/1.75 aperture, phase-detection autofocus, and dual-tone LED flash. Up front, the phone offers a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and LED flash.