Buying a gift can be a painstaking job, especially when you are looking to gift someone a smartphone.
However, the most noteworthy options are definitely the latest budget smartphones. They offer newer designs, improved cameras, bigger batteries, faster processors and still carry affordable price tags.
So, here are the top 5 smartphones you can gift someone under Rs. 15,000.
Samsung Galaxy M30: Price starts at Rs. 14,990
Samsung's recently launched Galaxy M30 is all about trendier looks and dependable performance.
It offers a 6.4-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with gradient design on the rear.
The phone is backed by an Exynos 7904 chipset, coupled with Mali-G71 GPU, 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of storage (expandable upto 512GB).
Under the hood, it packs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy M30 offers a triple-lens rear camera
The Samsung Galaxy M30 sports a triple rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.9) main sensor, paired with a 5MP ultra-wide angle sensor, a 5MP (f/2.2) sensor, and an LED flash support. Up front, the phone comes with a 16MP (f/2.0) sensor.
Realme 3 Pro: Price starts at Rs. 13,999
Realme 3 Pro is one of those rare phones that check all the boxes.
The phone features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ notched display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection and attractive gradient design.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB), and ColorOS 6.0.
Under the hood, there's a 4,045mAh battery which supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging (20W).
What's the camera like on Realme 3 Pro?
Realme 3 Pro features a dual-lens rear camera comprising a 16MP (f/1.7) Sony IMX519 sensor, paired with a 5MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. Up front, the phone has a 25MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper with HDR and AI Facial Unlock.
Redmi Note 7 Pro: Price starts at Rs. 13,999
Xiaomi's budget-friendly Redmi Note 7 Pro is a package of good design, impressive cameras, and promising performance.
The phone has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ "Dot Notch" display with a gradient design and Gorilla Glass 5 body.
It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset, paired with 4GB/6GB RAM, and 64GB/128GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB).
Lastly, the phone houses a 4,000mAh battery.
Redmi Note 7 Pro also packs a lot of pixels
The Redmi Note 7 sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 48MP (effective 12MP) main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 5MP depth sensor and LED flash. Up front, the phone offers a 13MP selfie camera.
Samsung Galaxy M20: Price starts at Rs. 10,990
Samsung's Galaxy M20 is yet another pocket-friendly powerhouse available in India under Rs. 15,000.
It sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) Infinity-V display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and glossy plastic back.
It is backed by an Exynos 7904 chipset, coupled with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB of storage (expandable upto 512GB).
Under the hood, it packs a solid 5,000mAh battery with fast-charging support.
Samsung Galaxy M20 is no slouch in the camera department
The Galaxy M20 sports 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 has an 8MP (f/2.0) sensor and in-display flash support.
Redmi Note 7: Price starts at Rs. 9,999
Redmi Note 7 comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides.
It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of built-in storage (expandable upto 256GB).
Further, the phone houses a 4,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4 and runs Android Pie-based MIUI 10.
Redmi Note 7: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Redmi Note 7 gets a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP main sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. Up front, it offers a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which supports AI Beautification, HDR, and AI Face Unlock.