Are you looking for a smartphone with your budget capped at Rs. 15,000? Are the innumerable smartphone options available in the Indian market confusing you? If you are not able to decide the right smartphone for yourself then we are here to help you.
In this post we have listed four smartphones priced between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 to help you pick the right device for you. These devices will not only fit your budget but they will also fulfill your expectations . Read on to find out best smartphones under Rs. 15,000 which you can buy in India.
Best Smartphones Under Rs. 15,000 in India
|Device/Features||Xiaomi Mi 4i||Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)||Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen||Samsung Galaxy J7|
|Price||Rs. 12,999||Rs. 12,999||Rs. 11,999/Rs. 12,999||Rs. 14,999|
|Display||5-inch Full HD, Corning OGS Glass||5.5-inch HD, Gorilla Glass 3||5-inch HD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.5-inch HD sAMOLED|
|Resolution||1920×1080 pixel||1280×720||1280×720 pixels||1280×720 pixels|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615||Intel Atom Z3560||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410||Exynos 7580|
|CPU||Octa-core (quad 1.7 GHz + quad 1.1 GHz)||Quad-core 1.8GHz||Quad-core 1.4GHz||Octa-core 1.5GHz|
|GPU||Adreno 405||PowerVR-G6430||Adreno 306||Adreno 405|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual tone flash||13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual-LED flash||13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture||13 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP||5 MP||5 MP||5 MP With LED Flash|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS|
|OS||Android Lollipop with MIUI 6||Android Lollipop with ZenUI||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Additional Features||–||–||IPX7 Certified||–|
Processor & RAM
All the four smartphones are powered by different processors. Xiaomi Mi 4i is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset and Zenfone 2 by Intel Atom Z3560 chipset. The 3rd Gen Moto G and Galaxy J7 pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and Exynos 7580 SoC’s respectively.
The Xiami Mi 4i and Motorola Moto G feature a 5.5-inch display however there is a difference in their screen resolution. The Mi 4i sports full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution while the Moto G 3rd Gen comes with HD display with 1280×720 pixels resolution. The Asus Zenfone 2 and Samsung Galaxy J7 feature 5.5-inch HD display.
All the four smartphones sport a 13 mega pixel rear camera with dual LED flash except Samsung Galaxy J7 which comes with single LED flash. There is a 5 mega pixel secondary camera on each smartphone. The front facing camera of Galaxy J7 is further accompanied with LED flash.
Storage & Battery
The Moto G 3rd Gen comes in two variants based on storage- one with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory while the other variant packs 2GB of RAM with 16GB inbuilt memory. All other three smartphones house 16GB of inbuilt memory. The Xiaomi Mi 4i does not support expandable storage via microSD card. All other devices support expandable storage via microSD card.
Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen packs the smallest 2470mAh battery compared to 3000mAh battery of Asus Zenfone 2 and Samsung Galaxy J7 and 3120mAh battery of Xiaomi Mi 4i.
Xiaomi Mi 4i and Asus Zenfone 2 are priced at Rs. 12,999. The 8GB variant of Moto G 3rd Gen carries price tag of Rs. 11,999 while the 16GB variant comes at Rs. 12,999. The Samsung Galaxy J7 carries the highest price tag of Rs. 14,999.
Best Buy Links
All the four smartphones are competent enough to make it to the top four smartphones under Rs. 15,000. If you are looking for an all-rounder, then apparently, you should pick the Xiaomi Mi 4i since it comes with full HD display, good cameras and large battery. But it lacks microSD card support. If you are looking for a smartphone with large display, then you can opt for Zenfone 2 or Samsung Galaxy J7. The Moto G 3rd Gen comes with IPX7 certification for resistance against water and you can opt it if your phone is prone to water spillage.
Which smartphone among Xiaomi Mi 4i, Asus Zenfone 2, Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen and Samsung Galaxy J7 do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments section below!