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Top Entry Level Smartphones Under Rs. 15000

Continuing our trend of presenting the top smartphone picks in different categories, today we bring you the best smartphones from entry level category. Do not let the term ‘Entry Level’ misguide you. Smartphones in this category give the highest bang for your buck and they’ve certainly proved their mettle in our country with soaring sales. In case you’ve missed, we’ve already shared our top picks in mid range and high end category. Without further ado, here are our top selections.

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Micromax Yu Yureka Cyanogen Based Smartphone Launched At Rs. 8,999- Hands On Video & Details

Micromax today at an event in Delhi launched its first Yu branded device based on Cyanogen operating system- Micromax Yu Yureka Smartphone in India. The highlight of this smartphone is that it runs on Cyanogen 11 based Android 4.4.4 Kitkat operating system which delivers customization, security and optimized performance to the users. It is powered by 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor alongside 2 GB of RAM which delivers high performance to the users.

It houses a 5.5 inch HD IPS with scratch and damage resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. This all new smartphone sports a 13 mega pixel rear camera with Sony Xmor sensor with features like time-lapse mode, and support for slow motion video recording at 60fps and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera.

Micromax Yu Yureka

Planning To Buy OnePlus One? Read This First!

Update: OnePlus One has been launched at Rs. 21999 In India exclusively on Amazon India.


As reported by us earlier this week, OnePlus One is set to be launched in India exclusively on Amazon India. This has been a great news for Indian consumers as getting a OnePlus One was a tedious affair altogether. However things have steered from their usual course as CyanogenMod has granted exclusive rights for its software i.e. CyanogenMod OS in India to Micromax. What this means for OnePlus One and prospective buyers, read on to find out.

As stated on the official OnePlus One blog, Cyanogenmod has entered into an exclusive partnership with Micromax in India due to which, OnePlus One can’t continue with its usage (at least in India).

As a workaround, Cyanogenmod has promised their own ‘software solution’ based on Android Lollipop which will release in February 2015 along with a promised 2 year software support after release. They also suggested that OnePlus will continue to provide the same bloatware free, robust and customizable user experience to the user. Only time will tell how this will fare out.

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‘Yu’ by Micromax: Cyanogenbased Online Brand Launch

Micromax today announced the launch of their upcoming online brand ‘Yu’ which aims to build integrated software and services and offer a customised experience for users. For this very purpose, it has partnered with Cyanogenmod Inc, the makers of Cyanogenmod OS for their software prowess. Micromax will release the first smartphone from ‘Yu’ next month in India. Read on for details.

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