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The smartphone market has always been hot with the launch of new mobile phones every second month. It is like scratching the Aladdin’s genie lamp and the mobile manufacturers come up with something for you. You ask for an HD camera, solid processor, enormous internal space or simply budget smartphone, they have it all. But the question is, among the plethora of smartphone, which one is best for you?
We present you a list of top 10 budget smartphones under 15k which redefined ‘value for money’.
Top 10 budget smartphones under 15k
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Redmi Note 3 took the smartphone market by a storm. Launched in November, it is still among the best smartphones under Rs 15,000. Redmi Note 3 comes in two variants, i.e 16 GB and 32 GB internal storage.
Why Redmi Note 3
The round edges and the metallic body will give you a premium look. The powerful battery and vivid display add more to the story. For security purpose, the Redmi Note 3 fancies a fingerprint sensor. You can switch your second sim for the memory card also. Buy it if power and style is your thing.
Motorola G4 Plus
The Moto G has been the most popular mobile phone in the moto family. With its rubber back, it is much easier to get a hold of Moto G4 Plus. The 3000mAh battery will give a day’s life of regular use.
It runs on the latest android version 6.0 Marshmallow. Though it comes packed with 32 GB internal storage, you can expand it upto 128 GB. The camera fairly gets some extra points for the clarity offered in low light images. The Moto G4 Plus also fancies a fingerprint sensor. Buy it for pure android experience and solid performance.
The Chinese manufacturer Oppo launched Oppo F1 in January 2016. The phone is powered by 1.2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 3 GB RAM which makes the device super fast.
The F1 offers a metallic body which comes in two premium looking colours Gold and Rose Gold. The 8 MP front camera is surely going to make you drool for clicking selfies. This phone is a complete all-rounder.
Lenovo K4 Note
The Lenovo K4 Note is a device with some mighty configurations. It runs on 1.3GHz MediaTek Octa-core processor with 3 GB of RAM. The device also offers dual flash and Dolby Atmos front facing speakers for the opera music experience.
The K4 Note is VR-ready. It means you can split the screen and watch the movies with theatre like effects. The fingerprint sensor and Dolby sound effect is like a cherry on the cake. The 16 GB internal storage might not be sufficient for you. But you can expand it upto 128 GB.
Samsung Galaxy J7
The Galaxy J7 sports 5.5 inches super AMOLED multi-touch display with a screen resolution of 720×1080 pixels. The 13 MP rear camera clicks decent images with different filters and camera settings.
Besides its weight of 171g , the Samsung galaxy J7 is an elegant looking and powerful device. With a budget of Rs 15000, you get the power of octa-core processor.
Lenovo Zuk Z1
The Lenovo Zuk Z1 was launched in May 2016. The device is a powerhouse of 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. The 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage increases the performance and gives room to multitasking.
It has the fastest and best-in-class quad-core processor. The 64 GB internal storage is non-expandable but it is enough given the use of most people. The Zuk Z1 is simply a powerhouse. Keep a tap on the flash sales and make sure you fetch one before it is gone.
LeEco Le 1S
With a price tag of Rs 10,999, the mobile phone offers you 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The LeEco Le 1S runs on Android v5.1 Lollipop.
Why LeEco Le 1S
The Chinese company LeEco is new in the Indian market but with the launch of Le 1S, it proved that it is the product that matters. The camera might not be as rich as compared to the other devices mentioned in the list but overall, it is a good budget smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy J3
The much talked about Samsung J-series device, The J3 got the limelight with the cool NFC tag which one can stick on the bike tank. Once activated, it sends a pre-recorded message to the caller that you’re driving. The caller can still connect by pressing the key 1 in case of urgency.
The sAMOLED display will give you vivid colours with deeper contrast. It is the low budget smartphone giving you the feature of mid-range and above mid-range smartphone. If your job involves attending a lot of calls and daily commute on a two-wheeler, then galaxy J3 is meant for you.
The rightful successor LeEco Le2 was launched in April 2016. It runs on the latest Android v6.0.1 marshmallow. The 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor gives lag-free gaming experience.
Why LeEco Le2
The metallic body and curved edges give the smartphone a complete premium look. It is available in 4 rich colours options- Silver, Gold, Grey and Rose Gold. The camera performance is average. With the budget of Rs 12,000, it is a great option to buy.
Samsung Galaxy J5
The last in our list Samsung Galaxy J5. It delivers a 5.2 inch super AMOLED display with pixel density of 282ppi. The galaxy J5 features sensors like Proximity, Ambient light sensor and Accelerometer.
If you are looking for a regular use smartphone with some high-end features like a good camera, expandable memory and a good battery life, then you can pick Samsung Galaxy J5.