Smartphones underneath Rs 15,000 have undergone a seismic change in a past few years. Buying a phone in this cost operation no longer means carrying to understanding with underpowered internals, bad build peculiarity and mild cameras.
Companies like Motorola and Xiaomi have redefined a really clarification of a bill smartphone. Metal designs, full HD displays, decent optics – these are all approaching from a underling Rs 15,000 smartphone these days.
This shred is apropos increasingly cut-throat and rival in India – not usually do we have Lenovo, Xiaomi and Motorola battling it out among any other, now an earlier idol in a form of Nokia has also re-entered a smartphone diversion and wants a square of a pie.
Let’s take a demeanour during a best smartphones in India underneath Rs 15,000 as of Sep 2017:
Xiaomi Mi A1
The fact that Xiaomi creates stellar hardware can't be questioned. Over a past few years, Xiaomi has introduced smartphones with absolute hardware and neat all steel designs in segments where such extravagances were uncommon. However, their program – MIUI – has always been their Achilles heel. Many people, including myself find MIUI magisterial and heavy.
With a Mi A1, Xiaomi’s hardware has finally met batch Android. And a multiple is superb. Sure a phone is not ideal – it looks a lot like a iPhone 7 Plus and a behind camera falters a bit in low light. But as a finish package, it is one of a best deals out there underneath Rs 15,000 interjection to a good twin camera implementation, performance, build peculiarity and liquid software.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with a Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 3,000mAh battery, 64GB of inner storage that can be stretched around a microSD label and a 5.5-inch FullHD display. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.2 out of a box and will be removing a Android 8.0 Oreo refurbish really shortly. Xiaomi and Google have also betrothed that it will be updated to Android P subsequent year.
On a imaging front, a smartphone has a twin camera setup during a behind — a 12MP wide-angle sensor interconnected with a 12MP telephoto sensor, a further of that allows for 2X visual wizz and a constraint of images with abyss of margin effects. On a front, there is a 5MP sensor for selfies.
Nokia’s quip into a smartphone diversion has revolved around 3 pivotal factors – a laser-sharp concentration on pattern and build quality, user knowledge and batch Android. The Nokia 6 competence not have a many absolute internals, though it delivers on all 3 of a above fronts with aplomb.
The Nokia 6 is simply a best looking phone in a segment. The smartphone is crafted from a singular retard of aluminum and looks superb and classy. It’s build peculiarity is also unusual – it feels intensely plain in a palm though being too complicated or chunky.
While a phone is not for energy users (they should demeanour during other options in this list), a Snapdragon 435, 3GB RAM multiple is some-more than able adequate for day to day use.
The Nokia 6 runs on a 100 percent batch build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat (with an refurbish to 8.0 Oreo on a way) abandoned of unneeded gimmicks, grow and frills. Nokia is also earnest monthly confidence updates with a Nokia 6. On a imaging front, a phone comes with a 16MP behind camera with an orifice of f/2.0. On a front there is an 8MP sensor for selfies.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
The smashed and painful brave – a phone that was a undisputed aristocrat of bill smartphones (until it was usurped by a possess brother, a Mi A1) still lives on. The Redmi Note 4 is one of a best smartphone deals in a marketplace interjection to a reward build, stellar battery life and above normal performance.
The Note 4 comes with an all-metal physique and is accessible in 3 variants – one with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage for Rs 9,999, one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage for Rs 10,999 and one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inner storage for Rs 12,999.
All 3 variants are powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and support storage enlargement around a microSD card. On a imaging front, a smartphone comes with a 13MP behind camera with an orifice of f/2.0 and proviso showing autofocus. On a front, there is a 5MP selfie shooter with an 85-degree wide-angle lens.
Moto G5 Plus
The Moto G5 Plus competence be 6 months aged though it still packs utterly a punch. While a phone competence not have a twin camera setup or an all-metal physique like a newer Moto G5S Plus, it still creates for utterly a essential squeeze during a new, ignored cost of Rs 14,999.
The Moto G5 Plus has a steel back-plate with chamfered edges and dull corners and is some-more pocketable than a G5S Plus interjection to a smaller 5.2-inch fullHD IPS LCD display. It is powered by a ultra-efficient and devoted Snapdragon 625 processor interconnected with 4GB of RAM and a 3,000mAh battery that lasts adult to 1.5 days with assuage use.
On a imaging front, a Moto G5 Plus comes with a 12MP behind camera with an orifice of f/1.7 and dual-pixel autofocus. The G5 Plus has one of a best behind cameras in a cost operation and is a phone to go for if we only wish good images and are not meddlesome in twin camera tricks. On a front, there is a 5MP sensor for selfies.
Lenovo K8 Plus
At Rs 10,999, a Lenovo K8 Plus offers a lot of smartphone for your money. While a smartphone does not light a universe on glow in any one sold area, it ticks all a right boxes with a sizeable 4,000mAh battery, decent performance, batch Android and Full HD display. It is also one of a few phones that comes with a twin camera setup during underneath Rs 12,000.
Just like a Moto G5 Plus, a Lenovo K8 Plus has a steel behind image with cosmetic elements on a tip and bottom in sequence to revoke cost. It comes with a MediaTek Helio P25 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of inner storage that can be stretched around a microSD card, a 5.2-inch Full HD arrangement and a 4,000mAh battery.
It runs on a nearby batch build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat and facilities a twin camera setup during a rear. There is a 13MP primary sensor corresponding to a 5MP delegate sensor, a further of that enables a constraint of images with abyss of margin effects. On a front, there is an 8MP sensor with a ‘Party Flash’.