Redmi Note 9 Pro to Galaxy M30s, here are top smartphones under 15,000

Planning to buy a new budget smartphone? Here are some of the top value-for-money smartphones under 15,000.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 21:34 IST
Haven't upgraded your phone in a while? Check our top five list
Haven't upgraded your phone in a while? Check our top five list (Xiaomi)
Haven't upgraded your phone in a while? Check our top five list
Haven't upgraded your phone in a while? Check our top five list (Xiaomi)

Gone are the days when sub 15,000 phones meant unwieldy devices with a poor set of specifications. Modern budget smartphones are more powerful, offer near-excellent camera and reliable performance. Other elements such as fast charging, bigger battery, and premium phone-like design have become new normal for the category.

Let's look at the top value-for-money smartphones from different brands under 15,000.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

Our top recommendation is Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9 Pro. Available in India for a starting price of 13,999, Redmi Note 9 Pro comes with a quad-camera array. The module features a 48-megapixel primary sensor. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chip which is coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB built-in storage. It has a 6.67-inch full HD+ display. It has a big 5,020mAh battery with USB Type-C support.

Realme 6

If you're looking for a worthy alternative to Redmi Note 9 Pro, you can consider Realme's Realme 6. Available for a starting price of 13,999, the smartphone features MediaTek's powerful Helio G90T processor coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone features a 6.5-inch full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Another highlight of the phone is a 64-megapixel AI quad-camera.

Samsung Galaxy M30s

Samsung's Galaxy M series has been a huge hit. For the under 15,000 space, its top mobile phone is Galaxy M30s. Available for 14,999, the smartphone comes with a massive 6,000mAh battery. The phone features three rear cameras including a 48-megapixel primary sensor. The phone has a 6.4-inch display with full HD+ resolution. If you want a phone with a big battery and a good camera, Galaxy M30s is worth considering.

Vivo U20

Vivo's U20 is now roughly six months old but still cuts. Available for 10,990, Vivo U20 comes with 6.53-inch FHD+ display. It runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 processor and is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. The phone has a triple camera setup with a 16-megapixel Sony IMX499 sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro lens.

Oppo A5 2020

Powered by 5,000mAh battery, Oppo's A5 2020 has a 6.5-inch display. It comes packed with 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. It also has quad rear cameras. You can buy the phone for 13,990 (4GB, 64GB variant).

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First Published Date: 14 Jun, 17:01 IST
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