Here are the 5 best smartphones in India under ₹15,000
Gone are the days when under ₹15,000 phones came with the substandard camera, performance, and user experience. Over the last couple of years, we've seen the under ₹15,000 segment offer high-end specs including a 48-megapixel rear camera and powerful chipsets. Some of the top budget smartphones can also play graphic-intensive games such as PUBG Mobile.
If you're planning to buy a new smartphone under ₹15,000, here are our top five picks.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Available at starting price of ₹14,999, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with four rear cameras including a 64-megapixel primary sensor. The complete camera configuration includes 64-megapixel, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, 2-megapixel macro lens, and 2-megapixel depth sensor. The phone is powered by MediaTek's Helio G90T processor with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging and Quick Charge 3.0 support.
Oppo F11 6GB RAM, 128GB storage model is available online for ₹14,990. The smartphone comes with 48-megapixel and 5-megapixel dual rear cameras. It runs on a 2.1 GHz MediaTek Helio P70 octa-core processor and is powered by a 4,020mAh battery. The Oppo smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch full HD+ display with a dewdrop-like notch on the front.
One of the few smartphones to offer a 6,000mAh battery, Samsung Galaxy M30s is available online for a starting price of 13,999. The base model comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. Apart from a high capacity battery, Galaxy M30s also offers three rear cameras including 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. There's a 16-megapixel camera for selfies. Galaxy M30s is powered by an Exynos 9611 processor.
Vivo U20 is available in India at a starting price of ₹10,999. You can get the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant for ₹11,990. The latest Vivo phone comes with a 6.53-inch full HD+ display. It has a triple camera setup with a 16-megapixel Sony IMX499 sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The smartphone comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
You can buy the 4GB, 128GB variant of Realme 5 for ₹11,999. The smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch screen. It has four rear cameras including 12-megapixel, 8-megapixel, 2-megapixel, and 2-megapixel sensors. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE 11nm processor.
Realme recently launched a more affordable Realme 5i in India with a starting price of ₹8,999. If you increase your budget for roughly ₹1,500, you can buy the newer Realme X2 (₹16,999) and Realme XT (₹15,999).
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