TOP 10 Best Smartphones Under 15000 in India 2018

Last Updated on 2018-04-13 by Geetansh Arora

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It's the first half of the year 2018 and we have seen a lot of launches. That's why we have come up with the latest list of best smartphones under 15000 available in India as of 2018.

Motorola has launched the updated G5 series. G5S Plus has been launched at Rs 15999 with dual camera setup. G5S doesn't have a dual camera setup but comes with a bigger display and better build. Lenovo has launched the K8 Note which comes with the dual camera as well and Xiaomi has come up with a new series of smartphones with Mi A1 which runs stock android and has dual camera setup on the back. 

Honor has been hitting the smartphone market very hard, with the phones like Honor 9i, Honor 9 Lite that offers dual rear and front camara.

All the phones we have listed come with 3 or 4GB of RAM with 32 or 64GB of storage. Plus, most of the smartphones are running on Snapdragon 430, 625 or Helio X23 chipsets. Snapdragon 430 is an entry-level chipset and is not recommended for heavy gamers but other 2 chipsets are great and heavy users won't face any issues. 

Plus, all the phones listed are 4G compatible so you won't face any issues with your Airtel, Jio, Vodafone 4G sim cards.

So let's take a look at the best smartphones under 15000. We have also included our favourite from this list of Best Smartphones under 15000 at the end.

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Here's the list of TOP 10 Best Smartphones Under 15000 in India 2018

1. Redmi Note 4 4GB

Redmi Note 4 is the best selling phone in India till date. Xiaomi have sold over 5 Million Note 4 devices in just 7 months which is great. The reason behind great sales is a great product. Note 4 has a solid build with a bright display covered with 2.5D Glass. The battery is 4000mAh and you will get 2 days backup because the Snapdragon 625 processor is very efficient. Overall at this price Redmi Note 4 is a value for money device.

Redmi Note 4 4GB is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity4100 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Marshmallow 6.0.1
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625 64-bit Octa Core 2GHz
Weight165 g
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Excellent Battery Backup
Vivid Display
Decent Camera
No lag in multi tasking
Cons
Average Audio Quality

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi Note 4 4GB is around Rs. 12999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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2. Samsung On Nxt

Samsung On Nxt has a full metal unibody design with 2.5D glass on the display. Overall the looks are great. Coming to the performance, camera performs well in well lit conditions. Audio quality is mediocre at best. 3GB RAM should be sufficient for basic usage and multitasking. Overall it is good phone from Samsung.

Samsung On Nxt is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 pixels
Back Camera13MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3300 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Marshmallow 6
ProcessorExynos 7870 Octa Core 1.6GHz
Weight167 g
Pros
Beautiful Design
Solid build quality
Good Camera
Decent Battery Backup
Cons
Average Sound

Price and Available Offers

The price of Samsung On Nxt is around Rs. 12900. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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3. Moto G5S

Moto G5S is the lower version of G5S Plus with a smaller 5.2 inch screen size, Full HD Display,4GB RAM, 32GB storage and Snapdragon 430 processor. The hardware configuration is decent to handle day to day tasks with ease. You won't experience any lag even while using a lot of apps because of the 4GB RAM which helps a lot.

The build quality of the smartphone is great and it feels good in the hand. The 5.2-inch screen size allows one hand usage. The display is crisp with good colour reproduction and decent brightness. 

Snapdragon 430 is a power efficient chipset so even with a 3000 mAh battery you can expect decent battery backup from this device.

 

Moto G5S is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM32 GB-4 GB
Display5.2 inch IPS LCD
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera16MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorSnapdragon 430
Weight159gm
Pros
Premium Metallic Build
Decent Display
Stock Android
Fast Charging
Cons

Price and Available Offers

The price of Moto G5S is around Rs. 9999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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4. Mi A1

Mi A1 is the first stock android phone from Xiaomi. They have partnered with Google for the Android One program and A1 is the first phone of the series. The design is good though looks copied from iPhone 7 Plus. The display is sharp and vibrant. It has a decent hardware with Snapdragon 625 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The overall performance of the device is really good. The dual camera on the back can take some excellent shots as well. Overall it is a very good device under 15000.

Mi A1 is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera12MP + 12MP
Front Camera5MP
Battery Capacity3080 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625 64 bit Octa Core 2GHz
Weight165g
Pros
Beautiful Design
Dual Camera Setup
Stock Android
Smooth Multitasking
Unlimited Photos Storage
Cons
Average Battery Backup
Average Front Camera

Price and Available Offers

The price of Mi A1 is around Rs. 13999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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5. Lenovo K8 Note 64GB

Lenovo K8 Note is the successor of K6 Note which came with Snapdragon 430. Here we have a powerful deca core Helio X23 chipset which can handle heavy games and apps with ease. This is a powerful configuration with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and is great for power users.

The build quality is solid and there is 2.5D glass on the front which gives it a good look. The dual camera setup can take decent depth effect pictures also known as portrait mode/bokeh effect. You can also swap the background after taking a picture. The front selfie camera also performs well and comes with a flash which helps in low light conditions.

Overall it is a powerful and good value for money device with nice display, plenty of RAM and storage, powerful chipset and decent set of cameras.

Lenovo K8 Note 64GB is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera13MP + 5MP Dual Camera
Front Camera13 MP with Flash
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid 7.1
ProcessorMediaTek Helio X23 10 Core Chipset
Weight180gm
Pros
Premium Metallic Build
Dual Camera Setup
Powerful Processor
Front Camera Flash
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Heats while charging
Average Camera in low light

Price and Available Offers

The price of Lenovo K8 Note 64GB is around Rs. 11999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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6. Tenor 10.or G 64GB

Tenor 10.or G is a new smartphone in India from Amazon. It is called the Redmi Note 4 killer because of better specs at same price. The Snapdragon 626 gives 10% better performance than 625 which is there in Redmi Note 4. Plus there is a dual camera setup on the back and there is 16MP camera on the front with flash. It is running on stock android with no bloatware so you won't notice any lag at all. It is overall a balanced phone and a very good option at this price.

Tenor 10.or G 64GB is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera13MP + 13MP Dual Camera
Front Camera16 MP with Flash
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityYes
SoftwareAndroid 7.1
ProcessorSnapdragon 626
Weight168gm
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Powerful Processor
Dual Back Camera
Front Camera Flash
Dedicated MicroSD Slot
Cons
Big Bezels on Front

Price and Available Offers

The price of Tenor 10.or G 64GB is around Rs. 9999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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7. Nokia 6

Nokia is back in India with Nokia 6 which is a mid-range device priced around 12500 as of 2018. Nokia 6 feels like a premium device thanks to its excellent build quality. The 2.5D glass on the front looks great. The camera on the back is 16MP which performs well. The software is stock android with no bloatware. 

Fingerprint sensor works great as well. The chipset is Snapdragon 430 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The overall experience is very fluid and you won't face any lags.

Overall, it is a very good option from Nokia under the 15000 category.

Nokia 6 is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM32 GB-3 GB
Display5.5 inch TFT IPS
ResolutionFull HD 1080p
Back Camera16MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityYes
SoftwareAndroid 7.1
ProcessorSnapdragon 430
Weight168gm
Pros
Premium Design
Solid build quality
Good Camera Performance
Smooth Multitasking
Cons
Average Processor

Price and Available Offers

The price of Nokia 6 is around Rs. 12650. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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8. Honor 7X 64GB

Honor 7X is the successor of Honor 6X which was the first budget device in India market with a dual camera. Honor 7X also has a dual camera on the back. The 16M+2MP takes very nice pictures in outdoor conditions. On the front you have a large 5.9 inch bezel-less display which looks beautiful. The Kirin 659 chipset performs well with 4GB of RAM and you won't face any issues with multi-tasking and gaming.

Honor 7X 64GB is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.9 inch IPS
ResolutionFull HD+ 1080 X 2160 Pixels
Back Camera16MP + 2MP
Front Camera8MP
Battery Capacity3340 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7
ProcessorHuawei Kirin 659 Octa Core Clocked up to 2.36 GHz
Weight165 g
Pros
Solid Build Quality
Bezel-less Display
Dual Rear Camera
Lag free performance
Cons
No Gorilla Glass

Price and Available Offers

The price of Honor 7X 64GB is around Rs. 15999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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9. Honor 9 Lite 64 GB

Honor 9 Lite comes with Dual camera at both front and back. It looks truly beautiful with a glass back, infinity display and offers a great multitasking experience. We think, at this price point, the user experience is mesmerising and comes as a strong competition to Mi A1.

Honor 9 Lite 64 GB is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.65 inch IPS LCD
Resolution2160 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera13MP + 2MP
Front Camera13MP + 2MP
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Oreo 8
ProcessorKirin 659
Weight
Pros
Fullview display
Dual Camera at front and back
Smooth Multitasking
Beautiful looks
Cons
Hybrid Sim Slot

Price and Available Offers

The price of Honor 9 Lite 64 GB is around Rs. 14999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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10. Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the Pro variant of Redmi Note 5 and is a lot more powerful than the Note 5. 

The overall design and display is same as Redmi Note 5 but the processor inside the dual camera on the back and front selfie camera are much better. Inside you have Snapdragon 636 which is 80% more powerful than Snapdragon 625 on Redmi Note 5. Apps open and close very fast and overall experience is very snappy. 

The cameras have received a major upgrade as well. There is a dual camera on the back with 12MP+5MP sensors. The camera takes beautiful photos with depth/blue effect also known as portrait mode.

The front selfie camera is also great. It is a 20MP camera sensor and takes beautiful shots. It can also take portrait mode pictures.

Overall, it is the best phone under 15000. A dedicated MicroSD slot would have made the deal even better.

Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB is one of the best phones under 15000
Storage-RAM64 GB-4 GB
Display5.99 inch IPS (in-cell)
ResolutionFull HD+ 2160 x 1080 Pixels
Back Camera12MP + 5MP
Front Camera20MP
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
ConnectivityDual Sim
SoftwareAndroid Nougat 7.1.2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 636
Weight
Pros
Beautiful Design
Large Bezel-less Display
Excellent Chipset
Excellent Battery Backup
Great Dual Camera
Cons
Hybrid Sim

Price and Available Offers

The price of Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB is around Rs. 13999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

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So this was our list of best smartphones under 15000 in India. We hope the list was helpful to our users. If you are confused then take a look at our favorite:

Our Favourite Under 15000

Our favourite smartphone under 15000 is Honor 9 Lite. It is a premium looking smartphone with great performance and 4 cameras: 2 on front and 2 on back. It is available on Flipkart only. Here's the link - Buy Now from Flipkart