We are back with an updated list of smartphones. This time here we have placed all the best smartphone models out there in market in less than Rs 15,000 price segment. Normally anything lesser than Rs 15,000 price tag is considered to be affordable. Due to huge competition in market top tier companies like Samsung, Nokia are forced to reduce the price of their product. Here we go with the list- Top 10 Smartphones
Top 10 Smartphones under Rs 15,000 Til February 2014
Motorola Moto G
Moto G is a fresh entry in this list. Before the release no one would have expected a Rs 12,499 price tag for a quad core phone. It’s not an MTK phone either. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Moto G has quad core 1.2 GHz processor and Aderno 305 GPU along with 1 GB RAM. Besides, it sports 4.5 inch IPS LCD screen with HD 720p resolution and a slab of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the screen from scratches. There is a 5 MP rear camera apart from a 2070 mAh battery. Have you checked out the competitors of Motorola Moto G?
Price of Motorola Moto G is Rs 12,499 for the 8 GB version and Rs 13,999 for the 16 GB version. Check latest price of Moto GB 8 GB here and 16 GB here.
It’s the miniature of Canvas Turbo with 4.7″ screen. Display resolution is also reduced to 720p HD from FHD 1080p. Instead of MediaTek MT6589 Turbo 1.5 GHz it gets the MTK6582 SoC which is pretty good in terms of performance. It also has 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM, 1800 mAh battry, 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front facing camera.
Price of Micromax A200 Canvas Turbo mini is Rs 14,490. Check latest price.
Micromax A117 Canvas Magnus
It’s one of the best phones you will find if you have a budget of lesser than Rs 15,000. It has the 1.5 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6589T SoC. It also has 1 GB RAM for multitasking. It’s better than Canvas Turbo mini in terms of performance. Canvas Magnus flaunts a 5 inch IPS LCD display with 720×1280 pixels HD resolution. Rear facing 12 MP camera is also an impressive feature of this handset.
Price of Microma xA117 Canvas Magnus is Rs 13,950. Check latest price.
Are you looking for a stylish, sleek phone? In that case, this is the phone you should consider with higher importance. Specs are pretty similar to Canvas Magnus; it too has MediaTek MT6589 Turbo SoC, 1 GB RAM combo but it has only one SIM card slot and the micro SD card slot is also missing. The camera module include a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera.
Price of Xolo Q1000S is Rs 14,499. Check latest price.
Spice Pinnacle FHD Mi-525
It’s the only phone in this list with full HD screen. It was launched with more than 15k price but due to high competition in market currently it’s available for around Rs 13,500. Powered by 1.5 GHz quad core processor it has 1 GB RAM for multitasking. It also sports 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front camera and 2100 mAh battery.
Price of Spice Pinnacle FHD Mi-525 is Rs 13,699. Check latest price.
We don’t often see a marathon battery in a smartphone. But Chinese phone maker Gionee recently added M2 in its lineup that is equipped with a 4200 mAh battery. It provides more than 23 hrs of talk time on 3G network and approx 30 hrs talk time on 2G. It’s also a quad core phone powered by MediaTek MT6582 SoC, 1 GB RAM, 5 inch IPS LCD FWVGA screen, 8 MP back camera.
Price of Gionee M2 is Rs 11,123.
Spice Pinnacle Stylus Mi-550
It’s yet another quad core phone powered by MediaTek MT6582 SoC and 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM. The USP of the phone is 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. There is a 8 MP shooter at the back that records 1080p FHD video at 30 fps and a 2 MP web camera at the front. Equipped with a 2500 mAh battery it has a Samsung Galaxy Note like stylus and gesture controlled features.
Price of Spice Pinnacle Stylus Mi-550 is Rs 12,499. Check latest price.
Like Spice FHD it also comes with 5″ 1080p FHD screen and most importantly priced less than 15k. It’s quite similar to Micromax A250 Canvas Turbo in terms of specs but has a 8 MP front facing camera which is quite brilliant. Rest of the features are 1 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, micro SD card slot, dual SIM card slots, 3G speed etc.
Price of Celkon S1 is
Rs 14,999 Rs 13,719 on Snapdeal.
It’s the only Windows Phone 8 smartphone in this list. Basically it’s the successor of Lumia 520 with 1 GB RAM for multitasking. It’s a 4 inch phone with IPS LCD Super Sensitive display and WVGA resolution. There is a 5 MP back camera but LED flash is missing. There is also no front facing camera although it’s a 3G supported phone and allows video calling.
Price of Nokia Lumia 525 is Rs 10,380. Check latest price.
It’s a brand new phone yet to be made available in market. It comes from the house of a Chinese player, Oppo. It’s a quad core phone powered by MediaTek MT6582 SoC pretty much like the other phones mentioned above. It has 512 MB RAM, 4 GB ROM and 5 MP back camera. Neo also supports on and off screen gestures.
Price of Oppo Neo is Rs 11,999.