Here Are The Best Smartphones Under Rs. 15,000 In India This June
Aadhya Khatri - Jun 12, 2019
This month, let’s see which are the best smartphone your Rs. 15,000 can afford. There are options for gaming as well as taking photos.
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This month, let’s see which smartphone your Rs. 15,000 can afford. Everyone wants the best value for their money, so that is exactly what we are going to cover here, the best smartphones under 15K in India.
Redmi Note 7 Pro
It has been a quarter since the Redmi Note 7 Pro was first released, and this phone does not show any sign of being defeated. It is sandwiched between two layers of Gorilla Glass 5, meaning it is scratch-resistant. Plus, you will have a drop-notch design and a screen of 6.3-inch Full HD+.
Under the hood, it runs on Snapdragon 675 SoC, which is the best choice you can have with this price bracket. Redmi Note 7 Pro can definitely handle the regular day-to-day task as well as gaming, making it one of the best smartphones at this price. For this price, users will have RAM of 4GB and onboard storage of 64GB. The whole thing is fueled by a 4,000 mAh battery, which can last you a day without heavy usage.
On the rear, there is a 48MP camera with a Sony IMX586 sensor. The phone has the same technology with some flagship smartphones that binning 4 pixels into one for more light and details in photos.
Redmi Note 7 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10.
The phone will set you back Rs. 13,999 in India.
Realme 3 Pro
The next candidate on our list of the best smartphones under Rs. 15,000 is Realme 3 Pro. It looks pleasing to the eyes, and it also has almost everything an average user will want.
The curved edges make the phone look modern, and the wavy pattern can catch the attention of most people. The 6.3-inch Full HD+ screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 against scratches.
When it comes to sheer power, the Realme 3 Pro outpaces the Redmi Note 7 Pro with the Snapdragon 710 chip and a more powerful GPU.
For gamers, you will be hard pressed to find another phone that can support Fortnite at high settings at this price bracket.
On the back, Realme 3 Pro has a 16MP camera with a Sony IMX519 sensor, the one on OnePlus 6T, coupled with a 5MP depth sensor. On the other side sits a 25MP snapper for selfie photos. Overall, the cameras do a decent job for a phone at this price.
The phone is fueled by a 4,045 mAh battery that can last you a day with ease.
The color scheme and design language change have made the UI look cleaner than its earlier versions. The Realme 3 Pro runs on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie. Plus, you will get an app drawer.
The phone has the price tag of Rs 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant.
Honor Play is one of the best smartphones for gaming at this price bracket, thanks to the Kirin 970 SoC, a model comparable with the Snapdragon 845. The 4GB/64GB storage can be expanded by a microSD card. The chip, coupled with Huawei’s GPU Turbo can handle most games and other heavy tasks.
The aluminum body has given Honor Play the modern and elegant look. The screen is measured 6.3 inches, Full HD+ with a notch.
On the inside, there is a 3, 750 mAh battery, Android Oreo 8.1 with EMUI 8.2. However, it has been upgraded to Android 9 Pie this year.
On the camera department, the 16MP handles selfies while the combination of a 16MP and a 2MP on the rear. They can give you decent photos, but Honor Play is for gamers, so do not expect too much at its ability to produce images.
Honor Play has the price tag of Rs 14,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant in India.
Samsung Galaxy M30
The Samsung Galaxy M30 has something not many other phones at this price bracket can manage to get. That is why the M30 makes it to the list of best smartphones this month. The phone has the 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display. On the rear, there is a triple camera arrangement consisting of a 13MP, a 5MP ultra-wide, and 5MP sensor. In good light, the photos are sharp while in low light; it does as well as other phones at this price bracket.
On the other side, there is a drop notch where the 16MP selfie camera pokes. What the Galaxy M30 has an edge in is the portrait mode.
This phone is not as powerful as other phones above with the Exynos 7904 SoC, which is comparable with a MediaTek P60 and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636. You will have RAM of 4GB and inbuilt storage of 64GB, which can be expanded through a microSD card.
The 5,000 mAh battery can last users two days with no heavy usage. Like other M smartphones from Samsung, this one runs on Android Oreo 8.1 OS with Experience UI. Overall, it is not a bad choice for this price bracket.
In India, Samsung Galaxy M30 will set you back Rs 14,990 for the 4GB/64GB variant.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has two things other phones at this price do not have. The first one is Android UI and RAM of 6GB. The other one is 64GB of inbuilt storage and a Snapdragon 660 SoC.
The screen is 6.26-inch Full HD+ notched display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and also a glass back. Currently, it has been upgraded to Android 9 Pie.
One of its key selling points is the 5,000 mAh battery that can sustain you a day and a half with no heavy usage.
In comparison with its predecessors, this Zenfone Max Pro M2 is a big leap when it comes to cameras. On the rear, there is a dual camera setup with a 12MP and a 5MP. They can produce decent pictures in good light condition, in low light, there is nothing too noticeable in the quality.
However, the portrait mode is noticeable. It does an excellent job at detecting accurate edges. The front camera can produce decent photos too. The only drawback here is that it is one of the best smartphones for the price so it flies off the shelves quickly.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has the price tag of Rs 13,999 for the 6GB/64GB storage.