When you stretch your budget to Rs 15000, there is a huge variety of mobile phones available from every manufacturer. To pick one phone out of more than 50 worthy contenders, can be a extremely difficult. To make your buying decision easier, we do all the research for you and pick the Best 5 Mobile Phones within 15000 rupees.
Some points to keep in mind before you make your purchase:
- Most people who purchase phones with a budget of Rs 15000, plan to keep using the phone for atleast 2-3 years. Apart from build quality, it’s important that you find out if the manufacturer has a service centre in your city / town. Brands like Motorola,Samsung, Sony, LG and even Micromax have service centres across most cities. Make sure you find out before you make your purchase!
- Android is the most popular mobile operating system in this price range. We strongly recommend that you pick Android, both for apps and games. Windows is the only other alternative, as the last 3 generations of Apple iPhone’s are not available under Rs 15000. People who prefer Blackberry, stop reading and get the Blackberry Z3 from Flipkart.
1. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (Dual Sim) – Rs 13500
2.Moto G4 Plus 32GB (Dual Sim)- Rs 14000
4. Honor 5X 16GB (Dual Sim)- Rs 13,000
- The Metallic back of the phone makes it look premium and feels good to hold
- The 5.5inch Full HD display looks bright with good viewing angles, however the display tends to appear a bit bluish
- Fast and responsive finger print scanner
- The 13MP rear and 5MP front camera takes good pictures both indoor and outdoor
- One of the best battery under Rs 15000. The screen on time was about 5 hours with (3000 mAh)
- Android 5.1 version out of the box
- Good gaming performance, games like Asphalt 8, N.O.V.A 3 can be played without any issue
- Powerful processor with Snapdragon 615 and 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage with 128 GB expandable memory card slot
- Reasonable price
- Colours on the display are not that accurate it appears to be bluish
- Hybrid Dual stand-by sim this means you can either use one micro sim or a micro SD card, you cannot use both together.
- Custom User interface might take sometime to get used to it.
- Average speakers.
- Doesn’t come with IR blaster and doesn’t support quick charging technology
5. Yu Yunicorn 32GB (Dual Sim) – Rs 13500
- The phone looks and feels solid with the metal body, however it looks very identical to Redmi Note 3 and weighs more as well.
- The 5.5 inch full HD display is good with perfect contrast and sharpness, it also comes with scratch resistant glass that protects your screen from any scratches. The only disadvantage about the display is that it does not come with Anti glare and hence the display reflects while using outdoor conditions.
- Fingerprint is decently fast, it is placed on the home button and unlocks within seconds
- Phone runs on Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 with 4GB RAM, performance is pretty snappy and lag free mostly. The apps can be easily switched and there is no heating issue.
- It comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop with YU user interface, the interface is simple and easy to operate. The phone will receive it’s Marshmallow update soon.
- The speakers are loud enough and the call quality is also good with absolutely no call drops.
- Supports FM Radio and USB on to go to transfer files.
- Comes with 32GB internal storage and 256GB expandable storage.
- 4000 mAh battery lasts for more than a day with average usage.
- Display reflects while using outdoors
- The camera is average, takes bad pictures. There are other phones which take good pictures.
- Average gaming performance.
- The phone still runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, it might get the Marshmallow update soon.
- The phone feels heavy while holding.
6. Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) 16GB (Dual Sim) – Rs 12000
|Lenovo Vibe K5 Note||Moto G4 Plus||ZUK Z1||Honor 5X||Yu Yunicorn||Galaxy J5|
|Display Size||5.5 inch||5.5 inch||5.5 inch||5.5 inch||5.5 inch||5 inch|
|Display Resolution||1080 x 1920||1080 x 1920||1080 x 1920||1080 x 1920||1080 x 1920||720 x 1280|
|Panel||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||IPS LCD||Super AMOLED|
|Protection||_||Gorilla Glass 3||No||No||No||No|
|Dimensions||152 x 75.7 x 8.49 mm||153 x 76.6 x 9.8 mm||155.7 x 77.3 x 8.9 mm||151.3 x 76.3 x 8.2 mm||153.3 x 75.4 x 8.5 mm||142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm|
|Weight||165 grams||155 grams||175 grams||158 grams||172 grams||146 grams|
|OS||Android 6 Marshmallow||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|CPU||1.8 GHz + Helio P10 64-bit, Octa Core||Snapdragon 617||Snapdragon 801||Snapdragon 616||Mediatek Helio P10||Snapdragon 410|
|GPU||Mali-T860MP2||Adreno 405||Adreno 330||Adreno 405||Mali-T860MP2||Adreno 306|
|RAM||4 GB||3 GB||3 GB||2 GB||4 GB||1.5 GB|
|Storage||32 GB||32 GB||64 GB||16 GB||32 GB||16 GB|
|MicroSD card||up to 128 GB||up to 128 GB||No||up to 128 GB||up to 256 GB||up to 128 GB|
|Back Camera||13 MP||16 MP||13 MP||13 MP||13 MP||13 MP|
|Front Camera||8 MP||5 MP||8 MP||5 MP||5 MP||5 MP|
|Battery||3500 mAh||3000 mAh||4100 mAh||3000 mAh||4000 mA||2600 mAh|