Top 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 for 2014

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Choosing the best budget handset is one of the hardest task to carry out as there are 100’s of devices available under different price ranges. Thus to make it easier for you to choose one, we’ve shortlisted the top 10 best mobiles under 15000 Rs in India. The list has been generated on the basis of the customer reviews. All of the below Xiaomi, Motorola, Micromax, Huawei, ZTE, Karbonn, Sony, Samsung and Lava XOLO Android smartphones under 15000 rs (especially the 1st 7 phones) are highly recommended to our readers as they offer excellent features at a budget price around 10000, 12000, 13000 or 14000 Rupees.

Top 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 for December 2014

ZTE Grand SII: Well, Mi3 (the best phone below 15K) sales have been halted by Xiaomi. Thus we’ve we have replaced it with ZTE’s latest beast – grand SII. This latest handset in India is loaded with v4.2 Android OS. It has excellent camera, memory (2GB RAM) and a large IPS display. The Chip that powers the ZTE SII is Snapdragon 800. See image or full specs of Grand S2 here.

Micromax Canvas Nitro: This is an octa-core 1.7 GHz Mediatek chipset powered dual Sim Kit Kat mobile under 12000 Rs. It comes with a 5 inch 720 pixel IPS panel equipped touchscreen display, 8 GB storage, 2GB RAM, 5.0 MP FHD front camera and a 13.0 MP Sony sensor that supports shooting from various angles. Micromax Canvas Nito gets electric current through a 2500 mAh battery.

Micromax canvas Nitro - Top 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 in India

This Android Kit Kat smartphone under 15000 Rupees gives a superb 10 hours of talk-time and 300+ hours of standby time. Micromax Canvas Nitro features sensors like gravity, proximity and light sensor. This 3G budget mobile has Bluetooth, WiFi, FM Radio, USB port too.For gaming at HD resolution, there’s a quad-core MALI GPU packed withing this micromax phone.

Price in India: In 11000 to 12000 Rs range. Buy Canvas Nitro here.

Micromax Canvas Knight A350: At one point of time, this phone was priced around 25000. Now it is available for just 13500 Rs (for a limited time period). A350 is an impressive octa-core phone with 16 MP rear camera, 2GB RAM. Buy or check out full details on Canvas A350 here.

Motorola Moto G 2nd generation: This smartphone under 15000 from Motorola comes with a HD LCD 5.0” IPS capacitive touch screen display that has a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. It has a 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal data storage memory which can be expanded further by a 32GB MicroSD card. The display of Motorola Moto G 2nd generation uses the latest Corning gorilla glass 3 protection, hence it’s scratch resistant. It features a 8.0 Megapixel rear (with LED flash, Panorama, HDR, burst mode, HD quality video recording…etc) and a 2.0 MP front facing camera.

moto g | 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

This mobile is backed up by a 2070 mAh battery which keeps the Moto G 2nd Gen charged up-to 24 hours. It features Android Kit kat 4.4.4 operating system. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. Graphics department in this device is handled by powerful Adreno 305 GPU hence, you can expect a smooth gaming experience with the Motorola Moto G 2nd generation. It supports GPS with Glonass technology, FM Radio, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth. It comes with useful sensors like Accelerometer, light, hall, proximity and magnetometer. As it has every useful and top class features, Moto G is undoubtedly the best mobile under 15000 Rs for 2014.

Price in India:- 12900 to 13000 Rs. Buy Moto G 2nd generation here (In stock).

Must Read: Asus Zenfone 5 2GB RAM Mobile under 10000 Rs

Xiaomi Mi3: Well, this beast from the Chinese phone manufacturer is a powerful device. It is packed with a Snapdragon 801 2300 MHz quad-core chip from Qualcomm. This phone can take your gaming experience to the next level as it features an Adreno 330 GPU and a 2GB of RAM. Xiaomi Mi3 boasts a 1080p touchscreen 5 inch display which is installed with an LCD-IPS panel. MI3 from Xiaomi comes fitted with a 2 LED flash light mounted 13 MP rear camera.

xiaomi mi3 - 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

This shooter uses the CMOS sensor and it has a F/2.2 aperture. For selfie lovers, this device features a front snapper of 2 megapixel. Xiaomi Mi3 runs Google Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat OS. It has a 3050 mAh battery and a decent storage hardware of 16 gigabytes. Mi3 uses Xiaomi’s MIUI user interface. It features accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, proximity, light, touch sensors. It comes loaded with Mi cloud messaging app.

Price: Within 13900 – 14000 Rs. Mi3 sales has been discontinued in India.

Huawei Honor 3C: Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor equipped Huawei Honor 3C features Android 4.2.2 operating system, Mali 400 MHz GPU. It has Emotion 2.0 user interface, 2GB RAM, 8GB ROM, microSD card slot. This Huawei smartphone under 15000 Rs has 8MP rear, 5MP front facing cameras with features like BSI sensor, LED flash, image smart engine, F/2.0 Aperture. The 2300 mAh battery powers the Huawei Honor 3C.

huawei honor 3c |  10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

It has a 5 inch full high-definition 1080p LCD IPS capacitive touchscreen display. This mobile supports 3G, Bluetooth, EDGE, WiFi network connectivity. Honor 3C also includes DLNA, USB connectivity, GPS/ AGPS, 3.5 mm Audio jack,…etc. Honor 3C is 9.2 mm thick and it has decent weight around 140 grams. Huawei Honor 3C packs with compass, proximity, light and gyro sensors. It is one of the best Android smartphones under 15000 from Huawei.

Price: In 12000 to 13000 Rs range. Buy Honor 3C here.

Must Read: Octa Core Panasonic P81 with 5.5 inch display under 15K

XOLO Play 6X-1000: This is DUAL SIM GSM Smartphone powered by a Mediatek 6591 hexa-core 1.5 CPU. It comes with Mali 450 image processor for handling graphics. XOLO play 6X-1000 runs Android Kit Kat 4.4 OS. This device has a 5/0 inch IPS capacitive touch screen that has a 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

Xolo Play 6X-1000 - Top 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 in India

It includes a primary memory(RAM) of 2 GB, 8 GB internal storage ROM which can be extended further by a 32 GB via MicroSD card. 6X-1000 has a rear camera of 8 MP (with LED flash and auto focus) and a 2 MP front camera. This Xolo smartphone under 15000 Rs is backed up by a 2100 mAh battery. It gives a good talktime and standby time on 2G networks. It supports 3G connectivity and has Bluetooth, WiFi, EDGE, FM Radio and 3.5 mm audio jack.The specifications of this phone are up to the mark and hence XOLO Play 6X-1000 makes it to this list of the best Android smartphones under 15000 Rs in India.

Price:- Within 11500 to 12000 Rs. Buy 6X-1000 here

Must Read: Xolo Play 8X-1000 octa core phone with 2GB RAM under 15000 Rs

Karbonn Titanium Octane plus: A smartphone with a 5.0’’ IPS full high-definition capacitive touch screen display, Karbonn titanium octane plus is powered by Mediatek MT6592 1.7 GHz octa-core processor. It has a rear camera with 16 MP sensor (with Auto-focus and LED Flash) and a front snapper of 8.0 MP that can be used for video calling. Octane plus comes with a 2 GB of RAM (like all of its other top contenders in this list) and a 16 GB internal expandable storage memory. It is backed up by a 2000 mAh battery. It features the latest Android Kit Kat operating system, A-GPS navigation and multi-core image processor. Thus making it to this list of best Android smarthones under 15000 in India.

Price:- 10000 to 11000 Rupees

Lenovo S660: Packed with an IPS panel 4.7 inch 5 point multi-touch qHD capacitive touchscreen display, S660 from Lenovo runs on v4.2 of Android jelly bean OS. S660 is equipped with 1.3 GHz quad-core MT6582M mediatek processor, MALI 400 MP2 GPU, 2 SIM slots. This titanium color phone encompasses 8 megapixel rear auto-focus camera with LED flash, VGA front camera. It supports high quality FHD video recording. Weighing around 150 – 151 grams, this quad-core Lenovo smartphone under 15000 Rs has a 3000 mAh lithium polymer battery.

lenovo s660

S660 gives a staggering talk-time of 36 hours on 2G networks. Lenovo S660 features a 8GB of on-board ROM, microSD slot and a 1GB of system memory or RAM. This dual Sim mobile within 15K supports 3G, Bluetooth, A-GPS, WiFi, EDGE, FM Radio and a lot more interesting features. Thus making it to this list of best mobiles under 15000 in India.

Price: Within 11000 to 12000 Rs.

Sony Xperia M Dual: A brand like Sony can never be ignored when we talk about the best mobiles under 15000 Rs budget. This mobile comes with 2 GSM network compatible SIM card slots. It comes with a dual core 1.2 GHz S4 Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Adreno 305 GPU and Android 4.2 jelly bean operating system. Sony Xperia M Dual features a 4 inch FWVGA 480 x 854 pixel resolution set 4 inch IPS TFT capacitive 4 points multi-touch touchscreen display. This display is scratch resistant. This Sony Android smartphone under 15000 Rs has a 0.3 MP front, 5MP rear camera with LED flash.

sony xperia m dual | Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

The back camera supports useful features like red eye reduction, HDR, sweep panorama, touch focus, fast launch, image stabilization,…etc. The battery backup of Sony Xperia M Dual is impressive as it includes a 1700 mAh battery which gives around 10 hours of talktime to this mobile. It comes with a 1GB of RAM, 4GB of ROM, microSD card slot, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS/ AGPS, WiFi, FM Radio, DLNA, NFC support. This mobile also has sensors like eCompass, accelerometer gyro, proximity, light and magnetometer. One of the best alternatives to this Sony phone is the HTC Desire 516.This is yet another another to this list of best mobiles under 15000 in India

Price in India: Within 10500 to 12000 Rs.

Micromax A116 Canvas HD:- This DUAL SIM smartphone has the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating System and it is powered by an impressive Mediatek 1.2 GHz MT6589 processor having four cores (quad-core Processor). Micromax A116 Canvas HD has a main memory (RAM) is of 1 GB and it has a storage memory of 4GB which can be extended via MicroSD card up to 32 GB. This phone comes with a 5’’ display that has resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. It includes a 8 MP rear camera having LED flash and a 2 MP front camera for making video calls. Micromax A116 Canvas HD is backed up with a battery 2000 mAh battery.

Price: Within 13000 to 14000

LAVA XOLO Q700i:- This dual SIM Android mobile under 15000 Rupees comes with a powerful 1.2 GHz Mediatek quad-core processor and it features Android 4.2 Jelly bean operating System. XOLO Q700i has a 4 GB internal storage memory which can be expanded up to 32 GB. It comes with a 1GB RAM (main memory). This budget phone has a 4.5’’ touchscreen display and it gets power through an impressive 2500 mAh capacity battery. XOLO Q700i packs with a 8 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front camera and it supports all other features that a Smartphone should have.

Price: Under Rupees 12000 in India.

XOLO Q1000S: This smartphone runs the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean O.S and it is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core (having four cores) processor. Its 5’’ HD scratch resistant display has a screen resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. LAVA XOLO Q1000S comes with a 13 MP auto-focus camera (with BSI sensor), a 5 MP front camera for video calling and it is backed up with a battery rated at 2500 mAh. With 1 GB main memory (RAM) and a 16 GB internal storage memory (which can be further expanded up to 32 GB via a MicroSD card) this phone is surely one of the best mobile under 15000 in India.

Price: Within 12000 to 15000.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562:- When we talk of Smartphones, a name like Samsung can never be ignored. This dual SIM Android smartphone under 15000 from Samsung is powered by a 1Ghz Dual Core processor and it runs the Android Ice Cream sandwich O.S. This smartphone has a screen resolution of 480 by 800 pixels for its 4.0” TFT capacitive touch screen display. Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 has a 5 Megapixel rear, VGA front camera and a 768 MB RAM. It features 4 GB internal data storage memory which can be expanded further by a 32 GB MicroSD card. It supports all other basic smartphone features like 2G, 3G, FM Radio. This device is backed up by a 1500 mAh battery and it weighs around 120 Grams.

Price: Around 11000 to 12000 Rupees.

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46 Comments to Top 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 for 2014

  1. Kundan Bhardwaj

    Keep up the nice work Pramod bhai, I am searching for a cheap but good android phone for my sister to gift her.

  2. Very nice article
    I will choose Motorola for sure, with its reasonable price and what it can perform.
    thanks for your sharing.

    stephan

  3. Hi Brother,
    I want to buy dual sim Mobile in range of 12000 to 15000. Can I trust on Gionee smartphones ? What is aspect of durability of Chines brand Gionee or xolo or micromax ? By the way, what is your opinion about Gionee Elife E3 ?

  4. Prabhat Kumar

    Good list of Smartphones but I think Gionee series phones should also be included..
    They give a perfect competition to other smart phones in price range and features….

  5. I just like Moto g , honor 3c in this list.
    But there are many good phones better than these like Xiaomi Mi3, Asus zenfone 5, Xolo play 6×-1000.
    These three are my suggestions who want to buy a good phone under 13k.
    Xolo play 6×-1000 is the best gaming phone right now.
    Xiaomi Mi3 is for official users.(Not good for gaming). Its just to show our classyness.
    Asus zenfone 5(recommended) is half way from gaming and style

  6. HI pramod,
    i am planing to buy a smartphone, plz give a gud suggestion, i want
    1) above 1.2 ghz
    2) above 1 gb ram
    3) above 5 mp back cam
    4) Dual sim
    5) kitkat os & below 15000/-
    i am waiting ur intelligent replay.

  7. please tell me about the quality of Xolo Brand mobile. I heard that it is reasonable and performance wise excellent phone. What about Xolo 8X-1100 ?

  8. well done bro..!! i just need ur advice … wants a phone under 12000 which is not having screen greter than 4.5 inch and also having good camera and harware… waiting for ur reply…

  9. Hi, Can u plz suggest me d best smartphone within 12K?
    Also, m luking for few specifications such as 5inch screen, 2GB ram, a smooth processor & a long battery use.
    Plz suggest.

  10. Hey can you please suggest me a smartphone under 12k. I have some particular requirements, those are as follows:
    1. Battery must be removable.
    2. Front camera should be good enough for selfie. If it has flash in front then WOW..
    3. Decent processor & GPU for gaming.
    4. It will be online for 24hrs, so it should not get heated.
    5. RAM should be decent enough to handle the downloads & games.
    6. It should have normal SIM specification.
    7. Screen size must not exceed 6 inches.
    8. It must be available in black color.
    and the other features like GPS, tethering & etc..
    Please I need your help & I have time upto 10th October. So please..

  11. kaustav basu

    when will the phone Xiaomi Mi3 be available..is it good for gaming …can high graphic game be payed in it…like batman arkham originis.nova 3 etc …

  12. I am thinking of buying Micromax canvas gold from flipkart as it is easily avalible (not like xiaomi mi3) @ RS 14K TO 15K and have pretty good specs and breackmarks as good as high end devices.But only scared of camera clarity please guide if the camera is good and why didn’t you add it in the lidt of above top smartphones.

    • Hi Pranav!
      If you want to buy a micromax phone in 13000 to 15000 range then i would recommend you Canvas A350 GOLD. Canvas Kinight A350 Gold is better option than A300. Please check the specs i’ve shared through this post. I didn’t find too many people complaining on the camera quality and its output..

  13. hi im priya xiaomi redmi has launched yesterday i planned to buy xiaomi but im confused whether it is a branded mobile like nokia, samsung,moto,sony…………….plz anyone suggest me to buy phone in 10000 to 13000

  14. I Mr. Pramod i want to purchase 2gb ram phone under12k.
    My requirement are long battery life, resolution best in sunlight, best performance, processor best and sound quality must be greatest…

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