10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

Choosing the best budget smartphone under 15000 rs is one of the hardest task to carry out as there are 100’s of devices available under different price ranges. Today, we’ve shortlisted the best mobiles under 15000 Rs on the basis of the customer reviews. All of the below listed devices (especially the 1st 5 phones) are highly recommended to our readers as they offer excellent features at a budget price around 10K, 12k or 15k Rupees.

Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rupees

1) Xiaomi Mi3:

xiaomi mi3 - 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

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. It 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. 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. This smartphone 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. Buy Xiaomi Mi3 here for 13999 Rs (It’s not in stock).

2) Motorola Moto G (2nd generation) :-

moto g | 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

This smartphone 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 Moto G 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. This mobile is backed up by a 2070 mAh battery which keeps this device 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 Moto G. 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 Android smartphone under 15000 Rs for 2014.

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

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3) Huawei Honor 3C:

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

Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor equipped Huawei Honor 3C features Android 4.2.2 jelly bean 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 this phone. It has a 5 inch full high-definition 1080p LCD IPS capacitive touchscreen display. This mobile supports 3G, Bluetooth, EDGE, WiFi network connectivity. It also includes DLNA, USB connectivity, GPS/ AGPS, 3.5 mm Audio jack,…etc. This phone is 9.2 mm thick and it has decent weight around 140 grams. Huawei Honor 3C packs with compass, proximity, light and gyro sensors.

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

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4) Lenovo S660:

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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. It 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. The phone 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.

Price: Within 11000 to 12000 Rs. Buy S660 here.

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5) Sony Xperia M Dual:

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

A brand like Sony can never be ignored when we talk about 10000 to 15000 Rs budget phones. 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. It 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 smartphone under 15000 Rs has a 0.3 MP front, 5MP rear camera with LED flash. The back camera supports useful features like red eye reduction, HDR, sweep panorama, touch focus, fast launch, image stabilization,…etc. The battery backup of 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.

Price in India: Within 10500 to 12000 Rs. Buy Xperia M Dual here.

6) XOLO Q800 X Edition:-

xolo q800 x edition | 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

This is DUAL SIM GSM Smartphone powered by a Mediatek 6589M 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It comes with Power VR SGX544 GPU for handling graphics. It runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating System. This device has a 4.5 inch LCD IPS Capacitive touch screen that has a 540 by 960 pixels resolution. It includes a primary memory(RAM) of 1 GB, 4 GB internal storage ROM which can be extended further by a 32 GB via MicroSD card. LAVA XOLO Q800 has a rear camera of 8 MP (with LED flash, CMOS, BSI sensor, auto focus) and a 1 MP front camera. This Xolo smartphone under 15000 Rs is backed up by a 2100 mAh battery. The mobile gives a nice talktime around 16 hours and 360 hours of standby time on 2G networks. Q800 from XOLO supports 3G connectivity and has Bluetooth, WiFi, EDGE, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, Yamaha 168 music system.The specifications of this phone are up to the mark and hence Q800 makes it to this list of the best Android smartphones under 15000 Rs.

Price:- 9995 Rs. 

7) Micromax Canvas 2 Plus A110Q:

micromax canvas 2 plus | 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rs 2014

This is a quad-core 1.2 GHz Mediatek chipset powered dual Sim smartphone under 12000 Rs. It comes with a 5 inch FWVGA IPS panel capacitive touchscreen pinch to zoom display. Canvas 2 gets the electric current through a 2000 mAh battery. This Micromax smartphone under 15000 Rs gives a superb 2GB talk-time around 6 hours and 270+ hours of standby time. It has a rear camera (with 2 LED flash, 720p video recording, auto-focus) of 8MP sensor and a 2MP front camera. Micromax A110Q has 4GB storage space along with 1GB RAM, microSD card slot. It features sensors like accelerometer, gravity, proximity and light sensor. This 3G budget mobile has Bluetooth, WiFi, FM Radio, USB port too.

Price in India: Around 11000 Rs.

8) 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

9)Karbonn Titanium S5 plus: A Dual SIM Smartphone with a 5.0’’ IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 540 by 960 pixels, Karbonn Titanium S5 is powered by Mediatek MT6582 quad-core processor. This makes it one of the most powerful in this of Android smartphones under 15000 RS. It has a rear camera of 8 MP (with Auto-focus and LED Flash) and a front camera of 0.3 MP that can be used for video calling. Karbonn Titanium S5 comes with a 1 GB RAM (like all of its other contenders in this list) and a 4GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB with a Micro SD card. Karbonn Titanium S5 is backed up by a 1800 mAh battery.

Price:- RS 10000 to 11000 Rs

10) LAVA XOLO Q700i:- This DUAL SIM Smartphone below 15000 Rs 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’’ capacitive touchscreen display and it gets power through an impressive 2500 mAh 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 Rs 12000

11)XOLO Q1000S: This mobile runs the Android 4.2 Jelly xolo q1000s : 10 Best Android Smartphones under 15000 RsBean 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 2500 mAh battery. 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 Android smartphones under 15000 Rs.

Price: Within Rs 12000 to 15000

12)Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562:- When we talk of Smartphones, a name like Samsung can never be ignored. This dual SIM smartphone from Samsung is powered Samsung Galaxy S Duos | Best Android Smartphones under 15000 Rsby 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 Rs.


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