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 on the basis of the customer reviews. All of the below Xiaomi, Motorola, Micromax, Huawei, 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 or 15000 Rupees.
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.
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. Buy Xiaomi Mi3 here for 13999 Rs (It’s not in stock).
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.
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).
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Buy S660 here.
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.
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. Buy Xperia M Dual here.
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.