The mid range segment (between Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 20,000) is where smartphones try to give consumers the best of both worlds – premium features but at an affordable price point. Here we see smartphones that are good performers and also bring some additional features to the table. You have a mix of Android and Windows Phone populating this list and we have managed to squeeze in an iPhone as well. These smartphones offer the best mix of features, performance and value. Picking a smartphone from this list will ensure you choose a good smartphone that has enough quality and features to differentiate itself from the budget (sub 10K) range of smartphones.
Here is the list of Best Smartphones from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000
1. Huawei Honor 6 (Rs. 19,999)
The Huawei Honor 6 offers almost flagship specifications and features for a mid-range price point. Here are the key highlights of the Huawei Honor 6 that makes it a brilliant phone in the Rs. 20,000 and under segment.
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2. Nokia Lumia 730 - (Rs. 14,999)
The Nokia Lumia 730 is an excellent Windows phone, offering the legendary Nokia build quality and premium finish at a very competitive price point. The Lumia 730 is a selfie focussed smartphone that challenges even the most expensive smartphones when it comes to quality of front camera images.
The smartphone has a standard candy bar and is running on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. It has a 4.7-inch display with an IPS panel. The rear houses an 6.7MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics and the front has a 5MP camera. It sports 8GB built-in storage expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
3. Motorola Moto X - (Rs. 17,999)
Even though the Motorola Moto X has been replaced by the new Moto X (2nd Gen), the year old phone still is one of the good phones in the market right now. The dual-core krait processor used the phone is more than enough to take you ahead of almost all phones in its category. The 720p 4.7-inch display has slim bezels which makes the phone much more beautiful. The smartphone offers a nice premium design with curved back and custom back covers like walnut wood, bamboo, etc.
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4. Samsung Grand 2 - (Rs. 18,499)
If you like big screens on a mobile device then Samsung has you covered and the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is the phone to buy. The Phone offers a 5.25-inch display with 1280x720p resolution. Offering a 1.5GB of RAM with a quad-core snapdragon is a credible upgrade from the last generation of the Grand. The device is running on Samsung’s custom touchwiz UI on top of Android 4.3 Jellybean out of the box which is upgradable to Android 4.4 Kitkat.
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5. Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ - (Rs. 14,999)
The Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ is one of the lowest priced octa-core processor you can buy in the market today. The phone sports a 5-inch 1920x1080p display with a pixel density of 441 ppi. Alcatel has added Corning Gorilla glass 2 on top of the display with a oleophobic coating. The device sports a 2 GHz octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM makes the device a quite a performer. Their is a 13.1MP camera at the back with a 2MP camera at the front and Both cameras are capable of capturing video in 1080p @ 30fps.
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