Best mobile phones to buy under Rs. 15,000 (October 2017)

By Hardik Singh | Updated Oct 10 2017
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We at Digit, get a lot of queries regarding which phones to buy for a budget of 15K. So to make your buying procedure easier, we bring you the best phones you can buy under Rs. 15,000. We have differentiated the devices on the basis of camera, performance, battery life, to ease the buying process for you. Let’s begin!

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Best Performance
Xiaomi Mi A1

Price: Rs. 14,999
The new Xiaomi Mi A1 makes it the best performing smartphones under the 15K price bracket. It also offers a really good dual camera and a vibrant display. 

Quick specs:
Display: 5.5-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB
Camera: Dual 12MP, 5MP
Battery: 3080mAh
OS: Android 7.1.2

When it comes to performance, you can even consider the Moto G5 Plus

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Best Camera (Option 1)
Moto G5 plus

Price: Rs. 14,999
While the G5s Plus is now available, our tests suggest that the Moto G5 Plus is still a better bet in the camera department than anything else.

Quick specs:
Display: 5.2-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 32GB
Camera: 12MP, 5MP
Battery: 3000mAh
OS: Android 7.0

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Best Camera (Option 2)
Honor 6X

Price: Rs. 13,999
Another good camera centric phone in the sub-15K smartphone segement is the Honor 6X. It also offers a really good dual camera and a vibrant display. 

Quick specs:
Display: 5.5-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB
Camera: Dual 12MP, 5MP
Battery: 3080mAh
OS: Android 7.1.2

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Best Battery Life (Option 1)
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Price: Rs. 14,999
When it comes to battery life, the Mi Max 2 is our current champion. It offers more than three days of battery life even under heavy usage.

Quick specs:
Display: 6.44-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB
Camera: 12MP, 5MP
Battery: 5300mAh
OS: Android 7.1.1

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Best Battery Life (Option 2)
Lenovo P2

Price: Rs. 14,999
The other option here is the Lenovo P2, which shares a similar set of hardware as the Mi Max 2.

Quick specs:
Display: 5.5-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 32GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 5100mAh
OS: Android 6.0

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Best value for money (Option 1)
Moto G5 Plus

Price: Rs. 14,999
The best value for money smartphone in the sub-15K range is quite simply the Moto G5 Plus. The device offers decent performance, a good camera, is well built and a really nice display. In addition, you get a dependable battery life as well.

Quick specs:
Display: 5.2-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 32GB
Camera: 12MP, 5MP
Battery: 3000mAh
OS: Android 7.0

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Best value for money (Option 2)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Price: Rs. 12,999
The Second best option for you would be Xiaomi’s bestselling Redmi Note 4 smartphones. It offers a similar performance to the Moto G5, but also offers an even longer battery life.

Quick specs:
Display: 5.5-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 4100mAh
OS: Android 7.0

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Best budget buy (Option 1)
Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Price: Rs. 6,999
In India budget plays an important role when making a buying decision and if your budget not allowing you to get something over the 10K, get the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. It offers the best performance for its price and has a long lasting battery life.

Quick specs:
Display: 5-inch, 720p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
RAM: 3GB
Storage: 32GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 3120mAh
OS: Android 6.0

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Best budget buy (Option 2)
Moto E4 Plus

Price: Rs 9999
Talking about battery life in a budget, the Moto E4 Plus also makes its way into the list. Offering a massive 5000mAh battery, the phone can go without charge for two days easy.

Quick specs:
Display: 5.5-inch, 720p
SoC: MediaTek MT6737
RAM: 3GB
Storage: 32GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 5000mAh
OS: Android 7.1.1

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Compact: ease of use (Option 1)
Moto G5

Price: Rs.11990
If you are looking for a compact device and not a very heavy user, the Moto G5 is a definitely the smartphone to go for. The 5.0-inch smartphone is quite compact and offers respectable performance and has a decent battery life as well.

Quick specs:
Display: 5-inch, 1080p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
RAM: 3GB
Storage: 16GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 2800mAh
OS: Android 7.0

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Compact: ease of use (Option 2)
Xiaomi Redmi 4

Price: Rs.8999
Another phones which is compact and can go head to head with the Moto G5 is the Xiaomi Redmi 4. It also offers, one of the best battery life in its category.

Quick specs:
Display: 5-inch, 720p
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 64GB
Camera: 13MP, 5MP
Battery: 4100mAh
OS: Android 6.0

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