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Best smartphones of 2017 under Rs 15,000

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Dec 28, 2017, 9:18 pm IST
Updated : Dec 28, 2017, 9:18 pm IST

Xiaomi, Motorola and Honor are putting up a good fight in the midrange segment.

Xiaomi unveiled its first phone in 2011, and today it is one of the most valuable start-ups in the world.
 Xiaomi unveiled its first phone in 2011, and today it is one of the most valuable start-ups in the world.

It is impossible not to mention Xiaomi when covering the budget smartphone category in India. With its knack for delivering sleek hardware at an aggressive price, the company has disrupted the Indian smartphone market. Other brands such as Huawei and Lenovo too are putting up a great fight. In all this, consumers are the real winner. So, without further ado, let us reveal our list of best budget smartphones priced under Rs 15,000.

Xiaomi Mi A1 (Rs 14,000)

 

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Xiaomi unveiled its first phone in 2011, and today it is one of the most valuable start-ups in the world. And after using this phone, it not hard to imagine why Xiaomi is so successful. The Mi A1 exceeds our expectations in every sense. Be it design, construction, performance, or even battery life, Xiaomi has simply nailed it. For those interested in numbers, the phone sports a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS screen. It is powered by a Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 chipset. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. It offers a 12MP dual-lens camera that produces an amazing shallow depth of field. Under the Android One programme, the Mi A1 offers stock Android Nougat out-of-the-box.

 

Honor 7X (32 GB) (Rs 12,999)

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This is undoubtedly the best-looking smartphone in this price category. With the 7X's tall 5.9-inch Full HD IPS screen and thin bezel design, Honor is killing it. Huawei's own Kirin 659 SoC (System on Chip) packs in a quite a punch. This variant comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. In the camera department, it has a lot to offers with a dual camera setup. The primary 16MP sensor captures RGB data, while the 2MP secondary sensor collects the depth information required for bokeh effect. For narcissistic millennials, the Honor 7X sports an 8MP selfie camera. What more would you ask for Rs 12,999?

 

Moto G5 Plus (32 GB) (Rs 13,999)

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After acquiring Motorola, Lenovo has done a good job at keeping the G series completive. The G5 Plus, may not impress you with its looks, but sure sports a very good camera. Armed with Sony's IMX362 sensor, this 12MP module can capture plenty of detail. It has f/1.7 aperture and can record 4K videos. For selfies, you get a 5MP camera. Like the Xiaomi Mi A1, this smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 chipset. It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. The 5.2-inch Full HD screen is protected by Corning's Gorilla glass 3. Lenovo has treated the phone with water repellent nano-coating to save you from nasty surprises.

 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (64 GB) (Rs 12,000)

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Say hello to this year's best-selling smartphone in India. The Redmi Note 4 has been the instrument of success for the Chinese company in India. This phone checks every box to be an ideal value smartphone. It offers a metal unibody, 5.5-inch IPS screen, and a very good 13MP camera It is powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC (System on Chip). The variant we have chosen offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The 4100 mAh battery easily lasts for over a day on a single charge. On the software front, it runs Android Nougat with MIUI customisation on top.

— by Chandrakant Isi, Content Lead at MySmartPrice

 

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