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Best Phone Under 15000

If you want to buy a smartphone, and you are unable to choose the best phone under Rs.15000, then you are at right place. We have redefined the word “best” for you in terms of smartphone selection. Our team has created a list of the best smartphone with its pros and cons according to your needs.

The reason, of creating this list is simple, we know that there are hundreds of brands out there in the market right now. And all of them have at least two or more phone under 15000 segment. And it is an obvious thing that anyone can get confused with this huge amount of models available. So our list will help you find the best for you under Rs.15000 segment.

Expert Thoughts under every phone is to help you out to select the phone according to your needs, whether its camera only, or game performance or battery life or all of this. We can guarantee you that our list will help you out to select the best phone for you.

Best Phone Under 15,000: A complete guide

Below is the list of smartphone which are best under Rs.15000 in India:

Best Phone Under 15000PriceAvailable at
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 ProRs. 14,990Flipkart, MI India
Realme 3 ProRs. 14,999Flipkart, MI India
Samsung Galaxy M30Rs. 14,499Amazon, Samsung India
Honor PlayRs. 14,999Amazon, Samsung India
Xiaomi Mi A2Rs. 11,999Mi India
Samsung Galaxy M20Rs. 12,990Amazon

1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: Best Phone Under 15000

You will not be surprised why we have put this phone on number one on the list. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is the phone with a combination of the great camera, CPU and battery life.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: Key Features

  • Display – 6.3-inch, dot-notch display, 2340×1080 FHD+, 409 PPI, Contrast: 1500:1 (typ)
  • Camera – 48+5MP Dual AI Camera
  • Video – 4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps/30fps, 720p@30fps, 720p slow motion@120fps, 1080p slow motion@120fps
  • CPU – Qualcomm Snapdragon 675, Up to 2.0 GHz
  • GPU – Adreno 612 GPU, upto 845MHz
  • Storage: 4+64GB / 6+128GB, Supports storage expansion up to 256GB, eMMC 5.1 flash storage
  • Battery: 4000mAh, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0, Type C USB
  • Networks: Dual 4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Connectivity: Supports 2.4G WiFi / Supports 5G WiFi / Supports WiFi Direct/ Supports WiFi Display, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Navigation: GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Electronic Compass, Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), Ambient Light sensor, Vibration motor, IR blaster

Price & Availability:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is available on Mi India’s official website and Flipkart India at starting price of Rs.13,999. 4GB/64GB variant is available at Rs.13,999 and 6/128GB variant available at Rs.16,999.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: Expert Thoughts

Design:

Starting with its design, it has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides with gradient finish look at the rear side. So in terms of design and look, you will surely get impressed with this machine. So if you want a phone with the best protection and impressive look under 15,000, then Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is the ideal choice for you.

Processor:

Coming to the processor, the heart of the phone, which is featured with Snapdragon 675 SoC clocked at up to 2.0GHz processor. The Snapdragon 675 is an upgraded version of Snapdragon 660 which is installed in previous year’s Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro. In this, you will get Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 support, Bluetooth 5.0 support, and Dual VolTE network support. The processor has scored 1,74,402, which is higher than Snapdragon 660, and 710 platforms. The phone is featured with Adreno 610 graphics, which makes a good overall performance with Snapdragon 675 SoC. So in terms of performance, the phone is a real beast under Rs.15000 segment.

Camera:

On the camera department, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is a true champion with its 48+8MP dual AI camera sensors. It uses a 48MP Sony IMX586 camera sensor, which is capable of 4 times more zoom, then ordinary 12MP camera sensors. You can see some of the official pictures clicked from Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 here. According to the company, Redmi Note 7 Pro clicks multiple images and combines them into one high-quality image on a single tap. You can also put this phone on the best camera phone under Rs.15000 list.

Battery:

The selfie camera is featured with a 13MP sensor which has some great technology like AI beautification, AI face unlock, AI portrait mode. So if you want a phone with flagship like camera performance, then go with this hulk of features. You will never regret.

Last Words:

There is no doubt that Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is a beast in this price range, but if only you are going to buy a 4/64GB variant of this phone. We think that only drawback of this phone is lack of availability. The phone is not easier to buy online on the sell. So if you have the patience to wait for almost a week or a month, then go ahead with this option. And if you think that this phone is not fulfilling your requirements, then please scroll down and see another phone under 15000 range.

2. Realme 3 Pro: Best phone under 15000

The perfect competitor for Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is here, Realme 3 Pro is the phone which is on the second number under 15000 price range. The phone is available in Carbon Black, Lightning Purple, and Nitro Blue color option. It is also available on its official website and on Amazon India to buy.

Realme 3 Pro Key Features:

  • Display – 6.3-inch, dot-notch display, 2340×1080 FHD+, Screen Ratio: 90.8%
  • Camera – 16+5MP Dual AI Camera, 25MP front camera
  • Video – 4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps/30fps, 720p@30fps, 720p slow motion@120fps, 1080p slow motion@120fps
  • CPU – Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 AIE, Up to 2.2 GHz
  • GPU – Adreno 616 GPU, upto 845MHz
  • Storage: 4+64GB, 6+64GB, 6+128GB Supports storage expansion up to 256GB, eMMC 5.1 flash storage
  • Battery: 4045mAh, 5V / 4A VOC Charger Type C USB
  • Networks: Dual 4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Connectivity: Supports 2.4G WiFi / Supports 5G WiFi / Supports WiFi Direct/ Supports WiFi Display, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Navigation: GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Electronic Compass, Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), Ambient Light sensor, Gravity sensor

Price & Availability:

The all-new Realme 3 Pro is available on its official website and Amazon India’s website at starting price of Rs.13,999. It’s 4/64GB variant costs Rs.13,999, 6/64GB variant costs Rs.15,999 and 6/128GB variant costs Rs.16,999.

Realme 3 Pro Expert Thoughts:

Design:

Starting with its design, it is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass on the front side. Rear side it is featured with gradient finish panel with 3D iconic S pattern on it. It has a dual rear camera in a vertical position along with Dual LED flash and a fingerprint sensor. So in terms of design and look, it is a strong competitor of Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro. Gorilla Glass protection on the back panel is the only drawback in the design.

Processor:

The phone is featured with all new Snapdragon 710 platform clocked at up to 2.2GHz processor. We have already discussed the Antutu score difference between Snapdragon 710 and Snapdragon 675 SoC. The only difference is the frequency of the cores. Adreno 616 is an improved version of Adreno 613 used on Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. In terms of performance, both phones are almost equal. You can choose any phone under 15000 price range in terms of processor.

Camera:

The camera on this phone is very impressive as it uses a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture. You will get dual pixel fast focusing technology in this phone which will give you fast auto-focus over the target. On the front side, it sports 25MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 Aperture and 1/2.8 Sensor Size. So in terms of camera Realme 3 Pro will give you more accurate performance on the front selfie camera, as well as on dual rear camera. If you are going to compare it with Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, then the front camera will beat Note 7 pro, and 48MP Sony rear camera sensor will give you more details over the object.

Battery:

Realme 3 Pro is powered with 4045mAh battery which is supported by 5V / 4A VOC charger. You will get slightly faster-charging experience on Realme 3 Pro then Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. Battery optimization is similar to the Snapdragon 675 SoC.

Last Words:

Realme 3 Pro is a great competitor of Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro under Rs.15000 segment. It has the same con of lack of availability. You have to wait for a week or more to buy this smartphone. If you want the best phone with higher performance and best selfie experience, then Realme 3 Pro will fulfill all your needs.

3. Samsung Galaxy M30: Best Phone Under 15000

Not a competitor for both above phone, in terms of processor, but a good choice under Rs.15000 price range in terms of camera, display and battery. Samsung Galaxy M30 is the best mid-ranger from the company with a water-drop notch and huge 5000mAh battery. The phone is available on Samsung India’s official website and Amazon India and from offline retail stores.

Samsung Galaxy M30 Key features:

  • Display – 6.4-inch, Super AMOLED dot-notch display, FHD+, Screen Ratio: 90.8%
  • Camera – 13+5+5MP Ultra-wide Camera, 16MP front camera
  • Video – 1080p@30fps
  • CPU – 7904 Octa Core Processor , Up to 1.8 GHz
  • GPU – Mali G71MP2
  • Storage: 4+64GB, 6+128GB supports storage expansion up to 512GB, eMMC 5.1 flash storage
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 15W Adaptive fast charging
  • Networks: Dual 4G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Navigation: GPS, AGPS, GLONASS
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Price & Availability:

Samsung Galaxy M30 is available in Black and Blue color option. The phone is available on Samsung India’s official website, Amazon India and all offline stores. 4GB/64GB model is priced at Rs.14,990.

Samsung Galaxy M20 Expert Thoughts:

Design:

The all new Samsung Galaxy M30 is made of the metal body along with volume rockers and power buttons. Rear side it has a matte finish panel along with triple rear camera sensor in a vertical position along with dual LED flash and a fingerprint sensor. It has 6.4-inch water drop notch SUPER AMOLED display with 1080 x 2280 pixels resolutions. So in terms of design, the phone looks cool with matte finish back panel but not compared to Realme 3 Pro and Redmi Note 7 Pro. Super AMOLED display is the plus point of this phone which gives you more accurate and clear display watch.

Processor:

The phone is featured with Samsung Exynos 7904 SoC which is clocked at 1.8GHz octa-core processor. Exynos 7904 SoC is a 14nm platform which has no comparison with 11nm Snapdragon 675 SoC in terms of performance and optimization. Also, Arm Mali G71 used in Samsung Galaxy M30 is also an older and lower version of graphics. So in terms of processor, Realme 3 Pro and Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro are true winners mobile phone under 15000 segment.

Camera:

Samsung has managed to pack three camera lenses on the rear side of the phone with great aperture combination. It has 13MP primary camera sensor with f/1.9 aperture, 5MP secondary live focus camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 5MP ultra wide-angle third camera sensor on the rear side in a vertical position. Front side it features 16MP selfie shooter with some of best beautification technology.

So in terms of camera performance, the phone will never let you down in any condition. Its triple rear camera sensor will give you 5 times more details in the image then dual camera sensor. So in terms of camera performance, we can say that it is a good challenger to both of the above android phones under 15000 price range. This phone is also eligible to put on the list of best camera phones under 15000 and the best Samsung phone under 15000.

Battery:

Surprisingly, Samsung has improved its battery capacity with this phone. With 5000mAh battery backup, a user will able to use the phone all over the day without any doubt. Also, you will get a 15W fast charging feature with this phone. So in terms of battery capacity and performance, Samsung Galaxy M30 is a clear winner among all phones under 15000 price range.

Last Words:

Samsung Galaxy M30 is a good choice under 15000 segment, but if you are ready to compromise in terms of CPU performance. In all other aspects, Samsung Galaxy M30 is a clear winner. So if you want good battery life, better display, and better camera performance, then you should go with Samsung M30.

4. Honor Play: Best Phone Under 15000

Huawei Honor Play is the best option for all who want a bet optimized battery performance, best CPU performance and best camera performance under Rs. 15000. There is a reason, why it is not on the top of the list, because it is priced at Rs.19,999, but from last two months, it is available at just Rs.12,600 on Amazon India with 10% HDFC bank credit card discount offer.

Huawei Honor Play Key Features:

  • Display – 6.3-inch, IPS LCD notch display, FHD+, 19.5:9 ratio, 409 ppi
  • Camera – 16+2MP Ultra-wide Camera, 16MP front camera
  • Video – UHD 4K* (3840 x 2160)
  • CPU – Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970, Up to 2.4GHz
  • GPU – Mali G72MP12
  • Storage: 4+64GB, 6+64GB supports storage expansion up to 512GB, eMMC 5.1 flash storage
  • Battery: 3750mAh, 15W Adaptive fast charging
  • Networks: Dual 4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Navigation: GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Gravity sensor, Gyroscope

Price & Availability:

Honor Play is available in Black and Blue color option. The phone is available on Honor’s website and Amazon India at starting price of Rs. 19,999. But the phone is available on a discounted price on Amazon India for now only at Rs.12,600.

Honor Play Expert Thoughts:

Design:

Honor Play is a perfect example of classic metal design, which feels so good in your hand. The phone is made of the fully metal boy along with volume rockers and power buttons. It has matte finish back panel with the dual rear camera in a vertical position and a multifunctional fingerprint sensor. It has a notch display along with very fewer bezels on all edges. So in terms of design, this matte finish back panel will give you best feel while holding in hand.

Camera:

There are two rear cameras placed on this phone with a 16MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 2MP secondary depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Front side it has 16MP camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture. For camera purpose, you will get a very good optimized picture with this phone. But Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will give more detailed picture with extra zoom facility with its 48MP sensor. So in terms of camera performance, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro will give you better results.

Battery:

Honor Play is powered with 3750 mAh battery while all above phone is featured with higher capacity battery. But still, Honor Play will give you better battery performance with its Kirin 970 SoC. So in terms of battery performance, the phone is as equal as other phones.

Last Words:

Honor Play is a clear winner among all phones available under 15000 price range just because of its flagship performance with Kirin 970 SoC. If you are a kind of person who loves CPU performance more than anything, then go with this one.

For make you more comfortable, we have created a full comparison table for Snapdragon CPU.

 Snapdragon 660Snapdragon 710Snapdragon 675
CPU Clock SpeedUp to 2.0 GHz
Up to 2.2 GHz
Up to 2.0 GHz
CPU CoresKryo 360 CPU, Octa-Core
Kryo 360 CPU, Octa-Core
Kryo 460 CPU, Octa-Core
CPU Architecture64-bit
64-bit64-bit
RFFEQualcomm Adaptive Antenna TuningQualcomm Adaptive Antenna TuningQualcomm Adaptive Antenna Tuning
Image Signal ProcessorQualcomm Spectra 160 image signal processor,
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
14-bit,
Qualcomm Clear Sight camera features
Spectra 250L image signal processor,
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
14-bit
Video CaptureUp to 4K video capture @ 30 FPS,
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K video capture @ 30 FPS,
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K video capture @ 30 FPS,
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Video PlaybackUp to 4K video playbackUp to 4K Ultra HD Premium video playbackUp to 4K video playback
GPU NameQualcomm Adreno 512 GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 616 GPUQualcomm Adreno 612 GPU
Qualcomm Quick Charge SupportQuick Charge 4 technology
Quick Charge 4 technology
Quick Charge 4 technology

These are four phones, you should buy under 15000 price range. There are many other phones available in the market like Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, Xiaomi Mi A1, Honor 8X and some more. But we believe that if you want the best phone under 15000 price range, then go with these ones.

If you are still not satisfied with our list, then below are some phone which also are available st Rs.15000 in India.

5. Xiaomi Mi A2: Best Phone Under 15000

Xiaomi Mi A2 is the phone with Android One operating system and full-view display. Just because the phone runs on Android One, we can have more security patches update from the Google, and that is the reason you can buy Xiaomi Mi A2 under 15000 price range.

Xiaomi Mi A2 Key features:

  • Display – 5.99-inch, Full-view FHD+ Display, 403 PPI, 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • Camera – 20+12MP Ultra-wide Camera, 20MP front camera
  • Video – 4K video shooting (3840×2160 30fps), 1080p video shooting (1920×1080 30fps), 720p video shooting (1280×720 30fps), 480p video shooting (720×480 30fps), Slow motion video (720p 120fps), EIS for video recording
  • CPU – Qualcomm┬« Snapdragon™ 660 AIE 
  • GPU – Adreno 512
  • Storage: 4+64GB, 6+128GB supports storage expansion up to 256GB
  • Battery: 3010mAh, 15W Adaptive fast charging
  • Networks: Dual 4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Navigation: GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Gravity sensor, Gyroscope, Hall sensor, Motor

Price & Availability:

The Mi A1 is available on Xiaomi India’s official website and Amazon India, as well as on some offline preferred partners. The phone is available at Rs. Rs.11,999.

Xiaomi Mi A2 Expert Thoughts:

Design:

Starting with its build quality, Mi A2 is made of metal unibody design along with volume rockers and power buttons. Front side it is featured with 5.99-inch full-view IPS display with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution. Corner of the display is a round shape which looks great from all edges. Rear side it has matte finish panel along with dual cameras in a vertical position, Dual LED flash and a fingerprint sensor. So in terms of design, Mi A2 looks great and feels good in the hand.

Processor:

The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 graphics. We have already discussed the advantages and disadvantages with its comparison in previous phone. It has two variants in terms of RAM and ROM. 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB variants available in the Indian market to buy at starting price of Rs.11,999.

It runs on Android One OS which is supported directly by the Google, which give you advantages of quick security patches updates from the Google and gives you trust from the Google itself.

Camera:

On the camera department, the phone sports 12MP Sony IMX486 primary sensor with 1.25╬╝m pixels, large f/1.75 aperture, PDAF and 20MP secondary sensor with same features. You will get portrait mod, light enhancement technology, Panorama mode, Burst mode and face recognition with AI Beautify 4.0. So in terms of the rear camera, the phone is featured with classic camera sensors and tons of pro photography features.

Battery:

In terms of battery, Xiaomi Mi A1 is not configured properly, as it is powered with only 3010 mAh battery. Unfortunately, you will not get any fast charging support in this phone.

Last Words:

Nowadays, phone with notches and a big battery are very popular, and if you want to spend Rs.15000 on your phone, then we are not suggesting you buy this outdated phone.

6. Samsung Galaxy M20: Best Phone Under 15000

Samsung Galaxy M20 is another good phone from the company with water drop notch display and 5000mAh battery. The phone is available in Black, and Blue color option.

Samsung Galaxy M20 key features:

  • Display – 6.3-inch, Full-view FHD+ Display, 409 PPI, 19:5:9 aspect ratio
  • Camera – 13+5MP Ultra-wide Camera, 8MP front camera
  • Video – 30fps@1080
  • CPU – Samsung Exynos 7904
  • GPU – Arm Mali G71 MP2
  • Storage: 3+32GB, 4+64GB supports storage expansion up to 256GB
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 15W Adaptive fast charging
  • Networks: Dual 4G, Dual VoLTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Navigation: GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Gravity sensor, Gyroscope, Hall sensor, Motor

Price and Availability:

The phone is available at Rs.12,990 on Amazon India and Samsung India’s official website.

The only difference between Samsung Galaxy M20 and M30 is rear cameras. Samsung M30 has triple rear camera sensors while, Samsung M20 has dual rear camera sensors.

If you have still questions regarding this phone, then please don’t hesitate to ask us via the comment section given below. If you want full specifications for these phones, then please visit TechEnroll.com.

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