Are you looking for the best phone under 15000 to purchase? This is the best list of smartphones to buy under the price tag of 15000.

Purchasing a smartphone is not an easy process if you have a limited budget. Here I’m listing the best phone under 15000 that offers value for your money. This list will be updated every week, so you may bookmark this page to get the best smartphone under your budget.

I have chosen the following credentials to create this list:




  • Value for money
  • Camera
  • Processor
  • Memory
  • Brand and,
  • Build quality

Best Mobile Phones Under 15000


1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi has already made it’s hit in the smartphone industry with their popular flagship of the last year Redmi Note 3. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the best phone under 15000 which was released in January 2017.

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Phone Under 15000

Redmi Note 4 is the best budget smartphone under 15000. It sports 5.5 inches high definition IPS LCD display and features MIUI 8.0.

Redmi Note 4’s weight is about 165 g, and this dual sim smartphone is available in three various colours: Gray, Gold and Black.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is packed with Android’s Marshmallow (version 6.0). It is powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor along with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 506 GPU.

The phone has the built-in storage space of 64 GB which can also be extended with a microSD card up to 256GB.

In the case of the camera, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has 13 MegaPixel as the primary and 5 MegaPixel as the secondary with high-definition video recording.

Specifications:

Price: INR 12999

Display: 5.5 inches HD IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen

Memory: 32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Camera: 

Primary: 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR,[email protected] video recording.

Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p

Battery: Non-Removable Li-Po 4100 mAh battery

 

2. Lenovo Zuk 2

Lenovo‘s Zuk smartphones have always made history in the mobile phone industry. Lenovo Zuk 2 is the second one in the list of best mobile phones under 15000.

It sports 5 inches HD LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display which features Lenovo ZUI 2.5 user interface.

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Zuk 2’s weight is about 149 g, this dual-sim smartphone comes in two various colours: Titanium Black and Ceramic White.

Lenovo Zuk 2 is packed with Android (6.0.1) Marshmallow (can be upgraded to 7.0 (Nougat) ). And is powered by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) CPU along with Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB Ram.

The phone has an internal storage of 64GB but it misses SDcard slot.

In the case of the camera, Zuk 2 has 13 MegaPixel as primary and 8 MegaPixel secondary. The primary camera can record 4K (2160p) videos whereas the secondary camera can record HD(1080p) videos. The camera features f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama.

The Lenovo Zuk 2 powers a non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery with fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).

https://youtu.be/D1rIxDeK6E8

Specifications:

Price: INR 14999

Display: 5.0 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, No SDcard slot

Camera: 

Primary: 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama

Secondary: 8 MP, f/2.0, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p

Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery,  Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)

 

3. Coolpad Max

My third choice in this list is Coolpad Max, but only if you don’t care about the battery. I’m not sure its 2800 mAh battery can power your phone for a full day if you watch some movies and use the data connection.

The Coolpad Max sports a 5.5 inches high-definition (1080*1920 pixels screen resolution) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display.

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Phone Under 15000

This phone is an Android Lollipop smartphone which is powered by Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU along with Adreno 405 GPU and 4GB of RAM.

Coolpad Max is packed with a built-in storage space of 64GB which can also be extended up to 64GB using microSD card.

In the case of the camera, Coolpad Max features 13 MP as primary with f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and 5 MP as secondary with HD video recording.

The Lenovo Zuk 2 powers a non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery with fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).

https://youtu.be/YH-LxgWEsJo

Specifications:

Price: INR 14499

Display: 5.5 inches HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, MicroSD up to 64GB

Camera: 

Primary: 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, 1080p video recording

Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.2, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

 

4. Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Motorola Moto G5 Plus is one of the powerful android smartphones under the budget of 15000. The Moto G5 plus was released in April 2017.

The phone sports a 5.2 inches HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Its weight is about 155 g and is available in two different colours: Lunar Grey and Fine Gold.

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Phone Under 15000

Motorola Moto G5 Plus is packed with Android 7.0 (Nougat). And is powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625, Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU along with 4GB Ram and Adreno 506GPU.

It has a built-in storage space of 64GB which can also be extended up to 256GB using a microSD card.

In the case of camera Moto G5 Plus has 12 Megapixel as the primary one with the following features:  f/1.7, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR,[email protected] (USA)/ [email protected] (EMEA) video capturing. And a secondary camera of 5 MegaPixels.

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus powers with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The other features of this device are fast battery charging and fingerprint sensor.

https://youtu.be/N7gyMBwdwhc

Specifications:

Price: INR 14999

Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection

Memory: 32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM; 32 GB, 3 GB RAM, microSD – up to 256 GB

Camera: 

Primary: 12 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR,[email protected] (USA)/ [email protected] (EMEA) video capturing.

Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.2

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

 

5. Motorola Moto G4 Plus

Motorola Moto G4 Plus was released in the last year (May 2016). Moto G4 Plus is my favourite smartphone among the list of the best phone under 15000. This phone is running on the Android V6.0.1 Marshmallow which can be upgradable to Android V7.0 Nougat.

Moto G4 Plus has a weight of 155 g and is available two different colours of black and white. It sports a 5.5 inches HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Moto G4 Plus is powered by Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617, Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU along with Adreno 405 GPU and 4GB of Ram memory.

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Phone Under 15000

The device is packed with 64GB of onboard storage space which can be extended up to 256GB using a MicroSD card. The advantage is that unlike many other major devices Moto G4 Plus has a dedicated slot for SD card.

In the case of the camera, Moto G4 Plus has 16 MegaPixel as primary one with the following features:  f/2.0, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR. And a secondary camera of 5 MegaPixel, both cameras can record HD videos.

The phone powers by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The other features of the Moto G4 Plus are Fingerprint sensor and Fast battery charging.

https://youtu.be/HcoD651Bxf8

Specifications:

Price: INR 14399

Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection

Memory: 16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD – up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Camera: 

Primary: 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR, 1080p video recording.

Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.2, auto-HDR

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

 

6. Coolpad Cool 1

Coolpad Cool 1 is my sixth option in the list of the best mobile phone under 15000. It is an Android V6.0 Marshmallow powered dual-sim smartphone.

Coolpad Cool1 sports a 5.5 inches HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display which features EUI 5.6 user interface. It has the weight of 167g and is available in three different colours: Gold, Silver and Rose Gold.

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Phone Under 15000

The phone is powered by Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652, Octa-core (4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) along with Adreno 510 GPU and 4GB of Ram memory.

Coolpad Cool 1 is packed with an onboard storage space of 64GB, but it doesn’t have a slot for microSD card.

In the case of the camera, Cool 1 has dual 13 MegaPixel as the primary one with features like f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. And the front facing secondary camera of 8 MegaPixel. Using the back camera you can record 4K videos.

The Coolpad Cool1 powers by a Non-Removable Li-Ion 4060 mAh battery. The other features of the phone are Fast Battery Charging and Fingerprint sensor.

https://youtu.be/xuB5WeQgi7A

Specifications:

Price: INR 12399

Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Memory: 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Camera: 

Primary: Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, 2160p video recording @30fps.

Secondary: 8 MP, f/2.2, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4060 mAh battery

 

7. Xiaomi Mi Max

The Xiaomi Mi Max is one of the best budget smartphones which can also be used as a tablet. This is the only one smartphone I have used in the list of the best phone under 15000.

Mi Max provides a better battery backup even using the data connection. This phone sports a large IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display of 6.44 inches in HD resolution with a screen protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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Phone Under 15000

The Xiaomi Mi Max is an Android Marshmallow smartphone which is available ion two versions: Xiaomi Mi Max and Xiaomi Mi Max Prime.

The Mi Max Prime is powered by Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU along with Adreno 510 GPU and 4GB of Ram. Whereas the non-prime version of the Mi Max is powered by Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 Hexa-core (4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72) CPU along with Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB Ram.

The Non-prime Mi Max has the built-in storage space of 32/64GB and the Prime model has 128GB of internal storage space. The storage space can be extended up to 256 GB using a MicroSD card in sim 2 slot.

In the case of the camera, the phone provides 16 MegaPixel as the primary and 5 MegaPixel as the secondary one. The back camera can record 4K videos.

Mi Max powers a Non-removable Li-Ion battery of 4850 mAh. The other features of this device are FM Radio and Fingerprint sensor.

https://youtu.be/7HfpXz6l17A

Specifications:

Price: INR 14399, 18999 (Prime Model)

Display: 6.44 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Memory: 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
128 GB, 4 GB RAM – Prime model

Camera: 

Primary: 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR,[email protected] video capturing.

Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.0

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4850 mAh battery

 

8. ZTE nubia Z11 mini

ZTE nubia Z11 Mini is also a value for money android smartphone which comes in the list of the best phone under 15000. This phone comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

Nubia Z11 mini sports a 5.0 inches HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display which features nubia UI 3.9.6 user interface. Its weight is about 138g and is available in three various colours: Black, White and Gold.

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Phone Under 15000

ZTE nubia Z11 mini is powered by Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 Octa-core (4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU along with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB of Ram memory. The phone is packed with 64 GB of onboard storage space which can be increased up to 256GB using a microSD card.

In the case of the camera, the Nubia Z11 mini has 16 MegaPixel as the primary and 8 MegaPixel as the secondary with HD video recording.

The phone powers with a Non-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery. The phone features the Type-C reversible USB a fingerprint sensor.

https://youtu.be/99KaOf78ebA

Specifications:

Price: INR 11499

Display: 5.0 inches HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Memory: 64 GB, 3 GB RAM

Camera: 

Primary: 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.8″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, [email protected] video recording.

Secondary: 8 MP, f/2.4, 1.4 µm pixel size, 1080p

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

 

9. Huawei Honor 6X

Huawei Honor 6X is one of the best phones in the list of the best phone under 15000. This phone is also known as Huawei Mate 9 Lite. This phone comes in Android V6 Marshmallow which can be upgraded to the Android 7 Nougat.

Huawei Honor 6X sports a 5.5 inches HD LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with EMUI 5.0 user interface. This dual-sim smartphone has the weight of 162 g and is available in three various colours: Gray, Gold and Silver.

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Phone Under 15000

The Honor 6X is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 655 Octa-core (4×2.1 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU along with  Mali-T830MP2GPU and 4GB of Ram memory. The phone is packed with an internal storage space of 64GB. Also, the internal storage space can be extended up to 256GB using a microSD card.

In the case of the camera Honor 6X has Dual 12 MP + 2 MP as the primary and 8 MP as the secondary camera with HD video capturing.

The Huawei Honor 6X powers by a Non-Removable battery of 3340 mAh.

https://youtu.be/jof7eDxTTqQ

Specifications:

Price: INR 12999

Display: 5.5 inches HD LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Camera: 

Primary: Dual 12 MP + 2 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.9″ sensor size, 1.25 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, 1080p video capturing @30fps.

Secondary: 8 MP, 1080p

Battery: Non-removable 3340 mAh battery