Smartphone manufacturing companies these days are offering the best possible specs paired with a very reasonable price tag for their devices. If you go on the lookout, you will find plenty of budget smartphones within the price range of Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000 to suit your needs and furthermore, there are few smartphones with fairly good specifications available even under the Rs. 10,000 range.
We have compiled a list of some of the best smartphones under Rs. 15,000 with a good battery life, so you won’t have to spend hours exploring e-commerce websites looking for the perfect phone for you. This is best suited for those looking to buy a budget phone with long battery sustenance who tend to use the device for long periods of time.
Xiomi Redmi Note 4
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was recently launched in India and is available for purchase online at Rs. 9,999 (for the base variant). The device packs in a 5.5-inch Full-HD IPS display and is internally powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 16GB internal memory.
This dual-SIM handset runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with the company’s MIUI 8 on top. As for the camera, the Redmi Note 4 houses a 13MP primary shooter on the rear along with a 5MP front-facing camera for selfies. The handset’s connectivity options include Bluetooth, 4G-LTE, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi, FM Radio and micro-USB port. When it comes to the battery, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is backed by a 4,100mAh Li-Po cell.
ZTE A2 Plus
ZTE launched the ZTE A2 Plus back in February this year. Priced at Rs. 11,999, the A2 Plus comes equipped with fast charging support and a big 5,000mAh battery that will keep the phone up and running for more than a day on regular usage. The specs of the device include a 5.5-inch Full-HD display with curved 2.5D glass on top. The handset comes powered by a MediaTek 6750T octa-core processor, paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded further up to 128GB via a microSD card slot.
The A2 Plus sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash along with an 8MP front camera for selfies. The phone runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with its own MiFavor 3.5 UI on top. This dual-SIM smartphone supports 4G connectivity in addition to its other connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, micro-USB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Asus Zenfone 3s Max
The Asus Zenfone 3s Max is currently available for Rs. 12,999 and comes in two variants with 2GB of RAM and 3GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with a 5.2-inch HD display with an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC under the hood. The phone has 16GB and 32GB of internal storage depending on the RAM model. Running on Android Nougat 7.0 with Zen UI on top, the Zenfone Max packs in a powerful 5,000mAh battery. The handset sports a 13MP camera with dual-tone LED flash and autofocus in addition to a 5MP front-facing secondary camera.
Xiaomi Redmi 4
The Xiaomi Redmi 4 phone deserves another mention. Launched in May 2017, the smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs. 6,999 and a large battery of 4,100mAh. The handset is 4G network compatible and runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with MIUI 8 skin on top. The device is internally powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset clocked at 1.4GHz and comes with an Adreno 505 GPU.
The processor is clubbed with 2GB/3GB/4GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal storage with expandable storage option up to 128GB via microSD card. The Redmi 4 bears a 13MP main camera on the back with a 5MP front camera to capture selfies and for video calls. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 is available in storage variants of 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB of RAM with its price ranging from Rs. 6,999, 8,999 and 10,999.
Motorola Moto E4 Plus
The Moto E4 Plus was recently launched at Rs. 9,999 and comes with a 5.5-inch HD display. Internally, the device is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MTK6737M processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card slot.
As for the camera, the E4 Plus flaunts a 13MP rear camera plus a 5MP front-facing secondary snapper for selfies. The device runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and packs in a 5,000mAh battery inside. The phone comes with connectivity options such as 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Lenovo P2 is probably the Android smartphone with best battery life till date. With its massive 5100mAh battery and Snapdragon 625 chip inside, the phone refuses to die. With a single charge, the device offers three days of battery life. And the rest of the specifications are decent too.
The Lenovo P2 has a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED screen, 3GB/4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, and runs Android 7.0 Nougat. Bearing little customizations, the Lenovo P2 also has a near stock Android interface.