With so many smartphones being launched everyday you might be really confused to make a proper choice. Don’t worry, Savvydroid is here to help you. We will tell you some of the best smartphones under Rs 15k.
Coolpad Cool Play 6
Whether you want power packed performance or huge battery life or Dual camera, Coolpad Cool Play 6 is our first recommendation. Cool Play 6 smartphone has 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, 13MP dual rear camera setup, 4,000mAh battery and is available just for Rs 14,999 only. The key highlight of this phone is its 6 GB RAM coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor. The design is very similar to Coolpad Cool 1. The Coolpad Cool Play 6 comes with dual camera. Both are 13 MP sensors with support for Dual tone LED Flash. One of the drawback is there’s no expandable storage, but Coolpad has provided 64 GB internal storage that’s sufficient for a long term use. The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 based on Coolpad’s custom Cool UI. It also has fingerprint sensor right below the rear camera. Front camera has an 8 MP sensor that clicks decent selfies.
Coolpad Cool Play 6 has a massive 4,000 mAh battery, such powerful battery is really needed as it has 5.5 inch Full HD display (403 ppi). It has all basic connectivity features like 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Wi-FI, Bluetooth and GPS.
Buy this device if you want all-round performance. Coolpad Cool Play 6 is great value for money. Moreover Coolpad has even promised Android O update! Sounds dope isn’t it?
Nokia has made a solid comeback after the launch of Nokia 6. The body is made up of metal and has Corning Gorilla Glass for additional protection. The key feature of this phone is it’s sturdy design and Dolby Atmos speakers. Nokia 6 has 5.5 inch Full HD display (403 ppi) which is extremely powerful. You won’t face any difficulties while viewing the phone under dircet sunlight. Under the hood, there’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. It has an expandable storage of up-to 128 GB via MicroSD card. Moving on-to optics, Nokia 6 has 16 MP Rear camera with f/2.0 aperture with dual tone LED flash. It has PDAF technology which absorbs more light then a non PDAF camera. The front camera has 8 MP shooter(f/2.0 aperture) with Autofocus.
Nokia 6 runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 which might get further updates in future. The phone is available in matte black, tempered blue and silver colour on Amazon. It has all basic connectivity features including NFC and USB OTG support. It’s powered by a decent 3,000 mAh battery that can give a days battery on moderate to heavy usage.
An excellent smartphone from Nokia with superb build quality. Buy this phone if you trust Nokia.
Lenovo Z2 Plus
With the price being slashed by a whopping Rs 8,000/- Lenovo Z2 Plus is a must buy smartphone. You can buy from Amazon for just Rs 11,999/-. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 4 GB DDR4 RAM and 64 GB storage. It has 13 MP rear camera with PDAF technology along with flash support, while the front camera is 8 MP. The rear camera can even record 4K videos and slow motion videos at 120 and 240 fps. The fingerprint sensor is mounted under the home button. Lenovo Z2 Plus also supports 4G+ which will be introduced in the future. One drawback is that it runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1. We aren’t sure about the future updates.
It has all basic connectivity features like 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The screen has ppi of 441 which produces razor sharp images. This device gets its juice from 3,500 mAh battery.
The price at which it is being sold, Lenovo Z2 Plus is a great value for money smartphone. It has Snapdragon 820 processor which are never found in other devices under this price range.
Lenovo K8 Note
Lenovo recently added K8 Note smartphone to their K series. Key highlight is that the phone has 13MP (OV13855) and 5MP (S5K5E2) rear camera with support for flash. While the 13MP clicks normal pictures, the 5MP is used for depth sensing. Lenovo K8 Note has 5.5 inch Full HD display featuring 2.5D glass which gives the phone a sleek appearance. It also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass for additional protection. The phone is a dual SIM that has support for 2G ,3G and 4G (Band 3,5 and 40) which also supports VoLTE. To make the phone future proof Lenovo K8 Note even supports CAT6. There’s WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, WiFi hotspot and Bluetooth 4.2.
To power this beast Lenovo has provided 4,000 mAh of Li-Po battery that promises to provide a day’s battery life on heavy usage. It also has support for fast charging (15W charger). The 3GB variant will be priced at Rs 12,999 and the 4GB variant at Rs 13,999.
Lenovo K8 Note has all the potential to be termed as one of the best smartphone under 15k. Its unique design and dual camera will definitely please you.
Last but not the least, we have Moto G5S. It comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD (424 ppi) display. The phone is powered by a 1.4 GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and it comes with 3 GB of RAM. It has 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 256 GB via a microSD card. The rear camera has 16 MP shooter with various features while the front camera has 5 MP shooter. Both cameras have support for flash. it runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and is available exclusively on Amazon for Rs 13,999.
This beast has 3,000 mAh battery and includes all necessary connectivity options. The key feature of this device is its full metal body design that gives an elegant look.
The 16 MP rear camera can click great pictures, also the screen has Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Buy this device as it looks really elegant in hands.
This was our top 5 smartphones under 15k. Which price segment should we do next?