Ahead of the festive season, the smartphone market is ripe with some interesting choices in the affordable segment. If you have a budget of ₹15,000 to spare, there are some exciting smartphones to consider. Whether you seek an AMOLED display or a next-gen 5G compatible chip, this segment has a lot to offer.
Our top recommendations come from Samsung, Xiaomi, Poco, Realme and Motorola in this segment. Moreover, with the ongoing Amazon and Flipkart sales, you can get them at lower than the usual prices.
Top smartphones under ₹15,000
Redmi 10 Prime from ₹11,999
The Redmi 10 Prime is the latest addition here, utilising a 90Hz display 1080p display, a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, a 50MP quad rear camera set, and a 6000mAh battery. For those seeking a decent device for multimedia purposes, this is a very good option to consider.
Moto G40 Fusion from ₹12,999
The Moto G40 Fusion has been around for a while and still ends up being a reliable choice. It’s got Motorola’s clean Android 11 experience, a 120Hz refresh rate HDR10+ display, a 64MP triple rear camera, a 6000mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 732G chipset. The phone also comes with Lenovo’s ThinkShield for Mobile protection suite.
Poco M3 Pro 5G from ₹14,499
This offers support for 5G connectivity with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, a 90Hz adaptive refresh rate display, a 48MP triple rear camera, a 5000mAh battery, and MIUI 12 based on Android 11. The Poco M3 Pro is a good option for those seeking a stylish smartphone at this price.
Realme 8i from ₹12,999
With a Helio G96 processor, the Realme 8i is a good option for gamers on a strict budget. A 5000mAh battery as well as a 6.6-inch 120Hz display along with a 50MP triple rear camera make it a tempting deal for most buyers.
Redmi Note 10S from ₹12,999
The Redmi Note 10S offers an AMOLED display paired to a Helio G95 chipset and a 5000mAh battery. A 64MP triple rear camera is present on this one and you get MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11 out of the box. A great option for those who love to watch movies and shows on their smartphone.