5 Best Android phones under Rs 15,000 (January 2015)

By posted on January 1, 2015 4:36PM

The past year was a good one for the smartphone industries as we have seen a lot of smartphones and in the year 2014, we saw a good amount of upgrades in the specifications of the budget friendly smartphones. So, first of all a very happy new year to all Gadgetgyaan’s readers. Today, we are going to discuss about the 5 Best Android phones to buy under Rs. 15,000 /- for January, 2015. Well, this is the price tag in which we can really see a lot of competition, but do not worry we are here to help you. The key thing is that this is the beginning of the year so we have to pick up a smartphone from last year, but surely, in next month we will witness a lot of smartphones in this price range as the Consumer Electronics Show is there after a few days where we will surely witness a lot of smartphones.

The smartphones in this price range are mostly having the Android KitKat operating system along with 5-inch screen and Quad-Core phones. Also, it is very important to understand for you that for what are you going to buy the smartphone. You first make a list by yourself to know better about you own requirements.

If you want to get a smartphone for taking the selfies then, you should pick up a phone having the best front facing camera in this budget. If you want to play games then you should consider the processor. So, everything depends upon your requirements.

5 Best Android phones to buy under 15,000 in January, 2015 are mentioned below.

1. HTC Desire 816G:

              HTC Desire 816G

The HTC Desire 816G brought back the Taiwanese tech giant into the game. The smartphone is quite powerful and it has been launched in India last month. Well, it is a massive hit from the Taiwanese giant and this phone is worth buying. The device is having a good 5.5-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display which offers a screen resolution o 1280 x 720 pixels. It is also packing a 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor. The company took this step to cut down the prices and that’s why they have not selected any of the Snapdragon processors. It is having basic connectivity features and is running on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and might get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. It is having a 13-Megapixel camera which is capable of shooting 1080p HD videos at 30fps and on front, there is a 5-Megapixel camera present which can take some good selfies. The key aspect of this phone is that you can trust the camera of this phone and it is seriously good. The HTC Sense UI is also there for your help/The\is smartphone is a good choice for all the users who are not looking for high-end gaming as the MediaTek processor will not allow it to be the kind of the gaming jungle. The battery backup of this smartphone is also quite good.

PRICERs. 18,750 @ flipkart_aff
BATTERYLi-Polymer, 2600 mAh
SCREENHD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
CONNECTIVITYBluetooth, Wifi, 3G & more
OSAndroid OS, v4.4.2
CAMERA 13 Megapixel back, 5 Megapixel front
Memory16 GB Internal, 32GB expandable
DISPLAY5.5 Inches
Processor1.7GHz Octa-Core processor

2. Micromax Canvas Gold A300:

Micromax Canvas Gold A300

The Micromax Canvas Gold A300 was launched last month and it is a very good phone. It is having a whole lot of good stuffs., The first thing which you will notice about this smartphone is that it is having a really nice design. The gold like back panel is also making the design look good. So, it is a different time of phone in terms of design in the price range. The display is quite good and it is a 5.5-inch TFT multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display which offers a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device is having a 16-Megapixel camera present on the back and it is capable of shooting 1080p HD videos. On front, there is a 5-Megapixel camera present and you can take some selfies with it. is packing an Octa-core processor along with 2GB of RAM and it is priced at Rs. 14,399/-.

PRICERs. 14,399 @ flipkart_aff
Processor2 GHz + MTK 6592T
CAMERA16 Megapixel rear w/Flash, 5 Megapixel front
SCREENFull HD, 1920 x 1080 Pixels
OSAndroid v4.4.2 (KitKat)
CONNECTIVITYBluetooth, Wifi, 3G & more
SIMDual Sim, GSM + GSM

3. Micromax Canvas Nitro A311:

Micromax Canvas Nitro A311The Micromax Canvas Nitro A311 is also a good option there in the market,. This device comes with a 5-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display which offers a good amount of pixel density. This device is running on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. It is having connectivity features like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB port and a 3.5mm AV jack. It packs a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core Mediatek 6592 Processor along with 2GB of RAM. A 13-Megapixel camera is present on the back while a 5-Megapixel camera is present on the front. The internal storage of this device is 8GB and you can expand the external storage upto 32GB via a microSD card. It is priced at Rs. 11,979/-. The device is having a nice look and it is quite big. The users can buy this phone but they will not experience the high end gaming quite well. Apart from this one factor, the smartphone is quite good.

PRICERs. 11,900 (29% off) @ flipkart_aff
Processor1.7 GHz + MT6592
CAMERA13 Megapixel rear w/Flash, 5 Megapixel front
SCREENHD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
OSAndroid v4.4.2 (KitKat)
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth, Wifi, 3G & more
DISPLAY5 Inches, 178 Degree Viewing Angle, IPS Display
Memory16 GB + expandable upto 32 GB


4. Motorola Moto G(2nd Gen):

Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen

The Motorola Moto G(2nd Gen) is one of the best selling smartphone out there and that is why the price of this device has not been decreased. All the other devices which we mentioned above saw a price cut, but this device is doing fairly well. The smartphone is having a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It is running on Android KitKat and will receive the Android Lollipop update as well. It is having 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a USB port as well. Motorola Moto G 2014 also comes with Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor along with 1GB RAM. There is an 8-Megapixel camera present on the back side of this device and you can surely expect some great shakes from this camera. On front, there is a 2-Megapixel camera present for taking good selfies. It is priced at Rs. 12,999/-.

PRICERs. 12,999 @ flipkart_aff
OSAndroid v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor1.2 GHz + Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad Core
SCREENHD, 720 x 1280 Pixels
DISPLAY5 Inches, IPS LCD w/Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Memory16 GB Internal, expandable upto 32 GB via microSD
CONNECTIVITYBluetooth, Wifi, 3G & more
CAMERA8 Megapixel rear w/LED flash, 2 Megapixel front
SIMDual Sim, GSM + GSM


5. Asus Zenfone 6:

Asus Zenfone 5 Review The Asus Zenfone 6 has also seen a price drop and this is also a good hone. We have done the Asus Zenfone 5 review which was having a 5-inch screen. That phone was quite good and the camera was also fantastic. Well, the Zenfone 6 is there now and we think that this device is also going to be quite good. It is having a 6-inch screen. The device is also having a nice design and the device is also having a nice camera as well. The smartphone is also packing a good processor.

PRICERs. 15,999 @ flipkart_aff
OS Android v4.3, Upgradable to v4.4
Processor1.6 GHz + Intel Atom Z2560 Processor with Intel Hyper Threading Technology, Dual Core
SCREEN6 Inches
DISPLAYHD, 1280 x 720 Pixels
MemoryInternal Storage 16 GB, microsd expandable upto 64 GB
BATTERYLithium, 3300 mAh
CONNECTIVITYBluetooth, Wifi, 3G & more
CAMERA13 Megapixel AF Primary Camera w/LED, 2 Megapixel front
SIMDual Sim, GSM + GSM

Also read: Upcoming Android phones in India (January 2015)

These are the 5 phones which are best if you want to buy a phone in this price range. So, apart from these phones you can also take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, Asus Zenfone 5, Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 and if you liked the post do share it across your friends so that they can decide the best phone for themselves. Do let us know what you think in the comments below.

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