The Best 4G Phones under 15000 In India

by Oct 23, 2019

The Indian smartphone market is getting very competitive, given the swarming of Chinese tech giants that offer feature loaded phones in the mid segment smartphone category. These phones which often come laced with robust and innovative technology pertaining to processors, camera set up and long lasting power backup are now available below Rs 15,000.

We have you covered by enlisting the top 5 smartphones in the below Rs 15000 category.

The 5 Best 4G Phones under 15000

1.

Realme 5 Pro

Realme 5 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Quad 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB | 8GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4035 mAh

Overview

The Realme 5 Pro powered by a 10 nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE processor offers a hassle free multitasking. The smartphone comes with a 48 MP AI Quad Camera lets you click amazing pictures. The phone is equipped with a 16 cm (6.3) FHD+ Mini-drop display that offers a crisp and sharp viewing experience.

Realme 5 Pro comes installed with quad cameras. The device is the first ever smartphone in its segment to have four rear cameras and is deemed to have robust hardware alongwith novel designs. The Realme 5-series is the successor of Realme 3 Pro series.

A powerful quad-camera setup is deemed to be the highlight of the phone. The Pro model comprises of a 12MP primary shooter, an 8MP f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle camera, 2MP portraits camera along with a 2MP macro shooter. The camera set up is capable of taking photos in dim light conditions and is suitable for beginners in photography to buy a budget camera phone. Moreover, a 16MP front selfie camera helps with clicking good selfies.

When it comes to design, the Realme 5 Pro is equipped with vertically stacked on the back quad cameras. Realme has announced novel rear panel gradient colours . The smartphone comes with a waterdrop notch, a feature present in all Realme 3 phones.

Additional Features

The Realme 5 Pro comes with a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with a 1,080 x 2,340 screen resolution. Its bezel-less design and a waterdrop notch atop the bezel offers good viewing experience. The smartphone comes with a sturdy Corning Gorilla Glass v5 display glass that protects the screen from marks and scratches.

The device comes loaded with a quad primary camera laced with 48MP, 8MP, 2MP and 2MP lenses. Moreover, a 16MP front lens serves for selfies.

The Realme 5 Pro comes with a 64GB inbuilt storage that can be enhanced upto 256GB via a memory card.

The phone’s 4,035mAh Li-ion battery can keep the mobile alive for one full day on a single charge.

The Realme 5 Pro is run by two Kryo 360 processor with 2.3GHz dual-core and 1.7GHz Hexa-core processors that are supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 chipset. Moreover, the 4GB RAM ably supports the processor wherein users can indulge in heavy games.

Verdict

The Realme 5 Pro is a feature packed mid segment phone. Besides the excellent processor and camera capabilities, the phone comes with the VOOC quick-charging and splashproof body, thus making it a phone which is a class apart. The Realme 5 Pro is a value for money device. One can play heavy games as well as take crisp pictures with the help of an excellent quad-camera apparatus. Overall, the Realme 5 Pro is the best 4 G phone under 15000.

What We Loved

  • Exceptional Quad Camera set up
  • VOOC fast charging

What We Didn’t Like

  • Thickness of the phone
2.

Xiaomi Mi A3

Xiaomi Mi A3
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.01" (720 x 1560)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4030 mAh

Overview

Chinese tech giant, Xiaomi recently launched the A series smartphone called the Mi A3. Run on Google’s Android One Software, the phone has an asking starting price of 12,999 for the 4 GB RAM.

The Mi A3 sports a 6.08-inch display coupled with HD+ resolution. However, this is a digression from the earlier variants ,the Mi A1 and the Mi A2 which flaunt full HD+ panels. Some users might find the display panel more boosted for their liking.

The Mi A3 is run by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC that has two variants, 4GB RAM having 64GB of storage and 6GB RAM having 128GB of storage. The storage can be further expanded, given the phone’s hybrid dual-SIM slot.

The Snapdragon 665 is capable of handling daily multitasking and playing games like PUBG Mobile in a seamless manner. The Mi A3 is powered by a 4,030mAh battery and sports a USB Type-C port. When fully charged, the Mi A3 battery can go on for one full day in spite of heavy usage. The battery is supported by 18 W fast charging capabilities. Mi A3 has a triple camera setup comprising of 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor sporting 118-degree field-of-view and another 2-megapixel depth sensor. Moreover, a 32-megapixel selfie shooter acts as a selfie camera. The camera can shoot good quality pictures in varied lighting modes.

Additional Features

The Xiaomi Mi A3 has a Super AMOLED 6.08-inch display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1,560 pixels for a superior viewing experience. Moreover, a 283 PPI pixel density makes the pictures look more sharp and crisp.The smartphone is loaded with triple cameras namely 48MP, 8MP and 2MP primary cameras along with 32MP front lens. This proportion of camera apparatus is ideal for taking sharp selfies and photography.The MiA3 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chip with an octa-core processor that clocks 2GHz. Moreover, the processor is supported by a 4GB RAM. The processor and the RAM manage to give the users a seamless multitasking experience along with gaming as well. Also, the graphics are taken care of by an Adreno 610 GPU.

In terms of storage, the smartphone comes with 64GB internal memory with an expandable capacity of 256GB. Hence, one can store large amounts of data in a safe and secure manner on the phone.

Xiaomi Mi A3 is kept alive on 4,030mAh Li-ion battery. The phone battery is also supported by a fast charging technology. This smartphone comes with 4G VoLTE support and mobile hotspot for wireless connectivity. Moreover, the phone also comes with Bluetooth v5, USB Type-C and other wireless connectivity paraphilia.

Verdict

Xiaomi’s Mi A3 is a feature packed smartphone available in two variants. The smartphone offers good camera and ample storage along with great battery backup.

Xiaomi Mi A3 can be deemed as a mid range device making it an ideal buy for users looking for a value for money device. But, the phone’s hybrid slot along with a lack of full HD display might be a repulsion for some users. But, overall, the Mi A3 is one of the best 4G phones under 15000.

What We Loved

  • Good battery backup
  • Ample storage space

What We Didn’t Like

  • Hybrid slot
  • Full HD display missing
3.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.3" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Dual 48 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    4000 mAh

Overview

The Redmi Note 7 Pro encases some great hardware in the mid pricing segment that includes a 48-megapixel rear camera, a powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor along with a huge 4,000mAh battery in an alluring chassis. No other smartphone can compete with the Redmi Note 7 Pro given its asking price.

The phone flaunts a premium design, a seamless octa-core processor, 48-megapixel camera along with a fast charging capability. The phone comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ LTPS In-Cell display having a Gorilla Glass 5 screen that protects from marks and scratches. The amazing display entails crisp colours and immersive display therein ensuring great viewing experience.

The phone is run on Snapdragon 675 processor coupled by a 6GB of RAM. One can easily play games like PUBG Mobile and Asphalt 9 on the device. The device is based on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and not devoid of ads.

A 48-megapixel primary camera gives pictures in great detail and high dynamic range. The phone also performs well under night mode. Moreover, the 32-megapixel front camera is capable of taking selfies in natural colours along with edge detection in bokeh mode. The Redmi Note 7 Pro is kept alive on a 4000 mAh battery that can offer power backup for an entire day on a single charge. Moreover, the battery is helped by Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging technology that helps with quick top ups.

Additional Features

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a 6.3-inch full HD bezel-less display having water drop notch and 1,080 x 2,340 pixels of screen resolution. Moreover, a screen pixel density 409 PPI entails good viewing. Furthermore, the display screen is made of a Corning Gorilla glass that shields from scratches and marks.

In terms of connectivity, the device comes with 4G connectivity option . Other connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11 and Mobile Hotspot are included, A Bluetooth v5.0, A-GPS and USB type-c are also part of the connectivity apparatus.

An octa-core processor setup based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset powers the device. The processor is supported by a 4GB RAM that ensures multitasking. An Adreno 612 GPU takes care of graphical requirements.

A 4,000mAh Li-Po battery having quick charging facility is offered. The battery provides long hours of power backup and is a boon for heavy gamers.

A 64GB internal memory which can be expanded to 256GB via a memory card slot is offered on the device. This can ensure storing of lot of data files.

In terms of camera set up, the Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a rear dual camera setup of 48MP and 5MP having Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor lenses and an LED flash. One can take HD photos and record videos. An 13MP aperture can click some good quality selfies.

Verdict

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is a value for money phone with the display, camera and processor being the strong points. But, the presence of hybrid slot can be a turn off to some users. The phone comes with a good processing power enabling multitasking. Moreover, the phone has ample storage space for storing large amounts of data. Camera is exceptional and one can click amazing amazing selfies and record videos. All in all, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is the best 4G phone under 15000 that one can buy.

What We Loved

  • Quality design
  • Amazing cameras
  • Long battery backup
  • Seamless performance

What We Didn’t Like

  • Heats up speedily
  • Nuisance causing Bloatware and ads in MIUI
  • Common slot for second SIM/ microSD card
4.

Samsung Galaxy M30

Samsung Galaxy M30
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.4" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 13 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

Overview

The Samsung Galaxy M30 handset powered by a strong 5000 mAh battery can seamlessly multitask while its 14nm 1.8 GHz Exynos 7904 Octa-core processor and 4 GB of LPDDR4x RAM ensures a lag free performance. The Samsung Galaxy M30 is targeted towards the millennial audience and comes laced with notch display, an elaborate camera set up and enormous battery backup, all for a below 15000 price tag.

Additional Features

The Samsung Galaxy M30 boasts of a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1,080 x 2,280 pixels of screen resolution. The display is further enhanced by the 394 PPI which is quite an alluring feature.

The handset is powered by an octa-core processor setup coupled with a 4GB RAM. This ensures gaming and performing daily tasks with ease. A Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 chipset is behind the phone’s architecture and is run on Android v9.0 (Pie).

The handset features a 13MP, 5MP and 5MP lenses camera set up which ensures detailed photography. Moreover, a 16MP frontal camera gives awesome selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy M30 has a 64GB internal memory with an additional memory slot of 512GB.

The device draws power from a 5,000mAh Li-ion battery capable of long hours of battery back up.

Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy M30 offers stunning camera features alongwith long lasting battery. Moreover, the phone offers Widevine L1 certification and Dolby ATMOS 360º for viewing HD content with awesome sound. A stylish design and face recognition system are some other great features of the phone.

The Samsung Galaxy M30 is a value for money smartphone in the mid segment bracket. The widescreen display gives a good visual experience. Moreover, strong processor coupled with good battery back up ensures multitasking. Furthermore, great camera set up and ample storage makes this phone best 4G phone under 15000.

What We Loved

  • Ample storage
  • Elaborate camera set up

What We Didn’t Like

  • Display can be improved
5.

Vivo Z1Pro

Vivo Z1Pro
  • Screen Size
    Screen Size
    6.53" (1080 x 2340)
  • Camera
    Camera
    Triple 16 MP
  • RAM
    RAM
    4GB | 6GB
  • Battery
    Battery
    5000 mAh

Overview

With the launch of Vivo Z1 Pro, Vivo is targeting the millennial and Gen Z buyers who are looking for snazzy and feature loaded phones., Vivo Z1 Pro offers all that and more such as great cameras, long battery life, and powerful processing for heavy gaming.

Vivo's new Z1 Pro is targeted towards those who are looking for a great detailed feature oriented device having a big, crisp, notchless screen that comes with a punch-hole facility for frontal camera. The Vivo Z1 Pro is also the foremost phone in India that has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor that especially offers an exceptional gaming experience. A powerful 5000mAh battery along with quick charging offers superior power backup. The phone is available in three variants namely 4GB RAM having 64GB storage, 6GB RAM having 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM having 128GB storage. Vivo Z1 Pro comes in shiny Sonic Blue and Sonic Black colours.

Additional Features

The smartphone boasts of a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display with a 1,080 x 2,340 pixels of screen resolution entailing an immersive experience. The display is supported by a 395 PPI pixel density. Moreover, a 19.5:9 aspect ratio makes the screen look crisp and clear.

In terms of camera set up, the phone comes with an AI-powered front snapper having in-display 32MP Face Beauty lens. Enhance your selfie pictures with its customised features. The rear camera comprises of 16MP, 8MP and 2MP lenses that facilitate clicking of varied detailed wide-angle portrait and landscape images.

The Vivo Z1 Pro smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core processors clocking 2.3GHz speeds. The processor is supported by ultra Game Mode technology therein giving a seamless performance. The Adreno 616 GPU and 6GB RAM ensures superior multitasking.

The Vivo Z1 Pro is kept alive on a 5,000mAh Li-On battery that can offer power backup for a day on a single charge. The battery is supported by a 18W dual-engine Fast charging technology that ensures quick charging.

In terms of storage, the smartphone comes with 128GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 256GB through a microSD card.

As for the connectivity apparatus, Vivo Z1 Pro comes with 4G VoLTE support and Wi-Fi support. It also features Mobile Hotspot and Bluetooth. Moreover, a GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, microUSB 2.0, etc. are also part of the connectivity set up.

Verdict

The Vivo Z1 Pro is essentially a gaming phone. It has an especially good display and camera set up. Everyday tasks as well as entertainment are a breeze with the phone. But, on the downside, Vivo's Funtouch OS needs some hands on on it and it comes with a lot of bloat.

Buyers might also find the phone a bit heavy. However, at its asking price, the Vivo Z1 Pro is the best 4G devices under 15000 that one can buy.

What We Loved

  • Good processor
  • Good battery life
  • Cameras are good
  • Punch hole display
  • Fast charge support
  • Value for money

What We Didn’t Like

  • A tad bit heavier