by Abhimanyu Sharma

India is one of the biggest smartphone markets and the fastest emerging smartphone user in the world. India has a huge no. of smartphone  users and  the most users are under the range of 15 k phones.  All the major brands in India have launched their phones in the sub 15 k range. These phones give you some best features on the smartphone under a very affordable range. About 90% of total smartphone users in India are the users of sub 15000 k phones and the number of users is increasing daily. Some of the best phones in this category are listed in this article.

1.Redmi Note 8 pro

Redmi Note 8 pro

Price – 14999 rupees

Note series by Xiaomi has seen huge success in the Indian market. Note 8 Pro launched this year is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T processor with 6 GB RAM. Redmi Note 8 Pro runs Android 9 Pie version which is the latest in the android list.

Storage is 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card up to 512GB. A 4500mAh non-removable battery with fast charging mode powers the phone.

The camera features of this phone are amazing. It has a 64-megapixel primary camera, a second 8-megapixel, a third 2-megapixel camera, and a fourth 2-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It features a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.

Other amazing features like; Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor and face unlock feature makes it more advanced.


OPPO A9Price- 14590 rupees

A9 is a smart and advanced phone in true sense. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 Soc processor and Android 9 Pie version.

The storage capacity in A9 has been huge with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which makes your phone smooth functioning without any lag or hanging problem.

A9 also features a big 6.5-inch full HD+ display at the front with a waterdrop notch which provides great fun while playing videos on-screen with a 1080×2340 resolution display.

OPPO  is famous for providing quality cameras on the phone in an affordable range. A9 has a dual-camera setup consisting of a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The 16 MP front camera enhances your selfie experience.

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3.Samsung Galaxy M30s

Samsung Galaxy M30sPrice- 13999 rupees

This cool smartphone has been recently launched by Samsung and in a very short period, it has gained wide popularity.

Samsung Galaxy M30s is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 9611 processor with an Android 9 Pie version and a 4 GB RAM.

M30s features a 6.40-inch touchscreen display with a 1080×2340 high-resolution display.

This phone also features a powerful 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture; a second 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a third 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture.

The rare 16-megapixel camera has an autofocus feature for perfect selfies.

The phone is powered by a 6000mAh non-removable battery with fast charging mode in the phone.

To store the data M30s have a 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card up to 512GB with a dedicated slot.

The dimensions of the phone are 159.00 x 75.10 x 8.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weigh 188.00 grams.

It was launched in Opal Black, Pearl White, and Sapphire Blue colors.

4.Vivo Z1 Pro

Vivo Z1 ProPrice- 13990 rupees

Another phone from Vivo in sub 15 k range which is packed with some awesome features.

This was the first phone in India to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor which supports high performance in a very affordable price range.  The operating system on this phone is the Android 9 Pie version.

Vivo has launched three options in the storage of Z1 Pro: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, so you can choose according to your data storage need.

Z1 Pro is powered by a 5000mAh battery with support of quick charging.

Z1 Pro also has a triple rare camera with 16 megapixels + 8 megapixels + 2 megapixels and a selfie camera of 32 megapixels for the beautiful selfies.

It also features a 6.40-inch touchscreen display with a 1080×2340 high-resolution display.

5.Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi Note 7 ProPrice- Rupees 11,640

Redmi is one the biggest seller of the phones in the sub 15 k category. Note 7 pro of Redmi is one the most feature equipped phone in this category. Note 7 Pro has some amazing features like premium design, capable octa-core processor, 48-megapixel camera, and fast charging mode.

Note 7 pro features Snapdragon 675 processor backed by 6GB of RAM which can support most of the apps and games available in the market.  Redmi Note 7 functions on an MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie which is one of the most advanced versions in the market.

The phone has a 6.3-inch full HD 1080×2340 pixels display. Note 7 Pro also features a 48-megapixel main camera along with the 13-megapixel front camera.

6.Xiomi A3

Xiomi A3Price- 12295 rupees

Mi A3 is the third smartphone in the series of Android One smartphones from Xiaomi after A1 and A2.

Mi A3 functions on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC processor with the Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

It comes in two variants 4GB RAM with 64GB of storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB of storage. Also, you can expand the memory because A3 has a dedicated memory card slot.

Mi A3 has a 6.08-inch display with HD+ resolution of 720×1560 which makes display more interesting.

The Mi A3 powers by a 4,030mAh battery and has a USB Type-C port. This phone triple camera setup on the Mi A3 consisting of a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with a 118-degree field-of-view, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.  It has a 32-megapixel selfie camera that captures perfect selfies.


OPPO K1Price- 13500 rupees

K1 is a very stylish smartphone by Oppo in the sub 15 k range.

Oppo K1 is built on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC processor to facilitate the smooth functioning of the phone. Its operating system is Android 8.1 Oreo.

K1 is equipped with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage which supports effortless gaming and another apps functioning.

The 3600mAh battery can last very easily for the entire day on a single charge.

The phone lags the competitors in camera quality.

It has 16 megapixels + 2-megapixel rare camera with a 25-megapixel front camera.

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