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As technology advances, smartphones have become a necessary commodity in our lives. Indian smartphone users widely exploit the Rs 15000 margin. It is proven to be the best budget for an average smartphone user. When a buyer looks into a budget phone, he/she expects an above-average performance, battery life and camera from the phone. Reliance Digital will provide the best offline prices for your desired smartphones.

The Top 10  budget smartphones under Rs 15000 have been provided with specifications and their respective prices.  The following budget smartphones are placed in no particular order:

1. Vivo U20 – Rs 12,990 

The phone weighs about 193g with a thickness of 8.9mm. The phone is a beast in terms of gaming, especially in its price range—value for money with a ton of power-packed features.

  • Storage and Ram:  6GB RAM, 64GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB, Dual SIM (nano+nano)
  • Rear camera: 16MP+8MP+2MP AI triple rear camera with Sony IMX499 sensor and electronic image stabilization
  • Front camera: 16MP selfie camera
  • Display: 16.58 centimeters (6.53-inch) and 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution
  • Operating system: Android Pie v9.0
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE octa-core processor
  • Battery and charge: 5000mAH lithium-ion battery, 18W fast charging

2. Redmi Note 8 – Rs 14,999

“Extraordinary gaming experience promised”-Redmi. With a top-class display and a 64MP rear camera, the Note 8 is a steal in every aspect. The glass back design makes it sleek and stylish with a 2.5D curved glass in front as well. Although the battery is the lowest in the budget smartphones category, it compensates with its 18W fast charge.

Storage and Ram: 6GB RAM, 128GB internal memory expandable up to 512GB, Dual SIM (nano+nano) with dedicated memory card slot

  • Rear camera: 64MP AI Quad rear camera with Portrait ultra-wide lens, macro lens, led flash, AI support
  • Front camera: 20MP selfie camera
  • Display: 16.58 centimetres (6.53-inch) Dot Notch HDR Display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass
  • Operating system: Android Pie v9
  • Processor: 2.05GHz MediaTek Helio G90T octa-core processor
  • Battery and charge: 4500mAH lithium-polymer battery, 18W fast charger

3. Realme Narzo 10 – Rs 11,990

Packed with the latest android v10 and a powerful processor- 2GHz MediaTek Helio G80 this phone can multitask with ease. With a massive battery game all day and quick charge between intervals. The selfie camera shows promising performance with AI technology. Guaranteed satisfaction among the budget smartphones.

  • Storage and Ram: 4GB RAM, 128GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB, Dual SIM (nano+nano) with dedicated memory card slot
  • Rear camera: 48MP primary camera, 8MP Ultra wide-angle lens, B&W Portrait lens, 2MP Macro lens
  • Front camera: 16MP AI Selfie Camera
  • Display: 16.5cm (6.5”) Mini-drop Fullscreen with a Resolution of 1600×720 HD+
  • Operating system: Android 10
  • Processor: 2GHz MediaTek Helio G80
  • Battery and charge: 5000mAh Massive Battery, 18W Quick charge

4. Vivo Z1 Pro – Rs 13,399

With Adreno 616 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), this phone can seamlessly game and multitask. And not to forget, the all-new Vivo Z1 pro is famous for its jaw-dropping 32MP front camera for capturing perfect selfies.

  • Storage and Ram: 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Internal storage expandable up to 256 GB with dual sim (nano+nano) with dedicated micro SD card slot
  • Rear camera: 16MP + 2MP + 8MP, AR Stickers, Slow Motion, Primary Camera Sensor: Sony IMX499, Time Lapse Photography, AI Beauty, AI Filter, Portrait Bokeh, AI Triple Rear Camera
  • Front camera:  32MP Front Camera
  • Display: 16.59 cm (6.53 inch) Full HD+ Display
  • Operating system: Android Pie 9
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE Octa Core 2.3GHz Processor
  • Battery and charge: 5000 mAh Battery with 18W fast charge

5. Realme 6 – Rs 13,999

The Realme 6 comes with a 64MP quad-camera for pro photos, also comes with a side fingerprint sensor and 30W flash charge. By far one of the cheapest phone with a powerful processor, fast charge and camera. The only drawback the phone faces is shorter battery life.

  • Storage and Ram: 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, Expandable Upto 256 GB, Dual sim (nano+nano) with dedicated memory card slot.
  • Rear camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
  • Front camera: 16MP Front Camera
  • Display: 90 Hz Ultra Smooth Display, 16.51 cm (6.5 inch), 2400 x 1080 Pixels
  • Operating system: Android 10
  • Processor: 2.05 GHz MediaTek Helio G90T Processor
  • Battery and charge:  4300 mAh Battery, 30 W Flash Charge

6. Redmi Note 9 Pro – Rs 13,999

The best phone in its price point. With the side fingerprint sensor, 48MP quad camera and snapdragon 720, this phone is the best buy. Though you only get the 4GB variant at this price, it still is a huge value for money considering its technology, design and features.

  • Storage and Ram: 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory expandable up to 512GB with dedicated SD card slot, Dual SIM (nano+nano)
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with ultra-wide, super macro, portrait, night mode, 960fps slow-motion, AI scene recognition, pro colour, HDR, pro mode
  • Front camera: 16MP Front Camera with Slow-mo feature
  • Display: 16.9 centimetres (6.67-inch) FHD+ full-screen dot display LCD multi-touch capacitive touchscreen with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, 400 PPI pixel density and 20:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass
  • Operating system: Android 10, MIUI 11
  • Processor: 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G with 8nm octa-core processor
  • Battery and charge:  5020mAH lithium-polymer large battery, 18W fast charger

7. Samsung Galaxy M21 – Rs 13,500

The Samsung Galaxy M21 is a newbie amongst the budget smartphones. For all the Samsung lovers, this phone is an eye-catching show stopper. With its camera dominating the Rs 13000 price point and 2.3GHz Exynos 9611-Octa Core processor making it suitable for heavy gaming. But that’s not all, and the M21 has a 6000mAh battery with a 15W quick charge. Charge once and game all you want.

  • Storage and Ram: 4GB RAM, 64GB storage expandable up to 512GB, Dual SIM (nano+nano) with dedicated memory card slot
  • Rear camera: 48MP Main Camera + 8MP  Ultra Wide Camera + 5MP Depth Camera
  • Front camera: 20MP front-facing camera
  • Display: 16.21 centimetres (6.4-inch) FHD+ capacitive touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution with 16M colour support
  • Operating system: Android v10
  • Processor: 2.3GHz Exynos 9611-Octa Core processor
  • Battery and charge: 6000mAh Massive Battery, 15W Quick charge

8. Samsung Galaxy M30s – Rs 14,999

  • The Samsung M30s is very similar to the M21 but has an Android v9.0 pie. It has a wider range of colours that Samsung doesn’t offer in most of their models.
  • Storage and Ram: 4GB RAM, 64GB storage expandable up to 512GB, Dual SIM (nano+nano) with dedicated memory card slot
  • Rear camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP triple rear camera, Super steady, 4K recording, Super slow-motion, Hyper lapse
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera
  • Display: 16.21 centimetres (6.4-inch) FHD+ capacitive touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution with 16M colour support
  • Operating system: Android v9.0 pie 
  • Processor: 2.3GHz + 1.7GHz Exynos 9611 octa-core processor
  • Battery and charge: 6000mAh Massive Battery, 15W fast charge

9. Redmi Note 9 Pro – Rs 16,999 (Exceptional phone)

The processor is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G which is a powerful technology for this segment. Its night mode camera is the highlight in its case as well as the 6GB RAM is a plus point for heavy gaming and multitasking. This phone is an absolute treat for Redmi users as it is cheap and offers the best in class features.

  • Storage and Ram: 6GB RAM, 128GB internal memory expandable up to 512GB with dedicated SD card slot, Dual SIM (nano+nano)
  • Rear camera: 48MP rear camera with ultra-wide, super macro, portrait, night mode, 960fps slow-motion, AI scene recognition, pro colour, HDR, pro mode
  • Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera
  • Display: 16.9 centimetres (6.67-inch) FHD+ full-screen dot display LCD multi-touch capacitive touchscreen with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, 400 PPI pixel density and 20:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass
  • Operating system: Android v10
  • Processor:  2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G with 8nm octa-core processor
  • Battery and charge: 5020mAH lithium-polymer large battery providing talk-time of 29 hours and standby time of 492 hours, 18W fast charge

10. Honor 9X Pro

Honor being the underdog in producing budget phones has yet again brought us an exceptional phone with a 3D curved glass with the interior powered by a  Kirin 810 (7 nm Chipset with NPU) Processor and a super stylish pop-up camera. The only drawback this phone faces is its battery life.

  • Storage and Ram: 6 GB RAM, 256 GB ROM  Expandable Upto 512 GB, Dual sim (nano+nano) with dedicated SD card slot
  • Rear camera: 48 MP main camera, an 8 MP super-wide-angle camera, and a 2 MP depth-assist camera
  • Front camera: 16MP pop-up front camera
  • Display: 16.74 cm (6.59 inch) Full HD+ Display,  2340 x 1080 Pixels, Dual 3D Curved Glass
  • Operating system: Android v9.0 pie 
  • Processor: Kirin 810 (7 nm Chipset with NPU) Processor
  • Battery and charge: 4000mAh Battery, 10W fast charge