The Indian smartphone market is massively competitive when it comes to the budget segment, especially below the Rs. 15,000 price bracket. There are numerous players including Xiaomi, Samsung, Realme, Asus, and others who give each other a run for the customer's money. Let's check out the top phones under Rs 15,000 you should buy in India in March 2019.
This is undoubtedly one of the best value smartphones that money can buy right now in India. Packed with features like a Snapdragon 675 processor, a 48MP rear primary camera, a full-HD display, gradient colour options, and Quick Charge 4, the Redmi Note 7 Pro is a steal for its base price tag of Rs. 13,999. The phone goes on sale in India starting 12 noon on March 13.
Samsung recently made a comeback into the budget segment with its M series of smartphones. The more premium of the two, Galaxy M20 offers great value-for-money thanks to features like a great Super AMOLED display, good battery life, a new Exynos 7904 processor, and a modern design. You can't really go wrong for its starting price tag of about Rs. 11,000.
Asus has been focusing on good quality budget smartphones lately, and it shows in the ZenFone Max Pro M2. One of the only few phones in this price segment running stock Android, this mid-range from Asus comes with a Snapdragon 660 processor, a massive 5000mAh battery, and a display with a 19:9 aspect ratio.
Yet another phone in the segment with stock Android, the Motorola One Power comes with a guarantee of minimum two years of software updates. It is powered by a relatively fast Snapdragon 636 SoC, and comes with a good battery life accompanied by the fast TurboPower charger. You can currently buy the Motorola One Power for a base price of around Rs. 14,000.
The blockbuster phone from Oppo spinoff brand Realme, the Realme 2 Pro took on competition from Xiaomi like a champ. Offering great specifications including a Snapdragon 660 and a dual camera setup, the phone has a modern and elegant design. It can be bought for as low as Rs. 13,000 online.
Yet another value-for-money offering from Realme is the Realme U1. It comes with a superb 25MP selfie camera, a MediaTek Helio P70 processor, and a large full-HD panel. A gradient glass design gives it the much-needed premium feel. You can buy the Realme U1 for about Rs. 13,500 online.
Finally, Xiaomi's dark horse Mi A2 also makes it to the list. With features like stock Android, Snapdragon 660, and a flagship camera sensor, the Mi A2 makes up for a great deal especially considering its price has been reduced to about Rs. 12,000.