It has been a good start for online buyers in India with the Flipkart Electronics Sale. The online market is offering some decent discounts on Android phones.
Buying smartphones is a mess when there are a lot of options, but when it comes to discounts, the list gets even shorter. While there are tons of smartphones out there that lie in this budget, only a few could considerably be tagged as “Best Budget Android Phones”. Killing on the price, doesn’t always mean that you have compromise with aspects like quality and performance. The devices listed below are from well-known brands, which gives you a sense of assurity.
The Flipkart Electronics Sale is going to end tomorrow (24th March), so if you’re still confused, this list of 5 best budget Android phones (Under 15,000) will help you pick the best and most reliable smartphone which will also suit your pocket.
Best Budget Android Phones
Samsung’s own affordable lineup has proved its worth in the entry-level market with the On-series. The phone comes with the OEM’s in-house Exynos SoC. The build quality is better than you would expect. With the leather-like rear, the phone grips pretty well into the hands. The 5-inches HD TFT display is good for an entry-level device and wouldn’t disappoint you in terms of colors and contrasts. On5’s 8MP primary camera offers detailed images with 1080p (FHD) video recording at 30fps.
Some more specs are listed below:
- Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
- LTE support
- Dual-SIM with stand-by support
- 5 MP front camera with Pro Selfie, Wide Selfie, Palm Gesture Selfie modes.
- Quad-core Exynos CPU
- Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP support
- 2600 mAh removable battery
The phone packs power and a list of cool features in a decent price. With the Flipkart Electronics Sale, you can attain a flat 29% off on the MRP (INR 9850) and get it at INR 6990. You can avail the device in two different colors – Gold or Black.
The 3rd generation of the infamous Moto’s E-series was released during 2016. And just like its predecessors, the phone does’t stop impressing you with the features it offers. The E3 Power has bragged the budget lineup with it’s Quad-core processor, 5-inches sharp HD display, 8MP primary camera, long lasting 3500 mAh battery, and much more. The device also supports the latest LTE network technology for high-speed data transfer on supported networks. So, you can enjoy 4G speeds with supported networks like Reliance JIO.
- Android Marshmallow 6.0
- IPS LCD display technology
- Mali-T720MP2 graphics unit
- 16 GB ROM and 2 GB RAM
- 8 MP rear and 5 MP front camera
- Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy)
- Removable 3500 mAh battery
The metal frame and plastic body gives it a really sturdy look. With the Flipkart Electronics Sale, you can get the phone at INR 7,499 and attain a 6% discount on the MRP.
Micromax is indeed coming up with a long list of new devices, but only a few of them are actually worth their price. The device is an all-rounder with strong specs and lies in the mid-range list. The 5.5 inches IPS LCD display offers 1080×1920 resolution, which is great for videos and gaming. It is powered with a Octa-core Mediatek Helio processor and 4 GB RAM, which is more than sufficient to handle intensive multitasking. The primary camera is 13 MP with phase detection autofucus, and allows you to shoot videos at 1080p res.
Further specs include:
- Android Lollipop 5.1
- LTE support
- 3000 mAh battery
- Corning Gorrila Glass 3 for added protection to the screen
- MicroSD support for upto 64GB
- PowerVR G6200 graphics processor
With the Flipkart Electronics Sale, you can get this device for INR 9999 after 28% of applied discount on the MRP (13,999).
While the Zenfone lies in the mid-range of the price spectrum, it goes high on the hardware configuration to offer the best possible experience. Asus Android phones are often considered as underdogs, but if you have ever used one, you will know how well performing they are.
The Zenfone Selfie comes equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 CPU, paired with Adreno 405 GPU for increased overall performance. The 5.5-inches IPS LCD full-HD display provides extreme video and gaming experience. It supports 16 GB storage, with external storage capability and 3 GB RAM. Both the rear and front camera are 13 MP with dual-LED. As the name of the phone suggests, it concentrates more on the front camera to deliver sharp and defined selfies.
Not only does it offer a powerful components, but also a great premium metallic finish. Some more specs are listed below:
- Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
- Corning Gorrila Glass 4 display with Olephobic coating
- Laser autofocus for primary camera
- External microSD support for upto 128 GB with dedicated slot
- 3000 mAh Li-Po removable battery
Flipkart is offering a 28% discount on the MRP (13,999), during the sale. The discount is only applied on the 16 GB variant and you can get it for INR 9,999.
The eldest in the Galaxy On series; the On8 offers a similar design to the On5, but has a brushed metal finish and some added curves to make it look more elegant. It takes a boost in hardware in all the aspects, when compared to its younger siblings. Comprising of the Exynos 7580 chipset, the device runs on eight powerful 1.6 GHz to power all your needs, in an exceptional price. The display is 5.5-inches full-HD super AMOLED.
- Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
- 3 GB RAM
- 16 GB storage with expandable memory support for up to 128 GB
- 64-bit architecture
- LTE and VoLTE support
- Removable Li-ion 3300 mAh battery
- 13 MP front camera with f/1.9 and 5 MP rear with f/1.9
All this packed right into the On8 for INR 12,900 after a discount of 18% during the Flipkart Electronics Sale. It is available in three color options – Black, White, and Gold.
BONUS – Redmi Note 4
The 4th generation of Redmi’s infamous Note series has arrived! While the phone itself isn’t a part of the Flipkart Electronic’s Sale, it still is a worthy budget device that you would consider buying.
The Note 4 is all about power and the design has been refined over the its predecessor, offering a slimmer design with tapered edges which providing a better feel in-hand. Powered with the Quad-core Snapdragon 625 processor, Adreno 506 GPU, and a 5.5-inches full-HD IPS LCD display, the device will effectively enhance your media playback and gaming experience. The 13 MP CMOS camera is meant to take sharp and vivid images, even in low-light conditions.
Other specs include:
- MIUI 8.0 based on Marshmallow 6.0.1
- 2.5D curved glass metal body
- Slim profile 4100 mAh battery for a day-long battery life
- Phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) and dual-LED camera
- VoLTE support
- Fingerprint sensor on the rear
The Redmi Note 4 is currently in high-demand and is already reviewed 5-stars by almost 60,000 people. It comes in three different colors – Black, Dark Grey, and White. It is available with two different storage options and three RAM selections. The price for the 2 GB variant starts at INR 9,999.
If you’re really looking forward to buy an Android device in a budget, now is the time. The sale is ending tomorrow on the 24th, and this list of 5 best budget Android phones might help you make some fast decisions before the stock runs out. If you think there is a device that should be in the list, let us know by commenting.
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