Top 5 Smartphones to Buy Under Rs.15,000 [PART 2]

Recently I posted an article listing Top 5 Smartphones under ₹15,000 to buy in August 2014. Today I will be writing a follow-up article listing some more smartphones which are under the price tag of 15k and good to go this month. In my last article I listed some devices which were new in market and some were released a few months back, there are still some phones left which I will be adding right here. I will list some of the new arrivals and some other phones which are under ₹15,000 and worth every penny you pay with latest features and hardware.
If you haven't read my Top 5 Smartphones under ₹15,000 PART 1 then read it first by clicking the link.

Top 5 Smartphones under ₹15,000 (Part 2)

1. Asus Zenfone 5

Asus Zenfone 5


If you are unable to go for Xiaomi Mi3 for the reason being the memory, then this one is the perfect substitute you must go for. Asus recently launched their Zenfone series smartphones which had superior performance with killier looks and stability. The hardware in Asus Zenfone 5 is far superior for the price tag and the camera quality is really amazing. Asus Zenfone 5 is available in two variants, 8 GB model and 16 GB model, however you can expand the memory using the microSD cards.

Best Features
  • 5.0" Inch IPS LCD Display with 720 x 1280 Resolution
  • 8 Megapixel Camera with Full HD 1080p Video recording
  • 2 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM (micro SIM card, dual -standby)
  • 8 GB and 16 GB variants with microSD card support.
  • Intel Atom Z2580 (16GB) / Z2560 (8GB) Chipset
  • 2 GHz Dual-Core CPU Z2580 (16GB), 1.6 GHz Dual-Core CPU Z2560 (8GB)
  • 1 GB RAM (8GB), 2 GB RAM (16GB)
  • PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU
  • Android OS v4.3 JellyBean (Upgradable to v4.4.2 Kitkat)
  • 2110 mAH Battery (non-removable)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Market Price (August 2014): ₹9,999 (8GB) | ₹12,999 (16GB)

2. Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim

Nokia Lumia 630

Nokia is a trusted brand and is known for its high quality material and hardware usage. The Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM is a budget phone from the company which targets common people. The phone has a very good battery life and performance is really great, the look makes the device cool and trendy. Running on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, this new OS gives fresh new look and feel. 

Best Features
  • 4.5" Inch IPS LCD Display with 480 x 854 Resolution
  • 5 Megapixel Camera with 720p HD Video recording
  • Dual SIM (micro SIM card, dual -standby)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Chipset
  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 CPU
  • 512 MB RAM and 8 GB Internal Storage
  • MicroSD card up to 128 GB
  • Adreno 305 GPU
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • 1830 mAH Battery
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Market Price (August 2014): ₹10,800

3. BlackBerry Q5

blackberry q5

If you are still a fan of QWERTY Keyboard smartphones then this one is a great budget phone to look for. From the trend setters BlackBerry, here comes a new devices which will fulfill your business needs and fun time. The BlackBerry Q5 packs a QWERT Keyboard and runs on BlackBerry OS 10, the performance of physical keyboard is really great and battery life is also good. The main attraction of this phone is that it is Touch+Type which means that you can use it as a touch screen device and also as a Qwerty phone.

Best Features
  • 3.1" Inch IPS LCD Display with 720 x 720 Resolution
  • 5 Megapixel Camera with 1080p HD Video recording
  • 2 Megapixel Front camera with 720p Video recording
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Chipset
  • 1.2 GHz Dual Core CPU
  • 2 GB RAM and 8 GB Internal Storage
  • Blackberry 10 OS, upgradable to 10.2
  • MicroSD card up to 32 GB
  • 2180 mAH Battery (non-removable)
  • QWERTY Keyboard

Market Price (August 2014): ₹13,990

4. Karbonn Titanium Octane

Karbonn Titanium Octane

In the past, Karbonn has launched some of the best budget smartphones running latest hardware and software. With the newly launched Titanium Octane, Karbonn brings the Octa-Core processor in the reach of common people, they made this hardware affordable. The Titanium Octane is premium designed and packs all latest hardware and runs Android.

Best Features
  • 5" Inch IPS LCD Display with 720 x 1280 Resolution
  • 13 Megapixel Camera with Video recording
  • 5 Megapixel Front camera
  • Mediatek MT6592 Chipset
  • 1.7 GHz Octa Core Cortex-A7 CPU
  • Mali-450MP4 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM and 16 GB Internal Storage
  • Android v4.4.2 KitKat
  • MicroSD card up to 32 GB
  • 2000 mAH Battery

Market Price (August 2014): ₹11,890

5. Micromax Canvas Turbo A250

Micromax Canvas Turbo


Micromax Canvas Turbo A250 is another budget smartphone with power packed hardware and performance. 

Best Features
  • 5" Inch IPS LCD Display with 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • 13 Megapixel Camera with 1080p HD Video recording
  • 5 Megapixel Front camera
  • Mediatek MT6589T Chipset
  • 1.5 GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 CPU
  • PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU
  • 2 GB RAM and 16 GB Internal Storage
  • Android v4.2.1 JellyBean
  • 2000 mAH Battery (non-removable)

Market Price (August 2014): ₹13,790


Read Part One of this Article Here.
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Jim Luthra is a Third Officer in Merchant Navy and Chief Editor of The-Area51.com, He is a Blogger, Guitarist, Painter, Book Lover, Tech Geek, Basket Ball Lover, Traveller and Fitness Freak. He loves Traveling and Adeventure Sports.
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