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iGyaan Gift Guide : Top 5 Smartphones Under Rs. 15,000

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Festive season is here and every smartphone maker is gearing up to bring their flagship devices to India. With new phones pouring in, old phones have finally started getting some serious price drops. Heading into the holiday season, there are always some excellent smartphone choices to look into and you really can’t go wrong with any of them. So whether you want to gift it to your brother, sister, father or husband, with these top budget-friendly phones, you never can go wrong.

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5. Micromax Canvas Nitro A310

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The Canvas Nitro A310 is a well built phone with good specs. It comes with a Mediatek Mt6592 Octa Core Chipset clocked at 1.7 GHz on all eight cores. The phone also has 2 GB of RAM and a Mali 450 MP2 GPU. The Nitro runs on a 2500 mAh battery and has 8 GB of inbuilt storage, out of which roughly 5.2 GB is available to the user. The device has a great screen and battery for its price bracket.

Specs

Canvas Nitro A310

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Octa-core 1.7 GHz Mediatek MT6592
Display 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches (~294 ppi pixel density)
Storage 8 GB internal, expandable up to 32 GB
RAM 2 GB
Battery 2500 mAh battery
Camera 13MP rear and 5MP front
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4. Xiaomi Redmi 1S

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The Redmi 1S just like the Xiaomi phones in the past has built a burning desire in everyones hearts to own the phone, it comes with an impressive price tag and a good spec sheet. The performance on the phone is excellent and everything just seems to be too good to be true. The phone is good looking, well built and supported with respect to the OS and UI, with the added advantage of cheap accessories and quick updates one really can’t complain. For the price you will not find a better device, even if you add another Rs. 4,o00.

Specs

Xiaomi Redmi 1S

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor  Quad-core 1.6 GHz Snapdragon 400
Display 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)
Storage 8 GB internal, expandable up to 32 GB
RAM 1 GB
Battery 2000 mAh battery
Camera 8MP rear and 1.6MP front
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3. Asus ZenFone 5

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Asus has launched some great, and reasonably priced phones recently. Asus’s ZenFone 5 has a lower price tag, better hardware and superior performance all around. The 8GB model is available for under Rs. 10,000. It is a no brainer if you want buy it for your mother or sister because it is a beautiful handset too.

Specs

Asus ZenFone 5

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor  Intel Atom Dual-core 1.6 GHz
Display 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches (~294 ppi pixel density)
Storage 16 GB internal, expandable up to 64 GB
RAM 2 GB
Battery 2110 mAh battery
Camera 8MP rear and 2MP front
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2. Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

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Motorola recently launched the second generation of its  blockbuster Moto G. The device was much awaited and comes with considerable improvement over its trendsetting predecessor. The 2nd Gen Moto G has a 5.0-inch 720p HD IPS display made out of Corning Gorilla Glass. Other improvements to the G include two front stereo speakers and an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing one. One of the best feature to come with the 2nd generation device is the external SDcard slot.

Specs

Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

OS Android v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad Core
Display 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches (~294 ppi pixel density)
Storage 16 GB internal, expandable up to 32 GB
RAM 1GB
Battery 2070 mAh battery
Camera 8MP rear and 2MP front
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1. Xiaomi Mi3

Xaiomi has just announced that they will ship large number of Mi3’s this festive season. The company has chosen the path of flash sales for their smartphones because of short supply and massive demand for their products. The heavy demand for these devices has led to Flipkart’s website crashing down. The Xiaomi Mi3 is encased in a solid brushed aluminium shell and laden with Gorilla Glass 3 in the front. Mi3 carries a Snapdragon 800 chipset with quad cores clocked at 2.3 GHz, a full HD 1920 x 1080p IPS LCD display made by Sharp or LG, 2 GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and a whopping 3050 mAh battery.

Specs

Xiaomi Mi3

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz
Display 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
Storage 16 GB internal
RAM 2GB
Battery 3050 mAh battery
Camera 13MP rear and 2MP front
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Parul Ritvik Sood
Parul Ritvik Sood
iGyaan Network's newbie, Parul is a Writer, Poet, Reader and Mass Communication Graduate with great interest in startups and entrepreneurship.
4 comments
Akash
Akash

Micromax have lower quality phones as compared to XOLO, and both import phones from China!

ARYA
ARYA

Yes XOLO 8X-1100 will definitely better than MMX Nitro and it deserves to place on here........

Akash
Akash

Why you forgotten XOLO Play 8X-1100 to mention here? It also deserve to be here, and in terms of features it is better than Nitro!

Himanshu
Himanshu

The redmi 1s doesn't deserve to be here. It's a microwave of a phone!