Higher-mid range smartphones are usually the most desired ones because they remain below the highest budget flagship devices, yet they provide some configuration that is nearly similar to the flagships. Of course the performance is not quite comparable but at least you can expect something close to them. The higher-mid range is considered the Rs. 13,000 to Rs. 15,000 price range. While digging for the best smartphones, we had actually find many and among them, we made our top 5 best Smartphones under Rs. 15,000 pick. Here it goes!
The Galaxy Grand smartphones are getting popular; so Samsung decided to bring out a ‘Neo’ version. This Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo is slightly down-configured version of the actual Galaxy Grand but no quality compromise has been made while making this phone. The TFT touchscreen display measures 5.01 inches, still as ‘grand’ as the actual one, and it contains 480×800 pixels. The processor is a Broadcom BCM23550 which is 1.2 GHz and Quad Core. Alongside this chip, the 1 GB RAM provides very fluid multitasking experience. Internet surfing or gaming – nothing could stop Galaxy Grand Neo from accomplishing its goals. Price – Rs. 13,000.
Sony Xperia SP C5302 is a very popular smartphone from the 2013 smartphone range. It has a 720p display that measures 4.6 inches. This dimension makes holding the phone lot better and it’s less prone to the risk of falling off your hands. TFT touchscreen display produces good color and it supports 10 finger multi-touch. The processor inside is a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960T and GPU is Adreno 320. Such a combination is nearly perfect for casual to high end gaming and 1 GB RAM adds spice to that fact. Sony Xperia SP C5302 costs only Rs. 13,429.
3. Xolo Q3000
A smartphone with stunning display that drips colors and pixels; and a magnificent camera – it’s the Xolo Q3000 we are talking about, and it comes only for Rs. 13,685. The phone’s price is just perfect comparing it to the configuration. Mediatek MT6589 processor powers up the smartphone and PowerVR SGX544 takes responsibility for the graphical operations. The phone contains 2 GB RAM and the internal memory is 16 GB; expandable up to 32 GB using the MicroSD card slot. The rear camera is 13 megapixels and the front camera clicks photos of up to 5 megapixels which is a greater advantage for selfie lovers.
Great smartphones doesn’t always really cost much; they could lie within the affordable range too! At least this LG smartphone proves so. LG has manufactured the Nexus 5 last year and also this year’s LG flagship G3; so there’s no reason to worry about the build quality and performance. However, LG L70 smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor and 1 GB RAM provides juice for the multitasking procedure. Currently the latest Android version for this phone is KitKat 4.4.2; however there might be a Lollipop update soon. This smartphone costs round Rs. 15,000.
Gionee has secured a reputation for manufacturing trustworthy and well-performing smartphones over few recent years. The Elife E3 is a smart looking decently configured and reasonably priced smartphone manufactured by Indian company Gionee; products from own country definitely feels good to use. The 4.7 inches display contains 720p resolution that results in pixel density of 312 ppi. The pohne has a Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor based on the Cortex A7 architecture and the GPU is PowerVR Series 5XT. 1 GB RAM might not seem much according to today’s standard for higher-mid range phones but it still servers the right purpose. The cameras on this phone are good. The whole package comes for only Rs. 13,480.
Higher-mid budget range is the point where all great smartphones start showing up. As you could see, we had to sort out some most populating smartphones in the market in the above discussion. Hope you would be able to pick the perfect smartphone for you within the range.