The year 2016 has been ideal for smartphone buyers, a lot of companies came up with smartphones that offered a lot of value for money. Here is our list of Top 5 smartphones under INR 15,000 (2016)

Moto G4 Plus

One of the best camera smartphone in this segment, it comes with a 16MP rear camera with Laser Auto Focus, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) and dual-LED flash. It also has a 3000mAh battery and supports VoLTE. Here are the full specs of Moto G4 Plus

Moto G4 Plus Specs

  • 5.5-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 processor and Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2/3GB RAM
  • 16/32GB internal memory, plus 128GB with microSD
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens
  • Front Fingerprint sensor
  • 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging
  • Thickness-7.9mm and Weight-155g
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS

Top 5 smartphones under INR 20,000 (2016)

Lenovo Vibe K5

Lenovo’s successor to the popular K4 Note comes with larger 3500mAh battery and VoLTE support. It comes with 4GB variant, priced at INR INR 13,499. Like most of Lenovo powered devices, it also comes with Dolby Atmos support.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note specs 

  • 5.5″ Full HD IPS display
  • 1.8 GHz Octa-core Helio P10 processor
  • 3/4GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal storage plus expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 3500mAh battery
  • Dual Sim
  • 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Dolby ATMOS, Fingerprint sensor, TheaterMax Technology
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS

Top 5 Selfie Smartphones of 2016

Infocus Epic 1


For INR 12,99 it comes with features like 3GB RAM, Deca-Core Processor, 3000mAh battery, USB Type-C port, IR Blaster and Fingerprint sensor. Also, Epic 1 has good build and design, here are the specs list

InFocus Epic 1 Specs

  • 5.5″  Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797) processor coupled with Mali-T880MP4 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage with sd card up to 128GB
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/1.8 aperture, 82-degree wide-angle lens
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with InLife UI 2.0
  • 3000mAh
  • Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • Thickness: 8.4mm and Weight: 160g
  • Hybrid Dual SIM,4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 Dual Band, BT 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C

Nubia Z11 mini

The Z11 mini comes with a unique feature called Frame Interactive Technology FiT is a smartphone interactive technology that redefines user interaction and allows them to reimagine the way they control mobile devices. This feature brings endless interactive freedom. Here are the full specs of the device.

Nubia Z11 mini specifications

  • 5-inch display with 2.5D arc Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB  internal storage(eMMC 5.1) with expandable memory up to 200GB with microSD card
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with Nubia UI 3.9.6
  • Hybrid Dual Slot(nano + nano / microSD)
  • 16MP camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF
  • 8MP front-facing camera with 1.4um, f/2.4 aperture, 80-degree wide-angle lens
  • 2800mAh battery
  • Thickness: 8mm; Weight: 138g
  • Rear Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE, WiFi  (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, DTS audio

Honor 5C


The Honor 5C comes with an all metal body with 5.2″ Full HD display and uses HiSilicon Kirin 650 processor. The 16nm process decreases power consumption over similar 28nm chips, with a 65% increase in performance alone making it ideal for gaming.

Honor 5C Specifications

  • 5.2″ 1080p Display
  • Octa Core Kirin 650 Procesor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage plus sd card support
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Android Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 skin
  • 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Thickness: 8.3mm; Weight: 156g
  • Fingerprint Sensor, Metal Build

These were our Top 5 smartphones under INR 15,000 (2016). Let us know which one is your pick in the comments section below. For more such news and updates follow us on Twitter.

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