The popularity of Android phones in India can be measured from the number of devices that are being launched with the Android at its core. The Android phone packs in a seamless interface and provides thousands of free apps.
There is a myriad range of Android phones available in Indian market, so to choose best among all becomes sometimes difficult and confusing too. To sort out such problem and applying the filter of price range we have presented the list of best 10 Android phones under Rs. 15,000.
10 Android Phones Under 15000
One of the oldest phones in this segment Samsung Galaxy Ace is one of the most sold Android Phone within 15K price range. Samsung Galaxy Ace comes with Full Touch 3.5 inch capacitive screen with a resolution of 320×480 pixels and runs on 800 Mhz ARM processor. It is powered with Android 2.2 Froyo operating system. It has a 5-megapixel camera with Flash(LED)and auto Focus and comes packed with a 3G, Wi-Fi, and GPS navigation. It has 158MB internal memory and external Memory expandable up to 32 GB on microSD (2GB Free). But the absence of front camera is the major drawback of this phone.
Price: Rs. 14,178/-
2. HTC Wildfire S: Rs.13,339/-
HTC WildFire S the new version HTC wildfire, has enhanced the resolution, processor and the Android version. Phone comes with a 3.2-inch capacitive LCD screen with 320 x 480 pixels resolution. It has Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) OS with HTC Sense 2.1 user interface but its weaker processor of 600Mhz may not run all apps of Android 2.3. 5 Mega Pixel camera with auto focus and Led flash is capable of taking nice and clear photos but this phone does not have a front camera for video calling. It has ROM of 512 MB and RAM of 512 MB with an expansion slot through microSD card.
Price: Rs. 13,339/-
3. Motorola Defy: Rs.14,399/-
Motorola Defy comes with 3.7-inches touchscreen made from Gorilla Glass making it dustproof, water and scratch resistant. The phone is equipped with Android Éclair 2.1 OS and has with 800 Mhz Cortex A8 processor. The resolution of the display is 480×854 pixels. The device sports 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash. It has 512MB RAM and 2GB expandable memory and Bluetooth connectivity with GPS and DLNA facility.
4. HTC CHaCHa: Rs.14,949/-
The most distinctive feature of this HTC CHaCHa phone is the unique facebook share button at the bottom that lets you share just about anything with just one touch. Take a photo – straight to Facebook. Make a video – straight to Facebook. Thus stay connected at just 1 button press.
HTC ChaCha comes with 2.6-inches display with the resolution of 480×320 pixels. It powers Android OS with HTC sense and has 800MHz of processor. The device sports 5 megapixel color camera with auto focus and LED flash and a VGA front camera for video calls. It has QWERTY keyboard, Gorilla Glass display, accelerometer, auto-rotate sensor for UI, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth connectivity.
Price: Rs. 14,949/-
Samsung GALAXY Pro comes equipped with ThinkFree Office, so you can create, open and edit work documents from your mobile – no PC required.
The phone runs on Android 2.2 froyo OS and has 800MHz processor. It has a QWERTY keypad and a 2.8inch touch screen. It has a 3MP camera with auto focus and 3x zoom with some photo effects. It has 160 MB internal memory and expandable memory of upto 32GB.
6. HTC Salsa: Rs.14,499/-
Like HTC CHaCHa, this model of HTC also includes the special facebook button at the bottom. HTC Salsa is a full touchscreen phone with 3.4 inch display and 480×320 resolution. Running on the Android OS and with a layering of HTC sense, Salsa has 800MHz processor.
HTC Salsa sports a 5.0 megapixel rear camera with autofocus and flash and a front VGA camera. The internal memory of this phone is of 512 MB and has 512MB RAM with expandable memory. It also has G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor and Ambient light sensor and internal GPS antenna.
7. Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini ST15i Rs.12990/-
Sony Xperia Mini is the world’s smallest Android powered HD video Smartphone. Measuring 3.5 × 2.0 × 0.6 inches, it is small in dimension but big on experience. It empowers Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and has 3 Inch TFT Touchscreen with Enhanced contrast and richer colors. The Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine makes the 3″ screen sharp and crisp. It sports a 5MP flash camera with touch focus and HD video recording (720p) and upto 8x zoom. Phone has inbuilt GPS antenna and Wi-Fi with DLNA certification. It has internal phone storage of up to 320 MB and RAM of 512MB with expandable memory of up to 32GB.
Price: Rs.12, 990/-
LG Optimus ONE is a versatile smart phone that transforms to become whatever you want through advanced technology and unlimited applications. The new LG Optimus One comes with Android 2.2 Froyo version with pre-loaded 40 interesting apps and 600 MHz processor. It has 3.2 Inch TFT Touchscreen and 3MP Camera with AF and HD video Cam Cording. The phone has HSDPA 7.2 Mbps data transfer speed to share your content with laptops or other devices. Moreover, it navigates 7 Home Screen to customize your screen with active widgets for quick access to key apps. It has Internal Memory170 MB and external Memory expandable up to 32GB.
9. Spice Mi-410: Rs.12,990/-
Spice Mi-410 is an Android Froyo phone (official upgrade for Gingerbread available soon) with 4.1inch capacitive touchscreen. It has 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and has Bluetooth, USB, and Wi-Fi connectivity. It sports a 5MP camera, video recording and secondary VGA camera, and CMOS sensor for capturing better pictures. Other features A-GPS with digital compass, support for social networking, FM Radio & MP3 Player, 1400 mAh Battery and 32GB expandable memory.
10. Huawei Ideos X5 U8800: Rs.14,307/-
The Huawei Ideos X5 U8800 is an Android phone that comes with a modest price tag and includes all the features of a high end mobile phone. This full touch handset runs on the Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system and is powered by an 800 MHz processor with 512 MB of RAM and external memory expandable up to 32GB. The Android device has been endowed with a 3.8-inch TFT multi-touchscreen, having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels .It has 5 megapixel camera with LED flash mounted on the back of the phone, which has auto focus and geo-tagging features. The phone camera also supports 720p HD video recording. The phone also includes flash 10.1.
Price: Rs. 14,307/-