The price of smartphone plays an essential role in influencing potential customer to buy the smartphone, with the growth in the Smartphone industry the price of the Smartphones have been falling in respect to the features. Previously, we presented to you a list of phones under 20,000 INR but we got many responses saying they wanted a list of best smartphones in budget segment between 15000 and 20000 INR, So let’s begin with the list.

Smartphones Between 15000 INR to 25000 INR.

The motive of this list is to enable you to select the best one for you, however, we won’t be just sharing the list, but we will also share the specs of the smartphones and which type of user should buy that phone, so that you can select the device accordingly. So beginning with the phones;

1. Samsung Galaxy Alpha A5


The Alpha series from Samsung is a premium series of smartphones from the Korean smartphone giant. The Galaxy A5 is complete metal build smartphone that comes with the screen is a 5 inch HD AMOLED screen of resolution of 1280 x 720. The phone weighs just 120 grams and is just 6.7 mm thickness. The Alpha A5 has a 64-bit snapdragon 410 Quad core processor and packs 2 GB of ram along with 16 Gb of internal memory. There is a 13 MP rear and a 5 MP wide angle front camera.

Pros :

  • Extremely sleek and slim design
  • Feather weight
  • Excellent display

Cons :

  • Samsung’s TouchWiz UI

2. LG Google Nexus 5


The Nexus 5 predecessor the Nexus 6 Smartphone, which was priced at 30,000 INR at the beginning and remained the same for a period of time but now it’s just available for 25,000 INR (16 GB variant). The phone even though quite old packs in a lot of punch, The phone has a 2.3 GHz Quadcore snapdragon 800 chipset complimented by 2 GB of RAM.

The screen is sized perfectly at 5 inches and has a resolution of 1082 x 1920 Full HD. There is a 8 MP read camera with optical image stabilization and a 1.3 MP front camera. The phone has a 2300 mAh battery which is a bit on the lower side. This phone is perfect for the android purists as all of the major android updates are rolled onto nexus devices first.

Pros :

  • Stock Android Experience.
  • Google’s direct updates

Cons :

  • Non expandable memory
  • Old

3. OnePlus One

Oneplus one silky white best smartphone below 20K INR 2015

The OnePlus One (OPO) is like a budget beast on steroids. For the price it packs in hardware that would make major phones come to shame in front of it. The OPO has a 2.5 GHz quad-core snapdragon 801 chipset and has 3 GB of Ram which is more than sufficient to take you through all your needs. The phone comes with 16 or 64 Gb on-board storage with no slot for expansion and sails on Android 4.4 Kitkat.

The team of OPO is developing a new Rom which is based on Android lollipop called the Oxygen OS. There is a 13 MP camera on the rear with Sony’s Exmor RS sensor and a 5 MP wide angle front camera for all the shutter bugs. The phone has a 5.5 inch full HD display.

Pros :

  • Price
  • Hardware

Cons :

  • Unreliable service
  • Invite only system for purchase

4. Sony Xperia Z1


Sony Xperia Z1 was a flagship product by the company and still is one amazing device which now is priced just about 25,000/- Rs. The phone has a 5 inch Full HD 1080 x 1920 pixel display, the camera provided is a 20.7 MP unit with image-stabilization and 8x digital zoom and a 2 MP front camera. The handset is powered by a snapdragon 800 2.2 GHz CPU with Adreno 330 GPU. There is 16 Gb of on-board memory and 2 GB of RAM, the phone is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery.

Pros :

  • Camera
  • Design

Cons :

  • Heating problem
  • Not so friendly UI


5. Htc Desire 820

HTC-Desire-820-2Best-Smartphones below 20K INR

HTC desire 820 which was launched some time back is a very decent offering from HTC at a stable price point. The phone has an octa-core snapdragon 615 chipset and is paired with 2GB of ram. It has 16 Gb of internal storage which can be expanded through a SD card upto 64 GB.

The phone comes with a 5.5 inch HD 720p display which is a little less compared to the other phones in the list. The key USP of the phone is its dual sim capabilities. The phone has a 13 MP rear and an 8 MP front cameras which is extremely good for selfies. It has a 2600 mAh battery which isn’t as reliable as the others but gets the work done.

Pros :

  • 8 MP front camera
  • Dual Sim
  • HTC’s UI

Cons :

  • Underpowered display
  • Underpowered battery
  • Plastic body frame


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