Best Camera Phones Under Rs 15,000 in India

Updated on : Nov 29, 2019 11:24 AM
Best Camera Phones Under Rs 15,000 in India

At a price range falling below 15000, below are some of the phones that can outshine offerings and specification list from other brands, but can they actually stand any near to their own competitors. Let's find out in our in-depth reviews about these budget phones, if budget is all that bothers you to the core.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 4GB runs on Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor more for less. It is offered with some really amazing incredible hardware for its price range. It comes with a large 4,000mAh battery. It comes in Neptune Blue and Nebula Red options colours. It comes with water tight seals and the use of rubber insulation for the SIM tray, volume rocker, and power button. It comes with dual SIM functionality meaning its internal storage can be expanded by up to 256GB using a microSD card. It comes with 13 MP Front Camera and 48 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Camera with which One can get sharper 12 MP photos with less noise even at high ISO values compared to the regular 12 MP sensors.

Pros: Its premium glass sandwich design is authentic since it is encased in an attention-grabbing chassis. It is a durable smartphone overall. It can withstand a few accidental drops without shattering. Its powerful hardware follows a definite "more for less" philosophy. 

Cons: The glossy coating of black paint on the device attracts smudges and dust particles quickly which although creates an aesthetic uniformity with the shiny rear panel but stand out against the black colour. It only handles minor liquid splashes as it is not water or dust resistant. It comes preloaded with Xiaomi's in-house apps including Mi Browser, Mi Video, Mi Community, and Mi Pay that are not useful as such. It has many in house apps can only be force stopped.

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Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB offers a dual camera can capture details and depth in the pictures good bokeh effect. It comes with a battery backup that is pretty good lasting almost 1.75 days. It supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 however the box has a standard charger. Overall, it comes with a great value for money if you can live with C type charger, no 3.5 mm audio jack and non-expandable 64GB memory. It has a rear camera with 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.25 micron) + 20 MP (f/1.8, 1.0 micron) and 20 MP (f/2.2, 1.0 micron) front camera. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Operating System. It comes with a 5.99 inches screen with screen resolution of 1080x2160 pixels and as aspect ratio of 18:9 and 403 PPI. Talking about the software, it is part of the Android Oneseries, which should mean guaranteed Android updates for at least 2 years + a stock. It comes packed with a Very good selfie camera. 

Pros: One of the most noticeable things is the smoothness and speed of the phone with its super smooth UI that does not cause much lag and comes with marked improvement in comparison to the MIUI in my old mi4i. It delivers consistent performance even after opening heavy apps like Google maps. 

Cons: Its music quality is awesome however you need to carry the C type to 3.5 mm dongle to use 3.5 mm headphones which is a pain. Its Network reception and voice quality is good but the earpiece is not loud enough especially in noisy areas.

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Realme 3 Pro 4GB that comes with battery capacity of 4045mAh and OS version of Android 9 Pie was launched on April 29 2019 and it is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor that is decently running. It has good build quality and finish overall. Its Snapdragon 710 at the core does not fail to deliver Class leading performance. It captures very good details in landscape shots. Its ColorOS 6 UI has a new, cleaner look and its Good 6.3inch IPS panel is offered with a small dewdrop notch, and minimal bezels that makes it sharp, decently bright, has high contrast, and be available in accurate colours. All thanks to its 4045 mAH battery that it doesn't heat too much even after prolonged gaming sessions.

Pros: It comes with a great trendy look. It also comes with a speedier CPU and a more vibrant display as compared to Xiaomi`s Redmi Note 7 Pro. Some of the most noticeable features that it comes packed in is the Amazing cameras along with Ample battery backup overall. It also offers great backup. Not only does it come with Gorgeous design but also some eye catching colour combinations for its back panel. Its UI is not packed with any spammy ads. 

Cons: Its Video stabilization at 1080p is not that great overall. It still continues to pre install quite a few third-party apps such as a Webnovel, NewsPoint, ShareChat that are not needed.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S 4GB that is supported with Android 9.0 Pie. It was launched in February 2019. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It has an excellent Snapdragon 660 SoC that helps to ensure that the device runs smooth without thermal throttling. Its 13MP front camera selfies turn out to be quite nice as well and high res rear camera setup (48MP + 5MP) gives a good performance since there's plenty of detail, contrast is good, and colours are punchy. Its dual camera gives some amazing Portraits. It is splash proof, with P2i Nano coating that repels accidental liquid spills and light rain. Its 6.3-inch LCD display comes with 1040 x 1080 pixels resolution and has slim bezels with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Type C port. Its Aura Design allows the phone to handle bumps.

Pros: Its design and touch can give one a Great hand feel overall. It comes with a premium build quality and its front and the back are fitted with Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 with an additional 0.8mm thick layer for extra durability. It also comes with LED notification light sits comfortably on the chin. Its overall look is very stunning with an all glass design.

Cons: It comes with pesky ads in the MIUI interface that diminish the experience of using the phone.

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Samsung Galaxy M30 4GB comes with It has a triple 13MP + 5MP + 5MP rear cameras at the back and a 16MP front facing lens for clicking fascinating pictures. It is famous for its Long battery life that comes with 5000 mAH. It is available in Gradation Black and Gradation Blue options. It has a mesmerizing 6.4-inch bezel less Super AMOLED display with 2,280 x 1,080 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 394 PPI. It comes with a triple 13MP + 5MP + 5MP rear cameras at the back and gives excellent wide-angle snapshot of distant and elegant portraits. It has a 16MP front facing lens which clicks amazing and brightest selfies even in low conditions. Overall, it is an excellent camera for a phone in this price segment. Its Mali G71 MP2 GPU ensues excellent graphics. Its other sensors like Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, and Gyroscope offer excellent browsing. 

Pros: One of the best parts is that it doesn't attract fingerprint smudges as much as M20 and comes with its 6.4-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display offers pretty satisfactory legibility indoors and outdoors. 

Cons: Its rear and front cameras offer pretty average lowlight performance that is not up to the mark as such. Its 4k video recording comes with no stabilisation at 1080p.

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Vivo Y15 which was launched in May 2019 is 159.43 x 76.77 x 8.92mm in length and weighs around 190.50 grams not only comes with 4GB of RAM but is known for its smooth processing and running since It is powered by octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. It is 6.35-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1544 pixels. It offers 13 MP primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture. It is available in Burgundy Red, Aqua Blue colours. In terms of connectivity, it is offered with 3G, 4G, GPS, Wi Fi Bluetooth capabilities and much more. It comes with 64 GB of internal storage. It is powered by 2.0 octa core MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) Processor. Its 4GB of RAM ensures phone runs smoothly even the most memory intensive applications & still shows no signs of lag. It comes with 268 PPI pixel density.

Pros: With an on-board storage of 64 GB that can be expanded Up to 256 GB, it is a highly sort after choice by many. Its camera also supports Face Detection and high dynamic range (HDR) imaging. 

Cons: Its battery is not removable which means that one needs to change the phone if the battery stops working. It does not support super-fast charging.

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Realme 3 4GB was launched in March 2019 and it runs on Android 9.0 OS. In terms of connectivity, it provides 3G, 4G, GPS, Wi Fi Bluetooth capabilities and other features. It is available with 64 GB of internal storage and is powered by 2.1 GHz Octa core Mediatek P70 Processor. It comes with a powerful 4230 mAh battery to support it's 6.22 inch screen with IPS LCD display having a resolution of 720 x 1520 at 270 ppi. It is available in Dynamic Black, Radiant Blue, classic black colours. It supports dual primary camera of 13 MP + 2 MP and 13 MP front Camera. Its display screen comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for its Scratch Resistant Glass type. 

Pros: It is one of the suited options for all the video making lovers since it supports high dynamic range (HDR) imaging. It is not bombarded with ads like Redmi phones. It does well in good lighting conditions. It comes with dewdrop notch screen, with good viewing angles. 

Cons: Its Screen resolution is on the low side. Its Sunlight legibility is not that great. It needs to level up as compared to its competitors in this price range like Redmi Note 7, and Realme U1 which have similar hardware but higher resolution displays. Its glossy back attracts plenty of smudges easily.

Here's The Summary List of  Best Camera Phones Under Rs 15000

1.Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 4GB
2.Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
3.Realme 3 Pro 4GB
4.Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S 4GB
5.Samsung Galaxy M30 4GB
6.Vivo Y15
7.Realme 3 4GB