Indian is an emerging market for electronics. The worldwide bump in sales of smartphone has affected this region as well; up to the 2nd quarter of 2015 India has shipped almost 26 million smartphones into their local markets. The most popular price range for smartphones in the Indian market is below or around 15,000 rupees and this article reviews 10 best-selling smartphones from that group.
- Xiaomi Mi4
Xiaomi’s flagship device from 2014 is now selling for a reasonable price point in the Indian market. The CPU inside Xiaomi Mi4 is Snapdragon 801 quad core 2.5 GHz. The RAM on this handset is 3GB and there are two internal memory storage capacities – 16/32 GB without any expandable storage option. Xiaomi Mi4 has Adreno 330 GPU, 5 inches IPS LCD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution and it runs on Android 4.4.3 KitKat. Price – Rs. 14,999.
- Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML
Two different CPUs power the Asus Zenfone 2 in two different variants – Intel Atom Z3580 on the 4GB RAM version and Intel Atom Z3560 on the 2 GB RAM version. The CPUs are 2.3 GHz quad core and 1.8 GHz quad core respectively. It has PowerVR G6430 GPU underneath. The display on the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML is 5.5 inches with 1080×1920 pixels HD resolution. Price – Rs. 14,999.
- Moto G 3rd Generation
Moto G 3rd generation is powered by Snapdragon 410 CPU, clocked at 1.4 GHz and it is quad core. It has Adreno 306 GPU, 1 GB RAM on 8 GB ROM variant and 2 GB RAM on 16 GB ROM variant. There’s also external card slot for expandable memory, up to 32 GB. The battery is 2470 mAh non-removable. Moto G 3rd generation has a 5 inches display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. Price – Rs. 12,999.
- Lenovo K3 Note
Lenovo K3 Note is powered by Mediatek MT6752 octa core 1.7 GHz CPU with Mali T760 GPU. It has 16 GB internal storage and 2 GB of RAM, also an external card slot that takes microSD cards up to 32 GB. Lenovo K3 Note has 5.5 inches display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution. The cameras on this handset are 13 MP rear with dual LED flash and 5 MP front. Price – Rs. 9,999.
- Huawei Honor 4x
Huawei Honor 4x is powered by Snapdragon 410 and HiSilicon Kiron 620 – two different CPUs on two different variants. Both these CPUs are octa core 1.2 GHz. The GPU on the HiSilicon powered unit is Mali 450 and Adreno 306 on the Snapdragon unit. This handset has 2 GB of RAM, 8 GB internal storage with expandable storage option up to 32 GB via microSD card slot. The battery is non-removable on this device and it is 3000 mAh. Price – Rs. 9,999.
- Samsung Galaxy J5
Samsung Galaxy J5 is a dual SIM smartphone, and it has an LED flash for the front facing camera – these two are the best selling points for the Galaxy J5 especially to the youth. This phone is powered by Snapdragon 410 CPU 1.2 GHz quad core, Adreno 306 GPU, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB internal storage space. The SIM2 slot could double as an external memory card slot and takes up to 128 GB microSD cards. The display on this handset is 5.5 inches with 720×1280 pixels. Price – Rs. 12,390.
- XOLO Black
The CPU on the XOLO Black is Snapdragon 615 1.5 GHz and the GPU is Adreno 405 clocked at 550 MHz. This hand supports dual SIM cards, one 2G and one LTE. The display is full HD 1080×1920 pixels and the dimension is 5.5 inches. It’s an IPS LCD panel for better viewability. Price – Rs. 12,999.
- InFocus M810
InFocus M810 is powered by a Snapdragon quad core CPU with 2 GB of RAM, and it has 16 GB internal storage space. User available memory is around 12 GB, the rest of the space is taken up by the OS on this smartphone. The rear 13 MP camera is equipped with a Sony EXMOR R sensor setup and the camera in front is 5 MP. Price – Rs. 11,999.
- HTC Desire 626G+
This smartphone is based on a Mediatek MT6752 1.7 GHz octa core CPU, Mali 760 GPU, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB internal storage with external memory card slot expandable up to 32 GB. The display is 5 inches with 720×1280 pixels HD resolution on it, and runs on Android KitKat. Price – Rs. 13,478.
- Micromax Canvas Knight 2
It has Snapdragon 615 CPU, Adreno 405 GPU, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB internal storage space and external card slot expandable up to 32 GB. This handset has a non-removable 2260 mAh battery providing standby time up to 335 hours on 3G. Price – 14,499.
User experience and review from the users of these smartphones are quite satisfactory and the sales count is very high too – hence these made a place in this pick of top 10 review.