March Deals: Top 25 Android phones under Rs 15,000 for March 2014
Check out the best online deals on top 25 Android smartphones below Rs 15,000 in India that make for a great buy this month
Thinking about getting an Android smartphone? The choices are plenty and with several retailers offering attractive offers, deals and discounts on the handsets, there couldn't be a better time to grab one.
We have rounded up a list of top 25 latest and best selling phones in the sub Rs 15,000 price range that make for a great buy.
- Motorola G
Motorola's comeback vehicle Moto G continues to be a popular choice among consumers in India. The powerful Android device is one of the few devices to run on Google's Android 4.4 KitKat version and given its competitive price - the combination makes this devices simply irresistible. It is no surprise that the device has turned out to become the company's highest-selling smartphone of all time.
Moto G comes fitted with a 4.5-inch screen with a 720p resolution. The device is fueled by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and 1GB RAM. It also packs in a 5-megapixel main and 1.3-megapixel secondary camera along with 8GB and 16GB storage options. The company has also announced that it is set to bring the other powerful sibling, Moto X smartphone in India in the 'next few weeks.'
- Xolo Q1100
Xolo's latest Android offering in this segment - Xolo Q1100 competes with Moto G and Samsung's all time favorite Galaxy Grand 2. Powered by the Snapdragon 400 quad core chipset, the device features a
5-inch HD IPS display with One Glass Solution (OGS) display technology.
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS coupled with Adreno 305 graphics and a 1 GB RAM ensure smooth graphic and overall functioning of the device. What sets the device apart is its exclusive Snapdragon apps like Audio+, Qualcomm Quick Charge and Battery Guru.
Each app is very significant in enhancing the overall performance of the device - for example, the Quick Charge feature charges the mobile up to 75 per cent faster, while the Battery Guru enables optimization of battery life more efficiently. The Snapdragon Audio+ on the other hand promises to offer high quality audio and a rich surround sound.
The spec sheet also includes, a 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera with BSI 2 sensor and a 2-megapixel camera with BSI sensor on front. Other goodies on board include a 2000 mAh battery upto 600 hours of standby time and 24 hours talk time on 2G and upto 450 hours of standby time and 12.5 hours of talk time on 3G network.
Price: Available for Rs 13,499 on Flipkart. It is also offering 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories XOLO India warranty and free transit insurance.
Offer: Extra 10% Cashback (up to Rs. 1500) on purchases above Rs. 7,500 on Axis Bank Debit and Credit Cards from Mar. 10- Mar.16 only.
- Oppo Neo
The Chinese smartphone company Oppo has gained popularity among the Indian consumers and is working at gaining a better foothold in the lucrative smartphone market. The company recently launched a budget smartphone dubbed Oppo Neo running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and with its ColorOS UI on top.
The device flaunts a 4.5-inch IPS LCD display which can be operated while wearing gloves as well. It houses a 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, 1900mAh battery, 4GB inbuilt storage with 32GB expandable storage option. Camera is taken care of by a 5-megapixel rear and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Price: Rs 11,990
- Panasonic P31
Another mid-ranger from Panasonic bearing similar price tag as Oppo Neo but with better spec sheet is P31. The device brings onboard a slightly bigger display, RAM and battery life than its competition.
It boats of a 5-inch, 1GB RAM and 2,000mAh battery which promises upto 9 hours of talktime and up to 600 hours standby on 3G.
Powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, the Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) device is also equipped with a better camera sensor as well - a 8-megapixel camera with full HD recording and a VGA front-facing camera for taking selflies and video calling.
Other goodies include FM, G-Sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Price: Rs 11,990
- Sony Xperia E1 Dual
Sony's latest dual-SIM variant, Xperia E1 Dual is another choice in this segment. The device features a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box.
A spruced up version of Sony Xperia E, the device is equipped with a 4-inch WVGA display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Other spec list includes, 4GB of internal storage with upto 32GB expandable support, 1700mAh battery, a 3-megapixel camera capable of shooting HD (720p) videos. There is no secondary camera.
Price: Pre-order for Rs 9,990 on Flipkart. It is also offering 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories Sony India warranty and free transit insurance.
Offer: Free Sony Headset ( MDR-ZX110A)