Naina KhedekarFeb 18, 2016 08:28:34 IST
Lately many smartphones in the sub Rs 15000 price segment slid downwards to eventually fall under Rs 10,000. The void was filled with some cool latest entrants. Today, there is no dearth of options in the buzzing Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 phone market. If that’s exactly the price bracket you're aiming for, then here’s a quick look at the top 5 smartphones to watch out for.
Le Eco 1s – Rs 10,999
The latest Chinese vendor, Le Eco, to enter the Indian market is said to focus on content. While that may take some time, its new device, the Le Eco 1s, appears to be quite promising. Le Eco has handpicked some of the best hardware bits. In our review, the Le Eco Le 1s impressed us with its performance, which was similar to what we experienced on its bigger sibling, the Le Max. There are a few niggling issues such as the call quality. Read the complete Le Eco review, to know more.
Lenovo Vibe S1 – Rs 14,999
There’s a lot to love when it comes to the Lenovo Vibe S1, especially now that it’s up for grabs at Rs 14,999, which is lower by Rs 1000. In fact, it leaves the more expensive OnePlus X behind in a lot of departments including camera and battery life performance. The Lenovo Vibe S1 is definitely a phone worth considering with its beautiful design, respectable internal specs and a decent performance. To know more about how it fares overall read our Vibe S1 review.
Moto G Turbo – Rs 12,499
Moto G Turbo edition can be called a more refined or polished version of the trusty Moto G. Though not a significant upgrade, it does pack in features making it a worthy contender at the said price point. Then there’s always the Moto X Play for those willing to pay a few thousands more, but if not, then the Turbo is a good upgrade to opt for. You can also read our complete Moto G Turbo review to know if it suits your needs.
Xiaomi Mi 4i – Rs 11,999
The Xiaomi Mi 4i still remains one of the options to watch out for when looking for devices under Rs 15,000. With the Mi 4i, Xiaomi is offering you a phone that has premium specs, a great display, good camera, good battery life at an affordable price point. The device design enables it to be easily used single-handedly. Read our complete Xiaomi Mi 4i review.
Huawei Honor 5x – Rs 12,999
The next in line is Huawei's Honor 5X. We recently got our hands on the device and the benchmark scores say its could make a good option to watch out for in this price segment. On specs front, it gets a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels of resolution, 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC, 16GB onboard storage, 128Gb expandable slot, 13MP rear snapper, 5MP front-facing camera, 3000mAh battery and support for Quick Charge 3.0. Watch out the space for a complete Honor 5X review.
You can also check out the Asus Zenfone Selfie and the Lenovo K4 Note. The above mentioned prices are while writing this article and could change depending upon deals, price cuts and festive sale.
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