Samsung, our favourite tech-conglomerate, has not just made its way to the top, but is still going at a great pace! The company has an expansive product portfolio with a combo of high-end innards and reliable services. It’s a leading giant now, but few years back things were completely different. The Samsung we see today has come a long way, overcoming criticism and accusations. There were days when we all hated this company for its dubious design strategy. It faced severe allegations, but didn’t stop running.
Long story short, immense hard-work helped Samsung rise into one of the finest smartphone makers in the world. The company currently challenges Apple with its flagship line-up, but still keeps pace with needs of buyers on a budget. It offers a slew of budget phones under 15k, with the best ones being:
1. Samsung Galaxy J7- Price INR 13,000
One of the finest till date, Samsung Galaxy J7 makes a perfect package for on-the-go users. The device incorporates a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, and powers up by an Exynos 7580 Octa-core processor running at 1.5GHz. It delivers stand out performance with 1.5GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage and Android 5.1 Lollipop and offers crisp images with an impressive 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing shooter. The battery bundled with this handset stands at 3000 mAh, and endows more than an entire day on heavy usage.
Samsung Galaxy On7- Price INR 10,000
Along with J series, Samsung’s budget focused “On” series also makes a significant contribution in the entry-level category. The powerful Galaxy On7, eldest member in this line-up, promises an exemplary smartphone experience at a great price. It incorporates a sharp HD IPS display of 5.5-inches and packs a strong punch with a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, paired with 1.5GB RAM and Adreno 306 GPU. The metal construction, efficient camera, and reliable battery performance of this device makes a great deal for buyers on a budget.
3. Samsung Galaxy S4- Price INR 12,000
Thanks to good looks and high-end innards, this three-year-old flagship still stands among best Samsung mobiles. Galaxy S4 received frequent price-cuts over past few years, and is currently hitting the shelves at just Rs. 12,000. It makes a great package with a sharp full-HD Super-AMOLED display, powerful octa-core Exynos 5410 processor, and a big 2600 mAh battery. The performance of this Galaxy is throttled by 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage, and PowerVR SGX544MP3 GPU.
4. Samsung Galaxy A5- Price INR 14,999
Priced at Rs. 14,999, Galaxy A5 is one of the best crafted phones ever made by Samsung. The handset incorporates a sleek and slim metal built body, and endows a true-to-life visual experience with a sharp 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, protected by Gorilla Glass 4. It packs superb performance with Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, and handles gaming and multi-tasking quite effectively. The 13MP rear and 5MP front-facing shooter delivers vibrant and colour-rich shots, while 16GB internal storage with an option for expandability, and enables you to keep a big selection of data with ease. On whole, with decent innards and good looks, this device delivers an ideal deal for budget focused buyers.
5. Samsung Galaxy J3- Price INR 8,990
The latest member of J series, Galaxy J3 runs Android Lollipop out-of-the box and packs a bunch of improvements on design as well as on the hardware front. The handset sports a sharp Super-AMOLED display of 5-inches, and uses a quad-core Spreadtrum SC9830 processor with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB built-in storage. Its front camera uses an 8-megapixel sensor, while the back camera or the selfie camera uses a 5-megapixel sensor for taking picture-perfect selfies. On whole, we can say, this beautifully crafted device stands out with superb performance and tempting pricing!
6. Samsung Z3- Price INR 6,500
Samsung Z3 is also a strong contender among best-selling devices under 15k.The handset runs Samsung’s light and customized Tizen OS out-of-the box, and packs a decent set of specs with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, Spreadtrum SC7730 quad-core processor, and a big 2600 mAh battery. The OS of this device is its major USP, which not only supports all major apps, but also adds the benefit of seamless power saving. It’s an ideal device for on-the-go users with huge battery expectations.
7. Samsung Galaxy E5- Price INR 10,000
Another success story, Samsung Galaxy E5 makes a nice deal with a perfect mix of good-looks, seamless performance and long-lasting battery life. The handset incorporates a 5-inch HD Super-AMOLED display and powers up by a quad-core processor running at 1.2GHz, with 1.5 GB and 16GB internal storage. It features an 8MP rear and 5MP front-facing snapper, accommodates a big 2400 mAh battery, and comes in Black, White, and Brown colour avatars. You can grab this beauty for price just around 10k!
8. Samsung Galaxy J5- Price INR 10,000
The younger sibling of J7, Samsung Galaxy J5 is a phone for small-screen lovers. The device incorporates a 5-incher HD TFT display, and powers up by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor with same 1.5GB memory. It features the same 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing shooter with flash on both ends, but the storage has been reduced to 8 gigs and processor has less power to deal with multi-tasking. Galaxy J5 is currently available online and offline for just Rs. 9,999.
All these phones from Samsung not only cater budget focused buyers, but also create an exquisite range of meticulously crafted devices. If you’re shopping for a reasonable and premium looking phone, these beauties are just the right buy under 15k.
Samsung has given a big bump-up to its design strategy, and we’re pretty sure that it holds a lot more than what we’ve already seen till now.It’s just a matter of time when we’ll see this list growing bigger and better with new Samsung mobiles featuring premium looks and top-notch innards. Till then, all we have to is just waiting for the next big move!