It’s 2017 and gone are the days when phones under INR 15,000 were laggy, buggy and under-performing. There’s a lot of devices in the market around this price bracket but we’re going to consider newer devices as they’re likely to have better support. If you’re looking to get yourself a new phone and want to go easy on your wallet, if a fingerprint sensor is a must have, here’s a list of the Top 5 “bang for buck-budget” phones with fingerprint sensors.
5. Lenovo Z2 Plus
Coming in at INR 14,999, the Lenovo Z2 Plus rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, 13MP (rear) / 8MP (front) cameras and a 3500 mAh battery. It runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box with Google Now Launcher. Lenovo is bringing quite a lot to the table with this device so, definitely give it a go.
4. LeEco Le2 X526
For INR 14,990, the LeEco Le2 boasts a 1.8GHz Qualcomm octa core processor, 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 16MP (rear) / 8MP (front) cameras and a 3000 mAh battery. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. LeEco has made quite a name for itself with well-specd budget devices and the LeEco Le2 X526 is no slouch.
3. Huawei Honor 6X
The Honor 6X is quite a powerhouse coming in at INR 12,999. The device features a 2.1GHz + 1.7GHz Kirin 655 octa core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM (expandable up to 128GB), 12MP+2MP dual lens (rear) / 8MP (front) cameras and a 3340 mAh battery. The phone runs EMUI4.1 on top of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Huawei’s Honor line up never disappoints when it comes low-cost phones.
2. Moto G4 Plus
This device is bound to be in this list. At INR 13,999, the Moto G4 Plus device does not disappoint and is worth every penny. It boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM (expandable up to 128GB), 16MP (rear) / 5MP (front) cameras and a 3000 mAh battery. It runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box (upgrade-able to Android 7.0 Nougat). Motorola’s Moto lineup is known for being wallet friendly, high-specd and providing a Vanilla Android user experience. Definitely go for this device if you’re into Vanilla Android and want the latest Android updates.
1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Starting at INR 9,999, the Redmi Note 4 is a steal. It rocks a Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, 2/3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB ROM, 13MP (rear) / 5MP (front) cameras and a 4100 mAh battery. The phone runs MIUI8 on top of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It’s predecessor, the Redmi Note 3 was a huge success in India. We expect that the Note 4 will be quite as famous. Xiaomi’s low-cost, high-spec line up has always appealed to the Indian market and we expect the same with the Redmi Note 4.