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Top Smartphones Under 15000 in Nepal

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The most frequent question we encounter as a gadget geek is which phone you should buy. Obviously, we’re not just going to recommend the flagships models which are in fact the best smartphone you will get. So, we have narrowed down the guide by price category, starting with entry-level handsets and going all the way to the very finest devices available in stores. In this article, we’ve listed some of the top smartphones under 15000 that are currently available in the Nepali market.

10Xiaomi Redmi 6A

With ‘A’ on the end of its name, the device cues to be affordable when it comes to the price. But despite being affordable on the price, the Xiaomi Redmi 6A offers some compelling specifications.

The smartphone comes with MediaTek Helio A22 chipset, which is a capable processor for its price. On the memory side, the Redmi 6A gets 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. As far as the camera is concerned, the phone is equipped with a 13MP camera on the rear panel, whereas a 5MP shooter sits on the front side.

On the software side of things, the phone boots on Android Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9 on the top. The phone is powered by a decent-sized 3000mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 6A Specifications:

  • Display: 5.45″ IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution (720 x 1440 pixels)
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP lens with PDAF, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5 MP with f/2.2 aperture
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB (expandable up to 256 GB via microSD)
  • OS & UI: Android Oreo 8.1 with MIUI 9
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, IR blaster
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 11,999

Also Read: Top Smartphones under Rs.30,000

9Lenovo A5s

The Lenovo A5s is a modest phone for a modest price. It gives you a budget phone vibe right away, but then again, kinda looks appealing for what it is. The phone has a 5.45″ IPS display with HD+ resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It packs 13 MP cameras both at the front and back, and packs a 3100 mAh battery.

 Lenovo A5s Specifications:

  • Design: Plastic design with a glossy finish, removable back
  • Display: 5.45″ IPS LCD, HD+ resolution (1440 x 720 pixels)
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP, Normal mode, HDR
  • Selfie Camera: 13 MP, Normal Mode, HDR
  • CPU: Quad-core MT6761 Helio A22 chipset
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8300
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB onboard, expandable up to 128 GB via microSD
  • Battery: Removable 3100 mAh
  • Price: Rs.12,500

Also Read: Best Smartphones under Rs.25,000 in Nepal

8Lava R3 Note

The Lava R3 Note is another appealing smartphone when it comes to the design. It comes with a glossy plastic back, which gives the vibe of a glass back. The handset features a 6.22-inch display in a 19:9 aspect ratio. However, it features a wide notch on the top, which looks quite outdated.

Cameras have always been a major highlight on the Lava phones. And the Lava R3 Note is no exception. On this device, Lava has incorporated a 13MP shooter on the back and an 8MP selfie snapper on the front. Apart from capturing some nifty normal images, both of these cameras capture portrait images as well.

Lava R3 Note Specifications:

  • Display: 6.22 inches IPS display
  • Resolution: HD+ (720 x 1520 pixels) with 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762
  • CPU: Octa-core (4 x2.0GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x1.5Ghz Cortex A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320, 650MHz
  • OS: Star OS 5.1 based on Android 8.1
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage:  16GB onboard; Expandable via Micro SD card
  • Rear Camera: 13MP f/2.0, portrait lighting
  • Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0, portrait lighting
  • Security: Fingerprint Sensor, Face Unlock feature
  • Battery: 3260 mAh Non-removable battery
  • Price: Rs. 13,999

7Xiaomi Redmi 6

On our list of top smartphones under Rs. 15,000 in Nepal, the Redmi 6 is still a good choice for a phone that was launched like a year ago. You get 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and dual cameras on the back.

On the display front, the device comes with a 5.45-inch display and the resolution here is merely HD+ just like most of its competitors. The phone is also praiseworthy when it comes to the sensors. The phone has packed all the necessary sensors like the fingerprint, accelerometer, Gyro, proximity, and compass sensor. And there is also a decent-sized 3000mAh battery. Since the battery has to power a low-res display, the battery life is impressive on this phone. Performance-wise, the Helio P22 does a good job. And there is also a 3GB RAM to assist in multitasking and app switching.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.45″ IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution (720 x 1440 pixels)
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP lens with PDAF, f/2.2 aperture + 5 MP depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Storage: 32 GB; expandable up to 256 GB via micro SD
  • OS & UI: Android Oreo 8.1 with MIUI 9
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 15,499 (Available for Rs. 15,000)

6Redmi 7A

Redmi 7A is a budget-oriented value proposition device. And because of its incredible value for money, MI Nepal launched the handset as “Smart Desh Ko Smartphone”.

The phone comes with a decent-sized 5.45-inch display. However, unlike the phones of 2019, the phone lacks a teardrop style notch on the top. The display here comes in an 18:9 aspect ratio with a significant amount of bezels on the forehead and the chin.

The phone is powered by Snapdragon 439 chipset and has 2GB of RAM alongside. Storage is one of the notable features on the phone. Redmi 7A comes aboard with 32GB of onboard memory and at this price, it’s quite remarkable.

On the camera front, you get a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor on the back, which promises to capture some decent images. The phone also packs a massive 4000mAh battery that provides a prolonged endurance.

Redmi 7A Specifications:

  • Display: 5.45″ IPS LCD
  • Resolution: HD+ resolution (720 x 1440 pixels),  18:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6×1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 32 GB, expandable via microSD card (dedicated slot)
  • Rear Camera: Single, 12 MP Sony IMX486 sensor with f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5 MP with f/2.2 aperture
  • OS & UI: Android 9.0 Pie, MIUI 9
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • Price: Rs. 11,500

5Realme C2

Realme is striding aggressively to bring value-oriented phones and that can be easily seen on their budget lineup as well. And Realme C2 is one of such value proposition phones and because of the incredible features on the phone, it managed to grab a notable spot on our list.

The phone has a 6.1-inch HD display shielded with Gorilla Glass 3 on the top. With the Gorilla glass protection, the phone is less prone to cracks and scratches during the falls. As for the cameras, you get a dual-snapper on the back. That means you can capture portrait images as well. The phone also flaunts a massive 4000mAh battery and coupled with Realme’s software optimizations, you get incredible battery life.

Realme C2 Specifications:

  • Display: 6.1 inches (720 x 1560 pixels), 19.5:9 ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top
  • Rear Camera: Dual, 13 MP primary with f/2.2 + 2 MP depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 5 MP f/2.0
  • Chipset: MediaTek  MT6762 Helio P22
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • OS: Android Pie (Color OS)
  • Storage: 16 GB onboard, expandable up to 256 GB, dedicated slot
  • Battery: 4000 mAh non-removable
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Colors: Black Diamond and Blue Diamond
  • Price: Rs.13,800

4Samsung Galaxy M10

The Galaxy M10 is the entry-level device in Samsung’s M-series portfolio. Yet the device packs some noteworthy features, which has made the device one of the compelling handsets at its price.

The phone comes with a glossy plastic back, which looks better than a bland plastic back found on most of the devices at its price. It also comes with a dual-camera setup with an ultra-wide-angle lens as the secondary shooter. So you get better versatility even on the imaging part.

Samsung Galaxy M10 Specifications:

  • Display: 6.2-inch IPS LCD display, HD+ resolution(720 x 1520 pixels) with 2.5D curved glass
  • Rear Camera: Dual camera – 13 MP wide-angle + 5 MP ultra-wide-angle camera, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Samsung’s Exynos 7870
  • GPU: Mali-T830 MP1
  • RAM: 2 / 3 GB
  • Storage: 16/32GB; Expandable via micro SD card (Dedicated slot)
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Experience UI 9.5 on the top
  • Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3400mAh non-removable battery
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 13,290

3Samsung Galaxy A10

The Galaxy A10 is the better version of the M10 with a significant improvement on the performance front. Replacing the Exynos 7870 chipset, the Galaxy A10 comes with a more capable Exynos 7884. Even on the storage front, Samsung has splurged 32GB of onboard memory, which is quite commendable at its price. The 6.2-inch display looks appealing with a tiny notch up top. And a 3400mAh battery sounds decent here. But sadly, A10 doesn’t have a dual rear camera which is present on the M10.

Samsung Galaxy A10 Specifications:

  • Display: 6.2″ IPS LCD display with Infinity-V notch
  • Resolution: HD+ resolution (720 x 1520 pixels), 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Rear Camera: Single, 13 MP with f/1.9 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • CPU: Octa-core Exynos 7884
  • GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 32 GB internal, expandable via microSD card up to 512 GB
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI
  • Battery: 3,400 mAh
  • Colors: Red, Blue, Black
  • Price: Rs.13,490

Also Read: Top Smartphones under Rs.20,000

2Xiaomi Redmi 7

The Redmi 7 is an absolute beast of a smartphone at the price under Rs, 15,000. The phone comes with a 6.26-inch display with a water-drop style notch on the top. The screen on this device is shielded with Gorilla Glass 5 on the top. So it has better chances of survival during the accidental drops.

The phone comes with a dual camera setup at the back. With two cameras on the board, it captures portrait images as well. Apart from that, the phone enjoys Snapdragon 632 chipset, which is a decent performer at this price. Coupled with 2GB RAM, the Redmi 7 can handle most of the apps and games. The phone also packs a massive 4000mAh battery, which provides an amazing battery backup.

Xiaomi Redmi 7 Specifications:

  • Display: 6.26-inch IPS display with Gorilla Glass 5 Protection
  • Resolution: HD+ (720 x 1520 pixels); 19:9 aspect ratio @ 269PPI
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 250 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB; Expandable up to 512GB via SD card (dedicated slot)
  • OS: Android Pie (v9.0) with MIUI 9 on the top
  • Rear Camera: Dual camera –(12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25 μm, PDAF) + (2 MP, depth sensor), LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 4000mAh with 10W charging; Uses Micro USB 2.0 port
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red
  • Price: Rs. 14,999 (2/16GB)

1Nokia 6 2018 (Nokia 6.1)

Nokia 6.1 is a relatively old smartphone, but recently it has received a huge price cut and is available for less than Rs. 15,000. You might be skeptical about software updates, but since it’s an Android One phone, it has already received the latest Pie update and will receive the Android Q as well.

The Nokia 6.1 comes with metallic back made up of Aluminum 6000 series material — a feature you don’t see on a sub-15K smartphone. Apart from that, the phone comes with a Full-HD display. On to the performance front, Nokia 6 2018 is no slouch. The phone flaunts a decent Snapdragon 630 chipset, which is paired with 3GB of RAM. Although there’s no dual back cameras, the 16MP single sensor captures excellent images.

Nokia 6.1 (Nokia 6 2018) Specs:

  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Resolution: Full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 630 chipset
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.2 GHz
  • OS: Android v7.1.1 Nougat, Upgradable to 9.0 Pie
  • RAM: 3/4GB
  • Storage: 32/64GB, expandable up to 256GB via SD card (SIM2 slot)
  • Rear Camera: 16MP with f/2.0, PDAF Dual-LED (dual-tone) Flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3000mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 15,500 (3/32GB) [Available for Rs. 15,000]

Also Read: Top Smartphones under Rs.40,000

Do you agree with our choice of best Smartphones Under Rs.15,000 or do you want to add something to the list? Have your say in the comments section.