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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.

7Xiaomi 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. On the optics department, the phone is equipped with a 13MP camera rests 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

6Lenovo 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. It has a 5.45″ IPS display with HD+ resolution and 18:9 apsect 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 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

5Sony Xperia L2

The Sony Xperia L2 may not be all that pleasing because of the thick bezels and the traditional 16:9 aspect ratio. But when peeked inside the phone, one can find the specs decently compelling.

The 5.5-inch display on the device is nourished with HD resolution. On the top, the screen is shielded with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the top to evade the vulnerabilities of cracks and scratches. The phone is powered by MediaTek MT6737T with 3GB of RAM alongside.

The phone also comes with 32GB of onboard memory, which can be expanded further via micro SD card slot. Other specs on the device include a 13MP camera at the back, 5MP selfie shooter, and a 2700mAh of non-removable battery.

Sony Xperia L2 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.5 inches IPS LCD, HD+ resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 MediaTek MT6737T
  • GPU: Mali T860MP2
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB internal storage, Expandable up to 200GB
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.1.1
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 2,700 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 14,500

4Sony Xperia XA1

The 5.2-inch display on the device surrounded by big bezels may not look so interesting here. But on the resolution front, the users get the real treat. The display on the handset boasts Full-HD resolution packing 424 pixels on every inch. So there won’t be any issues of pixilation while viewing the contents on the device. The device has also been shielded with scratch resistant glass on the top.

The smartphone truly shines on the camera front. With 23MP camera at the back and a 13MP shooter on the front, the phone is capable of capturing amazing images. The camera on the Xperia XA1 not only beats its competitors in the resolution front but also on the image quality. So for the budget conscious camera enthusiasts, this phone might please to some extent.

Sony Xperia XA1 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.2 inches IPS LCD, Full-HD resolution (1080 x 1920 pixels) with Scratch-resistant glass
  • Rear Camera: 23MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, Predictive Hybrid AF
  • Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera with 1/4” sensor size, f/2.0 lens
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20
  • GPU: Mali T880-MP2
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB internal storage, Expandable up to 256GB
  • OS: Android Nougat (7.0), planned upgrade to Android Oreo (8.0)
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 2,300 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 14,000

3Xiaomi Redmi 6

On our list of top smartphones under Rs. 15,000 in Nepal, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 stood out on the top. We found the device to be the best overall performer in the budget price bracket.

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. But unlike its competitors, the phone flaunts a dual camera setup at the back. So despite its budget-friendly nature, the phone is also capable of capturing portrait images. Moving on to the front side of the device, a 5MP selfie shooter greets its users.

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)

2Realme C1

The Realme C1 is a relatively new entrant in the Nepali market. And it is basically the Oppo A3s for a lesser price. It features a large body, with a large display with HD+ resolution. It has a Snapdragon 450 processor at the helm. With dual cameras at the back, with very similar layout to the Oppo A3s, it is actually hard to differentiate between the two phones without the logo at the back. But, this phone is priced below Rs.15000, so, it takes a spot on the list here.

Realme C1 Specifications:

  • Design: Plastic body, Glossy finish
  • Display: 6.2- inches IPS LCD, HD+ resolution (720 x 1520 pixels) with 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP  f/2.2 camera and 2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor dual cameras with LED flash, HDR and panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP f/2.2 sensor with HDR
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  • CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB, expandable up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • OS & UI: Android Oreo 8.1 with ColorOS 5.1
  • Battery:  Non-removable Li-Ion 4,230 mAh battery (Micro USB 2.0), USB On-The-Go
  • SIM (s): Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity and compass
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 15,499

1Samsung Galaxy M10

The Samsung Galaxy M10 takes the number one spot in here. Why? Because, see for yourself…the improvements Samsung made in this phone over it’s J-series are quite a lot! The price is reasonable, and it looks quite better than any other phone on this list. And what you get with this one is unmatched by any other phone in here at this price as well!

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. 13,790

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