For those, who want to purchase a new Android based Smartphone but don’t have bigger budget to go for biggies like Samsung Galaxy S2, we have developed a list comprising 5 Best Android based Smartphone under INR15000.
1. Samsung Galaxy Ace
A scaled down version of the popular Samsung Galaxy S, the Galaxy Ace is our first pick for budget Android phones. The Samsung galaxy Ace is powered by a 800Mhz processor and sports a 3.5 inch HVGA TFT display with a resolution of 480×320 pixels. The Galaxy Ace has a 5 megapixel camera with LED Flash to help you click photos even when it is pitch dark.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace runs on Android 2.2 Froyo which is upgradable to Gingerbread. This phone however does not have a front facing camera meaning a lack of video chat capability. The phone performs and doesnot let you down. The screen is crisp with images produced with vivid colors. If you are looking for a true performer Android phone but are tight on your budget then this is the phone to purchase. The Samsung Galaxy Ace is available at a price tag of approximately Rs. 14990/-.
2. HTC Chacha
If you are a Facebook addict and cannot live without updating your status or sharing pictures, videos, etc with your friends on Facebook then this is the right phone for you. The HTC Chacha is HTC’s QWERTY offering to social networking fans. The HTC Chacha has a 800MHz processor under the hood, a 2.6 inch touch screen display and a 5megapixel camera with autofocus. The device supports up to 32GB of external memory and is 3G & Wi-Fi compliant. This phone is available at approximately Rs. 13000/-.
3. Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini sports the fastest processors amongst the budget Android phones category. A 1GHz Qualcomm processor runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and ensures that everything keeps running smoothly no matter what you throw at it. The Xperia Mini has a 3 inch display and a 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash. This phone allows you to capture videos at 720p HD resolution. 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA and a GPS are other offerings in this Smartphone. The The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini is available for an approximate price of Rs. 13500/-.
4. HTC Explorer
HTC’s entry level smartphone, the HTC Explorer packs a whole lot of punch for a price tag of just Rs. 9500/-. The HTC Explorer comes with a 600MHz Scorpion Processor and Adreno 200 GPU on Qualcomm’s MSM7227 chipset. The 3.2 inch capacitive touchscreen has a nominal resolution of 320×480 pixels. The phone comes with 384MB of system memory and 90MB of internal storage which can be expanded to 32GB. The HTC Explorer supports 3G connections in addition to Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.
The Samsung Galaxy Y is one of the cheapest Android phones of the top 5 Android phones under Rs. 15000. The Samsung Galaxy Y is available at a price tag of approximately Rs. 8000. The phone is powered by 832MHz processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. A 2 megapixel camera on the rear captures decent pictures. The phone supports 3G connectivity in addition to Wi-Fi connectivity.