Lenovo Z2 Plus: The 32GB onboard storage + 3GB RAM variant of the Lenovo Z2 Plus is priced just under RS 15,000. It sports a 5-inch display - great for those who don't prefer gigantic displays - with Full HD resolution. Snapdragon 820 will ensure efficient performance, while 13MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera and a fingerprint scanner will keep you hooked.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4: This could be your best bet in the sub-Rs 15,000 category. You can take home the 4GB RAM + 64GB onboard storage model for Rs 12,999. It is Flipkart-exclusive, and the specs sheet includes 5.5-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 625, 13MP rear snapper and a 5MP front-facing camera and 4100mAh battery. Xiaomi says that despite the no change in battery size, it has managed to improve better battery life by about 25 percent compared to Note 3, owing to Fintech structure of the Snapdragon 625.
LeEco Le 2: For a price of Rs 12,000, the LeEco Le 2 won't disappoint. It sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display, and the under the hood is Snapdragon 652, 3GB RAM, and 32Gb onboard storage. On camera front, you get 16MP rear and 8MP front cameras. A 3000mAh battery completes the package.
Huawei Honor 6X: Huawei adds yet another option in the sub-Rs 15,000 category with its Honor 6X, all set to hit stores on 2 February. The Honor 6X with 3GB RAM + 16GB storage is priced at Rs 12,999. The highlight of the device is the dual camera setup on the back with 12 megapixel main sensor and 2 megapixel depth sensor. It also gets an 8MP front camera, fingerprint support and dual SIM ability.
Moto G4 Plus: Those looking for a more seasoned OEM and close to stock UI can look at the Moto G Plus fourth generation. At Rs 12,999, you get the 32GB model with 5.5-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 617, 3GB RAM, 16MP rear, 5MP front camera and 3000mAh battery.