Mr. Phone picks: best Android phones under Rs 15,000 with USB Type-C

Best Android phones under Rs 15,000 with USB Type-C

Smartphones have replaced many things in our lives. Be it alarm clocks, calendars, calculators and televisions, we can do it all on our phones now. There is not a single minute in our day when we are not connected to the world through our phones. Amidst so many changes, someone figured out the concept the USB Type-C. This type of USB cable (and port) is by far the best for charging your smartphone and transferring data. Despite coming to smartphones in 2014, the Type-C port is not included on most of the devices. But why is it so important you ask? 

The USB Type-C was released four years ago and uses a new small 24-pin reversible-plug connector. It can manage all your devices with a single connector. Also, a single cable is capable of charging your smartphone and high power devices like laptops. Another benefit of the USB Type-C is its super fast charging speed and efficiency. This is why it can also charge laptops and tablets easily. Along with this, it can transfer data with a speed of 10GBps. You can also monitor the battery performance of your device, if the software allows it. Isn’t it just amazing?

Today, we have compiled a list of the top smartphones under Rs 15,000 which come with a USB Type-C connector. It is quite rare to find such budget phones, for the connector is exclusive to premium devices as of now. These are the top five Android phones which give you an unprecedented value for money and USB Type-C:

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1. Xiaomi Mi A1

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is undoubtedly one of the Best Android phones with USB Type-C under Rs 15,000. The phone derives its power from the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, coupled with 4 GB RAM.

The Mi A1 is an Android One device and a dream come true for stock Android lovers. Classy looks, refined with a pure Android experience and timely updates is the USP of this device. Of course, it is our top pick when it comes to choosing the best budget phones with USB Type-C port. Additionally, the camera performance of the phone is impressive enough to give you elegant pictures.

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Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64 GB , Screen size : 5.5 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 1920 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP + 12MP , Front camera : 5 MP , Capacity : 3080 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 13,999.00

Brand Xiaomi
Operating system Android 7.1.2 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Screen size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Rear Camera 12MP + 12MP
Front camera 5MP
Capacity 3080 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: FlipkartFull Specifications+

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2. Sony Xperia R1 Plus

The Sony Xperia R1 Plus is another budget offering which comes with the special USB Type-C. The phone might be boxy but don’t let its looks fool you. It can perform decently as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor is present under the hood. The processor is coupled with a 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM.

This device is known for its sturdy build, strong performance and of course, the USB Type-C that comes with it. The camera configuration is also decent for a smartphone in this budget. It can be an ideal budget device for you if all these things matter to you.

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 , RAM : 3GB , Internal storage capacity : 32GB , Screen size : 5.2 inches , Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels , Rear Camera : 13MP , Front camera : 8MP , Capacity : 2620 mAh

 

 

Brand Sony
Operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Android 8.0 Oreo
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
RAM 3 GB
Internal storage capacity 32 GB
Screen size 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Rear Camera 13MP
Front camera 8MP
Capacity 2620 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint No
Available: Full Specifications+

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3. Motorola Moto Z2 Play

The Motorola Moto Z2 Play is one of the Best Android phones with USB Type-C under Rs 15,000 and the phone looks quite appealing in all truth. It is powered by the mighty Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The Moto Z2 Play is lighter than all the other budget offerings by Motorola. 

It also comes with special charging units called the Moto Mods which can be attached to the back panel and viola, you don’t need to plug a charger and stay glued to the wall for long. 

Also read: Moto Z3 Play might come with a side-mounted fingerprint reader

Specs: Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro , RAM : 3, 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 32, 64GB , Screen size : 5.5 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 1920 pixels , Rear Camera : 12MP , Front camera : 5MP , Capacity : 3000 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 21,999.00

Brand Motorola
Operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro
RAM 3, 4GB
Internal storage capacity 32, 64GB
Screen size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Rear Camera 12MP
Front camera 5MP
Capacity 3000 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: FlipkartFull Specifications+

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4. Nubia N2

The Nubia N2 is a phone which focuses mostly on selfies. The phone looks somewhat cute and will never disappoint you as far as looks (if you don’t mind bezels) and selfie camera are concerned. Additionally, it carries the USB Type-C to seal the deal and you’re less likely to find a more alluring package.

This phone is powered by the MediaTek MT6750 processor and comes with a powerful 4GB of RAM. The Nubia N2 is a sweet deal for anyone looking for a phone under Rs 15,000 with USB Type-C. Did we mention that it has a 5000mAh battery? It will probably never run out of juice.

 

Specs: Chipset : MediaTek MT6750 , RAM : 4 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64 GB , Screen size : 5.5 inches , Resolution : 720 x 1280 pixels , Rear Camera : 13MP , Front camera : 16MP , Capacity : 5000 mAh

 

Amazon India – ₹ 12,999.00

Brand nubia
Operating system Android 7.0 Nougat
Chipset MediaTek MT6750
RAM 4 GB
Internal storage capacity 64 GB
Screen size 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Rear Camera 13 MP
Front camera 16 MP
Capacity 5000 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: Amazon IndiaFull Specifications+

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5. Maze Alpha

When it comes to smartphones Best Android phones with USB Type-C under Rs 15,000, the Maze Alpha is a difficult one to miss. The phone has a massive display and will be a treat for anyone who likes phablets but wants a more affordable option. The device has dual rear cameras, a well-to-do battery and a MediaTek Helio P25 processor at its disposal. On the top of it all, the Maze Alpha carries 4GB/6GB of RAM that places it directly in league with the premium devices.

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The phone is a match made in heaven for you if big screens and batteries are your things. Also, it has the much-loved USB Type-C and is really hard to resist. 

Specs: Chipset : MediaTek Helio P25 MT6757T , RAM : 4, 6 GB , Internal storage capacity : 64, 128 GB , Screen size : 6 inches , Resolution : 1080 x 1920 pixels , Rear Camera : 13MP + 5MP , Front camera : 5MP , Capacity : 4000 mAh

 

Flipkart – ₹ 14,310.00

Brand Maze
Operating system Android 7.0 Nougat
Chipset MediaTek Helio P25 MT6757T
RAM 4, 6 GB
Internal storage capacity 64, 128 GB
Screen size 6 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Rear Camera 13MP + 5MP
Front camera 5 MP
Capacity 4000 mAh
External storage available Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Available: FlipkartFull Specifications+

So, these are our picks for the ideal budget phones with USB Type-C. Which one impressed you the most? Let us know in the comments section below. Stay tuned to  Mr. Phone and download our app to get the latest updates from the world of smartphone technology.

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