Right now, many 5G phones are available in the market. Earlier, all devices were falling in either the premium or mid-range segments. Now affordable 5G devices have started arriving in the market. This is because of the recently announced Snapdragon 480 5G and Dimensity 700 chipset. These SoCs are known for their affordability that can bring 5G phones under 15000 INR for the Indian market. Yes, you heard it right! OEMs including Nokia, LG, Realme, Xiaomi, Oppo and Motorola have said that future 5G devices will be available at an even more affordable price.
In India, telecommunications companies are now ready to bring 5G Services. We can expect 5G networks in India by September 2022. The best thing is once the 5G network goes live in India, we will have many options for choosing 5G phones across different budget segments.
Here is the list of 5G phones under 15000 for August 2022
More 5G Phones Under 15000 You Can Buy Right Now:
1. Redmi Note 10T 5G
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 10T 5G in the Indian market as the company’s first mid-range 5G smartphone. We see a 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz DynamicSwitch DotDisplay, 91% screen-to-body ratio, and an 8MP front camera inside the punch-hole. It has a Dimensity 700 chipset. There is a 5000 mAh (Typical) battery with 18W fast charging support. It is priced at Rs 14499 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage.
2. Oppo A53s 5G
The A53s 5G features a 6.52-inch 720 x 1600 pixels LCD panel with up to 480 nits. It is powered by Octa-Core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm chipset. It runs Android 11-based ColorOS 11.1 skin. We get up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The battery capacity is 5000 mAh (supports 10W fast charging). The device sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth and 2MP macro sensor. The A53s 5G comes at Rs 14,990 for the 6GB+128GB model. It offers Crystal Blue and Ink Black colour options.
3. Realme 8 5G
Realme 8 5G is the most affordable Realme 5G device in the eight series. It packs a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, which is coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. We get a 6.5-inch Full HD+ 20:9 LCD dot display with 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a 48MP rear camera unit with an f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensor for optics. For selfies, it sports a 16MP camera with an f/2.1 aperture. It features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor to unlock the device quickly. A massive 5000 mAh (typical) battery is paired with the phone. It comes in India with under 15000 rupees. Realme 8 5G 4GB+128GB option is available on Flipkart with a price tag of Rs 14,999.
4. Poco M3 Pro 5G
If we talk about “5G mobile phone under 15000 segments”, there is an affordable Poco 5G device in the market called Poco M3 Pro 5G. It is a rebranded version of the recently released Redmi Note 10 5G. It costs below 15000 rupees. As far as specs are concerned, we see MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) SoC, 5000 mAh battery, 18W charger, 48MP rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, and 6.5-inch 90Hz LCD panel. The Poco M3 Pro 5G price has been set at Rs 13999 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage.
By Q4 2022, we will get a wide range of cheap 5G smartphones. Smartphone manufacturers in India will bring new 5G phones with all the supported 5G frequency bands. You can check whether your old 5G phone has supported 5G bands or not. We can expect OEMs like Xiaomi, Poco, Realme, and Samsung will soon launch more affordable 5G smartphones.