Top 8 Smartphones Under Rs 15,000 With Biggest Batteries & Fast Charging Support (May, 2019)
Smartphones being a huge driver for us all day now, a whole day backup is really important to sail through the day. Big batteries helps you stay aloof all day long, while fast charging makes sure you have enough juice to run in cringe situations.
Companies have been packing in huge batteries since a good time now.
And, lately they have started to pack in fast charging facility as well, that too for budget smartphones.
Today, we have listed up the best smartphones which offer the best of battery backups with other top features.
These smartphones in the list not only support fast charging or come with bigger batteries, but are all-rounders as well excelling in terms of design, display, cameras and performance.
Here’s a list of smartphones you can buy under 15,000 rupees with biggest batteries and fast charging support.
Realme 3 Pro
Realme 3 Pro runs on a huge 4,045 mAh battery. The smartphone supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging (20W) with a Micro USB powered brick, which ships inside the box. So, you don’t have to buy a separate fast charger. The smartphone can be charged from 0 to 100 percent under 80 minutes (1 hour 20 minutes).
Realme 3 Pro comes with a high polycarbonate body on the featuring a 6.3-inch full HD+ water drop notched display on top. It has added Gorilla Glass 5 with a gradient design at the back.
At the back, the smartphone has a dual camera setup featuring a 16MP (f/1.7) Sony IMX 519 sensor coupled with a 5MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. The main sensor is the same lens used in OnePlus 6T.
Up front, Realme 3 Pro sports a 25MP (f/2.0) selfie shooter with HDR support and AI powered Facial Unlock.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, available in two storage options: 4GB/6GB RAM with 64GB/128GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB) running on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie.
Samsung Galaxy M30
The recently launched Samsung Galaxy M30 comes with a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for fast charging. The smartphone ships with the 15W adapter in the box, so you don’t have to worry about buying a charger separately. The Samsung 15W fast charger inside the box can charge the battery from 0 to 100 percent in about 2 hours and 12 to 15 minutes.
It’s also the only smartphone to feature triple cameras at under 15,000 rupees. Samsung Galaxy M30 comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display featuring a water drop notch on top called the Infinity-V display.
The smartphone runs on Samsung’s own in-house Exynos 7904 SoC octa-core chip coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM.
Galaxy M30 at the back features a rear triple camera setup comprising of a 13-megapixel f/1.9 primary shooter coupled with a 5-megapixel ultra-wide lens and a third 5-megapixel depth lens.
Galaxy M30 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with One UI on top.
Samsung Galaxy M20
Up next on our list, we have the Galaxy M20. The other Galaxy M series variant remains one of the most sold Samsung smartphones in the mid-budget category Rs 15,000 rupees. Just like M30, Galaxy M20 is also backed by a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for fast charging.
Galaxy M20 ships with the 15W fast charging adapter inside the box.
The Samsung 15W fast charger inside the box can charge up Galaxy M20 from 0 to 100 percent in about 2 hours and 6 to 8 minutes.
Galaxy M20 sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ offering a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels with a Infinity-V styled notch on top in an 19.5:9 aspect ratio and glossy plastic back.
Samsung Galaxy M20 runs on Exynos 7904 chip coupled with 3GB or 4GB RAM with 32GB and 64GB of storage respectively, expandable up to 512GB with an external microSD card.
At the back, Galaxy M20 comes with a dual camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.9) main sensor coupled with a 5MP ultra-wide angle sensor.
Up front, the Samsung smartphone has an 8MP (f/2.0) sensor with an in-display flash. Galaxy M20 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with One UI on top.
Samsung Galaxy A20
Samsung Galaxy A20 is available starting at Rs 11,490. The smartphone comes with a smaller 4,000mAh battery compared to Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30. The smartphone supports 15W fast charging and ships with a fast charging adapter inside the box.
Samsung Galaxy A20 takes 1 hour and 53 to 55 minutes to finish fill up from 0 to 100 percent with the 15W fast charger in the box.
The Galaxy A20 features a 6.4-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720×1560 pixels and an Infinity-V Display notch.
The smartphone is powered by an Exynos 7884 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage.
Samsung Galaxy A20 comes with a dual camera setup at the back featuring a 13-megapixel camera with f/1.9 aperture and a secondary 5-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
Up front, the smartphone sports an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 lens with fixed focus. Galaxy A20 comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and running on the latest Android 9 Pie with the company’s One UI.
Redmi Note 7 Pro
The much-talked about Redmi Note 7 Pro also supports fast charging, but doesn’t ship with one. The smartphone supports 18W Type-C fast charging. Note 7 Pro is backed by a 4,000mAh battery supporting Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charge technology.
With an 18W fast charger, Redmi Note 7 Pro can be fully charged from 0 to 100 percent in 1 hour and 43 to 45 minutes.
With the 10W charger in the box, Note 7 Pro takes 2 hour 18 to 20 minutes to charge from 0 to 100 percent.
On top of the list we have the much-popular Redmi Note 7 Pro, one of the current best smartphones you can under 15,000 rupees. Backed by some top flagship-level features and specs, Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a premium glass design body on the out sandwiched between Corning Gorilla Glass 5 body.
Redmi Note 7 Pro on top has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ dot notch display. The smartphone runs on Snapdragon 675 processor with on MIUI 10 top based on Android 9 Pie.
At the back, Redmi Note 7 Pro comes with a dual camera setup comprising of the 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor as its primary lens coupled with a 5MP secondary depth sensor. The smartphone is available starting at just Rs 13,999 via Flipkart.
Redmi Note 7
The toned-down Redmi Note 7 takes the next spot, again supporting 18W fast charging. It also doesn’t ship with a fast charger like its Pro model. Redmi Note 7 is backed by the same 4,000mAh battery supporting Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology.
The fast charging and normal charging speeds are exactly same as Redmi Note 7 Pro (may vary a few minutes in some places).
The regular Note 7 from Xiaomi comes with a 6.3-inch full-HD+ notched display in an 19.5:9 aspect ratio with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both sides.
Redmi Note 7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of built-in storage, expandable upto 256GB via a microSD card.
At the back Redmi Note 7 comes with a dual camera setup featuring a 12MP main sensor coupled with a 2MP secondary sensor.
Up front, Note 7 sports a 13MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which supports AI Beautification, HDR support and more running on the latest Android 9.0 Pie based MIUI 10.
Xiaomi Mi A2
The second generation Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone is currently available at a permanently discounted price of Rs 11,999 for the base model. The 3,000mAh battery on Mi A2 supports Qualcomm QC 4.0 fast charge technology (only Indian variant). It doesn’t ship with a fast charger, so you need to buy one separately.
The bundled 10W charger inside the box took 1 hour and 50 to 52 minutes to charge the device from 0 percent to 100 percent.
With a Qualcomm QC 3.0 supported fast charger, Xiaomi Mi A2 took 1 hour 30 to 32 minutes to charge fully.
Launched last year a starting price of Rs 16,999 in August, Mi A2 with clean stock Android seems a reasonable option at under 15,000 if you wish to experience seamless pure Android Pixel-like UI.
The smartphone is an Android One device, directly backed by Google when it comes to security patches and two guaranteed version upgrades.
Mi A2 runs on Snapdragon 660, Android Oreo, dual cameras, widescreen 18:9 notch-less display and a 3,000mAh battery.
Redmi Note 6 Pro
Redmi Note 6 Pro currently starts at Rs 11,999 in the country. Note 6 Pro is by a 4,000mAh battery supporting Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology. It doesn’t ship with the fast charger, hence you need to buy one separately.
The bundled 10W charger inside the box takes 2 hours and 5 to 7 minutes to charge the device fully from 0 to 100 percent.
With a Qualcomm QC 3.0 supported fast charger, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro took 1 hour 40 to 45 minutes to charge fully from 0 to 100 percent.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro sports a 6.26-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and Adreno 509 GPU.
It comes with a total of four cameras – two at the back and two upfront.
The dual rear camera comes with a combination of 12-megapixel primary sensor with dual Pixel autofocus with f/1.9 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth sensing.
Upfront, the dual front cameras include a primary 20-megapixel camera and a secondary 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Finally, coming to the software, Redmi Note 6 Pro runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based MIUI 10 on top.