Budget Android smartphones over the years have evolved, and several brands like Xiaomi and Samsung are providing them with noteworthy features that make them look as good as any mid-budget smartphone. Many of these smartphones now carry quad rear cameras, a large display and battery, and even Face ID unlock for security, therefore providing a host of features for consideration among budget-restricted customers. Similarly, the camera apps on these budget phones can perform advance photography, thanks to decent camera sensors along with some software tweaks. So, in case you're looking for a smartphone with quad rear cameras that costs under Rs 15,000, here's a list you should check out.
The Samsung Galaxy A21s sports a 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-O display and comes with octa-core Exynos 850 SoC coupled with up to 6GB RAM. The smartphone includes a 5,000mAh battery and a 13-megapixel camera at the front for selfies and video calling. Its quad rear camera includes a 48-megapixel primary camera with f2.0 aperture, an 8-megapixel secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture, and two 2-megapixel cameras with f2.4 aperture each. The main camera supports autofocus and full-HD video recording at 30fps. Additionally, the rear cameras offer up to 8x digital zoom. Its price in India starts at Rs 14,999 for the base 4GB + 64GB storage variant, and it comes in three colour options.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro by Xiaomi features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ IPS display and the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC. The smartphone comes with a 5,020mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging and a 16-megapixel front camera. Its quad rear camera module houses a 48-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera with f2.2 aperture, a 5-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rear cameras also support modes like ultra-nightscape mode, AI scene detection, smart ultra-wide angle mode, AI Beautify, burst mode, Tilt-shift, and more. Additionally, users can record 4K video at 30fps with Redmi Note 9 Pro. Its price in India starts at Rs 13,999, and the phone is available in four colour options.
The Realme Narzo 20 Pro comes with a 6.5-inch full-HD+ Ultra Smooth display with a refresh rate of 90Hz and the octa-core MediaTek Helio G95 SoC. The smartphone by Realme also packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 65W SuperDart Charge fast charging. In terms of cameras, its quad rear camera setup includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.3 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 lens, and a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. The main rear camera can shoot 4K videos at 30fps and whereas, the camera app supports features such as super nightscape, panorama, portrait mode, time-lapse, and more. The Realme Narzo 20 Pro comes with a price tag of starting Rs 14,999, and it is offered in two colour variants.
The Oppo A52 comes in two colour options, and its price in India starts at Rs 12,990 for the base 4GB + 128GB storage option. Its quad rear camera module houses a 12-megapixel camera with f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and two 2-megapixel cameras with f/2.4 aperture each. The camera app also supports modes such as portrait mode, expert mode, panorama, time-lapse, and slow-Motion. The Oppo Oppo A52 also packs a 6.5-inch full-HD+ display, up to 8GB RAM, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, and a 5,000mAh battery.
Last on the list is the Nokia 5.3 that comes with a 6.55-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, a 4,000mAh battery, and an 8-megapixel front camera. Its quad-camera setup at the back includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor that has an f/1.8 lens, a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle 118-degree lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. The round camera module also includes an LED flash at the centre, and the phone comes in three colour options. Its price in India is set at Rs 12,999 for the base 4GB + 64GB variant.