Apple gets the recognition for ditching the headphone jack with the iPhone few years back. And nowadays, many Android phones also come without it. Having said that, even today, many people prefer to consume content through the wired earphones or headphones. Which is why it’s good to see phone makers in the budget segment continue to offer the feature. Here are some of the best phones under Rs 15,000 that come with a headphone jack.
1. Poco M2
Poco is Xiaomi’s offshoot in the Indian market and the M2 is one of the phones that let you use wired headphones. This phone gets a full-HD+ display that is usable through the 6.53-inch screen. It runs on MIUI version built over Android 10 operating system. The phone comes powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, paired with 6GB RAM. You get 128GB storage that is further expandable. In terms of the camera capabilities, Poco M2 has four at the back and one on the front. The screen gets Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and three slots mean you can use two SIM slots and one to expand storage. And finally, the phone comes loaded with a 5,000mAh battery.
2. Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi upped the ante with the Redmi Note 9 Pro. This phone is an upgrade in every sense. The octa-core Qualcomm chipset performs all the tasks you throw at it. You have expandable storage up to 512GB with the memory card slot. The rear cameras, four of them, are dynamic, letting you take photos or shoot videos in diverse conditions. 4G works on both the SIM slots, and the full-HD+ display offers crisp quality with vibrant colours. And even after all this power on tow, the built-in battery will never let you down, lasting you till its final breath, before a visit to the charging socket is warranted.
3. Vivo Y20
Vivo Y20 sports a large 6.51-inch HD+ display with 720×1600 pixels resolution. The phone features octa-core Snapdragon 460 processor that comes paired with 4GB RAM. You get 64GB onboard storage that is further expandable using the memory card slot. The device includes a 13-megapixel triple camera setup that consists of 2MP and another 2MP sensor. On the front, the phone gets an 8-megapixel camera for selfies. Vivo Y20 packs a 5,000mAh battery which offers day-long backup.
4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
The Redmi Note 9 from Xiaomi features a modern full-screen display with punch hole layout that house the front camera. The bezel-less screen offers full-HD+ resolution that offer bright colours and contrast. It has four cameras at the back that are diverse and capable of shooting quality photos in low-light. With the octa-core processor and 4GB RAM, multi-tasking is a breeze on this phone, and will more than satisfy your mobile gaming needs. And if that’s not enough to impress, you get a 5,020mAh battery with support for 22.5W fast charging that will offer long-lasting backup as well as charge up in quick time.
5. Samsung Galaxy M11
The last device on this list is the Galaxy M11. This phone gets a 6.4-inch LCD display with HD+ screen resolution at 720×1520 pixels. The phone gets a 5,000mAh battery that can last for days. The phone has a triple rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary camera, 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera and 2MP depth sensor. While on the front, the M11 has an 8MP selfie camera that also supports video calling. The phone is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset, paired with 3GB RAM. You get 32GB internal storage with the option to add up to 512GB via a microSD card slot.
Other options to consider
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