“These smartphones will help you take that perfect selfie without burning a hole in your wallet”

If you are someone who loves taking selfies and have a folder dedicated to selfies on your smartphone, then you might find this list useful. There are plenty of smartphones available in India, which come with amazing selfie cameras with high resolution, wide-angle view, beauty mode and more. In this post, we are going to look at some of the best selfie smartphones that you can buy in India, and are priced below Rs 15,000. 

Honor 20i

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If you’re after a high-resolution selfie camera, then the Honor 20i features a 32-megapixel sensor up front. The camera is housed within a waterdrop-shaped notch. Apart from the powerful front camera, the phone comes with a 6.21-inch FHD+ display and is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset. It also gets up to 6GB RAM, 256GB of onboard storage, and a 3,400mAh battery. At the back, you will find a triple-camera setup with a primary 24-megapixel sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, and a 2-megapixel depth unit. 

Related read: Honor 20i review

Redmi Y3 64GB

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Xiaomi’s Y series is claimed to be all about selfies. Thus, the Redmi Y3 focuses on providing the best selfies for the buck. Once again, there’s a Samsung ISOCELL GD1 32-megapixel sensor housed in the notch on its fascia. The camera also has 80 degrees of field of view so you can add more people to your selfies. Apart from that, you get a 6.26-inch HD+ display, Snapdragon 632 chipset, up to 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, a dual rear camera setup with 12+2-megapixel sensors, and a 4,000mAh battery. 

Related read: Xiaomi Redmi Y3 review



The OPPO K1 is also a good selfie smartphone to go for, thanks to the 25-megapixel front shooter. Apart from taking beautiful selfies, you can also unlock the phone in style with the in-display fingerprint scanner, and coincidentally it’s the most affordable smartphone with this feature. It also features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution, and is powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset. The phone comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. There’s a pair of shooters on the back, and a 3,400 mAh battery keeps the phone running through the day. 

Related read: OPPO K1 review

Realme 3 Pro

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The Realme 3 Pro is overall, a great mid-range smartphone. Just like the K1, it comes with a 25-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone features a 6.3-inch FHD+ display and a notch at the top. At the back, there’s a primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor that’s paired with a 5-megapixel depth unit. Realme has equipped the device with the Snapdragon 710 processor and a large 4,045 mAh battery that supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging. 

Related read: Realme 3 Pro review

Samsung Galaxy M30

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Seeing a good Samsung phone in an under Rs 15,000 list is not common, but in 2019, the brand has surely stepped up its game. The Galaxy M30 comes with a 16-megapixel sensor on the front. The phone has a large 5,000mAh battery, a triple rear camera setup, a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ display, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It is powered by the Samsung Exynos 7904 chipset, which is paired with a maximum of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The device also has a headphone socket. 

Related read: Samsung Galaxy M30 review

That brings us to an end of the list. Which of these selfie-oriented smartphones would you go for?