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Best Mid Range Android Smartphones Of 2015

Best Mid Range Android Smartphones Of 2015

It’s one more step in our Best of 2015 series. You can check our top trending devices of 2015 article to have an insight.

Today, we are going to show best mid range Android devices of 2015. Every company releases flagship device at high prices with top class features. But not everyone can afford those phones and sometimes user don’t need that high end features. So, in order to solve this they go for mid range devices. These devices offer mid level specs and low prices.

A majority of sales happen in the mid-range price category. If you are in the market, planning to buy a mid-range Android smartphone, here are the devices that you should be looking at right now:

Moto X Play:

moto x play best mid range device of 2015

The Moto X Play rocks a 64-bit, 1.7 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 – a midrange SoC, which we’ve found to be quite adequate in our experience. The phone is equipped with 2 GB of RAM and has 16 GB / 32 GB storage variants. Both are expandable via microSD of up to 128 GB. The display has a 5.5” diagonal with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and the Play doesn’t have the stereo speakers, which adorn the front of the Style.

Key Features of Moto X Play

  • Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) OS
  • 21 MP Primary Camera
  • 5 MP Secondary Camera
  • 5.5 inch Touchscreen
  • 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa Core Processor
  • 3630 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Expandable Storage Capacity of 128 GB

It is priced at INR 18,500 in India and $350 in the international market. Recently in Canada, Motorola rolled Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. It is the top contender of the best of

Moto G 3rd Gen:

moto g3 mid range device 2015

Motorola’s Moto G is one of the best smartphone available in the low mid level with Snapdragon 415 chipset. The Moto G (2015) still packs a 5” display with a 720 x 1280 resolution, giving it a 294 PPI density. Moto G 3rd generation

The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3) runs Android 5.1.1 and is powered by a 2470mAh non removable battery. It measures 142.10 x 72.40 x 11.60 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 155.00 grams.

Key Features of Moto G (3rd Generation)

  • IPX7 Water Resistance
  • 13 MP Primary Camera
  • 5 MP Secondary Camera
  • 2470 mAh Long Lasting Battery
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) Processor with 1.4 GHz Quad Core CPU, Adreno 306 with 400 MHz GPU
  • 4G LTE
  • 5 inch, 720p HD (1280 x 720), Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) OS
  • Dual Sim (GSM + LTE)
  • Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB

This another masterpiece by Motorola to lure budget oriented customers. It is priced INR 12,999 or $180 on Amazon.

Xiaomi Mi4i:

xiaomi mi4i device of 2015 mid range

Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphone was launched in April 2015. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 441 pixels per inch.

The Xiaomi Mi 4i is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM.

The Xiaomi Mi 4i runs Android 5.0.2 and is powered by a 3120 mAh non removable battery. It measures 138.10 x 69.60 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 130.00 grams.

Key Features of Mi 4i

  • Unibody Design, Ultra-compact Frame
  • 2nd-gen Snapdragon 615 Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB Flash
  • 5 inch Sharp/JDI 1080p Display
  • All-new Sunlight Display, Corning OGS Glass
  • 13MP Sony /Samsung Camera f/2.0 aperture, Two-tone Flash
  • 5MP Front Camera with Beautify
  • 4.4V 3030 mAh Battery, 4G Dual SIM
  • MIUI 6 on Android L

Xiaomi Mi4i is available in India for INR 12,999 or $150. This is a steal away deal if you want such huge package at that much low price. It is another mid range device of 2015 known for it’s high end specs.

OnePlus X:

oneplus x mid range best device

One of the heart melting device with Snapdragon 801. The OnePlus X features a 5-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) AMOLED display along with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. This smartphone is fueled by the Snapdragon 801 quad-core SoC along with an Adreno 330 GPU. The 13-megapixel shooter is available on the back of this phone, and an 8-megapixel snapper can be found up front. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop comes pre-installed here with OxygenOS available on top of it. The phone ships with a 2,525mAh battery, it measures 140 x 69 x 6.9mm, and it weighs 138 / 160 grams (Onyx & Ceramic variants).

Key Specs of OnePlus X:

  • OxygenOS based on Android 5.1.1
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 136 g weight
  • 6.9 x 0.7 x 14 cm dimensions

You can buy it for INR 16,999 from Amazon and it is waiting for launch in Global markets and mainly the U.S.

Asus Zenfone 2 (4GB):

asus zenfone 2 best mid range android smartphone 2015

The 4GB RAM on this device means it’s a multi tasker’s favourite phone already. The Asus ZenFone 2 is powered by 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card. The Asus ZenFone 2 runs Android 5.0 and is powered by a 3000 mAh non removable battery. It measures 152.50 x 77.20 x 10.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 170.00 grams.

Key Specs of Asus Zenfone 2:

  • 5.50-inch display
  • 2.3GHz processor
  • 5-megapixel camera
  • 1080×1920 pixels resolution
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 5.0 OS
  • 32GB Storage
  • 13-megapixel Rear Camera
  • 3000mAh Battery Capacity

That’s all! These devices are the best mid range Android smartphones of 2015.

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  1. This list is a joke… All of these are on lollipop… Hands down the best mid range device which also shames many flagships is HTC ONE A9. It is the only one with the latest software. It’s practically a Nexus…but better imo.


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