Fingerprint sensor has finally become a mainstream Android feature, primarily because it offers enhanced security advantages and convenient unlocking (we unlock our phones up to 150 times per day!). Up until last year the feature was solely reserved for high-end smartphones, but now many companies have introduced budget smartphones with fingerprint sensor. Here we will list top 5 smartphones with fingerprint scanner under 15,000 INR.
LeEco Le 1s Eco
LeEco’s latest offering Le 1s (Eco) is a budget Le 1s with some improvements under the hood and with added 1 year Le Membership for content streaming. It comes with rear mounted fingerprint sensor and great hardware specs including 5.5 inch full HD display, 2.2GHz octa core MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795T processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage.
LeEco Le 1s sports a 13MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash and a 5 MP frontal snapper for selfies. It houses a 3000 mAh non removable battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 comes with a powerful Snapdragon 650 hexa-core processor and a metal unibody design. The handset improves in all key areas when compared to last generation Redmi Note 4G, but features that particularly stand out include excellent battery backup, latest MIUI 7 software and the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor that is symmetrical with camera module.
The handset is available in 16GB and 32GB storage variants, and we would recommend the 32GB storage/ 3GB RAM variant for durable performance in the long run.
Huawei Honor 5x
The Honor 5X was launched in January 2016 with an elegant metallic body and fingerprint scanner on its rear side. This handset includes a good quality 5.5 inch full HD display, and a very capable 13 MP rear and 5 MP frontal camera hardware. It has a massive 3000mAh in-built battery.
Honor 5X is backed by Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 CPU where four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and other four cores clocked at 1.2 GHz, clubbed with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of inbuilt memory and a whopping 128GB of expandable memory. These great feature set is available for 12,999 INR.
Coolpad Note 3
Coolpad Note 3 was launched in October last year and surprised everyone with a fingerprint reader that was unexpectedly fast and accurate. This smartphone also comes integrated with fingerprint sensor for just 8,499 INR. Other features include 5.5 inch HD IPS LCD display, 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera. Internal Storage is 16GB which can be further expanded by up to 64GB via microSD card slot.
Collpad Note 3 is powered by 1.3 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6753 processor along with 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Cool 6.0 UI on top. It houses a 3000mAh battery.
Lenovo K4 Note
The Lenovo K4 Note is a delight for buyers who prefer watching multimedia content on their smartphones. The dual frontal speakers pump rich, clear audio and the TheatreMax software integration allows you to experience big screen experience using a VR headset.
The handset is powered by 1.3GHz MT6753 quad core processor with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The handset includes a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and, 5MP front camera, fast and accurate fingerprint sensor, and 3300 mAh battery.