Samsung has been one of the go to brands when talking about Android devices.If you are somebody who wants to start this year with a new Samsung device but on a budget; This video tackles Samsung devices released in 2023 under 15K.
Note that all the phones that made it to this list can be purchased on Samsung’s Official Website and online channels. Device names hyperlinked!
Let’s get started.
Topping this list off is the Samsung Galaxy A15 5G. Starting off with the design, this device has a simple and minimalistic design aesthetics that is available in Blue Black and Blue colorway. For the display it has a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 that supports a 90Hz refresh rate.
For cameras we have a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 50MP main camera, 5MP ultra wide camera and a 2MP macro camera.
When it comes to performance, the Samsung Galaxy A15 5G has a Mediatek Dimensity 6100+ that features a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It comes available in 4/6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB storage which can also be expanded via a shared microSD card slot.
For connectivity we have 5G support making this device future proof and for ports we have the new standard USB Type-C port. For battery, this device has a sizable 5000mAh cell, which on paper can last you a day or two with moderate use. And lastly for software, the Samsung Galaxy A15 5G is upgradable to Android 14 and in turn OneUI 6.
The highest configured Samsung Galaxy A15 5G goes for PHP 14,990. There’s also a non 5G variant, if you want to save some centavos, for PHP 13,990.
Next on this list of Samsung Galaxy phones under 15K is the Galaxy A14 5G. A slightly tuned down version of the A15, the A14 5G packs a plastic frame and back panel but still resembles the higher end A15 variant.
This device also has a 6.6-inch LCD panel that has a resolution of 2408 x 1080 at 400ppi, an Exynos 1330 chipset or a Mediatek Dimensity 700 (depending in which region you are in) that features a Mali G57 MC2 or G68 MP2 GPU.
For memory and storage configs, this device has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage which is also expandable via a microSD card slot.
For the battery we still get a big 5000mAh capacity with support for 15W wired charging, a side mounted fingerprint scanner for security, and a USB Type C port for charging and data transfers.
When it comes to its camera system, it features a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 50MP main sensor, 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor.
If you want to get this handset, it has an SRP of PHP 10,990 which is 5k less than the Galaxy A15.
Third on this list is the Samsung Galaxy A05s. With almost the same design aesthetics as the Galaxy A15 5G, the Galaxy A05s runs almost half the price of the A15 5G with slightly trickled down specs and features.
For starters, we have a 6.7-inch IPS LCD panel that features a 90Hz refresh rate. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor coupled with an Adreno 610 GPU.
It is available in 3 configurations; 64GB + 4GB of RAM, 128GB + 4GB or 128GB + 6GB of RAM.
When it comes to its cameras, it has a triple rear camera setup that features a 50MP main, 2MP macro and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there’s a 13MP camera up front.
For connectivity, unfortunately this device only supports 4G LTE, but on the upside we get a USB type-C port! For the battery, there’s a 5000mAh lithium ion cell that supports 25W charging. And finally, for software out of the box, it runs on Android 13 skinned with One UI 5.1 on top.
The Samsung Galaxy A05s is one the most affordable galaxy devices you can get from the 2023 lineup at PHP 7,990 for the 4GB + 128GB variant and comes available in Black and light green for a little pop of color.
Next on this list is the Samsung Galaxy A24 5G. It features a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED panel with support for 90Hz refresh rate. It sports a MeditaTek Helio G99 chipset, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which is also expandable up to 1TB via microSD.
For cameras, we have a triple rear camera setup composed of a 50MP main camera with OIS, 5MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro sensor. For selfies it features a 12MP front facing camera.
For software, it’s upgradable to Android 14 skinned with OneUI 6.
For connectivity, there’s 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.3 and USB Type-C. Battery-wise we have another 5000mAh cell with 25W fast charging.
The Samsung Galaxy A24 is priced at PHP 12,990 for the 8GB + 128GB storage variant.
Here are some honorable mentions for the Samsung Devices you can buy under 15K.
Samsung Galaxy A04 which has a 6.5- inch LCD panel, Mediatek Helio P35 that features a PowerVR GE8320 GPU, a dual camera setup featuring a 12MP main and 2MP depth and a 5MP selfie camera.
It runs on Android 12 skinned with OneUI Core 4.1. It also gets a dedicated microSD card slot for expandable storage, 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage and is priced at PHP 5,900.
Or PHP 6,490 for the Galaxy A04e with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage.
Next on this honorable mention list is the Samsung Galaxy A13 5G that packs a 6.5-inch display, Android 13, a Mediatek Dimensity 700 with Mali-G57 GPU paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage that is expandable via a microSD card slot.
For optics we have a triple rear camera setup namely a 50MP wide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth and it’s available for PHP 13,990.
And there you have it guys, these are the Samsung Galaxy phone you can buy under PHP 15,000 let us know what do you guys think about these smartphones and if we missed something, let us know below!