phonecurry recommendation list ™ best phones in Rs. 12,000 - 17,000, available in India

1-10 of 88 phones sorted in order of recommendation 
(last update: March 28, 2015)
#1
ZTE Grand S II
price Rs. 13,999 onwards
launch Dec, 2014
current magic score [?]
76.0
very good value-for-money
recommended buy
#2
Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM
price Rs. 12,399 onwards
launch Oct, 2014
current magic score [?]
72.8
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#3
Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) 16GB
price Rs. 12,999 onwards
launch Sep, 2014
current magic score [?]
71.3
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#4
Karbonn Titanium Hexa
price Rs. 12,989 onwards
launch Jul, 2014
current magic score [?]
70.4
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#5
Micromax Canvas Selfie A255
price Rs. 14,777 onwards
launch Feb, 2015
current magic score [?]
70.0
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#6
Asus Zenfone 6
price Rs. 15,999 onwards
launch Jul, 2014
current magic score [?]
69.6
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#7
Micromax Canvas Nitro A310
price Rs. 12,500 onwards
launch Sep, 2014
current magic score [?]
69.2
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#8
Gionee GPad G5
price Rs. 13,692 onwards
launch Sep, 2014
current magic score [?]
68.2
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#9
HTC Desire 620G
price Rs. 12,449 onwards
launch Dec, 2014
current magic score [?]
66.7
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#10
Samsung Galaxy E5
price Rs. 15,900 onwards
launch Jan, 2015
current magic score [?]
66.2
good value-for-money
recommended buy