phonecurry recommendation list ™  top phones in Rs. 12,000 - 18,000, available in India

1-10 of 82 phones sorted in order of recommendation 
(last update: April 27, 2015)
#1
Xiaomi Mi4 16GB
price Rs. 17,999 onwards
launch Feb, 2015
current magic score [?]
92.2
excellent value-for-money
recommended buy
#2
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM
price Rs. 14,888 onwards
launch Apr, 2015
current magic score [?]
80.2
very good value-for-money
recommended buy
#3
Lenovo P70
price Rs. 15,949 onwards
launch Apr, 2015
current magic score [?]
79.2
very good value-for-money
recommended buy
#4
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
price Rs. 17,497 onwards
launch Jul, 2013
current magic score [?]
76.0
very good value-for-money
recommended buy
#5
ZTE Grand S II
price Rs. 13,999 onwards
launch Dec, 2014
current magic score [?]
73.5
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#6
LG Spirit
price Rs. 13,001 onwards
launch Apr, 2015
current magic score [?]
73.1
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#7
Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM
price Rs. 12,339 onwards
launch Oct, 2014
current magic score [?]
70.4
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#8
Micromax Canvas Selfie A255
price Rs. 14,145 onwards
launch Feb, 2015
current magic score [?]
70.2
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#9
Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) 16GB
price Rs. 12,999 onwards
launch Sep, 2014
current magic score [?]
69.4
good value-for-money
recommended buy
#10
Samsung Galaxy S4
price Rs. 17,999 onwards
launch Apr, 2013
current magic score [?]
68.2
good value-for-money
recommended buy