Smartphones have evolved considerably over the last two years. Sure the flagships have pulled ahead and become much more powerful, but the mid-range priced and budget friendly phones are not far behind. For those with a budget between Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000, a smartphone no longer means compromising on overall performance. Better still, if you are buying a phone for under Rs 10,000 you don’t have to worry about being stuck with all-plastic, laggy device with poor performance and camera. There’s no doubt that players like Xiaomi, Lenovo and Motorola have changed the game in the budget segment in India. Here’s our list of mid-range priced, and budget friendly smartphones in 2016 that were impressive. Just like with the flagship phones, remember this is based on phones that we reviewed this year.