5 Best Smartphones Under Rs. 15,000 Of Mid 2018

    Smartphones have become a necessity for survival in the 21st century. Well, in the recent years we have witnessed an exponential reduction in the smartphone prices with proportional increment in specifications and features. There are hardly any tasks that a flagship smartphone can do and a mid-range device can’t.

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    5 Best Smartphones

    If you are looking for a mid-range smartphone that offers perfect bang for the buck. Then this article will definitely help you. Moreover, if you have any major priority then do let us know in the comments we will definitely help you. So here’s a list of five best smartphones under Rs. 15,000 of mid 2018.

    1. Redmi Note 5 Pro (The Perfect Smartphone)

    Best Smartphones

    The First Smartphone on the list is still the popular Redmi Note 5 Pro. Well, we call it the perfect smartphone as it offers the best possible specifications and features for the price. You get an impressive display, unbeatable performance, powerful camera and a long-lasting battery. The Redmi Note 5 Pro retails for Rs. 14,999. Lastly, you can upgrade the RAM by paying Rs. 16,999.


    • 5.99-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits Brightness, 83% NTSC Color Gamut, 1500: 1 Contrast Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
    • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform
    • Adreno 509 GPU
    • 4GB / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM
    • 64GB (eMMC 5.0) storage + expandable via microSD (up to 128GB)
    • 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX486 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and a secondary 5MP camera with Samsung sensor, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture
    • 20MP front-facing selfie camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, 1080p video recording
    • Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9
    • 4000mAh battery
    • Dual SIM (hybrid, nano), Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
    • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
    • Dimensions: 158.6×75.4×8.05mm; Weight: 181g

    2. ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 (Best Performance)

    Best Smartphones

    Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is the perfect alternative to Redmi Note 5 Pro. You get nearly similar specifications and an impressive camera. Furthermore, if MIUI annoys you then stock android on Zenfone Max Pro M1 will definitely impress you. Lastly, you get a  mammoth battery of 5000mAh. Overall, the smartphone is perfect for a price of Rs.12,999.


    • 5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 1500:1 contrast ratio, 85% NTSC color gamut, 450 nits brightness
    • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform
    • Adreno 509 GPU
    • 3GB / 4GB RAM
    • 32GB / 64GB storage + expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
    • 13MP / 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 5MP camera
    • 8MP / 16MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
    • Android 8.1 Oreo
    • 5000mAh battery with fast charging support
    • Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
    • Dual SIM (nano + nano), 3.5mm audio jack, 5-magnet speaker, NXP Smart Amp
    • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
    • Dimensions: 159x 76x 8.46mm; Weight: 180g

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    3. Moto G6 Play (Best Battery Smartphone)

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    Moto G6 Play is the best smartphone if battery life is your major priority. The smartphone offers a nearly clean Stock Android experience accompanied with decent performance. Furthermore, you can expect regular security patches with one or two major software upgrades. Lastly, a low-powered processor and stock android help increase battery life.  The smartphone retails for a price of Rs. 11,999


    • 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 IPS display
    • 1.4GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) Mobile Platform
    • Adreno 505 GPU
    • 3GB RAM
    • 32GB storage + expandable via microSD
    • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF,f/2.0 aperture
    • 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash
    • Android 8.0 Oreo
    • 4000mAh battery with Turbocharging
    • Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor
    • 3.5mm audio jack, Front-ported loudspeaker, Dolby Audio, 2 mics
    • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
    • Dimensions: 154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm; Weight: 175g

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    4. Honor 7C (Budget-Friendly)

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    Honor 7C is the cheapest smartphone on the list. Well, the smartphone offers impressive performance and a capable camera coupled with a custom skin that offers dozens of nifty features and ease of customization. The 7C comes in Black, Red, Gold and Blue colors and is priced at Rs 9999 for 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and Rs 11999 for 4GB RAM + 64GB storage.


    • 5.99-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) 18:9 FullView 2.5D curved glass display
    • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform
    • Adreno 506 GPU
    • 3GB /4GB RAM
    • 32GB / 64GB storage + expandable via microSD (up to 256GB)
    • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, secondary 2MP camera
    • 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
    • Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0
    • 3000mAh battery
    • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
    • Fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
    • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
    • Dimensions: 158.3 x 76.7 x 7.8mm; Weight: 164g

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    5. RealMe 1 (Best Design Ergonomics)

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    The Realme 1 has a glossy back and symmetrical design. It packs in a 6-inch FHD+ display with 84.8%, powered by MediaTek Helio P60 12nm SoC, coupled with 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB / 128GB storage, runs on Android 8.1 and is backed by a 3410mAh battery. Overall the smartphone is a good option and retails for Rs. Rs. 10990.


    • 6-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ IPS display
    • Octa Core MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771) 12nm processor
    • 800MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
    • 3GB/ 4GB / 6GB RAM
    • 32GB / 64GB / 128GB storage + expandable via microSD (up to 256GB)
    • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
    • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture
    • Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.0
    • 3410mAh battery
    • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD), 3.5mm audio jack
    • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
    • Dimensions: 156×75.3×7.8mm ; Weight: 158g

    So these were the five best smartphones that you can purchase for a price of Rs. 15000 or less. Furthermore, you can also check out the individual review of these smartphones on TechDipper.

    Do share any personal suggestions for best smartphones under Rs. 15,000 in the comments section below.



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