This is the second part of our latest series of ‘Top 5 gaming phones’ in various price brackets. We have already covered the best five gaming phones under Rs 10,000, so it is now time to check out the best five gaming smartphones in the Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 price bracket.
Needless to say while sorting out we have given priority to devices with higher RAM and better processors. Also, other factors like display size and resolution, storage amount were considered while selecting the devices.
With huge 2 GB RAM, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML makes a strong case for itself to be included in this list. The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser also offers a huge 5.5 inch IPS display with full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels). The phone runs on Android Lollipop, thus offering maximum compatibility with apps. On top of that it has a quad-core 1.8 GHz processor for a smooth performance. This phone also offers plenty of storage space â€“ 16 GB internal memory and a 64 GB microSD card slot. The Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML also offers a huge 3000 mAh battery and thus should offer decent back up.
In other areas also this Asus smartphone looks decent. For instance, it comes with a 13 megapixel primary camera with an aperture of f/2.0, 5 element lens, auto-focus lens with dual-colour real tone flash, PixelMaster, low light more, HDR, enhanced beautification mode, manual mode, zero shutter lag, and full HD video recording ability. The device also offers a 5 megapixel front camera that comes with aperture of f/2.0 and 85 degree wide angle lens. The dual-SIM Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML has 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS (A-GPS and GLONASS) for connectivity.
The Huawei Honor 6 has 5 inch IPS display with 1080 x 1920 resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Huawei Honor 6 an octa-core 1.7 GHz processor with 3 GB of RAM – sufficient for any game. It too offers 16 GB internal memory and 64 GB expandable storage slot. The Honor 6 also comes with a 3100 mAh battery.
Besides, the Honor 6 has a 13 megapixels rear camera, single SIM, 4G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and DLNA.
The Xolo Black also is armed with a full HD 5.5 inch IPS display, Android Lollipop operating system and an octa-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz, which runs with 2 GB of RAM. The internal memory of the Xolo Black stands at 16 GB, to which you can add another 32 GB via a microSD card. It should also offer good battery back up as it has a 3200 mAh battery unit.
The Xolo Black has a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel selfie taker. The Xolo Black is a dual-SIM phone with 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, and WiFi.
The Zopo Speed 7 is equipped with a 5 inch full HD IPS display with super narrow bezels. The phone runs on Android Lollipop, and has an octa-core 1.5 GHz processor, which runs with 3 GB of RAM. The internal memory stands at 16 GB to which you can add another 64 GB via a microSD card. The primary camera is a 13 megapixel camera and the front of the phone has a 5 megapixel selfie shooter. The dual-SIM Zopo Speed 7 is a 4G phone with GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth for connectivity. The 2500 mAh battery can provide up to 10 hours of talk time or 120 hours of standby time.
Alternatively, you can consider the new Zopo Speed 7 Plus which has the same features as the Speed 7 but has a bigger 5.5 inch full HD display.
We had to consider the Xiaomi Mi4 owing to its powerful Snapdragon 801 processor that has maximum clock speed of 2.5 GHz. It also has huge 3 GB RAM and thus should easily handle any game available for Android devices. The device also offers a 5 inch IPS display with full high definition resolution as well as a 3080 mAh battery.
The Xiaomi Mi 4 currently is based on the Android KitKat operating system but is upgradable to Android Lollipop. However, this Mi 4 model has only 16 GB of internal storage and has no expandable storage slot.
Other than that the Xiaomi Mi 4 offers 13 megapixel rear camera, 8 megapixel front camera, single SIM, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, MHL (mobile high definition link), DLNA, and NFC.