Are you in the hunt for a phone with high-end features but you’re in a tight budget of up to Rs 15,000? We’ve got you covered. Here we have shortlisted the top 5 popular smartphones available in India between Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 to make your buying decision easy. While compiling the list we have given due consideration to our own experience apart from features and brand value.
Realme 3 Pro (4GB + 64GB)
The Realme 3 Pro was launched last month for a price of Rs13,999for the 4GB RAM version.
TheRealme 3 Pro comes loaded with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, 90.8 percent screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It’spowered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 AIE processor clocked at 2.2GHz along with Adreno 616 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There’s adual-camera setup with a combination of a 16MP primary lens with Sony IMX519 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 1.22-micron pixel along with a 5MP secondary shooter with f/2.4 aperture. For the front, the phone is equipped with a 25MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 1/ 2.8 sensor size. The Realme 3 Pro runs on ColorOS 6.0, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie and is fuelled by a4045mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy M30 (4GB + 64GB)
Samsung announced the latest addition to its M-series smartphones with thelaunch of the Galaxy M30earlier this year. The device started selling in India last week at a price of Rs 14,990 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage model.
The Galaxy M30 features a 6.38-inch Full HD+ infinity-V display with a screen resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 7904 processor and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung Experience 9.5. The device is fuelled by a 5000mAh battery with fast charging. In terms of imaging, the device comes with a triple rear camera setup with primary sensor sport a 13-megapixel resolution with f/1.9 aperture, a 5-megapixel secondary shooter with f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel third sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For the front, there will be a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Nokia 4.2 (4GB + 64GB)
The Nokia 4.1 is the latest device in the list, having launched earlier this month for aprice tag of Rs 10,990.The phone will be available in two colour options Black and Pink Sand.
TheNokia 4.2 is equipped with a 5.71-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels and 270ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There’s a dual-camera setup, which comes with a combination of 13-megapixel primary lens with f/2.2 aperture coupled with a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For selfies, it is loaded with an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture.The smartphone runs on Android 9.0 Pie and it comes with Android One branding and is juiced up by a3000mAh battery.The company has also added a Google Assistant button, which is situated at the left side of the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro (4GB + 64GB)
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro alongside the standard Redmi Note 7in February this year. The Pro model comes in a 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant for a price of Rs 13,999.
The Redmi Note 7 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with a 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution and a small waterdrop style notch housing the front camera. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor with Adreno 612 GPU. It runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10 and is fueled by 4000mAh battery with support for Quick charge 4.0. The device comes withdualrear camera with a 48-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, f/1.79 aperture, Sony IMX586 sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. For the front, it has 13-megapixel AI camera for selfies.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (6GB + 64GB)
Asus unveiled the Zenfone Max Pro M2 smartphoneback at the end of last year for a launch price of Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM variant. Since then, the device has received a price cut and is now available for as low as Rs 13,999 on Flipkart.
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for added protection. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with Adreno 512 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 5000mAh battery. It features a dual-camera setup with a combination of a primary sensor of 12MP with Sony IMX486 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 6 element lens and a 5MP secondary sensor. For the front, there is a 13MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.