While we are in the 7th month of 2018, we have already seen series of amazing phones which are under the sweet budget of under Rs 15000. The reason why we are calling it a phone category of ‘sweet budget’ is because of the fact that this is the most competitive budget category of phones in India. Buyers expect impressive specifications and an amazing look from their phone under Rs 15000. A special mention to Xiaomi for releasing their Redmi series, which ultimately forced it’s competitors to work on their models as well. This, in turn, made it a win-win situation for buyers like us, where we get power packed phone with everything we can expect from a phone, that too in our budget of under Rs 15000.
Enough introduction to this post, let’s talk business. Here’s sharing some of our most favourite picks of Phones under Rs 15000 for 2018 (so far).
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Price – Rs 14999)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 5.99 inches of FHD+ display, which has an aspect ratio of 18:9. What power this Redmi Note 5 Pro is a Snapdragon 636 processor, 4GB or 6GB RAM, 64GB Internal Storage, amazing chipset, which makes this phone smooth & fast. For your camera enthusiasts, it has 12MP + 5MP dual camera setup, which is capable to take sharp & detailed phones under various condition, but performs the best in good light.
Moto G6 (Price – Rs 13999)
Moto G6 has one of the best designs under this category. An all-glass design with full-screen display is something you would love to have. Talking about the specifications, Moto G6 has got 5.7 inches FHD+ 1080p LCD Max Vision display, 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 chipset, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, Android Oreo, 3000mAh battery with TurboCharge support. For our camera centric friends, it has 12MP + 5MP dual camera setup like the previous Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 (Price – Rs 10999)
Another beast in this budget category, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. It comes with same chipset which comes bundled with Redmi Note 5 Pro with Snapdragon 636 processor. You get 5.99 inches FHD+ display, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, dual-SIM support and USB OTG. Talking about the camera, you get 13MP of primary camera and 5MP of secondary camera. This is capable of shooting videos in 4K.
Nokia 3.1 (Price – Rs 10499)
Nokia 3.1 is a very recent addition to this category. It is an updated version of old Nokia 3. You can definitely enjoy Android P an future Android Q on it. It has 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass display of 5.2 inches HD+ display of 18:9 display ratio. It has octa-core MediaTek 6750 chipset, 13MP main camera, 8MP front camera, 2990 mAh battery and micro USB charging capability.
Oppo Realme 1 (Price – Rs 13999)
The RealMe 1 has a 5.99-inch FHD+ display and 18:9 aspect ratio, very similar to the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 and Redmi Note 5. It is powered by a very powerful and energy efficient octa-core Helio P60 chipset and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Oppo’s custom ColorOS 5.0 on top. The phone supports dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-FI 802.11ac, among other things. The high-end variant, which is priced at Rs 13999, is offered with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Apart from Diamond Black, the Realme 1 is also offered in Silver and Solar Red variants. As far as camera is concerned, the RealMe 1 bears a single 13-megapixel rear sensor and an 8-megapixel sensor up front. The phone is backed by a 3410mAh battery, without support for fast charging.
These are our picks as on mid-July 2018, but this list has surely be updated soon. Which one would you pick, or have already bought?