Best Phones (Top 5 Smartphones) under 15000 in India for September 2018

Planning on to Buy a Mobile Phone? Every other day, a new phone is being launched in Indian market with amazing specifications and eventually it becomes hard to decide. Today we’ll tell you about 5 best smartphones under Rs 15000 present in Market as of September 2018.

1. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

It’s the best phone that Asus has in its catalogue in mid-price segment. Similar to Redmi Note 5 Pro, it is powered by Snapdragon 636 Chipset coupled with Adreno 509 GPU. It features a 5.99 inch full HD (2160×1080 pixels) display and is empowered by 5000 mAh battery. It’s available in three colors i.e. Black, Blue and Grey. It has 3 variants: 3GB/32GB priced at Rs 10999, 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 12999 and 6GB/64GB priced at Rs 14999.
6GB variant has 16MP + 5MP Dual Rear Camera and 16MP Front Camera while other variants have 13MP + 5MP Dual Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera.

THUMB’S UP:
Stock Android Experience
Dedicated MicroSD card slot
Storage expandable upto 2TB
Great Battery Life
THUMB’S DOWN:
Okayish Camera quality
Okayish Display Quality

 


2. Redmi Note 5 Pro

Redmi note 5 pro was launched in February this year. And since then it has broken so many records. Redmi Note 5 Series crossed the 5-million sales mark in India within four months of its launch.
Redmi note 5 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 636 Chipset, coupled with Adreno 509 GPU and features a 5.99 inch full HD (2160×1080 pixels) display with 18:9 screen aspect ratio. It is empowered by a 4000mAh battery that supports fast charging. It runs on Android Nougat based MIUI 9. It comes in two variants 4GB/64GB and 6GB/64GB and is available in Black, Blue, Red, Gold and Rose Gold colors. 4GB variant costs Rs 14999 while 6GB variant costs Rs 16999.

THUMB’S UP:
Value for Money
Great Battery Life
Great Display
Good build quality
Good Camera quality
THUMB’S DOWN:
Fast charger not bundled
MIUI Operating System
No dedicated slot for MicroSD card.

 


3. Honor 9N

Honor 9N is powered by Kirin 659 which is manufactured by Huawei itself. But it lags far behind snapdragon 636 as per Antutu and GeekBench scores. It features a 5.84 inches screen with 2280 x 1080 Pixels and is empowered by 3000 mAh battery. It’s available in 2 colors, midnight black and sapphire blue. It has 3 variants: 3GB/32GB priced at Rs 11999, 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 13999 and 4GB/128GB priced at Rs 17999.

THUMB’S UP:
Premium look and good in hand feel
19:9 Display
Light Weight
Expandable upto 256GB
THUMB’S DOWN:
Slow processor
Poor Battery Life
No fast charging
Poor Camera quality

 


4. Moto G6

Moto G6 was launched in April this year. It comes with Snapdragon 450 coupled with Adreno 506. It has 5.7 inches screen with 2160 x 1080 pixels and is powered by 3000 mAh battery. It comes only in Indigo black color but is available in two variants: 3GB/32GB priced at Rs 13999 and 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 15999.

THUMB’S UP:
Great Design
Good Build Quality
Stock Android Experience
Turbo Charging
THUMB’S DOWN:
Poor Battery Life
Old Processor
Okayish Camera quality

 


5. Realme 1

Oppo Realme 1 was launched in May 2018 and has been in limelight ever since. Recently Oppo launched Realme 2 and hence Realme 1 prices were slashed down. Realme 1 is packed with MediaTek Helio P60 chipset coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. It has a 6 inches display with 2160 x 1080 pixels and is powered by 3410 mAh battery. It’s available in three colors i.e. Silver, Diamond Black and Solar Red. It comes in three variants: 3GB/32GB priced at Rs 8999, 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 10999 and 6GB/128GB priced at Rs 13999.

THUMB’S UP:
Big Screen with good pixels
Light Weight
Expandable Storage
THUMB’S DOWN:
No Fingerprint Scanner
ColorOs
Poor Camera Quality
Poor Battery Life

 

Feature comparison

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Redmi note 5 pro Honor 9N Moto G6 Realme 1
Color Variants Black, Blue and Grey Black, Blue, Red, Gold and Rose Gold Midnight black and sapphire blue Indigo Black Silver, Diamond Black and Solar Red
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Kirin 659 Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 MediaTek Helio P60
Processor Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) Octa core (2.36 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53 Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
RAM/Storage 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB, 4GB/128GB 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB
Display 5.99 inch (2160 x 1080 Pixels) 5.99 inch (2160 x 1080 Pixels) 5.84 inch (2280 x 1080 Pixels) 5.7 inch (2160 x 1080 Pixels) 6 inch (2160 x 1080 Pixels)
GPU Adreno 509 Adreno 509 Mali-T830 MP2 Adreno 506 Mali-G72 MP3
Operating System Stock Android Oreo 8.1 MIUI 9 (Based on Android Nougat 7.1.2) EMUI 8 (Based on Android Oreo 8.0) Stock Android Oreo 8.0 ColorOS 5.0 (Based on Android Oreo 8.1)
Primary Camera 16MP (f/2.0, PDAF) + 5MP (f/2.4, 1.12microns) 12MP (f/2.2, 1.25 microns Pixel Size, 5P Lens) + 5MP  (f/2.0, 1.12 microns Pixel Size, 4P Lens) 13MP + 2MP 12+5MP (f/1.8) 13MP
Secondary Camera 16MP (f/2.0, 5P lens) 20MP (f/2.2, 1.0 microns Pixel Size) 16MP 16MP 8MP
Flash Rear and Front Flash Rear and Front Flash Rear Flash Rear and Front Flash Rear Flash
SIM Slot Dedicated Dual Sim Hybrid Dual Sim Hybrid Dual Sim Dedicated Dual Sim Hybrid Dual Sim
Expandable Upto 2 TB Upto 128 GB Upto 256 GB Upto 256 GB Upto 256 GB
Battery 5000 mAh 4000 mAh 3000 mAh 3000 mAh 3410 mAh
USB Type C No No No Yes No
Fast Charging Yes Yes No Yes No
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor, E-Compass, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope Fingerprint Scanner, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E Compass, Accelerometer, Hall Sensor, Gyroscope Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Gravity Sensor, Phone Status Indicator Fingerprint Sensor, Compass, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Gyroscope. Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Face Unlock Yes Yes (With MIUI 9.2.4 update) Yes Yes Yes
Weight 180g 181g 152g 150g 154g

 

Final Verdict

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Redmi note 5 pro Honor 9N Moto G6 Realme 1
Performance 2 1 3 4 5
Camera 3 1 2 4 5
Battery  2 1 3 5 4
Software (OS) 1 4 3 2 5
Value for Money 1 2 3 5 4
Overall 1 2 3 4 5

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very nice article, thank you so much. I love this post!!This post has too much information for a more time read.