Top 5 low budget smartphones 2018

Best smartphones under 15k (Rs 15,000)

This year, Smartphone companies are trying to give best possible features with their devices. And are making high quality specification smartphones at lower prices.

Are you looking for a Smartphone which have great features and fits your low budget? Then this article will help you to choose the best Smartphone for you in low budget.

 

Here’s our top 5 low budget(under ₹15,000) smartphone list:

  1. Honor 9 Lite

Key Specifications:

  • Display : 5.65 inch (1080×2160 Resolution)
  • Camera : 13MP +2MP Dual Rear Camera | 13MP +2MP Dual Front Camera
  • Processor : kirin 659 1.7GHz octa core processor
  • RAM : 3GB/4GB
  • Storage :32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Others : Face Unlock, Ride Mode

This phone has a great build quality, and feels premium. It comes in three colors Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black, and Glacier Grey. If you are a guy who loves fancy colored shiny smartphone, then you should definitely go for this one.

This smartphone also has face unlock feature that works good.

The camera on this is good but not great. This phone does have a portrait mode, but it looks artificial. The video quality is fine but lacks image stabilization.

Pricing:

  • For 3GB/32GB :  ₹10999
  • For 4GB/64GB : ₹14999 (Note: Price of Smartphone may vary)

The 4GB RAM 64GB storage model is overpriced. It should be priced between ₹12.5k to ₹13.5k.

So let’s talk about main pros and cons of this Smartphone.

Pros : Premium Build quality ,  Good performance.

Cons : Portrait mode looks artificial and video do not have any stabilization feature.

  1. Redmi Note 5

Key Specifications:

  • Display : 5.99 inch Full HD+
  • Camera : 12 Rear Camera | 5MP Front Camera
  • Processor : Snapdragon 625 2GHz octa core processor
  • RAM : 3GB/4GB
  • Storage :32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • Others : Front Camera Flash

This phone has great 18:9 aspect ratio display. It was launched in four colors Black, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold. My personal favorite is Black color because this color gives it a more premium look.

The snapdragon 625 processor was already used in its previous version redmi note 4. Xiaomi should have had upgraded its processor. The performance of this processor is average.

The Camera on this smartphone is slightly improved as compare to redmi note 4 but it’s not good enough.

Pricing:

  • For 3GB/32GB :  ₹9999
  • For 4GB/64GB : ₹11999  (Note: Price of Smartphone may vary)

The pricing of this phone is excellent. In the budget of nearly 10k we get so many positive features.

Pros : Budget Friendly, Great Battery

Cons : Camera is not so good, Hardware performance is average

  1. Honor 7X:

Key Specifications:

  • Display : 5.93 inch (1080×2160 Resolution)
  • Camera : 16MP+2MP Dual Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
  • Processor : kirin 659 1.7GHz octa core processor
  • RAM : 4GB
  • Storage :64GB
  • Battery: 3340 mAh

This phone has a great build quality. Its metallic body feels premium and it is available in two colors Black and Blue. It has 18:9 aspect ratio screen, which looks great.

The Kirin 659 processor gives good performance and it has good software hardware optimization. The Camera of this Smartphone is very good but in low light condition it struggles little bit. The Front camera also clicks very good pictures and have portrait mode built in.

Pricing:  ₹16000  (Note: Price of Smartphone may vary)

Let’s talk about pros and cons of this Smartphone.

Pros: Great design and display, good front camera for Selfie

Cons: Battery takes more time to charge and camera struggles In low light condition

  1. Asus Zenfone Max Pro

Key Specifications:

  • Display : 5.99 inch Full HD +
  • Camera : 13MP +5MP Dual Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
  • Processor : Snapdragon 636 processor
  • RAM : 3GB/4GB
  • Storage :32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Others : dedicated SD slot

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro is a great Smartphone for its price. The 18:9 aspect ratio display feels very responsive. This Phone comes in two colors Black and Grey. This Phone has very clean metallic design.

The snapdragon 636 is very powerful processor and therefore it has very good performance. The heavy games run smoother in this device.

This phone has very large 5000mAh Battery, on heavy use it takes one and half days to discharge. Because of the large battery it takes more time to get fully charged.

It contains dedicated SD slot which is very helpful. You can expand the slot upto 2TB.

Pricing:

  • For 3GB/32GB :  ₹10999
  • For 4GB/64GB :  ₹12999  (Note: Price of Smartphone may vary)

Let’s talk about pros and cons of this Smartphone.

Pros: Powerful Battery, Great Performance, and Dedicated SD slot

Cons: Video does not have any image stabilization feature, battery takes more time to charge.

  1. Redmi Note 5 Pro

Key Specifications:

  • Display : 5.99 inch Full HD+
  • Camera : 12MP + 5MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
  • Processor : Snapdragon 636 processor
  • RAM : 4GB/6GB
  • Storage :64GB
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • Others : Face Unlock

This Smartphone is an all-rounder and that’s why it is number one on our list. It comes with a great 18:9 aspect ratio display. This phone is available in two colors Black and Gold. My personal favorite color is Black because it gives a more premium look and feel.

The Performance of this Smartphone is excellent thanks to Snapdragon 636 processor. This phone comes with two different RAM models 4GB and 6GB that boosts its performance.

The main feature of this is Camera. It has 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera which takes great portrait pictures. The video has optical image stabilization feature.

The Battery performance is good on this device. It support fast charging but Xiaomi does not provide fast charger inside the box.

Pricing:

  • For 4GB/64GB:  ₹14999
  • For 6GB/64GB:  ₹16999  (Note: Price of Smartphone may vary)

Xiaomi should have launched the 6GB variant with 128GB storage.

Redmi note 5 pro and Asus Zenfone Max Pro, both Smarphones have similar specification but the redmi nore 5 pro have better camera than Asus Zenfone Max Pro.

Let’s talk about pros and cons of this Smartphone.

Pros: Great Performance, and Great Camera

Cons: Hybrid sim slot (if u want to expand some storage then you have to do compromise with single sim card)

 

So Now, With all Smartphone’s Specifications, pros and cons you can decide which Smartphone will be best for you.

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