In the recent past, handset companies like Xiaomi, Samsung and Realme have launched some of their handsets in the market. in these Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30, Redmi Note 7 Pro And realme 3 Are included. In this list, we have focused on phones between Rs 10,000 and Rs 15,000.
Redmi Note 7 Pro
Redmi Note 7 Pro (Redmi Note 7 Pro) under Xiaomi’s most popular Redmi Note-seriesreview) was launched. This phone will not disappoint you at all. We found in the review that the Redmi Note 7 Pro is a great phone, but you will find a lot of bloatware and ads in it. The design of the phone looks quite premium. Both the phone’s performance and camera are good.
Apart from this, a 4,000 mAh battery has been given to bring life to the Redmi Note 7 Pro, which provides excellent battery backup. The smartphone supported us for 19 hours and 23 minutes in our HD video loop test. Xiaomi has launched two storage variants of Redmi Note 7 Pro in India – one with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant and the other with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant.
Samsung Galaxy M20
The Galaxy 20 (Galaxy 20) under the Samsung Galaxy M-series to compete with companies like Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Realme.review) was dropped. In the review, we found that the Samsung Galaxy M20 has a sharp display and its battery life is also good. The performance of the phone is also good.
The camera of the phone is not very good as the pictures lacked detail and sharpness. Photos taken in low-light also came out below average. Apart from this, advertisements on the lock-screen and spammy notifications in the notification panel were also seen. Samsung has launched two storage variants of Galaxy M20 – one with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage and the other with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. After the sale in flash sale, now this handset is being sold in open sale.
Nokia 6.1 Plus
Some of the smartphones of Nokia brand phone maker HMD Global are very good and Nokia 6.1 Plus is one of them. In the review, this mid-range phone from HMD Global performed better. Nokia 6.1 Plus has a vibrant screen and this phone comes with stock Android. The handset will continue to receive fast and regular software updates, which is why this phone is a great mobile under Rs 15,000 budget.
Nokia 6.1 Plus offers a smooth and friendly user experience. The camera quality of the phone is also good but sometimes the phone takes a while while autofocusing. There is only one variant available of Nokia 6.1 Plus and it comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2
Asus brand’s ZenFone Max Pro M2 in this price segment (review) is also a good phone. We found in the review that this phone comes with a bright and crisp screen. Due to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and stock Android, the performance of the phone is also very good. Apart from this, the battery life of ZenFone Max Pro M2 is also good but the fingerprint sensor given in the phone is quite slow.
Sometime back Asus has promised that the Zenfone Max Pro M2 will get Android Pie update in the month of April. This phone of Asus brand was launched with three storage variants. With 3 GB RAM / 32 GB storage, 4 GB RAM / 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM / 64 GB storage variants.
Xiaomi Mi A2
Competition among companies has increased significantly in the Rs 15,000 segment. Xiaomi Android One Smartphone Mi A2 (review) is a great phone. This phone comes with the Android One platform, which means that the phone is guaranteed to get updates regularly. During the review, we found that the Mi A2 performed better.
The camera quality of the phone is also good, which is not usually seen in mid-range and budget phones. The phone handles all the tasks of the day well and we did not face any problem while using the phone. The battery life of Xiaomi Mi A2 is not very good and the phone does not have a slot to increase the storage.
In our HD video loop test, the phone supported for 8 hours and 13 minutes. Xiaomi had launched two storage variants of Mi A2 in India – one with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and the other with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. After the recent cut, the 4GB RAM model is available for Rs 11,999, if you can stretch your budget a little beyond Rs 15,000 then 6GB RAM can also prove to be a great option.
Realme 2 Pro
Even after the launch of Realme 3 in India, Realme 2 Pro (review) is one of the best smartphones in this price segment. The build quality of the phone is quite strong and overall the performance of the phone is also good. We found in the review that Realme 2 Pro has a bright display.
You may have some complaints with the phone but the performance of the phone is impressive. The camera quality of the phone is good in daylight but the camera quality of the phone in low-light is not very good. Photos taken in low light are grainy and details are not captured properly, especially in landscape mode.
There are three storage variants of Reality 2 Pro – with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, second with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and third with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant. 6 GB RAM variant will fit in your budget but for 8 GB RAM you will have to increase your budget a bit.
Samsung Galaxy M30
Galaxy M20 is not the only new mid-range phone, the company is launching Galaxy M30 in India.reviewSamsung Galaxy M30 has many such problems that you will also find in Galaxy M20. But Samsung has given AMOLED screen in these latest handsets. During the review, we found that the camera quality of the phone is good in daylight.
The second biggest feature of the phone is the 5,000 mAh battery given in it. In our HD video loop test, the Galaxy M30 supported for 17 hours and 4 minutes. This handset of Samsung brand comes in two storage variants – with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB inbuilt storage and 6 GB RAM / 128 GB inbuilt storage.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1
Asus has undoubtedly launched the ZenFone Max Pro M2 in India but the ZenFone Max Pro M1 has maintained its place in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. This is because the performance of the phone is very good. We found in the review that the design of the phone is quite good and the phone has a vibrant screen.
The camera quality of Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 is also good. A 5,000 mAh battery has been given to bring life to the phone, but it can disappoint you a bit because even on medium usage, it can only last for a whole day.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has three variants in India – with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. We would recommend that you go with the 6 GB RAM variant.
There is another better phone of Reality – Reality U1 (review, Actually, in some categories, Realme U1 performed better than Realme 2 Pro. Its camera performance is not very good. We found in the review that the Reality U1 has a bright and crisp screen. The phone does all the work of the day properly.
To bring life to the phone, a 3,500 mAh battery has been provided, which lasts a whole day on a single charge. The phone’s selfie camera takes a good picture in natural light, but in low-light the photo was not particularly good. The same is the case with the rear camera. 4K recording and video stabilization support is not provided in the phone.
Realme has launched two storage variants of this handset – with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. We would recommend that you go with the 4GB RAM variant.
Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched many great phones in the market and one of them is Honor 8X (review, The design of Honor 8X is quite premium and its performance is also good. During the review, while using the phone, we did not feel that the phone slowed down or there is any problem with the phone.
Honor 8X is another phone that has average camera performance. The autofocus of the phone is fast and it works well in adequate light but the quality of the photo was not very good. This handset of Honor brand comes in three variants – with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. In a budget of less than Rs 15,000, you will get only its 4 GB RAM variant.
Vivo V9 Pro
If you don’t mind Vivo’s bloated Funtouch UI, then Vivo V9 Pro (review) may prove to be a great option. The phone has a crisp and vibrant display. Biometric security features also work fast in the phone. The performance of the phone is also good and the battery life of the phone is above average.
The phone lasted for 10 hours and 8 minutes in our HD video loop test. This phone of Vivo brand takes good selfies even in low-light. But the performance of the rear camera is below average in low-light. This Vivo phone is available in two variants – one with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and 4 GB RAM / 64 GB storage. In this price segment, you will get only its 4 GB RAM variant.
Honor 10 Lite
Honor brand Honor 10 Lite (review) is another great phone. It comes with premium design and the performance of the phone is also good. The Artificial Intelligence feature given in the phone’s camera software does not help much. We found during the review that the pictures taken without AI came out better.
This handset of Honor brand has three storage variants – with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage.