The year 2018 may be remembered for different kind of screen, full view to notch, small notch, big notch, waterdrop notch to bezel-less display. In this article, we are covering 2018 best smartphone in India under 15000/-.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636. As part of the Snapdragon 636 package, Redmi Note 5 Pro features Qualcomm Kryo cores which are typically only seen on the flagship-grade Snapdragon 800-series of SoCs. With AnTuTu benchmark scores of well over 100K, Redmi Note 5 Pro blows the competition out of the water with its eight Kryo 260 cores, Adreno 509 GPU, and up to 6GB of DDR4X RAM.
For people who love taking photos, Redmi Note 5 Pro is a dream come true. It features a 20MP front camera with an LED Selfie-light, which uses complex algorithms to deliver the perfect selfie—now also in portrait mode.
On the rear, Redmi Note 5 Pro makes use of dual camera setup, consisting of a 12MP + 5MP sensor to deliver mind-blowingly detailed pictures and portraits that have a sharp focus on the subject, with a creamy, blurred-out background.
To top it off, Redmi Note 5 Pro, for the first time, features Beautify 4.0—a method to software-tune images that uses algorithms developed especially for Mi Fans in India to adapt to beards and accessories such as bindis and nose rings.
Featuring an 18:9 full HD+ display with rounded corners, Redmi Note 5 Pro fits just as well in the hands while giving 12.5 percent more display area compared with smartphones using 16:9 screens.
Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at INR 13,999 for 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant and INR 16,999 for 6GB RAM, 64GB storage variant.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 64GB
The latest all-screen high-res 15.90cms (6.26) FHD+ (2280 x 1080) notched display on ZenFone Max Pro M2 is simply stunning, with its 19:9 aspect ratio allowing even more immersive entertainment. The high-quality display, with its wide 94% NTSC color gamut, outstanding 450cd/m2 brightness and high 1500:1 contrast ratio, makes everything look clearer and more vivid.
ZenFone Max Pro M2 is the first phone in its segment to use the flagship grade, latest and most premium Corning Gorilla Glass 6, which is designed to survive 15 consecutive one-meter drops onto rough surfaces. This makes ZenFone Max Pro M2 the only Smartphone under Rs.20000 with the capability to endure multiple drops. With its 2.5D-curved front edges, ZenFone Max Pro M2 looks amazing with premium wave glass finish on the back. On the front, its display features the smallest full-function notch which includes an LED flash, Camera, Earpiece, Notification LED, Ambient and Proximity sensors, thus it makes no functional sacrifices to achieve a sleek notch design.
ZenFone Max Pro M2 is powered by the mighty 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform with AIE, incorporating the Qualcomm AI Engine, for smooth, responsive and power-efficient performance. With up to 6GB RAM, this CPU is up to 11% faster than the previous generation Snapdragon 636, and graphics performance powered by Adreno 512 GPU, is improved by a massive 33% for more realistic visuals and faster 3D rendering. ZenFone Max Pro M2 delivers effortless power for the ultimate mobile gaming and multitasking experiences.
The dual-camera system uses a high-resolution, incredibly light-sensitive F1.8 12MP Sony IMX486 main sensor, with 1.9x light sensitivity, allowing ZenFone Max Pro M2 to take any subject in its stride, and capture more-realistic photos at any time of day or night. Phase-detection Autofocus (PDAF) and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) gets rid of camera shake for blur-free handheld shots, with accurate focusing on any subject, in an instant.
The ZenFone Max Pro M2 on the front has an f2.0 13MP camera along with a LED Flash that lets you shoot amazing selfies even in low-light scenes. It can shoot videos up to 1080p, and will soon have EIS functionality that will allow you to shoot shake-free selfie-videos and Portrait mode that will allow you to shoot artistic bokeh selfies. You can also choose to shoot flawless selfies with beautification mode.
Outstanding battery life is the signature feature of the ZenFone Max series, and despite its sleeker design and among segment best light 175 gms weight, ZenFone Max Pro M2 still contains a monster long-lasting 5000mAH battery.
Tecno Camon iClick2
It houses a 24MP f/2.0 front camera with 4in1 pixel technology in which 4 pixels merges into one pixel and helps in capturing more light for better quality pictures in low light conditions. Making the photography more intuitive it is equipped with AI beauty algorithm that automatically scans up to 298 facial pointsand produces the best beautiful selfieforyou with the help of its deep learning algorithm. It also supports AI Bokehwhich measures pixel by pixel as it focuses on the main focal point and blurs everything in the background to make you stand out in the pictures. It also comes with Softlight flash which further enhances selfies even in low light conditions.
This phone performs well in rear camera department as well. Itis packed with an integration of 13MP primary camera with a larger aperture of F/1.8 capable of capturing outstanding details in every shot. Whereas 5MP secondary camera captures the depth of field. The advanced AI based Auto Scene Detection (ASD)featureenhances overall photography experience in outdoor scenario. When taking pictures, the smartphone automatically detects the scene details like lighting condition, brightness etc. and with the help of its deep learning algorithm based on 100000 Indian profile pictures, it intelligently matches the best camera parameters to the current scene, producing a perfect photo. It also comes with AI Bokeh and Super Pixel mode for high quality photography.
The fun doesn’t stop here the design of this smartphone is a notch above, first that catches the eyes is its 6.2” HD+ Super Full view notch display.It carries a premium stylish design with optimized body arc curvature, rounded corners and an elegant 3D back cover design. The smartphone is light weight and 7.8mm thickness that brings a smoother and comfortable grip in the hands.
Powered by a 2.0GHz Octa-Core Helio P22 processor with latest Android Oreo 8.1 operating system and customized HiOS 4.1 user interface is snappy and runs efficiently without any lag. The smartphone comes with 4GB + 64GB RAM/ROMwith 3-in-1 card slot wherein you can put Dual Nano SIMs along with a dedicated SD card which is expandable up to 128GB.To enhance the device security system, it comes with superfast Fingerprint sensor which unlocks the device in half a second as well as AI Face unlock which recognizes 1024 facial points enabling great security.
CAMON iCLICK2 comes with a massive 3750mAh battery capacity which empowers users to stream content without interruption. Once fully charged the users can enjoy 2-day battery life on a single charge. Moreover, the battery comes with AI power management which tracks the consumer usage pattern of the smartphone and optimizes the battery life according to the usage.
Priced at INR 13,499, iClick2 is the perfect smartphone for selfie lovers. The smartphone is available in three trendy colours of Aqua Blue, Hawaii Blue (Gradient) and Midnight black. The smartphone is available across 35000+ offline retail stores as well as on e-commerce platforms.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 64GB
The ZenFone Max Pro (M1) is armed with a dual rear camera setup with high-resolution 16MP sensor with a high quality F2.0 wide-aperture lens that captures clear photos, every time. The secondary 5MP camera is a dedicated depth-sensing camera for a more accurate bokeh effect. A 16MP front camera enables the most indulgent selfies, with a soft-light LED flash and a beautification feature.
ZenFone Max Pro (M1) packs a massive 5000mAh battery, a 15.2cms (5.99) FHD+ Full View display and a dual-camera system into an amazingly compact metal body. It is powered by the fast and energy-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform, with Adreno 509 graphics for enhanced responsiveness and outstanding gaming performance. The smartphone is also ASUS’ first smartphone to offer a pure, stock version of Android – and the latest version Android 8.1.0. The smartphone packs in high-end audio components comprising an NXP Smart Amp, a 5 Magnet Speaker and a passive amplifier accessory ‘The Max-Box’, for unmatched audio experience in its segment.
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro (M1) is available in three variants namely 3GB / 32GB for ₹10,999; the 4GB / 64GB for ₹12,999 and the 6GB / 64 GB for ₹14,999. The smartphone’s exquisite design features a stylish aluminum-alloy body and 2.5D-curved display glass, and is available in two stunning finishes: Deepsea Black, and Grey.
Honor 8X is powered by the latest Octa-core Kirin 710 chipset with a 12nm Cortex-A73 generation-based SoC which supports the AI functionality. Compared to the previous generation, the CPU single-core performance has increased by 75%, providing an enhanced user experience. The all new 8X comes in 3 variants – 6GB + 128GB, 6GB + 64GB and 4GB + 64GB with an option of expanding the internal storage up to 400GB using a dedicated MicroSD card Slot. It comes packed with the GPU turbo – a ground-breaking hardware-software integration and graphic processing acceleration technology which gives the best mobile gaming experience. It is equipped with Dual VoLTE and packs a high capacity 3750mAh large battery.
Honor 8X features both face unlock and fingerprint sensor which allows users to unlock the phone as per their convenience. The AI-enabled Face Unlock function can adapt to difficult light conditions and small facial changes, which makes unlocking easier and more secure.
Equipped with a 16.51cm FullView Notch Display 2.0, the 8X enhances the overall viewing experience. The smartphone features chip-on-film (COF) technology and a double L antenna design, narrowing the width of the bottom border to 4.25mm, offering 91% screen-to-body ratio and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Honor 8X adopts a design philosophy of minimalism, putting attention on aesthetics and details. It also adopts a new generation of Eye Comfort mode certified by TüV Rheinland that protects your vision and prevents the eye fatigue by reducing the blue light radiation emitted by the screen.
Honor 8X comes with a dual AI 20MP + 2MP rear with F/1.8 aperture and 16MP front facing camera. The smartphone uses AI to produce beautiful night shots by using multi-frame stabilization technology based on machine learning. It has a portrait mode which provides natural bokeh effect and true skin tone. The smartphone is equipped with 16MP Front camera which supports the new 4 in 1 fusion technology and multi-frame image processing technology for bright and clear shots.Honor 8X’s super slow-motion feature can record videos at 16x slow motion (480fps) and with augmented reality (AR) effect, the camera can produce interesting group photos, creating an AR mask and background changes.
Its 14.5cm (5.7″) Full HD+ Max Vision display delivers vivid colors and fine details, while its attention-grabbing 3D glass back creates a gorgeous shape and look that stands out among other premium smartphones. Advanced imaging software means studio quality portraits, artistic black and white shots, and hilarious face filters come to life through the dual rear 12MP + 5MP cameras. And it keeps getting better, instantly lock or unlock your phone with the multifunctional fingerprint reader.
Full HD+ Max Vision display, nothing stands between you and your favorite content. Immerse yourself in games and movies with an ultra-wide 18:9 aspect ratio. And with integrated Dolby Audio preset modes, your favorite content always sounds its best. moto g6 is completely wrapped in scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass with a 3D contoured back for a comfortable grip.
With dual rear cameras and photo enhancement software, you’ll be amazed at what you can do with moto g6. Make a portrait look even more stunning with a blurred background. Add a splash of color to black and white images for a more artistic look with spot colour. Bring photos to life with the active photos feature, or speed up the action using time lapse video. There are so many ways to show your creative side.
Bad lighting is no excuse for a bad selfie. The 16 MP front-facing camera includes low light mode, which lets in up to 300% more light to make up for poorly lit conditions. Combine that with an LED flash, and your selfies turn out great in any kind of light. In low light mode, increasing the pixel size reduces resolution to 4 MP.
Unlock your phone simply by letting the camera see your face. It knows who you are thanks to face recognition software, so you don’t need to enter your password. Do More Using Your Fingerprint The fingerprint reader on moto g6 does more than just unlock your phone. Also use it to control your phone. One long press on the fingerprint reader unlocks and locks your phone. Then swipe left to go back, swipe right to access recent apps, or tap once to go home. Note: you can activate this feature by accessing the moto app.
Moto One Power
The phone boasts an immersive 6.2 inch Max Vision HD+ screen in 19:9 aspect ratio along with a storage capacity of 64GB expandable upto 256GB via a dedicated microsSD card slot to store all your photos, songs and movies. With 4GB of memory and blazing fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core processor, motorola one power responds to your touch in an instant and gives a seamless experience while playing games, watching movies, and doing other tasks on your phone.
The 16MP +5MP dual rear camera system makes sure every shot is your best and the 12MP front camera lets you turn everyday selfies into extraordinary, both allowing you to add a blurred background effect in real time. The smart camera system with integrated Google Lens helps in recognizing and searching about the objects that you see. You can even dial a phone number simply by pointing the lens at the text in a sign or document. motorola one power on Android One also gets the best of Google right out of the box, i.e., comes with preinstalled Google apps such as Google Lens, Google Photos, Google Assistant, Google duo, and more.
Realme 2 Pro
Realme 2 Pro carries a formidable Snapdragon 660 AIE processor and comes in three variants; 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at INR 13,990/-, 6GB RAM + 64 GB ROM at INR 15,990/- and 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM at INR 17,990/- . Realme 2 Pro, with a super large and marvelous view, 6.3-inch Dewdrop Full Screen and the highest screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% in its segment.
The full-screen era is in full swing. Realme 2 Pro, the first model in its price range that comes with 6.3-inch super-view Dewdrop Full Screen, with the front camera embedded at the top of the screen, where the receiver and various sensors are also harbored. The design of the phone realizes every sense of the full-screen concept. Feeling of grasp Realme 2 Pro that comes with a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio is similar to holding a conventional 5.5-inch phone with a 16:9 screen.
Realme 2 Pro carries the magic Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE processor that features high-performance and low power consumption, Adreno 512 GPU, and Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ sensor hub and HVX, as well as built-in AI engine. All combined guarantees an extremely smooth real AI experience.
Realme 2 Pro is equipped with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM, and supports 256GB microSD card extension. It comes with LPDDR4X four-channel memory, that increases the processing frequency, consumes 40% less power, starts apps faster, and runs multiple apps smoothly. With 128 GB storage users can access 27000 photos or 200+ movies in this phone.
Realme 2 Pro also offers 4+64/6+64 options. The 3500mAh battery, coupled with AI sleep mode that smartly senses in what circumstances users are using the phone, allows users to use the phone for a whole day with ease, by employing different power saving strategies. The device also supports dual 4G, and dual VoLTE on both the SIM cards can simultaneously and also offers 5GHz in addition to 2.4GHz on WLAN connection.
Realme 2 Pro comes with 16-megapixel rear dual camera, with the primary camera equipped with IMX398 sensor that supports dual-core focusing, F1.7 aperture and 6P lens to capture every wonderful moment. The 6P Lens, is more efficient in gathering light than 5P lens, with more powerful parsing capacity and higher contrast ratio.
Realme 2 Pro comes with 16-megapixel front camera, and F2.0 large aperture that brings more light feed, ensuring more distinctive selfie pictures; Realme 2 Pro presents the brand new AI Shot feature that precisely recognize 296 facial identification points and offers 8 million personalized beautification solutions. The AI learning, intelligently remembers and learns the picture editing habits of the user in the local album, and then applies such habits while taking photos.
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