Top 5 camera smartphones available in India under Rs. 15,000
With notched displays, improved processors, and multiple cameras coming to budget-range smartphones, choosing the right one can be quite complicated. Moreover, with software coming up of age with AI, these new budget range smartphones now offer Bokeh and Portrait photography - something which was so far exclusive to flagships. Here, we list down the best camera smartphones available under Rs. 15,000.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
Redmi Note 6 Pro, Xiaomi's latest camera-centric smartphone, starts at Rs. 13,999. The phone features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 402ppi density. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, paired with upto 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB). Further, it runs Android Oreo-based MIUI10 and packs a 4,000mAh battery.
What's the camera like on Redmi Note 6 Pro
The Redmi Note 6 Pro gets a 12MP+5MP dual rear-camera setup with larger 1.4-micron pixels, a wider f/1.9 aperture, and Dual-Pixel PDAF. Up front, the notch houses a dual camera setup comprising a 20MP (f/2.0) primary sensor with 1.8-micron pixels and a 2MP depth sensor.
Honor's top-selling 8X smartphone starts in India at Rs. 14,999. It features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340-pixels) notched display with a 91% screen-to-body ratio. The Honor 8X is powered by the Kirin 710 processor, coupled with 4GB/6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of internal storage (expandable upto 400GB), and performance-boosting GPU Turbo technology. Further, the phone packs a 3,750mAh battery and runs Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.2.
Honor 8X: Camera specifications
The Honor 8X sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 20MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, paired with a 2MP secondary sensor, and an LED flash. Up front, the phone gets a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper and comes with AI-based image enhancing features.
Realme 2 Pro
Realme's latest smartphone, the Realme 2 Pro, starts at Rs. 13,990. The phone sports a 6.3-inch (1080x2340 pixels) full-HD+ display with waterdrop-like notch and 90.8% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, coupled with 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM options and 64GB/128GB of internal storage (expandable upto 256GB). Further, the phone runs Android Oreo-based ColorOS OS 5.2 and packs a 3,500mAh battery.
Realme 2 Pro: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Realme 2 Pro offers a 16MP (f/1.7) + 2MP (f/2.4) dual rear-camera setup which supports dual-pixel fast focusing, AI-based scene recognition, and 4K video-recording at 30fps (EIS only). Up front, there's a 16MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper which comes with several AI-based photography features
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1
The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro starts at Rs. 10,999. To recall, the phone features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) notch-free display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, paired with 3GB/4GB/6GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB of inbuilt storage (expandable upto 2TB). Further, the phone packs a 5,000mAh battery which supports 10W fast-charging and runs stock Android Oreo.
Camera specs on the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1
ASUS Max Pro M1 (6GB RAM variant) gets a 16MP (f/2.0)+5MP dual rear-camera setup. On the front, it has a 16MP (f/2.0) camera. Notably, the mid-end and entry-level variants sport a 13MP (f/2.2)+5MP (f/2.4) rear dual-camera set up and an 8MP (f/2.0) front camera.
HMD Global's Nokia 5.1 Plus
The Android One-powered Nokia 5.1 Plus costs Rs. 10,999. The phone features a 5.86-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and premium glass body. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable upto 400GB). Further, the phone runs stock Android Oreo 8.1 and packs a 3,060mAh battery.
Nokia 5.1 Plus: Camera specifications
Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor, along with an LED flash module. Up front, the phone gets an 8MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and 80.4-degree wide angle view.