A lot of smartphones released in 2018 in the budget or mid-range segment has good processor and hardware. This makes smartphones a gaming device. There are a lot of high graphics-rich games available in Play store. So if you are looking to buy a new smartphone for gaming needs, here is the list of best gaming smartphones below Rs 15000 in India.
1. Redmi Note 5 Pro
The device comes with 5.99-inch Full HD+ resolution display and comes in 2 variants, the 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM. It is also the first Redmi smartphone to sport a dual camera. It is the first smartphone to power the Snapdragon 636 Octa-core processor and comes with MIUI9.2 on top of Android 7.1.1 Nougat (update available to Android 8.1). The Snapdragon 636 is one of the really powerful chipsets for the price segment and offers great gaming experience. The device packs a 4000mAh battery and is priced at Rs 14,999.
2. ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1
The phone comes with a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display and is powered by Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. It has 32GB of internal storage and also comes in 64GB option. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo and is powered by a 5000mAh battery. It is priced at Rs 10,999 for the base variant. There is also a 6GB RAM variant which has great gaming experience.
3. Realme 1
Realme 1 comes with a 6.0-inch display with Full HD+ resolution and it is powered by 2GHz Helio P60 octa-core processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM. Helio P60 is one of the powerful processors out there and the gaming experience is good on the phone. It features 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Realme 1 runs Android 8.1 and packs a 3410mAh. It is priced starting at Rs 8,990 and goes to Rs 13,999.
4. Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 is the latest offering from the company which is also the successor of the popular Redmi Note 4. The Redmi Note 5 comes with 5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display and is powered by Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core processor with either 3GB of RAM or 4GB of RAM. The device has 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1 out of the box along with MIUI. The device pricing starts at Rs 9,999.
5. Moto G6
Moto G6 comes with a 5.7-inch Full HD+ resolution display and is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset and it comes with 4GB of RAM. It packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The device runs Android 8.0 Oreo and packs a 3000mAh non-removable battery. The device is priced at Rs 15,999.