The newly launched mid-range smartphones are able to offer the best price/performance ratio. Now, the users with budget constraint don’t need to compromise on anything. There are great smartphones priced between Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000 which offer best in class performance and sports top-notch cameras. Below is the list of newly launched smartphones along with a few smartphones which are under discount.
The Vivo Y15 is the company’s latest smartphone in the Indian market. Just like other Vivo smartphones, the new Vivo Y15 also comes with a polycarbonate body. It is priced at Rs 13,990 and comes in Aqua Blue and Burgundy Red color options. On the front, we will be looking at a 6.35-inch Halo FullView display with HD+ (1544 × 720 pixels) resolution and 19.3:9 aspect ratio. It comes powered by 12nm MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) octa-core processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
It also offers a dedicated MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. On the rear, the Vivo Y15 sports a13MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, the device comes equipped with a 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. It is backed by a 5,000mAh non-removable battery and runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based Funtouch OS 9 out of the box. There is also a rear-facing fingerprint scanner on this device.
OPPO announced the OPPO F11 smartphone alongside the OPPO F11 Pro in India. While the device was launched at Rs 19,990, the company now slashed its price by Rs 2,000. It is already available for Rs 17,990 on online and offline stores across the country. It comes with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) display and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood is the 12nm MediaTek Helio P70 octa-core processor clocked at 2.1GHz. The OPPO F11 comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
In terms of optics, the OPPO F11 sports dual camera setup on the rear featuring a 48MP primary camera with f/1.79 aperture and 5MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, the device sports a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture on the front. It is backed by a 4,020mAh non-removable battery that also supports VOOC 3.0 flash charge technology. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and MicroUSB 2.0 port. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie based ColorOS 6 out of the box.
Realme 3 Pro
Realme 3 Pro is the best smartphone under Rs 15,000 for playing games. It comes powered by the 10nm Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform featuring Kryo 360 CPU and Adreno 616 GPU. The device comes in 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 6GB + 128GB storage variants. It sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with waterdrop notch and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. On the rear, the device features a 16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture.
It can record slow-motion videos at 960 fps and shots 64MP resolution photos in the Ultra HD mode. The device comes with a rear-facing fingerprint scanner and also supports face unlock using the 25MP front-facing camera. It is backed by a 4,045mAh battery that supports VOOC 3.0 technology for 20W (5V/4A) fast charging. The Realme 3 Pro is also mentioned to be splash proof. It is available in Carbon Gray, Nitro Blue, and Lightning Purple. With all these specifications, the base variant of the device retails for just Rs 13,999.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S
Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi Note 7S which will replace the Redmi Note 7 in the Indian market. Apart from the improved dual camera on the rear, the Redmi Note 7S and Redmi Note 7 share the same specifications. It sports a 6.3-inch waterdrop notch display with Full HD+ (2340 × 1080 pixels) resolution and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. It is available in 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB storage variants. The Redmi Note 7S runs on Android 9.0 Pie based MIUI 10 out of the box.
Talking about the cameras, it now comes with 48MP + 5MP dual cameras on the rear and a 13MP single camera on the front. Unlike the Redmi Note 7 Pro, the new Redmi Note 7S uses 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor. It is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery and comes with a 5V/2A (10W) power adapter. It also comes with a P2i nano-coating which make the device splash resistant. The 3GB and 4GB RAM variants of the Redmi Note 7S is available via open sale on Flipkart for Rs 10,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively.
Samsung Galaxy A50
At the beginning of this year, Samsung launched the Galaxy A50 in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants priced at Rs 19,990 and Rs 22,990 respectively. The company recently announced a price cut of Rs 1,500 on both the variants. Now, the 4GB and 6GB RAM variants of the Galaxy A50 smartphone can be purchased for Rs 18,490 and Rs 21,490 respectively. It comes with a 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED display and packs 10nm Exynos 9610 octa-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz.
The triple camera setup on the rear features 25MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For selfies, the waterdrop notch on the front holds a 25MP camera. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with One UI skin laid on top. The device is by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery and supports 15W fast charging. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C port.
Vivo launched the Vivo V15 and V15 Pro smartphones in the Indian market with true bezel-less display and pop-up selfie camera. The Vivo V15 was then launched for Rs 23,990 and it is the most affordable smartphone to come with a full-view display. With a total discount of Rs 4,000, the Vivo V15 is now available for just Rs 19,990. The Vivo V15 comes with a 6.39-inch FullView AMOLED display with 90.95% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, the Vivo V15 comes powered by the 12nm MediaTek Helio P70 octa-core processor.
It packs 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Talking about the cameras, the Vivo V15 sports triple camera setup on the rear featuring a 12MP primary sensor camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP super wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The pop-up selfie camera on the top comes with a 32MP resolution sensor. It is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery and supports fast charging. We can also spot the fingerprint scanner on the rear of the device.
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