Top 5 mid-range smartphones to buy in January 2019: Realme 2 Pro, Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 and more

Mid-range smartphones in India have a lot to offer these days and bring a good bang for your buck. Here are the top 5 mid-range smartphones.

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Notched displays have become a trend even in mid-range smartphone category

The mid-range smartphones market in India has a lot to offer these days. With aggressive pricing strategies and notched displays, the companies are able to attract way more customers than ever. From Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 to Huawei Y9 (2019), here’s a list of top 5 smartphones available at a price of around Rs. 15,000.

Realme 2 Pro

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Realme 2 Pro sports a water drop style notch up front

Realme is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that has helped in bringing a revolution in the mid-range smartphone market. The company recently launched the Realme 2 Pro with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor aggressively priced at Rs. 13,999. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo based ColorOS 5.2 out of the box. It packs in up to 6GB of RAM coupled with 64GB of onboard storage.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2

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Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 runs on stock Android

With the ZenFone Max Pro M1, Asus aimed at making the competition tough for a player like Xiaomi. As the company succeeded in its mission, the successor Max Pro M2 was made even better. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM. It runs on a nearly stock version of Android. Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 is currently available at a starting price of Rs. 12,999 via Flipkart.

Honor 8X

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Honor 8X features a glass sandwich design

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has also been ruling the mid-range smartphone space with the help of their aggressive pricing strategy. The company’s latest offering Honor 8X comes with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. It comes with the Kirin 710 processor coupled with up to 6GB of RAM. It packs in 64GB of onboard storage which is further expandable using a microSD card. Honor 8X is available at a starting price of Rs. 14,999.

Huawei Y9 (2019)

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Huawei has recently launched their new mid-range smartphone in India, Huawei Y9 (2019). It comes with a Kirin 710 chipset and a notched display up front. It also has an AI backed dual-camera setup at the back. Huawei Y9 (2019) is launched with a price tag of Rs. 15,999 in the country.

Xiaomi Mi A2

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Xiaomi Mi A2 is available in a variety of colour options

In case you want a pure stock Android experience, the Xiaomi Mi A2 is the phone you should be looking for. Xiaomi Mi A2 is a part of Google’s Android One program, which means it runs on clean stock Android. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and comes with up to 6GB of RAM. All of this comes in at a starting price of Rs. 15,999.