“These are the top smartphones priced south of Rs 15,000 that let go of the bezels”
Earlier present on high-end smartphones only, bezel-less displays are now starting to be available in the budget segment as well. But with a bevy of options out there, it can be a little confusing to pick the best phone that caters to your needs. To make the choice easier for you, we’ve rounded up the top bezel-less smartphones priced under Rs 15k.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro looks great with its metal design and vertically-stacked dual cameras at the back. The fingerprint scanner is placed at the rear, while the fascia has minimal bezels around the display. The phone comes with a 5.99-inch FHD+ canvas in the new 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the handset comes powered by the Snapdragon 636 processor, coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM, depending upon the variant. The Note 5 Pro is the first smartphone in the brand’s Redmi series to make use of dual rear cameras, comprising 12MP and 5MP sensors. For selfies, the phone comes with a powerful 20MP snapper, making it a compelling choice for selfie lovers too.
Related read: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro review
The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 also offers a unibody metal design. The smartphone comes equipped with a 6-inch screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 636 processor and is currently being offered in two configurations – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. The Zenfone Max Pro runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. In the optics department, the phone comes with a dual camera setup that has a 13-megapixel sensor along with a 5-megapixel depth-sensing unit. An 8MP front shooter takes care of your selfie requirements. The smartphone also houses a large 5,000mAh battery.
Related read: ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 review
The smartphone boasts a stunning design, with a Diamond Black pattern or classy silver or bright red hue at the back… depending upon the colour option you choose. The RealMe1 comes with a 6-inch display with a full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The budget handset also features a single 13MP rear-facing primary camera and an 8MP selfie shooter. The phone is powered by Helio P60 processor, which is coupled with either 3GB, 4GB or 6GB of RAM. Depending upon the RAM variant, you can get up to 128GB of storage onboard. The Realme 1 houses a 3,410mAh battery.
Related read: Realme 1 review
The Moto G6 has been constructed out of glass and is one of the most stunning smartphones in the affordable segment. From its curvy back, to the subtle-yet-fancy Indigo Black colourway, the Moto G6 looks classy. In terms of the display, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio-toting 5.7-inch FHD+ IPS panel. Powering the show on the smartphone is Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset, which has been paired with 3GB RAM (the variant with 4GB RAM is priced higher). With the Moto G6, you will get a dual-camera setup at the back, comprising 12MP and 5MP sensors with f/1.8 aperture. At the front, there’s a 16MP shooter.
Related read: Moto G6 review
The phone arrived as the world’s first MediaTek Helio P22 SoC-powered smartphone. The octa-core processor is built with 12nm fabrication process and is accompanied by 4GB of RAM. The handset has a 6.22-inch display with a resolution of 1,520 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The device has almost no bezels on its two sides and has a notch up top and a slim chin at the bottom. In the camera department, the Y83 offers a 13MP rear shooter with a f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. For selfies, it offers an 8MP snapper with features like AI Makeup and customised beauty effects. Talking about software, the handset boots FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android Oreo. Fuelling the Vivo smartphone is a 3,260mAh battery.
The Honor 7X looks sleek with an all-metal body and a 2.5D curved glass on the display. The screen is 5.93-inches in size and features a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. The phone flaunts a 16MP camera at the rear, supplemented by a 2MP depth sensor. The 7X runs Android 7.1 out of the box, with Huawei’s custom EMUI 5.1 interface on top. The smartphone is powered by the Kirin 659 SoC and comes paired with 4GB of RAM. The device sips juice from a 3,340mAh battery.
Related read: Honor 7X review
That was our list of the top bezel-less smartphones you can buy for under Rs 15,000. Make sure to let us know which device you opted for in the comments below.