Best Gaming Smartphones Under 15k

Abhishek Kumar
2 min readApr 1, 2019

With smartphone gaming becoming more mainstream, smartphones are becoming portable handheld consoles on their own. Smartphone growth has reached to a great extent over the past few years. The screens are getting bigger and sharper, cameras offering much clearer pictures and processor delivering faster performance. In the last year, we saw some really great offerings from smartphone manufacturers in terms of design, better features and backup.

The best part with some of these smartphones was their well-tuned flagship like features packaged in the affordable range that changed many minds to switch from a high-end device to the budget smartphone category.

Graphics-intensive gaming needs extra powerful processing hardware and a lot of RAM usually found in premium phones. In this blog, we have handpicked some of the best gaming smartphones especially for the gaming aficionados under a price of Rs 15,000.

Realme U1

Powered with Helio P70, Realme U1 is a feature-packed smartphone at its less price segment. It is the first device to come with the MediaTek Helio P70 chipset which is good to handle graphics intensive gaming with less power consumption. The SoC comes with AI support which helps to enhance the overall performance of the device. If you are looking for a gaming phone at a mid-segment price range, the Realme U1 is the one to hope for.

Realme 3

Realme 3 is one of the most exciting smartphones with MediaTek Helio P70 SoC. The handset packs a lot of features that you would rarely get to see in the budget smartphones. On Octa-core chipset clocked at 2.1Ghz clocked speed, Helio P70 is accompanied by Mali G72 MP3 GPU which handle graphics intensive games remarkably. For game lovers, Realme 3 has everything to offer.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with some really good features including great chipset, powerful RAM configuration, and the handset performs well while playing games like PUBG.

Nokia 5.1 Plus

With a powerful 2.5GHz octa-core processor that sits on the Helio P60 which is the most advanced chip from MediaTek, the Nokia 5.1 Plus offers amazing gaming experience. The processor’s optimized power consumption allows your gaming session to last little longer.

Honor 8X

Honor 8X offers a big display to enjoy games on. A 6.5-inches display of 8X with less bezel makes the gaming experience more immersive. It has the Kirin 719 chipset powering and Huawei’s Turbo makes it one of the best smartphones under 15000 price segments.



Abhishek Kumar

A Passionate Writer with love for Technology. I love discovering new gadgets and writing about smartphones. However, do not let technology take away your sleep.