Gaming on mobile phones is nothing new. Handsets have been shipped with games since the 90s. However, in just a matter of decades, games have evolved from simple dots and lines of Tetris and Snake to high polygon console quality titles. Thanks to recent games such as PUBG and Call of Duty, mobile gaming is finally going mainstream. As a result, more and more people are looking to buy phones with a fast processor and ample RAM. It’s a no-brainer that high-end smartphones will give you an edge in multiplayer deathmatch and battle royale. However, if you are looking to play shooter games on a budget, here are a few handpicked choices.
Best Mobiles Under Rs 15,000 to Play PUBG and Call of Duty
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1. Infinix Note 11S
The Infinix Note 11S is one of the best offerings to play BGMI or COD Mobile under the price of Rs 15,000. The phone runs on the latest Mediatek Helio G96 based on 12nm architecture. On the front, you will get a 6.9-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The phone comes in three RAM and ROM options, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. Under a budget of Rs 15,000, you can easily afford the top-end variant.
In the camera department, the phone comes with a triple camera setup headlined by a 50MP primary camera. The punch-hole on the front holds a 16MP selfie camera with a dual LED flash. The phone carries a 5000 mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.
2. Redmi 10T 5G
If you are looking for a gaming phone, but it should be an all-rounder as well, then Redmi 10T 5G is probably the best choice for you. The smartphone is 5G ready and is powered by the mid-range Dimensity 700 chipset based on 7nm architecture. The display is a 6.5-inch LCD with support for 90Hz refresh rate. The phone carries a 5000 mAh battery and comes with support for 18W fast charging. In the camera department, it’s a triple camera setup with a 48MP primary camera and two 2MP depth and macro lens.
3. Redmi 10S
Redmi 10S is another good choice if you want to plan to play heavy games like BGMI and COD Mobile. The smartphone runs on the Mediatek Helio G95 chipset and comes with a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel. Unfortunately, a higher refresh rate is missing. The phone comes in 6GB and 8GB RAM options, however, we will go with the 6GB+64GB option. To further enhance the gaming experience, there are dual stereo speakers and support for 33W fast charging. The phone carries a 5000 mAh battery. On the camera end, there is a quad-camera setup headed by a 64MP primary camera.
4. Realme 8i
The Realme 8i is powered by Mediatek Helio G96 chipset. The variant we are recommending comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. You can expand your storage via a microSD card slot. The Realme 8i comes with a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Moving onto the optics, the Realme device offers a triple-camera setup with a 50 MP main lens, 2 MP macro and a 2 MP depth sensor. For self-portraits, the Realme 8i is equipped with a 16 MP front-facing camera.
In the connectivity department, you get 4G VoLTE support, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and A-GPS. Realme has squeezed in a 5000 mAh battery in this handset. For quick top-ups, the phone supports 18W Fast charging capability. Realme 8i ships with Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11. The 6 GB model with 64 GB internal storage costs Rs 15,999.
5. Poco M3
The POCO M3 is a good option if you want to play heavy games like Call of Duty Mobile under the Rs 15,000 bracket. The phone runs on the 2020’s Snapdragon 662 SoC based on 11nm. The GPU inside the phone is Adreno 610.
The phone features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD. The phone comes with 4GB and 6GB RAM options but buying the 6GB+128GB would make sense. Other than that, there is a 48 MP triple camera setup and an 8MP front camera. The Poco M3 draws power from a 6,000 mAh battery. For quick charging, the handset comes with 22.5 W fast-charging tech.
Best Gaming Mobile Phone Under Rs 15,000
|Price In India
|Infinix Note 11S
|Redmi 10T 5G