5 Budget Smartphones that will give Creo Mark 1 a run for its money

Homegrown technology startup Creo, formerly called Mango Man recently unveiled their Creo Mark 1 smartphone in India. With top of the line specifications and a neat software Creo Mark 1 aims to differentiate itself from all other Indian smartphone makers out there.

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Powering the development of Creo Mark 1, is the team that was responsible for introducing the first ever HDMI Media Streaming device dubbed the Teewe. Creo Mark 1 is priced at Rs 19,999 and brings with it a number of features that's first for its class. These include the 5..5 inch Quad HD display upfront and the large 21MP rear camera.

Apart from this, the most touted feature of the Creo Mark 1 is its Fuel OS which the company claims to update every other month. But can the Creo Mark 1 compete against the some other phones available in the highly competitive Indian smartphone market? Well, here a list of 5 phones that will give a tough time to the Creo Mark 1.

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One of the main competitors of the Creo Mark 1 smartphone is the budget phablet from leading Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi. The Redmi Note 3 has received stupendous fanfare so far thanks to its price to performance ratio. The metal clad smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC and sports a 5.5 inch Full HD display upfront. Priced at Rs 10,999 the Redmi Note 3 is best alternative of the Creo Mark 1, but only if you could get your hands on one.


Just in case you are agonized by flash sales of Xiaomi, LeEco Le 1S is the cheapest alternative for the recently launched Creo Mark 1 smartphone. The LeEco Le 1S is in fact powered by the same chip as found in the Creo Mark 1 namely Helio X10. The main difference between the Creo Mark 1 however lies in the Full HD display and 13MP rear camera.


The mid-range smartphone of OnePlus aimed at fashionistas is yet another competitors to the Creo Mark 1. While OnePlus X isn't quite the most powerful alternative to the Creo Mark 1, but it surely is the most sexiest one around. Powered by a Snapdragon 800 SoC and 3GB RAM the OnePlus X is capable of coping up with most of your multitasking tasks.


In collaboration with Ranveer Singh, Vivo recently announced two new smartphones in India dubbed the Vivo V3 and Vivo V3 Max. Apparently the Vivo V3 will give a stiff competition to the Creo Mark 1. Though Vivo isn't as powerful or feature packed as the Creo Mark 1, but it will surely will catch a few eye balls thanks to the number of advertisement starring Bollywood celebrity.


Recently homegrown brand Micromax revamped their company identity by making changes in their logo as well launching 19 new smartphones at a single go. One of the most promising phones amlng these is Micromax Canvas 6 Pro. Apparently this is the first smartphone from Micromax to come with an all metal unibody design and a fingerprint sensor to the rear just below the 13MP camera module. Apart from this the Micromax Canvas 6 Pro is powered by a Helio X10 chip clocked at 2.0GHz each. The USP of the Micromax Canvas 6 Pro however lies in the 4GB RAM on the inside.

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