Gaming smartphones need powerful hardware to run without a glitch and deliver smooth gameplay. Understanding this, smartphone brands have come up with models that have capable hardware aspects in the affordable market segment. Here, we list best gaming smartphones under Rs. 15,000 for gaming enthusiasts.
Realme has also launched an affordable gaming smartphone - the Realme 9 5G, which gets the power from a MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor. The smartphone also comes with up to 6GB of RAM along with Dynamic RAM Expansion tech supporting up to 5GB. Furthermore, for quick recharging, the smartphone uses a 5000mAh battery with 18W Dart Charge tech.
The lightweight smartphone in the segment, the Motorola Moto G52 comes with a 90Hz refresh rate to avoid lags. The hardware aspects of this affordable gaming smartphone include an octa-core Snapdragon 680 processor with Adreno 610 GPU, and up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage space.
When it comes to the Poco M4 5G, the smartphone is coupled with an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset that is paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of storage space. A 5000mAh battery powers this affordable and powerful smartphone alongside 18W fast charging.
The Redmi Note 11 4G is another powerful offering that has been launched in the market under Rs. 15,000. It is equipped with an octa-core Snapdragon 680 processor alongside up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage space. Also, there is a 5000mAh battery with fast charging support as well.
Another affordable gaming smartphone out there in the market is the iQOO Z6 5G, which gets the power from an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor clocked at 2.2GHz. The processor is accompanied by 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space as well.
Infinix launched the power-packed Note 12 Turbo as one of the best gaming smartphones under Rs. 15,000. It features an octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 SoC that is coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space to handle all the storage requirements.
Realme 9i with a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD display with a variable refresh rate of 90Hz is another gaming smartphone under Rs. 15,000. The hardware aspects include a Snapdragon 680 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM and support for up to 5G virtual RAM. The other goodies of the Realme 9i include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
Another affordable smartphone suitable for gaming is the Moto G51 5G. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ processor based on the 8nm platform. This processor is teamed up with Adreno 619 GPU and 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space. Also, there is support for expandable storage space up to 512GB.
Infinix Note 11S bestows a 6.95-inch FHD+ display, an octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 processor alongside 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space. The Infinix Note 11S runs Android 11 and is powered by a 5000mAh battery and these aspects make it suitable for gaming.
Micromax IN Note 2 bestows a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with a punch-hole with a 16MP camera, a MediaTek Helio G95 SoC teamed up with 4GB of RAM and boots Android 11. The other aspects of the smartphone include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 48MP main sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide, 2 MP depth, and 2 MP macro cameras. It has a 5000mAh battery that suits for gaming purposes.